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December 6th, 2021
DNF Duel "Ranger" Class Gameplay Trailer

Arc System Works just released the fifth character reveal trailer for Dungeon Fighter Duel. A versatile gunslinger, the "Ranger" class of DNF Duel demonstrates a portion of his moveset in the latest gameplay trailer. "The outlaw of the wastelands" shows off several gunslinging techniques which are comparable to the likes of Dante from Marvel Vs. Capcom 3, but Ranger definitely has his own style.

December 6th, 2021
Rollback Netcode Update Coming to BlazBlue: Central Fiction and BlazBlue Cross Tag Battle

Moments before the announcement of Baiken's return to Guilty Gear -STRIVE-, Arc System Works made another surprise announcement regarding a series we haven't seen in the spotlight in a while. BlazBlue: Central Fiction and BlazBlue Cross Tag Battle will both receive a Rollback Netcode enhancement on PlayStation 4 and Steam to upgrade online play. A public beta test for BBCF begins today on Steam!

December 5th, 2021
Baiken Revealed as Guilty Gear STRIVE's 4th DLC Character

To close out CEO 2021 following the conclusion of the Guilty Gear STRIVE grand finals, a new teaser trailer from Arc System Works confirmed Baiken will return to the series as the fourth DLC character of Season Pass 1. Baiken's early reveal trailer doesn't show any gameplay yet, but does preview a new (and very fitting) Japan stage and some of her in-game cinematics.

December 5th, 2021
Next Skullgirls Character Revealed, New Umbrella Gameplay

During finals day of CEO 2021 this Sunday, Autumn Games dropped a new trailer for Skullgirls: 2nd Encore showing off brand new gameplay of upcoming DLC character Umbrella. The new trailer shows a nearly-finished version of Umbrella, detailing her gameplay style and "feeding Hungern" gimmick. The very end of the trailer reveals the next Skullgirls DLC character coming in 2022, Black Dahlia.

December 5th, 2021
Incredible Street Fighter III: 3rd Strike Fan Animation

Street Fighter III: 3rd Strike is an immortal and timelessly influential title in fighting game history. Some consider it the peak of 2D fighting games. Not only for its deep technical gameplay and memorable characters, but its brilliant and refined animation quality. A 2D animator who goes by "Kathan" just posted a gorgeous animation tribute to SFIII: 3rd Strike and... it's a MUST WATCH.

December 4th, 2021
Virtua Fighter 5: Ultimate Showdown x Yakuza Collaboration Costumes Arrive December 7th

Sega announced a new DLC pack coming to Virtua Fighter 5: Ultimate Showdown featuring collaboration costumes from the Yakuza series. The new content includes 19 Yakuza-inspired costumes, 20 BGM tracks from the Yakuza series, 650 other customization items, and more for a modest $9.99. Sega released a new trailer today announcing the new Yakuza collaboration content.

December 4th, 2021
DNF Duel Striker Character Gameplay Trailer

The fourth character reveal trailer for Arc System Works' next 2D fighting game Dungeon Fighter Duel debuted today, December 4th. An agile and speedy female martial artist of the "Striker" class shows off her sharp techniques in the latest DNF Duel gameplay trailer.

December 3rd, 2021
SNK Heroines Tag Team Frenzy Female Terry Bogard Kotobukiya Statue Coming in 2023, KOF '98 Mai Shiranui Preview

"Female Terry Bogard," a character from 2018's SNK Heroines Tag Team Frenzy is officially getting the Kotobukiya statue treatment! The "Fatal Cutie" is coming to Kotobukiya's Bishoujo statue line sometime in 2023, and we have brand new official artwork from Shunya Yamashita as an early preview of what the statue will look like.

December 2nd, 2021
DNF Duel Grappler Character Gameplay Trailer

The third character reveal trailer for Arc System Works' next 2D fighting game Dungeon Fighter Duel has been released. Master of the Black Pearl Ring martial arts, the "Grappler" class shows off a variety of shoto-like techniques in the latest 38-second gameplay trailer for DNF Duel.

November 30th, 2021
KOF 15 "Omega Edition" Physical Collectors Edition Announced

Publishers Koch Media announced a physical Collectors Edition for The King of Fighters XV on Twitter today. KOF15 "Omega Edition" includes the following content: a 119-page artbook, soundtrack CD, 3 lithographs, special slipcase, Team Pass 1 DLC, Terry & Leona costumes DLC, and a physical copy of the game (PS5, PS4, or Xbox). Take a look at the official promo image of KOF15 Omega Edition, inside:

November 30th, 2021
DNF Duel Inquisitor Character Gameplay Trailer

Today, Arc System Works and Nexon revealed the second character-focused gameplay trailer for Dungeon Fighter Duel. Known as "the enforcer of divine punishment," the Inquisitor is a female warrior who wields a massive battle axe and uses fire-based special attacks. 

November 29th, 2021
SFV: Champion Edition Luke Release Trailer

The fifth and final DLC character for Street Fighter V: Champion Edition, Luke, is now available for download on PlayStation Network and Steam. In case you haven't gotten the chance to try him out yet, Luke's release trailer provides full demonstration of his moveset, including his basic combos, V-Skills, V-Triggers, Critical Art, and more.

November 28th, 2021
Guilty Gear -STRIVE- Happy Chaos Starter Guide

Tonight, Arc System Works posted the official starter guide video for Guilty Gear STRIVE's 18th combatant who joins the roster on November 30th, Happy Chaos. A gunslinger with a variety of long-range tools, Happy Chaos's moveset shares some similarities with another gun-user from the series, Elphelt.  In addition to the Tension gauge, Happy Chaos players will also have to manage two other meters: Ammo and Concentration.

November 27th, 2021
Lilith Aensland Darkstalkers Kotobukiya Bishoujo Statue Preview

Joining Morrigan Aensland and Felicia, Lilith was confirmed by Kotobukiya as the third character statue of their 2021-2022 Darkstalkers / Vampire Bishoujo series. Check out a preview of the statue inside, which will be based on the beautiful design and artwork by Shunya Yamashita. Also, pre-orders for Kotobukiya's previously-revealed Felicia statue are now live!

November 26th, 2021
DNF Duel Berserker Character Gameplay Trailer

Last week, publisher Nexon shared the second official gameplay trailer for upcoming Arc System Works-developed 2D fighter, Dungeon Fighter Duel. The first-ever character-based gameplay trailer for DNF Duel has now been released, showing some additional gameplay and highlighting the "Berserker" class. "The Berserker overpowers his foes with the energy of his own lifeblood."

November 20th, 2021
Fighters Gen Podcast - Episode 9: TEKKENOLOGY Part III

Hi guys, TFG Webmaster here. The Fighters Generation Podcast (Episode 9) is now available on Patreon! In Part III of my "TEKKENOLOGY" series, I pick up from the previous episode where I covered the innovative technology introduced by the TEKKEN 5 / TEKKEN 5: Dark Resurrection arcade machine. TEKKEN 6 was an influential game in its own right, and an important stepping stone in the series.

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