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Allison Road Kickstarter Cancelled, Game Picked Up by Publisher Team17

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Allison Road developer Lilith Ltd. has announced they’re canceling the Kickstarter campaign for their Silent Hills-inspired horror game.

“We have decided to withdraw the Kickstarter campaign to allow us to commit 100% to an opportunity that will give us the chance as a team to create the best game possible,” wrote the developer on their Kickstarter blog.

At the time of writing, the studio had amassed £145,959 of their £250,000 funding goal, and they had some time remaining in their campaign. This new opportunity they mentioned is one in the form of Team17, the Worms developer, picking the game up as publisher.

“Working with Team17 will give us the chance to make our game unhindered creatively, but at the same time will give us the resources, support and experience that only a 25 year old studio can give,” said Lilith Ltd. in their update.

If you backed the game and were expecting rewards exclusive to the Kickstarter, Lilith said they’re looking into “ways outside of Kickstarter” that will allow people to be involved, “at a later date.”

What do you guys think? Is this more evidence of another Kickstarter being a proof of concept for publishers to considering picking the game up?

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Brandon Orselli

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