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7.5

Final Vendetta – Review

Back in the 80s and 90s, the beat ’em up genre was one of the pioneers of the arcade scene, with classics such as Double Dragon, Final Fight, and Streets of Rage just to name a few. They brought something unique to the arcades where instead of people playing solo

MultiVersus (Closed Alpha) – Preview

Since 1999, Nintendo has been the pioneer of 2D platform fighting games, and it started with the legendary Super Smash Bros series. Many other franchises have attempted to make their own crossover game using the same gameplay style, such as PlayStation, Cartoon Network, Nickelodeon, and more, but none have come

9

The King Of Fighters XV – Review

The King of Fighters series by SNK was one of the pioneers of the arcade scene from the mid-’90s to the early 2000s, but the history of its characters goes back even further. The original game, King of Fighters ’94, brought together characters from SNK’s other fighting games, including 1991’s

9

Sifu (Playstation 5) – Review

Sloclap, the French independent games studio behind the hit martial arts-themed RPG game ‘Absolver’, now brings ‘Sifu’, an action-packed Kung Fu-themed game that truly packs a punch, while paying homage to classic martial arts films over the decades. The game’s setting takes place in a city in China, where players

5.5

Nickelodeon All-Star Brawl – Review

All the way back in 1999, the legends of Nintendo were brought together in a crossover brawl for all of epic proportions when ‘Super Smash Bros’ was released on the Nintendo 64. Since then, the Smash Bros series has always raised the bar higher and higher with each sequel and

WRAP UP: UFC 264: Poirier Vs. McGregor 3

MAIN CARD HIGHLIGHTS Sean O’Malley def. Kris Moutinho via Round 3 TKO (punches) Round 1: Moutinho is quick to start the round, but O’Malley keeps him at range with kicks and a right hand that connects. Body kick, right hand. O’Malley eventually lands a big right cross, followed closely by

10

Chivalry 2 – Review

Developed by Torn Banner Studios, and published by Deep Silver and Tripwire Interactive, Chivalry 2 is a large multiplayer hack-and-slash game with siege-style game modes. It is available on Playstation 4|5, Xbox One, Xbox Series S|X, and PC with cross-play support, though this review will focus on the Xbox Series

WRAP UP: UFC 262: Oliveira vs Chandler

MAIN CARD HIGHLIGHTS Edson Barboza def. Shane Burgos in Round 3 via TKO (punches) Round 1 – Barboza kicks off the round, literally, with some low kicks. Burgos returns with some jabs. Barboza continues to low kick but keeps his guard up against Burgos’ advances. Burgos keeps up with his

WRAP UP: UFC 275: Poirier vs. McGregor 2

MAIN CARD HIGHLIGHTS Marina Rodriguez def. Amanda Ribas via TKO in Round 2: Round 1: Ribas advances early, but Rodriguez circles around and away. Right hand from Ribas misses followed by a low kick. They tie up and Ribas connects with a takedown throw, but lands awkwardly, attempting to guard.

WRAP UP: UFC 255: Figueiredo vs Perez

MAIN CARD HIGHLIGHTS Paul Craig (14-4-1) def. Shogun Rua (27-12-1) via Round 2 TKO: This rematch didn’t disappoint! Craig started the fight strong, delivering his signature kick-based offense but Rua answered back with fists of his own. A quick attempt at a chokehold by Craig brought the strikes to a

8

Mortal Kombat 11: Ultimate Edition – Review

We are back with some more content from NetherRealm with Mortal Kombat 11 Ultimate Edition. This includes all current DLC’s and characters including the three newest editions Rain, Mileena, and John Rambo, voiced by none other than Silvester Stalone himself. For the full review of the game and Aftermath, you

6

Kirby Fighters 2 – Review

It’s small. It’s pink. It’s fa….uhhh… plump! Most importantly, it’s down right adorable! No, no, no, it’s not Jigglypuff; it’s KIRBY!!! Super Smash Bros. can move on over, because who needs all those different fighters when you can watch Kirby fight Kirby! OK, so it’s not that exciting, and it’s

7

Mortal Kombat 11: Aftermath – Review

We are back with some more Mortal Kombat 11 DLC madness! This time it is the new, story downloadable content, Aftermath. This DLC contains the Aftermath story extension and three new playable characters; Sheeva, Fujin and the muchly-approved addition of Robocop. Starting with the new characters, Sheeva is a power

9

Streets of Rage 4 – Review

Streets of Rage (known as Bare Knuckle in Japan) was one of the most recognised ‘Beat ‘Em Up’ games in the arcade scene, back in the 90‘s. Its simple but effective gameplay and iconic soundtrack helped it stand out from the rest and had a big influence in people buying

8

Samurai Shodown – Review

After an 11 year hiatus, SNK finally brings back its iconic, weapon-based, fighting franchise, Samurai Shodown (aka Samurai Spirits in Japan) released on the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One in 2019, and now available on Nintendo Switch in 2020. This latest entry is cited as a reboot to the series

8

Fantasy Strike – Review

Fantasy Strike is a 2D/3D combined, fighting game developed by Sirlin Games with David Sirlin who worked on Super Street Fighter II Turbo HD Remix as the game’s lead designer. This influence is probably why this game has such a Street Fighter vibe straight from the start. The game’s base

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