Get Your Claws on This Rock Paper Shotgun Interview with the Mind Behind Fight Crab

Rock Paper Shotgun’s Nate Crowley dove deep into solo developer Masafumi Onuki’s obsession with crabs as they talked about his title Fight Crab, the clashing crustacean combat arena brawler from publisher PLAYISM and developer Nussoft. Onuki describes how select FromSoftware titles inspired Fight Crab: In regards to Fight Crab, FromSoftware’s Dark Souls and Armored Core inspired the […]

IGN Gives 8 Out of 10 to Free-to-Play Fighting Game Fantasy Strike

IGN recently reviewed Fantasy Strike, the free-to-play fighting game from Super Street Fighter II Turbo HD Remix lead designer David Sirlin, available now on Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, and Steam for PC, Mac, and Linux with cross-platform online. Dubbing the title “one of the most daringly different fighting games of the last decade” where every character “feels like they have something unbelievably powerful […]

Tom’s Guide Praises Fantasy Strike for Accessibility, Online Features

Tom’s Guide praised Fantasy Strike, the accessible fighting game for everyone from beginners to fighting game pros from Sirlin Games, for its accessibility features, varied roster, smart online modes and robust training options. While describing the game, Michael Andronico said it “aims to lower the barrier of entry to the genre without sacrificing competitive depth, and succeeds with flying […]

Screen Rant Pats the Posterior of Brief Battles in Highly Rated Review

Writing for Screen Rant, Scott Baird awarded Brief Battles, a fast-paced, underwear-fueled platform fighter from Juicy Cupcake that’s easy to approach and rewarding to master, four stars out of five. With a focus on local multiplayer and empowering underwearriors with magical underpants, showdowns in Brief Battles are challenging and rewarding: Brief Battles is focused on offering couch […]

Brief Battles Developer Juicy Cupcake Explains What Makes a Great Fighting Game in The Washington Post

Andrew Freeth, co-founder of Juicy Cupcake, spoke to Harold Goldberg of The Washington Post about what makes a great fighting game. This comes ahead of the May 7th release of Brief Battles, a fast-paced, underwear-fueled platform fighter. Adding his feedback alongside a selection of other fighting game creators and competitors, Freeth talks about the balance between […]

Xbox Achievements Prepares for a Clash of Cabooses in Brief Battles

Dean Abdou of Xbox Achievements recently reported that Brief Battles, a fast-paced, underwear-fueled platform fighter from Juicy Cupcake that’s easy to approach and rewarding to master, will wage underwearfare on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC on May 7, 2019. Brief Battles challenges friends and foes alike to see whose britches are biggest in four-player butt-em-ups with […]

USgamer Goes Hands-On with Fantasy Strike at PAX South

During PAX South, USgamer’s Mike Williams had the chance to play Fantasy Strike, an accessible 2.5D fighting game from Sirlin Games. Mike enjoyed its simple controls, low barrier to entry and empowering combos: I found Fantasy Strike to be a damned good fighting game. After only a few minutes, I had everything down and was ready to get […]

Bleeding Cool Goes Hands-On with City of The Shroud at PAX EAST 2018

Bleeding Cool’s Gavin Sheehan went hands-on with City of the Shroud, the real-time tactical RPG and social experiment from Abyssal Arts, at PAX East last month. Gavin mentions that City of the Shroud has a “few new tricks” as a tactical RPG. After an explanation of the Combo Wheel, he points out the more humorous […]

PS4-PC Cross-Play Is Coming to Brawlhalla!

GameSpot reports that Brawlhalla, the epic free-to-play platform fighter from Blue Mammoth Games, is getting PS4-PC cross-play! It is currently in closed beta, but this functionality will go live once Brawlhalla launches. Those interested in jumping into the closed beta can do so by purchasing a Founder’s Pack for $20.00, which also includes access to […]