BlazBlue: Continuum Shift 2
Sunday: 11:00am – 12:00pm (Stream 1)
BlazBlue: Continuum Shift is a 2-D fighting game developed by Arc System Works. The game is the official sequel to BlazBlue: Calamity Trigger. As with the previous game, BlazBlue: Continuum Shift first came to arcades before both the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 versions as the game was currently released for the Taito Type X2 arcade system board, with a 16:9 ratio and 768p resolution. It was released on November 20, 2009 in Japan. A console version was released on July 1, 2010 in Japan and on July 27 in North America. In Europe, the game was released December 3, 2010 along with a region-exclusive Limited Edition. There are currently no plans to officially release the game on PC.
King of Fighters XIII
Sunday: 12:15pm – 1:30pm (Stream 1)
The King of Fighters XIII is the latest installment of The King of Fighters fighting game series developed and published by SNK Playmore. The game is set after the events from The King of Fighters XI and is also the conclusion of Ash Crimson's story arc, which started in The King of Fighters 2003. It follows another King of Fighters tournament secretly hosted by Those From the Past, the organization behind the events from the two previous games that are trying to break the seal from the demon Orochi and take its power.
It was released for Japanese arcades on July 14, 2010, while ports for the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 will be released during 2011 in Japan and the United States, with Winter 2011 stated for the European version. The ports are notable for including more content to the original version such as new characters, stages and game modes. An iOS version of the game, titled The King of Fighters-i, was released in July 2011. The game was directed by Kei Yamamoto who wanted to bring elements from previous The King of Fighters titles and fix issues from the previous game.
Mortal Kombat 9
Sunday: 9:45am – 10:45am (Stream 1)
Mortal Kombat, also known as Mortal Kombat (2011), is a 2D fighting game with 3D graphics (2.5D) and the ninth installment in the Mortal Kombat series. It was developed by NetherRealm Studios (formerly known as Midway Games) and published exclusively under the Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment label. The game was released for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 systems on April 19, 2011 in North America, and on April 21 in Europe.
Mortal Kombat was officially announced on June 10, 2010, accompanied with a debut trailer which showcases the new presentation and gameplay features. Although set directly after Mortal Kombat: Armageddon, the game focuses on the earliest period in the Mortal Kombat series (the trilogy Mortal Kombat, Mortal Kombat II, and Mortal Kombat 3). The storyline involves the thunder god Raiden attempting to change the present by contacting his former self.
Upon release, Mortal Kombat received positive reviews (achieving an aggregated score of 85 out of 100 at Metacritic). The game is currently banned in Australia due to "extreme violence".
Skullgirls is a fast-paced 2D fighting game being developed by Reverge Labs. Currently slated for a 2012 release for the PlayStation 3 (PlayStation Network) and Xbox 360 (Xbox Live Arcade), it is being published by Autumn Games.
Tekken 6 is a fighting game developed and published by Namco Bandai. It is the eighth game in the Tekken franchise. It was released in Japanese arcades on November 26, 2007 as the first game running on the PlayStation 3-based System 357 arcade board. The game received an update, subtitled Bloodline Rebellion, a year later. A home version based on the update was released for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 in October 2009 and for PlayStation Portable a month later.
Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3
Sunday: 1:30pm – 5pm (Stream 1)
Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 is a crossover fighting game developed by Capcom. It is an updated version of Marvel vs. Capcom 3: Fate of Two Worlds. After the events of the 2011 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami disrupted the development schedule for downloadable content for the original game, the additional content was made into a standalone title for a discount retail price. Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 was released in November 2011 for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360, and will also be featured as a launch title for the PlayStation Vita.
Super Street Fighter 4: AE 2012
Sunday: 6pm – 9:30pm (Stream 1)
Super Street Fighter IV is a 2010 fighting game produced by Capcom. It is an updated version of Street Fighter IV and has been said to mark the definitive end of the Street Fighter IV series. Having been deemed as too large an update to be deployed as DLC, the game was made into a standalone title, but given a lower price than that of a full retail game. It was released on April 27, 2010 in North America, April 28, 2010 in Japan, and April 30, 2010 in Europe for the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. Super Street Fighter IV was released as one of the launch titles for the Nintendo 3DS, with 3D functionality, on February 26, 2011 in Japan. As of March 2011, the game has sold 1.6 million units worldwide, while Super Street Fighter IV: 3D Edition has shipped an additional 1 million copies as of April 2011.
So if you really into fighting games, and want to watch some good action this weekend I highly suggest you check out this weekends action. Be sure to check your stuff before watching so that you have an easy time instead of getting lag.