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  • Blog Post: See The New Fighters Of Killer Instinct Season 3 In Action

    Killer Instinct is set to bring a new collection of playable combatants with its upcoming third season, so we decided to check them out as they showed off their best moves and combos. Join Wade and myself as we chat about the new characters of Season 3: Tusk, Kim Wu, Rash, and Arbiter. The fights you... More
  • Blog Post: Hands-On With Arbiter And The Other New Characters Of Killer Instinct Season 3

    Following two successful seasons of releases that put the once-lapsed series back on the map, Killer Instinct is ready to move on to a third season. With each new season, Iron Galaxy, the team that took over from Double Helix, has introduced new characters. I recently picked up a controller and played... More
  • Blog Post: Test Chamber – Five-Player Chaos In #IDARB

    #IDARB is an insane game that lets you pit breakfast against Killer Instinct fighters in something that feels a little like 2D basketball. The game was crowd-sourced on twitter by developer Other Ocean who posted an image of a pixelated red box and asked everyone what he should do with it. Join myself... More
  • Blog Post: Test Chamber – Killer Instinct

    At E3, one of the surprising reveals for the launch of Xbox One was the long-awaited revival of the 1990s fighter Killer Instinct. Double Helix has done a solid job of retaining its combo-based insanity, and it comes with an interesting new pricing structure for the genre. Fighting game guru and Game... More
  • Blog Post: The Next-Gen Launch Lineups: Strengths And Weaknesses

    The PlayStation 4 and Xbox One are nearly here, and their respective software launch lineups are finalized. Do both systems offer something for everyone? We break down the software lineups by genre to see how the early offerings compare. First-Person Shooters First-person shooters are immensely popular... More
  • Blog Post: Video Interview - Killer Instinct

    Nearly two decades have passed since gamers last mashed buttons in a Killer Instinct title. Taking the reins from Rare, Double Helix is rebooting the franchise and sticking close to the game's over-the-top roots. In the video below, Double Helix's, David Verfaillie, talks about their plans for... More
  • Blog Post: Killer Instinct Can (And Probably Should) Be Purchased As A Complete Package

    Last week during E3, Killer Instinct was one of the many emotional roller coasters that took gamers for a ride. When it was announced during Microsoft's press conference, the contingent that had been clamoring for the series return erupted in applause. Then, things got a little weird. News started... More
  • Blog Post: Beyond Killer Instinct – What I'd Like To See From Rare

    If you were gaming in the mid-‘90s, it was tough to avoid Killer Instinct hype. Nintendo used the Midway-developed game (along with Cruis’n USA) to show off what its then-upcoming Nintendo 64 was capable of, even using it as a teaser at the end of a Donkey Kong Country promo tape . I played... More
  • Blog Post: My Top 10 Forgotten Favorites

    When I applied for a job here, in the additional skills section of my resume I very subtly placed the special ability, “able to beat Mega Man X in under two hours.” They didn’t put me on the spot, but if they had, I probably would have gotten nervous and died a lot fighting Sigma. I... More
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