Author: redhookjohn

Feb
07

Radiant Update Public Beta

Build #17314 –  RADIANT UPDATE Overview: This update was built around two major pillars: Radiant Mode: Radiant Mode is a version of the game that is intended to take less time overall to complete than normal (“Darkest”) mode. The mode is […]

Feb
03

Radiant Update – Community Survey and the Swine Skiver

It’s February! The Radiant Update is shaping up quite nicely and it’s time to introduce the final champion monster: The Swine Skiver The porcine horrors of the Warrens delight in the manic cruelty of the hunt. There is no finer […]

Feb
03

Radiant Update – The Hateful Virago

The Hateful Virago is the new champion monster that will appear in the Weald. You might have seen her on our Facebook and Twitter, but today we wanted to make sure she will be seen by all those who come […]

Jan
27

Radiant Update – The Squiffy Ghast

In our previous post on the Radiant Update we introduced the Bone Bearer, a new champion level monster waiting to be found in the ruins. We are continuing the introductions today with the the new champion monster that is coming […]

Jan
19

Darkest Dungeon – Year One

Darkest Dungeon released exactly one year ago today! Thanks to your support (which of course means a willingness to throw innocent heroes into harms way over and over and over again), the game has captivated over 1 million players on […]

Jan
13

Radiant Mode Dev Update

The light, the promise of safety! – The Ancestor Last month we announced our plans for Radiant Mode in our “Hamlet for the Holidays” update. Radiant Mode is a new game mode designed to help reduce the overall time needed […]

Dec
20

Hamlet for the Holidays

Where there is no imagination there is no horror. –Arthur Conan Doyle New PC/Mac/Linux update is live! The main purpose of this update was to merge back all the development done during the porting process to PS4. This should bring […]

Nov
25

Darkest Dungeon Update PS4 1.06 & VITA 1.05

We’ve been working on getting a patch together for our PlayStation players that will contain all the outstanding issues since our release in September. This patch will roll out next week, but we wanted to share the change list with […]

Nov
14

Another Life Joins the Red Hook Studio Ranks!

Red Hook is pleased to announce the hiring of Dana Fortier (@BigHotSneeze) as a senior game designer. Dana brings over a decade of experience in game design, including years of working alongside some of the other Red Hook staff in […]

Nov
03

1 Million Copies and the Road Ahead

With the recent launch on PlayStation 4 and PS Vita, Darkest Dungeon has now sold more than one million copies. We remember reading this article from Yacht Club Games, makers of the amazing Shovel Knight and appreciated their transparency about […]