Autumn Games News


Skullgirls 2nd Encore impressions: sterling second act

By Ozzie Mejia, Jul 07, 2015 12:00pm PDT

Lab Zero Games has brought its sleekly animated fighter to PlayStation 4 with a slew of new features. Does this director's cut of sorts still hold up against the original? Our impressions.


"We just played the Skullgirls on the PC last night and damn, the animation is pretty incredible. ..."

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Skullgirls Encore smells what Beowulf is cooking today on PS3

By Ozzie Mejia, Apr 17, 2015 7:00am PDT

Skullgirls Encore is getting one of its most unique combatants yet today, with the addition of pro wrestler extraordinaire, Beowulf.


Skullgirls Encore introduces Eliza to PC and PS3 on September 30

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 24, 2014 2:30pm PDT

Eliza walks like an Egyptian onto Skullgirls Encore this coming Tuesday.


Skullgirls Encore coming to PS4 and Vita, new characters discussed

By Ozzie Mejia, Jul 12, 2014 12:45pm PDT

Skullgirls will make its way to PS4 and Vita, with Lab Zero debuting new characters at Evo.


Skullgirls Encore on Xbox 360 awaiting compatibility pack for bug fixes

By Ozzie Mejia, Apr 21, 2014 1:30pm PDT

Skullgirls on Xbox 360 is in the middle of making the transition to Skullgirls Encore, but a new title update's arrival has left the game in a nearly-unplayable state, since the accompanying compatibility pack is currently running through Microsoft.


Big Band marches onto Skullgirls Encore on Tuesday

By Ozzie Mejia, Apr 18, 2014 1:15pm PDT

The humongous hulk of harmony, Big Band, will bring a male presence to Skullgirls Encore for the first time this Tuesday when arrives in a free update on PS3 and PC.


"This one is even crazier https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GSAaz47YmGs"

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Skullgirls Encore debuts palette-swap Fukua

By Ozzie Mejia, Apr 01, 2014 3:30pm PDT

Lab Zero Games are some merry pranksters, debuting a new Skullgirls Encore character named Fukua, a clear palette-swap of Filia, in what's pretty clearly an April Fools joke. Isn't it?


"Well, I've been paying attention to fighting games a bit lately. I just picked up BlazBlue: ..."

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Skullgirls Encore re-enters PS3 arena on February 11

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 08, 2014 2:00pm PST

With its publisher woes behind them, Skullgirls is ready to return to the console arena. Skullgirls Encore will hit PlayStation 3 on Tuesday, February 11, with the Xbox Live Arcade version to release shortly after.


"As a note, anyone with the original Skullgirls will be getting Encore for free. As far as MikeZ ..."

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Skullgirls teaches typing with 'Typing of the Skullgirls' mode

By Alice O'Connor, Dec 23, 2013 6:00am PST

Whether on a physical keyboard or a pocket phone screen, it seems typing is one of 2013's biggest crazes. Why, I'm typing these words right now! Video games are catching onto this retro trend too, as Sega dropped The Typing of the Dead Overkill, and now Skullgirls is joining...


"Yeah, those players were friends of mine. The really baffling thing is that they streamed DOA ..."

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Skullgirls publisher switch brings console hiccups

By Alice O'Connor, Dec 18, 2013 6:15am PST

Skullgirls is in for a bumpy spell at the end of the year as it switches publishers, being temporarily delisted from the Xbox Live Marketplace and PlayStation Store before returning as Skullgirls Encore. What exactly this means for its players, and any DLC they own, depends ...


Skullgirls for PC coming in August

By Andrew Yoon, Jul 15, 2013 6:00am PDT

Skullgirls, the cult 2D fighter, is finally coming to PC next month.


Skullgirls crowd-funding hits snag with PayPal

By Steve Watts, Apr 23, 2013 9:30am PDT

Skullgirls studio Lab Zero hit a snag with cashing in its crowd-funds, as PayPal was reluctant to release the money for fear that dissatisfied customers would ask for a chargeback.


"I'm aware of at least a couple self entitled assholes on Eventhubs who pulled their donations ..."

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Skullgirls crowd-funding ends at $830K, multiple new characters coming

By Steve Watts, Mar 28, 2013 11:00am PDT

Skullgirls' crowd-funding effort ended at nearly $830,000, reaching the stretch goals for several new characters, voice packs, and new stages.


"Also, assigning hit boxes to the characters so the moves work, scripting how the moves work, ..."

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Skullgirls crowdfunding new characters

By Alice O'Connor, Feb 27, 2013 6:00am PST

Shutting down the team behind a game usually spells more than a mite of trouble for a game, but Skullgirls is recovering nicely after Reverge Labs laid off its makers last June. The team reformed as Lab Zero Games, is working on a PC version, and is now receiving huge sums o...


Skullgirls finds PC publisher, coming in four months

By Steve Watts, Feb 01, 2013 9:45am PST

Autumn Games has signed a deal with Marvelous AQL to publish Skullgirls on PC. The developer plans to start work on it in the next few weeks, and estimates it will take four months to complete.


"I'm slightly scared about what service they'll demand for online play (please be Steamworks), ..."

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