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Inside the Kickstarter Video

Inside the Kickstarter Video

Around a year ago in the final days of the TAKEDOWN Kickstarter campaign, Christian worked with film media specialist, Shawn Anderson to put together this promo video which many of you have seen. Now a year later, it’s our pleasure  to sit down with Shawn Anderson with more details on what the production of the video entailed. Your company, Anderson Live Media,…read more →

Dev Diary: May 13th

Dev Diary: May 13th

Last week, Christian flew down to LA for the live-action TAKEDOWN photoshoot.  The goal of this shoot is to develop key hi-rez art pieces for things like big posters for E3, Gamescom, etc.  Serellan and 505 Games collaborated to bring in great actors with authentic gear (including dewatted M4’s to comply with California law, so we could have real hardware…read more →

Audio Recording Session

Audio Recording Session

A few weeks ago the team headed into the field for a weapons recording session. If you missed our previous dev diary, it features a written recap. Now thanks to extensive work from James, we have a video recap of the audio shoot session.

Dev Diary: April 7th

Dev Diary: April 7th

And we’re back with our next developer diary. This time giving a rundown of the current state of development along with some pictures of Christian’s trip to GDC’13 Community Spotlight We are pleased to announce the launch of a new series for our blog titled ”Community Spotlight”, a Q/A Series with dedicated TAKEDOWN community members. The series will serve as…read more →

Dev Diary: March 26th

Dev Diary: March 26th

This time around we took to the field for some recordings of the weapons you can expect to see in TAKEDOWN: Red Sabre along with a short recap of the current stage in development! Audio Session If you’ve been following TAKEDOWN on Christian’s twitter, you would have gotten a sneak peak of our recent audio shoot to record weapons sounds…read more →

EQ22 Interview

EQ22 Interview

Christian recently sat down with Equilibrium22 to speak of TAKEDOWN, the future of gaming and the indie sphere. Here’s a snippet of the interview: For my readers at EQ22 could you please give me a brief introduction/background?  “Sure, my name is Christian Allen, and I design video games.  Before games, my background includes military (USMC, USAFNG, USANG) and government service, and…read more →

TAKEDOWN Q/A #4

TAKEDOWN Q/A #4

On Tuesday we hosted our 4th live Q/A with Christian on TAKEDOWN. Here is the recording for those of you who were unable to make it!   Thanks to everyone who attended the event and Duke for hosting a RvS server.

Dev Diary: March 5th

Dev Diary: March 5th

This week, as we continue to advance into development on TAKEDOWN: Red Sabre, here is a synopsis of our current focus in development. Partnership with 505 Games If you didn’t catch it, last week we announce our new partnership with 505 Games to bring TAKEDOWN: Red Sabre to the worldwide stage. We are stoked to be working with these guys! Read…read more →

Staff Interview: Nathan

Staff Interview: Nathan

We’d like to welcome Nathan to our team as Designer to work on TAKEDOWN. We sat down with him and conducted a Q/A on his experience in the gaming industry.   1. What’s your professional background? How long have you been in the game industry? I’ve been working as a game designer for over 4 years now. In addition to…read more →

Serellan partners with 505 Games

Serellan partners with 505 Games

Today we are excited to announce our partnership with 505 Games, as well as the final name of the game, TAKEDOWN: Red Sabre.  Our Kickstarters got this news early, but today we are letting everyone else know.  Here is the complete press release from 505 Games: WOODLAND HILLS, Calif. – February 15, 2013 – 505 Games, a global publisher of video games, today…read more →