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Test your might: Here's Mortal Kombat 11's launch story trailer featuring the classic movie theme

Although we just got to see Shao Kahn and the Nintendo Switch version of Mortal Kombat 11 in action for the first time yesterday, we have another new trailer for the upcoming game on our hands.

NetherRealm Studios has released the official launch trailer featuring more of the game's story mode set to the tune of the classic Mortal Kombat film theme along with looks at some potentially new and returning characters who currently aren't on the playable roster.

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Shao Kahn gameplay trailer released for Mortal Kombat 11

Shao Kahn is one of the most iconic villains in fighting game history after first popping up in Mortal Kombat 2 as the ruler of Outworld, and despite his death and absence in MKX, the tyrant has returned once again.

We're less than a week away from Mortal Kombat 11's official launch, and NetherRealm Studios has decided to gift us with a brand new trailer for Shao Kahn, who serves as the pre-order bonus DLC character this time around.

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Here's when you'll be able to play Joker and update Version 3.0.0 in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

Nintendo dropped quite the surprise on everyone last night by revealing Joker's gameplay and the contents of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate's Spring update with absolutely zero warning, and we won't need to wait too much longer to try it out for ourselves.

The exact maintenance period for the Version 3.0.0 patch for Smash Ultimate has been confirmed, and players in North America will likely have time to eat dinner and settle in for the night before everything becomes available.

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PlayStation 5 aims to drastically reduce load times and will be backwards compatible with PS4; first details about Sony's next-gen console emerge

Though the Xbox 360 may have been king of the fighting games during the last console generation for Capcom titles at least, Sony's PlayStation 4 took over that mantle in more recent years after obtaining a number of stand out exclusives like Street Fighter 5 and Guilty Gear Xrd.

The PS4 itself will be turning six years old in 2019, and while rumors about the next generation of games have been swirling, it appears we now have our first peek into what will be the upcoming PlayStation 5 — or whatever Sony decides to call its next console.

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Kitana joins the Mortal Kombat 11 roster

Another returning character joins Mortal Kombat 11's playable roster. Fan-wielding princess, Kitana, has been officially revealed.

The announcement comes by way of a new commercial that features a cinematic battle between Scorpion and the newly announced Kitana.

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Wu-Ruixiang and Yashamaru Kurama revealed for Samurai Shodown; release date set for June 27th, 2019

Two new characters as well as a release date have been revealed for SNK's upcoming Samurai Showdown. Both Wu-Ruixiang and Yashamaru Kurama were shown for the first time during today's live stream presentation.

The trailer (included below) showed off all of the game's current fighters as each struck a pose before the two newcomers followed in suit. After said trailer aired, we got a release date of June 27th, 2019.

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Cetrion the Elder God announced as new fighter for Mortal Kombat 11

Game Informer revealed that they have a month of exclusive features coming in April for Mortal Kombat 11, and they're kicking things off in a big way with a character reveal for a newcomer to the series.

Cetrion, one of the Elder Gods, has been revealed for MK11 with a new trailer showing off her earthly, largely plant-based powers in action.

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Darli Dagger announced as first newcomer for Samurai Shodown

Darli Dagger has been announced for Samurai Shodown. Even those familiar with previous Samurai Shodown titles won't recognize her as she is the title's first newcomer.

Not much is known about the character right now. We only got to see a still image of the fighter. No gameplay or backstory has been provided.

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Dragon Ball FighterZ version 1.15 patch notes translated

Bandai Namco has released the Dragon Ball FighterZ version 1.15 patch notes. Included are numerous changes, with alterations made to every character on the roster.

The patch notes were released over on the official Japanese Dragon Ball FighterZ website and are entirely in Japanese. Thankfully, we have the full English translation here courtesy of our very own Nicholas "MajinTenshinhan" Taylor.

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New Mortal Kombat 11 story trailer reveals Jax, Liu Kang, and Kung Lao as playable characters

Earlier today during Sony's State of Play program, a new trailer was shown for Mortal Kombat 11. Jax, Liu Kang, and Kung Lao were revealed as playable characters.

Notably, we also see Kitana in the trailer. Interestingly enough, the State of Play narrator only confirmed that Jax, Liu Kang, and Kung Lao were newly revealed fighters for Mortal Kombat 11.

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Samurai Shodown comes to PlayStation 4 and Xbox One in June, Nintendo Switch and PC releases launching later

SNK has released a brand new trailer for their upcoming 2D fighting title, Samurai Shodown. In the showcase, we're given a fresh look at gameplay featuring several of the game's playable characters.

Additionally, a more narrowed down release window for this game was provided. Samurai Shodown launches on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One in June, on Nintendo Switch in Q4, and PC at a later date.

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Shang Tsung announced as first Mortal Kombat 11 DLC character

NetherRealm Studios has just revealed Shang Tsung as Mortal Kombat 11's first DLC character.

A trailer was shown during the C2E2 panel that reveals The Krypt as a playable game mode. It takes place on Shang Tsung's island, and the returning fighter is the host of it.

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Noob Saibot revealed for Mortal Kombat 11

During NetherRealm Studios' Mortal Kombat 11 panel at Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo, the company revealed Noob Saibot as a playable character.

Showing slides during the Fatality creation process, Noob Saibot's artwork was accidentally shown on stream.

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First screenshots of Kid Goku released for Dragon Ball FighterZ

We previously learned that Kid Goku from Dragon Ball GT will be the third character to release as part of Dragon Ball FighterZ's second season of DLC, and now we can get a closer look at the man turned once again into a boy.

Bandai Namco has released the first official set of screenshots of Kid Goku which you can take a look at after the jump.

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Google announces Stadia video game streaming service

During their Game Developer's Conference Keynote, Google announced their new Stadia video game streaming service which can instantly access games through computers or almost any smart device available.

The massive data and development company is completely side-stepping the standard gaming console space by releasing their own powerful streaming service using their powerful data centers all around the world offering 4k resolution, 60 frames per second and low latency experiences.

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Street Fighter 5 is getting new 'Field of Fate' Street Fighter Alpha 2 remade stage on March 26th

Street Fighter 5 is receiving a new stage later this month. This time, fans will be taken on a nostalgia trip with the "Field of Fate" backdrop.

This stage originates from Street Fighter II: The Animated Movie, but a lot of players remember it as a playable stage in Street Fighter Alpha 2.

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Seto Kaiba of Yu-Gi-Oh! fame joins Jump Force as DLC in May

Bandai Namco has revealed the identity of Jump Force's first DLC character. Seto Kaiba, Yugi's main rival, will become available for purchase in May.

Along with Kaiba, fans can expect to see two more DLC fighters join the battle in the same month. We have yet to learn who these characters will be.

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