Gamescom, Cologne, Germany – August 22, 2023 – IllFonic, Inc. is excited to introduce its latest venture, taking the gaming world by storm. The renowned development team now proudly assumes the role of publisher for the highly anticipated title, Killer Klowns from Outer Space: The Game. This collaboration with Teravision Games marks the dawn of a new era in asymmetrical survival horror gaming. Fans can anticipate an unforgettable experience on Steam, PS5, and Xbox Series X|S.
Killer Klowns from Outer Space: The Game reimagines asymmetrical survival horror, infusing it with an unprecedented blend of madness and excitement. Drawing inspiration from the iconic 80’s film, this 3v7 multiplayer sensation resurrects the distinctive fusion of horror and humor that fans adore. As the battle rages between Killer Klowns and Crescent Cove’s intrepid citizens, players must unite to either harvest humans or thwart an alien invasion. Unveiled at Gamescom 2022, the game instantaneously ignited global excitement and intrigue.
CEO and Co-Founder of IllFonic, Charles Brungardt, can hardly contain his enthusiasm, stating, “Our initial discussions with Good Shepherd Entertainment and Teravision Games filled us with excitement for this unique IP. Upon getting acquainted with the Teravision team, we became certain that this collaboration was destined. Good Shepherd’s seamless transition of this project has been a pleasure, despite the intricate business processes that underpin such endeavors.” Brungardt adds, “We are elated to contribute to a new immersive community experience. The sheer audacity of stepping into this universe is exhilarating; it fuels our passion for crafting and publishing games we ourselves are fans of!”
Robert Marick, Head of Consumer Products at MGM, chimes in, “Our collaboration with IllFonic to bring this new Killer Klowns game to life fills us with delight. As the franchise commemorates its 35th anniversary, it continues to captivate both new and existing fans, leaving an indelible mark on the cultural landscape. We are confident that loyal enthusiasts of Killer Klowns and gamers in general will relish the opportunity to immerse themselves in the franchise through this groundbreaking game.”
As Killer Klowns celebrates its 35th anniversary, it solidifies its position as a pop culture phenomenon, boasting a diverse range of licensed products including costumes, apparel, accessories, interactive experiences, and more. MGM’s expansion of the franchise into new domains further cements its influence.
The sprawling arena of Crescent Cove provides the backdrop for the extraordinary clashes between Klowns and humans. Showcasing diverse locales and tactical possibilities for both factions, Killer Klowns from Outer Space: The Game pioneers a distinctive approach to hide-and-seek gameplay, offering customization and respawn systems, PvPvE dynamics, and fluid objectives that lead to a myriad of match outcomes. This title revolutionizes the online horror genre.
- Embrace the role of iconic Killer Klowns, collaborating in a trio to employ supernatural abilities, hunt humans with whimsical weaponry, and mastermind a successful alien invasion to reap the population of Crescent Cove.
- Rally as a courageous septet of Crescent Cove’s inhabitants, scour the urban landscape for valuable resources and armaments, evade Klown capture, and strive to outlive the alien onslaught.
Enrique Fuentes, CEO and Co-Founder of Teravision, lauds IllFonic’s publishing involvement, declaring, “Our partnership with IllFonic for Killer Klowns from Outer Space: The Game fills us with anticipation. Their unparalleled expertise in the asymmetrical multiplayer domain positions them as leaders in the field. The combined zeal of Teravision Games and IllFonic propels us toward new horizons, instilling confidence in tackling multiplayer challenges on this scale.”
IllFonic and Teravision will be present at Gamescom this week, offering media outlets the inaugural opportunity to experience Killer Klowns from Outer Space: The Game firsthand. To secure a media hands-on session at Gamescom, please liaise with your designated IllFonic public relations contact.
Note: An online multiplayer gameplay experience necessitates an internet connection.