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Soul Calibur 6 World Tour 2020 announced, first stop at EVO Japan

Bandai Namco has been running successful fighting game world tours now for a number of years with Tekken and more recently Dragon Ball FighterZ, but now it appears as though another pillar will be joining the collection next year for the competitive scene.

Professional Soul Calibur player and community leader Kayane announced today the Soul Calibur 6 World Tour 2020 with the first stop on the brand new circuit beginning with EVO Japan 2020.

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How to perform all Krushing Blows in Mortal Kombat 11

Mortal Kombat 11 features a game mechanic called "Krushing Blows" that fire into a quick cinematic animation with a similar effect to X-Ray attacks and deal significantly more damage than the move otherwise would. These powered up attacks can only be performed when certain criteria are met within a match, and they can only be used once per game.

You might be wondering what stipulations are needed to land each Krushing Blow for every character on the current roster. Well, we've got you covered! Here are all the Krushing Blow requirements in Mortal Kombat 11 including the recently released Shang Tsung.

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Broly 'DBS' releases for Dragon Ball FighterZ December 5, Dramatic Finish scene versus Gogeta shown off

After months of teasing and mini reveals, we finally know when the new Broly will be joining the cast of Dragon Ball FighterZ... even though we kinda already did before.

Bandai Namco released a new trailer for Broly (DBS) today prior to the grand finals of Red Bull Japan Saga 2019 revealing some more gameplay, a look at the Dramatic Finish versus Gogeta in action and confirming that the big boy Saiyan will be dropping on December 5.

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BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle Version 2.0 full patch notes

The time is finally almost arrived for BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle to receive it's biggest update yet with the launch of Version 2.0 / Special Edition later this week on Thursday, November 21.

Arc System Works has now released the giant list of patch notes for BBTAG Ver. 2.0 online for players ahead of its release which you can check out below.

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Soul Calibur 6 Version 2.00 patch notes released

Yesterday, Bandai Namco revealed that Soul Calibur 6's second season of content would be dropping next week on November 25, and now we can see the massive amount of changes the developers will be making for the fighting game for its second year.

The publisher / developer has released the full and expansive Version 2.00 patch notes for Soul Calibur 6 including new moves for every character, brand new mechanics, balance changes for days and a rework of the Reversal Edge system.

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Here's footage of Ryu, Ken, and Gill using second V-Skills in Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition

We got some incredibly exciting news just last night at the Capcom Pro Tour North American Regional Finals when Yoshinori Ono revealed that new secondary V-Skills are en route to Street Fighter 5 as part of the new Champion Edition update.

We'll need to wait until next month before we'll get this new update at home, (there will be a playable build for those attending Capcom Cup in December) but Capcom has shared some footage of Ryu, Ken, and the upcoming Gill using their second V-Skills.

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Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition announced

At the North American Regional Finals on the Capcom Pro Tour, Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition was announced. It will be released on February 14, 2020, and pre-orders are set to open up at any time.

This game will have new V-Skills for the entire cast, and will round up a bunch of the game's content into one package.

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Gill announced for Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition

At the conclusion of the Capcom Pro Tour 2019 North American Regional Finals, a brand new character for "Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition" was revealed. Rejoice Gill fans, he has been announced as the next DLC fighter for Season 4.

Indeed, they're making the boss from Street Fighter 3 a playable character. More than likely, he'll (hopefully) be more balanced with the rest of the cast.

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Faust teased for 'Guilty Gear Strive'

Faust has been teased for the upcoming Guilty Gear game that will be releasing in late 2020. The title of the game was also revealed to be "Guilty Gear Strive."

Unfortunately, no gameplay was shown for Faust. Like many other characters revealed so far, we only got a quick look at his animations.

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Update: Monster Hunter Nergigagnte costume for Blanka announced for Street Fighter 5: Arcade Edition

Update: Street Fighter's Japanese social media shared out a second image of Blanka's Nergigante costume showing what the dragon looks like covered in electricity which you can check out in the gallery.

Capcom has been tapping into some of their older and most iconic characters to bring in as crossover costumes for Street Fighter 5, but it's an especially rare day when the outfit is that of a monster and not a person.

Today, the company revealed Blanka's first crossover Extra Battle costume in SF5, and it is that of the giant dragon Nergigante from the Monster Hunter series.

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Sindel gameplay trailer released for Mortal Kombat 11

After days and weeks of teasing images, clips and other brief glimpses, the day is finally upon us where we can see our undead queen in action for Mortal Kombat 11.

NetherRealm Studios released a new gameplay trailer for MK11's next DLC character in Sindel, so we can see how the queen of scream fights and takes apart her foes after missing a game.

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New holiday-themed costumes coming for G, Poison and Lucia in Street Fighter 5: Arcade Edition along with a snowy Metro City stage

Seasonal costumes have become a staple in Street Fighter 5 since it launched as well as other recent fighting games, and that will be continuing into this year as well with some nice new additions.

Capcom announced today that new holiday-themed costumes will be coming to SF5 for Poison, Lucia and G via a new trailer along with a new snowy version of Metro City.

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Super Broly trailer released for Dragon Ball FighterZ

Following the conclusion of the hype top 8 over at the Red Bull Spain Saga, Bandai Namco finally showed off the gameplay trailer for Broly (DBS) in Dragon Ball FighterZ as the final character coming to Season Pass 2.

The new version of Broly appears to be even more of a brawler than his original counterpart slamming Gogeta back and forth across the floor and chasing him down wherever he tries to hide away.

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Report: Echo Fox has been disbanded, player and staff status is currently unknown

After tumultuous 2018 and 2019 seasons, eSports team Echo Fox is reportedly no more. The status of their players and staff members is currently up in the air.

There's been no confirmation by an official spokesman yet, but losing their League of Legends Championship Series slot may have been the final nail in the coffin of this once massive team.

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Capcom aims to 'lock down' new Street Fighter 5 content for much of 2020 after November and December announcements says Yoshinori Ono

Street Fighter 5 has been out in the wild for almost four whole years now while receiving steady streams of new characters and updates, but that may be slowing down in the coming year according to the series' executive producer.

Yoshinori Ono recently sat down with the folks at Eurogamer to discuss where Street Fighter 5 stands right now and where it will end up in the future. The Intel World Open is shaping up to be a big endeavor for the team next year though it apparently also means SF5 won't see any big updates or additional releases for much of 2020.

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Here are Super Smash Bros. Ultimate's Version 6.0.0 update patch notes

As is pretty much always the case when a new character drops for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, a brand new updated version of the game is also launched bumping that in-game number even higher to signify big changes.

The Version 6.0.0 update is now available to download for Smash Ultimate alongside the new fighter Terry Bogard, and Nintendo has already released the full list of patch notes including some nice buffs for characters in need.

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Terry Bogard is now available in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

Though Terry Bogard's release date was just revealed earlier this morning, the Fatal Fury star is already available to download and play in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate.

Whether you own the Fighters Pass or want to purchase him individually, Smash's Version 6.0.0 update is now starting to pop up for players to download and immediately jump into the burning action.

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