Top Stories from TGS 2011
One of the big features THQ has planned for Saints Row: The Third is a character creation feature that lets players dictate their in-game avatar's race, body, face, hair, makeup, and personality. However, for those who would prefer a preexisting character, THQ confirmed today at the Tokyo Game Show that game designer Tomonobu Itagaki will be playable in the game.Continue Reading »
Itagaki will appear in the game as he frequently does in real life: sporting a leather jacket and sunglasses. The designer is currently working on another THQ-published project, Devil's Third, the first effort from his own upstart Valhalla Game Studios. Prior...
When Final Fantasy XIII came out, Square Enix launched the game in Japan alongside a limited-edition version of the PlayStation 3 Slim featuring a pink image of protagonist Lightning on a white version of the hardware. It turns out Lightning will strike twice with Final Fantasy XIII-2, as the publisher today announced another specialty hardware bundle sporting the star of the game.Continue Reading »
The Final Fantasy XIII-2 Lightning Edition ver. 2...
Two newcomers have thrown their hats into the Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 ring. Vergil, the sinister brother of demon-hunter Dante, joins Capcom's ranks alongside Strider, Firebrand, and Nemesis. On the Marvel side, the immortal Iron Fist teams up with Ghost Rider, Dr. Strange, and Hawkeye. We got the chance to try both alongside Capcom special adviser Seth Killian at this year's Tokyo Game Show--starting with Vergil.Continue Reading »
Vergil seemed to have a bit of Karas' blood in his veins from Tatsunoko vs. Capcom: Ultimate All-Stars. His normal attacks, in particular his heavy and launcher attacks, all had massive range. Using these moves we could easily start a combo from mid-screen or simply keep our opponent at a distance.
His command normals included an uppercut that would...
Capcom kicked off Tokyo Game Show week with a brand-new trailer for Street Fighter X Tekken that confirmed the appearance of several new characters: Zangief and Rolento from the Street Fighter side and Lilli and Heihachi from the Tekken universe. But the trailer also unveiled a new gameplay mechanic called Pandora mode. According to the trailer, this new mode lets you sacrifice a character completely in return for greater damage and a limitless super bar....Continue Reading »