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Killer Instinct: Season 2 begins on October 15

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 12, 2014 6:50am PDT

Purchase characters a la carte, bundled up, or as part of the Ultra Edition that comes with Killer Instinct 2 Classic.


"We have been waiting almost 18 years for KI, I think we can wait for a little Polish on Maya, ..."

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Killer Instinct retail pack coming September 23 with TJ Combo included

By Ozzie Mejia, Jul 31, 2014 10:55am PDT

The Killer Instinct: Combo Breaker Pack will hit stores on September 23 for Xbox One.


'Killer Instinct Classic 2' outed by ratings board

By Steve Watts, Jul 29, 2014 8:45am PDT

Killer Instinct appears to be getting another classic arcade port, as a ratings board has made a listing for "Killer Instinct Classic 2" on Xbox One.


Evo 2014: Re-visiting the final day of competition

By Ozzie Mejia, Jul 14, 2014 10:00am PDT

Sunday was an intense day of fighting game madness, from top to bottom, as we look back at the day's dramatic events.


"Niiice. Hopefully others will follow suit. It's embarrassing seeing 12 place finishers in DOTA ..."

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Iron Galaxy talks Killer Instinct: Season 2, adds Maya to the cast

By Ozzie Mejia, Jul 11, 2014 2:45pm PDT

Killer Instinct: Season 2 getting Maya, new combos


Killer Instinct now in the hands of Divekick developer

By Andrew Yoon, Mar 27, 2014 9:30am PDT

Microsoft said it was looking for a new development partner for KI, and it appears they've landed one: Iron Galaxy Studios, best known for their work on Divekick.


"but then how else would you execute zillion hit combos with three button presses?"

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Killer Instinct patch to fix Spinal crash and broken 'Jail' system

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 20, 2014 12:45pm PST

Spinal's debut in Killer Instinct was marred by bugs and crashes. The next update promises to fix these issues, including the 'Jail' issues and crashes caused by Spinal's teleport move.


Killer Instinct debuts Spinal with new rage quit rules

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 31, 2014 7:15am PST

Spinal makes his debut in Killer Instinct today and he brings along with him some new rules aimed at deterring rage quitters.


"definitely! Too bad xbone doesnt tell me when people are online. I have to open seperate ..."

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Killer Instinct tags Thunder in as free-to-play character

By Steve Watts, Jan 24, 2014 7:15am PST

Killer Instinct has swapped out it's free-to-play character again, this time offering Thunder.


Killer Instinct review: Combo Broken

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 18, 2013 6:00am PST

Microsoft and Double Helix make a valiant effort to revive the Killer Instinct franchise, but this Xbox One launch title sadly suffers from a lack of variety and game modes.


"Would love to have the original Killer Instinct arcade and N64 games on Wii U."

- Kolzig73 see all 37 comments

Microsoft gives away free Xbox One systems and Killer Instinct games to select fans

By Andrew Yoon, Nov 06, 2013 11:00am PST

Check your inbox, Xbox folks. Microsoft may have dropped a nice surprise for you over the evening.


"Another website had mentioned a required gamerscore of at least 75,000. After that though it ..."

- Psydswipe see all 32 comments

Killer Instinct Pin Ultimate Edition leaks Fulgore

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 04, 2013 2:00pm PST

Killer Instinct's Pin Ultimate Edition has pulled the curtain back on the game's eighth character: the fearsome robot, Fulgore.


Killer Instinct 'Pin Ultimate' edition includes characters and pins

By Steve Watts, Oct 15, 2013 12:30pm PDT

Killer Instinct is getting a special "Pin Ultimate" edition that includes all the season one characters, costumes, accessories, and some collectible pins in a limited edition package.


"So the New Killer Instinct has good music and the classic announcer which is awesome! Now the ..."

- DandySlayer see all 5 comments

Killer Instinct introduces Sadira, re-debuts Orchid

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 20, 2013 4:15pm PDT

Killer Instinct has debuted a brand new fighter named Sadira, while also teasing the addition of classic femme fatale Orchid.


"Well at least those are remixes... Did they say the classic KI soundtrack would be included. ..."

- DandySlayer see all 19 comments

Killer Instinct 'Season Two' planned for 2014

By Andrew Yoon, Aug 27, 2013 8:00am PDT

If all goes according to plan, Microsoft wants to launch a second season of DLC characters for Killer Instinct in 2014.


"This seems like the 8th-gen console equivalent of what Capcom did with Street Fighter IV, except ..."

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