February 27th, 2015
MKX Story Trailer Reveals at Least 8 New Characters

Today, Warner Bros. and NetherRealm Studios dropped the story trailer for Mortal Kombat X. Clearly, the latest effort from NetherRealm aims to have one of the "most cinematic" Story Modes in any fighting game to date. A ton of returning old and new characters were also revealed, including: Mileena, Shinnok, Rain, Sindel, Jacqueline Briggs (Jax's daughter), Takashi Takeda (Kenshi's son), Kung Jin (Kung Lao's descendant), and newcomer Erron Black (whom appears in the MKX comic).

February 26th, 2015
Mortal Kombat X Brutalities Trailer + Additional Video

Brutalities are back in Mortal Kombat X... but instead of the classic "beatdowns" from the MK3 era, MKX Brutalities are basically "mini" fatalities, and each character has several of them. NetherRealm's latest trailer shows off quite a few Brutalities, and apparently there are over 100 in the game! To activate a Brutality, certain conditions must be met, such as ending the fight with a throw. Many will be easily accessible, but some Brutalities will require stricter conditions.

February 26th, 2015
TEKKEN 7 Now Has Customizable Lifebars, New Character Intro & Win Animations

Bandai Namco is slowly but steadily updating the current arcade build TEKKEN 7 with new content, for example: brand new character intro & win animations, and now... customizable lifebars! TEKKEN Official posted images of the first custom lifebar in the game, which features Mokujin. In the arcade version, all players need to do to earn their Mokujin lifebar is import their previous TTT2 Tekken.net data to T7.

February 24th, 2015
Street Fighter V HD Screenshots Featuring Nash

To go along with the gameplay trailer from earlier today, Capcom continues the hype with 10 HD screenshots highlighting the originator of the Sonic Boom, Charlie Nash. These screenshots are the highest quality in-game images of Street Fighter 5 shown to date, and definitely give you an "up-close" look at SFV's character models.

February 24th, 2015
TFG's Full Review of Guilty Gear Xrd -SIGN-

TFG Webmaster here. It's true that lately I've taken a bit longer to complete my fighting game reviews... and I apologize for the delay. However, I also think judging / reviewing a fighting game after playing it for a few months is actually better than rushing out a "status quo" review in under a week, like most mainstream gaming sites do. With that said, I hope you enjoy my comprehensive full review of Guilty Gear Xrd!

February 24th, 2015
Street Fighter V Charlie Nash Gameplay Trailer, Beta Program Announced, M. Bison Teaser

Capcom revealed a new Street Fighter V gameplay trailer today showing the first in-game footage of returning veteran, Charlie Nash... whom certainly appears a bit "different" than you might remember him. Also announced was the SF5 online beta program which will take place on PS4 and PC. All players need to do to be enrolled in the beta program is pre-order the game (Capcom will reveal more details at a later date).

February 24th, 2015
Under Night In-Birth EXE:Late Now Available on Playstation 3 in North America

The localized version of French Bread's latest 2D fighter, Under Night In-Birth EXE:Late is now live on PSN for $33.99 ($23.79 for PS+ subscribers).  The PS3 version features 14 characters and 8 gameplay modes, including: Story, Score Attack, Time Attack, Survival, Training, VS CPU, and Network. Players can also customize their character and player icon online by using "Inver-se Points" (earned through playing the game). Expect a full TFG Review in the near future.

February 21st, 2015
TEKKEN 7 Pre-Launch Final Video Roundup

Ever since the pre-launch of TEKKEN 7 hit arcades in Japan earlier this week, players have been discovering the tweaks & updates made to our favorite characters, as well as getting a glimpse of what the newcomers can do. While so few of us are lucky enough to experience the atmosphere of a new fighting game release at an actual arcade these days, at least the rest of us can enjoy watching from our computer screens... us "old school" fighters reliving the glory days of arcades, vicariously.

February 20th, 2015
Official Killer Instinct Aganos Trailer is Live

You might've caught the stream footage of Aganos last weekend; now check out the official trailer for the upcoming Season 2 character. The release of Aganos is right around the corner, with Ultra Combo edition owners gaining access to the beastly golem on February 27th and Combo Breaker owners getting him March 5th. The end of the trailer also teases Season 2's next new character, who appears to be a "ghost girl" with a sword... Spooooky.

February 19th, 2015
Garou: Mark of The Wolves Hits iOS & Android Platforms With Online Multiplayer

Out of nowhere, one of SNK's best 2D fighters just became available on Android and iOS platforms. Besides the reasonable $3.99 price tag, the best part is that this DotEmu port of Garou features Game Center online multiplayer, making it one of the first emulated fighting games with online multiplayer on mobile devices. The port includes: Arcade, 2P Versus, Survival, various control options, and bluetooth controller support. SNK also posted a pretty hype trailer for the new port!

February 19th, 2015
TEKKEN 7 Gameplay Video Roundup - Day 2

Here's our Day 2 continuation of the "best" TEKKEN 7 gameplay videos roundup. Early reports from Japan are saying that some TEKKEN players have rage quit their jobs and are finding new residence closer to arcades that have TEKKEN 7. We are kidding (but this might be true anyway). So, this begs the question: Why are you still reading this... and not watching new TEKKEN 7 videos? >:) Enjoy.

February 19th, 2015
Todd McFarlane Gives NetherRealm Studios Permission To Use Spawn in Mortal Kombat X

The latest rumor going around is that Spawn will appear as a guest character in MKX. In an interview with Gamerfitnation, McFarlane said that NetherRealm will "have access to be able to use the character (Spawn) in a couple of their games, if they want to." He continued, "It's up to their discretion. I gave them a window of time, and so I'll just leave it to them to be able to do what it is that they want." While nothing is confirmed, Spawn in MKX seems plausible. (Source: Gamerfitnation)

February 18th, 2015
TEKKEN 7 Gameplay Video Roundup - Day 1

It's been 24 hours since the pre-launch of TEKKEN 7 hit arcades, and TFG has been following the action closely. For starters, we'll be posting the "best of the best" gameplay videos taken by cam from players at various arcades. New gameplay notes, impressions, and character changes will also be posted as we learn more! 

February 18th, 2015
Capcom Pro Tour 2015 Announced, First Details

Capcom announced the first details on the 2015 Capcom Pro Tour. Now with Sony on board working alongside Capcom & Twitch, the new season aims to be bigger than ever, with $500,000 up for grabs year round. The main game of the tour is Ultra Street Fighter IV. Major tournaments hosting the tour, include: CEO, Final Round, Norcal Regionals, Socal Regionals, South East Asia Major, Canada Cup, Milan Games Week, Dreamhack, Stunfest, Hypespotting, TGS & EVO. For more details & information, visit Capcom Unity.

February 17th, 2015
First Images & Gameplay Video of TEKKEN 7's Boss, Kazumi Mishima

There aren't many badass female bosses in fighting games... and Kazuya's mother has something to say about that in TEKKEN 7. Now that the early version of TEKKEN 7 has launched in Japan, we're going to learn much more about Kazumi Mishima. At the moment, most arcade players are fighting online against others, so details & images regarding arcade mode are still scarce. Until we know more, enjoy the first images of Kazumi!

February 17th, 2015
TEKKEN 7 Hits Japan Arcades, Official Site Updated

It's Feb. 18th in Japan and Asia, which means the "pre-launch" arcade version of TEKKEN 7 is now available to the public! No doubt we'll be seeing and learning a lot more about the game in the coming days. Namco also updated the TEKKEN official site with new content & images, including a new poster that shows Kazumi. The new "system" section shows off some of the game's early customizations, matchmaking modes, and new screenshots.

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