Akuto: Mad World is an award-nominated, isometric, fast-paced action game where players compete with swords and guns in intense versus matches.
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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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July 13

Update 75



We will not be releasing a new build this week, but we did manage to code 15+ ranged weapons for the game. We still have a few left to code, which we plan to do next week. After that we will focus on completing rest of the melee weapons, which should take us around 1-2 weeks to complete.

Most of the new ranged weapons that we have created this week do not have any art, VFX, or SFX created for them, and they won't be ready for several weeks as we are still redesigning the game. You might have noticed this if you played the 'Experimental Branch' in the past as we have started using colored spheres for bullets again.

Next week we will release a new build with some of the new ranged weapons that do have their correct art, VFX or SFX implemented. The rest of the ranged weapons will be released on final launch of the game.

After creating the ranged weapons and melee weapons, we will start focusing our skills on power-ups and specials! Yes, Akuto: Mad World will have power-ups and specials that you will be able to use during matches to give you an advantage. But we will talk more about what they are, how they will work, and when they will be released in the upcoming weeks.


Experimental Branch
You can download the ‘experimental’ branch on Steam at any time by right-clicking on the ‘Akuto: Mad World’ game name on the Steam library page and selecting 'Properties' from the window that opens. From this window select the 'BETAS' tab and then the 'experimental' option from the dropdown menu (the menu labelled 'Select the beta you would like to opt into:’.

To revert back to the latest build of Akuto: Mad World, change the branch to 'NONE- Opt out of all beta programs' from the same menu.


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July 6

Update 74



Fixes and Updates for Experimental Branch:
  • All levels contain random melee weapon pickups
  • All levels contain random ranged weapon pickups
  • All levels are playable again


Levels
All the levels on the Experimental branch are now playable. They all have melee and ranged weapon pickups meaning you can enjoy stock 2.0 on any of the levels.


Weapons
The melee and ranged weapons have both changed. Instead of picking up a melee or ranged weapon and lasting until you die, they will now last for X amount of kills (melee weapons) or X amount of shots (ranged weapons).

Once you reach the X amount, you will lose that weapon and will have to pick up a new weapon if you want to continue to fight and kill.

All players start with no melee or ranged weapons and all the weapon pickups are randomized, so you do not know what you will be receiving. There is currently only a small amount of weapons available, as we are still working on creating the new weapons.

We have also added a punch move. You can use the punch move when you don't have a melee weapon. The punch will pushback opponents, but not kill them directly.


Experimental Branch
You can download the ‘experimental’ branch on Steam at any time by right-clicking on the ‘Akuto: Mad World’ game name on the Steam library page and selecting 'Properties' from the window that opens. From this window select the 'BETAS' tab and then the 'experimental' option from the dropdown menu (the menu labelled 'Select the beta you would like to opt into:’.

To revert back to the latest build of Akuto: Mad World, change the branch to 'NONE- Opt out of all beta programs' from the same menu.



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Reviews

“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

Fast-Paced Arena Action

Akuto: Mad World is an award-nominated, isometric, fast-paced action game where players compete with swords and guns in intense versus matches.

The game is set on low poly, diorama arenas where players have to not only watch out for opponents, but also for the environment from killing them.


SWORDS

Your sword is your best friend. Their sword is your worst enemy.


GUNS

Too far to hit them with your sword? Then try shooting at them with one of the many different bullets!


ENVIRONMENT

Trick your enemies by using the environment and let natural order take place.


MINIGAMES

Tired of killing? Bored of winning all the time? Then try out one of the minigames!


FAMILY FRIENDLY

Beat your kids (figuratively) and show them who rules your household.

Key Features

  • Fight in over 10 different dynamic levels.
  • Hone your killing skills in the procedurally-generated singleplayer mode.
  • Join with up to four players to take on survival mode and aim to become number 1 on the leaderboards.
  • Fight against your friends in local multiplayer, online* multiplayer, or play against the bots in one of the many versus modes.
  • Tired of the same, old levels? Then go create your own levels using the in-game level editor and upload them onto the Steam Workshop!

*Online mode is still in beta

System Requirements

Windows
Mac OS X
SteamOS + Linux
    Minimum:
    • OS: Microsoft® Windows® Vista
    • Processor: 1.6GHz Intel Core 2 Duo or better
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 1GB VRAM
    • DirectX: Version 10
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 600 MB available space
    Recommended:
    • OS: Microsoft® Windows® 10
    • Processor: 2GHz Intel Core 2 Duo or better
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 2GB VRAM
    • DirectX: Version 10
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 600 MB available space
    Minimum:
    • OS: OS X 10.7 or later
    • Processor: 1.6GHz
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 1GB VRAM
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 600 MB available space
    Recommended:
    • OS: OS X 10.11 or later
    • Processor: 2.6GHz
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 2GB VRAM
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 600 MB available space
    Minimum:
    • OS: Ubuntu 16.04
    • Processor: 1.6GHz
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 1GB VRAM
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 600 MB available space
    Recommended:
    • OS: Ubuntu 16.04
    • Processor: 2.6GHz
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 2GB VRAM
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 600 MB available space

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