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(Update) Skullgirls is headed to Switch

[Update: Lab Zero has uploaded the official trailer to the Skullgirls YouTube channel. The port will be based on the 2nd Encore version and should be available soon in both physical and digital variants!] Announced at Anime Expo mere hours ...

 
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Skullgirls is coming to mobile devices soon

The little indie fighter that could, Skullgirls, is coming to mobile devices on May 25. Why this version exists is a little beyond me, but more people playing the underappreciated gem is a good thing. There won't be any exclusive features i...

 
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Skullgirls is finally hitting PS Vita this week

At long last, Skullgirls 2nd Encore is coming to PlayStation Vita this week. The portable version was initially supposed to launch last summer, but developer Lab Zero Games, by its own admission, "grossly underestimated" just how much work ...

 
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Skullgirls will be reborn on the PSN and XBLA as 'Encore'

Roughly a week ago, we learned that Konami was demanding that Skullgirls be delisted from the Xbox Live Arcade and the PlayStation Network. Although we still don't know exactly why this is happening, we do know that developer Lab ...

 
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Konami is demanding that Lab Zero Games remove Skullgirls

[Update: Ravidrath of Lab Zero Games has added a bit of clarification to the situation.] Last night on the Salty Cupcakes 'cast, Skullgirls lead Mike Z dropped a bomb on the fighting game community -- their console publisher, Kona...

 
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Skullgirls PC beta launches for Indiegogo givers

If you donated at least $36 to the Skullgirls Indiegogo project, you'll be able to activate a beta copy of the game on Steam, compliments of your Humble Store account. Alternatively, you can still donate $36 or $81 to Lab Zero Games and nab...

 
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Humongo Skullgirls patch finally hits the Xbox 360

Yesterday, the Skullgirls Facebook page announced that the "Slightly Different Edition" patch was finally available on the Xbox 360 version of the game. The PlayStation 3 version was patched in November of last year, but issues wi...

 
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Skullgirls roster almost doubled as funding campaign ends

The IndieGoGo campaign for Skullgirls has ended, raking in a staggering $829,829. What an adorable amount to raise! This sum of money allows the team at Lab Zero Games to create five additional characters for the game, adding on t...

 
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Creator of Skullgirls porn officially joins Lab Zero

[Update: Skullgirls lead designer Mike Z has contacted Destructoid to say that ZONE's pornographic work was not considered during the hiring process. The writer apologizes for not making it clear that this was speculation.] T...

 
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Testosterone injection: Big Band funded for Skullgirls

With two weeks left in its IndieGoGo campaign, Skullgirls has successfully funded its second DLC character. The first male cast member, Big Band, will now be developed for the game as the crowdfunded campaign has surpassed a whopp...

 
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Skullgirls' Squigly DLC is already funded

The Skullgirls' IndiGoGo campaign has already met its goal of $150,000 for the first DLC character, Squigly. Once completed, the character will be free for about three months on all platforms for owners download and enjoy, after which the p...

 
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$150,000 needed to fund Skullgirls DLC character

Lab Zero Games is taking to IndieGoGo for a crowdfunding initiative that, if successful, will result in the release of a downloadable character called Squigly. The team is asking for $150,000 to make it happen, which will undoubtedly seem ...

 
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Skullgirls will have an Evo side tournament

As a way of saying thanks for raising over $78,000 in the Evo charity drive for breast cancer research, Evo will be helping out Skullgirls at this year's tournament. Skullgirls will get its own dedicated equipment to host a side t...

 
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Skullgirls' first DLC character is called Squigly

While I'm happy to see Super Smash Bros. Melee finally appear in a major tournament, it does suck for some of the other games I was routing for. Specifically, Skullgirls. I met MikeZ, the developer of Skullgirls, a couple of years back and ...

 
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Skullgirls PC Port finally moving ahead

Autumn Games, the team behind the wonderfully crafted fighting game Skullgirls, has at last shared details about the long awaited PC port of the game. According to the official blog post, they are in the "final stages" of reaching an agreem...

 
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Review: Skullgirls

Skullgirls is a downloadable fighting game in a world brimming with big-budget, disc-based games from the same genre. Holding it to the same standards might seem unfair, but expectations from fighting game players are the same regardless of...

 
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You fight like a girl! Now go grab the Skullgirls OST

Skullgirls is easily the most bizarre fighting game to come out in recent years. A girl modeled after the squash-and-stretch cartoons of the 20s? Another girl who can be diced up like summer squash and then be up and about again in seconds ...

 
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Monster in nun's habit graces Skullgirls launch trailer

I would say that it's like a sheep in wolf's clothing, but I don't know that the monster itself is any more intimidating than the nun would be.  Skullgirls is finally out, having released yesterday for PlayStation Network and today on...

 
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Skullgirls has a story to it, have a look

We've been covering the development of 2D fighter Skullgirls, currently being worked on by Autumn Games and Reverge Labs, ever since its debut trailer back in February of last year. Since then, we've showed you some delightful ar...

 
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Ms. Fortune claws and decapitates her way into Skullgirls

Autumn Games returns with some more information about another character in it's line up. The acrobatic and immortal Ms. Fortune makes her Skullgirls debut in this trailer. I give it up to Autumn Games for giving it's characters interesting...

 
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Autumn Games speak on the mechanics of Skullgirls

In this new trailer, indie fighting game developers Reverge Labs have shed some light on some of the features in their upcoming title Skullgirls. Lead designer Mike "Mike Z" Zaimont, a former tournament fighter, is trying to address k...

 
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Hands-on with Parasoul from Skullgirls

If you are a fan of fighting games, odds are that Skullgirls is on your radar. Developed by Reverge Labs, this upcoming game features gorgeous 2D graphics and a fighting game engine developed by tournament fighter Mike "Mike Z" Zaimont. Amo...

 
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Interview: Alex Ahad's inspirations behind Skullgirls

Making my way through the flood of cosplayers at Anime Expo this year I found myself with the chance to pick the brain of Alex Ahad, creator and art director of Skullgirls. If you don't know much about this sexy hand-drawn 2D fighter that's...

 
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Check out Skullgirls' Peacock in action!

People have been saying things like "Peacock is going to be my main" when it comes to Skullgirls, and what luck! A trailer for Peacock arrived out of thin air! I like these kind of trailers a lot, because it gives you a pretty good impressi...

 
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E3: Old-time cartoony with the new Skullgirls character

A new build of all-girl fighter Skullgirls was playable at E3 last week, and I got a chance to give it a spin. As Jonathan Holmes noted back at PAX, Skullgirls is a game made by fighting game fans for fighting game fans. It is beautifully a...

 

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