Skullgirls

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Description

Skullgirls is a fast-paced 2-D fighting game that puts players in control of fierce warriors in an extraordinary Dark Deco world. Featuring all-new game systems which test the skills of veteran fighting game fans while also making the genre enjoyable and accessible to newcomers, Skullgirls is a modern take on classic arcade fighters with a hand-drawn high-definition twist. It’s a one-of-a-kind, action-packed competition complete with awesome combos and an intriguing backstory.


Key Features:

  • Classic six-button play gives each character a huge variety of attacks and special moves

  • Variable Tag Battle system allows players to pit different size teams of one, two or three characters against one another

  • Custom Assists let you outfit your team with a huge variety of attacks for nearly endless strategic possibilities

  • A Robust Anti-Infinite Combo system keeps competitive play free of abusive tactics

Customer reviews

88

Solid on the eyecandy, Solid on gameplay aswell.

EDGE1812 | May 8, 2014 | See all EDGE1812's reviews »

This a great fighting game, honestly. I wish, I had more of excuses to play it.

Skullgirls is a 2d fighting game which combines a forgiving combo system (similar to MvC3) with a ratio system similar to Capcom vs. SNK (you can have up to 3 weak characters or just one very strong character). The gameplay feels solid,smooth and natural to fans of the fighting game genre.The graphics and sound are well-polished and the style is unique. It has the best training mode in fighting games i have seen as yet which will certainly make you better across all game in this genre. It also has the most sadistic last boss I have ever seen in a fighting game. Seriously, Omega Rugal and Magaki are shaking in their shallow graves.

But it if you are a fan of the fighting games genre.

100

Beautiful beautiful beautiful!

RyuuSix | April 16, 2014 | See all RyuuSix's reviews »

The time I heard about Skullgirls I got impressed because of how the team is drawing with detail each frame of every character and I fell in love with it.

The game play is addicting and fun. The music is wonderful and catchy (Dat Under The Bridge Stage Theme)

And let's not forget that you are getting the upcoming DLC characters for free if you buy it now.

Definitely a must buy!

80

Addictive 2D fighting game

xarabas02 | April 13, 2014 | See all xarabas02's reviews »

I got this on GMG for some Playfire credits without expecting much but after only an hour of playtime i was sucked in. Outstanding visuals, intuitive combo system and the art style are one of the selling points of the game (seriously, pretty much every moment in this game is a screenshot material). Learning curve is nicely balanced - easy to learn, hard to master. Just have in mind that the controller is strongly recommended

100

Came for the art, Stayed for the Mechanics

SpectreKelevra | April 12, 2014 | See all SpectreKelevra's reviews »

When I first saw Skullgirls I was interested in the Art and Animation for it, It was like it was tailor made for my liking, Smooth, Clean cut graphics, Solid line work, Robust coloring, and for its price, Flawless polish.

I picked it up hoping its mechanics would hold up to the animation, that it wouldn't be Stiff to play of slow to control, And it wasn't, It's near perfect.

Apparently the mechanics (and the game in general) was made y professional fighting game veterans, for professional/Hardcore fighting game veterans. Which is the second concept that's very near and dear to my heart. That someone would find a gap in their favorite field and attempt to fill it themselves.

This is a title that caters to a Niche audience; The Hardcore Fighters, HOWEVER, its training mode is the best tutorial ever made for a fighting game, It picks up at the beginner level with basic attacks and combos, and eases you into advanced combos and tactics aimed at this game and most fighting games in a more general aspect. If you're not buying this game to play it, The tutorial holds up on its own to buy it as a "How to play fighting games".

There really is not much more to it, It took the very basics of the mechanics, and polished them to perfection, It's the perfect fighting game however underground it may be, suitable for tournaments and casual play.

90

Solid fighting game

Jorgel | Dec. 26, 2013 | See all Jorgel's reviews »

From it's roost, Skullgirls was developed in order to offer a very solid fighting game experience. Every aspect of the game is well thought, from the inputs to the combos and mechanics. I am not a very good fighting-game player, but Skullgirls still offers me a great game experience. In addition to the great gameplay the game also offers beautifull graphics and nice characters along with a great soundtrack. If you are looking for a competitive fighting game or just want to have fun with your friends, Skullgirls is one of the best choices nowadays, in terms of both gameplay and art.