Warp Zoned Wish List: What We Want From the Resident Evil 2 Remake
New Releases: Oculus Rift, MLB The Show 16, Resident Evil 6, More
Here's a 14-second teaser trailer for Gun Media's Friday the 13th: The Game
The Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth+ is likely in development for the Nintendo Switch
Brotherhood Final Fantasy XV is an anime prequel series to the game and the first episode is available now
Sony has sold 50 million PS4 consoles since its launch in 2013
Daily Scoop: December 7, 2016 – Ubisoft sale at Humble
Batman: The Telltale Series will come to an end next week in Episode 5: City of Light
Rumor: Nintendo Switch’s Virtual Console storefront will include GameCube games
Dark Souls Trilogy might be in development for Nintendo Switch
- Love Warp Zoned?
SUPPORT US HERE
Kickstart This! In the Shadows
Welcome to the new and improved Kickstart This!, where our spotlight will only shine on one lucky game project per week (though others might sneak in as a quick shout out). This time, while I could have gone with Clique by Dead Art Games, or The Dolls by Australian outfit Hush Interactive, I was instead swayed by In the Shadows from Colorspace Studios. While the other two games show promise, Colorspace really sold the concept and premise of their game in the trailer video.
Let’s dance with shadows…
Project: In the Shadows
Genre: 2D Puzzle Platformer
Platforms: PC (Windows/Mac/Linux), PS4, Xbox One
Funding Target: $12,000 CAD ($9,581 USD)
What Is It?
In The Shadows is an 8-bit 2D puzzle platformer that revolves around using lights within the environment to overcome the monsters that fester in the darkness. Players must light fires, flip light switches, and move light boxes around the various levels, causing the creatures to scurry, or better yet, transform into objects to help you progress, such as a ladder, a trampoline, or a door.
Players will dive into the story of a man who is forced into a world of fantasy, where he must confront his childhood fears. Imagine Super Mario Bros. crossed with Stephen King’s It, and you are halfway there.
Why Fund It?
As well as being gorgeous in its retro styling, the final game will feature a whopping 45 levels of fantasy-themed platforming to enjoy, all buzzing with lights, color, secrets, and hidden areas. Colorspace has placed a special focus on developing the story, so that the player is not just collecting stars and running to the end, but living through an emotional tale of rekindling your childhood memories, something which almost every gamer can appreciate. The game is accompanied by a beautiful score from Lombus (AKA Liam Davis), who uses eerie, yet hopeful, electro synth sounds to enhance the story.
- Digital copy of the game – $13 CAD (early bird limited to 200 – $10 CAD)
- Digital copy of the game, plus your name in the credits – $18 CAD
- Previous rewards, plus a digital copy of the soundtrack – $25 CAD
- Previous rewards, plus access to beta testing – $35 CAD (limited to 100)
- Previous rewards, plus have a personalised frame created and included in the game – $125 CAD (limited to 10)
Until Next Time…
Hopefully In the Shadows will reach its goal, and even if you cannot contribute funds, remember you can always help by sharing this article and the project through social media. One tweet could be worth $1,000.
It's Dangerous To Go Alone! Read This.
More From Warp Zoned
Kickstart This! Death Story
Kickstart This! Lynn and the Spirits of Inao
Kickstart This! Eliosi’s Hunt