An action packed experience where you take control of an advanced aircraft and stop the enemy's plans of developing a Level 5 Bio Agent. Engage intelligent enemy aircraft, rocket turrets & dumb buildings just waiting to be bombed to pieces. If you are lusting for some head to head dogfights with your friends, the multiplayer mode supports 4 player deathmatches over a local network.

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Hello everybody,
It has been a hectic week. Getting everything ready & in order took a lot longer than I expected. I have uploaded Hawks to itch.io & it will be available on other distributors, including Desura pretty soon.

Link to game on itch:
Pkminhas.itch.io

Check out the gameplay trailer:

In-game screenshots

Hawks v1.0 screenshots Hawks v1.0 screenshots

Windows Demo on IndieDB
Hawks v1.0 Win Demo

Mac Demo on IndieDB
Hawks v1.0 Mac Demo

Have fun!

Cheers,
PK

SP Campaign plans

SP Campaign plans

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Campaign mode design decisions and overall progress

Hawks Teaser trailer

Hawks Teaser trailer

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Tired of writing code, I decided to create a short teaser trailer for the game. Have a look and tell me what you think.

State of Affairs

State of Affairs

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State of the current single player build. Working hard and fast to ensure that I ship this game in Q1, 2014.

Hawks Alpha news

Hawks Alpha news

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An update on the state of Hawks development and the exciting multiplayer mode.

Hawks v1.0 Win Demo

Hawks v1.0 Win Demo

Demo 1 comment

Hawks: Complete Multiplayer + Single player demo for Windows

Hawks v1.0 Mac Demo

Hawks v1.0 Mac Demo

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Hawks: Complete Multiplayer + Single player demo for Mac

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Guest
Guest

Could we have a working Linux port please?

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pkMinhas Creator
pkMinhas

A linux version will also be available upon release.

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kurismakku
kurismakku

Hi !
Great to see you working on this game because I am actually making similar game by myself. Well, I am still not sure what it will be exactly because so far I have only controls built, but they are really good with much more control then for example ones from Luftrauser. Did you tried that game ? Though, the con is that shooting is too precise now, and in the end I needed to make it automatic which altogether kinda lead to a totally different game, some kinda mix between Frantic Frigates and shmup games. I could make dogfighting, but I want that in game player moves his ship mostly towards up ( cause it is launching game with upgrades ), and that each encounter lasts really short so I think for this style dogfighting is not really possible. What you think ? But probably the bigger problem is that I don't have much experience with designing shooters in scrolling arenas, for lot of time now I have been making arena shooters that have levels with size of the screen so no camera movement except for screen shaking of course. ;) Anyway, if you want we can exchange experiences, maybe we can help each other to make better games. This is looking really good so far, and good luck with the game !

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pkMinhas Creator
pkMinhas

Hi,
Hawks has been released. Check out the game & have fun. Will wait for your feedback.

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kurismakku
kurismakku

I am also wondering are there any games you are inspired by ? I don't know many good 2D dogfighting games.

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pkMinhas Creator
pkMinhas

Hi,
Hawks will provide the player complete 2D control. That is, he can speed up, turn left & right.
This way, I have been able to create a 2D dogfighting experience. It is possible to shoot homing missiles if the enemy is within range & the enemies are able to evade the missiles using their flares.
As for inspiration, I couldn't really find any good 2D dogfighting game but Luftrausers did provide an excellent example of how to use screen shake effectively.
Get in touch with me at mobile [at] pksarena.com if you would like to discuss things further.

Cheers,
PK

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hydremajor117
hydremajor117

can it be modded ?
and if yes to what extent ?

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pkMinhas Creator
pkMinhas

There is no support for modding at the moment. If the game takes off, I might look into it based on demand.

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