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Toryuken 3 results, stream archive feat. Justin Wong, K-Brad, Chi-Rithy, RayRay, Noel Brown and more

Updated with live results from day three of Toryuken 3: We're adding the results from the finals day of Toryuken 3 into this story. Hit the jump to view them.

Toryuken 3 is taking place in Toronto, Ontario this weekend and the live stream is already underway.

A myriad of different games are being played at this event, including Super Street Fighter 4 Arcade Edition v2012, Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3, Killer Instinct, Injustice: Gods Among Us, Blazblue: Chrono Phantasma, and many more.

EG|Justin Wong, EG|K-Brad, CCG|Chi-Rathy, UVG|Noel Brown, CTRL|RayRay, Ed Ma, MTLSF|Snafoo, and more are expected to compete this weekend.

Hit the jump to check out the live streams and tournament schedule.

Persona 4 Arena Ultimax will set you back $60, pre-orders available now

The first Persona 4: Arena game was released a few years ago, in the summer of 2012. It was well regarded for its stellar netcode and depth of gameplay.

Persona 4 Arena Ultimax is a new version of the game which adds characters, rebalances the roster and more.

The new game will be released on the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 on September 30th in North America, and late August in Japan. Pre-orders are available now through major retailers. The pre-order bonuses will be announced at a later date.

The suggested retail price for P4AU is $59.99 USD.

After the jump, you'll find the press release Atlus/ArcSys sent out today, detailing some of its features, along with a new trailer for Labrys.

East Coast Throwdown 2014 results and stream archives

Update: This story has been updated with final results for East Coast Throwdown 2014.

East Coast Throwdown 2014 is happening this weekend in Secaucus, New Jersey, finishing up Sunday evening.

There are multiple games being played like SSF4 AE v2012, UMvC3, Injustice, KI, P4A, SSF2T, SFxT and Doa5U, and many more.

Some of the notable players in attendance include: EG|Justin Wong, GG|NYChrisG, EG|K-Brad, EMP|IFC Yipes, RG|Flocker, EG|Ricky Ortiz, EMP|Sanford Kelly, PIE|Smug, RG|Rico Suave, CTRL|RayRay, PIE|Zeus, AG|Demon Hyo, CTRL|Unkn0wn, EDC|TrueLionHeart, PIE|Poem, BT|MarlinPie, XAN|DJ Huoshen, EMP|JRosa and CTRL|Flux.

Also, an Ultra Street Fighter 4 location test is taking place at this event, and once again, Decapre will be playable.

Hit the jump to view the live video streams and schedule.

Reveal trailer for Rise in Persona 4 Arena Ultimax shows her pummeling competition with microphone

Rise is the newest confirmed character for Persona 4 Arena Ultimax and Atlus just put out a reveal trailer for the fighter.

The trailer is a hair over a minute long and if you've ever wanted to pummel the opposition with a microphone — this is definitely the character for you.

Hit the jump to view her trailer, and the latest videos Atlus put up onto YouTube for the new game, showing more gameplay and features, in Japanese.

Famitsu confirms Rise Kujikawa as playable in Persona 4 Arena Ultimax

It had been rumored early last week that two new fighters may be entering the Persona 4 Arena Ultimax Ultra Suplex Hold (or Persona 4 Arena Ultimax for short) battle. This morning, a partial glimpse at a scan from Famtisu's upcoming issue confirms that one of those characters will indeed be playable in-game.

Rise Kujkawa from Persona 4 has been added to the roster, as seen on the scan below. Because this image is so heavily blacked out, it appears that more Persona 4 Arena Ultimax news may be coming very soon.

Perhaps we'll be seeing a confirmation of the other rumored character: Ken Amada from Persona 3, later this week. Until then, check out the scan below, and let us know what you think about the inclusion of Rise in the upcoming Persona 4 Arena sequel.


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Persona 4 Arena Ultimax is slated for a North America release in the Fall of this year.

Source: Famitsu. Via Siliconera. Tips sent in by Blackoshinomi, Quezacoatl, and an anonymous reader.

NorCal Regionals 2014 results, stream archive and battle logs ft. Justin Wong, PR Balrog, K-Brad, Infiltration, Filipino Champ, Ricky Ortiz and more

Update: This story has been updated with final results for all days of NorCal Regionals 2014.

The second premier event of Capcom Pro Tour is finally upon us, namely NorCal Regionals 2014, and the lineup is stacked.

Games set to headline the event include Super Street Fighter 4: Arcade Edition v2012, Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3, Super Smash Bros. Melee, Killer Instinct and King of Fighters 13.

There's no shortage of top players, either. Big names expected to attend the event include EG|Justin Wong, EG|PR Balrog, EG|K-Brad, Infiltration, RG|Filipino Champ, EG|Ricky Ortiz, Mike Ross, AS|Reynald, BE|KaneBlueRiver and many, many more.

Stream duties are being handled by Team Spooky, CapcomFighters, iPlaywinner and NYCFurby.

Hit the jump to check out the live stream and event schedule.

Texas Bar Fights Round 14 live stream feat. Ranmasama, Jan, Busby, Jayto, Chaotix, Nashfan, Flash House and more

For anyone who has a lazy day with nothing to do, fear no longer. There's a tournament ready for your viewing pleasure! Texas Bar Fights Round 14 is currently taking place in Fort Worth, Texas, featuring a bunch of players such as Ranmasama, Jan, Busby, Jayto, Chaotix, AB|Nashfan, Flash House and more.

Hit the jump to check out the live stream of the event, which is being handled by PandaxGaming.

Bringing an old concept into the modern age - Kickstarter project to revitialize Super Arcade

If you're anything like me, you love that good old arcade feel. Especially for fighting game enthusiasts, game centers like these are generally something to hold very dear.

Arcades have been closing left and right during the last few years, but one of them still stands strong. Super Arcade in Walnut, California is one of the very few such places that is still running, but it might not be viable to do so much longer unless some changes are put in place.

Mike Watson, the owner of Super Arcade, has started a new Kickstarter project, where you can help to build Super Arcade into the palace of fighting games that everyone would love for it to be.

Hit the jump to see the Kickstarter video, and more details on how to assist.

SoCal Regionals 2014 results, stream archive ft. Infiltration, Justin Wong, Gamerbee, ChrisG, Wao, Michael-tan, PR Balrog & more

Story updated with final results: We've updated this story with final results from SCR 2014, including battle logs and other notes, plus stream archives. Hit the jump to view them.

SoCal Regionals 2014 is kicking off today, and will be running from February 28 - March 2 in Irvine, California. This event is going to be huge with 20 tournament games, and a slew of amazing players in attendance.

Players expected to compete include Infiltration, EG|Justin Wong, AVM|Gamerbee, NYChrisG, EG|PR Balrog, Filipino Champ, FNEX|K-Brad, Wao, YBK|Michael-tan, CCG|Chi-Rithy, EG|fLoE, Knives, CTRL|RayRay, MMG|ApologyMan, BT|Angelic, EMP|NuckleDu, EG|Ricky Ortiz, Snake Eyez, NGL|Chris, iPeru, NGL|Marq Teddy, FRQ|Filipin0man, Damdai, and many others.

Additionally, SCR will be holding an Ultra Street Fighter 4 location test that is open to attendees. A special exhibition is also taking place this weekend, featuring Infiltration, EG|Justin Wong, EG|PR Balrog, AVM|Gamerbee, Chris King, Snake Eyez, Wao, and YBK|Michael-tan.

Hit the jump to check out the results, battle logs, event schedule and more.

She slices! She dices! Check out this awesome Persona 4 Arena Mitsuru figure set to be released in April

A new 1/7th scale figure created by Vertex is set to drop later this year, and this particular product depicts Mitsuru Kirijo from Persona 4 Arena. Entitled "Dwell Persona 4 Arena Mitsuru Kirijo Another Color," this figure is priced at 12,960 yen (roughly $127 USD, tax included).

As you can see in the images below, Mitsuru comes equipped with her fur coat (which is removable), and trusty sword.

This figure is actually an alternate colored version of another Mitsuru figure that was previously released. You can check out the original below, and if you'd like to purchase or pre-purchase either of these figures, they can be found on BigBadToyStore. Dwell Persona 4 Arena Mitsuru Kirijo Another Color is scheduled to ship in April of this year, while the figure below can already be purchased.


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Source: Crunchy Roll.

Persona 4 Arena Ultimax hits North America Fall 2014, Daiji scores 30-game GG Xrd -SIGN- win streak using Millia, and more of Nemo's Faust

We've got quite a bit of ArcSystem Works news for all you anime fighter fans out there. First up, it has been officially announced by Atlus USA that Persona 4 Arena: The Ultimax Ultra Suplex Hold will be making it's way stateside later this year. We can expect to see a release on Xbox 360, and PlayStation 3 some time this Fall.

The Persona 4 Arena update adds new fighters: Sho Minazuki, Yukari Takeba, Junpei Iori, balance changes, new gameplay mechanics, and more.

Hit the jump to check out the latest trailer, along with the official announcement from Atlus.

Registration numbers by game for the SoCal Regionals 2014, SSF4 AE v2012 leads pack

Registration for the SoCal Regionals 2014 tournament has closed, and the signup numbers for all 20 games are in.

900 competitors will be participating in one of the top FGC majors of 2014 this weekend, but if you're curious how the game-by-game breakdown goes, we have those details.

Also, if you'd like to signup on site, emergency registration will be available. You can find a complete rundown of all of this information, plus overall event info, after the jump.

Winter Brawl 8 results, stream archive and battle logs ft. Justin Wong, GamerBee, IFC Yipes, Dieminion, Sanford Kelly and more

Updated with final results: This story has been updated with final results for multiple games.

Big E Gaming is kicking off the 8th installment of their Winter Brawl tournament series today in Essington, Pennsylvania. The event will run from February 21 - 23; the stream is currently live with casuals, and the tournament will begin soon.

The games being played at this major include Super Street Fighter 4 Arcade Edition v2012, Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3, Killer Instinct, Injustice: Gods Among Us, Guilty Gear XX Accent Core Plus R, Tekken Tag Tournament 2, Soul Calibur 5, Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate, King of Fighters 13, Persona 4 Arena, and BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma.

AVM|GamerBee, EG|Justin Wong, EG|Ricky Ortiz, EMP|IFC Yipes, FNEX|K-Brad, EMP|Sanford Kelly, EMP|Dieminion, CTRL|RayRay, CTRL|Flux, PIE|Zeus, XAN|DJ Huoshen, BIFU|Winrich, EG|fLoE, TA|Moons, AG|Native Impact, RG|Rico Suave, BIFU|Insaynne, EMP|JRosa, DSC|Veloc1raptor, RPD|Alex Smith, AG|Demon Hyo, AG|LuckyD, TS|Footblat and many more are expected to compete this weekend.

Today, the team tournaments for SSF4 AE v2012, UMvC3, Killer Instinct, and Injustice will be taking place. Hit the jump to check out the live video feed.

Winter Brawl 8 preview and schedule, will feature GamerBee, Justin Wong, IFC Yipes, Ricky Ortiz, K-Brad, RayRay, Flux, Zeus and more

BigE Gaming is set to launch another terrific tournament this weekend, Feb. 21-23, 2014 in Essington, Pennsylvania.

Winter Brawl 8 will be taking place at the Clarion Hotel and Conference Center, and a number of top players will once again be in attendance, including: AVM|GamerBee, EG|Justin Wong, EG|Ricky Ortiz, EMP|IFC Yipes, FNEX|K-Brad, EMP|Sanford Kelly, EMP|Dieminion, CTRL|RayRay, CTRL|Flux, PIE|Zeus and many more.

We've put together a full preview for this event, so you can find things like the schedule, games being played, pools, and quite a bit more all in one place.

Hit the jump to check it out.

Early entrance numbers for SoCal Regionals 2014 by game - SSF4 AE v2012, UMvC3, Smash, BlazBlue and more

We checked with Level|Up to find out what the early registration numbers are for the SoCal Regionals 2014, by game. With 20 titles in the lineup, we thought it'd be interesting to see which games have attracted the most players so far.

Also, an influx of users is expected to flood in a week before registration ends, on February 23, so it's highly advised that you sign up now, or risk not being able to compete in the games you wish to play — as registration is capped.

The caps for SSF4 AE v2012, UMvC3 and SSBM are 256 players. KoF13, BBCP and soon Injustice will be capped at 128, so if you're interested in signing up for any of these games, you should hit the SoCal Regionals website before the brackets fill up.

Hit the jump to see the breakdown.


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