Killer Instinct Series News


The Killer Instinct World Cup will return in 2017

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 31, 2016 8:21pm PST

The first Killer Instinct World Cup was a rousing success, so Iron Galaxy and company are ready to do it all again next year!


Killer Instinct teases a Halo character for Season 3

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 30, 2016 10:34pm PST

Master Chief may be good at finishing fights, but it's looking like the Arbiter is about to start a whole new one.


Killer Instinct Season 3 rebalance patch includes stagger, flip outs, no unbreakables, and more

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 30, 2016 1:00pm PST

Prior to revealing Kim Wu, Iron Galaxy discussed the many, many, many changes coming to Killer Instinct Season 3. Have I mentioned there are a lot of changes?


Kim Wu will bring the spirit of the dragon to Killer Instinct Season 3

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 30, 2016 12:13pm PST

During a special panel at this year's Killer Instinct World Cup, Iron Galaxy revealed the latest character set to debut during the upcoming Season 3.


Killer Instinct 2.13 patch will assist newcomers with Combo Assist Mode

By Ozzie Mejia, Dec 22, 2015 10:47am PST

Learning the combo-heavy stylings of Killer Instinct can be intimidating, which is something Iron Galaxy is hoping to address with tonight's 2.13 update.


Xbox Games with Gold January 2016 includes Killer Instinct, Deus Ex, and more

By Daniel Perez, Dec 21, 2015 8:22am PST

Microsoft's Games with Gold for January 2016 has been revealed.


"Nice line up, I wonder when KI will be heading over to the PC?"

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Killer Instinct's Shadow Jago steps out of the darkness today

By Ozzie Mejia, Dec 03, 2015 11:26am PST

After raising over $100,000 for charity, the Killer Instinct community has accomplished its goal of making Shadow Jago an unlockable character.


Killer Instinct celebrates 2 years with UI update and December release for Shadow Jago

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 23, 2015 10:33am PST

Two years have passed since Killer Instinct debuted alongside the Xbox One and Iron Galaxy is looking to celebrate with a new update, an update on a certain character, and even some giveaways.


"Nice, when is season three going to start rolling out with new Chars? Will it be same time ..."

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Getting a Rash: Hands-on with Killer Instinct's new Battletoad

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 05, 2015 2:00pm PDT

Old-school players were given a treat yesterday when Microsoft and Killer Instinct invited Rash to Iron Galaxy's fighter. How does he handle? Shacknews went hands-on to find out.


"Holy shit season 3 is real! Man I am so happy this is happening. Nice Rash looks really cool ..."

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EVO 2015: Iron Galaxy recalls Killer Instinct: Season 2 and reveals new Shadow Jago moves

By Ozzie Mejia, Jul 17, 2015 3:00pm PDT

With Season 2 behind them, Iron Galaxy came to Evo 2015 to recall everything that went into their year-long tenure with Killer Instinct. They'll also look into the future with some upcoming changes for Shadow Jago.


"Looks like Im going to start collecting dolls at 40. I need them figures!!!!"

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Killer Instinct on PC features cross-platform play and purchases

By Daniel Perez, Jun 17, 2015 7:31am PDT

When Killer Instinct is released on PC, PC owners will be able to take on Xbox One fighters as well as enjoy all of their previously purchased goods.


"Same here man! Can't wait to try out Hisako. Coolest new character design I've seen in a ..."

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Fight your shadow in the Killer Instinct update hitting Xbox One

By Tad Huempfner, May 29, 2015 3:15pm PDT

New DLC for the arcade fighter introduces Shadows Mode to the franchise.


"I thought this was some sort of test post where someone just banged on the keyboard in the ..."

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Killer Instinct ends Season 2 with an Aria this Friday

By Ozzie Mejia, May 27, 2015 5:20pm PDT

Iron Galaxy is ready to call Season Two of Killer Instinct a wrap by unveiling the game's latest trailer, debuting the final character, the malevolent AI known as Aria.


"Man Aria looks awesome I love her design very cool, I hope they do season 3 "

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Killer Instinct gets haunted by Hisako today

By Ozzie Mejia, Mar 27, 2015 10:20am PDT

Hisako is looking to avenge her family's murder by destroying any and all Killer Instinct competitors. They'll all feel her rage, starting today.


Killer Instinct PAX East panel reveals Hisako, Shadows, and story mode details

By Ozzie Mejia, Mar 07, 2015 5:20pm PST

Iron Galaxy sees dead people. Specifically, it sees Hisako, the latest warrior to join the Killer Instinct roster, and debuted her in front of a capacity crowd at PAX East.