Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Fighter

The King of Fighters XIV trailer shines the spotlight on Team Yagami

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After introducing Team Japan last week, Atlus has released a video debuting The King of Fighters XIV’s Team Yagami. Iori Yagami, Mature, and Vice return from previous entries, and the latest footage highlights a handful of their specials and combos.

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Tekken 7: The King of the Iron Fist Tournament 2016 – NA detailed

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Bandai Namco has revealed details about the first North American Tekken 7 tournament. The King of the Iron Fist Tournament 2016 – North America will take place throughout the year in 18 cities across the US and Canada. The tournament began on February 19 at Wizard World in Portland, OR and will run through November 6, ending at the Wizard World Comic Con and Gaming Tour in Pittsburg, PA. As an aside, the release also noted that event locations will be the only way North American players will be able to try the arcade version. The full schedule has been posted below.

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Team Japan takes the stage in new King of Fighters XIV trailer

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Benimaru, Daimon, and Kyo step into the ring in the latest video for The King of Fighters XIV. The trio makes up Team Japan, and the latest footage not only gives players a chance to see their latest 3D models but also their array of moves, including tech throw combos as well as fire- and lightning-based attacks.

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JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Eyes of Heaven – Chapter 4 media released

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A truckload of new screenshots and a new trailer has been released from the fourth chapter of JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Eyes of Heaven, Diamond is Unbreakable Action. There are over 30 screenshots to check out with Josuke, Koichi, Otoishi, Rohan, and Kosaku Kawajiri, among others, making an appearance. Okay enough talking, on with the goods.

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Touhou Genso Rondo: Bullet Ballet headed stateside September 9

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Cubetype’s hybrid twin-stick shooter/fighter Touhou Genso Rondo: Bullet Ballet will be blasting its way onto PS4 on September 9. The game will be available digitally and physically, and as a limited edition bundled with an art book, art cards, a soundtrack, and bonus downloadable content. Players will be able to choose from 10 different characters to compete in one-on-one combat using shooter mechanics to learn about each in Story Mode. After perfecting the use of spell cards and customized projectiles, players can then try their hand at fighting others over PSN.

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Another World Warrior returns today, Guile joins Street Fighter V

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Street Fighter II veteran and World Warrior Guile has been added to Street Fighter V. He brings with him a new stage, Character Story, and set of Trials. Guile’s Air Force Base marks the first new stage to be added after launch, and features a few throwbacks to the original level. The stage can be purchased from the in-game shop for 70,000 Fight Money, while Season Pass holders will receive it for free. Guile is currently free as well and will remain so until real currency becomes an option in the shop. The update also implements a new system to punish rage quitters along with improvements to speed up matchmaking.

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Degica bringing all-female fighter Koihime Enbu to Steam

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Koihime Enbu, an all-girl brawler, is heading to Steam next month, courtesy of Degica. BaseSon and Unknown Games’s fighter is slated to launch on May 19, and is currently up for pre-order. Based on the Koihime Musou visual novel, the game is set in an alternate version of the Romance of Three Kingdoms where women dominate the battlefield. The roster will include 13 characters, along with 7 assist characters, who will have access to a Tactics Meter for an array of powerful moves (special, ex, super, and ultimate) and the Fatal Counter system for extending combos. In addition to an arcade mode, the game will also feature Replay Mode for saving and viewing previous bouts and Versus mode to battle others locally or online.

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The King of Fighters XIV launching Aug. 23, plus 20 screens, 2 trailers

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An avalanche of King of Fighters XIV goodies hit today. First up, Atlus has announced that the game is slated to launch on August 23, and that players who pre-order or buy the game near its release date will receive the Day One edition. This version will come in a themed SteelBook case featuring Kyo Kusanagi, and as a gift for all early buyers, the Classic Kyo DLC costume will be free on PSN for the week following launch. Additionally, there are two new videos and over 20 new screenshots, plus a picture of the Day One edition, posted below. The trailers highlight the three-versus-three system, story, and one of the new characters, Shun’Ei.

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Melty Blood Actress Again Current Code hitting Steam later today

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Later today, Arc System Works will be releasing French Bread’s 2D fighter Melty Blood Actress Again Current Code for Windows PC. The fighter is slated to go live on Steam at 8 p.m. (CST). Over 30 characters take part in a story that’s set after the visual novel’s Tatari incident. Each brawler has access to one of three fighting styles—Crescent Moon, Half Moon, and Full Moon—as well as an individual storyline in Arcade Mode. Local and online multiplayer is also supported.

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Street Fighter V to get Guile in future update, screens, trailer released

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Nash will be joined by his comrade in arms, and fellow Street Fighter veteran, Guile in an upcoming update to Street Fighter V. As with previous roster reveals, a new trailer and handful of screenshots were released showing the new addition in action. Guile is bringing along his traditional move list along with a special hurricane sonic boom. Time to start saving that fight money.

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