May 5th, 2015
TEKKEN 7 - Complete Video Movelist For Gigas

You might've caught the video movelist demonstrations for all of TEKKEN 7's new characters a couple weeks ago. Today, Japanese Youtuber Kitasenju Gao just added the video movelist for TEKKEN 7's monstrous newcomer, Gigas. Without further ado, check out all of Gigas's moves in order... and yes, he's definitely very different from Craig Marduk. The video also shows off a variety of sample combos.

May 4th, 2015
Official Mortal Kombat X Jason Gameplay Trailer

Friday the 13th's Jason Voorhees is the first DLC character for Mortal Kombat X and will be released May 5th. NetherRealm just dropped the first gameplay trailer for Jason, which still mostly acts like a teaser. However, the trailer shows some of Jason's moves and the various ways he can use his trusty machete. *Warning - Extreme Violence & Gore!* 

May 2nd, 2015
"Vote For The Future of Soul Calibur" in Project Soul's Character Popularity Poll

According to the official Soul Calibur Facebook page: "Project Soul is probably preparing something huge... Stay tuned!" Could it be possible that development has started on a next-gen Soul Calibur title? Before they're announcing anything, Project Soul is holding a "character popularity poll" on Facebook to find out which characters are the most popular with fans. Here's the link to the survey for PC users and here's the link for mobile users. Choose wisely! 

May 1st, 2015
TFG's Banner Contest 2015 Kicks Off Today!

May 1st kicks off TFG's Banner Contest 2015! *Calling all graphic designers, photoshop magicians, and artists!* Simply create a cool "banner" for The Fighters Generation and you could win some awesome prizes, including custom fighting game character artworks from "2" amazing artists: JET3000 & Seeso2D. Along with the custom art, 1st & 2nd Place winners will take home CASH prizes (and more)! If you're interested, check out the FULL DETAILS for the contest and GOOD LUCK!

April 30th, 2015
Skullgirls 2nd Encore To Add Fully-Voiced Story Mode, Challengers & Trials to PS4, Vita Version

This Summer, Skullgirls Encore will be re-released on PS4 & PS Vita as Skullgirls 2nd Encore packing several new features. Firstly, the game's story mode will be fully voiced (the Skullgirls official website also listed all of the voice actors and actresses in the game). Furthermore, 2nd Encore will add Challenge Mode (fight opponents with various battle conditions) and Trials (perform and learn specific character combos, designed to make learning easier).  (Source: Skullgirls.com)

April 30th, 2015
Playstation Network "Golden Week" Sale Features Big Discounts on 2D Fighting Games

In celebration of Japan's Golden Week holiday, a slew of Japan-made games have been discounted, including 2D fighting games! On top of the standard discount, PS+ members will get an even bigger discount. Fighting games featured on the list, include: Under Night In-Birth EXE:Late, Darkstalkers Resurrection, Persona 4 Arena, Skullgirls Encore, Chaos Code, Blazblue: Continuum Shift Extend (Vita) and Arcade Heart 3: Love Max (PS3/Vita). Visit PSN or PS.Blog to see the full list of discounted games.

April 29th, 2015
Late April Fools! Galaga: TEKKEN is a Real Game

On the first of this month, Bandai Namco released a "Galaga Tekken" mash-up video for April Fools. The video features several Tekken characters such as Heihachi, Kazuya, Alisa and Panda in place of the classic Galaga spaceship and alien insects. With only 2 days left of April, the real April Fools joke is that Galaga: Tekken is a REAL GAME coming to Android/iOS on April 30th for free! [UPDATE] Galaga: Tekken is now available on Android/iOS in most regions!

April 29th, 2015
Jason & The Horror Pack Hit Mortal Kombat X May 5th (Early Access), on Sale May 12th

Ed Boon recently confirmed on Twitter that Jason Voorhees will arrive in Mortal Kombat X on May 5th (next Tuesday) for those who purchased the promotional DLC content. Jason will also come packaged with 3 "Horror-themed" skins (for Ermac, Mileena and Reptile). The Horror Pack will later be available for anyone to purchase on Tuesday, May 12th. On a related note, TFG's full review of MKX is currently 70% completed... should be online soon!

April 28th, 2015
Capcom Director Hideaki Itsuno Still Wants to Make New Rival Schools Installment

During this past weekend's Niconico Chokaigi event in Japan, Capcom's Hideaki Itsuno answered a fan question regarding Rival Schools, and made it clear that he hasn't lost inspiration to revive the series. "I've already thought of a new story," Itsuno said, "so please send your requests to Capcom!" Itsuno made a similar statement back in 2013, stating he'd love to make a third installment. While this should be taken with a grain of salt, at least it's a "shred of hope" for Rival Schools fans.

April 28th, 2015
TEKKEN 7 - First Raw Gameplay Footage of Gigas, Color Edit Options & Playstyle Details

Mere hours after his reveal trailer launched, Gigas is now selectable in the arcade version of TEKKEN 7. Early gameplay footage confirms that Gigas has indeed acquired some of Marduk's moves, but his playstyle is entirely different from Marduk's and he has a ton of unique abilities. For starters: Gigas has 2 Power Crushes that he can use to armor through attacks and 'Goliath' stance where he charges his opponents. Also check out Gigas's Color Edit options and learn even more details on his playstyle.

April 27th, 2015
Killer Instinct - Cinder Official Trailer, Aria Teaser

Iron Galaxy just dropped the official trailer for Killing Instinct veteran, Cinder. The new & improved Cinder will become available on April 30th, 2015 for players with "Season 2 Ultra Edition". The 2-minute trailer is actually fully narrated by Cinder himself (whom might seem a bit cockier than you remember). That classic theme song is unforgettable, though. The end of the trailer also teases the next Season 2 DLC character, Aria.

April 26th, 2015
"Gigas" Revealed For TEKKEN 7 in Latest Trailer & Images, Arrives in Arcades April 28th

Remember the previously leaked TEKKEN 7 character data from last month? That big red juggernaut is officially named "Gigas" and is TEKKEN 7's latest character. Presented at Capcom's Chokaigi Niconico event this weekend, Gigas's 1-minute reveal trailer gives a short preview of TEKKEN 7's sixth new playable character. Players in Japan won't have to wait long to try out Gigas; he hits the arcade version on April 28th!

April 24th, 2015
TEKKEN 7 - Full Movelist Demonstrations For Josie Rizal, Shaheen, Lucky Chloe, Katarina & Claudio

A Japanese Youtuber known as "Kitasenju Gao" recently uploaded several videos demonstrating the entire movelists for all 5 currently playable newcomers in TEKKEN 7 (Josie Rizal, Shaheen, Lucky Chloe, Katarina & Claudio)! Since very few of us have access to that shiny TEKKEN 7 arcade cabinet, this collection of videos is an incredibly useful tool for serious players who want to get a head start on learning the new characters!

April 21st, 2015
Josie Rizal Practice Mode Footage, Next TEKKEN 7 Announcement Coming April 26th on Capcom Stream

Josie Rizal was just unlocked via time release in the arcade version of TEKKEN 7. Now check out a Japanese player take Josie Rizal for a spin in Practice Mode and Online VS Battles, presenting hours of fresh gameplay footage! Josie shows off a nice variety of brand new moves (including a raw backward dodge), yet also shares quite a few of Bruce Irvin's famed techniques (indeed suggesting that Bruce will be absent in T7). Nonetheless, Josie looks like she'll be a solid replacement for Bruce.

April 20th, 2015
Mortal Kombat X Week 1 Combo Video Roundup

It been nearly 1 week since the release of Mortal Kombat X, and there are already a ton of combo videos to check out. Here's our "week 1" roundup of some of the best combo videos the MKX community has to offer. Whether it's purely for entertainment or perhaps inspiration for some MKX combos of your own, we hope you enjoy these combo videos featuring a wide variety of characters.

April 18th, 2015
First Gameplay Footage of The New Cinder in KI

On Friday, Iron Galaxy Studios showed off the first gameplay footage featuring the latest returning veteran to join Season 2 of Xbox One's Killer Instinct, Cinder. Check out Iron Galaxy's stream archive to see Cinder's new moves, strategies, Ultra Combo, and even his 9 alternate colors. Cinder footage begins at 20:55 in the video.

April 17th, 2015
Ultra SF4 Comes To Playstation 4 on May 26th

If you still like to get your Street Fighter IV on, the ultimate version is just around the corner. The PS4 remaster of Ultra SF4 is said to eliminate the PS3 version's input lag and may become the new tournament standard (CEO '15 will be using PS4 version, for example). Once again, all characters & ALL costume DLC will be available from the start. The digital version will become available May 26th for $24.99 in America & Europe. There is currently no physical version planned.

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