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Granblue Fantasy Versus: Rising Siegfried Trailer Released, Online Beta Set For July

Cygames has released an exciting new gameplay trailer for Siegfried, the moody dragonslayer revealed for the game's roster a couple of months ago. The studio has also officially announced a new…

June 1, 2023 | 08:12 EDT

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Guilty Gear -Strive- Gameplay Video Show How to Play New Character Asuka R# And It’s Pretty Crazy

Today Guilty Gear - Strive- developer Arc System Works released a new video showcasing Asuka R#'s gameplay and how he fights.  Asuka R# (also known as Asuka R. Kreuz) was revealed officially…

May 18, 2023 | 11:07 EDT

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Guilty Gear -Strive- Reveals Asuka R# as New Playable Character

Today Guilty Gear - Strive- developer Arc System Works revealed another playable character for the popular fighting game. The new character is Asuka R# (also known as Asuka R. Kreuz). Since his…

May 17, 2023 | 09:08 EDT

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DNF Duel Director Discusses New Characters & Updates in Video

Today Nexon released a new video starring DNF Duel Director Ryosuke Kodani, focusing on the future of the fighting game by Arc System Works.  Kodani-san talks about the new characters coming with…

May 16, 2023 | 11:43 EDT

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Granblue Fantasy Versus: Rising Online Beta Date Indefinitely Postponed

Cygames has announced that the upcoming Granblue Fantasy Versus: Rising online beta has been indefinitely delayed. The beta was originally scheduled to land sometime in May, but Cygames says that it…

April 24, 2023 | 08:46 EDT

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Granblue Fantasy Versus: Rising Reveals Playable Siegfriend & Online Beta

Today Cygames released a new trailer of its upcoming fighting game Granblue Fantasy Versus: Rising, also revealing another new character. The trailer, which was broadcasted during the final round of…

March 31, 2023 | 06:59 EDT

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Guilty Gear -Strive- Provides Video Guide for New DLC Character Bedman?

The new DLC character "Bedman?" will soon be released for Guilty Gear -Strive- and Arc System Works released an extensive video guide to help you get ready. The guide provides an in-depth look at…

March 29, 2023 | 09:20 EDT

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Guilty Gear -Strive- Reveals New Character Bedman? & Teases Asuka; Third Season Pass Confirmed

Today, at the end of the Guilty Gear - Strive- finals of the Arc World Tour, Arc System Works had news to share about its popular fighting game.  Specifically, we learn about the third character…

March 12, 2023 | 12:52 EST

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DNF Duel Reveals Trailer & Details for New Character Spectre, Season Pass & Update Roadmap

Today, at the end of the DNF Duel finals of the Arc World Tour, Nexon and Arc System Works had news to share about the recently-released fighting game. This time around, we get to see more of…

March 12, 2023 | 12:33 EST

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Granblue Fantasy Versus: Rising Reveals Gameplay of New Character Anila in New Trailer

Today Cygames hosted the 9th-anniversary livestream of Granblue Fantasy and revealed the gameplay of Granblue Fantasy Versus: Rising's first new character. We already knew from the previous event…

March 4, 2023 | 07:24 EST

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Guilty Gear Strive Battles Its Way To Xbox Game Pass Next Week

The date for the long-awaited Guilty Gear Strive Xbox Game Pass release has finally been revealed. We can expect Arc System Works' much-loved one-on-one anime fighter to make its way to Microsoft's…

March 3, 2023 | 09:49 EST

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Granblue Fantasy Versus: Rising Reveals Anila as Playable Character & New Details

Today, during the final round of the Granblue Fantasy Versus Cygames Cup Special 2023 in Osaka, Japan, Cygames revealed one of the new characters that will appear in Granblue Fantasy Versus: Rising,…

February 25, 2023 | 02:33 EST

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Granblue Fantasy Versus: Rising Announced for PS5, PS4, & PC

During a stage event at Granblue Fantasy Fest 2022-2023, which is being hosted at the Tokyo Big Sight venue in Japan, Cygames announced Granblue Fantasy Versus: Rising. The game is a relaunch of the…

January 21, 2023 | 03:05 EST

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Guilty Gear: Strive DLC Brings New Character Sin Kiske

Guilty Gear: Strive has three new characters coming to the game on November 24, 2022, and fans of the franchise could not be more thrilled. The adorable and somewhat innocent Sin Kiske is coming to…

November 22, 2022 | 03:41 EST

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Guilty Gear Xrd Rev 2 Rollback Netcode Confirmed

Guilty Gear Xrd Rev 2 rollback netcode is coming very soon. This should come as a welcome addition for the hundreds of people that are now playing the game every day, a big jump from the peak of 156…

September 26, 2022 | 10:45 EDT

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Guilty Gear Strive Crossplay Beta Delayed To Late September

The upcoming Guilty Gear Strive crossplay beta has been pushed back by a couple of weeks. Said test was originally slated to begin in mid-September, but Arc System Works says it's now slated to…

September 14, 2022 | 08:48 EDT

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(Updated) BlazBlue: Central Fiction Exploit Patched By Devs

Update July 19th 1:20PM: Arc System Works has released a patch to fix the RCE exploit issue plaguing BlazBlue: Central Fiction. The developer announced the fix via Steam, and all you need to do if…

July 18, 2022 | 09:46 EDT

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Guilty Gear Strive Mod Mixes In Dragon Ball FighterZ

A new Guilty Gear Strive mod has been revealed, and this one is pretty interesting -- it adds in fighters from Dragon Ball FighterZ into the game. Guilty Gear Strive is the latest game in the long-…

March 16, 2022 | 04:05 EDT

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Third Guilty Gear Strive DLC Character is Happy Chaos

Since its launch in June, we've seen two new characters for the first Season Pass of Guilty Gear Strive. It's time for the next fighter, and this inclusion is none other than the super edgy, very…

November 13, 2021 | 08:27 EST

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Guilty Gear Strive DLC Characters Slayer and Baiken Discovered by Dataminers

A number of Guilty Gear Strive DLC characters have been reportedly uncovered by dataminers examining dialogue files  — including fan favorites Slayer and Baiken. Guilty Gear Strive is the latest…

July 27, 2021 | 03:51 EDT

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First Guilty Gear Strive DLC Character is Goldlewis Dickinson

Guilty Gear Strive launched just over a month ago, but the momentum of the fighting game's incredible release isn't going to stop with the announcement of Guilty Gear Strive DLC Season Pass 1's first…

July 20, 2021 | 09:44 EDT

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Guilty Gear Strive Might Have Changed Fighting Games Forever

The Guilty Gear Strive hype is far from over. It has charismatic characters, fun gameplay, a heavenly netcode, and some of the most impressive 3D anime characters ever made. Arc System Works managed…

July 12, 2021 | 01:00 EDT

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Guilty Gear Strive Mod Reinstates Taiwan References

Recently, fans noticed that the 1.03 update for Guilty Gear Strive made a quiet but notable change to the game's lore entries by removing the names of several Asian countries. However, a newly…

July 8, 2021 | 12:15 EDT

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Guilty Gear Strive Removes China References From Backstory

The backstory in Guilty Gear Strive has been edited in order to remove various terms sensitive to China. These terms include "Uyghur", "Taiwan", and "Tibet", all of which were mentioned in the game's…

July 2, 2021 | 10:23 EDT

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Guilty Gear Strive Season 1 DLC Characters Might Have Just Been Datamined

As found on ResetEra, It looks like the characters for Guilty Gear Strive's Season 1 DLC has been datamined, and they included some old favorites from the series. However, if you don't want any story…

June 11, 2021 | 10:23 EDT

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Guilty Gear Strive Review

It’s hard to believe that the Guilty Gear series is over 20 years old at this point. A franchise from a relatively unknown developer that once turned the fighting genre on its head, Arc System Works…

June 7, 2021 | 06:00 EDT

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Guilty Gear Strive

Discover the Smell of the Game with Guilty Gear Strive! Immerse yourself in new gameplay mechanics designed to be simple and welcoming for fighting game newcomers, yet deep and creative for veterans…

February 23, 2021 | 07:45 EST

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Guity Gear Strive's Rollback Netcode is a Revelation

This past weekend, Arc System Works ran its first open beta for Guilty Gear Strive. Along with giving the general public the first sampling of this revamped fighter, it was a proof of concept for the…

February 24, 2021 | 01:00 EST

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Granblue Fantasy: Versus Review

Granblue Fantasy: Versus is a fighting game spun off from the popular Japanese mobile and browser-based game Granblue Fantasy. Jumping into this, I’d never played the original game, so Versus is my…

April 9, 2020 | 11:00 EDT

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Granblue Fantasy: Versus

Since its release as a browser-based JRPG in 2014, Granblue Fantasy has transcended to megahit status in Japan. But with its Western recognition far smaller, publisher Cygames hopes to change that…

April 7, 2020 | 08:16 EDT

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Granblue Fantasy: Versus Packs a Punch

Granblue Fantasy might seem like your usual JRPG affair: a young and resilient hero meets a timid yet mystical princess as she flees from the totalitarian empire. He protects her; she links their…

February 13, 2020 | 11:30 EST