Upcoming Mortal Kombat film budget revealed at $40 - $50 million, almost 3 times a much as original MK film

Upcoming Mortal Kombat film budget revealed at $40 - $50 million, almost 3 times a much as original MK film ComicBookMovie posted an article recently that gives a bit of information on the upcoming Mortal Kombat film reboot. According to Warner Brothers' executive, Lance Sloan, the budget that director Kevin Tancharoen will have to work with is estimated at $40 - $50 million.

To give an idea of where this budget stacks up with other films, below is a list of other fighting game movies and a couple of blockbuster super hero motion pictures. As you can see, the original Mortal Kombat film had an estimated budget of $18 million. The reboot will have a budget that is almost 3 times as large as the estimate given by the Warner Brother's executive.

Check out the estimated budget and gross information below provided by IMDB.

Mortal Kombat (1995) - Budget: $18,000,000, Gross: $122,195,920
Street Fighter (1994) - Budget: $35,000,000, Gross: $105,414,729
Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun-Li (2009) - Budget: $50,000,000, Gross: $8,742,261
The Avengers (2012) - Budget: $220,000,000, Gross: $1,481,585,111
The Dark Night Rises (2012) - Budget: $250,000,000, Gross: $1,013,114,000

Persona 4 Arena will not see European release this year, current build still in development

Persona 4 Arena will not see European release this year, current build still in development The release date for Persona 4 Arena in Europe has been up in the air for some time now. The game's U.K. publisher, Zen United, posted a statement on their official Facebook page that sheds some light on the matter.

Unfortunately, there is still no new information to give you which was not originally covered in the FAQ. For those of you who missed that, you can find it here.

With that being the case, a 2012 release for Persona 4 Arena is now no longer possible.

We will of course, continue to update you, as soon as we have more information.

We know this is very upsetting for many of you - us included, we might add - and we sincerely look forward to being able to deliver better news to you soon...

According to the FAQ provided above, the European build of Persona 4 Arena is still in development and it cannot be released until it is complete. There is currently no information on an official release date.

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Rolento, Hwaorang and Steve get ready for battle - Super Street Fighter 4 Arcade Edition v2012 PC mods feature more SFxT characters

Video Games Best Mods returns today with a few more Super Street Fighter 4 Arcade Edition v2012 PC mods. These videos feature more characters from the Street Fighter X Tekken roster implemented into AE v2012.

Below you can check out Rolento with Guy's move set, Steve (Dudley) and Hwaorang (Ken).
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SSF4 AE v2012 tutorial roundup: Guy meterless Ultra 1 in corner on all characters, Rose, Seth, E. Honda and Bison beginner to advanced guides

OTinhoso put together a video showing off how to land Guy's Ultra 1 without using meter in the corner. This normally only works on certain characters but this video will show you various set ups to make it work on the entire roster except for El Fuerte.
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Perfect Legend: There is only one Kung Lao player, everyone else is just a bootleg copy - Evo 2012 champ lists best MK9 players by character

Perfect Legend: There is only one Kung Lao player, everyone else is just a bootleg copy  - Evo 2012 champ lists best MK9 players by character A few days before MLG Fall Championships, NetherRealm Coverage sat down with Evo 2012 Mortal Kombat 9 champion, Perfect Legend, for an interview. He discusses a wide array of topics, including his experience at Seasons Beatings Ascension, some of the obstacles he faces against certain players, his opinion on the best Mortal Kombat 9 players per specific characters, and more.

Below is a bit from the article to get you started.

I’m going to throw out a couple of Mortal Kombat characters, tell me who you believe is the best with each:

Kung Lao – There is only one Kung Lao player everyone else is just a bootleg copy of that player.
Kabal – There isn't really a best Kabal player in my opinion. Everyone specializes in certain Kabal attributes for the character. Some are better at frame traps, zoning, punishing etc.
Johnny Cage – GGA|Dizzy
Kenshi – TFA|Pig
Kitana – GGA|16bit
Freddy Krueger – KH|Scar
Cyrax – I think GGA|Han and Josh360 are the best Cyrax players, but it is not hard to be a great Cyrax player. All you need is one good read and the match is over.

Be sure to check out the full interview over on NetherRealm Coverage.

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Street Fighter X Tekken Playstation Vita alternate costume DLC breakdown by BloodBurger

BloodBurger sent in a video showing off the latest Street Fighter X Tekken costume packs that became available on both Xbox 360 and Playstation 3 earlier in the week. These include the once Playstation Vita exclusive costumes for all of the characters on the roster.
Hit the jump to check out pricing information for the original characters' costumes and the 12 DLC characters as well.

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Zangitan, YHCmochi, Danhiru, LeviStrauss and more - Super Street Fighter 4 Arcade Edition v2012 matches from XblackvegetaX

XblackvegetaX continues his replay uploads with more high level Super Street Fighter 4 Arcade Edition v2012 matches. These battles feature such players as YHCmochi, Zangitan, LeviStrauss, Danhiru and more.
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Youmacon Battle Opera 2012 results, battle logs, stream archives and more

Youmacon Battle Opera 2012 results, battle logs, stream archives and more Updated with final results: This story has been updated with the final results, battle logs and has links to the stream archives for Youmacon Battle Opera 2012.

Youmacon Battle Opera 2012 has kicked off now in Detroit, Michigan. This will be running all weekend and have 4 separate streams so there will be a ton of action to take in.

Several top players are in attendance including, coL|Filipino Champ, EG|Justin Wong, WolfKrone, EG|PR Balrog, AGE|NYChrisG, EG|Ricky Ortiz, BT|IFC Yipes, LU|Alex Valle, FNEX|K-Brad, DJ Huoshen and more.

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Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 roundup: Stylish Dante combo video, Drew Grimey vs. Honzo Gonzo first to 15, Iron Man practical combos and more

TheKoreanDrifter put together an excellent combo video featuring a slew of stylish Dante combos. With the help of various characters and assists, there are some creative set ups and combos pulled off here.
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Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 the Online Warrior ep. 4, 3rd Striking with Alex, week of Playstation All-Stars Battle Royale days 3 - 6 and more

Maximilian has been uploading tons of content for multiple games lately. First up, Max has uploaded his Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 the Online Warrior season 2 episode 4 in which he discusses various topics while battling opponents online.

After the jump you can check out Max's 3rd Striking with Alex, Street Fighter 4 Vanilla Battles part 2 and Week of Playstation All-Stars Battle Royale days 3 - 6.

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One hour of high level Tekken Tag Tournament 2 matches featuring Rip, Saint, Anakin and HelpMe

TS|Sabin has uploaded quite a bit of high level Tekken Tag Tournament 2 footage from the House of Goons stream that took place before the MLG Fall Championship. There is roughly an hour of matches here featuring Rip, Anakin, HelpMe and Saint.

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Updated: Results added - Master Series Europe: Street Fighter 25th Anniversary - SSF4 AE v2012, SSF2T HDR, SFxT and SF3 3s

Updated: Results added - Master Series Europe: Street Fighter 25th Anniversary - SSF4 AE v2012, SSF2T HDR, SFxT and SF3 3s Updated: Results for Super Street Fighter 4 Arcade Edition v2012, Street Fighter X Tekken, Street Fighter 3 Third Strike Online Edition and Super Street Fighter 2 Turbo HD Remix have been added after the jump.

The Europe Master Series is taking place November 3rd and 4th starting at 12 a.m. PDT. Super Street Fighter 2 Turbo HD Remix and Super Street Fighter 4 Arcade Edition v2012 will be played on Saturday, then on Sunday Street Fighter X Tekken and Street Fighter 3 Third Strike on Sunday.

The stream will be held on Capcom's fighting game TwitchTV channel and you can expect to see Dignitas|Zak Bennett, V-Ryu and WW|Andreas, among others in attendance. For more information check out our tournament preview.

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Bizarre Playstation All-Stars Battle Royale Russian trailer features top-notch cosplay

AllGamesAlpha put up the trailer for Playstation All-Stars Battle Royale that aired in Russia.

Apart from showing only about four seconds of gameplay, it's worth noting that the cosplay in the video is some of the best we've ever seen, eclipsing even the work of some of the most dedicated costume and makeup artists.

Leave your thoughts as to who managed to pull off the best character imitation with their costume in this commercial while simultaneously appealing to Russian fighting game enthusiasts.

3 Green Bars: Series 4 trailer featuring the Budapest and Vienna fighting game scenes

CptMunta has put out the trailer for the 4th series of 3 Green Bars, a documentary/video series/showcase for fighting game scenes all over the world. This next entry in his series will be covering the fighting game scenes in Budapest, Hungary and Vienna, Austria.

If you've ever been curious about fighting game scenes in places you wouldn't expect, then 3 Green Bars is a great series to tune into. The previous episodes include:

MLG Fall Championships results for Tekken Tag Tournament 2 and Mortal Kombat 9

MLG Fall Championships results for Tekken Tag Tournament 2 and Mortal Kombat 9 Updated with final results: This story has been updated with the final results for Tekken Tag Tournament 2 and Mortal Kombat 9 at the MLG Fall Championships.

The MLG Fall Championships took place this weekend in Dallas, Texas. Competitors played Tekken Tag Tournament 2 and Mortal Kombat 9 going for over $30,000 in cash prizes. MLG also hosted a free to enter PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale tournament with $5,000 in prizes.

KN|REO, VSM|Maxter, AGE|NYCFab, DMG|Kor, PerfectLegend, DMG|CD Jr., GGA|Dizzy, GGA|16-Bit and many more were in attendance.

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