Akuto: Mad World is an award-nominated fast-paced arena action game with swords and guns. Death is common but by using your weapons and the environment, you can survive to fight another day.
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Release Date: Dec 1, 2016

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Note: This Early Access game is not complete and may or may not change further. If you are not excited to play this game in its current state, then you should wait to see if the game progresses further in development. Learn more

What the developers have to say:

Why Early Access?

“We are releasing Akuto: Mad World through Steam Early Access to build a community that will be involved in the development of the game. We want the community to inform us what currently is working, what needs to be changed/fixed, and what features we should prioritize.”

Approximately how long will this game be in Early Access?

“We have not set a release date for the full version of Akuto: Mad World. We are hoping to release the full version at the end of 2017. This is not set in stone as the scope of the game could increase because of the feedback from the community, meaning the full version will be released later than planned.”

How is the full version planned to differ from the Early Access version?

“The full game will play similarly to the Early Access version but with all the features implemented. This includes versus game modes, single-player mode, level editor, and much more.

A full list of the features we plan to have in the game can be seen here.”

What is the current state of the Early Access version?

“The current Early Access version of the game is a local multiplayer game that supports 1-4 players. It has three completed levels, two different weapon types, and several different game modes.

We will be releasing 1 update at minimum every month, but most likely more. Each update will add new features to the game.”

Will the game be priced differently during and after Early Access?

“Yes, the price of Akuto: Mad World will increase as we complete milestones (features).

We are also going to NOT put the game on sale or discount any time during Early Access.”

How are you planning on involving the Community in your development process?

“We want the Early Access community to be part of the development of the game. We will be listening to them on what features to prioritize, what content needs to be fixed, and if any modifications need to be made to make the game as good as it can be.”
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Recent updates View all (29)

August 11

Update 37 – Solo Dolo

Fixes and Updates:
  • Characters now wear a cape when playing team-based games, which show their team color
  • Leaderboard created to show highest score in a single game of singleplayer
  • Leaderboard created to show fastest completion time in singleplayer
  • Stats menu updated to include singleplayer stats
  • 'Sandbox' level is now different during 'Survival' game mode
  • Korean translations updated
  • New game mode (Singleplayer)
  • Lighting updated for every level

'Singleplayer' game mode
Complete the 8 procedural-generated levels as fast as possible. Something simple to pass the time when you play by yourself.

In Other News
First thing first, we want to thank everyone for everyone who has patiently waited whilst we worked on the singleplayer game mode. We hope you will enjoy what we have created and look forward to seeing your scores and times on the leaderboards.

Now, with singleplayer mode completed, we have one major milestone left to complete, which is the level editor. We are planning to have this completed before the end of October. The level editor will have Steam workshop support that will allow you to share your levels with other players in the community.

We are also going to start updating the game bi-weekly instead of weekly. This will allow us to focus more on the game before we release a new build.

Now, let's talk about the big feature everyone wants in the game: online! We have actually been researching and testing ideas for online since around April. All this research and testing was one reason why the singleplayer game mode took so long to get finished. We have settled on how we want to do online and are spending some of our time working on getting a prototype version ready. We hope to have a test version of online ready in September, and then we will go from there. Remember, this does not mean online will be in the final release of the game. We are still testing it and seeing if the gameplay will hold up.

We are also holding an eSports tournament in September in Busan (South Korea). The tournament will be a part of BIC Fest 2017. We will have more details regarding this in our next update.

Last thing, we have decided to increase the price of our game to its final release price, which is going to be $10.99. The release date for the game is going to be sometime in Q4 2017. We will be increasing the price in two weeks (August 25), so go tell your friends to buy the game now whilst it is cheap!

For our final release, we will be decreasing the multiplayer maps to 10, keeping only the ones that meet our standards and remove the ones that do not meet our standards or we used for testing (e.g. 'Sandbox' level).
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August 4

Update 36 - Singleplayer Mode Releasing Next Week

Just a quick update to let everyone know that we will be releasing singleplayer mode next week. We have also made some minor changes to the game and we will talk about what's next for the game, pricing, and final release date.
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“It's all about making a bloody mess of your friends”
IndieGames

“A few goes in, but only one stands alive”
Future Beta Gamer

About This Game

Akuto: Mad World is an award-nominated fast-paced arena action game with swords and guns. Death is common but by using your weapons and the environment, you can survive to fight another day.

  • Fast-paced arcade action
  • Fight in over 10 different dynamic levels
  • Battle friends or the AI in local multiplayer
  • Survive endless waves of ninjas
  • Tired of fighting each other? Then take a break and play some soccer or one of the other exciting minigames
  • Singleplayer mode and level editor are coming in future updates

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: Microsoft® Windows® Vista
    • Processor: 1.6GHz Intel Core 2 Duo or better
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 1GB VRAM
    • DirectX: Version 10
    • Storage: 600 MB available space
    Recommended:
    • OS: Microsoft® Windows® 10
    • Processor: 2GHz Intel Core 2 Duo or better
    • Memory: 6 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 2GB VRAM
    • DirectX: Version 10
    • Storage: 600 MB available space
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