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Diesel Legacy: The Brazen Age Announced for PC, PlayStation 4 & 5, Xbox One & Series, Switch

Image: Modus Studios

Story Highlights

  • Diesel Legacy: The Brazen Age, an innovative fighting game from Modus Games, has been announced for PC, PlayStation 4 & 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, and Nintendo Switch. An open beta version is currently accessible on Steam.
  • The game is set in the hand-drawn Dieselpunk backdrop of The Iron City and offers 2v2 matches with a unique 3-lane system, providing a strategic twist on the fighting genre.
  • Diesel Legacy uses the proprietary RealMatch rollback netcode from Modus Studios for seamless online matches and also features comprehensive training and story modes.

Diesel Legacy: The Brazen Age, the latest offering from Modus Games, brings a fresh perspective to the fighting game genre. The game, developed by Modus Studios, presents players with an inventive 3-lane system for 2v2 matches set against the aesthetically pleasing Dieselpunk scenery. The game will be launched on PC, PlayStation 4 & 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, and Nintendo Switch. Meanwhile, players eager to experience this novelty can access the open beta version on Steam.

Immersive Dieselpunk World

The game unfolds in the bustling metropolis of New Libertis, also known as The Iron City. This city is a reflection of the dieselpunk genre and a testament to the technological prowess of FALCORP Industries. As the corporation aims to elevate humanity, the city’s working class is left behind, prompting a battle for the fate of the future.

Image: Modus Studios

A New Approach to Combat

Diesel Legacy: The Brazen Age redefines the traditional fighting genre formula, placing 2v2 local and online co-op matches at the heart of the action. With 10 playable characters at launch (four available in the open beta), each offering distinctive attacks and adding depth to team dynamics and matchups, the game ensures rich and diverse gameplay.

Image: Modus Studios

The three-lane system places strategy at the forefront of every match. Players must decide whether to swap lanes for surprise attacks, retreat to reassess the situation, or support their partner. Even defeated fighters can contribute to the battle, helping to parry attacks for their teammates from beyond the grave.

Seamless Online Matches and Extensive Training

Diesel Legacy utilizes Modus Studios’ RealMatch rollback netcode, ensuring smooth online matches without missing a punch. Additionally, the game offers comprehensive training and story modes, allowing players to face off against AI opponents to refine their skills.

Whether players are newcomers to the genre looking to grasp the basics, or veterans interested in analyzing hitboxes and frame data of the game’s crisp 60fps animations, Diesel Legacy caters to all skill levels. Its advanced replay system also allows players to rewatch matches and jump back into the action to rectify previous mistakes.

Written by Shaun Savage

Shaun Savage is the founder and editor-in-chief of Video Gaming. He has been covering and writing about video games for over 9 years. He is a 2013 graduate of the Academy of Art University with an A.A. in Web Design and New Media. In his off-time, he enjoys playing video games, watching bad movies, and spending time with his family.