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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
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Today's Xbox Live deal offers 50 percent off of Virtua Fighter 5 Final Showdown, Mortal Kombat Arcade Kollection, Dungeon Defenders, Street Fighter 3: Third Strike Online Edition and Dungeon Fighter Live, all for XBLA. Virtua Fighter 5, Dungeon Defenders and Street Fighter 3 are each 600 MS Points,...

December 30th 2012 at 3:30pm 0 Comments
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This week on Xbox Live, you can get into a fight for cheap. And not the kinds of fights you get into with racists over chat – the kind you might actually enjoy. The XBLM Deal of the Week, active from today through Oct. 8, gives you half off Virtua Fighter 5 Final Showdown, Street Fighter 3 Th...

October 2nd 2012 at 3:30pm 0 Comments
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Another EVO Championship Series has come and gone, taking with it the hopes, dreams and aspirations of a community. EVO is the Super Bowl of fighting games, but also a cultural mecca for those who share the genre as their life's passion.This year's proceedings were punctuated by surprises, upsets a...

July 10th 2012 at 4:30pm 0 Comments
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We're of the firm opinion that your time is too precious, too valuable to be spent reading a full review for a game that was already reviewed many, many years ago. What's the point of applying a score to a game that's old enough to be enrolled in the sixth grade? That's why we invented Deja Review:...

June 13th 2012 at 10:00pm 0 Comments
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We can't see the title of the new XBLA/PSN release of Virtua Fighter 5 and not think of "The Final Countdown." And now, we are in the final countdown before Final Showdown's release. Sega announced today that the 3D fighter will arrive on PSN June 5 and on XBLA June 6.Should you want to make the de...

May 14th 2012 at 10:15am 0 Comments
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The pioneering Virtua Fighter series hasn't seen a release in North America since 2007. Sega just announced plans to bring the latest version of Virtua Fighter 5 over -- as a downloadable game. Virtua Fighter 5: Final Showdown is based on the 2010 arcade version, which adds new costume options, d...

August 23rd 2011 at 11:30am 0 Comments
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After effectively tricking us with its April Fools' trailer, Sega has released some more authentic footage of Virtua Fighter 5: Final Showdown, the latest update to Sega's 3D arcade fighter. If nothing else, the video (posted after the break) proves that Sega knows how to make a fighting game traile...

June 4th 2010 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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Have you ever pondered what it would be like to blend Sega's super technical Virtua Fighter series with Street Fighter or Tekken? Well, ponder no more, as Sega has provided us with an answer. The end result would look something like the video embedded after the break, in which the company unveils t...

April 1st 2010 at 1:00am 0 Comments

As the AOU 2010 expo gets underway at Tokyo's Makuhari Messe (also home to the annual Tokyo Game Show), Sega is showing its latest coin-op iteration of Virtua Fighter, called Virtua Fighter 5 Final Showdown. (Or: Virtua Fighter 5 Probably Not Really the Final Showdown Because the Game is Still Sup...

February 19th 2010 at 7:00am 0 Comments