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Guilty Gear Strive Sets a Launch Date For Next April

Plus, Anji and newcomer Giovanna look to join the roster.

What Other Action Movie Stars Should Be in Mortal Kombat?

COMMUNITY QUESTION | Who else you got in your dream movie match-up?

Mortal Kombat 11 Is Headed to Next-Gen Consoles, With Rambo in Tow

Two oft requested returning fighters and John Rambo join the lineup.

Mortal Kombat 11 Passes 8 Million Sales Mark, Will Reveal What's Next This Week

There's still more to come for Mortal Kombat 11.

Minecraft Is the Smartest Addition to Super Smash Bros. Ultimate in Ages

Young people need to get off my lawn, but they're still a vital market for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate.

The Next Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Fighter Will Be Revealed Tomorrow

Another combatant joins the massive lineup of Ultimate.

Kirby Fighters 2 Leaks on Nintendo's Own Site

Kirby's getting back into brawling.

Lab Zero Owner Lays Off Remaining Staff After Others Quit in Protest

The Skullgirls and Indivisible studio is all but shuttered.

AT&T Reportedly No Longer Interested in Selling Warner Bros. Interactive

What could have resulted in the mother of all consolidations seems to have fizzled out.

Dotemu Says More Streets of Rage 4 Content Is on the Way

"YES" is the answer, but no ETA on when.

Lab Zero Head's Misconduct Prompts Employee Exodus From Skullgirls Studio

Employees are departing the studio over head Mike Zaimont's actions.

Master Roshi Is Coming to Dragon Ball FighterZ Next Month

Please give us Buff Roshi.

Longtime Street Fighter Producer Yoshinori Ono Is Leaving Capcom

One last Shoryuken for the road.

Street Fighter 5 Reveals Four New Fighters, Including a Guest From Rival Schools

Capcom lays out the roadmap for another year of Street Fighter.

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Players Are Having Fun With Its Tiny Battlefield Update

Smash Bros. can have a little Battlefield, as a treat.

Guilty Gear Strive Will Be Coming to PS5, Steam

Two fighters join the lineup too, including one newcomer.

Gundam Extreme Vs. Maxi Boost On Review: Just Communication

Bandai Namco's arcade port is an odd but wonderful anachronism.

Don't Call Fight Crab Another "Gag Game"

We chat with the developer behind Fight Crab, a crustacean-led, physics-heavy fighting game.

Street Fighter 5 Summer Stream Is Coming Next Week With New Character Reveals

Time to see who's still making the cut.

Bandai Namco, Capcom, and More Will Host Fighting Game Roundtable This Friday

Expect news from at least two of the devs present.

How EA's Approach to UFC 4 is Being Shaped by Its "More Casual Fandom"

Less dense simulation, more engaging fights.

EA Sports UFC 4 Returns to the Octagon Next Month

Time to get back in the ring.

EA Sports UFC 4 "Exploring Opportunities" for Next-Gen, But No Plans For the Moment

The brawls will stay on this gen, at least for now.

WWE 2K Battlegrounds Makes Its Ring Entrance This September

Can you smell what Saber Interactive is cooking?

Street Fighter and Mortal Kombat Out of Evo Online Over Recent Allegations [Update]

As more withdraw from Evo Online, two major players won't be present.

Evo President Goes On Leave as Wave of Abuse Allegations Hit Fighting Game Community [Update]

In light of the past day's events, some top players are also stepping away from Evo Online.

Super Smash Bros. Melee Gets "Ultra-Smooth" Online Thanks to Third-Party Rollback

Smash Bros. Melee, a game designed without online play, might have better online play than Smash Bros. Ultimate at this point.

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate: Min Min Moveset and Release Date

Min Min comes to Smash Bros Ultimate as part of Fighter Pass 2. Here's what you need to know about their movesets, Final Smash and more.

Vault Boy Joins Super Smash Bros. Ultimate as a Mii Fighter Costume

The wasteland's mascot comes to Smash Bros.

Arms' Min Min Is the Next Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Fighter

The first combatant for Fighter Pass 2 has been revealed.

With Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment Reportedly Up For Sale, It's Time For Fantasy Game Industry Acquisitions

THIS WEEK IN BUSINESS | WBIE is reportedly up for sale, so who should buy the publisher behind NetherRealm and the Batman Arkham series?

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate's Arms Fighter Will Be Revealed Next Week

But no other fighter will make an appearance just yet.

Getting Xenoblade Chronicles' Shulk in Smash Bros. Was "Huge," Nintendo Says

Shulk's entrance into the ring got more eyes on the revered RPG.

Gang Beasts Goes Independent as Double Fine Publishing Label Winds Down

With Double Fine now part of Xbox Game Studios, Boneloaf will carry on Gang Beasts itself.

WWE 2K Dev Promises a "Significant Evolution in Gameplay" in the Next Title

Will a year off and a trip back to the drawing board help WWE 2K thrive?

Street Fighter 5 Is Getting One More Season of New Content

Five fighters, three new arenas, one last hurrah.

A Former My Little Pony Fighting Game's Journey From Cease and Desist to Evo Online

How a dedicated team and a series of miracles led to Them's Fightin' Herds.

Guilty Gear Strive Pushed Back to Early 2021

Arc System Works is taking some time on the next step for Guilty Gear.

Evo Online Unveiled as Series of Online Tournaments Throughout July, With a Notable Absence

Exhibitions and open online tournaments will take place across five weekends.

Mortal Kombat 11 Aftermath Continues the Story and Adds Robocop

Shang Tsung takes the lead in the new story.

Mysterious Mortal Kombat 11 Trailer Teases DLC Reveal Tomorrow

Even Raiden didn't see this coming.

Evo 2020 Has Been Canceled, Moving Online Like Everything Else

The wi-fi warriors will finally have their day.

Streets of Rage 4 Review: Streets Ahead

A glorious revival for the venerated beat 'em up.

Why Video Game Rivalries Can be Beautiful

How a rivalry cemented my love of fighting games, and a friendship as well.

Arms is the Nintendo Underdog That Brought Us All Together

At Reedpop HQ, Arms had a unifying power.

Nintendo Now Lets You Remap Controls on the Switch's Joy-Cons

You can also change them for the Pro Controller, but not for third-party alternatives.

Streets of Rage 4 Publisher Responds to Release Date Leaks: "We Cannot Confirm It Yet"

But to tide you over, check out these retro throwback fighters.

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.

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