The King of Fighters XV Review

The King of Fighters XV is for global online competition first & foremost. While the package carries unnecessary friction in offline modes, the execution of gameplay & online punches with the best of them. K.O.F. is here again. Read our review.

VICTORY – The Marvel vs Capcom 2 Community Documentary

If you have found your way to this website, you are surely familiar with Marvel vs Capcom 2. Maybe you played it in the arcades or on a Dreamcast, perhaps later down the line on Xbox 360 or PS3 or very recently in the last few months with the advent of Flycast GGPO. Experiencing Mahvel goes beyond playing the game though, as the community that is dedicated to its timeless charm brings the hype every single time. How well do you know that community? A very special documentary project is coming at you from an independent film maker to shine a light on the Marvel vs Capcom 2 community – this is VICTORY.

Vortex Gallery: Winter Gaiden brings 3 weekends of online tourneys to 5 regions starting late February

Today we’re gathering to present our next event – Vortex Gallery: Winter Gaiden. 3 weekends of online tournaments on PC in 5 global regions! We’re bringing y’all the Vortex Gallery tournament experience across Guilty Gear -Strive-, Melty Blood: Type Lumina and the long-awaited King Of Fighters XV. Join Coren, Daryl, Giby, Hagure and Shiburizu to go over our plans and expectations. Plus we talk about what are team will be when KOF drops.

The TO Desk #4: 2021 FGC Highlights, DNF Duel & KOFXV OBTs, Frosty Faustings XIV & 2022 Expectations

Join Coren, DJCream, Shiburizu & Tenma on a look ahead to 2022! We briefly look back at what highlighted fighting games in 2021 for each of us (including an extended rant on Concerto’s development by Shib) and recap our thoughts on the open beta tests for DNF Duel & The King of Fighters XV. What comes next? First we talk about Frosty Faustings due this coming week at the time of upload, and make some guesses on what we’re watching closely in 2022.

As SEGA mulls future of Virtua Fighter, VF5 PS3 netplay comes to PC

As quickly as large developers can push new entries to beloved franchises, so too can homebrew developers improve on beloved past releases. A couple of news pieces hit my desk in quick succession: First, Virtua Fighter producer Seiji Aoki discusses the impact Virtua Fighter 5 Ultimate Showdown had on SEGA’s outlook on the franchise. Second, developments in PS3 emulation have enabled Virtua Fighter 5 Final Showdown  netplay on PC! Read on for the scoops. Ultimate Showdown development continues into 2022, PC version & cross play being considered With the recent release of the Yakuza collaboration DLC for Virtua Fighter 5 Ultimate Showdown it is clear that the development team wants to go beyond merely bringing the authentic VF5 experience forward. Series producer Seiji Aoki sat down with Japanese gaming outlet Dengeki to discuss the future of the series and his thoughts have been helpfully translated by Twitter user Gosokkyu. …adding […]

Holiday Letter 2021 – Thank you, FGC!

Hello and happy holidays! Thank you for reading. In my capacity as editor and co-founder of SuperCombo I want to take this Christmas Day to extend my gratitude to the greater fighting game community for the support this project has received.

The TO Desk #3: Retro Game Events, The Cost of Buying Retro, FFXIV Endwalker!

The TO desk is a show dedicated to telling the perspectives of organizers inside the FGC. Join Coren, Hagure and Shib on a discussion of retro hardware and playing old man games in 2021 – how to buy, where to buy, what to look for and factors to consider when running events. Where does the enthusiast community stand amidst the inflated prices of retro hardware and original game packages? After that, Chickzama and Shib talk about the FGC Retirement Home – Final Fantasy XIV! Listen to their pre-Endwalker expectations and speculation. 00:00 Intros 01:36 Running events on old/retro hardware 55:35 FGC Holiday Gift Guide 01:13:03 Final Fantasy XIV – Endwalker expectations & FGC Retirement Home Links to content discussed in the retro segment: RetroRGB – News & Info for retro tech. Great place to get started for learning about Retro gear. RetroRGB Video Podcast RetroTINK – Home of the RetroTINK […]

Hit Box sends Cease & Desist to JunkFood Customs Arcades, JFCA responds with lawsuit

As the fighting game community grows so does the niche of building controllers to fill the gaps between ergonomics and accessibility where standard game console controllers fall short. Chief among the designs found in the hands of gamers are button-only designs that have been popularized through Hit Box LLC’s Hit Box controller. The iconic white rectangle has become popular enough to spawn several similar designs and the Hit Box company has noticed. This month a Cease & Desist notice was sent by Hit Box LLC to JunkFood Customs Arcades on an alleged patent infringement, and JFCA has responded with a lawsuit. What does this mean for the future of enthusiast controller hardware? Read on for more.