After many rumors and a little bit of teasing, The Fantastic 101: Remastered hit Kickstarter right now. Initially launched as a Nintendo Wii U unique in 2013, the sport acquired reception each critically and commercially was combined at finest, significantly when in comparison with Platinum’s different video games on the time. Regardless of this, Platinum appears to consider in The Fantastic 101 and is in search of a do-over. To get the chance, it’s in search of $50,010 on Kickstarter to assist remaster the sport for the Nintendo Swap, a aim they already smashed via by the point I completed writing this text. True story.
Nonetheless, that’s just for the Nintendo Swap port of the sport. Two stretch targets for the challenge have additionally been revealed. The primary is for a PC port at $250,000, whereas the second is a PlayStation four port at $500,000. This could be the primary time The Fantastic 101 got here to a non-Nintendo console, a very spectacular feat contemplating that the sport was initially printed by Nintendo in 2013. Additional stretch targets are blocked out, however the Kickstarter marketing campaign does point out “DLC unlocked by way of stretch targets” so we’ve an concept of what to anticipate because the marketing campaign earns further funding.
If you wish to again the challenge, there are some fairly good rewards for doing so. After all, you’ll get a digital or bodily copy of the sport (offered you meet the tier degree that features a copy). Different rewards embrace issues like sticker packs, the soundtrack, artwork books, and extra. In what’s genuinely hilarious, one backer reward is to obtain a tweet from the notorious developer and Twitter-blocker Hideki Kamiya, who will ship you a tweet after which promptly block you from his Twitter account.
Whereas The Fantastic 101: Remastered is actually inflicting some pleasure, Platinum has loads of different initiatives within the works. Its upcoming motion recreation Babylon’s Fall remains to be being labored on, set to return out someday this 12 months. Platinum can also be seeking to start self-publishing some smaller titles, letting them do what they need. It seems that The Fantastic 101: Remastered shall be their first self-published title.