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Indie Sci-fi 2D Fighter Punch Planet Now on Greenlight

Indie studio Sector-K Games has published their sci-fi, 2D fighter Punch Planet on Steam Greenlight.

The game is described as a “competitive sci-fi 2D fighter” set within “a rich and immersive story, spanning a universe of exotic planets, advanced cities, and alien races.” Featured above, you can view the game’s latest trailer.

Sector-K Games is made up for three longtime competitors in the fighting game community, all of which are focused on building a fighter with a solid foundation of competitive game mechanics, while also including a story filled with humor and excellent designs.

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Here are the game’s key features:

  • 8 Playable Characters & Unique Stages
  • Classic Versus and Tag Versus Modes
  • Online Multiplayer
  • Competitive Play
  • Arcade and Training Modes

Here’s a gameplay trailer to further wet your appetite:

The game is currently in pre-alpha, and its release date hasn’t been solidified just yet.

If you’re interested in seeing Punch Planet on Steam, make sure to head over to their Greenlight page to send a thumbs up!

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20 comments
  1. R.Hoffmann
    R.Hoffmann
    November 2, 2016 at 2:21 pm

    Looks not bad..but not that fun either. Those four characters shown look all..super duper bland.

  2. Chocolate ISISCream
    Chocolate ISISCream
    November 2, 2016 at 4:33 pm

    Holy fuck that art is disgusting.

  3. Minuteworld92
    Minuteworld92
    November 2, 2016 at 4:54 pm

    NO WAY. steven universe has a fighting game?

  4. InkBrush
    InkBrush
    November 2, 2016 at 5:42 pm

    Not as disgusting then Skullcunts atrocious character design.

  5. GamesGoodMeGood
    GamesGoodMeGood
    November 2, 2016 at 6:18 pm

    Looks like a Westernized version of your typical Japanese fighting game. It’s kind of like a breath of fresh air, will be interesting to see how this turns out.

    And I’m sure the SJWs and feminists will have something to say about the Tyara female character design.

  6. Minuteworld92
    Minuteworld92
    November 2, 2016 at 7:09 pm

    say something about it? they probably made it! this has tumblr written all over it.

  7. eltonBorges
    eltonBorges
    November 2, 2016 at 8:41 pm

    OK, It got my attention.

  8. Spooky Jack
    Spooky Jack
    November 2, 2016 at 8:54 pm

    Nico, Purple space woman, hip hop man, and dog
    the quartet to save the universe

  9. Josh
    Josh
    November 2, 2016 at 9:45 pm

    How is it Tumblr? Tumblr whales hate one-piece leotards that expose a woman’s whole butt, especially one with hips as wide as Tyara’s.

  10. Josh
    Josh
    November 2, 2016 at 9:46 pm

    Actually that person with the afro is a woman.

  11. Josh
    Josh
    November 2, 2016 at 9:46 pm

    Agreed. Skullgirls sucks.

  12. Josh
    Josh
    November 2, 2016 at 9:46 pm

    Huh?

  13. Josh
    Josh
    November 2, 2016 at 9:47 pm

    Can’t wait for Tyara reveal. Wanna smack that fine magenta booty

  14. 3rdStrike_Ebi
    3rdStrike_Ebi
    November 3, 2016 at 12:51 am

    Not to say the game looks terrible… but fuck me, does every bloody fighting game have to look like it plays like Street Fighter IV? Goddamn it, KOF and Guilty Gear exist as well, guys!

  15. Josh
    Josh
    November 3, 2016 at 1:43 am

    That’s exactly the point. More people are into Street Fighter than they are Guilty Gear and KOF. They are too complex and for newcomers to understand. Besides, the guy that made this said that he wanted to make a game that revolves around SF4’s FADC mechanic.

  16. 3rdStrike_Ebi
    3rdStrike_Ebi
    November 3, 2016 at 5:26 am

    SFIV’s meta and gameplay isn’t exactly simplistic, either. I actually play GG Xrd much better, and I’m not anywhere near as good as I would like to be.

  17. GameZard
    GameZard
    November 3, 2016 at 7:45 am

    Still better than SFV.

  18. Pooh Hardy
    Pooh Hardy
    November 3, 2016 at 9:18 am

    niko belic, generic steven universe character, black chick, dog

  19. Bitterbear
    Bitterbear
    November 3, 2016 at 2:09 pm

    The art direction.