SFV moves listings, tiers and more

Street Fighter 5, Super Smash Bros. 4, and Melee to have 1,024 entrant cap at CEO 2016, unless surpassed by June 1st

Alex Jebailey -- Community Effort Orlando tournament organizer -- took to Twitter last night to share the entrant caps for each game at the upcoming CEO 2016 event.

The three main games: Street Fighter 5, Super Smash Bros. 4, and Super Smash Bros. Melee will all have a maximum of 1,024 registrants (each). Below, you can see the cap for the remainder of the games.

Continue reading »

Final Round 19 results ft Kazunoko, Momochi, Xian, Infiltration

Update: This story has been updated with finals results.

This weekend is the first premier event of the 2016 Capcom Pro Tour season, Final Round 19, taking place in Atlanta, Georgia.

Here, you'll see a lot of competition taking place. There'll be tournaments in Street Fighter 5, Tekken 7, Mortal Kombat X, Super Smash Bros. Wii U, Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3, Ultra Street Fighter 4, Guilty Gear Xrd SIGN, Tekken Tag Tournament 2, Killer Instinct, Super Smash Bros. Melee, Dead or Alive 5: Last Round, Soul Calibur 5 and Under Night In-Birth EXE: Late.

As for players participating, you can expect to see GGP|Kazunoko, EG|Momochi, RZR|Xian, RZR|Infiltration, MCZ|Tokido, cR|SonicFox, RB|Snake Eyez, MCZ|Mago, RZR|Fuudo, RB|Bonchan, EG|Justin Wong, NYChrisG, PG|Filipino Champ, BE|KaneBlueRiver, EG|PR Balrog, Qanba|Xiao Hai, MJS|Haitani, /r/Kappa|Poongko, YOMI|Dieminion, Saint, PandaTV|Dakou, ITS|Pling, EG|Ricki Ortiz, GC|Go1, LI Joe, Dogura, KoDee, Rip, BT|MarlinPie, TS|Arturo Sanchez, RayRay, WFX|801 Strider, Reiketsu, D-Link|LordKnight, F3|Alucard, WayGamble, Flux, IG|FullSchedule, FF|ElvenShadow, YOMI|ForeverKing, E-Mann, Chris Tatarian, CrazySteady, TSB|Mynus, TSC|IFC Yipes, YOMI|Michaelangelo, LU|Alex Valle, NG|Obscure, SR|Hoodless, EMP|Hiro, TA|Moons, EG|ChocoBlanka, Wolfkrone, UGS|HajinShinobi, Hotashi, KIT|Lil Majin, UA|Jan, YOMI|DJT, BT|Viscant, YOMI|SaltFace, ITS|JustFrameJames, KIT|ShinBlade, ATL|Speedkicks, ITS|CuddleCore, Anakin, Skatan, Doren2k and many, many more.

The action will be taking place on Capcom Fighters, Team Spooky, Smash Studios, 6:45, Funky P, Kombat Network and NYCFurby (TS|Arturo Sanchez).

Continue reading »

Wednesday Night Fights 2016 1.5 results ft. Futile, Commander Jesse, Brentt, Pnoy

Update: This story has been updated with final results.

Wednesday Night Fights has taken off in a huge way since the launch of Street Fighter 5, and things are only looking brighter from here on out.

At tonight's tournament, you can expect to see Futile, Mike L Na, Commander Jesse, Brentt, AfroCole, PaulB and many more battling it out amongst over 120 entrants to take the grand prize.

And if Street Fighter 5 isn't your game of choice, there's other stuff being played too - the weekly also features Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3, Mortal Kombat X, Super Smash Bros. Wii U and Super Smash Bros. Melee, so keep all of that in mind when watching.

Hit the jump to check out the action live for yourself.

Continue reading »

Mortal Kombat X's Kombat Pack 2 essentially gives you seven characters for the price of four, here's what we think of the new content

Mortal Kombat XL was released just last week, and with it came the option for players to purchase Kombat Pack 2 -- a new batch of DLC featuring additional characters and costumes.

This new set of content can be acquired for $19.99 -- for those who already own MKX (like me) -- or can be obtained by purchasing the full Mortal Kombat XL package.

So, how do the newest fighters fit in with the rest of the roster? And is Kombat Pack 2 worth the money?

Continue reading »

51% combo, devastating corner setups and more - This combo video shows what one of Mortal Kombat X's latest guest newcomers Xenomorph is capable of

Mortal Kombat X's Kombat Pack 2 was released earlier this month, featuring Bo Rai Cho, Tri-Borg and guest characters Leatherface and Xenomorph.

Xenomorph seems to have some quite nasty stuff to offer, as evidenced in this video from Apolo Loussalier.

In this video, you'll see a variety of different combos to use with Xenomorph's 'Infection' variation, as well as a bunch of different setups and what characters they work on. Here's a gif of the 51% combo to get you started.

Continue reading »

Mortal Kombat X's Alien has some insanely damaging combos, and just the cutest little Chestburster babies you ever did see

Alien has made its way into Mortal Kombat X, and excitement is exceptionally high amongst EventHubs readers, as we've received quite a few tech videos for the iconic movie monster.

We have showcases for Alien's Acidic and Tarkatan variations, as well as a basic combo video for the character in general.

We also have a collection of Chestburster Brutality Easter Eggs. For those unaware, Aliens often take certain traits from their hosts, and NRS developers had some fun with this.

My personal favorite was the Jason alien, which, if you think about it, has to be one of the most messed up entities conceivable. I should mention, because of MK gore, things are pretty NSFW. Check it out below:


Click image for animated version

Continue reading »

Blocks of ice, torsos ripped clean off and crushing skulls by sitting - Check out all of the new Brutality moves added in the Mortal Kombat XL update

Mortal Kombat X recently received quite a big update, transitioning into Mortal Kombat XL, and with the update, a bunch of new Brutality moves were added into the game.

These aren't as obvious additions as something like a new character, so huge thanks to Dynasty for putting this video together featuring all of them played out before our eyes. There's even a Triborg brutality which brings in an asisst, which you can see in animated form right below.


Click image for animated version

Check the video itself out below.

Continue reading »

You'll need to use an old school Mortal Kombat trick to access Cyber Sub-Zero in MKX

Kombat Pack 2 is officially available for Mortal Kombat X players, and while everyone is exploring the game's new online experience and characters, you may have forgotten about the Cyber Sub-Zero tease for Triborg.


Click image for animated sequence

Triborg's fourth variation is the cyber version of the Lin Kuei ninja, but aside from tease above we haven't heard much at all about him. To access him you'll need to input a secret sequence on the character select screen, very reminiscent of older MK games.

Select Triborg, and when you're prompted to choose a variation, press up on the D-pad twice, followed by 2. This should grant access to play as Cyber Sub-Zero. You'll see gameplay footage below.

Continue reading »

Brand new rollback system, reduced chip damage and a whole lot more; Mortal Kombat X 3/1/16 patch notes

The latest update for Mortal Kombat X is massive. A revamped online system, global changes to chip damage, meter gain and a whole slew of character alterations make this one of the largest patches yet.

There's plenty to get to, so we'll dive right in with a few big changes.

General Gameplay Fixes

• New rollback based enhanced online multiplayer is now active
• Reduced chip damage from most normals
• Reduced meter gain from having most normals blocked
• Round timer now operates in real time seconds
• Neutral jumping attacks are more negative on block on the way up
• After a breaker or block breaker stamina is removed from both players
• Stamina now starts to refill 2 secs after a breaker (down from 2.5 secs) at a 50% faster rate

Continue reading »

Mortal Kombat XL now available on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One

Mortal Kombat XL is now officially available for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One in North America. XL expands on the already established fighting title with even more content for fans to enjoy.

Included here are the four Kombat Pack 2 characters: Leatherface, Alien, Tri-Borg, and Bo Rai Cho, as well as the four fighters from the first Kombat Pack. Picking up XL will also give you access to Goro, the Brazil Skin Pack, the Kold War Skin Pack, Samurai Skin Pack, Kold War Scorpion Skin, and the new Apocalypse Skin Pack.

If you already own Mortal Kombat X, though, there are other purchase options. Check out the pricing breakdown below.

Mortal Kombat XL info and cover art image #1 Mortal Kombat XL info and cover art image #2 Mortal Kombat XL info and cover art image #3
Click images for larger versions

The Mortal Kombat XL update will be applied automatically for everyone, and this patch will come equipped with the Medieval Skin Pack and Pit Stage for free.

For a quick look at the new Kombat Pack 2 characters, be sure to check out each of their fatalities here.

Continue reading »

Footage showing all fatalities for Kombat Pack 2 characters and Kove fatality, Mortal Kombat XL pre-download now available

Mortal Kombat XL -- the all new update to Mortal Kombat X -- is scheduled for official release on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One tomorrow.

If you're anxious to try out the latest content from NetherRealm Studios, you can start preparing today. Those looking to score a digital copy of the game can begin downloading it right now.

Mortal Kombat XL will not be playable when the download completes, however, you will be all set to access it at 12:01 a.m. EST / 9:01 p.m. PST tonight.

Though the game won't be out until tomorrow, it seems that some lucky fans have already scored a copy. Today we have footage of both fatalities for all four of the Kombat Pack 2 characters, as well as The Kove stage fatality which turned out to be real.

You can check out Leatherface's second fatality below, and of course, it's NSFW.


Click image for animated version

Continue reading »

Winter Brawl 2016 results feat. Filipino Champ, SonicFox, K-Brad, Coach Steve

Story updated with final results: We've added the final results from Winter Brawl 2016 into this story.

Winter Brawl 10 has kicked off from Essington, Pennsylvania headed by one of the main tournament organizers in the fighting game community, Eric "Big E" Small.

Big E events are well regarded for hosting a ton of games and getting that terrific east coast hype going. This will also be the debut of Street Fighter 5 at a major tournament in the U.S.

Notable players in attendance include PG|Filipino Champ, cR|SonicFox, EG|K-Brad, TSC|Sanford Kelly, PG|Coach Steve, BJ Unchained, TA|Moons, RPD|Alex Smith, TSC|IFC Yipes, Julio, BE|KaneBlueRiver, r/SF|Brenttiscool, L.I. Joe, BIFU|Spab Rog, among many, many others.

There are initial brackets posted on Big E's Challonge page. You can find live streams and the schedule below.

Continue reading »

Mortal Kombat X live patch notes stream

NetherRealm is currently streaming a live reveal of the game's current patch updates.

Some of the developers are going through the kast, one by one, to discuss changes. Characters with more substantial alterations are being highlighted with actual gameplay.

You'll see the stream feed by clicking the jump below.

Continue reading »

Watch Alien perform a Fatality, Brutality, X-Ray and more in our Mortal Kombat X character breakdown

We recently got to see Mortal Kombat X's fourth and final character reveal for Kombat Pack 2. NetherRealm's latest Kombat Kast gave us a full breakdown for Alien, and he looks really strong.

His normal attacks have some ridiculous range, and are amongst the best in the game. He's got three very different variations that allow him to greatly mix up his play style, meaning we'll likely see a wide range of players with different styles trying him out.

If you don't have the time to watch the whole Kombat Kast, we've gone through and noted the basics for each of Alien's variations. We also found a video from Maximilian showcasing a few of the character's kill moves.

Continue reading »

Updated: Xenomorph Kombat Kast now live, first look at the Alien creature in Mortal Kombat XL

Updated: The Kombat Kast is now live. You can catch the video feed after the jump.

Earlier: The Kombat Kast returns tomorrow, February 25th, with a detailed look at yet another Mortal Kombat XL character. This time, the NetherRealm team will be showing off Xenomorph -- a character set to be included in the upcoming Kombat Pack 2.

As usual, we can expect to see an in-depth look at each of the character's variations and footage of the alien in action.

Xenomorph stars in the next Kombat Kast image #1
Click images for larger versions

The stream will go live on NetherRealm's Twitch channel, and viewers can catch the action beginning at 4 p.m. CST / 2 p.m. PST / 5 p.m. EST.

If you have any questions you'd like to see addressed on stream, be sure to hit up the NetherRealm Studios Twitter page.

Continue reading »


Read older stories...