Akaneiro: Demon Hunters reaches Kickstarter goal

American McGee’s free-to-play action RPG gains the support of fans

February 5, 2013
Akaneiro header

American McGee’s next project, Akaneiro: Demon Hunters, has hit its Kickstarter goal of $200,000.

Akaneiro is a free-to-play action-RPG that casts Little Red Riding Hood and her buddies as demon hunters pledged to the professional demon hunting Order of Akane, who must hunt all the demons in a local village.

The Kickstarter campaign racked up over 2,600 backers, and managed to squeeze in another $4,000 past the goal.

The next step on developer Spicy Horse’s side is the delivery of campaign rewards, such as virtual items, like Karma.

“The development team will begin work on their planning and we’ll post info about delivery dates ASAP,” said American McGee on the Kickstarter page.

When MyGaming asked American McGee what the Kickstarter initiative was focusing on, McGee said that it was to “accelerate delivery of key features and platforms – like adding co-op multiplayer or bringing the game to Linux.”

McGee also said that the success of the Kickstarter campaign now allows for “the core development team [to be] focused on Akaneiro longer while they work to deliver the new platforms, devices and features outlined in the campaign.”

A beta of Akaneiro: Demon Hunters is currently free to play on the Spicy Horse website, with the game set to arrive on Steam after being Greenlit by the community.

Source: Kickstarter

More gaming news related  to American McGee

American McGee’s next game takes Little Red Riding Hood to Japan

Alice: Madness Returns review (PS3)

Alice: Madness Returns might be American McGee’s “last retail box product”

Tags: Akaneiro, akaneiro demon hunters, akaneiro interview, American McGee, greenlight, Kickstarter, mygaming interview, Spicy Horse, Spicy Horse games, steam greenlight

Shutterstock is the image partner of MyGaming – technology images can be found here

Poll

Is gaming better than sex?

View Results

Loading ... Loading ...

Latest News

Best broadband suburbs in South Africa

Broadband Cables

Looking for a new digs and want a fast, low-latency Internet connection?

Microsoft to reduce lag by predicting your gameplay

Microsoft header news

Microsoft is aiming to reduce lag through cloud gaming

Oculus Rift + Roller Coaster = Epic Ride

roller-coaster

The power of virtual reality combined with a real-world roller coaster gives you the best winged demon-horse carriage ride in existence

Xbox Games with Gold for September 2014

Microsoft Games with Gold header news

Xbox gamers, here are your free Games with Gold for the coming month

X

Newsletter Subscription

Name
Email *
Enter the following to confirm your subscription *
Captcha image


Free MyGaming Newsletter:
Subscribe
X
bool(true)