"Every tone it attempts is struck with confidence and talent."
-Rock, Paper, Shotgun
5/5 - Den of Geek
“Bold and memorable... It's a truly efficient payload. Fire it up and be transported.”
"Lifeless Planet is a world well worth exploring."
"For me to enjoy a game such as this one, it needs to be extremely impressive. Lifeless Planet delivered."-Steam1st
"Lifeless Planet is an excellent interactive story."
-Indie Game News
"If you are a fan of old school adventure titles, 1950s sci-fi, immersive experiences, beautiful locales, haunting soundtracks, or any combination of these, then I very strongly suggest you take this one for a spin."
Early Praise (Kickstarter / Beta):
-Katie Williams, PC Gamer
"A breath of fresh air in a sea of games that don’t let you take two steps without causing some sort of explosion-based genocide."
-Nathan Grayson, PC Gamer
-Chris Charla, Director of ID@Xbox
"One of the most intriguing Kickstarted games due to turn up this year."
-Jim Rossingnol, Rock, Paper, Shotgun
"Most definitely a title that has come out of nowhere, and shows great potential indeed."
-Michael Rose, IndieGames.com
"Definitively one to keep your eye on."
-Jason Cabral, Destructoid
"For fans of sci-fi adventure gaming like The Dig, let me introduce you to your next obsession...it’s got a great look and a great sense of isolation about it."
-Rob Manuel, G4TV.com
"Lifeless Planet has had me intrigued ever since it was announced."
-Logan Booker, Kotaku Australia
"Fantastic...the atmosphere is amazing...it's gorgeous."
-Eric Neustadter, Xbox Live (via Major Nelson Podcast)
Awards & Events:
Lifeless Planet was selected to exhibit in the Indie MEGABOOTH at PAX Prime 2013 and 2014. The game got lots of positive buzz, including a tweet by my personal gaming hero Tim Schafer, and top mention in the Major Nelson podcast. The MEGABOOTH has been the largest booth at PAX Prime, packed with the best indie games of the year.
Lifeless Planet received over 200% of its funding goal on Kickstarter. At the time, it was one of the top-25 most-funded videogames on Kickstarter, and the most popular action-adventure game. Lifeless Planet was also invited to exhibit in the official Kickstarter room at PAX Prime 2012
Lunarcade 2012 SelectionLUNARCADE Sydney 2012 featured "a collection of works that experiment with exploration. They let us probe game worlds with minimalist or avant garde landscapes, engage in experimental storytelling in a virtual space, and negotiate physical and social play in the ‘real world’...what forward-thinking artists and game designers around the world are creating in their attempts to redefine what it means to be a video game."
In addition to Lifeless Planet, other games included: Bientôt l’été, Dear Esther, and Memory of a Broken Dimension.
Select Press Coverage:
Rock, Paper, Shotgun
Indie Game News