Bend the knee and bow your head! Skullgirls: 2nd Encore’s Parasoul

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  Parasoul Renoir is part of the Skullgirls Vanilla 8 (the original cast of the game on first release, which also included Cerebella, Double, Filia, Ms. Fortune, Painwheel, Peacock, and Valentine). She is one of only two charge characters in the game, and like Chun-Li and Guile from Ultra Street Continue reading Bend the knee and bow your head! Skullgirls: 2nd Encore’s Parasoul

This kitty has CLAWS! Skullgirls: 2nd Encore’s Miss Fortune!

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    Nadia Fortune is part of the Skullgirls Vanilla 8 (the original cast of the game on first release, which also included Cerebella, Double, Filia, Painwheel, Parasoul, Peacock, and Valentine). A lot of players feel intimidated by her character mechanics, but they’re actually quite intuitive – you just need Continue reading This kitty has CLAWS! Skullgirls: 2nd Encore’s Miss Fortune!

Going for the hard knockdown – CEO 2015!

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  What started as an attempt to salvage a cancelled fighting game tournament in Orlando, Florida has now become one of the must-see and attend events of the annual pro fighting game circuit. It has also earned the distinction of being classified as a Premier Event of the Capcom Pro Continue reading Going for the hard knockdown – CEO 2015!

Glimpses of Greatness! Interviews With Legendary Game Designers

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  Ever wondered what goes on in the minds of the geniuses behind your favorite gaming franchises? Or perhaps you’re a budding designer yourself, and you want to peek into the inner workings of videogame history’s most successful game engineers.   In this article, I collect interviews from 10 highly-respected Continue reading Glimpses of Greatness! Interviews With Legendary Game Designers

It’s Time We Knew! Did You Know Gaming

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  Did You Know Gaming? is a videogame trivia–focused blog which was launched in May 14, 2012 by Shane Gill, who came up with the idea after being inspired by a number of Facebook trivia groups.   Each of their videos covers a specific videogame franchise or platform. Popular YouTubers Continue reading It’s Time We Knew! Did You Know Gaming

Combo Breaker – the successor to the Ultimate Fighting Game Tournament Series

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  While the heavy hitters of the Asian and European FGC were busy with StunFest 2015 in Rennes, the North American FGC was supporting Adam Heart‘s Combo Breaker 2015.   Although a big hit with casuals and fighting game veterans alike, the Ultimate Fighting Game Tournament Series proved to be Continue reading Combo Breaker – the successor to the Ultimate Fighting Game Tournament Series

Multi-Title Fighting Game Experts Chris G and Justin Wong

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  When I was younger, it traumatised me greatly whenever a fighting game I loved went out of fashion, or whenever a fighting game franchise I was following decided to go a totally different direction with their next installment. “All the combos I developed – wasted! What the fuck?! Is Continue reading Multi-Title Fighting Game Experts Chris G and Justin Wong

Open thine eyes, unbeliever! Understanding the eSports phenomenon

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  Most videogamers experience games by playing them. Others find fun in the small talk that happens during and in between gaming sessions. And there are also those who enjoy watching, studying and emulating high-level play.   eSports has the potential to provide all of these experiences. Gamers notice a Continue reading Open thine eyes, unbeliever! Understanding the eSports phenomenon

Sing your way to victory with Skullgirls Encore’s Squigly!

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  Squigly was the first of SG:E’s DLC characters. Although veteran and novice players alike found her character design very appealing and wanted to add her to their teams, she handled very differently from the Vanilla 8 (Cerebella, Double, Filia, Ms. Fortune, Painwheel, Parasoul, Peacock, and Valentine) and so didn’t Continue reading Sing your way to victory with Skullgirls Encore’s Squigly!

The Class Is In Session! Lessons From The GDC

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  The Game Developer’s Conference has come a long way. The first one piqued the curiosity of 27 designers, who huddled together in Chris Crawford‘s San Jose, California living room. The biggest one yet attracted a record 18,000 attendees at San Francisco’s Moscone Center on 2008.   Not only does the Continue reading The Class Is In Session! Lessons From The GDC