26 hit-combos, 75% damage combos and more crazy stuff - Desk tries his hand at the King of Fighters 14 demo with this Sylvie combo video

The King of Fighters 14 demo was released yesterday, and it features 7 characters from the final game fully playable.

One of our biggest contributors as far as combo content goes, Desk, has jumped into King of Fighters, and shows off some of what series newcomer Sylvie Paula Paula is capable of.

In this video, you'll see some pretty expensive combos, but they sure give good value for the cost. Check out the video itself below.

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Kamemushi's ridiculous Mega Man setups, Ally's solid Mario play, Nairo's seemingly never-ending juggles and more - Top 10 Smash 4 EVO 2016 plays

EVO 2016 brought a lot of hype for many different games, but one of the games you might've missed since it was in the middle of all the Saturday action is Super Smash Bros. Wii U.

One of the most notable things that occured here was that Kamemushi from Japan brought his Mega Man to 2nd place of the tournament, and boy, what a run he had.

You can see an example of what Mega Man is capable of in the right circumstances here.


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Of course, Kamemushi wasn't the only one who pulled off incredible feats. For a glimpse of some other amazing action that went on this weekend, continue below.

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Mika too sexy for ESPN? Fuudo forced to change character costume for EVO finals

The fighting game community passed a new milestone on Sunday as the largest EVO of all time was broadcast live on ESPN2.

We've already heard plenty surrounding R. Mika's appearance in the early days of Street Fighter 5, but the boisterous brawler's physical assets were once again the source of controversy, only this time the party calling her into question was ESPN.

RZR|Fuudo took R. Mika all the way to top eight, (and eventually Grand Finals) at this year's EVO, but was instructed by ESPN representatives to change his character's costume after playing his first match against MOV.

FGC player, journalist and Japanese translator for EVO's top 8 competitors Ryan "Fubarduck" Harvey noted on his Twitter,

"Fun fact: Fuudo was required to use the "Story 1" costume after his first match because the default was deemed too revealing by ESPN."

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VGBootCamp strips Cristian 'Hyuga' Medina of sponsorship for sexual assault allegation over EVO weekend

Cristian Medina, better known as Hyuga in the Smash 4 community, was accused of sexual assault toward commentator and player Victoria "VikkiKitty" Perez.

Perez issued a statement via TwitLonger addressing the incident, which happened in her hotel room late Saturday evening. Perez did inform hotel security, and though she was given the option to press charges with authorities, she chose not to.

"The judgement of the community will take it's turn with this situation and hopefully bring more awareness to tournament safety. If I go through with further legal action, I will never be allowed to go to another out of state tournament, again," explained Perez in a follow up statement.

Since the incident Medina has been stripped of his sponsorship by VGBootCamp, and the Smash 4 Global Leadership has suggested a one year ban on Medina for his actions.

Source: Polygon. Image source: VG BootCamp. Sent in by Katzuya Sagara and biefall.

King of Fighters 14 demo currently playable on PlayStation 4; seven characters and three game modes available

PlayStation users can currently head over to the PlayStation Store to download the free King of Fighters 14 demo.

The demo features Versus, Training and Tutorial Modes along with seven of the game's 50 characters: Kyo Kusanagi, Iori Yagami, Mai Shiranui, Shun'Ei, Sylvie Paula Paula, King of Dinosaurs and Nelson.

Below you'll see a handful of screen shots, and then a full walk through of Tutorial Mode after the jump.

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Street Fighter 5 Survival Mode colors will soon be available for purchase via Fight Money and real currency

Capcom has heard the cries of frustrated players, and though we don't have an official timeline quite yet, we'll "soon" be able to get our hands on Street Fighter 5 character colors that have been locked behind one of the game's toughest challenges.

According to the Street Fighter 5 Twitter, those next to impossible Survival Mode colors will be accessible to players via the in-game store.

We'll finally be seeing those hard-to-nab Hard Mode colors on our favorite characters. Thank you to originalhuman for the tip.

Bobby 'Lil Loco' Garcia passes away, Jordan 'Vienna Hotdog' Bryan hospitalized after EVO-bound highway accident

Two members of the Southern California fighting game community were involved in a traffic accident on Interstate 15 near Baker, CA early Friday morning.

Bobby "Lil Loco" Garcia and Jordan "Vienna Hotdog" Bryan were on their way to participate in EVO 2016 when their Toyota Camry collided with a parked tractor-trailer. The tractor-trailer had pulled to the shoulder of the road to assist with a previous accident that occurred minutes earlier when an Acura rear-ended a BMW. Authorities found the driver of the Acura to be under the influence, and arrested him on site.

Garcia passed away at the scene, and Bryan was transported to a nearby hospital in critical condition. Bryan sustained multiple injuries, but according to his GoFundMe page, is now in stable condition.

There are currently two active donation pages running, one to help with Garcia's funeral fund and the other for Bryan's medical expenses.

It's with great regret we bring this news forward. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the friends and families of those affected by this this tragic accident.

Source: Desert Dispatch. Images from Garcia and Bryan's Facebook pages.

New King of Fighters 14 trailer featuring Team China

A brand new King of Fighters 14 trailer just surfaced on the Playstation Store, this time around featuring Team China.

In this trailer, we get a more comprehensive look at one of the brand new additions to the roster, Meitenkun. The trailer also offers a better look at his teammates, Shun'ei and Tung Fu Rue.

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You can see the trailer for yourself after the jump.

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Big news for Mortal Kombat XL on the horizon according to Boon

Ed Boon is back at it again, stirring the pot a bit on Twitter. This time around he takes a moment to address not having a big reveal for Mortal Kombat X at EVO this year.

It wasn't too long ago that Boon was polling Twitter to gauge community opinion on which characters in Mortal Kombat could use a buff, so it's definitely interesting to see him confirm that something is coming up soon.

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LI Joe joining Best of III live to discuss his top 8 run at EVO 2016 and take viewer call-ins; broadcast to begin shortly after 4 p.m. PDT

Though he made a splash just after Street Fighter 5's debut, with only two CPT points from his 9th place finish at Combo Breaker, Long Island Joe was on very few radars when it came to the EVO top 8 discussion.

In our 'Which Americans (if any) will place top 8 in Street Fighter 5 at EVO 2016' poll, our readers, those that thought America would have any top 8 representation at all, understandably put their money on the likes of EG|Justin Wong and Liquid|NuckleDu to be the top performing Americans at EVO 2016.

With an utterly amazing tournament run, LI Joe fought his way through numerous world class competitors to not only crack the final bracket, but place 5th overall in a tournament of over 5,000 players.

Our SF5 American hero will be joining Best of III's live broadcast just after 4 p.m. PDT to discuss his EVO run and take call-ins from viewers. You can talk to Joe directly by calling 1-844-229-8900.

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Desk lets the A.I. rock in his new video featuring the Bison Dolls

Normally when we see something from Desk, its some new creative way to mess with game mechanics, or an impressive display of his execution. This time around, he's done things just a little bit differently.

Desk's most recent video features the Bison Dolls, characters exclusive to the story mode, playable only by using mods. Since Desk doesn't use hacks or mods in his videos, he had to let the A.I. be the star of the show this time around.

If you haven't played the "extra mode" on Street Fighter 5's cinematic story yet, this video will give you a decent idea of what you'll find yourself up against. Some of the dolls, Decapre especially, feel pretty fleshed out when compared to other NPCs.


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Ken has grown even stronger through having a family that supports him - Ken and his sinister alter-ego Violent Ken detailed in latest SF5 profiles

Moving further with the playable Street Fighter 5 cast, we have Ken Masters being detailed in the latest CFN post.

This isn't just about the Ken we know and love, though, but we're also seeing the alternate universe Violent Ken from the SNK vs. Capcom series being explained. Check out the Ken images below.

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You can find Ken's full profile below.

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Sabin's clutch win over Momochi at the buzzer, PR Balrog and Bonchan double KO, Hungrybox resets the bracket: EVO 2016 highlights

With EVO 2016 now over, we thought it'd be a great time to share with you, the EventHubs reader, some of our favorite moments from the event.

Featured in tonight's batch of highlights, you'll see clips from some of the main games on the EVO line up, featuring players such as BST|Daigo, Tokido, RZR|Fuudo, Liquid|Hungrybox, EG|Momochi, EG|PR Balrog, TS|Sabin, Ally, and more.

To kick us off, we have one of the most amazing sets to take place over the course of the entire EVO weekend. Former Mad Catz teammates Tokido and Daigo squared off in an intense Ryu mirror match.

Tokido showed that he was able to keep up with Daigo's top-level footsies, so to mix things up, Daigo threw out a number of quick overheads to keep Tokido honest. In the GIF below, you can see Daigo gain ground with a double dash and end the round with forward + medium punch.


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Legendary basketball Hall of Famer and sportscaster Bill Walton explains the magic of EVO

Basketball Hall of Famer and ESPN college basketball analyst, Bill Walton, is feeling the eSports fever. Back at E3 this year, we saw him enter the Street Fighter 5 "Editor's Only" tournament in which only media personnel were permitted to compete.

Over the weekend, Walton joined the crowds at EVO 2016 in Las Vegas, and based on this recent video from ESPN SportsCenter, it looks as though he had the time of his life.

Walton explains why it is that, at the age of 63, he's found a new love in competitive fighters. "My future is the business of sport," Walton begins. "And this is what the business of sport is all about for all of our futures."

He goes on to describe the passion and emotion he experienced from watching some of the world's greatest champions compete, as well as the roar of the audience showing their support.

To check out Bill Walton's full segment, be sure to hit the jump.

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Capcom releases information on their San Diego Comic-Con 2016 panels; 'Hot Ryu' Funko POP figure revealed

San Diego Comic-Con 2016 is kicking off this weekend, and though this event is a mecca for all things comic books, our favorite fighting games see representation at the gathering as well.

As they often are, Capcom will be in attendance this year offering playable demos of upcoming titles to attendees and selling merchandise. From Street Fighter "Hulk Hands" to detailed statues, there will be much for Capcom fans to purchase at the convention.

For those awaiting the release of the Street Fighter Funko POP figures, you're in luck. These little world warriors will be making their debut at San Diego Comic-Con and will run $12 per figure.

Fan favorites such as Ryu, Chun-Li, Cammy, and more will be available for purchase, as well as a figure depicting the vastly popular "Hot Ryu" alternate costume from Street Fighter 5.

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Even more intriguing, though, is Capcom's panels. There will be two presentations related to Street Fighter this year, and it would not be out of the norm for Capcom to announce new developments for Street Fighter 5 at this event.

You can check out the schedule for Capcom's SDCC panels after the jump. Stay tuned here at EventHubs as we'll have the latest Street Fighter 5 news from the panels as soon as it drops.

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