RED ASH - The Indelible Legend

A project in by comcept USA, LLC

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Running free in an anime-inspired game world!\n\nEmbark on a near-future sci-fi adventure in search of the "Legendary Legacy"!
Backers: 6550
Average Pledge Per Backer: $79

Funded: $520,000 of $800,000
Dates: Jul 4th -> Aug 3rd (30 days)
Project By: comcept USA, LLC
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Latest News

Kicked! - Red Ash

July 4th - via:
When it (Read More)

Mega Man creator Keiji Inafune on crowdfunding's unexpected side effects

November 12th - via:
Comcept president and Keiji Inafune is no stranger to Kickstarter, and it'd be fair to say that the Mega Man creator's track record when it comes to crowdfunding has been mixed. (Read More)

The secret developers of the video game industry

September 30th - via:
In July 2015, developer Comcept launched a Kickstarter campaign for its game Red Ash. It didn’t go well. (Read More)

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)

'Red Ash' Kickstarter fail: 5 lessons to learn from its mistakes

August 4th - via:
It's hard to believe two years ago, Keiji Inafune launched a Kickstarter campaign to create a spiritual successor to the "Mega Man" series called "Mighty No. (Read More)

Red Ash Kickstarter Falls Short By $280K

August 3rd - via:
Thirty days after launching, one of the sloppiest professional campaigns in Kickstarter history has come to an end at $519,999, well short of its $800,000 goal. (Read More)

Keiji Inafune: Is it too soon to start my next Kickstarter? (Fauxclusive)

August 3rd - via:
Game developer Keiji Inafune asked himself today if it was too soon for him to start his next Kickstarter campaign. (Read More)

Update #20: Inafune-san Visits HYDE!

August 1st - via:
(日本語は下にあります。) Hello everyone! Today’s update features the man you’ve all been waiting for: Inafune-san. A previous update showcased Ito-san, Yasuma-san, and Ono-san’s visit to HYDE, but for today, Inafune-san himself went... (Read More)

Update #19: Mayoral Election Results!

July 31st - via:
(日本語は下にあります。) Hello again everyone! July’s finally coming to a close. There’s still quite some time left in summer, but it's time for the results of the mayoral election! A big thank you to everyone who voted in the... (Read More)

Initial Goal Content Revision!

July 31st - via:
(日本語は下にあります。)Hello everyone!In our recent update, we were happy to announce that the development of “The KalKanon Incident” has been decided thanks to support from FUZE Entertainment Co. Ltd. As a result of their investment,... (Read More)

Mini-Update: DIGITAL COPY Tier Clarification & DIGITAL COMBO COMPLETE Tier Reminder!

July 30th - via:
We're very sorry to say that the revised goals aren't ready to announce yet! Rest assured, they will be announced soon! And definitely before the end of the campaign, so you'll know where your money is going. And standard Kickstarter rules apply --... (Read More)

Kickstarter Be Damned, RED ASH Will Carry On

July 30th - via:
The developers at Comcept have announced a partnership with FUZE wherein development of RED ASH will continue regardless of the games' Kickstarter status. (Read More)

[Announcement] RED ASH Development is Go!! But How?

July 29th - via:
(日本語は下にあります。) Hello everyone! We have some very important and happy news for you today!  It's official: “RED ASH: The KalKanon Incident” is a GO for full development, along with ports to PlayStation 4 AND Xbox One! We know... (Read More)

What Is HYDE, Inc. And What Are They Bringing To Red Ash?

July 29th - via:
Ever heard of HYDE, Inc? Chances are you've played a game it's worked on. (Read More)

Red Ash fully funded by Fuze for PS4, Xbox One, and PC

July 29th - via:
All Kickstarter funds are now going towards new content. (Read More)

You Can Play a Really Early Version of Keiji Inafune's RED ASH Right Now

July 29th - via:
Keiji Inafune's Red Ash Kickstarter campaign is in its final days, and struggling a bit, but you can play it right now. (Read More)

Update #16: Play the RED ASH Mockup!

July 28th - via:
Hello everyone, we've got some huge (and I mean huge) news for you today. We gave you a sneak peek during one of our previous updates, but the mock-up that HYDE has been working on...   is now available for you to play!   TADA!! This is the title... (Read More)

Red Ash: The Indelible Legend Prototype Can Be Played In Your Browser

July 28th - via:
Red Ash: The Indelible Legend's prototype has been released in an effort to revive interest in the failing Kickstarter campaign. (Read More)

Red Ash Exploration Demo Live, Has Can Kicking

July 28th - via:
Comcept has a tech demo of Red Ash, a spiritual successor to Mega Man Legends 3 from Keiji Inafune, to check out. The studio went to Kickstarter to fund Red Ash: The Indelible Legend, so this is a very early look at the game. (Read More)

Update #15: Beck & Call Character Model Development!

July 27th - via:
(日本語は下にあります。) Hello everyone! Do you remember the scene from the video of our visit to HYDE the other day, showing Beck’s character model in development? That was actually pretty close to completion, but we’re going to show... (Read More)

Even Mega Man's Creator Isn't Sure to Succeed on Kickstarter

July 27th - via:
Keiji Inafune's Kickstarter for Red Ash doesn't look like it's going to get funded. There's an important lesson here. (Read More)

Red Ash Game Prototype Video Streamed

July 25th - via:
Kickstarter for Comcept's game has eight days to go (Read More)

Update #14: Interview with President Yanagihara from HYDE, Inc.!

July 24th - via:
Hello everyone! Have you seen the previous update yet? HYDE has been working on their prototype for the game every day. We were stunned by the speed and enthusiasm with which HYDE is working when we went for our visit! You may want to ask, what kind... (Read More)

Red Ash Gets a Playstation 4 Stretch Goal at $1 Million

July 24th - via:
While Keiji Inafune’s Mega Man Legends spiritual successor, Red Ash: The Indelible Legend has been only for PC on its Kickstarter campaign, the developer has announced a console version stretch goal for the game. (Read More)

Update #13: Game Development! Our Visit to HYDE, Inc.

July 23rd - via:
(日本語は下にあります。) Hello again everyone! We’ve had some severe weather in Japan for a while, it’s either raining or boiling hot. But Ito-san, Yasuma-san, and Ono producer toughed it out and went for a visit to HYDE, Inc.! While... (Read More)

Update #12: Console Port Update! PS4 Confirmed!

July 23rd - via:
(日本語は下にあります。)  Hey everyone! So, it has been almost two weeks since we opened up the preliminary poll regarding the console ports and the response has been great so far! We wanted to go ahead and share the current results, and... (Read More)

Update #11: RED ASH Staff Intro Part 3!

July 22nd - via:
Hello everyone! What did you think of the last update? We’ve gotten feedback from people saying that they don’t understand what kind of game this is, so we released that to help people imagine the game a little better. In RED ASH, Beck and... (Read More)

Update #10: News from the Development Office!

July 20th - via:
(日本語の内容は下にあります) Hello everyone! Have you voted in the mayoral election yet? Every vote cast has the potential to greatly change this game’s world... Although seeing how all the candidates are female, some guys (and gals!)... (Read More)

Update #9: Mayoral Election Event!

July 17th - via:
(日本語の内容は下にあります) Hello everyone!The RED ASH Team here again, notifying you all of a special event! We believe the biggest difference between creating games the old fashioned way, and creating games through Kickstarter, is... (Read More)

Update #8: Tier Update -- FULL GAME now a reward! Special Pledge Campaign Ending TODAY, July 17th!

July 17th - via:
(日本語は下にあります。) Hello everyone! We have important news today for all you backers, and those yet to be backers! This Kickstarter began as a campaign to jumpstart the prologue to RED ASH, "The KalKanon Incident". But we’ve been... (Read More)

Update #7: RED ASH Staff Intro Part 2!

July 16th - via:
(日本語は下にあります。) Hello everyone!Welcome to the latest update! Summer is finally coming into full effect and bringing on the heat. Today we’re going to introduce our art director, Kazushi Ito! For his introduction, he provided us... (Read More)

Update #6: Story Video Full Version Released!

July 15th - via:
(日本語は下にあります。) Hello again!Today we’d like to show you a new video for RED ASH! Do you remember an anime-like part in our Kickstarter pitch video? You probably found it brimming with potential for the world setting, characters,... (Read More)


July 14th - via:
This update is for Japanese backers who need help using Kickstarter,so there will be no English version!  皆さんこんにちは! 今回は、日本の皆さんに向けてのアップデートです。... (Read More)

Special Update: Backer Only Console Port Preliminary Poll!

July 10th - via:
This post is for backers only. Please visit and log in to read. (Read More)

Update #5: RED ASH Staff Intro Part 1

July 10th - via:
(日本語は下にあります。) Hello again, everyone! This is update #5. It’s already been a week since the RED ASH Kickstarter began. Today we’re going to introduce a staff member on the RED ASH dev team! Today’s introduction is to the... (Read More)

Update #4: Anime Expo Report

July 8th - via:
(日本語は下にあります。) Phew! Hello everyone! We have been quite busy since the announcement of RED ASH. We’ve been spinning up the team, setting stretch goals, strategizing console ports, and much, much more that you’ll hear about... (Read More)

Update #3: Console Port Stretch Goal Added! Kickstarter Video Brushed Up!

July 7th - via:
(日本語の内容は下にあります) Hello everyone!Update 3 is a special one. We’ve got some big news for you! A console port has been added into the Stretch Goals! We've heard your voices and it’s clear that there’s high demand for not... (Read More)

Update #2: RED ASH Main Theme by Manami Matsumae!

July 7th - via:
(English on top, 日本語の内容は下にあります ) Hello, everyone! We have a small but important update in store for you today! It’s the rainy season in Japan right now, and we’re all soaked from days and days of rain. We’ve brought... (Read More)

RED ASH Update #1: The KalKanon Incident details

July 6th - via:
※日本語は下の方にあります。 Hey there, everyone!Hello everyone! The Kickstarter just started over this last weekend, and is already off to a great start! Over the weekend we took the time to review everyone’s feedback and comments... (Read More)

Inafune Launches Mega Man Legends-Inspired Kickstarter

July 6th - via:
As development on Mighty No. 9 wraps, Keiji Inafune has taken to Kickstarter to launch another Mega Man-inspired project, this time modeled after the classic Legends series. (Read More)

Mega Man Legends creator launches spiritual successor ‘Red Ash’ on Kickstarter

July 6th - via:
Red Ash is an opportunity to not only fulfill Keiji Inafune’s desire to create a game that pays homage to Japanese animation, but also his vision of ‘immersing players in a freely explorable anime world. (Read More)

Mega Man Creator Has Started a Kickstarter Campaign for New Game and Movie Combo

July 6th - via:
Keiji Inafune, the maker behind the famous character Mage Man has started a “Kickstarter campaign” for a new game project, dubbed as Red Ash: The Indelible Legend. (Read More)

Keiji Inafune heads back into the Kickstarter trenches to make Red Ash, a Mega Man Legends inspired game

July 5th - via:
Red Ash - The Indelible Legend is a new Kickstarter than Mighty No. 9's creator Keiji Inafune is working on, going back to Kickstarter for it (Read More)

Mighty No. 9 Developer Announces RED ASH

July 5th - via:
Comcept USA, the developers of Mighty No. 9 , have a new game on the way. RED ASH is described as an open-world anime game. (Read More)

Mega Man Legends Spiritual Successor "Red Ash" Hits Kickstarter

July 5th - via:
Red Ash looks to bring back the Mega Man Legends-style of gaming! (Read More)

Mighty No. 9 Makers Set Their Kickstarter Sights On Mega Man Legends

July 5th - via:
With their spiritual successor to the original Mega Man slated for release in September, Keiji Inafune’s Comcept has launched a pair of Kickstarters for Red Ash, a video game and anime project that’s pretty much the spiritual successor to Mega Man Legends. (Read More)

Inafune back on Kickstarter with Mega Man Legends successor

July 5th - via:
Comcept founder Keiji Inafune (Megaman) and Studio 4°C founder Eiko Tanaka unveiled the companies' joint project "Red Ash" (Read More)

Another Mega Man spiritual successor asks for Kickstarter donors for money

July 5th - via:
With Mighty No. 9 due to launch in September after two years of crowd-funded development, another Mega Man spiritual successor from the series' creator opened this weekend. (Read More)

Red Ash reunites Mega Man Legends producers; Kickstarter begins

July 4th - via:
The first details for the Mega Man Legends-inspired Red Ash have been revealed at Anime Expo 2015, as a panel with creator Keiji Inafune began with the launch of a new Kickstarter. (Read More)

Mega Man Legends Staff Working On Red Ash, Kickstarter Up

July 4th - via:
Comcept have announced Red Ash, an action RPG with third-person shooter elements. (Read More)

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