Pretty Fighter And It’s Shockingly-Longer-Than-One-Game Series

Seifuku Densetsu Pretty Fighter, developed by fighting game-orbiter Genki, is a bishojo fighting game released on the SNES in 1994. 8 girls dolled up in commonly popular costuming fight it out for [insert reason here]. Shockingly, this is contemporaneous with a lot of the other big names in Bishoujo fighters, Variable Geo and Metal & Lace came out in 1993, Asuka 120% came out in 1994. The difference between Pretty Fighter and those titles is obvious however; Pretty Fighter sucks.

Absolutely Awful, Incomprehensibly Bad Game Has Raised $200, No Wait $600, Redact That, $1,000 Prize Pool

As this article is being written it is July 29th 2022. We are only a handful of days away from Evolution Championship Series 2022, the grand return of the most iconic fighting game tournament of all time, now under new management. Anticipation fills social media spaces as for the first time in years the Vegas strip will host the largest and most internationally-represented event in our community. An event that has, time and time again, proven to be the grounds where history is made. The schedule has come out, pools for the Vortex Gallery side tournaments are being released, and just today the commentators for the event have been announced. But slowly building traction is a common question being repeated through FGC Twitter;

“What the hell is Dino Rex?”

The Spectator’s Guide To Combo Breaker: All In Together

With Combo Breaker this weekend, not only are there 20+ main games happening but Combo Breaker’s All In Together official community tournaments practically doubles the amount of events being ran this year. These tournaments are official side events, being scheduled and supported by Combo Breaker, so they are all going to have their Top 4s streamed. Now, there are some tournament standard games like Super Smash Bros Melee or games with long tournament relevancy like Guilty Gear Xrd that we will not be covering today. Instead we will focus on the more underrepresented games that rarely see a spotlight such as this. A Top 4 might not be enough time to figure out what a game’s jam is, so let’s make sure you know what to expect this weekend from All In Together.

The Spectator’s Guide To SawCon 2022

Kusoge and poverty extraordinaires Fraud Krew will begin their second three-day SawCon online event this weekend, April 1st – 3rd. After the success of last year’s inaugural event, the organizers are back with another weekend full of panels, streams, watch-a-longs, and online tournaments open for the public to enter. As these are some of the most experienced people in under-represented fighting games, we are here to offer a guide to let spectators (or potential players!) know what they should expect from this weekend’s brackets.

Who Was Atrativa? A Deep Dive Into The Developer Behind The Infamous Jingi Storm

On September 20th, 2006, a 3D fighter called Jingi Storm: The Arcade was officially released for the Sega NAOMI arcade board in Japan. Typically the release of a game is the beginning of the story, but for Jingi Storm it might as well be the end, because leading up to that is a tale of a canceled game, asset purchasing, and supposed involvement of the Japan Amusement Machine and Marketing Association. What happened to make Jingi Storm the game it is and who is the developer Atrativa?