Tag Archives: Fighters

Guilty Gear XX AC Plus R gets US release date & price for the PS Vita

One of the most popular 2D fighting games of all time is making it’s way to the Playstation Vita in it’s most up to date and arcade perfect form. Guilty Gear XX AC Plus R, which so far has only been released in japanese arcades (yes, they still exist there) and the japanese Playstation Vita last month. Arc System Works USA announced it via twitter in a rather unusual … [ Read More... ]

Tekken Card Tournament: Namco converted Tekken into a free to play card game

Tekken Card Tournament screenshot 1

You read that correctly. Released on smart phones and computers is Tekken Card Tournament. It’s a free to play virtual card game which pits you against classic Tekken fighters in turn based, card combat. I played a bit of it and it’s not as bad as it sounds.

Check out the trailer for Tekken Card Tournament

Tekken Card Tournament screenshots

You have 3 options when fighting, focus, … [ Read More... ]

Cover Art: Golden Axe The Duel (Sega Saturn)

Welcome to Cover Art! A section of the site where we look at a retro video game’s box cover art and briefly discuss it’s gameplay and legacy.

Golden Axe The Duel is a 2D fighter based on the Golden Axe series. It was first released in arcades in ’94 and then the Sega Saturn in ’95.  It was developed internally by Sega’s AM1 studio, which later became Wow Entertainment[ Read More... ]

Injustice: Gods Among Us character list + demo review

Injustice Gods Among Us screenshot 4

The latest fighting game to come from the Mortal Kombat creators, Netherrealm Studios, pits legendary DC Comics characters against each other. We got to try out Injustice: Gods Among Us and are pleased to say the combat is fun and frenetic. The combat closely resembles the 2009 Mortal Kombat reboot, and thats a good thing. It means moves are snappy and plays a lot like a classic 2D fighter. … [ Read More... ]