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Original announcer will be in new Killer Instinct


10:30 PM on 08.22.2013
Killer InstinctOriginal announcer will be in new Killer Instinct photo



During a TwitchTV live stream of upcoming Xbox One fighter Killer Instinct, Microsoft creative director Adam Isgreen and producer Torin Rettig revealed a few more details about the game that will be sure to make fans of the first two games in the series quite pleased. 

For starters, the original announcer Chris Sutherland will be selectable, in lieu of Killer Instinct's new announcer, for those wanting a slightly more authentic experience. In addition to his original lines, all of the game's new lines have been recorded by Sutherland and according to Isgreen: "for 18 years different, sounds exactly the same."

Additionally, classic costumes will be available for those not keen on the revised looks for some of their favorites. How these will be delivered was not revealed, but most likely will come as DLC, and hopefully part of the game's $40 "Ultra edition" that was announced during gamescom. 

Lastly, Isgreen hinted that fans of the music from Killer Instinct and its sequel would not be let down. "For most of you who really love KI 1 and 2, the music of KI 1 and 2, we've got you covered."

Say what you will about Double Helix's track record, but I can't be more excited for the way the new Killer Instinct is shaping up. What's most impressive, so far, is just how receptive and well they've listed to fan feedback. These latest reveals come directly from the results of a survey they conducted back at the end of June and to me show the care and concern that is needed to make a great game. 

Stay tuned for more Killer Instinct when it breaks. At the end of the stream, Isgreen and Rettig teased the next character announcement would be coming soon and it would be a character that's playstyle is completely new to the Killer Instinct universe. 

Microsoft Studios Official Live Stream Featuring Killer Instinct! [TwitchTV]





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8:00 PM on 03.26.2015
Killer Instinct gets a spooky ghost and a human torch

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9:00 AM on 03.09.2015
Killer Instinct's Hisako looks like one of the most unique fighters yet

Double Helix and Iron Galaxy have done a great job at turning Killer Instinct into a serviceable fighting game over the past year and a half. The newest character to join the fray is Hisako, which basically looks like t...more



7:00 PM on 02.20.2015
Killer Instinct is getting a multi-faced golem and a 'Ghost Girl'

From a cosmetic perspective, I'm digging this new round of Killer Instinct characters. While the trailer is focused on next week's Aganos, a golem who looks more like a boss than a combatant, there's also a tease at the end for a character everyone seems to be calling "Ghost Girl." I hope that name sticks. Videogames can and should be weird like that sometimes.more



6:30 AM on 01.09.2015
Iron Galaxy is teasing Omen, a new Killer Instinct character

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10:00 AM on 12.16.2014
Riptor is looking pretty killer in her new Killer Instinct trailer

Although we had confirmation of Riptor's existence in Killer Instinct already, now we have a better look at her moveset and backstory. Evidently she was created as a result of a competing project with Fulgore and Cinder...more



8:00 AM on 12.15.2014
Riptor is coming to Killer Instinct this week

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5:00 PM on 11.21.2014
Brendan Fraser wouldn't like this next Killer Instinct Season 2 character

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4:00 PM on 10.17.2014
Killer Instinct's Season 2 is off to a great start

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8:00 PM on 10.14.2014
Killer Instinct Season 2 starts tomorrow with TJ Combo and Maya

Iron Galaxy took over continued development of Killer Instinct for Microsoft following Amazon's acquisition of Double Helix earlier this year. We'll get to see what the studio has come up with starting tomorrow when the firs...more



11:00 AM on 09.30.2014
Watch TJ Combo wrack up a 195-hit combo in training mode

TJ Combo is an absolute beast. We knew that back in the older Killer Instinct games, and that seems to be true to this day. Fans have been experimenting with the new iteration of the character in Killer Instinct fo...more




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7:00 PM on 02.20.2015
Killer Instinct is getting a multi-faced golem and a 'Ghost Girl'

From a cosmetic perspective, I'm digging this new round of Killer Instinct characters. While the trailer is focused on next week's Aganos, a golem who looks more like a boss than a combatant, there's also a tease at the end for a character everyone seems to be calling "Ghost Girl." I hope that name sticks. Videogames can and should be weird like that sometimes.more



6:30 AM on 01.09.2015
Iron Galaxy is teasing Omen, a new Killer Instinct character

[Update: Now we have a picture of the leg -- really cool shadow effects. Remember this sort of old school style teasing in magazines?] A new character is coming to Killer Instinct, and developer Iron Galaxy is hinti...more



10:00 AM on 12.16.2014
Riptor is looking pretty killer in her new Killer Instinct trailer

Although we had confirmation of Riptor's existence in Killer Instinct already, now we have a better look at her moveset and backstory. Evidently she was created as a result of a competing project with Fulgore and Cinder...more



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