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(Quarter 4 - 2011)

December 30th, 2011
Tekken Tag Tournament 2 Allegiance Chart

A Tekken Tag 2 Allegiance Chart has been compiled over at the Tekken Ziabatsu forums. In TTT2, character relationships don't only effect win poses, but also the Netsu (better known as Rage) mechanic. Whether or not characters "like" one another will effect how Netsu activates for each team. Read more >>

December 28th, 2011 [UPDATE]
Soul Calibur 5 - Algol & Edge Master Confirmed

Edge Master and Algol have been confirmed as returning characters in SC5! Check out the official artwork & screenshots. In addition, a Devil Jin fighting style has been confirmed for Creation Mode! Also confirmed is a character within Quick Match Mode that resembles Tekken series producer, Katsuhiro Harada!

December 26th, 2011
TFG Banner Contest 2011 Ends Next Week!

There's only 1 week remaining to enter TFG's Banner Contest 2011! The contest will end on Monday, Jan. 2nd, 2012! Winners will be announced shortly after. There's some tough competition this year, but it's still anyone's game! Over $150 in prizes are up for grabs, so if you're still interested in entering, it's time to get inspired!

December 23rd, 2011
Tekken 3D: Prime Edition Coming February 14th

GoNintendo has confirmed the release date for the North American version of Tekken 3D: Prime Edition. This Nintendo 3DS fighter will hit the shelves on February 14th in North America, February 16th in Japan, and February 17th in Europe!

December 23rd, 2011
Street Fighter X Tekken Tutorial Mode Screenshots

A few screenshots of Street Fighter X Tekken's Tutorial Mode have been added to the TFG Profile. These screenshots confirm that the SFXT Tutorial Mode is hosted by everyone's favorite Saikyo-ryu fighter, Dan Hibiki!

December 23rd, 2011
SF X Tekken - Asuka Artwork, Screens & Super Arts

Street Fighter X Tekken screenshots & character artwork for Asuka Kazama have been released today. Additionally, you can check out Asuka's Super Art and Cross Art!

December 23rd, 2011
Tekken Tag 2 SoCal Regionals Match Replays

GameTrailers uploaded some Tekken Tag Tournament 2 match replays from the Southern California Regionals last weekend. Namco's FilthieRich shows off his TTT2 skills in all of these videos, and I'm guessing these are from the finals. And I highly recommend watching these in HD! Great quality.

December 23rd, 2011
KOF XIII Video Tutorial with James Chen & Kane317

AtlusUSA uploaded a KOF XIII Video Tutorial which was done by well-known fighting game community member, James Chen and KANE317 of Dream Cancel. I have to say it's really cool to see Atlus working with the fighting game community like this! If you're trying to get into KOF XIII, this tutorial is definitely worth a watch.

December 22nd, 2011
New King of Fighters XIII Videos From SNK Playmore

SNK Playmore recently uploaded an assortment of entertaining KOF XIII videos on Youtube. This trio of videos includes an EX Mr. Karate demonstration (complete with his Neo MAX super move), a Vice combo exhibition and some high-level matches featuring some pretty interesting color edits!

December 22nd, 2011
SF X Tekken Cinematic Trailer Reveals Asuka

Today, Capcom released a new cinematic trailer for Street Fighter X Tekken featuring Chun-Li & Cammy VS Lili & Asuka Kazama. Asuka's inclusion in SFXT was first hinted at in one of the older trailers, and later confirmed when producer Ono tweeted a picture of Asuka's boot in the game.

December 22nd, 2011
Ultimate MVC3 Hori Fight Stick Now Available

Hori has released their official Ultimate Marvel VS Capcom 3 arcade fight stick. This officially licensed fight stick will set you back $149.99, and is available for both the Playstation 3 and Xbox 360. Visit Hori's online store if you're interested.

December 21st, 2011
Persona 4 Arena Special Moves & Combos - Part 2

Here's the continuation of last week's special moves & combos exhibition for Persona 4: The Ultimate in Mayonaka Arena. Conveniently, Part 2 comes in the form of a single video for your viewing pleasure. This time you'll get to check out special moves & combos for characters like Teddie, Aigis, Naoto, Akihiko and Mitsuru!

December 21st, 2011
UMVC3 - Heroes & Heralds Parry Exhibition by Desk

Combo legend Desk has seemingly already mastered the parrying perk of Ultimate MVC3's Heroes & Heralds Mode (enabled by the Thanos card), as demonstrated in his UMVC3: Parry Exhibition. Could you imagine if parries were in the game by default? Insanity!!!

December 20th, 2011
Soul Calibur 5 - New Character Showcase Trailer

The latest Soul Calibur 5 trailer shows Xiba, Aeon, Cervantes & Yoshimitsu in action. You'll get a sneak peak at their Critical Edge moves (and an example of how to connect them), and you'll get to hear a sample of their English voiceovers.

December 19th, 2011
Ultimate MVC3 - Playstation Vita Features Trailer

Check out the official trailer for the Playstation Vita version of Ultimate Marvel VS Capcom 3. The trailer confirms several unique features for the PS Vita version, including: Replay saving & analyzing, touch screen controls, and PS3/PSV connectivity. 

December 19th, 2011
Soul Calibur 5 - DLC Trailer, Pre-order Bonuses

The Soul Calibur 5 DLC trailer shows some new gameplay footage of Dampierre, in addition to the Dark Knight & White Knight Creation Mode DLC costumes (available with collector's edition). Dampierre is a "Best Buy exclusive" pre-order bonus, while Gamestop is offering an Ivy bobble Bud with a pre-order.

December 19th, 2011
UMVC3 & Blazblue Extend - PS Vita Gameplay Footage

Games Radar posted some over-the-shoulder gameplay footage of the Playstation Vita versions of Ultimate Marvel VS Capcom 3 and Blazblue: Continuum Shift Extend! I think you'll agree that these games look very close to their PS3/360 counterparts.

December 17th, 2011
Skullgirls - Painwheel Walkthrough & Commentary

In this latest set of videos, project leader Mike Z walks us through the very bizarre character known as Painwheel. You'll also catch the latest Friday Night Fights battle, which features Painwheel & Filia VS Parasoul & Cerebella.

December 16th, 2011
UMVC3 - Heroes and Heralds Cards & Video Preview

First up, all "ability cards" for the upcoming Heroes And Heralds Mode have been revealed on Capcom Unity! Not only can you check out the cool artwork, but you can read the ability of each card. Last, here's a cool video preview of H&H Mode by jmoonies.

December 15th, 2011
New SF X Tekken Screenshots & Prologue Artwork

The latest batch of Street Fighter X Tekken screenshots show off the Gem System menu and what appears to be a "rival fight" in-game cut scene. In addition, several cool character and team "prologue" artworks were also revealed!

December 15th, 2011
Ninja Gaiden 3 to Include Dead or Alive 5 Demo

Tecmo Koei announced that the first print run of Ninja Gaiden 3 will include an exclusive playable demo of DOA5! The demo will differ on PS3 & 360. The PS3 version will include Hayate & Ayane while the 360 version will have Hayabusa & Hitomi. The pricier collector's edition of NG3 will include all 4 fighters (on both systems).

December 14th, 2011
Street Fighter X Tekken Gem System Fully Explained

Capcom Unity's latest blog fully details Street Fighter X Tekken's Gem System! This is easily the most elaborate explanation of the Gem System to date, and every gem in the game is listed and explained (including the pre-order packs)!

December 14th, 2011
1up Interviews The Man Who Created Street Fighter

1up.com posted a really great interview with the legendary Takashi Nishiyama, the man who created the original Street Fighter game before he moved over to SNK. A lot of interesting questions are asked in this interview, and there's a 99.9% chance you'll learn something about the origins of Street Fighter fighting games.

December 14th, 2011 [UPDATE]
Ultimate MVC3 - Heroes & Heralds Mode Details

Capcom Unity posted a new blog that details the upcoming Heroes & Heralds Mode for UMVC3. Here's Part 1 of the blog. Part 2 focuses on the online aspects, and Part 3 talks about the offline campaign. The blogs will give you a good idea of what to expect when it drops on Dec. 19th (next Monday).

December 14th, 2011
Persona 4 Arena Special Moves & Combos in HD

Atlus released an assortment of videos which show off some pretty flashy combos & special moves in Persona 4: The Ultimate in Mayonaka Arena! These video clips are also some of the first gameplay vids in HD, which really allow you to take in the gorgeous 2D visuals.

December 13th, 2011
X-Play's Skullgirls Preview, Valentine Gameplay

Check out X-play's quick preview of Skullgirls. This video preview doesn't offer any "new" information, but does contain a short interview with project leader Mike Ziamont, and presents the first official gameplay footage of recently announced character, Valentine. 

December 12th, 2011
SF X Tekken Dev Blog: The Divine Speed Gem

Capcom Unity posted a new Street Fighter X Tekken developers blog, which talks about the highly controversial gem system. The blog also goes into specific details about the Divine Speed Gem, and shows a sample video of Zangief utilizing its ability.

December 11th, 2011
Tekken Tag 2 VGA 2011 Trailer, Console Release

A new trailer for Tekken Tag Tournament 2 debuted at the Spike VGA's 2011. The trailer doesn't show any gameplay, but instead, presents a pretty awesome "live action" battle featuring Kazuya & Bryan VS Asuka & Lili! Additionally, the console version of TTT2 has been announced for "Holiday Season 2012".

December 11th, 2011
Fighterpedia Episode 4: Ode to Grapplers

Woolie and Matt from TheS1itcher have released the latest episode of Fighterpedia. While previous episodes were actually informative, Episode 4 takes things in an entirely different direction. Basically, if you're a fan of "360" characters, you'll enjoy this video. P. S. Watch out for the Duke Nukem 3D explosions!

December 9th, 2011
Soul Calibur V Achievements/Trophy List

Xbox360achievments posted the entire achievement list for Soul Calibur 5. Along with confirming the various ways to earn achievements/trophies in the game, this list also confirms the existence of replay uploading and sharing! 

December 9th, 2011
First Screenshots of Soul Calibur on Apple iOS

The first screenshots of the upcoming iOS conversion of Soul Calibur have been revealed. Soul Calibur will hit Apple's mobile operating system sometime in 2012 complete with the original roster in its entirety. Like other fighting games on the platform, it will be controlled using an on-screen virtual gamepad.

December 8th, 2011
Seth Killian Demos UMVC3 on Playstation Vita

Capcom's Seth Killian sat down with DualshockersTV to demo the upcoming portable version of Ultimate Marvel VS Capcom 3. This video gives an in depth tour of the fully-featured Vita version of UMVC3.

December 8th, 2011
Soul Calibur V - Hilde VS Viola Battle Replay

Namco Bandai Games Europe uploaded another Soul Calibur 5 battle replay featuring several matches of Hilde VS Viola. These matches were played by top French community members during Paris Games Week event in October 2011.

December 8th, 2011
Official KOF XIII "Maniac Combo Video" From SNK

SNKPlaymore has released yet another insane combo video, which isn't short on laughably lengthy "touch of death" combos. Keep in mind these combos are extremely difficult to do and require a ton of meter.

December 8th, 2011
King of Fighters XIII - Netcode Patch & Demo

Atlus issued a press release today concerning the King of Fighters XIII demo (now available on Xbox 360) and the upcoming patch that will improve KOF XIII's netcode. Click Here to read the full press release! The PS3 version of the KOF XIII demo will arrive on December 13th.

December 8th, 2011
New Dead or Alive 5 Screenshots & Details

Check out TFG's DOA5 profile for 13 brand new screenshots (as seen on Famitsu) in addition to the latest details on this upcoming 3D fighter. 

December 7th, 2011
Planning Tekken's Future: Katsuhiro Harada's Vision

In this new interview on Gamasutra, Tekken series producer Katsuhiro Harada discusses his thoughts on the many upcoming Tekken titles, the future of the Tekken series, and the ever-expanding fighting genre!

December 7th, 2011
Soul Calibur V in Depth Preview From QORE

Check out QORE's in depth video preview of Soul Calibur 5. The narrator is definitely on the annoying side of things, but the video shows a lot of new gameplay footage that you won't want to miss. This preview also confirms the existence of Character Creation Mode exclusive fighting styles!

December 7th, 2011
KOF XIII - Nest Style Kyo Combo Showcase

Atlus USA uploaded a new combo video featuring upcoming DLC fighter, "Nests Style" Kyo Kusanagi (who will become available for download on December 20th)! 

December 7th, 2011
SC V Interview with Daishi Odashima at NEC XII

Director Daishi Odashima and designer Yoshi Utoh attended NEC XII last Saturday to demo SC5 in the U.S. While this interview from the event is a bit unconventional and rather lengthy at 40 minutes long, BrewtusBibulus (with 8wayrun) asks the "tough questions" that any returning SC player would want to know.

December 6th, 2011
Soul Calibur V Cinematic Trailer

Namco Bandai Games Europe uploaded a new Soul Calibur 5 cinematic trailer today. The trailer shows what happens at the end of Soul Calibur 4 between Siegfried and Nightmare. While the story content of the trailer is currently ambiguous, this should get you even more hype for SC5's rapidly approaching release!

December 6th, 2011
Official Tekken, Soul Calibur Sketches for Charity

During the past few months, 1up.com collected a variety of sketches from people in the game industry in order to auction them off and donate 100% of the proceeds to the Red Cross. One of the sketch bundles up for grabs includes official sketches from Soul Calibur artist Takuji Kawano and Tekken producer Katsuhiro Harada!

December 2nd, 2011
SSF IV: Arcade Edition 2012 Official Trailer

The first official trailer for Super Street Fighter IV: Arcade Edition Version 2012 has been released. This trailer shows a quick look at some of the changes made to the cast of SSF IV Arcade Edition. This free balance patch arrives on PS3 & 360 on December 13th.

December 1st, 2011
Official King of Fighters XIII Combo Videos

Today, SNK Playmore released 13 brand new King of Fighters XIII combo videos for a variety of characters. If you're enjoying KOF XIII like I am, you'll definitely learn something from this latest batch of combo vids.

December 1st, 2011
SC V - Kayane Gameplay Vids & CPU Impressions

Kayane posted some fresh Soul Calibur V videos from her visit to Namco Bandai Italy. In these videos, Kayane takes on the CPU with her Leixia (against a variety of characters), and gives her impressions of the AI.

November 30th, 2011
Ono Introduces Toro & Kuro in SF X Tekken

BahamutGNN posted a video from a Street Fighter X Tekken event in Taiwan. SF X TK Producer Yoshinori Ono makes an appearance along with life-sized versions of Toro the Cat and Kuro! The 3-minute video also shows off some more gameplay footage of these hilarious PS Vita exclusive characters.

November 30th, 2011
Gamespot Covers SF X Tekken Stage Secrets

In this video, Gamespot AU's Dan Chiappini walks through some of the cameos and Easter eggs found in Street Fighter X Tekken's backgrounds. While they did a good job on this, they didn't point out all of the cameos and they made a mistake on one of them (That's not Hugo, that's probably either G. Andore or U. Andore).

November 30th, 2011
Street Fighter X Tekken Menu System Screenshots

The first screenshots of Street Fighter X Tekken's menu system have been revealed! This batch of screenshots shows several of the Street Fighter X Tekken's in-games menu screens, including: Main Menu, Arcade, Side Selection, and Customize.

November 29th, 2011
How to Play Soul Calibur V - Critical Edge

On Youtube, Namco Bandai games released a new "How To Play Soul Calibur 5" video. This instructional video demonstrates the Critical Edge attack, which is basically SC5's version of a super move. If you're not watching it for the informative purposes, the comical dialogue should give you a chuckle or two.

November 29th, 2011
SSF4: Arcade Edition 2012 - All Character changes

The final change log for Super Street Fighter IV: Arcade Edition Ver. 2012 has been compiled online. This comprehensive list covers all changes made to every character in the upcoming free DLC update to SSF4: AE! *Note* This list is in the form of a PDF file.

November 28th, 2011
Fighterpedia Episode 3: Southtown VS Metro City

Fighterpedia Episode 3: Southtown vs. Metro City was released today. In this episode, Woolie and Matt take you through an elaborate, yet "questionably" accurate timeline of events that happened in both cities. You may learn something; you may not... but you will probably chuckle either way.

November 28th, 2011
Aquapazza Updates to Version 1.5 on December 1st

Aquapazza, the "Japan only" 2D fighting game by Examu, Aquaplus & Leaf will be updated to Version 1.5 on Dec. 1st. The update adds two new characters, Sasara Kusugawa (from To Heart 2) and Yu Inagawa (from Comic Party). This announcement brings a new trailer and some new screenshots (added to the TFG profile).

November 27th, 2011
Ultimate MVC3 Magneto Costume Controversy

Magneto's alternate costume in UMVC3 first appeared in The Pulse: House of M Special and is a direct copy of the same one Spain's King Juan Carlos wears (in real life). Koch Media, the game's distributor in Spain, warns that the depiction may infringe copyright. Check out Kotaku's full article on the matter.

November 25th, 2011
New Skullgirls Character, Valentine Revealed

Reverge Labs has revealed the latest playable character in Skullgirls, Valentine! Valentine is a ninja / nurse hybrid. She attacks with various medical implements, such as a bone saw, defibrillators and even corpses. Click Here for artwork, sprites and all the currently known info on Valentine!

November 24th, 2011
Tekken Tag 2 Prologue System Mechanics Walkthrough

LevelUpYourGame uploaded a very informative new episode that walks through Tekken Tag Tournament 2's gameplay system mechanics. If you want a tutorial on TTT2's basic techniques, tag system and Netsu/Rage system, you'll definitely want to check this out. In addition, here's their awesome TTT2P "Day 2" Combo Vid!

November 24th, 2011
Tekken X Street Fighter Concept Artwork

Tekken X Street Fighter producer Katsuhiro Harada shared this image on Twitter, which shows some early concept artwork for Ryu and Chun-Li in Tekken X Street Fighter! This should give you an idea of what to expect from the game's expectedly "more realistic" art style! Superb artwork if I do say so myself.... Damn.

November 23rd, 2011
Persona 4 - New High-res Screenshots & Artwork

Additional screenshots & character artwork featuring Akihiko Sanada & Mitsuru Kirijo were released today. In addition to some brand new screenshots, some of the screens that were posted Monday were replaced with higher quality, full-sized versions!

November 23rd, 2011
Soul Calibur V - Ezio & Viola Gameplay Footage

NamcoBandaiGamesEU uploaded a Soul Calibur 5 Battle Replay from last month's Paris Games Week event. This is the first battle replay voted by the community on the official fan page. The series of matches features Ezio Auditore VS Viola, played by top French Soul Calibur players. 

November 23rd, 2011
New Screenshots of SF X Tekken's Customize Mode

Here are a few new screenshots of Street Fighter X Tekken's Customize Mode, which allows players to alter various parts of the characters, such as: skin color, hair, clothes and accessories.

November 22nd, 2011
Bayonetta Designer Providing SCV Costumes 

1up.com has reported that Bayonetta character designer Mari Shimazaki will be a "guest costume designer" for Soul Calibur 5! So far, she has designed three costumes for the game: Leixia's 1-player costume and alternate costumes for Tira and Ivy. Check out some artwork & screenshots of the costume designs!

November 21st, 2011
Persona 4 - Akihiko and Mitsuru Screenshots & Art

Take a good look at the latest two characters to be revealed for Persona 4: The Ultimate in Mayonaka Arena. High quality screenshots & character artwork featuring Akihiko Sanada and Mitsuru Kirijo have been revealed. 

November 19th, 2011
Tekken 3D: Prime Edition to Feature 700 Cards

Siliconera reported that Tekken 3D: Prime Edition will contain 700 unlockable cards. The cards feature memorable scenes from the Tekken series and can even be viewed in 3D. Cards are unlocked by playing through the game's various modes or by using the 3DS's StreetPass feature.

November 18th, 2011
Tekken Tag Tournament 2 Prologue Day 1 Combos

LevelUpYourGame got their hands on Tekken Hybrid a bit early and already dished out a Tekken Tag Tournament 2 Prologue combo video. This video features some awesome combo possibilities with Ling, Alisa, Kazuya (Devil) and Devil Jin!

November 18th, 2011
Soul Calibur V - Namco Reveals Character Bios

Namco has just revealed detailed character information for the new characters that were announced yesterday! Click Here to find out more about Aeon Calcos, Xiba, and the Soul Calibur 5 incarnations of Cervantes & Yoshimitsu!

November 18th, 2011
King of Fighters XIII Color Edit Showcase

SNKPlaymore posted a new gameplay video that showcases a variety of color edits for many different characters! The video also features some solid gameplay footage and combos. Get hype for November 22nd!

November 18th, 2011
The First 7 Minutes of Tekken: Blood Vengeance

TekkenChannel posted the first 7 minutes of this year's full length CG movie, Tekken: Blood Vengeance. The movie will come free as part of Tekken Hybrid for Playstation 3 (set to be released next Tuesday) and in Tekken 3D: Prime Edition for the Nintendo 3DS next year.

November 17th, 2011 [UPDATE]
Soul Calibur V - 4 New Characters Confirmed!

Today, 4 new characters have been confirmed for Soul Calibur 5! Those characters being Cervantes, Yoshimitsu, Aeon Calcos and Xiba. Check out high quality screenshots & character artwork of the new characters! Additionally, several new (and classic) stages have been confirmed in this latest set of screens!

November 17th, 2011
Soul Calibur V Quick Step Tutorial by Namco

Today, Namco Bandai released a new tutorial video that teaches you how to use the new Quick Step technique in Soul Calibur 5. Like previous SC5 trailers, it's done in a comedic style and should give you a chuckle. And hopefully, this will diminish the number of newbs that have no idea how to sidestep in Soul Calibur.

November 17th, 2011
SF X Tekken - Additional Screenshots of Alt. Costumes

20 additional screenshots of the first Street Fighter X Tekken alternate costumes were revealed today! Favorites? Heihachi as Sodom, Lili as Poison, Steve Fox as Charlie, Guile as Jack-6, King as Alex, Dhalsim as Jinpachi, Yoshimitsu as Bison, Cammy as King, Chun-Li as Panda, Bob as Ryu, and Zangief as Kuma!

November 17th, 2011
Ultimate MVC3 Alternate Costume Release Dates

The official release dates for all of the alternate costumes in Ultimate Marvel VS Capcom 3 have been announced! All of the alternate costumes will come in packs of 4, each pack costing $4.00 PSN or 320 MSP!

November 16th, 2011 [UPDATE]
SF X Tekken Alternate Costumes, Customize Mode

High quality screenshots of the first SF X TK alternate costumes have been released! What's interesting is that these character-specific costumes are inspired by characters from the opposite franchise. One of the screens also gives an early look into the game's Customize Mode, where players can visually alter the characters.

November 16th, 2011
SF X Tekken - Korean Location Test Footage

Shinabro21 recently posted six high quality Street Fighter X Tekken match videos. This footage is taken from the latest "Korean build" and features some cool match-ups and combos! The picture/sound quality in these videos is also excellent.

November 15th, 2011
Gamasutra Interviews Ono-San on SF X Tekken 

Gamasutra put up and interesting interview with SF X Tekken producer Yoshinori Ono. In the interview, Ono talks about bringing the Tekken fighters over to the SF style, and also states (hypothetically) that Street Fighter 5 & 6 would not necessarily resemble SF X Tekken or the Street Fighter IV series.

November 15th, 2011
King of Fighters XIII Console Combo Showcase

To celebrate KOF XIII's release being less than a week away, AtlusUSA posted a 6-minute King of Fighters XIII combo video featuring some insanely damaging combos, including some 100% death combos! 

November 14th, 2011
Tekken Tag Tournament 2 Prologue Trophy List

PS3trophies has revealed the trophy list for Tekken Tag Tournament 2 Prologue. TTT2 Prologue features 12 trophies and early reports have stated that Tekken Tag Tournament HD will also have its own set of trophies! Tekken Hybrid will be released next week on November 22nd (same day as KOF XIII). 

November 14th, 2011
Fighterpedia Episode 2: Best/Worst Stages

Fighterpedia is back with another episode! In Episode 2, Woolie and Matt take us through their picks for the "Top 7 Best" and "Top 7 Worst" fighting game stages of all time. Chances are you'll disagree here or there, but it's a very entertaining watch at the least... and overall, I'd say the picks are pretty legitimate.

November 12th, 2011
UMVC3 Costume Blog: Pre-order Pack Edition

Capcom Unity's latest Ultimate MVC3 costume blog covers the pre-order exclusive alternate costumes that were revealed several months back. If you want to learn more about where these costumes originated from, and find out which retailers are offering them for free with a pre-order, check out the blog!

November 12th, 2011
Ultimate MVC3 Alternate Costumes Leaked

*SPOILER ALERT* Leaked snapshots from what looks to be an Ultimate Marvel VS Capcom 3 strategy guide confirm over 25 alternate costumes that haven't been officially revealed yet. If you can't wait to see these awesome "fan service" alternate costumes, head over to Shoryuken.com for all of them! I peeked.

November 11th, 2011 [UPDATE]
Skullgirls - Ms. Fortune Trailer, Training Mode

Here's the official character trailer for Ms. Fortune! I think it's safe to say Ms. Fortune has a very unique, dynamic and disturbingly entertaining fighting style. She even shares one of Wolverine's iconic supers... Berserker Barrage!!! Additionally, IGN posted some early footage of the game's training mode with developer commentary.

November 10th, 2011
UMVC3 - Jill & Shuma-Gorath Alternate Costumes

No, it's not another one of those alternate color blogs.... This leaked image actually shows some brand new alternate costumes for Jill Valentine and Shuma-Gorath! Jill's classic RE3 alternate costume is cool and all, but it's still not enough to sell me on her "new" fighting style. Sorry, but MVC2 Jill FTW all day long.

November 9th, 2011
I Got Next - A Fighting Game Documentary

I Got Next (2011) is a documentary on the fighting game community, and is now available on Hulu! It follows top Street Fighter players like Justin Wong, Gootecks and Mike Ross through their experiences in the scene with the release of SF IV, which has caused a resurgence in the genre and a rekindling of the East/West Coast rivalry.

November 8th, 2011
SF X Tekken - Gematsu Interviews Yoshinori Ono

Gematsu recently interviewed SF X Tekken producer Ono. In the interview, Ono-san answers the typical questions you've heard before. Most noteworthy is that Ono stated that SF X Tekken will use a new netcode, and that a "Super SFXT" version of the game isn't planned, but any updates to the game will be available via DLC.

November 8th, 2011
Gamespot's UMVC3 Costume Breakdown - Week 11

In Gamespot's latest Ultimate MVC3 costume breakdown, you can check out the alternate colors for Frank West & Rocket Raccoon! This set includes Vice City Frank West and Camo-Raccoon of course!

November 8th, 2011
Ultimate MVC3 Minimates Now Available

The first wave of Ultimate Marvel VS Capcom 3 Minimates are now available at Toys R Us! If your local stores don't carry them yet, you can order them on the Toys R Us online store. The first packs released are: Ironman vs Arthur, Deadpool vs Dante, Hulk vs Haggar, Magneto vs Zero, and the Comic-Con Exclusive pack!

November 7th, 2011
SF X Tekken - Seth Killian on Gems & Classic Characters

Today, MeriStation TV posted an interview with Capcom's Seth Killian on Street Fighter X Tekken. Seth recaps what we know about the Gem System so far and also states that the team is far from wrapping up the character roster... Seth also mentions that some fan favorites that we haven't seen in a while will be coming back!

November 7th, 2011
Blazblue: CS Extend - Relius Clover Basic Combos

Jourdal compiled a bunch of Blazblue: Continuum Shift Extend match footage and created a combo video showing many different combos for Relius Clover. You'll also get to see him connect his Astral Heat on several characters near the end of the video!

November 6th, 2011
Tekken 3D: Prime Edition - New Screenshots

Check out 50 new screenshots of Tekken 3D: Prime Edition, which is set to be released in Japan on February 16th. No word on the localized release date, but stay tuned! 

November 5th, 2011 [UPDATE]
UMVC3 - M.O.D.O.K. & Chun-Li Alternate Colors

Marvel.com and Capcom Unity updated their respective Ultimate Marvel VS Capcom 3 alternate color blogs today. This time, check out the inspiration behind M.O.D.O.K. and Chun-Li's alternate colors.

November 4th, 2011
KOF XIII - "Classic" Iori Yagami Combo Tutorial

Over on Youtube, DontDropThatCombo posted a basic combo tutorial for "Classic" Iori Yagami in The King of Fighters XIII. The video demonstrates 23 different combos and also explains how to do them in the information section! 

November 3rd, 2011
Soul Calibur V Character Creation Mode Screenshots

Here are 20 new screenshots of Soul Calibur 5's Character Creation Mode! Players can create their own characters from scratch or customize any of the main characters. Personalized icons can also be created for your character (as seen in SC: Broken Destiny)!

November 2nd, 2011
Soul Calibur V Character Creation Mode Trailer

Today, Namco Bandai released the first official trailer for SCV's Character Creation Mode! The trailer itself is a bit silly, featuring some funny cut-ins with Tago-san, but it shows the insane potential of SC5's customization possibilities, and it actually looks like one of the best customize modes to date... Get Hype.

November 2nd, 2011
Kayane Interviews SC5 Producer at Paris Game Week

Kayane sat down with Soul Calibur 5 producer Hisaharu Tago for an interview at Paris Games Week. The 2-part interview is in French and Japanese, but has English subtitles for your viewing pleasure. A lot of interesting topics are covered, such as: Story Mode, Intros & endings, the soundtrack, and character play styles!

November 1st, 2011 [UPDATE]
Ultimate MVC3 - Additional Gameplay Footage

The latest UMVC3 gameplay clips show even more footage of Frank West & Rocket Raccoon. You'll also notice some new moves of theirs that weren't previously shown in their character trailers! Without further adieu, check out 3 additional gameplay clips and yet another walkthrough by Seth Killian on Gametrailers.

November 1st, 2011
Gamespot's UMVC3 Costume Breakdown - Week 10

Gamespot's latest update to their ongoing costume breakdown has arrived. This week, check out the alternate colors for Sentinel and Ryu... and I will say that some of their alternates are pretty solid. Nimrod FTW!!!

October 31st, 2011
UMVC3 - Rocket Raccoon & Frank West Walkthroughs

Capcom's Seth Killian stopped by IGN to walk through the latest characters revealed for Ultimate Marvel VS Capcom 3. Click here to learn more about the play styles of Rocket Raccoon and Frank West!

October 31st, 2011 [UPDATE]
UMVC3 - Rocket Raccoon & Frank West Revealed

The last two newcomers of Ultimate MVC3 have been revealed! Here the official character trailers for Frank West & Rocket Raccoon. Also head over to the UMVC3 profile to see 10 brand new HD screenshots featuring the new characters. Additionally, don't miss gameplay trailer #1 & gameplay trailer #2!

October 30th, 2011
Fighterpedia Episode 1: Rejected Street Fighters

Fighterpedia is a brand new video series by TheSw1tcher that dives into the history of fighting games. In Episode 1, Woolie and Matt are your hosts and aim to make you laugh out loud as they humorously explore the earliest known Street Fighter "reject" designs that never made the cut. It's definitely worth a watch.

October 28th, 2011
Soul Calibur V Japanese Live Stream Replay

Namco recently held a Soul Calibur V live stream event from their Japan headquarters. The entire stream features Japanese commentary (and no subtitles) but even if you don't speak the language, there's some quality match footage to see! Click Here to check out the full video archive the SCV live stream from Japan!

October 28th, 2011 [UPDATE]
UMVC3 - Shuma-Gorath & Jill Alternate Colors

Marvel.com's Ultimate Marvel VS Capcom 3 alternate color inspiration blog was updated today with Shuma-Gorath and Captain America (previously seen on Gamespot's costume breakdown). Additionally, Capcom Unity updated their respective blog with Jill Valantine's alternate colors.

October 27th, 2011
Skullgirls Developer's Diary on Playstation.Blog

Peter Bartholow of Reverge Labs published a Skullgirls Developer's Diary on Playstation.blog today. This article recaps the direction behind Skullgirls, covers a few gameplay features (that you may already know about), and also features some brand new HD screenshots.

October 27th, 2011
Asuka Kazama Confirmed for Street Fighter X Tekken

Street Fighter X Tekken producer Yoshinori Ono quietly revealed this image on Twitter, which clearly shows the boot of Asuka Kazama. This confirms the earlier speculations of Asuka's appearance in SF X Tekken, when she "secretly" appeared at the end of one of the earlier trailers for the game.

October 27th, 2011
Soul Calibur V - Kayane's Impressions of Leixia

Namco Bandai recently held another Soul Calibur V press event in France, where our friend KayaneChan spent some quality time trying out Leixia (Xianghua's daughter). Head over to Kayane.fr for Kayane's detailed first impressions of Leixia and 16 minutes of gameplay footage (which also shows some new stages)!

October 27th, 2011
King of Fighters XIII Korean Fightstick by Gammac

On Facebook, SNK Playmore announced that the Korean joystick makers, Gammac, will be producing an officially licensed King of Fighters XIII arcade fightstick! Judging by the box, it appears that this fightstick will be compatible with Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and PC... making it even more appealing!

October 27th, 2011
Tekken 3D: Prime Edition Japan Release Date

The Japan release date for Tekken 3D: Prime Edition for the Nintendo 3DS has been announced via Famitsu, which means the localized release date announcement should be right around the corner. Tekken 3D: Prime Edition is set to be released on February 16th, 2012 in Japan... Anyone importing?

October 26th, 2011
Soul Calibur V Mad Catz Arcade Fightstick

Here's a first look at the new SCV Arcade Fightstick by Mad Catz! It's essentially the same build as the previous MVC3 & SF4 sticks, but this stick's "smoky" transparent plastic shows the inner workings of the stick. The SCV "Soul Edition" Arcade Fightstick will set you back $159.99 and will be available in early 2012.

October 26th, 2011
SFIII: 3rd Strike Online Music DLC Now on PSN

The music DLC packs featuring soundtracks from SFIII: New Generation & Second Impact are now available for download on PSN. Each pack costs $1.99. In addition, Match Pack #2 is available which features matches from an exclusive tournament Capcom held costs $3.99. 

October 26th, 2011
Ultimate MVC3 Video Change Log Part 1

Maximilian uploaded a very informative Ultimate Marvel VS Capcom 3 video change log, which highlights the changes for the Ultimate MVC3 versions of She-Hulk, Dormammu, Magneto, Hulk, and Dr Doom. Stay tuned for part 2! 

October 25th, 2011
KOF XIII Soundtrack Collection Preview

In case you didn't know, when you pre-order The King of Fighters XIII you'll be receiving a 4-CD soundtrack spanning the entire series! AtlusUSA just released a video preview of The King of Soundtracks '94-XIII, which I'm sure any KOF fan will love to have in their collection.

October 25th, 2011
Gamespot's UMVC3 Costume Breakdown - Week 8

Week 8 of Gamespot's Ultimate Marvel VS Capcom 3 costume breakdown is here! This week, check out the inspiration behind the alternate costumes for Captain America and Chris Redfield.

October 24th, 2011
Why SFXT's Gems Could Be Problematic in Tournaments

With no option to turn off the Gem System in SF X Tekken, the issue has quickly become a controversial one. SRK's Keits posted a very interesting article on how gems could potentially effect tournaments and is worth a read. Keep in mind all the details on gems haven't been given, so don't run around crying fire just yet.

October 24th, 2011
Two New Fighters Revealed for Persona 4 Arena

A new set of screenshots reveals Naoto Shirogane and Teddie (Kuma) in Persona 4: The Ultimate in Mayonaka Arena. Click Here to see the 8 new screenshots featuring the new characters!

October 23rd, 2011
Soul Calibur V Character Walkthroughs

At a recent press event, Namco Community Manager FilthieRich walks through 3 of Soul Calibur V's new fighters (ZWEI, Viola & Ezio). Click here to learn more about Soul Calibur 5's unique newcomers and get an early preview of their play styles! 

October 22nd, 2011
Soul Calibur V Dampierre Announcement Trailer

The official announcement trailer for Dampierre in SCV has been released... and by the way, this is not your typical character trailer. Just watch. Also worth noting is that Dampierre will be a "pre-order bonus" for Soul Calibur 5 for a to-be-announced retailer. CURLEHHH MUSTACHE!!! Sorry... I just had to say it. 

October 22nd, 2011
Street Fighter X Tekken Developers Blog

Capcom Unity posted a translation of the latest official SF X Tekken developers blog. The new dev blog elaborates on the Gem System, giving details on some of the different power-up gems. It also reiterates that the Gem System is an important part of SFXTK's gameplay and cannot be turned off.

October 22nd, 2011 
X-23 & Hsien-Ko Ultimate MVC3 Alternate Colors

Marvel.com and Capcom Unity updated their respective Ultimate Marvel VS Capcom 3 alternate costume inspiration blogs yet again. This time, check out the inspiration behind the alternate colors for Hsien-ko and X-23. 

October 21st, 2011
Soul Calibur V Cam Gameplay Videos

ExaminerGames posted two new gameplay videos of Soul Calibur 5. The first video is Ezio Auditore VS Raphael and the second is Leixia VS Viola! This footage is taken from a cam so the sound quality isn't great, but the visuals should suffice for now.

October 21st, 2011 [UPDATE]
SCV - Dampierre Confirmed & Ezio Footage

More big Soul Calibur 5 news today! The latest set of screenshots & artwork confirms the return of Dampierre from SC: Broken Destiny and also shows Ezio in the game for the first time! In addition, here's the official reveal trailer for Ezio Auditore Da Firenze of Assassin's Creed fame!

October 21st, 2011
SCV - Special Edition & Release Date Announced!

Soul Calibur V will be released in North America on January 31st, 2012 and February 3rd, 2012 in Europe. A collector's edition has also been revealed which includes an exclusive book box case, artbook, soundtrack, "making of" DVD, and Character Creation Mode DLC. Click here to see the collector's edition... it's classy!

October 20th, 2011
SCV - Nightmare, Raphael & Leixia Revealed! 

Namco has revealed character artwork & screenshots for the latest characters to be confirmed for Soul Calibur 5... Nightmare, Raphael & Leixia!

October 19th, 2011
SFIII: 3SO - Patch 1.02 Coming Next Week

Capcom announced today that patch 1.02 for Street Fighter III: 3rd Strike Online Edition is in development and is set to be released October 25th on PSN and October 26th on XBLA. Patch 1.02 includes better quality for Youtube uploads (PS3 version), a better recording feature in training mode, and... Read more>>

October 18th, 2011
Ultimate MVC3 - Felicia's Alternate Colors

Capcom Unity's Ultimate Marvel VS Capcom 3 alternate color blog has been updated with Felicia's new colors. Unfortunately, they aren't too exciting... *cat yawn*

October 18th, 2011
Gamespot's UMVC3 Costume Breakdown - Week 8

This week on Gamespot's Ultimate Marvel VS Capcom 3 costume breakdown, check out the inspiration behind the alternate colors for the most recently announced characters, Phoenix Wright and Nova!

October 18th, 2011
Ezio From Assassin's Creed Confirmed for SCV!

This leaked image confirms Ezio Auditore from the Assassin Creed series as a playable guest character in Soul Calibur 5! Additionally, the selection screen shows Raphael (the guy wearing the hat), Leixhua (Xianghua's daughter) and Nightmare!

October 17th, 2011
Spider-Man's Alternate Costumes in Ultimate MVC3  

Marvel.com updated their costume inspiration blog today, this time showing off some of Spider-man's new alternate looks in Ultimate Marvel VS Capcom 3 (which were also revealed at NYCC '11).

October 17th, 2011
Ultimate Marvel VS Capcom 3 CG Trailer

We've seen bits and pieces of this in the past months, but finally the full CG trailer for Ultimate Marvel VS Capcom 3 has been revealed. I think this is one of the best and most artistic fighting game trailers ever created.

October 17th, 2011
Street Fighter X Tekken Bowl at NYCC '11

SoSaysNatal uploaded video footage straight from the sidelines of the Street Fighter X Tekken Bowl at New York Comic-Con '11. I really don't know what's going on in this video, but there are a few cute cheerleaders and Yoshinori Ono & Katsuhiro Harada dressed up in full football gear.

October 17th, 2011 [UPDATE]
UMVC3 Heroes & Heralds Mode Revealed

A new feature called Heroes & Heralds Mode was revealed for UMVC3 at NYCC '11. Check out the full HD Trailer for this new mode! Basically, Heroes & Heralds Mode enables you to add different abilities to your characters by using cards. This mode will be released as a FREE DLC after launch.

October 16th, 2011
Full Ultimate MVC3 New York Comic-Con '11 Panel

Courtesy of Deadly Bison, grab a cold one and enjoy the entire Ultimate MVC3 panel from New York Comic-Con '11. The 40-minute presentation features Capcom's Seth Killian and UMVC3 producer Ryota Niitsuma. Enjoy all the NYCC '11 reveals like you're actually there!

October 16th, 2011
NYCC '11 Street Fighter X Tekken Character Teasers

3 new character teaser trailers debuted at NYCC '11, each hinting at a new Tekken character for the game. Keep in mind that the "obvious" hints shown at the end of the trailers are just there to fool you. Without further adieu, watch Teaser #1, Teaser #2 & Teaser #3 and see if you can guess the new fighters. 

October 15th, 2011
Galactus Playable in Ultimate Marvel VS Capcom 3

Capcom announced at NYCC '11 that Galactus is a playable character in Ultimate Marvel VS Capcom 3. The panel described this as its own mode.

October 15th, 2011
SF X Tekken Panel at New York Comic-Con '11

Deadly Bison uploaded the entire Street Fighter X Tekken panel from New York Comic-Con '11. The full presentation weighs in at just under 50 minutes. Hear Capcom's Seth Killian and Yoshinori Ono making all of the SFXT announcements from the event.

October 15th, 2011
SF X Tekken Gem System Demonstration

In this short video taken from the Street Fighter X Tekken panel at New York Comic-Con, Capcom's Seth Killian demonstrates some of the uses of Street Fighter X Tekken's elaborate Gem System.

October 14th, 2011 [UPDATE]
SF X Tekken Release Date & Rufus Confirmed

At NYCC '11, producer Ono confirmed the release dates for SFXT, along with a new playable character, Rufus! SFXT will be released March 6th, 2012 in North America and March 9th in Europe. A PC version has also been confirmed! Also, check out 9 all new screenshots (some featuring Rufus) on the TFG profile!

October 14th, 2011
SF X Tekken Special Edition Announced!

The special edition for SFXT has been revealed. The special edition includes: SFXT game, a "Build-It-Yourself" Arcade Cabinet Bank, Exclusive Prequel Comic Book by UDON, 36 in-game Gems (all pre-order packs), and 9 Exclusive Gems with pre-order! Click here for the epicness.

October 14th, 2011
SF X Tekken New York Comic-Con '11 Trailer!

Straight from NY Comic-con, the latest Street Fighter X Tekken trailer! The NYCC '11 trailer elaborates on several of SFXTK's gameplay systems, including the Gem System!

October 14th, 2011
SSFIV: Arcade Edition Ver. 2012 Release Date

Street Fighter producer Yoshinori Ono announced today via twitter that the FREE patch for SSF4 will be released on December 13th on Playstation Network and Xbox Live! In case you don't know, this patch will add several balance tweaks to the game.

October 14th, 2011 [UPDATE]
UMVC3 - Poster in Background Hints Mega Man

The "Days of Future Past" background in Ultimate MVC3 shows a large poster with several MVC2 characters, and labels them as either "apprehended" or "slain". Mega Man is one of the only characters with no label... could he appear as future DLC? Click here to read more >>

October 14th, 2011
UMVC3 - Phoenix Wright & Nova Breakdown

Maximilian posted a breakdown for Phoenix Wright & Nova in Ultimate Marvel VS Capcom 3. If you want to know all there currently is to know about the newcomers, you won't want to miss this video! Maximilian also covers some of the previously announced "online changes" in UMVC3.

October 14th, 2011
UMVC3 - NYCC '11 Seth Killian Interview

At New York Comic-Comic, Deadly Bison interviewed Seth Killian on Ultimate MVC3. In this interview, learn more about the play styles of Nova & Phoenix Wright, which characters changed the most/least, and Seth even comments on the "wanted" poster that shows Megaman and MVC2 characters. 

October 13th, 2011
Ultimate Marvel VS Capcom 3 System Changes

Capcom Unity revealed 10 notable changes to Ultimate Marvel VS Capcom 3's gameplay system. Click here to check out all of the changes!

October 13th, 2011
King of Fighters XIII Console Version Changes

Today, SNK Playmore released a video which details balance changes being made to the console version of King of Fighters XIII. Check out a full translation of the changes that were revealed in the video.

October 13th, 2011
UMVC3 - Phoenix Wright & Nova Revealed at NYCC '11

Phoenix Wright and Nova have officially been revealed as new characters for Ultimate Marvel VS Capcom 3. 12 new screenshots featuring the newcomers have been added to the TFG profile. Along with the official character trailers, don't miss Gameplay trailer 1 & Gameplay trailer 2!

October 13th, 2011
New Street Fighter X Tekken Gameplay Trailers

On Youtube, Capcom Unity uploaded 2 new gameplay trailers for SF X Tekken to their channel. Apparently these trailers are from TGS '11, but I don't remember seeing them anywhere! Without further adieu, here is Trailer 1 and Trailer 2. These videos show off some cool combos and Pandora Mode activations!

October 13th, 2011
KOF XIII Achievements/Trophies Leaked

Xbox360achievements has confirmed all the trophies/achievements for the console version of The King of Fighters XIII. The game is set for release on November 22nd.

October 12th, 2011
SFIII: 3rd Strike Online Color Pack 2 Available

The second DLC color pack for Street Fighter III: 3rd Strike Online Edition is now available on Playstation Network and Xbox Live! Pick it up for only $2.99! If you want to see all the colors in this pack, head over to Eventhubs for the color guide.

October 12th, 2011
Skullgirls - Painwheel Revealed on SRK

Say hello to Painwheel, the latest Skullgirls character to be revealed. Head over to SRK for all the known details on this new character.

October 11th, 2011
Gamespot's UMVC3 Costume Breakdown - Week 7

Gamespot's continued Ultimate MVC3 costume breakdown features alternate costumes for Deadpool and Morrigan this week.

October 10th, 2011
A Big Change for SC5: The Tago Interview

Gamasutra posted a new interview with Soul Calibur 5 producer Hisaharu Tago. The interview covers some interesting topics like weapon-based fighters and Soul Calibur's infamous "blades that don't actually cut people."

October 8th, 2011
New Tekken Hybrid Japanese Trailer

A new 3-minute trailer for Tekken Hybrid was released recently. This trailer is in Japanese but it shows quite a bit of gameplay footage from TTT HD, TTT2 Prologue, Tekken: Blood Vengeance and Tekken Bowl Mode. Tekken Hybrid hits Japan Dec. 1st but is still set for a Nov. 22nd release in the US (as far as I know)!

October 7th, 2011
SF X Tekken - 3 New Character Teaser Trailers

CapcomEuro revealed 3 new Street Fighter X Tekken character teasers today! Here are the links: Video 1, Video 2 & Video 3. Instead of showing just 2 characters like previous trailers, each video shows several new characters for the game! Can you guess the new fighters? I've confirmed at least 5!

October 7th, 2011
UMVC3 Alt. Colors for Arthur and Super-Skrull

Today, Capcom Unity and Marvel.com updated their respective Ultimate Marvel VS Capcom 3 alternate color inspiration blogs. This time, check out the alternate costumes/colors for Arthur and Super-Skrull.

October 7th, 2011
Ultimate Marvel VS Capcom 3 Online Mode Changes

Capcom Unity posted a list of changes to Ultimate Marvel VS Capcom 3's online mode which aim to improve the online experience... let's hope for better netcode. Also head over to the official Ultimate MVC3 website for several images of the new online mode features (and a glimpse of a new stage).

October 6th, 2011
New KOF XIII Trailers, Footage of Classic Iori

Gametrailers released quite a few new character trailers for The King of Fighters XIII! Also be sure not to miss SNK Playmore's Youtube Channel to see 3 new videos of "classic" Iori Yagami, who fights identically to his early KOF incarnations.

October 6th, 2011
Namco Announces Tekken Hybrid Extreme Edition

Today, Namco Bandai announced the Tekken Hybrid Extreme Edition on their new Club Namco Store. This package comes with all the same content from the Limited Edition but includes a top quality, exclusive Namco Fight Stick by Mad Catz which is limited to 1000 copies! The bad news? It will set you back $249.99.

October 6th, 2011
Paul Phoenix Appears in Epic Sony Commercial

If you haven't seen the new "Long Live Play" PS3 commercial by Sony, you're in for a real treat. I was enjoying the hell out of it, and then Paul Phoenix showed up in the background. Looks like Sony still considers Tekken among the Sony family... which is nice to see. Tekken Hybrid is an exclusive after all.

October 6th, 2011
Dead or Alive 5 Extended Preview Trailer

Here's an extended version of the DOA5 debut trailer, featuring Ryu Hayabusa VS Hayate in two rounds of cinematic action! It appears stages in DOA5 will change as the battle progresses, which goes along with the dev-team's statement that DOA5 will fall under the category of "fighting entertainment".

October 6th, 2011
Skullgirls Character Walkthroughs, Game Updates

Check out some official (and elaborate) Skullgirls character walkthroughs for Ms. Fortune, Parasoul, and also get a first look at the Skullgirls character selection screen! Additionally, hear about some updates that the team has recently added to the title.

October 4th, 2011
Gamespot's UMVC3 Costume Breakdown - Week 6

This week on Gamespot's UMVC3 costume breakdown, check out the inspiration behind the alternate costumes for Dr. Doom and Zero!

October 4th, 2011
New Interview with SF X Tekken Producer

Here's a new Gamespot interview with SF X Tekken producer Yoshinori Ono. In this interview, Ono explains why Street Fighter X Tekken seems to have a more "comedic" flavor than other recent fighters and states that the game is a "celebration" of all things Street Fighter and Tekken.

October 4th, 2011
Darkstalkers Meets Monster Hunter Frontier

It's been a while since Darkstalkers was on the front page... Unfortunately, this isn't exactly fighting game news, but Capcom's famed Japanese MMO, Monster Hunter Frontier, now features Demitri and Morrigan costumes & weapons! Head over to Capcom Unity for the full scoop and also check out this gameplay video!

October 4th, 2011
Harada Misses Former DOA Producer's Trash Talk

In a recent interview with 1up, Tekken series producer Katsuhiro Harada stated that the lack of Itagaki's trash talk saddens him. Tomonobu Itagaki, the former producer of DOA, was well known for his outspoken, negative comments on the Tekken series. Check out the full interview for all the drama.

October 3rd, 2011 [UPDATE]
Bloody Roar 5 Announcement was a Hoax...

Well, Hudson Soft's Twitter turned out to be a fake... we got trolled. I thought that ugly yellow text with a white background looked a little sketchy. Yeah, this means no Bloody Roar 5... sorry furry fans. I must say this was a well-executed, well-timed hoax. Whoever was behind it... nicely done, and you suck. lol. 

October 3rd, 2011
Details on King of Fighters XIII Mission Mode 

Cyberfanatix translated the latest official KOF XIII developers blog which features new information and video demonstrations related to Mission Mode.

October 3rd, 2011
Soul Calibur V "HD" Gameplay Footage

On Youtube, Gnouzcorp has uploaded quite a few Soul Calibur 5 match videos from the recent Namco event/tournament in France! If you want to see some skilled players testing out the latest build and enjoy some "high quality" SC5 visuals, just click Voldo's pretty face.

October 2nd, 2011
Soul Calibur V Invitational Session Impressions

Today, Kayane.fr posted a vast list of impressions, pictures and video from the Soul Calibur 5 Invitational Session in France. There are an impressive number of details on every character in the game so far and plenty of content that any competitive Soul Calibur player would want to check out.

October 1st, 2011
UMVC3 - Hulk & Spencer Alternate Costumes

Marvel.com and Capcom Unity updated their respective Ultimate Marvel VS Capcom 3 alternate costume inspiration blogs once again. The new characters added this time are Hulk and Nathan Spencer.