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Video: Pokemon Meets Tekken in Pokken Tournament

The Pokemon Company and Bandai Namco Games have recently announced a collaborative effort that nobody expected to see outside of fanmade games: an arcade fighting game called Pokken Tournament, which is basically described as “Pokemon Meets Tekken.” (this is the “shocking announcement” that they’ve teased a couple of days ago)

You can check out the first official teaser video below, featuring Leucario and Machamp duking it out mano a mano:

Dragonball Z Fans Are Making a Kick-Ass Fighting Game

One thing about 2D fighting games based on Akira Toriyama’s Dragon Ball franchise is that many of the games are not really good fighting games – they’re great Dragonball games, mind you, but they tend to lose a lot of charm if judged solely on their merits as 2D fighters.

If you’re wondering what a real 2D Dragonball fighting game should look like, Team Z2 recently posted a video for a fan-made game titled “Hyper Dragonball Z,” which shows exactly what a kick-ass 2D Dragonball Z fighting game from the 16 and 24-bit era would have looked like. You can check out the video for yourself:

Guilty Gear Xrd -SIGN- Adds Faust to Roster

guilty gear sign xrd

Guilty Gear Xrd -SIGN- definitely made a lot of fighting game fans drool, particularly fighting game fans who love anime-style visuals. Using the Unreal 3 engine, the upcoming 2.5D fighter looks absolutely stunning, with actual in-game footage looking like pre-rendered cel-shaded animation. Of course, it also helps that the Guilty Gear series is one of the deepest 2D fighting games around, with a wide range of characters offering support for a wide variety of playstyles.

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