Dragon Ball games are for Dragon Ball fans. Fighting games are for fighting game fans. Dragon Ball FighterZ is both of those things, and it’s for everybody.
While at the Tokyo Game Show, I checked out a trio of fighters based on anime games, including Kill la Kill: IF, My Hero: One’s Justice and Jump Force.
This fall, Arc System Works will host a qualifying circuit for their annual ArcRevo fighting game tournament with over $100,000 in cash prizes. The world tour has stops in the US, the UK, Belgium, Denmark, Japan, and Singapore, culminating at the ArcRevo America grand finals.
Old school Nintendo fans dealt with tons of challenging games, but Battletoads was one of the toughest. The third level contains the dreaded “turbo tunnel,” a long hoverbike gauntlet that wrecked careless players and grizzled experts alike. Yesterday, a speedrunner not only completed it without losing a single life,…
Arc System Works is working on porting Guilty Gear to Switch, PS4, and PC. The studio announced the news during a live stream earlier today. Guilty Gear originally came out on PS1 20 years ago, but hasn’t been available in North America since. Currently, there’s no release date set.
Guilty Gear XX Accent Core Plus R is in development for the Nintendo Switch! The game, an updated version of Guilty Gear XX, hit Japanese arcades in 2012 before getting before getting a PS Vita, PS3, Xbox 360 and PC release. Expect more details, such as a release window, at a later date.
Have you ever wondered why shirtless dudes in BlazBlue like Bang Shishigami don’t have nipples? There is a reason for that, and Arc System Works says it’s cultural.
The so-called “fighting game community” is really a blanket term for an archipelago of dozens of games and scenes of wildly varying size and content. Each has its champions, but they rarely get a chance to cross lines and challenge one another. But that’s exactly what’s happening with Dragon Ball FighterZ.
Fixes for Dragon Ball FighterZ’ connectivity issues are coming. In a video released today, producer Tomoko Hiroki laid out plans for one patch late this month that “might not fix everything,” and another in mid to late March. The plan is to “gradually resolve the issue.” That is certainly a plan.
The top players in Dragon Ball FighterZ are still discovering new tech and strategies, but last night’s tournament showed the potential the game has for competition. In a set between two players with two quite different backgrounds, Kizzie Kay and Chris G. put on an anime-as-hell bout.
Hidetaka “SWERY” Suehiro just announced he is making a new game with Arc System Works with his studio White Owls making it in-house. The game is called The Missing, and Swery says, “Frankly, this title will blow your mind.”
Dragon Ball FighterZ is out today, spawning countless brutal online battles between players eager to rise to the top of the leaderboards. But fret not, multiplayer-phobic fighting game fans—the game’s lengthy and demanding story mode is an excellent way to delay the inevitable multiplayer beat-down.
While we wait for the online servers to go live before finishing our review, here’s a little video taste of what to expect when Dragon Ball FighterZ launches on Friday.
Late last week rumors circulated that Dragon Ball FighterZ featured the ability to purchase loot box-style Z capsules using real money. That’s not how it works, at least not currently.
After a prolonged drip feed of new trailers and character announcements, Dragon Ball FighterZ comes out in less than a week. Unfortunately, while the playable roster is 24 characters strong, one of the series most beloved little dudes isn’t among them.
BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle is coming to PS4, Switch, and PC on June 5. Arc System Works’ fighting game currently has a revealed roster of 20 characters but plans to add 20 more, starting with Blake Belladonna from RWBY, through DLC. That’s outraged a number of fans although it’s unclear how it will all be priced.
Previously only available in Japanese arcades, Examu’s all-girl fighting game Arcana Heart 3: Love Max Six Stars is coming to Steam on December 12. The Kickstarted English release introduces new character Minori Amanohara to the roster, with more fighters coming in future DLC.
Arc System Works is establishing a North American branch. Located in Torrance, California, Arc System Works America, Inc. looks to expand the company’s reach and facilitate interactions between developers and fans.
Revealed in the latest issue of the Japanese magazine V-Jump, the new character was designed by series creator Akira Toriyama and will take part in the game’s alternate timeline story based around the gentle Mohawk giant we all know as Android 16.