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This fall, Arc System Works will host a qualifying circuit for their annual ArcRevo fighting game to

This fall, Arc System Works will host a qualifying circuit for their annual ArcRevo fighting game tournament with over $100,000 in cash prizes. The world tour has stops in the US, the UK, Belgium, Denmark, Japan, and Singapore, culminating at the ArcRevo America grand finals.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Bayonetta Players Battled Through The Boos At Evo 2018’s Smash 4 Finals

Several Bayonetta players made it into the Super Smash Brothers 4 finals at Evo 2018 this year, although surprisingly, last year’s Evo winner and Bayonetta player Saleem “Salem” Akiel Young wasn’t one of them. Salem’s upset last year coincided with the longstanding debate over whether Bayonetta’s combo-linking…Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Arc System Works announced nine new characters for BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle after the game’s final

Arc System Works announced nine new characters for BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle after the game’s finals concluded at Evo 2018. BlazBlue’s Nine, Izayoi, and Mai; Under Night In-Birth’s Yuzuriha, Mika, and Merkava; and Persona’s Akihiko, Mitsuru, and Labrys will be available on August 6.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: How Video Games Stop Us From Belie

Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: How Video Games Stop Us From Believing In The Good Fight • Checking Out Videogames: Then And Now In Chicago • Gaming Pet Peeves: Mechanics That Inexplicably Change In The Sequel • What It’s Like To Write For The CompletionistRead more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Two ‘Gods’ Of Melee Got Hit Hard By Mere Mortals In Evo 2018 Pools

On a good day, Super Smash Brothers: Melee champion Adam “Armada” Lindgren seems unbeatable. Last year, at Evo 2017, he took home the top prize for the second time at the world’s biggest fighting game event. This year, long before Top 8, he got knocked into the losers bracket by Melee up-and-comer James “Swedish…Read more… […]

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Evo Sidelined Marvel Vs. Capcom Players But They Killed It Anyway

This year’s Evolution Championship Series is almost the same as last year: the Mandalay Bay Convention Center is still packed with countless setups, players reigniting friendships and rivalries, and clusters of attendees erupting into screams during exciting matches. But Evo 2018 has one glaring omission in its lineup…Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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City Planner Caught Using Cities: Skylines Screenshot In Proposal

Cities: Skylines is a great city-building video game, and fans all over the world know it. It is not a hardcore city-planning simulator, but that didn’t stop one town development firm from using a screenshot in their brochure for a potential new town in outside of Norfolk in the United Kingdom.Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Dead Or Alive 6 Is Less Sexualized, And More Esports

Despite offering a unique take on 3D fighting focused on counters and holds, the Dead or Alive franchise has never quite taken off within the fighting game community. It has a small but dedicated fanbase, but the game also struggles with public perception as the genre’s “boobie fighter” (probably thanks to old but…Read more… Continue […]

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This Week In The Business: The Customer Is Always Right?

QUOTE | “We try to remove ego from the equation completely on our side. We’re not going to make something because it’s something we like, or we want. Those words don’t mean anything to us.” – Frostkeep co-founder Jeremy Wood says if Rend’s players and developers want different things, the developers are probably wrong.Read more… […]

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