In Defense of Button Mashing

The first time I played Tekken 3, I was hilariously bad. I was used to 2D fighting games, where the buttons corresponded with attack strength, and tapping 'Up' meant 'Jump.' This new, 3D genre, where each button corresponded with an attacking limb and tapping 'Up' meant 'Sidestep' (pressing 'Up' still meant 'Jump'),… » 10/23/14 12:48pm 10/23/14 12:48pm

Your Guide To Evo 2014, The Year's Biggest Fighting Game Tournament

We're coming up on Evo, the biggest fighting game tournament in America. It will run Friday to Sunday from Las Vegas and be streamed online for the world to see. It'll be the biggest Evo yet. But maybe you aren't prepared—there are eight completely different games at this one event, after all, and what makes them… » 7/10/14 5:09pm 7/10/14 5:09pm

Gorgeous City Of Ember Pics, Plus An Awesomely Ugly Tekken Photo

This morning, we're celebrating the return of our previously dead mascot, The Spoiler — a superhero whose only superpower is spoiling other people's plots. She revealed her true identity in yesterday's Robin #174, and we won't give it away here. But yay. To celebrate, we're posting another batch of spoilers from Ron… » 5/22/08 6:00am 5/22/08 6:00am