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Virtua Fighter 5: Final Showdown headed to XBLA and PSN in summer 2012

The pioneering Virtua Fighter series hasn't seen a release in North America since 2007. Sega just announced plans to bring the latest version of Virtua Fighter 5 over -- as a downloadable game. Virtua Fighter 5: Final Showdown is based on the 2010 arcade version, which adds new costume options,...

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Virtua Fighter 5: Final Showdown arcade machine is Twitter-enabled

Sega recently announced a surprising feature for the Virtua Fighter 5: Final Showdown arcade installations which will soon populate Japanese arcades. According to Versus City's translation of the announcement, players will be able to link their VF.net profiles to their Twitter accounts, which will...

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New trailer for Virtua Fighter 5 Final Showdown -- no fooling

After effectively tricking us with its April Fools' trailer, Sega has released some more authentic footage of Virtua Fighter 5: Final Showdown, the latest update to Sega's 3D arcade fighter. If nothing else, the video (posted after the break) proves that Sega knows how to make a fighting game...

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April Fools: Virtua Fighter parodies Street Fighter/Tekken

Have you ever pondered what it would be like to blend Sega's super technical Virtua Fighter series with Street Fighter or Tekken? Well, ponder no more, as Sega has provided us with an answer. The end result would look something like the video embedded after the break, in which the company unveils...

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Sega finally shows Virtua Fighter 5 Final Showdown

As the AOU 2010 expo gets underway at Tokyo's Makuhari Messe (also home to the annual Tokyo Game Show), Sega is showing its latest coin-op iteration of Virtua Fighter, called Virtua Fighter 5 Final Showdown. (Or: Virtua Fighter 5 Probably Not Really the Final Showdown Because the Game is Still...

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Virtua Fighter 5, FIFA Street 3 kick Games on Demand in the face

Because both games involve flying feet, get it? Anyhway, Major Nelson has informed the masses that both Virtua Fighter 5 and FIFA Street 3 have landed on Xbox Live's Games on Demand service. As usual, both games are only available in certain regions. Virtua Fighter 5 is confined to Japan, Hong...

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Tomonobu Itagaki returns with new team, new game, same badass attitude

During a recent interview with 1UP, ex-Tecmo employee and leather lover Tomonobu Itagaki (along with comrades Hiroaki Matsui, Katsunori Ehara, and Yoshifuru Okamoto) iterated that he is returning to gaming, and will be backed up by a brand new team on a project for a future game. Unfortunately, we...

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Sega: No plans for Virtua Fighter 5 PS3 patch

As of late, Sega hasn't been very kind to PS3 owning fighting fans. First, Sega spurned online support for the PS3 version of Virtua Fighter 5, instead offering full online play for the game's Xbox 360 version. More recently, however, Sega released a patch for the 360 title that improved several...

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Virtua Fighter 5 update on 360 brings saved replays, pants

X3F reports that SEGA has launched an auto-update for Virtua Fighter 5 on the Xbox 360. The update includes various bug fixes, and minor tweaks to the online gameplay experience. Most notably, however, the update adds the ability to save replays from online matches, and select pants for your...

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Virtua Fighter 5 update adds video replay saves

Today, SEGA announced and launched a new auto update via Xbox Live for Virtua Fighter 5 that's aimed at bringing a few minor changes to enhance your VF5 experience. Changes including the ability to save online replay videos after a fight, a re-worked costume system, the ability to see your...

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