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(Quarter 2 - 2013)

June 28th, 2013
Road to Evo - CEO 2013 This Weekend in Orlando, FL

One of the largest fighting game tournaments in the USA, CEO '13 goes down this weekend in Orlando, FL! CEO is bringing in nearly 700 players from around the world and features 11 games. Tune in starting tonight and see some of the best players in the world go at it in "FighterMania"! For full details, hit up SRK & CEOgaming.org. There will be three streams online where you can watch the event: CapcomFighters, CEOgaming and FunkyP.

June 27th, 2013
Indiegogo Campaign for Yatagarasu Sequel

Doujin games publisher Nyu Media just launched a campaign for a sequel to Yatagarasu, an indie fighter created by 3 ex-SNK developers. The sequel is called "Yatagarasu Attack on Cataclysm" and features 2 new fighters, updated graphics, English localization, and more. For all the details on the project and how you can help support it, visit the Indiegogo page.

June 26th, 2013
JJBA: ASB - Phantom Blood Dio, Enrico Pucci Revealed

A scan out of Jump has revealed 2 more characters for the PS3 exclusive JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: All-Star Battle: Dio Brando as he appears in Phantom Blood, and Enrico Pucci, the main villain of Stone Ocean. In addition, a new trailer for the game was revealed. For the first details on the new characters:

June 24th, 2013
Evolution 2013 Schedule & Registration

Believe it or not, EVO 2013 is only 3 weeks away! SRK just released the schedule for the big event, and there are 6 days left to register if you plan on attending. The "Road to EVO" concludes at CEO 2013 this weekend (see you there if you're going). Also don't forget there will be a KI3 character reveal at EVO, among other announcements.

June 23rd, 2013
Guilty Gear Xrd -Sign- Petition for Wii U Version

As you may know, there's a good chance the next Guilty Gear game (Guilty Gear Xrd -SIGN-) will be coming to next-gen platforms like PS4 & Xbox One. Recently, a GGX fan started a petition to get GGXRD over to Nintendo's Wii U, and it was even acknowledged by Aksys on Twitter. So if you want to see GGXRD on Wii U, sign the petition here.

June 21st, 2013
Injustice - General Zod Gameplay Trailer

Today, NetherRealm Studios released an Injustice gameplay trailer for the next DLC character in line, General Zod. Nearly 3 minutes long, the new trailer shows off pretty much everything Zod can do in the game. Zod will be arriving as DLC next month for $4.99.

June 20th, 2013
JJBA:ASB "All-Star Battle League" Gameplay Footage

The dev-team of JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: All-Star Battle, CyberConnect2, has introduced the "All-Star Battle League" - a series of CPU-controlled gameplay videos featuring fan favorite characters. The first video of the series features quality match footage of Buccellati VS Josuke and Dio VS Johnathan Joestar.

June 19th, 2013
Free Training Mode Coming to Tekken Revolution

Tekken producer Katsuhiro Harada announced earlier today via Twitter that a free Training Mode will be added to Tekken Revolution. This will give new players a chance to refine their skills before risking their coins and tickets online. Stay tuned for more updates on Tekken Revolution!

June 17th, 2013
Killer Instinct (2013) - 720p Gameplay Footage

Since the epic announcement of the revival of Killer Instinct at last week's E3, we've been excitedly searching for the best of the best gameplay footage. The latest roundup of KI videos features some "720p, 60 fps" quality footage in a video walkthrough with David Verfaillie from Double Helix Games. Also enjoy...

June 16th, 2013
Tekken Revolution - E3 '13 Interview with Harada

At E3 '13, Gamespot's eSports & Community Manager, Zorine Te, sat down with Katsuhiro Harada and Michael Murray to talk about Tekken Revolution. In the video interview, Harada & Murray talk about future updates to the title, and even mention the possibility of a PS4 version, with PS4 to PS3 cross-play functionality.

June 15th, 2013
BB: ChronoPhantasma Will Not Have DLC Characters

Blazblue Producer Toshimichi Mori confirmed that the roster is "complete" in the upcoming PS3 version of Blazblue: ChronoPhantasma, and there won't be any DLC characters. However, extra colors and voice packs are planned for DLC. Mori also said that BB:CP completes 80% of the entire Blazblue story.

June 15th, 2013
TFG Banner Contest 2013 - 2 Weeks Remaining!

The end date to TFG's Banner Contest 2013 is closing in... there are only 2 weeks left to get those entries in! Prizes this year include Gamestop gift cards, TFG Shop cash, signed copies of JET3000's CEO '12 poster, and custom artwork by TFG's Featured Artist, JET3000! For more about the 2013 contest, check the guidelines page. Good luck!

June 14th, 2013
JJBA: ASB - 60 New Screens, Main Menu, New Details

Famitsu recently unveiled 60 quality screenshots of Jojo's Bizarre Adventure: All-Star Battle! Along with the screens are artworks for Diavolo, Bruno Buccellati and Narancia Ghirga. The game's main menu is also shown for the first time, confirming the modes of the game! To get caught up on all the latest details:

June 12th, 2013
Injustice - General Zod Revealed on Conan Show

Last night on the Conan O'Brien Show, Injustice was featured on a segment called "Clueless Gamer". During the segment, General Zod, the 4th DLC character for Injustice was revealed. Whether or not this interests you, it's a pretty funny segment worth watching. NetherRealm even created an alternate...

June 12th, 2013
Samurai Shodown 2 Headed to Smart Phones

A classic NeoGeo title, Samurai Shodown 2 is headed to smart phones this month! The mobile version closely resembles the classic arcade version and features various touch-screen control options. Bluetooth Multiplayer and MOGA Bluetooth Controller support confirmed. For the record, SS2 is one of the few...

June 12th, 2013 [UPDATE]
More E3 '13 Footage of Killer Instinct (2013)

The E3 '13 coverage of Double Helix's reboot of Killer Instinct continues. Check out 5 new videos, including: A Sabrewulf combo video, a system mechanics breakdown by AcidGlow, and 30 minutes of gameplay footage from Cross Counter Live. This news segment will be updated with additional E3 '13 KI videos as they come.

June 11th, 2013 [UPDATE]
Tekken Revolution First Impressions, Screenshots

The free to play downloadable title, Tekken Revolution, was released on Playstation 3 today. Head over to the Tekken Revolution profile for the full rundown, TFG's first impressions, and 20 screenshots! A full review will also be posted after we get some more hours in (c'mon it's only the first day!). 

June 11th, 2013
Dead or Alive 5: Ultimate E3 '13 Trailer

At E3 2013, Team Ninja unveiled a new trailer for Dead or Alive 5: Ultimate. The 2-minute trailer confirms Rachel (from Ninja Gaiden) as a new playable character, along with the return of Leon. The trailer also highlights new stages, new moves & combos for returning characters, and tag team attacks.

June 11th, 2013
Blazblue: ChronoPhantasma E3 '13 Trailer

Playstation released the E3 2013 trailer for Blazblue: ChronoPhantasma, confirming the game for PS3 in North America. However, in actuality the E3 trailer is simply the arcade opening for the game. Nonetheless, it still looks pretty flashy... and should get Blazblue fans excited for the upcoming console release.

June 10th, 2013 [UPDATE]
New Killer Instinct Announced for Xbox One

Today at E3, Rare announced the return of a classic franchise, Killer Instinct! The new KI is an Xbox One exclusive and will be available at launch in November. The first round of trailers show returning characters Jago, Sabrewulf, and Glacius. Fans of the KI will also immediately recognize the classic announcer and...

June 10th, 2013
Jojo's Bizarre Adventure: ASB Trailer #5

Namco Bandai just released a brand new trailer for Jojo's Bizarre Adventure: All-Star Battle. This ultra fast-paced, epic trailer was originally screened on the streets of Tokyo earlier today. The trailer shows off a variety of characters in motion for the first time, along with a glimpse of Customize Mode, Situation Finish...

June 8th, 2013 [UPDATE]
Tekken Revolution Coming June 11th, Free to Play

Today, Namco announced a "free to play" Tekken game set to be released this Tuesday, June 11th! A PS3 exclusive downloadable title, Tekken Revolution features 8 playable characters (initially). New "Special Arts" & "Critical Arts" systems, and a level-up system are designed to help beginners get into Tekken...

June 7th, 2013
JJBA: ASB 55 New Screens, Artwork, Movelists

Famitsu released 55 new Jojo's Bizarre Adventure: All-Star Battle screenshots and artwork featuring Kars, Rohan & Kira. Along with showing the new characters, this batch of screens introduce Customize Mode, a new stage, and gives a peek at the Situational Finish & Rush features. Also, character art, movelists...

June 5th, 2013
Project X Zone Demo Now Available in 3DS eShop

A playable demo of Project X Zone, the "Capcom X Namco X Sega" collaboration strategy-RPG, can now be downloaded from the Nintendo 3DS eShop! PXZ will be released June 25th in North America and July 25th in Europe. For additional info, artwork & screenshots of Project X Zone, here's a link to TFG's past coverage.

June 4th, 2013
Guilty Gear XX: Accent Core +R Update Delayed

Arc System Works announced that the "Plus R" update for Guilty Gear XX: Accent Core Plus has once again been delayed for PS3 & Xbox 360. As explained on their official website, the update has fallen behind schedule and will not meet its original Spring 2013 release. Keep in mind the PS Vita version of the game is currently available.

June 3rd, 2013
Scorpion Confirmed as Next Injustice DLC Character

Confirming a leak from a few months back, Mortal Kombat's Scorpion will be making his way to Injustice: Gods Among Us as a DLC character. Along with tons of Scorpion gameplay footage, the new DLC trailer features commentary by Ed Boon and the designer of Scorpion's Injustice costume, the legendary Jim Lee.

June 2nd, 2013 [UPDATE]
DOA5: Ultimate - Free Limited Version for PS3 

Famitsu confirmed that a free to play "base" version of DOA5: Ultimate will be released in Japan. This version contains 4 playable characters (Kasumi, Ayane, Hayabusa, Hayate) and several fully playable offline & online modes. However, Story Mode and additional characters must be purchased separately.

May 30th, 2013
3 New Characters Confirmed for JJBA: All-Star Battle

Today, the newest Jump Magazine has confirmed 3 new characters for Jojo's Bizarre Adventure: All-Star Battle: Diavolo, Bruno Buccellati and Narancia Ghirga... bringing the current roster of the game up to 30 characters! Here's a full-sized scan of the character reveals.

May 29th, 2013
TFG Banner Contest 2013 - 1 Month Remaining!

Heads up artists and graphic designers! There is only 1 month remaining to enter TFG's Banner Contest 2013... so get those entries in! Prizes include Gamestop gift cards, TFG Shop cash, signed copies of JET3000's CEO '12 poster, and custom artwork by TFG's Featured Artist, JET3000! For more about the contest, see the guidelines page.

May 28th, 2013
Blazblue: CS Extend Free for PS+ Members

PS.Blog confirmed that Blazblue: Continuum Shift Extend for PS Vita is free for PS+ subscribers starting today. If you haven't yet, now is a good opportunity to check out one of the best handled fighters of this era. In related news, there's also a Darkstalkers Resurrection / SPF2 Turbo HD bundle available for only $14.99 ($10.49 for PS+).

May 26th, 2013
New Games Announced For Neo Geo X System

Tommo Inc., in partnership with SNK Playmore, has announced and set release dates for NEOGEO X Classics: Volumes 1-5 and the NEOGEO Mega Pack: Volume 1. Among the games are several classic NEOGEO fighting games, including: Samurai Shodown 3, Garou: Mark of the Wolves, Art of Fighting 3, The Last Blade...

May 25th, 2013 [UPDATE]
Dead or Alive 5: Ultimate - Jacky & Ein Trailer, Screens

The latest Dead or Alive 5: Ultimate trailer shows the first in-game footage of Ein and Virtua Fighter's Jacky Bryant. The trailer also showcases one of the new stages in DOA5: Ultimate, based on "The Lost World" from DOA3. In addition, over 10 HD screenshots have been added to TFG's DOA5: Ultimate profile.

May 23rd, 2013
Blazblue: ChronoPhantasma Aksys Festival Trailer

The Blazblue: ChronoPhantasma trailer that was shown at Arc System Works' 25th Anniversary Festival can now be viewed online in its original quality. The trailer shows the first in-game footage of the 2 console-exclusive characters: Kagura Mutsuki & Yuki Terumi, and also reveals some character artwork from the upcoming anime.

May 22nd, 2013
Jacky & Ein Confirmed for DOA5: Ultimate

Two more characters have been confirmed for Dead or Alive 5: Ultimate: Ein and Jacky Bryant from Virtua Fighter. The latest screenshots also reveal a new stage for the game, which appears to be based on "The Lost World" from DOA3. DOA5: Ultimate is set to be released in Japan on September 5th for 6090 yen.

May 22nd, 2013
Mortal Kombat 9 Finally Getting Released on PC

Warner Bros. announced today that Mortal Kombat (2011) "Komplete Edition" is coming to PC this Summer. The digital version will be released July 3rd, followed by the retail version on August 2nd (Europe) and August 6th (North America). MK9 Komplete Edition contains all 4 DLC characters, along with klassic costumes & fatalities.

May 21st, 2013
Injustice - Batgirl Released, 1.03 Patch Notes

Along with the 2nd DLC character, Batgirl, NetherRealm released the patch notes for Injustice's latest DLC update (v1.03) today. From general fixes to individual character updates, everything is up on the official Injustice website. In addition, the Red Son & Killing Joke costume DLC was also released today for $2.99 each. Batgirl is $4.99.

May 20th, 2013
Guilty Gear Xrd -SIGN- Preview Profile is Online

Excited about the new Guilty Gear? We are too... That's why TFG's "preview" game profile of GGXrd -SIGN- is already online with over 30 screenshots and early impressions. As usual, this profile will be updated with any new information and visual content as it rolls in. HEAVEN OR HELL... LET'S ROCK!

May 19th, 2013
Brand New Guilty Gear Title Announced

Today at their 25th Anniversary Festival, Arc System Works revealed a trailer announcing a brand new Guilty Gear title, "Guilty Gear Xrd -SIGN-"! Daisuke Ishiwatari is returning to the director's chair once again to work on this new project. Stay tuned for further details on this upcoming title as they develop.

May 19th, 2013
Arc Revolution Cup Going on Today in Japan

Arc System Works is celebrating their 25th anniversary today with the Arc System Works Festival! Along with live music performances, the Arc Revolution Cup tournament is being held in Yokohama, Japan and features 3 games: Persona 4 Arena, Blazblue: CP, and GGXX: AC+R. The finals will be streamed today on Twitch.tv and NicoNico.

May 18th, 2013 [UPDATE]
Blazblue is Getting an Anime Adaptation

The recently released "Volume 2" of Fumishobo's light novel adaptation of the Blazblue franchise features a wraparound cover jacket, which happens to confirm that Blazblue will be adapted into an anime series. The TV anime series is called "BLAZBLUE Alter Memory," and will debut in Japan in autumn 2013.

May 17th, 2013
SNK Posts Job Opening For 3D KOF, Samurai Shodown

The official SNK Playmore website was updated with some interesting job openings, which "hint" at the eventual release of new 3D King of Fighters and Samurai Shodown games. It's speculated that SNK put out a call for CG artists, designers, and programmers for new 3D versions of their flagship titles.

May 17th, 2013
Beowulf Confirmed as Next Skullgirls DLC Character

The "classic pro-wrestler," Beowulf, has gathered enough support from fans to be the next DLC character for Skullgirls. Beowulf will be joining Squigly, Big Band, Robo-Fortune, and Eliza. A TFG profile for Beowulf is up and ready if you'd like to read up on his storyline and gameplay style.

May 16th, 2013
JJBA: ASB - New Characters & Gameplay Details

Japan's V-Jump Magazine just confirmed 2 new characters for Jojo's Bizarre Adventure: All-Star Battle, those being Kars & Rohan Kishibe. Along with artwork and screenshots of the new characters, the scans also deliver some new details about the game, such as: Situation Finish, Rush Mode, and Character Customization.

May 16th, 2013
New Injustice Alternate Costumes Incoming

The official Injustice Facebook page recently revealed images and details about some new alternate costumes on the way. First up, the "Killing Joke" skin pack for The Joker features 3 alternate costumes. Next, along with the release of Batgirl next Tuesday, a free Luchador costume for Bane will become available.

May 15th, 2013
New Divekick Character Reveal: Markman

Iron Galaxy just revealed a new character for Divekick on the eSports Hour stream. The new character is based on well known member of the fighting game community, Mad Catz' Mark "Markman" Julio. In the game, Markman uses a variety of interactive items, and can enter a powered-up mode called "precision control"...

May 14th, 2013
Skullgirls Color DLC Hits PSN Today

PS.Blog announced the arrival of 8 DLC color packs for Skullgirls characters. Each character color pack is $1.00 and contains 4 new color palettes. Also available is a $5.00 bundle containing all 8 color packs. On a side note, you might notice some colors inspired by other fighting game characters... I spotted Vega, Basara, Kula & Hsien-Ko.

May 13th, 2013
Project X Zone Capcom Characters Spotlight

Capcom recently posted a new Project X Zone preview video that shows gameplay footage of a variety of Capcom characters. Fighting game icons, such as: Ryu, Ken, Chun-Li, Morrigan, Hsien-Ko, Lord Raptor, Tron Bonne, and several others make appearances. Project X Zone will be released in North America on June 25th...

May 11th, 2013
Dead or Alive 5: Ultimate - New Trailer

The latest Dead or Alive 5: Ultimate trailer shows off some Momiji gameplay footage along with a new (and rather bizarre) background interaction on the new Sky City Tokyo stage. The end of the trailer also teases an additional character for the game (which is an obvious suggestion that Leon will be returning).

May 11th, 2013
Injustice: Gods Among Us Patch Notes

The official Injustice: Gods Among Us website was updated with specific details about the game's first patch. Along with adding Lobo gameplay functionality, the latest update strengthens online stability and makes a few adjustments to certain gameplay situations. Check out all of the official patch notes here.

May 11th, 2013
Jojo's Bizarre Adventure: ASB - New Art & Screens

Famitsu recently revealed some new Jojo's Bizarre Adventure: All-Star Battle screenshots and artwork featuring the latest 2 playable characters to be announced, Koichi Hirose and Akira Otoishi. Highlights include Koichi with his evolving stand, Echoes, and Akira rocking out on guitar during his super move.

May 10th, 2013
DOA5: Ultimate First Details, Official Site Online

DOA5: Ultimate is the name of the upcoming "sequel" to Dead or Alive 5. The official website shows off some screenshots of the new character (Momiji), a new stage (Sky City Tokyo), and confirms the game will have new features from the Vita version. Ultimate is coming to PS3 & Xbox 360 this Fall as a retail and digital title.

May 9th, 2013
Injustice: Gods Among Us Batgirl Trailer

A gameplay trailer for Batgirl, the next Injustice: Gods Among Us DLC character, was released today. The 2 and a half minute trailer gives a little back story about Batgirl, and of course shows off many of her in-game abilities.

May 8th, 2013
SF3: 3rd Strike Online Edition Update #3 Patch

Today, Iron Galaxy released some patch notes about the upcoming free update to Street Fighter III: 3rd Strike Online Edition. "Update #3" for SFIII: 3SO will contain netcode improvements, new matchmaking features, and corrected visual glitches. To see the full list of updates, head over to Iron Galaxy.

May 7th, 2013
Injustice: Gods Among Us - TFG's Full Review

It took a little longer than usual, but TFG's comprehensive review of Injustice: Gods Among Us is now online! Thanks for your patience. Read up on NetherRealm's latest venture into the DC universe, from the perspective of a fighting game player of over 25 years. From stage interaction to costume designs, everything is covered in the review!

May 7th, 2013
Lobo, DLC Skins Released Today for Injustice

Today, the first DLC character for Injustice: Gods Among Us was released. Lobo "The Main Man" can be downloaded for $4.99. In addition, 2 DLC skin packs were also released, "Bad Girls" and "Teen Titans," each priced at $2.99.

May 6th, 2013
Blazblue: CS Extend Free on PS Plus This Month

In their May preview, Playstation.Blog has confirmed that Blazblue: Continuum Shift Extend (Vita) will become free this month for PS Plus subscribers. Blazblue: CS Extend is the third free fighting game to hit PS Plus on Vita, joining Soul Calibur: Broken Destiny & Tekken 6. If you haven't, check out TFG's full review of Blazblue: CS Extend.

May 6th, 2013
TFG Banner Contest 2013 Ends June 28th

If you're planning on entering TFG's 2013 Banner Contest, you've got just under 2 months to finalize your entries! The 3 winners chosen this year will receive $25 Gamestop gift cards and a full-sized, signed copy of JET3K's CEO '12 poster. The 1st place winner also scores custom art by TFG's Featured Artist, JET3000 + $30 TFG Shop credit!

May 4th, 2013
Batgirl is Injustice's Next DLC Character

Yet another Batman character is on the way to Injustice... yep, it's Batgirl. Along with Lobo, Batgirl will be a DLC character for the game. All we have now is a screenshot of Batgirl, and apparently, next week we'll see her in a gameplay video. No details on release dates or pricing info have yet been revealed.

May 3rd, 2013
Injustice - New Alt. Costumes Coming May 7th

The official Injustice: Gods Among Us Facebook page revealed 5 new alternate costumes this week, all of which will be available next Tuesday, May 7th. Among these, are Teen Titans inspired costumes for Cyborg and Deathstroke, "classic" Harley Quinn, #600 Wonder Woman, and Flashpoint Batman.

May 3rd, 2013
Cyberbots Riobot Blodia Action Figure

If you're a fan of Cyberbots, or perhaps Jin Saotome... you might want to check out this high quality Blodia action figure by Sen-ti-nel. This 140mm figure features diecast metal parts and will be released in July 2013 for 10,290 yen. New images and a promotional video for the Blodia figure were recently revealed.

April 30th, 2013
KOF X Fatal Fury is SNK's Next Card Game

While not a direct sequel to the Card Fighters Clash series, SNK has revealed their latest card battle game, simply called King of Fighters X Fatal Fury. This social card game for iOS & Android will feature 100 character cards with original artwork. Check out the official Japanese website for a peek at some of the cards. Stay tuned for more info!

April 29th, 2013
Udon to Publish Persona 4 Arena Artbook

Udon Entertainment announced they will be releasing a Persona 4 Arena artbook in North America. Persona 4 Arena: Official Design Works will feature 176 color pages, and will be released this June for $39.99. Udon also revealed some sample pages from the artbook, which you can check out here.

April 28th, 2013
Team Ninja Teases New DOA5 Project

Yosuke Hayashi of Team Ninja revealed a teaser trailer for a new Dead or Alive 5 project. The brief trailer confirms a new character, Momiji from Ninja Gaiden series. Also check out a screen grab of Momiji. Other new characters and updates are also expected. This new "DOA5 title" will be released for PS3 and 360.

April 28th, 2013
Eliza Confirmed as Next Skullgirls DLC Character

Fan votes have been tallied and it's been announced that Eliza will be the the 3rd DLC character for Skullgirls. Eliza will join the Skullgirls roster via DLC, along with Squigly and Big Band. No official dates for these DLC characters have yet been announced.

April 27th, 2013 [UPDATE]
Injustice: Gods Among Us - Lobo Reveal Trailer

The official reveal trailer for Lobo, the first DLC character of Injustice: Gods Among Us, was revealed today. Just under 3 minutes long, the new trailer shows off many of Lobo's abilities, including his super move (which is pretty damn entertaining). Also check out the first in-game screenshot of Lobo.

April 24th, 2013
Blazblue: CP Art, Screens & Info on Kagura & Yuki

Famitsu has revealed some new Blazblue: Chrono Phantasma artwork, screenshots, and basic bios of the new console exclusive characters, Kagura Mutsuki & Yuki Terumi. Also included are details and screenshots of some of the game's modes, as well as the Japanese limited edition version for PS3.

April 23rd, 2013
KOF's Terry & Benimaru to Appear in Chinese Fighter

You might've heard of the Chinese fighting game, Xuan Dou Zhi Wang, by Tencent Games. Dubbed as a "KOF knock-off" by some, recent news actually adds some legitimacy to the title. The official website for the game confirms that SNK's Terry Bogard and Benimaru will be playable in a future update. Here's the official character art.

April 23rd, 2013
Playstation Blog Runs through Divekick's Roster

The zany indie fighting game, Divekick, has an equally zany and bizarre character roster. Today, the official Playstation Blog posted images and bios of all of the confirmed characters of Divekick, including the recently revealed "Alex Jefailey" (based on CEO Tournament Organizer, Alex Jebailey).

April 23rd, 2013
Skullgirls New Stage Concept, DLC Voting Results

Lab Zero revealed a concept artwork of Meridian Rooftops, the next DLC stage to be added to Skullgirls. Also, the third round of voting for the next DLC character has concluded, narrowing down the results to the final 4 potential DLC characters. For more info, check out Lab Zero's latest post and the official Skullgirls Facebook page.

April 17th, 2013
Lobo Confirmed as First Injustice DLC Character

The final Injustice "Battle Arena" video between Superman and Batman was released today. Also released was a recap video of the Battle Arena series, and a confirmation of the first DLC character by Creative Director Ed Boon himself. Check out all of the videos here, in addition to an artwork of Lobo.

April 17th, 2013
Blazblue: CP PS3 Release Date, 2 New Characters

A PS3 version of Blazblue: Chrono Phantasma has just been confirmed in Japan, set to be released October 24th. Famitsu scans reveal that the "updated" console version will feature 2 new characters, Kagura Mutsuki and Yuki Terumi. So far there's no word on an international release date or 360 version.

April 16th, 2013
Injustice Action Figures Images & Details

Gamestop recently added the Injustice: Gods Among Us action figure sets to their online store for $30 each. Included are images of the 4 sets, which include: Flash & Raven, Harley Quinn & Cyborg, Wonder Woman & Solomon Grundy, and Green Arrow & Deathstroke. For further details on the Injustice action figures...

April 14th, 2013
Injustice Trophies / Achievements List

PS3trophies has posted the full trophies / achievements list for Injustice: Gods Among Us. The game features has 51 trophies which are earned in various modes, such as: Online, Story, S.T.A.R. Labs, and "Archives" (where you can unlock and view alternate costumes). Injustice comes out Tuesday, April 16th for PS3 & 360.

April 13th, 2013
Injustice Launch Trailer & Opening Cinematic

With the release of Injustice coming next Tuesday, NetherRealm has shelled out quite a few new Injustice trailers over the weekend. There are actually 3 new videos to check out today: The game's official launch trailer, the opening cinematic, and the Injustice Battle Arena finale announcement trailer.

April 12th, 2013
Project X Zone N.A. Limited Edition, English Trailer

In North America, Project X Zone will be packaged as a limited edition, containing a mini art book, poster, and soundtrack CD, all for the regular retail price - $39.99. Also check out a brand new English trailer, in addition to some new screenshots from the North American version, complete with English dialogue boxes.

April 12th, 2013
Injustice Alt. Costumes for Batman, Cyborg & Sinetstro

3 new alternate character costumes were recently revealed for Injustice: Gods Among Us. This set of screenshots includes a Batman Beyond inspired look for Batman, as well as alternate costumes for Cyborg and Sinestro.

April 11th, 2013
JJBA: ASB - Koichi Hirose & Akira Otoishi Confirmed

V Jump magazine just confirmed 2 new characters for JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: All-Star Battle. The latest playable characters to join the roster are Koichi Hirose and Akira Otoishi from part 4 of the story. So far all we have is this low-res magazine scan of the new characters, but be sure to stay tuned for higher quality images.

April 11th, 2013
UFC Fighter Learned Skills From Playing Tekken

As you may know, fundamentals of real fighting and martial arts can be applied in certain fighting games, such as Tekken. In this mini video documentary on Uriah Hall, Uriah reveals that he originally learned some of his skills by playing Tekken. He stated he would take characters into Practice Mode and watch their moves...

April 11th, 2013
Street Fighter: Assassin's Fist Kickstarter Campaign

The team behind the awesome short fan film, Street Fighter: Legacy, recently unveiled a Kickstarter campaign for their new project, Street Fighter: Assassin's Fist. Their new campaign video gives some interesting details about their upcoming film project, and informs fans on what they can do to help them reach their goal. 

April 10th, 2013
Injustice - Ares & Killer Frost Reveal Trailer

Today, there are 2 new Injustice: Gods Among Us trailers to check out. The first video is a reveal trailer for Ares & Killer Frost, officially confirming them for the game. The second trailer is Green Lantern's Story Mode trailer.

April 9th, 2013
MVC2, MVC: Origins & MK: Arcade Kollection 50% Off

If you're an Xbox Live user and you haven't picked up Marvel VS Capcom 2, Marvel VS Capcom: Origins and/or Mortal Kombat: Arcade Kollection, now might be a good time to do so. Each game is on sale for 50% off until April 15th. Hopefully we'll soon see a discount on the PSN versions as well. 

April 6th, 2013
Ken & Sakura Play Arts Kai Street Fighter Figures

Hobbylink Japan recently released some images of Ken Masters and Sakura Kasugano from Square Enix's Play Arts Kai series. Both of these figures can currently be pre-ordered for 6,120 Yen (about $63 USD). In related news, the Play Arts Kai Jun Kazama & Kazuya Mishima TTT2 figures went on sale today in Japan.

April 6th, 2013
Arc System Works Wants to Make PS4 Fighting Game

BlazBlue producer Toshimichi Mori recently stated that Arc System Works wants to create a new fighting game for PS4... "We actually made Guilty Gear targeting the Dreamcast, and we started creating BlazBlue around the time of the PS3 release, so we want to make a game for PS4 when the system releases." Interesting. Stay tuned! 

April 6th, 2013
Darkstalkers Resurrection Fight Request Update

Capcom will be releasing a free update for Darkstalkers Resurrection on April 12th. This will add a "Fight Request" option which can be used in both Arcade and Training Mode. Fight Request enables an online opponent to challenge you while you're playing. This patch will also address freezing bugs and character issues.

April 6th, 2013
Project X Zone Coming to U.S. on June 25th

The 3DS "Capcom X Sega X Namco" crossover RPG, Project X Zone, just received a release date in North America - June 25th, 2013. It was recently confirmed that the localized version will use the original Japanese voices with English subtitles. Check out TFG's past coverage on Project X Zone for character art, screenshots, and info.

April 5th, 2013
Tekken Card Tournament Now Available for Free

Tekken producer Katsuhiro Harada announced today via Twitter that Tekken Card Tournament has officially been released on App Store, Google Play, Amazon and web browsers. This turn-based card battling game features 3D graphics, deep strategic gameplay, and even an in-game tutorial. Try out the full game here!

April 5th, 2013
Microsoft & Fox Come to Terms Over KI Trademark

Earlier this week, Fox and Microsoft signed a Trademark Coexistence Agreement regarding the name of the iconic 1994 fighting game, Killer Instinct. This remedies the issue with Fox's short-lived 2005 crime drama, which goes by the same name. This could lead to a re-release of KI, a new game... or possibly, nothing?  (Source: Game Informer)

April 4th, 2013
Skullgirls River King Casino Stage Artwork

A couple months back, the Skullgirls team released a concept of one of the new stages they're working on called "River King Casino". Today via Twitter, Reverge Labs released a "nearly complete" concept artwork of the stage. River King Casino will be released in the near future as free DLC.

April 3rd, 2013 [UPDATE]
Injustice
iOS Version Video Walkthrough

The iOS version of Injustice: Gods Among Us hit the app store today for free. This iPad/iPhone port of Injustice is very different from the upcoming PS3/360 versions, featuring touch-screen mechanics, 3-on-3 tag team gameplay, and a unique system for unlocking new content. Check out some video previews of the iOS version.

April 2nd, 2013
Injustice PSN/XBL Demo Released, New Videos

The playable demo of Injustice: Gods Among Us is now live on Playstation Network and Xbox Live. In addition, a new "features" trailer was released today, which shows new gameplay footage and runs through some of the modes. Lastly, FGCSabin released a basic system tutorial video using the demo version.

April 2nd, 2013 [UPDATE]
Injustice - New Alternate Costume Screenshots

Some new Injustice: Gods Among Us alternate costumes have recently been revealed. Check out these HD screenshots of Flash's "Elseworld" costume, Deathstroke's Flashpoint costume, and Superman's "New 52" costume. As always, head over to the Injustice TFG Game Profile for all the hottest screenshots of the game.
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