Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Fighter

Street Fighter V adds F.A.N.G. to roster, 2016 DLC characters revealed

Street Fighter V (PC, PS4) Fang Announcement - Screenshot 1

Capcom revealed the final character in Street Fighter V’s launch roster during PlayStation Experience. The sixteenth character is F.A.N.G., a strange fighter who doubles as a mad scientist of sorts and also fancies himself the second in command of Shadaloo. Check him out in action below. The studio also announced the six fighters that will be added throughout 2016: Alex, Guile, Ibuki, Balrog, Juri and Urien. They can be purchased with cash for immediate play or unlocked for free through gameplay. Details on how real money transfers to digital money is also broken down below, but for those who want to go fast route, a Season Pass will be available for $29.99. The pass will offer release access to all characters plus a premium costume for each and an exclusive PS4 theme.

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DLC, PC News, PlayStation 4 News

Guilty Gear Xrd -Revelator- announced for PS3, PS4, coming 2016

Guilty Gear Xrd Revelator (PS3, PS4) Announcement - Screenshot 1

Aksys Games has announced that they will be returning to the Guilty Gear series next year with Guilty Gear Xrd -Revelator-. The Arc System Works fighter will be available next spring for PS3 and PS4 with over 20 fighters, new modes, and support for cross-platform multiplayer. One of the new modes is Stylish Type, a feature that will be familiar to Blazblue players, which helps newcomers ease into the game by allowing them to unleash flashy single-button combos.

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PlayStation 3 News, PlayStation 4 News

Dhalsim joins Street Fighter V, release date, DLC plans revealed

Street Fighter V (PC, PS4) Dhalsim Reveal - Screenshot 1

Capcom announced at Paris Games Week that Street Fighter veteran Dhalsim is the latest addition to Street Fighter V’s roster. A now-bearded Dhalsim is returning with Yoga Float as his V-Skill and Yoga Burner as his V-Trigger. Check out his trailer and screenshots below. It was also revealed that the game will be available on February 16. Additionally, the studio plans on releasing six new characters throughout 2016, along with balance updates, challenges, costumes, and gameplay content. All updates and balance changes will be free, while all gameplay-related material will be obtainable with real money, represented by an in-game currency called Zenny, or free via an earnable in-game currency called Fight Money. Fight Money will be acquired during play through the completion of daily goals and leveling up of characters.

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PC News, PlayStation 4 News

Dengeki Bunko: Fighting Climax out now for PS3, PS Vita

Dengeki Bunko Fighting Climax (PS3, PS Vita) Release Date Announcement - Screenshot 4

Dengeki Bunko: Fighting Climax, the latest 2D fighter from Ecole and French Bread, is now available for PS3 and PS Vita. The crossover release from Sega features a roster of characters from across the Dengeki Bunko imprint, including Sword Art Online, Accel World, Durarara!!, A Certain Magical Index, and Oreimo. Fourteen primary characters are joined by 23 assist characters from over 20 series. Sega got in on the action as well and contributed some of their properties, including characters from Virtua Fighter and stages from Sonic and Virtual On. Launch copies also come with a soundtrack.

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PlayStation 3 News, PlayStation Vita News

(PlayStation Vita Review) Dengeki Bunko: Fighting Climax

(PlayStation Vita Review) Dengeki Bunko: Fighting Climax

“…a perfect match for the handheld.”

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PS Vita Reviews

(PlayStation 3 Review) Dengeki Bunko: Fighting Climax

(PlayStation 3 Review) Dengeki Bunko: Fighting Climax

“… hits the mark for its intended audience.”

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PlayStation 3 Reviews

Zangief returns! The Red Cyclone to be in Street Fighter V

Street Fighter V (PC, PS4) Zangief Reveal - Screenshot 1

Another Street Fighter II veteran has made their way onto the roster of Street Fighter V. Capcom announced at IgroMir in Russia that Zangief is the latest addition to the cast. A new trailer and set of screenshots were also released, some of which show off his V-Skill, Iron Muscle, and his V-Trigger, Cyclone Lariat. Looks like all that bear wrestling has paid off.

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PC News, PlayStation 4 News

Sega releases second Dengeki Bunko: Fighting Climax combo video

Dengeki Bunko Fighting Climax (PS3, PS Vita) Combo Trailer 2 Announcement - Screenshot 1

A new combo video has been released to showcase more of the fighters in Dengeki Bunko: Fighting Climax. The crossover fighter from Ecole and French Bread features a packed roster of characters from across the Dengeki Bunko imprint. The latest footage highlights Kirino Kousaka (Oreimo), Mikoto Misaka (A Certain Magical Index), Shana (Shakugan no Shana), and Kirito (Sword Art Online).

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PlayStation 3 News, PlayStation Vita News

Street Fighter V gets a bit fancier with addition of Karin Kanzuki

Street Fighter V (PC, PS4) Karin Reveal - Screenshot 1

Street Fighter Alpha continues to make its way back to the scene with the reveal that Karin Kanzuki has joined Street Fighter V. The aristocratic brawler, last seen in Street Fighter Alpha 3, returns with a new dash move along with a new stage, Kanzuki Estate. She is already playable in a build currently on the show floor at Tokyo Game Show. Check below for a new trailer and screenshots. Capcom also announced that they will be using Capcom Fighters Network to link players together, where they can view profiles, statistics, replays, and send battle invitations. More details are to follow in the coming months.

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PC News, PlayStation 4 News

Sega releases Dengeki Bunko: Fighting Climax’s intro

Dengeki Bunko Fighting Climax (PS3, PS Vita) Release Date Announcement - Screenshot 2

Dengeki Bunko: Fighting Climax’s opening cinematic has been released. The upcoming crossover fighter from Ecole and French Bread features characters from various Dengeki Bunko novels as well as Sega-themed stages, from such series as Virtua On, Sonic, and Valkyria Chronicles. Sega fans should also note that the launch edition comes with a bonus soundtrack packed with remixed tracks from other Sega titles.

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PlayStation 3 News