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Tekken Tag Tournament 2 official console release trailer - We are Tekken!

Namco Bandai have released a new trailer for Tekken Tag Tournament 2 on their official YouTube channel.

TEKKEN Tag Tournament 2 will feature more than 50 characters with expanded fight arsenals and move sets to do battle in new stages set in different countries from around the world. The game will feature both one-on-one fighting and solo fighter vs. a tag-team battle, upending the current fighting game standards and making the game accessible for fans and newcomers alike.

Tip submitted by an anonymous reader.

Updated: CBS Interactive expands into eSports with MLG and TwitchTV

Updated: CBS Interactive expands into eSports with MLG and TwitchTV Updated: An official press release was put out this morning announcing CBS Interactive's official involvement with MLG and TwitchTV.

Details on what these deals will involve, like global broadcast rights, have been added into this story. CBS Interactive also reveals some of the reasons why they got involved with eSports. Hit the jump to check everything out.

CBS INTERACTIVE EXPANDS INTO ESPORTS CATEGORY WITH EXCLUSIVE LIVE GAMING VIDEO AND LEAGUE PARTNERSHIPS

Partnership with TwitchTV brings the World's Largest Live Video Gaming Community to CBS Interactive

Deal with Major League Gaming, the Largest Competitive Video Game League, Guarantees Global Broadcast Rights to Fast Growing eSports Scene

SAN FRANCISCO - April 17, 2012 – CBS Interactive today announced a major expansion into the fast-growing categories of live gaming and eSports through exclusive partnerships with TwitchTV and Major League Gaming (MLG). By combining the world’s biggest live video gaming community with the most popular eSports league, and its flagship gaming property, GameSpot.com, CBS Interactive Games now serves more than 3 billion minutes of live gaming and eSports content monthly, making it the most engaged video property for gamers worldwide.

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Street Fighter X Tekken footage featuring Kim1234, Zhi, Infiltration, Poongko and more

Today SSF4AE and ssf4evo have uploaded some great Street Fighter X Tekken footage.

This footage features the players Kim1234, Cross Counter Asia's Zhi, Infiltration, TH|Poongko and more. Hit the jump to check out more matches.

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UltraChenTV: FirstAttack and Lv3Focus - Frame traps and approaching an open game from scratch

UltraChenTV: FirstAttack and Lv3Focus - Frame traps and approaching an open game from scratch UltraChenTV will be streaming live again tonight. James Chen will kick off the night with FirstAttack beginning at 8 p.m. PDT / 3 a.m. GMT. Lv3Focus with UltraDavid will follow at 9 p.m. PDT / 4 a.m. GMT.

Tonight James will be discussing frame traps and UltraDavid will be jumping into Skullgrils and talking how to approach an open game from scratch.

Hit the jump to check out the stream.

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Katsuhiro Harada: More than 50 characters coming to Tekken Tag Tournament 2

Katsuhiro Harada: More than 50 characters coming to Tekken Tag Tournament 2 Today on Twitter Katsuhiro Harada, Tekken Tag Tournament 2's producer stated on Twitter there would be more than 50 characters coming to the home console version of Tekken Tag Tournament 2.

Its amazing..50 characters in Tekken Tag Tournament 2......!!! - IvetCorny

Harada: Not 50.... MORE. I can say MORE.

If you've got a question about Tekken Tag Tournament 2 or maybe even Tekken X Street Fighter, message Harada on Twitter and you might just get a reply.

Tekken Tag Tournament 2 all-new partner specific moves and the fight lab

GameSpot has uploaded some new footage from Tekken Tag Tournament 2. Up first is the all-new partner specific moves that have been added into the game. After the jump there is a short video showing the Tekken Fight Lab which teaches various mechanics in the game.

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Updated: Video guides for many of the trophies and achievements in Skullgirls, information on unlocking all palettess

Updated: Video guides for many of the trophies and achievements in Skullgirls, information on unlocking all palettess Updated: More information on how to unlock all of the color palette's has been added into the story.

Admiralvic1 has created trophy / achievement guides for many of those found in Skullgirls. There are ten different videos each correlating to it's respective trophy. Make sure to read the description of each video to understand how the trophy is being unlocked.

List to unlock colors.

• Color 7 - Beat Story Mode.
• Color 8 - Beat Arcade Mode.
• Color 9 - Win 25 times with a character.
• Color 10 - Enter the code linked below.

Many players have been curious about unlocking the 10th color palette in Skullgirls. Just Push Start has released a short article explaining how to do so.

Note that there are a few extra PS3 trophies that are not included on the Xbox 360. Check out the trophy guides by clicking the name of each one below.

If you'd like to check out a full list of the Skullgirls trophies, you can find them here.

Fighterpedia Episode 11 - Mortal Kombat vs. Street Fighter: How it should happen

Matt and Woolie have posted a new episode of their web series Fighterpedia.

In this episode they talk about Mortal Kombat vs. Street Fighter and how it should happen. They even get thoughts from former Street Fighter 2 staff member James Goddard who designed Dee Jay to get his thoughts on how the game should be be created.

Tip submitted by rafael2487 and an anonymous reader.

Super Street Fighter 4 Arcade Edition v2012 replays featuring Momochi, Kindevu, Banbaban and more

XblackvegetaX has uploaded a fresh batch of Super Street Fighter 4 Arcade Edition v2012. These matches took place at the Itadaki Festival 3 vs. 3 tournament and features such players as EG|Momochi, eLive|Kindevu, KOK, Banababan and more.

Hit the jump for more replays.

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Japanese Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 footage - high level play using unconventional teams

Emillll has uploaded roughly two hours of excellent Japanese Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 play. The teams used here are very uncommon and it's amazing to see what these characters can do in the right hands.

ABEGEN uses a Tron, Thor and She-Hulk and Tenbosu runs with Dr. Strange, Iron Man and Vergil. Note that some of the footage is repeated between 15:00 and 27:30 of the first video so you may want to skip over that section.

Hit the jump to see the second video.

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Elena was a popular choice among fans, more features coming for PlayStation Vita release of Street Fighter X Tekken

Noting that they listen to fans about which characters they include in their fighting games, Capcom's Tomoaki Ayano said they added Elena in as she was one of the most requested characters by the community to be included in Street Fighter X Tekken.

Ayano goes on to cover what features they added into the PlayStation Vita port of the game, talking about how they implemented touch screen controls for simple things like color customization. He adds that many more features will be announced for the Vita port in the coming months.

Video from G4TV, submitted by Rafael2487.

Ono preparing for 'new something', following up on modifications to Street Fighter X Tekken

Ono preparing for 'new something', following up on modifications to Street Fighter X Tekken Proceed with a bit of caution here, as Ono's tweets can't always be taken directly at face value, but he recently spoke on Twitter that he visited Taipei, in Taiwan, and is making a presentation for something new, and is also following up on modifications to Street Fighter X Tekken.

Christian Svensson covered who owns the rights to Karin and the sales numbers for SFxT, in this recap of posts from Capcom employees.

Ono: I visited at Taipei just now. I'll make preparation for new something... So, we're follow up about making modify for Street Fighter X Tekken.

I actually believe that the Karin character is owned 100% by Capcom, they just didn't use her lately. — Shed a Ninja

Svensson: I would need to check with legal but I believe this is true in Karin's case. A better place to ask this question would be directly to Ono via Twitter as he may have better insights.

[Editor's note: Ono has said previously that Karin's copyright is actually owned by a Manga artist, but that doesn't necessarily stop them from using her, but that the situation becomes difficult contractually.]

Street Fighter X Tekken had what appears to be a somewhat bumpy start according to media create, NPD, and chart track sales. Overall estimates put sales between 500k and 650k across both platforms in all 3 regions combined. Given the nature of fighting games as a more niche market title, but also faced with the fact it is a cross over title using two of the biggest fighting game franchises. Was Capcom able to meet its projections? — Eternal

Svensson: Guys, I can't comment on sales but I will say that you're looking at the wrong metric for how we book revenue.

Sources: Ono's Twitter, Unity Boards.

Desk shows off some Cerebella advanced run combos

Today Desk has uploaded a new Skullgirls video featuring Cerebella. This video is all about some of her advanced run stop combos that do a ton of damage.

Cerebella's run is performed by charging back then hitting forward plus any kick, to stop you hit LK. After cancelling it from a st.HP, the jab links are pretty easy with a bit of practice but cr.LK is a little tougher and st.LK is the most difficult.

Check out the video description for a transcript.

Tip submitted by kupo and rafael2487.

PowerUp 2012 results - Street Fighter X Tekken, Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 and more

PowerUp 2012 results - Street Fighter X Tekken, Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 and more Updated with final results: PowerUp 2012 has finished up and the final results and multiple battle logs have been added into this story.

PowerUp 2012 is streaming live this weekend from Cincinnati, Ohio. Team Spooky will be handling the streaming for the event and the stream can be found on their Own3D.tv.

Many games will be featured at this event including Street Fighter X Tekken, Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3, Super Street Fighter 4 Arcade Edition v2012, SoulCalibur 5, Mortal Kombat 9, King of Fighters 13. Skullgirls and a few others.

Boss Fight TV created a video walkthrough of the venue where PowerUp 2012 is taking place. You can also find a schedule for the event in the video's description.

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BossLogic wallpapers for the most of the Street Fighter X Tekken cast including DLC characters

Photoshop extraordinaire Boss Logic has created a gallery of Street Fighter X Tekken wallpapers and has uploaded them to the Shadowloo's Flickr page. There are some excellent pieces of artwork here including wallpapers for some of the DLC character teams.

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