Developer and Publisher Sector-K Games will be soon launching their upcoming game titled Punch Planet. it is a Sci-Fi 2D fighter game which is being developed by a team of 3 indie developers who have been playing fighting games for a long time now.
As the game is being developed by indie developers the graphics and the gameplay seems to be pretty well made. the demo version of the game was displayed at the GDC Mix indie showcase and EVO mix indie showcase and reaction from the community was quite positive.
You can check out the description from the steam and the trailer video to get an idea about the game.
Punch Planet is a Competitive Sci-Fi 2D fighter with a rich and immersive universe, spanning exotic planets, advanced cities, and alien races.
Developed by 3 longtime competitors in the fighting game community, Punch Planet is a fighting game with a solid foundation of competitive mechanics while also introducing a new depth of story, humor, and design.
The core of the game is obviously to be a fighting game but just like Tekken series, it comes with its own story mode where players play as Roy an undercover detective from the Luna PD who is framed for murder. now to clear his name he travels around Planet K-0 as known Punch Planet to bring down the real criminal by fighting different kinds of fighters from different races.
For the gameplay, it would include all the basic elements of a fighting game like heavy attack, light attack, guard, jump and more. but it also comes with its own mechanics like Time Canceling which lets players rewind time for up to 1 second. another mechanics is the Energy Attacks which let user execute powerful attacks with energy meter.
The early access version will come with 4 playable characters, competitive rank play, online versus and local versus, training mode but as the development progresses, the devs will add more characters, arcade mode, trials and challenges and story mode.