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The Harvest (by Luma Arcade) - coming soon in 2013

12-17-2012, 10:18 AM
#11
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Originally Posted by defred34 View Post
This is a game made for single-core, underpowered devices that belong to the previous century. Nothing great here guys. Move on.

PS: I'm eagerly awaiting their other games - Bounty Arms & Racer! - and hope they don't waste too much time on this pointless exercise.
Bit OTT ? From the looks of the video it looks good. Theres lots of games which look far more basic , eg retro games that some people may say belong in another century !

This looks fine, just interested in how it plays. All because you obviously arent a fan you shouldnt post stuff like that.
12-17-2012, 11:07 AM
#12
Joined: Aug 2012
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Originally Posted by psj3809 View Post
Bit OTT ? From the looks of the video it looks good. Theres lots of games which look far more basic , eg retro games that some people may say belong in another century !

This looks fine, just interested in how it plays. All because you obviously arent a fan you shouldnt post stuff like that.
Ok, my post may have been cynical, but all I was saying is that The Harvest was created for Windows Phone 7 devices that really lacked any form of power - single core devices clocked at something like 600 MHz.

Yes, they make scale things up, but by how much? This game was created for the WP7 audience, and now with quad cores and dual core A15s, you get so many better ones out there. This won't feel "original" on iOS and Android since these were never the target audiences.
12-24-2012, 03:16 PM
#13
Joined: Mar 2012
Location: San Francisco
Posts: 169
Hey guys,

Chiming in on Luma's behalf here since we've worked a bit on this title together. The Harvest was an extremely well-reviewed single player, sci-fi RPG released in 2010 exclusively on Windows Phone 7 and published by Microsoft Game Studios.

Some articles:
http://www.edge-online.com/features/...artners-sling/
http://www.slashgear.com/windows-pho...aming-1577692/
http://www.bestwp7games.com/the-harvest-review.html

Luma hasn't spoken much publicly about what is happening with the IP, but Microsoft recently announced that it will be coming to Windows 8 this Winter. Here's what I can add to that...

The game that is going to be released anew, titled "The Harvest" on Windows 8 is, in typical Luma Arcade fashion, as visually impressive as anything ever seen on mobile devices. The screens and other content out there for public consumption right now are over 2 years old. Think about how much better, faster, stronger mobile devices have gotten in that time. We're talking about devices in the iPhone 3GS range of performance, at the high end. There should be new screens, video, and other stuff surfacing from Microsoft Game Studios over the next couple months, and of course, with the release of the game.

It's worth noting as well that the gameplay has major revamps. And there is a lot of new content. And... yes, the team definitely wants to bring The Harvest to iOS / Android as well.

Stay tuned to @lumaarcade for updates, and if you have a Windows 8 PC or Tablet (ARM or X86), you're going to want to check this game out.

Brett
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07-17-2013, 01:40 PM
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This fall it is. At the bottom of article.

Interview with Brandon Fischer, Producer at Kerosene Games

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This Fall, we will be releasing one of our most ambitious games to date, a sci-fi isometric RPG called The Harvest on iOS and Android.

Silly humans and your 4 dimensions. WE have 7...hundred thousandths!!! (:
07-17-2013, 06:39 PM
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Pumped to deliver The Harvest to you guys. It's a HUGE game with realtime co-op multiplayer, 5 different hero archetypes, epic missions, and an awesome story. We'll be sharing a lot of the development process here in the coming months, and given the game's current state, we have very high confidence in a late October 2013 release.

In the meantime... our 2nd game Bounty Arms is coming to iOS tonight! Details on Bounty Arms...

iOS release date: July 17th (tonight)
Android release date: July 26th (next Friday)

Publisher: Kerosene
Developer: Open-Reset and Luma Arcade

kerosenegames.com/bountyarms/

Trailer: http://youtu.be/P7Zc76TYShQ
Tegra / THD Features Trailer: http://youtu.be/hI0LvYLmr4c

Launch Price: $4.99 Universal, no IAPs

Additional details in our GameWoof interview from today here:
http://gamewoof.com/interview/interv...erosene-games/

We'll be dishing out some promo codes tomorrow via Twitter (@kerosenegames). Hope you guys like it!

Brett
@kerosenegames
kerosenegames.com
07-17-2013, 07:51 PM
#16
Joined: Oct 2012
Posts: 224
I am waiting for this game, Core and Racer.