Tagged: Fighting

If you haven’t been playing Rivals of Aether, you should be. Especially if this glowing preview by a certain bearded chap is anything to go by. However, if you have, you’ll have noticed that PC players have been received a couple of updates that we haven’t been privy to.Worry not though, fellow Rivals, as today saw the release of Patch 0.15.4, which brings us back up to speed with the PC release. For the full list of features and balance changes, check out the blog post from the developers here, but we’ll run through a few of the highlights: Button-testing whilst … Read More »

Yesterday saw the release of a new trailer for Bandai Namco’s upcoming game Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2. This trailer consisted entirely of gameplay and showed off an intense battle between SSGSS Vegeta and Black Goku. The announcement of Black Goku first came in the form of screenshots on the game’s official Facebook page here. This was then swiftly followed by the gameplay trailer seen above. It was then announced that Black Goku will be a free character for or players that pre-order the game prior to its release  on October 25th in the US and October 28th in the UK. … Read More »

Fans of NetherReal Studios Injustice: Gods Among Us  have been waiting with baited breath for a news about the upcoming sequel to the hugely popular fighting game. The wait is now over with concrete details coming out via marketing manager of NetherRealm Studios Brian Goodman. The news came during an interview Brian Goodman conducted with Game Reactor. He revealed that Injustice 2 will have different gameplay and storyline to its predecessor. He was quoted as saying: “Structure-wise, it’s going to be a little bit different, there’s going to be definitely an opportunity to go through the story mode, and we’re definitely going … Read More »

The rebirth of Killer Instinct on the Xbox One has been well received since the console’s launch 3 years ago.  Since its launch, Killer Instinct is a force in fighting games and is keeping it going with the new Killer Instinct: Definitive Edition. Killer Instinct: Definitive Edition is described as the ultimate collection for Killer Instinct. This new edition includes every bit of content from the past three seasons – that’s all 26 fighters, all 20 stages, as well as all costumes and accessories.  As an additional bonus, fans can spend hours enjoying all the music, stories, history, and artwork … Read More »

During the Evolution 2016 Fighting Game Championships, Tekken 7 director Katsuhiro Harada showed off two characters that were yet to be revealed to the public for the upcoming fighting game.  Returning from Tekken 6 is Bob, the lovable heavy set free form karate master.  His character image stays very true to form with his Hawaiian shirt and ripped jeans.  It appears that Tekken fans will be very familiar with Bob’s style carrying over from previous titles.  Check the image below of Bob’s new style Fans attending the fighting game tournament were happy to see a returning face but were also … Read More »

It’s a good time to be a fighting game fan on the Xbox One. Namco Bandai and fighting game legend Katsuhiro Harada took to the stage at Microsoft’s E3 briefing to show off Tekken 7 on Xbox One. Showcasing what appeared to be a Story Mode battle between guest character Akuma and mainstay Heihachi Mishima, we see both an awesome cutscene and a battle between the two icons. The game will be releasing in Early 2017, and will be up-to-date with the current Japanese arcade version, Fated Retribution. Also, as a celebration of Tekken on Xbox One, previous game Tekken Tag … Read More »

Oh god. Oh my god. It’s revealed and it looks awesome! Netherrealm Studios just dropped the Worldwide Premiere of Injustice 2’s gameplay trailer at the Season 3 finals of the ESL MK X Pro Leagues, and… you can tell by the intro to this piece that we’re hyped. Already, the trailer reveals a bunch of new information. We get to see two new characters that weren’t in the original trailer, Atrocitus and Gorilla Grodd, along with other newcomer Supergirl. We also see how the customisable gear comes into play with different versions of Gorilla Grodd laying the smackdown. We also … Read More »

Is there going to be anything left for E3? These leaks in the run up to the convention, a time you could call the “Pre-3” season, have been getting out of control. Bethesda’s entire presentation seems to have been revealed, Dead Rising 4 has been outed, and now we’ve got confirmation that Injustice 2 will be unveiled soon. Injustice was a 2013 fighting game from MK devs Netherrealm Studios that saw DCs heroes and villains have a giant ruckus. The leak, which was given to Polygon, shows a poster that will be given to consumers who pre-order Injustice 2. Check … Read More »

Brutal. If EA Sports UFC 2 could be summed up in one word, it’s brutal. Head kicks land with the momentum of a freight train, uppercuts look like they’d take your opponents head off and the flying knees would make Sagat from Street Fighter proud. Be sure to scream Tiger Knee at the top of your lungs for added effect. So it’s no surprise, then, that the highlight of this game is Knockouts Mode. Ditching the ground game in favour of health bars, your objective is to simply KO your opponent. It encapsulates some the most exciting moments of the … Read More »

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