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Skullgirls 2nd Encore Roars Onto PS Vita April 5

Posted by on Apr 01, 2016

It’s been a long time coming, but Skullgirls 2nd Encore is finally launching on PS Vita next week on April 5! We previously expected this to launch last summer, for which we apologize — Skullgirls features a huge amount of hand-drawn animation (averaging around 1,500 frames per character), so balancing performance and image quality on the handheld proved trickier than expected.

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Skullgirls: 2nd Encore Shows Off on PlayStation Underground

Posted by on May 04, 2015

Welcome back to PlayStation Underground, our online show about video games! Today, we go underground with Skullgirls: 2nd Encore, a spectacular fighting game with a ton of personality that’s coming to PS4, and PS Vita soon after.

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2013 PAX Prime Indie Game Sale

Posted by on Aug 26, 2013


PAX Prime in Seattle is right around the corner and we’re celebrating with great discounts on some of our favorite indie games that were shown at previous PAX Prime shows. Starting tomorrow, we’re offering deals on some fantastic titles, with discounts of up to 65% off and PlayStation Plus members receiving up to 75% off. These prices will be available starting tomorrow through September 2nd on PlayStation Store. Check out the full lineup of games.

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Skullgirls Color DLC Today, New Characters Coming

Posted by on May 14, 2013


Since Skullgirls was released last year, our fans have loved the flexibility our powerful 3D engine provides us when it comes to character color palettes and have been clamoring for more. So we’re happy to announce that after a long wait, Skullgirls will finally be getting DLC character color packs today!

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Skullgirls Update: Free Character and Stage, Thanks to Fans

Posted by on Mar 05, 2013


Last week, Lab Zero Games, the new developer of Skullgirls, started an Indiegogo campaign to keep the game growing with the addition of new characters. The results have simply blown us away — our amazing fans raised $150,000 to fund Squigly, our first DLC character, in under 24 hours.

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Skullgirls Hits PSN April 10th, Full Demo Details

Posted by on Apr 06, 2012

Hey everybody! Now that I’m finally able to answer the two questions everyone’s been asking, the PlayStation.Blog has graciously allowed me to address you again. Without further ado…

Skullgirls will (finally) be released in North America on PSN on April 10th for $14.99, with a European release in the following weeks. While that sinks in, check out the trailer for our eighth playable character, the disturbing Double.

Ready? Good. Now, just think about it…

A fully-featured fighting game

…With endless hours of online, genre-refining gameplay by a tournament champ…

…With an amazing cast of characters, realized with stunning and smooth high-resolution 2D animation…

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Pulse 3/27 Edition: Closure, Skullgirls, PS Vita Top 10

Posted by on Mar 27, 2012

In this edition of Pulse presented by PlayStation Network, host Christina Lee shines the spotlight on Closure – another very cool indie game coming to PSN later today. Check out this hand-drawn mysterious world that uses light as the primary game mechanic. Closure is this week’s featured Spring Fever title in the PlayStation Store (and for more about the game, check out Sid Shuman’s GDC interview here).

Upcoming 2D fighting game Skullgirls also features impressive hand-drawn art. With eight female characters and three-person teams, this dark deco fighter shows off some impressive moves — of course, Pulse is there for the full story.

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Dev Diary: Skullgirls is a Feature-Rich PSN Fighter

Posted by on Feb 03, 2012

Previously on the PlayStation Blog, I introduced you to Skullgirls’ story and characters and discussed its unique gameplay systems. Today, with the game racing towards completion, I’m here to shed a little more light on the game’s features.

Even though Skullgirls is a downloadable game for PSN, we’ve got a feature set consistent with a full-priced fighter.

  • Story Mode
  • Arcade Mode
  • Tutorials
  • Practice Room
  • Ranked and Unranked Online Play
  • Custom Soundtracks
  • PS3-exclusive Trophies

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