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February 18th, 2017
"4" DLC Characters, 2 New Stages, and 5 New Costumes Coming Soon to The King of Fighters XIV

At The King of Fighters XIV World Championships, SNK announced some new content coming soon to the game! Firstly, "Classic" Iori Yagami costume will be releasing on Feb. 23rd. This Spring, Kula, Angel, Sylvie & Meitenkun will also be getting new DLC costumes. The BIG news is that (what looks like) 4 character silhouettes were shown in the DLC teaser trailer! Also, a remake of Terry Bogard's Fatal Fury 2 stage and a remake of KOF '97's Monaco stage are headed to KOF XIV.

February 17th, 2017
Titan Comics Producing New TEKKEN Comic Series, Preview of Interior Pages & Cover Art

Titan Comics just announced they are launching a new TEKKEN comic series as the King of Iron Fist 7 is about to begin. The story will be written by Cavan Scott (Doctor Who, Vikings: Uprising) and the interior artwork drawn by Andie Tong (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles). Titan says the comic "will tap into TEKKEN's rich history, and will feature memorable characters from the celebrated video game canon." Check out some preview images!

February 17th, 2017
Preview of Soul Calibur 2 Nightmare Statue by First 4 Figures

The influx of badass, high end fighting game statues isn't stopping any time soon. Check out this amazing 1:4 scale Soul Calibur 2 Nightmare statue (22 inches tall). This beastly statue comes in both Regular and Exclusive editions, the Exclusive featuring a highly detailed base and even LED light-up eyes. The Exclusive will set you back $474.99, while the Regular version is $414.99. The statue is planned for release in Q3 2017.

February 17th, 2017
Street Fighter V Kolin Introduction Trailer

In Capcom's latest Street Fighter V Introduction series, Matt Edwards walks through the latest Season 2 character, Kolin. The 2-minute video briefly recaps Kolin's backstory in Street Fighter lore, and also covers her V-Trigger, V-Skills and playstyle. Kolin's damage output might not be the highest in the game, but her ability to freeze the opponent's stun gauge from recovering and her solid counters & mindgames make her a threat to opponents.

February 17th, 2017
Ultra Street Fighter 2 Color Edit & Gallery Modes Confirmed, New The Way of Hado Screenshots

Early this morning, Capcom confirmed 2 new modes for Ultra Street Fighter 2 on Nintendo Switch. Potentially the most exciting, Color Edit Mode will make its way to the game, allowing players to customize SF2's iconic fighters with the system's touchscreen. Players can save up to 10 custom colors per character and use them in Arcade, Versus, and Online battles. Also announced is a Gallery mode featuring "over 1400" illustrations from the artbook SF20: The Art of Street Fighter.

February 16th, 2017
Ultimate Marvel VS Capcom 3 is The Ninth Official Game for EVO '17, Tournament Will Use PS4 Version

Ultimate MVC3 just secured its spot at EVO '17 as the "Players Choice" title, with the community raising $70,000 for the Make-A-Wish Foundation. As the 9th official game, UMVC3 joins the EVO '17 lineup which includes: Street Fighter V, TEKKEN 7, Guilty Gear Xrd REV2, King of Fighters XIV, Injustice 2, Blazblue: CF, Smash Melee & Smash Wii U. This year, UMVC3 will be played on the definitive PS4 version, the new tournament standard. Registration for UMVC3 at EVO '17 is now live.  (Source: SRK)

February 15th, 2017
1st Person "The Way of Hado" Mode Confirmed for Ultra Street Fighter 2, First Gameplay Footage

The "1st-person mode" that was teased in the original Ultra Street Fighter 2 trailer has now been confirmed by Capcom. In Ultra SF2's "The Way of Hado" Mode, players equip the Nintendo Switch Joycons and use motion controls to have Ryu throw Hadoukens, Shoryukens and Hurricane Kicks at incoming Shadaloo soldiers. While it might look mildly entertaining as an extra mode, it looks to be mostly a "novelty" aimed to attract casual players.

February 14th, 2017
Cheetah, Poison Ivy and Catwoman Join Injustice 2 in Latest Trailer

Following yesterday's Swamp Thing reveal, Warner Bros. and NetherRealm Studios dropped the "Here Come The Girls" trailer today, showing off the first gameplay footage of Cheetah, Poison Ivy and Catwoman. This trailer is probably the most elaborate and impressive of all previously released Injustice 2 trailers, so definitely check it out. Also, shoutout to Cheetah for making her first return to fighting games since 1995's Justice League: Task Force.

February 13th, 2017
Swamp Thing Does His Thing in the Latest Injustice 2 Gameplay Trailer

Today, Warner Bros. and NetherRealm Studios confirmed Swamp Thing as the latest playable character for Injustice 2. Following in line with past character reveals, the new trailer shows Swamp Thing's various in-game tricks, which include the use of various swamp weapons, long range grabs, and "Noob Saibot-style" clone attacks. Today's new gameplay action also plays out on a brand new (swamp) stage.

February 12th, 2017
IGN Video Shows How Nobi Made a Career of TEKKEN

Daichi "NOBI" Nakayama is a multi-time TEKKEN world champion. A new 3-minute video by IGN reveals how Nobi got into the series, and how playing TEKKEN in Japan's arcade scene affected his life in middle school and high school. After his continued success at major tournaments such as EVO, Nobi became a TEKKEN instructor in Japan and has taught over 1000 people the science of TEKKEN

February 9th, 2017
Kolin is Street Fighter V's Next DLC Character, Releasing Feb. 28th, V-Trigger Detail
s & Images

Today, Capcom has revealed Street Fighter V Season 2's next DLC character, Gill's secretary and assistant, Kolin! After working in the shadows for Gill and the secret Illuminati organization, Kolin finally makes her playable debut. Check out Kolin's reveal trailer, along with screenshots, images of her 4 different costumes, and read up on her V-Trigger abilities! Kolin will become available on February 28th, 2017.

February 6th, 2017
HORI to Release Official TEKKEN 7 Fightsticks for Playstation 4 and Xbox One, Both PC Compatible

With TEKKEN 7's big console release under 4 months away, HORI announced two official TEKKEN 7 fightsticks releasing alongside the game. The Real Arcade Pro PS4 TEKKEN 7 Edition features a Noir layout with critically acclaimed HORI original HAYABUSA stick and matte HAYABUSA buttons, port for headset/mic, fully functional Touch Pad, assignable buttons, adjustable input settings, and turbo functions, as is compatible with PS4/PS3/PC (XInput). Also check out the new HORI Fighting Commander 6-button pad for Xbox One.

February 5th, 2017
New Street Fighter V Concept Artwork + CFN Portal Bios for Final Fight 2 Bad Guys

It's been a while since the last Street Fighter V concert art update, but Capcom has resumed their trip through memory lane. The latest batch of SFV concept artwork (with official CFN Portal bios) feature some obscure, lesser-known bad guys from Final Fight 2. Your guess is as good as mine why Capcom is reaching so far back into their character backlog for SFV considerations of sorts, but it's certainly thought-provoking for veteran Capcom fans.

February 4th, 2017
"Ultimates" Are Coming to Killer Instinct Season 3 Beginning February 14th

Remember "Ultimate" finishing moves from the original Killer Instinct series? Iron Galaxy confirmed that Ultimates will soon be added to the game, the first 5 arriving on February 14th. Previously, Shadow Jago is the only character in the game with an Ultimate, but a total of 15 characters will be receive Ultimates in the future. Ultimates are performed by starting an Ultra Combo, then quickly pressing LP+LK. Check out a video of Chief Thunder's Ultimate.

February 2nd, 2017
Injustice 2 Black Canary Gameplay Reveal Trailer

Injustice 2's latest playable character was revealed today in the form of a gameplay trailer. Black Canary enters the fighting game realm showing off her trademark Canary Cry, enabling her to create ultrasonic vibrations as she screams at her opponents. She's also regarded as one of DC Universe's top martial artists, using Boxing, Judo, and gymnastics. The new trailer also shows off some new stages and stage transitions.

February 1st, 2017
New King of Fighters XIV Costumes for Nakoruru & Shun'ei Now Available on North American PSN

SNK recently released 2 new alternate costumes in The King of Fighters XIV, one for Nakoruru and one for Shun-ei. Nakoruru's  Kamuikotan Girls' School Uniform and Shun'ei's Kung-fu Suit are now available in North America on Playstation Network for $2.99 each. Additionally, Athena's KOF '98 costume and Kyo Kusanagi's Classic costume are also now on sale for $2.99 and $1.99 respectively.

January 30th, 2017
Inside the Development of TEKKEN 7 (IGN Video)

IGN recently visited Bandai Namco's headquarters in Japan to learn how the team is bringing the definitive version of TEKKEN 7 to consoles. The 6-minute video shows some cool behind-the-scenes footage at Bandai Namco and even some in-game developmental footage of Kuma and Eliza. Game Director Kouhei Ikeda and Lead Character Director, Tomoko Odashima, also provide their commentary throughout the video.

January 27th, 2017
Check Out Some New TEKKEN 7: Fated Retribution Concept Artwork

Bandai Namco recently released some brand new TEKKEN 7: Fated Retribution concept artwork. The new artwork includes characters such as: Master Raven, Steve Fox, Heihachi, Jin, Leo, Lili, Dragunov, Gigas, Hwoarang, and Ling Xiaoyu. Also check out some higher quality concept artwork of Kazuchika Okada's NJPW ring attire for King!
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