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That old school pair of Mega Man fighting games hits the PS3 in Japan

I used to play hours of Rockman: The Power Battle and Rockman 2: The Power Fighters with a good friend of mine. As two of the only co-op (or two player for that matter) Mega Man games ever made, this lesser known fighting game ser...   read

 
 
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The super heroes are still mad in this new Injustice 2 trailer

If you like your super heroes violent, grim, and brooding, DC has got you fam. The latest story trailer for Injustice 2 has more scowling and rage-screaming than you could shake a stick at. More interestingly however, it also has some clues...   read

 
 
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These are the first Neo Geo games coming to Nintendo Switch

Neo Geo games on Nintendo Switch seemed like something that would happen sooner than later, but it's nice to hear confirmation all the same. So far, Hamster Corp. has announced five titles for worldwide digital release on the system: The Ki...   read

 
 
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Some Switch games won't force motion controls, including Arms

One of the things I loved about the Wii U is how much Nintendo backpedaled on motion. Sure some games had it as an option to aim with the GamePad's gyroscope, but compare say, Donkey Kong: Tropical Freeze's smooth button-based rolling as op...   read

 
 
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There is yet another Guilty Gear Xrd update coming

Not to talk too negatively about fighting games and their constant updates, but this is one of the reasons why I find it hard to get truly invested in any one particular series. Guilty Gear and BlazBlue have so many updates, sequels, and DL...   read

 
 
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Ultra Street Fighter II's launch trailer has a weird bit at the end

During Nintendo's Treehouse stream showcasing all of the new Nintendo Switch games, Street Fighter Executive Producer Yoshinori Ono showed up and revealed a nostalgic trailer for Ultra Street Fighter II: The Final Challengers. While it has ...   read

 
 
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Ultra Street Fighter II is bringing Evil Ryu and Violent Ken to Nintendo Switch

Along with some other awesome ports announced during Nintendo's Switch press conference, we're also getting a new version of Street Fighter II! Dubbed Ultra Street Fighter II: The Final Challengers (any more words and you'd need another gam...   read

 
 
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That King of Fighters XIV graphical overhaul is here

I'm still very happy with King of Fighters XIV, and although I can't find that many people that actually play it, it's still getting plenty of love from SNK and the community at large. Part of that passion from the former group has tak...   read

 
 
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Injustice 2 is out on May 16, 2017

Last year was a great year for video games. This year, at least based on how the stacked-as-hell first several months have shaped up so far, seems likely to follow suit. NetherRealm fans can add another title to their list as Injustice 2 ha...   read

 
 
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Ultimate finishers returning to Killer Instinct

Killer Instinct has been one of the most entertaining fighting games of this generation, and that's made even better by Iron Galaxy's constant support for it. With newest roster addition Kilgore, which is now available for download at $10 (...   read

 
 


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Supergirl looks wild in this Injustice 2 gameplay video

One of my more anticipated games of next year is definitely Injustice 2. Injustice: Gods Among Us was a great effort, if a little wonky, but seeing as how NetherRealm is constantly evolving its games I'm not too worried.  Although...   read

 
 
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King of Fighters graphical update still coming, free DLC out now

SNK decided to listen to fan complaints and up the visual quality of King of Fighters XIV -- which, not coincidentally, is the worst part of the game. It's still planned for a 1.10 update, which is on track for a January 11 release dat...   read

 
 
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Kilgore is the latest fighter coming to Killer Instinct

Killer Instinct hasn't finalized its cast yet. Come January, we'll have another combatant to contend with, and this one has a thing or two in common with series poster boy Fulgore. His name? Kilgore. Iron Galaxy has a sizable update out no...   read

 
 
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Akuma, anti-rage quit measures out today for Street Fighter V

Capcom's "Akuma" patch today for Street Fighter V also doubles as a major update and a holiday add-on of sorts. In addition to direct input controller support, you'll also gain a background music select option, as well as updated fight...   read

 
 
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Dissidia arcade gets a little more Final Fantasy XII love

You're going to be seeing a lot more of Final Fantasy XII in this next year. In addition to the PS4 remaster of the International Edition of the game "sometime in 2017," there's also going to be a new level added to the arcade version of Di...   read

 
 
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PC Port Report: Guilty Gear Xrd Revelator

Guilty Gear is a fantastic series that has quietly slipped under the table year after year. It's really two things in one: an anime series, and an intensive, arcade-style fighter. The thing separating it from other fighters is the amount of...   read

 
 
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PC Port Report: Nitroplus Blasterz: Heroines Infinite Duel

At first glance, Nitroplus Blasterz could be mistaken for one of those elaborate fan-made fantasy fight videos, cobbled together out of stolen sprites and the Mugen fighting engine. This bizarre collection of anime heroines from dozens of d...   read

 
 
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Capcom's going to start publicly disgracing habitual Street Fighter V ragequitters

Capcom is set to take its boldest step yet in its ongoing efforts to combat Street Fighter V ragequitting. It's also the easiest step yet. The developer is simply going to add a profile icon that indicates "Hey, this guy ragequits a lo...   read

 
 
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New SNES fighting game set to launch in February 2017

The Super Nintendo was the most popular console of its generation, and nearly 50 million units were sold worldwide. There's no telling how many of those are still in working condition, but you may want to warm up a CRT television, dig yours...   read

 
 
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Tekken 7 adds the cute Kuma and Panda to the roster

With how seriously Tekken 7 is taking itself with its story, I was worried there wouldn't be room for the series' trademark goofiness. Luckily, we can put those fears to bed as Kuma and Panda will be joining the roster when the se...   read

 
 
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Get a look at the perhaps too humanoid Empoleon in Pokken Tournament

When I first showed my friend Mega Man 3 many years back, he couldn't stop laughing at how much Snake Man looked like "a guy in a snake suit." And that's kind of how I feel about this highly emotive character model for Empoleon in Pokk...   read

 
 
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Soulcalibur's 20th anniversary video gives glimmer of hope for 6th title

Has it been 20 years? The original Soul Edge released in Japanese arcades back in 1995, making this the 21st anniversary. It came to PlayStation in Japan in 1996, which is probably where they are counting from, but not until the follo...   read

 
 
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10 characters who need to be in Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite

I haven't stopped thinking about Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite since it was officially announced earlier this week. We've had less than four minutes of total trailer footage, yet my mind is going crazy thinking of all the different possibilit...   read

 
 
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Extended Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite trailer adds Captain America and Morrigan

I've been pouring through the first minute of Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite footage just revealed yesterday, and now we have just a few more important seconds. Along with adding Morrigan and Captain America into the frenzy, this extended trai...   read

 
 
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Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite features absolutely ridiculous gameplay

After the Capcom Cup 2016 Grand Finals (which were awesome by the way) Capcom unveiled a gameplay trailer for the earlier announced Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite. Beyond being absolutely ridiculous, the trailer confirms 2-on-2 matches, a new ...   read

 
 


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