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September 21st, 2017
Dragon Ball FighterZ TGS '17 Story Teaser Trailer Featuring Android 21, New Screenshots

The TGS '17 story teaser trailer of Dragon Ball FighterZ shows the first footage of the recently revealed new character to the series, Android 21. The trailer reaffirms Dragon Ball Z creator Akira Toriyama supervised (and had a part in) the creation of Android 21, as she will appear exclusively in Dragon Ball FighterZ by Bandai Namco & Arc System Works. We also have some fresh DBFZ screenshots featuring Yamcha and Tien Shinhan.

September 21st, 2017
TEKKEN 7 Version 1.07 is Live on Consoles & Steam

If you loaded up TEKKEN 7 over the past day or so, you might've noticed "update 1.07" has automatically downloaded to your system of choice. TEKKEN 7's update 1.07 reflects the recent "Version N" balance patch for the arcade version. This update also adds a variety of new character artwork panels that you can use for your customizations. You can currently view all of the new character portraits, but they are not yet available for purchase on PSN/XBL/Steam. We'll post more details and the official patch notes once they become available.

September 20th, 2017
Marvel VS Capcom: Infinite Monster Hunter Trailer

Capcom released the Tokyo Game Show '17 trailer for one of the six DLC characters confirmed for Marvel VS Capcom: Infinite, Monster Hunter. Armed with a bow and a large sword, this female Monster Hunter looks to have effective zoning projectiles and powerful strikes. Check out her full character reveal trailer.

September 19th, 2017
"Between a Rock and a Harada Place: The Massive TEKKEN Interview" 

Gamasutra sat down with the legendary Katsuhiro Harada, the man who has been working on TEKKEN since its inception in 1994. There's a reason TEKKEN has lasted this long, and remained a focus of the competitive fighting game community for over 2 decades. Gamasutra's interview offers a glimpse into the mind of Harada and the development of TEKKEN 7. Among the many topics covered, are: eSports, streaming, crossover fighting games, guest characters, input lag, and the methodical growth of the series over the past 23 years. (Source: Gamasutra)

September 19th, 2017
Marvel VS Capcom: Infinite Officially Released, Identities of 4 DLC Characters Revealed

Marvel VS Capcom: Infinite releases worldwide today. Capcom Unity outlined all of MVCI's offline and online modes in their latest blog. Capcom previously announced six post-launch DLC characters, two of which we knew were Black Panther and Sigma. We now know the identities of the next 4 DLC characters, and those are: Venom, Winter Soldier, Black Widow, and Monster Hunter. No official DLC character prices or release dates have been announced yet.  (Source: Capcom Unity)

September 18th, 2017
Injustice 2 Raiden Gameplay Reveal Trailer

After the conclusion of Sunday's Injustice 2 Pro Series tournament, NetherRealm Studios revealed the gameplay trailer for the second DLC character featured in Fighter Pack #2, Raiden. Joining Sub-Zero, Raiden is the second Mortal Kombat guest character to appear in Injustice 2. There will also be a DLC premiere skin for Raiden based on the DC character, Black Lightning - which will change his voice, but the moveset will remain the same.

September 17th, 2017
Dragon Ball FighterZ Adds Brand New Character "Android 21" Along with Yamcha & Tien Shinhan

3 new playable characters have been announced for Dragon Ball FighterZ, including a brand new character to the franchise (and designed by Akira Toriyama), Android 21. The new android is a scientist whose intellect equals that of Dr. Gero's. Android 21 will play a big role in the game's story mode which tells a "What if" story featuring Android 16. Furthermore, Yamcha and Tien Shinhan will bring their awesome fighting skills to the fray. Read more details on their fighting styles in the full article.

September 16th, 2017
Blazblue Cross Tag Battle Trailer Reveals Linne and Yosuke Hanamura

Arc System Works hasn't shown much of Blazblue Cross Tag Battle since its debut trailer at EVO 2017. We finally have a new trailer of the crossover 2D fighter today, which reveals Persona 4 Arena's Yosuke Hanamura and Linne from Under Night In-Birth. The trailer also shows off some gameplay by Blazblue's Jin Kisaragi. Judging by this trailer, you can likely expect future trailers to feature 1 character from each series making their debut in BBCTB.

September 15th, 2017
12 Additional MvC: Infinite Character Tutorial Videos

Joining the 6 official Marvel VS Capcom: Infinite character tutorials we posted on Wednesday, Capcom released 12 additional mini character tutorial videos. This time, get a jump on the competition early with basic tutorial videos for: Strider Hiryu, Haggar, Gamora, Ghost Rider, Arthur, Zero, Ultron, Hulk, Spencer, Dormammu, Hawkeye, and Chris Redfield.

September 14th, 2017
Funko Pop MvC: Infinite and Mortal Kombat X Figures Announced

Joining Street Fighter and TEKKEN, some new fighting game-themed Funko Pop figures have been announced. Marvel VS Capcom: Infinite and Mortal Kombat X will each be getting their own line of figures. For the MVCI line: Strider Hiryu, MegaMan X, Chun-Li (based on her SF2 ending), Rocket Raccoon, Gamora, Ultron, Sigma, and Captain Marvel are confirmed. MKX figures include: Sub-Zero, Scorpion, Liu Kang, Kitana, Raiden, and Goro. As always, there will be some variant colors and rare chase figures as well.

September 14th, 2017
The King of Fighters: Destiny Episode 7 Now on Youtube

SNK posted a new episode of the 3D animated series The King of Fighters: Destiny on Youtube today. In "Episode 7 - Memories", Terry tails Angelina to search for more information about Geese Howard. He stumbles upon Angelina being threatened by Matt, who is one of Geese's followers. If you haven't seen previous episodes, you can watch all of them in the article.

September 13th, 2017
MvC: Infinite Official Character Tutorial Videos for Morrigan, Megaman X, Ryu, Captain Marvel & More

Ready or not... Marvel VS Capcom: Infinite is less than a week away from release. Capcom has released a variety of official character tutorial videos to prepare players before they kick off their MVCI training next Tuesday. The tutorial videos cover special and super moves, and each video features 1 basic and 1 advanced combo for each character. The characters covered so far include: Morrigan, Megaman X, Ryu, Captain Marvel, Captain America, and Iron Man.

September 11th, 2017
Samurai Shodown V Special Hits PS4 & PS Vita Tomorrow

Samurai Shodown V Special comes out on PS4 and PS Vita this Tuesday, complete with online netplay. The first ever console port of SSV Special is priced at $14.99 at launch and, along with online play, features cross-play between PS4/Vita (and it's cross-buy), Gallery Mode, a music library (where you can customize the main menu song), and Trophies. Today, Playstation.blog posted a launch trailer and article outlining the game's mechanics. 

September 11th, 2017
[UPDATE] We Are Safe After Hurricane Irma, Update Video & Donation Links

[UPDATE VIDEO] TFG Webmaster here. With Hurricane Irma directly hitting us here in Florida, we must prepare for severe wind/flood damage and long-term power outages. With winds of 185 mph, Irma is one of the most powerful hurricanes to ever form in the Atlantic ocean. To everyone potentially effected by the storm, we wish you the best. Stay safe out there. Stay tuned on TFG Social Media for updates. Thanks for your understanding and support. You can donate to victims of Hurricane Irma at GlobalGiving and other charities.

September 9th, 2017
Marvel VS Capcom: Infinite Pre-order Costumes Shown in New Trailer

Capcom posted a new Marvel VS Capcom: Infinite gameplay trailer which shows off the 4 pre-order costumes they are offering: Evil Ryu, Warrior Thor, Gladiator Hulk & Command Mission MegaManX. Players who pre-order the Standard or Deluxe version of the game will get Ryu and Thor's pre-order costumes. The $89.99 Deluxe contains all 4 costumes, but they will likely be sold separately at a later date. The trailer also features a new city stage.

September 9th, 2017
First Images of Dragon Ball FighterZ Online Lobby Mode and Player-Controlled Avatars

Arc System Works introduced an innovative and aesthetically pleasing lobby system in the home version of Guilty Gear Xrd, featuring cute and customizable avatars controlled by online players. Dragon Ball FighterZ will feature a similar online lobby system, and we now have the first screenshots of the mode (courtesy of 4Gamer)! No specific details are available just yet, but the screenshots show a variety of "areas" which could represent various online modes or mini games.

September 7th, 2017
SNK Posts The King of Fighters: Destiny Episode 6

It's Thursday once again, and that means SNK has uploaded another episode of The King of Fighters: Destiny on Youtube! Episode 6 is titled "Queens Team" and features KOF's classic Women's Team featuring Yuri Sakazaki, Mai Shiranui and King. The ladies even throw down in their very own hard-hitting fight scene.

September 7th, 2017
TEKKEN 7 Worldwide Character Usage & Rank Charts for PS4/PC

TEKKEN 7 has been out worldwide for a little over 3 months. A Reddit user by the name of "Bloodywala" has created some very interesting player charts which compile every active player's rank and their characters used on Playstation 4 and PC. All data was taken from the TEKKEN 7 online ranked leaderboards as of August 30th. Another interesting fact shown in these charts is that the Playstation 4 competitive player base (95,420) is almost twice as big as the PC player base (54,269).

September 6th, 2017
Injustice 2 September Update Patch Notes

WB Games have posted the official patch notes for Injustice 2's September update, which is now available for download. The update includes general gameplay fixes, stage specific fixes, and character specific changes. New gear and shaders were also added, with "legendary" now the highest tiered items that can be collected. Once again, Black Manta arrives September 12th as a DLC character. Head over to WBGames.com for the full patch notes.  (Source: WBGames)
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