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 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.
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.
Dragon Ball FighterZ looks killer. Case in point: this clip of Goku unleashing a 127-hit combo on Cell.
This past weekend, competitors at Evo 2017 got to put the upcoming Dragon Ball FighterZ through its paces in a side tournament. From tons of excellent, flashy super moves to impressive tag techniques, players showcased the surprising depth in this six-fighter demo.
The company is working on a new BlazBlue game. Why should you care? Well this one will include Persona 4's protagonist, Yu Narukam, from the Persona 4 Arena fighting game in addition to a bunch of other characters.
Guilty Gear Xrd - Revelator - is just one of the many fighting games being showcased at this weekend’s Anime Ascension 2017, but damn it’s one of the most intense.
Arc System Works is collaborating with Dead or Alive 5 Last Round for “collaboration costumes” from BlazBlue: Central Fiction, Guilty Gear Xrd REV 2, and Guilty Gear Xrd Sign. The DLC is slated for a March release in Japan. No word yet about an international release, but perhaps simultaneous.
In case you missed it or were confused by its appearance in The Week in Games, Double Dragon IV is out for the PlayStation 4 and PC today. Arc System Works grabbed the rights back in 2015, recruited some of series’ original devs and made a new old game.
BlazBlue: Central Fiction arrives in North America today, bringing fresh mechanics and a host of new fighters to Arc System Works’ unique fighting game series. What’s it’s not bringing, for the first time ever, is an English voice cast, and that’s very unfortunate.
A temp staffer for Ota City, Japan held a press conference at city hall this week, announcing that he had recently won a fighting game tournament in Paris, France. The man now admits this was a lie.