The Joystiq Indie Pitch: Kaiju Combat

Indie developers are the starving artists of the video-game world, often brilliant and innovative, but also misunderstood, underfunded and more prone to writing free-form poetry on their LiveJournals. We believe they deserve a wider audience with the Joystiq Indie Pitch: This week, former Godzilla dev Simon Strange is back to bring some mega-monster pain to Kickstarter with Kaiju Combat.

The Joystiq Indie Pitch Kaiju Combat

What’s your game called and what’s it about?

The game is Kaiju Combat, an online multiplayer game with behemoths fighting in destructible city environments.

What inspired you to make Kaiju Combat?

Sunstone Games is almost entirely made up of ex-Pipeworks employees, who made the very popular Godzilla fighting games from 2002 – 2007. We get messages every few days asking about a sequel, so making a game like this has always been something we’ve considered. The rise of Kickstarter funding this year presented a real opportunity to get the game made on our own terms – that’s been the missing piece before now.

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