Uh-oh, Superman's got a strop-on and wants to reign supreme over Earth! But from this surprisingly grim storyline blossoms one of the most invigorating and fresh beat 'em ups in recent memory
After a break of almost four years on home consoles, Soul Calibur V brings the popular weapons-based historical fantasy fighting series up to date with a new story, returning and fresh characters, refined battle systems, improved visuals, plus expanded online and character creation modes.
You could be forgiven for thinking then that with such outrageous characters and settings that the action itself might be all talk and no kung-fu trousers. But nope, PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale is the real deal with each character boasting their own in-depth set of moves and combos.
As the name suggests, Street Fighter X Tekken is an exciting mash-up of two of the greatest fighting worlds in gaming history, in which Capcom's Street Fighter and Namco Bandai's Tekken clash in a no-punches-pulled Battle Royale.
we all know that Nintendo's upcoming Wii U console's going to be great for brand new games, but what about the titles that have already come out for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360?
The fnarr-fnarr-fighting series is back in Dead or Alive 5. But, what's this? Developers Team Ninja has taken the focus off 'babes'? And put the fighting itself front and centre instead?
With its host of new features, Empires can expect to be greeted with open arms (and raised swords)