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SNK devs go indie with new fighter Yatagarasu AoC

Jun 27 // Kyle MacGregor    @DtoidKyle

Former King of Fighters devs and Nyu Media launch Indiegogo campaign

A trio of former King of Fighters developers have left SNK for greener pastures, going indie with a fighting game of their own called Yatagarasu Attack on Cataclysm. Developed over the course of six years on spare time and limited funds, the title is described as a "labor of love" that takes inspiration from the likes of Street Fighter III: Third Strike and BlazBlue.

The team has partnered with doujinsoft publisher Nyu Media to localize and promote the title in the final throes of development. Short on resources, the developers have launched an Indiegogo campaign, seeking to raise $68,000. Yatagarasu Attack on Cataclysm is planned for a worldwide release in February 2014 for Windows PC. A Japan-only arcade version is also in the works.

Yatagarasu Attack on Cataclysm [Indiegogo]


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destructoid's previous coverage:
Yatagarasu Attack on Cataclysm


  Feb 09

Yatagarasu AoC hits Japanese arcades this week

The PC version will come out whenever it comes out


  Aug 21

Yatagarasu Attack on Cataclysm delayed until fall

Alpha invites go out to qualifying backers today


  Jun 13

Yatagarasu AoC, Sacred Tears True greenlit for Steam

Doujinsoft fighter and JRPG launching later this summer


  Feb 27

Yatagarasu Attack on Cataclysm delayed until summer

Indie fighter pushed back due to a variety of difficulties


  Feb 15

Japan's indies unlikely to embrace crowdfunding, says dev

'Lack of money isnít an issue for most doujin circles, itís lack of time'


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