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Fresh Tekken 7: Fated Retribution trailer details Rage Attacks from the game's entire roster

We reported last week on the addition of a whole new system in Tekken 7: Fated Retribution, the Rage Attack.

This is a unique attack that each character has access to, which opens up a lot of potential. One of our tipsters, Hisokae, accurately pointed out that these seem to be categorized as a huge launcher, a big will splat, a sizable bounce or a hard knockdown.

Want to know just what your favorite character will be capable of? Hit the jump and check out the video. Personally, I felt my mouth water at the Lili combo.

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Backflips galore as Eric Jacobius emulates Marshall Law and Forest Law's flashy attacks in his latest real life moveset-video

Eric Jacobius has shown us a lot of Tekken moves performed by himself in a real-life setting, and this latest one is a doozy.

This time, the Bruce Lee-inspired characters Marshall Law and his son, Forest Law, are emulated by Eric Jacobius, with backflips, one-inch punches and high kicks all over the place. You can even see him performing Marshall Law's Rage Art from Tekken 7 below.


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Tekken 7 gets new 'Rage Attack' mechanic, gives character-tailored offensive options, Rage move lists images included

Even though Tekken 7: Fated Retribution just got a new trailer today, there's even more news to go around.

A bunch of new scans surfaced today, which detail the way the Rage system works, as well as Akuma's Super gauge. While players who have gotten to try out the previous version of Tekken 7 already know very well about the game's Rage Arts addition, that function similar to Supers from many other fighting games, and the Power Crush which is an armored move you can unleash even if you don't have Rage, yet another move has been added.

Hit the jump for information on the new "Rage Attack", and to check out the scans, which also feature the move listings for each currently unveiled characters' Rage Attack (marked with yellow), Rage Arts (marked with red) and Power Crush (marked with blue).

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Akuma has a super meter in Tekken 7: Fated Retribution - New trailer and a bunch of new screenshots show characters in their new outfits

Tekken 7: Fated Retribution has just received a new trailer, showing off Akuma in action, and displaying that he has a super meter he can use, much like in Street Fighter.

The trailer shows off a lot of the new fighter in action, as well as classic characters in new outfits. You can see images and the trailer below.

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Might we yet see Akuma appear in Street Fighter 5? Harada and Ono urge fans not to jump to conclusions based on Tekken 7: Fated Retribution

Akuma is easily one of the most recognizable characters when it comes to Street Fighter, and was in 3rd place worldwide when Capcom asked players what characters they'd like to see in future Street Fighter games.

Therefore, it has come as a shock to many that the raging demon of fighting games is absent in the latest new entry, Street Fighter 5. Not only that, but we saw him pop up last month in an entirely different game series.

Based not only on this, but also the reveal of Street Fighter 5's full starting roster and the 6 initial characters that will be appearing as DLC, it would seem that Akuma fans might just have to switch franchises if they want to play their favorite character. However, Tekken series producer Katsuhiro Harada spoke in a recent interview, and urged fans not to take everything at face value.

Harada: The one thing I feel like we did that caused you a lot of trouble was that Akuma hasn’t appeared in SFV, as of now. So fans thought, “Akuma’s not appearing in SFV because he’s appearing in Tekken 7.” I’m just going to use this opportunity to say, that’s not necessarily the case!

Harada wasn't the only one to speak, as Street Fighter series producer Yoshinoro Ono also chimed in on the subject. Hit the jump to see what he had to say.

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Could Tekken and Street Fighter share the same universe?

With Akuma on his way to Tekken 7, cross overs like Street Fighter x Tekken and the very obvious close relationship between Katsuhiro Harada and Yoshinori Ono, a lot of questions have recently arisen about the link between the Tekken and Street Fighter universes.

AwpWilliams is back with another theory video in which he addresses a ton of possible threads that may weave together the two franchises' story lines.

Awp has done quite a bit of research to find said threads. He's tracked down statements from Michael Murray, Game Designer at the Tekken Project, and painstakingly gone through every ending in virtually every Tekken and Street Fighter game to see what he could dig up.

At this point, it feels like it's not as much a question of if the two franchises share a universe, but rather to what degree they do. See Awp's findings in his video below.

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Nina Williams revealed for Tekken 7: Fated Retribution

During the EVO 2016 line up reveal, Mark "MarkMan" Julio made a surprise appearance to help announce Tekken 7's presence at the event.

Just before leaving, Mark revealed yet another surprise by showing us footage of Nina Williams in Tekken 7.

Nina has been part of the Tekken universe since the franchise began, and has had perfect attendance in every iteration since. It's no surprise she'd make a return in Tekken 7. Here are a few images from the reveal.

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Frosty Faustings 8 results ft. Westballz, ElvenShadow, Ally, Flux

Update: This story has been updated with final results.

This weekend, the annual event Frosty Faustings is taking place in Chicago, Illinois, and there's a lot of action going on, though Guilty Gear Xrd -SIGN- is the main game being played.

Even besides that, though, you can enjoy gameplay of Ultra Street Fighter 4, Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3, Killer Instinct, Super Smash Bros. Wii U, Super Smash Bros. Melee, Project M, Mortal Kombat X, BlazBlue: Chronophantasma Extend, Under Night In-Birth EXE: Late, Persona 4: Arena Ultimax, Skullgirls: 2nd Encore, King of Fighters 13, Tekken Tag Tournament 2, DiveKick: Addition Edition, Darkstalkers: Resurrection, Tatsunoko vs. Capcom as well as a mystery game tournament.

As for people attending, you can expect to see Tempo|Westballz, FF|ElvenShadow, Boreal|Ally, Flux, WT|Hamad, ChosenNinja, BlackSnake, F3|Alucard, Paradigm, JustKensou, KidViper, Hotashi, NB|DualKevin, GGA|N1kolasss, TheBeautifulDude, Lich, Duck, ChosenNinja, IPG|Colpevole, SBM|LeonUltimate, Argenrost, See Me In +R, MC|GCYoshi, MC|KBeast and many more.

Streaming duties are being handled by BG Callisto, TS|Arturo Sanchez, Event Horizon as well as EXP Gaming IL on bothTwitch as well as HitBox.

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Flipping kicks, intricate combos, and even a couple of fails: Eric Jacobus performs another Tekken move list in real life

Eric Jacobus has gained much notoriety as of late by performing move lists from the Tekken series in real life. As difficult as that sounds, Jacobus pulls off each move seemingly with ease.

Today, he returns with a new video featuring Lee's moves. In this video, we get to see stellar demonstrations of various flipping kicks, combos, and more.

Below is just a quick example of what you'll find here.


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As an added bonus, Jacobus includes a couple of bloopers at the end of the video in which he actually fails a few attempts. It's nice to know he's human!

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Kumite in Tennessee 2016 results ft. SonicFox, NuckleDu, A Foxy Grampa, ChrisG

Update: This story has been updated with final results.

This weekend, we have Kumite in Tennessee taking place in Memphis, Tennessee, and a whole bunch of games and top players are attending.

Games being played include Mortal Kombat X, Ultra Street Fighter 4, Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3, Guilty Gear Xrd: SIGN, Killer Instinct, Tekken 7, Dead or Alive 5: Last Round, Super Smash Bros. Wii U, Super Smash Bros. Melee, Project M, Soul Calibur 5, Tekken Tag Tournament 2, Injustice: Gods Among Us, BlazBlue: Chronophantasma Extend and Marvel vs. Capcom 2.

As for players attending, you can expect to see cR|SonicFox, Liquid|NuckleDu, PXP|A Foxy Grampa, Tempo|NYChrisG, TSC|CD Jr., cR|HoneyBee, YOMI|DJT, YOMI|MIT, YOMI|ForeverKing, YOMI|REO, YOMI|Michaelangelo, RayRay, YOMI|Slayer, PND|Madzin, KIT|Cloud805, YOMI|Zyphox, EG|K-Brad, cR|WoundCowboy, TS|Arturo Sanchez, RIG|Kwiggle, RZR|Perfect Legend, TSC|IFC Yipes, TSB|Flux, BIFU|Coach Steve, IG|FullSchedule, UA|Tom Brady, UA|Terry Bogard, F3|Alucard, UA|NoelBHungry, EVB|KitanaPrime and many more.

Streaming duties are being handled by PandaxGaming, PandaxGaming 2, NYCFurby, FunkyP, 6:45, Mute City Smash and Team DRX.

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Mad Catz has a mysterious Street Fighter 5 event coming next week, Tekken 7 Fated Retribution location tests beginning in February

It looks like Mad Catz is planning a special event for next week.

According to a recent tweet from their official Twitter account, the "Mad Catz V Cup" is set to take place sometime this upcoming week. All we really know right now is that the event will feature Street Fighter 5 and will be streamed. A follow up tweet from Mad Catz suggests that Red Bull and Showdown Entertainment may be lending a hand as well.

With players such as Daigo, Mago, Tokido, and more on the Mad Catz roster, we hope to see some top-level Street Fighter 5 action from this event.

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Poongko takes 80% health in one hit, Angry Scar makes focus attack whiff, and Infiltration's SF5 beta glitches: LiangHuBBB's Funny and Cool Moments

LiangHuBBB returns with another installment of Funny and Cool Moments. This is the 93rd episode in the series and does a great job of living up to its name.

A plethora of games are featured in this episode including Street Fighter 5, Ultra Street Fighter 4, Mortal Kombat X, Street Fighter 3 Third Strike, and more.

Some of our favorite moments include /r/Kappa|Poongko landing a huge Turnaround Punch, Sagat's Angry Scar causing a focus attack to whiff for the win, and RZR|Infiltration's Street Fighter 5 beta restricting him from moving while his opponent delivers a beat down.

You can check out the former two moments in the GIFs below.


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Eric Jacobus becomes Kazuya, and Devil Kazuya, in his latest real life Tekken combo video

Tekken's Kazuya Mishima comes to life as Eric Jacobus continues his Tekken combo series.

Instead of punching bags Jacobus takes on a digital Evil Ryu, which is fitting considering the way he parallels the evil potential in Kazuya.

Jacobus takes things a step further by turning into Devil Kazuya to perform some of the character's more supernatural moves. Take a look below.


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MarkMan shows off a behind the scenes look at the brand new Mad Catz Street Fighter 5 Fightpad Pro

Community and Sponsorship Manager at Mad Catz, Mark "MarkMan" Julio, has let us in on a little sneak peak of one the upcoming Street Fighter 5 controllers in action.

Mark features the Shadaloo Fightpad Pro prototype in two quick videos wherein he plays Tekken Tag Tournament 2 and Ultra Street Fighter 4.

Below you'll see the line of upcoming Mad Catz controller products for SF5.

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Hit the jump to see the Shadaloo Fightpad Pro prototype in action.

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Akuma's presence in Fated Retribution will not be a 'cheesy gimmick' - Tekken 7's Senior Game Designer discusses the game's story, engine and more

Tekken and Street Fighter fans were shocked and excited to discover that Tekken 7's console release, Fated Retribution, would feature prominent Street Fighter character Akuma.

This raised a multitude of questions, one of which asks how the SF character would fit into the Tekken story line, especially since the trailer makes it appear as though he's intricately involved.

PlayStation LifeStyle recently spoke with Senior Game Designer, Michael Murray, about a few things Tekken 7, including how they plan to incorporate the demonic fighter into the game's story and universe. Murray answered,

"Harada [Game Producer Katsuhiro Harada] and I have always been against guest characters because it kinda throws off the Tekken world and setting. But Akuma fits the bill, and we wanted to tie him into the story so that the crossover is not some cheesy gimmick."

They go on to discuss the decision to use Unreal Engine 4, and what implications that has for the game's overall look and feel. Hit the jump for more.

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