Smash Bros. Mod Team Reveals Its Own Fighting Game


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An open beta is being planned for release this fall.

Wavedash Games, a studio made up of some of the people behind the Super Smash Bros. Brawl Project M mod, is working on its own familiar fighting game.

Revealed at EVO 2017, Icons: Combat Arena is a 3D platform-based fighter which looks quite similar to to the Smash Bros. titles. Players can fight off stages and then charge back on, wavedash, and even edge hang.

Combat Arena’s characters also offer similar movesets to popular Smash Bros. fighters. Check out the gameplay reveal trailer below.

Icons: Combat Arena is a free-to-play game. with an open beta being planned for launch on Steam sometime this fall. The game won’t feature any Nintendo branding or characters whatsoever.

Wavedash Games is also promising it will listen to fan feedback closely and make any requested changes before the beta’s release.

In other Nintendo related news, read about whether there’s a chance Super Smash Bros. will eventually make its way to the Nintendo Switch.

Alex Gilyadov is a freelance writer for IGN. You can follow him on Twitter. 


Source: IGN Video Games

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