One wouldn’t imagine the frantic slicing action of Halfbrick Studios’ breakout mobile hit Fruit Ninja would translate well in the tabletop gaming space. Well surprise: In just under four hours, Lucky Duck Games has successfully raised $US10,500 ($13,481) to create not one but three different physical Fruit Ninja games.
It’s about time a game developer explored the complex relationship between members of the Ursidae family and pretentious art installations. And with a trailer narrated by The Stanley Parable‘s Kevan Brighting, no less!
Halfbrick are arguably Australia’s most successful development studio right now. By making the leap into the digital distribution domain, they’ve managed to make compelling, approachable video games for a broad market and are now reaping the rewards.