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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Fighting Games’

Mortal Kombat X Release Date Announced

Warner Bros. has officially announced a release date for Mortal Kombat X. The game will be released worldwide on April 14, 2015 for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, Xbox One, Xbox 360, and PC. Additionally, Warner Bros. announced that classic four-armed Mortal Kombat character Goro will be a part of Mortal Kombat X. However, the publisher is holding Goro back as …

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PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale Still Kicking, Gets Balance Update

Remember PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale? The Smash Bros.-like brawler featuring Sony’s stable of characters was certainly piqued our interest when it was first unveiled, but interest in the title has since pretty much fizzled out. Well, Sony can’t have that, and has been working on a title update that will hopefully bring players back to the game. Sony announced today …

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Ultra Street Fighter IV Is Like The Wayback Machine Of Fighting Games

Fighting games are constantly evolving in the name of balance. One character might be too powerful while others aren’t powerful enough. It’s inevitable then that some players will be unhappy when powerful characters get nerfed in later versions. Capcom is finally giving those players an outlet in the latest incarnation of Street Fighter IV. Capcom unveiled this weekend that Ultra …

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‘Fighter Within’ Gets a Punchy Launch Trailer

With only days until the launch of the Xbox One, gamers are now getting their final looks at launch titles for the system. Microsoft earlier today released a brutal launch trailer for Ryse: Son of Rome, and Capcom’s launch trailer for Dead Rising 3 is also heavy on the blood. Now, Ubisoft is previewing its Kinect fighting game, Fighter Within. …

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Ultra Street Fighter IV Announced, New Characters Revealed

The Evolution Championship Series was held this weekend, and in addition to some of the largest fighting game tournaments in the world, the event was host to big news for the fighting game genre. One of the biggest announcements of the weekend was that Super Street Fighter IV is getting another big content update. Capcom announced this weekend that the …

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E3 2013: Killer Instinct is Free-to-Play, Digital-Only

Microsoft promised games for its big E3 conference, and actually delivered. The presentation was packed with games, a few of them exclusive to Xbox One. One of the exclusives shown was a reboot of Rare’s Killer Instinct, the Mortal Kombat-like fighting game Nintendo brought to the Super Nintendo in the mid-90s. While the game only got a short trailer and …

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Bluthfighter Is The Only Game I Need This Year

We’re living in age of derivative works when it comes to video games. For every unique experience, you get twenty more first-person shooters or infinite runners. Fortunately, our calls for a truly original game have been answered in this proof of concept video for an Arrested Development fighting game. If the above looks familiar, it’s from the same animation studio …

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PlayStation All-Stars Zeus, Isaac Trailers Released

While most of the fighting game news for the past few weeks has involved epic battles between D.C. Comics superheroes in the Injustice: Gods Among Us tournament, Sony would like to remind gamers that their whimsical Smash Bros. clone is only a few months old. Sony this week released new videos showcasing the new characters coming to PlayStation All-Stars BAttle …

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Aquaman Defends the Seas in New Injustice: Gods Among Us Trailer

If the Batman vs. Bane and Wonder Woman vs. Harley Quinn trailers haven’t already convinced you that Injustice: Gods Among Us is a title to keep an eye on, today’s reveal is sure to put the game on your “most anticipated games of April 2013” list. IGN today revealed a new trailer for the fighting game that debuts Aquaman as …

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Capcom is Polling Fans on Their Favorite Street Fighter Characters

Capcom is serious about its fighting games. Not a week goes by that minor changes and tweaks aren’t made to its games to make them more (or less, in some cases) balanced. So, when the publisher asks fighter fans for their opinion, it’s not likely to be just a simple Facebook popularity poll. Today Capcom began polling fighting game fans …

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Skullgirls Creators Found a New Development Studio, Lab Zero Games

Though the game wasn’t a sensation, Skullgirls was a solid, well-reviewed indie fighting game that found a home on the PlayStation Network and Xbox LIVE Arcade. The game itself was an ode to fighting games, created by fans and professionals of the fighting game genre. It featured a unique, twisted art style and eight playable characters who were finely tuned …

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PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale Boss Revealed

After a few delays and beta tests, PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale is now only weeks away from its November 20 release date. The game has already had plenty of previews, including a neat live-action trailer and a bizarre European live-action trailer. Today, Sony announced that PlayStation All-Stars has “gone gold,” meaning that the game is finally finished, for both the …

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