Retro game and film Kung Fury are on Steam




Both the game and the movie Kung Fury can be seen and downloaded via Steam. The creators spent with 17,000 backers more than $ 630,000 together through a Kickstarter campaign. The movie is free and the game costs just two euros.

The Swedish action comedy in which the martial arts and weapons of all kinds 80s-style viewer and player to fly the ears, is an homage to similar films from the next-to-last decade of the last century.

The story follows the policeman Kung Fury whose friend is killed by the dangerous Kung Fu Master and criminal of all time, Adolf Hitler, known as Kung Führer. Kung Fury decides to travel back in time to Nazi Germany to murder Hitler and the Nazi empire to ruin.

The Swedish filmmaker David Sandberg began his career as a director of commercials in 2013 to create a trailer, after which he started a Kickstarter campaign in 2013. The goal was to retrieve $ 200,000 for a short-line film of half an hour. Later, the target was revised to $ 1 million to make a film of full length, but that was not met. Ultimately, money used for post-production.

The project was primarily filmed with green screen was made ​​using a Canon EOS 5D and a Sony FS700 camera. Virtually the entire movie was filmed in Umeå in Sweden. To give a Miami feel, many digital effects are used. A few extra scenes and stunts were filmed in Stockholm.

The film debuted at the Cannes Film Festival in 2015 and arrived a day later online through Steam and YouTube. Also TV was inevitable: in Sweden SVT2 sent the film in America and El Rey Network.

The game Kung Fury: Street Rage is completely beat ’em up-style design and has low system requirements. It runs on Windows, Mac, Linux and steamos and costs 1.99 euros. There are free versions for iOS and Android .


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