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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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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.

Why the Dreamcast Still Matters

Why the Sega Dreamcast still resonates with game enthusiasts on its 20th anniversary.

Samurai Gunn 2 is Looking For Its Street Fighter 2 Moment

The local competitive darling is ready for its big break.

Super Smash Bros Ultimate Banjo Kazooie Tips: Moves, Final Smash

Banjo Kazooie just got revealed for Smash. Here’s everything we know so far.

Terry Bogard is the Next Fighter Coming to Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

He just wants to know if you're okay.

Banjo-Kazooie is Out For Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Today

The wait is finally over.

Trine Developer Just Surprise Dropped a Fighting Game on the Switch

The full version of Boreal Blade is also compatible with the game's free demo.

Where Nintendo Switch Online Has Gone Wrong

The reasons Nintendo's online service is flaccid, and what it can do to pump things up.

All Mortal Kombat 11 Characters and Future DLC Fighters

Here's our full Mortal Kombat 11 characters guide, including the current roster, and all forthcoming DLC characters.

Yu Suzuki Seems Interested in Returning to Virtua Fighter and Out Run

He hints there "might be something."

High-Profile Street Fighter Player Banned Amid Wave of Allegations in Fighting Game Community [Correction]

It's the most recent in an ongoing series of allegations and bans.

Power Stone Producer Says He'd Love To Make Another One

And the Switch would make a great fit for it.

Overclocking the Nintendo Switch Shows Its Potential, as Well as Its Drawbacks

Digital Foundry takes a look at the potential inside the chip.

Guilty Gear Being More Accessible Shouldn't be Controversial

The fighting game community is changing and the primary driver of that might be Super Smash Bros.

New Guilty Gear Will Be a "Complete Reconstruction" of the Series

Arc System Works is distilling the genre and then reinventing it.

Solid Snake Voice Actor, Tekken Producer Respond to "Joke" Evo 2019 Announcement

Seems not everyone was on board with the gag.

Every Evo 2019 Announcement: New Fighters, Games, and a Tank

Yeah, a straight-up tank.

A New Guilty Gear Is Coming In 2020, and It Already Looks Gorgeous

It's about time for a new one.

What's Your Favorite Fighting Game of All-Time?

COMMUNITY QUESTION | Let's celebrate Evo 2019 by talking about our favorite fighting games.

Riot Games is Making a Fighting Game [Update]

Former Radiant boss confirms the "worst-kept secret" in fighting games.

Evo 2019 Starts Today - Here's Where and What To Watch

The world tournament of fighting games is upon us.

How Tekken 7 Rose to the Top of Competitive Fighting Games

Modern Tekken is all about the storylines.

You're Not Dreaming, a Next-Gen Neo Geo Is Coming From SNK

I'm still pinching myself, though.

Mortal Kombat 11's Nightwolf Looks Like a Blast in New Gameplay Footage

He only skipped one game, but it feels longer.

Three New Street Fighter 5 Characters Leak Ahead Of Evo 2019 [Update]

A much-awaited sumo returns, as well as two Final Fighters.

Super Smash Bros Ultimate The Hero Tips - Moveset, Final Smash, Spells

Everything you need to know about The Hero in Super Smash Bros Ultimate.

Super Smash Bros Ultimate New Character Release Dates

Dragon Quest's The Hero is going to be coming to Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. Here's everything we know so far, including a release date, gameplay, Amiibo, and more.

Dragon Quest's Hero Joins Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Today, Alongside A New Patch

A new stage, music, and some Mii Fighters enter the fray too.

Street Fighter Producer Says He Doesn't Have Street Fighter 6

It seems the focus is on Street Fighter 5, for now.

Mike Tyson's Punch-Out!! Speedrunners are Setting New Records Thanks to the "Hippo-Manippo"

They can manipulate the big guy into the most optimal run.

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Snags The Headliner Spot At Evo 2019

Street Fighter will be a little bit earlier this year.

Streets of Rage 4 Brings Back Composers From the Genesis Games

And adds some notable additional talent as well.

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Breaks Series Record For Evo 2019

A huge turnout for Ultimate's debut year.

The New Mortal Kombat Movie Casts Its Sub-Zero

Joe Taslim will be keeping it frosty.

Beat Up Baddies And Rescue Your Boyfriends In River City Girls This September

The boys are in trouble, and the girls are here to bail them out.

Mortal Kombat 11 Fatalities - All Inputs Explained

This is our full guide to Mortal Kombat 11 Fatalities, containing info on Fatality inputs, how to perform easy Fatalities, and more.

Samurai Shodown Review

The venerated fighting game series is back.

Rare's Logo is Based on a Roll of Golden Toilet Paper

Make sure to wash your hands thoroughly after playing a Rare game.

Bernie Sanders Has A Twitch Channel Now, Because It's 2019

It doesn't look like video games are on the agenda, though.

Now You Can Argue About Tifa's Character Design in Dissidia Final Fantasy NT Too

2019 is shaping up to be the year of Tifa.

NPD: Mortal Kombat 11 Is Now the Bestselling Game of 2019 So Far

Mortal Kombat scores a second win.

Banjo-Kazooie Bring a Beatdown to Super Smash Bros. Ultimate This Fall

The Rare duo are joining the fight.

Dragon Quest Hero is Coming to Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

A true hero comes to the Switch.

All of Our E3 2019 Coverage: News, Rumors, and Hands-on for the Show's Biggest Games

Here's how to easily find all of our E3 2019 coverage so far.

What's Your Most Outlandish E3 2019 Prediction?

COMMUNITY QUESTION | It's time to predict things that will most definitely not happen at this year's E3.

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Now Works With Labo VR

Super Smash Bros. Update 3.1.0 adds a new dimension.

From Candy Crush to Hearthstone: How the Loot Box Bill Could Affect Some of the Industry's Biggest Games

The bill defines microtransactions and loot boxes, but questions remain.

April 2019 Sales Rankings: Mortal Kombat 11 Tops April NPD Charts on All Platforms Including Switch

NetherRealms' latest fighter hits an impressive milestone.

Mortal Kombat Movie Reboot Has a 2021 Release Date

March 2021 will test your might.

What's Your Favorite Arcade Memory?

COMMUNITY QUESTION | Following Street Fighter 3: 3rd Strike, a legendary arcade game, turning 20 this week, we look back on our favorite arcade experiences.

Don't worry, the Sega Genesis Mini Will Have a Six-Button Controller Available at Launch

You can play fighting games on the Genesis Mini without issue.

Mortal Kombat Movie Reboot is Finally Being Made With Screenplay From Resident Evil Writer

Pre-production begins this month in South Australia.

Samurai Shodown Release Date Confirmed Alongside Free Season Pass for Early Adopters

SNK is offering the first season of fighters to anyone who joins the fight right away.

How a Parry Saved Street Fighter: 20 Years of 3rd Strike

Everyone loves a comeback.

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.

"Basically, You're Just a Cog in the Machine to Turn out the Product They Want"

THIS WEEK IN BUSINESS | NetherRealm Studios, Spanish publisher Sindiecate, Riot Games, and Grinding Gear reveal work cultures both horrifying and healthy.

"This Is How They Get Away With It:" Former NetherRealm Studios Contract Devs Reveal a Troubling Studio Culture

Former employees detail a studio culture of crunch and class division.

Mortal Kombat 11 Forge Recipes - Every Krypt Forge Recipe in Mortal Kombat 11

This is your list of Mortal Kombat 11 Forge recipes, which reveal how to craft new items in the Krypt.

Mortal Kombat 11's Best Feature Takes the Tedium Out of the Towers of Time Grind

Sometimes it's more fun to let someone else fight for you.

How to Unlock Shao Kahn in Mortal Kombat 11

Here's how to unlock Shao Kahn in Mortal Kombat 11, who is available as both a pre-order bonus or DLC purchase.

What You Need to Know About Mortal Kombat 11's Premium Shop, and How it Borrows From Fortnite [Update]

The premium store is live, and you'll probably have to wait for your chosen skin.

Mortal Kombat 11 Server Status - Offline Progress and Rewards Explained

This is our guide to the current status of the Mortal Kombat 11 servers, including outages, downtimes, maintenance periods, and more.

Mortal Kombat 11 Devs Promise Fixes for Towers of Time, Krypt Progression

Netherrealm has heard the early feedback and is attempting to address it.

Street Fighter 5 Goes Completely Free for Two Weeks

With Mortal Kombat 11 right around the corner, Capcom makes its fighter free.

Mortal Kombat 11 Leak Points To More Guest Characters as DLC

The Switch version reveals who may be joining the Fatality party.

Mortal Kombat 11 Review

What happens when you're locked in Mortal Kombat with yourself?

Why Super Smash Bros. Pros are Saying Joker Could be a Top Tier Fighter

The new fighter in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate could be a top-tier contender.

The Weirdest Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Created Stages We've Found so Far

Maybe the creative power of gods in the hands of Smash Bros. players was a mistake.

Switch Owners Getting Server Errors as Smash Bros. Fans Rush to Download Joker Update

Nintendo says it is aware of server problems and working to address them.

Super Smash Bros Ultimate Stage Builder - Level Creator Release Date

A new mode has been confirmed for Super Smash Bros Ultimate, by none other than Nintendo itself. Here’s what we know about the Super Smash Bros Ultimate Stage Builder so far.

Joker From Persona 5 Steals Hearts in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Tomorrow Along With a Big 3.0 Update

Persona 5 isn't the only Persona getting some love in Smash either.

Capcom Home Arcade is an Outrageously Priced Plug-and-Play Retro Console

It's certainly a Capcom machine alright.

Capcom Releases Mysterious Teaser for Classic Games

Darkstalkers, Street Fighter, Aliens all in one place. What could it mean?

Street Fighter 3's Most Famous Evo 2004 Moment Rediscovered in New Video

Moment 37 is back in a new video.

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Stage Builder Revealed so Sneakily You Probably Missed It

This is what happens when Bowser takes over.

April's Free NES Classics Include Super Mario Bros.: The Lost Levels and Punch-Out!!

Three new games headline this month's free NES classics.

Slaughter Rabbids in For Honor's Real April Fool's Day Event

On this day of pranks, Ubisoft has actually implemented a special event in which you can fight its lovable creatures.

Not a Fatality: Mortal Kombat 11 Runs Shockingly Well on Switch

"GET OVER HERE... and look at this solid frame rate!"

Streets of Rage 4 is Looking Hot in the First Gameplay Trailer

These are dangerous streets.

Mortal Kombat 11 Beta Date and Time - Characters, Release Date, Switch - Everything we Know

Here's all the information we have so far on Mortal Kombat 11, including a release date, characters, platforms, and more.

Mortal Kombat 11 Brings Back Noob Saibot and the First Film's Shang Tsung

Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa returns to the role he played back in 1995.

Splatoon 2 Is About to Lose the Title of Japan's Best-Selling Switch Game

Well this news is just Smashing.

Xbox Game Pass Gets More Games in March, Plus Two April Titles Revealed

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided, Vampyr, and more are arriving before March breathes its last.

Here Are Some Fun Mario-Themed Super Smash Bros. Controllers

Peach and Luigi are joining the fight.

New Mortal Kombat 11 Story Trailer Confirms Three More Rumored Characters

Plus some time travel shenanigans.

Masahiro Sakurai Worked on Super Smash Bros. Ultimate While Tied to an IV Drip

Somebody please take Sakurai on vacation.

Dead or Alive 6 Season Pass is $93, and That's Only the Beginning

At least if Dead or Alive 5 is any indication.

Dead or Alive 6 Review

Koei Tecmo's fighter hides its true colors under a more presentable outfit.

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