Tag: Sega

Nintendo’s ARMS Is a Rock’em Sock’em Virtual-On

Being inspired by an idea and putting your own twist on it is nothing new. Some games do more than borrow ideas, as we’ve seen with Balloon Fight and Joust. But more recently, Nintendo just dropped an exciting new IP called ARMS. This well received small arena 3D fighting game might have borrowed elements from……


Virtua Fighter Profiles: Jacky Bryant, Jeet Kune Do

Jacky and Sarah Bryant are brother and sister characters that both use Jeet Kune Do, the Way of the Intercepting Fist. Bruce Lee created this method of fighting in 1967. Interestingly, they don’t fight the same at all. Typically in fighting games, these two would be clones of each other, but instead, they……


Virtua Fighter Profile: Pai Chan, practitioner of Ensei-ken

Pai Chan is a character that has been there since the beginning. She is the lone child of Lau Chan, another character from the series. Lau works tirelessly to perfect his martial arts, and has trained his daughter since a very young age. Oddly enough, the father and daughter duo fight with different……


Virtua Fighter Profiles: Akira Yuki

Akira Yuki practices Hakkyoku-ken, also known as Baji quan. He serves as the mascot character for Virtua Fighter. He may look like a generic Ryu clone, but there are some interesting things about him. For one, he is a Japanese character who is using a Chinese style of fighting. Typically, you see the……


Virtua Fighter and real martial arts

Virtua Fighter is considered to be the father of all 3D fighting games. Not only that, but it is one of the only arcade games that has permanent resident at the Smithsonian Museum. All of the characters utilize real martial arts styles, resulting in a more realistic fighting game experience than something like Street Fighter……


Dragon Force Review

Dragon Force is an awesome game that stands out for being truly original. Really, there are no other games that are like it. From the charming chibi style to the fun real-time strategy, this game is outstanding. It is slow paced though, so if you are impatient, it might not be for you…….