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September 3rd, 2015
4 New Characters & Stage Coming to MKX in 2016

Yesterday, Ed Boon teased a reveal of sorts for new Mortal Kombat X DLC content. Turns out, the reveal is just another teaser... but Mr. Boon did confirm that 4 new fighters and 1 new stage is planned for MKX in the first half of 2016. This image showing 4 silhouettes may (or may not) give an accurate hint at future MKX DLC characters. Possible returns would include: Baraka, Sindel, Rain & Bo Rai Cho... but lately Ed has been obsessed with Xenomorph from Alien (on Twitter), so who knows.

September 3rd, 2015
Soul Calibur: Lost Swords Will End Service Nov. 30th

One of the strangest and most unnecessary fighting game spin-offs of all time, Soul Calibur: Lost Swords, will be ending its service on November 30th. (And good riddance... because a 1-player free-to-play fighting game based around micro-transactions never made any sense.) Before it ends, the game will host a "farewell event" between Sept. 16th-30th. Hopefully, this will be the first step in getting the Soul Calibur series back on track. How about some Soul Calibur 6?

September 1st, 2015
SFV R. Mika Gameplay Videos From PAX 2015

Now that this past weekend's PAX 2015 is behind us, we've compiled the best Street Fighter V Rainbow Mika gameplay clips from the show floor, including gameplay from Capcom's Peter "Combofiend" Rosas and Gootecks. Also have a listen to R. Mika's full speech from her V-Skill (and see its crazy power-enhancing effects). And for a rundown of R. Mika's V-Trigger and general playstyle, see our previous article from when she was announced.

August 31st, 2015
Screenshots of Street Fighter V's First Alternate Costumes, Collector's Edition Details

Today, Capcom unveiled 8 HD screenshots showing Street Fighter 5's first alternate costumes for Ryu, Chun-Li, M. Bison and Cammy. The new costumes are currently promoting SFV pre-orders for the following retailers: Amazon, Best Buy, PSN & Gamestop (with each retailer offering 1 exclusive costume). It's likely that all 4 costumes will be available for purchase via PSN, but for now... the only way to obtain them is through pre-ordering.

August 29th, 2015
Mortal Kombat X Cancelled For Xbox 360, PS3

While PS3 & Xbox 360 ports of MKX were planned and announced for 2015, the last-gen versions have officially been cancelled due to quality standards. "After months of development, Warner Bros. has come to the regrettable conclusion that we cannot release MKX for PS3 and Xbox 360. Our teams worked diligently to meet the quality standards set by the current-gen versions," said a Warner Bros. community admin. That said, if you pre-ordered a last-gen version of MKX, get a refund... and a PS4. 

August 28th, 2015
R. Mika SFV Promotional Card / Vine, Movelist

After yesterday's super hype announce trailer & screenshots for the return of Rainbow Mika, today, Capcom released the "7 colored bomber's" promotional SFV trading card and 7-second vine video. Someone also managed to grab a photo of R. Mika's full movelist (complete with move names) from the PAX '15 floor today.

August 27th, 2015
R. Mika Announced For Street Fighter 5! Trailer, Artwork, Screenshots & V-Trigger Details

The famed female wrestler from Street Fighter Alpha 3 will make her epic return in Street Fighter V! Capcom released R. Mika's reveal trailer this morning, along with her SFV character artwork and 16 HD screenshots! Ladies and gentlemen... GET HYPE, BECAUSE R. MIKA SAID SOOOOOOO! Also read up on R. Mika's V-Trigger details and playstyle!

August 26th, 2015
SFV Worldwide Beta Test Returns August 28th

With the original SFV beta test (last month) having major connectivity issues, Capcom has kept their promise of a 5 day worldwide beta test. The official beta test will return on August 28th at 4:00pm PDT and run through September 2nd. On Capcom Unity Today, Peter Rosas stated "Outside of the servers being shut down for periodic maintenance, we expect everything to run continuously throughout the entire five day beta period."
(Source: Capcom Unity)

August 25th, 2015
GGXrd -REVELATOR- Hits Japanese Arcades, In-Game Player Vote Will Determine New Characters

The sequel to GGXrd -SIGN-, Guilty Gear Xrd -REVELATOR- releases in Japanese arcades today! While the sequel already features 3 new fighters, Arc System Works announced they will be holding a character vote (through an in-game method on the arcade version) to determine the next playable character for -REVELATOR-. This certainly sounds cool... but unfortunately, it seems players outside of Japan won't be able to participate in the voting.
(Sources: SRK, ARC)

August 25th, 2015
Blazblue: Central Fiction Location Test Videos, First Naoto & Hibiki Gameplay

If you've been waiting for more Blazblue, the first gameplay footage of Central Fiction has arrived. In these location test gameplay videos, check out newcomers Naoto Kurogane & Hibiki Kohaku in action (and played by high-level players). Seasoned players will also notice new moves and balance changes for some of the returning characters.

August 24th, 2015
Stress Test For SFV Beta Hits America This Week

After successful Street Fighter V beta online "stress tests" in Europe & Asia, Capcom will open up the servers in North & South America beginning tomorrow (Tuesday, August 25th) which will run from 4:00pm PDT to 12:00am PDT. The beta will continue on Wednesday (August 26th) during the same time period. After the stress test stage is complete, Capcom will announce the dates & times for the official 5-day worldwide beta test.
(Source: Capcom Unity)

August 23rd, 2015
TFG Banner Contest 2015 Winners Announced!

The 3 winners of TFG's Banner Contest 2015 have been decided.... Congratulations to Ramses, ADTheTribalChild and D-ONE for taking 1ST, 2ND & 3RD in this year's contest!!! Also a big thanks to all participants for supporting the banner contest; you artists keep TFG looking fresh and beautifully badass. Fun Fact: There were banner entries from a total of 8 different countries this year! So thanks to all you world warriors, and I hope to see your return in next year's contest!

August 20th, 2015
Capcom Announces Updated SFV PS4 Beta Plans

Early this morning, Capcom Unity announced the first dates for the "relaunch" of the SFV beta on PS4. The first regional "stress test" will begin in Europe today (16:00-00:00 BST) and continue tomorrow. If all goes well with the European test, Capcom will announce dates & times for North America and Asia, followed by the official global beta test. The global beta test will still take place for the "previously promised 5 days of time"... so the regional stress tests are just an added bonus.

August 19th, 2015
Rash's New Alternate Look in Killer Instinct

The hype is still strong for Battletoads's Rash jumping into KI Season 3 as the series first guest fighter. Players who have access to the new beta can currently choose from either a green or a red version of Rash, but a recent image shows a more detailed skin for the Battletoad (with purple & dark green variants), leading some to believe that his original look may be his "retro" outfit. While Rash is still in development, check out images & video of Rash's new look.

August 15th, 2015
Street Fighter 5 Beta Update Released, Capcom Planning To Relaunch The Beta Program ASAP

Yesterday, Capcom released update file 1.02 and performed an "internal stress test" for the SF5 beta on PS4. The 1.2GB update will improve matchmaking and login when the servers go live. A handful of players were able to connect to the SF5 beta yesterday, but the server didn't stay online for long. Capcom stated that they are working to "relaunch" the SF5 beta as quickly as possible. That said, remember to keep your eye on the official Street Fighter Twitter for updates.

August 15th, 2015
Jam Kuradoberi Announced For GGXrd -REVELATOR-

During Arc Revolution Cup 2015, Arc System Works announced yet another returning veteran for the new installment of Guilty Gear. Jam Kuradoberi will return in GGXrd Revelator, and she'll be launching in the arcade version (very soon) on August 25th. The brand new GGXrd -Revelator- arcade opening movie runs through the entire roster and reveals Jam near the end. Also check out Jam's GGXrd character artwork!

August 14th, 2015
Final Weekend To Enter TFG's 2015 Banner Contest!

TFG's "Create-A-Banner Contest 2015" will finally come to a close next Monday evening, August 17th! That means that this weekend is your last chance to enter, if you have the skillz to create a badass Fighters Generation banner. ;) Once again, the TOP 2 winners will score exclusive, personalized artworks by 2 amazing artists (@JET3000 and @Seeso2D), along with other cool prizes... like cash money. To review, here are the full details of the contest and GOOD LUCK to all who entered!

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