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Master the hero of Binding Blade with this in depth Roy tutorial from Smash and Grab

Though many are already looking towards the next potential DLC characters for Smash Bros. for Wii U, there are quite a few that aren't getting much competitive attention at the moment.

In Smash and Grab's latest tutorial, Roy receives a very well fleshed out break down, going over all of his moves, combo options, and tactics in startling detail.

For anyone interested in picking up the wielder of the Sword of Seals, this is a must watch.

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King K. Rool Mii costume, Hyrule Castle 64, and more - Is Super Smash Bros. 4's latest DLC worth the purchase? Check out our review

Earlier today, Super Smash Bros. received a fresh update that added balance changes, a new Mii Fighter costume, and more for free. Additionally, a new set of DLC was added to the Nintendo eShop, and we here at EventHubs were quick to scoop it up.

Since downloadable content is not a mandatory expense needed to play the game and it can sometimes be a bit pricey, we wanted to give you, the reader, our thoughts on the latest add-ons in case you were on the fence about picking it up this time around.

Super Smash Bros. 4's latest DLC is very centered around Mii Fighter costumes. Aside from the two classic stages now available for purchase, most of the latest content comes in the form of Mii Fighter outfits.

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For a full breakdown of the latest Smash Bros. DLC, pricing, and more, be sure to hit the jump.

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Super Smash Bros 4 community patch notes detail a massive list of balance changes to characters in latest update

Yesterday, Smash Bros. update 1.1.0 went live worldwide. You'll be happy to notice that the K.K. Slider Hat and Outfit were automatically patched into the game for free. Among this and other surprises–like the Samus armor and Fire Emblem costume DLC–were a variety of balance changes.

While these were undocumented in the release notes, the diligent Smash community immediately went to the lab. Already, they have found an incredible amount of tweaks to the roster, including some fairly significant nerfs and buffs in such a short period of time it's stunning.

Check out some of the still-updated list below that the Smash Bros subreddit has compiled.

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Mario throws fireballs, a pokèball, and the middle finger - a first-person, real-life take on Super Smash Bros.

Super Smash Bros. is a fighting game that is played on a 2D stage with 3D character models, but what if the game were played in virtually reality?

The folks over at SoKrispyMedia put together a video showing what it would be like to play Super Smash Bros. in VR. Instead of video game graphics, however, this take on Smash is played out in our world (in a first-person view) with real life actors.

We get to see Mario do battle against Link complete with fireballs and arrows flying everywhere. Additionally, Mario fires off a hand gesture that's a little uncharacteristic, but hey, there are no rules of real-life Smash.

Of the many fan-made short films we've seen, this is definitely an interesting one. The effects look awesome, and it's pretty funny to see the player flailing his arms around with a VR headset on while Mario actually performs some epic maneuvers.

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Super Smash Bros. 4 update to hit on July 31st; will add tournament mode, replay uploading, new stages and more

Updated: Images added for more announced Mii costumes, being Flying Man, Lloyd Irving, and a bear.

The official Japanese Super Smash Bros. Twitter account released a series of tweets earlier this morning detailing a new update set to hit the fourth installment of the game in two days.

According to the translated tweets, Super Smash Bros. 4's next patch will add a tournament mode, replay uploading, and make available new DLC. This new content includes various costumes for Mii Fighters and two new stages: Peach's Castle 64 and Hyrule Castle 64. Both classic stages will be available for purchase on one console for 250 yen (about $2 USD) and 350 yen (about $3 USD) on both consoles.

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Great tech chases, awesome combos, and more - Plup puts on a show in this EVO 2015 Melee highlight reel

Though Super Smash Bros. Melee made waves this year at Evo, with the second highest total peak viewers, players within that very same community took the chance to make waves themselves, putting on quite a show.

One of these players has been on the rise for a while, PG|Plup, popular for utilizing a killer Samus and supplementing the character with a pocket Sheik.

In this highlight reel, watch his impeccable spacing, fantastic conversions, and some awesome tech chases in one of his most impressive showings to date at EVO 2015.

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ZeRo on his way to sponsorship with Team SoloMid?

While it hasn't been officially announced yet, rumors have been spreading about Gonzalo “ZeRo” Barrios, perhaps currently the best Smash 4 player on the planet, joining Team SoloMid.

According to Daily Dot, "sources close to the player and organization" say that ZeRo will be jumping on board with Team SoloMid some time in the coming weeks.

With first place victories in Smash 4 at both EVO and CEO this year, it's almost a wonder that ZeRo has spent any time at all without a sponsor's prefix before to his name.

Should these rumors turn out to be true, ZeRo will be joining Melee player TSM|Leffen as the second fighting game player to be sponsored by TSM. Team SoloMid is known for their strong representation in Counter Strike, League of Legends, Hearthstone and Smite.

Thank you to LordAkira for the submission.

If she weren't for the fan reaction, Nairo probably would never have used Zero Suit Samus - the top Smash 4 player talks tiers, best players and more

With a second place finish at this year's CEO and a third place finish at EVO, Nairo has shown the world that Samus doesn't need all her fancy gear to lock down victories.

In an online interview, Dezmu discusses a variety of game-related topics with the top Smash 4 player. These include why he uses Zero Suit Samus, his plans for the future and who he thinks are the best in the business right now.

Nairo explains that he didn't intend to use Zero Suit Samus seriously, but crowd reactions to some of his early matches gave him an inclination to keep going with her. She's not the most popular character in Smash 4, but being associated as the strongest player with her is certainly a draw.

You can see the interview, which is a bit NSFW at times, after the jump.

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Mortal Kombat X tops the best-selling chart for 2015 so far

Mortal Kombat X was released in April of this year, and so far, its sales have been strong.

How strong, you ask? Well, according to Fortune -- a business magazine published by Time -- Mortal Kombat X is the best selling of the year so far.

It should be noted that the sales numbers calculated were not console specific, but actually illustrate the total number of copies sold across all platforms. Additionally, this chart lists the best-selling games, not best-selling new releases. Hence, you'll see games such as Super Smash Bros. 4 make an appearance.

Hit the jump to check out the top 10 best-selling games of 2015.

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What if the Super Smash cast had X-ray attacks? Link's Hookshot just became a lot more terrifying...

Careful observation and clever editing have resulted in quite an interesting watch as Brilliant Buffoons have created another Smash Bros X Mortal Kombat X hybrid video.

This video is set in the Smash Bros. world, but the traditional, playful and cartoonish hit sparks have been replaced with bone breaking kill moves. Instead of Diddy's playful chomp, we get Mileena's ravenous head maul. Instead of Captain Falcon's trademark knee, we get Kotal Khan's skull shattering X-ray.

We'd actually seen a similar video posted last month, but with updates and new characters in both games, the concept is more than fresh enough to revisit.

We should warn you that it is a bit gruesome, but surely fun to watch. Hit the jump below to see the clever mash up.

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Smash Bros. creator's heartfelt eulogy for Satoru Iwata

In his most recent Weekly Famitsu column, Super Smash Bros. creator Masahiro Sakurai wrote a touching eulogy for Satoru Iwata -- Nintendo's former President -- who passed away on July 11, 2015.

Their history dates back to when Sakurai originally applied for his former job at HAL Laboratory Inc., as Mr. Iwata was one of his interviewers. The two went on to work closely together, and even shared ideas that led to the building of an early prototype for the first Super Smash Bros. game.

“Our positions and locations changed throughout our long association," Sakurai wrote. "He was the best superior I ever had and a man who understood me better than anyone.”

Below is Kotaku's translation.

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Which game was the most watched on Sunday? Peak viewer totals for EVO 2015's main stage during grand finals collected

This year's EVO was not just high quality in terms of the amazing matches that were seen between all of the games played, but it also set a precedent in terms of stream viewership. Viewer counts were very high throughout the weekend, and now that the weekend has ended, it proves interesting to go back and see how each game fared during the busiest day, Sunday.

Viewer totals for the main stage games were collected and compiled at peak viewership between the Twitch and Topanga streams, to show the true viewership for each title.

Hit the jump to see how each game did.

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EVO 2015 results ft. Daigo, Momochi, Luffy, Mago, Xian, JWong, ChrisG, Mango, Leffen, ZeRo, SonicFox, Ogawa, JDCR, CD Jr. and more

Update: This story has been updated with final results for EVO 2015.

EVO 2015 is finally upon us, so hopefully you've cleared your entire weekend and are ready for some serious fighting game action.

This year's main lineup will feature Ultra Street Fighter 4, Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3, Super Smash Bros. Melee, Mortal Kombat X, Guilty Gear Xrd SIGN, Super Smash Bros. for Wii U, Tekken 7, Killer Instinct and Persona 4: Arena Ultimax. If none of these games tickle your fancy, though, don't worry - there are more side tournaments than you could ever hope for. For full details, check out our EVO 2015 spectator guide.

As for notable players, there are more than we could even attempt to count. Safe to say, if it's a player name you know, they're most likely there. Just in case, though, make sure to check out the EVO Player Locator to check for your favorite players.

Streaming duties for the main tournament will be covered on SRKEvo1, Capcom Fighters, SRKEvo2, SRKEvo3, SRKEvo4, SRKEvo5, SRKEvo6 and SRKEvo7.

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Updated: Only one person thinks Dhalsim will win EVO 2015... Find out which characters got the most votes in USF4, MKX, SSBM, and SSB4

Updated: The results for our "which characters will win EVO" poll are in. Unfortunately, both Dhalsim and Oni got only one vote a piece in Ultra Street Fighter 4. Be sure to hit the jump to see which characters were voted #1.

Earlier: Fighting gamers from all over the world are beginning to pack their things and start their travels to the biggest tournament of the year. EVO 2015 awaits us in Las Vegas this coming weekend.

As we sit in anticipation, we've decided to create a poll in which you can vote which character will be used to take home a first place victory in each of this year's most popular titles.

We've chosen Ultra Street Fighter 4, Smash 4, Smash Bros. Melee, and Mortal Kombat X because they have all surpassed 1,000 entrants. Surely we have an idea of the strongest characters in each game, but we also have to take into account the strongest players.

History tells us that it's certainly not always the most broken character that wins tournaments to the same caliber as EVO. With that in mind, hit the jump to start voting.

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When is Ultra Street Fighter 4? Who should I look out for in Mortal Kombat X? EventHubs has you covered with our EVO 2015 spectator guide

EVO 2015 is here! The largest fighting game event of the year kicks off tomorrow, and with seven live streams, 9 main games, and thousands of players, one might be wondering how and where to find everything.

Tonight, we have put together a beginner's guide to EVO of sorts in hopes that we can make your viewing experience this weekend that much easier.

Contained in this story is information on all nine of the main games, where and when they are streaming, and which players to look out for. Of course, there are a plethora of amazing players competing this weekend, but we chose a handful that we felt newcomers watching EVO for the first time might have fun looking out for.

Additionally, we've included information on the various side tournament set to take place at the event.

There is a ton of info here, so hit that jump and get ready for EVO 2015!

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