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Fantasy Strike

5 months ago

Fantasy Strike goes free-to-play with two new fighters

It shouldn't cost money to beat up strangers. At least, so reckons Fantasy Strike, a stripped back fighting game from the folks at Sirlin Games, ditched its pricetag in an update earlier today. All modes and all characters - including two new lads Quinn and Onimaru - are now free to beat up without spending a penny, with a suite of cosmetics and a premium…

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1 year ago

Feature: The best games on Steam you should try

Unknown Pleasures: Against the odds

There's a drawing of Mario in the office. It's on the wall directly to my left, and whenever I'm plotting something I have to look at it so Matt and Alice don't know I'm scheming against them. I don't even like Mario, but now he's part of the process. That seems weirdly appropriate, because a lot of this week's selection is drawn from genres that…

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No-frills fighter Fantasy Strike leaves Early Access today

I love fighting game characters nonsense. I guess you have to have a Ryu knock-off by law, but look at this Fantasy Strike lass. Can you imagine how much of a nightmare those colours must be to maintain? Gosh, this bloke just turned into a dragon. That four-armed goop frog (my new son) just kicked the sense out of a panda. Absolutely smashing stuff. Well…

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4 years ago

Fantasy Strike is Sirlin’s crowdfunded new fighting game

David Sirlin, the designer known for games including Chess 2 and the tweaking of Super Street Fighter II Turbo HD Remix, is ramping up development on his new fighting game. With Fantasy Strike [official site] he's trying to cut away the cruft of fighting games, removing the complicated chains of commands to execute moves, so players can focus on being the best at biffing faces.…

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