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December 27th, 2023
TEKKEN 8 Kuma Gameplay Reveal Trailer

The "Master of Salmon" made a brief appearance in several previous TEKKEN 8 trailers, but Bandai Namco released the always-impressive Karate-trained bear's full gameplay reveal trailer this morning. A fan-favorite comical character since the very first TEKKEN game, Kuma is back in TEKKEN 8 sporting a Ryu-style headband, Heihachi-inspired Karate Gi...

December 23rd, 2023
2B Announced for Granblue Fantasy Versus: Rising

During Granblue Fest 2023, Cygames announced Nier Automata's 2B will join Granblue Fantasy Versus: Rising as a playable guest character in Late February 2024. This marks 2B's second guest appearance in the fighting game world, originally making her fighting game debut in 2018's SoulCalibur VI. 2B's announce trailer...

December 21st, 2023
TEKKEN 8 Ultimate Edition Trailer

Over the past few months, Bandai Namco has previewed some of the exclusive content that will be available in TEKKEN 8's Ultimate Edition. Among these are 32 "Gold Suit" outfits for the launch roster, exclusive skins and clothing items for your avatar, and the Playable Character Year 1 pass. Bandai Namco's latest TEKKEN 8 trailer conveniently...

December 20th, 2023
TEKKEN 8 Shaheen Gameplay Reveal Trailer

This morning, Bandai Namco released the TEKKEN 8 gameplay reveal trailer for returning TEKKEN 7 character Shaheen. The "Desert Falcon" seeks revenge in TEKKEN 8 and is ready to ruffle some feathers. Shaheen's trailer reveals some of the Saudi Arabian fighter's new techniques and shows off a special intro between Shaheen and Kazuya Mishima.

December 19th, 2023
SoulCalibur: Broken Destiny Now on PS5 / PS4

Out of the blue, Bandai Namco announced last week that previously PlayStation Portable-exclusive Soul Calibur: Broken Destiny is now playable on PlayStation 5 and PlayStation 4. For those who remember, Broken Destiny was a rather solid 3D fighter on PSP released in 2009, offering robust modes, character creation, and Kratos as a guest character.

December 14th, 2023
TEKKEN 8 Official Story Trailer

After dropping Yoshimitsu's trailer yesterday, Bandai Namco released a new TEKKEN 8 story trailer this morning, showing brand new footage from the game's cinematic story mode. The two-and-a-half minute trailer confirms a wide variety of TEKKEN 8 characters appearing in the main story mode... and they're not all Mishimas.

December 13th, 2023
TEKKEN 8 Yoshimitsu Gameplay Reveal Trailer

Continuing with their weekly TEKKEN 8 character trailers, Bandai Namco released Yoshimitsu's reveal trailer today. A character who needs no introduction, the "mechanized space ninja" Yoshimitsu is back in TEKKEN 8 with a completely new appearance and some badass new moves. Yoshimitsu's trailer also confirms a special intro...

December 12th, 2023
TEKKEN 8 Demo Live Dec. 14 on PS5, Dec. 21 on Steam / Xbox

This morning, Bandai Namco announced a TEKKEN 8 demo will be released on PlayStation 5 this Thursday, December 14th, 2023. The same demo will arrive on Steam and Xbox Series X|S one week later on December 21st. The demo will contain the first chapter of TEKKEN 8's story mode, "The Dark Awakens", as well as Local Versus mode...

December 7th, 2023
Elphelt Valentine Joins Guilty Gear -STRIVE-, Season 3 Updates

Arc System Works announced today that returning character Elphelt Valentine is now available in Guilty Gear -STRIVE- along with a free Season 3 update. Guilty Gear -STRIVE-'s Season Pass 3 contains Johnny, Elphelt Valentine, and two upcoming (unannounced) characters, along with two additional battle stages, the Season 3...

December 6th, 2023
TEKKEN 8 Sergei Dragunov Gameplay Trailer

Continuing with their weekly TEKKEN 8 character trailers leading up to the game's highly-anticipated release, Bandai Namco posted Sergei Dragunov's TEKKEN 8 gameplay reveal trailer this morning. The returning TEKKEN 5: DR veteran demonstrates some of his brand new moves and combos in the new trailer

December 5th, 2023 
Street Fighter 6 - SPY×FAMILY CODE: White Collaboration

Capcom announced a Street Fighter 6 collaboration with SPY×FAMILY CODE: White to coincide with the new Japanese animated spy comedy action film. The announcement comes with a special showdown animation short depicting a fight scene between Chun-Li and Yor, ahead of planned in-game "activities" that have yet to be announced.

December 5th, 2023
Wonder of U Joins JJBA: All-Star Battle R December 6th, Gameplay Reveal Trailer

Back in November, Bandai Namco announced "Wonder of U" as the final DLC character coming to JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: All-Star Battle R's Season Pass 2. This week, the official gameplay reveal trailer for Wonder of U was released, providing a first look at the Stand user hailing from the eighth part of the JoJo's Bizarre Adventure series, JoJolion.

December 5th, 2023
DNF Duel Battle Mage Gameplay Reveal, Release Date

This week, Nexon revealed the official gameplay reveal trailer for Battle Mage, the third newcomer joining DNF Duel's Season Pass. The minute-long trailer is short and sweet, previewing Battle Mage's in-game abilities and play-style. Battle Mage becomes playable in DNF Duel on December 18th, 2023. Watch the official trailer inside!

December 5th, 2023
Mortal Kombat 1 Quan Chi and Khameleon Trailer

NetherRealm Studios released a new MK1 trailer revealing playable DLC character Quan Chi and Kameo character Khameleon. Quan Chi becomes playable in Mortal Kombat 1 for those who paid extra to have "Early Access" on December 14th, and will release for everyone else on December 21st. Khameleon joins the Kameo fighter roster in January 2024.

December 1st, 2023
Street Fighter 6 Update Adds Happy Holidays Fighting Pass, "Cartoonish" Character Portraits, Outfit 3 Costumes

The latest Street Fighter 6 update went live today. Not only are all characters' Outfit 3 costumes now available for purchase (500 Fighter Coins each), but Capcom added several new Shop items and a "Happy Holidays" Fighting Pass. Among the new Shop items are new "Cartoonish" character portraits for all characters.

November 29th, 2023
TEKKEN 8 Steve Fox Gameplay Reveal Trailer

A mainstay of the series since his arrival in TEKKEN 4, Steve Fox is back in TEKKEN 8 to show the world what boxing is all about. As one of the most innovative and elusive fighters of TEKKEN with his 3D dodge and sway techniques, Steve will bring his updated play-style and fisticuffs to the TEKKEN 8 arena. Watch Steve's TEKKEN 8 gameplay reveal trailer inside!

November 29th, 2023
Virtua Fighter 3tb Online Announced for Japan

Over the weekend, Sega announced an online update for 1997's Virtua Fighter 3tb (the "tb" in the title standing for Team Battle). The Team Battle mechanic was originally an update to the arcade version of VF3 and later ported as an individual release on Sega Dreamcast in 1999. VF3tb Online is now available on Sega's ALL.Net arcade systems in Japan.

November 29th, 2023
Killer Instinct Anniversary Edition Now Available, Patch Notes

Back at EVO 2023 this past August, Iron Galaxy and Microsoft announced a 10th Anniversary balance update for the fast-paced competitive hit 2D fighter, Killer Instinct (2013). In addition to the announced character balance overhaul, the KI 10th Anniversary update includes a new user interface, updated select screen...

November 26th, 2023
The Fighters Generation Shop Grand Re-Opening!

I'm happy to announce that after a 3-year hiatus, The Fighters Generation Online Shop has officially returned and is now LIVE! Now on Shopify, the new-and-improved TFG Shop is stocked with official Fighting Game figures, statues, books, peripherals, and other collectibles. With new and improved browsing features and "Collections"...

November 25th, 2023
KOF: All Star × Street Fighter 6 Crossover Announced

Netmarble announced their latest crossover coming to The King of Fighters: All Star next week. Street Fighter 6 will join the long list of KOF: All Star crossover events, with the likes of Cammy, Juri Han, Jamie, Guile, and Ken Masters joining the roster of playable fighters. The SF6 challengers will become available to unlock in KOF: All Star starting... 

November 22nd, 2023
Street Fighter 6 Outfit 3 Concept Artwork for All Characters

After releasing the "Outfit 3" Showcase trailer yesterday, Capcom shared brand new concept illustrations for all Year 1 Street Fighter 6 characters — all of whom are showing off their stylish new drip. Inside, enjoy checking out all of the new high-quality Street Fighter 6 illustrations of each character's Outfit 3 costume...

November 22nd, 2023
TEKKEN 8 Leo Gameplay Reveal Trailer, Screenshots, Artwork

A mainstay of the series since TEKKEN 6's arcade release in 2007, Leo Kliesen returns in TEKKEN 8 with plenty of new moves as well as some new tricks. Bandai Namco released Leo's TEKKEN 8 gameplay reveal trailer this morning showing the dynamic Baji Quan user in action. Today's new trailer also confirms Leo and "the coffee queen" Azucena...

November 21st, 2023
Street Fighter 6 "Outfit 3" Costumes Available Dec. 1st

After revealing a plethora of character concept art earlier this year, Capcom finally announced "Outfit 3" will be released for Street Fighter 6's 18 launch characters on December 1st, 2023. In addition to showing all of the Outfit 3 costumes previously seen in concept illustrations, Capcom's official Outfit 3 showcase trailer...

November 12th, 2023
Reina Revealed During EVO TEKKEN 8 Showcase

After the conclusion of the special EVO TEKKEN 8 Showcase on Sunday, which featured exciting and intense matches played by past EVO champions, Katsuhiro Harada, Michael Murray, and Mark "Markman" Julio hosted a live TEKKEN Talk segment revealing new TEKKEN 8 details. During the event, the final TEKKEN 8 launch character...

November 8th, 2023
Hinako Shijo Joins The King of Fighters XV November 14th, Gameplay Reveal, Concept Art & Screenshots

Back in October, SNK announced Hinako Shijo would be the final DLC character of KOF XV's Season 2. On Tuesday of this week, SNK confirmed Hinako will officially be joining The King of Fighters XV on November 14th and released her full gameplay reveal trailer. In addition to the new trailer, SNK released Hinako concept artwork and a new batch of screenshots.

November 4th, 2023
TEKKEN 8 Devil Jin, Lee Chaolan, Zafina, and Alisa Bosconovitch 4K Screenshots & Renders 

On Tuesday, Bandai Namco officially confirmed Devil Jin, Lee Chaolan, Alisa Bosconovitch, and Zafina for TEKKEN 8 with a new gameplay trailer. Bandai Namco released some accompanying 4K screenshots of the four returning fan-favorites, providing a closer and crispier look at their updated in-game character models and outfit designs...

November 3rd, 2023
Granblue Fantasy Versus: Rising Delayed to December 14th, Crossplay Open Beta Test Goes Live November 9th

Cygames and Arc System Works announced Granblue Fantasy Versus: Rising has been delayed from its earlier November 30th release date to December 14th, 2023. Creative director Tetsuya Fukuhara provided a message to fans explaining the reasons for the delay. A second open beta test for GBVSR will take place Nov. 9-12 on PS5, PS4, and Steam.

November 3rd, 2023 
Under Night In-Birth II [Sys:Celes] PS5 / PS4 Open Beta Test Takes Place November 17-20, 2023

This week, Arc System Works announced the UNDER NIGHT IN-BIRTH II Sys:Celes Open Beta Test will be held from November 17th until November 20th, 2023 ahead of the game's January 25th, 2024 launch. The Sys:Celes Open Beta includes online matches enhanced by Rollback Netcode, offline matches against CPU, 2-player matches, Training...

November 2nd, 2023
Victor Chevalier Announced for TEKKEN 8

During Paris Games Week '23, Bandai Namco revealed the second brand new character joining TEKKEN 8's roster. "With him, violence is à la carte." Victor Chevalier from France brings a sword, knives, and a gun to the fight, swapping between his weapons of choice with lightning speed and agility. Victor's reveal trailer also debuts...

October 31st, 2023
Devil Jin, Lee, Zafina, and Alisa Revealed for TEKKEN 8

A new official trailer for TEKKEN 8 dropped on Halloween, revealing four new fighters for Bandai Namco's highly anticipated 3D fighter. Devil Jin, Lee Chaolan, Alisa Bosconovitch, and Zafina are briefly shown in the trailer, confirming the data mining leak from a couple months ago.

October 28th, 2023
TEKKEN 8 Beta Matches / 4K Gameplay Highlights

As a lifelong Tekken player and fan of the series, I had an absolute blast playing the TEKKEN 8 Closed Beta Test on Steam last weekend. During the CBT, I recorded a ton of videos and I'm in the process of uploading my most interesting matches, in addition to some new compilation material. Enjoy watching high-level / experimental gameplay featuring...

October 21st, 2023
Tsurugi Revealed for Under Night In-Birth II [Sys:Celes]

Arc System Works released new details, screenshots, character artwork, and a gameplay trailer for Tsurugi, the second newcomer joining Under Night In-Birth II [Sys:Celes]. Known as the Indomitable Rampart "Steel Guardian", Tsurugi is a powerful fighter with strong rushdowns and rushes, utilizing shield walls and acrobatic attacks...

October 21st, 2023
Yuya Fungami Now Available in JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: All-Star Battle R, Gameplay Reveal Trailer

Back in late August, Bandai Namco announced Leone Abbacchio as the first Season 2 DLC character coming to JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: All-Star Battle R. This week, they revealed the gameplay trailer for Yuya Fungami, the second new character arriving in Season 2. Yuya Fungami is a minor antagonist from the fourth part of the JJBA series...

October 15th, 2023
New Street Fighter 6 Akuma and Ed Concept Art

At the most recent Capcom X Osamu Tezuka art exhibit in Japan, Capcom showcased new Street Fighter 6 concept artwork for the two remaining DLC characters joining the game in its first year. The latest illustrations for Ed and Akuma further verify what appear to be their final designs before they officially join Street Fighter 6 in Winter and Spring 2024.

October 14th, 2023
Omni-Man Gameplay and Tremor (Kameo) Revealed in MK1 New York Comic-Con 2023 Trailer

During New York Comic-Con 2023, NetherRealm Studios released a new Mortal Kombat 1 trailer revealing the first gameplay of Invincible guest character Omni-Man. A returning series character, Tremor, was also confirmed as a new Kameo fighter, also shown in today's trailer. Omni-Man's attacks, X-Ray moves, and Fatality...

October 10th, 2023
TEKKEN 8 Closed Beta Test Outfits for All Characters

Assets from the upcoming TEKKEN 8 Closed Beta Test have been discovered before its start date (October 20th), confirming at least four selectable outfits for every playable character thus far. In addition to each character's new default attire in TEKKEN 8 (including their "Player 2" colors), the new renderings confirm brand new alternate costumes...

October 9th, 2023
Hinako Shijo Coming to The King of Fighters XV in Winter

After showing a mysterious character silhouette over the weekend, SNK officially announced Hinako Shijo will return in The King of Fighters XV as the game's final Season 2 DLC character. First appearing in KOF 2000, Hinako is comically a 5'1" Sumo wrestler and hasn't appeared in an SNK fighting game since KOF 2003.

October 7th, 2023
TEKKEN 8 Beta Test Movelists for Feng Wei, Azucena & Raven, New Fight Lounge Details & Screenshots

The TEKKEN 8 Closed Beta Test takes place in two weeks, running Friday, October 20th (10am CEST) to Monday, October 23rd (9am CEST) on Steam, PS5, and Xbox Series X|S. Bandai Namco posted official (mini) movelists for Feng Wei, Azucena, and Raven to help prepare beta participants, in addition to sharing new info on the TEKKEN Fight Lounge...
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