• Register

The 8-bit Studios team are developing a "MOV" multiplayer online versus game free-to-play for PC's, next-gen consoles, smartphones and tablets. Similar to versus games out on the market-think Tekken or Street Fighter-our combat system is based on the skills and reflexes of each player, utilizing a system of combos. However, the action is in third person and may include up to 16 players at a time! All combat will be live action, online in battle arenas where the way players handle their characters will be the key to their success!
In Skara, we do not let characters improve by levels, making them effectively invincible. In other words, a novice player has the same chance of killing a veteran player, just like in versus fighting games. The only difference is marked by the reflexes and experience of each player in battle.

Image RSS Feed Latest Screens
Celea in the lava coliseum arena Coliseum arena Durno heavy armor concept art
Blog RSS Feed Report abuse Latest News: Skara evolves: build 0.4.4 live

0 comments by Psyshik on Feb 23rd, 2015

Skara evolves: build 0.4.4 live

It's time to try the new build of Skara, which represents a giant step in progress of the game development.

Below is a list of updates to the build. Please use this list in your feedback, so we can easily keep track of it and put together the most comprehensive view as possible.


  • New Shinse skin (available from the main menu).
  • New Shinse Heavy and Fast Attacks.
  • New Shinse Unstoppable Attack.
  • New final Boss - Groth the Soul Ripper.
  • New Game Mode (kill Groth) for the Lava Coliseum.
  • Optimization patch: screen resolution, quality reduction, character Level of Detail (LOD).
  • New in-game menu, including Graphic Settings.
  • In-game notifications: kills, assists, etc...
  • New chat-like in-game notifications.
  • Ranged weapons first iteration: throwing knives.
  • New blood system, including blood decals in any surface.
  • New health and stamina HUD
  • Super nice crown HUD showing who is the top scoring player in a match.
  • New hit animations for both characters.
  • Localization issues fixed (useful for Spanish speakers)

Although we did our best to test the new build before launch, it remains a work in progress. You will find problems, bugs, and other issues that might prove frustrating. Please share these with us, since that is the only way for us to fix problems and improve the experience. Depending on your feedback, we may work on a bug fixing build to publish soon.

Gradually Skara is becoming the game we envisioned it being. We hope you find this build a big step forward, and enjoy playing Skara more and more.

See you on the battlefield!

The SKARA Team

Media RSS Feed Latest Video
Post comment Comments  (0 - 10 of 23)
TheSparrowsJourney Jun 27 2014, 3:39pm says:

I played the alpha, here are my thoughts: Youtube.com

+2 votes     reply to comment
Guest Jun 26 2014, 11:47am says:

This comment is currently awaiting admin approval, join now to view.

Guest Jun 20 2014, 8:18am says:

This game goes beyond epic!! Can't wait to get into a 16 people melee!!

+2 votes     reply to comment
yaminihi Jun 20 2014, 5:26am says:

Looks very interesting so far, keep up the great work! :-)

+3 votes     reply to comment
vojtailavsky May 1 2014, 2:44am says:

Keep pushing towards this project. .)

+3 votes     reply to comment
TaShadan Apr 24 2014, 6:39am says:

An MMO where you actually need skill instead of Character levels? Might be the first MMO after Ultima Online i am going to play!

+2 votes     reply to comment
Guest Jun 12 2014, 7:12pm replied:

This comment is currently awaiting admin approval, join now to view.

Borzi Jun 9 2014, 6:43am replied:

MMO with 16 players?

+2 votes     reply to comment
Psyshik Creator
Psyshik Jun 11 2014, 3:22pm replied:

Well we are not an MMO, 16 players is not that massively that's why we like to call us a MOV (multiplayer online versus) game!

+3 votes   reply to comment
dodge_cutie23 Dec 5 2014, 10:48am replied:

when is the download link here coming

+1 vote     reply to comment
Psyshik Creator
Psyshik Dec 5 2014, 2:00pm replied:

Right now we are just available through steam, we don't know yet when we will have the game ready for another platform

+1 vote   reply to comment
Post a Comment
click to sign in

You are not logged in, your comment will be anonymous unless you join the community today (totally free - or sign in with your social account on the right) which we encourage all contributors to do.

2000 characters limit; HTML formatting and smileys are not supported - text only

Skara - The Blade Remains
Windows, XONE, PS4
Developed By
Send Message
Official Page
Release Date
Game Watch
Track this game

Latest tweets from @skaratbr

Normality is easy to forget once the events and routines that hold it down disappear... #gamedev #screenshotsaturday T.co

48mins 28secs ago

I heard a sound I had not realized was missing since the upheavals: children playing in the street #rpg #gamedev T.co

4hours 50mins ago

The habitable parts of Valemteim also feel less crowded, the majority of the remaining population are mothers and children... #gaming #rpg

7hours 49mins ago

RT @Darkphan: @SkaraTBR if they're bots in honor to matrix, one has to be Smith (for Agent Smith) #NameSkaraBots

10hours 40mins ago

I had not recognized how much Decimon had drawn upon my attention and resources... T.co #indiegame #gamedev #rpg #gaming

10hours 52mins ago

Their absence has caused a brief respite for me and the entire Governor’s House... T.co #gamedev T.co

11hours 53mins ago

ALL names accepted for the #NameSkaraBots competition. but some may be so good we offer a prize. #gaming #gamedev T.co

12hours 15mins ago

@Lysandrus AWESOME! :)

12hours 53mins ago

...not even the informant I ordered to come back first has shown his face... #gamedev #indiegame #RPGMaker T.co

14hours 54mins ago

@Lysandrus absolutely! Just as long as we can find them and who wrote them :)

15hours 10mins ago

Embed Buttons

Promote Skara - The Blade Remains on your homepage or blog by selecting a button and using the embed code provided (more).

Skara - The Blade Remains
Skara - The Blade Remains
Last Update
1 month ago
238 members