TwinSky Games is currently working on upcoming mobile game Adventure Time: Time Tangle. The game's core mechanic is punching, so the developers combined several effects to make the punching feel algebraic:
Action briefly pauses on the moment of impact, bringing attention to it. Stronger impacts have slightly longer pauses.
During the pause, a splash effect is played at the point of collision.
During the pause, the screen shakes. Its magnitude is based on the power of the impact. Gotta love screenshake.
A good crunchy punch sound gets overlayed with the sound of the object breaking apart violently.
As the action resumes, obstacle chunks finish flying outward and explode.
Compare the punch above against a fragile teacup to the punch below against a more substantial pile of skulls:
Previously: First trailer for Adventure Time: Time Tangle.
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