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Updated: Results and archive added, Wednesday Night Fights 2014 1.12 feat. Filipino Man, Veloc1raptor, Chris, Marq Teddy, Keno, Chris King and more

Updated: Results and archive added, Wednesday Night Fights 2014 1.12 feat. Filipino Man, Veloc1raptor, Chris, Marq Teddy, Keno, Chris King and more Updated: Results and stream archives have been added to the story.

Wednesday Night Fights is running tonight, featuring players FRQ|Filipino Man, Veloc1raptor, NGL|Chris, NGL|Marq Teddy, Keno, WL|Chris King and more. Brackets are available on Level|Up's Challonge website.

It's hosted from Super Arcade in Waltnut, CA if you want to stop by and the main games on the docket will be SSF4 AE v2012, Injustice and TTT2.

Last week's results for WNF are available here. Hit the jump to view the coverage.

Amazing reads, godlike reactions, and cross-over EX Tiger Knees into Ultra: Check out Ryan Hart's stellar SSF4 AE v2012 Sagat compilation

Ryan Hart, a Sagat player that needs no introduction, recently sent us a Street Fighter 4 compilation that he put together himself.

Featured here are clips of his Sagat in action from numerous matches, spanning across the various versions of SF4. Most, however, appear to be from the current version, Super Street Fighter 4 Arcade Edition v2012.

This compilation gives us a great look at what Ryan's Sagat is all about, and we get to see some incredible reads, great reactions, big combos, and more.

Hit the jump to check out Ryan Hart's Sagat compilation.

Updated: Results and archives added, Next Level Battle Circuit #63 ft. Sanford Kelly, Rico Suave, Smug, Zeus, RayRay, Sabin, Glitch, JRosa, Flux

Updated: Results and archives added, Next Level Battle Circuit #63 ft. Sanford Kelly, Rico Suave, Smug, Zeus, RayRay, Sabin, Glitch, JRosa, Flux Updated Results and stream archives have been added to the story.

It's Wednesday night, so it's time for some great fighting game action from The Next Level in Brooklyn, New York.

EMP|Sanford Kelly, PIE|Zeus, RG|Rico Suave, PIE|Smug, AG|Glitch, TS|Sabin, EMP|JRosa, CTRL|RayRay, FNEX|Shine, CTRL|Flux, and more are in attendance tonight to compete at SSF4 AE v2012, UMvC3 and Injustice.

Brackets are available on The Next Level Challonge site, and results for last week's tournament are posted here.

Hit the jump to view the coverage.

Fulgore reveal trailer for Killer Instinct, character released on April 9th - Iron Galaxy taking over development for season 2

A new trailer showcasing Fulgore in Killer Instinct was just released, and it was revealed he'll be available to players starting on April 9, 2014.

The title update that brings Fulgore into the mix will also add Arcade Mode and online lobbies featuring eight-player rooms and spectating functionality.

Plus, Iron Galaxy Studios, the developers of Dive Kick and Street Fighter 3 Third Strike Online Edition, will be taking over for Double Helix Games as the main team behind Killer Instinct for season 2.

You can find Fulgore's reveal trailer after the break, along with a detailed interview with Iron Galaxy Studios about their team taking over development.

Decapre first character in Street Fighter 4 series who can combo into her air throw, Combofiend feels it will open up new style of offense

Decapre will be the first character in the Street Fighter 4 series who can combo into her air throw, outside of crumple Focus Attack setups.

She can begin striking the opponent on the ground, then launch them into the air using an attack and while they're still airborne, jump up and throw them back to the ground.

"I think when people try that out for the first time and see that she can actually combo air throws, it will open up a new style of offense," Peter 'Combofiend' Rosas told Polygon.

Hit the jump to continue reading.

Capcom's Yoshinori Ono likely working on new fighting game title

Capcom's Yoshinori Ono is a master of cryptic tweets.

Ono's English isn't outstanding, and as such, there are a number of ways you can read into the things he has to say on Twitter.

Whether the perplexing nature of his tweets comes from his imperfect English skills, or his playful nature is matter of some debate, but a message he sent out today could potentially be a hint to get the FGC excited.

"At Capcom Taiwan's office. I'd like to return to scene of research and development by now... I'd be making new [fighting game] title. ;D" wrote Ono, who also snapped a photo of the Capcom Taiwan office.

There are a number of things this "new fighting game title," could be, although with the Hadouken Cabs skit being fresh on people's minds, many have wondered if some kind of Capcom fighting game announcement is incoming for the PlayStation 4.

Yoshinori probably sent out this latest tweet to get people talking and speculating on what he's working on, so feel free to have at it in the comments. You can find the message in question embedded after the jump.

Footage of Fuudo's Harry Potter cosplay kumite - feat. MOV and Eita playing SSF4 AE v2012

Making good on his promise, and showing that he definitely has a sense of humor, RZR|Fuudo dressed up as Harry Potter yesterday and participated in a Super Street Fighter 4 Arcade Edition v2012 kumite.

For those who don't remember, Fuudo promised to cosplay as the famous movie/book character if he didn't place 7th or better in the 3rd Topanga A League — he placed 8th overall.

There's a bit of theatrics to go along with Fuudo's sets against Kuroda (Ryu), Eita (Akuma) and TH|MOV (Ken), you can find the footage after the break.

From Skullomania to R. Mika: OutsideXbox lists 9 characters that are 'better than Decapre' for Ultra Street Fighter 4

After waiting nearly six months for the reveal of Ultra Street Fighter 4's mysterious fifth character, many fans were... underwhelmed when Decapre, the Cammy-clone, was unveiled.

Although her play-style is very different from Cammy's, there are quite a few characters that would have gotten a warmer welcome if they had been added to the USF4 roster.

OutsideXbox put together a list of 9 characters they feel are better choices than Decapre, and although some of their selections are fairly obvious, there are a few that come straight out of left field that'll make you think.

You will find the video list after the break, and feel free to share your thoughts in the comment section below.

Super Smash Bros. 3DS with/without borders, Sakurai shows visual comparison; new 'giant attack item' revealed, can unleash tornadoes

Over the last couple of days, series creator Masahiro Sakurai took to Miiverse in order to reveal some new screen shots of Super Smash Bros. Wii U and 3DS. These two images are particularly interesting because they give us the first side-by-side look at the 3DS version with and without borders, and showcase a new battle item.

You can check out what the game will look like with the border option both enabled and disabled, below. Sakuai mentions that with these options, in conjunction with the different levels of 3D on the hardware itself, there is quite a bit of customization to be had.

Additionally, we see that a new "giant attack item" is being added to Super Smash Bros. Wii U. According to Sakurai, this weapon from Kid Icarus Uprising, called the Ore Club, can not only bash opponents into oblivion but also has the ability to unleash tornadoes.

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Source: Miiverse.

Zoning vs. rushdown, pugilist vs. peace: Arturo Sanchez and Smug run a first-to-five set in SSF4 AE v2012

Typically, characters in fighting games fall into certain fighting-style archetypes: zoning, rushdown, grappler, mix up, etc. While many characters have a mixture of these elements, it isn't often that we get footage of two characters with such extreme archetypes, played at this high of a level.

PIE|Smug and TS|Arturo "Sabin" Sanchez recently squared off in a first-to-five, Super Street Fighter 4 Arcade Edition v2012 set, and luckily, FinestFighters was able to capture all of the action.

Dudley is pretty much the epitome of a rushdown character in AE v2012, and Dhalsim is all about zoning. These two characters excel at their respective craft, and needless to say, it makes for a very entertaining match up.

If you'd like to catch this great SSF4 AE v2012 action, hit the jump.

Poll: Which 6 characters do you want to see in Killer Instinct season 2?

Killer Instinct season one is coming to an end very soon, with Fulgore, story mode, and online lobbies expected to drop some time this month. The Microsoft Studios team confirmed that the next update would be the final season 1 content, and we have also learned that the company plans to continue supporting Killer Instinct, bringing in a new development team once Double Helix Games' stint is up.

So, in anticipation of season 2, we'd like to ask each of you: which six characters do you most want to see added to Killer Instinct? We here at EventHubs have generated a poll for you to make your picks, and we are giving you six choices on account of the fact that season 1 also began with six characters.

Included are each of the remaining characters from KI1 and KI2, along with an option for a brand new character and a guest character. If you opt to choose one of these, please let us know what you have in mind in our comments section below.

You can cast your votes after the break.

'I will meditate, then destroy my enemies', Dhalsim tries to convince Pete Holmes that he is ready for the SF2 tournament

Pete Holmes has featured yet another Street Fighter themed comedy skit on his late-night talk-show, The Pete Holmes Show.

This time around, Dhalsim attempts to enter the fray, but runs into a bit of a hurdle when he realizes that his Yoga knowledge isn't quite as vast as he had previously thought.

Hit the jump to check out Pete Holmes' latest Street Fighter skit.

BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma move listings added to EventHubs

DreamKing23 was hard at work today updating our move listings for BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma and now you'll find a complete breakdown for all 26 characters.

We've also went back and updated the pages for the returning cast members to reflect any changes in their specials and such.

You can visit the index page above, or hit the break to find links to all of the character's move listings.

Tons of top players at Cafe ID tourney this weekend - Tokido, Fuudo, Infiltration, Kazunoko, Mago, JWong, Bonchan, GamerBee, Xiao Hai & more

A huge tournament is going down this weekend in South Korea’s Jeju Province, March 29-30, with $20,000 in cash prizes on the line.

Cafe ID is hosting IGT 2014 and players like MCZ|Tokido, RZR|Fuudo, Infiltration, Kazunoko, MCZ|Mago, EG|Justin Wong, Bonchan, AVM|GamerBee, Qanba|Xiao Hai, Qanba|Dakou, and many more are in attendance.

KoF13 has a monstrous $10,000 USD prize on the line for first place, and both SSF4 AE v2012 and UMvC3 will have $5,000 prizes as well, split among the top 3 placers.

There will be a ton of exhibitions, like Nemo vs. Justin Wong, a China vs. Japan 5v5, and Japan vs. USA set. Hit the jump for more information, and to check out their trailer.

Tiers section launched for BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma - see results, vote and discuss match ups

We're very happy to announce we've launched our second tiers section here on EventHubs, for BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma.

This creates a stomping ground for the community to discuss and vote in all of the match ups in the game.

You'll be able to see the early thoughts of the community on how the matches shake out and overall character power too.

We'll still be rolling out a number of improvements to the tiers section in the near future, including a completely revised index page, but we wanted to get this tool in the hands of the community on launch day so they have it available to start collecting information.

Hit the jump to read a bit more.

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