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Earlier today, Active Gaming Media launched a new Kickstarter for a digital collectible card game. The game, titled Astro Boy: Edge of Time, will be based on the works of Osamu Tezuka, and overseen by Macoto Tezka.

The game will feature cards with Tezuka’s characters, which have been redesigned by modern artists. Confirmed contributors include:

  • Hiroya Oku (Gantz)
  • NekoshowguN (Lollipop Chainsaw)
  • Satoshi Yoshioka
  • Hiroshi Matsuyama (CyberConnect2 President)
  • Hiroaki
  • Seiichirow Hosokawa (.hack//G.U. Trilogy)
  • Suda 51 (Gōichi Suda, CEO of Grasshopper Manufacture, director of Killer 7 and No More Heroes)
  • Sina Faroughi
  • Juan Fandiño Martín
  • Chu Yi-Cheng

Active Gaming Media released three sample card, which Magma, Saburota, and Dr. Ochanomizu. You can check these out below:

Akira Yamaoka (Silent Hill) and electronic dance music pioneer Giovanni Giorgio Moroder will score the title’s soundtrack.

Active Gaming Media hopes to raise $50,000 by September 21. As of press time, the campaign has raised $2,800 across 60 backers, with an average contribution of $46.67 per contributor.

Astro Boy Edge of Time Screenshot 001 - 20160823

The title will include single-player and online multiplayer modes. A demo is currently available via the Kickstarter page. Reward tiers include:

  • $10: Beta Access, Kickstarter Exclusive Badge & Card, Basic Card Pack
  • $25: Beta Access, Kickstarter Exclusive Badge & Card, Basic Card Pack (x5), Premium Card Pack, 250 units of in-game currency
  • $50: Beta Access, Kickstarter Exclusive Badge & Card, Basic Card Pack (x8), Premium Card Pack (x3), 500 units of in-game currency, Appearance in Credits, Soundtrack Download, Exclusive Battleground Background
  • $75: Beta Access, Kickstarter Exclusive Badge & Card, Basic Card Pack (x15), Premium Card Pack (x7), 1000 units of in-game currency, Appearance in Credits, Soundtrack Download, Exclusive Battleground Background, Digital Artbook, Poster
  • $100: Beta Access, Kickstarter Exclusive Badge & Card (x2), Basic Card Pack (x20), Premium Card Pack (x10), “Hacker Pack”, 1500 units of in-game currency, Appearance in Credits, Soundtrack Download, Exclusive Battleground Background, Digital Artbook, Poster, Astro Boy: Edge of Time T-Shirt
  • $125: Alpha Access, Beta Access, Kickstarter Exclusive Badge & Card (x3), Basic Card Pack (x40), Premium Card Pack (x15), “Hacker Pack” (x5), Pro Tournament Pass, 2500 units of in-game currency, Appearance in Credits, Soundtrack Download, Exclusive Battleground Background (x2), Digital Artbook
  • $200: All rewards at $100 tier (x2), plus Alpha Access
  • $250: Alpha Access, Beta Access, Kickstarter Exclusive Badge & Card (x3), Basic Card Pack (x25), Premium Card Pack (x12), “Hacker Pack”, Pro Tournament Pass, 2000 units of in-game currency, Appearance in Credits, Soundtrack Download, Exclusive Battleground Background (x2), Digital Artbook, Poster, Physical Artbook & Soundtrack, Astro Boy: Edge of Time T-Shirt
  • $500: Alpha Access, Beta Access, Kickstarter Exclusive Badge & Card (x3), Basic Card Pack (x40), Premium Card Pack (x15), “Hacker Pack” (x5), Pro Tournament Pass (x2), 2500 units of in-game currency, Appearance in Credits, Soundtrack Download, Exclusive Battleground Background (x2), Digital Artbook, Poster, Physical Artbook & Soundtrack, Astro Boy: Edge of Time T-Shirt, Design an Artifact/Avatar Animation
  • $1,000: Alpha Access, Beta Access, Kickstarter Exclusive Badge & Card (x3), Basic Card Pack (x50), Premium Card Pack (x25), “Hacker Pack” (x10), Pro Tournament Pass, 5000 units of in-game currency, Appearance in Credits, Soundtrack Download, Exclusive Battleground Background (x2), Digital Artbook, Poster, Physical Artbook & Soundtrack, Astro Boy: Edge of Time T-Shirt, Design an Artifact/Avatar Animation, Deisgn an Achievement & Boss Attack, Every Uncommon Card, Every Common Card
  • $2,500: All Rewards at $1,000 tier, plus Backer Likeness In Game, and an extra set of Rare & Uncommon Cards
  • $5,000: All Rewards At $1,000 tier, plus Backer Likeness In Game, three additional sets of Rare & Uncommon Cards, Every Rare Card, Every Super Rare Card, Every Promo Card, Every Battleground Background, Every Card Sleeve Art, and an invite to the launch party
  • $7,500: All Rewards at $5,000 tier, plus 3 additional sets of Rare, Super Rare, and Promo cards, the “Greatest Robot Badge”, and an Executive Producer credit.

Source: Kickstarter