Kickstarter Campaign to Raise Funds to Produce the First Video Game Based on Football Match Fixing is Now Live

Game Changer – The Football Match Fixing Game is an iOS and Android game set in the shady world of soccer match fixing. The game is currently in development, and the developers have just launched a campaign on leading crowdfunding platform Kickstarter to raise funds for its completion.

May 4 th 2013 – Kickstarter has been used to fund a lot of innovative products, including a large number of video games. Independent developers Game Changer Games, based in Seattle, have just launched a campaign to raise the money they need to finish making the first ever game based on football match fixing.

Match fixing has been the topic of a lot of scandal in professional soccer around the world in recent years, and the team behind the game want to create a humorous but challenging game where the player takes on the role of a match fixer, trying to make money by fixing games and betting on the outcomes. It uses story elements based on real life investigations into match fixing, as well as offering strategic gameplay that results in a combination of a Football Manager type sport management simulator, a Mafia Wars style organized crime game, and an RPG.

The Kickstarter campaign aims to raise $75,000, which will fund full development and testing of the game. Backers are offered a number of unique rewards, including the opportunity to design their own characters who will appear in the game. The Kickstarter was launched on May 1 st and will run for one month at http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/17550196/game-changer-the-football-match-fixing-game.

Game Changer – The Football Match Fixing Game has received some coverage on some popular football blogs prior to the launch of the campaign, and the developers are working to promote their Kickstarter campaign, including offering exclusive quotes, interviews and comments to writers covering gaming, apps, football and crowdfunding stories. For more information, please contact info@gamechangergame.com and visit the official website at www.gamechangergame.com.

 


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