First Look: New Platform Fighter, ‘Icons: Combat Arena’

Icons: Combat Arena Brings Fast, Frenzied, and Furious Fighting to PC

Developer Wavedash Games today unveiled its exciting new platform fighter, Icons: Combat Arena. Designed from the ground up to be the most accessible yet strategic fighting game available on PC, Icons: Combat Arena will give players a streamlined multiplayer experience where they’ll punch, kick, dash, and slash their way to victory.

Command the dual powers of fire and water with Afi & Galu, the elemental duo that’s closer than kin. While one’s safely a statue, the other springs to life – swap between them to keep your opponents on their toes!

Built from scratch by fighting game fanatics and with input from the platform fighting community, Icons: Combat Arena hearkens back to the classic days of the genre, when anyone could jump in and start having fun with their friends, throwing everything from basic punches, to mighty shockwaves and bruising body blocks. The game’s multi-layered development invites hardcore fans to “dig deeper” and become experts at passing around punishment. Icons: Combat Arena features a roster of distinct characters, with individual moves and personalities. Whether it be a fast dash, a powerful block, or a full-on shockwave, each fighter has their own focus and style.

As a fan of platform fighting games, and having been involved in the competitive side of them for over a decade, we designed Icons: Combat Arena for all those who love online competition,” said Matt Fairchild, CEO and co-founder of Wavedash Studios. “This final closed beta is a major milestone, as we take the best elements of the genre and make them accessible to anyone who owns a PC.”

The final Icons closed beta test (CBT) is kicking off this weekend (May 26th – 27th). Those interested in a chance to join the weekend-long event should sign up HERE.

Icons: Combat Arena will launch on Steam’s Early Access July 12th with a mix of blasters, battlers, and bruisers.