|Double Fine embargo Broken Age reviews from Kickstarter backers|
|Posted: 14.01.2014 14:29 by nickhorth1||Comments: 5|
Double Fine's crowd-funded adventure game Broken Age is released to Kickstarter backers today, but they won't be able to talk about it for another two weeks due to an embargo.
While embargoes to the press are relatively common, it's an unusual decision to issue one to people who've already funded your game. Double Fine about their decision. “Right now we’re working on a press release that will go out tomorrow morning. This will announce the public ship date of the game and a new trailer showing off Vella, the female protagonist!”
No idea what the penalties might be when the embargo is inevitably broken, but it's a strange, standoffish decision to try and stop people who've helped fund your project from talking about it. What counts toward the embargo? Does it apply to posts on social media too?
We'll keep you updated with future developments.