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Warner Bros. Discovery Slows Down Development Of Upcoming DC Movies: In an intense match, the Lone Wolves came out victorious. Read all about the big night here // Genshin Impact Special Version 3.0 Broadcast Airing This Saturday Night: In an intense match, the Lone Wolves came out victorious. Read all about the big night here // Overwatch League Player Discovers He Was Fired in The Most Unceremonious Way: In an intense match, the Lone Wolves came out victorious. Read all about the big night here
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Malaysia’s Infinite Carnage Is Hosting A Bunch Of Offline Fighting Game Tournaments This Month

Malaysian fighting game group Infinite Carnage is making a splash in the offline fighting game scene this month. First up is the KUL Fighting Games Championship 2022, organized by Dewan Bandaraya Kuala Lumpur (DBKL). Here are the details: Venue: Panggung Anniverseri, Taman Botani, Kuala Lumpur Date: Saturday, 19 February 2022 Time: 10.00am - ...

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HORI Announces New Fighting Controller & Stick For PS5

Sony Interactive Entertainment PlayStation and HORI have announced a new HORI Fighting Commander OCTA pad and Fightstick for the PS5. HORI previously released high-quality Fighting Commander pads for the PS3 and PS4. The new controller features top-quality components for accuracy and durability, including micro switches, as well as a Short Throw...

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EVO 2021 Exclusive Offline Tournament Cancelled

If you're hoping to see a livestream of a major fighting game tournament series play out with players in the same space, do we have some bad news for you. The EVO 2021 Showcase in Las Vegas, dubbed as a triumphant return to form after 2020, has been cancelled. The organizers of EVO have announced this on Twitter recently. "Due to the continuing...

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Guilty Gear Strive Peaks At 31,000 Players In A Few Days; Also Gets Day 1 Patch

The PC version of Guilty Gear Strive is looking pretty healthy. According to SteamDB.info, the game has hit an all-time peak at 31,156 as of 12th June within 24 hours. The Steam version came out on 11th June. For comparison, Mortal Kombat 11 reached an all-time player peak of 35,147 about 2 years ago. Street Fighter V's all-time peak was ...

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Celebrating The Best Black Characters In Video Game History

In case you weren't aware, this whole of February was Black History Month. With this iconic time coming to a close, let us celebrate and talk about our favourite and iconic black characters in video game history. Barret Wallace (Final Fantasy VII Remake) While the FFVII original version of Barret was fine, the 2020 version is a huge improveme...

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Hwang Is Slashing His Way To Soulcalibur VI This Week

Bandai Namco has revealed that the next DLC fighter for SoulCalibur VI will be none other than Hwang. Hwang is a Korean swordsman who first made his debut in 1997's Soul Edge, and was last seen as a playable fighter in 2005's SoulCalibur III. Hwang will join Soulcalibur VI as a Season Pass 2 downloadable content character on 2 December 2020. ...

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A Recap Of The Skullgirl Devs Lab Zero Games’ Drama

Lab Zero Games, a studio known for its stylish-looking games, has a bit of a controversy the past few months. See, its owner recently fired the studio's entire staff last week following a series of senior employee departures. Here's a breakdown, in case you missed out on the recent news: Lab Zero Games created hit fighting game Skullgirls a...

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UFC4 Is A Chock-tagon Full Of Fighting Goodness

Platform(s): PS4, Xbox One Genre: Rock'em sock'em mixed martial arts fighting Reviewing sports games have always been tricky. A publication can choose to assign someone who is neck-deep in their knowledge of the sport, leading to a potentially needlessly nitpicky, emotionally-skewed review. Or go with someone who has little to casual understandin...

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Master Roshi Is Now Playable In Dragon Ball FighterZ, Obviously

Finally, after much speculation, Dragon Ball FighterZ's new characters are announced. It's Master Roshi, of course. The OG Dragon Ball sensei is now a playable character in DBFZ, and he'll be out this September. https://twitter.com/BandaiNamcoUS/status/1295072867495759872 There's also a roadmap for the game starting this September, featuring c...

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Thank You, Yoshinori Ono – A Short Video From A Fighting Game Advocate

Mr Toffee recaps the recent departure announcement of Capcom fighting game producer Yoshinori Ono after his almost 30 years of service. He also talks about the man's influence on a personal level. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_yujbeLcgZA Top image credit: 1up.com...

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The Man Who Relaunched Street Fighter & Jump-Started Fighting Games Is Leaving Capcom

Yoshinori Ono, the man who launched Street Fighter IV with his team and DIMPS, as well as reinvigorated the fighting game scene starting in 2008, is leaving Capcom after 30 years of service. An official post on his Twitter account has confirmed this. He said he will resign his position as Capcom's Street Fighter brand manager by the end of Summer ...

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Street Fighter 5 To Add Dan, Rose, Oro, & Rival School’s Akira

Capcom has announced the characters who will appear in Street Fighter 5 for its fifth and final season of the game. In case you didn't see the headline, it's Dan... ...Rose... ...Oro... ...and Rival School's Akira. The last one's quite a surprise for many of us. There's also a fifth and final character, but the team will be saving that ...

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Japan’s Fighting Game Publishers To Host Roundtable Live Stream This Weekend

There may be no EVO 2020, but at least we'll have the best fighting game makers in the business converge and talk industry stuff this weekend. Arc System Works, Arika, Bandai Namco, Capcom, Koei Tecmo, and SNK will be hosting the Japan Fighting Game Publisher Roundtable this 1st August at 8am GMT+8. The companies' respective directors and producer...

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[Rumour] The King of Fighters XV Will Bring Back A Few Fan-Favourites

The upcoming SNK fighting game The King of Fighters XV may be bringing back some fighters from the dead. At least if we're basing this on the endings of KOF XIV. New Blood Team head Yashiro (or Orochi Yashiro), Ash, and Nameless (K9999) will be some of the new characters returning to KOF XV according to a recent playtest session of the game featur...

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SEA Major 2020 Is Cancelled

Bad news, fighting game fans in Southeast Asia. The region's premier fighting game tournament for this year is postponed thanks to the offline esports killer known as COVID-19 coronavirus. The tournament will instead come back in 2021. The tournament is renowned for hosting the regional portion of Capcom Pro Tour (Street Fighter V), the Tekken Wor...

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Japan Wants To See These Granblue Fantasy Characters In Its Fighting Game

Famitsu held a Granblue Fantasy Versus poll a while back. The results they received this week are pretty wild. When asked which characters they want to see added in Granblue Fantasy Versus (via HDKirin), the most-requested are as follows: #1. Sandalphon #2. Cagliostro #3. Vira 4. Seox 5. Sigfried 6. Siete 7. Silva 8. Vane 9. Beatrix 10. C...

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EVO 2020 Is Cancelled

The COVID-19 pandemic has claimed yet more event plans this week. The latest is the international fighting game tournament EVO 2020. According to an official post from the organizers, EVO 2020 at the Mandalay Bay is cancelled. Tickets will be refunded. However, the EVO team are planning on hosting online events this summer, with more details to f...

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QuakeCon 2020 And Combo Breaker 2020 Cancelled

Sad news for shooter fans and fighting game aficionados. This year's celebration of id Software gaming and 2D fighter tournament competitions in the US of A are cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. While QuakeCon 2020 isn't scheduled until August, Bethesda said that the outbreak means too many "uncertainties". Official statement from Bethesda &...

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Tekken World Tour 2020 Tokyo Event Postponed Due To Coronavirus

The Coronavirus events-claiming & postponement continues. Bandai Namco announced online that the Tokyo Tekken Masters event of the Tekken World Tour is being delayed. The tournament will be delayed to a "later date in 2020". https://twitter.com/BandaiNamcoUS/status/1234584420893388800 Before all this, the tournament was supposed to be held du...

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A Brief History Of Fighting Game Characters With Atypical Genders

These days, we've been seeing a diverse addition to fighting game rosters. Granblue Fantasy: Versus features Ladiva, a female wrestler who happens to look like a buff male, speaks in a husky voice with a dainty tone, and rocks a sweet moustache and beard combo. And following this weekend, Street Fighter V: Champion Edition saw the debut of Street F...

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