Last week it was Little Mac, this week it's Diddy Kong joining the roster in Super Smash Bros. for the Wii U and 3DS. He was in the Wii version, and it looks like he'll be bringing his barrel jetpack and peanut blaster again.... more
That's my hope, anyway. Cuphead is one of those games I feel bad for not noticing sooner. Sporting a remarkable sense of style and animation, this looks to represent the best of the run-and-gun genre, with developer Studio M... more
Ultra Street Fighter IV is coming early next year, and we have a ton of new screenshots to show you, as well as an updated trailer. The video shows off a ton of new features, like online training, which allows you to pr... 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
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
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
How does Tecmo Koei celebrate Halloween? Or really, any day of the week? With skimpy outfits! Skimpy outfits that they hope you'll pay $24.99 for. Yes, you read that right. 28 costumes for $25. The "special" pack released to... more
Sorry, I got a little carried away earlier today. Let's try again, shall we?
Sonic is returning to the Smash series and will be trading blows with Mario as well as the other blue boy, Mega Man. Sonic vs. Mega Man... f... more
The official Super Smash Bros. website has been updated, and a new challenger has appeared -- Toon Link! That brings the total cast so far for the Wii U and 3DS games up to 16 combatants, coming off the recent reveal of Princ... more
Finally! Princess Peach has been officially confirmed for the new Smash Bros. games. Enjoy Peach's many butt-bumps and beatdowns in the gallery below, which is filled with Wii U shots, as well as a pair of 3DS screens.
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Ultimate? You want ultimate? How about 231 costumes in Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate. Dead or Alive 5 had a measly 114 costumes, but Tecmo Koei says that the upcoming PS3 and Xbox 360 game will let you nab 231 costumes by doing ev... more
Nicalis' high-speed 2D fighter, Yatagarasu, is heading to the PlayStation Vita under a new name. Legend of Raven, as it's called now, was originally announced for the 3DS, but has moved development over to the Vita "due to th... more
Two major things distinguish the 3DS and Wii U versions of Smash 4: the levels, of which there will be a different set for each platform, and the bold outlines on the 3DS character models. The logic behind the latter design c... more
Ubisoft has something new up its sleeve, a fighting game exclusive to the Xbox One. Fighter Within is a motion controlled, one on one fighter with undertones of Tekken. It's the first game I've played that tries to take ful... more
I have a hard time seeing this ending any other way than "badly," but props for trying, I suppose. Ubisoft has announced an Xbox One launch title called Fighter Within that looks halfway decent until you hear that, yes, it's... more
[Update: It's unclear as to whether this is a full blown sequel or just a big update, but the Japanese used to describe it is "zokuhen," a word reserved for sequels and continuations. As of this writing only two new charac... more
Last year, illustrator Jed Henry produced a line of fan art that re-imagined Nintendo characters as samurai, all rendered in the Japanese woodblock print style. His Ukiyo-e Heroes series proved incredibly popular, leading to... more
Some pictures of a seemingly cut Journey cross Gravity Rush stage of PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale hit the web courtesy of designer Ky Bui's website. They were quickly taken down, but the internet is all-seeing, without... more
We got the news yesterday that new Street Fighter IV content was on the way, but now we have a name, a trailer, and some additional information to go along with it. The update is officially called Ultra Street Fighter I... more
Nintendo has confirmed that Captain Olimar will join the cast of the new Smash Bros. game, set to launch next year on the Wii U and 3DS. Not a whole lot of information was given outside of that fact other than a slew of scree... more
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