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Ward:Nex Rising
Genre: Action, Arcade
Platforms: PC, Mac, Linux
Languages: English, Spanish
May 16, 2014 @ 10:48pm
May 10, 2015 @ 4:29pm
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Release date: End of 2016

Ward:Nex Rising
Ward is a side scrolling, 2D, beat ‘em up, brawler style, game inspired by games like Streets of Rage, Final Fight, and Battle-Toads.

Ward is still early in its development and the plan is to release the demo sometime in the fall of 2015.

Get The Story
Stone City , is the home of the James Ward Orphanage. Throughout the years, the city has fallen into crime and corruption causing the orphanage to fall apart and shutdown. Several years after leaving the orphanage, 4 friends return to their childhood home only to find the orphanage rundown with the rest of the city.

Nex, a ruthless crime lord, has his grip on the city. He controls the government and its gangs. Nex came to Stone City with a purpose and he will stop at nothing to see his plans succeed, regardless of the innocent lives he has to take.

Adam, Michael, Christy, and Franco must come together and fight to save their home and the ones they love.

Game Play Breakdown & What you Can Expect

Play as one of four characters in this 1-2 player co-op brawler.
In "Ward: Nex Rising" you will be cruising through the streets with nothing but your fists and what you find in the environment to take down the bad guys.

Ward is heavily inspired by the classic, gritty, beat-em up, titles like Street of Rage, Double Dragon, Final Fight, Battle Toads and more.

Much like the classics, you will go from stage to stage beating up goons and gang members and can always look forward to a great boss fight at the end of each stage.

Weapons and destructible environments will ensure the fights never get boring, but that's not all. Ward will require you to make some choices along the way that will ultimately determine what ending you get once the game is completed. Choices like alternate routes throughout the game even decide whether someone lives or dies. The game will also feature a stage select map so that the player can revisit previous stages or take the path less traveled once completed.

Each character will have their own unique moves and play style. Whether you like to strike your opponent with some jabs and combos, or you like to get up-close and personal with some grabs and slams, you will be able to find a character you love to play over-and-over again.

Ward will also have a very easy control system, much like the fighters on the Sega Genesis. You will have an attack button, jump button, special attack button, and an Item pickup button. The controls will have some depth to them as well. For instance, pressing two buttons at one time to perform a certain action, such as backwards attacks, throwing an enemy or object, and much more. We do not want to spoil everything.

More On Controls
Users will be able to customize their controls to their liking on the following:

Our Dream & Our Goal

Our dream has always been to make a great, fun, game that anyone could pick up and play. The game will be released for PC, Mac, and Linux. However, we would love to see it grow enough to be put on the Wii U, PS4, and Xbox One.

Our vision for "Ward: Nex Rising" does not stop with us making the game. We want to continuously work to create a fun and growing community for this game. We will work to continuously update Ward far beyond release.

This dream and goal is only possible with your help. We truly appreciate anything you can do for us, whether it be donating to our game or just spreading the word to your friends and family.

Help Us Spread The Word

Help us spread the word about "Ward: Nex Rising" by liking and sharing our page on Facebook and following us on Twitter!

Don't forget to vote for us on Steam Green light.

Thank you!
Popular Discussions View All (1)
Jun 30, 2014 @ 7:51am
We want to hear from you the community! :)
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RasXrenitel(RUS) Nov 6, 2015 @ 7:47am 
Когда выйдет игра?When game is will complete?
ЗЛОЙ BRUSNOCK Apr 11, 2015 @ 3:46am 
It's new Streets of Rage!
soeiro Mar 16, 2015 @ 1:30am 
luxaN ✔ Jan 8, 2015 @ 1:10pm 
Looks like Streets of Rage.
Shafylus Dec 15, 2014 @ 8:19pm 
Looks good, voted!
Rebelis Sep 9, 2014 @ 9:48pm 
Voted. Epi-i-i-ic! Nice Fight!
.:: Punk Rock ::. Jul 31, 2014 @ 2:06am 
Voted. Nice fight
gabrielssj4 Jul 27, 2014 @ 6:27am 
-V!rus'Gx - [@t!r3 Jul 11, 2014 @ 9:27pm 
Darkwing Duck Jul 9, 2014 @ 4:47pm