Get ready for intense 2D arcade fighting. Spirit of old-school fighting games is back with Slashers: The Power Battle. Inspired by the classic fighting game series, Slashers: The Power Battle delivers it all - it’s fast; it’s full on; it’s tactical; it’s online and it’s FUN!
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Nov 3, 2017

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What the developers have to say:

Why Early Access?

“We wanted everyone to enjoy Slashers and contribute Slashers' development. In order to make a fighting game balanced and fun, a lot of feedback from the players are required. Since a lot of aspects of the game needs fine tuning llike game balance, inputs, netcode and animations, we need time to implement all the cool ideas without awaiting the game's release date. In this regard, we are open to any suggestions and cool ideas! Slashers is a competetive game and we would like to grow a community while we're building it.”

Approximately how long will this game be in Early Access?

“We plan to finish all the release features of the game till the beginning of Q2 2018.”

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

“We expect to add more content over the course of Early Access. It's planned to have 11 characters, more stages, more game modes, character assesories, better netcode, balanced and fun gameplay...”

What is the current state of the Early Access version?

“The EA version will have on launch:
  • 4 playable characters, 2 backgrounds
  • Netplay mode with Ranked challenges, Rooms, Leaderboards, Replay Channels
  • Combo Recording and Sharing Mode
  • Character Color Editing Mode
  • Tutorial Mode
  • Full Controller support
  • Interface and Subtitle language support for English, Turkish, Portuguese and Spanish.

We plan to have the following features implemented within the next 6 months.
  • 7 Characters (One character per month)
  • Advanced Character Color Editing Mode
  • Story Mode
  • A "Real" Arcade Mode
  • Cool Netplay modes(based on feedback)
  • Advanced Tutorial Mode
  • More supported languages

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

“There will be a price change when the EA period ended.”

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

“We're really interested in improving netplay features based on the community's feedback about any deal with any technical problems they encounter. We also develop the balance of the game over a long period of time based on player feedback. When it comes to new features and game modes, we're open to new ideas from our community!”
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August 15

Big Update headed for Slashers: The Power Battle (v2.200)

Hello everyone,

Slashers will be back with a bunch of cool updates which will change the look and gameplay of the game drastically.

Here is a list of what is about to come (The features in the screenshots presented are still subjects to change and doesn't reflect the final look):

New Fighting Screen HUD and User Interface

2 New Characters

Mirei: The Justice Seeker

Rungard: The Elemental Master

New "Recovery Point" System
Now you no longer need the power meter to perform Recoveries/Power Recoveries!

4 New Backgrounds
The Castle
Cave of the Cursed

A New single player game mode: "JOURNEY"
In journey mode, you can create and customize your own fighter, survival-esque style, fighting against boss versions of the available fighters with different abilities. Level-up and gain medals and buy upgrades!

This huge update is scheduled for early September! If you are curious and willing to help the development process, you may get an alpha version by joining and contacting the devs at the game's discord channel:

Stay tuned!

Stun Games

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April 16

Slashers Update 2.118: Efe 'The Ottoman Slapper' is here!

Efe: The Ottoman Slapper joins the fray as the 6th playable character for Slashers!

Efe is a dagger-wielding, energy-ball throwing Ottoman fighter with damaging focused attacks. Thanks to his rigorous training (slapping marble blocks), his slap attacks send opponents flying across the arena. The newest warrior added to Slashers excels at switching low and high moves rapidly which keeps opponents unbalanced and gives him the opportunity to deal devastating combos.

Since launching onto Early Access Slashers: The Power Battle has received a host of improvements, including the new "Tournament" mode, where players can participate and win rewards, but be warned, if you don't show up during your bracket match, then your opponent may win automatically! The game has also been updated with several balance changes and graphical improvements and the gamepad support has been improved.

We have so many more epic ideas to introduce into Slashers, and our powerful Ottoman slapper is just a nice addition to the game’s diverse roster!

Stay tuned for the next new challenger: ‘Ikuzo!’
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About This Game

Get ready for intense 2D arcade fighting.

The spirit of old-school fighting games is back with Slashers: The Power Battle. Inspired by classic fighting game series like Street Fighter 3, Last Blade, Samurai Shodown and Guilty Gear, Slashers: The Power Battle delivers it all - it’s fast; it’s full on; it’s tactical; it’s online and it’s FUN!

With fluid animations and colourful graphics, Slashers: The Power Battle is a highly tactical game with multiple unique fighters, each with their own fighting styles and moves. The game also comes stacked with an array of awesome features:

  • Create and customize your fighter with "Journey" mode.
  • Challenge players from around the world with "Net-play" mode.
  • Learn game mechanics with "Tutorial Lessons".
  • Access each character's ending and story with “Arcade" mode.
  • 11 Fighters (+Free DLC) each with unique abilities. Characters include a dagger wieldin Ottoman warrior who excels in slap attacks; a giant kunai riding ninja; a Kazakh shaman who uses spirits to attack and curse opponents; a half-beast with his pet which helps to create combination attack patterns; a Templar knight who resists and counters opponent’s attacks.

  • Easy to use controls with a set-up to suit everyone: 4 attack buttons (Slash, Big Slash, Kick, Chaos) and 3 input modes - simple, normal and Arcade (for all you old-school joystick fans).
  • Cartoon-like HD Graphics - Big and detailed characters and backgrounds.
  • Multiple gameplay Modes - Arcade Mode, Story Mode, Net-play, Versus Play, Tutorials, Combo Challenges and Journey Mode (survival/customization mode).
  • Character Accessories - Change the look of your character in Journey Mode by paying in-game currency (medals).
  • Tactical Features - Enhance your gameplay style and create your own combos with features like: "Block" and "Counter Block" (similar to "Parry" in SF3 games), "Recovery" and "Power Recovery" (similar to Roman Cancels in GG games), "Chaos Break" (similar to Burst in GG games) and "Limit Break" attacks.
  • Destroy your Opponents with Style - Unlock the power of strategic Chaos Moves by selecting one "blue" type chaos move at the start of each fight.
    Access devastating "red" type chaos move by filling your chaos meter.
    Access your character's unique "Chaos Drive" by spending your chaos point whenever you wish.
    Finish off your opponent with a character specific method when they are on low health and you are on the winning round.

System Requirements

Mac OS X
SteamOS + Linux
    • OS: Windows 7
    • Processor: Intel® Core™ 2 Duo 2 GHz, AMD Athlon™ X2 2.2 GHz, or higher
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 512 MB Video card, DirectX 9-compatible with support for Pixel Shader 3.0
    • DirectX: Version 9.0
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 2 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: Keyboard required on initial run, most gamepads and arcade sticks can be configured to play.
    • OS: Mac OS X 10.4 or later.
    • Processor: Intel Core Duo Processor (2GHz or better)
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: TI Radeon HD 2400 or better / NVidia 8600M or better
    • Storage: 2 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: Keyboard required on initial run, most gamepads and arcade sticks can be configured to play.
    • OS: Ubuntu 12.04
    • Processor: 64-bit Dual core from Intel or AMD at 2.8 GHz
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: nVidia GeForce 8600/9600GT, ATI/AMD Radeon HD2600/3600 (Graphic Drivers: nVidia 310, AMD 12.11), OpenGL 2.1
    • Storage: 2 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: Keyboard required on initial run, most gamepads and arcade sticks can be configured to play.

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