After much anticipation, Skinny & Franko: Fists of Violence has finally launched on various platforms including PC (in the Steam store), PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and even the Atari VCS consoles.
Thanks to the backward compatibility technology, players can also enjoy the game on the newer generation of consoles, PS5 and Xbox Series X/S.
Skinny & Franko: Fists of Violence is a 2D walk-on brawler and the long-awaited sequel to the cult classic game, Franko: The Crazy Revenge, which was released on CBM Amiga computers in the 1990s.
The creator of the original game, along with the Blue Sunset Games team, worked tirelessly to bring the beloved characters back to the market with a modern and unique combat system that does not rely on old, outdated patterns from the era of arcade games.
In this game, players will control the titular anti-hero, Franko, who returns to Poland after 28 years to save his friend from trouble. The game features a soulful gameplay experience that offers a two-player couch system where players can enjoy the game with a friend.
The combat system is the highlight of the game, offering 40 individual hits for each champion, including super moves and combos.
Players can also interact with the environment to execute various punches. With 80 different opponents and over 50 weapons to choose from, players will never run out of challenges and ways to tackle them.
Overall, Skinny & Franko: Fists of Violence is a fantastic addition to the brawler genre, offering a unique and fresh experience while still honoring the roots of the cult classic.
Fans of the original game and newcomers alike will surely enjoy the game’s modern take on the beloved characters and gameplay.