Welcome to the Arena

Shoot. Die. Repeat.


ARENA is an on going solo development from one man team MBSquared Entertainment and aims to be a collection of fast paced Arcade Game Modes set within a seamless world bursting with colour and vibrant audio.

New features are being added all the time and currently two game modes are playable,

  • Exosphere - Top down view, twin stick shooter. Prepare for Fireworks. This game play is the love child of Geometry Wars™ and Super Stardust™ Delta
  • Fathom - Stealth based with no weapons, skill and strategy are your ally here. This would be the Pac-Man™ nightmare. Jump scares ahead


Upcoming game modes that are currently in development,

  • Commander - 1st Person Turret defence. Take control of powerful weaponry to defeat your opponents, but you'll most likely die trying.
  • Velocity - High speed racing. Take to the track and pump up the velocity. 3 Dimensions make for mind bending courses
  • Stranded - 3rd Person Flying Combat. Fully fledge space based combat. Skill and accuracy will help you master ARENA's skies


Other features which are already included with ARENA,

  • Leaderboards - ARENA is fully integrated with Steam Leaderboards so that you can keep track of not only your score, but your friend's too. Come back to your favourite levels time and time again and see how close you can reach the top
  • Achievements - There are many to collect, each with their own unique in-game Medal to view. Who can be first to unlock them all...


As this is a solo development, and also a first time game for MBSquared Entertainment, progress can be a little slow at times and extras features such as Multiplayer and Dock (where you can customise your game play with the stars you collect) will be added at a later date and most likely be a part of the final release.

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ARENA 3D is a slow burning solo project from independent developer Mike Bushell under his MB² Entertainment brand. ARENA 3D is a collection of various retro inspired Arcade Games, brought to life in a slick, crisp and colourful modern setting.

To help the project grow further, a free to play Demo is coming shortly. Which will be available on the Steam Store in due course. It will include 3 complete single player levels, with Leaderboards to get yourself up against the world and friends.

Mike is looking for like minded individuals that would like to get involved with the project to help bring ARENA 3D to its full realisation. A Kickstarter is also a possibility, as extra funding can help go towards an Original Soundtrack and bring this slick Arcade title to Xbox One and Playstation 4.

Check the store page for news of the release of the Demo Store Page

Facebook and Twitter pages are as follows
Twitter: @Arena_3D
Facebook: facebook.com/Arena3D/

ARENA 3D is still alive!! Prototyping new game mode

ARENA 3D is still alive!! Prototyping new game mode

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As a development team of just one person, timescales on updates can vary massively... However, behind the scenes and in the dark, progress continues...

ARENA 3D Trailer #1 +Screenshots

ARENA 3D Trailer #1 +Screenshots

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First Official Trailer for the upcoming single man development title ARENA 3D. 45 seconds of 1080p 60fps video delivered like a punch to the face!

Multiplayer is alive! New Videos! Soon on Steam

Multiplayer is alive! New Videos! Soon on Steam

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Multiplayer has always been one of the big features I have wanted to implement. As a solo developer, I have had to wait until my knowledge allowed me...

Not quite the horsepower for 1080p and 60fps... 720p and 60fps will do :P

Not quite the horsepower for 1080p and 60fps... 720p and 60fps will do :P

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Feast your eyes on some high speed action from the new rebuild of ARENA 3D

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Turbo187
Turbo187

This looks awesome! Looking forward to the Demo in January! :)

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MBushell Creator
MBushell

Thanks for the support :D! Working as hard as I can to get ready. Just working on multiplayer mechanics as we speak

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kaadmy
kaadmy

I'd love to see this released in early alpha, this game looks great so far :)

(It almost perfectly fits a game I've been planning on making lately :D)

Is Linux support planned/possible in the future?

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MBushell Creator
MBushell

Good evening!! Well I'm looking todo it around mid January :D!

Linux should be able to be supported, I'm building in Unity which has build support

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Shinji16
Shinji16

In addition to finding you on IndieGames.com during their recent Screenshot Saturday article, I also just read your "Driven to Develop" post. Your alpha of Arena so far and personal story as a developer are equally inspiring. As someone that's a huge fan of twin stick shmups and heavily enjoyed being involved in the Early Access of Assault Android Cactus, I'm super excited for when you decide to launch in Early Access on Steam. Cheers!

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MBushell Creator
MBushell

Can't wait to let you get your hands on it :)

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Shinji16
Shinji16

Indeed! Glad to hear and see the corrupted data issue isn't holding you back too much. Cheers!

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