Tag Archives: Fighting Games

A Look at Work and Play with a Real-Life Street Fighter

Japanese culture series toco toco‘s latest episode follows pro gamer and EVO 2011 Super Street Fighter IV champion Fuudo, touring some of the day-to-day places he frequents for work and play. The video offers an interesting look into the offices of Dengeki, one … Continue reading

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The work and leisure of Guilty Gear’s Ishiwatari Daisuke

Arc System Works veteran and producer of the Guilty Gear series Ishiwatari Daisuke takes centre stage in the second of Toco Toco‘s special game creator-focused series, a window into both the careers and personal lives of some of Japan’s most talented gaming … Continue reading

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Robotic Akira from Virtua Fighter perhaps the most terrifying thing to walk the earth

When people talk about the supposedly impending ‘rise of the machines’, in which the technology we have created turns against us and rules over us with an iron, circuit-filled fist, it’s unlikely the thought that said machines will be practicing … Continue reading

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PREVIEW – Street Fighter V – Impressions from the UK launch event

Street Fighter V is undoubtedly one of the most hotly anticipated releases this year. With a little over two weeks until its worldwide release, Capcom have been holding events across the world to bring fans of the beloved fighting franchise together … Continue reading

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Street Fighter IV – The End of an Era

“The weak lose and the strong win! Which of these fighters will prove the old axiom today?” This question was posed in one of the many passionate lines spouted by the announcer in the original 2008 release of Street Fighter IV. … Continue reading

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You’ve Probably Never Played… Kinnikuman Muscle Fight

Kinnikuman Muscle Fight Developer: ‘MATAYAN’ Platform(s): PC (Freeware) Release Date: Unknown Find out more info and download for yourself here. If you grew up in the 80s you likely remember M.U.S.C.L.E. (Millions of Unusual Small Creatures Lurking Everywhere), the peculiar set … Continue reading

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There’s now a manga about Street Fighter champion Daigo Umehara at school

Yes, this is real life. Daigo ‘The Beast’ Umehara, holder of the Guiness World Record for “the most successful player in major tournaments of Street Fighter”, the man known by the Japanese media as “the god of 2D fighting games”, the man … Continue reading

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A Hokuto no Ken tournament in 2015!?

It’s about time gloriously over-the-top arcade fighter Hokuto no Ken (Fist of the North Star in the west, based on the 1984 manga of the same name) got some love, but I never expected it to be like this! Tokyo … Continue reading

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