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August 26th, 2016
Mortal Kombat XL Finally Coming to PC, Online Beta Now Open

The Mortal Kombat XL update was released back on March 1st on Playstation 4 and Xbox One. Some fans became pretty outraged (and made it quite clear in their MKX Steam reviews) when the MKXL didn't come to PC. Well, here we are 7 months later... and NetherRealm just announced an MKXL Online Beta on Steam! The beta will run from now until Aug. 29th (10am PDT). No official date for the PC version has been provided yet.  (Source: Steam, SRK)

August 25th, 2016
Wireless PS4 DualShock Adaptor Coming to PC/Mac

Sony announced an official wireless adaptor that will enable the use of a PS4 DualShock controller wirelessly on PC and Mac. This is an ultra-convenient plug-and-play adaptor, and saves players the hassle of downloading drivers and buying expensive converters. The adaptor enables every feature on the controller, including light bar, touch pad, motion sensors and headset jack.

August 25th, 2016
King of Fighters XIV Developer Interview with Famitsu

Coinciding with King of fighters XIV's release in North America, Famitsu posted a new interview with the KOF XIV development team. In the interview, producer Yasuyuki Oda and art director Noboyuki Kuroki discuss various topics, such as the evolution to 3D graphics and the 50 character roster. While the interview isn't translated word for word, the good folks over at Madman's Cafe posted some notes.

August 24th, 2016
First Gameplay of Mai Shiranui in DOA5: Last Round

Tecmo Koei has posted the first official gameplay video of SNK's Mai Shiranui as a guest character in Dead or Alive 5: Ultimate Arcade / Last Round. The DOA rendition of Mai shows off an impressive variety of her classic moves implemented into her 3D moveset, along with some new attacks. Mai Shiranui will join DOA5: Last Round sometime next month.

August 23rd, 2016
Superheroes & Supervillains Star in the Latest Street Fighter V "Rejected" Costume Concept Art

Capcom has revealed even more "rejected" character costume concept art on their CFN Portal. This time, we get to check out some "superhero and supervillain" themed costumes for Ryu, Guile, Karin, R. Mika, M. Bison, Birdie & Dhalsim. Thanks yet again to MajinTenshinhan from Eventhubs for translating the costumes' official descriptions from Capcom.

August 22nd, 2016
TEKKEN 7 PC Version Gameplay in 4K Resolution, Possible Late February 2017 Release Date

While 4k support for TEKKEN 7 hasn't been confirmed by Bandai Namco (for PC or PS4 Neo), Nvidia's official Youtube channel just posted a beautiful 4K quality video of TEKKEN 7 running on PC. If you haven't seen how good TEKKEN 7 looks in person yet, this video running at max settings the best substitute yet. In addition, some "insider" sources from Bandai Namco might've let TEKKEN 7's release date slip.

August 20th, 2016
Street Fighter V "Rejected" Costumes & Final Character Concepts in Latest Artwork

Capcom's CFN Portal recently posted new concept art showing "secret" rejected alternate costumes for several characters, along with some "final" character concepts for the current cast. Even though these designs were canceled, Capcom mentioned that they could still make the cut to the game if they receive enough fan request for them.

August 18th, 2016
King of Fighters XIV Team Women Fighters and Team K' Gameplay Trailers

Today, SNK is finishing up their series of King of Fighters XIV team gameplay trailers before the big release next week. This time, check out all of the members of Team Women Fighters and Team K's in glorious 60fps / 1080p gameplay action. Classic special moves, new cinematic super moves and some sick combos are all accounted for.

August 18th, 2016
RUMOR: Soul Calibur Sequel Concept Art Leaked?

Some professional-looking Soul Calibur concept artwork for Kilik, Nightmare, Sophitia and Natsu recently appeared online. According to a reliable source of ours, this art was "leaked" by Malaysian production company, Passion Republic, who has worked with AAA developers over the years (working on games such as Mortal Kombat X & Dark Souls 3). Additionally, the Soul Calibur Facebook page posted an Ivy teaser this week.

August 17th, 2016
Gamescom '16: Injustice 2 Harley Quinn & Deadshot Gameplay Reveal Trailer

NetherRealm Studios dropped the latest Injustice 2 trailer at Germany's Gamescom 2016. Two of the "worst heroes ever" make their way to Injustice 2: Harley Quinn and Deadshot. The new gameplay trailer introduces Harley's trusty sidekicks, and some of her new tricks. The expert marksman and assassin known as Deadshot also makes his fighting game debut one of the deadliest villains to inhabit Gotham City.

August 17th, 2016
Gamescom '16: "Kid Kazuya", Young Heihachi & Claudio Stage Confirmed for TEKKEN 7

In addition to Lee Chaolan being announced, Bandai Namco provided new TEKKEN 7 screenshots revealing Kazuya Mishima as a child in story mode... and yes, he is playable! Further screenshots show off a beautifully ornate interior environment (appearing in Claudio's story mode), and a new story mode costume for Heihachi Mishima. Continue reading for the latest details on the console version's story mode!

August 17th, 2016
Gamescom '16: Lee Chaolan TEKKEN 7 Reveal Trailer, Screenshots & Official Bio

Early this morning at Germany's Gamescom 2016, Bandai Namco announced the return of veteran Lee Chaolan for TEKKEN 7. Check out Lee's TEKKEN 7 gameplay reveal trailer in full 60fps/1080p quality! Lee Chaolan's trailer shows off some of Lee's returning moves, new moves, and Rage Drive (however, his Rage Art wasn't shown at this time). The trailer also confirms Lee Chaolan's Player 2 costume is Violet! Excellent! 

August 17th, 2016
Mai Natsume Revealed as the Sixth New Character For Blazblue: Central Fiction

Famitsu just revealed the sixth newcomer for Blazblue: Central Fiction, Mai Natsume, the main character of the spin-off manga titled Blazblue: Remix Heart. Mai Natsume fights with a long bladed staff. Check out her Blazblue appearance in the latest Famitsu scan. Currently no further details are currently available, but we'll know more in Famitsu's next weekly article. 

August 16th, 2016
Street Fighter V Aug. & Sept. Updates Include Daily Targets, Double Fight Money Event & More

Capcom's most recent SFV update blog details incoming updates for this month and next. Later this month, Capcom is continuing effort to resolve rage quitter issues with a new "lockout" system, League Point penalties and stricter guidelines. In September, the first Double Fight Money event will be held in ranked match. Additionally, VS CPU mode & Daily Targets will be added. Further details at Capcom Unity.  (Source: Capcom Unity)

August 14th, 2016
Blazblue: Central Fiction Character Artwork

If you're looking forward to the upcoming release of Blazblue: Central Fiction on PS4/PS3 this Fall, you might be interested in checking out ALL of the brand new official character artworks for the game. TFG's Blazblue: Central Fiction preview profile has been updated with its very own character artwork gallery featuring high quality artwork for all 33 fighters in the game!

August 12th, 2016
Storylines for all King of Fighters XIV Teams

Today, SNK released the official storylines for all 16 teams in The King of Fighters XIV. You can check them out over at SNK's official website for the game, in addition to a brand new artwork by returning series artist, Hideaki.

August 11th, 2016
King of Fighters XIV Team Another World Trailer

In just over one week, The King of Fighters XIV will arrive exclusively on Playstation 4. Today, SNK released one of the final trailers before the big release, Team Another World's gameplay trailer. This team is made up of female characters from other SNK series such as Samurai Shodown and their pachinko titles. Check out Nakoruru, Mui Mui and Love Heart in full quality 60 FPS gameplay!

August 8th, 2016
Man Creates Actual Fighting Robot Inspired by Virtua Fighter's Akira Yuki

A Youtuber by the name of Holypong posted a 4-minute video showcasing a fully-functional robot that he created based on Virtua Fighter's Akira Yuki. His robot, originally named "Automo 08," has the ability to throw a few different kinds of punches and perform some martial arts movements. The video begins by showing part of the creation process behind the Akira Yuki robot and then demonstrates what it can do.
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