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SoCal Regionals 2014 will have 20 games in lineup this year, multiple streams

LU|Alex Valle revealed the lineup for the SoCal Regionals 2014, which is taking place February 28 - March 2, 2014, in Irvine, CA.

The SoCal Regionals has become one of the most premiere tournaments in all of the fighting game community, and this year is shaping up to be another whopper with 20 games in the lineup.

Level|Up will have two streams that they personally host, and there will be separate 3D and anime streams, plus there could potentially be even more live video feeds.

You can view the full lineup after the jump, along with the announcement stream.

Amazon sale: Ultimate Street Fighter Pack for $14.99, contains SSF4 AE / SFxT PC, and Injustice Ultimate Edition $19.99 digital downloads

Attention all of you PC gamers out there; today you're in luck. Amazon is currently holding a sale in which you can get a few top quality fighting games for dirt cheap.

First up, the Ultimate Street Fighter Pack, (containing Super Street Fighter 4 Arcade Edition v2012 and Street Fighter X Tekken), can be purchased for 75% off. This comes in the form as a digital download.

Additionally, if you're looking to pick up Injustice: Gods Among Us with all of its DLC, you can also grab it as a digital download from Amazong for 60% off it's normal price.

Below are the links you'll need, and the pricing information.

Ultimate Street Fighter Pack (SSF4 AE PC / SFxT PC) - $14.99 USD

Injustice: Gods Among Us Ultimate Edition PC - $19.99 USD

Tip sent in by Maximo254.

Orchid fights without legs, Fei Long runs a muck in Super Turbo, and more - Funny and Cool Moments best of 2013 / new clips

LiangHuBBB put together his year end episode of Funny and Cool moments. Marking number 81 in the series, this installment compiles the best clips from 2013, and adds a ton of new ones.

There are some very wacky clips here including a strange graphical glitch that pits Orchid into a Killer Instinct match without the lower half of her body, strange bugs that get King of Fighters 13 characters stuck in their super animations, and more.

Additionally, the latter part of the video shows numerous clips of Fei Long getting away with all kinds of dirty tactics in Super Street Fighter 2 Turbo. Comebacks, mix ups, and combos; there's a lot to be seen here.

Hit the jump to check out LiangHuBBB's latest Funny and Cool Moments.

EventHubs' readers chose Killer Instinct, Blazblue Chrono Phantasma, and 4 others as the 6 games they want on the EVO 2014 line up

Earlier this month, we here at EventHubs generated an unofficial poll to determine which 6 games our readers most wanted to see on the official EVO 2014 line up. Although a few of the games that received the most votes were ones you'd expect, we do have a few surprises on the list.

Over 15,000 votes were sent in, and the final tallies show that our readers would like to see both Killer Instinct and Blazblue Chrono Phantasma played as main games in Vegas next year.

There are a still four other games that were voted in, so be sure to hit the jump to see if your choices made the cut.

PC mods: Bioshock's Big Daddy, officer Cammy, Mass Effect's Jack, Dark Soul's Smough, and the Shredder join the fray - SFxT and SSF4 AE v2012

The Video Games Best Mods YouTube channel recently added some new footage that features a variety of excellent Street Fighter X Tekken and Super Street Fighter 4 Arcade Edition v2012 PC mods. Included in today's assortment, we have Cammy in an officer outfit, a Big Daddy from Bioshock, Jack from Mass Effect 3, Dark Soul's Smough, and the Shredder from the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.

Below you will find a few images showing some of these PC mods, but be sure to hit the jump to see them in action.



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Justin Wong: I used to put a token on every machine in the arcade growing up, that's why I can juggle games very easily - Wong talks NEC victories

Justin Wong: I used to put a token on every machine in the arcade growing up, that's why I can juggle games very easily - Wong talks NEC victories The folks over at Major League Gaming were able to catch up with Justin Wong, of Evil Geniuses, to discuss some of his recent activity.

Coming off of his numerous wins at NEC 14, Justin talks about the highlights of the event, the exhibition matches with EMP|Sanford Kelly, and more.

If you missed the event, you may not have heard that Justin took home first place victories in Super Street Fighter 4 Arcade Edition v2012, Street Fighter X Tekken, and Killer Instinct. In this interview he sheds a bit of light on how he is able to jump from game to game, and achieve such success.

Recalling the time when he was growing up and grinding out games at the China Town Fair arcade in New York, Justin says that he used to drop a token down on every fighting game cabinet they had running. He did this for many years, and this is what led him to being fluent in multiple titles.

Hit the jump to check out the video interview.

Poll: Which 6 games do you most want to see on the official EVO 2014 line up?

While it was confirmed that Ultra Street Fighter 4 will be on the official EVO 2014 line up if Capcom releases it in early June, which they have planned, we won't be receiving information on the remaining games until January of next year. So while we wait, one of our readers gave us the idea to run a poll asking which games you all want to see at EVO next year. Thanks, DevilMaySpy!

Below, we have listed all of the main fighting game titles currently featured in tournament play, and we are giving you the option to select 6 different games.

If there is a title we missed, or you'd just like to see something else played that wasn't listed, hit the "Other" option, and let us know which game you chose in the comments section.

Hit the jump, cast your votes, and let your voice be heard!

Capcom Cup 2013 results and stream archive, featuring Justin Wong, Chris G, Xian, Filipino Champ, Infiltration, Fuudo, Tokido, Sako, Yipes and more

Update: This story has been updated with final results.

It's finally time for the event you've all been waiting for, Capcom Cup 2013. Featuring top players who have qualified through tournaments and voting, they will be battling it out in each of Capcom's current major fighting game titles, Super Street Fighter 4: Arcade Edition v2012, Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 and Street Fighter X Tekken v2013.

All three games have eight predetermined participants each, and the event has been heavily discussed for quite some time. Who will take home the year's final title for each of these games? Only time will tell. For now, make sure to hit the jump and check out the livestream from CapcomFighters, as well as our live results coverage of the event.

Mad Catz awarding top placers at Capcom Cup with limited edition Tournament Edition 2 fightstick, 12 more to be auctioned for charity

While there are $20,000 in prizes up for grabs at the Capcom Cup this weekend, Mad Catz is contributing some very special hardware. A commemorative, Xbox 360 version of the Mad Catz Tournament Edition 2 fightstick has been designed just for the Capcom Cup, and only a handful of players will be able to get their mitts on them.

A total of 24 limited edition TE2 sticks were made, and 12 of them will be awarded to the top placers at the event. The remaining 12 will be auctioned off on eBay, with a portion of the proceeds going to the Philippine Red Cross in order to aid those affected by the disastrous storm, 'Haiyan'.

4 sticks will go up for auction each day, beginning on Saturday December 14 - 16, at 12:01 a.m. PST. The auctions will be open to world wide bidding, and will run for a little over a week.


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Hit the jump for a quick breakdown of this limited edition TE2.

'Balrog is one of the most changed characters in USF4, he can now play like his Super Turbo iteration' - Combofiend talks Capcom Cup, USF4 and more

Hold Back to Block was among the many in attendance at NEC 14 last weekend, and while there, they scored an interview with Capcom's fighting game community specialist, Peter "Combofiend" Rosas. During their chat, Peter touches on multiple subjects, including how he initially got hired at Capcom, character changes in Ultra Street Fighter 4, the Capcom Cup, and more.

When on the subject of USF4 character changes, Combofiend brought up Balrog specifically. He stated that the charge boxer is one of the characters that has been changed the most from his current version.

While Balrog play is typically very defensive, the Capcom representative explained that 'Rog can still play defense, but with the USF4 changes he can now tap into his Super Street Fighter 2 Turbo playstyle, which was much more offensive.

Hit the jump for more from Combofiend.

Capcom Cup first round match ups in Street Fighter X Tekken unveiled

Capcom Cup first round match ups in Street Fighter X Tekken unveiled Peter "Combofiend" Rosas over on Capcom Unity has just posted a blog containing a list of the first round match ups in Street Fighter X Tekken set to take place at the Capcom Cup this weekend. The SFxT portion of the event was designed to pit tournament veterans against online warriors, and each player's first match up is listed below.

The tournament will be a standard double elimination bracket with each bout being two out of three. The tournament veterans are organized on the left side of the list below, and the right column represents the online warriors.

Check out the first round match ups below.

• Infiltration (Jin, Alisa) vs. TheZombieDriver (Hwoarang, Nina)

• LU|Alex Valle (Yoshimitsu, Lars) vs. EMP|Tampa Bison (M. Bison, Rolento)

• EMP|NuckleDu (Guile, Zangief) vs. CORN|Sethlolol (Law, Kuma)

• EG|Justin Wong (Hwoarang, Chun-Li) vs. Ramos (Vega, Cammy)

Source: Capcom Unity.

NEC 14 results and stream archives, Curleh Mustache Battle Royale 2 ft. ChrisG, Flocker, Justin Wong, Filipino Champ and more

Updated: This story has been updated with final results.

Northeast Championships 14 is running this weekend in Essington, Pennsylvania.

Notable players in attendance include: AGE|NYChrisG, coL|Filipino Champ, EG|Justin Wong, EG|PR Balrog, EMP|Flocker, EG|Ricky Ortiz, Neo, CTRL|RayRay, EMP|CD Jr., UVG|Noel Brown, Ranmasama, TA|Moons, BT|Clockw0rk, XAN|DJ Houshen, EMP|Sanford Kelly, AquaSilk, PIE|Smug, KaneBlueRiver, and many more.

Additionally, NEC 14 is home to another Ultra Street Fighter 4 location test, so expect to see more footage of Capcom's upcoming patch.

Hit the jump for the live stream, and find more information about this event.

NEC XIV and Curleh Mustache Battle Royale 2 tournament preview - Justin Wong, ChrisG, PR Balrog, Filipino Champ, Smug and more competing

The Northeast Championships XIV event is upon us, and we can expect to see some great talent competing this year. The tournament will be taking place this weekend in Pennsylvania, and along with NEC, we'll be seeing the Curleh Mustache Battle Royale 2.

There are tons of games to be played, numerous special events, and much more planned for this weekend.

For an in-depth breakdown of what you can expect at Northeast Championships XIV, be sure to hit the jump and read on.

PC mods: Venom rushes into battle against his arch nemesis - Spider-Man and Venom rip each other apart in Street Fighter X Tekken

Video Games Best Mods returns with footage of another awesome Street Fighter X Tekken PC mod today, this time, it's none other than Spider-Man's arch nemesis. Venom (Marduk) sports his classic black symbiote suit, and as you can see in the image below, has a variety of other awesome color options.

We are not only Venom; We are a PC mod now! Check out this wicked SFxT alternate skin, and feel free to share your opinions on it in the comments below.


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Hit the jump to see this mod in action.

Second installment of TZA's "100 Combos" for SFxT v2013 shows you things you might not have thought possible, performed by BrayneStorm and Ice

Second installment of TZA's "100 Combos" for SFxT v2013 shows you things you might not have thought possible, performed by BrayneStorm and Ice A while back, we showed you a combo video from Street Fighter X Tekken v2013 entitled "100 Combos". Today, we have a sequel to this video, and another video to share with you all.

After the jump, you'll find the second 100 Combos video, as performed by BrayneStorm, which features his team of Yoshimitsu and Vega performing 100 combos for your viewing pleasure. We also have some really cool Pandora combos using a variety of characters, performed by PxG|Ice. Hit the jump to check them both out.


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