Kim Jong Un Video Recreation Spoof Strikes Ahead Regardless of Sony Hacking Threats

The creator of a satirical online game that depicts Kim Jong Un as a gun-toting, unicorn-driving hero has no plans to cancel his zany creation following a cyberattack and threats of violence towards Sony Footage that the FBI has attributed to North Korea. In reality, "Superb Chief!" creator Jeff Miller is now extra motivated than ever to complete his recreation.

Whereas North Korea forces have regularly been depicted because the adversary in video games, reminiscent of "Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon 2" and "Homefront," "Superb Chief!" forged the nation’s chief because the protagonist — with cameos from such people as Dennis Rodman and Kim Jong Il.

The retro-type, run-and-gun recreation comically places gamers within the footwear of an excellent-powered Kim Jong Un as he battles waves of American drones and troopers with weapons like a machine gun and bazooka. Miller is planning ranges set in such places because the streets of Pyongyang and atop Paektu Mountain. He is now planning one other on the Sony Footage backlot.

In response to the fallout from the cyberattack this week, Miller launched a crowdfunding marketing campaign Wednesday asking for $fifty five,000 by Jan. 15 to complete "Superb Chief!" He had initially deliberate to launch it earlier this yr. He’d raised about $three,500 from 151 backers as of mid-day Friday. "I ought to in all probability ask for extra funds now to beef up our cybersecurity," Miller stated. "We did not know issues have been going to get this bizarre."

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First revealed December 20 2014, eight:18 AM