Futuristic Sports. Mad Machines are stylized robots competing in different combat- and sports inspired disciplines. Solo, co-op and team based online multiplayer.
All Reviews:
Mostly Positive (139) - 72% of the 139 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date:
Feb 28, 2019

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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?

“Mad Machines has a solid core gameplay, but with room for improvement. We need a large amount of user input to achieve the high standards we aim to reach before releasing.

We hope a crowd of early sports brawlers like you will help us form a strong community. This way you can help guide us evolve our Mad Machines vision to reach the best of its potential.

Our game structure allows us to implement new and exciting game modes with relatively short intervals, adding new flavor to the game for all you primo players in early access.”

Approximately how long will this game be in Early Access?

“The current plan is to have a strong release candidate by Q4 of 2019. Changes to the game's scope through community excitement and feedback may drive a longer development.”

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

“In the full version of the game we hope to have even more content. We expect to implement new characters, customization options, tournaments and custom game modes. That said, we want to keep our plans pretty flexible so that we can evolve the game based on player feedback.”

What is the current state of the Early Access version?

“The current state of the game is a full functional build, with all the necessary features needed to support for a big player base. This includes dedicated servers in 6 regions, 3 classes, several game modes and a well-designed ball mechanic. Everything a player would need for a satisfactory gaming experience.”

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

“A decision on the final pricing will be made during the Early Access period, and may be higher depending on the amount of features and content added to the game.”

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

“With Mad Machines being a competitive team-multiplayer game, a community will be essential for the future development and balancing of the game. If the production wishes to maintain its ambitions of becoming a contender in the the ever growing e-sport industry, one will have to deliver a well-crafted and solid multiplayer game experience. This can only be done through massive user input, feedback and a supportive community.”
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August 12

Update 9/8/19

  • Remake of movement systems, your character will now always look where you are pointing without any delay
  • Aerial movement updates
  • Cannonball aim updates, character will look where you are aiming in air to make feel more smooth
  • Dribble system remake
  • New settings UI (WIP, has some bugs)
  • UI updates in Solo Games
  • Shooting mechanics (WIP, only in practice atm, need to reset your bindings to try it, press R to shoot)
  • Shop bug fixes
  • Customization bug fixes
  • Fixes to few goalie issues
  • Ball camera and Free camera disabled in all modes
  • Practise ball count on rematch not resetting fixed
  • Tutorial UI update
  • Custom match exit popup

Come join our Discord server! Discord[www.discord.gg]
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August 2

Beat The Devs Event

There will be no tournament this Saturday as we are preparing for Gamescom. That doesn't mean nothing is happening though. Everyone will have a chance to challenge a team of devs to 2v2 in Mad Ball best of 5. Winners will get 50$, 1 chance to challenge per team. Event will last for few hours or until there is no more challengers.

Game Mode: Mad Ball 2v2
Event starts: August 3rd at 1 PM EDT/ 7 PM CEST
Prize: 50$
How to join: write in our discord after event has started that you want to challenge us
Discord: www.discord.gg/madmachines

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About This Game

Robots wearing ultra customizable armor and weaponry, compete in various setups, casual brawl to hardcore esports. Solo, co-op or as a team.

August update 2019

Realtime physics-based mechanics, fast paced and 100% serverside.
3 very different Machine Classes with unique stats and abilities are available; team play strategies are many.

Mad Pong is an arcade ball game. Ultra fast destruction.

Dedicated Servers & Built for Multiplayer
All’s fair in love and brawls.

We are backing the competitive structure of Mad Machines by providing full dedicated servers; competitive integrity and even playing fields are of the utmost importance to us and our players. Currently, Mad Machines has dedicated servers in 4 regions.

Intuitive Movement & Precision
Freedom of combining movement and combat is key. Grounded or aerial, no limits.
Even though being heavy Machines, aerial movement and play is required to advance in skill level.

As an example of the impact precision systems in game modes using a ball;
The ball’s trajectory is based on your movement and your swing, to allow for some clean and creative shots.

Mad Ball is our take on a hardcore esports game mode, inspired by bat- and close contact sports.
High pace, intense and very frustrating.

You are rewarded through xp and unlock items! To take full advantage of this, you can buy the Full Version and customize all your Robots!

The Arena
Surrounded by an audience, you will find several arena and map designs fitting the different disciplines.

This is your main ressource in Mad Machines. Hit and tackle your enemies to remove their Stamina and get an advantage.
The free and combinational movement provides many ways for doing tricks and setups, but it requires stamina.

Community Driven & Constantly Upgrading
Mad Machines is constantly evolving, spurred onward by the feedback we receive directly from our community.

Practice options are many. Train with friends, bots and lots of balls!
You can even play several solo modes with own leaderboards.

Refinements, improvements and optimizations are keywords for the next phase up to final release!
This includes UI updates, UX improvements as well.

Launch V1 2019
- Season ZERO Starts
- New DLC including 3 characters and unlocks
- Rewards & In-Game Standings for Community Tournaments

If you would like to shape the future of Mad Machines, join our Discord server and talk with us!

The balls are in your court now.

System Requirements

    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: Windows 7 64-bit
    • Processor: Intel Core i3-4170 @ 3GHz or AMD FX 8300 @3GHz
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Nvidia GForce GTX 750 or AMD Radeon HD 6870
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 8 GB available space
    • Sound Card: DirectX compatible sound card
    • Additional Notes: Note: This title supports 64-bit Windows ONLY
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: Windows 10 64-bit
    • Processor: Intel Core i5-7500 @ 3GHz or AMD Ryzen 5 1600 @ 3 GHz
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Nvidia GForce GTX 1050 or AMD Radeon R9 270X
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 8 GB available space
    • Sound Card: DirectX compatible sound card
    • Additional Notes: Note: This title supports 64-bit Windows ONLY

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