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Fulgore

Fulgore, one of the main characters of the series

Killer Instinct is a series of fighting video games by Microsoft. Originally created by Rare, it was later developed by Double Helix Games and Iron Galaxy Studios.

Video Games

  • Killer Instinct (November 28, 1994). Arcade. Later released on SNES, Game Boy, and Xbox One.
  • Killer Instinct 2 (1996). Arcade. Later released on Xbox One.
    • Killer Instinct Gold (November 22, 1996). An updated release for Nintendo 64.
  • Killer Instinct (November 22, 2013). Xbox One and PC. It consisted of 3 seasons:
    • Killer Instinct Season 1 (November 22, 2013)
    • Killer Instinct Season 2 (September 23, 2014)
    • Killer Instinct Season 3 (March 29, 2016)
  • Killer Instinct Definitive Edition (September 20, 2016). A physical and digital release including all DLC content.

Comics

Jago KI artwork

He is Jago the main protaginist of Killer Instict

  • Killer Instinct (January 1, 1996). A comic book series consisting of 7 issues by Armada. The first issue was released as a "Nintendo Power Exclusive Edition", bundled with the magazine; while the rest came out in two 3-part series:
    • Killer Instinct (June - August 1996). An adaptation of the first game's plot.
    • Killer Instinct Special (September - November 1996). While a direct continuation from the previous series, these issues are mostly self-contained stories.
  • Killer Instinct (September 13, 2017). An ongoing comic book series by Dynamite, following after the events of the 2013 game.

Other

  • Killer Instinct Novella (May 6, 2016). A six-chapter web novel published in the official 2013 Killer Instinct site, to serve as backstory leading up to Season 3.

Links to other series

Direction Series Date Description Type


4Arrow L Sabreman19941128 November 28, 1994The character Sabrewulf from the Killer Instinct series is based on the Wulf from the Sabreman series.3


4Arrow L Street Fighter19941128 November 28, 1994Eyedol's ending in the first Killer Instinct is a parody of Blanka's ending from Street Fighter II.3


5Arrow R Donkey Kong19951120 November 20, 1995Arcade cabinets and a poster for Killer Instinct can be seen in Donkey Kong Country 2.
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Conker20010305 March 05, 2001Conker's Bad Fur Day and Conker: Live & Reloaded feature idle animations where Conker plays a handheld console emitting 8-bit renditions of themes from Killer Instinct, while Rash's "Rarewear" accessories in the 2013 Killer Instinct game include a Conker hood.2


5Arrow R Viva Piñata20081016 October 16, 2008A set of six Killer Instinct characters were made into Piñata Vision cards and respective piñatas in Viva Piñata: Trouble in Paradise.2


5Arrow R Banjo-Kazooie20081111 November 11, 2008Banjo-Kazooie: Nuts & Bolts features a reference to the Killer Instinct series, while Rash's "Rarewear" accessories in the 2013 Killer Instinct game include Banjo's shorts, a Jiggy tattoo, and a backpack based on the Lord of Games' face.2


5Arrow R Gray's Anatomy20131107 November 07, 2013The 10th season episode "Two Against One" of Gray's Anatomy has the 2013 Killer Instinct game being played.2


5Arrow R The Fosters20140714 July 14, 2014The 2nd season episode "Truth Be Told" from The Fosters has the characters playing the 2013 Killer Instinct.2


4Arrow L Divekick20140923 September 23, 2014TJ Combo's "Kick Boxing" accessories in the 2013 Killer Instinct game are based on Kick's costume from Divekick.2


4Arrow L Blade20141123 November 23, 2014TJ Combo's "Hunter" accessories in the 2013 Killer Instinct game are based on Marvel's Blade.2


4Arrow L Big Trouble in Little China20141123 November 23, 2014Kan-ra's "Sorcerer" accessories in the 2013 Killer Instinct game are based on Lo Pan from Big Trouble in Little China.2


4Arrow L Phantom Dust20150130 January 30, 2015Maya's "Modern" accessories in the 2013 Killer Instinct game are based on Freya from Phantom Dust.2


5Arrow R Silicon Valley20150412 April 12, 2015The 2nd season episode "Sand Hill Shuffle" from Silicon Valley features the 2013 Killer Instinct game being played.2


4Arrow L Metropolis20150617 June 17, 2015Aria's retro costume from the 2013 Killer Instinct is loosely inspired in Maria from Metropolis.3


5Arrow R Rare Replay20150804 August 04, 2015Rare Replay includes Killer Instinct Gold as a playable game.2


4Arrow L Battletoads20160329 March 29, 2016Rash from Battletoads is a DLC character in Season 3 of Killer Instinct.
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4Arrow L Halo20160329 March 29, 2016The Arbiter from Halo is a DLC character in Season 3 of Killer Instinct.1


4Arrow L Fable20160427 April 27, 2016Mira's "Phantom" accessories in the 2013 Killer Instinct game are based on the Jack of Blades from Fable.2


4Arrow L Gears of War20160613 June 13, 2016General RAAM from Gears of War is a DLC character in Season 3 of Killer Instinct on Xbox One.1


5Arrow R Worms20160823 August 23, 2016The pre-order "All-Stars" pack for Worms W.M.D. includes a mask of Fulgore from Killer Instinct.2