Posts Tagged ‘Good Hustle’

Monster Smash: Beast Boxing Turbo Demo

By Adam Smith on November 8th, 2012.

Jim correctly identified Beast Boxing Turbo as A Good Thing when he saw the trailer a few weeks ago. Here’s the plot: lady disguises herself as a monster so that she can enter a tournament in which beasts ferociously pummel one another. Developers Good Hustle have released a demo and since my mouse and keyboard aren’t generally used to steer fists around first-person boxing games, I appreciate the chance to test out the controls. I used keys to move and block while the mouse buttons were my fist pistons. It works well and gamepads are also supported. The demo is time-limited – fifteen minutes – so the equipment and skill development doesn’t get a look in, but it’s pleasantly unhinged, like a friendlier Zeno Clash.

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Today’s Beast Game Idea: Beast Boxing Turbo

By Jim Rossignol on September 27th, 2012.


I’ve always said that the PC needs more first-person boxing games, and so I must extend my gratitude to Good Hustle, developers Beast Boxing Turbo. It’s not hard to guess where they take the game: you box lizards, you box trolls, you box skeletons, you box demons – all in a lovely hand-drawn art style. It’s just about beasts getting a thump up the bracket, basically. And they look good while they’re doing it. I am not sure how “turbo” relates to it, but I am guessing it’s one of those suffixes that are automatically added to games dependent on genre, without any real reason.

Anyway, you’re probably definitely going to want to see skeletons get punched with bright-red boxing gloves, so there’s a video below for that. The game will be released “soon”.
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