Fighting

Undertale's Toby Fox Wasn't a Fan of Sans' Tiny Fingers in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

Still not as weird as half the Sans fanfic on Archive of Our Own.

Bleeding Edge Review: On the Edge of Glory

Ninja Theory's hero brawler has good ideas, but not enough to keep me hooked.

Dead or Alive 6 Gets Its Final Update Next Month

One last pack of costumes for the road.

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate's Next Fighter Is From Arms

Hands up if you saw this coming.

Guilty Gear Strive Will Have Rollback Netcode And Revamp Its Interface

One of the community's biggest asks has been answered.

Development of Smash Bros. Ultimate's Next Fighter Affected by Coronavirus

COVID-19 is affecting all parts of life, including Smash Bros.

Yoshinori Ono Reflects on Street Fighter 5: “We Re-Learned the Importance of Listening to Our Players”

An interview on the lessons learned from Street Fighter's latest entry.

Xbox Series X is Bringing Back the Disc-Shaped D-Pad, but Microsoft Says This Time It'll Work

It isn't swappable, but hopefully it'll strike the right balance between plus and dish.

Granblue Fantasy: Versus' RPG Mode is a Missed Opportunity

The single-player campaign can't square up with its excellent foundation.

Ring Fit Adventure Spirits Arrive in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate This Week

A very shredded challenger approaches.

Adam Boyes Doesn't Miss the Console Wars

At DICE 2020, Adam Boyes tells us about maintaining Iron Galaxy without crunch, developing ports, and more.

Granblue Fantasy Versus Comes to PC Next Month, But Won't Support Cross-Play

Launching through Steam on March 13.

Two Decades Later, There Simply Can't Be Another Marvel Vs. Capcom 2

How smack talk and superheroes created a scene that can't seem to be replicated.

Nintendo Direct Hype Has Gotten Out of Control—And I Love It

Directs aren't just fun; they also have an important history. They're worthy of a little craziness.

Street Fighter 5 Got a Vague Netcode Update, and the Community Is Hunting for Differences [Update]

The new update was left to the community to decipher.

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate DLC Will End With Fighter Pass 2

Plans for Ultimate end with the new Fighter Pass.

Capcom Wants to Teach You Street Fighter With New Video Series

They're breaking down the fundamentals of the classic series.

Dissidia Final Fantasy's Next Major Update Will Be Its Last

Support will be down to just online services soon.

Street Fighter 5 Champion Edition Roundtable: A Challenger Heads Into Its Final Round

Mike and Eric sort out their feelings on where Street Fighter 5 stands with the release of its latest collection.

Untitled Goose Game Wins Top Bill at the 2020 DICE Awards

It was a wonderful night in Las Vegas, and the winner is one mischievous goose.

Dragon Ball FighterZ is Getting Kefla, Assist Select, and Yet Another Goku

Big changes are coming for Dragon Ball's third year.

Tekken Producer Harada Knows You Want Kiryu in Tekken, and He's Tired of Hearing It

The board members of Bandai Namco have a better idea.

Power Rangers: Battle for the Grid is Going Full Crossplay Today

Mighty Morphin' cross-platform Rangers.

Super Smash Bros.' Sakurai Wants to Move Past the Debate Around Fire Emblem Characters

Sakurai's a busy man, and he's got other things to be thinking about.

Granblue Fantasy: Versus Finally Gets North America Release Date

The gacha-inspired fighting game comes stateside in March.

USG's Top 100 Games of the Decade: #100-51

The 100 best games of the 2010s, as determined by us.

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate's Byleth Isn't Just Another Fire Emblem Sword Boy (or Girl)

As usual, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate takes an otherwise straightforward character and makes them fun.

Claude's Spirit in Smash Bros. Pays Homage to the Best Meme

"Something up, teach?"

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate's Latest Patch Makes Some Shields a Whole Lot Bigger

You get a shield. You get a shield. Everyone gets a shield!

There Are No Fatalities To Be Found In Mortal Kombat Legends: Scorpion's Revenge Trailer

Right now, it looks a little klean for kombat.

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Byleth Release Time

We take a look at when Byleth is set to launch in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate.

Tekken 7 Is Being Completely Dominated by Leroy, Its Newest DLC Character

The latest addition to Tekken was proven to be number one last weekend.

Mortal Kombat Kollection Seemingly Resurrected According to Official PEGI Site

The European ratings board may have spilled the beans on an MK remaster.

Dragon Ball FighterZ Still Needs More Goku, Apparently

Smash has too many Fire Emblem characters you say? Well…

Masahiro Sakurai Made Fools of Us All With One Subtle Gesture Before the Byleth Reveal

Sakurai has a twisted sense of humor, and he's not afraid to use it.

Super Smash Bros Ultimate Character - Every Fighter in Smash Bros Ultimate

Super Smash Bros Ultimate Full Character Roster, plus guides on every fighter in the game, covering changes, moves and alternate outfits.

Mortal Kombat 11's Joker Feigns Friendship in New Gameplay Video

Batman's greatest enemy leans into R-rated action again.

New Star Wars Fan Game Hopes to Be a Better Fighter Than Masters of Teras Kasi

Force Combat asks, "What if Netherrealm made a Star Wars game?"

Byleth is the Next Fighter Joining Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

And there are even more Smash DLC fighters on the way.

Watch the New Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Presentation Here

Mr. Sakurai with another history lesson.

From the USG Notebook: A Farewell to the E3 Corridor of Console Rivalry

One of E3's most infamous sights seems like it might never return.

Super Smash Bros Ultimate Byleth Moves and Attacks

After much speculation, the new Smash Bros. Ultimate character is Byleth from Fire Emblem: Three Houses. We'll show you how to play them here.

New Super Smash Bros. Presentation Reveals the Fifth DLC Fighter This Week

Another history lesson with Masahiro Sakurai?

Whatever Happened to Mike Ross, The Fighting Game Star Who Walked Away?

The story of a fighting game superstar's rise to fame, and how it almost ended him.

A New Fan Patch Fixes One of Street Fighter 5's Longest Standing Online Issues [Update]

But it's created a new divide in the process.

Arc System Works is Mashing Up Guilty Gear, River City, and More in Code Shifter

Sol and Dizzy can clash with Kunio and Riki.

From the USG Notebook: The PS5 is Pretty Much a No-Show at CES

Notes, quotes, and rumors from the week in gaming.

A Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Open and Other Tournaments Brings Life to Nintendo Switch Online

Let some online competition vroom-vroom your winter blues away.

WWE 2K20 Rang in the New Year With a Y2K20 Crash Bug

It started the new year by refusing to start.

Eric Van Allen's Top 10 Games of 2019: The Head and the Heart

Murder Hogwarts, class of 2019.

Nintendo Knows What You Played the Most in 2019, and Now You Can Find Out Too

See just how much time Fire Emblem and Pokemon ate up.

Street Fighter Boss Seth is Coming to Street Fighter 5 to Steal Your Moves

Seth is back with a brand new body.

New Mortal Kombat 11 Update Will Add Krossplay For PS4 and Xbox One [Update]

The Kombat arena seems to be expanding.

Tekken Wasn't Supposed to Be a Fighting Game, But 25 Years Later It Stands Tall

Devs recall how a tech test and late nights led to the king of 3D fighters.

Shovel Knight Showdown Review: A Sneaky Contender for 2019's Best Party Game

An excellent arena battler that transcends Shovel Knight's boundaries in unexpected ways.

The Guilty Gear Strive Interview: Why a Cult Favorite is Starting From Square One

The goal of Strive is to make everyone feel like a "newcomer."

Garou: Mark of the Wolves Turns 20 Today—Here's a Glimpse of the Sequel That Never Quite Happened

It might literally be sitting in a file folder somewhere.

No, Stadia Users Won't Lose Access to Games Purchased With a Stadia Pro Discount

Destiny 2 and other free Pro games are tied to your subscription—purchases are not.

The Game Awards 2019 Nominations: Control and Death Stranding Among Top Nominees

And Smash Bros. gets some belated acknowledgement.

Street Fighter 5 is Getting a Champion Edition With Every Fighter So Far

Also, Gill is back, both buff and almost in the buff.

Guilty Gear 2020 Has a Name and a Release Window

It will Strive onto the scene later next year.

NPD: 2019 Is a Record Year for Fighting Game Sales

Still, Modern Warfare dominated October and the year.

Project xCloud’s Preview Selection Makes Stadia’s Launch Lineup Look Tiny

Dozens of games are coming for testers of Microsoft's game streaming service.

Google Stadia's Launch Lineup Has 12 Games and a Single Exclusive

Tequila Works' Gylt is the only title you won't be able to play anywhere else... for now.

Super Smash Bros Ultimate Terry Bogard Tips

SNK’s Terry Bogard has been added to Smash Bros. Here’s how to play him.

The Best Moments From Sakurai's Big Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Tribute to King of Fighters

Terry's entrance into Smash Bros. came with a lot of fanfare.

Yoshinori Ono Is in No Rush to Get Street Fighter on Next-Gen Consoles

"When the time's right we'll look at next gen possibilities, but no sooner than that."

Terry Bogard and Kirby Bogard Arrive in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Today

Sakurai really, really likes Fatal Fury.

A Thank You From USgamer For Extra Life 2019

We beat our goal, and it's thanks to all of you.

Guilty Gear 2020's First Gameplay is Receiving Mixed Reactions

It looks stunning, but system changes have some feeling wary.

Why Tekken 7 Players Are Divided Over Paid Frame Data DLC

Some great features are coming to Tekken, but one's price tag is drawing ire.

Street Fighter 4 Producer Yoshinori Ono Once Considered Making It Turn-Based

The higher-ups were initially "99.9 percent" against what became Street Fighter's revival.

WWE 2K20: How It Went So Wrong

A longtime developer's departure might have been the writing on the wall.

Noctis Reminds Us That Final Fantasy Versus 13 Was a Thing With New Dissidia Costume

Just one question, Noct: What are thooooooose?

WWE 2K20's Launch is Riddled With Bugs, Glitchy Animations, and Body Horror

It's an absolute wreck, but really hard to look away from.

Over 4000 Games Are Already Compatible With Steam's Upcoming Online "Local" Co-Op Feature

I can finally school my online pals in Pyre.

Google Stadia Might Predict Your Button Presses to Deal with Input Delay

It knows what move you wanna make.

Schwarzenegger Makes His Fighting Game Debut in Mortal Kombat 11 Trailer

Does this mean Skynet is in the Mortal Kombat lore now?

The New My Hero Academia Game Will Follow Season 4 of the Anime, Coming 2020

One's Justice returns with a literal Overhaul.

We're in Awe of This Nickelodeon-Super Smash Bros. Mash-Up Poster

There are just too many references to keep track of.

Mortal Kombat 11 Is Getting Bite Sized 3-Person “Raids” Soon

In Team Raids, trios of fighters will fight simultaneous individual matches against a single boss.

Street Fighter 2's Creator on Why Blocking Was Once a Controversial Issue

A creator and a pro sit down to talk blocking in fighting games.

SNK Reveals the 20 Games on Its Neo Geo Arcade Stick Pro

It's a lot of fighting games, as you would imagine.

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is Never Getting Goku, Stop Asking Before Sakurai Snaps

Kamehamehey this isn't going to happen.

New Guilty Gear Trailer Brings Back a Familiar Face: It's Gonna Be May

Slightly older May, still toting a massive anchor.

Street Fighter 5 and Rocket League Lead Next Step Towards Olympic Esports

The IOC is getting involved in this lead-up to Tokyo 2020.

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