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Here’s How The Samurai Shodown Characters Fight In KOF XV

SNK just dropped a new gameplay trailer for The King of Fighters XV's new Team Samurai, which consists of Samurai Shodown veterans Haohmaru and Nakoruru, and 2019 newcomer Darli Dagger. Samurai Shodown characters are known for their big damage and footsie plays, but these three swordwielders will be retrofitted into KOF XV's gameplay. That means...

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Street Fighter 6 Brings In Ken, E.Honda, Blanka, Dhalsim, & Customizable Protagonists Into The Ring

Capcom just showcased new gameplay and characters for its upcoming 2D fighting game Street Fighter 6. For starters, there will be four new fighters entering the fray, or at least those from the original Street Fighter 2. We have Ken, Dhalsim, Blanka, and E.Honda entering the fray. So far, they seem similar to their SF4 and SF5 counterparts, t...

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Guilty Gear Strive Crossplay Beta Gets Delayed, But…

Some sad news for Guilty Gear Strive online players, sort of. Arc System Works has announced in its Developer Backyard blog that the game's crossplay beta session will be delayed, but only slightly. The target release period is late September to early October, so it's going to happen in a few weeks instead of right now. Crossplay will allow Play...

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Brawlhalla Adds Castlevania Characters To Its Roster

Ubisoft's free-to-play Smash Bros-style fighting game is getting two new additions from Konami. Brawlhalla, the 2D fighting game that's still around and entertaining everyone of all ages, is adding Simon Belmont and Alucard as new characters. These two characters will be out for the game on 19th October; a few weeks before Halloween. The...

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Street Fighter 6 Playable At This Year’s EGX Festival In The UK

Japan's Tokyo Game Show 2022 isn't the only place where Street Fighter 6 will be playable. This year's gaming expo in UK, EGX 2022, will feature a Capcom booth where Street Fighter 6 will be playable for the public. The booth will have 32 demo stations and will feature the following playable characters: Ryu Chun-Li Jamie Luke Gu...

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DNF Duel’s Latest Patch Nerfs Swift Master Hard

Arc System Works and Neople just published the patch notes of DNF Duel's upcoming 1.06 update. If you main Swift Master, you may want to sit down. The update seems to be leaning towards curbing the power levels of some characters; it's basically a bunch of nerfs at the top four most-played and most cheesed-out characters: the aforementioned Swif...

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Guilty Gear Strive Season Pass 2 Starts Today With The Addition Of Bridget

Anime fighting game fans will be getting more Guilty Gear Strive this year and the next. Arc System Works announced during EVO 2022 that its Season Pass 2 DLC is underway, with a new(?) character joining the fray: the little yo-yo fighting boy Bridget. He fights with his yo-yo and with a scary bear that pops up for an assist from time to time. H...

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SNK Reveals New Fatal Fury And Garou Project

During the EVO 2022 The King of Fighters XV top 8 tournament, SNK took to the stage and revealed it's going to work on a brand new Fatal Fury/Garou: Mark of the Wolves game. The new Fatal Fury project has been greenlit, which is great news for fighting game fans since it's been 20+ years since we've had a new entry in the series. The 30-second t...

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Street Fighter 6 Kimberly & Juri Officially Revealed [Update]

Update (8/8/2022): The trailers for both characters are up via EVO 2022 after the Street Fighter 5 finals. Also, official pics and screenshots added. Update (29/8/2022): Kimberly & Juri music tracks added. Street Fighter 6 will be getting a couple of new characters in its ever-growing roster, though this happened by accident. Capcom's Ge...

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EVO 2022 Melty Blood Player Beats Opponent 3-2 With Guitar Hero Controller

EVO 2022 is already making history with crazy fighting game plays like a Street Fighter 5 pools match featuring Caba versus Uzura. The craziest so far is a player beating another with an unorthodox controller for a fighting game. A participant named My Wife's Son was competing in the Melty Blood: Type Lumina EVO 2022 tournament and brought a Gui...

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The Rumble Fish 2 Port Will Be Out This Winter

We previously talked about the classic fighting game The Rumble Fish 2 being ported to current platforms, but didn't mention which ones. Now we know where and when we can get our fix. Publisher 3goo and developer Dimps will be releasing The Rumble Fish 2 digitally for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox Series, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and PC (...

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EVO 2022: The Full Schedule & Results [Update]

EVO 2022 is happening this coming weekend, with the best fighting game players from all across the world converging for one major tournament hosted in Las Vegas, USA. Here is the schedule for you to refer to. All times are in GMT+8. Disclaimer: this feature will be updated with results and player names. How To Watch EVO 2022 Highlights htt...

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Project L Confirmed To Be Free To Play; Illaoi Confirmed A New Fighter

The future of fighting games going mainstream is looking bright. It seems as if Riot Games' upcoming 2v2 fighting game Project L will be a free-to-play game, according to lead Tom "I founded EVO" Cannon. Here's a quote from him during the developer diary: "One of our goals is to remove as many barriers as possible from you enjoying Project L. W...

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KOF XV Shows Off Team Awakened Orochi In Action

The King of Fighters XV is getting a new team this August. Technically an old team, since it's the Orochi versions of Yashiro, Chris, and Shermie from the past games. Now dubbed Team Awakened Orochi, these versions of Yashiro (Parched Earth), Shermie (Insanely Violent Lightning), and Chris (Flames of Destiny) have completely different movesets b...

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MultiVersus Reached More Than 60K Users, And It’s Not Officially Out Yet!

The Warner Bros.-developed 2D platformer fighting game MultiVersus may just be the ticket to bring the genre further into the mainstream. The brawler title, which is still in early access open beta mind you, has a recorded peak concurrent player count of 62,433 via SteamDB. Right now within the last 24 hours, the game has a concurrent user base ...

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2000s Fighting Game The Rumble Fish Will Be Ported To Consoles This Winter

Rumble Fish and Rumble Fish 2 were a pair of 2D arcade fighting games back in 2004 onward that featured smooth animation (marketed as Smooth Model Animation) that was tough to pull off on arcade machines. You can now experience this classic fighting game when it's getting a home port for this generation. According to publisher 3goo and developer...

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Will There Be A Garou: Mark Of The Wolves 2? Here’s Why That Sequel Is Possible

Back in 1999, 2D fighting game Street Fighter 3 had its first real competitor from gamemaker SNK - Garou: Mark of the Wolves. It was lovingly animated, it featured Fatal Fury characters (and their offsprings/successors) years later, and continued the plot of the game after the death of main bad guy Geese Howard. There were plans for a sequel, but 7...

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Here’s The Final Street Fighter 5 Tier List According To The Game’s Best Players

Street Fighter 5 has received its final update a couple of months ago, and after weeks of playing, we finally know who the best characters are in this iteration of the game. Truth be told, this is the most balanced the 2D fighting game has been; it's a huge step up from its 2016 version that's for sure. But who are the top picks in tournaments? ...

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DNF Duel Guide: How To Excel In This Fighting Game Spin-Off

DNF Duel is out now and if you love 2D fighting games with tons of combo options and offensive play, along with lovely animation and flashy results, you'll love this title. It's basically the 2D fighting game spinoff of Korean MMORPG Dungeon Fighter Online and it definitely stays true to the source material while bringing something fresh and exciti...

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DNF Duel Is A Flashy & Fun Fantasy 2D Fighter

Platform(s): PS4 (version played), PS5, PC Genre: 2D fighting game based on a Korean MMO that's influenced by Guilty Gear, now produced by the folks behind Guilty Gear It's amazing how DNF Duel, a fighting game based on the Korean MMO, is being handled by Arc System Works, given that the original Korean MMORPG it's based on is influenced by Gui...

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