Tag Archives: Prison Architect
Thu, Dec 05, 2013 | 14:08 GMT
Prison Architect is still in alpha, but it has netted developer Introversion Software over $9 million. VG247′s Dave Cook speaks with co-founder Mark Morris to chat about the game’s success and the model at large.
Wed, Nov 06, 2013 | 09:10 GMT
Prison Architect developer Introversion’s paid-alpha model seems to have worked a treat. It’s only gone and made them $8 million across some 250,000 players.
Wed, Oct 02, 2013 | 20:51 BST
Prison Architect has been updated and now you can use the canines to sniff out drugs and contraband, find escape tunnels sic your dogs on prisoners trying to escape. You can now sell your prison too if you like and use the funds to build a new facility. It all sounds rather fun, and you can have a look at the update notes through PCgamesN and check out the developer video for update 14 below.
Fri, Aug 30, 2013 | 09:07 BST
Prison Architect developer Introversion Software has released the game’s 13th alpha update, which sees your pint-sized prisoners tunnelling their way out of the slammer. It’s time to get tough wardens.
Wed, Jul 31, 2013 | 22:01 BST
Prison Architect’s lasted update is massive and contains contraband such as shivs, drugs, and alcohol. We’re assuming the later is pruno, or prison wine.
Wed, Jun 12, 2013 | 23:54 BST
Introversion Software has announced Prison Architect has now been played by over 100,000 people.
Fri, May 31, 2013 | 12:50 BST
Prison Architect developer Introversion has launched the game’s 10th alpha build, bringing Linux and Steam Workshop support into the fold, as well as violent riots.
Wed, Mar 20, 2013 | 18:56 GMT
Thu, Feb 21, 2013 | 23:07 GMT
Introversion has released a new build of darkly absorbing sim Prison Architect. The latest changes include prisoners with distinct characters and a restriction on doors requiring you to think about guard placement. As with all releases, now and in the future, the in-development version is free to everyone who’s pre-purchased. Grab it and check out the change log here. The Minecraft-like release scheme has so far raised over $1 million.
Tue, Feb 12, 2013 | 00:04 GMT
Prison Architect has attracted 30,230 sales for a grand total of $1,015,810 in revenue at time of writing. The simulation offers players access to alpha and beta releases during development, with prices starting at $30 and ranging all the way up to $500; the average is about $33. “What an incredible milestone. We are incredibly thankful to everyone who has joined us so far,” developer Introversion Software commented on Twitter. Introversion’s past releases include Darwinia and Uplink. Prison Architect supports Linux, Mac and PC.
Wed, Jan 30, 2013 | 15:55 GMT
Prison Architect’s Alpha 6 update has been released by Introversion Software. A risk level has been added to the prisoner category, and the inmates also have their own backstory including prior convictions. Each prisoner has its own threat level, like most, and you can read more about the update on the forums. Introversion notes the update comes with some hiccups, and plans to allow new prisoners to arrive are coming. A video is below. Thanks, Eurogamer.
Fri, Dec 14, 2012 | 14:35 GMT
Introversion has announced the availability of Alpha version 5 for Prison Architect. The build includes new features such as staff-only zones prisoners are not allowed to enter, and emergency service callout which includes firemen, and improvements have been made to the foundations tool. The firm said the tool improvements are now “much more intuitive and intelligent” to use. If you are not currently involved in the Alpha, you can join through here and gain immediate access to the latest build and all future updates, as well as a copy of the game when it is finished. A video of Alpha 5 is below.
Tue, Nov 20, 2012 | 16:38 GMT
Prison Architect developer Introversion has released the fourth alpha build of its harrowing creation sim. Get all of the new updates below.
Thu, Nov 01, 2012 | 14:49 GMT
Developer Introversion has announced that Alpha version 3 of its prison simulator, Prison Architect, is now available.
Mon, Oct 29, 2012 | 13:50 GMT
Prison Architect’s paid alpha funding process is paying off, as developer Introversion Software has just revealed that the game has made $370,000 in just four weeks. The game follows a similar funding model as Minecraft, giving players access to each new build as it is released.
Mon, Oct 29, 2012 | 11:57 GMT
No sooner did we post our interview with Prison Architect developers Introversion Software, did Eurogamer release the studio’s superb Eurogamer Expo developer session from September. In it, co-founder Chris Delay discusses the game’s mechanics, funding model and more. Watch it below.
Mon, Oct 29, 2012 | 15:29 GMT
Prison Architect is the grim new sim title from indie studio Introversion. VG247′s Dave Cook speaks with the dev about death row, shanking and the poor treatment of indies in the console market today.
Mon, Oct 29, 2012 | 15:51 GMT
Prison Architect developer Introversion Software has spoken out against Microsoft’s costly Xbox Live Arcade certification process, and has suggested that big change is needed for the publisher to compete with Steam.
Thu, Oct 04, 2012 | 10:12 BST
More and more developers are releasing pre-alpha, buggy or unfinished games these days. VG247′s Dave Cook asks if this trend makes sense, or if it’s a slap in the face of gamers.
Mon, Oct 01, 2012 | 02:25 BST
Introversion Software have received over $100,000 in funding for Prison Architect in just three days. The game sees players build and maintain a prison, complete with all the trials and tribulations that are involved with this task.