|Independent game studio Vlambeer (Ridiculous Fishing, Nuclear Throne) and patriotic publisher Devolver Digital have announced that the much-anticipated realistic aerial dogfighting simulator LUFTRAUSERS will launch on PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, PC, Mac, and Linux via Steam and Humble on the 18th of March.“OH DEAR GOD FINALLY YES,” said Rami Ismail, 50% of developer Vlambeer.Potential recruits and amateur rauser pilots can visit LUFTRAUSERS.com to learn more about the war effort, train on the original LUFTRAUSER web game, and pre-order LUFTRAUSERS on Steam and Humble for 10% off the $9.99 price.
The most patriotic of citizens and tycoons of industry that wish to help with the recruitment effort on a more grandiose level can invest in the $749.99 LUFTRAUSERS Air Raid Pack that yields 1 DRM-free download of the game and 100 giftable Steam keys. Purchasers of this special bundle of aerial firepower are encouraged to recruit new rauser pilots from their ranks of friends and aid in the war effort by any means necessary.
“I honestly thought LUFTRAUSERS released back in 2012,” said Devolver Digital CFO Fork Parker when reached for comment. “Ironically, I spent what I thought was LUFTRAUSERS royalties on a private jet.”
News reports and details from the front can be found via Twittergraph via @Vlambeer and @DevolverDigital.