Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Fighter

Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite gets new story trailer, modes detailed

Capcom has released additional information on Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite’s modes and characters, along with a new story trailer. The cinematic features new portions of the story mode, highlighting the heroes from both universes that are joining to fight Ultron Sigma. The studio also revealed that Jedah, Dormammu, Firebrand, and Ghost Rider are joining the roster, bringing the total up to 30. To ensure that the crew are put through their paces, a host of offline modes were confirmed: Story, Arcade, Mission, Training, Versus CPU, and Versus Player 2. Unlockables will also be accessible in Collection, which will host concept art, audio tracks, cutscenes, and general info. Online modes were listed as well, including Casual, Ranked, Beginners League, Lobby, Rankings, and Replay.

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Eliza, Taiko No Tatsujin-themed accessories added to Tekken 7

A new fighter has joined Tekken 7’s roster today: Eliza. Skipping the queue to beat upcoming downloadable character Geese Howard out of the gate, Eliza brings a unique background along with her vampiric abilities. Players looking to customize their experience will also find several Taiko No Tatsujin-themed items on offer, ranging from outfits to health gauge skins. North American players will be more familiar with its localized title, Taiko: Drum Master. Look at that picture above, how can anyone resist adding that to their outfit?

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Piccolo and Krillin step into the arena, added to Dragon Ball FighterZ

Dragon Ball FighterZ’s roster is growing by two with word that the original cast is being joined by Piccolo and Krillin. Players can get a better idea of them in action in some new screenshots, posted below. The Arc System Works-developed brawler is currently slated to be released early next year.

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Tekken 7 gets the Fatal Fury touch with Geese Howard DLC

Akuma’s addition to Tekken 7 was a surprise, but Bandai Namco’s latest roster reveal is a real shocker: Geese Howard from Fatal Fury. SNK’s infamous ball-busting boss is making his way into the King of Iron Fist Tournament this winter as a downloadable addition. Check him out in action below.

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Arc System announces crossover fighter BlazBlue Cross Tag Battle

A new multi-franchise crossover fighter was revealed at this year’s Evo tournament, BlazBlue Cross Tag Battle. The brawler is being developed by Arc System Works and has a tentative release date of 2018. Set to be released on unspecified console platforms, the game will include characters from four series: BlazBlue, Persona 4 Ultimate Arena, Under Night In-Birth, and the web-based anime, RWBY. The announced characters from each are Ragna the Bloodedge, Yu, Hyde, and Ruby Rose. Character design is being led by illustrator Konomi Higuchi.

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SNK, Altus bringing $14,000 to Evo for The King of Fighters XIV

SNK and ATLUS will be returning to Evo this year, and bringing some cash with them. The King of Fighters XIV will be one of the tournament titles, and the studios are ponying up $14,000 in pot bonus prize cash. First place will receive $8,000, while second place will take home $4,000 and third place, $2,000. Also on hand, though for bragging rights instead of cash, will be Puyo Puyo Tetris. Attendees will be able to try out the hybrid puzzler at Atlus’ booth.

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Street Fighter IV: Champion Edition released for iOS

Street Fighter IV returns, sorta. Capcom has returned to the long-running entry with a new release for iOS, Street Fighter IV: Champion Edition. The follow-up to Street Fighter IV Volt features 25 characters, including three new fighters (Dudley, Ibuki, and Poison); four difficulty levels; Arcade and Versus multiplayer; and updated graphics, with wide-screen support. A tutorial has also been added for newcomers.

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(PlayStation 4 Review) Tekken 7

” … feels great, plays great, and looks great, but the lack of a proper tutorial or challenge modes will leave many players feeling rudderless.”

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E3 2017 – Capcom: Monster Hunter, Marvel vs. Capcom

Capcom spent their time at E3 revealing the latest Monster Hunter, Monster Hunter: World, and surprising players with a story demo for Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite. Set to launch early 2018 for console, Monster Hunter will mark the first time the series appears on PC, PS4, and Xbox One. Additionally, PS4 players will also get extra content. And for fighting fans, the Marvel vs. Capcom demo is out now for console. New media was released for both titles.

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E3 2017: Bandai Namco – Dragon Ball, Ni no Kuni, Ace Combat

This year’s E3 saw Bandai Namco bring along some of their biggest upcoming releases as well as a surprise from Arc System Works. Pillar franchise Ace Combat got a new trailer and screenshots for its seventh entry, while recent hit Ni no Kuni’s upcoming sequel, Revenant Kingdom, was officially dated for November 10. The studio also revealed a recent project with Arc System Works that sees them entering the brawler market, Dragon Ball FighterZ. The Marvel vs. Capcom-style fighter is set to launch early next year and looks to be shaping up nicely. Recent reveal Code Vein was also own shown, also receiving a new trailer for the show.

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