'20 Moves You Should Never Let Rock' - Guilty Gear Xrd Revelator video shows one thing from each character that rarely goes punished, but should be

If you often find yourself in tears when playing Guilty Gear Xrd, much like Jam up there, then this video might hold the answers you seek.

This creation from PsychoDM shows at least one move from each character in the game that tends to go unpunished, even though it really shouldn't.

If you find yourself frustrated by your opponent's attacks, and unsure of what to do, this could possibly open entire new worlds for you.

Can't hurt to give it a shot, right? Check it out below.

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'In SF5, Guile can combo with the best of them' - Capcom's character guide for Guile features a 29-hit combo using V-Trigger and Critical Art

Capcom's latest character guide has been released, and it is of course, by process of elimination, of the fighter being added later today, Street Fighter 2's Guile.

In this guide, we get a better look at just what Guile is capable of as far as combos go. It's explained that while Guile does retain his classic playstyle of being a defensive character with strong normals, he also now has very strong combo potential given the right situation.

You can check the video out below.

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Guile's premium costume revealed, story mode images also shown

A new article on Famitsu has shown Guile's premium costume in all of its glory.

Besides that, you can also get a good look at some story stills for him, and we've also included two images of his previously shown Story Mode costume, which is classic Guile.

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Let us know what you think of these new duds in the comments.

Source: Famitsu. Thanks to HiryuMK for sending this in.

Guile release and April update patch notes for Street Fighter 5; new character free until in-game shop launches

As we learned yesterday, the Guile patch for Street Fighter 5 will be dropping April 28th at 7 p.m. PSD, and Capcom Unity has just released the notes for said patch in their latest blog post.

The developers have addressed a number of bugs, such as the following issue for Ryu, M. Bison and clawless Vega:

Bug: After dishing out Ryu & Vega's (no claw) C. LP or M. Bison's C. LK, while doing a light attack rapid cancel at the absolute latest timing possible, if you input another action (V-Skill, Special Move, etc.) at the same time, if the opponent does an attack the "other action" will come out, and when the opponent does nothing, the rapid cancel attack will come out, creating a special option select.

Fix: Made the rapid cancel timing of said moves 1F shorter.

We'll also be getting an answer to rage quitting antics, as well as faster matchmaking speeds. You'll see the character specific bug adjustments below:

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Street Fighter 5 servers to be down for 10 hours in preparation for latest patch update

We just got wind of the latest Street Fighter 5 patch details about an hour ago, and if the amount of prep time it's going to take is any indication, this is going to be one big update.

The SF5 Server Twitter has informed us that game's servers will be down for no less than 10 hours on Thursday in preparation for the patch.

The update is slated to be available at 7 p.m. PDT, one hour after the servers come back online.

Complete move listings for 24 characters in King of Fighters 14

King of Fighters 14 will officially drop this August, and as we see more and more of SNK's latest in the franchise, the more excited we become.

SNK has released the move listings for 24 of the game's 50 characters, and we've collected them to share with you today.

Despite a somewhat rough introduction, King of Fighters 14 has grown on much of its fan base as graphics have improved and more of the game has been revealed.

Hit the jump below to see the move listings for the select members of the roster.

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ZeRo reveals who he believes are the top Smash 4 players in the world for each character

Not too long ago, we shared TSM|ZeRo's top players video for the first ten characters in Smash 4.

He has since released four more videos, each showcasing ten more of the best players in the world according to character.

As the undisputed Smash 4 top dog right now, ZeRo's opinion goes a long way in matters such as these. His comprehensive knowledge of the game has been displayed time and time again, and so we'd be hard pressed to find a more qualified judge for this.

After you check out his lists, let us know if you agree or not in the comments.

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If you have a projectile-invincible move, Necalli may have just become considerably less scary

I know what you're thinking, "Necalli doesn't even have a projectile!" and you're right, but hear me out.

You wouldn't think it, but Necalli's stomp actually has projectile properties. This means that projectile-invincible moves like Zangeif's lariat or Vega's EX roll will beat the stomp clean every time. Graham Wolfe recently shared a few examples of this on his Twitter.


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Doing a normal move into light stomp is a mainstay operation when it comes to Necalli's gameplay at the moment. This generates a good amount of chip damage and super meter, and is as easy confirm into Necalli's Critical Art if it hits.

Understanding that Necalli does not necessarily get to bully you with this for free may be the factor that swings this match in your favor.

What would Akuma look like in Street Fighter 5? PC Best Mods gives us a pretty amazing looking answer

We know we won't be getting Akuma in Street Fighter 5 any time soon, and while we wait to see if he'll be in any future batch of DLC characters, PC Best Mods and artist Babijoee have gone ahead and made a mod for him to hold us over for now.

Babijoee has given Ryu a total makeover, even altering the color of his fireball and giving him some electricity effects around his person.

PC users can find download information over on Mediafire. Check out a few stills from the video below:

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Boon: 'I'm a huge Prince fan, so I was thinking Purple Rain' - A look into the inspiration behind the Prince of Edenia

Many of the characters in Mortal Kombat have interesting origin stories to say the least. Some were created because of glitches, or rumors that eventually came to pass.

One in particular found himself among the many ninjas that we've met over the years because of Ed Boon's -- co-creator of the series -- love for Prince's music.

“That's one of the things about Mortal Kombat, many of the characters have these goofy origin stories,” says Ed Boon in regards to Rain's first appearance as a teaser in Ultimate Mortal Kombat 3.

He recently confirmed the connection between the MK character and historic musician via Twitter.

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Redesigned Gargos and Eyedol, Bloodrayne, and even Wednesday Adams: These Killer Instinct character designs from Zeymar are amazing

Deviant Art user Zeymar has created a handful of amazing Killer Instinct character designs for the Xbox One / Windows 10 installment.

This fan art includes redesigns of old characters such as Kim Wu, Gargos, and Eyedol, as well as completely original ideas.

Zeymar's Deviant Art page also features back stories for each character explaining how they'd fit into Killer Instinct lore.

We could see many of these designs being actual characters in future seasons. Microsoft and Iron Galaxy, please make Vladtepes, Ninde, and Sanada a real thing!

You can check out some of the designs below, but be sure to hit the jump to see the rest.

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Panda Global enlists RayRay and MarlinPie as thier newest fighting game team members

Panda Global has just announced the two newest additions to their fighting game team. Kyohei "MarlinPie" Lehr and Raynel "RayRay" Hidalgo have officially joined the ranks at PG and will be representing Guilty Gear and Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3, respectively.

RayRay and MarlinPie will be joining the team alongside such players as Filipino Champ, Coach Steve, Plup, Wobbles, and more.

With these two players, Panda Global now has representation in 6 out of the 9 main titles on the EVO 2016 line up. Both competitors will be sporting the PG tag this weekend at North West Majors.

Source: Panda Global. Photo credits Jason Laboy and Chris Bahn.

Updated: Mira update beginning to roll out; Killer Instinct 3.1 patch notes

Updated: The 3.1 Mira update is starting to roll out for Xbox One users. The new patch adds Mira as a playable character, as well as a number of bug fixes and balance changes.

Earlier: Mira joins Killer Instinct Season 3 tomorrow, and she's bringing with her a whole slew of changes for the game.

Every character save for Sabrewulf, Thunder and Orchid got at least one change, and so you'll want to take a look through to see how much your favorites have been altered.

Not only have many of the characters changed, but Iron Galaxy has also implemented a good number of system changes. This time around, they've explained the reasoning behind each in quite some detail.

There's a ton to cover, so hit the jump to get started.

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Three crush counter lariats in a single round, huge power bomb setups and more – Snake Eyez Alex highlights from the Red Bull Kumite

16 of the best players that Street Fighter 5 has to offer came together to trade blows in the Red Bull Kumite. RB|Snake Eyez was among the competitors invited to participate, and as usual, he showed just how terrifying he can be in the ring.

Recently, Snake Eyes has started to move away from his usual Zangief, picking up Alex in his stead. He says that Alex fits his play-style much better, and looking at some of the plays he pulls off, it shows.

Snake Eyes managed to make quick work of RB|Luffy's R. Mika. Scoring corner pressure early in the round lead to a whopping three crush counter lariats, two of which were back to back.

In a match against Genius' Birdie, Snake Eyez wasn't shy about his use of power bombs. Spending the meter to throw Birdie early in the match switched the momentum heavily in his favor.

It's good to see that Snake Eyez isn't pigeonholed into only playing Zangief. No matter which grappler he chooses, he can still plant people (not trees).


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Guile officially joining the Street Fighter 5 roster on April 28th at 7 p.m. PDT

Today on Capcom Pro Talk, Combofiend finally revealed Guile's release date.

We knew that Street Fighter 5's newest DLC character would be dropping by the end of the month, but now we know to be at our PlayStations and PCs on April 28th at 7 p.m. PDT to download him.

We learned earlier today that Guile will be Street Fighter 5's first "true defensive character", and is the only fighter that is fully charge based thus far.

If you haven't already, be sure to check out Guile's trailer.

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