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July 21st, 2018
Over 12 Minutes of Voldo Soul Calibur VI Gameplay, Character Breakdown Video from IGN

This morning, IGN posted several Soul Calibur VI videos from San Diego Comic-Con 2018. The new gameplay videos show us tons of footage of returning series veteran, Voldo, who was just announced yesterday. We also get to have a closer look at other recently revealed characters, Talim and Yoshimitsu, in some pretty solid match videos! IGN also posted a "full character breakdown" video for Voldo.

July 20th, 2018
Voldo Announced for Soul Calibur VI, Official Trailer & Screenshots

One of the freakiest characters of the fighting game universe is back... Voldo, the "Hell Guardian" has been confirmed as a playable fighter in Soul Calibur VI. Check out Voldo's new appearance and new moves in his official Soul Calibur VI reveal trailer from Bandai Namco. Voldo's official character artwork, screenshots, and other details will be arriving shortly. [UPDATE] Over 10 HD screenshots, high-res character artwork, and Voldo's character bio was added to the article.

July 20th, 2018
New SNK Heroines: Tag Team Frenzy Trailer Previews Storyline, Gameplay & Customization

SNK released a new trailer for SNK Heroines: Tag Team Frenzy. The 3-minute trailer shows new gameplay systems, runs over the game's storyline and character roster, previews Customization mode and Photo mode, and outlines some of its online features. SNK Heroines: Tag Team Frenzy comes to PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch on September 7th, 2018.

July 20th, 2018
Ryu Joins The Power Rangers in Power Rangers: Legacy Wars, Live Action Short Film Announced

Ryu from Street Fighter has done a lot of things in his 30 year career... but one thing he hasn't done (until now), is become a Power Ranger. Revealed at San Diego Comic-Con 2018, the "Ryu Ranger" is coming soon to the mobile game Power Rangers: Legacy Wars as a playable character. Not only that, but a short live action film by Bat in The Sun titled Power Rangers Legacy Wars: Street Fighter Showdown is coming this Fall. Check out the official Ryu Ranger teaser trailer and official artwork.
 

July 20th, 2018
Base Form Goku & Vegeta Headed to Dragon Ball FighterZ

If you thought Dragon Ball FighterZ didn't already have more than enough versions of Goku and Vegeta (first of all, you have a very unpopular opinion), but Arc System Works has you covered anyway. "Base form" Goku and Vegeta have been confirmed as DLC for DBFZ, and V-Jump magazine has provided a first look at the iconic fighters. This version of Goku is known for his "Kaio-Ken" and Super Spirit Bomb, while base form Vegeta brings his Galick Gun and Galaxy Breaker.

July 16th, 2018
Haggar, Cody & Guy Confront Mad Gear in "The Broken Gear: A Final Fight Film"

The Game Basement Productions released a fan film based on Capcom's iconic series, Final Fight... and it's actually worth a watch. "The Broken Gear" features UFC and pro-wrestling legend, Don Frye, as Mayor Mike Haggar... possibly the best casting of all time. The actors who play Guy and Cody also know a thing or two about how to throw punches and kicks, making for a very watchable 30-minute martial arts flick.

July 15th, 2018
Under Night In-Birth Exe:Late[st] is Coming to Steam on August 20th, 2018

Back in February 2018, Under Night In-Birth Exe:Late[st] released on PS4, PS3, and PS Vita. Arc System Works just announced that the Steam version will arrive on August 20th, 2018 in the West (August 21st in Japan). If the price point is the same as on consoles, the Steam version of the title should cost around $50. UNIST features a nice variety of modes, 20 playable characters, and very accessible (yet difficult to master) 2D gameplay.   (Source: Steam)

July 11th, 2018
Pullum & Vulcano Announced for FEXL as Free DLC + Arcade Mode / Return to Training Option

Good news for players who picked up Fighting EX Layer on PS4. Arika officially confirmed Pullum Purna and Vulcano Rosso as playable characters in FEXL (and released new HD images of both characters). Even better news... Arika plans to release both characters as FREE DLC! Release dates & further details will be revealed at EVO 2018. Arika also mentioned that Arcade Mode (Ver 0.80) and an option to return to Training Mode after connecting to an Online Match will be added to the game soon! 

July 8th, 2018
Launch Trailer for Pocket Rumble, Indie 2D Fighter Inspired by Neo Geo Pocket Classics

Pocket Rumble is now available for download on Nintendo Switch eShop (for a reasonable $10). If you haven't heard of Pocket Rumble, it's a 2D sprite-based fighter that takes heavy inspiration from iconic titles that made their names on Neo Geo Pocket Color in 1999-2000, including SNK Vs. Capcom: Match of the Millennium... a true cult classic. Nintendo posted the launch trailer for Pocket Rumble, which shows off all 8 its charming 8-bit style characters.

July 7th, 2018
High Level Soul Calibur VI Gameplay Roundup

While new Soul Calibur VI gameplay is easy to come by, there haven't been a whole lot of videos featuring "high-level" players on the controls. This not only makes a big difference on how much new information experienced players gain from watching the videos, but can also affect how fun the game looks in general, to players of all levels. Here's a roundup of "competitive" SC6 footage from CEO 2018 featuring Kenny Omega & Alex Jebailey, along with videos by KayaneTV and Top French Soul Calibur players.

July 6th, 2018
Mui Mui Joins SNK Heroines: Tag Team Frenzy

SNK revealed the latest female combatant to enter the world of SNK Heroines: Tag Team Frenzy. Mui Mui, who debuted in The King of Fighters XIV, will make her way to the mysterious mansion where an all-girls tournament is set to take place. Mui Mui's 20-second gameplay reveal trailer provides a quick glimpse at her in-game character model and new alternate costumes.

July 6th, 2018
Skullgirls 2nd Encore is Coming to Nintendo Switch

During Anime Expo 2018, Lab Zero announced that Skullgirls is on the way to Nintendo Switch. No other details or release dates were provided, but the Switch port will be the latest version of the game, Skullgirls 2nd Encore. This version includes 14 characters and 18 stages, along with Story, Challenge, Survival, and Trial modes. [UPDATE] Check out the official trailer for the Switch version of Skullgirls: 2nd Encore. Both physical and digital releases confirmed. 

July 5th, 2018
Soul Calibur VI Talim Reveal Trailer, Artwork, Screenshots & Official Character Bio

Today, series veteran and Talim has been confirmed for Soul Calibur VI. The dual tonfa-wielding "wind priestess" returns to her roots with her Wind Sault/Charmer stances from previous iterations - with new transitions and tools at her disposal. Check out Talim's official character reveal trailer, full-resolution artwork by Takuji Kawano, HD screenshots, and official storyline from Bandai Namco.

July 4th, 2018
Fighting EX Layer Announcement Near EVO '18, Arcade Mode & Other Updates Could Be Coming Soon

Similarly to SFV back in 2016, Arika's Fighting EX Layer has launched in a pretty "bare bones" state. While that doesn't stop the game from being fun (since netplay works fairly well), early adopters are hoping for the addition of features like Arcade Mode, Vs. CPU mode, and an automatic return to Training Mode after an online match. Thankfully, it looks like updates will be rolling out soon. Arika's Mihara-san recently said on Twitter that he'd like to announce something "around EVO 2018". 

June 28th, 2018
Fighting EX Layer Released on PS4, Launch Trailer

What began as an April Fools joke last year has evolved into a new (yet nostalgic) 2.5D fighting game. Arika has released Fighting EX Layer on PlayStation 4 as a digital title, with "Light" $39.99 and "Standard" $59.99 versions currently available for purchase. DLC color packs are also live for several characters, ranging from $4.99 to $9.99 each. To celebrate the release of FEXL, Arika uploaded a launch trailer for the game.

June 28th, 2018
Blade Strangers Heads West August 28th, Release Date Announce Trailer, Game Modes Details

Nicalis announced that Blade Strangers is coming westward on August 28th, 2018 (two days before the Japanese release). The indie crossover 2D fighter will offer a traditional and streamlined 4-button control scheme, aiming to attract both casual and experienced fighting game players. Confirmed modes, include: Story, Arcade, Challenge, Survival, Versus, Online, Tutorial, Training, and more. Nicalis also uploaded a new release date announcement trailer.

June 27th, 2018
The King of Fighters Collection: Orochi Saga Now Available on PlayStation 4

Out of the blue, SNK released The King of Fighters Collection: Orochi Saga on PlayStation 4 for $14.99. Originally released on PS2 over a decade ago, this compilation package includes the first 5 games of the series: KOF '94 through KOF '98. The port is still based on the PS2 version, which includes Color Edit mode and the Arrange soundtrack option. On Youtube, SNK uploaded a 2-minute trailer for the PS4 release of KOF Collection: Orochi Saga.

June 23rd, 2018
Nearly 1 Hour of New Soul Calibur 6 Gameplay

Veteran Soul Calibur players across the globe are gearing up for what's looking to be the best competitive Soul Calibur game since arguably the pinnacle of the series, SC2. The gameplay of SC6 looks fast and furious, with enticing new mechanics aiming to please both players and spectators. While we patiently wait for the October 2018 release, let's take a look at over 20 mins of HD gameplay the E3 build - which contains 13 playable characters & 9 stages.
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