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Bandai Namco will begin a closed beta period next Friday for Rise of Incarnates, the two-on-two fighting game from the Tekken and Soul Calibur creators. Those in Europe and Australasia can get in the testing phase by signing up on the game's official website. The doors to the beta program open at 9...

July 28th 2014 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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EA Sports UFC received a free update this week that adds three fighters to the next-gen mixed martial arts game. Of the three new fighters, two are in the bantamweight division, as bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw joins the roster along with Takeya Mizugaki. The third addition is in the welterwe...

July 23rd 2014 at 10:30am 0 Comments
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EA Sports UFC is just a few weeks from entering the digital octagon on June 17 for PS4 and Xbox One, but those looking to get a few practice rounds in can download its demo next week. The demo, which features co-cover athletes Alexander Gustafsson and reigning light heavyweight champion Jon "Bones...

May 29th 2014 at 7:05pm 0 Comments
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This trailer for EA Sports UFC shows a punchy five-minute round between Jose Aldo and Anthony Pettis in the game. EA's mixed martial arts game will launch June 17 for Xbox One and PS4, and includes a career mode that kicks off with The Ultimate Fighter and Bruce Lee as an unlockable fighter.

May 20th 2014 at 9:00pm 0 Comments
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This trailer for EA Sports UFC discusses Bruce Lee's impact on the sport of mixed martial arts and shows snippets of Lee in action within the digital octagon. Lee was revealed as an unlockable character for the game in April, available to those that beat the game's career mode on pro difficulty or...

May 14th 2014 at 3:30pm 0 Comments
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This isn't your middle school gym coach's dodgeball game, and it isn't your favorite arcade's fighting game. This is Lethal League, a fighting game where the goal is to smash a fast-flying ball into your opponent's face. Lethal League supports one to four players and online multiplayer, and it c...

May 1st 2014 at 10:00pm 0 Comments
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If you're EA, how do you build up hype for EA Sports UFC -- a license-based fighting game where players will largely know what to expect? You promise them Bruce Lee, that's what. Yes, PS4 and Xbox One gamers will get to pit the Game of Death star against the UFC roster despite a 41-year gap separa...

April 7th 2014 at 1:42pm 0 Comments
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Electronic Arts CEO Andrew Wilson recently contemplated a bi-annual release schedule for future MMA games that follow EA Sports UFC, which is slated to launch on Xbox One and PS4 this year. In an interview with CNN's Fortune Tech, Wilson described the frequency of some games and the "appetite" play...

March 25th 2014 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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One of the lacking aspects of previous mixed martial arts games like THQ's UFC 3 is the true sense of physical contact between the fighters on screen. EA Sports UFC will attempt to close that gap on next-gen consoles, if the game's latest trailer is any indicator. Creative Director Brian Hayes di...

March 18th 2014 at 8:30pm 0 Comments
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Super Smash Bros. Melee has been added to the fighting roster for 2014's Evolution World Finals, to be held on July 11-13 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The GameCube incarnation of Smash Bros. will anchor competitive matches for a second year in a row, following its nearly controversial appearance last yea...

March 13th 2014 at 4:00am 0 Comments
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As was foretold, Shaq is returning to the gaming world with a rebirth of one of the more infamous games in history, Shaq Fu: A Legend Reborn. The flexible funding project is now live on Indiegogo, and is seeking $450,000 to make the beat-em-up game a reality. The funding page acknowledges the ori...

March 6th 2014 at 10:08am 0 Comments
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Come Saturday, April 26, Walnut, California will play host to the 2014 incarnation of the Sega Cup Virtua Fighter Tournament, and now you, too, can throw your hat into the polygonal ring. As with last year's tournament, Sega Cup Virtua Fighter Tournament 2014 will focus on the latest version of th...

February 28th 2014 at 10:30pm 0 Comments