Tag: Virtua Fighter
News Virtua Fighter 5: Ultimate Showdown Crossovers Continue with Tekken 7 Characters
Virtua Fighter 5 may, at its core, be a game that dates all the way back to 2006 – that’s over 15 years, folks – but it remains one of the fresher fighters on the PS Store thanks to SEGA’s ongoing support for Virtua Fighter 5: Ultimate Showdown. Alright, so the core mechanics are largely unchanged, but the continued addition of...
News Tekken Crossover Costumes Coming to Virtua Fighter 5: Ultimate Showdown on PS4
Are they Tekken it too far?
Surely something is afoot for the Tekken franchise? In addition to a new animated series on Netflix, SEGA has announced crossover content is coming to Virtua Fighter 5: Ultimate Showdown on the PlayStation 4. Despite the brawler first launching in 2006, the publisher has partnered with Bandai Na
News Virtua Fighter 5: Ultimate Showdown Feels the Heat with Yakuza DLC Pack Next Week
Enter the dragon
Virtua Fighter 5: Ultimate Showdown is getting a meaty DLC pack on the 8th December. The artfully named 'Yakuza Series Collaboration Pack' includes loads of costumes based on characters from the Yakuza games, but that's not all. It also has Yakuza music tracks (we're headbanging already), loads of new customisation items (over 650,...
News PS Plus Title Virtua Fighter 5: Ultimate Showdown Goes Hilariously Retro With Legendary DLC Pack
Costumes, stages, music, and more
Virtua Fighter 5: Ultimate Showdown is out right now on PlayStation 4, and it's free if you're a PS Plus subscriber. The game's essentially a remaster of PS3 title Virtua Fighter 5: Final Showdown, but its visuals have been rebuilt using the Yakuza series' Dragon Engine. Seeing as how Virtua Fighter 5 was an...
News Virtua Fighter 5: Ultimate Showdown Is a Serious Step Up in Graphics Comparison Trailer
Dragon Engine magic
Virtua Fighter 5: Ultimate Showdown isn't just a simple remaster of a decade-old game — it's been rebuilt using the Dragon Engine, which has been utilised for all of the most recent Yakuza titles. As such, Ultimate Showdown represents quite the graphical and technical leap when compared to the original Virtua Fighter 5: Final...
News Virtua Fighter 5: Ultimate Showdown Was Remade Using Yakuza's Dragon Engine
Only just announced earlier today, Virtua Fighter 5: Ultimate Showdown is launching exclusively for PlayStation 4 on the 1st June. It's essentially a remaster of Virtua Fighter 5: Final Showdown, which originally released for the PS3 all the way back in 2012 — but this isn't just some quick and dirty resolution boost. As it turns out,...
News Rumoured PS Plus Game Virtua Fighter 5: Ultimate Showdown Announced as PS4 Exclusive
1st June release date
After weeks of rumours and teasing, Virtua Fighter 5: Ultimate Showdown has been officially announced. It's an enhanced remaster of Virtua Fighter 5: Final Showdown — a cracking 3D fighter that released on the PlayStation 3 back in 2012. That was pretty much the last time SEGA's series had any relevance, so it's great to see...
News A New Virtua Fighter Game Has Leaked on the PlayStation Store in Japan
Virtua Fighter eSports
It's confirmed: we're getting Virtua Fighter on PlayStation 4. Titled 'Virtua Fighter eSports', the game was added to the PlayStation Store database in Japan, as spotted by @psnrelease2. But what is Virtua Fighter eSports? Well, if you cast your mind back to September last year, you may recall that SEGA teased a new Virtua...
News Virtua Fighter 5 Could Be Making a Comeback on PS4
Rated in Korea
Fantastic PlayStation 3 fighting game Virtua Fighter 5: Final Showdown could be returning to the ring, if a recently registered rating in Korea is anything to go by. The brawler was originally released for Sony's last-last-gen system all the way back in 2012, and that was pretty much the last we saw of SEGA's long running series on...
News Did SEGA Just Tease a New Virtua Fighter Game?
During its Tokyo Game Show 2020 Online live stream, SEGA announced something called 'Virtual Fighter x eSports' and the fighting game community is currently losing its mind. The teaser was brief and doesn't reveal much, but near the end we do get to see a next-gen looking Akira. The bottom line is that we don't quite know what's...