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Joker puts a smile on that face in newest Injustice 2 gameplay trailer

Taking a bit of visual influence from multiple incarnations of the character, Joker has a pretty strong showing in his Injustice 2 debut. While Richard Epcar (who also provided the voice of the Joker in Injustice: Gods Among Us)'s voice do...   read

 
 
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Tekken 7 on the Switch? Fat chance, says producer Harada

GameSpot had a chance to talk to Tekken producer Katsuhiro Harada about getting Tekken 7 on the Switch, and prospects do not look good. According to Harada, "Officially, we can't really comment on that because our company has stri...   read

 
 

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ARMS' new character is a slightly more anthropomorphic version of Flubber

Flubber? Wacky waving inflatable arm flailing tube man? Slimer from Ghostbusters? This dude reminds me of many things (even Bemax from Big Hero 6 for some reason), but this stretchy green weirdo is none of those. No, his name is Helix, lik...   read

 
 
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Peep Darkseid's laser peepers in newest Injustice 2 gameplay trailer

Although he's locked behind pre-order DLC, and we've yet to see the more iconic villain leaked via achievements, here we have a gameplay trailer for Darkseid. I'm digging his Injustice 2 look, as well as how crazily animated the omega beam...   read

 
 
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Gundam Versus is heading West

Gundam Versus is a game I didn't know I needed in my life. I've never been that big a fan of the anime series, but I really love Virtual-On from the arcades and I could definitely go for a giant robot fighting game. Versus will be releasing...   read

 
 
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Roger Jr. has been cut from Tekken 7 due to fear of 'animal activists'

One of the best things about the Tekken series is that it has never taken itself seriously. Sure, there is a ruff and gruff story about how screwed up the Mishima family is, but then you can fight a damn panda bear wearing a swimsuit with a...   read

 
 
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Is anyone even excited for Tekken 7?

Tekken has always rocked it with extra modes. Sports minigames, beat 'em up gaidens -- they're par for the course. Tekken 7: Fated Retribution doesn't look as crazy as some past releases but it seems up there in terms of variety, at l...   read

 
 
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Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite's newest gameplay trailer is definitely marvelous

I'm so glad to be eating my words here. While I had worried about the art direction of Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite (even going as far as nitpicking character size and the quasi-realism bringing it closer to Contest of Champions' art style)...   read

 
 
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These Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite screenshots show off more of its worrying art style

Since I'm a huge Versus series stan (more crossovers please), I pretty much spent the bulk of the day yesterday hyping myself up over Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite's story trailer and info. But after letting it sink in, I realized there may b...   read

 
 
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The Injustice 2 achievements confirm an unannounced staple of DC Comics

Injustice 2 releases in just under three weeks, and WB has been on a media blitz to introduce the full roster of fighters. We're finally there, as the only characters left out are the eventual DLC crew and the pre-order bonus. But, the...   read

 
 


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Psychic 8-Mile might be the next character to join the SFV cast

A small goof on the part of the PlayStation Store might have have accidentally let the next DLC character cat out of the Street Fighter V bag. According to the description of the Season 2 Character Pass (which has since been changed) the ne...   read

 
 
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Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite takes you for a ride this September

The one question I've found myself asking ever since its announcement last year was "When's Marvel?" Well, now we finally have our answer. There's a story trailer detailing the villain, Ultron Sigma, and the following characters have been ...   read

 
 
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Brainiac is a tentacle monster in his full Injustice 2 gameplay trailer

As I've covered Injustice 2 news over the past few weeks, I've bounced back and forth between ironic and actual excitement. After seeing the last of the story trailers, I think I'm officially hyped. Jeffrey Combs already seems lik...   read

 
 
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Bojack and Goku Black Rose coming to Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 April 25th

When I started playing Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 last October, I had no idea I'd still be playing six months later. It's not the greatest game, but it's got the kind of content that's pretty great to mash through for a short bursts at a time....   read

 
 
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Kirby is also getting an 'action fighting game' this year

While there hasn't exactly been a shortage of Kirby games, we'll be seeing even more of the little pink guy thanks to the series' 25th anniversary celebration. You'll hear no complaints from me! Last week, there was Team Kirby Clash Deluxe,...   read

 
 
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Brainiac is looking for the fight of his life in newest Injustice 2 story trailer

The long-awaited final part of the neat story trailer series, "Shattered Alliances," brings us the main crux of Injustice 2's story, Brainiac. Unless Darkseid comes in as an Act 3 final fight or something, I could definitely see Brainiac be...   read

 
 
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Newest Ultra Street Fighter II: The Final Challengers trailer shows off the modes

Although the Nintendo Switch launched with a fair share of good games, I'm more excited about its fighting game potential. With some upcoming Neo Geo classics (friggin' Galaxy Fight), Pocket Rumble, and Ultra Street Fighter II: The Final Ch...   read

 
 
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Street Fighter V takes Thailand to school with new DLC

While we wait to find out more about the remaining characters in Street Fighter V's Season 2 DLC, I suppose this will have to tide us over. M. Bison's Thailand stage from Street Fighter II has been remastered and coming to the title Ap...   read

 
 
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Review: Shiness: The Lightning Kingdom

These days, it's unusual for me to actively seek out role-playing games. The allure of embarking on a grand adventure is still strong as ever, and I love assembling and growing attached to a crew of characters, but the sheer time commitment...   read

 
 
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Poison Ivy knows that she's toxic in her full Injustice 2 gameplay trailer

One of the characters I'm sure most folks were excited to see in action, once she was announced for Injustice 2, was Poison Ivy. Of the many Batman villains on the roster, her addition actually makes sense given the character's popularity. ...   read

 
 
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If only Scarecrow had a brain in his full Injustice 2 gameplay trailer

When Scarecrow's rad, gangly Injustice 2 design was first revealed, I was hoping he would play equally as rad. After seeing his combos in action, I'm slightly disappointed. I'm happy his design is an after-effect of the fear toxin (that's a...   read

 
 
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King of Fighters XIV costume pack makes Sylvie look a little less insane

In addition to the four extra characters and the free DLC levels coming to King of Fighters XIV, we're also getting new costumes -- and it looks like a decent amount of effort was put into them. The four that have been revealed by way of a...   read

 
 
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Funky Nintendo fighter Arms hits Switch on June 16

Today's Nintendo Direct has let loose approximately 80 release dates for Nintendo Switch and 3DS games. I'm but one man! Have mercy! That said, one date I'll definitely want to keep track of is June 16, 2017 -- that's when Arms, Nintendo's...   read

 
 
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Newest Injustice 2 trailer explains the gear system

In theory, a loot and gear system fits a game like Injustice 2. In theory. Games like Super Smash Bros. set the precedent for unlockable, customizable moves and NetherRealm already displayed an ability to create multiple variations of a sin...   read

 
 
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The Flash shows off some flashy moves in his full Injustice 2 gameplay trailer

Although he was confirmed to be returning to the roster back when Injustice 2 was first announced, we have yet to see any of The Flash's gameplay until now. The character may share some moves and combos from the Injustice: Gods Among U...   read

 
 


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