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Soulcalibur VI Roster Grows By Three; Azwel Plus Cervantes and Raphael Discovered

The roster of Soulcalibur VI just keeps growing, and this time three fighters have been discovered for the game. First up is a brand new character to the series, Azwel,…

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The Futility of Simplifying Your Fighting Game

In a recent interview with Destructoid, Daisuke Ishiwatari, creator of the Guilty Gear franchise, stated that fans of the long-running anime fighting game can expect the eventual sequel to have…

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A Look Back at the Fighting Games of 2017 – Between Rounds

Out of all genres that one can do a “year in review” for the hardest to probably discuss would be fighting games. It is a technical genre in many ways—an…

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All By Myself: The Importance of Single-Player Content in Fighting Games

Fighting games are fundamentally competitive. Two people select a character and then proceed to beat each other to the best of their abilities until one of them wins, preferably in…

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Capcom Pro Tour 2017: Post-Evo Leaderboard Analysis

At the beginning of this year, Capcom announced some key changes to their point system for 2017’s Pro Tour. There were no longer any automatic qualification spots except for two:…

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FGC Match Spotlight: Knee vs. Echo Fox’s JDCR at Rev Major 2017

If you follow professional Tekken, you know the Koreans are the kings of the court, the rulers of the land, the cool kids on the block, the cream of the…

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Evo 2017: Notable Players (Guilty Gear Xrd Rev 2, BlazBlue: Central Fiction, Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3)

The Evolution Championship Series of 2017 is less than a week away, and the brackets have been locked in place. Just as every year, the world’s largest competitive fighting game…

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King of Fighters XIV Review – Fighter’s Resurrection

There was a time when the fighting game scene was defined by two companies: Capcom and SNK. Street Fighter is far more well known by the mainstream gaming audience, but SNK’s King…

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BlazBlue Central Fiction May Not Be Getting Dubbed

The BlazBlue series has had a dedicated fandom since its creation by Arc System Works in 2008 with BlazBlue: Calamity Trigger. While the series lacks the major notability of other fighters, including…

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Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 Announced, More Info At E3

Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2, the sequel to 2015’s successful first entry in the newest Dragon Ball game series. After the success of the first Dragon Ball Xenoverse, VG Chartz shows 2.03…