RTS ‘Iron Harvest’ to become first video game in months to reach $1, 000,000 on Kickstarter

The classic realtime-strategy game ‘Iron Harvest’ has reached $1,000,000 in pledges on Kickstarter combined with pledges collected via the game’s website and is about to reach the same milestone on Kickstarter alone. While boardgames have seen a 100% increase in pledges during 2016, collecting six times as much as video games in the same year, video games have struggled to obtain large-scale funding on the platform, as a recent analysis shows (see Kickstarter in 2017 – In depth look at the Games category). ‘Iron Harvest’ now becomes the first video…

PC and Console Update for The Dwarves

Continuing in 2017, KING Art will not cease to work on The Dwarves. As we already announced in December with the release of the patch for Xbox One, The Dwarves has now received a performance patch on all platforms. Apart from performance improvements, it has also fixed one or two bugs. Exact patch notes below: PS4 – Decreased loading times between different scenes (the game loads most scenes at least twice as fast) – Decreased restart times in battles (65-75% faster restart times) – Improved performance through better audio playback…

The Dwarves – meet Narmora

Exactly one week before the release of The Dwarves, THQ Nordic introduces a new hero in its “Meet the Dwarves” video series. Narmora, the swift and agile assassin specializes in sneaking up on single enemies and striking them down before they even see her. She can appear anywhere on the battlefield in a blink of an eye using “Shadow Step” or teleport back and forth to quickly assassinate 1 to 10 targets with her skills “Assassination” and “Shadow Death”. The heroes of the last two weeks were Boindil Doubleblade (https://youtu.be/ZfeG_v8CFW0)…

Iron Harvest: A New RTS for PS4, Xbox One and PC

Developer KING Art Games and artist Jakub Różalski today announced Iron Harvest, a real-time strategy game for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. The game takes place in the world of 1920+, an alternate version of our own world where mankind, fascinated by technology, engines and iron, invented powerful walking machines. Once mighty weapons on the battlefields of the Great War, they are now part of everyday life. Mighty factions fight for influence, while hidden forces are working towards the destabilization of Europe, determined to set the world on fire once…

The Dwarves Project Update #25

One of the best aspects about running a Kickstarter campaign is that you can create beautiful editions of your game and swag that otherwise would not have been made. This is some of the stuff they made for the “The Dwarves” backers. A big, beautiful box with a metal box inside.   Also included: a 104-page making-of book, a cloth map, a figurine and a soundtrack CD.   Some higher pledge backers will receive steins and a hand-made, leather bound special edition of the novel with dedication by Markus Heitz.…