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Arc System Works reveals more information for newcomer Nagoriyuki in Guilty Gear Strive including the fact that he's a vampire, PC version confirmed

Last night, Arc System Works closed out the Japanese fighting game developer stream with quite the bang by showing off Leo Whitefang and Nagoriyuki for Guilty Gear Strive, and now we have some new tidbits about the fighters.

Shortly after the reveal, ArcSys updated their website to include more details about the newcomer samurai along with a listing for a PC version of Strive.

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ARCREVO Online revealed along with Tekken and Soul Calibur Online Challenge tournament series

This year pretty much put a full stop to all major fighting game tournaments and forced the closure of regular eSports circuits, but the publishers are pivoting to online as the answer in these times.

Both Bandai Namco and Arc System Works had announcements during the Japan Fighting Game Publishers Roundtable by revealing the Tekken and Soul Calibur Online Challenge tournament series along with ARCREVO Online respectively.

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Leo Whitefang and Nagoriyuki announced for Guilty Gear Strive with new gameplay trailer, PlayStation 5 version revealed

The day we've all been waiting so long for is finally here, as the Japan Fighting Game Publishers Roundtable brought with it a handful of new fighter reveals.

Arc System Works was of course invited where they ended the stream by showing off the new characters Leo Whitefang and Nagoriyuki coming to Guilty Gear Strive along with a new PlayStation 5 version of the upcoming fighter.

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Major reveals expected at Japan Fighting Game Publishers Roundtable, check out the live stream here at 5 p.m. PDT

Today is the big day as the fighting game community has been excitedly counting down the hours to the Japan Fighting Game Publishers Roundtable which is slated to kick off this evening at 5 p.m. PDT.

Representatives from Capcom, Bandai Namco, Arc System Works, SNK, Arika, and Koei Tecmo will be in attendance to discuss the genre, eSports, and reveal some hot new content.

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With Ramlethal joining the cast of Guilty Gear Strive, how likely are each of the other Guilty Gear Xrd newcomers to join the new game's roster?

The upcoming Guilty Gear Strive has gotten a continuous stream of character reveals since the game was first unveiled, and they almost exclusively focused on the majority of the main roster from the original Guilty Gear game with Sol Badguy, Ky Kiske, May, Axl Low, Faust, Potemkin, Chipp Zanuff, Zato-1 and Millia Rage shown off for the game, one after the other.

Last month, we got our first character trailer which focused on someone not from the original game, namely Ramlethal Valentine who was originally a boss character in Guilty Gear Xrd SIGN and later turned from a bad guy to a good guy in the story. With the first character addition from the previous title, Guilty Gear Xrd's, roster of newcomers now introduced to Guilty Gear Strive, it got me thinking about which other characters who were introduced then might be part of Arc System Works' latest Guilty Gear installment. So, let's take a look at the new characters Guilty Gear Xrd introduced to the series and how good each of their chances to join Strive seem.

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Capcom, Bandai Namco, SNK, and more fighting game publishers holding roundtable live stream on August 1, Guilty Gear Strive reveal confirmed

Several major fighting game publishers are gathering together this weekend for a roundtable discussion live stream. Representatives from Capcom, Bandai Namco, Arc System Works, SNK, Arika, and Koei Tecmo will sit down together on Friday/Saturday at 5 p.m. PT (July 31) / 8 p.m. ET (July 31) / 9 a.m. JST (August 1) for the “Japan Fighting Game Publishers Roundtable.”

The broadcast will see fighting game producers and directors discussing topics chosen by fans before the live stream — which will be airing on the Tekken, Arc System Works, Capcom, and Dead Or Alive YouTube channels. According to Gematsu, we'll be hearing about things such as the fighting games themselves, eSports, and more.

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Mortal Kombat 11: Aftermath featured in PlayStation's Summer Sale alongside other hot fighting game discounts

The summer months used to mean a sparse release line up for video game players which has evolved over the years into an event that presents some of the best sales of the year, and that includes fighting games too.

PlayStation's digital Summer Sale is now underway which includes the first big discount for Mortal Kombat 11's Aftermath expansion that we've seen for the platform.

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Guilty Gear Strive developers believe there is greater merit to the wall breaking mechanic as opposed to keeping opponents in the corner

One of the new features that's being introduced in Guilty Gear Strive is the wall break mechanic. After corning an opponent, a player may choose to break the wall for extra tension gauge and damage.

Being that this also caused a stage transition that ultimately reset the situation back to neutral, some players believed that it was better to keep the enemy trapped in the corner. There were those that concluded that the wall break interaction wasn't worth going for.

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Guilty Gear Strive developers will address the imbalance between jump-ins and grounded anti-airs that was noted during the beta

Arc System Works' Developer's Backyard series is giving us insight about the developer's intentions behind the development of Guilty Gear Strive. We're currently on the second installment of the blog series.

Testers noted that it was very difficult to anti-air opponents during the beta of Guilty Gear Strive. As a result, air dashing proved to be extremely strong during neutral interactions.

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Guilty Gear Strive developers are 'redefining each character from the ground up for this new game'

Last time, we took a deeper look into the Arc System Works' comments regarding their intent to make Guilty Gear Strive the start of a "new series within the Guilty Gear franchise." Arc System Works has been releasing information about the development of Guilty Gear Strive with their Developer's Backyard series.

While ArcSys talked about redesigning character appearances, they also later mention that they want to redefine character strengths and weaknesses.

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ArcSys developers intend for Guilty Gear Strive to be the start of a 'new series within the Guilty Gear franchise'

Arc System Works has been providing us insight about the development of Guilty Gear Strive with their Developer's Backyard series.

Guilty Gear Strive has incorporated a number of redesigns for the characters that have been with the series for some time now. Daisuke Ishiwatari, General Director for Guilty Gear Strive, was questioned about the intentions behind the choice revamp classic looks.

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Guilty Gear Strive developers are reconsidering their thinking on the user interface's movement and are planning changes

One of the most common complaints that surfaced during the Guilty Gear Strive beta was regarding the user interface. Although the developers mentioned a goal to minimize eye movement with the design of Guilty Gear Strive's UI, we were left with an impression that they were considering changes as a result of all the feedback that they had received on the matter.

During the second entry of their Developer's Backyard, Daisuke Ishiwatari, the General Director for Guilty Gear Strive, revealed plans to change the user interface's movement.

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Guilty Gear Strive developers are aiming to encourage players to experiment more with combo routes after the first test

Arc System Works has released the second part of their Developer's Backyard series. This provides the developers the opportunity to enlighten fans and followers on the the decisions behind the development of Guilty Gear Strive.

A common criticism that came up during Guilty Gear Strive's beta test period stated that the combos felt too simple. Akira Katano, the Director for Guilty Gear Strive, has addressed this during this second part of the Developer's Backyard series.

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Just how different are Zato-1 and Eddie in Guilty Gear Strive? HiFight breaks them down side by side to Xrd and there's some surprising changes

Earlier this week, we received our second new Guilty Gear Strive in less than a month which gave us a much extended look at the gameplay for Zato-1 and Millia Rage as they'll appear in the new entry.

Fighting game content creator HiFight has now put together a gameplay comparison video which looks at Zato's moveset side-by-side to how they looked and functioned in the Xrd series.

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Steam Summer Sale brings in the best fighting game discounts including Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition for the first time and all EVO Online games

Fighting game players finding a home on the PC platform have grown exponentially over the past decade or so, and now they're in for a big seasonal treat for the next few weeks.

Steam is now running its annual Summer Sale starting today which includes some of the best deals for fighting games that we've seen in quite some time including the first notable discounts for Street Fighter 5: Champion Editon, all EVO Online titles and dozens more of the big names.

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Guilty Gear Strive Millia Rage and Zato-1 gameplay trailer released

A new Guilty Gear Strive trailer has been released this morning though it's not for a new fighter. For the first time, fans are given a deep look at gameplay for Zato-1 and Millia as they'll appear.

The new trailer was showcased during the New Game Plus Expo presentation live stream earlier today to give us almost two minutes of Guilty Gear action.

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Update: New Game Plus Expo stream is now live

Update: New Game Plus Expo's stream event is now live. You can watch it with us in the story below.

Without E3 2020 this year to provide everyone most of the summer's video game-related announcements, new digital events are popping up to take its place with one of the largest coming this morning.

The New Game Plus Expo is scheduled to begin at 8 a.m. PT with big reveals planned from around a dozen developers / publishers including the likes of SNK and Arc System Works.

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