With a new Killer Instinct on its way to the Xbox One there might be some hope for these games to make it to the next gen consoles. Here's 7 games that most definitely need to be revived.
More than a bit criminal that Boshido Blade only appeared on the PS1 in its true form. That kind of game style should have only been developed further. Edit: Also: BRING BACK 2D GAMING! Sprites!
.... there are far too few of those being made. Would LOVE a new sprite-based Street Fighter Alpha game (SFA4). Nice list btw. Personally, I would like to add a new Ranma 1/2 game (that show is awesome), as well as a pretty unknown game for the SNES, Taekwondo.
Wow, Ranma 1/2 and Taekwondo? You've literally scrapped the bottom of the obscure bucket. I've never personally played Street Fighter Alpha (Unless you count the GBA one, which my copy was bootleg version from Mexico), but I did admire the art style. Something about the SNK vs Capcom art style that was just too....eh.
after what i've seen KI on X1 has nothing to do with what KI used to be. it feels more like "Street Fighter Instinct 4" with those graphics and gameplay. I like this list, Rival Schools was amazing and so was Power Stone!! That was the true Capcom right there! I'm disappointed Tobal and Ehrgeiz aren't in that list.. SquareEnix at its best as well
CvS2 had bad art but the first CvS had epic art! And yeah, that new Killer Instinct looks ultra crap.
I'd love a new Ranma fighting game. It'll never happen, but it'd be great. The PS1 3D fighting game was pretty bad, but at least it had the transformations :)
Tobal 3 please! I still have my Tobal 2 Japanese import for my modded day one PS1 console. Unlike consoles this generation, it still works as if it's a new product. I remember beating Tobal 2 with the character CHACO hahaha! She wakes up on a space ship, the alarm/siren is going off, she gets up, Boobs swinging and all, grabs suit and runs out the door hahaha! I was stunned, and ever since then always purchased Japanese import PS games. Although, I just setup a Japanese PSN account to play import demos/games now a days. So convenient. http://youtu.be/fYkvpG2g3A4 Another Japanese PS1 fighting game I still have in my collection is Shin Sangokumusou, aka Dynasty Warriors. Unlike the sequels, the first game in the series was a fighting game. They could always go back to that genre with this franchise, but I doubt it as it hasn't happened in over a decade. http://youtu.be/qg1di_rkods Furthermore, my favorite Japanese PLAYSTATION 1 fighter in my collection is titled (Asuka 120% BURNING Fest Excellent). Not sure if any of you have played it as well, but it was a great Japanese fighter for the time. I'm curious to see if it's on the jap PSN store? YouTube footage below http://www.youtube.com/watc...
bring back 2D sprites? They are here in the form of KOF13 and Blazblue. Skullgirls and Arcana Heart 3 are sprite based too.
Primal Rage. Weapon Master. Bloody Roar. Eternal Champions. Clay Fighter. If any knows about those. Tell me im wrong......
Add in Tao Feng: Fist of the Lotus, Ultra Vortex, Fight For Life, Shaq FU, Kasumi Ninja, 3D Ballz, Rise of Robots. Wait, I thought we are talking about the 7 fighting games that we shouldn't bring back? Wrong thread, my bad.
I remember searching everywhere for Ultra Vortek for my Atari jaguar. Could never find it, but it wasn't an error on my behalf. It was that there weren't many retailers that sold Jaguar titles in my area. That explains why I only have Alien vs Predator, Raiden and Dragon the Bruce Lee Story still in my possession hahaha!
primal rage with next gen graphics\mechanics could be awesome
all i want is arcade perfect version of super street fighter II turbo for the PSN. not that hd remix bullcrap
Battle Arena Toshinden Tobal Fighting Vipers Fatal Fury Art of Fighting World Heroes Voltage Fighter Gowcaizer The Last Blade Street Fighter EX Red Earth Capcom Fighting Jam Capcom vs SNK SNK vs Capcom Cyberbots Darkstalkers Jojo's Bizarre Adventure Waku Waku 7 Ehrgeiz These are some fighting games that can still be revived. I want to list some doujinshi fighting games but the chances are very very slim.
I keep saying Battle Arena Toshinden, forgot about Fighting Vipers....... how about Time Killers.
Don't forget Rival School and Sega's Fighter Megamix. Man, those were the days when Arcade fighters once ruled the earth! Sadly, just like platformers, they are getting less and less popular among today's gaming crowd. With the success of Injustice and with the upcoming revival of Killer Instinct, hopefully the genre will return to its former glory soon.
Oh god, did you really just say Time Killers!?
Samurai Showdown is still being made every now and then for arcades, the latest ones where 3D·
Samurai Showdown 1-6 http://www.amazon.com/gp/pr...
One Must Fall
Would love to see.... SFA4 Bushido Blade 3 StreetFighter 5 (we'll most likely see this game 2015-2016)
With Gouken being brought to SF4, i hope they will go into the true origin of Shotokan, and make the final boss of SF5 be the trainer of Gouken and Gouki. Would be cool if a totally insane kung fu shotokan would pose a thread to the street fighter universe.
I've been wanting to see Master Goutetsu (gouken and gouki's sensai) as a final boss for those two for quite some time with his dojo as the background stage, also the fighting style isn't shotokan it's Ansatsuken (Assassin's / Murderous Fist/ Satsui No Hadou).
As much as I'm a fan of many of the games named here, and much more, I've been thinking that rather than revive another old franchise, fighting games need a complete break and a fresh start. Gamers have changed and so many of them can't deal with the steep learning curve these older games have. What the genre needs is a true beginner's fighting game, one that will extend its appeal to even beyond the average gamer. Smash Bros. is the closest we have to something like that now, but Smash diverges too much from conventional 2 player competition for my taste. I want to be hopeful for Divekick but as accessible as it looks, other aspects of it make it seem very niche. Generally I think a proper 'beginner's' fighting game should help people learn the technical details, such as executing fireballs and linking and all that. Contrary to UltraDavid, I think casuals need to get acculturated into the basics of fighting games better before they get into competitive play. Otherwise, all casual fighting games will be Divekick.
I miss Bloody Roar alot! I got 1 and 2 on my PS3 though so at least i got those to play.
Bring back ClayFighter!
Bring back one of the most underrated games from the original Xbox. Iron Phoenix!!! Made by Sammy Studios, right before they changed their name to now High Moon Studios. Iron Phoenix was a open level 3D fighter with 16 players! It was a damn shame that not much people played it. Now with better technology from Xbox One and PS4 a Sequel to Iron Phoenix, or a reboot will turn this game into a must buy. Checkout this trailer: http://www.youtube.com/watc... Checkout this gameplay footage: http://www.youtube.com/watc... Man! High Moon right now can make this into such an awesome game with current and next gen. I personal thought this was the best fighter I ever played on any system period!
Rival Schools... though I don't know how much I trust Capcom to not half half the roster as DLC.
Last Blade 1 & 2 on the Neo Geo were very good. I'd also like to see Killer Instant remade or a sequel, no not this crap new one where you have to buy each character separate, no thank you.
Clayfighter, Fighters Destiny, Dark Rift, Power Stone and Bloody Roar.
Bored with fighting games lately. They haven't evolved quite like the other genres. Power Stone was a step in the right direction though. I want 3!
cannot wait for SF5
Power Stone with updated visuals would be fucking bad ass!
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