October 25th, 2014
Ultra Street Fighter IV Animal Costume Set Incoming

During Capcom Pro Tour Asia, a new set of costume DLC was announced for Ultra Street Fighter IV. This upcoming set might be the most interesting (or possibly horrifying?) SF4 DLC to date, as the iconic cast will be transformed into... animals! This preview concept artwork shows Ryu as a wolf, Dudley as a bulldog, Cammy as a fox, Gen as a goat, and Hakan as an octopus... of course. We'll keep you informed once any new concept art or screens become available.

October 24th, 2014
New DOA5: Last Round HD Screenshots, Pricing Details, Feb. 17th, 2015 Release Date For The West

The latest screenshots of DOA5: Last Round are in! This new set of HD screens includes an early peek at Last Round's character select screen, a preview of the new & improved "Crimson" stage, and show off some general HD fighting entertainment. We also now know the title will cost $39.99 on PS4/XB1 and $29.99 on PS3/360. Head over to TFG's newly created preview profile for DOA5: Last Round to catch up on the latest details and all the new screenshots.

October 22nd, 2014 
New SC: Lost Swords Costume By Fate/Extra Artist

Earlier this month, we reported that Mari Shimazaki, character designer and artist for Bayonetta and Okami, created a new costume for Taki in Soul Calibur: Lost Swords. Yet another guest artist has designed a costume for the game, Arco Wada, character designer for Fate/Extra. Check out concept art & screenshots of the new female costume (below). This Halloween themed "Mystery" armor can be collected in the game between Oct. 22nd and Nov. 5th.

October 21st, 2014
DOA5: Last Round Release Set For February 2015 in Japan, Free-to-Play PS4 / Xbox One Versions

Tecmo has announced DOA5: Last Round will hit PS4, PS3, XB1 & 360 on Feb. 17th in the West and Feb. 19th in Japan. In addition, a free-to-play version has been confirmed for PS4 & Xbox One next year. Team Ninja also dropped some hints about the 2 new characters, stating that the male is a character that "fans have been eagerly awaiting for," and the brand new female is the "biggest" in the game (whatever that could mean).

October 20th, 2014
TEKKEN 7 Planned For Feb. 2015 Arcade Release, Alternate Outfits Shown in New Screenshots

Some business meetings are going down this week over at Bandai Namco headquarters regarding their upcoming arcade titles. Of course, TEKKEN 7 is one of the major titles being planned, and early reports are pointing to a February 2015 release for the Japan arcade version. In addition, 8 new TEKKEN 7 screenshots have hit the web today, all of which showing some alternate outfits for characters, including: Asuka, Xiaoyu, Dragunov and Leo!

October 19th, 2014
Killer Instinct Featured on Did You Know Gaming

Did You Know Gaming recently uploaded two videos which run through a variety of lesser known facts about the original arcade smash hit, Killer Instinct. Did you know the Cinder infinite caused Nintendo to send out a team to manually patch all 17,000 arcade cabinets? How about some of the early names for the original cast members, including: Mr. Fist, Roxy Rave, Toxin, Meltdown, Heat Shade and Pyrotech? It's definitely a must watch for old school KI players.

October 19th, 2014
Mortal Kombat X Quan Chi Variation Images & Artwork

NetherRealm Studios released some new Mortal Kombat X images showing off Quan Chi's 3 Variations: Sorcerer, Warlock and Summoner. Not only can you check out the visual differences on Quan Chi's MKX character model, but you can read a brief description on each one. Also have a look at Quan Chi's MKX character render.

October 17th, 2014
New Version of Arcana Heart 3 Announced, Features One New Character & Arcana

Just last month, Examu released the "Love Max" update to Arcana Heart 3 in North America for PS3/Vita. Earlier this week, Examu announced yet another sequel, Arcana Heart 3: Love Max Six Stars(!!!!!!)... and yes, there are six exclamation points in the title. Unlike Love Max, Six Stars will feature a new character (Minori) and a new Arcana (the Arcana of Blood). Here are the first screens and artwork for the title, planned for a Winter 2014 release in Japan arcades.

October 16th, 2014
Guilty Gear Xrd -SIGN- Hits PS4/PS3 December 16th

The highly anticipated reboot of the Guilty Gear franchise is all set for its epic return to consoles on December 16th. Currently a PS4/PS3 exclusive, GGXrd will feature at least 16 playable characters and revolutionary 2D/3D visuals masterfully put together by Arc System Works' artists using Unreal 3 engine. Both limited and standard editions available at launch, so don't forget to pre-order! Today, Playstation.Blog posted a new trailer and a write-up about GGXrd.

October 14th, 2014
DOA5: Ultimate 2014 Halloween Costumes DLC Now Available on Playstation Network / Xbox Live

There are literally 100's of DLC costumes currently available for DOA5: Ultimate, and Team Ninja still isn't done. DOA5: Ultimate's newest costume DLC celebrates Halloween this year, featuring 31 new costumes (1 for every character). Here's a 2-minute trailer showing many of the costumes in motion. The DOA5U Halloween Costume 2014 DLC pack is now available on PSN & Xbox Live and will set you back $27.99 for the set.

October 14th, 2014
Killer Instinct Season 2 Launch Trailer

The Killer Instinct Season 2 launch trailer is out today, which runs through all of the title's new content in Season 2. Updates include: New moves & balancing, new modes, enhanced graphics (bumped from 720p to 900p), and revamped online ranking. The new trailer also teases the 6 remaining new characters, 2 of which have been confirmed as returning KI1 fan favorites, Cinder and Riptor.

October 13th, 2014
Street Fighter: Puzzle Spirits Announced For Mobile

Capcom recently announced Street Fighter: Puzzle Spirits, a mobile puzzle title featuring an assortment of Street Fighter characters and a "cutesy" art style. You might immediately think Super Puzzle Fighter II Turbo or Pocket Fighter, but Puzzle Spirits is actually more like Puzzle & Dragons. Check out the first official trailer for Street Fighter: Puzzle Spirits, planned for release this Winter on Android & iOS in Japan.

October 13th, 2014
Mortal Kombat X Comic Announced At NYCC '14

At New York Comic-Con '14, an official comic for Mortal Kombat X was announced by DC Comics. Like Injustice: Gods Among Us, MKX will be receiving its very own comic book series. Ed Boon stated that the comic will be "an awesome way to learn about the new characters & their relationship with the classic characters". Check out some promotional artwork for the comic and read up on all the known details about the upcoming series thus far. 

October 11th, 2014
Dengeki Bunko Fighting Climax New Trailers Roundup

Yesterday, Sega (Japan) uploaded 7 new trailers for their 2D anime fighting game, Dengeki Bunko Fighting Climax (coming to PS3/Vita in Japan Nov. 13th). Some of the characters represented in the new trailers, include: Shizuo Heiwajima from Durarara!!, Asuna from Sword Art Online, Kuroyukihime from Accel World, Kirino Kosaka from Oreimo, Mikoto Misaka from A Certain Magical Index, and others.

October 10th, 2014
TEKKEN 7 Katarina & Claudio High Quality Concept Artwork / CG Renders

This past weekend, we got to check out TEKKEN 7's Claudio and Katarina in gameplay for the first time at the Japan location tests. Now check out high quality character renders and concept artwork for both newcomers. While their default costumes look complete, keep in mind that both new characters are still "in development" and will also have 2P costumes.

October 8th, 2014
Bayonetta Artist Mari Shimazaki Created Taki Alternate Costume For Soul Calibur: Lost Swords

Mari Shimazaki, character designer and artist for Bayonetta and Okami, previously worked with Project Soul by creating costumes for Ivy, Tira & Leixia in Soul Calibur V. Shimazaki's latest "superhero-esk" alternate costume for Taki is apparently inspired by American comic books. Players can begin collecting items for this costume starting today (Oct. 8th) until October 22nd. Here's some concept art and screenshots of Taki's new alternate costume.

October 6th, 2014
An Early Look At Beowulf in Skullgirls Encore

With Eliza now available in the PS3 & PC versions of Skullgirls Encore, the developers of the 2D indie fighter can now focus their efforts on the next DLC character, Beowulf. The second male character in the game, Beowulf's pro-wrestling-inspired moveset should mix things up nicely in Skullgirls Encore. In this new gameplay video, Mike Z demonstrates some of Beowulf's moves, abilities, and "work in progress" animations.

October 4th, 2014
TEKKEN 7 Location Test Day 2 & 3, Livestream Recap, First Impressions on New Gameplay Systems

If you didn't tune in to the TEKKEN 7 livestream last night, you missed out on: Epic slow-mo / HYPE moments, crazy next-gen hit sparks, the debut of many characters' Rage Arts, and the evolution of Japanese players learning the new bound system. However, you're in luck... because the livestream will continue here in Day 2! Enjoy all the action from Japan when the next stream goes live, and check out TFG's recap of all currently known TEKKEN 7 details! 

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