Ready for round 2? After a temperamental round 1 of testing for the Street Fighter V beta, Capcom is reopening the program on October 22nd, running it up until the end of October 25th. This beta stage will be open to PC street fighters, along with those on PS4, with…
In a reveal from the IgoMir event in Russia, the Iron Cyclone Zangief has returned to scrap in the latest installment of Capcom's flagship fighting game. Zangief brings his trademark Lariat and brutal throws to the PS4 exclusive, as well as a new technique called Iron Muscle, making his body…
You've got a double dose of Street Fighter V news from Tokyo Games Show, as fan favourite brawler Karin Kanzuki joins the battle and Capcom announces its bespoke community service for SFV, labelled the Capcom Fighters Network. The graceful heiress has been a highly requested character, having only appeared once…
No, those tornadoes aren't Cody's, they are from Rashid of the Turbulent Wind, a brand new fighter for Street Fighter V who hails from the Middle East. Revealed at the Dubai Games Show, Rashid takes the term 'vortex' to a whole new level, with his multiple way to mix up,…
Smashers, fighting game fans and lovers of pixel art rejoice, as Rivals of Aether is coming to Steam Early Access on the 22nd of September. According to Dan Fornace the lead developer, Rivals of Aether is planned to be in the Early Access stage for about 6 months, in order…
Seemingly taking the spot of a certain masked luchador, the female wrestler Rainbow Mika is making her second appearance in Street Fighter V, bringing some high flying moves into this edition of the fighter. Mika made her first appearance in Street Fighter Alpha 3 and after much fan request, she…
In news which many suspected but has now been officially confirmed, Nintendo have confirmed that the Pokemon fighting game, Pokken Tournament will be coming to Wii U in spring 2016. The game will launch worldwide in spring, allowing players from around the world to make Pikachu beat the stuffing out…
In an announcement by Capcom over the weekend, it has been revealed the finals of the Capcom Cup will take place during the Playstation Experience in San Francisco on Sunday 9th December. The finals will take place over the whole day and will see the top 32 players battle for…
Over this summer, I've thrown myself into the Smash Bros competitive scene. Naturally, this involves going to a lot of tournaments and spending a lot of time in cramped venues with a lot of other sweaty people. While they are a hell of a lot of fun, tournaments can be…
The bloodthirsty Spanish ninja Vega returns in Street Fighter V, sporting a more regal look and a brand new fighting style. Along with his ruffled sleeves, Vega now has the ability to sheath his claw which gives him new moves like a command grab as well as changing some of…
In what has been a trying weekend for both Street Fighter fans and people over at Capcom HQ, Capcom have decided to pull the plug on this current phase of the beta until a later date. In a blog post by community manager Peter 'Combofiend' Rosas, he revealed that while…
At what is the fighting game equivalent of the Olympics, EVO 2015, Capcom has announced a bunch of new information about Street Fighter 5, including the character roster, details on patch updates and the in-game/premium currencies you can earn during your time throwing hadoukens. Let's deal with how Street Fighter…
In an announcement at San Diego Comic Con which many have expected, the master of the flaming Shoryuken and fellow Shotokan karate master, Ken Masters has returned to duke it out in Street Fighter V. This incarnation of Ken looks a lot different to previous ones, swapping the red gi…
In a short trailer for the Warner Bros Summit, Yoshinori Ono has revealed a brand new stage for Street Fighter V, set in Brazil. The famous Street Fighter producer announced this new stage for the game, as well as teasing the fact that if there is a stage set in…
With the biggest event in the fighting game calender happening in Las Vegas a week on Friday, the tournament organisers of EVO 2015 have released this handy schedule to tell you exactly when each game is on during the tournament. Main things to note that for all you Persona 4…
So, we’ve covered traditional fighting games like Street Fighter and Mortal Kombat, now onto Smash Bros. Smash isn’t your typical fighting game, as the focus is not on taking down an enemy’s lifebar but by racking up enough damage onto an enemy to send them flying off stage. Due to…
It’s getting into fighting game tournament season, with CEO on the horizon this weekend and then the holy grail of FGC events, EVO, following soon after in early July. This means fighting game coverage will start to dominate Twitch and many people will start watching competitive fighting games for the…
Ahead of the plethora of Street Fighter V events being held at E3, Sony and Capcom have released a brand new trailer for Street Fighter V, detailing the new Variable System which underpins the combat of this installment. The V-System builds like your Ultra Gauge did in Street Fighter 4,…
Coinciding with the release of Lucas that day, Nintendo have announced that they are holding a Smash Bros exclusive Direct at 3:40 GMT on Sunday the 14th of June. Masahiro Sakurai, the game's director will be holding the Direct and it will no doubt map out future content releases for…
Well, with Guilty Gear Xrd finally getting a European release next week, Arc System Works have conveniently announced their first piece of additional content for the gamer, titled -REVELATOR-. This new installment adds two additional characters to the game, including series veteran Johnny, the Jellyfish Pirate captain and a brand…
After its successful run last year at Millennium Point, Electronic Dojo are coming back with the 5th installment of the Midlands' biggest tournament series with VSFighting 5. This tournament will be held at the Birmingham REP Theatre, next to the new Central Library and promises to be as hype as…