‘One Finger Death Punch 2’ Is a Two-Button Power Fantasy
Silver Dollar Games' deceptively simple brawler packs a lot of complexity and fun into minimal input.
Extreme Violence in 'Mortal Kombat 11' Still Feels Wrong, and That's a Good Thing
Despite the moral panic of the 1990s, playing decades of 'Mortal Kombat' hasn't numbed me to the game's extreme violence, which is precisely why it still works.
Snoop Dogg is Banned—The Community That Reinvented 'Def Jam: Fight for NY'
An under-appreciated piece of fighting game history gets some overdue respect thanks to the fans that never let it die.
Soul Calibur VI
'Soulcalibur VI' is a Return to Fighting Form
'Soulcalibur VI' moves the series forward by offering a furious, albeit beginner-friendly clash of fighting styles.
Eric Van Allen
The 'Dragon Ball FighterZ' EVO Finale Was Incredible
The matches were so entertaining that they made me understand sports.
Before 'Dragon Ball FighterZ' Blows Up at EVO, Here's What You Need to Know
Here's how 'Dragon Ball FighterZ' went from just another anime fighter to major competitive game, and what that means for this weekend's big tournament.
Eric Van Allen
The Menus in 'Dragon Ball FighterZ' Are Driving Me Nuts
It shouldn’t be this hard to start a rumble on Namek.
Way of the Passive Fist
This Retro Brawler Lets You Customize the Difficulty to Suit Your Style
More games should steal these options from 'The Way of the Passive Fist'
UFC Champ Demetrious Johnson on Fighting Games, Streaming, and Fans
We play ‘Battlegrounds’ and interview the 11-time flyweight champion.
The Story Behind the Street Fighter RPG You Never Heard Of
Believe it or not, it was made in the 90s by White Wolf, the company behind gothic fantasy games like 'Vampire: The Masquerade.'
Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite
Marvel vs. Capcom Is About Finding New Ways to Make Opponents Hate You
With 'MvC: Infinite', the series remains one of the most expressive and layered franchises in fighting games.
PAX Prime 2017
How the Biggest Moment in EVO History Influenced This Brawler
'Way of the Passive Fist' wants to teach players the path to victory doesn't always involve your fists.