A couple of years ago, if you said you were going to play some fighting games on your PC, most people would laugh at you and try to Shoryuken your face. It's a much different case recently as Capcom has supported the PC platform, and now the indie fighting game that has taking the fighting game community by storm, Skullgirls, will be making its way to the PC.
Available later this year, Autumn Games and Reverge Labs will be bring Skullgirls to the PC via GameFly, GamersGate, Gamestop PC Downloads, Origin, and Steam. No word on pricing or release date, but PC gamers that love fighting games will be in for a treat when they get this game. All five of them that is.
Hit 2D Fighter Makes the Leap to PC - Later This Year
Los Angeles – May 2, 2012 – PC gamers, get your fight sticks ready –Autumn Games’ and Reverge Labs’ hit indie fighting game, Skullgirls, will be available for Windows® PC via leading digital distribution services later this year following its recent launch on high-definition home console systems.
Incorporated in the PC version will be updates to the game including in-game movelists, additional tutorials, retuned single player AI, enhanced leaderboards, in-game name display for online matches, and additional multi-player regions. These updates, along with platform-specific fixes, will be made available as free updates for the console versions of the game.
“Since the day we announced Skullgirls, many gamers have been asking for news of a PC release,” said Jason Donnell, president and COO, Autumn Games. “With the console versions recently launched, Reverge Labs is turning its focus to updating the game and bringing Skullgirls’ action to PC gamers. We’re thrilled with the very positive reception the game has received, and the great support and feedback we’ve been getting from the community on a number of ways to make the game even better, and we’re excited to be working on answering those requests.”
The PC version of Skullgirls will be available for download through GameFly, GamersGate, GameStop PC Downloads, OriginTM, and Steam.
Skullgirls puts players in control of fierce female warriors in an extraordinary Dark Deco world. Fighters battle it out for control of a mysterious artifact known as the Skull Heart, which has the power to grant the victor’s wishes. Those judged impure are transformed into the fearful instrument of their twisted wish – a pale and lovely tempest, a beautiful nightmare – the Skullgirl! The team is led by renowned fighting game champion Mike “Mike Z” Zaimont and artist Alex “o_8” Ahad, whose work has been featured in many publications, including Lava Punch and Girls of Gaming.
Members of the press can download assets, including trailer, screenshots and other artwork from the game, by visiting Autumn Games’ page on GamesPress here: http://gamespress.com/publisher.asp?c=6%1CIY.
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About Autumn Games
Autumn Games is a premier publisher of interactive entertainment focused on empowering independent, world-class game developers to create cutting-edge video games, and related media. As the pace of change accelerates in the games’ business, digital and mobile gaming explodes, and the best game developers increasingly look for independence, Autumn Games’ mission is to support talented creative teams in their efforts to make culturally impactful entertainment.
For more information, please visit www.autumngames.com
About Reverge Labs
Reverge Labs, LLC is a new independent developer committed to creating high-quality downloadable games. Founded by CEO Richard Wyckoff and CTO Emil Dotchevski, Reverge draws on combined game development experience of more than 40 years to create unique artistic visions using cutting-edge development techniques.
For more information, please visit www.revergelabs.com.
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