Review: Killer Instinct
The legendary fighting franchise is back with over-the-top action, a wild cast of combatants, rocking reactive music, and C-C-C-COMBO BREAKERS!!! Choose your ultimate combatants each with fluid animations, unique combat tactics, and enthralling special attacks. Use the open-ended combo system to rack up huge combos as your opponent looks for openings to break you and turn the tides of battle. Go online and compete against players from all over the world, or master your combat skills with in-depth tutorials and intelligent AI combatants.
Choose from over 20 fighters, including both old favorites and new fighters. Customize their outfits and accessories to your heart’s content. Killer Instinct for the PC features both PVE and PVP modes, including cross-platform play with Xbox One users. There’s a tutorial to get you learning the basics, and from there you can jump into casual PVP or test yourself in monthly ranked leagues.
Killer Instinct Gameplay
Movement in Killer Instinct is very similar to a traditional 2D fighting game. Every character can walk forwards and backwards; the speed at which they do this is character-specific and strongly influences their footsiesFootsies is a concept where fighters try to position themselves on screen at a range where their best moves will barely connect, while their opponent's best moves will barely miss. It often involves walking back and forth and trying to hit your opponent when they miss an attack. game. Walk speeds in Killer Instinct can be vastly different. For example, Orchid and Shadow Jago walk very fast, while characters like Hisako and Glacius walk very slowly and often prefer to use other tools to move around the screen.
Killer Instinct Key Features
- The extensive cast of powerful combatants with tons of customization options including Retro Costumes and Accessories.
- 20 Stages with dynamic stage environments.
- Award-winning audio
- Competitive online matches.
- Unique, well-balanced characters to fit your fighting style.
- Test your skill online in Ranked Leagues.
- Cinematic Story Mode.
- Extensive Dojo tutorial teaches all the core mechanics for Killer Instinct.
- Train an AI combatant and challenge your friends to asynchronous matches in Shadow Lab.
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Minimum System Requirements
OS: Windows 10 64-bit
Processor: Intel Core i5-750 @ 2.67 GHz | AMD Phenom II X4 965 @ 3.4 GHz
Memory Ram: 4GB
Hard Disk Space: At least 30GB of free Space
Video Card: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 480 | AMD Radeon HD 5850 (DirectX 11)