nearly a year ago that filmmaker Sean S. Cunningham, a new “Friday the 13th.” – Announced game. Now the dream is coming true – thanks to Kickstarter.
Update (November 12, 2015)
Es is done: Eleven months after the first announcement is the idea of a new “Friday the 13th.” – Video game reality. On Kickstarter could filmmaker Sean S. Cunningham, in his capacity creators of the film series, together with developer Gun crack the planned 700,000-US-dollar mark – and the campaign for the game is still a few hours. With the title “Friday the 13th – The Game” is an asymmetrical multiplayer game. Seven players take it in the role of innocent students who spend the holidays at Crystal Lake, while a takes over the control of Jason Voorhees – the mad killer running camouflaged with a hockey mask around. Voorhees embarks on a hunt for his victims who desperately to survive fight. By joining forces, they have, according to developers, but the chance to slay the powerful attacker. The game is created based on the Unreal Engine 4 and appear for PC, PS4 and Xbox One. Here lay the developers who call themselves die-hard horror fans, great attention to detail and explicit depictions of violence. This latter turn out as authentically as possible, the team actor and makeup artist Tom Savini has brought on board. Stuntman and Mime Kane Hodder done motion capture: He’s got the killer already embodied in four of the twelve original movies. When the game appears, is still unclear.
Original message (12 January 2015)
Besides Freddy Krueger and Michael Myers of which always occurs with a hockey mask killer Jason Voorhees is one of the icons of the horror film. Twelve parts brought in 1980 launched the film series shown already. In the world of computer games on the other hand the brutal teen killer played a minor role so far. The first and only appearance on the screen gamblers had Jason 1989 at the Nintendo Entertainment System. That should change soon. A media report, according to a previously unnamed developer tinkers on a multiplayer game based on the horror film series. The title should appear in October 2015 for multiple platforms and let players assume both the role of survivors as well as in that of the crazed killer. Similar to the upcoming multiplayer Ballerei “Evolve” accepts a gambler control over the meuchelnden villain, while a Group Another player must cooperatively against him. Here, the title should rely not only on contents of the famous film series, but also address the currently produced TV series. According to Sean S. Cunningham, creator of the original film, the title will offer high replay value and at the same time deliver the horrors that await the fans of the series. Parallel to the game and the television series created by Jason Voorhees another film. According to Cunningham, it is therefore the perfect moment to re-examine the possibilities of the series also adopts an interactive approach. The responsible development studio wants to reveal in the coming weeks, it is an experienced team.