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The Game
Project Icarus is a fresh new perspective at first person shooters in today's super saturated market, being designed in the shiny new Unreal Engine 4. Most AAA titles today are lacking in creativity and are only catering to a specific audience. What we want to bring back is the Counter-Strike esque feel to shooters to bring the challenge of wielding a virtual weapon but the simplicity and enjoyment of being able to hop in and play with other players of varying skill. Our plan is to give players that sense of classic social gaming while smacking them in the face with fun at the same time. You can expect different game types, abilities, XP levels, vehicles, realistic gun recoil, and interactive maps.

The Company
Lethal Lens was founded by Kenny Gazko in 2012 with a vision of making creative, entertaining, and indulging media. His ideas eventually evolved and Project Icarus was born. With such a compelling story and concept he quickly found himself among like-minded individuals who share a passion for propelling Project Icarus into fruition, which leads us to our team.  

The Team
We have a humble sized team of eight incredibly talented and ambitious people that consist of 3D artists, sculptors, game developers, concept artists, and a composer. We all share a vision of bringing this project to life and making a career out of our passion for gaming. We're still in early development as Unreal Engine 4 has just recently launched and we need your help to make this game, and dream for all of us, come true.

Our Goal
We plan to release this game for the PC (Windows, Linux, and Mac) when completed, and if successfully funded, on consoles as ports in 2016.
 

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0 comments by LethalLens on Apr 11th, 2014

Badlands Update!

All systems are go now that we're all set up in Unreal Engine 4. There was a bit of a slow down for a bit, but we're speeding up at a steady pace. The level is being sculpted, assets are being designed and ready to be dropped in, and everything is going smoothly. Epic has been AMAZING and we're definitely sticking with this engine. Thank you all for the support so far, you'll definitely be hearing more from us in the next coming weeks.

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HQR18
HQR18 Oct 17 2013, 5:50pm says:

This game really looks awesome, I ' m waiting for this game.

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Hubert_Kaluzny
Hubert_Kaluzny Oct 15 2013, 2:04am says:

Awesome job man, are you hoping to release it on consoles in the future?

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LethalLens
LethalLens Oct 15 2013, 2:33am replied:

I'll see what the demand is. I don't plan on it, though. PC is very powerful and I wouldn't want to waste the visuals and immersion on the console.

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Aralvar
Aralvar Oct 14 2013, 7:55pm says:

I want to know one thing before I decide to follow this game, will the game have CoD/Battlefield style weapon customization or will it be like Counter Strike's "buy a gun and start over next round" kind of thing? I prefer to have the weapon customization option in a first person shooter, please let me know what the case is here.

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LethalLens
LethalLens Oct 14 2013, 9:44pm replied:

We are definitely doing the customization thing. The one thing I love about Battlefield. There will be XP and unlockables, just like other games, however, it'll have Counter-Strike style shooting physics.

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Aralvar
Aralvar Oct 14 2013, 9:46pm replied:

Nice, tracking.

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KronosTrinity
KronosTrinity Aug 9 2013, 5:56am says:

I'm going to keep my eye on this, it seems like it could be a really good game if done correctly.

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Quast
Quast Aug 1 2013, 9:01pm says:

I love this type of games, like crysis, future and aliens
please don't stop, and keep adds some more images and videos

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LethalLens
LethalLens Aug 2 2013, 4:48am replied:

We're all working very hard to get more images out for you guys. Thanks for the interest!

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Mapleguy4
Mapleguy4 Jul 19 2013, 9:23pm says:

Nice speed model! Glad to see some nice things come together!

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