(Quarter 1 - 2016)

March 31st, 2016
The King of Fighters XIV 10th Teaser Trailer Reveals Geese Howard & Ryo Sakazaki

The 10th King of Fighters XIV teaser trailer went live today on Playstation's Youtube channel. Just over a minute long, the new trailer confirms the return of 2 veterans: Geese Howard and Ryo Sakazaki. Both martial artists retain their traditional fighting styles and look better than ever in KOF14's 3D engine.

March 30th, 2016
Official Street Fighter V Alex Trailer is Live, in-Game Shop & Alex Now Available

With only 1 day of March left to spare... Capcom has finally released the official trailer for Alex in Street Fighter V. The even better news is that Alex and the long-awaited Shop are now live in SFV. New characters, costumes, colors, titles, and profile designs can currently be purchased from the in-game Shop with Fight Money.

March 29th, 2016 
Killer Instinct Season 3 Launch Trailer, Mira & Gargos Coming in April/May, Shadow Lords Mode

Iron Galaxy dropped the launch trailer for Killer Instinct Season 3, which will be available on PC and Xbox One starting today. KI Season 3 adds 4 new characters at launch, updated visuals and new costumes & accessories (included in Ultra Edition). The trailer also provides a sneak peek at Mira (planned for an April release), and the return of Gargos (coming in May).

March 28th, 2016
Early Street Fighter V Alex Gameplay Footage, New Alternate Costumes For Entire Cast

As Capcom has started rolling out the long-awaited SFV March update, a few players have (somehow) gotten access to Alex early (and thankfully uploaded some gameplay footage on Youtube). In addition, PC data-miners have discovered a slew of new alternate costumes for the entire cast. Continue to the article to see all the video footage and new images.

March 26th, 2016
Killer Instinct Season 3 Mira Teaser, Iron Galaxy Stream Archive, Tusk Customizations

Some interesting new tidbits on Killer Instinct Season 3 were revealed over this past week. For starters, Tusk's updated trailer provides the first look at the upcoming vampiric newcomer, Mira. Iron Galaxy's recent stream also previewed some of Tusk's customizations. Iron Galaxy also released the final Season 3 rebalance patch notes, which includes system changes & character changes.

March 24th, 2016
King of Fighters XIV 9th Trailer Reveals Athena & Two Newcomers: Nelson and Luong

Playstation dropped the 9th teaser trailer for The King of Fighters XIV today. Following the traditional format, 3 more fighters have been confirmed in the latest trailer, starting with returning KOF veteran, Athena Asamiya. Two interesting newcomers also debuted this time around: a flashy, hard-hitting boxer by the name of Nelson, and a flexible & dynamic-kicking female named Luong.

March 24th, 2016
SFV March Update Release Date(s) & New Details

Today, Capcom Unity finally announced the release date for SFV's long-awaited March update. *giggle* The new modes and features will be released throughout the course of several days. On March 28th, Challenge Mode (with Trials and Demonstrations) will become available along with some online improvements. On March 30th, Alex will be available to all players, free for a trial period. Read all the details over at Capcom Unity.

March 24th, 2016
Killer Instinct Season 3 Pricing Details Revealed

With just 5 days remaining until Killer Instinct Season 3 launches on PC & Xbox One, Ultra-Combo.com has outlined the pricing details of the different bundles available at launch. The 3 bundles are: Combo Breaker ($19.99), Ultra Edition ($39.99) and Supreme Edition ($49.99 for Windows 10, $59.99 for XB1). Head over to Ultra-Combo.com to read up on which version suits your needs.

March 24th, 2016
Tekken Tag 2 Now Backwards Compatible on XB1

Microsoft's Larry Hryb announced on Twitter that TEKKEN Tag Tournament 2 has joined a growing catalog of Xbox 360 ports which are now backwards compatible on Xbox One. Besides TTT2, the only other fighters currently backwards compatible on XB1 are Skullgirls and Soul Calibur. For your convenience, here's the full list of current backwards compatible XB1 titles.  (Source: @majornelson)

March 23rd, 2016
Street Fighter V Producer Interview on SFV's Launch & March / Alex Update (Parody)

Capcom has been quiet regarding the state of Street Fighter V's impending March / Alex update. However, here on TFG... we have some exclusive insider info thanks to this rare footage of an interview with a producer from Capcom's Mexico branch. In the video interview, the official date for SFV's March update is revealed, as Producer Juan gives his thoughts on how the SFV launch went (among other things).

March 23rd, 2016
TEKKEN and Soul Calibur Move Inspirations in POKKEN Tournament

We learned early on that POKKEN Tournament's Pokemon fighters will have some attacks directly inspired from the iconic martial artists of TEKKEN. How many exactly? Some Youtubers have already begun uploading videos on the matter, demonstrating that POKKEN's fighters are channeling the spirits of both TEKKEN and Soul Calibur! Two POKKEN stages are even based on environments from the TEKKEN series.

March 20th, 2016
PS4 GGXrd -Revelator- Demo Available April 5th

As we reported earlier, a playable demo of Guilty Gear Xrd -REVELATOR- will be available on PS4 for North American players who pre-order via PSN. Aksys Games announced that the demo will become available April 5th, and the demo features "full versions" of Arcade Mode, Training & VS Mode. It also includes all previous Xrd characters, plus Johnny, Jam & Jack-O! A full pre-purchase of -REVELATOR- is required to download the demo. (Source: Aksys Games)

March 19th, 2016
Story Details on KOF XIV's Sylvie, New Screenshots & Background Artwork

A newcomer by the name of "Sylvie Paula Paula" debuted in the most recent KOF XIV trailer. Sylvie is a former member of NESTS (the main antagonists in KOF '99-2001), and her bizarre appearance takes inspiration from Japanese pop idols and Harajuku fashions. After the collapse of NESTS, she was scouted by the KOF tournament organizer during an underground fighting event. Read more about KOF14's 3 new fighters and see the latest images.

March 18th, 2016
Killer Instinct Season 3 Pre-Order is Live

With only 11 days to go before launch, the Xbox One version of Killer Instinct Season 3 can now be pre-ordered for the price of $39.99. Early adopters will score two digital bonuses for pre-ordering: 18,000 KI Gold (worth $40) and a lifetime double experience booster. Accompanying the pre-order announcement, Ultra-Combo.com included a new promotional image with artwork of all four Season 3 characters: Tusk, Kum Wu, Arbiter and Rash. 

March 18th, 2016
Bandai Namco Launches Official TEKKEN 7 Survey

If you're a fan of TEKKEN games, you should definitely fill out Bandai Namco's official survey for TEKKEN 7. In the survey, you get to pick your favorite and least favorite TEKKEN characters, and the main reasons you play TEKKEN. Some questions even "hint" at future potential content that might appear in the console version. You can start the survey HERE, and you might want to sit back and relax because survey takes about 20 minutes to complete. 

March 17th, 2016
First Look at Guilty Gear Xrd -Revelator- Online Lobbies, Includes Fishing Mini-Game

Online lobbies will be receiving an overhaul in the PS4/PS3 versions of Guilty Gear Xrd -REVELATOR-, featuring a 3D area to explore with several interactive elements. Famitsu released the first screenshots of the new battle lobbies, which also include a fishing mini-game that can net you customize parts & emoticons for your avatar, along with character colors.

March 17th, 2016
8th King of Fighters XIV Trailer Confirms 3 New Characters: Sylvie, Vice & Kim

SNK Playmore dropped a new King of Fighters XIV trailer today. The 8th official trailer confirms a newcomer named "Sylvie Paula Paula", a mysterious young girl who has electromagnetic powers. Alongside Sylvie, KOF veterans Vice and Kim Kaphwan also debut in the trailer! Two brand new stages are also shown in the trailer.

March 16th, 2016
Street Fighter 2 Break Down, Genre Defining Glitches

The Game Theorists put together an excellent Street Fighter history lesson in the form of a 12-minute mini-doc. Returning to the late 1980's, the video walks through Street Fighter's humble beginnings, featuring direct quotes from original designers and producers. Also mentioned is Final Fight's place in SF history, as its original title was actually Street Fighter '89. This all leads up to the iconic Street Fighter 2, which changed video games forever.

March 15th, 2016
Rumor: Entire King of Fighters XIV Roster & Team Names Leaked Via Image

An image of mysterious origins that appears to show the entire roster and team names for King of Fighters XIV appeared online today. The image even features character portrait "artwork" with accurate KOF14 costumes intact, adding to its legitimacy. It's also consistent with the earlier leaked character list from last year. If this image is indeed fake, it's an incredibly well done fake.

March 14th, 2016
Naotora Ii Coming to DOA5: Last Round March 17th on Playstation 4 & Xbox One

Koei Tecmo announced that the guest fighter from Samurai Warriors, Naotora Ii, will launch in Dead or Alive 5: Last Round on March 17th for Playstation 4 & Xbox One (March 29th on Steam). Patch 1.05 will also include the new Azuchi stage. To see Naotora Ii's DOA5LR character render, HD screenshots and first gameplay footage, check out our article from last month.

March 14th, 2016
Behind The Scenes with the Cast of Street Fighter: Resurrection

Here's a behind the scenes look at the upcoming live action series, Street Fighter: Resurrection. In this new video from Machinima, the actors playing Ryu, Ken, Charlie Nash & Laura talk about their experience on the set. Aside from the interviews, the video also shows the cast practicing several of the fight scenes. Street Fighter: Resurrection launches tomorrow, March 15th!

March 14th, 2016
Two New Killer Instinct Season 3 Characters Leaked 

Some folks over on NeoGAF discovered the identities of two upcoming Killer Instinct Season 3 characters. The first is a female fighter named Mira, who apparently is Maya's sister and once sacrificed herself to save Maya. The second character leak looks to be the third guest character to join Killer Instinct, General RAAM, one of the main antagonists from the Gears of War franchise. Check out some leaked screens of the new fighters.

March 13th, 2016
Check Out The Latest King of Fighters XIV Screens

Whether or not you're currently hyped for King of Fighters XIV, I think everyone can agree that SNK Playmore's work-in-progress title is "looking better" in the latest trailers and screenshots. Over 15 new screenshots have been released by SNK in the past couple weeks, so head over to TFG's KOF XIV profile to catch up on all the latest screens!

March 11th, 2016
Latest Guilty Gear Xrd -Revelator- Video Gives Comprehensive Gameplay Demo of Kum haehyun

A new video by Arc System Works provides the closest look to date at one of Guilty Gear Xrd REVELATOR's most intriguing newcomers, Kum Haehyun. In case you don't know, Kum Haehyun is actually the girl inside of the elderly Japanese warrior-cyborg (named Jonryoku Kum). Anyhow, the video shows Hayhyun's epic animations, special moves, and her incredibly entertaining winpose. 

March 10th, 2016
Street Fighter: Resurrection Second Trailer

Machinima posted the second official trailer for the upcoming live-action series, Street Fighter: Resurrection. The new trailer introduces some new support characters, most of which are Interpol agents (brand new to the Street Fighter storyline). Ultra Street Fighter IV's Decapre also debuts in the trailer and she will be involved in some of the fight scenes. Street Fighter: Resurrection launches next Tuesday, March 15th.

March 10th, 2016
7th King of Fighters XIV Trailer Confirms Tung Fu Rue, Choi Bounge & Chin Gentsai

Playstation uploaded the latest King of Fighters XIV teaser trailer on Youtube today. The new trailer highlights three returning veterans: Tung Fu Rue, Choi Bounge and Chin Gentsai. The biggest surprise here is Tung Fu Rue, whose first appearance was Fatal Fury (1). Tung also appeared as a secret character in the PS2 version of KOF XI. And of course, Choi and Chin are returning veterans from KOF '94.

March 10th, 2016
First Screenshots & Details of Alex in SFV, Plus New Details on Upcoming March Update

Today, Capcom finally gave us the first real look at Street Fighter V's first DLC character, Alex. Along with 16 HD screenshots and character artwork for Alex, Capcom also provided some details on his SFV moveset and playstyle. Capcom also detailed what players can expect from the upcoming March update, which adds Challenge Mode, Trials, and the in-game Shop.

March 5th, 2016
Killer Instinct Season 3 Tusk Official Trailer

Earlier this week, we posted a 7-minute Tusk gameplay demonstration video. Now it's time to check out Tusk's official Killer Instinct Season 3 trailer. The new trailer provides a great look at Tusk's stage, drops a few details on his storyline, and of course highlights some of the swordsman's hard-hitting moves & combos. Killer Instinct Season 3 comes out March 29th on PC & Xbox One.

March 4th, 2016
SFV Post Launch Status Update: Rage Quitters Being Punished, Major News Next Week

Capcom Unity posted a new SFV blog this Friday. The new blog details how they'll be dealing with online players with high disconnect rates (AKA rage quitters). Earlier on, Capcom asked players to send in video or photo evidence of their experiences with rage quitters, but have stated in the blog that player feedback will no longer be necessary to monitor and penalize dishonorable players. Capcom also said "major news" on SFV's March update will arrive next week!

March 4th, 2016
Pro Players in Japan Demonstrate Raven & Kum Haehyun in Guilty Gear Xrd -Revelator-

This week, Arc System Works held a Guilty Gear Xrd -REVELATOR- exhibition in Japan, inviting several pro players to try out some of the new characters. ASW just uploaded 2 official gameplay videos from the event, the first video exclusively highlighting REVELATOR's most recently revealed newcomers, Raven & Kum Haehyun. The second video shows off some Jam Kuradoberi, along with several returning characters.

March 3rd, 2016
Killer Instinct Season 3 Tusk Gameplay Demonstration

If you've been waiting years to see Tusk make his return in the new Killer Instinct, the wait is finally over. Lead Killer Instinct combat designer Adam "Keits" Heart demonstrated some live Tusk gameplay for IGN in a 7-minute gameplay video. The new Tusk wields a much larger sword than his KI2 iteration, has a completely new storyline, and of course packs some brand new badass moves & abilities.

March 3rd, 2016
Old School Style Button Input Needed to Access Cyber Sub-Zero in Mortal Kombat XL

As you may know, Triborg's "secret" fourth Variation is based on MK9's Cyber Sub-Zero. The trick to getting him is a throwback to classic Mortal Kombat cheat codes of sorts, as players must simply input "up, up, 2" on the Variation select screen. Gamespot uploaded a video demonstrating this, followed by a couple minutes of MKXL Triborg gameplay.

March 2nd, 2016
Mortal Kombat XL Now Available, Launch Trailer & Official Patch Notes

Mortal Kombat XL is now available on PS4 and Xbox One. The expansion is a free update for all users, which includes the Medieval skin pack and The Pit stage. The Kombat Pack 2 DLC is also now available, featuring: Alien, Leatherface, Bo Rai Cho & Tri-borg. Fans that purchase XL will also get access to Goro, the 4 fighters from Kombat Pack 1, and a variety of skin packs. Finally, check out the MKXL launch trailer and the official patch notes from WBGames.

March 2nd, 2016
Street Fighter: Resurrection Official Trailer

The team that brought you the live-action hit, Street Fighter: Assassin's Fist, is back, this time with a "broader" sequel which will focus on other characters besides the Ansatsuken brothers. You might say Charlie Nash (played by Alain Moussi) is the star of the show in Street Fighter: Resurrection, but the first trailer also teases an appearance by SFV's Laura and possibly M. Bison as well. Check out the official trailer!

March 1st, 2016
Killer Instinct Season 3 Hits March 29th, Official Blog Provides New Details & First Look at Tusk

It's officially March, and you might be looking forward to Killer Instinct Season 3's big release on PC & Xbox One. This morning, Iron Galaxy announced KI Season 3's release date - March 29th. So to hold you over for the next 28 days, Ultra-Combo posted a new blog all about Season 3. The blog includes many new details, PC system requirements, plus new videos and HD screenshots. You'll also get the first look at Tusk!  (Source: Ultra-Combo.com)

March 1st, 2016
Pre-Ordering GGXrd -Revelator- on PS4 Gets You Access to Early Demo + Exclusive Colors

Arc System Works made a surprise announcement concerning the console version of GGXrd -REVELATOR- at this past weekend's Anime Ascension tournament. By pre-ordering the game for PS4 through PSN, you'll gain access to an early demo of -REVELATOR- featuring 3 playable fighters: Jam, Johnny & Jack-O. Early adopters will also score exclusive costume colors. No release date for the demo was given besides "soon". GGXrd -REVELATOR- hits North America June 7th.

March 1st, 2016
Early SFV Prototype Screenshot, Concept Art, & Interview With Producer Koichi Sugiyama

Some interesting early concept images from the official Japanese SFV artbook have surfaced online. Included are early character concept art, plus a prototype screenshot of what SFV might've looked like under a different art direction. In fact, Capcom's Koichi Sugiyama recently told Game Spark that an early build of SFV featured "photo-realistic graphics". Sugiyama further explained the design process behind SFV's visuals... check out the full interview!

February 27th, 2016
New Guilty Gear Xrd -REVELATOR- Trailer Shows First Gameplay of Raven & Kum Haehyun

Arc System Works released a new Guilty Gear Xrd -REVELATOR- trailer this morning. The second official trailer starts off by highlighting new characters appearing in REVELATOR, including: May, Johnny, Jack-O, Kum Haehyun & Raven. The trailer also teases the Dizzy silhouette reported earlier, further confirming her appearance in the title, and shows off some new footage from REVELATOR's story mode.

February 26th, 2016
DOA5: Last Round Naotora Ii Official Screenshots & Character Render, First Gameplay

A few days ago, Koei Tecmo announced Naotora Ii of the Samurai Warriors series as a DLC guest character for Dead or Alive 5: Last Round. Her official screenshots and character render are now available, along with the first gameplay footage. Also check out Naotora Ii's newly created TFG profile for additional images and her bio. 

February 26th, 2016
A Closer Look at Dizzy's Guilty Gear Xrd -REVELATOR- Silhouette

Last week, Famitsu revealed the first images of Raven in GGXrd -REVELATOR-. The scan also previewed a silhouette of fan-favorite Guilty Gear character, Dizzy, all but confirming her for REVELATOR. It appears Arc System Works really wants to tease fans, because they just posted a much larger picture of Dizzy's silhouette (which looks like it could be her in-game model).

February 23rd, 2016
Dead or Alive 5: Last Round Adding Naotora Ii From Samurai Warriors Series

Koei Tecmo officially announced that Naotora Ii from their own Samurai Warriors series will be joining the DOA5: Last Round roster. She will be released in all versions of the game, although no release date has been given. Famitsu provided the first screenshot & scan showing Naotora Ii in DOA5:LR (unfortunately it's a small scan). Koei Tecmo will show the first gameplay of Naotora Ii in an upcoming Tokaigi live stream on NicoNico Feb. 25th at 8:00pm JST.  (Source: Siliconera)

February 23rd, 2016
Secret Ed Boon Menus Discovered in MK1, MK2 & MK3

It's been over 2 decades since the original Mortal Kombat trilogy released in arcades. Rumors of "secret codes" and other Easter eggs were always synonymous with the original MK trilogy, but only recently were secret "Ed Boon" menus discovered in MK1, MK2 & MK3. The menus can be accessed by inputting a series of button presses, and feature various game tests & options. A Youtuber recently upload a video demonstrating each game's test menu.

February 23rd, 2016
Killer Instinct Season 3 is Getting a Graphical Overhaul

Rukari from Ultra-Combo.com posted a blog detailing how Killer Instinct's graphics will be vastly improved in Season 3. "With the addition of Season 3 to Killer Instinct, we're also revamping the stages to give your favorite play-spaces even more life," says Rukari. Art Director Chad Greene says "We're adding new graphics technology; reflection tech for the stages; an all-new dynamic lighting system, etc." Read the full post at Ultra-Combo, complete with preview images.

February 22nd, 2016
Pop Culture Shock SFV Ken Masters Statue Preview

Pop Culture Shock Toys recently unveiled their finished 1:4 scale Street Fighter V Ken Masters statue. This massive 16.5" 17lb Ken statue sculpted by Justin McMillan and painted by Mike Najera was created using the actual in-game SFV 3D data from Capcom and features a real fabric Gi. The statue will retail for $374.99 and will be released in January 2017. Check out some preview images and several upcoming variants besides the "classic red".

February 21st, 2016
Killer Instinct Season 3 Adds Arbiter From HALO

If you're a HALO fan, you probably know who Arbiter is.... Well, the elite alien warrior is headed to Killer Instinct Season 3 as the second playable guest fighter. Check out Arbiter's reveal trailer, which also takes plenty of time to show off the all new HALO-themed stage for the game. Killer Instinct Season 3 will become available in March 2016. [UPDATE] Microsoft released an updated Arbiter trailer which teasers the next new KI character at the end.

February 21st, 2016
Watch EVO Champ Nobi Take on Tokido's Akuma in Tekken 7: Fated Retribution

JAEPO '16 just hosted the first high profile match in TEKKEN 7: Fated Retribution between a pro TEKKEN player and a pro Street Fighter player. The fact that Akuma is one of Tokido's main characters (from his SF4 days) makes this bout even more interesting, especially since Akuma retains many of his SF4 attributes in T7FR. This video from JAEPO features over 5 matches between the two players. Harada and pro TEKKEN cosplayers were also present.

February 20th, 2016
Guilty Gear Xrd -REVELATOR- Characters Now Playable in Crusaders Quest

Crusaders Quest is a puzzle/tower defense game featuring 8-bit chibi style 2D sprites and graphics. 7 characters from GGXrd -REVELATOR- have just appeared as playable (unlockable) guest characters. The characters include: Sol Badguy, Ky Kiske, I-No, Chipp, May, Ramlethal, and Elphelt Valentine (in her new -REVELATOR- costume, of course). Check out the official trailer featuring the crossover Guilty Gear characters.

February 17th, 2016
6th KOF XIV Teaser Trailer Confirms Terry Bogard, Clark, Maxima & King of Dinosaurs(?)

The latest KOF XIV trailer is actually quite a bit more hype than the previous ones, offering better close-ups of the character models, more dynamic camera angles, and more footage of newcomers. The 6th trailer also reveals 4 new characters for the roster, including: Terry Bogard, Clark Still, Maxima, and... the King of Dinosaur (who appears to be Tizoc under a new "heel" gimmick). SNK also revealed some new high quality screenshots and background artwork.

February 17th, 2016
Capcom Releases Full Details on SFV's In-Game Currency, DLC Characters & Costumes Prices

If SFV's in-game currency and unlocking system is unclear to you, here's an image from Capcom's official guide that explains everything you need to know about Fight Money, Zenny, and how to obtain DLC characters & costumes. To sum it up, Fight Money is earned in-game and can be used to buy post-launch characters & story costumes. Zenny, based on real money ($1 = 100 Zenny), can be used to buy characters and premium costumes (purchasable with Zenny only).

February 16th, 2016
First Details & Images of -REVELATOR- Newcomer, Raven, Famitsu Scan Shows Dizzy Silhouette 

The latest Famitsu magazine has confirmed yet another newcomer for GGXrd -REVELATOR-, a man called Raven. The concept of Raven was actually first seen in GGX as a potential future version of Axl, and also appeared in GG2: Overture as a boss. Check out the first screenshots, artwork & details for Raven. A Famitsu scan also features a silhouette of Dizzy in the top right corner, all but confirming that she will appear in -REVELATOR-.

February 15th, 2016
TFG Presents: Street Fighter V Necalli "Beast of Divinity" Combo Video + Storyline Theory

Just in time for the big launch, TFG presents a "Double Impact" Street Fighter V video! Part 1 is a comprehensive Necalli combo video featuring basic to advanced combos. This combo exhibition will surely assist any player interested in learning how to use Necalli. Part 2 is a storyline theory comparing Necalli with another well-known Street Fighter character that he may be connected to. Fans of Street Fighter lore should find this pretty interesting.

February 13th, 2016
TFG's Street Fighter V Preview Profile Updated With Latest Details, Screenshots & Artwork

With the big release just 3 days away, TFG's "final preview" of Street Fighter V has been posted. The write-up contains the all of the latest information revealed by Capcom, including the DLC release schedule, game modes and more. Also newly added is the concept artwork gallery which hosts all story costume concepts released thus far. Over 15 new HD screenshots were also added to the profile. And come Tuesday, TFG's full review of SFV will be in progress.

February 12th, 2016
Tekken 7: Fated Retribution Japan Location Test Footage, Details on New Moves & Akuma

The first raw gameplay videos from the TEKKEN 7: Fated Retribution Japan location tests started popping up online overnight. Players in Japan are currently testing out Akuma and returning T7 characters, all of which are showing updated movesets and other significant changes. We'll be updating this article with new videos and information throughout the weekend!

February 11th, 2016
Capcom Details SFV Story Costumes, New Modes & DLC Release Schedule on Latest Blog

Capcom Unity posted a new blog today detailing SFV story costumes and new modes like Survival & Challenge (which includes: Trials, Targets, Extra Battle and Battle Tips - coming in March). Capcom also revealed the SFV DLC release schedule for 2016. They also mentioned battle lobbies will support 2 players at launch, with 8-player lobbies & Spectator mode also arriving in March. Head over to Capcom Unity for the all the details plus new screens & artwork.

February 11th, 2016
Rumor: SNK Developing New Samurai Shodown For Release in 2017

A continuation of the rumor that began in 2013 with SNK's job postings for new 3D titles, some independent sources are claiming that SNK is developing a new Samurai Shodown, planned for release in 2017. The reboot is said to "bring the series back to its roots," and will use 3D graphics with 2D gameplay, similar to KOF XIV. While it's not 100% confirmed, I know many veteran fighting game fans that would love to see a brand new 2D Samurai Shodown title. (Source: Hadoken.net)

February 10th, 2016
Guilty Gear Xrd -Revelator- Coming to Europe June 10th on PS4/PS3, New Trailer & Screens

Today brings good news for European Arc System Works fans... Guilty Gear Xrd -REVELATOR- was announced for PS4 & PS3 in Europe with a release on June 10th, just a few days after the North American version. Arc System Works also released a pretty hype new trailer and some new screenshots as well. One of the new screens even gives an early look at GGXrd REVELATOR's new online lobby.

February 10th, 2016
New Japanese SFV Trailer Teases Glimpse of Alex

With Street Fighter V's big release coming in just under a week, there's no stopping the hype. Capcom didn't really need to increase the hype today, but they decided to anyway... by showing a brief glimpse of Alex's in-game model in their latest Japanese trailer for the game. The 5-minute trailer includes segments from past trailers, then runs through all 16 launch fighters. That said, you might just want to skip to 4:45 to see the Alex teaser.

February 10th, 2016
Tekken 7: Fated Retribution Rage Attacks Trailer

Early this morning, Namco released another new trailer for TEKKEN 7: FR which demonstrates the new Rage Attacks system. An alternate way to spend Rage meter (besides Rage Arts), character-specific Rage Attacks can result in extended combos, sending an opponent fiercely into a wall, or putting the opponent in a bound state (open for a stomp or ground throw). The trailer also shows new Screw Attacks and the latest costumes in action.

February 9th, 2016
Alex is Street Fighter V's First DLC Character, PS3 Controllers Compatible With PS4 Version

Capcom made two surprise Street Fighter V announcements via Twitter today. The first one is that Alex from SFIII will be SFV's first DLC character and will become available in March! Once again, players won't have to purchase SFV character DLC with real money, as it will be unlockable through playing the game. Additionally, PS3 controllers & fightsticks will be compatible on PS4 version of SFV! Definitely great news all around. Stay tuned on TFG for further details!

February 8th, 2016
Street Fighter V Full-Length CG Trailer is Epic, Includes a Throwback to Charlie's SFA2 Ending

Today, Capcom released a "full-length" version of the Street Fighter V CG trailer / opening movie! The complete version is just over 3 minutes long and features all 16 launch fighters. This is definitely one of the most epic Street Fighter intros we've seen in quite some time... be sure to enjoy in full 1080p! On a side note: The trailer also includes an epic throwback to Charlie's SFA2 ending!

February 8th, 2016
Happy 25th Anniversary to SF2: The World Warrior

It's been 25 years since Street Fighter 2 revolutionized competitive video gaming in arcades around the world. Most old school players can distinctly remember where they were when they first played SF2, and perhaps how it changed their gaming experience forever. The exact SF2 release date is disputable, but "early February 1991" is when SF2: The World Warrior hit North America and the world. To celebrate, check out TFG's newly created SF2 and SF2:CE character art galleries.

February 5th, 2016
Tekken 7: Fated Retribution Arcade Ver. Trailer Shows New Akuma Gameplay, New System & More

Looks like TEKKEN fans have more to drool over than just some new screenshots. Bandai Namco Japan just released a new 6-minute trailer for the upcoming arcade launch of TEKKEN 7: Fated Retribution. The trailer goes through a ton of new content & changes coming in the FR update, including a new "Rage Attacks" system which gives players the option of using their Rage meter for powered up (EX) attacks... and of course, MORE Akuma gameplay.

February 5th, 2016
New Tekken 7: FR Screenshots Show New Costumes For Hwoarang, Steve, Paul, Alisa & Devil Jin

TEKKEN producer Katsuhiro Harada unveiled the latest official TEKKEN 7: Fated Retribution screenshots via Twitter early this morning. Keeping in line with the most recent T7:FR images, the latest batch of screens shows off brand new default costumes... this time for several returning fighters: Hwoarang, Steve Fox, Paul, Alisa & Devil Jin!

February 4th, 2016
Capcom Announces SFV "Complete Presentation" Youtube Live Stream Just Before Launch

Capcom has one final promotional event planned before Street Fighter V launch day. On Feb. 10th, CapcomChannel is hosting a SFV "Complete Presentation" event live on Youtube (6:00pm PT/9:00pm ET). Top Japanese players will be showing off the game, including: Kazunoko, Mago, Fuudo, Tokido, Bon-Chan, and others. The pro-players will be competing in a 4v4 exhibition and other special matches. Cosplayer Yuka Kuromochi will also be present. (Source: Siliconera)

February 3rd, 2016
Wizard World Comic-Con Content Will Have The Winner Play Tekken 7 With WWE Superstars

Back in December, WWE Superstar Xavier Woods made it clear to the world that he's a fighting game fan, mentioning EVO & Final Round on Monday Night Raw. Well, if you're the lucky winner of Wizard World's "Ultimate Gamer Giveaway", you'll get to play TEKKEN 7 with Xavier, along with his New Day teammates Big E & Kofi Kingston. If that's not enough, you also get free entry to the con, Bandai Namco goodies, and a live interview on Twitch. Enter the contest HERE!

February 2nd, 2016
King of Fighters XIV Gameplay Footage Roundup From Taipei Game Show '16

With the Taipei Game Show '16 concluding, here's a roundup of quality KOF XIV gameplay videos from a variety of Youtubers (including some direct-feed footage). Also included is some additional gameplay from pro fighting game players, Gamerbee & RB. Many were hoping for new playable characters, but the TGS build still features the initial six characters: Kyo, Iori, Kula, Leona, Andy & Chang.

January 30th, 2016
Killer Instinct Season 3 Kim Wu Trailer + 4 Minutes of Gameplay, Rebalance Patch Notes

It's always cool to see a classic fighting game character return to a franchise after something like 20 years... Indeed, it's been exactly that long since we've seen Kim Wu, and she's finally back in Killer Instinct Season 3! The official Kim Wu trailer debuted at the KI World Cup in San Antonio, TX today. The end of the trailer also teases a future playable guest character from Halo. Killer Instinct will be massively rebalanced in Season 3 and the full patch notes are live.

January 30th, 2016
Capcom Shows How to Unlock New Costumes & Colors in Street Fighter V Game Modes Trailer

Capcom dropped a brand new trailer for Street Fighter V last night. The latest trailer runs through SFV's various modes, providing an elaborate explanation of each one. In the Story Mode segment, the trailer reveals that players can unlock each character's "story costume" by playing through their story. Survival Mode features "battle supplements" to strengthen your character and is also ticket to unlocking new character colors.

January 29th, 2016
Final Street Fighter V Beta Live Ahead of Schedule

The fourth and final SFV beta is scheduled for Jan. 30-31, but it appears Capcom opened up the servers a bit early... at least for now. Early on Friday, the SFV beta went live on both PS4 & PC, featuring 15 out of 16 playable characters (still no F.A.N.G.). Whether or not it's live when you read this, you might as well try logging in throughout the weekend. Follow the SFV Server Twitter for official updates, and check the beta server status on StreetFighter.com/beta.

January 29th, 2016
King of Fighters XIV Producer Talks With Gamerbee & RB at Taipei Game Show, Demos Gameplay

With the Taipei Game Show '15 officially kicking off, the eyes of fighting game fans will be on King of Fighters XIV this weekend. Accompanied by pro players Gamerbee and RB, KOF XIV producer Tasutuki Oda provided the first look at the latest build, showing off a few minutes of new gameplay. He also spoke about SNK Playmore's upcoming plans for KOF XIV, and mentioned that the title will feature a Gallery Mode similar to previous installments.

January 29th, 2016
SFV Director's Edition Colors Preview Video

Capcom Japan released a new SFV video showing the "director's edition" color palettes for all 16 characters. The director's edition colors are currently exclusive to Japan's special edition of SFV, but are likely to become available in other regions... eventually. The two and a half minute video features full intros for all 16 characters, providing a close-up look at the new colors. 

January 27th, 2016
Persona 4 Arena: Ultimax Free on PS3 For Playstation Plus Subscribers

Today, Playstation.Blog announced 2016's first FREE Playstation 3 fighting game for PS+ subscribers, Persona 4 Arena: Ultimax. Featuring a plethora of modes, robust online features, 20 playable characters (counting DLC), and a massive soundtrack library, P4A: Ultimax is surely one of this era's finest 2D sprite-based fighters and shouldn't be missed (especially now that it's FREE)! P4AU is one of February's PS Plus titles, becoming free-to-play on Feb. 2nd.  (Source: PS.Blog)

January 27th, 2016
Benimaru Nikaido, Robert Garcia and K' Confirmed in 5th King of Fighters XIV Trailer

SNK Playmore debuted the 5th trailer for King of Fighters XIV, revealing returning characters: K', Robert Garcia and Benimaru Nikaido. As with past trailers, the action is short and sweet, only "teasing" brief footage the newcomers. Of course, additional footage of Kyo & Iori is shown as well, this time giving a close-up look at their updated models during a dialogue exchange. KOF XIV will be playable at the upcoming Taipei Game Show (Jan. 28-Feb. 2nd).

January 26th, 2016
Tekken 7: Fated Retribution Nina Williams Reveal Trailer, Screenshots & Character Artwork

During the EVO 2016 games announcement stream tonight, TEKKEN community leader, MADCATZ's own Mark "Markman" Julio, crashed the stream to challenge EVO organizer Joey "Mr. Wizard" to a round of TEKKEN 7. After a pretty hype King VS Lucky Chloe bout (won by Markman), TEKKEN 7: Fated Retribution was officially announced for EVO 2016. The announcement was followed by the latest character reveal trailer for TEKKEN 7: FR... Nina Williams has returned!

January 26th, 2016
Evolution 2016 Official Games Lineup Revealed

EVO organizer Joey "Mr. Wizard" Cuellar and Mike Ross announced the official games for EVO 2016 this evening via stream. The EVO '16 official lineup includes 9 games: Street Fighter V, Guilty Gear Xrd -REVELATOR-, Mortal Kombat X, TEKKEN 7: Fated Retribution, Killer Instinct, Ultimate MVC3, POKKEN Tournament, Smash Bros. Melee, and Smash 4. The Evolution Championship Series 2016 will take place July 15th-17th in Las Vegas.  (Source: SRK)

January 25th, 2016
SFV Cinematic Story Mode Trailer, Final Beta Announced, Bengus Story Artwork & More

Capcom dropped a care package of new Street Fighter V goodness earlier today. To review: A Cinematic Story Mode expansion has been confirmed for SFV and will be added as FREE DLC in June 2016. Capcom also officially announced the final SFV beta, which will run from Jan. 30 at 12:01AM PT (8:01 AM GMT), to Jan. 31 at 7PM PT (Feb. 1 at 3AM GMT). Also check out new SFV story artwork by legendary series designer & artist, Bengus, plus additional SFV details!

January 25th, 2016
Sega Tweets Photo of Upcoming Retro Virtua Fighter Figures by Figma

Back in November, Sega teased some prototype images of a new Virtua Fighter figure line by Figma, featuring the 3D fighting pioneers (Akira & Pai Chan) in all their original 1993 polygonal glory. Last night, SST.Sega tweeted a new image showing the figures fully painted, which proudly brings out those retro, blocky polygons of love. No price details are currently available, but Figma's poseable VF figures are expected to go on sale this September in Japan.  (Sources: @SST_V, Kotaku)

January 25th, 2016
Pop Culture Shock's SFV Necalli Statue Comes in 4 Versions, Full Details & Images, Pre-Orders Live!

Pop Culture Shock recently unveiled their latest, fully polished 1/6 scale Street Fighter statue, and it's a beast! Sculpted by Justin McMillan & Hector Arce and painted by Mike Najera, PCS's Street Fighter V Necalli statue stands 15" inches tall and will be released in 4 versions. The standard Necalli statue is priced and is limited to 500 pieces. Then there's the PCS exclusive "Torrent of Power" edition limited to 125 pieces (also $299) which comes with a signed...

January 25th, 2016
Mortal Kombat X Triborg Breakdown / Cyber Sub-Zero Variation Gameplay Teaser

During last weekend's Kombat Kast, NetherRealm showed off the first raw gameplay footage of "Triborg" from Kombat Pack 2. As you probably already know, Triborg's 3 Variations are based on the playstyles of Cyrax, Sektor, and Smoke. Naturally, Triborg will acquire the respective color of each of the classic robots. However, besides yellow, red, and gray, NRS surprised everyone with a fourth blue Variation based on Cyber Sub-Zero.

January 24th, 2016
GoFundMe For Zweifuss's Street Fighter III: 3rd Strike Animated Gif Site (TFG Affiliate)

If you've followed the evolution of Street Fighter gifs on the internet, you might remember a time when SF3 sprites didn't exist online. Zweifuss really was the first person to bring 3rd Strike animated gifs to the net in bulk, creating an ultra convenient, browsable, 100% free animated gif website (a TFG Affiliate for many years). Well, he needs some donations to keep it going... at least $100 USD for 1 year. If everyone reading this donated $1 or more, we'd hit the goal pretty quick.

January 23rd, 2016
Street Fighter V North America PS4 Collector's Edition Ryu Statue & Package Breakdown

Over the past week, we've covered the SFV special editions for Japan, Europe, and now, it's time to check out the PS4 Collector's Edition for North America. The star of the package is a 10" Ryu statue, standing in the same pose as the SFV cover art. Also included: a 48-page hard cover artbook, 1-month Twitch.tv subscription to CapcomFighters, digital comics from UDON, digital soundtrack sampler, and more! Here are the official images of the Collector's Edition.

January 23rd, 2016
Tatsunoko Costumes Have Arrived in DOA5: Last Round

It was announced a while back that Tatsunoko costumes were on the way to Dead or Alive 5: Last Round. Team Ninja remained pretty secretive about who exactly would make the cut... until now. The Tatsunoko costume trailer reveals all, showing off the 16 costumes based on popular Tatsunoko icons, including some who made prior fighting game appearances, such as: Casshan, Hurricane Polymar, Doronjo, Yatterman, Gold Lightan, and even Hakushon Daimao.

January 23rd, 2016
"TEKKEN 3rd: Angel Version" Pachislot Trailer

Bandai Namco not only has continued presence in the Japan arcade gaming industry, but also the Pachislot industry, with a long running series of Pachislot titles based on the TEKKEN franchise (since 2004). The latest version of Yamasa's TEKKEN Pachislot series stars TTT2's Angel, and will release Japan casinos March 6th, 2016. While most of us will never get to try out this Pachislot machine in person, this new trailer does feature some cool cinematics...  

January 22nd, 2016
1TB Playstation 4 SFV Bundle Announced For Europe

If you're in the market for a new Playstation 4 (with a 1TB hard drive), and Street Fighter V... Playstation.Blog Europe just announced the perfect bundle for you. The bundle comes with a Jet Black 1TB PS4 system, Jet Black Dual Shock 4, and a physical copy of Street Fighter V. An official price hasn't been announced, but similar bundles have retailed for around 329.99 pound ($399 USD). Here's the official image of the "Ultimate Player" SFV PS4 bundle. (Source: PS.Blog Europe)

January 22nd, 2016
GGXrd -Revelator- Coming to North America on June 7th on PS4 & PS3, Kum Haehyun Screenshots

Two days after announcing the Japan console release date (May 26th), Arc System Works confirmed that Guilty Gear Xrd -REVELATOR- is coming to North America on June 7th. The 2D fighter will remain Playstation console exclusive, releasing simultaneously on PS4 & PS3. -REVELATOR- includes 4 new characters so far, including: Johnny, Jam Kuradoberi, Jack-O, and Kum Haehyun. Now check out 7 Famitsu screenshots featuring newcomer Kum Haehyun.

January 21st, 2016
Sony Reveals 4 Limited Edition SFV PS4 Consoles, Includes Bonus Artwork by Yusuke Murata

It seems that Sony is using their Street Fighter V exclusivity to their fullest potential... their latest promotional SFV swag being Limited Edition PS4 consoles (with 4 variations), complete with sleek artwork. The consoles are currently available only in Japan for 37,480 yen ($320 USD). Fans who pick up one of the SFV PS4's will also receive a custom SFV theme and sleeve designed by manga artist, Yusuke Murata (One-Punch Man, Eyeshield 21).

January 21st, 2016
New Data Mined Street Fighter V Alternate Costumes Gameplay Footage

You might've heard about or seen some images of the newly leaked, "data mined" alternate costumes recently found in the PC version of SFV. Well, let's skip the weird, bland images of the ripped in-game models and go straight to the good stuff... gameplay footage! The new footage features every known SFV alt. costume to date, including the likes of (not official names): "M. Birdie", "Interpol Chun-Li", "casual Rashid", "Pillar Man Necalli", and many others!

January 20th, 2016
Mortal Kombat XL Re-release Announced, Includes All Costume & Character DLC + The Pit Stage

Following in the footsteps of "komplete editions" of MK9 and Injustice, NRS has announced Mortal Kombat XL, a re-release which includes all character DLC, costume DLC (+ additional costumes), and 1 new stage (an updated rendition of The Pit). MKXL will become available March 1st digitally and in stores exclusively for PS4 & XB1 (not PC). Check out the official announce trailer. If past NRS re-releases are any indication, MKXL could mark the end of MKX add-on content.

January 19th, 2016
Street Fighter V Beta "Tech Check" is Live

Capcom quietly reopened the SFV beta on PS4 & PC over the past 24 hours for "tech checks". Last night (Monday), the beta went live for a few short hours, featuring "grapplers" only: R. Mika, Laura, Birdie & Zangief. Tonight (Tuesday), the beta is online once again, this time with "rushdown" characters playable: Karin, Rashid, Nash & Cammy. Keep your eye on the SFV Server Twitter to keep up to date. You can also check the SFV beta server status on StreetFighter.com/beta.

January 19th, 2016
GGXrd -Revelator- Hits PS4 & PS3 in Japan on May 26th With New DLC Character, Kum Haehyun

Guilty Gear Xrd -REVELATOR- will be making the jump from arcades to consoles (PS4/PS3) on May 26th in Japan. First print copies will include a voucher for new DLC character and series newcomer, Kum Haehyun. Haehyun appears to be a powerful bearded dude (robot?), but there's actually a girl inside his body, controlling him. Here's the first Famitsu scan revealing Kum Haehyun. We'll update this article with higher quality visual content when available.

January 19th, 2016
Blazblue: Central Fiction Adds Hades Izanami With Jan. 28th Arcade Update, Reveal Trailer

The latest issue of Famitsu confirms that an update to the arcade version of Blazblue: Central Fiction is coming January 28th, adding Hades Izanami as a playable character. Hades Izanami first appeared in the ending of Blazblue: Continuum Shift and also appeared in the Chrono Phantasma storyline. Here's a (low quality) Famitsu scan of Hades character art & screenshots. [UPDATE] Arc System Works released Hades Izanami's reveal trailer.

January 16th, 2016
Tekken 7: Fated Retribution Location Tests Begin in Japan Arcades Next Month

Bandai Namco announced the first location tests for TEKKEN 7: Fated Retribution, which, of course, will be held in Japan. The tests will take place February 12th-14th at select arcades, including: Namco Sugamo (Tokyo), Namco Hakata Bus Terminal Arcade (Fukuoaka), and Round One Stadium (Osaka). No further details are currently available, but as the dates draw closer, we're sure to find out more. Will Akuma be playable? Will any new characters be added? Stay tuned!

January 15th, 2016
New & Improved Online Model Coming to MKX

Today, NetherRealm Studios announced a "new & improved" online experience is coming to Mortal Kombat X. The new online model is said to be similar in function to the GGPO model, designed for smoother online play. Before it's launch, NRS is holding a closed online beta test for the new online model, which begins Tuesday, Jan. 19th. Players must have at least 1 hour of MKX online play logged order to join the beta. Here's the official announcement video from NRS.

January 15th, 2016
Capcom's SFV Instructional DVD Preview Video Features F.A.N.G. Gameplay & New Stages

As previously reported, an instructional DVD will be included in some of the Asian special editions for Street Fighter V. Capcom has released a 2-minute preview clip of the DVD, which includes some fresh SFV gameplay footage featuring the latest newcomer, F.A.N.G., as well as newest stages like New York and the Airfield stage.

January 14th, 2016
Tekken 7 Lucky Chloe Kotobukiya Statue Preview

Over the past few years, Kotobukiya has created some excellent TEKKEN and Street Fighter statues, all based on artwork by Shunya Yamashita. Today, Kotobukiya released images of their latest highly detailed 1/7 scale statue, TEKKEN 7's kawaii dancing cat-girl... Lucky Chloe. While we still don't know much about Lucky Chloe's storyline in TEKKEN, her default visual design is obviously finalized. Check out some high quality images of Chloe!

January 14th, 2016
Street Fighter V Beta Updated to Version 1.08 on Playstation 4... Fourth Beta Incoming?!

If you turned on your PS4 overnight and have access to the Street Fighter V beta, you might've noticed a 3.1 gigabyte SFV update file downloading in the background. The SFV update file itself says "Overall renewal for next beta test" under the update history, although Capcom has yet to make an announcement about a "surprise" fourth SFV beta. We'll keep you updated as soon as we know more. So far, the 1.08 update only appears on the PS4 version.

January 12th, 2016
Mortal Kombat X Kombat Pack 2 Gameplay Trailer

Today, NetherRealm Studios dropped the Mortal Kombat X Kombat Pack 2 gameplay trailer, showing in-game action from the likes of Leatherface (Texas Chainsaw Massacre), Xenomorph (Alien), Bo Rai cho, and Triborg. The new kombatants will be added to the roster sometime in 2016 as paid DLC. As always, the gameplay trailer is NSFW and contains explicit violence and gore.

January 12th, 2016
Street Fighter V Demo Playable at Select Gamestops, 6 Playable Characters, 1-Player Mode Only

With the official SFV beta phase concluding last month on PS4 & PC, you might've thought it was your last chance to play SFV until the big release in February. However, you might be able to show off your SFV skills at your local Gamestop. A demo version of SFV is currently playable at select Gamestops in the U.S., reportedly featuring 6 characters: Ryu, Nash, Karin, Zangief, Birdie & Necalli, but only allows for 1-player battles against the CPU.  (Source: SRK)

January 12th, 2016
SNK Playmore Chief Talks Capcom VS SNK, Says Fighting Game Revival Includes Samurai Shodown

In addition to King of Fighters, SNK is working on reviving other iconic franchises such as Samurai Shodown and Metal Slug, says SNK gaming division chief, Yutaka Noguchi. Perhaps new games, perhaps upgraded ports on current-gen systems... perhaps both? We don't know yet, but we do know Noguchi holds the PS4 in high regard due its success (35M units worldwide), with KOF14 and Last Blade 2 coming to PS4 this year. Noguchi also spoke about a future CVS title.

January 11th, 2016
The King of Fighters Anime & Live Action Television Show in The Works

Last year, we heard SNK Playmore had plans to expand their characters and series into other mediums, similar to the way Marvel has in recent times. Looks like we're going to see the first steps in that direction, as Chinese studio 37Games just announced they're developing both a King of Fighters anime and live-action television show, which is set to premiere in Japan, South Korea, and Southeast Asia sometime in 2016. (Sources: Tencent, Siliconera)

January 5th, 2016
Meet Kenny Omega, Pro-Wrestling Champion and BIG Fighting Game Fan

A pro-wrestler for New Japan Pro Wrestling, Kenny Omega, has been making waves in the FGC as of late. He recently appeared on Excellent Adventures with Gootecks & Mike Ross, and is becoming well known for not only his in-ring abilities, but his in-ring fighting game & video game references. He was recently spotted performing Cody's rock throw from Street Fighter. Several years ago, he also performed Zangief's Final Atomic Buster on a dummy.

January 4th, 2016
Street Fighter V Japanese Special Edition Artwork by Bengus & Bonus Content Images

SFV hits Japan on Feb. 18th (two days after North America & Europe). Capcom released some images of Japan's SFV special edition and bonus content, which includes badass artwork by legendary Street Fighter artist and designer, Bengus. The Bengus artwork is actually the cover to the SFV "Vital Box" which includes: A Visionary artbook with interviews, instructional DVD, and more.

January 3rd, 2016
KOF XIV Playable at Taipei Game Show 2016

The King of Fighters XIV made its playable debut at Playstation Experience last month, giving fans a true first look at SNK Playmore's next 2D fighter. Thankfully, we won't have to wait very long to see more KOF XIV, as the "work in progress" title makes its next playable appearance at Taipei Game Show 2016 (Jan. 28th-Feb. 2nd). At the very least we'll see some new footage of recently confirmed characters, and possibly some new character reveals as well! Stay tuned.

January 3rd, 2016
King of Fighters '94 Developer Interview From 20 Years Ago Reveals Early Character Development

The King of Fighters '94 was the first ever "crossover" fighting game, bringing together characters from different franchises such as Fatal Fury, Art of Fighting, Ikari Warriors, and so on. A developer interview from about 20 years ago first seen in the "All About KOF '94" mook was recently translated to English, revealing some interesting facts about KOF '94's character development. Read the full article (complete with classic Shinkiro art) over at Shmupulations.com!

January 1st, 2016
Street Fighter: Resurrection Will be Narrative Prologue to SFV, New Promotional Photos

The official Street Fighter: Resurrection Facebook page just posted some promotional photos of new and returning actors involved with the live action mini-series. Christian Howard & Mike Moh will reprise their roles as Ken & Ryu, respectively, from Street Fighter: Assassins Fist. Resurrection is planned to debut in March, about a month after the release of SFV, and is said to be a "narrative prologue" to SFV.

December 31st, 2015
Playstation Lifestyle Interviews Michael Murray & Kousuke Waki on Tekken 7: Fated Retribution

Senior Game Designer Michael Murray and Visual Design Manager Kousuke Waki sat down with Playstation Lifestyle for an interview about the progress of TEKKEN 7. In the interview, Murray talks about the ongoing integration of the Unreal 4 graphics engine, mentioning that both "new and old" stages in T7:FR will see graphical upgrades and tweaks. He also touches on the progress of arcade version and eventual console release. Read the full interview over at PSLifestyle.
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