Fighting EX Layer receives a price cut and content update

Although Fighting EX Layer released last year, it has maintained a small but dedicated following. While the game has certainly not met sales figures of its much bigger name competition, the game has seen plenty of cult attention, even in the West. Now that 2019 has settled in, ARIKA has had to make some changes, and needs fans to help. Continue reading

Dead Or Alive 6 pre-order antics annoy fans

On the official Dead Or Alive Facebook page, Tecmo Koei released a (not very friendly) chart that details the various pre-order incentives among the differing versions of the game. Perhaps the marketing team thought it would be a good idea to centralize the differences and put them in plain view. It has backfired. Whomever decided these incentives, the team has now earned the ire of virtually the entire fanbase by highlighting the ridiculous need for this clarification in the first place. Continue reading

Capcom’s North American 3v3 team series already has problems

Earlier this morning, Capcom posted information about the new, upcoming North American Street Fighter Pro League that starts its first wave in April. While the prospect of an official non-CPT 3v3 League should sound like an interesting project, Capcom’s version of the upcoming League already seems to have multiple warts that serve as a detriment to the experience for all involved. Continue reading

Capcom announces great Ryu skin for Street Fighter V, but nobody can afford it

Yesterday, Capcom took to Street Fighter’s official twitter to announce that a piece of a special crossover costume for Ryu was available via Extra Battle. The skin features Ryu dressed as Jin Saotome, the iconic Capcom character from Capcom’s Cyberbots series who is more well-known for his appearances in Capcom crossover fighting games than his lead series. However, there is an immediate problem Capcom has on its hands: many players are taking umbrage with the fact that they don’t have enough fight money to afford to fight for the first piece of it. Continue reading