Remember Desert Strike? Kickstarter Campaign KILLSTORM Is Bringing Back Retro Isometric Chopper Combat

At the end of last week, British indie game developers Nice Touch Games announced a Kickstarter campaign to bring their new military action title KILLSTORM to PC/Mac and mobile gaming devices.

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Inspired by the isometric helicopter shooters of the 1990’s (think Desert Strike, Jungle Strike and Urban Strike) the retro action of KILLSTORM sees players take the seat of a lethally-armed, highly agile attack helicopter to strike against enemies in a re-imagining of a 16-bit classic. Missions will be many and varied with time of day changes and multiple environments allowing for desert, forest and ocean strike targets.

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Nice Touch Games was started in 2011 by veteran AAA developers, Richard Bunn and David Green, who have worked on titles like Black, Burnout and 8 Days at some of the biggest companies in the industry including EA, Criterion and Sony Computer Entertainment.

The team chose Kickstarter because they want to build and engage a community of fans that will help shape KILLSTORM. Knowing how passionate many gamers are about retro titles, opening up the development process is an important factor in creating a high caliber video game that people want to play.

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The Kickstarter campaign began on March 28th and will run for 30 days with the hopes of hitting a £10,000 goal. Reward tiers include a download of the game, early Beta access and exclusive Kickstarter backer-only content.

If you want to sample what KILLSTORM has to offer, you can even play a demo of the game on the Kickstarter page. You can also see what the gaming community are saying about the game on Steam Greenlight: http://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=244064924

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