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Fighting Games Have Come A Long Way

It’s common knowledge that fighting game sprites have grown larger and more refined as technology has improved, at least in those rare few games that still use them. But I never truly appreciated how big of a difference there is between the classics and their modern counterparts before now.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Dragon Ball FighterZ Adds Super Baby 2, Whoever The Heck That Is

Dragon Ball FighterZ has gone off the rails. I can understand, on some level, the thousands of Goku variations that make up its cast. I’ll even overlook the two Brolys, if only because both versions are so popular. But recent reports that the Arc System Works fighting game is getting Super Baby 2 are where I […]

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Classic Guilty Gear Sees Massive Spike In Players After Rollback Netcode Patch

Guilty Gear XX Accent Core Plus R, the 2012 update to a game originally released in 2002, is currently testing a patch on Steam (developed in part by a controversial figure in the fighting game community) that improves online play in a big way. This has led to a huge influx of players, completely shattering […]

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Skullgirls Designer Worked On Guilty Gear Patch Despite Sexual Harassment Accusations

Lab Zero Games developer Mike Zaimont has been suspended from work on an official Guilty Gear XX Accent Core Plus R netcode patch, Gamasutra reports. The fact that the former Skullgirls designer was working on this patch as recently as October 24 is surprising, given recent accusations by both fans and fellow employeesRead more… Continue […]

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Guilty Gear Creator Thought He Was Done With Fighting Games In 1998

Guilty Gear creator Daisuke Ishiwatari has held multiple major roles on every game in the series since its 1998 debut on the original PlayStation. But in a newly surfaced interview, Ishiwatari seemed hesitant to commit to any future fighting games, let alone the multiple Guilty Gear sequels he’s developed since.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Guilty Gear Creator Thought He Was Done With Fighting Games In 1998

Guilty Gear creator Daisuke Ishiwatari has held multiple major roles on every game in the series since its 1998 debut on the original PlayStation. But in a newly surfaced interview, Ishiwatari seemed hesitant to commit to any future fighting games, let alone the multiple Guilty Gear sequels he’s developed since.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Put Zappa In Guilty Gear Strive, Dammit

Arc System Works recently shared the results of a survey taken by players of the Guilty Gear Strive closed beta. The most interesting findings come from the character request section. Players from around the world left some surprisingly uniform responses, and sadly, my favorite character is nowhere to be seen.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Granblue Fantasy Versus Adds Buff Grandpa Soriz April 7

Every fighting game needs a muscle-bound older gentleman to show those young whippersnappers what’s what. In Granblue Fantasy Versus that old man is Soriz, a former weapon crafter who decided he was the greatest weapon of them all. He also enjoys wearing loincloths. He’s coming to the game on April 7. Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Granblue Fantasy Versus Adds Buff Grandpa Soriz April 7

Every fighting game needs a muscle-bound older gentleman to show those young whippersnappers what’s what. In Granblue Fantasy Versus that old man is Soriz, a former weapon crafter who decided he was the greatest weapon of them all. He also enjoys wearing loincloths. He’s coming to the game on April 7. Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Granblue Fantasy Versus Adds Buff Grandpa Soriz April 7

Every fighting game needs a muscle-bound older gentleman to show those young whippersnappers what’s what. In Granblue Fantasy Versus that old man is Soriz, a former weapon crafter who decided he was the greatest weapon of them all. He also enjoys wearing loincloths. He’s coming to the game on April 7. Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Oh Hey, Granblue Fantasy Versus Is Coming To Steam March 13

Granblue Fantasy Versus, the gorgeous Arc System Works fighting game based on the popular mobile role-playing game, isn’t just for PlayStation 4 players anymore. Cygames has announced that a Steam version of the anime brawler is dropping March 13, a mere 10 days after its North American PS4 debut. Surprise?Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Guilty Gear Director: Strive Will Be The Deepest Game In The Series

Guilty Gear Strive is Arc System Works’ upcoming sequel to Guilty Gear Xrd, which reinvigorated the series’ competitive scene as the first new entry in 12 years. The competitive community has a lot of expectations for Strive, and they haven’t been afraid to point out issues they’ve seen in early builds. Kotaku spoke…Read more… Continue […]

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Guilty Gear Director: Strive Will Be The Deepest Game In The Series

Guilty Gear Strive is Arc System Works’ upcoming sequel to Guilty Gear Xrd, which reinvigorated the series’ competitive scene as the first new entry in 12 years. The competitive community has a lot of expectations for Strive, and they haven’t been afraid to point out issues they’ve seen in early builds. Kotaku spoke…Read more… Continue […]

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River City Girls Is Like River City Ransom But With Girls

For decades, old-school beat-em up fans have been following the adventures of River City Ransom heroes Kunio and Riki, a pair of high school tough guys with a knack for rescuing their girlfriends from thugs. Wayforward’s River City Girls turns that tired formula on its head. It’s an utterly charming old-school brawler…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Kill la Kill Game’s Publisher Has “Prohibited” People From Streaming Its Story Mode

Kill la Kill the Game: IF, released earlier this week, is a fighting game with a story. And publishers Arc System Works are so protective of it that they’ve stated “all streams and uploads” of the game’s story mode “are prohibited indefinitely”.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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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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Speedrunner Beats Battletoads’ Infamous Turbo Tunnel While Blindfolded

Old school Nintendo fans dealt with tons of challenging games, but Battletoads was one of the toughest. The third level contains the dreaded “turbo tunnel,” a long hoverbike gauntlet that wrecked careless players and grizzled experts alike. Yesterday, a speedrunner not only completed it without losing a single life,…Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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