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Granblue Graphic Archive II out, features SF
If you're a fan of the more medeival-style Square Enix artwork such as Bravely Default and Final Fantasy XIV, you may already know about the Smartphone/PC Chrome browser SNS game Granblue Fantasy by C
May 26 2016 at 12:54 (Thu)
Kinu Nishimura nurse Morrigan figure in Sept
Kinu Nishimura is once again doing commisions for Capcom, this time drawing a nurse Morrigan as the concept design for an upcoming figure that's slated for release in September. The 310mm figure (285m
May 26 2016 at 11:58 (Thu)
Joe's boxer is 'Invincible' in KOFXIV
If there's one character in KOF14 that probably won't be needing a foul cup in his MMA matches, that's Joe Higashi.SNKPlaymore just released its latest trailer for KOFXIV featuring the Fatal Fury team
May 26 2016 at 11:21 (Thu)
New 36 character build of KOF14 to tour Japan
A new 36 character build of KOFXIV will be making a national tour around the 8 largest cities in Japan.Starting May 28 in Akihabara Tokyo, the new build will be playable at 8 major electronics shops t
May 20 2016 at 19:31 (Fri)
Wild Guns making a comeback on PlayStation 4
Natsume's classic Sci-fi Western masterpiece is making a comeback on the PlayStation 4, according to the company's official Twitter account.The original Wild Guns was a pseudo-TPS game published by Na
May 13 2016 at 13:58 (Fri)
KOF14 New Team Trailer series w/Daimon
SNK has uploaded the first of its new series of Team Trailers, starting with the franchise's classic protagonist Japan Team (Kyo, Benimaru, Daimon).This is the first time that gameplay footage of Daim
May 12 2016 at 11:51 (Thu)
Rumor: SFV less laggy when played in Legacy
If you're willing to try any rumors to decrease input lag on your Street Fighter V (PS4), this trick might work for you.According to a report by a Japanese blog operated by arcade stick & capture bo
May 10 2016 at 14:09 (Tue)
New Blazblue spinoff manga launching in June
If you've been a fan of the Blazblue Remix Heart manga series, there's good news.A new spin-off manga based on it is coming in June, reports gaming site Famitsu.Titled Blazblue Variable Heart, the man
May 10 2016 at 13:21 (Tue)
Street Fighter V sells 1.4 million
Capcom's Street Fighter V has been selling much better than anticipated by fans but still half a million units short of its initial sales goal, according to a silent update made in the company's web s
May 9 2016 at 21:58 (Mon)
KOF14 Exhibition Tournament archive & results
Missed out on KOFXIV's casuals and tournament today? The archive is on Twitch.https://www.twitch.tv/godsgarden/v/636121031st Place - Tarezo (Ryo, Kyo, Iori)2nd Place - Giant (Kyo, Robert, Luong, Iori)
Apr 30 2016 at 18:31 (Sat)
SNK workforce drops by 36% in past year
With the closure of its Pachislot department, SNKPlaymore's offices now have a lot less workers-- 36 percent less, according to its latest classifieds in Japan.According to recruitment site Doda where
Apr 29 2016 at 14:39 (Fri)
Eight hours of KOFXIV coming live from Osaka
If you've been watching the KOF14 stream from Tokyo this Monday and you're thirsty for more, get ready for tomorrow as KSB2016 will be streaming 8 hours of non-stop gameplay live from SNK's hometown o
Apr 29 2016 at 13:14 (Fri)
Creator of Mystery NeoGeo game reveal details
Details on the mystery NeoGeo game from the late 1990's have finally been confirmed by Japanese news site ITMedia, which was able to contact the game's creator Kengo Asai. The following is a synopsis
Apr 28 2016 at 13:48 (Thu)
KOF14 event footage and notes at Orochinagi
Seasoned European KOF site Orochinagi has updated its news section with a 16-minute long footage from the event and a number of notes taken from the event's presentation. Check them out from below.htt
Apr 27 2016 at 09:11 (Wed)
KOF14 launching worldwide from August 23
At its KOFXIV premiere event in Tokyo today, SNKPlaymore made a number of major announcements.The Rebranding of SNKWith times changing and the Pachislot market quickly getting devoured by smartphone g
Apr 25 2016 at 21:20 (Mon)
PAX East 2016 - Map for PlayStation Booth
Wondering where PAX East's Sony PlayStation booth is located because you can't find a map on their official site? The image below should help you plan if you're hitting the convention.PAX East's PlayS
Apr 22 2016 at 16:28 (Fri)
SNKPlaymore shows roster for April 25 event
While SNK fans eagerly await for additional news on KOF14 with the lack of a new Trailer this week, SNKPlaymore has unveiled their roster of 24 characters that will be playable at the upcoming event i
Apr 22 2016 at 10:12 (Fri)
Kinu Nishimura takes on a new Split single
Some ex-Capcom artists are known for spending time posting nsfw photos and searching their own name on Twitter, while others take on a different career like drawing manga.One interesting case is Kinu
Apr 21 2016 at 12:06 (Thu)
Sony hints KOF14 might launch before Fall
For King Of Fighters fans that have been speculating that the next iteration might come out around the end of 2016--or maybe even late as the end of the fiscal year, there might be an unexpected surpr
Apr 20 2016 at 23:49 (Wed)
KOF14 goes Rap in new PlayStation trailer
Are you sick and tired of having to listen to that mediocre KOF14 theme music overused in practically every trailer?Then check out Sony's new PlayStation 4 lineup trailer, which introduces the game i
Apr 20 2016 at 20:01 (Wed)
SFV e-sports League launches in Japan
Japan's e-sports scene continues to grow, as a new League for Street Fighter V will launch next month.https://rage-esports.jp/CyberZ--a subsidiary of SNS giant CyberAgent (Granblue Fantasy, Idol Mast
Apr 20 2016 at 13:49 (Wed)
KOF14 Trailer to Screenshot data comparison
Youtube's high video compression is infamously known, and in the case of KOF14 it seems to be doing quite a job at taking out details in the graphics.A comparison shot by HBJohnXuandou makes it pretty
Apr 16 2016 at 00:36 (Sat)
SF2 beatup face trading figures
Were you a kid growing up with fighting games? Then you probably have fond memories of having your money swallowed by the arcade cabs, which can be re-lived with this new Street Fighter II Loser's Fac
Apr 15 2016 at 19:42 (Fri)
KOF14 ninja profiles and screenshots in 720P
If you're liking the two new oddball ninjas that were just unveiled for KOF14, 4Gamer.net has updated with a handful of screenshots in 720P resolution. Check out what the unlikely shinobis look withou
Apr 15 2016 at 13:52 (Fri)
Mai and Brazil Ninja in KOFXIV's 12th trailer
The phrase No Mai No Buy certainly won't be the case for KOFXIV.For what's already become a weekly tradition, Sony via its PlayStation Youtube Channel has released the 12th trailer for SNKPlaymore's u
Apr 15 2016 at 00:05 (Fri)
KOF XIV demo to be available at PAX East 2016
It's been almost four months since North America had its hands on the very first playable KOF14 demo, and the game is coming again Stateside, this time to the east coast.According to the official Play
Apr 14 2016 at 02:29 (Thu)
Mystery NeoGeo game confirmed by ex-developer
Two days ago, a mysterious NeoGeo game was posted on the vintage enthusiast site Neo-Geo.com by Brian Hargrove (NeoTurfMasta), who discovered the unpolished gem while scavenging through Japanese aucti
Apr 13 2016 at 12:06 (Wed)
Atlus confirmed as KOFXIV publisher for NA
The company that brought KOF13 to North America will once again be handling the next iteration in the series.According to a press release by Atlus USA, the company will be publishing KOFXIV for North
Apr 13 2016 at 03:28 (Wed)
Blazblue Central Fiction confirmed for PS4&3
If Guilty Gear Xrd: Revelator's demo has you pumped up for more air-dashers, there's another one on the way for home consoles.According to Famitsu's official Twitter account, Blazblue Central Fiction
Apr 12 2016 at 19:29 (Tue)
KOF14 Famitsu Channel 90-min gameplay
Missed out on the 90 minutes of gameplay at Famitsu's Nicovideo channel? If you've timeshifted or have a premium account, it's available for watching on archive now. If you don't you're still in luck,
Apr 9 2016 at 00:24 (Sat)
Shoryuken's editor-in-chief resigns position
In an unprecedented movement on the web, major Street Fighter portal Shoryuken.com's editor-in-chief Ian "iantothemax" Walker today announced that he has resigned from his position at the site. The f
Apr 8 2016 at 04:42 (Fri)
KOFXIV's 11th Trailer features 2 new faces
Sony via its PlayStation Youtube Channel has released the 11th trailer for SNKPlaymore's upcoming fighting game, KOFXIV.The trailer introduces two new characters to the series: Mui Mui from SNKP's Dra
Apr 8 2016 at 00:08 (Fri)
The hardship of doing hand-drawn 2D in 3D
Hand-drawn art and 3D art have always had their differences; one aims for analog pleasure while the other follows calculations to bring about its aethetics.And when 3D tries to imitate 2D, the manual
Apr 6 2016 at 23:24 (Wed)
Famitsu Channel to Stream KOFXIV this Friday
For those who can't wait until the Japanese premiere event for more KOF14 gameplay, this pre-weekend will be a treat. Game magazine publisher Famitsu will be streaming live footage during its weekly N
Apr 5 2016 at 23:16 (Tue)
24 characters playable at Japan's KOF14 event
SNKPlaymore took time until announcing its first playable event in Japan, but for the local fans in the country-- as well as stream monsters worldwide-- it'll certainly be worth the wait.According to
Apr 5 2016 at 20:16 (Tue)
Seasoned Capcom FG dev now at SNKPlaymore
The name Hidetoshi Ishizawa might not readily ring a bell to old-school fighting game players, but his nickname Neo_G should bring memories back from the old staff rolls in the Darkstalker and Street
Apr 2 2016 at 02:02 (Sat)
PREDICTABO! KOF14's Geese, Ryo & Joe unveiled
Sony Computer Entertainment has released the 10th trailer of SNKPlaymore's upcoming title, KOF14.The new trailer introduces Geese Howard, Ryo Sakazaki, and also Joe Higashi who's shown for a slight mo
Apr 1 2016 at 01:32 (Fri)
KOF14's Japan premiere rescheduled to 4/25
Fans of the King of Fighters will have something to look forward to a bit earlier than expected.The Japanese premiere of KOF14, which was originally slated for April 26 in Tokyo, has been rescheduled
Mar 31 2016 at 19:55 (Thu)
Japan issues Athletes Visa to E-sport players
E-sports is growing big, and Japan is apparently willing to acknowledge the modern movements needed to get a piece of the pie.According to ITMedia, the Japan Pro E-sports Federation opened a press con
Mar 30 2016 at 18:35 (Wed)
Trailer & Novel for Hotel Dusk crew's new ADV
As reported earlier this month, the former creative staff from CING's noire novel game Hotel Dusk is back on track with Ark System Works as their new publisher and they're making a new title for the N
Mar 27 2016 at 21:27 (Sun)
KOF14 trailer 9 character comparison to leaks
Sony has released the 9th trailer for SNKPlaymore's upcoming PS4 title, KOF14.The new trailer features the series' Psycho Soldier heroine Athena Asamiya, Luong--who up until now was called "Kim's mast
Mar 25 2016 at 03:17 (Fri)
Over 20 KOF14 characters playable at KSB
KOF14's playable demo has been making its way around various events, but so far its roster has been pretty lacking in comparison to what's been shown in in the rapid release of the trailers. That's go
Mar 24 2016 at 23:12 (Thu)
Additional KOF14 videos from PSArena event
Can't get enough of KOF14? Some additional footage from the PSArena event last weekend in Seoul are up on Youtube. Check them out.
Mar 22 2016 at 20:29 (Tue)
New KOF14 vids from Seoul's PSArena Event
This Sunday was a hot day for fighting game fans in Seoul where Sony held its invite-only PlayStation Arena event that featured various competitive titles for the PlayStation series platform including
Mar 20 2016 at 21:15 (Sun)
KOF14 producer wants to make Garou Sequel
SNKPlaymore hasn't historically been known to be supportive of community-based events in Japan, but that may be slowly changing. At the Last Blade 2 & Garou:MOV tourament Seika Kyouen held yesterday i
Mar 20 2016 at 19:10 (Sun)
KOF14 New Character Sylvie tied to Nests saga
[Update] More details & images are now available at Sony's PS pages.http://blog.asia.playstation.com/hk-en/4210/2016/03/3-new-characters-revealed-in-the-latest-teaser-trailer-of-the-playstation4-exclu
Mar 18 2016 at 18:46 (Fri)
New SFV novel featuring OnePunch Man artist
If you're a fan of the OnePunch Man manga series by artist Yusuke Murata, you might be interested in this new upcoming novel even if you can't read it--and for good reason.Japanese publisher PHP Comix
Mar 18 2016 at 10:16 (Fri)
SFV short of SFIV launch sales after a month
According to the latest figures by Famitsu.com, SFV for the PS4 has sold a total of 65,159 copies after a month into its release, falling short of Vanilla SFIV's launch week sales of 80,103 back with
Mar 18 2016 at 07:53 (Fri)
New KOF14 trailer matches leaked image
With the Playstation Arena event slated for Korea this weekend, Sony has released a new KOF14 trailer by SNKPlaymore.This 8th trailer has unveiled the first new original character for KOF14 named Sylv
Mar 18 2016 at 04:20 (Fri)
Namco develops Potato Chip flavored Coke
Do you like potato chips? Do you like Coke? Do you like potatochips in your coke? Great! Because now you can have both in one gulp....wait, what?When Namco isn't making videogames, they're playing gam
Mar 17 2016 at 20:14 (Thu)
Potential KOF14 document leak hits the net
A new 50-character roster image of unknown origin is making its round on the Internet, with eager fans speculating on its legitimacy.The image seems to reflect most of what has been reported from the
Mar 15 2016 at 15:21 (Tue)
More potential leaks for KOF14
Additional potential leaks for KOF14 have been rolling out on the threads at 4chan and a screenshot summary has been provided by one of the users on the board. Click below for details.
Mar 12 2016 at 20:14 (Sat)
Hotel Dusk crew return for new ADV game
When development studio CING went underwater in early 2010 despite of their solid relationship with Nintendo, a lot of fans were shook up as the company had some great franchises under its belt includ
Mar 11 2016 at 18:55 (Fri)
ELF closing site at end of month
Old-school gamers may recall the Japanese PC game publisher Elf with either fond memories or just out of humor. The company was an eroge powerhouse in the 1990s with titles like the Dragon Knight and
Mar 11 2016 at 14:03 (Fri)
Amazon Japan now shipping videogames overseas
Great news for gamers that play Japanese imports; you'll be able to save money from buying through importers.Amazon Japan is now shipping overseas, according to a recent report by Kotaku and NeoGAF us
Mar 11 2016 at 13:18 (Fri)
Tung, Choi, Chin confirmed for KOF14
Hot off the PlayStation channel, a new trailer for SNKPlaymore's KOF14 has been released. The trailer confirms Tung Fu Rue, and in addtion shows Choi Bonge and Chin Gensai in their new 3D look and cos
Mar 11 2016 at 01:35 (Fri)
Namco develops Coke flavored Potato Chips
Do you like Coke? Do you like potato chips? You like coke with your potato chips?Well now you can have both in one bite.In the most weirdest of collaborative projects, Namco and potato chip maker Calb
Mar 10 2016 at 20:23 (Thu)
New KOF14 screenshot shows some Tung
For what probably needs no explanation, SNKPlaymore's latest screenshot shows an arm that obviously belongs to Fatal Fury's classic character, Tung Fue Rue. Given that past potential leaks included Tu
Mar 10 2016 at 19:49 (Thu)
20% discount on Japanese PSN for 20 hours
If you've wanted some stuff on Japanese PSN but you've been holding off for the right moment, today might be just your day.For a limited 20 hours until March 11 6am JST (March 10 4PM EST/1PM PST), pra
Mar 10 2016 at 14:15 (Thu)
KOF14 playable at PlayStation Arena, March 20
Korea will be getting its first try with SNKPlaymore's upcoming new PS4 fighting game this month.According to the official for the PlayStation Area event taking place in Seoul's Nexon Arena on March 2
Mar 9 2016 at 19:04 (Wed)
KOF XIV Playable Exhibit in Tokyo, April 26
SNKPlaymore has announced via Facebook and Twitter that KOF XIV will be on playable exhibit in Tokyo on April 26.The event will actually come three days prior to the previously announced showing at KV
Mar 7 2016 at 17:54 (Mon)
Gyakuten Saiban anime Trailer
Can't wait to shout out OBJECTION! ?A 15 second trailer of the upcoming Gyakuten Saiban / Phoenix Wright anime from April is now up on Youtube. Check it out below.
Mar 6 2016 at 11:51 (Sun)
Darwinism to hit fighting games
A new 2D fighting game called Science Combat is out to seek the answer that some fighting-game crazed scientists may have been wondering about for decades: What if the top scientists in history like C
Mar 3 2016 at 17:22 (Thu)
Fatal Fury inspired indies film gets funded
With about 12 hours remaining on the clock, the Fatal Fury inspired indies film Embers has already reached its $10K goal, currently running at $10,389.https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1687341753/e
Mar 3 2016 at 07:56 (Thu)
KOF14's latest screenshot may be leaking info
The KOF series has always had a strongly sci-fi storyline with essentric tournament organizers, whether it be a host who was bent on world domination or just bent on making trophies out of their oppon
Mar 3 2016 at 06:27 (Thu)
PS4 Japanese Skullgirls release finally solid
After a rocky road of delays, the Japanese disc version of PS4 Skullgirls finally gets a solid release date.According to publisher Arc System Works, the game is now slated for an April 14 release. The
Mar 2 2016 at 13:55 (Wed)
First KOF14 tournament coming in end of April
The first ever tournament for King of Fighters XIV will be taking place at SNKPlaymore's hometown of Osaka. The company will be providing its game for KVO x TSB 2016, taking place April 29 - May 1. Th
Mar 2 2016 at 13:16 (Wed)
Loads of new GGXrd Revelator info released
4Gamer has released a load of news on Arc System Works' upcoming home console port of Guilty Gear Xrd: Revelator.http://www.4gamer.net/games/317/G031723/20160227003/1/ Package cover illustrationsAs us
Feb 29 2016 at 14:59 (Mon)
New Dragonball figure shakes in despair
Bandai's toy developers have some serious love when it comes to DragonBall, and it shows... maybe to much.Today the company unveiled its next figure product for the DBZ series: Vegeta trembling in des
Feb 29 2016 at 14:38 (Mon)
KOF14's first Japan showing announced for KVO
SNKPlaymore has announced that its first showing of KOF14 in Japan will be at the KVO x TSB tournament, taking place April 28-May 1 in Osaka, Japan.This Showing of KOFXIV has historical significance a
Feb 27 2016 at 11:27 (Sat)
Japan's launch sales for SFV is half of SFIV
Japan's launch week sales for PS4's Street Fighter V was about half that of its PS3 predesessor and about the same as Ultra SFIV, according to figures released today by Famitsu.com.SFV on the PS4 sold
Feb 24 2016 at 23:27 (Wed)
Rapper Lupe Fiasco challenging Xian to KOFXIV
Following his Street Fighter V exhibition match with professional gamer Daigo Umehara, Rapper Lupe Fiasco is planning to take on another challenge, and this time it will be The King Of Fighters.Today,
Feb 24 2016 at 17:00 (Wed)
SNKP showing daily screenshots for KOF14
If you're thirsty for more KOF14 info despite having 18 characters already announced, you may have something to look forward to on a daily basis from now on.Starting this week, it seems that SNKPlaymo
Feb 23 2016 at 18:42 (Tue)
SNKP launches subsidiary for B2B contracts
Want to outsource some graphic videos to the company behind KOFXIV? Well now, you can.SNK Playmore has announced the launch of SNK Entertainment, a new wholly owned subsidiary which specializes in Bus
Feb 23 2016 at 17:25 (Tue)
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