With Seth Killian at Sony and Yoshinori Ono having gone through a health crisis, Capcom's connections to the fighting game community aren't as strong as they used to be... until now! Competitive fighting game greats Haunts and Combofiend have joined the Capcom team--read on for more!
Fighting games are not easy to learn: in addition to learning combos and special moves, you have to develop a competitive, think-on-your-feet mindset. Capcom Senior VP Christian Svensson believes Capcom hasn't been taking the right steps to bring new players into the fold--hit the jump for more!
The Rumble Fish is one of the more less well-known 2D fighting games, but it's getting another chance to shine as Street Fighter IV co-developers Dimps now own the rights to the game! A look back at the obscure classic, plus details on what's to come after the jump!
After a weekend of hard fighting in Las Vegas, the winners of EVO 2012 have been determined. Hit the jump to see the Grand Finals from the major events (and one minor!) for the EVO Championship Series 2012 fighting game tournament!
Fighting games can be fun if you just mash buttons, but fully enjoying them comes with a price: learning moves, combos, frame data and strategies can be very daunting. Tekken producer Katsuhiro Harada has some ideas to move the genre forward using Nintendo's Wii U--hit the jump for more details!
While one of Capcom's lesser-known fighting game properties, Darkstalkers is still loved by fans for its memorable characters and high-energy combat. Hit the jump to see what signs point to Capcom bringing the Night Warriors back for more supernatural shenanigans!
To set the scene for a showdown, a good ring entrance is mandatory. Street Fighter X Tekken doubles up on this with team-specific character intros--hit the jump to check 'em out!
One of the biggest barriers to the average gamer's enjoyment of fighting games are the controls. Learning a unique set of controls is one thing, and learning their purpose and the proper mindset to use them in is another. Capcom Community Manager Seth Killian finds this to be a problem--hit the jump to see his thoughts!
There are some real feats of skill in video games. Playing DDR while actually dancing, pacifist runs of Contra, and... playing yourself in a fighting game? Rest assured, tourney player Desk does more than just mash buttons--hit the jump to see more!
Street Fighter X Tekken's character choices have either made fans very happy (Poison) or scratch their heads in wonderment (Bob). For Namco Bandai's side of the crossover battle, Tekken producer Katsuhiro Harada is letting fans decide who's in and who's out! Hit the jump for more.
Specialty controllers allow competitive gamers to play with arcade precision and style--or at least come comfortably close to it. Hit the jump to see the newest fighting game specialty controllers for SoulCalibur V and Street Fighter X Tekken!
This coming Valentine's Day, fighting game fans will a hard battle ahead of them as BlazBlue returns with Continuum Shift EXTEND. Hit the jump for info on the goodies you'll get in the Limited Edition, info on the upcoming BlueRevo Tournament, and more on the game's updated Story Mode!
After some overseas licensing issues, publisher 7sixty is bringing fast-paced doujin fighter Phantom Breaker to North America! Hit the jump to see what this Chaos;Gate and Steins;Gate fighter has in store!
In the world of competitive fighting games, EVO is the final word, the world stage upon which the strongest fighting game players duel for supremacy. Hit the jump to find out which games made the cut for this year's tournament!