December 18th, 2014
TEKKEN X Street Fighter "Base System Development is Complete" Says Harada

Katsuhiro Harada was interviewed by Korean website Insen today, regarding the development of TEKKEN 7 and TEKKEN X Street Fighter. Flying Wonkey translated a few of Harada's statements on Twitter: "Tekken x Street Fighter's base system is already finished," Harada said, "but we still have to finish Tekken 7 and its planned updates first." He continued, "SF5 comes out next fiscal year. We're still thinking up a strategy to reveal TxSF..." 

December 18th, 2014
Last Chance To Pick Up MVC: Origins, Possibly Ever

Capcom-Unity just announced that Marvel VS Capcom: Origins will soon be removed from the PSN & Xbox Live stores. Of course, you can keep the game on your system forever, if you own it... so if you didn't pick it up yet and think you might want to enjoy some online-enabled Marvel VS Capcom (1) or Marvel Super Heroes on your PS3/360 in the future, now is the time to do so! The title leaves PSN on Dec. 23rd (/) and XBLA on Dec. 31st (globally).

December 17th, 2014
Ultra Street Fighter IV Wild Costumes Trailer

Capcom released a trailer for the recently released Wild costumes DLC for Ultra Street Fighter IV. The new trailer shows off all 44 animal-inspired costumes in just over 4 minutes. The Wild costumes can be purchased on PSN & Xbox Live in packs for $3.99 each... and if you happen to love them all, you can pick up the entire set for $19.99.

December 17th, 2014
Guilty Gear Xrd -SIGN- Holiday DLC Schedule, Leo Whitefang & New Colors Coming Dec. 23rd

If you're enjoying GGXrd -SIGN- on PS4 or PS3, you only have to wait a week until you can add Leo Whitefang (and other cool DLC) to your game. Aksys Games posted DLC release dates for North America on their official website. The majority of upcoming DLC arrives next Tuesday, including: Leo & his system voice, extra character colors, FREE Xmas colors, and PSN avatars. On January 15th, 2015, some additional FREE colors will be available for PS+ subscribers.

December 16th, 2014
Blazblue: Chrono Phantasma "Extend" Coming Out For Xbox One, PS4 & PS3 in April 2015

Today, Arc System Works announced an updated version of Blazblue: Chrono Phantasma for Playstation 4, Playstation 3 and is even making its way to Xbox One. Set to be released April 2015, Chrono Phantasma Extend will bring the character roster up to date with the arcade version, adding Celica A. Mercury and Lambda-11. New story elements involving Kokonoe, Bullet & Kagura will also be added. Crossplay will be supported between PS4 and PS3.

December 16th, 2014
Tag Battle Fighting / Action Game, JoJo Bizarre Adventure: Eyes of Heaven Announced For PS4/PS3

Yet another rumor that started on Play-Asia has proven to be true. While it's not actually titled "JJBA: All-Star Battle 2", it's speculated that JJBA: Eyes of Heaven, just announced for PS4/PS3, will be a sequel to the PS3 fighter in some form or another. This translated magazine scan reveals a very similar art style to JJBA: ASB and confirms 2 (new) characters: Rudol von Stroheim & Diego Brando. Tag Battle, 3D stages and an upcoming PSN demo are all we can confirm so far... Stay tuned!

December 16th, 2014
Ultra Street Fighter IV "Wild" DLC Costumes Available Today, Screenshots of The Entire Roster

Capcom has released screenshots of the new Ultra Street Fighter IV "Wild" costumes DLC featuring the remainder of the cast. These bizarrely entertaining, animal-inspired costumes will be for sale later today on PSN & Xbox Live, following yesterday's release of the free 1.04 title update. Each costume pack in the Wild series runs $3.99 and the entire set of 44 costumes can be purchased for $19.99.

December 15th, 2014
Killer Instinct's Riptor Returns in This New Trailer

After a 20-year long absence... Fan-favorite Killer Instinct veteran, Riptor, has finally made his return! Have a look at the new Riptor in this unorthodox (yet entertaining) gameplay trailer from Microsoft. Riptor becomes available this Wednesday (Dec. 17th) for owners of Killer Instinct "Ultra Edition" and will be released on Dec. 23rd for everyone else. Ohh... and Riptor's a girl, by the way. The end of the trailer also has a teaser referring to KI2 boss, Gargos.

December 13th, 2014
Capcom Cup '14 Street Fighter V Trailer & Stage Demo, Charlie Nash Returns, New Impressions

Capcom Cup '14 went down this weekend in San Francisco, with some of the best Street Fighter players from around the world in attendance. Yoshinori Ono was also present to announce that the prize pool for the entire Capcom Pro Tour 2015 will be $500,000 thanks to Capcom's recent partnership with Sony. At the end of the Ultra SF4 tournament, a new SFV gameplay trailer was unveiled, which not only shows more Ryu VS Chun-Li, but teases the return of Charlie from the Street Fighter Alpha series. 

December 12th, 2014
First Screenshots of Guilty Gear Xrd SIGN's Leo Whitefang in Action + Character Artwork

If you've been waiting to see more of Guilty Gear Xrd SIGN's Leo Whitefang, not only do we have his official character artwork & TFG profile online, but 15 HD screenshots starring "King" Whitefang. Early reports on Leo mention that he has a unique special ability to "step behind" his opponents, and his stage features evolving weather which goes from rain to sunset. Leo will be released on Dec. 18th in Japan for 800 yen as DLC. 

December 10th, 2014
Official TEKKEN 7 Lucky Chloe & New Gameplay Trailers Now in 1080p / 60 FPS, New Graphics Details

The new TEKKEN 7 trailers released few days ago were actually uploaded by a fan using "low quality" stream footage. Early this morning, Bandai Namco uploaded the official videos to Youtube which are much sharper (at 1080p) and have full sound quality. Harada stated that the latest build of TEKKEN 7 is running at 70-80% graphical capacity, and new effects will be installed in the January 2015 build. According to ATP's Wonkey, the new effects include...

December 10th, 2014
Bandai Namco Europe Releasing TTT2, SC5 & TEKKEN 6 Compilation in "Fighting Edition" For PS3

Bandai Namco Games Europe just announced "Fighting Edition" for Playstation 3, a compilation which includes Tekken Tag Tournament 2, Tekken 6 and Soul Calibur V. If you need to catch up on any of these excellent 3D fighters, or just want fresh copy of one (or two) of your favorites, this is a great value to consider. Fighting Edition will be released in Europe on December 19th, 2014. There's currently no word on this compilation being released in North America or Asia.

December 9th, 2014
GGXrd -SIGN- Limited Edition Only Delayed By 1 Week

Last week, Aksys Games announced a delay for the North American Limited Edition of Guilty Gear Xrd -SIGN- due to strikes at the port of Los Angeles & Long Beach, possibly upwards of 2 weeks. The good news is... the delay will only be 1 week, as Aksys Games stated today on their blog. While the standard edition will become available next Tuesday, fans who pre-ordered the Limited Edition can get their hands on the game on December 23rd, 2014.

December 8th, 2014
"SF5 Built From The Ground Up For PS4," Capcom Contacted Sony First, 1080p 60 FPS Gameplay Video

New details regarding SF5's PS4 exclusivity have been revealed by Capcom's Yoshinori Ono and SCEA's Adam Boyes. After declaring that "PS4 is the only console SF5 will ever appear on," Boyes stated "SF 5 will be built from the ground up for PlayStation." Ono also revealed that Capcom contacted Sony first regarding SF5. The SF5 gameplay video has also been upgraded to 1080p / 60FPS, giving us an even better look at the new graphics engine.

December 7th, 2014
New TEKKEN 7 Character Lucky Chloe Revealed, Plus 2-Min Trailer Featuring More Stages & Costumes

Here's some fresh TEKKEN 7 news that was just revealed during the TEKKEN 20th Anniversary event in Japan. First off, there's a new female character by the name of Lucky Chloe, and she certainly doesn't look like your typical TEKKEN fighter. Check out her character art, screenshots, and gameplay trailer. Bandai Namco also released a new trailer showing off new stages & costumes which is just under 2-minutes long.

December 6th, 2014
PS4 Not Only Getting Street Fighter V Exclusively, But An Upgraded Port of Ultra Street Fighter IV

Those PS4 teasers by Yoshinori Ono all make sense now... Today at Playstation Experience in Las Vegas, Nevada, Capcom officially debuted the Street Fighter 5 announce trailer (along with a new gameplay trailer), but also surprised fans by confirming a PS4 port of Ultra Street Fighter IV. The PS4 version will feature upgraded graphics, all costume DLC, and is described by Capcom as the "ultimate" version of the game. Check out the trailer for Ultra SF4 on PS4!

December 5th, 2014
Street Fighter 5 Revealed At Sony's Playstation Experience, "Forever Exclusive" on PS4 & PC

You heard right... STREET FIGHTER 5 is upon us, and it's going to be exclusive on PS4 and PC! Capcom has unveiled SFV at Sony's Playstation Experience in Las Vegas this weekend. The teaser trailer for SFV was actually uploaded by Capcom early this morning, but it was quickly taken offline (marked as private). [UPDATE] Capcom reposted the SFV announce trailer on 12-6-2014, plus a brand new gameplay trailer. Also feast your eyes on some new high-res screenshots (along with some taken from the trailer) and key artwork!

December 4th, 2014
SNK Playmore Wants To Know Which NEOGEO Classics You Want To See on Playstation Network

More NEOGEO classics are on the way to Playstation Network! Today, SNK Playmore released a poll via Playstation.Blog, asking fans which classics they'd like to see on the network. Along with cult classics like Metal Slug, the poll includes some of SNK's best fighting games, including: Garou: Mark of The Wolves, Samurai Shodown 2, Samurai Shodown 5 Special, The Last Blade 2, KOF '97, KOF 2000, Real Bout 2 and Art of Fighting 2. Be sure to cast your vote here!

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