The King of Fighters '96


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  "It is difficult to understand the universe if you only study one planet."                      "Miyamoto Musashi."   

May 16th, 2021
Guilty Gear -STRIVE- English Story Trailer

This morning, Arc System Works premiered a new Guilty Gear -STRIVE- Story Mode trailer live on YouTube. In what looks to be the most ambitious and fleshed out cinematic Story Mode of the series, the latest GGST trailer previous about 2 minutes of cutscenes and reveals the setting will take place in U.S.A, Washington D.C. being one of the key locations. Several new faces to the series also make their debut in the fully-voiced trailer... 

May 12th, 2021
Guilty Gear -STRIVE- I-No Starter Guide (Video)

Ahead of the Guilty Gear -STRIVE- open beta #2 taking place on PS4 / PS5 this week, Arc System Works released Part 16 of their ongoing character tutorial video series. I-No's starter guide is a 4-minute walkthrough of the character's playstyle, running through all of her normals, special moves, and demonstrating how to utilize each technique in gameplay. The end of the video also displays I-No's full moveset, so keep this guide handy for the beta! 

May 12th, 2021
The King of Fighters XV Leona Heidern Gameplay Trailer

Tonight, SNK released the 18th character gameplay trailer for The King of Fighters XV, highlighting a series veteran who appeared in the original KOF XV world premiere trailer back in January... Leona Heidern! The latest KOF XV gameplay trailer is what you'd expect if you've been keeping up each week, demonstrating about a minute of Leona's fighting style and updated moveset. Watch Leona's trailer and check out some HD screens from SNK, inside: 

May 11th, 2021
Guilty Gear -STRIVE- Anji Mito Starter Guide (Video)

Ahead of the Guilty Gear -STRIVE- open beta #2 taking place on PS4 / PS5 this week, Arc System Works released Part 15 of their ongoing character tutorial video series. Anji Mito's starter guide is a 4-minute walkthrough of the character's playstyle, running through Anji's special moves and explaining how to utilize each technique in gameplay. The end of the video also displays Anji's full moveset, so keep this guide handy if you plan on learning him! 

May 11th, 2021
Chun-Li Power Rangers: Battle for the Grid Gameplay Trailer, Angel Grove Class of '93 Costume

Today, Power Rangers: Battle for the Grid developer nWay released the gameplay trailer for Street Fighter guest character, Chun-Li. As the "Blue Phoenix" Ranger, Chun-Li demonstrates some of her familiar attacks and iconic special moves. Like Ryu, Chun-Li will also be getting her own "Class of '93" Angel Grove costume with the Street Fighter heroine sporting her high school threads. Watch Chun-Li's full trailer and check out some promo screenshots, inside: 

May 9th, 2021
Kotobukiya Darkstalkers Bishoujo Morrigan Statue First Look

Earlier this year, Kotobukiya announced a new line of Bishoujo statues featuring fighting game characters from Darkstalkers, The King of Fighters '98, and SNK Heroines: Tag Team Frenzy. Today, Kotobukiya posted the first 3D renders of the upcoming Morrigan statue based on the awesome art style of Shunya Yamashita. Kotobukiya also shared a cool behind-the-scenes video giving us a look at the creation process of the statue!  

May 8th, 2021
Skullgirls: 2nd Encore Reveals New Character, Umbrella

Back in February, Autumn Games revealed new character Annie as the first upcoming fighter to arrive in the first Season Pass for Skullgirls: 2nd Encore. Joining Annie, Umbrella has been announced as the second fighter to join the roster. Autumn Games provided a gameplay synopsis of Umbrella's play-style along with official character artwork from Alex Ahad and even some animated GIFs of Umbrella. 

May 5th, 2021
Ryo Sakazaki and Robert Garcia Revealed for KOF XV

The Invincible Dragon and The Raging Tiger have returned! SNK announced both Ryo Sakazaki and Robert Garcia in their latest King of Fighters XV trailer. The old school Art of Fighting heroes demonstrate their classic fighting styles in the latest KOF XV gameplay. Sorry to break the news like this, Yuri... but SNK also confirmed Ryo, Robert & King will form Team Art of Fighting! Watch the official trailer and check out some new screenshots from SNK, inside: 

May 5th, 2021
SNK's Latest KOF XV Silhouette Keeps Fans, Artists Guessing

Say what you will about SNK's pace for announcing new KOF XV details... but their posting of weekly mystery silhouettes have been a huge hit with fans on Twitter, generating tons of hype for all the right reasons. SNK fans and artists alike have been posting their own takes on what character (or characters) could be behind the latest silhouette. Even professional artists like HIROAKI have joined the fun by drawing their own ART into the negative space!

May 4th, 2021
Have a Listen to King of Fighters XV Team Orochi BGM

Character theme songs in fighting games are important, y'know! Artistically-speaking... everybody knows the music of a fighting game defines its aura, mood, and even replayability. Since the beginning, many SNK franchises are noted for their memorable and well-orchestrated music. I bet you can think of a few favorite tunes when you read the titles Samurai Shodown, Garou: Mark of the Wolves, or The King of Fighters '97... 

May 2nd, 2021
Bandai Namco Shares Early SoulCalibur 6 Concept Artwork & Designs for Xianghua and Maxi

Bandai Namco has shared a variety of new SoulCalibur 6 character concept artwork and early designs via Twitter over the past year, commemorating characters' canon birthdays and other notable dates. The two most recent birthdays to celebrate are Maxi's and Xianghua's... so check out some stunning early concept designs and awesome 2D illustrations from HIROAKI Hashimoto and other Bandai Namco artists with new commentary from the design team! 

May 1st, 2021
The King of Fighters XV Main Illustrator Nakata Tomohiro Shows Illustration Process of Shermie

On Twitter, SNK shared a special video showcasing the start-to-finish process of a new Shermie illustration by KOF XV main illustrator, Nakata Tomohiro. The sped-up video (one and a half minutes) lets you see the creation of Tomohiro's Shermie artwork from early sketch to full-color completion. It's definitely worth a watch for artists and fighting game artwork enthusiasts! 

April 30th, 2021
Arcana Heart 3 Xtend Update, New Characters Now Available

Arc System Works announced the launch of Arcana Heart 3: LOVEMAX SIXSTARS Xtend, a free update available today on Steam. The Xtend update includes 2 new DLC characters: Pistrix and Dark Heart (available for $5.99 each). The update also includes numerous game adjustments, 2 new stages, an upgraded 16:9 aspect ratio, and more. The base game is currently discounted 67% to $9.89 for Steam's Golden Week Sale. 

April 28th, 2021
Fighters Gen Podcast - Episode 3: TEKKEN-OLOGY

Hi guys, TFG Webmaster here... I'm proud to announce The Fighters Generation Podcast - Episode 3 is now available on Patreon! This episode is the first installment of my brand new series called "TEKKEN-OLOGY" beginning with a retrospective look back at the history behind the original trilogy of TEKKEN games. I also share some of my earliest and fondest memories of the 90's arcade days, along with epic PS1 era of fighting games. 

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