Vlambeer, developer of games like "Nuclear Throne" and "Ridiculous Fishing" to shut down
Vlambeer developers yesterday, on their 10 year anniversary announced that they will be shutting down.
After giving players games like "Nuclear Throne" which boasts a 10/10 rating on Steam and "Ridiculous Fishing" a mobile video game that stands at 4/5 rating on the app store, the game development studio is shutting down.
Time to move on
Vlambeer was founded by "Jan Willem Nijman" and "Rami Ismail" in 2010 and it has proved be a staunch supplier of Indie games for players. Since 2010, they have provided countless hours of joy, exploration and fun among players.
In their 10 year anniversary tweet, they announced that they will be shutting down.
In their interview with Kotaku, one of the founders, Rami Ismail stated that the reason for shutting down was that they wanted to move on and explore other, greater ventures. Jan also added that although the move to shut down wasn't "planned", it felt felt "very natural".
One last game
Before parting though, Vlambeer has one more game coming out. Last year there was an announcement that they will be releasing another game.
In the follow-up tweet to the anniversary tweet, Vlambeer said that "ULTRABUGS" will be coming out soon. Besides that, there will be no new games from their Indie game studio.
Leaving behind a rich legacy in Indie games, Rami Ismail states that he is going to continue developing solo projects and also wants try to make the games industry more accessible and fair. As a parting gift and celebration of their anniversary, "Nuclear Throne" and "Luftrausers" are on sale on Steam right now.