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Street Fighter 6 second Closed Beta Test announced to begin December 16, 2022

The second Closed Beta Test for Street Fighter 6 is is coming next month and is scheduled to begin on December 16, 2022.

Capcom has now announced details for the new beta test, and players who participated in the first SF6 beta are starting to receive emails regarding the next chance the game will be available to try at home.

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Update: Nintendo responds to the decision to cancel the Smash World Tour 2022 Championship and 2023 series

Update (November 30, 2022 at 4:56 a.m. PT): A Nintendo spokesperson has followed up with Kotaku, offering a response to the cancellation of the Smash World Tour 2022 Championship and the Smash World Tour 2023 series. The Smash World Tour team has since responded to what was said by the Nintendo representative over a new Twitter statement.

The competitive Super Smash Bros. scene has shared a tumultuous relationship with Nintendo for well over a decade, and while the situation appeared to largely be improving, a great blow was dealt today.

Organizers for the Smash World Tour announced the Smash World Tour Championships are now canceled just weeks away from the event as well as the entire 2023 season with more Smash majors now doing the same.

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Street Fighter 6 has been rated in South Korea, release date could be announced soon

Street Fighter 6 is currently slated for a 2023 release window. However, Capcom has yet to provide a specific date, month, or even quarter in which the game is expected to release.

As reported by Video Games Chronicle, Street Fighter 6 has been rated for South Korea as of the 18th of November. It would appear that the game has been given a yellow label, indicating that the game is suitable for ages 15 and up (in South Korea).

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New King of Fighters 15 Season 2 trailer reveals new details and release windows for characters, crossplay beta and balance update

Back at Evo 2022, SNK gave fans a small taste of what they're cooking up for their latest fighting games, and now there's more details about what's coming when.

The developers released a new trailer for The King of Fighters 15 Season 2, which reveals the launch window of their next characters, crossplay beta and balance update as well as a rollback beta dropping for Samurai shodown

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Sin Kiske announced for Guilty Gear Strive Season 2 and he'll be here in a few days

Guilty Gear Strive fans have been waiting over 3 months to see who the second DLC inclusion of the game's second season pass would be, and now they finally have an answer.

Arc System Works announced today in their special IGN stream that Sin Kiske is very soon coming to Strive.

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New footage of Street Fighter 6's classic costumes for Ryu and Chun-Li, Ken's seemingly revealed via Game Informer

Street Fighter 6 has introduced quite a time skip since the events of Street Fighter 5 and Street Fighter 3: Third Strike. This is evident by the change in appearances for classic World Warriors such as Ryu, Ken, and Chun-Li.

Earlier today, a video released by Game Informer revealed what everyone already suspected: classic costumes will be returning in Street Fighter 6. In a brief clip, Ryu and Chun-Li's classic appearances were shown in the video.

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Update: Street Fighter 6 beta on PlayStation 5 randomly became playable again

Update: The fun is over for now it seems, as we're seeing reports that Street Fighter 6's beta servers are offline and unavailable once again.

The closed beta for Street Fighter 6 officially came to a close a few weeks ago, but did it really?

Players are currently reporting that the beta client for SF6 is live and playable again on the PlayStation 5.

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The best characters to play in Street Fighter 6 based on your skill level and preferred playstyle

Street Fighter 6 boasts a roster of diverse characters each with their own playstyles and techniques that you can utilize in battle. But which one is best for you based on your current skill level and the type of fighters you typically enjoy playing?

With SF6's closed beta test going live soon, players will be able to choose between playing Ryu, Chun-Li, Juri, Ken, Guile, Jamie, Kimberly, and Luke. Considering that the beta will only be running for a few days, we put together this guide detailing who we think are the best characters to play in Street Fighter 6 based on your skill level and preferred playstyle to help you streamline the process and get right into the action.

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Gameplay for Haohmaru, Nakoruru, and Darli Dagger revealed in King of Fighter 15's Team Samurai DLC trailer

Gameplay for Haohmaru, Nakoruru, and Darli Dagger has been revealed in the latest trailer for King of Fighters 15. The three working together will form Team Samurai within the game.

At the very end of the trailer, we were provided the release date for the three upcoming DLC characters. King of Fighters and Samurai Shodown fans alike will be able to play Team Samurai in King of Fighters 15 starting on October 4, 2022 — next Tuesday.

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Street Fighter 6's full launch roster revealed

During the Street Fighter 6 Special Program at Tokyo Game Show 2022, Capcom unveiled the full launch roster for the game. Though we don't have gameplay for each of these fighters, official artwork for every one of them is featured in the World Tour opening cinematic — which was shown during the broadcast.

Street Fighter 6 will have a launch roster of 18 characters.

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Street Fighter 6 closed beta test announced for next month

More exciting news coming from Tokyo Game Show 2022 this morning as Capcom has officially announced a Street Fighter 6 closed beta test. A quick trailer was shown during their presentation this morning that shares a handful of important details about the upcoming test.

Those who are hoping to get their hands on Street Fighter 6 will have the opportunity to do so next month, though a closed beta means only select players will get in. The Street Fighter 6 closed beta test is slated to run from October 7 through October 10.

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New info on Street Fighter 6's World Tour, Battle Hub, and freshly revealed Extreme Battle modes

Tons of exciting Street Fighter 6 news rolled out from Tokyo Game Show today as Capcom revealed four new playable characters as well as new details on the upcoming title's various modes.

Not only have we learned more about World Tour and Battle Hub, but we've also been introduced to a brand new "Extreme Battle" mode. Read on for more on all three.

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Ken, Dhalsim, Blanka, and E. Honda revealed for Street Fighter 6

During Capcom's Tokyo Game Show 2022 live stream, Capcom announced several new playable characters for Street Fighter 6.

Ken, E. Honda, Blanka, and Dhalsim are all joining the playable roster. A new trailer featuring gameplay for all four was shown.

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Tekken 8 officially announced in new gameplay trailer

Update: This story has been updated with additional information, release systems and screenshots.

Just last month, Bandai Namco teased the next entry in the Tekken franchise, but didn't say what it was. Now we know a good bit more.

Starting off today's State of Play, Bandai Namco revealed the first confirmation that Tekken 8 is coming along with what appears to be the debut of gameplay.

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Evo 2022 results

Update: This story has been updated with final results.

The largest fighting game event of the year is back, offline, and kicking off today. Evo 2022 is in full swing and is going down in Las Vegas, Nevada, running from August 5 - 7.

There are thousands of players competing this weekend, but some of the most notable include: PG|Punk, XSET|iDom, BST|Daigo, RZR|Xian, Hitbox|Kawano, StormKubo, Justakid, Smug, CLG|Brian_F, GO|Luffy, Nephew, Bandits|MenaRD, Bandits|Caba, NASR|AngryBird, ROHTO Z|Tokido, MOUSE|Problem X, Justin Wong, PR|Mono, END|Shine, RobTV, ChrisCCH, ElChakotay, NYChrisG, CAG|Fenritti, CAG|Go1, BC|Apologyman, PG|HookGangGod, NASR|Latif, Moist|Hotashi, Cloud805, Reynald, SonicFox, Rewind, FATE|Arslan Ash, RB|Anakin, Fergus, PG|KizzieKay, Grilla|Romance, Xiabao, and many others.

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Bridget revealed as Guilty Gear Strive Season 2's first DLC character, launches tomorrow

Arc System Works just took to the stage at Evo 2022 to make a major announcement. The company has officially unveiled the first DLC character set to join the roster in Season 2.

Bridget will be kicking off the season, and fans will be able to get their hands on this new warrior much sooner than expected. Arc System Works surprised viewers by announcing that Bridget will become available tomorrow, August 8.

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Kimberly and Juri announced for Street Fighter 6

Capcom officially announced Kimberly and Juri as playable characters for Street Fighter 6 following the Evo 2022 finals for Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition.

This brings the total number of revealed roster members to seven as the newcomers join with Ryu, Chun-Li, Guile, Jamie, and Luke. Continue on to see their trailers.

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