Ziggurat Interactive has been vigilant in reviving classic game series and bringing them back to modern day distribution platforms so gamers fond of the yesteryears or gamers in need of a good education of the yesteryears can get their hands on some of the classics that helped define an era. One series that they managed to pick up the rights for is the old-school RTS franchise Krush Kill ‘N Destroy, which are now available on Steam for current-day gaming rigs.
Botrh Krush Kill ‘N Destroy Extreme and Krush Kill ‘N Destroy 2: Krossfire have been made available over on the Steam store for $6.99 each. During the launch week you can grab both games for 33% off the normal price for only $4.68 each.
The first game features all of the content from the original Krush, Kill ‘n’ Destroy but with added enhancements and 50 “Xtreme” missions.
The original Krush Kill ‘N Destroy: Extreme features 50 different units to command across the campaign mode, as well as a non-functioning multiplayer component.
The sequel sports three playable factions and 51 different missions as you gather and build various land, air and sea units in order to crush, kill, and destroy the opposition.
It’s a shame that the multiplayer modes for both games don’t actually work, but if either game supported LAN then I’m sure you could jerry-rig together some support through Hamachi or GameRanger.
Hopefully Ziggurat can find a way to get a basic client-host component working for these old games, because that would really ramp up the purchasing appeal.
Alternatively you can grab the original Krush, Kill ‘N Destroy games over on GOG.com, where they’ve been available since around 2012. However, GOG.com isn’t innocent of the identity politics either, but they certainly haven’t stooped as low as Valve.
(Thanks for the news tip Guardian EvaUnit02)