This January, Rising Thunder will return as Rising Thunder: Community Edition, including local play and the source code for an open-source server. In March 2016, Riot acquired the up-and-coming fighting game and shut off its servers. The team’s been quiet since, but announced today they’ve “moved on to develop…
Wanna check out Seth Killian’s new free-to-play fighting game that’s full of mechs beating the crap out of each other? You’re in luck, as the game’s alpha test is now open to everyone. As Killian told us a few weeks ago, the goal is to help you suck less at fighting games.
You practice, practice, practice with your favorite fighting game character but, even if you’re really good, the special moves don’t come out the way you want. One of the icons of fighting games is making a game where they’ll come out every time.
Evo Moment 37 happened a decade ago. That means we're all older and, hopefully, wiser. The Daigo Parry hasn't aged at all, though. It's still one of the most incredible showcases of skill ever seen in video games.
It's been ten years since the greatest comeback in competitive video games happened. In the decade since Daigo Umehara and Justin Wong met in a fateful match of Street Fighter III: Third Strike, EVO Moment 37 has become the stuff of legend. Now there's a book about it.
They call one of them The Beast. The other goes by Skillian. Together, they represent the collective passion that have made the fighting game community one of the world’s most vibrant, and dedicated sets of game players. This past weekend, they talked about what it’s like to face off against someone else on a video…
You've seen it. You know it. You love it. The Daigo Umehara versus Justin Wong Street Fighter III: Third Match is the stuff of fighting game lore. And now, you can see it again. Visualized.
The man who became synonymous with Capcom's fighting games will now be helping Nathan Drake, Fat Princess and Kratos knock each other out.
Seth Killian's last day at Capcom was Friday. Community managers and PR types become well known to our readers because they're so frequently quoted, but their departures typically don't rate a news item because it usually amounts to no more than insider talk. Seth, whose title was "Strategic Marketing Director, Online…
The PlayStation Vita's version of Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 has everything the console version has. Plus: the ability to make Wolverine beat up Frank West while under the control of the tip of your finger. The upcoming Vita has a touch-screen (and a rear touch panel), so Capcom's latest version of their latest…
At a New York University conference about game design this past weekend, a conversation about misogyny broke out.
The biggest applause in the panels that Capcom held for their upcoming fighting games came for the introduction of the blue-suited hero of the Ace Attorney games. During the Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 panel, special consultant and fighting game expert Seth Killian talked about how the development team tried to…
At a tournament in 2004, facing near-certain defeat, Street Fighter player Daigo Umehara turned back a hurricane of an attack from another top player Justin Wong.
After Capcom released Street Fighter III: 3rd Strike near the turn of the century, the company pretty much got out of the Street Fighter business. The series faded away for a decade and fighting games, once a marquee attraction became a side show.
I Am 8-Bit started out as an art show about video games, but that doesn't mean I Am 8-Bit is only an art show. It's more, far more.
It's been ten years since the characters of Marvel's comics and Capcom's video games faced off in a fighting title, so 2011's Marvel Vs. Capcom 3: Fate of Two Worlds can't come soon enough.
Whether it was the local arcades or the family living room, there have been players — not all — who have thrown down extra scratch to see if being good pays off in more than bragging rights.
It's been a long time in coming, but our February podcast is finally here. Yes, I realize it's March.