San Diego Comic-Con News Roundup

San Diego Comic-Con always brings the buzz from all sides of the entertainment world, and fighting games are no exception. Here are some of our favorite reveals and trailers from the big event.

Nightwing and Cyborg Revealed for Injustice: Gods Among Us

We’re already super excited for Netherrealm’s upcoming over-the-top DC Comics brawler, and seeing Nightwing and Cyborg in action has us even more tantalized. Nightwing looks like a nimble fighter that can turn his staff into two smaller weapons, while Cyborg looks like a gadget-heavy bruiser that brings MK9′s Jax and UMvC3′s Spencer to mind.

JoJo’s Bizzare Adventure HD Remix Coming Next Month

Capcom used SDCC as an opportunity to announce that their cult-classic fighter JoJo’s Bizzare Adventure would be getting the HD Remix treatment. The rerelease will hit PSN and Xbox Live in late August for $19.99 and should have the typical online functionality of Capcom’s recent fighting game revivals. Rejoice, JoJo fans!

Street Fighter Live-Action TV Series Coming Next Year

Capcom also revealed that they are teaming with Assassin’s Fist LTD to produce Street Fighter: Assassin’s Fist, a live-action TV series following the journey of Ryu and Ken. It’s being worked on by the people who made the fantastic Street Fighter: Legacy clip seen below, so fans can expect some wonderfully choreographed fights with beautiful special effects.

The creators are promising the best live-action adaptation of Street Fighter yet, which shouldn’t be too difficult considering the last one looked like this:


Lastly, and this isn’t really fighting game related, but it’s pretty awesome to see Deadpool finally get his own video game. Do you think UMvC3 helped spark a resurgence in popularity for the merc with a mouth?