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
I love this collection of Japanese pop culture icons as Street Fighter IV characters. Artist Kei Suwabe did a killer job in nailing Capcom's style for these portraits, and you can see them all in one collection over at The Er... more
Those who have been anticipating Ninja Gaiden 3 and just can't wait for the game might want to sit down for this. Not because I'm about to deliver bad news, but rather, Team Ninja has seen fit to release so much informa... more
[Update: So apparently it is not real. Stupid sexy Voldo!]
Namco Bandai recently pulled an advert for SoulCalibur V after fans complained that it was too offensive. No, it wasn't the magazine page featuring ginormous breasts.... more
Apparently Namco Bandai has taken some pages from the Dead or Alive school of marketing, as this Japanese print ad for SoulCalibur V seems to carry one message -- the game is entirely, completely, utterly about breasts and no... more
Namco Bandai brings word that SoulCalibur V has gone gold, nearly a month ahead of its release on PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. By the time you finish flipping through the absurd amount of screenshots provided, it'll almost be ... more
Namco Bandai wants you to know that the King of Iron Fist Tournament will make its 3D debut on Valentine's Day of next year. You can sit at home, lonely, eating a box of chocolates while you try out the game's 40 charact... more
Team Ninja sent along images of Dead or Alive 5's female characters, Ayane and Hitomi. I have them here for you if you missed our preview of the game. There's some good action shots of the two returning female leads in our ga... more
Namco's newest batch of screens for SoulCalibur V throw a spotlight on Aeon, Cervantes, Xiba, and Yoshimitsu. I have to say, I like what they've done with them. It warms me 'eart to see Cervantes back in what is, essenti... more
So we know the date, the special guest character, and the pre-order incentive, but what about the uber-fancy collector's edition? Well thanks to Namco, we know that too.
Coming in a delectable, collectable book box case, the ... more
Well here's a nice surprise! While I was looking for assets for Street Fighter X Tekken I came across a folder full of delicious artwork based on each character that's been revealed so far in the upcoming fighter. Even art for Rolento, Lili, Zangief and Heihachi, who were all revealed as playable characters at Tokyo Game Show this week.
Pushing the fight against two universes one step further, Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 will have reversible cover art in North America. The default box art is the work of Capcom illustrator Shinkiro; on the other side is a co... more
Later this year, Capcom will be updating another one of its popular fighting games with a new retail release. Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 is going to offer twelve more characters, eight additional stages, re-balanced gamepla... more
Skullgirls has been one of those little games to keep an eye on for a while. That is, if you like 2D fighters with handdrawn art from Alex Ahad (who worked on Lava Punch and UDON's Tribute books), mixed with game design from ... more
Capcom has released a bevy of new screens for Marvel vs. Capcom 3 focused on the lovely Jill Valentine and that creature from beyond the stars, Shuma-Gorath.
Now, I've never been much of a fighting game player and I grav... more
If you didn't know it yet, Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 2, has a single-player story mode. Three, in fact, from the perspective of different characters.
What Namco Bandai haven't shown us is exactly how they intend ... more
Type-Moon's erotic visual novel, turned anime, turned a hundred other things, Fate/Stay Night, has now also been turned into a fighting game, courtesy of Capcom. The PSP title is called Fate/Unlimited Codes, and you may remem... more
Sure, we've all seen Tatsunoko Vs Capcom before. Hell, it's been out in Japan for so long that we've even managed to give it a proper review by now. But the following screenshots and videos are from the North American version... more
THQ has released a few screenshots of the Xbox 360 version of the upcoming WWE Smackdown vs. Raw 2008, and not surprisingly, the game looks a lot like WWE Smackdown vs. Raw 2007. This isn't necessarily a bad thing -- last... more
If a recent Games Rader hands-on preview of the Xbox 360 version of Virtua Fighter 5 is to be believed, the game is looking better than it ever has. Writer Christian Nutt (har har) raved about his time with the game, saying ... more
Midway has just sent over some new screens for the next chapter in the Mortal Kombat series: Mortal Kombat: Armageddon for the Wii. What is sure to be more or less the same game you've played for years, now gets a Wiimot... more