Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate expands its fighting roster with the addition of Virtua Fighter's Jacky Bryant. Fan favorite Ein will be also making his first return to the franchise since Dead or Alive 2. Plus there will be two ne... more
It exists. Mortal Kombat Komplete Edition for PC exists. To accompany the recent confirmation that this port is in production at High Voltage Software, Warner Bros. sent out two screenshots. A couple more wouldn't have hurt, ... more
That's right! Seth Killian is a playable character in Divekick, the unique fighting game slated to hit the PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, and PC later this spring. S-Kill, as he's called in the game, is one of the harder ch... more
As a quick follow-up to yesterday's story on Tecmo Koei's latest coming to Japan, we now know that Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate is confirmed for North America and Europe, too. I mean, we had no doubts it was coming. It... more
I bought a coffee table earlier this year. I big, shiny, attractive one. Never had one before, but I knew I needed one for all of these beautiful videogame art books I've been collecting. I've got lots of Japanese imports, a ... more
Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 3 is getting a costume pack! You can dress up Naruto, Sakura, and Sasuke in new outfits ranging from super weird to Hello Kitty. Although weirdly enough, you can't get the Hello Kitty ou... more
Let's get straight to it: the Season Pass for Injustice: Gods Among Us includes access to four unannounced DLC playable characters in addition to alternate costumes for Wonder Woman, Aquaman, and Deathstroke.
The pricing is $... more
Fans of JoJo's Bizarre Adventure, CyberConnect2, or crazy 3D anime fighting games can all start marking their calendars now, because Namco Bandai has confirmed an August 29th release date for JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Al... more
It's been a long time since Capcom released a new Darkstalkers game. And that's probably not something that'll be changing anytime soon. The publisher is, however, bringing an enhanced pair of re-releases billed Darkstal... more
Any Dead or Alive fans out there? This newest trailer for Dead or Alive 5 Plus shows off some Vita-centric features, like first person fighting, the ability to hold the Vita vertically, and touch features.
At the end of the ... more
This month, Dead or Alive 5 will be getting a free new island stage called "Zack Island" that I'm trying to type with a straight face, in addition to balance adjustments, updated movie upload functions, and more in update 1.... more
Pop Culture Shock's latest figure is Shao Khan of the Mortal Kombat universe. The 1/4-scale figure features an extra head so you can see his ugly face, and comes with one weapon depending on which figure you want to blow way ... more
Dead or Alive 5 is heading to the PlayStation Vita and is set to feature cross-platform play with the PlayStation 3 version of Team NINJA's fighting game. One of the features you can expect is that players will now see notifi... more
There seem to be mixed reactions to Injustice: Gods Among Us, and while the roster has a few more Batman characters on it than I would have probably liked, it's still undeniably neat to see a game like this exist. We'll have ... more
Team Ninja has narrowed down the release date for Dead or Alive 5 Plus to March 19, 2013, in addition to providing screenshots taken from the PlayStation Vita title. One of the more interesting features is Touch Play Mode, a ... more
The latest addition to Injustice: Gods Among Us initially seemed somewhat unexpected to me, but then I remembered that oh, right, Deathstroke previously made the cut for Mortal Kombat vs. DC Universe. Here he is again in Net... more
No matter how much good press PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale receives, it'll never quite settle with me. The fact that it is a "clone" of Super Smash Bros. isn't what's bothersome -- I personally had a grand time with t... more
Cat ear fetish? I'm aaaaaaalmost there. It doesn't send me over the edge like pink hair does, but if you're wearing them there's a good chance that I'll end up staring at you. Nyah.
There are three new DLC packs for Dead or A... more
PlayStation Plus members will get the opportunity to try the PS3 multiplayer beta for PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale tomorrow, while everyone else will gain access on October 23, 2012. Those with a PlayStation Vita, howe... more
Right before I head out to New York Comic-Con, Warner Bros. and DC Entertainment hits us with a very Comic-Con-y announcement. Superhero Green Arrow will be a playable character in upcoming fighter Injustice: Gods ... more
The PlayStation Vita's library has already seen its fair share of console ports, especially when it comes to fighting games. Mortal Kombat, Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3, and now Street Fighter X Tekken has made the jump. Havi... more
When DC Comics fighter Injustice: Gods Among Us releases in April, there will also be a collector's edition available for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. Priced at $99.99, this package most notably includes a 13" statue featuring... more
You might not think of Nintendo when you think Tekken, but there is a good reason for this: The series has never appeared on a Nintendo console before. While this may be a point of concern for fighting fans who plan to adopt ... more
Tekken Tag Tournament 2 is heading to the Wii U and it's going to have a bunch of extras for the Nintendo fans. You'll be able to get mushroom that make you big or small during fights, plus you can dress up as Mario, Luigi, Bowser, Fox, Zero Suit Samus, Link, Zelda, and possibly more.
Nothing weirder than seeing Heihachi in a Mario costume. It's the stuff of nightmares! more
Not unlike Battlefield Premium or Call of Duty Elite, World Tekken Federation (WTF) mode is a premium online community service that will act as a hub for a host of features including stat tracking, clans, and social networkin... more
The lovely people over at Atlus sent us a copy of Persona 4 Arena so that we may review it for you. I thought you might like to check out the box, its innards and its bonus soundtrack disc.
The outer box art is nice (to... more
Man, do I love me some Dead or Alive. And Dead or Alive 5? From what I've played, it seems like it's shaping up to be something truly special. One of my personal favorite modes from DoAs of past has to be the tag team m... more
Tekken Tag Tournament 2 is getting 100 swimsuits as a special bonus if you pre-order the game from GameStop, Amazon, or Best Buy. It's not just for the girls, as EVERYONE gets bikinis. Even Kuma the bear. Yes, the bear. I ca... more
This week at San Diego Comic-Con, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and DC Entertainment announced the inclusion of Cyborg and Nightwing in NetherRealm Studio's Injustice: Gods Among Us. Below are the latest screens of t... more
Ubisoft has announced Spartacus Legends, a fighting game based on the Starz TV show. Yes, a fighting game from Ubisoft. It will feature thousands of weapons, a skill system, and a character creation system. You'll also be abl... more
I really can't get enough of Persona 4 Arena. It was my favorite game that I was fortunate enough to check out at E3 this year, and it's the game I'm looking forward to more than anything else this year. I have no idea what e... more
EVO is upon us and even Sony is getting hype. On the eve of this weekend's festivities the platform holder has some major announcements for their forthcoming fighting game, detailing both PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale's... more
It would seem that enough people bought Capcom's digital re-release of Marvel vs. Capcom 2, since there's plenty more where that came from. Headed to PlayStation Network and Xbox Live Arcade this September, Marvel vs. Capcom... more
Across the Pacific somewhere in Japan people are playing Persona 4: Arena. It's almost enough to make the blood boil with jealousy. In the event that you don't happen to be a Japanese arcade-goer happily pumping 100-yen coins... more
Yesterday, we caught a glimpse of Rig, Dead or Alive 5's new Canadian character. Granted, it was from a fuzzy picture of a magazine, but we still got to ponder why, exactly, someone would be named "Rig."
We have our answer: ... more
If you woke up this morning craving some hot new Persona 4 Arena screenshots, I'm about to make your day. Atlus passed along a couple of sets to share, so head to our gallery below.
In this gallery you'll find plenty of scree... more
Persona 4 was so friendly, love-sim-y and kind of gay in places, so this newly revealed box art for Persona 4 Arena throws me off a bit. I mean, I like it well enough. I'm totally digging the creeper eye that Teddy is giving ... more
The Persona series is often regarded as containing some of the best games that the RPG genre has to offer. Now, though it may not be the most obvious direction, the characters from Persona 4 and even Persona 3 are about to th... more
Maybe you saw our preview this morning of upcoming fighting game Injustice: Gods Among Us and wondered why we stuck you with placeholder images. Don't put that on me, man! The publisher took their sweet-ass time getting them ... more
The latest Dead or Alive 5 trailer shows off Lei Fang and Zack for the first time in action. This particular match is taking place on a stage called The Show. The environment can be just as dangerous as your opponent, as tig... more
For Street Fighter's 25th anniversary, Capcom is going to put out a sizable collector's set that includes multiple games, movies, music, and more. The package, which will be available for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 for $149.9... more
It was inevitable that Capcom would bring Marvel vs. Capcom 2 to the App Store. Enough people are going to pay up to make the port a success, despite our obligatory grumbling about games like this not translating particularly... more
One of the biggest attractions in Tekken Tag Tournament 2 is the new 2 vs 1 mode. The mode goes alongside the 2 vs 2 and 1 vs 1 options, and despite the presumption that the fights won't be fair, Tekken Producer Katsuhiro Ha... more
Last week we told you Namco Bandai was working on a Dragon Ball Z game for Kinect. It basically sees you playing as one of 50 characters going through the storyline where you can perform hundreds of moves like the infamous K... more
We've all had a hearty laugh at Street Fighter X Tekken's take on the Blue Bomber -- part homage and part caricature. For better or worse, people will be talking about fat, middle-aged Mega Man for years to come. Still, how e... more
In case you were thinking that Persona 4 Arena's character selection might be a little thin, there's no need to worry, because a new challenger has appeared. Her name is Labrys, and her giant axe has jet engines on it.
A patch that primarily focuses on improving the online functionality in The King of Fighters XIII is now live for PlayStation Network and will soon be available on Xbox Live. Here's what it does:
Ranked match filtering allow... more
Voldo's lower horn may not have been a legit SoulCalibur V print ad, but this one is. Surprise, surprise. It's the perfect complement to the original boobalicious ad. These things always happen in pairs.
I'm glad Namco Bandai... more
Previously hinted at company mascots Pac-Man and Mega Man have been confirmed as PS3/PSV exclusive characters for Street Fighter X Tekken, joining Cole from inFamous, and Sony Japan mascots Toro and Kuro. Unless the 360 vers... more