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Ridiculous images and memes from the FGC - Rico Suave gets fresh, Dudley and Heihachi go Back to the Future & more

It's been awhile since we featured some of the ridiculous images and memes from the fighting game community, but we're back today with the latest installment.

This time around, RG|Rico Suave shows his fresh side, Dudley and Heihachi go Back to the Future to promote a tournament, E. Honda gets a bit overzealous in an elevator and a bit more. Hit the jump to view all of the images.

Topanga World League won't be viewable outside of Japan

One of the most hype tournaments of the year is going down in a few days, but unless you happen to be living in Japan — you won't be able to watch it.

The Topanga team posted a message this evening on Twitter stating: "Unfortunately, TOPANGA WORLD LEAGUE is not available in outside of Japan."

The always informative Beast Note website was one of the first people to publicly discuss some of the text on the Nico Nico page for the upcoming Topanga World League, where it stated that the stream for the event would not be available outside of Japan.

This story continues after the break.

Try out latest JoJo's fighting game demo for free now on PSN if you're in North America

PlayStation 3 gamers in North America are in for a treat tonight, as the demo for JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: All-Star Battle is out now, and free to try.

The download is 780 megabytes and features 3 playable characters, Cesar, Dio and Jotaro.

The game will be released in North America for PS3 users on April 29, 2014, so if you want to grab the full retail edition, it's only three weeks away from being released.

After the jump, you'll find a trailer for the title.

Fulgore now playable in Killer Instinct, patch adds arcade mode and more

Showing up a little earlier the anticipated, the Killer Instinct team released a new update for the game today which makes Fulgore playable.

The update is a 6.8 gigabyte download, and Fulgore will be selectable if you own the $20 or more editions of Killer Instinct.

The update also adds Arcade Mode and online lobbies into the mix, featuring eight player rooms and spectating functionality.

We've transcribed notes straight from the development team on how Fulgore plays, and some strategies you can employ with him.

You can find Fulgore's reveal trailer after the jump, if you haven't seen it already.

Updated: Charizard, Greninja, Zero Suit Samus, Yoshi, and Sheik: Huge batch of Super Smash Bros. Wii U/3DS screenshots

Updated: Full sets of screenshots for Zero Suit Samus, Sheik, Yoshi, Charizard, and Greninja have been added to this story.

The official Super Smash Bros. website has updated, adding a slew of screenshots for the 5 newly revealed fighters from today's Nintendo Direct broadcast.

Below are just a few to get you started, but be sure to check out all of the remaining screens after the break.

Hit the jump for more.

Updated: Charizard and Greninja revealed as playable, Zero Suit Samus, Sheik and Yoshi return; Super Smash Bros. 3DS releases this Summer

Updated again: The final portion of the Nintendo Direct feed revealed that Charizard and Greninja will be the two newest playable characters.

Sakurai revealed that Zero Suit Samus and Sheik will return as separate playable characters on the roster. He noted that no characters will be able to change form in this iteration of Smash Bros. (i.e. Samus/Zero Suit Samus and Zelda/Sheik). Yoshi is also returning as a playable character.

Earlier: Series creator Masahiro Sakurai stated during the Nintendo Direct stream that Super Smash Bros. 3DS will be released this Summer. The Wii U version will be released at a later date, some time during the Winter of this year.

According to Sakurai, the 3DS version will run at 60 FPS. He notes that some of the Pokemon will move at 30 FPS, but the characters will always run at 60.

Additionally, the 3DS version stages will each have two themes. The Wii U version will differ in that it will let you choose between a ton of past Smash themes.


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Hit the jump for more details from the Nintendo Direct feed, and the stream archive.

Christopher 'ChrisG' Gonzalez officially joins team GamesterGear

It has been announced today that Christopher "NYChrisG" Gonzalez is now officially a part of team GamesterGear.

Gonzalez is one of the most dominant Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 on the tournament scene today. He most recently took first place in UMvC3 at Texas Showdown 2014. ChrisG joins GG|SherryJenix on the GamesterGear team.

Below is what GG|NYChrisG had to say on the matter.

I'd like to thank GamesterGear for giving me the opportunity to play for them, they are great people to work with and make quality, immersive headsets that I use in and out of gaming.

I hope to contribute to the GG team, grow with them, and learn from them as well. GamesterGear shares the same vision that I have for the fighting game community, I hope that we can build and improve the community together.

Image from Jason24cf. Tip sent in by cwarren.

View in-game attack hitboxes with this new Super Street Fighter 4 Arcade Edition v2012 PC tool: 'SF4BV' available as free download

A new Super Street Fighter 4 Arcade Edition v2012 PC tool has hit the internet, this time courtesy of Slitherware. With one simple download, players can now view the hitboxes of each attack, in-game, using the "Street Fighter 4 Box View."

In order to use this PC mod, you must first open SSF4 AE v2012 in windowed mode, then boot up SF4BV. After entering a match, you can select each of the hitboxes you wish to view in the SF4BV settings.

This tool is only compatible with the Windows Aero interface, (so this won't work for Windows XP users), and Siltherware has a list of solutions to any errors you may encounter over on the main page.

This definitely seems like a handy tool for any fighting enthusiasts, so be sure to check out a video demonstration of the SF4BV after the break.

PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale update now live, full patch notes released; tons of character changes, improvements, and more

PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale received a long awaited update today that adds an absolute slew of changes/fixes. Full patch notes have been released, along with a trailer for this "Ultimate Update."

This patch unlocks the 3rd costumes for Zeus and Isaac, and The Graveyard Pack DLC which contains both characters is on sale right now for $1.99 USD in North America, running until April 22. Players in Europe can look forward to the same sale beginning tomorrow and ending on April 23.

Hit the jump to check out the Ultimate Update trailer, along with the entire list of patch notes.

EventHubs readers want a brand new character in Killer Instinct season 2 more than they want Riptor: check out our character poll results

We here at EventHubs generated a poll last month to gauge which 6 characters our readers most wanted to see make a return in Killer Instinct season 2.

Season 1 content will be officially concluding tomorrow with the release of Fuglore, arcade mode, and online lobbies, so we thought we'd give you all a look at the character poll results today in order to give you your KI fix.

What's interesting about these results is the fact that those who voted would like to see a brand new character in season 2 more-so than they want Riptor, one of the most frequently requested Killer Instinct characters.

You will find the full breakdown after the jump, so be sure to see which 6 warriors our readers want to see make a grand comeback in Killer Instinct's upcoming season 2.

Street Fighter Online Series tournament sign ups and qualifying matches now live, earn Capcom Pro Tour points

Virgin Gaming has updated their website this morning, and the sign ups for their Street Fighter Online Series are now live. Players can create an account on the website and compete for Capcom Pro Tour points.

Each online tournament will be a double elimination bracket, and you can begin playing your qualifying matches now. In order to secure a spot in the bracket, you will have to win 3 qualifying matches in a row.

Below are the dates for the first online event.

North America
• Tournament start - April 8
• Bracket date - April 15

South America
• Tournament start - April 8
• Bracket date - April 15

Europe
• Tournament start - April 8
• Bracket date - April 15

Hit the jump for a breakdown of the points.

Sequel to Super Smash Bros. in the works? Job posting says release next year for 'Smash Bros. 6'

Something interesting is afoot with the Super Smash Bros. franchise, but what exactly is happening isn't readily clear at this moment.

A recruitment ad was recently posted on a Japanese career opportunity website, e-Career FA, searching for programmers for "Smash Bros. 6" which was listed for a 2015 release date.

The page was subsequently taken down, but not before Game Jouhou secured a screen shot of the job offerings.

The listing noted that this project currently has 120 people working on it, but they expect that number to increase to 200. It also said that:

Social games are currently a big hit, but the current state of job opportunities for making retail games is critically low. In the midst of this, this will likely be your only chance to be part of a development project for the Smash Bros. [series], which has surpassed a total of 10 million in worldwide sales. And Bandai Namco believes that now is the best time to recruit programmers for retail games.

Hit the jump to continue reading.

Decapre intended to appeal to newcomers in Ultra Street Fighter 4, will have 'substantial story'

Ultra Street Fighter 4's development team sees the addition of Decapre as something that will appeal to newcomers, Capcom's Tomoaki Ayano recently told Siliconera.

"We wanted to introduce a character that would interest newcomers, which is why we went with charge moves," he said.

"In fact, charge characters were originally conceived as a way to bring a second style of play to users who were after a simpler control scheme. This hasn't changed since the era of Blanka, Chun-Li, and Guile as they appeared in Street Fighter 2.

"She has a move called the Rapid Dagger that is executed by repeated button presses, for instance. She's actually rather easy to control and I think she'll prove to be enjoyable for users of all skill levels," Ayano said.

Ease of use wasn't the only thing the developers were aiming for with Decapre though. Hit the jump to continue reading.

PC mods: Darth Vader, kitty Lili, billboard pinup Cammy, Evangelion units 01 - 02, and more battle it out in Street Fighter X Tekken

Video Games Best Mods returns with footage of some great Street Fighter X Tekken PC mods.

In today's batch we have Star Wars' Darth Vader (M. Bison), Neko Lili, Evangelion units 01 - 02 (Ogre), billboard pinup Cammy, and Soul Calibur 5's Elysium (Lili).

Below are a few images to get you started.


Click images for larger versions

Hit the jump to check out these Street Fighter X Tekken PC mods in action.

Clockw0rk lists the top 5 Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 players, discusses why they have become the Marvel gods

Daniel "BT|Clockw0rk" Maniago is definitely a household name when it comes to competitive Marvel vs. Capcom play. The Strider/Doom specialist posted a blog over on BrokenTier earlier today that takes a look at the top 5 Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 players around right now.

Having a heavy background in Marvel vs. Capcom 2, Clockw0rk begins his article with a quick discussion about the MvC2 gods: EMP|IFCYipes, EMP|Sanford Kelly, and EG|Jusitn Wong. He points out what traits made each of them stand out, and drops some very interesting bits of history along the way.

Maniago goes on to list the top 5 Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 players on the scene today, and gives a breakdown of why he feels they've reached their respective level of divinity.

Hit the jump for a snippet of Clockw0rk's blog post that discusses the first of the Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 gods.


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