Tekken Tag Tournament 2 ranked match compilations featuring RIP, Brawlpro and more - crazy customized characters

JR Rodriguez has uploaded a great batch of Tekken Tag Tournament 2 ranked match replays. These matches feature such players as RIP, Brawlpro, Peralisis, DatBeast CJ and more.

Many of the characters in these replays have some funky customizations, so be sure to check em out.
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Dead or Alive 5 costume pack coming to Playstation store on October 2 - not yet confirmed for Xbox 360

Dead or Alive 5 costume pack coming to Playstation store on October 2 - not yet confirmed for Xbox 360 During the Official Playstation Blogcast 044, some downloadable content for various games was listed and will be hitting consoles on October 2. Interestingly enough, it was mentioned that Dead or Alive 5 will be receiving a new costume pack on that same day.

There is currently no information as to what this costume pack entails, nor if it will be available to Xbox 360 users as well.

You can check out the Official Playstation Blogcast here and skip to about 23:35 mark for the Dead or Alive 5 costume pack mention.

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Red Son costume pack GameStop exclusive when you preorder Injustice: Gods Among Us

Trendy Gamers posted an article today giving a bit of information on preorder bonuses for Injustice: Gods Among Us. If you preorder the game now at EB Games Canada and soon at GameStop USA, you will receive the Red Son Costume pack free.

The costumes in this pack are modeled after the Red Son story line that explores what would have happened if Superman landed in the Soviet Union instead of Smallville. You will get a costume for Superman, Wonder Woman, Solomon Grundy and will also include 20 additional missions that follow the Red Son story line.


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Infiltration, Zangitan, Toro, Ryukichikun, Danhiru, ACE E I RI N and more - Super Street Fighter 4 Arcade Edition v2012 replays

YogaFlame24 has been on an uploading rampage lately and has posted up quite a few excellent Super Street Fighter 4 Arcade Edition v2012 online replays. Players featured here include WW|Infiltration, Toro, Zangitan, Ryukichikun, Danhiru, ACE E I RI N and more.
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Iron Man TAC infinite on incoming characters, Wesker Must Die multi-character and more - Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3

Joker has once again done another video for an Iron Man TAC infinite combo in Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3. In this video, he shows the TAC glitch carrying over into incoming characters.
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Update on Street Fighter 3 Third Strike Online Edition's patch with notes

Update on Street Fighter 3 Third Strike Online Edition's patch with notes Iron Galaxy has posted a new blog today, giving everyone an update on the current status of the Street Fighter 3 Third Strike Online Edition.

Hit the jump to see the full list of notes.

• We were able to successfully address the Netcode complaints. The Netcode is identical to what’s in MvCO, which has received a great response thus far.
• Replaced Ping colors with numbers (in milliseconds).
• We added matchmaking filters for Region, Opponent Skill, and Ping. This works like MvCO, where they are managed from a separate screen for all online game modes.
• Lobbies can be created to limit players to the same region you are in.
• Fixed the 8-max lobby problem on PS3.
• Added ability to “Mute All” on PS3. 360 players can handle this through the Guide.
• Super Art gauges are now the correct length.
• Fixed the color of Urien’s reflector for Player 2.
• Fixed Ryu’s bag not flopping over correctly.

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Updated: Level|Up's The Runback 4.4 Persona 4 Arena, Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 and King of Fighters 13 results and stream archive

Updated: Level|Up's The Runback 4.4 Persona 4 Arena, Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 and King of Fighters 13 results and stream archive Updated; The results and stream archive have been added into the story after the jump.

Level|Up is back with The Runback 4.4 tonight and will be streaming live from Super Arcade in Walnut, California. Tonight's stream will kick off at 9:30 p.m. PDT / 4:30 a.m. GMT.

The stream will feature Persona 4 Arena, King of Fighters 13 and Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3.

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PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale roster finalized, will launch with 20 characters

PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale roster finalized, will launch with 20 characters On Twitter, Sony's senior social media specialist Sid Shuman wrote that they have already revealed the entire list of launch characters for PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale.

We have revealed the full launch lineup of characters

This means the game will ship with a total of 20 playable characters. Can't remember all of the characters that have been announced? Hit the jump to see a list of all 20.

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Persona 4 Arena patch v1.01 released - fixes 'assortment of general, game balance, and network issues'

Persona 4 Arena patch v1.01 released - fixes 'assortment of general, game balance, and network issues' AtlusUSA announced on their Facebook, that Persona 4 Arena's patch v1.01 has been released.

A new Persona 4 Arena patch has been released for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. The patch fixes an assortment of general, game balance, and network issues, in addition to a bug that was preventing some players from obtaining the "Network mode Level 30" trophy/achievement.

No official patch notes have been released and it seems players aren't noticing much of a difference in gameplay, so it's likely this only fixed some minor glitches.

Mame Spider's thoughts on Spider-Man, top 3 Marvel players in Japan and more - Pre-Seasons Beatings: Ascension interview

Cross Counter's Zhi interviews Mame Spider, the famous Japanese Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 Spider-Man trailer. Zhi asks some really good questions including the top 3 Marvel players in Japan, Spider-Man on the character tier list, the importance of having offline competition and more.
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Review roundup for Marvel vs. Capcom Origins and JoJo's Bizarre Adventure HD

Review roundup for Marvel vs. Capcom Origins and JoJo's Bizarre Adventure HD Capcom had two fighting game digital re-releases in close proximity to each other, Marvel vs. Capcom Origins and JoJo's Bizarre Adventure HD. We wanted to cover what critics thought of both games so you can see what the general perception outside of the fighting game community has been like on these two titles.

Below are the reviews for Marvel vs. Capcom Origins and you can find the opinions for JoJo's Bizarre Adventure HD after the jump, which were much less flattering.

Marvel vs. Capcom Origins
IGN — 8.2/10
Vandal Online — 7.9/10
Meristation — 7.5/10
PlanetXbox360 — 9/10

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Score alternative cover art for Street Fighter X Tekken on the Vita... in Japan

Capcom has some different looks for fans who pick up Street Fighter X Tekken on the PS Vita, offering new cover artwork for the game (and wallpaper) depending on which retail outlet you buy it from — if you live in Japan.

There's some pretty nice official artwork here though, sans the giant red SAMPLE text running through it. The last couple images are of the official Japanese cover art and the North American/Europe version, respectively.


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Is this something you'd like to see Capcom try in other regions, where they offer special covers for different retail outlets? Leave a comment below with your thoughts.

Stop motion Marvel and Capcom characters collide in BBQ of brutality

In honor of Marvel vs. Capcom Origins release the folks at Marvel put together a stop motion animation piece featuring various characters from the MvC franchise. This is pretty cheesy, but if you're into that somewhat offbeat humor, it's worth a watch.
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Arturo puts Marvel vs. Capcom Origins' net code to the test with the help of NerdJosh

Team Spooky's Arturo "Sabin" Sanchez put the recently released Marvel vs. Capcom Origins' net code to the test. He plays many online sets and runs into TS|NerdJosh. Not only do you get to see some top players competing, you get a pretty good idea of how the online aspect holds up.
Hit the jump to see what Arturo had to say about the game.

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Seasons Beatings pre-stream party, featuring Filipino Champ, Infiltration, Alex Valle and more

Seasons Beatings pre-stream party, featuring Filipino Champ, Infiltration, Alex Valle and more A Seasons Beatings pre-stream party event is currently taking place, featuring players like coL.cc|Filipino Champ, WW|Infiltration, LU|Alex Valle, Neo, UVG|Noel Brown, CoCo|OMG Itz Andre, Ghaleon, DMG|Juicebox Abel, IFD Humbag, Mamespider, TA|Frutsy, EM Taekuya, EG|PR Balrog, WW|Laugh, BT|Dieminion, BT|IFC Yipes, and more.

The stream is being ran by Console Combat and DMG|Blacktastic is currently providing commentary.

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