Your Guide To Evo 2014, The Year's Biggest Fighting Game Tournament

We're coming up on Evo, the biggest fighting game tournament in America. It will run Friday to Sunday from Las Vegas and be streamed online for the world to see. It'll be the biggest Evo yet. But maybe you aren't prepared—there are eight completely different games at this one event, after all, and what makes them… » 7/10/14 5:00pm 7/10/14 5:00pm

Fan Pirates Game, Accidentally Tells Developer About It

When fighting game fan "Dan Hibiki" got a strange message while playing Skullgirls, he did what anyone with a Twitter account might do: he contacted the game developers to ask what was going on. Little did he know that the message, pictured below, was something that only those who pirated the game could see. » 7/09/14 4:00pm 7/09/14 4:00pm

I Bought This Game Two Weeks Ago, And I Still Can’t Play It

The video game industry is no stranger to fizzled hype. But for all the controversies about delays, unstable launches, or games that are just plain terrible, until recently I've never had to stop and wonder whether or not a game actually exists. Then I went in search of a mysterious fighting game named Death Cargo. » 5/28/14 4:00pm 5/28/14 4:00pm

Mysterious Fighting Game Gets A New Trailer

Necrostorm has released a new trailer for the fighting game Death Cargo, which we covered in a piece last week about the incredible allegations that the game might not exist. The new video highlights a range of different characters in addition to a fresh batch of appropriately gory deaths. In other words, it's exactly… » 5/12/14 6:00pm 5/12/14 6:00pm

Tekken Tag Tournament 2 Gets Added to EVO 2014 Line-Up

Whether you love or hate Namco's long-running Tekken series, you have to admit that it sure was weird not seeing its latest installment as part of the EVO 2014 line-up. But, Heihachi Mishima fans can rest easy now: Tekken Tag Tournament 2 has just been announced as one of the titles that the world's best fighting game… » 4/04/14 2:12pm 4/04/14 2:12pm

What It's Like To Play A Fighting Game With A Newbie

The first time you play with someone who doesn't know what they're doing in a fighting game, it always goes down a little like this: there is a lot of pausing. Lots of checking movelists. Lots of negotiating returning hits to keep it balanced because they initially got hurt when they weren't ready. And lots of… » 12/11/13 8:30pm 12/11/13 8:30pm