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Asura's Wrath is an anime-inspired take on Buddhist stories, but some new DLC announced in Japan will add a legendary character from another tradition. A single screen of new DLC released by Capcom shows Asura facing off against a distinctly Street Fighter IV-looking Ryu, complete with SFIV-style H...

February 17th 2012 at 11:20am 0 Comments
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We can hardly believe it ourselves: There are no trips to the moon in this Asura's Wrath launch trailer, nor will you find any dudes who can grow to many times their own size. What you will find is a perturbed Asura -- a nice change of pace from his usual ever-enraged self.

January 23rd 2012 at 11:00pm 0 Comments
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Capcom has recently been producing "Bobble Budds" toys of its characters, and including them with pre-orders of associated games from its online store. The latest offer will get you your very own bulbous-headed, grimacing, six-armed maroon demigod. Pre-orders of Asura's Wrath for Xbox 360 or PS3 wi...

January 11th 2012 at 1:30pm 0 Comments
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An Asura's Wrath demo is now available on Xbox Live. A PS3 version should be available later today after the PSN update. You should download it as soon as possible. This is not a joke. There has never been a more serious post on Joystiq. Do it.

January 10th 2012 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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Famitsu has revealed that an Asura's Wrath demo is slated for a January 10 launch in Japan, reports Andriasang. In other news, if the demo does not make it outside of Japan, we will punch the moon until it explodes. Head over to Famitsu for a new trailer.

December 14th 2011 at 10:15pm 0 Comments
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The choice of where to purchase Asura's Wrath may not have religious significance in the strictest sense, but it will certainly affect Asura's outsized battle against the gods. Both Amazon and Best Buy will confer gameplay bonuses with pre-orders of the game. Amazon pre-orders will get the "Deva...

November 14th 2011 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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This one time, we totally told the guy no ketchup and, sure enough, as soon as we got our order, it had ketchup on it. So we did what any rational person would do: we covered our arms in metal and beat the crap out of the guy on the surface of the moon. You know, for justice.

November 1st 2011 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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Last week, during a Capcom event showcasing the publisher's upcoming games, a brief demo on Asura's Wrath was given by Capcom's Kazuhiro Tsuchiya and developer Cyberconnect 2's Hiroshi Matsuyama, giving us a glimpse at the game's opening portion and the stage immediately following Asura's fight o...

October 29th 2011 at 12:09pm 0 Comments
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CyberConnect2 has movie-making experience from working on a CG .hack movie, and it's that experience -- including motion capture expertise -- that drew Namco Bandai to the developer for Soulcalibur V. "I was approached by Namco almost two years ago," CEO and Naruto cosplayer Hiroshi Matsuyama tol...

October 18th 2011 at 2:50pm 0 Comments
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If you read our preview of Asura's Wrath from Gamescom, you might remember that protagonist Asura battles a god named Augus on the moon. Augus chooses to end this fight by lunging at Asura with a very long sword, launching him right off the moon and all the way back to Earth. At this point, said...

September 16th 2011 at 12:50pm 0 Comments