The tournament cycle is beginning to start up for 2016. The EVO games have been announced, Street Fighter V is on the horizon and players new and old are hoping that this year may be the year that they will finally git gud. So, in my infinite wisdom as a…
It's something members of the FGC have been waiting for since July of last year. With the overwhelming success of EVO 2015 and the continued growth of fighting games, all eyes have been on the EVO staff to finally announce what games will be making an appearance at this year's…
In a new trailer released today by Capcom, it has been announced that Street Fighter V will be receiving a cinematic story expansion in June 2016, which details the juicy story events which happen during this iteration of Street Fighter. SFV is placed between Street Fighter IV and 3rd Strike…
The people at NetherRealm have certainly been busy! To continue this slew of Mortal Kombat X content which is coming out in the early part of this year, a special Game of the Year edition of Mortal Kombat X, creatively titled Mortal Kombat XL is coming to consoles both digitally…
The revival of one of the greatest Smash Bros tournaments has just happened and my god, what a resurrection. We have upsets across the board, nail biting sets and Oddshots up the wazoo, as Smashers from all over the world clashed in 3 different games for the title of Genesis…
Mortal Kombat X is getting better and better this year. With the ESL Finals coming up at the end of this month, more characters on the way with the second Kombat Pack and now, a beta test for improved online matchmaking for NetherRealm's bloody brawler. While MKX works great offline,…
In the ongoing 20th anniversary celebration of the original Pokemon games, Nintendo have announced that Pokken Tournament will be ready to fight on the 18th of March. Pokken Tournament is a 1v1 fighting game, where many of your favourite Pokemon gear up to beat the ever-loving tar out of each…
As promised by Ed Boon on Twitter, the people over at NetherRealm Studios have released a gameplay trailer for Kombat Pack 2 for Mortal Kombat X, showing the Triborg, Leatherface, Bo Rai Cho and the Alien in action and my god, do they look brutal. Leatherface stands out as the…
It's not even half way through January and we already have the game roster for one of the FGC's biggest events confirmed. Revealed in a tweet by Jebailey, CEO's main tournament organizer, the 8 games that have an official spot on the title card for CEO 2016 are Ultra Street…
2015 has been a great year for Smash, with the ever-increasing popularity of Melee and the influx of new fans to the community with the release of Smash 4, resulting in a big tournament almost every month and the continued growth of the competitive scene. It's not even 2016 yet…
As we approach the end of Smash 4’s developmental life cycle and have had just over a year with the game, I think it is a good a time as any to have a look back over this year and just take stock of all the changes we’ve seen, as…
The hype train is fuelled with hundreds of Shovel Knight amiibo and it’s on course for its final destination, so let’s speculate on 5 things to expect from tomorrow’s final Direct dedicated to Super Smash Bros for Wii U and 3DS. This list will be a mix of pretty standard…
During the finals of the King of the Iron Fist tournament for Tekken 7 in Japan, Harada and co sprung a mysterious trailer for the latest installment of Bandai Namco's seminal fighting game. Along with announcing Tekken 7's new subtitle, Fated Retribution, it has been revealed that Akuma from the…
We seem to be coming to the end of the developmental road for Sm4sh, as Nintendo have announced that the last dedicated Smash Bros Direct will air at 10pm on Tuesday 15th. This Direct will be headed up by Mr Sakurai himself and will detail Cloud and more, according to…
The final fighter for Street Fighter V has finally been revealed with no previous leaks! This final fighter is called F.A.N.G, a mysterious combatant who seems to be one part Jiangshi and other part Thin Man from XCOM. As the second in command for Shadaloo and a professional assassin, F.A.N.G…
In a leaked trailer which was supposed to be shown off during tonight's Game Awards in Los Angeles, the 4 new fighters of Kombat Pack 2 have been revealed to the public. The characters are Leatherface from the Texas Chainsaw Massacre series, Bo Rai Cho the drunken master, a cyborg…
In an announcement that came to the shock of many, the highly successful Brawl mod Project M, has ceased development according to a statement released on their official website this morning. A reason for the halting of the development is not quite clear. Some of the PM developers have gone…
Cloud is coming to Super Smash Bros?! What is this sorcery? In an announcement literally nobody saw coming, Cloud Strife from Final Fantasy VII is coming to Super Smash Bros, complete with a Midgar stage, Chocobo Mii Costumes and an alt skin from Advent Children. He seems to a Limit…
The dangers of putting post beta content in your beta release. Due to dataminers cracking and going into the files of the PC version of the Street Fighter V beta, we now have confirmation on the first batch of DLC characters that will be released for Capcom's fighter, as well…
It may seem like yesterday since we were all watching Woshige get bodied in spectacular fashion or saw the nail biting set between Gamerbee and Momochi, but the clock must keep on ticking and the EVO staff have already announced the scheduled date for EVO 2016. Next year's event is…
EDIT: The leak is indeed true! Ono has confirmed during his spot at the Sony press conference that Dhalsim is indeed returning to Street Fighter V and it will launch on PS4 on February 16th. Damn, Ono just can't catch a break can he? In an early post by Eurogamer…