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Following a reveal earlier this month, developer Iron Galaxy has issued a proper trailer for Omen that, like past Killer Instinct character trailers, is nearly overshadowed by a cameo at the end. The walking mass of rocks and shrubs that crashes onto camera and squishes Orchid is named Golem. W...

January 26th 2015 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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Super Smash Bros Wii U and Melee are two of the nine games already confirmed for this year's Evolution Championship Series. As revealed during last night's Twitch stream, the line-up for Las Vegas this July also includes returning games Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3, Ultra Street Fighter 4 and Kille...

January 21st 2015 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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Killer Instinct for Xbox One is about to receive its next fighter: Omen, the spirit of rage, corruption and shadow energy. Players familiar with Killer Instinct's lore may recognize Omen as the spirit that turns Jago into Shadow Jago, a dark and twisted version of the warrior monk. According to dev...

January 4th 2015 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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Killer Instinct for Xbox One is about to get a cup of Christmas cheer with patch 2.2, which will bring holiday-themed costumes for fighters TJ Combo, Orchid and Sabrewulf, as well as the re-introduction of Riptor, a fighter from the game's original 1994 release. Players who own Orchid or play as h...

December 13th 2014 at 4:30pm 0 Comments
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After weeks of teasing fans, developer Iron Galaxy has unveiled the next fighter to join Season 2 of Killer Instinct, an ancient sorcerer named Kan-Ra. "Didn't Iron Galaxy claim Kan-Ra would not be a mummy? Wasn't there even a #notamummy hashtag in use for a while?" you wonder. Yes, the developer...

November 21st 2014 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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Killer Instinct for the Xbox One may have began life as a project for the Xbox 360, if new footage showcased by Andrew Borman of Past To Present Online is to be believed. A video from PTP Online, viewable after the break, shows a (very) rough draft of what would go on to become the Killer Instinct...

November 16th 2014 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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The Xbox One's flagship fighting game Killer Instinct didn't begin life on Microsoft's latest hardware, as two newly-unearthed prototype videos demonstrate. The clips, one above and one below the break, come to us from the prototype sleuths at Past to Present Online and depict an early-in-produ...

November 14th 2014 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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As Killer Instinct fans await the arrival of Season 2's first new character, Microsoft creative director Adam Isgreen stopped by the Ultra Combo forums to offer a few hints on what the mystery combatant will bring to the fight. "He's a zoner ... with a ranged grapple ... and great (situational) m...

October 27th 2014 at 9:30pm 0 Comments
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The second season of content for Xbox One-exclusive one-on-one brawler Killer Instinct premieres today boasting eight new characters and several major gameplay tweaks, Microsoft and developer Iron Galaxy Studios announced. Season 2 re-introduces classic characters TJ Combo, Maya, Riptor, and Cind...

October 15th 2014 at 2:30pm 0 Comments
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After Killer Instinct fan and YouTube user Maximilian posted a colossal 175-hit combo featuring upcoming season two roster addition TJ Combo, experts in the game have pulled out all the stops to create the most vicious ultra combos. The current high score? 195 hits from YouTube user StyloJuice....

September 29th 2014 at 10:00pm 0 Comments
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Killer Instinct's second season launches on October 15, bringing along two new fighters, game modes and a revamped interface. Season 2 includes the characters TJ Combo and Maya. The Killer Instinct: Season 2 Ultra Edition includes eight new fighters to be released one per month after TJ and Maya,...

August 12th 2014 at 6:00pm 0 Comments