Independent game developer Reptile Games is pleased to announce their game, Megabyte Punch is currently available to the public via the Humble Bundle Store, Desura and Gamersgate. Described best as a mash-up of SSB, Megaman and Custom Robo. Megabyte Punch is an electro fighting/beat ‘em up game in which players can build and customize their own player. The game is currently on sale for $11.99 (US), 20% off its original price of $14.99 for PC (Windows), Mac and Linux. Megabyte Punch fans can also purchase a special edition of the game that comes with the original Soundtrack with 27 tracks, HD Wallpapers, and extra custom levels for $20.00.
In Megabyte Punch players battle various creatures in the story mode to get their parts and upgrade their own fighter; like Tornado shoulders for a whirlwind attack or powerful hips for a devastating pelvic thrust attack. Then, using the abilities of their customized fighter, they can compete in tournaments or battle against other players in a destructible arena.
In the multiplayer battle mode players can fight other players with the abilities each customized creature gives them. Players can also enter the tournament to win rare new parts for their character. Players will have the opportunity to create their own versus levels with an external image editor and add it into the game for endless destructive fun.
Features of the full game:
* Chunky stylish graphics.
* 6 unique electro-worlds with boss fights.
* 150 parts to collect and endless combinations to customize your character.
* Pumpin’ Electro Soundtrack.
* Compete in the tournament for rare parts.
* Up to 4 player local co-op and versus mode.
“There are loads of different parts and abilities players can use to build a unique fighting character”, states developer Tim Remmers. “We’re very excited to release Megabyte Punch onto the world and anxious to see how players will use and abuse the abilities of their customised characters!”
A release trailer has been announced in conjunction with the press release and can be seen via the following link:
Megabyte Punch is currently being sold on the Humble Store, Desura
and GamersGate for $14.99, 20% off its original price of $14.99 for PC (Windows), Mac and Linux. There is also be an option to purchase a special edition of the game that comes with the original Soundtrack with 27 tracks, HD Wallpapers, and extra custom levels for $20.00.
*Review builds are now available to the press.
Reptile began with making the customizable fighting/beat ‘em up game Megabyte Punch in late 2011. The early versions of the game received a lot of praise, which, coupled with the fact that hardly any game developer was making games quite the way Reptile saw them resulted in the formation of the company. In 2012, alongside developing Megabyte Punch, Reptile also diverted into smaller projects. Like the upcoming rhythm game Beat Attack and the competitive Lethal League.
Reblogged from: gamasutra.com