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February 16th, 2019  [BREAKING]
Amy Sorel Announced for Soul Calibur VI

On stage at EVO Japan 2019, Soul Calibur VI producer Motohiro Okubo announced the next DLC character for the game, Amy Sorel, and debuted her reveal trailer. Amy will have her own story in Soul Chronicle mode and her clothing items will be made available in Customize mode.

February 16th, 2019
Mai Shiranui and Another Character from The King of Fighters XIV Are Coming to Dead or Alive 6, Deluxe Demo Announced

At EVO Japan '19, Tecmo Koei confirmed the return of Mai Shiranui as a guest character for Dead or Alive 6. Mai will be joined by yet another (unannounced) character from The King of Fighters XIV. Also announced was a DOA6 "Deluxe Demo" exclusive for PlayStation Plus & Xbox Live Gold subscribers starting Feb. 22nd. The DOA6 Deluxe Demo will feature 24 playable characters, Online Ranked/Lobby, Training, Tutorial, Command Training, Combo Challenge, and an intro to Story Mode. 

February 15th, 2019
Jade Confirmed for Mortal Kombat 11

NetherRealm Studios just revealed the latest returning character to Mortal Kombat 11, Jade. Armed with her iconic Bo Staff, Jade serves the Netherrealm as an undead Revenant resurrected by an evil sorcerer. Jade's 2-minute reveal trailer highlights her ultra-violent moveset and one of her Fatalities. In addition to getting a few of her classic moves back, Jade has plenty of brand new techniques to show off in MK11

February 14th, 2019
Hi Score Girl is a Love Letter to 90's Fighting Game Players

First off, I'm not the typical person who recommends anime. Back in my younger days, I used to watch a lot more anim. The last "modern" anime I really enjoyed (and couldn't get enough of) was One Punch Man (patiently waiting for Season 2). In general, I spend much more of my time trying to get better at fighting games over watching TV or movies. However, as a fighting game enthusiast for 30+ years, I'm here to recommend to you an anime called Hi Score Girl

February 11th, 2019
The History of Street Fighter: The Movie (The Game), The Video!

YouTuber "Matt McMuscles" has a new video out that covers the entire history of Street Fighter: The Movie (The Game). From how the live-action movie itself came to be, to the infamously bad gameplay and copy-paste digitized graphics of the game, this video is packed with newly revealed fun facts and fighting game history. The 23-minute "What Happened?" episode uncovers the history behind the game's developer, Incredible Technologies, the team who made Time Killers and BloodStorm

February 10th, 2019
Final Fight Developers Interview from Capcom Shadaloo C.R.I.

Capcom's "Shadaloo Combat Research Institute" official website posted a new interview all about the iconic 2D beat-em-up title, Final Fight, featuring legendary Capcom developers: Akira Yasuda (Akiman), Akira Nishitani, SY, and Nissui. Originally considered a "sequel" to the Street Fighter 1 (with the early title of Street Fighter '89), Final Fight made a tremendous impact on not only the Street Fighter universe but video games as a whole. 

February 7th, 2019
BlazBlue: Central Fiction Special Edition Now Available on Nintendo Switch

Arc System Works has officially launched BlazBlue: Central Fiction Special Edition on Nintendo Switch in North America (releasing in Europe tomorrow). BlazBlue: Central Fiction Special Edition features all DLC and modes from the current PlayStation 4 and PC versions. To celebrate the launch, Arc System Works is giving away a custom BBCFSE Nintendo Switch console alongside a digital code for the full game. 

February 6th, 2019
Dead or Alive 6 Cyber Raidou Gameplay Trailer

Koei Tecmo released a new Dead or Alive 6 trailer for Raidou, "The Regeneration of Brutality". Raidou uses Mugen Tenshin Ninjutsu and "mimicry" skills to copy moves from other fighters. The new trailer highlights some of Raidou's updated moveset and shows footage of some of DOA6's most recently announced new stages, such as the Chinese Festival stage. 

February 5th, 2019
Mortal Kombat 11 Kabal Gameplay, D'Vorah Confirmed

Today, NetherRealm Studios announced returning MK3 veteran Kabal as a playable character in Mortal Kombat 11. The first gameplay footage of Kabal was shown during this afternoon's Kombat Kast live stream, revealing a variety of Kabal's special moves and even his Fatality. The developers describe Kabal as a basic character who is "easy" to play as and is effective at mid-range using his Nomad Dash and buzz saw attacks. In addition, NRS confirmed the return of D'Vorah for MK11

February 1st, 2019
Kano Announced for Mortal Kombat 11

During a livestream event in Brazil, NetherRealm Studios officially announced series veteran Kano as a playable character in Mortal Kombat 11. The first official MK11 image of Kano shows a very familiar appearance for Kano, who is seen wielding a long knife. During the event, NRS revealed a "Brazil exclusive" kangaceiro costume for Kano. No gameplay footage of Kano or additional details were provided by NRS. 

February 1st, 2019
Dragon Ball FighterZ Season 2 Patch Notes

Bandai Namco Entertainment America has released the official Season 2 patch notes for the downloadable update released on January 31st. The patch includes some major gameplay system updates to Guard Cancels, Health Recovery, Ki Gauge, Dragon Rush, and a variety of other mechanics. As announced earlier this week, Season 2 DLC characters Jiren and Videl are now available in all versions of Dragon Ball FighterZ

January 31st, 2019
Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition Patch Notes, Resident Evil Crossover Costumes Now Available

Capcom has updated Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition to version 04.010 which includes some character-specific bug fixes and new crossover costume bundles. Capcom outlined the contents of the patch on their official website (which you can also view inside this article). Cammy's Cannon Spike costume has also returned to Fighting Chance for players who missed it the first time around. 

January 28th, 2019
Dragon Ball FighterZ Season 2 Announced, Jiren, Videl, Broly (DBS) and Gogeta (SSGSS) Confirmed, Reveal Trailer

Arc System Works has officially announced Season 2 of Dragon Ball FighterZ, which will feature playable characters Jiren, Videl, Broly (Dragon Ball Super version) and Gogeta (SSGSS version) roster, in addition to 2 more unannounced characters. The reveal trailer shows a healthy dose of gameplay featuring Jiren, and Videl (with the Great Saiyaman as her assist character). Both characters will become playable on January 31st. The S2 FighterZ Pass is now available for purchase. 

January 25th, 2019
Dead or Alive 6 Adds Raidou, Chinese Festival Stage, Training Mode Screenshots

This morning, Tecmo Koei released the latest batch of Dead or Alive 6 screenshots, confirming returning character Raidou for the game. Additionally, a new "Chinese Festival" stage was revealed in the latest images, along with new screenshots of Training Mode, Story, DOA Quest (Mission mode), and DOA Central - which includes Wardrobe (Customization), Fight Records, Theater, Music, and Library. Tecmo Koei also provided some new details about each game mode in DOA6. 

January 23rd, 2019
Dead or Alive 6 Character Profile Cards Gallery

TFG's preview profile for Dead or Alive 6 was recently updated with an official character cards gallery featuring every character in the game to date. This particularly "colorful" character cards were slowly released one at a time via the official DOA6 Twitter, and now the full collection can be viewed in its entirety right here on TFG! Every character card includes each fighter's unique nickname or moniker, nationality, fighting style, age/birthday, height/weight, and occupation. 

January 17th, 2019
Mortal Kombat 11 Reveal Event Shows Fatalities, Gameplay, New Characters & Story Mode

NetherRealm Studios sure had a lot to show at their Mortal Kombat 11 reveal event in Los Angeles today. TFG is here to give you a full recap of everything that was shown, including the first official gameplay trailer for MK11 with footage of Baraka, Sonya Blade (voiced by Ronda Rousey), Sub Zero, Skarlet, and newcomer Geras. Character variations (3 per character) and a gear system similar to Injustice 2 have also been confirmed. 

January 17th, 2019
Soul Calibur VI Version 1.11 Goes Live Today, Full Patch Notes

Today, Bandai Namco is rolling out the second (and final) part of the Soul Calibur VI version 1.11 balance update. Producer Motohiro Okubo outlined some of the major changes on Twitter, and Bandai Namco Europe's official website has posted the full character-specific balance updates, gameplay adjustments, and bug fixes in English. Full patch notes inside! 

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