80°
Submitted by Rrobba 756d ago | article

It Will Blow Your Mind To See How Much It Costs To Add ONE New Character To A Fighting Game

Lab Zero Games, the guys behind 2D fighting game Skullgirls, want to add a new character to the game's roster. To do this, they're going to set up an IndieGoGo on February 25. And ask for $150,000. (Dev)

Snookies12  +   755d ago
Wow, if that's the case for all fighting games, I'm more than happy to pay 5-7 dollars for a character DLC in MK or Blazblue lol.
DarkBlood  +   755d ago
wow, if thats the case then i can sort of understand it, i mean you have to make a character with its set of moves and specs plus add the balance to it against the other rosters something has to be done about those to work with a new fighter on a scale
mydyingparadiselost  +   755d ago
Or they could just put in all the characters without dlc. Or start making a new game.
OneAboveAll  +   755d ago
And yet other indie guys who make MUGENS can add thousands of characters free of charge.
Because they do it for free. Companies hire people to do this. Artist, animators etc...

Know if mugen guys will work for free at capcom then that would cut cost.
#2.1 (Edited 755d ago ) | Agree(3) | Disagree(1) | Report | Reply
Ravenor  +   755d ago
If you can't tell the difference between Skullgirls and MUGENS, you should probably just shush.

Skullgirls features original characters, Art, animation and is tested. This all costs money, the idea that you think you should get characters that match the quality of Skullgirls for nothing is just silly.

http://mugenmundo.blogspot....

The link definitely demonstrates the quality of "free".
Baka-akaB  +   755d ago
Are you kidding me ? Almost no one even bother balancing out characters on Mugen , and even for the sprites it's usually just lifted and ripped from work previously done by others . Almost no one in the mugen scene create their characters and moveset from scratch ...
80% of them just use modified old models and sprites from the 90s IN 2013 !

While the dedication is appreciated , it's definitively amateur hour and irrelevant to the argument here
#2.3 (Edited 755d ago ) | Agree(3) | Disagree(0) | Report | Reply
kagon01  +   755d ago
Means nothing, if the game is complete I buy it, if not I wont bother. "But the developers" you're supporting the publisher not the developers and because of it the game itself its actually a disposable diaper...

Add comment

You need to be registered to add comments. Register here or login
Remember
New stories
20°

Code Name: S.T.E.A.M. Review | BioGameGirl

48m ago - BGG: Code Name: S.T.E.A.M. is a new third-person shooter and strategy game that features a uniqu... | 3DS
30°

RIDE Review (PS3) | CarGamingBlog

48m ago - CarGamingBlog says "Ride can be a fun and challenging game if you are willing to look past a few... | PC
Ad

See what games are coming out in 2015

Now - Visit our release calendar to see what games are coming out in 2015. | Promoted post
20°

Final Fantasy Type-0 HD (PS4) review | Impulse Gamer

48m ago - IG: Within the first half hour, Final Fantasy Type-0 HD establishes what game it wants to be. Th... | PS4
30°

5 Star Wrestling Review (Invision Game Community)

48m ago - 5 Star Wrestling is a brand new wrestling title from Dundee based studio Serious Parody releasing... | PS3
20°

Pocket Gamer: Tiny Dangerous Dungeons Review

48m ago - Pocket Gamer: It's been a pretty good week if you're a fan of retro platformers. There was the im... | iPad