Killer Instinct Series News


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.


Killer Instinct introduces Ranked Leagues with 2.4 update

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 26, 2015 2:20pm PST

Killer Instinct is set to receive its 2.4 update tomorrow and it will usher in the game's new Ranked Leagues. Today, Iron Galaxy offers more details as to what these entail.


Killer Instinct's Aganos continues his hunt on February 27

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 20, 2015 1:40pm PST

A release date has been issued for Killer Instinct's massive war golem, along with a new trailer. And of course, with that trailer comes to tease for KI's next fighter.


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Killer Instinct's Aganos breaks down the walls in developer stream

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 13, 2015 2:50pm PST

Iron Galaxy previously teased the massive golem Aganos as its next character, but just how will he play? The Killer Instinct developer jumps on Twitch for the answer.


Killer Instinct unveils war golem Aganos for next 2.4 update

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 05, 2015 10:05pm PST

Killer Instinct's 2.4 update isn't coming for another couple of weeks, but Iron Galaxy has unveiled the game's next character: the massive war golem Aganos.


"It could be so much more, I am disappointed with Omen I don't understand why they did not just ..."

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Killer Instinct 2.3 patch notes prepare for Omen's arrival

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 27, 2015 2:00pm PST

Omen is set to make his debut in Killer Instinct, so Iron Galaxy is releasing the patch notes for the upcoming 2.3 update.


Killer Instinct Classic gets online play tonight

By Ozzie Mejia, Dec 23, 2014 10:00am PST

Merry Christmas to all Killer Instinct Ultra Edition owners, who are about to see the original arcade classic get online play.


"It's probably not the SNES version. I would hope it's the original arcade version, which had ..."

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Killer Instinct gets prehistoric with Riptor on Wednesday

By Ozzie Mejia, Dec 15, 2014 2:00pm PST

The demonic dinosaur Riptor makes her return to Killer Instinct this Wednesday for Ultra Edition owners of Killer Instinct.


Killer Instinct 2.2 patch reveals new balance changes

By Ozzie Mejia, Dec 11, 2014 2:35pm PST

A helping of Killer Instinct characters are about to get balanced for the game's upcoming 2.2 patch. Check out who's getting buffed and who's getting nerfed.


"There were only 4 full weeks in November. So we're talking over 70 hours a week of work on her ..."

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Killer Instinct lead combat designer discusses Kan-Ra

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 28, 2014 2:00pm PST

Killer Instinct received its next Season 2 character earlier this week. To learn more about first-time combatant Kan-Ra, Shacknews reached out to Iron Galaxy to ask about his origins, his combos, and his play style.


Killer Instinct Season 2 adds Kan-Ra this Monday

By Daniel Perez, Nov 21, 2014 8:45am PST

A new character will soon be unleashed this coming Monday as Kan-Ra will be looking to find suitable specimens for his dark sorcery.


"I will always believe Ken & Ryu came from Kenshiro and Ra-oh."

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Killer Instinct trailer prepares for tomorrow's Season 2, teases new fighters

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 14, 2014 10:05am PDT

If you're looking for a new trailer to pump you up for tomorrow's Killer Instinct: Season 2, you can find that here. If you're looking to start speculating on new characters, you can find that in this trailer, too.


"Is there really enough room in the fighting game world for more than 1 or 2 big/popular titles? ..."

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Killer Instinct: Season 2's Maya hunts for prey in new trailer

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 19, 2014 11:10am PDT

Maya hunts down some new prey in the latest Killer Instinct: Season 2 trailer and Iron Galaxy teases an all-new original addition to the roster.


Killer Instinct lead combat designer talks Season 2, Combo, Maya, and more

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 02, 2014 11:00am PDT

Iron Galaxy lead combat designer Adam "Keits" Heart talks to Shacknews about what's coming in Killer Instinct: Season 2, offering details on balance tweaks, TJ Combo, Maya, and how the game will evolve over the course of the coming months.


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