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Team Psycho Soldier gets to singing, kicking in King of Fighters XIV

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Team Psycho Soldier is strutting to the ring today in The King of Fighters XIV. The squad consists of world-famous singer and psionic battler Athena, dragon-loving Kung Fu pro Sie Kensou, and drunken master Chin Gentsai. The footage features a short montage of combos, with plenty of colorful balls of energy, juggles, wall bounces, and flames. Oh, and a very high-level wink.

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The King of Fighters XIV demo, free dynamic theme on PSN for PS4

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We posted yesterday about Atlus releasing a Story Trailer and the impending arrival of a demo for The King of Fighters XIV. Well, time to get downloading because it’s here. The trial supports local versus mode, and allows access to seven characters: Kyo Kusanagi, Mai Shiranui, Iori Yagami, Sylvie Paula Paula, King of Dinosaurs, Shun’ei, and Nelson. Players who download the demo also receive a free dynamic PS4 theme.

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Bob and Master Raven join the cast of Tekken 7 with screens, trailers

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Tekken series director Katsuhiro Harada was on-hand at this year’s Evo to reveal two more characters from Tekken 7’s roster: Bob and Master Raven. Bob, a practitioner of Freestyle Karate, debuted in Tekken 6, while the original Raven was introduced in Tekken 5. The two feature in new trailers along with a handful of new screenshots.

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The King of Fighters XIV demo hitting PSN tomorrow, new trailers up

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Good news for everyone whose fighting juices are flowing from Evo 2016, Atlus is set to release a demo tomorrow for The King of Fighters XIV. The trial will offer local versus play and a limited roster of seven characters, including Kyo Kusanagi, Mai Shiranui, Iori Yagami, Sylvie Paula Paula, King of Dinosaurs, Shun’ei, and Nelson. As a bonus, it will also come with a free dynamic PS4 theme. To tide players over until the demo goes live, Atlus has released two new videos, a story trailer as well as a character trailer for billionaire villain Antonov.

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Geese’s Team South Town debut in new trailer for King of Fighters XIV

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After a brief break showing off the newly launched digital pre-order bonuses, the team intros are back for King of Fighters XIV. The latest troupe to enter the ring is Team South Town. Comprised of infamous controller-breaker Geese Howard, Billy Kane, and newcomer Hein, the trio is a squad of baddies. Geese practices the Hakkyokuseiken style, when he’s not busy running a crime syndicate, while Billy utilizes a three-piece staff as he fights using Bojutsu and Hein has the ability to harness a powerful red energy. See them in action below.

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The King of Fighters XIV digital pre-order, bonuses, new trailer live

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The King of Fighters XIV is now available for digital pre-order on PSN. Players who get in early will receive a dynamic PS4 theme as well as two costumes, Nightmare Geese and Classic Kyo. In an explosion of marketing synergy, a new trailer has gone live for Nightmare Geese, which is available alongside a few shots of the theme. And of course, here’s a handy list to check out all the current team reveals: Team Fatal Fury, Art of Fighting, Kim, Villains, Official Invitation, South America, and Mexico.

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Team Mexico enters the ring in new The King of Fighters XIV trailer

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Now, it’s the time for the one thing King of Fighters XIV has been missing: a dinosaur man. Today’s introduction of Team Mexico sees this terrible wrong righted with former NESTS soldier Angel and Muay Thai practitioner Ramon being joined by the mysterious wrestler King of Dinosaurs. This strange squad can be seen duking it out below in a new trailer. And to catch up on the other teams, head over to the reveals for Team Fatal Fury, Art of Fighting, Kim, Villains, Official Invitation, and South America.

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The King of Fighters XIV to be at EVO 2016 with demo, tourney

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Atlus and SNK are once again bringing King of Fighters to EVO. This year, EVO 2016 will host a booth and a small tournament for The King of Fighters XIV. They will be bringing the latest build for some hands-on time, including a free-to-enter tournament that will net winners $1,400 for first, $700 for second, and $350 for third place. A panel will also be held with artists and developers on hand to answer questions and sign autographs. The full schedule can be found below.

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The King of Fighters XIV is joined by Team South America

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Another week means another team reveal for The King of Fighters XIV, and this time it’s Team South America. The squad consists of self-trained ninja Bandeiras Hattori, rain forest environmentalist and Capoeira practitioner Zarina, and up-and-coming boxer Nelson. In addition to the team’s trailer, there are also a host of videos from the E3 2016 Exhibition. Five are posted below, and the rest can be found on Atlus’ playlist. The crew’s competition currently consists of Team Fatal Fury, Art of Fighting, Kim, Villains, and Official Invitation.

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Balrog, Ibuki, and Story Mode launching tomorrow for Street Fighter V

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Capcom has detailed tomorrow’s big update for Street Fighter V. The patch will add the new five-act cinematic story mode, A Shadow Falls, and two new characters, returning brawlers Balrog and Ibuki. The former will be free for everyone, while the latter will require purchase with earned Fight Money or cash. A Shadow Falls takes place between Street Fighter IV and III, with the 16 core characters battling it out as a World Warrior or a member of Shadaloo. Six released and unreleased post-launch downloadable characters are also going to take part. In addition to Balrog and Ibuki, both detailed below, the update will feature their stages, Las Vegas and Karin’s Kanzuki Family Private Beach. General tweaks include “faster and smarter matching” for multiplayer and Currency Shop options to use real money through PS Store and Steam.

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