Samurai Shodown Review

Samurai ShodownSNK / Athlon Games Ah…fighting games from the 90s. I’ve tried just about all of them, even some of the Japanese ones that weren’t available in the states since I had a Neo Geo console with an adapter. The Street Fighter series was known as the first fighting game that put competitive hand-to-hand combat…

Samurai Shodown Preview

Samurai ShodownSNK / Athlon Games Back in the 90s it seemed like everybody and their mother was coming out with some sort of fighting game. The Street Fighter series was probably the most dominant and widely recognized brand. And then there was the grandfather of 3D fighting games, Virtua Fighter. The King of Fighters franchise…

Riot Games

Riot is Developing a Fighting Game

Riot Games, the company behind League of Legends for gaming PC, has confirmed that they are currently developing a new fighting game. The news came from the co-founder of the Evolution Championship Series, Cannon, who also happens to be a current employee of Riot Games after their acquisition of Radiant Entertainment. Riot then confirmed Cannon’s…

Dead or Alive 6 Review – More Than Meets the Eye

Dead or Alive 6 Team Ninja Fighting games haven’t evolved much over the last few decades. Some of the 90’s most promising games, such as the Bushido Blade and Tobal series—which offered totally unique fighting mechanics—fell by the wayside long ago. Meanwhile, soon to be stalwarts of the fighting game industry, namely Street Fighter and…

Tekken 7 Season 2 Pass (so far) Review – Hardcore Fighting Fans Rejoice!

Tekken 7 Season 2 Pass Bandai Namco Ah, the glories of fighting games. I remember going down to my local arcade and plunking quarters into many a fighting game when I was a kid. I played everything from weapon-based fighters such as SoulCalibur and Samurai Spirits, to brawlers such as Street Fighter, The Art of…

For Honor Season 5 Review – Blood, Sweat, and Still-Questionable Match-Making

For Honor Ubisoft I have to admit that I used to be a big fighting game fan. I remember sauntering into my local city arcade with a pocket full of dollar bills, transforming them into handfuls of quarters (or tokens for certain arcades), and then heading to the nearest fighting game cabinet of choice. I’ve…

Injustice 2 Review – It’s Super, Man

Injustice 2 NetherRealm Studios/WB Games Marvel has long dominated the movie industry, with both representations of solo characters such as The Punisher and Spiderman, or super-teams such as the X-Men and most recently, The Avengers. Meanwhile, the DC comics universe has faltered at the box office with disastrous one-offs of heroes such as Green Lantern,…