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Shadow of the Eternals

A project in Stoney Creek, Canada by Precursor Games

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Shadow of the Eternals is a third-person action/adventure game steeped in psychological horror, created in collaboration with YOU!
Backers: 5932
Average Pledge Per Backer: $55

Funded: $323,950 of $750,000
Dates: Jul 25th -> Aug 23rd (30 days)
Project By: Precursor Games
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Latest News

5 Notable Videogame Kickstarters That Failed

September 16th - via:
Crowdfunding can be a powerful tool to take risks, but not every game Kickstarter works out. (Read More)

Kickstarter 2013: Broken records, broken hearts

December 31st - via:
Matt takes a look back at the year that was on Kickstarter: what got funded, what missed out, what was released, and what ran out of cash. (Read More)

Shadow of the Eternals dev disbands

September 29th - via:
Spiritual successor to Eternal Darkness on hold as developers take a break from project (Read More)

Shadow of the Eternal misses Kickstarter goal, development halts

September 29th - via:
We wrote before that the Precursor Games controversy is like a song that never ends, and how right we were. The Shadow of the Eternals project was shelved after its Kickstarter goal was not reached, the developer announced. (Read More)

Shadow of the Eternals Kickstarter Fails, Precursor to Pursue Other Avenues

August 26th - via:
Precursor Games' third attempt at crowdfunding Shadow of the Eternals, pitched as a spiritual successor to Eternal Darkness has wound up, coming in well short of its US$750,000 target with $323,950 in pledges from 5,932 backers. (Read More)

Shadow of the Eternals fails to achieve Kickstarter goal

August 24th - via:
Precursor Games have failed to achieve their crowdfunding target for their relaunched Kickstarter campaign. Despite 5,932 backers having pledged their support the amount raised was below half of the $750,000 target that they’d set out to achieve, totalling $323,950. Such target had been half the $1.5 million goal that the studio had sought within their original campaign. (Read More)

Twitch.TV Final Hours 'Cheers or Tears' show - 9pm Eastern

August 23rd - via:
Please join us in 30 minutes for our Twitch.TV broadcast starting 9pm EDT where we'll be live celebrating our Kickstarter campaign, cheers or tears for the next 3 hours. We'll have a bunch of guests on from the community and it should be a fun time... (Read More)

Shadow of the Eternals well down on Kickstarter goal with only a day to go

August 23rd - via:
Spiritual successor to Eternal Darkness less than halfway to funding target. (Read More)

Shadow Of The Eternals Set To Fail On Kickstarter For A Second Time

August 23rd - via:
Shadow of the Eternals is set to fail for a second time on Kickstarter, and the developer, Precursor Games have taken to Twitch to go down with the ship. (Read More)

Campaign Update #19

August 22nd - via:
Eco Print add-on package  SaMuS was gracious enough to offer up an "ECO-Print" Add-On package. The same six prints as the $100 limited edition, but smaller, printed on 100% Recycled Bright White Cardstock, and with solid inks. The images would now... (Read More)

Second Shadow of the Eternals Kickstarter seems doomed

August 22nd - via:
Precursor Games’ second attempt at funding Shadow of the Eternals appears to be on the brink of failure. At the time of writing its Kickstarter campaign stands at $305,306 with just 38 hours remaining – that’s nearly $450,000 short of its $750,000 funding goal. (Read More)

Campaign Update #16

August 21st - via:
Over $290,000 raised, over 5,600 backers.  It has been an exciting ride and we wanted to thank everyone who helped us get this far - we appreciate it very much. In today’s update we are proud to release a short peek video of Bathory’s Csejthe... (Read More)

Campaign Update #15b A New Concept Art & Gamescon

August 19th - via:
New Concept ArtIn addition to the previous update a few minutes ago, we wanted to share a new concept art. (Wasn't possible to include in the previous update due to issues with the post editor here)  Shadow of the Eternals at the Gamescom with AMD... (Read More)

Campaign Update #15

August 19th - via:
Last Week $278,000, over 5,500 pledges and all the $1000 tiers are sold out! At 37% we have a long way to go, but with the right support we can get there. Together we can do this - lets make the insane, sane and the impossible, probable. ... (Read More)

Campaign Update #14

August 16th - via:
The Final Week!  We’re into the final 7 days of the Kickstarter and we need your help more than ever to get this funded. Currently we’re at $267,585 with 5,431 backers. We really want to make this game for you and would appreciate any push you... (Read More)

Campaign Update #13

August 15th - via:
Hello all - just wanted to let you know that we did our first stream today and it was a lot of fun. Over the three hours we talked about a wealth of topics, played through all aspects of the demo and talked about the music, design, concept... (Read More)

Campaign Update #12

August 14th - via:
Kickstarter Update #12  Sanity Direction Video Shawn Jackson describes sanity events - special graphical, audio, and controller effects - will challenge your senses and your mind, causing you to question what is real. Live Broadcasts ... (Read More)

Campaign Update #11

August 12th - via:
$250,000 reached, over 5,100 pledges and ⅓ of the way to our goal. With just 11 days left we understand we have a long way to go but we will continue to push forward. Thank you everyone for all your generous support to try to help make Shadow of... (Read More)

Fake Indiegogo Campaign

August 11th - via:
We've just been advised that someone has created a spoof campaign on Indigogo for Shadow of the Eternals.  We want to make sure it is clear to everyone that this has not been done by Precursor Games and is a fake. They have set it so that they auto... (Read More)

Campaign Update #9

August 9th - via:
Campaign Update #9 We have reached the 30% funding with over $228,000 and over 5,000 backers with 2 weeks to go.  Its a good chunk but we have a long way to go.  Here are some more incentives to spread the work and help get this game funded. We are... (Read More)

Campaign Update #8 - Collectors Edition Box Art Reveal and more...

August 8th - via:
Hi Everyone,  Community Created Content  Over the past few days, Precursor Games has shown some concept work for Shadow of the Eternals. Today we would like to highlight some of the community created content that is going on in our forums right... (Read More)

Press Release and New Concept Video

August 7th - via:
ARTISTIC VISION SHOWCASED IN NEW SHADOW OF THE ETERNALS VIDEO  Indie developer Precursor Games revealed today a video montage conveying the depth and beauty of the artwork set within its upcoming action-adventure game steeped in psychological... (Read More)

Precursor Games reveals their artistic vision for Shadows Of The Eternals

August 7th - via:
Precursor Games has released a new behind-the-scenes video on their Kickstarter project Shadow Of The Eternals. The new video features the game's development team talking about their artistic vision for the new game. (Read More)

Kickstarter Campaign Update #5 - Concept Art and Additional Languages

August 6th - via:
Concept Art of the Environments Video  Today Shawn Jackson talks about the art of the environments of Shadow of the Eternals. Included are a sneak peak at some concepts which showcase the diverse set of locations that exist within this universe.... (Read More)

Clarification - Boxed Collectors for $250 tiers and above

August 2nd - via:
Hi Everyone, Just a quick clarification. - everyone who pledged at $250 and above will recieve the Box Collectors Edition.  We have update the chart included here. Sorry for any confusion. - Precursor Games Team  (Read More)

Kickstarter Campaign Update #4

July 31st - via:
New TiersThanks to feedback from the community, we have added new tiers: We have made a tier that includes two copies of the game, so that you can gift one to a friend or have one for both the PC and Wii U. This tier is $45 and only has 1,000 spots... (Read More)

Kickstarter Campaign Update #3

July 31st - via:
Combat System Details Today, Paul Caporicci has a video where we go into more details on the combat system. This system is tactical, based on historically accurate weapons and contextually based on the character you are playing. Since we are still... (Read More)

KickStarter Campaign Update #2

July 29th - via:
Shadow of The Eternals Development Update VLOG Today our COO, Shawn Jackson (Jaxx), has prepared a VLOG to update everyone on the upcoming weekly events for the KickStarter. Click the link below to check out the VLOG on Youtube:... (Read More)

Kickstarter Katchup – 28th July 2013

July 28th - via:
Two big wins this week and both are projects that I’ve been intrigued by since I first saw them. Lacuna Passage is the game about mysteries on Mars, using real topography of the Red Planet, and Satellite Reign is the Syndicate successor that promises an emergent cyberpunk city. Excellent news. (Read More)

Milestone - 3000 Backers

July 26th - via:
To the Order of the Unseen, We've had a great start to our Kickstarter campaign for Shadow of the Eternals, the spiritual successor to Eternal Darkness. We now have 3000 backers and have raised over $120,000, and we need everyone's continued support... (Read More)

Shadow of the Eternals Launches New Kickstarter Campaign

July 25th - via:
Eternal Darkness spiritual successor Shadow of the Eternals is trying Kickstarter once again after its previous aborted campaign. (Read More)

Shadow Of The Eternals Has Re-launched On Kickstarter

July 25th - via:
Denis Dyack and the reformed Silicon Knights group at Precursor Games have relaunched their Kickstarter for Shadow of the Eternals. (Read More)

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