Patch Notes – 1.05

Enabled photo mode when sitting with the Rot. Increased maximum camera sensitivity.Fixed bug that locked player into the Spirit Mask mode.Fixed progression blocker after combat in Taro’s Tree region.Fixed progression blocker after receiving the Bow Ability.Fixed...

Meet James Beck, our Kena: Bridge of Spirits combat wizard

Meet James Beck, our Kena: Bridge of Spirits combat wizard

James is the brilliant mind behind those corrupted spirits in Kena and he’s been part of the Ember Lab team since 2014. James began working at Ember Lab as a 3D generalist on the Hisense CES convention display. It wasn’t long before he became our reliable go-to person...

Meet Tod Fennell, the Voice of Taro!

Meet Tod Fennell, the Voice of Taro!

Meet Tod Fennell, the voice of Taro! As a spirit corrupted by pain in his life, Taro needs Kena’s help to untangle his past to free him. Tod’s vulnerable performance and deeply personal approach to his role produces a truly heartfelt journey. Based in Montreal,...

Meet Alan Adelberg, the Voice of Rusu!

Meet Alan Adelberg, the Voice of Rusu!

Meet Alan Adelberg, the voice of Rusu the Huntsman! Rusu will guide you well on your quest as a Spirit Guide, teaching you some important skills and providing insight into the village! Alan lends his own wisdom and teaching experience to his character, striking the...

Meet Sam Cavallaro, the voice of Saiya in Kena: Bridge of Spirits!

Meet Sam Cavallaro, the voice of Saiya in Kena: Bridge of Spirits!

Meet Sam Cavallaro, the voice of Saiya! As one of the first characters you encounter on your adventure, Sam’s role is an important one. A big sister herself, Sam brings her own personal connections, loveable charm, and amazing professionalism to her role. Sam...

Meet Masashi Odate, the Voice of Toshi in Kena: Bridge of Spirits!

Meet Masashi Odate, the Voice of Toshi in Kena: Bridge of Spirits!

Masashi Odate lends his incredible voice to Toshi, one of the trapped spirits you will encounter on your journey with Kena. Masashi’s physical theatre and martial arts background bring a complex mix of power and balance to his role as Toshi. His vocal performance,...

Meet Dewa Ayu Dewi Larassanti, the voice of Kena!

Meet Dewa Ayu Dewi Larassanti, the voice of Kena!

Ayu was inspired by Kena’s hope, kindness, and desire “to help others, no matter how difficult.” Ayu brings her rich cultural heritage as a Balinese musician and dancer to our world! Kena is Ayu’s debut as a voice actor. Her mother, Emiko, a professional voice actor,...

Get to know Julian Vermeulen, our Lead Environment/Level Artist

Get to know Julian Vermeulen, our Lead Environment/Level Artist

If you adore the lush world of Kena: Bridge of Spirits, you will be thrilled to meet our Lead Environment/Level Artist, Julian Vermeulen. His attention to detail, love of epic landscapes, and sheer tenacity brought the world of Kena to life. Julian joined the...

Meet Hunter Schmidt, Ember Lab’s Animation Director!

Meet Hunter Schmidt, Ember Lab’s Animation Director!

Hunter Schmidt is the Director of Animation at Ember Lab. His story is pretty amazing and that’s why we asked him to participate as a model and independent auditor of the Fan Art T-shirt contest. Born and raised in Southern California, Hunter began his career at Ember...

Dust Released Online

Dust Released Online

After a successful festival run including awards at FilmQuest, Dragon Con, and HollyShorts, we have released Dust online. The response and positive reviews are amazing! The film is featured on Short of the Week, calling it, “Absolutely one of my favorite VFX...