If you were alive, a gamer and a football fan in 1991, you've definitely heard of "Mutant League Football."
One of the most adored games of the Sega Genesis era, it was a cult classic that disappeared as fast as it appeared, in spite of a toy line, Saturday morning TV show and a sequel of sorts in "Mutant League Hockey."
Over 20 years later, "Mutant League Football" creator Michael Mandheim is ready to bring the game back, without the game's original publisher, Electronic Arts.
With his own development team, Mandheim is currently raising funds via Kickstarter and is already thinking of ways the game will work on modern consoles and platforms.
"We know we’re going to change the camera views; it’s a safe bet to say the entire visual presentation from the original game will be different," Mendheim said in an exclusive interview with Examiner. "We want to try and capture a television angle view, something in line with a Tecmo Bowl style point of view."
The game, if funded, would be released on the XBox Live Arcade and the iOS and while it would be the spiritual successor to the beloved series, would feature several other gameplay additions.
"We’d also like to add more weapons for sure and things called Enforcers," Mendheim said. "Mutants are big, mean, ugly SOBs so what do you do to keep them in line? You get bigger, meaner, even uglier brutes to monster the bejeesus out of them. And that's exactly what Enforcers are; They don't catch, they don't throw, they just go after the opposing teams stars like a wrecking ball in a glassware shop. I’m also thinking we’re probably going to need a penalty box for when things really get out hand. However in this league, there’s probably an electric chair in the penalty box. It’s gonna need to be big because of enforcers."
To learn more about the game, check out their Kickstarter page.