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October 17th, 2017
18 Premium Costumes Coming to MVC: Infinite Today

18 premium costumes will become available in Marvel VS Capcom: Infinite later today. Capcom announced the MVC: Infinite Premium Costume Pass, which will contain 30 costumes for $29.99 (18 of which releasing today). Individual costumes will retail for $3.99, and several costume packs containing 6 costumes each will cost $11.99. Head over to Capcom Unity for images of the new MVCI costumes and costume packs. Black Panther, Sigma, and Monster Hunter also join MVCI today as DLC characters.  (Source: Capcom)

October 15th, 2017
Zeku Joins Street Fighter V October 24th, Reveal Trailer & Alternate Costumes

As previous rumors and speculations suggested... Guy's former master, Zeku, will make his fighting game debut as Street Fighter V's final DLC character in Season 2. Capcom released Zeku's reveal trailer early this morning at South East Asia Major 2017. Zeku uses a variety of speedy ninja tricks and raw martial arts techniques, and has the ability to "transform" into his younger self during gameplay. His transformation move curiously has him looking a bit like Strider Hiryu. Zeku joins SFV's roster on October 24th.

October 15th, 2017
BlazBlue Cross Tag Battle Announced for PS4, Switch & PC, Trailer Reveals Rachel, Hazama & Weiss Schnee

Arc System Works dropped a new trailer for Blazblue Cross Tag Battle at RTX London 2017. The trailer confirms BlazBlue's Rachel Alucard and Hazama, along with RWBY's Weiss Schnee as playable characters. The trailer also officially confirms the platforms Blazblue Cross Tag Battle will appear on, those being Playstation 4, Nintendo Switch and PC.

October 14th, 2017
The King of Fighters: Destiny Episode 10

SNK has uploaded the tenth episode of The King of Fighters: Destiny on Youtube. Episode 10 is a side story featuring Benimaru Nikaido. Like the Geese Howard side story before it, this episode primarily uses 2D artwork to tell the story. "No one could stand a chance against Benimaru until he met Kyo. Benimaru begs Kyo for a re-match before mysterious men in black suddenly surround Kyo. The men confront and attack Kyo in front of Benimaru. How will Benimaru react to this unexpected brawl!?"

October 14th, 2017
Mortal Kombat 25th Anniversary Video

The official Mortal Kombat Youtube channel recently uploaded a video to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the iconic fighting franchise. Developers Ed Boon, Dan Forden, Tony Coskie, Steve Beran, Carlos Pesina, and John Vogel appear in the video and reminisce about the rise of Mortal Kombat's popularity and the undeniable effect that it had on pop culture.

October 11th, 2017
TEKKEN 7 Console Sales Surpass 2 Million Copies

Replying to a fan on Twitter, TEKKEN producer Katsuhiro Harada confirmed TEKKEN 7 has surpassed two million copies sold on console. Considering the current demographic of gaming as a whole, and the fact that arcades no longer exist in most places, a fighting game selling 2 million copies in 3 months is quite an achievement. For comparison's sake, Street Fighter V has moved only 1.7 million units since February 2016. Bandai Namco noted that TEKKEN 7 is on track to reach their target of 2.1m by the end of 2017.

October 5th, 2017
Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition Coming January 16th, Features Arcade Mode, Extra Battle & More

Capcom announced Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition, a free update to their flagship 2D fighter containing new content, including: Arcade Mode, Extra Battle, Bonus Stages, New UI, Gallery, and a second V-Trigger for every fighter. Capcom kept their promise that you'll "only need 1 disc to enjoy all future SFV content," as Arcade Edition will arrive as a free in-game update for all current players on January 16th, 2018. SFV: Arcade Edition will also be available as a standalone new title for $39.99. Visit Capcom Unity for screenshots, details, and more.  (Source: Capcom Unity)

October 4th, 2017
Marvel VS Capcom: Infinite Black Panther and Sigma Gameplay Reveal Trailer

Today, Capcom uploaded a new gameplay trailer showing DLC characters Black Panther and Sigma in gameplay. Sigma, Black Panther, and Monster Hunter join MVCI on October 17th along with each of their premium costumes. Players who picked up the 2017 Character Pass will automatically receive Black Panther, Sigma, Monster Hunter, Winter Soldier, Black Widow, and Venom when they become available. Individually, each DLC fighter will be priced at $7.99 and comes with a premium costume.

October 4th, 2017
Leaked Gameplay Video of Ruby Rose in Blazblue Cross Tag Battle

Arc System Works is expected to show a new demo of Blazblue Cross Tag Battle at this weekend's New York Comic-Con 2017 (October 5th-8th). On Twitter, @graymartigan of RoosterTeeth appears to have gotten his hands on the new demo early and posted a short gameplay video. The new gameplay footage shows Ruby Rose in action for the first time.

October 4th, 2017
The Atom Revealed for Injustice 2 in Teaser Trailer

Warner Bros and NetherRealm Studios released a new teaser trailer for the next DLC character coming to Injustice 2, The Atom. If you're not familiar with the character, here's a short bio of The Atom: "Physics prodigy Ryan Choi took on the mantle of the Atom when his mentor - and original Atom - Ray Palmer mysteriously disappeared. Now armed with quantum shrinking technology, Ryan will use the subatomic power of the quantum bio-belt to seek out his lost friend and further the fight for justice."

October 3rd, 2017
Thunder God Raiden Joins Injustice 2 Today

Weeks before Injustice 2 launched, a character silhouette of Mortal Kombat's Raiden was teased in an image advertising future DLC character packs. So it didn't come as much of a surprise when Raiden was officially announced a few weeks ago... but the day has come for the iconic thunder god (in his weirdly superhero-esk getup) to join Injustice 2's roster. Players who own the special editions or Fighter Packs #2 can use him now. Raiden becomes available for purchase October 8th for $5.99 and comes with a Black Lightning Premium Skin. Check out Raiden's gameplay trailer.

September 28th, 2017
The King of Fighters: Destiny Episode 9 is Live

For the ninth week in a row, SNK has released a new episode of their 3D animated series, The King of Fighters: Destiny. In "Episode 9 - Secret", Terry sneaks out from the KOF announcement event and successfully infiltrates Geese Tower. He witnesses a dreadful experiment in the basement of the tower. Meanwhile Geese discovers the truth behind Terry's past and gives an "order" to Angelina.

September 25th, 2017
Cammy's Classic England Stage, New Halloween Costumes & Music DLC Coming to SFV Tomorrow

Street Fighter V will receive a pretty big update tomorrow (Tuesday, Sept. 25th). For starters, a revamped version of Cammy's iconic Street Fighter 2 stage will become available for 70,000 Fight Money or $3.99. A slew of new Halloween costumes, plus school & vacation costumes, will also be added for several characters. Additionally, new Background Music DLC packs will hit SFV's Shop as well - featuring classic tunes from past Street Fighter games. Head over to Capcom Unity's blog for screenshots and additional details.   (Source: Capcom Unity)

September 24th, 2017
Dragon Ball FighterZ Yamcha & Tien Shinhan Trailers

Bandai Namco and Arc System Works released short but sweet gameplay trailers for the latest playable characters to be officially revealed in Dragon Ball FighterZ , Yamcha and Tien Shinhan. Each gameplay trailer is only 30 seconds long, but shows the first footage of the newly revealed fighters.

September 22nd, 2017
Doctrine Dark Confirmed for Arika's Secretive Fighting Game in Teaser Trailer

In the form of a new teaser trailer, Arika confirmed the return of yet another character who hasn't appeared in a fighting game since the Street Fighter EX days. The psychotic solider, Doctrine Dark, will be reimagined in Arika's mysterious fighting game project (which still doesn't have an official title, but one of these days we'll be happy to tell you what the game is called). In the 16-second teaser trailer, D. Dark dons a familiar appearance but appears to have upgraded his attire with some cybernetic armor of sorts.

September 21st, 2017
The King of Fighters: Destiny Continues with Episode 8

SNK uploaded the latest episode of the 3D animated series The King of Fighters: Destiny on Youtube. In "Episode 8 - Reception", Fighters come together for the KOF announcement event. Veteran KOF icons such as: Athena, Kensou, Chin, Chang, and Choi also make their first appearance. Several future fight scenes are also teased in this episode.

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, Patch Notes

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. The official full patch notes are now live on Tekken.com.   (Source: eu.Tekken.com)

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.
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