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Mercenary Kings turns to Kickstarter

Scott Pilgrim game makers turn to Kickstarter

Mercenary Kings
Mercenary Kings

The developers of Mercenary Kings have put their game on Kickstarter to raise funds for more resources and a longer production cycle.

The developers of Mercenary Kings have put their game on Kickstarter to raise funds for more resources and a longer production cycle.

Polygon spoke to Tribute Games back in June when they first announced Mercenary Kings. The team of developers had worked on the much-loved Scott Pilgrim vs. The World video game as well as Wizorb.

They are now hoping to raise funds to devote more resources to Mercenacry Kings, a 2D action game with platforming elements and a crafting system.

Tribute Games wrote on their Kickstarter page: "Our previous game, Wizorb was a success for a new independent game company like us, but it was a relatively small production and even though the revenues earned from it are good enough to allow us to fund another small production, they would not suffice to fund a more ambitious project.

"This time, with Mercenary Kings, we want to bring our craft to the next level and develop a game to the full extent of our ability. In order to achieve that, we need a budget that will allow us more resources and a slightly longer production cycle.

"A solution could be to obtain funding from a publisher, but these kind of deals are hard to find and can be restrictive on the creative side. This is why Kickstarter seems like the ideal option for us. It would allow us to fully realize our vision while being able to get feedback from people who support us."

Mercenary Kings has a Kickstarter funding goal of $75,000 with 29 days to go. The project has received $15,506 from 461 backers at the time of writing.