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Skullgirls and WayForward devs speak
[Til Morning's Light is a new horror adventure title from WayForward and Amazon Game Studios, bringing together talent from titles such as Aliens: Infestation, Skullgirls, and... Sailor Moon? We've got a v... read feature

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Skullgirls

Skullgirls 2nd Encore bringing HOT 2D FIGHTING to PS4 and Vita


The gorilla fate is yearning!
Apr 30
I love Skullgirls. It’s probably the most fun I’ve had with a fighting game since Soul Calibur 2, and I fuckin’ love fighting games. Now Lab Zero and Autumn Games have announced some pretty major updates to ... read
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Skullgirls

My new boyfriend is coming to Skullgirls this friday


Look at him!
Apr 14
This magnificent specimen of a man is Beowulf, Skullgirls Encore’s newest character. The muscle, the grizzle, the hair… the dead animal pelts... oh gosh there are emotions. I want him to scoop me up in ... read
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Skullgirls

PSA: If you want Skullgirls' Eliza for free, you have until January 13


Encore
Jan 07
If you own Skullgirls Encore, you may want to jump into your respective marketplace and grab some free content while you can. Eliza, the newest character in the series, is currently free for a limited time. How limited? Well,... read
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Skullgirls

Skullgirls Beta trials Marvel vs. Capcom 2 Superjumps


Increased takeoff speed and air control
Dec 23
Good news for any Marvel vs. Capcom 2 fans out there who also happen to be Skullgirls players: the game's Superjumps are taking a step closer to those of MvC2, at least in the current Beta build. Announced by Skullgirls lead ... read
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Skullgirls Encore

Skullgirls Encore pushed back on PS4, PS Vita


Third crowdfunded DLC character is out now
Oct 01
First, the not-so-great news: Skullgirls Encore won't be out for PlayStation 4 and PS Vita until next year. Developer Lab Zero Games has "expanded the scope of the port and [is] adding new features with the aim of making it... read
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Smash Bros.

Skullgirls lead animator fantasizes about Fatal Frame in Smash Bros.


Would you want to see this 'develop' into something more?
Jul 17
[Update: Mariel wanted you to know that the heavy lifting on the animation for Double was done by Dave Smith and BahiJD. The original concept for the character came from Skullgirls creator Alex Ahad.] Mariel Cartwright i... read
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Skullgirls PS4, Vita

Skullgirls Encore takes another bow on PS4, PS Vita


You asked for it, and Lab Zero will deliver
Jul 10
Skullgirls Encore is coming to PlayStation 4 and Vita later this year, Lab Zero Games announced today. The fighting game initially released in 2012 for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 before relaunching on those platforms and PC l... read
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Sketchbook

Skullgirls' rad lead animator selling a sketchbook until July 31


Mariel Cartwright's stuff is great
Jul 08
Mariel Cartwright is taking one run of pre-orders until July 31 on an 80-page, black and white sketchbook, which was originally sold at Anime Expo. After July 31, you'll have to pick it up at next year's Anime Expo.  It's probably real good because her art is real good. read
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PS Plus

PS Plus: Skullgirls Encore and some sales


Get your free-to-play premium currency right here
May 12
There are a few things to mention about this week's PlayStation Plus update, but most notably, Lab Zero's 2D fighting game Skullgirls Encore will be free for subscribers tomorrow. Big Band was recently added to the roster, so... read
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Skullgirls character

Skullgirls' first male character coming for free to PS3 next week


Big Band Roethlisberger
Apr 18
Big Band is coming to Skullgirls Encore for free next Tuesday. He's the first male character in the game. Finally, some representation. He's also a mix between Kill la Kill's Nonon Jakuzure and FLCL's cowboy hand. His taunts... read
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April Fools' Day

Skullgirls pokes fun at Ultra Street Fighter IV's Decapre


Too soon?
Apr 01
Skullgirls' latest character is a joke at the expense of Capcom and its recent reveal of Decapre for Ultra Street Fighter IV, except it's not a joke. Fukua, a clone of Filia, is actually going to be a playable character -- s... read
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Skullgirls

Skullgirls Encore adds tons of new free content


New character, new backgrounds, and more
Feb 13
Skullgirls is back from the dead and better than ever. Free from the restraints imposed by former publisher Konami, Lab Zero and Autumn Games have brought the indie 2D fighter back with a vengeance with Skullgirls Encor... read
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Skullgirls Encore

Typing of the Skullgirls announced for Skullgirls Encore


Can this mode just be in every game?
Dec 22
Perhaps spurred by the recent invigoration that Sega has brought back to the Typing of the Dead series, the upcoming re-release of Skullgirls -- Skullgirls Encore -- will include an all new mode dubbed "The Typing of the Skul... read
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Skullgirls

Skullgirls will be reborn on the PSN and XBLA as 'Encore'


Lab Zero confirms new version in light of delisting
Dec 17
Roughly a week ago, we learned that Konami was demanding that Skullgirls be delisted from the Xbox Live Arcade and the PlayStation Network. Although we still don't know exactly why this is happening, we do know that... read
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Skullgirls

Konami is demanding that Lab Zero Games remove Skullgirls


PSN and XBLA game in jeopardy
Dec 07
[Update: Ravidrath of Lab Zero Games has added a bit of clarification to the situation.] Last night on the Salty Cupcakes 'cast, Skullgirls lead Mike Z dropped a bomb on the fighting game community -- their console ... read
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Get to know the people that make great videogames
Last Sunday on Sup Holmes (now on iTunes) we were treated to company of Cristina Vee, voice actress for League of Legends, BlazBlue, Tekken: Blood Vengence, Skullgirls, Pokemon Origins and many other games and animated ... read feature

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New releases

New releases: Purple is back in style


Plus, The Bureau, Splinter Cell, Disney Infinity, and more
Aug 19
Bloody hell, this week, calm down. A slew of games are clamouring for your attention over the next seven days, some of them really rather good. At the top of the pile, however, is Saints Row IV. I didn't think the series wou... read
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1,300 more Steam codes up for grabs for the Dtoid community
[Update: Codes all gone!] Remember those Skullgirls PC beta keys we posted earlier this week? Yeah, they were so popular, they were claimed before the post was even live! (Sorry about that, by the way.) Thankfully, we're maki... read feature

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800 Steam codes up for grabs
[Final update: New giveaway is live!] [Update 4: I have codes in hand and they are being loaded by our engineers as we speak. I've just finished personally PMing everyone in this thread a code; for the rest of you, stay tuned... read feature

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The Amazon from Dragon's Crown looks GROSS as a figure


But here's some better toys from other games
Jul 31
OH GOD MY EYES KILL IT WITH FIRE! [Update: These figures on display are garage kits, so it's all fan made stuff. For official figures, including the Amazon, take a look at this gallery.] Yeah, the Dragon's Crown characte... read
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Skullgirls PC beta

Skullgirls PC beta launches for Indiegogo givers


Test out Squigly!
Jul 05
If you donated at least $36 to the Skullgirls Indiegogo project, you'll be able to activate a beta copy of the game on Steam, compliments of your Humble Store account. Alternatively, you can still donate $36 or $81 to Lab Zer... read
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Skullgirls crowdfunding

Skullgirls roster almost doubled as funding campaign ends


IndieGoGo raises $829,829 holy crap
Mar 28
The IndieGoGo campaign for Skullgirls has ended, raking in a staggering $829,829. What an adorable amount to raise! This sum of money allows the team at Lab Zero Games to create five additional characters for the ga... read
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Skullgirls

Creator of Skullgirls porn officially joins Lab Zero


How big is your joystick?
Mar 20
[Update: Skullgirls lead designer Mike Z has contacted Destructoid to say that ZONE's pornographic work was not considered during the hiring process. The writer apologizes for not making it clear that this was ... read
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MLP: Fighting is Magic

Pony Fighter to be remade with help from MLP:FIM creator


...and the creators of Skullgirls?
Mar 16
Lauren Faust is a powerful person. She helped take a relatively unremarkable children's show aimed at pre-teen girls and transform it into a multi-media, multi-generation, multi-billion-dollar sensation. She also apparently h... read
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Skullgirls DLC

Testosterone injection: Big Band funded for Skullgirls


Skullman joins Skullgirls
Mar 14
With two weeks left in its IndieGoGo campaign, Skullgirls has successfully funded its second DLC character. The first male cast member, Big Band, will now be developed for the game as the crowdfunded campaign has su... read
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Skullgirls DLC

Skullgirls' Squigly DLC is already funded


More characters possible with higher funding
Feb 26
The Skullgirls' IndiGoGo campaign has already met its goal of $150,000 for the first DLC character, Squigly. Once completed, the character will be free for about three months on all platforms for owners download and enjoy, af... read
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Skullgirls at Evo

Skullgirls will have an Evo side tournament


Top eight will be streamed
Feb 05
As a way of saying thanks for raising over $78,000 in the Evo charity drive for breast cancer research, Evo will be helping out Skullgirls at this year's tournament. Skullgirls will get its own dedicated equipment t... read
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Squigly

Skullgirls' first DLC character is called Squigly


Squigly Squigly Squigly Squigly Squigly
Feb 02
While I'm happy to see Super Smash Bros. Melee finally appear in a major tournament, it does suck for some of the other games I was routing for. Specifically, Skullgirls. I met MikeZ, the developer of Skullgirls, a couple of ... read






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