Monday, 9 February 2015

Demo Now Available!

Our new demo lets you play 4 lives, destroy as many enemies as possible, collect gold & upgrade your weapons, as you play through one of our full game arenas.

To celebrate, Time Rifters will be 50% off until Monday February 16.

Based on player feedback, we've also adjusted the Scatter Pistol to make it more balanced. Give it a try & let us know what you think.

Monday, 19 January 2015

Over 500 Items in Time Rifters Steam Workshop!

Between Let's Replays & user created rooms, we have over 500 items in our Time Rifters Steam Workshop!

~ Jackie

Friday, 19 December 2014

Time Rifters 20% Off During Steam Holiday Sale!

Steam's annual winter holiday sale has begun & Time Rifters is available for 20% off!

This is a great opportunity to check out our holiday gift wrapped enemies & fire cracker confetti which is only available in the Daily Challenge until December 31.

~ Jackie

Friday, 12 December 2014

Steam Trading Cards Now Available

We're happy to announce that Steam trading cards are now available.

Play Time Rifters to start collecting the 6 trading cards, 6 badges, 5 emoticons and 5 backgrounds that we've created.

You can turn newly acquired items into gems for the Steam Holiday auction, which we're participating in: 

Just a reminder, all the enemies in our Daily Challenge mode are gift wrapped until December 31.

~ Jackie

Monday, 1 December 2014

Christmas Update - Only Available Until December 31!

All enemies in the Daily Challenge have been gift wrapped and contain confetti fire crackers.

The Christmas Update is available from December 1 - 31.

Have fun!

Friday, 21 November 2014

Time Rifters Challenge Update is now live!

The Challenge Update is now live! Compete for a highscore in the Daily Challenge, or if you're feeling more creative, design, build and share your own rooms and arenas.

This is a free update for all Time Rifters owners.

Check out our new Time Rifters: Challenge Update trailer for a preview of the new features, or just exit & restart Steam to check them out for yourself.

Join us on our Steam forums and let us know what you think.

Release Notes:

Gameplay Changes:
  • New 'Daily Challenge'. Team up with yourself in randomly created arenas of user created rooms.
  • New 'Custom Arenas'. Play arenas created by other players via Steam Workshop.
  • New 'Room Editor'. Create enemy configurations, platforms, buildings, forcefields, jump pads, triggers & wires. Your room may appear in a Daily Challenge.
  • New 'Arena Editor'. Point and click to create a configuration of rooms, then share that arena on the Steam Workshop.
  • Added 6 new Steam Achievements (Room Creator, Arena Creator, Arena Player, Daily Challenge x3)
  • Added 'Show/Hide Body' toggle.

Virtual Reality Changes:
  • Updated Oculus SDK to Beta
  • Added ability to toggle Vignette

Performance Changes:
  • Reduced overdraw on explosions
  • Gold now uses simpler physics
  • Each enemy is 2 draw call instead of 2
  • All red/white/yellow blocks draw call batch together now
  • Better batching of bullet holes and weapon effects
  • Occlusion culling for Daily Challenge
  • Optimized performance of blocks on acid

~ Jackie