Street Fighter 25th anniversary LA and Brazil Grand Final sets replays featuring Justin Wong, Tokido, Combofiend, Gamer Bee and more

IPlayWinner's Haunts has been hard at work uploading tons of replays from the Street Fighter 25th anniversary Los Angeles and Brazil tournaments. Below you will find some of the Grand Finals sets 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.

There are some extremely talented players feature here including EG|Justin Wong, MCZ|Tokido, AGE|SnakeEyez, AGE|Vangief, AVM|Gamer Bee, Combofiend and more. Also, if you missed any of the previous Street Fighter 25th anniversary events, you can check out playlists for each one on the CapcomSF Youtube Channel.
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Dr. Boskonovitch, Unknown, Violet and pre-order exclusive characters officially release tomorrow on Playstation Store

FilthieRich has confirmed over on the Playstation Blog that the remaining DLC characters in Tekken Tag Tournament 2 will be released tomorrow, November 13, on the Playstation store. The characters that will be available for download include Dr. Boskonovitch, Violet and Unknown.

Also, the four characters given to those who pre-ordered the game will be released to the general public tomorrow. Ancient Ogre, Angel, Michelle Chang and Kunimitsu will all be playable, and as usual, each of the aforementioned characters will be free of charge.


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With the release of these seven characters, this makes the entire Tekken Tag Tournament 2 roster now available for play.

Tip by an anonymous submitter.

Team Ninja inspired by the Uncharted series when making Dead or Alive 5 - stage crumbling, intense action and more

Team Ninja inspired by the Uncharted series when making Dead or Alive 5 - stage crumbling, intense action and more CVG recently sat down with Yosuke Hayashi of Team Ninja for an interview regarding Dead or Alive 5 and other topics. Hayashi discusses how he got started in video games, the fact that Team Ninja was very inspired by the Uncharted series when making DoA5 and more.

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

So, for you, who is making the best games in the world right now?

For Dead Or Alive 5 we took a lot of inspiration from Naughty Dog. Specifically it was the whole stage crumbling, and things falling off, and the characters rolling down, grabbing on to the ledges in Uncharted. We also wanted to hint at that flow you get into in Uncharted, where you know that something massive is about to happen. In Uncharted you fall off a cliff, or off a boat and things like that, and we thought moments like that would be great in DOA5's fighting system. We got really inspired by that, and we've tried to do something very similar.

Yes, the thing Naughty Dog do well is establishing the character's presence in the world, and I think it's something that works well in DOA5 as a result.

I think that we definitely were inspired by Naughty Dog's work. It's not like we're doing a cheap, superficial imitation of that game. As creators we were inspired, and it's a good opportunity right now to tell our players about this. It's something they might not notice, but we really respect Naughty Dog, their work is fantastic.

You can check out the full interview on CVG here.

Daigo Umehara and Yoshinori Ono to appear in Japanese manga - follows the Beast's quest to become pro mahjong player

MCZ|Daigo Umehara is one of the most recognized competitors in the fighting game community. Among his list of accomplishments he has won several major tournaments, authored his own book and is now appearing in a Japanese manga.

Entitled "Umehara Mahjong", this comic series will tell the story of when Daigo aspired to be a professional mahjong player. Below you can see multiple panels featuring the Beast and one of which appears to feature Street Fighter producer, Yoshinori Ono.


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Via Kotaku. Tips by Jevali and XAVI3R.

Absolute Battle 3 streaming live from Plano, Texas - UMvC3, SSF4 AE v2012, TTT2, KoF13, P4A, MK9 and more

Absolute Battle 3 streaming live from Plano, Texas - UMvC3, SSF4 AE v2012, TTT2, KoF13, P4A, MK9 and more Absolute Battle 3 is streaming now from Plano, Texas. You can expect to see coL|Filipino Champ, EG|Ricky Ortiz, Happy Medicine, JDCR, Ranmasama, Perfect Legend and more

They will be streaming Super Street Fighter 4 Arcade Edition v2012, Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3, Tekken Tag Tournament 2, King of Fighters 13, Persona 4 Arena, Mortal Kombat 9, Soul Calibur 5, Skullgirls, Street Fighter X Tekken, BlazBlue CS:EX, Super Street Fighter 2 Turbo HDR and Street Fighter 3 Third Strike Online Edition.

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Multi-character Tekken Tag Tournament 2 combo video, Anakin vs. Help Me matches from House of Goons after MLG Dallas

The Fighters Generation is back with a new Tekken Tag Tournament 2 combo movie. This features 16 different characters with a wide variety of teams.
After the jump, Arturo Sanchez has uploaded the last of his Tekken Tag Tournament 2 content from MLG Dallas. This is a set of deathmatches between Anakin vs. Help Me from Korea, for the record these two did not play during the tournament so if anyone wanted to see that but weren't able to now is your chance.

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Super Street Fighter 2 Turbo - King of GGPO stream archive and results for week 1 and 2 featuring J-Rod, Djfrijoles, KushYu and more

Arturo Sanchez has uploaded the videos from the past two weeks's King of GGPO 2012 Fall Edition Super Street Fighter 2 Turbo tournament. There are some excellent matches here featuring some great players including J-Rod, djfrijoles, KushYu, Jarek04 and more. Don't have time to watch the archives? Check out the results and characters used after the jump for both week one and week two.

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Richard Nguyen's Dr. Doom combo video, proof of concept Taskmaster and Dante, 1 combo 5 Shinku Hadoukens and more - UMvC3

Eternal Rival's Richard Nguyen is back with another new Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 combo video. This one featuring mainly Dr. Doom combos with a little help from Dormammu.
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Unknown, Dr. Boskonovitch and Violet releasing this week for Tekken Tag Tournament 2

Unknown, Dr. Boskonovitch and Violet releasing this week for Tekken Tag Tournament 2 Katsuhiro Harada once again is answering questions on Twitter, today he was asked when the remaining Tekken Tag Tournament 2 characters would be released and replied saying "Soon. Very soon (Not week, few days)" meaning that the characters should be released this week.

Typically PlayStation Network updates on a Tuesday and the Xbox Live Marketplace on a Wednesday. This meaning PlayStation 3 players will see the characters on November 13th and Xbox 360 players on November 14th.

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Philadelphia Bar Battles 3 - Charity Fights 2 UMvC3 and SSF4 AE v2012 featuring MarlinPie, Chris G, Dieminion, K Brad, Noel Brown and more

Yesterday, Bar Battles 3 and Charity Fights 2 took place in Philadelphia Pennsylvania. This featured some of the best players in the east coast including AGE|Chris G, BT|MarlinPie, BT|Dieminion, UVG|Noel Brown, FNEX|K Brad, DRS|MastaCJ and more.

They played Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3, Super Street Fighter 4 Arcade Edition v2012 and Tekken Tag Tournament. Below are the winners, losers and grand finals for both SSF4 AE v2012 and UMvC3. You can also check out a playlist of the entire event here.

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EventHubs Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 community tiers poll project pt. 2 - assign each anchor letter grades S - D

EventHubs Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 community tiers poll project pt. 2 - assign each anchor letter grades S - D The second part of the Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 tier poll project has started here on the EventHubs forums.This time around readers are asked to vote on who they feel are the best anchors in the game.

LIke our previous polls, voters will be asked to assign letter rank from S - D to each characters. The characters available this time are Haggar and descend alphabetically through Ryu.

If you missed part 1 of this poll that features Akuma through Ghost Rider, please go make sure you check it out and vote. Below are links to each characters' voting page.

Hagger
Hawkeye
Hisen-Ko
Hulk
Iron Fist
Iron Man
Jill
Magneto
MODOK

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ThorNeo V12 grand finals Frutsy vs. Nacho in Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3, Kenshi vs. Schmoo in King of Fighters 13

Some footage from the ThorNeo V12 tournament that took place in Veracruz, Mexico this past weekend has been uploaded onto YouTube for both Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 and King of Fighters 13.

Below is the grand final sets featuring TA|Frutsy vs. Nacho in Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 and Kenshi vs. EGN|Schmoo in King of Fighters 13.

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Skullgirls speed paintings - Peacock and Valentine

TheArkayne, CrowSongProductions and TeamRenegadeFilms have all posted speed painting videos on their YouTube channels of them creating their favorite Skullsgirls characters.

Below you will find two Peacock and one Valentine speed paintings.

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Tekken Tag Tournament 2 matches featuring Aris, Pokchop, Liquid and Eddy Pistons, Tag Assault and back turn tutorials

Arturo Sanchez has once again uploaded some great Tekken Tag Tournament 2 footage from the after hours of MLG Dallas. Below will be Aris vs. Eddy Pistons, Liquid vs. Pokchop and Aris vs. Pokchop.

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History of Fighting Games pt. 1 - Karate Champ from BloodBurger

BloodBurger is back with a new series where he takes many of us down memory lane or introduces some of the new players to some of the games that helped pave the way for titles we love.

In The History of Fighting Games part 1, he discusses the first fighting game Karate Champ which was released in 1984.

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