Good news and bad news, Skullgirls fans: the 2D fighting game's third DLC character, the Egyptian-inspired sorta-blood-mage Eliza, is out now on PC and PS3, free for the next three months. The game's Vita and PS4 versions, however, have been postponed to early 2015. Look above for a taste of Eliza's fighting style.
The game, recently launched on PSN and Xbox Live, will be available for digital purchase later in 2012. The PC version includes several game updates, which will be added to the console versions in free downloads later this year. [Gamasutra]
There are fighting games that seek to capitalize on the sexier aspects of girl-on-girl fighting, and then there's Skullgirls, where characters like Double trade sexy for scary with a twist of Gradius.
Some video games have exploding heads. That evokes criticism. Other games have giant breasts and panty shots. Likewise, people get upset. Skullgirls developer Reverge Labs is here to pass out the chill pills.
Upon first glimpse of Ms. Fortune, one of the femme fatales in the upcoming Xbox Live Arcade fighter Skullgirls, I was all "Oh cute, a kitty girl." Then she ripped off her own head and threw it at her opponent.
Pretty pictures and adorably odd characters are nice and all, but when it comes to fighting game fans it's the game mechanics that matter. This video primer for Skullgirls shows off some of the features that button mashers just won't understand.
A scared schoolgirl trapped in a body fuelled by pain and fury, Painwheel dominates the air and pierces her foes with sharp spikes as the latest character introduced for Reverge Labs' all-girl fighter Skullgirls. You can call her Carol.
Downloadable 2D fighting game Skullgirls has a new contender, Ms. Fortune. Who is she? And why is she so gross? Mostly because none of her extremities or her cat-head seem too well attached.
See the newest cast member of the (currently) all-female 2D fighter Skullgirls in action. This is Parasoul, part-time princess, part-time commander of an elite squad of commandos. Sure, maybe she should dress more sensibly for the fight, but maybe some risque girl-on-girl brawling will help ease the pain of …
Fighting game Skullgirls recently unveiled one of its latest feminine fighters, the 1920s-inspired character Peacock, a Skullgirl stuffed with in-jokes, pop culture references and homages to fighting games past, all peppered throughout her more than one thousand frames of animation.
If you've played a Castlevania video game from the past decade, you've likely enjoyed the musical stylings of Japanese composer Michiru Yamane. She's the musician behind Castlevania: Symphony of the Night and dozens of other Konami games.
The all-girl brawler Skullgirls will fight for lag-free online battles with the implementation of latency-hiding tech GGPO, which enables the play of classic, old-school fighting games over the internet. Developer Reverge Labs officially announced that Skullgirls would be the first commercial fighting game to use GGPO…
A new 2D fighting game will throw its hat into the ring this summer, the ambitious and impressive Skullgirls. It's a downloadable girl-on-girl brawler borne of a love of Street Fighter, Marvel Vs. Capcom and Guilty Gear. It's a fighting game that creatively solves fighting game problems.
If you like your fighting games strictly on a two-dimensional plane and with just a single gender, you might want to start paying attention to Skullgirls, a new independently developed fighting game coming to "high-definition home consoles."