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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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Akuma kicks off the Season 2 roster of Street Fighter V on Dec. 20

Although we already knew the mighty Akuma would end up in Street Fighter V sooner than later, one question lingered in my mind: what would his hair look like? It flows. Oh how it flows! That answer and a few others surfaced today at PlaySt...   read

 
 
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The new Marvel vs. Capcom is real, coming 2017, Marvel 3 out today on PS4

[Update: Infinite has been confirmed for PC, PS4, and Xbox One in "late 2017." Marvel vs. Capcom 3 is coming to PC and Xbox One in March 2017, as well as PS4.] PSX has a ton of front-loaded announcements today, and one of them is ...   read

 
 
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Empoleon is the latest member of the PT crew

So he's finally here, performing for you, Empoleon in Pokken Tournament, yes the leaks were true, Put your hands together, if you want to clap, But only for arcades, which is kind of crap.   read

 
 
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Guilty Gear Xrd Revelator comes to Steam, but you have to buy the DLC again

I confess: I have never played a Guilty Gear game. The closest I have gotten is playing the Persona 4 Arena games which is apparently a more casualized version of Guilty Gear or perhaps closer to Blazblue. The latest entry, G...   read

 
 
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Who would you want to see in Marvel Vs. Capcom 4?

No Wolverine in Marvel vs. Capcom 4? That would be pretty insane, right?I've been playing the little guy (fun fact about Wolverine: he's short) since the early days of X-Men: Children of the Atom, and to see his run end now because of Fox's...   read

 
 


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Marvel vs. Capcom 4 will reportedly be revealed at PSX and release in 2017

After a five-year wait, we finally have word of a new Marvel vs. Capcom title. The next game is said to be in development for a 2017 release. However, if rumors prove true, it will be officially announced this weekend at PlayStation Ex...   read

 
 
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Another mystery Pokken Tournament character will be revealed this week

Pokken Tournament can't stop, won't stop! At least in arcades, where it's getting tons of new DLC in the form of extra fighters. Wii U isn't getting anything just yet, while we wait for more information, or a potential Switch port. As ...   read

 
 
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Capcom claims it'll support Street Fighter V through '2020'

I really like Street Fighter V. I still play it regularly, despite the mishandling of its launch. Because in the end, it came out of the gate with its foundation intact, and it'll only grow from there. Capcom's Yoshinori Ono seems to a...   read

 
 
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Frieza's forces are coming for Conton City in Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2

Bandai Namco pledged to support Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 with updates and DLC, and today we're getting a glimpse at what those plans will look like in practice. The game's first update is due a month from now, on December 20, and this is wha...   read

 
 
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Kept you waiting, huh? Sephiroth slashes into Dissidia Final Fantasy Arcade

I'm still mad that I left Japan mere months before Dissidia Final Fantasy hit arcades. Sure I got to try out Guilty Gear Revelator and Pokken Tournament, but it wasn't enough! Dissidia has been steadily growing for months on ...   read

 
 
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Akuma is coming to Street Fighter V

Right during the Red Bull Battlegrounds North American Regional Finals, Capcom teased the appearance of Akuma in Street Fighter V. He's not too far off either, as he'll be playable on December 3 at the PlayStation Experience event -- though...   read

 
 
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Nidhogg II dashes right to PS4 next year

The original Nidhogg found indie success on PC in 2014, and that success led to it being ported to Sony platforms. Developer Messhof doesn't have to prove itself the second time 'round. Nidhogg II is coming to PlayStation 4 right...   read

 
 
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The leaks were wrong: Pokken Tournament welcomes...Croagunk?!

Given that a reliable leak gave us Scizor and Darkrai, it stood to reason that Empoleon, the third leak, would be announced for Pokken Tournament. But we were possibly trolled by Bandai Namco, as the newest character on the block is none ot...   read

 
 
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Review: BlazBlue: Central Fiction

It's been tough for me to get into BlazBlue. My first ever Arc System Works fighter was the original Guilty Gear, and I've been a believer ever since. When BlazBlue rolled around 10 years later a lot of my crew was already investe...   read

 
 
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Review: Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2

Dragon Ball games have been a part of my entire life. I played classics such as the Super Butoden series on the SNES and more recent but classic titles like the Budokai series. Throughout the years I’ve also experienced terrible Drago...   read

 
 
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Street Fighter V has run out of super meter in the sales department

Capcom had decent expectations for how Street Fighter V would perform in its first few months on sale. Due to fan hype and EVO starting shortly after launch, Capcom was betting about two million units would ship by March. Turns out, the gam...   read

 
 
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Scizor is heading to Pokken Tournament arcade, Wii U still in question

Bandai Namco teased another Pokemon for Pokken Tournament, and now we finally have a confirmation -- Scizor! Nintendo Everything grabbed some footage from the stream that you can watch below. Leaks several months ago pointed towards&nb...   read

 
 
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Manly matador Miguel joins Tekken 7

The already expansive roster for Tekken 7 keeps expanding. Today, developer Bandai Namco dropped a fresh trailer confirming Spaniard Miguel Caballero Rojo for the cast. Miguel's inclusion brings the roster count up to 33 fighters. Tekken 7&...   read

 
 
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BlazBlue creator: Central Fiction has the 'best ending,' no extended cut coming

Depending on your fighting game preferences, this might be good or bad news. BlazBlue creator Toshimichi Mori has been intimating in the past few months that there won't be an expansion-style add-on for BlazBlue: Central Fiction, ...   read

 
 
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BlazBlue: Central Fiction, which is not a visual novel, launches soon in the west

Arc System Works is no stranger to visual novels based on their universes, so it's a bit confusing to most people when you tell them that BlazBlue: Central Fiction exists. It is, indeed, the next fully-fledged BlazBlue fighting game wi...   read

 
 
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