The Xbox might not have lots of fighting games, but it does have Killer Instinct. The question is, where's the series going?
Iron Galaxy should come back to continue this. They did a really good job with pickup the mantle from Double Helix. With more IP's to draw influence from... I'm sure they could make an even bigger follow-up.
I was curious to see if they'd maybe look to someone like Yoshinori Ono to head up a new Japanese studio focused on fighters. I think there's value to having a studio solely focused on maybe 2 or 3 fighter series. Look at Arc's output with their 120 or so person staff. MS could easily justify that kind of team. There's value in having a focus on fighters for their exclusive library. Here's my thoughts: New team makes a new KI. Same team also makes a new hand drawn 2d fighter IP. Fund a deal with Sega to do the new Virtua Fighter.
I personally hope Microsoft creates a new studio. Hire ex Double Helix, Iron Galaxy and NetherRealm Studios, then Microsoft can have a permanent video game studio, to work on Killer Instinct or other fighter games.
Exactly. Why aren't they just creating a new team to focus solely on KI and try to get some of the top people who made the last one to come on board. The core leadership team at MS is still intact on the project.
Killer instinct is decent but there's way better fighting games out there. Killer Instinct is a simple fighting game with no depth and also forgettable
It's a button smasher
You must be joking.
I've played better fighting games. Killer Instinct is average at best
Pulling off 100+ combos how does the game have no depth? It's funny you think your opinions matter when it comes to Xbox related stuff. I think that's the biggest joke of all.
I didn't know this was an Xbox exclusive 🤔
Simple fighting games deserve their own spotlight though. Not everything needs to be overly complicated to be fun or popular with FGC
That's exactly what you say when you don't understand the game.
I understand Mortal Kombat, Soul Calibur, Street Fighter, Dead or Alive, Tekken, and so on
Ummmm... What? You've never touched this game, or this series have you?
I've touched it plenty but again there's way better fighting games out there imo
You clearly have no idea what you are talking about. Ki has a massive following and it's a pretty complex game when you get to a certain level, but novices can also have fun pulling large conbos. Maybe this is why are are confused.
It must be Iron Galaxy and Adam Heart, who was the lead combat designer dude. They nailed it so hard and need to return.
Lol last I played this was n64, 20 yrs ago. Microsoft owns the license?? Huh til
The number of actually powerful IPs Microsoft sits on is ridiculous. Killer Instinct Conker Banjo Kazooie Mechassault (yes!) Crimson Skies I think they all should be revived. I am glad they did that with Perfect Dark. But yeah, these games alone would need another 5 gaming studios. That might be too much to ask for.
There's even so many more than this. When are we going to get a Blinx sequel damn it. I make a joke, but I'd happily play a new one. They also never should have cancelled the new Phantom Dust. Even Brute Force
If bubsy can get a reboot after all these years... blinx deserves one as well.
You blasphemer bug snacks has nothing on Viva Piñata
I mean considering all the IP that Xbox now owns, they could have a pretty killer roster for a fighting game.
if Microsoft can get the crew from former Double Helix to make a Killer Instinct 2, it would be awesome super cool guys that actually loved the game
There was a KI tournament a week ago what are you talking about?
Out of nowhere, they start talking KI just to make an article....smh You can play this game all day..What's going on with Donkey Kong? What's going on with Metroid? What's going on with whatever game that you haven't seen in a while
It was doomed when it became an Xbox exclusive.
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