Fact Sheet

Release Date

January 16th, 2020


Nintendo Switch



Regular Price

$14.99 / €14.99 / £13.99


Super Crush KO is a fast-paced brawler set in a vibrant, near-future city. Zip up your favourite neon jacket and combo your way through swarms of deadly robots to save your kidnapped kitten and, while you’re at it, save humanity from an AI apocalypse.


  • Lightning-fast gameplay that seamlessly blends run n’ gun action and intense beat-em-up combat
  • Launch, juggle, and shoot waves of robots out of the sky in stylish, easy-to-execute combos
  • Keep your score climbing from enemy to enemy with thunderous ground smashes, high flying aerial attacks, and the devastating Super Beam
  • Blast through a vibrant world inspired by colourful urban cityscapes and pastel skylines
  • Online leaderboards and ranking systems will keep you coming back to S-Rank over 20 challenging levels


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Awards & Recognition

Selected Articles

  • “It's been a little while since we've played something with such responsive controls, the simplicity of the inputs combined with tight animation ensuring every move is a pleasure to make.”

  • “Karen's got some moves that would make Devil May Cry’s boy band jealous.”

  • “It's delivered in dreamy cocktail pinks and purples, [...] while the controls are wonderfully responsive and the battle arenas are nice and snug.”

  • “This is a frantic, fast, combo-driven combat platformer that is astoundingly accessible. [...] I really believe this game has one of the best difficulty curves I’ve ever encountered in the genre.”

  • “Super Crush KO is a sumptuous-looking game.”

  • “It was incredibly satisfying pulling off some slick combos against the evil robots.”

  • “[The story] unfolds in a funny and believable way through gorgeous comic book-style art that will stick with you even once you've completed the game.”

  • “Its tone is the polar opposite to a game like Contra, with pastels everywhere and a light, breezy tune for the background music, but its action promises to equal the arcade classics it draws inspiration from except more punchy, less shooty.”

  • “Vertex Pop has created an extraordinarily polished and refined combat experience that makes Super Crush KO an absolute joy to play.”

Additional Links

Available on Bandcamp

About Vertex Pop

Vertex Pop is a Toronto-based indie game development studio founded by Mobeen Fikree. We create feel-good action games: fun, colourful, and intuitive.


Mobeen Fikree  Game Designer, Programmer, Level Designer

Gabby DaRienzo  Art Director

Zack Wolfe  Animator, Level Designer

Robby Duguay  Composer, Sound Designer

Dave Proctor  Producer, Writer

Saffron Aurora  Artist, Illustrator