Capcom has come out with updated release info for Ultra Street Fighter IV and there are a few different dates to keep track of across the multiple versions.
Up first is the $14.99 digital upgrade for Xbox 360 and PS3, out in ... more
I’ve never seen as much tragedy in a fighting game before I played Saint Seiya: Brave Soldiers. Maybe I should have been more prepared with a fighting game based on the lore of the classic anime, but as a casual partake... more
Sega has opened up a new site to celebrate Virtua Fighter's 20th anniversary, and has provided a trailer of the original game's intro to celebrate. You won't find a whole lot there outside of artwork and said video though, a... more
Persona 4: The Ultimax Ultra Suplex Hold hit Japanese arcades yesterday. The fighting game is slated to expand its reach to PlayStation 3 in the country sometime next summer, Atlus announced earlier this week during the... more
Last week, Arc System Works teased a brand new addition to the Guilty Gear series, and that character has been revealed as none other than "Bedman." Not much is known about this mysterious addition, other than the fact that h... more
If you have yet to try out Divekick, I heartily recommend you take a trip to Steam today and pick up a copy. Perhaps the simplest fighting game ever made, it's being sold in a one-day promotion for the delightfully low sum of... more
Transcending more than just history, Soulcalibur II was the envy of every arcade-to-home conversion back in 2003. A feature-rich fighter, Namco’s weapon-based brawler exemplified perfection with deep mechanics, memorabl... more
Killer Instinct may have launched with a paltry six characters, but that number is set to increase to eight early next year. Currently, fan favorites Spinal and Fulgore are in development, and thanks to a forum thread over at... more
Saint Seiya: Brave Soldiers' destiny clashes this Tuesday, November 26, when it smashes its way onto North American PlayStation 3's. Released last week in Europe, both at retail and on PSN, the NA version of the game is fore... more
Persona 4: The Ultimax Ultra Suplex Hold is punching and kicking its way to PlayStation 3 in Japan next summer, Atlus confirmed this evening amongst a slew of announcements.
The fighting game is a follow-up to the absol... more
After last week's PlayStation 4 review domination, Microsoft finally got it's chance to strut its stuff with the Xbox One. Forza Motorsports 5, Dead Rising 3, Killer Instinct, Crimson Dragon, Ryse, and a handful of other excl... more
When Killer Instinct was announced, I don't think I had heard the silencing of so many screams since the destruction of Alderaan. While many gamers quickly jumped for joy at the mere mention of this resurrection, said joy was... more
Capcom has put out videos for four of the new characters in Ultra Street Fighter IV (still no sign of that final combatant). These are short, sweet, and to the point. Yes, Elena can heal and yes, Rolento is a badass. What el... more
As the release of the Xbox One approaches, the official launch trailer for Killer Instinct is out now, and it's teasing plans for the future. Much like their previous trailers, they showcase much of the existing content whil... more
A new character has been revealed for Guilty Gear Xrd: Sign, and it's none other than Zato=One. As Guilty Gear fans know, Zato actually died over the course of the franchise -- a victim of fighter Millia Rage. His shadow para... more
When this past generation began, fighting games seemed to be on their last legs. Capcom fighters were nowhere in sight, Sega’s Virtua Fighter laid hidden in the deepest of digital fight clubs, and Namco’s Tekken a... more
Project M is one of the most impressive mods I've ever seen and this trailer for the upcoming 3.0 release on December 9, 2013 serves as a terrific introduction. The talent and dedication of these people -- my goodness! It's ... more
Someone's been drinking l'acqua pazza, if AquaPazza: Aquaplus Dream Match is any indication.
The wacky 2D fighter, in which you can drop bookshelves on your opponents using a cast that consists of 13 different visual novel a... more
On Thursday, November 21, six Microsoft Stores will host the Killer Instinct Ultra Fighter Tournament and if you're among the first 256 people in your city to register, you could ultimately win a trip for two to the store ope... more
Joining the likes of Samurai Showdown 2, SNK Playmore has ported another one of its iconic fighting games,The King of Fighters '97, to Android and iOS platforms.
Available for $3.99, the classic fighter features 35 icon... more
[Update: I've included a video showing off Marie in action, as well as screens, in the gallery below, of her alternate costume.]
Tecmo's Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate Arcade's most recent trailer gives a small glim... more
There was some concern about the state of Ultra Street Fighter IV after Capcom said the game wasn't where it needed to be back in October. Today, the company gave us something to go on in the way of release information -- USF... more
All of this talk about Super Mario Galaxy, and now Super Smash Bros. director Masahiro Sakurai has revealed a stage based on that beloved game. Life is good.
Providing just a bit more to get our imaginations going, Sakurai no... more
Namco Bandai is all set to release Soulcalibur II HD Online next week on current-gen digital storefronts Xbox Live Arcade and PlayStation Network, and has released a launch trailer as a subtle reminder that this is a th... more
I love the SoulCalibur series, and I love what free-to-play games can offer, but a match made in heaven, these two are not. SoulCalibur: Lost Swords, is a free-to-play game similar to what we saw in Namco Bandai's last F2P e... more
Currently, the only way to get Killer Instinct Classic is by purchasing either the Ultra ($39.99) or Ultimate ($59.99) edition of Double Helix's new Killer Instinct. I say "currently" because these things have a habit of gett... more
Injustice: Gods Among Us Complete Edition is out tomorrow in North America, November 29 in Europe, on PlayStation 3, PS Vita, Xbox 360, and PC. It's also coming to PlayStation 4, which launches in North America on November 1... more
I'm pretty hype for Ultra Street Fighter IV. First, it gives me reason to say the word hype and have it make sense and secondly it finally adds one of my all-time favorite Alpha characters, Rolento, to the game. Though last w... more
With the Xbox One coming in just two weeks, it's about time Microsoft let out a bit more information about one of its more talked-about titles. Killer Instinct is easily one of the most commonly-seen titles for the new consol... more
Legend of Raven is now fluttering over to PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, Nicalis has announced. A new trailer for the upcoming fighter reveals the PS4, Xbox One, and PS Vita versions will all employ lag-reducing GGPO netco... more
For those of you who are excited about the upcoming SoulCalibur: Lost Swords, I have good news -- there will be a closed beta test from November 14th through the 18th on the PSN. All you have to do is download the 4GB d... more
Ready for BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma? Well you may want to go all out with the Limited Edition set to include a bunch of extra goodies. You'll get a 40-page full color artbook, a soundtrack by famed musician Daisuke Ishiwatar... more
Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Z is getting a pretty sweet Collector's Edition over in Europe. It'll include a Super Saiyan Goku figure, an artbook, and a Naruto Sage's costume for Goku. I want the figure, but that's about it.
Less than a week after the reveal of Spinal, we get a nice little leak showing Fulgore as the final character for Killer Instinct's season-one roster. Yes, there is a God. The leak comes by way of Penny Arcade, who seemingly ... more
JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: All Star Battle is making the trip to PlayStation 3 in North America, Europe, and Australasia sometime next spring, Namco Bandai has announced.
The publisher also revealed a tantalizing trailer for the upcoming manga-based fighter, which is looking just fantastic. At least fighting game fans needn't wait too much longer to dig into this. more
To celebrate the upcoming release of Injustice: Gods Among Us Ultimate Edition on the Vita, Sony has put some of their fighting games on sale this week, with more discounts coming on games next week.
This week, Dea... more
Guilty Gear Xrd is sounding great so far, and the more I see of it in action, the better it looks. As a lifelong fan, the engine looks seamlessly integrated into the classic style of the franchise. The animated cutscenes are... more
Soulcalibur II HD Online will begin to retell its tale of souls and swords late next month, Namco Bandai has announced.
Project Soul's masterfully crafted fighter will plunge headlong into battle on November 19 for PlayStatio... more
During IGN's recent livestream event for Killer Instinct, much of the focus was on B.Orchid's return in the newest entry of the series. As a fan favorite, Double Helix was keen to show off its redesign and new mechanics for ... more
In Sakurai's "Pic of the Day" post in the Smash Bros. Miiverse section, he recently revealed a brand new addition to the pair of games -- a Male Wii Fit Trainer. In all likelihood the male version is not a new character, but ... more
The PlayStation 4 and Xbox One may be looming just around the bend, but that doesn't mean it's time to put your current generation systems out to pasture just yet. Software will continue to trickle out for older platforms fo... more
Arc System Works continues to reveal more characters for the upcoming Guilty Gear Xrd, and now fan favorites Faust and Slayer have been confirmed through the game's website. Faust is still rocking the paper bag head, and I'm ... more
In preparation for AquaPazza: Aquaplus Dream Match's November 19 release, Atlus has dropped another wave of info showcasing the game's eclectic cast of warriors. In their latest batch, the publisher is highlighting the first ... more
In addition to the growing list of titles that already are part of the PS3 to PS4 upgrade program, Injustice: Gods Among Us will now join in on the fun. In a deal that seems to only apply to the Ultimate Edition of the game, ... more
Capcom's beloved Yoshinori Ono sent out a Twitter call for talent late last night, tweeting, "I want.... no, Capcom wants Game Designer and programer for New Fighting Game. Its location at Tokyo or Osaka Studio."
Ono fielded ... more
With Killer Instinct drawing nearer, so too are details, specifically about the game's training modes. You can expect the standard training mode, of course -- just you and a dummy with A.I. The twist here is that the previous... more
Pokemon X cover monster Xernas popped up in a new Super Smash Bros. screenshot beside a smug Pikachu. Well, Xernas' crazy rainbow antlers did, anyway. The back of its head, too. Hmm. Why are Pikachu and Xernas standing back t... more
Ninjas and explosions: two great tastes that you would think taste great together, right? Throw them in a pot, mix with weapons, gadgets, and frenetic multiplayer action, and you have a recipe for an awesome adventure.
Sadly, I don't think this one cooked long enough. more
Here's a look at SoulCalibur II HD Online, courtesy of player favorites Nightmare and Mitsurugi. This new footage doesn't look very HD to me, but no matter. It'll be fun. We know that SoulCalibur II is fun, right.
As usual, ... more