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April 24th, 2017
Injustice 2 Braniac Gameplay Reveal Trailer

Braniac appears to be one of Injustice 2's main antagonists. NetherRealm Studios and Warner Bros just released Braniac's introduction trailer featuring the green megalomaniacal genius in gameplay for the first time ever. Just about 2-minutes long, Braniac's gameplay-centric trailer offers a pretty good preview of his playstyle.

April 22nd, 2017
Ultra Street Fighter 2 Trailer #2, Soundtrack Sampler & Poster Artwork

Capcom released the second official trailer for Ultra SF2 on Nintendo Switch. The new trailer shows footage of Color Edit, Buddy Battle (2 VS 1 against the CPU), and Way of the Hadou Mode. The trailer also runs through the different ways you can play the game: Portable Mode, Tabletop Mode, and TV Mode. Secondly, Capcom released a USF2 soundtrack sampler with remixed versions of the classic BGMs, plus a sample of themes for Violent Ken & Evil Ryu.

April 20th, 2017
Work Costumes, Academy Costumes & Thailand Stage DLC Coming to Street Fighter V April 25th

In addition to the remastered SF2 Thailand stage and the "Street Fighter Academy" costumes for Juri, Chun-Li and Ryu arriving April 25th, some other SFV characters will be receiving new costumes as well. Capcom Unity announced Alex, R. Mika and Chun-Li will also be getting new "work" costumes. Check out some screenshots & concept art over at the Capcom Unity blog. All of the new costumes will cost $3.99 each.  (Source: Capcom Unity - Link #1, Link #2)

April 18th, 2017
Under Night In-Birth Exe: Late[st] Coming to PS4, PS3 & PS Vita with New Character

The late(st) arcade version of Under Night In-Birth released in Japanese arcades back in July 2015, adding 2 new characters to the game. Famitsu announced that Under Night In-Birth EXE: Late[st] will finally be coming to consoles - more specifically, PS4, PS3, and PS Vita - on July 20th. Along with the arcade version balance updates, the console version will have an additional character, Enkidu. Check out the first details on Enkidu plus the first Famitsu scans!

April 17th, 2017
Injustice 2 Poison Ivy Gameplay Reveal + Final Shattered Alliances Trailer

Warner Bros. and NetherRealm Studios recently released two new Injustice 2 trailers. First up, Poison Ivy's gameplay reveal trailer has everything you'd expect from the DC villainess (and she brought along some "friends" as well). Secondly, the final "Shattered Alliances" trailer shows off another dose of impressive cinematics, and features the first ever in-game footage of Braniac.

April 14th, 2017
Ultra Street Fighter 2 Color Edit & Stage Selection Shown in New Gameplay Footage

Capcom TV Japan recently uploaded a stream archive featuring Ultra Street Fighter 2 for Nintendo Switch. The 45-minute video features some new Ultra SF2 gameplay footage and shows off Color Edit Mode for the first time in motion. The video also shows the new Color Select and Stage Select screen, and also confirms that players can use Color Edit on both the classic 2D sprites and the 2008 HD Remake sprites.

April 14th, 2017
Eternal Champions Producer Shares "Spiritual Successor" Concept Screenshots

Original Eternal Champions producer and developer, Michael Lathan, recently shared some concept screenshots of "Eternal Successors" - a teaser of what the next-gen sequel to Eternal Champions might look like. The team working on this project currently doesn't hold the rights to the Eternal Champions characters, but it appears they plan to move forward with the project with or without Sega's classic fighters.

April 13th, 2017
Injustice 2 Scarecrow Gameplay Reveal Trailer

Last month, Scarecrow was confirmed as a playable character in the "It's Good to be Bad" trailer for Injustice 2. NetherRealm Studios and Warner Bros. just uploaded Scarecrow's full gameplay reveal trailer, showing the character in action for the first time. Scarecrow is perhaps the most unorthodox-looking fighter in Injustice 2 thus far.

April 12th, 2017
Ultra High Resolution Tekken 7 Character Renders

TFG proudly hosts 4 specific artwork galleries for TEKKEN 7 and TEKKEN 7: Fated Retribution, including galleries for concept art, character illustrations, and 3D character renders. Ultra high resolution character renders for all characters appearing in "vanilla" TEKKEN 7 have been added to the gallery. Several new renders for TEKKEN 7: FR were also recently added (and many more will be coming soon!) 

April 11th, 2017
Polygon's "Making of Samurai Shodown" Article Interviews 3 Original SNK Developers

Polygon put together a "Making of Samurai Shodown" article that every SNK fan will want to read. The article features interviews with 3 original SNK des: Yasushi Adachi, Tomoki Fukui, and Norio Tate. The interview cuts through a wide variety of topics, including early design inspirations, artwork, sound design, console releases, and SNK as a company. Adachi also states that he would like to reunite the original dev-team and make a new game! 

April 11th, 2017
Injustice 2 "Your Battles Your Way" Previews The Gear Customization System

With a slogan that sounds straight out of a fast food chain commercial, Injustice 2's "Your Battles Your Way" trailer gives a glimpse at the in-game "Gear System". Once again, Injustice 2's Gear System is a customization feature allowing players to change up the attire of characters' armor which will also have an effect on their stats and gameplay. Today's new trailer provides the most in-depth look at the Gear System to date!

April 10th, 2017
Capcom Releases Anatomy Guide Used by Street Fighter Artists Over The Past 20 Years

The art style of the Street Fighter series has indubitably had a massive impact on the fighting genre over last few decades, inspiring fans and rival game developers alike. Capcom art director, Toshiyuki Kamei, recently shared some pages from Capcom's anatomy reference guide, which was originally compiled during the mid-90's. The guide was edited by legendary Capcom artist Akira "Akiman" Yasuda and has been used to teach other Capcom artists...

April 10th, 2017
The Flash Injustice 2 Gameplay Reveal Trailer

NetherRealm Studios and Warner Bros. have kept the new Injustice 2 trailers rolling as of late. This morning, they released The Flash's official reveal trailer, demonstrating some gameplay against Gorilla Grodd. The trailer shows off The Flash's new special moves and his ridiculous super move where he takes his opponent to distant lands.

April 7th, 2017
TEKKEN 7 X NJPW Bullet Club Collaboration Shirts & Bryan Fury Bandana Available April 9th

Back in 2009, the TEKKEN team collaborated with the TapouT brand, creating not only in-game TapouT shirts for TEKKEN 6 characters, but actual shirts for fans to buy (which now fetch a pretty high price on Ebay). So far, TEKKEN 7's main collaboration is with New Japan Pro Wrestling, bringing "TEKKEN X Bullet Club" shirts to TEKKEN 7 characters and fans alike. NJPW Champion Kenny Omega (also a big TEKKEN fan) recently modeled some of the new merch.

April 6th, 2017
TEKKEN Comic Issue #1 Jin Kazama Cover Artwork, Pre-Orders Now Open

Back in February 2017, we reported that a new TEKKEN comic series is being published by Titan Comics and previewed some of the cover artworks. Check out an awesome new Jin Kazama cover artwork for TEKKEN Issue #1 (UK Championship Edition) which is now available for pre-order. The comic is being written by Cavan Scott, with illustrations by Andy Tong.

April 6th, 2017
Injustice 2 Captain cold Gameplay Reveal Trailer + Shattered Alliances Part 4 Trailer

Just a few days following Catwoman's Injustice 2 gameplay trailer, Warner Bros and NetherRealm Studios has released Captain Cold's reveal trailer. Clearly, the Captain has "no chill" as he demonstrates his many ice projectile attacks and freeze abilities. It appears Captain Cold even has a double jump, in the way of his ice platform creation ability. [UPDATE] Added Shattered Alliances Part 4 Trailer.

April 5th, 2017
KOF XIV Version 2.00 with 4 DLC Characters + 2 New Stages Now Available, Pricing Details

Everybody rumored. Nobody believed. But you see... it's true! SNK has released the version 2.00 patch for The King of Fighters XIV, adding DLC characters Rock Howard, Vanessa, Yamazaki and Whip to the roster, along with 2 new stages. A bundle priced at $19.99 ($17.99 for PS+ members) containing all 4 characters is now available on PSN. Each character can also be individually purchased for $5.99. The 2 new stages are completely free.
(Source: Playstation Store)

April 4th, 2017
Classic M. Bison Stage & Street Fighter Academy Costumes Coming to SFV Later This Month

Now that April Fools is over, we can give fighting game news the benefit of the doubt once again. Capcom did announce on April 1st that M. Bison's classic Street Fighter 2 Thailand stage will be coming to SFV later this month as DLC, along with new costumes for Ryu, Chun-Li, and Juri Han based on Street Fighter Academy Quiz (an online mini-game released by Capcom on April Fools). [UPDATE] Higher quality images added.
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