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SNK Gals’ Fighters review

With the release of this Neo Geo Pocket Color title, the Nintendo Switch emulates yet another retro system offering an affordable way to play this two-decade old, two-button fighter. The Neo Geo Pocket Color has ...

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Granblue Fantasy: Versus review

Fighting Game Auteurs Beyond beloved franchises like Guilty Gear and BlazBlue, Arc System Works is no slouch when it comes to adapting existing properties into fighting games. From Persona 4 Arena to Dragon Ball FighterZ, ...

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Kill la Kill IF review

Arena-based fighting is a popular approach for adapting anime into interactive form. Franchises like Naruto: Ultimate Ninja Storm, Dragon Ball Xenoverse, My Hero One’s Justice, and J-Star Victory/Jump Force have all demonstrated there are a ...

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Dead or Alive 6 review

The Dead or Alive series is probably best known for its pendulous breast physics and revealing costumes, which is a rather reductive assessment. Team Ninja’s franchise is quite far from being skin-deep, with a distinctive ...

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Acceleration of Suguri 2 review

It would take years before the impact of Psychic Force (Saikikku Fōsu) was truly understood. Released in Japanese arcades in 1995, the Taito-developed title offered a remarkable take on the conventional combat mechanics, putting a ...

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Under Night In-Birth Exe:Late[st] review

While Yokohama-based Arc System Works dabbles in other genres, and is behind efforts like Xblaze: Lost Memories and Inferno Climber, the company is undoubtedly best known for their fighting game franchises. Series like Guilty Gear, ...

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Arcana Heart 3 Love Max Six Stars!!!!!!

In 1991, Capcom released Street Fighter II: The World Warrior, forming an indelible blueprint for fighting games. Teeming with innovation, many of the game’s mechanics became convention, establishing elaborate combos, an intricate multi-button input system, ...

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Touhou Kobuto V: Burst Battle review

Pugnaciousness doesn’t have to rooted in quarter-circles and z-motions. While the finger gymnastics required by the Street Fighter, Guilty Gear and BlazBlue franchises are an apt substitute for conveying martial art mastery, they’re not the ...

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Senko no Ronde 2 review

Dedicated Japanese gamers might be familiar with the Senko no Ronde series. Originally released in arcades back in 2005, the franchise spurred a trio of follow-ups, with sequels like Senko no Ronde Rev. X and ...

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