Where The World's Best Fighting Game Characters Come From

Thanks to a tradition that goes back as far as Street Fighter II, fighting game stories are usually presented as world tournaments. It's a convenient narrative device, as it allows the opportunity to display fighting styles from around the world to distinguish characters from one another. But which of these countries… » 8/27/14 4:45pm 8/27/14 4:45pm

How Virtua Fighter Was Dead Or Alive's Daddy

Fighting games featuring characters from other fighting games or completely different genre games is nothing new. Still, the Virtua Fighter characters Sarah Bryant and Akira Yuki appearing in Dead or Alive 5 » 6/28/12 7:01am 6/28/12 7:01am holds a little more meaning for the creators at Team Ninja than the average guest appearance. In a three-way…

Shenmue Creator Yu Suzuki No Longer At Sega

The hopes of a Yu Suzuki led Shenmue III » 8/11/08 4:40pm 8/11/08 4:40pm have just become ground into ever finer particles, as Sega of America president Simon Jeffery tells Gamasutra in a new interview that the legendary developer is no longer at the company. Jeffery says of Suzuki's status that "Last I heard, he was doing some online stuff in…