Way back, on a console technology far, far-off… there was Star Wars: Masters of Teräs Käsi. Developed by LucasArts for the PlayStation, it pitted the acquainted faces of the Star Wars universe towards each other in enviornment fights. In the event you’ve ever questioned if Han Solo might stand towards the lightsaber of Jedi Grasp Luke Skywalker, the reply is it would not matter as a result of Masters of Teräs Käsi was unhealthy. Up till now, the perfect model of Star Wars preventing motion was Darth Vader and Yoda in Soulcalibur 6.
Now one intrepid indie developer named Lastjawa is growing their very own tackle Star Wars preventing. The challenge is at the moment known as Drive Fight, a work-in-progress that seeks to show your favourite Star Wars characters into correct fighters. Because the identify suggests, the challenge is impressed by the latest Mortal Kombat titles. The sport has been launched into Alpha and may be freely downloaded.
Drive Fight pulls characters from each period of the franchise, with photographs displaying potential characters Luke Skywalker, Darth Vader, Leia Organa Solo, Emperor Palpatine, Anakin Skywalker, Obi-Wan Kenobi, Rely Dooku, Darth Maul, Normal Grievous, Yoda, Ahsoka Tano, Mara Jade, the Seventh Sister, a Sith Stalker, Bastila Shan, and Darth Malgus. Plenty of iconic areas had been additionally highlighted in a quick video launched by the creator, together with Dagobah, Mustafar, the Emperor’s Throne Room, and Rogue One’s Scarif. The Mortal Kombat homage is robust with this one, as there’s even a quick glimpse of a mode like Mortal Kombat 11’s Towers of Time.
The alpha shopper is free to obtain, however the developer additionally has a Patreon account for donations. Oddly sufficient, one of many prizes on the highest tier is probably a full-sized Arcade cupboard, which seems like a developer transferring forward a bit too shortly. Regardless, it will be attention-grabbing to see if Disney, a really litigious firm, will step up and serve this challenge with a cease-and-desist.