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Combo-Breaking New Ground
on November 22, 2013 at 04:00 PM
I have fond memories of playing Killer Instinct in the arcades nearly 20 years ago. Lengthy combo counts, the guttural shouts of the announcer, and the excitement of pulling off an ultra combo always brings a smile to my face. Its ridiculousness set itself apart from the juggernauts of the era (like...
Killer Instinct Launch Trailer Confirms The Return Of Fulgore
on November 21, 2013 at 08:22 AM
As the star of Killer Instinct's Super Nintendo and Nintendo 64 box art, Fulgore has always been the poster child for the Killer Instinct franchise. We expected his return, but now we can confirm it. Unfortunately, he won't be available with the game's release on Friday. He will be added...
Killer Instinct Comes Out Swinging In Its Xbox One Revival
on November 06, 2013 at 11:00 AM
It’s been over 15 years since we last saw Killer Instinct, the Rare-developed fighter whose heyday coincided with those of Mortal Kombat and Street Fighter. With such a long period of dormancy, fighting fans were excited to learn that Double Helix is reviving the series for the launch of Xbox One...
Orchid Confirmed And Showcased For Killer Instinct, Spinal Teased
on November 02, 2013 at 12:03 PM
Microsoft and Double Helix have teased Spinal for its next-gen fighter, Killer Instinct, in a new trailer, which shows the previously teased Orchid in action. You will see Orchid (who no longer uses the "B." in front of her name) breaking Jago's face and turning into a tiger, among other...
Killer Instinct And The Cloud – Balancing Without A Patch
on October 08, 2013 at 10:30 AM
One of Microsoft’s most ambiguous selling points for the Xbox One is its ever-present cloud. We haven’t seen many examples of its use outside of Forza Motorsport 5’s Driveatar, but Microsoft frequently assures us in press conferences and development videos that it will be awesome. In...
New Killer Instinct Trailer Details Sadira, Teases B. Orchid
on September 21, 2013 at 11:11 AM
The latest Killer Instinct trailer shows off more of Sadira, who was briefly shown at PAX in August , and offers a tease for returning character B. Orchid. Sadira can be seen using all kinds of web-type powers in her attacks, and the end of her video reveals a gigantic spider. It's unclear how this...
Killer Instinct PAX Trailer Showcases Chief Thunder, Reveals New Character
on August 31, 2013 at 11:02 AM
As part of Killer Instinct's PAX 2013 presence, a new trailer has released showcasing Chief Thunder, and teasing a new character. It's not much of a tease per se, as the new female combatant is fully shown in all of her combat glory. She is the first entirely new, non-returning character to be...
We Dive Deeper Into The Game's Early Roster
on July 19, 2013 at 03:05 AM
Right now, we know of three characters from Killer Instinct's character roster. We spoke with Torin Rettig, the game's producer at Microsoft, to learn more about the new incarnations of Jago, Saberwolf, and Glacius. Rettig broke down each of the revealed trio as far as who they are, how they...
Microsoft Shows Off Glacius In Killer Instinct, Teases Chief Thunder
on July 14, 2013 at 07:15 PM
At EVO 2013, Microsoft showcased some gameplay from Glacius in Killer Instinct, and teases the appearance of Chief Thunder. The Chief Thunder tease was of the "blink and you miss it" variety, with a tomahawk being thrown and embedded into a tree after a trailer of Glacius gameplay. We will...
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