Tecmo has announced that gamers can celebrate Christmas with a series of new themed downloadable content for Dead or Alive 5 featuring the characters in various Santa outfits.
Sega has announced that three classic coin-op arcade fighters develope dby AM2 are now available on Xbox Live Arcade and PlayStation Network for 400 Microsoft Points ($4.99/£3.69/€4.49) each. The fighters include Virtua Fighter 2, Fighting Vipers and Sonic the Fighters.
Sony Sonta Monica has released a new trailer showing off multiplayer in God of War: Ascension, and as usual for the series, the violence is over the top.
Microsoft has been denied a trademark renewal of Killer Instinct, Rare's 1994 coin-op fighting game that was released on the Super NES in 1995.
Slade Wilson, aka Deathstroke: The Terminator, is the latest fighter shown off by Warner Bros. Interactive for Mortal Kombat developer Netherrealms' DC Comics brawler Injustice: Gods Among Us.
Developer Iron Galaxy is pulling out all the stops in its work on Dalkstalkers Resurrection, which is a HD remastering of the fighting game Night Warriors: Darkstalkers Revenge and Darkstalkers 3.
Sega has announced that three classic coin-op arcade fighters from the 1990's will be hitting Xbox Live Arcade and PlayStation Network next week. Virtua Fighter 2, Sonic the Fighters and Fighting Vipers will be debuting on the console digital distribution.
Publisher Capcom has trademarked a new name which looks to band together the mass of brawlers from their catalogue. The filed patent encompasses every type of media to do with the name.
'Fighters of Capcom' could be a special new spin-off series pairing their fighting stars off, or it could even be a comic series. Time will tell what they've in mind for their muscle bulging roster.
The PlayStation 3 version of Skullgirls will be getting a major patch on the 20th November. The update is large enough that it's being called the "Skullgirls: Slightly Different Edition" patch.
Santa Monica Studios aren't wasting time with PlayStation Al-Stars Battle Royale. In the wake of the game going gold, the developer has announced two free DLC characters for players to enjoy.
Gematsu has announced that Tecmo Koei will be launching beat'em up title Fist of the North Star: Ken’s Rage 2 in Europe on the 1st February 2013 for the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3.
Capcom has announced the first downloadable content pack for their upcoming reboot DmC: Devil May Cry. The DLC tells the tale of Dante's twin brother Vergil, which will allow gamers to play him as an alternate character. It will also include new weapons, combos, enemies, and locations.
Sony has announced that their flagship beat'em up, PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale, has gone gold as is on target for its 20th November release date in North America; it launches on the 23rd November in Europe.
If there's anything better than Stan Lee punching at the air and jumping up and down acting like the Hulk while playing Marvel Avengers: Battle for Earth at New York Comic Con 2012, we haven't seen it.
The big jumbo tweak that is Version 2013 for Street Fighter x Tekken has been detailed by Capcom as they release the changelog. Whilst some are just aesthetic, others are more nerd specific.
There's an avalanche of character tweakings from the amount of damage done to frame reductions. This Version 2013 update is entirely free from Capcom. It's a system change KO.
Sony has announced that PlayStation Plus users will get to try out PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale first-hand this week as they launch its beta. Those of the Plus group begin October 17th.
The beta extends to everyone October 24th through the new PlayStation Store. If you've got a PS Vita then multiplayer beta begins tomorrow - no Plus sub required. Sony list restrictions.
Warner Bros. Interactive unveiled a new playable character at New York Comic Con for the Netherrealms fighting title Injustice: Gods Among Us, the Green Arrow.
Strategy Informer was at NY Comic Con 2012 at the Javits Center in New York City today, where Capcom revealed Darkstalkers Resurrection, a bundle for Xbox Live Arcade and PlayStation Network that will be released sometime in 2013.
Namco has announced that there is a new update for Tekken Tag Tournament 2, which will add some free content to the game, including three additional characters and four new stages.
A notable character of mischief is missing from the PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale from developer SuperBot Entertainment. Crash of Crash Bandicoot fame isn't in the line-up.
This isn't for lack of love for Crash. The studio knows the fans want him, but the trouble lies with IP ownership. SuperBot "very interested" in Crash making the cut but a deal has to be brokered.