WayForward to publish kaiju brawler Dawn of the Monsters


Coming stomping to current and next-gen platforms

WayForward Games has announced that it will be the publisher for Dawn of the Monsters, a brand new kaiju-fightin’ title from indie developer 13AM Games. The city-smasher is currently in development for a multitude of platforms, including PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X, Nintendo Switch, and PC.

“From the moment we laid eyes on Dawn of the Monsters, we knew it had the potential to be something special,” said WayForward CEO Voldi Way in a press statement. “13AM Games is a phenomenal developer that has been a great collaborative partner in the past, and we are very excited to help them bring this unique vision to life.”

13AM Games’ Alex Rushdy also spoke of his excitement with the new partnership. ” For many of us this partnership is a dream come true!” said Rushdy. “This is our biggest game to date and we’re really happy to have WayForward in our corner. Since they are traditionally a developer, they really understand all the process that goes into making a game, which has made the working relationship smooth and fruitful. We can’t wait to share our work on Dawn of the Monsters, we’re really pushing a bold, new, visceral vision of what a co-op 2D action game can be.”

Though 13AM Games is yet to debut any footage of the new game in action, you can check out the art style and overall vibe of Dawn of the Monsters over on the team’s official website. For fans of classic city-stompers such as Midway’s Rampage and SNK’s King of the Monsters, this new project looks set to scratch that destructive itch when it arrives in late-2021.