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Project Awakened on hold due to 'alternate funding options,' donors receiving refunds

Phosphor Games has cancelled its self-powered crowdfunding initiative for Project Awakened and will be issuing refunds to everyone that has contributed to the drive thus far, according to a missive of the game's official website. "At this time we need to put our funding endeavor on hold...

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Project Awakened's independent crowdfunding campaign in full swing

Project Awakened came up short on Kickstarter in March, raising $338,498 of a requested $500,000, but the team at Phosphor Games wasn't ready to give up on the game just yet. After a week-long survey that attracted 4,000 responses, Phosphor decided there was enough interest to launch an independent...

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Project Awakened seeks fan input about continued crowdfunding

Kickstarter may not have worked out for Project Awakened, but Phosphor Games Studio hasn't given up on its crowdfunding efforts, turning to fans to determine whether it should turn to fans. A survey up on the game's site seeks to determine whether the studio will continue crowdfunding via a direct...

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Project Awakened falls short of $500K Kickstarter goal

Project Awakened, the attempt to reinvigorate Phosphor Games' beleaguered superhero action game, fell short of its Kickstarter goal today, raising $338,498 of a requested $500,000. On Monday, with less than two days to raise more than $200,000, Phosphor Director Chip Sineni told us that if Awakened...

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Project Awakened Kickstarter makes final plea, deploys Tom Waits

This is it, the final day of the beleaguered Kickstarter for the make-your-own superhero game, Project Awakened. To celebrate, or commiserate depending on how things go, the team at Phoshpor Games has pulled out the big guns: A drunken rendition of Tom Waits' "Innocent When You Dream." As of this...

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On the brink: What's next if Project Awakened can't save the world

Phosphor Games has less than 48 hours to raise more than $200,000 for Project Awakened on Kickstarter. If Phosphor doesn't hit that goal, the $270,000 people have already pledged will vanish, and Awakened's current development timeline will be stretched indefinitely. Still, Phosphor Director Chip...

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Project Awakened's Unreal Engine 4 tech demo is impressive, gross

We don't know if you guys are aware of this or not, but the human body is a disgusting thing. Even the really top notch, showroom-quality human bodies are essentially sacks of greasy tubes and cartilage. Here to remind us of that fact in stunning detail is Project Awakened's Unreal Engine 4 tech...

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Project Awakened brings super powers to Steam Greenlight

Project Awakened, the super-powered action game that Phosphor Games resurrected on Kickstarter, now has a Steam Greenlight page, hoping to eventually sneak onto that service. As Phosphor told us earlier this month, Awakened is a PC, next-gen game heavy on customization and kicking dystopic booty...

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Awakened returns with a new design strategy and funding goal: You

In November 2010, Phosphor Games was quietly shopping around a project called Awakened, a super-hero action title heavy on character customization and creative chaos. As part of its publisher pitch, Phosphor made a demo video for Awakened; it was rough and never meant for public consumption. It...

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Phosphor Games' upcoming 'Awakened' looks powerfully promising

We were all set to do a crushingly sad post about "Hero," a really interesting Midway project that got swallowed up by the company's financial woes. (Watch a clip of it here.) ... See? Sad -- right? But before you shed too many tears know that there's one heck of a silver lining: Much of Hero's...

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