Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Fighter

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

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

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

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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2D anime fighter Under Night In-Birth Exe:Late launches on Steam

Under Night In-Birth Exe:Late will be hitting Steam on July 12 for Windows PC. The Arc System Works-published fighter from French Bread pits 16 characters against one another as they battle Paradox and her organization, Amnesia, during Hollow Night. Newcomers to the genre should note that the game has a simplified control system to allow for quick acclimation, while experienced players will be able to take advantage of more advanced mechanics. Online play is also supported with ranked and player matches, as well as leaderboards.

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JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Eyes of Heaven now on PSN for PS4

Bandai Namco and CyberConnect2’s latest JoJo adventure, JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Eyes of Heaven, is now available for PS4. The digital-only release is a two-on-two brawler that features a new storyline, supervised by manga creator Hirohiko Araki, and a roster of over 50 characters drawn from each arc of the anime and manga series. The cast of eccentric fighters have a wide array of abilities, from being able to harness energy, summon a fighting spirit, and battle on horseback. Players will be able to take a team of two through a campaign or online in a four-player versus mode.

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A team of newcomers arrives to compete in The King of Fighter XIV

The King of Fighter XIV’s newest members are getting their debut trailer today as Team Official Invitation. Each was personally invited by the host of the tournament, the billionaire Antonov. Sylvie is a slightly unhinged ex-member of NEST, modified to utilize electrical attacks during fights. Kukri is a mysterious hooded fighter who is capable of wielding sand. Rounding out the trio is Mian, a practitioner of face-changing who is capable “of graceful and vigorous dance moves.” To check out their competition, check out the trailers for Team Fatal Fury, Art of Fighting, Kim, and Villains.

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The King of Fighter XIV goes rogue with Team Villians

The good guys have had their run, what with Team Fatal Fury, Art of Fighting, and Kim, but now it’s time for some less-savory fighters. Today, Atlus revealed The King of Fighter XIV’s Team Villians. Chan, Choi, and Xanadu bring their giant claws, chains, and fists to the packed brawler. Check out the crew below.

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Tekken 7 launching early ’17 for console, PC, TTT2 free for Live Gold

Bandai Namco has released a new trailer for Tekken 7. The video coincides with the news that the game will be released in early 2017 for PC, PS4, and Xbox One. Currently in development under franchise director Katsuhiro Harada, the home port will feature several additions over the arcade version, including Story Mode, which will host seven new characters alongside Street Fighter’s Akuma. The storyline will follow the struggle between members of the Mishima clan. To celebrate the announcement, and so players can take advantage of its recent addition to the list of Backward Compatible titles, Tekken Tag Tournament 2 will be free for a limited time for Xbox Live Gold members, starting today at 1 p.m. (CST) until June 21 at 5:00 a.m. (CST).

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Team Kim comes in kicking in new King of Fighters XIV trailer

The King of Fighters XIV’s Team Art of Fighting is passing the spotlight onto this week’s roster reveal, Team Kim. Mr. Legs himself Kim Kaphwan is being joined by Gang-Il and Luong. The trio of Tae Kwon Do practitioners has a strong bond, with Gang-II being Kim’s master and Luong being the former’s face-bashing significant other. See the team in action below in the latest gameplay trailer.

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Team Art of Fighting joins The King of Fighters XIV

A new trio of fighters has entered the ring for The King of Fighters XIV. Following up Team Fatal Fury (Andy Bogard, Joe Higashi, and Terry Bogard) is Team Art of Fighting. The legacy SNK series is providing three of …

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