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Rugal is so infamous around The King of Fighters scenes that even a Mexican Governor warns against picking him

If you weren't around to experience the arcade fighting game scene of yesteryear, you may have heard tales of certain moves like throws being prohibited at certain locations, but that often times expanded to entire characters as well.

Rugal from The King of Fighters series may be the most infamous of them all, and even a Governor of Mexico recently warned his constituents against picking the notorious SNK boss.

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You can bounce an airborne opponent seemingly indefinitely if they keep shielding in Melty Blood: Type Lumina

Melty Blood: Type Lumina was released not too long ago. Since then, some fans have been emphasizing this feeling that the game leans too heavily towards defense due to the powerful shield mechanic.

In a Twitter clip uploaded by Dsuke10030, it's demonstrated how an airborne character can seemingly be bounced indefinitely if they keep shielding quick attacks. It's a rather silly looking clip.

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Sick Thanos mod for Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 includes the SNAP as his level 3 Hyper Combo

Capcom likely had no idea how big of a presence Thanos would have in the then fledgling Marvel Cinematic Universe when they were developing Marvel vs. Capcom 3, but his omission from the roster is a bit glaring nowadays. It doesn't have to be that way though.

Talented modder Tabs recently released a new package for the PC version of Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 that includes a cool Thanos costume swap with new attacks and voice lines.

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The biggest winners and losers of Guilty Gear Strive patch 1.10 as outlined by Rooflemonger

Patch version 1.10 for Guilty Gear Strive was recently released. In response, Rooflemonger has released a video that looks at the winners and losers of the new update.

According to Rooflemonger, everyone on the roster basically ended up being a winner. There really aren't any losers as every character received a buff of some sort.

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Sora was added to Super Smash Bros. Ultimate because of a chance encounter at an award venue says Masahiro Sakurai

Sora is a playable character in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. Many thought it was impossible. I know that I was one of those people that didn't think this would ever happen.

Masahiro Sakurai's latest entry in the Famitsu Column talks about the process of putting Sora into Smash. Translations of the column have been handled by PushDustin and Kody Nokolo.

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Daigo Umehara adapts a new strategy when experiencing a 2 bar connection for the first time during Street Fighter 5 match

Because Japan is a smaller country than the United States, laggy online matches aren't quite as common in Japan. Fiber internet also tends to be very helpful in mitigating lag-filled experiences.

During the Pentagon Cup event, BST|Daigo Umehara had to face off against Chris Wong, a player in Hong Kong using Nash. As one might expect, the great amount of distance caused issues within the game. Umehara noted that he had never experienced a 2 bar connection before during his stream.

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Doomguy and Isabelle are 'together at last' in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate as highlighted by the official Doom Twitter account

Patch 13.0.0 for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate dropped last night. This update made many fans happy as it made some really fun content available for purchase and download. Sora... err, Doomguy's Mii costume parts!

The official Doom Twitter account decided to pay homage to this event by showing off a shot of Doomguy (Mii Gunner) and Isabelle together in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. "Together at last."

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7 Resident Evil costumes we're still waiting to see in Street Fighter 5

Street Fighter 5 has dozens of crossover costumes available at this point, but Capcom has so many iconic characters that there's still dozens more who deserve a spot — especially their most popular horror franchise.

With the recent tease of more Resident Evil-related announcements coming and Halloween right around the corner, we figured now is the perfect time to explore the zombie hunters and Biohazard monsters that are still waiting for their chance to fight and who would best portray them.

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Chris Ayres, English actor of Dragon Ball's Frieza, passes away at 56

Iconic voice actor Chris Ayres passed away on October 18, 2021 at the age of 56 following years of battling severe health issues.

Most in the fighting game community know Ayres as the English voice of Dragon Ball's Frieza though his career brought dozens of characters to life for almost two decades.

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Rollback beta test for The King of Fighters '98: Ultimate Match Final Edition goes live tonight

The King of Fighters '98 remains one of the most beloved entries in the 27-year-old franchise as well as fighting games in general, and it's going to be even better really soon.

SNK is launching the official community beta test for KOF98: Ultimate Match Final Edition later tonight, which adds rollback netcode to the title a few months before its full rollout.

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The Injustice animated film is now available but fans and critics aren't exactly loving it

The Injustice franchise is one of DC's most successful over the past decade spawning a multitude of fighting games and comic book runs, so it was only a matter of time before it made the jump to film — but is the adaptation worthy of the name.

Now that the Injustice animated movie is officially out in the wild, we've rounded up a number of reviews from fans and critics on Superman's downfall though most of them weren't feeling super about it.

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Beautiful mod places X-Men's Cyclops into Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 as a unique character with his own move set

Cyclops was actually a very notable figure in the earlier days of the Versus Series as he was featured not only as a roster member in the first two Marvel vs. Capcom titles, but also part of the now iconic intro sequence of the game that kicked the entire series off: 1996's X-Men vs. Street Fighter.

For one reason or another, developers decided the mainstay X-Men character would not be part of the roster of Marvel vs. Capcom 3 (nor its Ultimate update, and obviously neither the X-Men-less Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite). A passionate modder by the name of Tabs made a palette swap mod that not only puts Cyclops into the game, but gives him a unique arsenal of moves thus making him his own character.

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LPN shows us how to do a 'mothaf@%K*ng infinite' with Giovanna in Guilty Gear Strive... though it's not really an infinite

Patch 1.10 for Guilty Gear Strive was very kind to Giovanna. Thanks to her new buffs, she has the potential to be a real contender in the tournament scene.

LPN has recently figured out how to make the Giovanna infinite — or rather the "mothaf@%K*ng infinite" — work in a recent video upload. This infinite should looks familiar to fans of Iron Man in Marvel vs. Capcom 2.

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'Heidern has always been there pushing the story along... he plays a major role in this title as well' — KoF15 lead designer

Heidern's trailer for King of Fighters 15 was recently released. We knew the character had a presence as he appears on the official box art for the game, and his silhouette is simple to identify thanks to his iconic beret.

As he has done with previous characters, King of Fighter 15's lead designer, Tomohiro Nakata, left some comments talking about Heidern. He also created left fans with a cool sketch of Heidern.

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Street Fighter League Pro-JP 2021 live stream ft Tokido, Daigo, Higuchi, Sako, Momochi, Bonchan, Nemo, Fuudo, Mago, Itabashi Zangief, Ryuusei and more

Update: This story has been updated with full day 6 results.

The Street Fighter League Pro-JP is back again and will be running throughout the rest of this year with tons of hype matches lined up.

With the team count and player count upped from last time, there's a huge amount of players participating in this one — you can expect to see Rohto|Tokido, BST|Daigo, SNB|Higuchi, FAV|Sako, Victrix|Momochi, RB|Bonchan, Saishunkan|Nemo, BST|Fuudo, GyoGun|Mago, DNG|Itabashi Zangief, FAV|Ryuusei, RB|Gachikun, HB|Kawano, G8S|Pugera, AZ|Kichipa-mu, AXIZ|Shuto, Nishikin, Yanai, DNG|Nauman, DNG|John Takeuchi, DNG|Tachikawa, SNB|Fujimura, SNB|Otani, YHC-Mochi, Moruto, GyoGun|Machabo, GyoGun|Moke, GyoGun|Mizuha, GRPT|MOV, CO|Dogura, Akira and Oniki competing.

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Seeing Super Smash Bros. Ultimate's roster with every character's official artwork is trippy

Beyond being a platform fighter, Super Smash Bros. is something of a celebration of gaming from over the years as all characters that have appeared on a Nintendo console are fair game for the series. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate has every previous Smash character to date and more on its roster, making its character select screen a perfect opportunity at a blast from the past piece of artwork.

A graphic designer who goes by the handle MatttGFX took it upon himself to replace all 84 roster thumbnails with their respective characters' official artwork... some of who are hardly recognizable anymore.

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Super Smash Bros. Ultimate version 13.0.0 patch notes

Patch notes for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate version 13.0.0 have been released. With Sora being the last character to join the roster, this very could well be the final major balance patch for the game.

Aside from the removal of Kazuya's infinite involving a series of side specials and footstools, there are no nerfs this patch. Every character received some buff to their kit.

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