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Banjo-Kazooie Super Smash Bros. Ultimate DLC review: The love letter to bear and bird fans I've always dreamed Nintendo would write

It wasn't long ago that Nintendo set the internet ablaze after announcing that iconic video game duo Banjo-Kazooie would be joining the cast of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. The thought of ever seeing the crossover come to fruition seemed like an impossible feat due to the bear and bird being under Microsoft's umbrella, but despite the potential hurdles and many years of doubt from fans, both companies were able to make it happen.

Banjo-Kazooie have been in the hands of the public for about a week now, and as someone who has wanted to see them in Super Smash Bros. since the very beginning, I have taken the opportunity to spend ample time with the new DLC character to see how they hold up in the latest entry in the series. I am thrilled to find that Super Smash Bros. Ultimate's version of Banjo-Kazooie is the love letter to fans of the duo that I always dreamed Nintendo would write.

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Update: Asura's Wrath costume announced for Kage in Street Fighter 5

Update: We've added an additional screenshot of Kage's upcoming Vajra Asura costume which you can take a look at after the jump.

Asura's Wrath is certainly an interesting and unique title in Capcom's back catalog that's already crossed over with Street Fighter in the past, and now it finds its way back to the fighting game franchise again.

Capcom revealed today that the next crossover costume coming to Street Fighter 5 will be in the form of Vajra Asura for Kage with missions beginning later this month.

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New Guilty Gear trailer reveals May, shows off more footage of Ky Kiske and Sol Badguy

A new trailer for the upcoming Guilty Gear game (set to release in 2020) was revealed today at Tokyo Game Show.

This Arc System Works footage showed off some footage of Ky Kiske, Sol Badguy, and the newly-revealed May.

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New Halloween stage and costumes officially revealed for Street Fighter 5

Pumpkin spice everything has made it out in full force marking the official start of the modern Halloween season, and Street Fighter 5 is kicking off the early festivities with some brand new Halloween content.

Two of the newest roster members, E. Honda and Poison, will soon be donning some spooky new threads as we all have been suspecting. You can view the official video reveal below.

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Tekken 7 Season 3 patch notes are now live, launching September 10

As promised at EVO 2019, Tekken 7 is receiving a third season of content including new characters, mechanics and balance changes, and we now know exactly what to expect when it goes live.

Bandai Namco has released the full Tekken 7 Season 3 patch notes including the new features and character changes with a scheduled release date of September 10 with Zafina and the third Season Pass dropping at the same time — though the Tekken World Tour website currently lists it as September 6.

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Tekken 7 Season 3 launch trailer shows off Zafina gameplay, tons of new costume options, additional moves for every character and more

Along with the drop of the gigantic Tekken 7 Season 3 patch notes, Bandai Namco also decided to drop a new trailer for their flagship fighter showing off what exactly players should expect to see come September 10.

A new character in Zafina, additional moves for every member of the existing roster, new costume and expanded costume features and more is all put on display in the new video.

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Update: Street Fighter League Season 2 adds Arturo Sanchez to replace Gllty's vacancy despite Xykes being ahead in votes

Update: Xykes provided EventHubs with a statement regarding the Street Fighter League situation saying Capcom never approached him about the vacancy. The full details have been added to the story.

Street Fighter League Season 2 is just one day away from airing its first episode, but Capcom has been fairly silent as to who exactly is on the final roster given that their top nominated player was banned from participating.

Capcom indefinitely barred Leah "Gllty" Hayes from participating from any of their events after misconduct allegations came to light leaving a vacancy to be filled among the voted-in players. A banner on the Street Fighter League website confirms that final slot went to Arturo "TS|Sabin" Sanchez. The only problem with that being he wasn't next in line according to the nominations.

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Arnold Schwarzenegger will not be voicing the Terminator T-800 in Mortal Kombat 11

Mortal Kombat 11 announced its full DLC roster earlier in the week including the long-rumored Terminator T-800.

Many people were hoping that since Warner Bros. managed to get the likeness of Arnold Schwarzenegger, he'd also be voicing the role that made him a star, but unfortunately that doesn't appear to be the case after all.

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Mortal Kombat 11 Kombat Pack trailer reveals first look at the Terminator, Spawn and DC's Joker with release dates

The big day is finally upon us with NetherRealm Studios telling us exactly which new fighters will be joining Mortal Kombat 11 via its first Kombat Pack considering there were still two we were left in the dark on.

The Terminator and DC's Joker were revealed in the new Kombat Pack trailer showing off how each of the DLC will look plus their release dates in Mortal Kombat 11 including Sindel, Spawn and the previously released Shang Tsung and Nightwolf.

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E. Honda, Poison, and Lucia now available in Street Fighter 5: Arcade Edition, Ver. 04.070 patch notes released

Street Fighter 5's latest DLC characters are now available for purchase. E. Honda, Poison, and Lucia have officially entered the ring.

Along with the three new warriors, the Ver. 04.070 update has been implemented which adds changes to Training Mode, bug fixes, and more. There are also numerous new costumes, a new stage, and more in-game as of today.

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New Guilty Gear game announced, coming in 2020

Arc System Works announced a new Guilty Gear title would be coming in 2020. A short gameplay clip was shown, but very few details were released beyond this.

Sol and Ky have been redesigned entirely, and the graphics themselves look like a slightly different style. There's also a brand new character in there. Another new thing shown was stage transitions.

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Zafina and Leroy Smith announced for Season 3 of Tekken 7

Zafina and Leroy Smith have been announced for Season 3 of Tekken 7. In addition to this, the entire roster of characters will be going through a balance revision and have new moves added to their repertoire.

The third season pass will be available on September 2019.

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Cassandra announced for Soul Calibur 6, Haohmaru coming as guest character to the game

At EVO 2019, Cassandra was revealed as the final character for the first season of Soul Calibur 6.

Haohmaru was also announced as a guest character coming to the game. Haohmaru is well known as the protagonist of the Samurai Shodown (Spirits) series, and should be a great fit for the Soul Calibur franchise.

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Shizumaru Hisame is a free DLC character for Samurai Shodown in September 2019, Mina Majikina first season 2 fighter, King of Fighters 15 logo shown

It's been revealed that Shizumaru Hisame will be coming to Samurai Shodown as a free DLC fighter in September 2019.

In addition to this, gameplay was shown for Rimururu, Basara, Kazuki Kazama, and Wan-Fu. Remember that these fighters will be releasing in August, October, November, and December of 2019.

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Street Fighter 5 will have big new announcements coming in November and December

Those holding out hope that Capcom's leak earlier this week about E. Honda, Poison and Lucia joining Street Fighter 5's roster after EVO 2019 was just a ruse by the company for a bigger reveal on finals day appear to have those hopes definitively put out... for now.

Street Fighter's longtime producer, Yoshinori Ono, took to the stage prior to the start of SF5's top 8 finals to give a quick speech that there will be no new announcements today outside of what already leaked though he clued us in on when to expect more fighting game content from Capcom.

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BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle Version 2.0 adds Senran Kagura and Akatsuki Blitzkampf characters plus more fighters and features, launching in November

Following the conclusion of BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle's top 8 at EVO 2019, Arc System Works revealed that a brand new version of the fighting game will be dropping later this year.

BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle The 'Next' Version 2.0 will be adding nine new fighters while including two more fates from Senran Kagura and Akatsuki Blitzkampf. Four of them were shown off in the new trailer.

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Janemba officially revealed for Dragon Ball FighterZ, available August 8

ArcSys has officially unveiled Janemba as a DLC fighter in Dragon Ball FighterZ. This announcement came after the grand finals of Dragon Ball FighterZ at EVO 2019.

We previously knew this character was coming as Microsoft and Nintendo had previously mentioned that this character was coming to the game as part of the second season pass.

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