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May 4th, 2016
Guilty Gear Xrd -REVELATOR- "Let's Rock!" Edition Includes CD Soundtrack and Actual Records

If you're a fan of Guilty Gear soundtracks, your holy grail may have just arrived. The GGXrd -REVELATOR- "Let's Rock" editions for PS4 & PS3 include some unique musical items, such as actual red vinyl records with art sleeves, a CD soundtrack, Daisuke Ishiwatari's Soundlive 2014 recording, plus an official artbook. You can now pre-order the PS4 version on Rice digital for $99.99 or the PS3 version for $94.99.

May 1st, 2016
The King of Fighters 2000 Coming to PS4 May 3rd

The Last Blade 2 isn't the only SNK fighting game coming to Playstation 4 this month. The King of Fighters 2000 will become available through PSN in North America next Tuesday (May 3rd) as a "PS2 Classic". The release includes Trophy Support and will cost $9.99. KOF 2000 was arguably best known for its Active Striker system, granting players a 4th team member who can perform an assist attack at any time.

April 29th, 2016
Mysterious NeoGeo Fighting Game Discovered is No Longer a Mystery, Game's Creator Found

A few weeks back, you might've heard some folks talking about an unknown, unfinished fighting game that was discovered on an old Neo Geo test board. Well, it didn't take long for the creator of that game to be found, and now we have some solid facts about this mystery fighter. The game was going to be called "Dragon's Heaven" and was created by Kengo Asai (Last Blade, Voltage Fighter Gowcaiser).

April 28th, 2016
TFG's KOF XIV Character Portrait Gallery is Live

TFG Webmaster here... I'm always looking to add new image galleries to TFG's vast collection of game profiles. Along with adding new art galleries for classic titles, I try to create galleries for new/unreleased games as soon as possible to showcase the "entire sets" of official artwork. With that said, KOF XIV's character portrait gallery is now live, featuring every character announced to date! P.S. All KOF14 TFG character profiles are now online! 

April 28th, 2016
16 Minutes of King of Fighters XIV Gameplay From SNK Press Conference in Japan

While we've seen plenty of KOF XIV trailers the past few months, there hasn't been a whole lot of high quality "raw" gameplay footage available... but that's about to change. Today, SNK held a KOF XIV press conference event at Esports Square in Akihabara, Tokyo featuring the most recent playable build. Orochinagi uploaded a 16-minute gameplay video along with the latest KOF XIV details.

April 27th, 2016
Guile Joins Street Fighter V on April 28th

Capcom announced that Guile, the newest DLC fighter for Street Fighter V, will make his debut on April 28th (7pm PST/10pm EST) in North America. Guile will Flash Kick his way to Europe a day later on April 29th (2am GMT). To recap, check out Guile's reveal trailer, screens & details, plus over an hour of gameplay footage. Fans can purchase Guile and his classic SF2 stage with in-game Fight Money.

April 26th, 2016
SNK Playmore Changes Company Name Back to "SNK" With Classic Slogan, "The Future is Now"

There are very few game company slogans as immediately recognizable as SNK's "The Future is Now", which became iconic in 1990's arcades. Back in 2001, SNK was taken over by Playmore, only to change to "SNK Playmore" 2 years later. Now in 2016, SNKP's official twitter just announced that the company name will come full circle, returning simply to "SNK" and restoring "The Future is Now" as its official slogan! This can only be a sign of good things to come...  (Source: SNK Official Twitter)

April 25th, 2016
Full Length King of Fighters XIV Trailer Reveals 15 New Characters, Release Date & More

After releasing 12 "teaser" trailers since September 2015, SNK has finally released a full length trailer for The King of Fighters XIV. This isn't some "compilation" trailer either... it actually reveals the full 50-character select screen, offering a look at all the teams! The trailer also shows off new stages & new modes, and confirms the official release date! KOF 14 hits PS4 in North America on August 23, 2016.

April 24th, 2016
Killer Instinct Season 3 - Mira Official Trailer

Killer Instinct Season 3's latest newcomer, the female vampire known as Mira, now has an official trailer. The new trailer provides a close look at Mira and some of her in-game abilities. She also declares Maya as her sister in the trailer. Mira will become available in Killer Instinct Season 3 sometime this month.

April 22nd, 2016
Harada Says New TEKKEN 7: Fated Retribution Content is Coming in The Next Update

Bandai Namco Entertainment America uploaded a video interview featuring TEKKEN producer Katsuhiro Harada and designer Michael Murray. Harada begins by mentioning TEKKEN 7: FR's positive feedback from Final Round 19, and reminds everyone that the title is still a work in progress. He elaborates that new Rage Arts, new characters, and other new content will be added to the game in the next update.

April 21st, 2016
9-Minute GGXrd -REVELATOR- Trailer Shows off PS4/PS3 Version Modes & Characters

Today, Arc System Works uploaded a brand new Japanese trailer for the upcoming PS4/PS3 versions of Guilty Gear Xrd -REVELATOR-. The trailer clocks in at 9 minutes long and runs through some of the game's exclusive console version modes, such as: Tutorial, Story, M.O.M., and new Online Battle Lobbies. GGXrd -REVELATOR- hits North America on June 7th and Europe on June 10th.

April 21st, 2016 
Over an Hour of SFV Guile Gameplay Footage

If you're excited about Guile's return to Street Fighter V, get a jump on his updated playstyle with over an hour of gameplay footage! Capcom Fighters posted a complete WSO stream archive showing Guile in all his glory. You'll also get a look at Guile's story costume based on his classic look, plus all 10 of his default colors.

April 20th, 2016
Melty Blood: AACC Now Available on Steam

Originally released in 2002, Melty Blood is a Doujin 2D fighter developed by Type-Moon and French-Bread. The third update to the title, Actress Again, was released in Japan in 2008 on Sega Naomi hardware and PS2. Melty Blood: Actress Again Current Code is an arcade port of the PS2 version, and finally sees an official North American release through Steam, today! Check out the Steam version trailer and more details.

April 19th, 2016
The Last Blade 2 Hits PS4 & PS Vita on May 24th

One of SNK's most highly acclaimed 2D fighters is coming to Playstation 4 & Playstation Vita, complete with online multiplayer and cross play on May 24th. The developers, Code Mystics, promise "pixel perfect emulation" and smooth netplay. A bonus PS4 & PS Vita theme will also be given to all players who purchase the game. Now check out the new trailer for the PS4/Vita version!

April 19th, 2016
First 4 Figures TEKKEN 5 King 1:4 Statue Preview, Pre-orders Now Live

Video game statue creators, First 4 Figures, have opened pre-orders on their TEKKEN 5 King 1:4 scale statue this afternoon. There are 2 versions of the statue, TEKKEN 5 King (blue pants) and TEKKEN 5: DR King (black pants). Each comes in 2 editions: regular and exclusive (which comes with a wrestling ring themed base). Check out some preview images and read additional details of this awesome TEKKEN statue.

April 18th, 2016
Street Fighter V Guile Official Trailer, Screenshots, Artwork, Details + April Update News

Capcom has unveiled the first look at Street Fighter V's next free DLC fighter, Guile. The classic Airbase stage from SF2 will also be returning in SFV as the game's first DLC stage. Check out the official trailer, along with screenshots, artwork, and videos featuring Guile on his iconic stage. Also read up on Guile's revamped moveset and new details on SFV's April update, all while you listen to Guile's new SFV theme!

April 18th, 2016
Pop Culture Shock Street Fighter V Ryu 1:3 Statue Preview, Pre-orders Go Live Today

Pop Culture Shock Toys is back with another massive Street Fighter statue. This monster Ryu statue is 1:3 scale standing 29" inches tall, weighing in at 30 lbs, and will set you back a hefty $899.99. There are 3 versions of this Ryu statue: Normal Ryu, Battle Ryu (SFV costume) and Evil Ryu. Each version is limited to 350 units. Check out some preview photos and additional details. Pre-orders go live today at 3pm PST.

April 14th, 2016
12th KOF XIV Teaser Trailer Confirms Mai Shiranui & Newcomer Ninja, Banderas Hattori

It's Thursday again and you know what that means... a new King of Fighters XIV teaser trailer is live! This time, KOF veteran kunoichi Mai Shiranui returns and is confronted by Banderas Hattori, a ninja himself, who wants Mai to be his teacher. Mai refers to him as a "fake ninja" in the trailer and doesn't seem too impressed. On a side note, Banderas appears to have a few special moves based on Samurai Shodown ninjas.
 

April 14th, 2016
Blazblue: Central Fiction Announced For PS4/PS3, Adds New Character "Es" From Xblaze

Arc System Works has officially announced Blazblue: Central Fiction for PS4 and PS3. The arcade roster will be joined by a new character for the console version, Es from Xblaze. This makes 5 new characters total for the new installment. Famitsu magazine also revealed the first screenshots of Central Fiction on console, featuring the new girl (Es), plus images of the console version main menu & story mode.
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