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Capcom thought about putting in Guard Crush for Ultra Street Fighter 4 but scrapped the idea, would consider again if they were to rebalance the game

A Guard Crush system similar to the one in Street Fighter Alpha 3 was among the ideas that Capcom looked into when developing Ultra Street Fighter 4, Capcom Japan's Tomoaki Ayano and Koichi Sugiyama told Weekly Famitsu magazine in the second part of their interview published in the latest issue this week.

The idea was ultimately scrapped, however -- but it's something that Sugiyama says they would reconsider if they were to ever rebalance the game again.

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Dudley infinite hit on Hugo, Sakura's LK Tatsu straight into U2, and Elena's slide passes through Cody: Another stellar USF4 combo video

Ambassador Foxx brings us another great Ultra Street Fighter 4 multi-character combo video tonight.

Featured here we have characters such as Elena, Poison, Dudley, Zangief, Sakura, and more pushing the limits of what they can accomplish in the latest iteration of SF4.

Dudley scoring the Machine Gun Blow infinite on Hugo, Sakura hitting her Ultra 2 after a meaty light kick Tatsu, and Elena sliding right through Cody mid-combo are just some of the wonders you'll find here.

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Frame data, hitboxes, unblockables and more: Check out EventHubs' exclusive in-depth look and review of BradyGames' USF4 bible

With the retail version of Ultra Street Fighter 4 being released today, EventHubs correspondent Jason24cf brings us an exclusive in-depth look/review of the BradyGames bible.

In this video, Jason walks us through everything that you can expect to find in the strategy guide. With nearly 600 pages of information included here, players can look over each character's frame data, hitboxes, setups, combos, and even unblockables for specific fighters.

If you're considering purchasing the Ultra Street Fighter 4 bible, be sure to check out Jason's review below.

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Mortal Kombat X announcement trailer among top 3 most viewed YouTube trailers in Q2; beats Ninja Turtles, Hercules, and more

Mortal Kombat X, NetherRealm Studios' upcoming next-gen fighter, made a big splash in the fighting game community when it was first revealed. It seems, however, that the initial announcement trailer was enjoyed quite a bit by those who find themselves outside of our hardcore fighting game niche.

Last week, Variety posted a list of the top 10 most viewed YouTube trailers for Q2 of this year. Among the multitude of trailers uploaded between April 1 and June 30, 2014, Mortal Kombat X came in as the third most watched video with 11 million views.

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare and X-Men: Days of Future Past were the only two trailers to land more hits than Mortal Kombat X's in Q2. MKX even beat out other blockbuster movies trailers such as Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Hercules.

You can check out the top 10 most watched list below, along with the total number of views each trailer accumulated.

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Galactus can vanish from screen, avoid nearly all damage, and run out the clock in UMvC3 - Nova's Energy Javelin one of the only solutions

A couple of months ago, a trick was discovered that allows player to use three of the same character on one team in Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3. This "save hack" trick also enables players to use Galactus, the game's final boss, in actual matches and even use two of him at once.

We were recently sent a video that shows an online bout where one player uses Galactus in-game. As seen in the video, there is a way to make it so that the UMvC3 boss vanishes from sight, make him impervious to nearly all damage.

According to Flying High, the person who uploaded the video, the only way to way to hit Galactus at this point is with a homing projectile attack, like Nova's Energy Javelin. Players using this trick can deal a small bit of chip damage to their opponent, disappear, and lame out a victory by running out the clock.

Check out the footage below.

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Mario is stuck in the real world and late to the fight! Fan-made Super Smash Bros. Wii U/3DS trailer could easily pass as an official advert

A YouTube user by the name of Dean Wright recently generated a fan-made Super Smash Bros. Wii U/3DS trailer that just exudes creativity. Pitting a 3D model of Mario himself in real life, the world's most popular plumber rushes over to the Super Smash arena.

This trailer is so well done that it could easily fool anyone into thinking it's an official promotional video created by Nintendo.

Below are a few screenshots to get you started, but be sure to continue reading to check out the trailer.


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Nemo to face Filipino Champ in high-stakes UMvC3 exhibition at West Coast Warzone 4, event added as Capcom Pro Tour ranking event

West Coast Warzone returns with its fourth installment in the tournament series and with it will come some very nice surprises for the fighting game community.

First of all, BE|Nemo, one of Japan's best Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 players, has been invited to compete at this year's West Coast Warzone. He has already accepted the invitation, and is set to go head-to-head with one of the US' best, Filipino Champ, in a high-stakes UMvC3 exhibition match.

The all-star bout will take place on finals day of the tournament (Sunday), and although the monetary details could not be shared at this time, this match-up may rival the classic MvC2 money match between GoldenBoyNeo and BT|Clockw0rk.

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Margaret joins the cast of Persona 4 Arena Ultimax

Famitsu magazine has revealed Margaret as a playable option in Persona 4 Arena Ultimax. The new fighter, known for being one of the members of the Velvet Room in the RPG, will be added as DLC.

At this time, no screenshots or discussion of her play style have been revealed. However, she will use Cu Chlainn, Ardha, and Yoshitsune as her Personas.

Persona 4 Arena Ultimax launches this Fall in North America for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3.

Source: Siliconera.

Tip sent in by GakoTheChef and AttorneyMayCry.

A new King of Fighters is in development, will be 3D

Recently, SNK Playmore added a staff recruitment page to their website for a new King of Fighters.

This entry, however, will not be using the high definition sprites of previous titles. Instead, the new King of Fighters will be in 3D.

Read below for more details.

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Rosalina bodies the competition, a battle in the animal kingdom, and Foxy boxing! Check out these awesome Super Smash Bros. Wii U/3DS screenshots

Tonight we have a fresh batch of Super Smash Bros. Wii U/3DS screenshots for you all to enjoy.

There are quite a few characters represented here, including Rosalina, Little Mac, Bowser, Donkey Kong, Wii Fit Trainer, Pit, and many more. Below are just a handful of the images, but be sure to check out more after the jump.

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Instant-air EX Hurricane Kicks, Medium Punch DP right into Ultra 1, and more: Snoooootch's latest CMV pits Ken against Hugo in USF4

Snoooootch is at it again, and today he brings us a brand new Ultra Street Fighter 4 combo video featuring none other than the fiery Shoto fighter, Ken.

This particular CMV utilizes Hugo's large size against him, as much of the combos here are hitbox specific.

Ken hits numerous instant-air EX Hurricane Kicks, uses a properly spaced medium punch Shoryuken to juggle Ultra 1 right after, and more. Additionally, the final combo of the video switches things up a bit, and instead of focusing solely on Hugo, makes Chun-Li the target.

You can check out Snoooootch's latest Ultra Street Fighter 4 concoction below.

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Which player is #1 in UMvC3? What does the future hold for the game? Find out what EventHubs thinks in our Round Table discussion

There are a variety of widely debated topics emerging in the fighting game community every week, and we here at EventHubs are going to begin discussing them on a regular basis. Below you will find a series of questions answered by four of EventHubs' staff members, sharing our personal opinions on each of the topics at hand.

EventHubs' Round Table will double as a forum in which our readers (yes, that means you!) can share their thoughts on the same subjects. Please feel free to jump into the comments and answer the same questions yourself, and let us know if you agree/disagree with the EH staff.

Today is our first official discussion piece and we will be tackling the current state of Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3.

Who is the best player in the world? What does the future hold for the game? Has technology hit its plateau?

Find out what EventHubs thinks about these subjects and more below.

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Updated: NuckleDu leaves Empire Arcadia, Filipino Champ announces departure from Revolution Gaming; Rico Suave now sponsored by Mortality eSports

Updated: Du "NuckleDu" Dang just announced that he has left Empire Arcadia.

Earlier: It has just been announced via Twitter that Ryan "Filipino Champ" Ramirez has left his sponsor, Revolution Gaming. It appears the split was amiable as FChamp wishes the best for his former team.

Additionally, Rico Suave has officially joined with Mortality eSports. Rico enters as Mortality's Killer Instinct/Ultra Street Figher 4/Injustice specialist, competing alongside Super Smash Bros. Melee players ChuDat and Axe on his new team.

Last week, Rico Suave also parted ways with Revolution Gaming. Suave, Filipino Champ, and Snake Eyez have all left the sponsor in the span of a month -- the former two on good terms while the latter cited issues with RG.

You can find both tweets below.

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New Raiden trailer discusses all three Variations for the thunder god; Boon hints at Sektor and Cyrax in Mortal Kombat X on Twitter

A new Mortal Kombat X trailer has hit the internet this morning that features the most recently announced returning fighter in the upcoming next-gen title, Raiden. NetherRealm Studios' Ed Boon jumps in to explain what the thunder god can do in this installment.

The NRS representative covers each of Raiden's Mortal Kombat X Variations: Thunder God, Displacer, and Storm Lord. Each Variation grants Raiden with different attributes, including increased damage, mobility, and even the ability to produce lightning traps that control the flow of battle.

You will find the new trailer below, along with Ed Boon's latest cryptic hint at more returning warriors in MKX.

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Ultra Street Fighter 4 producer Yoshinori Ono to participate in signings at select GameStops

Capcom has announced that Yoshinori Ono will be traveling to select locations on August 7th to celebrate the retail release of Ultra Street Fighter 4.

Festivities will include Ono-san taking pictures with fans, as well as his officiating over USF4 matches where winners of each round will receive a raffle ticket to win "exclusive Street Fighter prizes."

Read below for a list of GameStop locations where Ono-san will be stopping.

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