Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Fighter

Ken makes his Street Fighter V debut at San Diego Comic-Con

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

Capcom took the opportunity at this year’s San Diego Comic-Con’s Street Fighter panel to reveal that famed shoto Ken Masters has joined the cast of Street Fighter V. Attendees are getting the chance to put his new flame-heavy attacks to the test in updated playable demos set up at Capcom’s booth, #215. Check out the new screens and reveal trailer below.

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PC News, PlayStation 4 News

Mortal Kombat X: Predator Bundle out now for Kombat Pack

Mortal Kombat X (PC, PS3, PS4, Xbox One) Predator Announcement - Header

The Predator Bundle for Mortal Kombat X is now live for Kombat Pack owners and will be available for everyone else on July 14. The $7.99 set adds the Predator as a playable character as well as three new movie-themed skins, including Carl Weathers Jax, Commando Johnny, and Infrared Scorpion. Portions of the set will be available separately, with Predator priced at $4.99 and the skins priced at $3.99 as part of the Predator Prey Pack. And as a thank-you gift from NetherRealm, a free Klassic Fatality Pack has also been added for download, which comes bundled with Mortal Kombat 1 fatalities for Johnny Cage, Scorpion, Sonya, and Sub-Zero, as well as the Kold War Scorpion Skin.

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PlayStation 4 News, Xbox One News

Street Fighter V to be playable at Six Flags throughout the country

Street Fighter V (PC, PS4) E3 Media - Screenshot 13

Gamers itching to get their hands on Street Fighter V will be able to try their hand at the upcoming fighter early at Six Flags locations across the US. The first stop on the ‘Street Fighter V at Six Flags’ tour will be Six Flags Discovery Kingdom in Vallejo, CA, from July 2 to 7, with the second beginning shortly after, from July 4 to 7, in Arlington, TX. Attendees will also get a shot to win prizes in eight-person single-elimination tournaments that will be held on Saturday at Six Flags Magic Mountain and on Saturdays and Sundays at the other locations. Check below for the full schedule.

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PC News, PlayStation 4 News

BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma Extend released for PS3, PS4, Xbox One

BlazBlue Chrono Phantasm Extend (PS3, PS4, PS Vita) PS3 and PS4 Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

BlazBlue is back with Chrono Phantasma Extend for PS3, PS4, and Xbox One. A handheld version for PS Vita is slated for release on July 28. Extend features the 2.0 balance patch, an improved online lobby, and new characters, stages, and story modes. The 28-character roster can now utilize an updated Guard Gauge System, with its Barrier Gauge indicating when to attack or block and the Guard Crush to follow once the Barrier Gauge is empty. Newcomers can learn the ropes by engaging Stylish Mode, which now has four new features, Auto Guard, Combo Attacks, Special Abilities, and Distortion Drive. Online play has also been updated with a modified online lobby that allows players to invite others into a customizable room, where they can battle or enter Spectator mode to check out the current match.

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PlayStation 3 News, PlayStation 4 News

J-Stars Victory VS+ in stores for PS3, PS4, on PSN for PS Vita

J-Stars Victory VS+ (PS3, PS4, PS Vita) Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

Bandai Namco has announced the release of J-Stars Victory VS+. The Spike Chunsoft-developed brawler features 32 characters from across the Shonen Jump and V-Jump lines, including Bleach, Dragon Ball Z, Fist of the North Star, and Naruto. A Story mode, featuring levels from a variety of the included properties, is joined by a two-versus-two Online Battle mode and, exclusive to this version, a team-versus-team Arcade mode.

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PlayStation 3 News, PlayStation 4 News, PlayStation Vita News

Street Fighter V adds Birdie and Cammy, PS4 beta to begin July 23

Street Fighter V (PC, PS4) E3 Media - Screenshot 1

Capcom revealed two more additions to Street Fighter V’s roster: Birdie and Cammy. Cammy has been a staple of the series for several years now, but Birdie hasn’t been seen rushing around and headbutting since Street Fighter Alpha 3. The two join four previously announced fighters, Charlie Nash, Chun-Li, M. Bison, and Ryu. A new trailer and batch of screenshots were released showing the two in action. The beta was also dated, with PS4 pre-orders getting a chance to try the game online from July 23 to July 28.

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PC News, PlayStation 4 News

Atlus adding $10,000 to Persona 4 Arena Ultimax Evo 2015 prize pool

Persona 4 Arena Ultimax (360, PS3) Adachi DLC and Evo Announcement - Screenshot 6

Atlus is sweetening the Evo pot for Persona 4 Arena Ultimax. The studio announced today that they are adding a $10,000 price pool for finals. For those looking to enter, Atlus noted that the competition will be using the current version of the PS3 console. Another Persona will also be at the tournament, the rhythm-based spin-off Persona 4: Dancing All Night, along with competitive Catherine and stations for practicing Ultimax.

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PlayStation 3 News, Xbox 360 News

Mortal Kombat X – Tanya Bundle launching tomorrow for console, PC

Mortal Kombat X (PC. PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, Xbox One) Tanya DLC Launch Announcement - Art 1

The Tanya Bundle is set to go live tomorrow for Mortal Kombat X. The $7.99 download not only adds the Edenian fugitive to the roster, last seen making a cameo in 2011’s Mortal Kombat, but also the Klassic Pack 1. The latter offers costumes from the original Mortal Kombat for Kano, Liu Kang, and Sonya. Players who prefer one or the other can download each separately on June 9, with Tanya priced at $4.99 and the Klassic Pack 1 at $3.99. Check out the bundle’s trailer below.

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DLC, PC News, PlayStation 4 News, Xbox One News

(Ch-ch-ch) Jason Bundle out May 5 for Mortal Kombat X Kombo Pack

The Jason Voorhees Bundle will launch for Mortal Kombat X tomorrow for Kombat Pack owners and on May 12 for everyone else. The $7.99 set includes two different download packs, Jason Vorhees character DLC ($4.99) and the Horror Pack ($3.99). The Horror Pack adds horror-themed skins for several characters, including Kraken Reptile, Pharaoh Ermac, and Vampiress Mileena. A new trailer shows the Friday the 13th star in action.

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DLC, PC News, PlayStation 4 News, Xbox One News

Saint Seiya Soldiers adds Taurus’ Aldebaran and Leo’s Aiolia

Saint Super Seiya Soldiers Soul (PC, PS3, PS4) Character Announcement - Screenshot 1

Saint Seiya Soldiers’ Soul’s roster is expanding with news that Taurus’ Aldebaran and Leo’s Aiolia will be joining the fight. The announcement was accompanied by new character art and screenshots, over a dozen of which have been posted below.

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PC News, PlayStation 3 News, PlayStation 4 News