Pre-Order Splice Now!

Two juicy pieces of Cipher Prime news today!

Pre-order Splice on Steam today! Find it here!


Splice is the newest Cipher Prime title! It’s a game of exploration and experimentation where you solve puzzles by arranging cells into certain shapes. Your task is to discover how different cells react to each other as you move them around. It’s quite a challenge and we promise that you probably haven’t played anything quite like it!

We’re also really happy to say that Splice was the winner of Intel’s 2011 Level Up contest in the Best Puzzle Game category! We’re also really proud of our baby for being our best looking game yet.Splice_Intel_Level_Up_2011

For the current release Splice is available on Steam for PC and Mac. If you pre-order you’ll get the game and a copy of the soundtrack for free! The soundtrack has seven songs, one from each of the first seven sequences in the game. A PC demo is also available on Steam (we’re working with Steam to put up the Mac demo).

Click here to listen to the first single from Splice, “Cassiel”. You can download it for free!

Auditorium Duet Update

Now that Splice development is winding down, we’re almost ready to swing full gear into Duet. We know we’ve been a little quiet on the update front, and we’re sorry for that, but you’ll be hearing more from us soon about Duet.

We’re going to start by getting all the Kickstarter backer prizes squared away, and then we’ll have some technology updates through our Dev Notes. We’ve got a handful of new interns ready to help out, and we’re excited about our next steps as a company, and with Duet’s potential for showing off our studio’s progress!

As we’ve mentioned before, we expect Duet to take anywhere from six months to a year of development time once we get underway, even with our crew of four (plus interns). A lot of the big uncertainties dev-wise will be the multiplayer and music generation aspects of the game, which we want to get just right!

So stay tuned, and in the meantime be sure to check out Splice!


10 replies
    • Summer says:

      May 28, 2011 at 11:46 amI just ordered another piece. Becoming a space rock junkie! Har.And I am loving the seat covers. They make me happy all over again every time I see them. I still haven’t put my &#s8;02Goddes2” tag on the front of it yet, but that’s next… Reply

  1. Kandralla says:

    Steam won’t let me download the demo for Splice. I don’t know if that is the same problem killercow is having or if the demo was pulled because of other problems and the Steam client is just handling that poorly by displaying a nonworking button to install the demo. I contacted Steam support but if you guys are unaware of a problem it’s possible people can’t actually get the demo for Splice.

  2. Zim the Fox says:

    Kandrella, Killercow, I’ve been having the same problem and last night I messaged Cipher Prime about it.

    They have not answered but I tried downloading the demo right now and it worked~

  3. andrei
    andrei says:


    Sorry for the lack of response re: the demo not working! Last week was pretty crazy, with the final stretch development and the back and forth with Steam trying to make sure everything was working properly, definitely glad it all got sorted out!

    And we’re glad you enjoyed the demo (and hopefully the game too!).


    We are absolutely considering an iPad version. We just have to figure out how much of the game we need to strip out to get it to run properly and still stay true to the original!


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