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Dragon Quest’s Hero Joins Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Today

In the latest fighting game news, Dragon Quest jumps joyfully into the fray of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. The signature Hero hurtled onto Nintendo Switch consoles as the latest DLC Smash…

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Nintendo Releases Fighter Adjustments For Super Smash Bros Ultimate

Nintendo has released version 3.1.0 of Super Smash Bros Ultimate. In addition to a new VR mode we previously covered, there are a lot of re-balancing changes in the patch.…

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Veteran Fighter Amy To Joins the Cast of Soulcalibur 6 DLC

As reported by Gemastu, today Namco Bandai announced (in Japanese) that the character Amy will come Soulcalibur 6 as the second DLC character of the game’s season pass and the…

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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…