Fight fans, are you playing King of Fighters XIII this Thanksgiving weekend? If not, you should. It’s an excellent 2D fighting game that thrusts SNK’s premiere franchise into contemporary gaming in a way that King of Fighters XII most certainly did not.
I’m working on the King of Fighters XIII review now (note: the game is pretty damned good!), but until I deliver that, taste this: An unwrapping of The King of Soundtracks. If you don’t recall, it’s the four-disc “thank you” from Atlus to costumers who pre-ordered King of Fighters XIII. And there are a whopping 100 tracks!
Join me as I give you a walk-through of this nice bundled bonus.
Tekken Series Director Katsuhiro Harada and Tekken Game Designer Michael Murray chat it up with 2D-X about, well, Tekken in an exclusive interview record at New York Comic Con 2011! This is one sure to raise the ire of long-time Tekken players when it comes to the future of certain series characters.
New York Comic Con attendees can dig into Capcom’s upcoming Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3, including two of the game’s recently announced new characters: Nova and Phoenix Wright. If you aren’t in attendance, or if you simply don’t want to brave the lines, you can still get a glimpse into the characters. 2D-X News Editors Avion Foster Jarvis and Eric Guzman serve up some quick first impressions immediately following a Nova and Phoenix Wright session.
Which is the biggest troll character (of the two UMVC3 characters, that is)?
Is 8-bit Super Mario Bros. (the original) a casual game? Join the debate.
PSN failures. The red ring of death. Sony and Microsoft have both dropped the ball when it comes to system issues. Members of 2D-X, The Other View, and Gaming Nexus share their gripes.
The Square name used to be associated with quality, but in recent years, the company has released a slew of less than stellar video games. Tim Torres explains Square’s fall from grace in a thoughtful discussion.
Is the PS3′s future brighter than the 360′s?
Tom Bradley explains why he believes that Nintendo’s next console will not be as successful as the Wii.
Musclebound professional wrestlers aren’t the demographic that comes to mind when one thinks of highly enthusiastic cosplayers, but Eric “The Smoke” Moran isn’t one to let macho flexing prevent good times. This gentle giant–a man who has has wrestled in professionally in the ECW, WWE, and NWA–spoke to us during PAX East 2011 about many a nerdy thing, including cosplay, 8-bit ties, and overall geek culture.