Wavedash Games and the Rise of Platform Fighters

Walking around Genesis 3, it’s easy to see that Smash Bros. is stronger than ever. With players competing in three separate games each released in different decades, Smash has proven that it its games can stand the test of time. But recently, Smash has competition.

There have been unsuccessful attempts to copy Smash’s formula in the past, but in 2015 Rivals of Aether was released, resonating with fans of the series. Even the best players in the world took notice; Mango has been known to stream Rivals of Aether from time to time. And while their title is still a ways away, a new game development studio has appeared on the scene with plans to make their first foray into the newly dubbed ‘platform fighter’ genre: Wavedash Games.

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