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Rivals of Aether

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Based on 3 critic reviews
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Game Information

Available on:Xbox OneMar 28, 2017
PCMar 28, 2017

Developer: Dan Fornace

Genre: Fighting

RIVALS OF AETHER is an upcoming indie fighting game set in a world where warring civilizations summon the power of Fire, Water, Air, and Earth. Choose a Rival to bring into the battlefield and manipulate the powers of the classical elements and animal movement. Untangle the mysterious conflicts of the planet Aether in Story Mode or take your combat skills online and challenge your friends across the world.
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Reviews

Instead of dancing around the "is it a fighting game or not?" question plaguing Nintendo's major mascot title for years, Rivals of Aether goes full throttle into the genre and delivers an experience the platform fighting genre deserves.

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Lacking in fighters and originality, Rivals of Aether is a fine reimplementation of Smash Bros aimed at hardcore players.

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Boasting a varied lineup of unique fighters, beautiful retro art, interesting stages, and an impressive amount of content, Rivals of Aether hits every mark hit sets out to hit. This is must-have for any brawler fans with deep, engaging combat that's easy to learn and hard as nails to master.

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