Month: January 2023

Zelina Vega aka Thea Trinidad joins SF6 as a real-time commentator.

Street Fighter 6 commentary team adds wrestler Thea Trinidad | TheSixthAxis

Street Fighter 6 Real-Time Commentary Feature adds Thea Trinidad – Gematsu

WWE’s Zelina Vega joins Street Fighter 6’s roster of in-game commentators

Thea Trinidad, also known as WWE Superstar Zelina Vega, has climbed to the top rope and somersaulted directly into Street Fighter 6 as the newest addition to the in-game commentator roster. Thea, a longtime Street Fighter fan, brings her strength, style, and electrifying personality to the growing roster of illustrious color commentators in Street Fighter 6. She is a current WWE Superstar, self-proclaimed gamer, and no stranger to the Street Fighter franchise, even modeling her ring gear as Juri at this weekend’s WWE Royal Rumble in San Antonio, Texas.

The Street Fighter 6 Real-Time Commentary feature incorporates the voices of popular Fighting Game Community (FGC) commentators and personalities to narrate matches as they happen with easy-to-understand gameplay explanations. Recently announced play-by-play commentators include Jeremy “Vicious” Lopez, Ryutaro “Aru” Noda, Kosuke Hiraiwa, and Steve “TastySteve” Scott, with a tag team of color commentators including Thea Trinidad, H.E. Demon Kakka, and James “jchensor” Chen. This feature will support subtitles in 13 languages for increased accessibility and player excitement.

Zelina Vega fought at the 2023 Royal Rumble dressed as Juri from Street Fighter 6.

Street Fighter Masters: Cammy, up for preorder, Chun-Li is available, those are comics.

Street Fighter Masters: Chun-Li #1 comic is available now – Niche Gamer

Street Fighter Masters: Cammy #1 – CVR E – Arcade Online Exclusive – UDON Entertainment


The mad cyborg known as Seth has been unleashed on an unsuspecting London, and it’s up to MI6 operative Cammy to take the mechanical menace down! The queen of the Cannon Spike dives into…
The strongest woman in the world, Chun-Li, stars in her own one-shot adventure! Interpol Officer Chun-Li travels to her birthplace of China, determined to put an end to a new Shadaloo scheme.

Naruto to Boruto: Shinobi Striker Game Adds Isshiki Ōtsutsuki as 33rd DLC Character, 5th in new 5th season pass.

Naruto to Boruto: Shinobi Striker Game Adds Isshiki Ōtsutsuki as 33rd DLC Character – News – Anime News Network

Isshiki Ōtsutsuki | Villains Wiki | Fandom

This year’s eighth issue of Shueisha‘s Weekly Shonen Jump magazine revealed on Monday that Isshiki Ōtsutsuki will be the fifth character in the fifth season pass for the Naruto to Boruto: Shinobi Striker game. The character will be the 33rd overall DLC character for the game and will launch “soon.”

The fifth season pass will add five new characters to the game. The theme of the characters in the new season pass is “Legacy.” A “stage renovation” update also launched with the fifth season pass along with a new atmosphere for the game’s Hidden Leaf Village. The first four characters in the season pass are Madara Uchiha (Six Paths), Temari, Konohamaru Sarutobi (from Boruto), and Naruto Uzumaki (Baryon Mode).

All genes… All people have a predestined fate. That man bore a mighty fate… A star of change. Now I understand. Amado wanted to cling to it… to that man’s mighty fate… To the minuscule possibility of changeKashin Koji, clone of… Jiraiya of the Great Three. That you shall die here… was also predestined by your genes!

~ Isshiki declaring Koji Kashin‘s fate.

Final update for Granblue Fantasy Versus and semi-sequel announced.

Granblue Fantasy Versus: Rising (GBVSR) | Cygames

Granblue Fantasy: Versus Rising set to launch in 2023

Granblue Fantasy Versus: Rising Revealed With Trailer

Granblue Fantasy: Versus final update launches January 24 – Gematsu

Granblue Fantasy: Versus Rising announced as upcoming sequel to Granblue Fantasy: Versus coming in 2023

Granblue Fantasy Versus: Rising Coming to PC and PlayStation This Year

Granblue Fantasy: Versus Rising announced for PS5, PS4, and PC – Gematsu

■ Version 2.85 (Final Update) on January 24

Granblue Fantasy: Versus
  • Minor gameplay adjustments.
  • Adjustments for some characters.
  • Boss music from RPG Mode added to Music Select for standard matches.

Granblue Fantasy: Versus Blitz

  • Granblue Fantasy: Versus Blitz planned to be held until June.
  • Boss Battle Time Attack event will conclude.

■ Major Tournament Announcement

Granblue Fantasy: Versus

Featuring a one million yen prize pool!

Corporate exhibition matches will be featured on stream alongside the finals, followed by a character announcement!

  • Qualifier Round: February 11
  • Final Round: February 25

■ Event Support Items

Granblue Fantasy: Versus

The third set of Event Support prizes features an illustration of Vira as an acrylic stand and clear file!

This 2D fighting game based on the hit mobile RPGfrom Cygames was an ambitious titlethat set out to expand the boundaries of the genre.
Since 2020, events and tournaments have been held worldwide with
the loving support of players and fans alike.

And now… the next version of GBVS, revamped with all-new features,
has arrived: Granblue Fantasy Versus: Rising.

In addition to the original cast of 24 characters, even more playable characters will be joining the roster!
Experience an abridged version of the story mode from GBVS in addition to a new original story.


Granblue Fantasy: Versus Rising

This 2D fighting game based on the hit mobile RPG from Cygames was an ambitious title that set out to expand the boundaries of the genre.

Since 2020, events and tournaments have been held worldwide with the loving support of players and fans alike.

And now… the next version of Granblue Fantasy: Versus, revamped with all-new features, has arrived: Granblue Fantasy: Versus Rising.

■ New Mechanic: Ultimate Skills

Granblue Fantasy: Versus Rising

An even more powerful version of Plus Skills.

Briefly slows down the opponent’s movement, enabling new ways to land combos and punish openings or whiffed attacks.

That’s not all! More new mechanics will be revealed soon!

■ New Characters and Stages

Granblue Fantasy: Versus Rising

In addition to the original cast of 24 characters, even more playable characters will be joining the roster! Whose stage could this be?

■ New Story Content

Granblue Fantasy: Versus Rising

Enjoy a simplified version of RPG Mode in an all-new Story Mode, including all chapters from the first Granblue Fantasy: Versus!

An original saga featuring new characters is set to unfold.

■ Online Features

Granblue Fantasy: Versus Rising
  • Rollback netcode: confirmed.
  • Cross-play: confirmed.

Enhanced Graphics

Granblue Fantasy: Versus Rising

In-game shaders and post-processing effects have been enhanced to replicate the iconic art style of Granblue Fantasy.

■ New Online Lobby: Island

Granblue Fantasy: Versus Rising

Run, jump, play, and explore in the new online lobby island! There’s more than just battles in-store!

■ Grand Bruise Legends

Granblue Fantasy: Versus Rising

Take a break from the fight and discover new ways to play with multiplayer party games.

Granblue Fantasy: Versus Rising
  • Rising Royale – Race to the finish while avoiding obstacles and use items to take out other players in this topsy-turvy battle royale!
  • Gold Brick Hoarder – Wrangle up Gold Bricks and take them to your team’s stockpile within the time limit. Just like in Skybound Sprint, you might need to play dirty to win!

Go head-to-head against others in various battle royale and team-based mini-games!

Know that the online lobby will be completely revamped for Versus Rising and will include the all-new “Grand Bruise Legends” mini-game mode.

Want to dress like King?

Tekken 3 King Player 2 Shirt and Pants Coming to PRIX – Siliconera

Modern Notoriety sur Twitter : “PRIX x Tekken 3: Drop 1 🗓 Weds, Jan 18th at 2pm PST” / Twitter


Orange Piccolo is coming in Xenoverse 2, incredible.

Hype sur Twitter : “Xenoverse 2: Hero of Justice Pack DLC 2: Orange Piccolo First Look! More info in this month’s V Jump will be revealed.” / Twitter

Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 Reveals First Look at Orange Piccolo

Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 To Introduce Orange Piccolo From Newest Dragon Ball Super Movie

Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 refuses to die, adds Orange Piccolo to the roster

This is Piccolo’s first “proper” transformation, due to the Namekian lacking any hair change to denote the transformation he was made muscular and orange.The mark on the back of his gi represents a symbol of Namekian pride, consisting of a symbolic Ajisa tree in the middle that soon materializes into an orb shape, connecting via a line to an outer circle that represents Shenron.

A Twitter user has shared the first screenshots of orange Piccolo in Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2. Orange Piccolo will be part of Hero of Justice Pack DLC 2, which is set to include a total of 3 playable characters, 4 parallel quests, 7 new moves, 4 costumes and accessories, and 5 Super Souls that are used to grant bonus multipliers. The aforementioned Hero of Justice Pack almost entirely revolves around Dragon Ball Super: Super Hero content that will help fans of the movie continue to celebrate the many memorable moments like the birth of orange Piccolo.

Street Fighter Chun-Li and M. Bison Statues on Auction

Life-Sized Street Fighter Chun-Li and Bison Statues on Auction

【ストリートファイター展】春麗とベガの等身大立像&ビジュアルパネルの展示物がオークションに出展中。等身大立像のスタート価格は20万! | ゲーム・エンタメ最新情報のファミ通.com

AUCTIONS | ストリートファイター展 | 俺より強いやつらの世界展 |

In commemoration of the end of the "Street Fighter" exhibition "The World of Guys Stronger Than Me", there are 3 items on display at each venue: life-size statues of Chun-Li and Vega, and a special visual panel drawn for the exhibition. is up for auction.

The auction will be held in a silent auction format, in which the bidder with the highest bid wins, and the bidding period is from January 13, 2023 to January 31, 23:59. The starting price is 200,000 yen [tax included] for the life-size statue, and 100,000 yen [tax included] for the visual panel.
"Street Fighter Exhibition" End Commemorative Auction Begins Today!

During the exhibition, the life-size statues of Chun-Li and Vega displayed at each venue, as well as a special visual panel drawn for the exhibition, will be on display.
The auction will be conducted in the form of a "silent auction" in which the bidder with the highest bid wins.
Nishinippon Shimbun Event Service Co., Ltd. (Headquarters: Chuo-ku, Fukuoka City, President: Hiroko Yasutake), a group company of Nishinippon Shimbun Co., Ltd. (Headquarters: Chuo-ku, Fukuoka City, President: Kenya Shibata), plans and produces The 35th anniversary of the "Street Fighter" series, which I was in charge of, "Street Fighter 'The World of Guys Stronger Than Me'" ended on December 25, 2022.

We would like to express our sincere gratitude for the large number of visitors who have visited Fukuoka, Shibuya, Kitakyushu, and Osaka since 2020.

With the end of the tour, there was a problem about the handling of the life-size statues of Chun-Li and Vega that were displayed at the entrance of each venue, and the special visual panel drawn for the exhibition.

It was so heavy and big that there was no place to store it, so I thought I would have no choice but to throw it away. Is there a way to leave it somehow? That's what I thought, and after many discussions with Capcom, I decided to sell it at an auction as a way to preserve the work.

The auction will be conducted in the form of a "silent auction" in which the bidder with the highest bid wins the bid.

We would appreciate it if you could make a successful bid for the person who understands the above purpose and who will love the work for a long time. Thank you.

Work number / 3 [Exhibition special drawing visual panel (signed by Mr. Bengas)] Explanation/A visual specially drawn for this exhibition. Autographed by Capcom illustrator Mr. Bengas. Designer name/Bengus Size/W960×H1318mm (includes frame)

Shingo Yabuki arrives and he’s not alone

The King of Fighters XV DLC char Shingo launches this month, Sylvie and Najd announced – Niche Gamer

KOF XV Shingo Yabuki DLC Launches Next Week – Siliconera

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Shingo Yabuki Kicks Off The King Of Fighters XV Season 2 On January 17 – GameSpot

The King of Fighters XV trailer shows Shingo Yabuki in action, confirms Season 2 start date – EGM

Sylvie Paula Paula and Najd announced for King of Fighters 15 Season 2, Shingo gameplay and release date revealed

Originally conceived as a light-hearted comic foil to KOF main character Kyo Kusanagi, Shingo admires Kyo, treating him like a superior. Some of his moves even mimic Kyo’s fighting style, though without the same supernatural mastery of fire. Shingo became a Kyo fan after watching the KOF ’96 tournament on TV, and began following his “idol” around once he found out they studied at the same school. Initially acting as a mere gofer for Kyo, Shingo obsessively studied Kyo’s moves, practicing every day in order to somehow replicate Kyo’s pyrokinesis. He received a pair of fighting gloves from Kyo after his debut in KOF ’97, and has worn them ever since. Even after a costume change in KOF XV, Shingo Yabuki still prominently displays the same gloves.

The King of Fighters XV

SHATTER ALL EXPECTATIONS The new “XV” that transcends everything!

Since its debut in 1994, the KOF fighting game series has been driving the world to the excitement with its appealing characters and unique game system. Six years have passed since the last title in the series, and now KOF XV surpasses all of its predecessors in terms of graphics, systems, and online experience!


  • A total of 39 characters are participating! Classic popular characters, revived characters, new characters, and more! The most epic dream match in KOF history is about to begin!
  • KOF’s story reaches its climax! The latest KOF Saga continues from the previous title in Story Mode. This time, the story is coming to an explosive climax!
  • The culmination of the series’ battle system Inheriting the series’ traditional 3-on-3 team battle, KOF XV also features a new system. Enjoy an unprecedented sense of speed and freshness!
  • Easy and versatile online play Rollback netcode has been adopted to reduce lag in online matches. There are also a variety of battle options that allow you to choose how you want to play!
  • KOF is fully packed with content to enjoy Includes a Gallery with movies and voices, and a new DJ STATION with over 300 popular songs from the KOF series and more.

Music Live for the 35th anniversary of STREET FIGHTER.


ストリートファイター35周年記念ライブ (@SF35th_Live) / Twitter

Music live commemorating the 35th anniversary of the "Street Fighter" series will be held on January 29th. Online viewing tickets will be on sale from today (1/6)
A music live commemorating the 35th anniversary of the “Street Fighter” series will be held at LINE CUBE SHIBUYA (Shibuya Public Hall) on January 29, 2023.

Online ticket sales for this event began today, January 6 (Friday). Online viewing tickets can be purchased from the official website.
The first music event in the “Street Fighter” series will be held at LINE CUBE SHIBUYA (Shibuya Public Hall) on Sunday, January 29, 2023. A one-night-only special band by performers who are active in various fields, Captune, the official band of CAPCOM, and The Lethal Weapons will perform live at this event. participates as a special talk guest. A luxurious lineup suitable for the 35th anniversary!

Don't miss the collaboration of each title's music carefully selected and arranged for this day and the clearly projected video!
Don't miss this chance to feel the live music of the "Street Fighter" series for the first time in 35 years!
Currently, tickets for this performance are on general sale at each play guide! In addition, from today, January 6, 2023 (Friday), online viewing tickets that can be viewed online will be on sale! Check it out along with the performance ticket!
For details, please check the 35th anniversary live official website and official Twitter.
Original goods to be sold at the venue on the day will also be introduced!

Announcing the lineup of original goods for "Street Fighter 35th Anniversary Live" that can only be obtained at the venue! All goods are original designs drawn by the performance, and can only be purchased on the day of the performance. In addition, purchase of original goods is limited to customers who have a performance ticket.
On the day of the event, advance sales will be held before the opening time. Details will be announced later. Don't miss this chance to get original goods!
Yoko Shimomura
Graduated from Osaka College of Music Junior College, Department of Music, majoring in instrumental music (piano).
After working for Capcom Co., Ltd. and Square Co., Ltd. (now Square Enix Co., Ltd.), he is currently active as a freelance composer. While at Capcom Co., Ltd., he was in charge of Street Fighter II.
Performs a wide range of genres, from rhythmic sounds of programming to classical orchestral music with large formations. Among them, especially melodious and sad songs, violently dramatic songs have a reputation.
Recently, he not only composes but also writes lyrics, and in addition to game music, he is active in a wide range of fields, including providing music for animation, movies, and many other works, as well as participating in domestic and international events and concerts.
In 2019, it suddenly appeared.
Music entertainment for fans of the 80's and 90's presented by the insane inventor Aikid along with the final weapon Cyborg Joe.
He continues to publish MVs that respect the 80's culture on YouTube, and in 2020, he released the Street Fighter II homage song "Shoryuken Denai", which became a hot topic.
Since then, he has continued to produce music based on various 80's and 90's cultures.
Capcom's official band, which belongs to Capcom's sound room and is composed of members who are involved in game sound work on a daily basis, is "Captune (CAP-JAMS)".
Rather than forming a permanent band, it has a fluid nature of being organized for each song and event in order to respond to a variety of contents.
Musicality also plays a variety of genres unique to game music.