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Many of the bugs in the PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale demo have already been addressed

Many of the bugs in the PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale demo have already been addressed Paul-Anthony LaCen from DualShockers interviewed Omar kendall the game director for PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale where he discusses the focus of the beta, updates and some new offense mechanics.

Below is a short excerpt from the article, check out the full post over DualShockers website.

P: Due how early the beta build was, a lot of the complaints were about things that SuperBot had already fixed. The use of a more stable build may allow a lot of the superfluous topics and complaints to take a backseat to useful gameplay feedback. Is there any intention to maybe grant players access to a later build for the beta? Or is that out of the question, especially due to the leak that resulted from just an early build?

O: The beta code currently being tested is rather old in terms of buginess and gameplay. Our intention for this phase of the beta is to test various network issues, and many of the rough areas you’re experiencing in the beta have already been addressed in the most recent internal builds. We will continue to update the beta with improvements to all areas of the game, including stability and gameplay, in preparation for our release.

Dead or Alive 5 balance test combos featuring Hitomi, Hayabusa, Christie, Bayman and La Mariposa

TecmoKoeiAmerica returns today with some more great Dead or Alive 5 balance test footage. This showcases combos for Hitomi, Hayabusa, Christie, Bayman and La Mariposa.
Submitted by kupowns and yorai dragon.

Street Fighter X Tekken Dudley, Alisa combo videos, Lei 7 stance video and more

Fellow EventHubs staff member, DreamKing23 posted his day 1 Dudley combo video for Street Fighter X Tekken. There are some basic and advanced combos featured here.
Hit the jump to see a combo video from Doopliss, BloodBurger's Lei video where he goes through all of his stances and normals and a Alisa combo video from LoCi_AF.

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Clockw0rk and Flocker play Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 casuals from EVO

Cross Counter has posted some new Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 videos taken from Evolution 2012 where BT|Clockw0rk and Flocker play some casual matches.

There are some great matches and crazy setups from both of these guys here.
Hit the jump to see Flocker's matches.

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Richard Nguyen's Street Fighter X Tekken mini-guide for Lei features a semi-infinite

Eternal Rival's Richard Nguyen sent in a mini-guide for Lei in Street Fighter X Tekken. You can check out notes on Lei's move, various combos and even a really interesting loop with his Orchid Palm.

What I discovered is that Lei also has a Palm semi-infinite. You can set this off from a tag cancel from many different moves. For my team of Lei/Bryan, I would do any combo ending with a Snake Pit (hcf+p) from Bryan and then tag cancelling off the first hit, in which I then do a hp-palm (qcf+hp), and then repeated mp-palms (qcf+mp) with Lei.

This is only a semi-infinite because you cannot connect palms once you get your opponent into the corner. So this combo is best worked the closer Lei's back is to the corner.

Persona 4: Arena moves, color guides, challenges and more added to EventHubs

Persona 4: Arena moves, color guides, challenges and more added to EventHubs With the release of Persona 4: Arena release coming up on Tuesday, August 7th, we here at EventHubs have created guide pages for every character in the game. Below you will find links to all 13 characters or you can head over to this index page, which is also available through the new Persona 4: Arena tab at the top of the screen.

Each these feature all the characters moves, their alternate colors, the official move set video that Atlus released and a clip on challenges 11-30 from the Challenge Mode.

A huge shoutout to Kurushii and Jourdal for letting us use the Challenge videos in our guides.

If you have any feedback please leave a comment in the section below.

Sounding off: Maximilian is killing the fighting game community?

Maximilian shared a lot of thoughts on the current state of the fighting game community and its past history in a recent video. Spurred by a negative message he received on Xbox Live, he wanted to open up some dialogue about his contributions to the scene and where things have evolved.

This is a really interesting listen, as you get to hear some of the roots of the scene and how things have changed over the years.
Submitted by MugenLord.

Persona 4 Arena's arcade mode is abbreviated story mode, 30 challenges per character

Persona 4 Arena's arcade mode is abbreviated story mode, 30 challenges per character Persona 4: Arena's arcade mode is actually an abbreviated story mode for the game, but with some important differences, namely there are separate plot lines for all of the game's characters, and you actually have to put some effort into beating it.

The game's story mode is pretty much a cake walk, as cast members are given a powerful default combo which can be done by button mashing, according to SiliconEra.

While Persona 4 fans will dive right into story mode, there is a another way to experience Persona 4 Arena’s plot. Arcade mode covers the same events with before battle banter that explains who Labyrs is. Of course, arcade mode isn’t as detailed. You won’t see what any other Persona characters are thinking, but you’ll get the gist of what happened when Yu returned to Inaba. Arcade mode has separate storylines for each of the Persona 4 Arena fighters.

The catch is arcade mode has actual fights. You’ll need to figure out a few combos, learn to roll through attacks, and understand how to cancel moves to clear the eight bouts in arcade mode. Story mode, on the other hand, is mostly a pushover. Persona 4 Arena gives most character (Naoto being an exception) a powerful canned combo.

By simply mashing the light button you can make Yu chain sword slashes, summon his persona for a lightning slide attack, and (providing you have enough SP) finish using Ziodyne. Elizabeth’s chain combo juggles an enemy with Maragidyne launches them with Magarudyne and finishes with a mid-air Maziodyne blast. Not too shabby, right? Using the same dial-a-combo is ineffective when you’re fighting a human, but against the story mode controlled computer enemies it seems like that’s enough.

There's also a 5 minute tutorial to introduce new players to the game, but on top of that, Arc System Works threw in 30 challenges similar to the ones you've seen in recent Capcom fighters, starting off with basic special/super moves and working their way up into more advanced combos.

FingerCramp's Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 Deadpool rehab guide, combo to keep opponent in corner as Zero, Spencer zip loops and more

FingerCramp has uploaded a new Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 character rehab guide. This one is for Deadpool where Hak covers his normals, specials, assists, supers, combos and more.
Hit the jump to see FingerCramp's hitbox and hurtbox guide for Dr. Strange, Spencer zip loops, Zero side-switcing combo to keep opponent in the corner and a Dante jump cancel beehive clip.

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Weekly event listings August 3 - 9, 2012

Weekly event listings August 3 - 9, 2012 If you have an event you'd like to submit, you can add it into the Events area of the forums or you can send it in via the Contact Us form.

• Japan: Super Battle Opera / Tougeki 2012, August 4 -5. For more information be sure to visit our SBO 2012 tournament preview.

• Online event: Always Godlike TV Lucky Mondays #5, August 6. Players expected to compete at this event include TS|Min, Gridman, KDZ, Spore, Dr. Chaos and more. A live stream can be found on Twitch.TV.

• Portland, Oregon: Best Bout Beatdown 14, August 4. A live stream will be provided by Team Khaos.

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Updated: Tekken Tag Tournament 2 - Girl Power Trailer - Bikini bundle with over 100 swimsuits and behind the scenes video

Namco Bandai posted a Girl Power trailer for Tekken Tag Tournament 2 featuring a bunch of models cosplaying as characters from the Tekken universe.

Nina, Xiaoyu, Alisa, Nina and others are all featured here.
After the jump, you'll find images of the bikini bundle.

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Updated: Big Two #38 Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 and Super Street Fighter 4 Arcade Edition v2012 results and stream archive

Updated: Big Two #38 Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 and Super Street Fighter 4 Arcade Edition v2012 results and stream archive Updated: The results and stream archive have been added into the story.

Tonight's Big Two #38 is being streamed again tonight by Team Spooky from The Next Level arcade in Brooklyn, New York.

They will be streaming Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 and Super Street Fighter 4 Arcade Edition v2012 over on TwitchTV.

Brackets will be available on Next Level's Challonge.

Hit the jump to check out the stream.

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Dieminion's thoughts going into Super Battle Opera 2012 this weekend

Dieminion's thoughts going into Super Battle Opera 2012 this weekend BrokenTier's Dieminion posted his thoughts going into Super Battle Opera 2012. He talks various topics from his teammates, the one game format and much more. In particular he notes how he is not relying on his teammates to help him win, but is relying on himself to win for the team.

Here's a small excerpt.

I am not relying on my teammates to help me win, I am relying on myself to win for my team

USA has not had a great showing at Tougeki in previous years. Perhaps it could be because of the one game format that has been Tougeki and the Japanese tournament standard for years. I am looking to change that this time around. Confident you say? Confidence is something you need to be able to compete at a high level. Something that has brought me to the level that I am now. Going into Tougeki being a player with a big name, I know that my opponents are going to be prepared when it comes time. I know that players have been studying and analyzing traits and habits of my game and developing a counter strategy. I have been doing the same, taking some time each day to discover new techniques that none or few have seen.

Check out the full article over on BrokenTier's blog.

Tekken Tag Tournament 2 - Tutorial #1 The Basics

The NamcoBandaiGames YouTube channel has uploaded a tutorial for Tekken Tag Tournament 2 that is done by the guys over at Level Up Your Game. This series is aimed at teaching new and returning players they would need to know for the games upcoming release.

This will be a four part series and will be released weekly until the game is released.
Tip sent in by icejohn, irc_mocpac, Rafael2487, neoWhite and SakuraFan.

Tekken Tag Tournament 2 alternate box art for North America and Latin America

Namco Bandai has released images on the official Tekken Facebook page of the alternate box art for Tekken Tag Tournament 2 for packaging in North America and Latin America.

These are reversible so you will get these depending on your reagion. Latin America will get Jaycee and Christie then on the other side will be Eddie and King. North America gets Heihachi and Jin and on the other side will get Nina and Anna.



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Tip sent in by icejohn, JesseRobles, SakuraFan, jmastaflash1000 and an anonymous reader.

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