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Yoshinori Ono announces departure from Capcom after almost 27 years with the company

Yoshinori Ono has announced that he'll be leaving Capcom this summer after nearly 27 years of being with the company. This also means that he'll be resigning his position as a Capcom brand manager.

"And now, after serving almost 30 years at Capcom, I am leaving the company in this summer," said Ono in his released statement. "This means that I will resign my position as the brand manager for Capcom's various titles including Street Fighter."

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Belial trailer released for Granblue Fantasy Versus with a September release date, Cagliostro also revealed — Story mode update goes live tomorrow

Today, during the Granblue Fantasy Summer Update stream, we got some updates to Granblue Fantasy Versus for its upcoming content.

The previously revealed Belial got his full gameplay trailer, showing off his moves in all of their glory, and the end teaser also showed us that the highly popular Cagliostro will be joining the battle alongside him.

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Additional details released for Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition Season 5 characters Dan, Rose, Oro and Akira

Following the reveal of four out of the five DLC characters coming to Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition, we now know more details about their designs and how they'll fight in their current incarnations

The PlayStation Blog and Capcom Unity revealed additional information for Dan Hibiki, Rose, Oro and Akira Kazama as they'll appear in SF5 including some of their new moves and features.

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Dan, Rose, Oro, Rival Schools' Akira revealed for Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition Season 5

Capcom held their big Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition live stream today. In it, the company unveiled the details of the game's Summer Update, which gives us our first tangible information about Season 5's content.

Dan, Rose, and Oro have been revealed as playable in Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition Season 5. Capcom also announced that Akira from Rival Schools will be joining the roster.

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Soul Calibur 6 Ver. 2.20 and 2.21 patch notes

Bandai Namco is gearing up for their next major update to Soul Calibur 6. On August 3, the version 2.20 and 2.21 patches will be going live for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC users, which will bring in support for the new DLC, introduce balance changes, and more.

Compatibility for paid DLC 11 and DLC 12 is being put into place with ver. 2.20, which will pave the way for the latest DLC character, Setsuka, as well as the new character creation set. Setsuka and the creation items will not be available in-game until tomorrow, August 4.

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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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Season 4 announced for Tekken 7, new moves for all characters and online improvements en route

Bandai Namco's Katsuhiro Harada announced today during the Japanese Fighting Game Publishers Roundtable that Tekken 7 will be receiving a fourth season. This will include new moves for all characters and online play enhancements.

Though further details were sparse, the announcement trailer did feature a distant view of a character at the very end. You can view images from the trailer below.

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Setsuka announced for Soul Calibur 6's Season Pass 2

Setsuka has been revealed for Soul Calibur 6 via the Season Pass 2. This fighter first appeared in Soul Calibur 3 and returned in the fourth one.

Unfortunately for Setsuka fans, she was essentially replaced by one of Patroklos' forms in Soul Calibur 5. It's been about ten years since Setsuka has been playable in a Soul Calibur title.

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Samurai Shodown adds Honor of Kings' Gongsun Li as free DLC character on August 5

SNK recently announced that Samurai Shodown would be receiving a free DLC character soon. The new fighter was set to be a guest contender and crossover with popular mobile game Honor of Kings.

The company has now revealed that Gongsun Li is being added to Samurai Shodown, free of charge, on August 5.

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Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition character reveals, eSports news, and more coming August 5

Major Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition reveals are en route as Capcom is planning a live stream event on August 5 at 10 a.m. Pacific Time.

"A Street Fighter 5 Summer Update is coming your way!" Starts the message from Capcom Fighters. "Join us and some special guests on August 5 for the future of #SFVCE, including Season 5 character reveals, eSports news and more!"

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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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Ring of Prosperity stage and Champion's Choice Laura costume revealed for Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition as part of Capcom Pro Tour DLC

Capcom has offered special Pro Tour DLC every year since Street Fighter 5 launched to help support the competitive circuit, and now we finally know what the rest of this year's pack will include.

The company revealed this morning Laura's Champion's Choice outfit alongside a new Ring of Prosperity stage for the Capcom Pro Tour 2020 DLC package.

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Former Capcom Cup champion NuckleDu retires from competitive gaming following car accident

Du "NuckleDu" Dang announced via his Twitter account last night that he will seemingly retire from competitive gaming effective immediately.

The announcement came four days after the 2016 Capcom Cup champion was reported to have been injured in an accident on July 2.

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EVO 2020 Online canceled, Joey Cuellar removed as CEO

Organizers for EVO Online 2020 announced via Twitter Thursday evening the cancellation of their event.

This follows numerous statements from previously prospect attendees declaring decisions to no longer participate in the event after EVO CEO and co-founder, Joey "Mr. Wizard" Cuellar, was accused of sexual misconduct.

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Capcom and NetherRealm Studios withdraw from EVO Online 2020

Capcom and NetherRealm Studios have announced they'll be withdrawing from EVO 2020 Online.

This comes after EVO tournament organizer Joey "Mr. Wizard" Cuellar was placed on administrative leave from the event following allegations of misconduct.

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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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Warden from For Honor announced for Samurai Shodown as final Season 2 DLC

Samurai Shodown is just about to cross its one year anniversary since launch, and to celebrate, we now know who the final DLC character for Season Pass 2 will be.

During the New Game Plus Expo this morning, SNK revealed a special crossover with Ubisoft's For Honor to bring the Warden into the realm of Samurai Shodown with a grand announcement trailer.

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