Look who’s back. Arguably the most annoying character to fight against, Dhalsim is back with a whole new bag of tricks and rocking a wicked beard. On top of his long limbs and teleports, Dhalsim has new Yoga Fire traps. One is an arcing ball of fire, another is a his Yoga Flame that launches from the ground and can be used in the air and what seems to be is V-Skill is a flame carpet that unblockable but deals no hit stun either. He also has a phasing move that looks like his teleport stance. He can delay is movements in the air and even shift himself. Characters who could change trajectory in the air always throws people off. Dhalsim looks like he’ll be a monster in Street Fighter V and maybe even fun to play for once.
Sony’s press conference started with a video reel showing off the console’s biggest upcoming games for the PlayStation 4. Shawn Layden from Sony introduces the system and how broad the platform is trying and has become plus a long-awaited introduction.
I’ve never played an MMORPG to for an extended period of time nor have I ever been able to talk about what an expansion pack truly offers but this the Final Fantasy XIV: Heavensward Dungeon Crawl trailer does show off a lot. There are several new areas and some enemies that all look fairly impressive for an MMO. MMO expansions always bring people back into the game and sometimes get some people into them.
We’re soon approaching the end of the Arkham series with all of Batman’s rogue gallery arming themselves to finally bring down the bat. Batman has been in these situations before but with the Arkham Knight looming over the city will Batman win the night?
Dragon’s Crown is brought to you by Vanillaware and Atlus, one of the kings of niche JRPGs. The game draws elements from games like Gauntlet Legends and the arcade versions of Dungeons and Dragons as well the RPG elements of Boarderlands. They take familiar elements and create a new beat-em up experience. Does this old, almost forgotten genre stand strong?
Evo 2013, the largest fighting game tournament, was this past weekend and just before the Super Street Fighter 4 AE top 8 Capcom revealed its debut trailer. The update will contain 5 new characters (4 returning and 1 brand new), 6 new stages and unannounced new modes and features. The update will be on disc for $39.00 and DLC for $14.99 as with Arcade Edition. The disc version will contain all of the DLC costumes and owners of Super who didn’t upgrade to Arcade Edition will only have to pay for Ultra upon release. Ultra Street Fighter 4 will release early 2014.
For all you PS3 owners out there who haven’t subscribed to the PlayStation Plus service there couldn’t be a better time to do so than right now. Over $290 of games are now FREE for PlayStation Plus users. The games being offered are:
Virtua Fighter 5 Final Showdown
Ratchet & Clank: All 4 One
Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine
Just Cause 2
Saints Row 2
Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light
Hard Corps: Uprising
Zombie Apocalypse: Never Die Alone
Sideway New York
There’s a bit of a lull of games coming out in the next couple of months but if your willing to spend even $18 for the three month subscription you have a more than enough games to keep you occupied for at least the summer.
Our local EB Games held a Street Fighter X Tekken tournament March 6, 2012 the day of release for the launch of the game. This was an internally run tournament and the first of its kind in this particular EB. Myself and Coolboycorporate entered and I give you a rundown on how things went.
SoulCalibur V is the 6th main installment in the Soul series that started with Soul Edge in 1996 published by Namco. The Soul series is a 3D fighting game based around weapon combat set in the 17th century mixing several cultures together. Many characters make a return but several have been succeeded. Does the soul still burn?