ArcheBlade is a free to play 3D multiplayer fighting game that captures the essence of combo-based fighting games combined with unique game modes. Play as one of many characters and master your skills to become the best fighter.
User reviews: Mostly Positive (5,015 reviews)
Release Date: Apr 25, 2014

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September 19

Our current status, and our new project.

Hi guys,

This is Jin. I apologize for being so quiet in recent months, and for this sudden announcement.

It’s been about three months since our announcement of the stoppage of the development of ArcheBlade. During those three months, we sold off pretty much all the stuff in the office, canceled some service contracts, and finally moved out of our old office. After a couple of weeks without any direction, my life as a game developer seemed to be no more, and days passed by meaninglessly.

But one day I came to realize that making games was all I wanted to do, and pretty much only thing I knew how to do.
I contacted my old pals from Codebrush Games, and persuaded them to come aboard one more time. Luckily, six of them were generous enough to accept my offer.

Not long after that, we started a team named “Fakedice”.

For about two months of time period, we fully dedicated our lives to working on a new game. We’re currently at a very early stage of development, and we felt that we have a responsibility to share the news with you guys.

The game’s called DICETINY, and here it is.



DICETINY is a digital board game mixed with RPG and CCG where you use the dice and the card deck to save the world from evil monsters.

You may be wondering, why board game all of sudden? Why something so different from ArcheBlade?

Well, just as ArcheBlade started from a simple idea suggested by one of our staff, DICETINY was also no exception. After numerous brainstorming and actual testing on a physical table board, we decided that it was the most fun one out of all the ideas that were suggested, and decided that the scope of the game was something we could give a shot at considering the small size of the team.

I really hope it piques your interest and that you will like this game. We’re planning to launch a Kickstarter campaign on October 8 2014. Your help will help us tremendously to develop the game as our financial resources are still very much limited, and the project is self-funded by the team, which means no paychecks.

I also want to tell you that I’m very aware that many of you have many requests in regard to ArcheBlade. But with more than half of our former members no longer with us, our hands are tied and the future of ArcheBlade is still very much unclear.
And some of you may be upset that we're moving on to a new project, and we totally understand you, but we believe that this is our best option for the future of our team, and maybe even for ArcheBlade. (One thing I can tell you is that we’re continually looking for any way to revive the game, and hope we can someday become successful enough to make a comeback.)

That's why we're asking for your help to support us with our Kickstarter campaign.

So I hope that this announcement clarifies our current status, and I want to finish off by saying, thank you for staying with ArcheBlade. I hope we can open a new chapter through this new project and you will be part of it.

Thanks,

Jin

Edit: We've pushed back our Kickstarter campaign to October 8, 2014.

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About This Game

  • 3D Fighting Game
    Influenced by fighting games such as Street Fighter and Tekken, the game brings more variety by adding MOBA and FPS type game modes.
  • 14 Unique Characters
    Each with unique combos and rage skills, and designed in semi-anime style, the characters in ArcheBlade are the highlights of the game. Try different characters and find the one that matches your style.
  • PvP Multiplayer
    Playing with your friends or other players online makes a fighting game twice as fun. Whether to be a team-player or a lone wolf is all up to you.
  • Maps with different game modes
    Free for all, Capture the flag, Team Deathmatch are all here. Each map has its own unique game type. Watch your surroundings as you may get hit by a train, or lose a step and fall off a bridge.
  • Rage Skills
    Each character has two distinctive rage skills. Use them in one-on-one or team situations smartly to really turn the tide of battle!
  • Gear Up your character
    Gear up to prepare yourself for battle. By gearing up, you can customize the look of your character as well as add stat boosts. There are over 500 customizations available, try them all!
  • Free to Play
    It’s free to download the game so hop in and join the game! Don’t forget to invite your friends. Playing with your friends is a good way to get yourself ready for other more skillful players online.

Please scroll down if you want to know more about the game. Also join our social networking sites to get updated on the game

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Get ready for ArcheBlade:

Based on a Korean Fantasy Novel, ArcheBlade is a free-to-play PvP-based multiplayer action game in which users can either take sides and fight against the other team or fight for themselves depending on the map. Players choose one of several characters, each with their own unique fighting style and action combos.

ArcheBlade captures the essence of combo-based fighting games like Street Fighter or Tekken combined with online multiplayer match system. Rather than pressing shortcut keys mindlessly to use skills, players need to pay close attention to their character and their opponents’ moves in order to perform combos as well as block and avoid attacks all happening in real-time. Do you like fighting games? Do you enjoy non-stop action? Are you competitive? Then this game is for you.




Select a fighter of your style! Each with unique combos and fighting style, each character brings different game to the table. Find a character that matches your style in Training and perfect your skills. Please stay tuned as we’re adding more characters in the future.





With more than 500 items available, you can customize your character to your preference. People will definitely notice you when you have items on.




From Team Deathmatch and Capture the Base to Free for All and Team Last Man Standing, each game mode has a different goal to accomplish. One more thing to remember. Always watch your surroundings when you play in a map as you may get hit by a train, or lose a step and fall off the bridge. More game modes will be added in the future so please stay tuned.

Capture the Base
Work as a team and defeat the opposing side by capturing the bases scattered around in the map. Protect your bases or teammates when they’re capturing. Be on the lookout as you are capturing, there may be someone to interrupt you right at the end.

Team Last Man Standing
The team with the most round wins will prevail. Be careful as there are no respawns during rounds. There’s nothing like being the last survivor and deliver a win for your teammates at the end while they’re all watching you.

Free for All
No more friendship, just killing. Are you the type that prefers being a lone wolf? This is just for you. The rule is simple. The one who gets the most kills wins the match. Careful though as there are wolves lurking in the shadow ready to steal your kill.

Team Deathmatch
A team with more kills wins the match. To get a kill is the biggest contribution you can make to your team here. Be a support or that guy who’s always at the very front of battle. Whatever gets kills is good for the team.

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS:Windows XP 32bit
    • Processor:Intel Core 2 Duo 1.86 GHz, AMD Athlon 64 X2 2GHz
    • Memory:2 GB RAM
    • Graphics:ATI HD3850, GTX250
    • DirectX®:9.0c
    • Hard Drive:1500 MB HD space
    • Other Requirements:Broadband Internet connection
    Recommended:
    • OS:Windows 7 32/64bit
    • Processor:Intel Core i3 3GHz, AMD Phenom II X2 3GHz
    • Memory:4 GB RAM
    • Graphics:ATI HD4870, GTX460
    • DirectX®:9.0c
    • Hard Drive:1500 MB HD space
    • Other Requirements:Broadband Internet connection
Helpful customer reviews
16 of 20 people (80%) found this review helpful
73.2 hrs on record
Posted: November 4
A hidden gem buried in the F2P section,though this game has been put on hold by the developers due to financial reasons,and is currently receiving no updates .This game's future remains unclear,and now is largely supported by its community who loves the game.

This game is good,but has the potential to be much much better if it receives some polishing,like removing bugs and exploits,and reworking the shop and item system.It is a 3rd person fighting game,with its playstyle consists of dragon nest and street fighter crossover.Each character has its own unique combo,and pros and cons as well.A larger portion of the players are veterans at this game,so it may be frustrating for some newer players getting their asses handed to them,but once you read up some guides and get familiar with the game that is where the real fun starts.

For those dragon nest and street fighter lovers this game is worth a shot,since it has elements from both games.As I said again,the game is currently receiving no updates meaning it might get stale for some players,but there are different characters to try out and master as well.Casual players are welcome as well,this game is really good at killing your boredom.
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8 of 9 people (89%) found this review helpful
98.1 hrs on record
Posted: October 30
This game.....has no hope anymore. I personally don't think the developers will come back and if they did they probably wouldn't fix any of the bugs. Archeblade is still a fun game with artistic surroundings. The characters are all unique in their own way apart from Flame Renny and Renny Glacier, those two are twins when looking at their appearance, fighting style and move set. The only thing wrong with this wonderful game is their is too many cheats. Sure, there's the cheaters who only use the keybind for the intro taunt but then there's the cheaters who use the infinite SP, resetting the potion timer and recharging RP, along with a keybind to pause the game for everyone and another keybind to end the game. If these problems were fixed then this game would be perfect.
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10 of 15 people (67%) found this review helpful
0.4 hrs on record
Posted: November 20
This game gave me an erection.
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13 of 23 people (57%) found this review helpful
24.1 hrs on record
Posted: November 11
Not a perfect game but i like it anyway :)
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2 of 3 people (67%) found this review helpful
6.2 hrs on record
Posted: October 31
Really nice fighting game for the PC!
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6 of 11 people (55%) found this review helpful
1.5 hrs on record
Posted: November 1
Nice boobies =)
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33 of 66 people (50%) found this review helpful
1.1 hrs on record
Posted: October 29
Pretty nice game :3 But for take cute char - you need buy dlc :D Not bad graphic and gameplay <3 That game not only for anime fans :3
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2 of 4 people (50%) found this review helpful
2.0 hrs on record
Posted: November 23
Utter garbage. You can't control yourself in the air, the movement is vomiting-inducing slow even with the "nimblest" of characters and I wouldn't mind that too much if the game didn't entirely rely on spamming nonstop ranged, making every melee in the game useless.
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2 of 4 people (50%) found this review helpful
0.4 hrs on record
Posted: November 24
This game really made me be a expert memer. I give this game 10 memes out of 8 troll faces.
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1 of 2 people (50%) found this review helpful
0.8 hrs on record
Posted: November 1
gameplay arent bad the thing that is bad is ******

Do you want to win? Yes
Do you have money? Yes
Can you put money on this game? Yes
Can you buy items? Yes
Can you win now? F*uck Yes
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9 of 18 people (50%) found this review helpful
0.5 hrs on record
Posted: November 24
I've been the biggest anime fan ever since the original running of Courage the Cowardly Dog, but sadly I can't say they handled the source material correctly. Courage has been replaced by animeme girls with big breasts, which is very close, except Courage is neither a girl nor has large breasticles. It greatly dissapointed me when they replaced Muriel with two big strong black men, which is very close, but Muriel is neither black nor strong. Eustace has been accurately represented by the skeleton man but they forgot his hat, which was a great embarassment to the entire franchise. Hopefully with the new dubbed version of Courage the Cowardly Dog coming to the West, we can expect a more polished game that accurately represents the source and what the fans want. For every Courage fan, I'm sorry to say this isn't the game for you.
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10 of 21 people (48%) found this review helpful
0.8 hrs on record
Posted: November 8
First of all dont make the mistake of thinking you have a sophisticated fighting system like street fighter or any such combo moves. Rather buy a combo they mean pushing left click twice instead of once means you throw out a slightly faster hit, or left click then right click means the second attack will strike your enemy upwards instead of forwards. Also if you try to block your enemys, well tough luck. That wont work because theyll just break it with an air throw and then youre permanently stuck in a position where you're being punched upwards and you cant move till you die. All round terrible game mechanics
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5 of 11 people (45%) found this review helpful
14.1 hrs on record
Posted: November 12
I originally LOVED this game, There were plenty of players, and the PVP was always challenging. You had to work for a kill and cooperate with your team to lock down a match, and that meant having the variety of skills to lock individuals into place. If it was a 1v1 duel, everyone respected that, and noone would jump in. It was a test of who was better. after jumping on recently, however, it seems that after the game went unsupported, alot of that valor is now gone. alot of the respect, a lot of the honor. In all honesty, the last time I saw, myself included, there were only thirty-two people online at all. I hate to say it, but this game is long since dead.
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4 of 9 people (44%) found this review helpful
391.8 hrs on record
Posted: November 5
Very fun and Unique for players who look for Third Person Hack & Slash with Skill shots

14/10
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4 of 9 people (44%) found this review helpful
0.8 hrs on record
Posted: November 17
Nothing is more satisfying than big-breasted anime girls punching everyone in the d♥ck!
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1 of 3 people (33%) found this review helpful
13.4 hrs on record
Posted: October 31
Perfetct game.No funds.so sad 2 see games like this dying
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0 of 1 people (0%) found this review helpful
5.9 hrs on record
Posted: November 26
Great Graphics and physics engine, Hack In slash Arena Game!
Give it a go If you Like it
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0 of 1 people (0%) found this review helpful
1.3 hrs on record
Posted: November 23
I love this game but an you please make a mac version please? my windows lags too much please make a mac version
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0 of 1 people (0%) found this review helpful
1.0 hrs on record
Posted: November 16
Oh, another F2P game with microtransactions. Skip.
Wait I can pay $10 and I get EVERYTHING! Count me in!
Also: Boobs
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0 of 1 people (0%) found this review helpful
35.9 hrs on record
Posted: October 31
Why the heck are the numbers of played hours increasing. I only testet this game for 15 minutes. There is no process running in the background. Must be a bug.
Besides, i dont like the game.
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