Skullgirls is a 2 D fighting Game developed by Reverge Labs and published by Marvelous and Autumn Games. The game was released via the PlayStation Network and X Box Live Arcade from United States, Europe, and Australia in April to May 2012, and later received a Japanese launch by CyberFront for the PlayStation Network at February 2013. A Microsoft Windows version, Manufactured by Lab Zero Games and also co-published from Autumn Games and Marvelous, was released in August 2013. A Western arcade version, produced by m-2 for its NESiCAxLive assistance, was released in 2015. A mobile spin off of this game, developed by Hidden Variable Studios and released by Line, premiered for Android and i-OS apparatus in May 20 17.
At Skullgirls, players engage in battle against one another, together with Teams of one, two, or several characters attempting to knock their opponents out or have the maximum cumulative health when time runs out. The setting of the game revolves round the”Skull Heart”, an artifact that grants wishes for women. When a wisher with an impure soul employs the Skull Heart, she is transformed into the next”Skullgirl”, a monster bent on destruction. Skullgirls received generally positive reviews from critics, who commended the cartoon and gameplay mechanisms, while criticizing its limited roster size and internet multiplayer features.
Publisher Autumn Games has been sued over allegations of fraud seeing an Unrelated land, Def Jam Rapstar, cutting off Skullgirls’ Financial aid and forcing programmer Reverge Labs to layoff the entire Development team. The core team would eventually reform as Lab Zero Games in November 2012, starting a powerful crowdfunding Effort to raise funds to keep their job. With distributor Konami Digital Entertainment at December 2013, the latter officially requested to have the match eliminated by the PlayStation Network and Xbox Live Arcade. The match has been afterwards re-released on Both platforms in 2014 like Skullgirls Encore. When the game was Ported to the play station 4, play-station Vita and PC in 2015, it had been renamed into Skullgirls 2 nd Encore