On June sixth we launched our first “Gate Zero” Kickstarter marketing campaign, reaching 100% of our funding goal inside the first 79 hours.

We are actually hoping to hit our stretch objectives which can allow us to make the sport accessible on Xbox and PlayStation consoles, amongst different issues.

In an period wherein expertise and gaming form younger minds, “Gate Zero” offers a bridge between the digital age and the timeless occasions of the Bible. The sport marries cutting-edge expertise with in-depth historic analysis that immerse gamers on the planet of first-century Israel and permits them to work together with well-known Gospel characters.

“Gate Zero” is a story-rich Bible exploration online game that takes you again in time to discover the fascinating historic world of 1st century Israel and achieve a deeper understanding of Jesus’ phrases.

Think about being transported again in time, so you’re standing within the temple when Jesus flips the tables. Visualize serving to a younger household seek for their son in Jerusalem, or standing among the many crowd as they argue over the destiny of the Messiah.

“Gate Zero” brings these occasions to life. As a participant, you assume the function of an adolescent from the dystopian world of 2072, who travels again in time to uncover the mysteries of your late grandmother’s pearl.

What awaits is a vibrant, dwelling world teetering on the point of upheaval.

Our motivation for creating “Gate Zero” is to take you to the very supply of those transformational occasions, so you’ll be able to expertise Jesus’ message by way of a medium that’s modern and interesting. In our ever-shifting, changeable world, you journey again 2000 years to profit from Jesus’ timeless knowledge.

For the previous three years, our crew of passionate builders (who beforehand contributed to video games akin to “Assassin’s Creed” and “Battlefield”) have been busy creating a prototype that has already been examined by hundreds of younger folks.

We interviewed dozens of youth ministry employees and gaming fans, earlier than constructing our prototype model utilizing Unreal Engine 5 – one of many newest and most superior gaming engines accessible.

This isn’t nearly expertise.

Now we have nice respect for historic and biblical accuracy. That’s the reason we spent numerous hours researching, learning, and consulting with theologians and historians to make sure we faithfully symbolize the context and core message of the Bible.

“Gate Zero” has already made waves within the Christian group, attracting consideration from the Christian Broadcasting Community (CBN), which broadcast a function on the “700 Club” Interactive on June 6.

Our social media platforms have additionally been flooded with feedback from a various Christian viewers who acknowledge the potential of “Gate Zero,” not solely as an academic instrument, but additionally as a method of strengthening religion by way of its interactive storytelling. And content material creators and gaming ministries are saying issues like this:

“Gate Zero draws inspiration from the timeless stories of the Bible and weaves together faith, mystery, and revelation into an enthralling narrative.” – Love Thy Nerd

The gaming medium is highly effective; it captures creativeness and fosters understanding in methods conventional strategies may not. “Gate Zero” absolutely makes use of these advantages, weaving religion, historic occasions and interactive exploration right into a narrative that resonates with younger minds.

We imagine many younger folks wish to get to know who Jesus actually is, however studying the Bible is difficult. By taking part in our recreation, they’re immersed in these historic occasions in a means which highlights simply how relevant Jesus’ message is to their very own private lives.

Consequently, it’s going to then be simpler to choose up the Bible. Our dream is to narrate the occasions of Jesus’ life by way of 4 recreation releases. We invite you to be part of this journey, to share the challenge along with your family and friends, and to take part in an journey that helps bridge the gap between previous and current in essentially the most groundbreaking means.

Please assist our imaginative and prescient and again our challenge on Kickstarter. (Editor’s Observe: Hyperlink is lively)

Arve Solli is the Producer and Sport Designer of Gate Zero.