Don't Sleep on These Great Indie Cute Fighting Games - March 2022 - Odd Nugget

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The game, Kick the Buddy, involves beating up a ragdoll to relieve stress, but the character seems fairly cute and sweet.

Why not just chill with them instead?

As an aside...

Cute fighting video games can make for a great getaway. Feel free to peruse and play a few of these...


Fisti-Fluffs


Fisti-Fluffs video game Developed by Playfellow Studio and published by Rogue Games, Inc.

Developed by Playfellow Studio and published by Rogue Games, Inc.

With no humans in sight, the cats are boredand you know what that means? Thats right. Its time to tussle! Pounce, hiss, flail, and claw your way through the kitty kingdom to prove your wobbly cat is best cat.

Fisti-Fluffs is an adorable (and yes, ridiculous) physics-based party game where you tussle with other cats and destroy the environments in frenetic over-the-top battles. Of course, you can play alone, but its even better with friends. So get your claws out and prepare for some kitty carnage.

GAME FEATURES

Fast-paced physics-based cat tussling fun while the owners are away

Up to four players can duke it out in smooth and hilarious brawls

Game modes: Tussle, Crown Control, Destruction, Party, and Kibble Defense

In Kibble Defense, you and up to 3 of your best friends fend off rats and other critters from stealing your kibble in this endless wave based game mode.

6 fully destructible, fun, exciting, and colorful stages to bust up the additional, only playable in Kibble Defense, the largest and most comprehensive house stage

Turn the playroom into a weaponsmack objects to launch them across environments

An adorable roster of real life cats digitized to play as. Try not to ooh and aah at all of the lovable kitties and charming style

Create and customize your kitty with unique cat styles, hats, and outfits

Snap shareable screenshots overflowing with cuteness using the built-in camera mode

Fisti-Fluffs

Fisti-Fluffs video game Developed by Playfellow Studio and published by Rogue Games, Inc. video screen

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Whiskers Wags Cleaning Co. (SAGE 2020 Demo)


Whiskers  Wags Cleaning Co. (SAGE 2020 Demo) video game by Aw0

Made by Aw0

If you'd like to support the project, please consider droppin' a little something on my Ko-fi :)

1,2 (change window size)

3 toggle fullscreen (not recommended right now, I have to work on resolution issues)

4 toggle screenshake on and off

In this demo you play as Twinkelen! (cat maid)

Controls--------

keyboard)

WASD - move

S -Crouch

J -Jump

K -Attack

L -Dash

E -Swap Sub Item

R -Activate Sub Item

F -Flirt(try it near Rote)

I -Grab(tap a direction after grabbing an enemy to throw it)

O -ACTs. Powered-up attacks that do heavy stun damage. (Only down O while airborne, down O on ground, and back O are in-game)

U -Blocktime you block to parry the enemies attack and freeze them in place momentarily

Backspace -restart room

Spacebar -Interactwith various objects, including doors, saving checkpoints at the cleaning cart

Shift -tap to toggle dragging the cleaning cart along with you

P -Pause

controller)

Left Joystick - move

S -Crouch

A -Jump( X on PS controller)

X -Attack( Square on PS controller)

Y -Dash(Triangle on PS controller)

Left Bumper -Swap Sub-Items

Right Bumper -Activate Sub Item

Dpad Down-Flirt(try it near Rote)

Right Trigger -Grab(tap a direction after grabbing an enemy to throw it)

B - ( Circle on PS controller) -ACTs. Powered-up attacks that do heavy stun damage. (Only down B while airborne, down B on ground, and back B are in-game)

Left Trigger -Blocktime you block to parry the enemies attack and freeze them in place momentarily

Back Select(?)- restart room

Dpad Up- Interact with various objects, including doors, saving checkpoints at the cleaning cart

Dpad Right - tap to toggle dragging the cleaning cart along with you

P- Pause

Left Joystick - move

A - Jump ( X on PS controller)

X - Attack ( Square on PS controller)

B - ( Circle on PS controller)Temporarily Disabled

Dpad Right - Interact ( interacting the cart makes it follow you)

Dpad Down - Refill (refill tool energy at the cart)

Dpad Up - Open doors

Left Bumper - Swap Sub-Items (hold for radial view, tap for quick-swap) soon

Right Bumper - Swap Weapons (hold for radial view, tap for quick-swap)

Right Trigger - Super Attack

Left Trigger -Perfume (dispels status effects)

Y - Dash (Triangle on PS controller)

Select - Restart

Start - Pause

Charging Attacks -Holding the melee button to charge energy for your next attack. (up-tilt can't be charged right now)

Clouds of dust are emitted during attacks, allowing you tohit dust particles from a distance.

Dash - You can dash in all 8 directions. Holding up, down, diagonalupdown will change the direction. Dashing gives you a short moment of invincibility, allowing you to go through enemy attacks. Tap the dash button for a short burst of speed or hold it down for a longer dash.

Dash Jump(dash jump) Dash Jump onto glowing pink objects toslide on them! It adds to the combo meter and makes traversal more fun. (to be expanded later)

Rack up a high combo count for more damage and gems. Taking damage resets combo to 0.

Sliding- holding crouch while moving to retain momentum and slide along the ground.

CREDITS - - - - - -- - - - - -- - - - - -

Lead Designer ArtistAw0

Sound Brent Richard

Music H3metZ

Twinkelen's voice Amanda Kay

Animation Assistance KittyKola

Special Thanks (Coming Soon!)

Whiskers Wags Cleaning Co. (SAGE 2020 Demo)

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Fat Man Fights


Fat Man Fights video game Developed by anikataylor and published by anikataylor

Developed by anikataylor and published by anikataylor

Overview - All Coming Soon

Fat Man Fights is an action-arcade game with a humorous and light-hearted tone that is centred around an innovative and entertaining pushing mechanic.

Compete in fast-paced, hilarious sumo wrestling games against quick-witted AI opponents for the chance to win more tasty and delicious food (like donuts! And cake! And pizza!)!

First one out of the ring loses!

Progress up the ranks of sumo wrestlers to become the ultimate sumo wrestler of the century!

In Fat Man Fights you will start off in your humble home where you are then able to select your sumo wrestling games from your TV.

In the sumo wrestling match, the core mechanic is pushing.

This is where you hold the mouse button to charge up a push:

Then when you release it, the player will push and the power of that push will correspond with how long the mouse button has been held down for.

This allows for a constant change in playstyles from offensive and defensive which keeps the gameplay always interesting and engaging.

Jumping is also a huge part of the game!

What Fat Man Fights does offer:Fast-paced, fun and exciting sumo wrestling matchesA break from the darker and deeper games on SteamAn fun and unique push mechanic which is the core mechanicA light-hearted and enjoyable experienceHigh replayability - easy to learn but hard to masterA bright and colourful art styleBelly flopping. Lots of it.A competitive drive - leaderboards and statsA well-balanced game that suits all types of players with different skill levelsComedic vanity items for the playerA variety of maps that suit different playstylesWhat Fat Man Fights doesnt offer:MultiplayerDeep and meaningful gameplayIncredibly well-drawn artHey so you've scrolled down this far, Ill tell you a bit about me.Hi Im Anika, I made Fat Man Fights, I'm 15 years old and I live in England :)If you have any questions or constructive criticism (which I would love to hear) please do so in the discussions of the community hub, I will always check it!

Fat Man Fights

Fat Man Fights video game Developed by anikataylor and published by anikataylor video screen

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Cardbot


Cardbot video game Developed by Pixit Software and published by Pixit Software

Developed by Pixit Software and published by Pixit Software

Join Cardbot as he ventures on his quest to recover the 10 Sacred Gem Shards!

It is the year 4032. Humanity as we know it is gone; The Corruption spreads. It's up to Cardbot to retrieve 10 Sacred Gem Shards, and use them to terminate the Corruption in order to restore Earth to what it once was!

Play as Cardbot, a mysterious robot who crash lands on a new planet that houses dangerous creatures and strange portals to new dimensions. Set out on a journey to uncover the past and save the future!

Features

Travel through different dimensions, each with their own distinct identity! Explore open areas and uncover secret locations! Come across towns and meet new people who inhabit these strange landscapes!

Perform powerful combos on your foes! Encounter many different enemies and challenging bosses! Use your skills to dodge incoming attacks and punish! Use your kit of moves including: Punches, Kicks, Grabs, and Swords to fight your way through!

Defeat enemies to collect their loot! You can sell them at shops you find while traveling. You can also buy items to help you on your journey to get stronger!

Use weapons and gadgets; collect a full arsenal!

Cardbot

Cardbot video game Developed by Pixit Software and published by Pixit Software video screen

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BEDHOGG


BEDHOGG video game by 01010111

Made by 01010111

[ CONTROLS CONTROLLER ]

RIGHT STICK D-PAD.......MOVEMENT

A..........JUMP B........CHARGE ATTACK

X........REGULAR ATTACK Y......THROW

ARROW KEYS......MOVEMENTSPACE.....JUMP W......CHARGE ATTACK D........REGULAR ATTACK A......THROW[ made in 48 hours for ludum dare 32 ][ link to ludum dare entry ][ link to soundtrack ]

BEDHOGG

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The Company Man


The Company Man video game Developed by Forust and published by Forust

Developed by Forust and published by Forust

Battle the corporate machine in The Company Man! A 2D action-adventure where you can hit your crazy co-workers with a keyboard and shoot your evil bosses with emails. Survive the struggles of working life and fulfill your lifelong quest to be CEO!

THE WAR OF WORK

Jim finally graduates from university, ready to launch his epic career in the Good Water Company. But things quickly spiral into insanity as he finds himself fighting to keep his job.

Drink coffee to survive the tortures of working life. Learn the quirks of each department, from the air-conditioned ice lands of accounting to the mountains of paperwork in human resources, beating every floor on your journey to the top!

GAME FEATURES

Unique enemies including real-life inspired farting co-workers.

Beautifully painted environments.

Thoughtfully crafted hand-drawn animations.

Classic side-scrolling action.

The Company Man

The Company Man video game Developed by Forust and published by Forust video screen

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HIRT - Lamb Edition


HIRT - Lamb Edition video game Developed by Togglesword Games and published by Togglesword Games

Developed by Togglesword Games and published by Togglesword Games

In this free lamb edition of HIRT, you can start brawling your friends and experience a first map of the sheep-fueled local multiplayer brawler game. HIRT puts the players in the role of competing shepherds. They try to win holy pastures for their antagonized clans, fighting each other with every wooly mean they find on the sheep inhabited islands. Throw sheep, ram and baaaa yourself to victory!

Get your controllers ready, grab some co-shepherds and get ready for sheep mayhem!

A unique systemic brawler gameplay

Get a taste of HIRT's unique systemic gameplay. Experience the sandboxy combat system built around sheep, which lets you grab, toss, hide and ram and defeat your shepherd friends with unique melee attacks.

HIRT - Lamb Edition offers:

A first impression of the merciless sheep mayhem combat of HIRT

2-4 Players in Local Multiplayer Couch Fighting Splitscreen

An emergent gameplay and world, where weird chain reactions with sheep and weaponry are possible

A strange and outstanding setting, in which player fight with herds of self-determined animals

One of a multitude of islands

HIRT combines epic sceneries with intense and hectic gameplay mechanics. In HIRT - Lamb Edition, players face each other over and over again on a tiny island, desperately trying to win back the old remnants and forgotten sanctuary for their clan. However, the sheep count and available items differ every round, so no sheepy battle stays the same.

Ready to leave your time as a lamb behind and become a mighty ram? Try out the full game!

Many islands to fight on. From outlandish pastures, over ancient towers to small specks of rocks in the ocean.

More weird and unique weaponry. Ever wanted to try out a wool shotgun? Hit your friends with a holy shepherd staff? Use a tornado horn? Wait no more.

HIRT - Lamb Edition

HIRT - Lamb Edition video game Developed by Togglesword Games and published by Togglesword Games video screen

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Punch Pong


Punch Pong video game by Nekomatata

Made by Nekomatata

THE FAST-PACED

TURN-BASED PING PONG

FIGHTING GAME

Welcome to Punch Pong - the world's first ping pong fighting game - where you defeat your opponents from the far side of the table. Punch Pong is inspired by games like Street Fighter, Tekken, and Mortal Kombat... but there's a twist. Use special move combos to wear down your opponents and pay special attention to ball trajectories in order to find the right moment to strike.

Concentration, reflexes, and strategic quirk are your keys to victory.

Game Features

Unlock VERSUS mode to play against your friends in local multiplayer

Gamepad keyboard compatible

Complete events to unlock new characters and special moves

EARLY REVIEWS

It's quite ingenious and a has a lot of style to it... Love the idea! "

Gaming On Linux

EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT

Buy this game at a reduced price and all future Itch.io releases, content, and updates will be yours... forever!

All new content comes unlockable with the game at your purchase price.

Punch Pong

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