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Gamescom 2015: Killer Instinct Season 3 confirmed, Battletoads guest character playable today

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Announced at the Xbox Gamescom briefing, Killer instinct will be getting another season, starting March 2016. Just a couple of months ago, Season 2 came to an end, bringing a handful of old and new fighters; more stages and themes; and features including a revamped story-mode and ‘shadows’, and it goes without saying that Iron Galaxy have done an amazing job with the franchise. I’m proud to announce that Killer Instinct Season 3 […]

E3 2014: TJ Combo announced for Killer Instinct Season 2

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During the Pre-E3 show, Microsoft revealed that TJ Combo will kick start Killer Instinct Season 2, including a release window of Holiday 2014. The teaser trailer shows off Combo and his stage, looking to be a rush-down character with some grapple moves as well. Nothing else was shown but its great to see Season 2 in development, with one of the fan favourites starting off the next roster of characters, […]

Killer Instinct: Orchid revealed, Spinal teased

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IGN and Double Helix Studios set up a 2-hour stream, showcasing the fan favourite Orchid, and a handful of new features coming to the game this November. Orchid is a rushdown character that uses a mixture of classic and new special moves, resulting in really intense in-your-face combat. Source: IGN Orchid’s moveset is more offense than defense, having her classic Flik Flak cartwheel and a new slide, as well as […]

Killer Instinct: Pricing Details + 5th Character Reveal

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During Gamescom, Double Helix and Microsoft announced Killer Instinct’s pricing structure for the Xbox One this November. There will be 6 characters available at launch, with another 2 being released a few months after, and for those who get the Ultra Edition, will also get an emulated version of the original Killer Instinct Arcade game. It was also confirmed that there will be character skins and accessories (small features that […]

Killer Instinct: Chief Thunder Revealed

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Double Helix Games and IGN released the reveal trailer for Chief Thunder in the upcoming Killer Instinct game.In the video we finally see Thunder’s new character design, the previous game he appeared in was the very first Killer instinct in 1994, so there has been a lot of design and story changes for Thunder. We also take a look at the process of designing Thunder’s play style, special moves and […]

Killer Instinct: Behind the Scenes at Double Helix Studios

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Killer Instinct was announced at E3 last month, and was one of the biggest games to be revealed at the Microsoft press conference. The original creators Rare, unfortunately won’t be working on the reboot of the franchise, but luckily we have developers Double Helix who are definitely right for the job. Dedicated to work alongside the KI community and bring the best experience, Double Helix show us how passionate they are […]

Who won E3 – Sony or Microsoft?

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E3 2013 is finally here with Microsoft going head to head with Sony in a battle of supremacy over the next-gen consoles. So lets to a look at the positives and negatives of both of today’s conferences.

E3 2013: Killer Instinct exclusive to Xbox One

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It was announced at today’s Microsoft E3 conference that a Killer Instinct would be an Xbox One exclusive. FINALLY! After 17 years of waiting for a follow up to Rare’s Killer Instinct Gold, KI fans can rejoice with this awesome reboot. Phil Spencer from Microsoft Studios teased last week that a “historic IP” from Rare might make an appearance at E3. With rumours of a new Banjo Kazooie, Conker and […]

Microsoft Renews Killer Instinct Trademark

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KI fans rejoice! Microsoft has renewed its trademark for the classic, 90s fighting game. After waiting for a decade and a half, we can now look forward to a possible remastered version for Xbox Arcade, or even a long-awaited sequel. Did I mention Killer Instinct on the SNES was my favourite game of all time? Announced on Microsoft’s PlayXBLA, the company’s ‘legal eagles’ authorized this statement about the KI franchise “We have […]