November 12, 2013 in Gaming (E)
[prMac.com] Asheville, North Carolina - Pixeljam Games, makers of Indiecade nominee Potatoman Seeks the Troof and IGF Finalist Gamma Bros, has announced plans to develop the sequel to their hugely popular web game Dino Run, using Kickstarter as a means to raise funds for the project.
Hidden deep within underground sanctuaries, a large number of dinosaurs are able to survive and flourish throughout the ages. However, new threats of doom require those dinos and their future generations to also run for survival and find new homes in which to take refuge. Choose your dino, put on your running shoes and your favorite hat, and escape extinction!
Dino Run 2 is the long-awaited sequel to the prehistoric platformer that millions of gamers still enjoy today. It's the "next generation" version that Pixeljam has been slowly and carefully forming in their minds and hearts. After six years, the egg is fully gestated and ready to hatch... step back and get ready to run for your life!
* An variety of playable and lovingly handcrafted pixel art dinosaurs with customizable features (hats, colors, skin patterns, sweaters, etc)
* Realtime multiplayer racing across multiple platforms
* Full single-player campaign
* Procedurally generated terrain that spans multiple eras (Cretaceous, Paleolithic, Modern day)
* 2D dino-physics and rube-goldberg-style emergent gameplay
The game will be available on Mac, PC, Linux, and Ouya, with and eventual iOS version after initial release. The campaign runs until 10:00 PM EST on December 5th and offers various rewards for backers, including opportunities to get your likeness eaten by dinosaurs in the game and 3D-printed dino eggs.
Located in Seattle, Washington, Pixeljam Games is an independent games development team that specializes in unique and retro styled arcade games for the good people of earth. Pixeljam makes low resolution entertainment for high resolution people. The company has been exploring the endless possibilities of the all mighty pixel since 2006. Copyright (C) 2006-2013 Pixeljam Games. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone, iPod and iPad are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries.