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New Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite story mode trailer mentions symbiotes, reveals Dormammu, Ghost Rider, and more

A new Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite trailer has been released this morning. Today, we get a deeper look into the game's story mode.

Within the trailer, we see the inclusion of characters such as Ghost Rider and Dormammu. These fighters were mentioned on social media, but did not have an official reveal until now.

The trailer also makes mention of the symbiotes and shows a quick glimpse of black suit Spider-Man. This further supports the rumors that Venom will be added as DLC.

Darkstalkers' Jedah makes his versus series debut in Marvel vs. Capcom Infinite and poses a threat outside of Ultron-Sigma. Teaming up with some of the combined universe's villains, Jedah has created a giant symbiote beast that is wreaking havoc on the world.

In order to stop Ultron-Sigma, the heroes must release Thanos from his prison. Thanos' understanding of the Infinity Stones is their only chance at stopping the amalgamation of Ultron and Sigma.

Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite is set for release on September 19th.

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Super Saiyan Blue Goku and Vegeta added to Dragon Ball FighterZ roster, new 'What If' story mode revealed

Updated: Super Saiyan Blue Goku and Vegeta are, in fact, separate playable characters. They will not be simple transformations utilized by the current Goku and Vegeta in the game.

Android 16 has also been confirmed playable.

Earlier: Screenshots of the latest Jump magazine have surfaced online. It featured images from the upcoming Dragon Ball FighterZ title.

Within the magazine, we see Goku and Vegeta in their SSGSS status (that's "Super Saiyan God Super Saiyan"). It's also known as Super Saiyan Blue.

Goku is also spotted with a red aura around him. This is likely his Kaioken technique being utilized in combination with SSGSS.

It is certainly interesting that these characters have access to their Blue power up. With Goku in particular, one of his hypers is where he transforms into his Super Saiyan 3 form, which is less powerful than this latest form.

There will also be a "What If" story (which is something that has been done in previous Dragon Ball Z games) where Android 16 is revived and seeks out the main characters for a fight.

Dragon Ball FighterZ will be launching in 2018. The beta was, unfortunately, delayed until September 16 - 18.

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Source: Siliconera. Sent in by: Jigo.

Allen Snider confirmed to be in Arika's unnamed fighting game

Arika has uploaded a teaser which outright shows its latest fighter: Allen Snider.

Allen Snider is a character known for being based off of a young Chuck Norris. He also tends to borrow some mannerisms from Bruce Lee.

Not much is shown of Allen Snider. We, unfortunately, do not yet have the opportunity to view Allen Snider's fighting style in the new game.

All we get to see is his idle stance. Still, it's enough to see that he is most likely going to be a playable fighter.

He is joining Kairi, Garuda, Hokuto, Skullomania and Darun. This makes a total of six characters in the game now.

We'll be sure to be on the lookout for additional details about Allen Snider. I will say though, that the music that plays during the trailer is quite enjoyable.

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Starfire officially available in Injustice 2

Injustice 2's latest DLC fighter is now available in-game. Starfire the Tamaranean enters the fray with her flight, ultraviolet radiation energy, and fiery hair to topple the opposition.

Today, players who purchased the Injustice 2 Ultimate Edition, Deluxe Edition, Ultimate Pack, or Fighter Pack #1 gain access to Starfire. Though we haven't seen confirmation on this, she will likely become available for standalone purchase on August 15th -- a week from today -- for $5.99.

If you aren't a player who purchased one of the aforementioned packages, fear not. Everyone can try out Starfire in her special Multiverse event right now.

In Injustice 2, Starfire utilizes zoning techniques to keep her opponent at bay. Though she is described as a "beginner friendly" character, Starfire has intricacies that hardcore players will undoubtedly enjoy harnessing.

You can check out our Starfire character breakdown recap from the most recent Watchtower stream for more info on how the character plays.

Starfire is the third DLC character out of the nine we will be seeing added to the Injustice 2 roster. Next up, fans are awaiting the reveal of Fighter Pack #2, which will include another set of three combatants.

Below are a handful of screenshots to get you started. Hit the jump to view Starfire's Injustice 2 trailer.

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Ghost Rider joins the Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite roster, reveal set for Gamescom

Another character returns to the battle in Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite. Ghost Rider has been confirmed as a playable fighter.

The official Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite Twitter account sent out a tweet moments ago with the announcement. "Ghost Rider joins the #MVCI roster at Gamescom on 8/22, but this week he's alongside Morrigan in our Defenders variant cover," the message reads.

As noted above, we can expect a full reveal at Gamescom on August 22nd. In the meantime, we are treated to a look at the special MvCI variant cover for The Defenders #4, which features both Ghost Rider and Morrigan.

This isn't the first time we've seen a Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite character announcement made in such a way. Not long ago, the game's official Facebook page made mention of both Firebrand and Dormammu.

First making his debut in Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3, Ghost Rider uses his chains for long-range combat and his motorcycle to mow down opponents. He will be an interesting addition to the upcoming fighter.

Ghost Rider joins the likes of Dante, Spencer, Hawkeye, and more as a returning character from the previous game in the series. In Marvel vs. Capcom: infinite, each legacy fighter has received some new tricks to use in battle, so we should expect the same here.

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Spider-Man, Frank West, Haggar, and Nemesis revealed in Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite, new stage MODOK's Lair

During the Marvel Games panel at San Diego Comic-Con, new characters were revealed as playable in Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite. Spider-Man, Frank West, Haggar, and Nemesis are officially joining the battle.

The trailer showed the wall crawler using a super move that involves him dodging pumpkin bombs and throwing them at his opponent. We see that Spider-Man's move set looks similar to that of his Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 counterpart, but with some new additions.

Nemesis also retains similar moves from the previous game in the franchise. We see his command throw and his bazooka hyper combo are still intact.

Frank West fans will be happy to learn that the photo-journalist is back and his level up system is still the core of his gameplay. Taking picture to level up improves his tools and we see a new move in which he equips a Servebot head and rushes the opponent for multiple hits.

As for Haggar, he appears to be mostly unchanged from the shot snippet we see of him. He does, however, use the Space stone to bring his opponent in close and hits what appears to be his level 3 hyper combo.

We also learned of a new stage with a giant MODOK in the background. The new trailer also revealed the next Infinity Stone -- the Mind Stone, though we haven't seen it in action just yet.

Though we won't see the official trailer until tomorrow, we can expect to see more Gamora gameplay featured in it.

Footage showing some of the trailer has surfaced. We see all four of the newly announced characters in action, as well as the new stage.

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Piccolo and Krillin join the Dragon Ball FighterZ roster

Dragon Ball FighterZ adds two new characters to the playable roster today. Fan-favorites Piccolo and Krillin enter the battle.

The announcement was made in the latest issue of V-Jump magazine. Gematsu shared the scan and more information on both Z-Warriors.

Piccolo has the ability to stretch his arms to grab his opponents, much like we see him do in the anime. He also has a number of ways to break the opponent's block, can fire incredibly fast beams, and can hold button presses to charge up his attacks and make them stronger.

Krillin has low power and reach, but still has a lot of tricks up his sleeve. Using the Kamehameha, Krillin can still fight a long-range game. He can also use the “Afterimage Technique," which leaves an image of him behind to psyche out the opponent before turning into an attack.

Fans will also be happy to hear that his trademark Destructo Disc is in the game and is unblockable. Lastly, Krillin can change the trajectory of his Ki blasts and make them explode in the air to create multiple shots.

V-Jump also notes that players will be able to use chibi characters in online mode, making them do battle against each other.

Dragon Ball FighterZ is set for release on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC in early 2018. Sign ups for the closed beta will begin on July 26th.

You can check out the scan below. Hit the jump to view Krillin and Piccolo's stats.

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Abigail revealed for Street Fighter 5

Abigail was announced for Street Fighter 5, at EVO 2017 by Yoshinori Ono. He's the 4th DLC character for Season 2.

He's an absolutely massive fighter, with giant muscles, and is said to be 8 feet tall. The space he takes up on screen is quite intimidating.

He has an armored running attack, and several of his other attacks appear to have armor as well.

Abigail originally made his debut in Final Fight in 1989.

He's based heavily on King Diamond, a heavy metal musician. Abigail is one of the prominent characters in King Diamond's music, and also the name of his second album.

The face paint Abigail wears is an homage to King Diamond. You can find his trailer below.

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Geese Howard announced for Tekken 7

Today at EVO 2017, Geese Howard was announced as a playable character for Tekken 7.

A new stage, Geese Tower, was shown during the trailer as well.

Geese is due out in winter of 2017.

Originally the boss character for the first Fatal Fury title, released in 1991, Geese has been featured in numerous SNK titles over the years.

He joins Street Fighter's Akuma as a crossover character for Tekken 7.

Mr. Howard sports his signature red hakama training pants as he vows to destroy the Tekken fighters.

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New 'EX' fighting game from Arika showcased at EVO 2017

Arika showcased a new fighting game at EVO 2017 featuring cast members from their Street Fighter EX series, it's powered by the Unreal Engine.

Kairi, Shirase (Hokuto), Garuda, Skullomania and Darun Mister were all shown in the trailer.

There didn't appear to be an official title for the game shown at the moment, but the words "EX" appeared on screen for a brief moment in time.

Arika stated that "This game will be the newest entry in the EX Series."

It was announced as a PlayStation 4 release, which will happen in 2018 in North America, Europe and Japan. The trailer also teased that the game may be playable on April Fools 2018.

A limited time playable beta/server test will also take place at the end of 2017 on the PS4.

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Jedah revealed for Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite

Jedah of Darkstalkers fame was revealed as a playable character in Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite today during an exhibition.

Capcom's Peter "Combofiend" Rosas picked Jedah during a match against SPY|Filipino Champ.

It's been a very long time since we last saw Jedah playable in a Capcom fighting game, as it's usually the female Darkstalkers cast members who show up in the MvC titles.

He appears to have similar moves to his Darkstalkers iteration, like his pinwheel attack, and he also fights with a scythe.

Jedah's wings also appear to give him some different movement options, which should be fun to utilize in the game.

Here are a couple of short clips of Jedah in action from the exhibition, where you can see him perform one of his super moves and a bit more.


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Capcom shares image of what is very likely Abigail's stage in Street Fighter 5

The Street Fighter 5 news just keeps coming! Moments ago, Capcom France released an image on Twitter that seems to show a new stage in Street Fighter 5.

This backdrop appears to be Final Fight-themed. Twitter user Pickles put together a quick comparison showing that the stage very likely belongs to Abigail.

As we know, the Final Fight boss character is rumored to be the next Street Fighter 5 Season 2 DLC character. EventHubs user Flowtron -- who has made correct predictions in the past -- claims that Abigail is next in line to join the fight.

Adding to the credibility of this claim, an empty character page recently went live on the official CFN website and had a browser tab that read "ABIGAIL|CHARACTER DATA." Now with this image of a potential Metro City stage in Street Fighter 5, the chances are seeming more likely than ever.

Though Capcom cancelled their EVO 2017 panel -- which was set to take place this morning and had everyone expecting a character reveal -- they assured fans that announcements were still coming this weekend. So far, they have not disappointed, with the Street Fighter 5 Nostalgia costumes and the new CPT content being shown this morning.

The official Street Fighter Twitter account has confirmed that the next character reveal is coming during the EVO 2017 Street Fighter 5 top 8, which begins at 7 p.m. PDT / 10 p.m. EDT on Sunday. In the meantime you can check out the stage and comparison below.

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Ring of Pride Capcom Pro Tour stage and Champion's Choice Guile costume coming to Street Fighter 5 July 25th

Hot off the announcement of the Street Fighter 5 Nostalgic costumes and stage, Capcom has unveiled the final portion of their Capcom Pro Tour DLC for this year.

First up, we have an all-new stage for players to do battle upon. The Capcom Pro Tour 2017 exclusive "Ring of Pride" stage is a large sumo stadium owned by the Kanzuki family.

The Champion's Choice costume, designed by Capcom Cup 2016 winner Du "Liquid|NuckleDu" Dang has also been revealed. This time around, Guile gets a tactical officer-inspired costume.

It will be available on July 25th for PlayStation 4 and Steam, and will run $5.99 / € 5.99 or included in the Capcom Pro Tour 2017 Premier Pass. The Pro Tour stage will release the same day for $9.99 / € 9.99.

Those who wish to pick up all of this year's CPT content can do so buy purchasing the Capcom Pro Tour 2017 Premier Pass. For $24.99, players will gain access to special costumes for Ryu and Ken, the Champion's Choice Guile costume, the CPT stage, 1 new color for each character on the roster, monthly in-game targets that reward Fight Money, and more.

You can check out the newly announced costume and stage below. Hit the jump for the CPT content price breakdown.

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Nostalgic costumes and classic Ryu stage heading to Street Fighter 5 July 25th

Capcom has just revealed the latest content coming to Street Fighter 5. The highly anticipated Nostalgic costumes and a new classic stage are on the way.

This content was inspired by the 30th anniversary of the Street Fighter series (which is this year), and is set for release on July 25th. We will see alternate looks for Alex, Ibuki, and Juri.

Both Alex and Ibuki don their classic Street Fighter 3 attire. Alex sees the return of his long hair, while Ibuki wears her trademark ninja getup and cape.

Juri, on the other hand, gets a blast from her Super Street Fighter 4 past.

These nostalgia-inducing costumes will be available on PlayStation 4 and Steam for $3.99/ €3.99 starting on July 25th.

The stage is a remastered version of Ryu's Suzaku Castle stage from Street Fighter 2.

You can check them out below.

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Capcom enters into cross-licensing agreement with Bandai Namco to improve online experience for properties such as Street Fighter

Capcom has announced a new partnership with Bandai Namco, but it's not exactly for the reason you might think. According to a press release this morning, the company aims to improve "online matching" in properties such as the Street Fighter.

"The purpose of this agreement is to improve the user experience while accelerating the production of titles and reducing development costs for both parties," the press release states. This cross-licensing agreement will also allow Capcom to bring more exciting content to Street Fighter and future titles.

Capcom will use this partnership as a way to gauge future collaborations. This may lead to even better user experiences and a healthier game industry down the road.

Though the press release doesn't directly state it, this is very likely referencing Street Fighter 5. If that's the case, this is quite interesting for the game's future.

It is no secret that one of Street Fighter 5's largest issues is its online experience. From constant server maintenance to slow matchmaking (which was addressed in the recent update), the game has struggled with connectivity since launch.

With assistance from Bandai Namco, we could potentially see a stronger experience overall. Not only that, but the acceleration of title production may also lead to faster release times for new content and game updates.

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Sub-Zero coming to Injustice 2 in July, here's his official trailer

Warner Bros. and NetherRealm Studios have just shown off Sub-Zero's official Injustice 2 trailer.

The Mortal Kombat warrior will become available in July.

Sub-Zero is a lethal cryomancer and leader of the reformed Lin Kuei clan. When Sub-Zero was younger, the Lin Kuei were corrupted and destroyed from within, staining their honor.

As you would expect, Sub-Zero fights using a variety of different ice-based attacks in Injustice 2. From what we see in the trailer, he resembles his Mortal Kombat X counterpart, but with some interesting changes such as ice clones being mapped to his character power.

Check out the trailer below.

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New gameplay footage of Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite, official artwork, game covers, screens and more

Updated with tons of images and new information: We've added screen shots, character artwork and cover art into this story. We've also added details on the locations which will be available.

Capcom release a metric ton, give or take, of new Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite assets this evening. For starters there's a brand new gameplay trailer, showcasing the newly confirmed playable characters.

We also have screen shots of those new fighters and the game's story mode. Also, character artwork for the recently announced fighters and some of the returning characters.

"Each newly added character, including franchise newcomer Gamora, will feature unique abilities and iconic special moves," Capcom wrote about the new title.

MvCI takes place in new but familiar settings, as famous locations from the Marvel and Capcom universes merge together as part of Ultron Sigma's nefarious plot.

Confirmed locations include 'Knowmoon', a combination of the celestial outpost Knowhere from the Marvel Universe and Third Moon from Strider, as well as 'Xgard', a mixture of Thor’s homeland Asgard and Abel City from Mega Man X.

All of the brand new visual assets are presented in glorious high resolution, so you can get an idea of how everything will look come September 19.

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