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Saturday, 11 January 2014

Broken Age backers get early access

The wonderful Mr. Tim Schafer has confirmed that the Kickstarter backers of Broken Age, will be able to download Act 1 of the title from January 14. the lucky dogs

"Next Tuesday is going to be exciting because that's when backers can play Broken Age, Act 1," Schafer said via Twitter.

They also stated that a release date for the public Steam Early Access will be announced on the same day.

"Haven't shipped a game of my own in 4.5 years, an adventure game in 16, a point-n-click in almost 20. Next Tuesday is going to be exciting," added Schafer.

The new point-and-click game is a two-part adventure, with the second half expected to be released around April-May. Act 2 will come in the form of a free update to everyone who owns Act 1 which is rather nice of them.

In 2012 Broken Age became one of the most successful video game Kickstarter campaigns when its target of $400,000 was surpassed in mere hours to reach a final total of more than $3.3 million