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Today developer/publisher KOEI announced that a videogame rendition of the legendary manga Fist of the North Star is currently in the works for the Xbox 360 and PS3.

For those of you who are unfamiliar with FotNS, the story is set in a post-apocalyptic vision of Earth. Almost all of the Earth’s resources have been depleted and society has broken down into bands of gangs struggling to survive.

The main character, Kenshiro, is a martial arts expert with knowledge of a secret brand of Kung-fu that allows him to literally explode his enemies via pressure point manipulation. The series follows Kenshiro as he explores the wasteland looking for his lost love Yuria.

To get an idea of Kenshiro’s power and to see how this story is being converting into a game read on.



About a month ago, I reported that the new characters we’d be seeing in the console version of Tatsunoko Vs. Capcom: Ultimate All-Stars were leaked.  As of yesterday, though, we’ve seen four out of five of these character officially announced.

Capcom recently revealed that Joe the Condor (a.k.a Joe Asakura) and Zero as new additions to the stateside release. Hit the jump to see some gameplay footage!



Today Capcom released a trailer for the recently announced Super Street Fighter IV.

Unlike the previous teaser, this trailer showcases in-game footage of three of the new characters; namely T. Hawk, Dee Jay, and Juri.

To check out what the new cast is packing, hit the jump. Read more… »


Well, given the amount of leaked screenshots on the internet, the inevitable announcement of a new iteration of Street Fighter 4 was…well, inevitable. A few hours ago, Capcom’s US website finally made an official announcement for Super Street Fighter 4.

According to producer Yoshinori Ono, there will be a lot of changes made, based not only on their own experience, but fan feedback and suggestions from players themselves. Hit the jump to read about a few things you can expect from the newest SF4 iteration.



Only hours ago we announced that the mysterious SFIV New Warrior site had gone live, well… The mystery has already been ruined with screenshots of the new characters leaking to the internet.

Check ‘em out after the jump.



A new teaser site has gone live, specifically pimping the upcoming ‘new warrior’ for SF4, although not much is shown on the site except some stylish graphics.

Could it be the return of an old favourite, or a new character?


Frank West in T vs C screenshot

Now Wii owners REALLY have a reason to be excited: Frank West, the photographer/main character of Capcom’s Dead Rising, has been confirmed as a character in  the upcoming Wii-exclusive fighter Tatsunoko Vs. Capcom: Ultimate All-Stars.

Hit the jump to see him in action!

Quick preview:

Zombies!  As!  Weapons!



Just a few short months after BlazBlue: Calamity Trigger‘s stateside release, the newest issue of the Japanese gaming magazine Famitsu has announced an upgrade-sequel to the original game. As the title of the article mentions, it will be called BlazBlue: Continuum Shift, and if you just so happen to be on vacation in Akihabara, Japan in three days, you can take part in the location test!

However, for the 99.9% of the readers who won’t be, hit the jump to see the details on the new BlazBlue, so you can live vicariously through all the people playing the cool new version of the game.


sagatCapcom teased us with allusions to a sequel for Street Fighter IV, but shockingly, it doesn’t take the form of another videogame.  It officially takes the form of a controller?  I guess they ran out of syntax combinations of using “Hyper” and “Turbo.” Read more… »


It’s been known for some time that Tatsunoko Vs Capcom, a crossover game in the vein of Marvel Vs. Capcom 2 featuring characters from the popular anime company – Tatsunoko – is being released in America. It has also been known that not all the characters from the Tatsunoko roster would make it into the game due to licensing issues. Lastly, we knew that the U.S release would see new characters from both the Capcom and Tatsunoko sides.

Well, yesterday, a member of the community at found something interesting at TvC‘s Japanese website – something interesting which inadvertently revealed all the new characters we’d be seeing in the stateside release.