Card-Based Fighting Game ‘INVICTUS: Lost Soul’ is Soft-Launching (Again) Sometime this Month

I’m all the time serious about combating video games on cellular not simply because it’s a style I really like on different platforms, however particularly as a result of I feel it’s fascinating to see builders provide you with methods to adapt that sort of sport to a touchscreen with out simply having an abundance of digital buttons splattered all around the display. Video games like Skullgirls Cell, Marvel Contest of Champions, and Injustice have actually paved the way in which for this streamlined model of combating sport by automating a portion of the character motion and changing the customarily difficult button inputs of most conventional combating video games with less complicated faucet and swipe gestures or particular transfer icons.

Whereas this eliminates the talent component of a participant having to study and be capable to pull off strikes, it does harness components which can be maybe much more on the coronary heart of the combating sport style, and that’s timing and studying your opponent. Understanding when and the place to deploy sure strikes throughout a match is vital, and that’s one thing you want to have in mind even if you happen to’re merely tapping a particular transfer button as an alternative of a QCF+HP x 2. This seems to be to be the crux of the upcoming combating sport from developer True Axion Interactive and writer Bushiroad Worldwide referred to as INVICTUS: Misplaced Soul. Take a look at the trailer.

In order you’ll be able to see, there’s a heavy deck-building component to INVICTUS: Misplaced Soul, which isn’t stunning as Bushiroad’s roots are within the collectible card style. Every card represents both a strike, a block, or one other sort of transfer and also you’ll must construct out a deck that you simply assume can tackle all comers. Along with the playing cards you’ll additionally must determine on weapon and armor varieties on your fighter, and playing cards, weapons, and armor can all be upgraded as you progress. I feel one of many appeals of one of these sport, and with any CCG actually, is experimenting with totally different deck builds and character loadouts to see what occurs. It’s actually cool to then be mixing all of that with a streamlined combating sport the place your timing and positioning, in addition to what assaults you utilize and when, will likely be an enormous a part of the technique.

INVICTUS: Misplaced Soul will characteristic real-time PvP in opposition to different gamers in addition to Clan assist for tournaments and such. General it appears actually promising, and following a interval of being obtainable in mushy launch final yr, it’ll be mushy launching once more in Australia, Indonesia, Malaysia, New Zealand, Philippines, and Singapore someday this month with a wider launch to come back sooner or later down the street. In truth it does seem like available right now in the App Store in Thailand, in case you have an account there. We’ll hold an eye fixed out for the brand new mushy launch within the coming weeks and within the meantime you’ll be able to talk about all issues INVICTUS: Misplaced Soul in the thread in our forums.