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A project in Łódź, Poland by SUPERHOT Team

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A unique first-person shooter game where time moves only when you move, making each level a deadly puzzle. PC/Mac/Linux.
Backers: 11626
Average Pledge Per Backer: $22

Funded: $250,798 of $100,000
Dates: May 14th -> Jun 14th (31 days)
Project By: SUPERHOT Team
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May 7th - via:
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In Retrospect — From Kickstarter to SUPERHOT

March 2nd - via:
SUPERHOT is out and it's rather great. We take a look at its path through Kickstarter, what was promised and whether the final game is worth your time. (Read More)

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January 10th - via:
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Not Just HOT, But Funded Too.

June 18th - via:
The SUPERHOT Team from Poland launched their SUPERHOT game on Kickstarter not too long ago, aiming for $100K. SUPERHOT is a first person shooter game granting players the ability to manipulate time through their own movements, enabling them to avert any obstacles or bullets heading their direction, thus progressing through a level and taking down any enemies. (Read More)

Superhot fully funded on Kickstarter, begins accepting PayPal pledges

June 16th - via:
Superhot, the time-manipulating shooter that began as a contest entry, is now fully funded through Kickstarter and in development to be a full game. (Read More)

SUPERHOT Passes Kickstarter Campaign with Over $250,000 Raised

June 14th - via:
The Kickstarter campaign for upcoming virtual reality (VR) compatible first-person shooter (FPS) SUPERHOT has finally come to a close today. The campaign ends as a huge success, raising $250,784 USD to help fund development of the title, having set its initial goal at $100,000. Over 11,500 backers contributed to the project, which also passed four different stretch goals. It is now scheduled to arrive on PC, Mac and Linux in June 2015 with full support for the Oculus Rift VR headset. (Read More)

Fourth stretch goal obliterated!

June 12th - via:
That was fast! Just a while ago we've been at $210,000, but now thanks to your support we're past $230,000 - it means that SUPERHOT will be enhanced with a New Game + mode! Also, the banana from the last picture got a bit bad, so we replaced it with... (Read More)

Final 48 hours!

June 12th - via:
Hi everyone! Our Kickstarter campaign is slowly coming towards an end - with mere two days left we want to make that one final push and try to get past the $300,000 mark! This is it - we need your help to make the SUPERHOT level editor a reality!... (Read More)

You can now back SUPERHOT with PayPal!

June 11th - via:
Hi everyone, This took us some time (we ran into quite a few problems), but the wait is over - you can now pre-order SUPERHOT with PayPal! This means that if you don’t own a debit/credit card, you can support us using a Humble Widget. Right now you... (Read More)

SUPERHOT and Oculus VR at E3!

June 10th - via:
Hi everyone! We went kinda quiet for the last couple of days, but it’s finally time to announce what we’ve been working on - SUPERHOT is going to be at E3! If you happen to be at the Electronic Entertainment Expo happening this week at Los... (Read More)

Third stretch goal achieved!

June 6th - via:
We got past $200,000! Updating our bar graph is starting to get real tricky; I sure hope that we won’t have to do stuff to the poor Mr. Banana (just kidding, we have already prepared our markers). And I admit it - the white mouse was placed there... (Read More)

Answering SUPERHOT questions!

May 27th - via:
Hi everyone! Since the launch of the campaign we received tons of questions on our e-mail (, Twitter, Facebook, the Kickstarter comments section, and everywhere else. Instead of repeating ourselves over and over again, we... (Read More)

Top 10 Kickstarter Projects That Were Funded in 5 Days or Less

May 26th - via:
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How Superhot's playable prototype led to Kickstarter success in one day

May 22nd - via:
Superhot burst onto the scene last summer, making waves out of the 7DFPS (Seven-Day First-Person Shooter) game jam with a browser-based prototype featuring a simple, unique mechanic: It's a shooter in which time moves only when you do. (Read More)

We're sending an expedition to Denmark & Sweden!

May 20th - via:
Hi everyone! Luke and Mark (pictured above) are going to Sweden and Denmark for the Nordic Game Indie Night on May 21st and Shayla Games on May 24th! If you happen to be at these events, feel free to say ‘hi’, get them drunk and ask about... (Read More)

Superhot hits Kickstarter goal, begins marking off stretch goals

May 19th - via:
Time-bending, first-person shooter Superhot met its $100,000 Kickstarter goal last week. Now, the developer has moved onto a list of stretch goals. (Read More)

Second stretch goal reached!

May 16th - via:
Send help. And cleaners. Thanks to your help we’ve managed to get past another of our stretch goals! As promised we’ll introduce a Speedrun Mode in SUPERHOT - if you happen to have any feedback about features that you’d like to see implemented... (Read More)

SUPERHOT Passes First Kickstarter Stretch Goal

May 16th - via:
VRFocus reports on the Kickstarter campaign for upcoming indie title SUPERHOT passing its first stretch goal to improve the title's overall 3D animation. (Read More)

First stretch goal smashed!

May 15th - via:
You guys are amazing! We're not even 48h in, and the first stretch goal is already funded! As it turns out, keeping track of our Kickstarter progress on this small whiteboard was a pretty bad idea, since we've quickly ran out of space. Like promised,... (Read More)

WE DID IT! (also, stretch goals)

May 15th - via:
Wow. We hadn’t even dreamed of posting this in the first week of the campaign, let alone on the first day! You guys are simply amazing; the amount of support and goodwill that is pouring down on us right now is very humbling. Thank you so much for... (Read More)

$100,000 Kickstarter game "Superhot" gets funded within its first day

May 15th - via:
In the past, crowd-funding website Kickstarter has proven to be an excellent platform to get projects funded, however when a project achieves its stretch goal in its first day on the site, it’s hard not to take a second look. This was the case with the stylish and innovative puzzle-shooter Superhot, as the game was able to raise $100,000 in just a mere 24 hours. (Read More)

SUPERHOT Brings Capital Letters and Time-stopping Gunplay to Kickstarter

May 15th - via:
SUPERHOT (one word, all caps you philistines) is an incredibly cool time-based first-person shooter that you can play in your browser. We’ve talked about it before, as a great game you can complete in less than 10 minutes. (Read More)

SUPERHOT got funded superfast!

May 15th - via:
The Kickstarter campaign raised over $100k in 24 hours (Read More)

50% in 7 hours!

May 14th - via:
Hi everyone! Thanks to your overwhelming support we are 50% funded in mere 7 hours! We're basically jumping around the office in excitement, barely able to handle all these tweets, mails, and messages! Once we get closer to the goal we'll be... (Read More)

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May 14th - via:
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SUPERHOT Is On Kickstarter, Still Stylish But More Beautiful

May 14th - via:
And all at once, the internet tweeted. SUPERHOT, the first-person shooter in which time moves only when you do, is now on Kickstarter. The original prototype caused a stir last year by turning combat into a puzzle in which you had to move efficiently to conserve time, dodge bullets and take out your enemies, and by presenting each of its short scenarios with precision and style. (Read More)

Superhot gets Kickstarter campaign

May 14th - via:
A Kickstarter campaign for Superhot, a new first-person shooter with a unique time mechanic, has just launched, with the developer seeking $100k so they can bring their game to market on PC, Mac and Linux. (Read More)

Don’t just stand there, Super Hot is on Kickstarter

May 14th - via:
What if all your enemies were orange? What if time only moved when you moved? What if you had a gun? What if you could throw it? You’re playing Super Hot (Super Hot, Super Hot), a shooter with a quirk that just launched on Kickstarter. (Read More)

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