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Killer Instinct's roster isn't all returning faces. Sadira, the spider-like lady detailed in the trailer above, is the game's first new character. She's an acrobatic brawler whose primary weapons are a pair of bladed gauntlets. It also looks like she spends a majority of her time in a dark cave,...

November 7th 2013 at 12:45am 0 Comments
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Microsoft is giving away all the Killer Instinct characters to select Xbox users, effectively unlocking the game in full (minus costumes and accessories it seems). Hundreds of social media users are reporting their Christmases have come early, after they received emails from Microsoft telling them...

November 6th 2013 at 11:30am 0 Comments
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Classic combatants Orchid and Spinal are set to join the playable roster in Double Helix's rebooted Killer Instinct for the Xbox One, the developer revealed in a recent IGN preview video. The assassin-and-skeleton pair bring Killer Instinct's playable cast up to seven characters, joining Jago, Sa...

November 2nd 2013 at 3:00am 0 Comments
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Killer Instinct, the Xbox One-exclusive fighting game based on the 90s classic of the same name, is getting a boxed edition for $59.99, available only through the Microsoft store. There will be no disc within said box however, as the "Pin Ultimate Edition" is a joint venture between Microsoft and P...

October 12th 2013 at 9:00pm 0 Comments
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A Killer Instinct-branded version of Mad Catz's forthcoming, Xbox One-flavored Tournament Edition 2 FightStick is up for pre-order on the peripheral manufacturer's official shop. At $200, the extent of the stick's Killer Instinct-ness appears to be its artwork, which can easily be removed and repla...

October 12th 2013 at 4:30am 0 Comments
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Double Helix Games has no plans to force periodic downloads on players to keep the Killer Instinct roster balanced. Instead, these changes will be delivered automatically through the cloud. "All of our variables that go into how a character behaves are going to exist basically in the cloud," said...

October 11th 2013 at 11:30pm 0 Comments
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Microsoft announced its pricing structure for the upcoming Xbox One fighting game Killer Instinct, revealing that additional characters will be priced at $4.99 apiece. Killer Instinct will be available as a free download for the Xbox One at the console's launch, and will include a single playable...

August 21st 2013 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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Capcom announced at San Diego Comic Con today that developer Double Helix is working on a new entry in its classic Strider franchise, confirming rumors from earlier this year. Double Helix's Strider is a side-scrolling action game with non-linear "Metroidvania" elements. Double Helix, creator of...

July 18th 2013 at 7:34pm 0 Comments
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NeoGAF user canIhasAnAccount discovered a temporary XBLA box art and banner for a new Strider game. Subsequently, users found a Strider entry on the Steam database, complete with icon of Strider Hiryu's face from the Capcom ninja series.To extrapolate further, user Sega1991 found a Steam Community...

March 19th 2013 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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The Justice League and its members have shown up in a variety of different games on the current-gen consoles as well as PC, but we've yet to see a straight up Justice League video game for 360 and PS3. That doesn't mean that one was never in production, of course – former Double Helix art dir...

April 3rd 2012 at 3:00pm 0 Comments