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June 1st, 2020 Guilty Gear -STRIVE- Developers Blog, Beta Feedback Answered, New Footage Coming This Month
Arc System Works posted the first volume of the "Guilty Gear -STRIVE- Developers Backyard", a new blog designed to create a conversation between the ASW team and the players. The first installment of the GGStriveblog directly addresses fan feedback and statistics from the recent PS4 beta. Series creator and lead director of Guilty Gear -STRIVE- Daisuke Ishiwatari comments from fans about topics like the combo system, high damage, 3D camera, UI, and online lobbies.
May 30th, 2020 Samurai Shodown: NEOGEO Collection Physical Limited Edition
SNK shared official images & details for the physical
Limited Edition of Samurai Shodown: NEOGEO Collection. The English Samurai Shodown Collection Shockbox Limited Edition will be available on PS4 & Switch and contains: a hardcover 104-page art book, 2 soundtrack CDs, 7 lithographs, and an impressive collectors "shockbox"
- an authentic replica of an old school NEOGEO box. There will be 1,200 limited editions available for PS4 and 1,800 for Nintendo Switch.
May 28th, 2020 Street Fighter V Season 5 Confirmed, Adding 5 New Characters, Costume Design Contest
Still going strong since its February 2016 launch, Street Fighter V is on its fifth year, most recently updated with its Champion Edition upgrade. In their latest developers blog, Capcom confirmed SFVSeason 5 is being developed and will add 5 more characters to the roster, along with new stages & costumes. Additionally, Capcom Unity announced a Costume Design contest that anyone can enter! Two fan-made costume designs will be selected and added to the game.
May 27th, 2020 Samurai Shodown: NEOGEO Collection Release Date, Includes Unreleased Samurai Shodown V Perfect
SNK has announced the release date(s) for Samurai Shodown: NEOGEO Collection and revealed the latest details on this exciting compilation package with a new
trailer! The collection of 7 games will first arrive digitally on PC via the Epic Games Store on June 11th, followed by the Steam release on June 18th, then comes to PS4 / Nintendo Switch on July 28th. In addition to SS1 - SSV Special, the package will include the unreleased Samurai
Shodown V Perfect.
May 25th, 2020 40 New Skullgirls Character Colors & Their References (Video)
As reported yesterday, the latest Skullgirls update adds 40 new character colors to the game... but these aren't just some random color palettes. Lab Zerois known for cleverly basing Skullgirls characters' color schemes off of popular characters from other franchises. A video by
Youtuber "TannerOftheNorth" shows each of the new Skullgirls colors and their references. The
video also previews the other new content in the recent update, incluing the new stage...
May 24th, 2020
Skullgirls Combo Breaker 2020 Update / Full Patch Notes
This weekend, Combo Breaker 2020 was originally planned to take place. Sadly, due to COVID-19, the celebration of fighting games and competitive event was canceled. However, there are some fighting game updates and announcements to talk
about and keep the
spirit of Combo Breaker alive. One of those is a hearty update for Skullgirls: 2nd Encore on PC. The Skullgirlsupdate includes new animations, a new stage, rebuilt character artwork, 40 new character colors...
May 24th, 2020 Capcom Re-Releases All 4 of Their Free-to-Play April Fools Games
Starting in 2017, Capcom began the tradition of releasing humorous
free-to-play games to celebrate April Fools Day. Capcom packed impressive polish into these mobile mini-games (also playable on PC), which feature 100% unique soundtracks, character sprites, and even original artwork by Capcom legends like Shinkiro and Bengus. All 4 mini-games, mostly based on Street
Fighter, contain plenty of funny references and fan service... and they're all playable once again!
May 23rd, 2020 20 SNK Classics Coming to Twitch Prime, Including Samurai Shodown II, Garou: MOTW, AOF2 and KOF 2000/2002
SNK and Twitch have partnered to bring 20 classic titles to
Twitch Prime beginning on May 26th, 2020. The first 7 games to join the Amazon Prime library are: Samurai Shodown II, Art of Fighting 2, Fatal Fury Special, KOF 2000, KOF 2002, Blazing Star, and Pulstar. The second lineup of games will arrive later
this year, and include: Garou: MOTW, Last Blade 2, Metal Slug 2, Sengoku 3, and King of the Monsters. Many of these classics will feature online multiplayer.
NetherRealm Studious has been shelling out the Mortal Kombat 11: Aftermath trailers like there's no tomorrow. By far, Mortal Kombat has become the fighting game series with the most guest characters from classic movies joining the cast. Diehard 80's / 90's movie-goers can finally answer the
question: "Who wins between RoboCop versus The Terminator?" Well, get your fix early with 2 new gameplay
trailers from NRS, showing Alex Murphy versus T-800.
May 18th, 2020 The Best Fighting Game Themed Creations for Animal Crossing: New Horizons (Codes Included!)
In these stressful times, relaxing and immersive video games can have a positive effect on the mind. Animal Crossing: New Horizons is one of those games. The cute social simulation game has also proven to be a creative outlet for artists, with users creating "masterpieces" in their towns
and on customizable items. For you fighting game peeps who also enjoy Animal Crossing, here are some awesome fighting game themed
creations by the community.
On May 26th, Mortal Kombat 11: Aftermath will bring back "Friendships" for the entire roster... giving players a more peaceful and humorous way to end fights. Today, NetherRealm Studios posted a new
trailer previewing even more hilarious Friendships. The new trailer shows Kitana & Mileena playing pattycake, Terminator doing motorcycle tricks, Jax playin' the sax, and more.
Today, Arc System Works producer Takeshi Yamanaka announced that the release window for Guilty Gear -Strive- has been
delayed to 2021. On Twitter, Yamanaka confirmed that the COVID-19 outbreak has delayed the team's development schedule in every aspect, forcing them to postpone the release to 2021. Yamanaka also mentioned the developers of GGstrive have set up a schedule to further improve the quality of the game,
giving them time to respond to user feedback...
May 14th, 2020 EVO 2020 Online Announcement Trailer, First Details
After being officially canceled due to COVID-19, EVO 2020 has pivoted to an online format which will span five weekends starting in the month of July 2020. The announce
trailer confirms most of the original games lineup will appear, including: TEKKEN 7, SFV: Champion Edition, Dragon Ball FighterZ, SoulCalibur VI, Samurai Shodown, Granblue Fantasy Versus, and Under Night In-Birth EXE: Late[c-lr]. However, Super Smash
Bros. Ultimate has been removed.
NetherRealm Studios has more footage of Sheeva, Fujin & Robocop to share with a new Mortal Kombat 11: Aftermath gameplay trailer. There's also a new 3-minute story mode clip to check out. The new
gameplay trailer offers a closer look at the movesets of Sheeva, Fujin, and Robocop... showing a variety of combos for the 3 new DLC characters, along with Fatal Blows, Fatalities, and new Stage Fatalities (one involving an arcade cabinet).
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