Lethal League is a competitive projectile fighting game where you have to hit an anti-gravity ball into the face of your opponent to win. The ball speeds up with every strike, up to explosively extreme velocities. Play intense local matches with friends and foes, challenge yourself in the singleplayer mode or battle it out online.
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Very Positive (106 reviews) - 83% of the 106 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
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Overwhelmingly Positive (3,340 reviews) - 96% of the 3,340 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: Aug 27, 2014

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July 5

Summer 2016 Update

This update spent a long time coming. After many iterations, the parry has finally reached a form that is fair to high and low level players on low and high speed. An array of smaller tweaks are also included.


Dice
After the first year of post-release, I've been more or less hands off in terms of character balance. I believe it's a good thing that these things don't constantly change. After consideration I have decided to make an exemption for Dice. He received some tweaks that make his special move faster and a little more versatile.


Parry
Parrying at low speed now allows the victim to live, but grants full energy to the initiator. This allows specials to be used to guarantee ball control after release. At high speed, parries become a certain kill instead.

Just activating the parry increases the speed by 3 now. Which makes it harder to constantly spam (as you'll lose the ball over time due to the speed). And can be used as a tool to speed up the ball more without doing a more predictable smash.


Change log:
- Parry hitpause delay scales from 40 to 80 speed, 29 frames to 0
- Additional hitpause delay is added if the player is parried from behind
- Serve Auto-parry knockback is reduced to make it certain-kill
- A successful parry completely fills up the energy meter now
- Special moves can be performed after a successful parry, but will be activated at the end of the hitpause
- Parry knockback stun releases 3 frames earlier when pushed against a wall
- Dice's special ball bounce duration is reduced from 16 to 8 frames
- Dice can now choose to release a bunted ball from the ground by holding 'down'
- Reduced clash knockback
- Endlessly extending parry hitpause bug fixed
- Player release before ball release on parry bug fixed
- Latch sprite fix on taunt
- Switch sprite fix on various frames

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March 10

Jaw Breakers Live Video

https://youtu.be/guqDJnGkmnM
Hype matches, top players from all around Europe and a great setting made the first live Lethal League tournament an event to remember! We had our boy Gijs from Mortier Media make a video to give you a taste of how the event went down. Check out the footage of Jaw Breakers Live!

The music in the video is by Rahzan. The tracks ‘Astronomic’ and ‘Hey’ were a great fit for the vibe we had going. Check out his latest album ‘Home’, released just last month, here. If you’d like to support him, you can (in true underground fashion) give him a mail and ask to buy a copy!

Jaw Breakers Live was won by aTastyT0ast from Germany. As a high placed EU player in the previous Jaw Breakers online tournament all eyes were on him and he has proven to be a worthy champion. On top of the prize money and Lethal League goodies, he will be awarded a special ingame icon to show off with! We hope aTastyT0ast will be there next time to defend his spot and all the others (and more) to challenge him!

The top 5 results:
1) aTastyT0ast (Germany)
2) Ice Coldas (Netherlands)
3) Glioburd (France)
4) YinYin (Germany)
5) Tenasow (Denmark) and Creme Brulee (Netherlands)

To wrap this post up we also got some new merch from EightySixed! Check out this brand new Lethal League tee. Now buy this or the critical error WILL be you!



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Reviews

“Team Reptile really hit it out of the park with this one.”
9/10 – Destructoid

“You'll get tons of fun, with this addictive arcade style game.”
9/10 – IGN Italy

“it's a hell of a lot of fun.”
TotalBiscuit

About This Game

Lethal League is a competitive projectile fighting game where you have to hit an anti-gravity ball into the face of your opponent to win. The ball speeds up with every strike, up to explosively extreme velocities. Play intense local matches with friends and foes, challenge yourself in the singleplayer mode or battle it out online.

Key Features

  • Up to 4 players:
    Play locally AND online with up to 4 players in free-for-all and team modes.
  • High performance online GGPO multiplayer:
    In the online mode, invite friends for a Private Match or head into a Quick Match. Using the proven GGPO technology, the high speed nature of Lethal League translates seamlessly to online play and provides a way to tweak your online experience.
  • Easy to pick up, hard to master gameplay:
    Start off simply hitting the ball faster and faster. Improve by learning how to use Smashing, Bunting, Parrying and Special Abilities to your advantage.
  • Street-styled characters:
    From the mad Candyman to the cyborg crocodile Latch, every character has their own unique play-style and abilities.
  • Singleplayer challenge mode:
    Step up to the plate by yourself and beat a series of opponents arcade-style to reach the beat-blasting bossfight.
  • Banging beats:
    A Big-beat, Hip-Hop and House soundtrack featuring the likes of Grillo, Bignic, Dr. Lazer and more.
  • No weak shit.

System Requirements

Windows
Mac OS X
SteamOS + Linux
    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows XP
    • Processor: Core 2 Duo or equivalent - 1.5 GHz or higher
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVidia Geforce FX, 6x00, 7x00, 8x00, 9x00 and GTX 2x0 and newer. ATI Radeon 9x00, Xx00, X1x00, HD2x00 and HD3x00 series and newer. Intel® HD Graphics
    • Storage: 1 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: Videocard must support GLSL to run the game. Be sure to use updated video drivers.
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows 7
    • Processor: Core 2 Duo or equivalent - 2.0 GHz or higher
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVidia Geforce FX, 6x00, 7x00, 8x00, 9x00 and GTX 2x0 and newer. ATI Radeon 9x00, Xx00, X1x00, HD2x00 and HD3x00 series and newer. Intel® HD Graphics
    • Storage: 1 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: Videocard must support GLSL to run the game. Be sure to use updated video drivers.
    Minimum:
    • OS: Mavericks (OSX 10.9.X)
    • Processor: 2.0 GHz Intel
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVidia or ATI graphics card
    • Storage: 1 GB available space
    Minimum:
    • OS: Ubuntu 14.04
    • Processor: Core 2 Duo or equivalent - 2.0 GHz or higher
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVidia Geforce FX, 6x00, 7x00, 8x00, 9x00 and GTX 2x0 and newer. ATI Radeon 9x00, Xx00, X1x00, HD2x00 and HD3x00 series and newer. Intel® HD Graphics
    • Storage: 1 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: Videocard must support GLSL to run the game. Be sure to use updated video drivers.
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#annabelle33x-
0.9 hrs
Posted: August 25
Good game!
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panda?
3.6 hrs
Posted: August 25
This game needs to be played in tournaments.

Seriously.
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Puptake
4.1 hrs
Posted: August 25
This game is a fantastic and solid battle-royale with a stylistic twist in the form of the anti-gravity ball. Great soundtrack, fantastic visual design, tight controls on KB+M and gamepad, excellent multiplayer, and tilting taunts. The hidden mechanics behind each character make each one interesting and unique with their own playstyle. Can definitely recommend.

Oh, plus it's 1$ on Humble Bundle right now, which is basically daylight robbery. Check it out.
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JamesV
1.6 hrs
Posted: August 24
Pros: Hitting a baseball
Cons: Getting hit form your own ball
10/10 would like to get hit again.
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Siven 608
22.2 hrs
Posted: August 24
This is just the best. Buy it. why have you not bought it yet?
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AWotKing
1.6 hrs
Posted: August 24
NOTE: This review was made during the current build of 8/24/16

Lethal League is a 2D unique fighting game that has several similarities to other fighting games and even non-fighters. and has a unique gameplay style consisting of a single dodgeball that can be comboed. Other than that gameplay mechanic, the game itself is quite similar to Super Smash Bros. since the character moveset functions identical to it and the percentage/launch speed goes to the ball instead of the player, and the Stock/Time mechanic is still there, but instead uses rounds similar to other fighting games like Mortal Kombat or Street Fighter. The game has a special bar that functions like the PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale one since it increases while doing direct hits. The small but varied roster consists of iconic characters with there own unique gameplay styles and special moves. Maps are all very similar but have different height and width, but no real stage hazards. The soundtrack is a love/hate thing and is really just based on your taste of music. The art-style is nothing special and unique, but combined with the soundtrack, it feels like playing a fighting game based off of Jet Set Radio. However, the lack of content in this game is not really worth the price considering the low ammount of characters, stages, and things to unlock in this game. Overall, this is a peculiar but decent indie fighting game that should be bought when on sale, because of it being a bit overpriced for what it's worth.

Verdict: 7/10 "...a peculiar but decent indie fighting game that should be bought when on sale..."
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Checkmate
3.6 hrs
Posted: August 24
A extremely fun game to play with friends without raging to hard. The servers neeeeed a improvement though with the random crashes and slow server ping. Harder than Dark Souls when the servers are bad.
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Dmanfur
1.5 hrs
Posted: August 24
better then rocket league
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The Wolf
2.6 hrs
Posted: August 24
A simple premise, a very fun game. Lethal League puts you in control of one of multiple fun characters, playing a mix of dodgeball / squash against others. Expect essentialy a multiplayer game... single-player is available in the form of challenges, but it falls quite short of the game's true value (which resides in PvP). Choices go from simple 1 vs 1 matches, to all-out 2 vs 2 team fights.

Very fast-paced, Lethal League plays just like a console fighting game, button-mashing included! You'll have to be precise in hitting the ball, while pulling serious acrobatics to avoid being hit. Each character has its own style and personality, making it fun to test them out. Also, special moves provide you with flashy high-powered attacks, sure to impress (or more accurately depress, if successful) your buddies.

As a personal opinion, the game is best played locally against friends, something which will likely result in a lot of fun & mayhem. There is of course the option to play on public servers, but it can take a while to find a match, especially with a good connection (with lag and connection issues being commonly reported problems).
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Pain
1.8 hrs
Posted: August 23
Got this game off Humble Bundle but still probably worth the $14.99. Great party game, convince your friends to pick up for the most fun.
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15 of 17 people (88%) found this review helpful
Recommended
6.2 hrs on record
Posted: August 16
For $1, it's a steal.
https://www.humblebundle.com/humble-indie-bundle-17
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j78X5LluM5U The game is TONS of fun.
Here's a much better review because I don't have the talent for writing reviews or long texts in general: http://steamcommunity.com/id/SexyDemonGoat/recommended/261180
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7 of 8 people (88%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
Recommended
4.6 hrs on record
Posted: August 16
This game is.... battle pong. I knew it was battle pong before i bought it, but what i severely underestimated was just how well battle pong actually plays.
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7 of 8 people (88%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
20.9 hrs on record
Posted: July 28
Stylish anime smash bros dodge-baseball with sick jams, my dude.

Could play endlessly with friends.
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4 of 4 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
5.6 hrs on record
Posted: August 21
Pros:
Amazing gameplay.
Fun art style.

Cons/Lacking Features:
Sounds are repetitive.
Needs more characters and stages.
Custom colors would be nice.

It's a cool game. :3
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
3.1 hrs on record
Posted: August 19
A unique, fun and quirky fighter where the aim is to hit your opponent with a ball you hit at them. You could argue the premise is simple and the lack of story mode may put people off. But it's a fighting game and an incredibly fun one at that. Especially with friends. I wouldn't personally pay full price though since it has such a small roster of characters and lack of modes.
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
2.9 hrs on record
Posted: August 23
Just started to play and what I've seen so far is enough to recommend this game to everyone.

Mechanics are rock solid (amazing with every game mode, from 1v1 to 2v2 to free for all)
Animations are really well done and backgrounds are just as simple as fitting to create a futuristic (cyberpunk) atmosphere.
Music, just a cherry on top, blends perfectly and gives a certain enjoyable rhythm to the matches.

It's not a "deep" fighting game, but it is definitely a unique one (no other fighting/brawling games have a dodgeball-like mechanic as far as I know) and even if there are no fancy commands/moves it gets pretty technical with angles/feints/tactics.

Again, strongly recommended to everyone.
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
8.5 hrs on record
Posted: August 19
-Simple and satisfying controls.
-Badass sountrack.
-Brilliant character design.
-Exhilerating battles.

Love at first play.
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
5.9 hrs on record
Posted: August 20
good game but they stole the idea from mario super sluggers on the gamecube
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
1.6 hrs on record
Posted: August 22
Man this game is really dank you go around hitting balls
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
1.8 hrs on record
Posted: August 23
Got this game off Humble Bundle but still probably worth the $14.99. Great party game, convince your friends to pick up for the most fun.
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