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This week we are back to showcase the more mysterious faction of the game – which is alien race, the Altair Warriors. As many of you guys know we have an insanely huge back story for the game, with over 12,000 years of already developed story. If there is anyone more bad ass or already more outlined in the story than the Carriers – it is these guys.

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ORION: PRELUDE @ KICKSTARTER – 96% FUNDED!

We are proud to announce to you that we are 96% funded (at the time of this writing)! We cannot thank you all for the support and contributions you’ve made. You collectively had made us happier and more appreciative than we could even begin to explain – and it’s going to pay off – for both of us!

We are currently in full production on assets and content that will be utilizing these KickStarter funds. We are gearing up for a huge presence at GDC, with an incredibly updated build and plenty of new features and yes – dinosaurs.

We are going to continue our focus on this build for GDC – as well as when we get back. We have so many things planned in the immediate future and near future – and we cannot wait to unveil it all.

On top of this, we have also been super busy preparing more updates in the immediate future. This includes new reveals, new environments, new game build media, new interviews. The next two weeks will be exciting!

LIMITED TIME REWARDS!

We are roughly half way through our KickStarter promotion. The rewards we are giving away for this event are extremely rare and extremely limited. There are some exciting packages so make sure to grab the rewards you want before the event is over. We are offering rewards ranging from:

  • Unique In-Game icons
  • Achievements named after you
  • Custom Armor (super exclusive)
  • Being made into a video game character (super exclusive)
  • Custom Weapons (super exclusive)
  • Signed Artwork
  • Access to digital music and soundtracks
  • T-Shirts
  • and more!

Give your support – and we will make sure you get rewarded! Learn more over at our promotional page below:
Kickstarter.com

MYSTERIOUS ALIEN RACE REVEALED! MEET THE ‘ALTAIR’

This week we are back to showcase the more mysterious faction of the game – which is alien race, the Altair Warriors. As many of you guys know we have an insanely huge back story for the game, with over 12,000 years of already developed story. If there is anyone more bad ass or already more outlined in the story than the Carriers – it is these guys.

They are not your typical alien – in fact they are an extremely extravagant and beautiful race – and we cannot wait until we can show more of them.

For now, you’ll have to settle for that over-mysterious description, a trailer and a few screen grabs:


NOTE: It is, however, important to point out that this race was named before the Assassin’s Creed game series even came out. I anticipate a few comments about this, but no there is no connection, ties, or inspirations of Altair from Assassin’s Creed. That being said, that game series is incredible and personally one of my favorite new game series of this generation and I encourage and hope that any gamer gives all of those games a run-through.

CLASSY HUMAN RACE REVEALED – MEET THE ‘CARRIERS’

Last week we showcased the reveal trailer for the human race, The Carriers. These folks are a classy bunch, featuring high technology suits and classy armor styles. The style is composed of small panel and modular pieces – giving it tons of flexibility while adding to the awesome and badass factor.

We are including them again this week in order to showcase both races side by side and in case anyone missed it. Enjoy the awesomeness below:


TWO BIRDS WITH ONE STONE

We are showcasing two messages within each of these trailers. Not only are we showcasing the badass new characters that our design and artist team have been cranking out – but we are also subtly revealing other elements to the ORION universe – which we are sure hardcore fans may have already realized. However, if you haven’t – you are seeing areas of the spiritual successors to fan-favorite levels of Reactor and Geode – two maps featured in the Source Multiplayer Beta. So that is officially 3 confirmed remakes, with Incursion appearing in the Gameplay Reveal trailer.


We are going to be creating other remakes of fan favorite maps as well as already have brand new maps already in production. We will be showcasing one at this years GDC – just 30 days away!

JOIN OUR TEAM!

That’s right – we are looking for some fresh blood! We have a few new spots to fill and we would love to meet you. If you think you’ve got the biscuits and the butter – send over your work and attach a resume. View the open positions below:

  • CHARACTER ANIMATOR (3D MAX)
  • LEVEL DESIGNER
  • PARTICLE EFFECTS ARTISTS
  • UI DESIGNER
  • WEB DEVELOPER (PHP)

If you are interested in taking over the world through various forms of dinosaurs and utilizing things like jetpacks – send a shout over to:
jobs@spiralgamestudios.com

We have a PLENTY more updates planned for this week – all of which you will love. This is a celebration - to everyone that has supported us. We hope you enjoy all of the gifts and reveals coming your way.

Until next time,
<3 Spiral

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Neon-Ghost
Neon-Ghost

Saw this on the Forum, pretty cool :D

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FredDurscht
FredDurscht

100% funded! nice

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KoleAudioSolutions
KoleAudioSolutions

Nice Beethoven feel to the piano piece for the 'Carriers' reveal.

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WNxKraid
WNxKraid

like the new Character design, especially the Humans.
No more Halo-like suits and much more more unique.
Allthough i could imagine these Lights all over the armor will make him an easy target.
The music of the carrier video somehow reminds me on the moonshine sonata.

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AzureCrow
AzureCrow

sorry if this was a stupid or ignorant comment but why does this somehow feel like Mass Effect (2)?xD

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Praz Author
Praz

We devs would take that more as a "compliment" than we would a "comment" :)

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Savci
Savci

I'm untracking for now.
Still, I am sure this game has a lot of work and it sure looks impressive, but I just don't feel it original. If any Dev happens to reply, you can tell me if I am wrong :D

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