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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 ...

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...

[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...

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...

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...

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...

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 &...

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...

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...

EVO Japan 2020 Showcases Disparity Between Fighting Games In Prize Payout Announcement

The folks at EVO Japan 2020 just revealed its prize payout chart and it clearly showcases which fighting game its organizers, publishers, and sponsors are solely focused on. So to recap, these are the 1st place prizes for the respective games. Street Fighter V: US$9,000. Tekken 7: US$9,000. BlazBlue- Cross Tag Battle: $4,500. Samurai Shodow...

Impunity Esports Sends First-Ever Fighting Games Division To EVO Japan 2020

Singaporean professional esports team Impunity Esports, renowned for its top-tier Vainglory & mobile gaming team, will be dipping its toes into the fighting game division for the first time. The group has recruited three high-level Singaporean players into the fold: Ashley "Asher" Seek, Shane "Oreoz" Goh, and Cleon "VGD" Wong. They will be rep...

Is Capcom Cup 2019 As Terrible As People Make It Out To Be? [Update]

Like we've said countless times, organizing a large-scale event is a lot of hard work, be it a tournament or a game expo. Having said that, most organizers would have their events and setups down to a science, especially if it's something as renowned as the premier event for your beloved fighting game franchise. And if said game is as divisive as S...

Who Will Win Capcom Cup 2019? Our Top 10 Contenders

It’s that time of year again. After what has been arguably the most competitive season of the Capcom Pro Tour so far, the top 32 Street Fighter V players in the world will be gathering for the Capcom Cup 2019 finals - the culmination of the international esports fighting game circuit that is the Capcom Pro Tour. Given that you have to be on...

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Celebrates First Anniversary

Believe it or not, it's already a year since we were graced by the current king of best-selling fighting game and fastest-selling Nintendo Switch game. No matter how you look it, there's no denying that it's one of the most successful execution of "easy to learn, hard to master" in a fighting game. Happy first anniversary to Super Smash Bros. Ulti...

Tekken 7 Season 3 & New Tekken World Tour Details Revealed

Bandai Namco just dropped a ton of news regarding its staple fighting game Tekken 7 to the delight of fans and pro players. Let's go through them one-by-one: New Characters In Season 3 In addition to more Leroy Jenkins Smith, we are also getting returning sumo wrestler Ganryu and newcomer Muay Thai user Fahkumram. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V...

Echo Fox Is No More

The last time we wrote about Echo Fox was to report on Rick Fox's departure from the company. At that time, it became an unspoken truth that the company was already heading towards its demise. Recent news has reveal that that is now confirmed. In an exclusive interview with WIN.gg, an Echo Fox investor spokesperson confirmed that the company is no...

Street Fighter II Dethroned As Best-Selling Game Of All Time

When it comes to fighting games, almost no title is as iconic as Street Fighter II. It inspired a turning point in video games history, popularising fighting games and sparked the beginning of an age where arcade games became the craze for people of all ages. [caption id="attachment_43031" align="aligncenter" width="1920"] Even Ryu is in the game!...

My Southeast Asia Major 2019 Experience Pt 2: The Community Conundrum

Southeast Asia Major. As a member of the Malaysian fighting game community for almost the past decade now, it seems like we’ve always acknowledged that SEAM is the biggest, most important annual fighting game tournament in our region. Whether or not that will actually hold true in years to come remains to be seen, especially given the mass...

Skullgirls 2nd Encore Xbox One Port Indefinitely Postponed

Publisher Skybound Games and developer Lab Zero Games have announced that the Xbox One version of Skullgirls 2nd Encore has been "postponed indefinitely due to unforeseen development and production challenges". The announcement didn't go into the details about these challenges. It's safe to say that the game will not be coming to the Xbox One with...

Axl In New Guilty Gear Revealed, Exclusive Playable Demo Coming Soon

The third trailer for the upcoming new Guilty Gear has just dropped and as teased in the May trailer, we get to see Axl show off some sick(le) moves. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e_C7DZLN7sU&w=560&h=315] Axl's new duds further proves that they're really amping up the fashion sense in this next entry. What's truly satisfying is...

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