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Way of the Passive Fist gets “New Dawn” update

Household games brought this amazing game as their debut to the market with their Way of the Passive Fist. The game, being launched only a while ago, received a huge update called “New Dawn”.

To understand the update though, for gamers who were unaware of this title, start off by checking out its initial launch trailer

In Way of the Passive Fist: New Dawn, a side-scrolling action arcade brawler, players take on the role of the mysterious Wanderer and master a rare defensive fighting style to outlast enemies. While utilizing parries, deflections, dashes, and dodges, the Wanderer’s foes exhaust themselves to the point that they can then be defeated and knocked out by a single finger punch.

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The New Dawn update featured the following content

Audio Update:

  • New music for the New Dawn modes

Gameplay Updates:

  • New ‘Shadow Warrior’ enemy type added
  • New ‘Robo Clone’ enemy added
  • New enemy variations added
  • Boss variations added
  • Fixed Green Robot hitbox when it misses a grab and the throw timing of the double knife-throwing enemy
  • Caught projectiles can hit any enemy, not just the enemy that originally threw it
  • New Dawn & Passiverse modes save health level between stages and when quitting / resuming

Story Mode Updates:

  • Streamlined Story Mode
  • Improved pacing and difficulty curve

Menu Updates:

  • Main Menu visual update
  • Loading Screen visual update
  • Added ‘Extras’ Menu
  • Extras Menu includes new setting: ‘Score Style’
  • Credits and Statistics accessible from Extras

UI Updates:

  • Score Style allows points that emit from the player to be changed to descriptors or emoticons
  • End of encounter sequence is faster
  • Gold/Silver Rank Up events has been updated so that they are visible when hitting both at once
  • Added colored particles on parry, dodge and catch actions

Jason Canam, Founder of Household Games commented on the new title by saying, “With the annual Steam Summer Sale in full swing, we are so happy treat our new and future fans with the release of New Dawn. Players who purchased the game earlier this year will receive the new modes for free and we hope they enjoy the fresh content that aims to improve the overall experience.” He further continued to say, “New players will get to jump right into the best version of Way of the Passive Fist yet! New Dawn has been a labor of love and we’re thrilled to deliver even more classic 90s arcade brawler awesomeness!”

The game is currently at 50% off on Steam summer sale. New players can pick up the New Dawn for $7.99 from Steam right now.


Sarmad Burki

Sarmad Burki is a Mathematician and a Economist with a passion for all things gaming and tech. His academics and professional experience combined with tech and gaming adds to his skills giving him a unique ability to observe the tech and gaming industry from various prespectives.
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