IllFonic, Inc., the renowned independent video game developer, has announced its collaboration with Teravision Games to publish and co-develop Killer Klowns from Outer Space: The Game. This exciting new project turns the 80’s movie cult classic into an asymmetrical multiplayer game, set to be available on Steam, PS5, and Xbox Series X|S.
A Fresh Take on Survival Horror
Killer Klowns from Outer Space: The Game offers a fresh and crazy take on the asymmetrical survival horror genre. Based on the iconic 80’s movie, this 3v7 multiplayer game revives the unique blend of horror and comedy that fans loved. Players can choose to team up as Killer Klowns to harvest humans or join forces as the citizens of Crescent Cove to save the world from an alien invasion.
Celebrating 35 Years of Killer Klowns From Outer Space
As the franchise celebrates its 35th anniversary, Killer Klowns From Outer Space continues to be a pop culture phenomenon. Robert Marick, Head of Consumer Products at MGM, expressed excitement about the collaboration with IllFonic, stating that the new game will surely excite both devotees of Killer Klowns and gamers in general.
“We’re thrilled to be collaborating with IllFonic to bring this new Killer Klowns game to fans. As the franchise celebrates its 35th anniversary, it continues to capture the imaginations of new fans and has staked its claim within the cultural zeitgeist. We are sure that devotees to Killer Klowns, as well as gamers in general, will be excited to immerse themselves in the franchise with the debut of the new game.”-Robert Marick, Head of Consumer Products at MGM-
Gameplay and Features
The game’s sprawling arena, Crescent Cove, offers various locations and tactical opportunities for both teams. The gameplay includes:
- Playing as Killer Klowns: Cooperate in a team of three, utilize unworldly abilities, hunt humans with zany weapons, and plan a successful alien invasion.
- Fighting as Citizens: Explore the city for valuable loot and weapons, avoid capture by Klowns, and survive the invasion.
The game also introduces a unique approach to hide-and-seek gameplay, customization & respawn systems, PvPvE, and dynamic objectives leading to multiple match results.
A Partnership Built on Passion
IllFonic’s CEO and Co-Founder, Charles Brungardt, shared his excitement about the project and the collaboration with Teravision Games.
“When we first started talking to Good Shepherd Entertainment and Teravision Games about this possibility we were very excited about the IP. Then we got to know the team at Teravision and knew we were going to make this happen. Everyone at Good Shepherd has made the handoff process of this project enjoyable, as there is a lot of behind the scenes business in order to make something like this possible.–Charles Brungardt, IllFonic’s CEO and Co-Founder –
And we are thrilled to help create another experience for the community that they can truly immerse themselves in. Imagining yourself in this universe is wild, it is why we love creating and publishing games for IPs we are fans of!”
Enrique Fuentes, CEO and Co-Founder of Teravision, also expressed confidence in the partnership, highlighting IllFonic’s extensive experience in the asymmetrical multiplayer genre.
“We are really excited about partnering with IllFonic for Killer Klowns from Outer Space: The Game. They have more experience than anyone in the industry in the asymmetrical multiplayer genre. The combined passions of Teravision Games and IllFonic will allow us to take the game to the next level and make us feel confident about the challenges of multiplayer at this scale.”-Enrique Fuentes, CEO and Co-Founder of Teravision–
Founded in 2007, IllFonic is an independent video game developer with studios in various locations. Their portfolio includes collaborations and titles such as Ghostbusters: Spirits Unleashed, Arcadegeddon, Predator: Hunting Grounds, and Friday the 13th: The Game.
Killer Klowns from Outer Space: The Game is set to bring a new and thrilling experience to fans of the original film and gamers alike. With a strong partnership between IllFonic and Teravision Games, the game promises to evolve the online horror formula in innovative ways.
About Killer Klowns From Outer Space: The Game
Release Date: 2023
Developer: Illfonic, Teravision Games
Publisher: Good Shepherd Entertainment
Platforms: PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows, Xbox Series X and Series S, Xbox One
Based on the 1980’s cult classic film of the same name, Killer Klowns from Outer Space: The Game is a multiplayer, asymmetrical (3 vs 7) horror game that pits three Klowns against seven Humans. Klowns win by capturing most – or all – of the Human citizens of Crescent Cove, while Humans win by either de-activating the Klown’s Big Top spaceship, escaping the map before time runs out, or keeping the majority of the townsfolk alive for the entire round.
Are you excited to step into the world of Killer Klowns from Outer Space: The Game? What are your expectations for this new asymmetrical multiplayer game? Will you be teaming up as a Killer Klown or fighting back as a citizen of Crescent Cove? Share your thoughts and prepare for a wild ride with us on social media!
Source: Good Shepherd Entertainment