About Josh S.

While mainly going under the moniker of "Shiro", Josh has been a fan of gaming for most of his life having started with games such as Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past and Chrono Trigger. An avid fan of RPG games, he is also a lover of fighting games and currently spends most of his time with NRS's current fighter Injustice 2.

Impressions of Soul Calibur VI Beta

This past weekend, Bandai Namco opened up their servers to perform a network stress test for Soul Calibur 6, giving many players a chance to experience the game if they haven't been able to do so at events such as EVO. While the available roster isn't the complete one that will be available at launch, it was still diverse enough to help get a feel for the game. Visually, the game looks amazing and has some of the most beautiful stages out there in a 3D fighting game right now. While Tekken 7 does have very good stages and character models, Soul Calibur 6 has a much smoother, cleaner, and brighter aesthetic to it compared to Tekken 7. The soundtrack is also well done as well. Fortunately, The Witcher's Geralt [...]

By |2018-10-03T05:12:41-05:00October 3rd, 2018|Featured, Fighting Games, Highlighted, Impressions|Comments Off on Impressions of Soul Calibur VI Beta

Dead or Alive lives on!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ecYRKkc6GGI   Ever since the somber announcement during NEC18 that Team Ninja would no longer be continuing work towards Dead or Alive 5: Last Round, it was uncertain as to the fate of the franchise. The silent reaction from the crowd of players would convince anyone that what was truly happening was a funeral rather than the closing ceremonies for the Dead or Alive Battle Royal 2017 Grand Finals. Well, just a few days ago, Team Ninja unveiled the trailer for their latest Dead or Alive installment. Quite frankly, the trailer looks very interesting and appears to have a new feature that zooms in on moves with heavy impact as well as the inclusion of a super meter. Dead or Alive has always had a reputation of being [...]

By |2018-06-12T20:20:23-05:00June 12th, 2018|E3, Featured, Fighting Games, Game Trailer, Highlighted, Preview, Video|Comments Off on Dead or Alive lives on!

The 2018 Fighting Games To Look Forward To

With the passing week, Capcom released their update to their main fighting game franchise Street Fighter. Arcade Edition came with a few changes in regards to its User Interface, balancing tweaks, and also the long awaited Arcade Mode. This update also begins Season 3 for Street Fighter V with a new season pass full of DLC characters including Sakura, Blanka, Cody, Falke, G, and Sagat. For only a couple of more days, Sakura will be available for all players. Along with this release, there are more titles to look forward to for the year and one title will even be releasing later this week: Dragon Ball FighterZ. This game has been very anticipated for many fans of both fighting games and the Dragon Ball series. Fairly recently, Bandai Namco had their [...]

By |2018-01-22T07:22:09-05:00January 21st, 2018|Articles, Featured, Fighting Games|Comments Off on The 2018 Fighting Games To Look Forward To

Are Guest Characters Ruining Fighting Games?

This past weekend was certainly a very exciting one for fighting games. Both the Injustice 2 Grand Finals at ELEAGUE as well as the Tekken World Tour finals were taking place. These events were certainly full of hype with such high level gameplay, but what certainly added to it were the character reveals in regards to added DLC for these titles. On Friday night, many fans finally had their questions asked in regards to who would be premiering in Fighter Pack 3. Since the release of the game, there has been many theories as to who would be joining the fray. Possibilities ranged from Spawn, Buffy, Rorshach, Constantine, Neo from The Matrix, the list goes on and on. What NetherRealm Studios revealed was a straight up sucker-punch with the reveal [...]

By |2017-11-15T07:17:32-05:00November 14th, 2017|Articles, Featured, Fighting Games, Highlighted|Comments Off on Are Guest Characters Ruining Fighting Games?