Rex Rocket, the Mega Man meets Metroid action-platformer, reached the end of its Kickstarter over the weekend. Originally seeking just $6,000, a goal it met at the beginning of May, the funding drive closed at $10,987 this past Sunday. That put the project just shy of its $11,000 stretch goal, which the developer – now known as Castle Pixel – has decided to unlock anyway. The goal will put the game on Linux, and it will also allow backers at the $10 level or higher to contribute info that will be stored in nodes throughout the SS Montana, Rex Rocket's massive ship.

Rex Rocket is aiming for a January 2014 launch on PC. In addition to the Linux port, Castle Pixel is trying to release the game on as many platforms as possible, including Mac, Vita, 3DS, Wii U, Ouya, iOS and Xbox Live Indie Games. If you'd like to play it on Steam, you might consider giving it a thumbs up on Greenlight.

This article was originally published on Joystiq.

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