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Mortal Kombat X set for release mid-April 2015

Posted: 05.09.2014 by Technet2k

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Warner Bros. has announced that Mortal Kombat X will be cracking spines early next year in mid-April. A pre-order pummelling is in order with series star Goro returning after an 8-year absence.

NetherRealm Studios is bringing Mortal Kombat X to the next-gen beasts as well as PC, and the now old guard consoles. Fans will be treated to multiple variations of characters.

Steamworks replaces GFWL in Super Street Fighter IV: Arcade Edition this Friday

Posted: 28.05.2014 by Technet2k

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Games for Windows Live will be K.O. soon and so Capcom are almost ready to drag its sorry-self out of Super Street Fighter IV: Arcade Edition and replace it with the more hip and down-with-the-kids Steamworks.

Microsoft's failed GFWL client is believed to be pulling the plug this July. Capcom are "looking to transition" current users to Steamworks what with Ultra Street Fighter IV.

Team17 signs 2D multiplayer brawler Overruled!, due later in 2014

Posted: 08.05.2014 by Technet2k

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Worms creator Team17 has signed up Dlala Studios' 2D brawler Overruled! where the actual rules of the game are changed by the players from over "20 dynamic change 'em up cards" that'll alter the battle and scores.

You could start in Deathmatch but a rival could switch it to King of the Hill, in both local and online multiplayer. Team17 say it could be a "real-time Worms-like game" in the making.

ACE Team releases new 'know your enemy' video for Abyss Odyssey

Posted: 03.04.2014 by Technet2k

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No not Abe's Oddysee - Abyss Odyssey - and ACE Team have released another 'know your enemy' video this time for Bauta. This is their second video in the series introducing characters for the brawler.

The entire footage was produced by a lead tester for ATLUS. Abyss Odyssey is a new multiplayer 2D side-scrolling brawler. Our enemies' souls can be captured so we can play as them.

Indie multiplayer co-op Gang Beasts mixes physics with brawling, pre-alpha available

Posted: 31.03.2014 by Technet2k

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The Rezzed event in Birmingham hosts many indie game projects and one of those is Gang Beasts, which is a multiplayer co-op party game inspired by classic melee brawlers like Capcom's Final Fight.

The difference here is that Gang Beasts is physics-based, and full of hilarity. It's in the early pre-alpha stages and they plan for it to arrive on Steam Early Access, but it's downloadable now.

Strategy Informer Wishes you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year

Posted: 24.12.2013 by JamieSI

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Well, does anyone else feel like that year went pretty quickly? 2013 will shortly end, but before that there's still time to visit your family, spend two weeks getting through that old backlog of games you've been collecting and, of course, celebrating and eating lots of good food.

We'll be taking a two week break at Strategy Informer, but that doesn't mean you won't see any updates. We'll have a few articles published to keep you busy through the holidays, but we'll have to ask you to wait until the 2nd of January until our full coverage returns.

Capcom reveals online training and 3 vs. 3 modes in Ultra Street Fighter IV

Posted: 15.12.2013 by JonahFalcon

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Capcom revealed two new modes that will be included in Ultra Street Fighter IV, which will be released on PC, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 in 2014.

Square Enix confirms Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition for next-gen

Posted: 09.12.2013 by JonahFalcon

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Square Enix has confirmed that Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition is in development, and United Front is helping Crystal Dynamics finish it; United Front is currently working on Sleeping Dogs: Triad Wars.

Ultra Street Fighter IV launches on PC in August 2014

Posted: 06.12.2013 by JonahFalcon

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Capcom has revealed in a new Unity blog that the PC version of Ultra Street Fighter IV would be coming in August, both as a $14.99 USD upgrade and as a full game for $29.99 used.

Special moves and combos shown off for new Ultra Street Fghter IV characters

Posted: 23.11.2013 by JonahFalcon

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Capcom has released four videos showing off the special moves and combos of the new fighters being included in Ultra Street Fighter IV, which will be released on PC, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 in early 2014.

Four new fighters special moves highlighted for Ultra Street Fighter IV

Posted: 10.11.2013 by JonahFalcon

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Ultra Street Fighter IV producer Tomoaki Ayano has written a new blog on the Capcom Unity blog highlighting the four special moves by the new characters who will be introduced in the game.

Naruto debuts on PC as Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 3 Full Burst hits Steam

Posted: 25.10.2013 by JonahFalcon

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Naruto will be landing on PC for the first time in its long videogame history, as Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 3 Full Burst is now available on Steam.

Capcom wants new staff for "New Fighting Game" possibly next-gen

Posted: 24.10.2013 by Technet2k

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Street Fighter executive producer Yoshinori Ono has announced that Capcom is on the lookout for a games designer and programmer for a "New Fighting Game" at their Tokyo or Osaka Studio in Japan.

The studio behind the new project is "making preparation for development in just now." A fan asked whether it would be coming to next-gen but Ono-san 'couldn't speak'.

Vanguard Princess hits Steam Greenlight

Posted: 23.10.2013 by JonahFalcon

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Indie developer eigoMANGA has announced that its new cel-shaded fighting game Vanguard Princess is now on Steam Greenlight.

Watch Dogs delayed til Spring 2014

Posted: 15.10.2013 by JonahFalcon

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Ubisoft has announced on their official blog that one of the more exciting games that was to be released this Fall, Watch Dogs, will be pushed back into Spring 2014.

Sony Santa Monica unveils multiplayer plans for God of War: Ascension

Posted: 13.10.2013 by JonahFalcon

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Sony Santa Monica has announced that with the digital release of God of War: Ascension, the studio is no longer releasing any DLC for the game. However, there will be upcoming multiplayer content.

Television's Arrow skin now available free for Injustice

Posted: 11.10.2013 by JonahFalcon

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Fans of the Green Arrow-licensed television show Arrow will be delighted to know that the Arrow skin is now available as a free download for Injustice: Gods Among Us for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 (and in the future, PC, probably.)

Enter the Dominatrix DLC for Saints Row 4 gets 22nd October launch

Posted: 10.10.2013 by JonahFalcon

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The downloadable content that was promised for Saints Row the Third, Enter the Dominatrix, will be coming out for Saints Row 4 on the 22nd October. The DLC had been originally intended as a bridge between the third and fourth Saints Row games.

Rumor: Grand Theft Auto V hitting PC in early 2014

Posted: 10.10.2013 by JonahFalcon

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Eurogamer claims industry sources have told them that the PC adaptation of Grand Theft Auto V will be arriving in the first quarter of 2014.

BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma hitting Western shores in 2014

Posted: 07.10.2013 by JonahFalcon

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Aksys Games has announced that BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma, which will be released in three weeks in Japan on the PlayStation 3, will be getting a Western launch in Spring 2014. The game will also have a Limited Edition featuring a 40-page art book, official soundtrack CD, small figurine of Rachel Alucard (“nendroid”), and an unannounced fourth item.