RETRO Video Game Magazine, Issue 07 2015, Mortal Kombat, Fighting Games
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ARE YOU READY TO RUMBLE?!?! We celebrate all things Mortal Kombat and the release of MKX with this special fighting-game themed edition of RETRO Videogame Magazine. From exploring the evolution of the famous franchise to going one-on-one with series co-creator Ed Boon, Mortal Kombat fans will find plenty of reasons to form a FRIENDSHIP with Issue #7. Plus, we explore the history of fighting games and deliver up-close looks at franchises like Samurai Shodown, Soulcalibur, Virtua Fighter and many, many more!FEATURES
- History of Fighting Games - Patrick Miller plays professor as he offers up a crash course on the icons of the fighting game genre.
- Mortal Kombat Retrospective – Brady Fiechter brings Mortal Kombat fans back to the gory glory days of the now-famous franchise.
- Samurai Shodown Retrospective – David Craddock contemplates the impact of the often overlooked Samurai Showdown series.
- Making Mortal Kombat – Warren Davis gets animated in his analysis of the daring digitization that made Mortal Kombat so unique.
- Capcom vs. Data East – Michael Thomasson provides legendary author Bill Kunkel's account of the controversial legal case between Capcom and Data East.
- Rise From Your Grave - Give your fightstick the classic American arcade feel.
- Arcade Archives – What's it like operating an arcade in 2015?
- Joust Pinball – Why Joust Pinball never took flight.
- Homebrew Heaven – Why homebrew gaming is completely awesome and rather complex.
- Schwag Bag – We feature the schwag that's worth fighting for.
- High 5 - Five fighting bosses hated for being too good at their job.
- Global Gamer Japan – It's time to step inside Japan's Yo-Kai Watch craze.
- bal Gamer U.K. – Discover why gamers are gathering all around the U.K.
- Primal Rage 2 Unleashed – We unurth (pun intended) the cancelled sequel.
- A Salute to Soulcalibur – Why innovation has been the series' best weapon.
- The Victorious Virtua Fighter - Often overlooked, but never overshadowed.
- Mortal Kombat X – Ten reasons why you should be excited to play MKX.
- The Reactor – What industry insiders think about the difficulty of creating new fighting games.
- Greatest Console Videogames – Where COMBAT ranks on the list of greatest console games.
- Rock the Block – Discover why game music fans can't miss out on the latest Nerd Block.
- Retro Rarities - Discover a colorful, fast-paced fighting game for the Neo Geo.
- Proving Grounds – Feeling hardcore? Embrace the challenge and adventure of Wizardry.
- Kohler's Collect-A-Thon – Mastering Sega's System from a collecting perspective.
- Origin Stories – Understanding the influence of Karateka.
- Celebrity RETRO – UFC Flyweight Champ Demetrious "Mighty Mouse" Johnson talks fighting games.
- Suikoden II - Find out why Konami's classic RPG has stood the test of time.
- Seanbaby vs. The World – Stories never meant to be told with bouncing balls.
- Experience Points – A comical look at the concerns of fighting game fans throughout the years.
- Shovel Knight - Robert Workman talks to Yacht Club Games about all things Shovel Knight as the celebrated game comes to PlayStation and Xbox platforms.
- Seth Killian – Daniel Kayser chats with a true fighting game revolutionary, Seth Killian, about creating the EVO Championship series, arcade memories, and more.
- Ed Boon – Our EIC goes one-on-one with Mortal Kombat co-creator Ed Boon to discuss the creation and evolution of the industry's most killer franchise.
- Street Fighter 5
- Tekken 7
- Tekken X Street Fighter
- Smash Bros. 64
- Marvel vs. Capcom
- Battle Arena Toshinden
- Bushido Blade
- Street Fighter
- Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: The Fighting Edition
- The Bilestoad
- Garou: Mark of the Wolves
- Guilty Gear XRD
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