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Asuka & Paul's 'Rage Arts' supers; high-quality Tekken 7 footage ft. Claudio, Katarina, Xiaoyu, Dragunov, Leo, Steve, Kazuya, Bryan and more

Kazuya and Leo's Rage Arts super moves weren't the only ones captured on video earlier today. Looking over all of the shakycam videos that Tekken 7 location test attendees have posted on YouTube today, we noticed that Asuka's and Paul's supers were also documented in all of the early footage:


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Other than Asuka and Paul's Rage Arts moves, the early footage also shows Tekken 7's new characters Claudio and Katarina in action, along with many of the playable roster at the location tests. And unlike our previous post, all of that footage is fairly high-quality -- we've picked out the best videos we could find, this time.

Check them out below, along with a Tekken 7 changes overview vid from Level Up Your Game's Rip.

See Kazuya and Leo's 'Rage Arts' super moves; nearly an hour's worth of Tekken 7 action in shakycam footage

Today was the first day of the Tekken 7 location tests in Japan. Although the official location test live streams will only start from from later tonight at 8.30PM (PST time), a few of the location test participants have been capturing videos of the game on their smartphones to share with the rest of the world.

Thanks to their efforts (as well as those of you who shared them with us), we get to take a good look of what Leo and Kazuya's "Rage Arts" super moves are like in the game.


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For those of you unfamiliar with Rage Arts, it's one of the two new elements that are being introduced in Tekken 7. Unlike the Rage system in Tekken 6 and TTT2, when your character's life is whittled down to a certain amount, Tekken 7's Rage system will not confer speed or damage boosts, but will instead give you access to a Rage Arts super move that you can combo into for massive damage.

The other new mechanic introduced in Tekken 7 is Power Crush, which you'll get to see in two 30-minute long videos that Twitcast user Eleodica shot from the location tests, embedded below.

Updated: Tekken 7 gameplay footage; images show new fighter Claudio, character select screen, Katarina

Updated: Gameplay footage of Tekken 7 has just hit YouTube. Check it out after the jump.

The first-ever Tekken 7 location tests are currently being held in Japan, and although the live streams won't be going up until tomorrow, some lucky players are already getting their hands on it.

Luckily, FlyingWonkey of Avoiding The Puddle is currently tweeting out information about Bandai Namco's upcoming fighter.

Tonight we have a special treat, as Wonkey posted photos of Tekken 7's character select screen showing Katarina's official artwork. Additionally, we get to see a screenshot of an actual match, making these images the first real look at the new Tekken title.

Another new fighter has also entered the fray. A male fighter named Claudio can be seen in the official PDF detailing new mechanics that was released earlier today. Below you will find scans of the PDF showing move lists, and the photos showing the character select screen and gameplay.



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Flying Wonkey has provided a few bits of information, relaying what he's found out about the game so far.

Wednesday Night Fights 3.7 results, archive ft. Snake Eyez, FilipinoMan, Chris, Velociraptor, Slayer, Just Frames James, and more

Wednesday Night Fights 3.7 results, archive ft. Snake Eyez, FilipinoMan, Chris, Velociraptor, Slayer, Just Frames James, and more Updated: Results and a stream archive have been added to this story.

Earlier: It's Wednesday night once again and Level|Up is bringing us more fighting game action. Tonight, the LU crew returns to Super Arcade in Walnut, California, and continues their 3rd season of the event.

Ultra Street Fighter 4, Tekken Tag Tournament 2, and Injustice: Gods Among Us will all be played tonight if there are enough entrants for each game. Additionally, Mortal Kombat 9 is being played.

Challonge brackets are posted here, and you can find last week's results here.

Harada: Tekken 7 will not have Revolution's fully invincible attacks, Catalina has single-button attack strings geared towards beginners

At Mad Catz's Tokyo Game Show booth last week, we caught up with Tekken series Katsuhiro Harada and Tekken Project team member Michael Murray (who is also a producer on Bandai Namco's 2-on-2 fighting game Rise of Incarnates, which is coming out on Steam later this year) right after they announced Catalina for Tekken 7, to find out a little bit more about the new character.

And since the location tests for Tekken 7 were coming out real soon (this weekend), we wanted to see if we could gleam any hints on what's in store for fans in the new game, too.

While Harada and Murray could not reveal a whole lot about the latest Tekken title, even with the location tests coming up so soon, they did their best to tell us as much as they could reveal for now. So take from this interview what you can, and find out with us here on EventHubs later this week on how Tekken 7 will actually play, once the location test have begun.

The Art of Fighting 2014 tournament final results, archive ft. Justin Wong, Ricky Ortiz, Angelic and more

Updated: This story has been updated with final results and a stream archive for finals day.

Earlier: The Art of Fighting 2014 charity event stream experienced some technical difficulties earlier today when they tried to kick things off -- but it's all been resolved now, and they're coming to you live from Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Kicking things off on the stream is some Ultra Street Fighter 4 tournament action.

Check out the stream below. All proceeds from the event goes to charity, so do support the stream and event in any way you can.

Wednesday Night Fights 3.6 results, archive ft. Snake Eyez, Chris, Keno, Brentt, Tyrant, and more

Wednesday Night Fights 3.6 results, archive ft. Snake Eyez, Chris, Keno, Brentt, Tyrant, and more Updated: Results and a stream archive have been added to this story.

Earlier: It's Wednesday night once again and Level|Up is bringing us more fighting game action. Tonight, the LU crew returns to Super Arcade in Walnut, California, and continues their 3rd season of the event.

Ultra Street Fighter 4, Tekken Tag Tournament 2, and Injustice: Gods Among Us will all be played tonight if there are enough entrants for each game. Additionally, Mortal Kombat 9 is being played.

Challonge brackets are posted here, and you can find last week's results here.

Annual charity event 'The Art of Fighting' returns this Friday - art gallery/fighting game tournament ft. Justin Wong, Ricky Ortiz, Angelic

The Art of Fighting returns this year and will be hosted at the Metropolis Comic Art Gallery in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Kicking off this Friday September 26th, AoF is a three-day event that will begin with a fighting game related art gallery/sale, featuring UDON's Chamba, Genzoman, Edwin Huang, and Omar Dogan; Skullgirls' Alex Ahad and Sara Talmadge; Bastion's Jen Zee; comic artists such as Mateus Santolouco, Matt Slay, and Sara Richard; cosplayer Yaya Han; and many more.

The fun doesn't stop there, though. New Mexico's largest fighting game tournament will take place on Saturday, in which eight different games will be played. Special guests include EG|Justin Wong, EG|Ricky Ortiz, BT|Angelic, and more. "Saturday Night Hype" -- exhibition series including a Southwest Team Battle and an "East vs. West" Albuquerque grudge match -- is scheduled for Saturday as well, so be sure to catch all of the action over on NM-ISM.

This annual celebration doubles as a fundraiser for children and families affect by Congenital Heart Defects, or CHDs. All proceeds from the event will go to the following charities: March of Dimes and Save Babies Through Screening Foundation. Last year, The Art of Fighting raised over $4,000 for these two organizations, who have since gone on to raise awareness and pass CHD-related legislature in New Mexico.

You can check out The Art of Fighting's official trailer, along with an event schedule below.

GUTS 3 results, stream archive feat. K-Brad, Smug, NuckleDu, Sanford Kelly, Noel Brown, Flux and Insaynne

Updated with results from finals' day: We're adding finals' day results from GUTS 3 into this story. Keeping checking back as the tournament progresses for more.

GUTS 3 is kicking off today from the Foxwoods in Ledyard, Connecticut, and we can expect some great fighting game action to take place at this three-day event. This particular tournament will double as a Capcom Pro Tour ranking event.

Games being played include Ultra Street Fighter 4, Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3, Super Smash Bros. Melee, Brawl, Project M, Killer Instinct, Mortal Kombat 9, Skullgirls, Soul Calibur 5, and more.

EG|K-Brad, MOR|Rico Suave, bTri|NuckleDu, CTRL|RayRay,CTRL|Flux, BIFU|Insayyne, TS|Sabin, Zaferino, SteamCo|CD Jr., PIE|Smug, Lil Evil, and more are expected to compete. Additionally, there will be a 5v5 exhibition match taking place tomorrow night, and you can find the flyer below.

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

New character Catalina announced for Tekken 7, location tests start on October 3rd, netplay implemented, one more new character in loc test build

Update: It was mentioned on-stream that one more brand new character will be featured in the location tests, and was described as "very different" and "more along the lines of something you'd find in a 2D fighter".

It was just announced that a new character will be joining the Tekken 7 franchise, who is a latin american woman called Catalina. It was noted that she will be speaking a lot, and taunting the opponent while fighting, which is unusual in Tekken. She was also noted as being a good character for beginners to use.

It was also said that she would have a new style we've never seen before in Tekken. She will be available, playable, for the location tests that begin on October 3rd.


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Wednesday Night Fights 3.5 results, archive ft. ChrisG, Snake Eyez, FilipinoMan, Chris, Veloc1raptor, Slayer, Tyrant, and more

Wednesday Night Fights 3.5 results, archive ft. ChrisG, Snake Eyez, FilipinoMan, Chris, Veloc1raptor, Slayer, Tyrant, and more Updated: Results and a stream archive have been added to this story.

Earlier: It's Wednesday night once again and Level|Up is bringing us more fighting game action. Tonight, the LU crew returns to Super Arcade in Walnut, California, and continues their 3rd season of the event.

Ultra Street Fighter 4, Tekken Tag Tournament 2, and Injustice: Gods Among Us will all be played tonight if there are enough entrants for each game. Additionally, Mortal Kombat 9 is being played.

At the beginning of the broadcast, Level|Up will be running an Ultra Street Fighter 4 grudge match between Alex Myers and LowTierGod. The loser of this set will have to perform 30 push ups and make a follow up video about their loss.

Challonge brackets are posted here, and you can find last week's results here.

Thaiger Uppercut 2014 results, battle logs and stream archive ft. Xian, Gackt, Bonchan, Mago, Gamerbee, Humanbomb and more

Update: This story has been updated with final results.

Previously: Thaiger Uppercut is taking place this weekend in Bangkok, Thailand, and a number of notable players from all over Asia, as well as CCG|Lap Chi, have made their way to Sagat's home turf for the Ultra Street Fighter 4 tournament.

From Singapore, we have RZR|Xian and RZR|Gackt representing. Taiwan and Hong Kong are represented by AVM|Gamerbee and CCG|Humanbomb respectively.

There's also an entire contingent of players hailing from Japan in attendance: Bonchan, MCZ|Mago, RZR|Itabashi Zangief, Eita and KSK.

Other than USF4, the other two main games at the event are King of Fighters 13 and Tekken Tag Tournament 2. Check out the live stream and schedule embedded below.

Tekken 7: We'll finally get to see it running on October 3-5, arcade version will also feature online matchmaking

On the Sugamo Cup TTT2 tournament stream, Tekken series director Katsuhiro Harada revealed that Tekken 7 will be the first fighting game in the arcades to feature online matchmaking.

The feature falls in line with previous comments Harada made, on wanting to include a feature that would make it easier for players of similar skill level to play against one another in the arcades.

Aside from online matchmaking in the arcade version, Harada also announced that fans in Japan will finally get their first look -- and hands-on -- of the game on the weekend of October 3 to 5.

Wednesday Night Fights 3.4 results, archive ft. ChrisG, Snake Eyez, FilipinoMan, Alex Valle, Veloc1raptor, and more

Wednesday Night Fights 3.4 results, archive ft. ChrisG, Snake Eyez, FilipinoMan, Alex Valle, Veloc1raptor, and more Updated: Results and a stream archive have been added to this story.

Earlier: It's Wednesday night once again and Level|Up is bringing us more fighting game action. Tonight, the LU crew returns to Super Arcade in Walnut, California, and continues their 3rd season of the event.

Ultra Street Fighter 4, Tekken Tag Tournament 2, and Injustice: Gods Among Us will all be played tonight if there are enough entrants for each game. Additionally, Mortal Kombat 9 is being played.

Challonge brackets are posted here, and you can find last week's results here.

Harada to reveal new Tekken 7 information on September 14 during 'Sugamo Cup' TTT2 arcade tournament in Japan

This weekend the Sugamo branch of Namco amusement arcades is holding a series of Tekken Tag Tournament 2 tournies over a three-day period (September 13, 14 and 15) -- collectively christened the "Sugamo Cup".

The Sugamo Cup weekend will kick off at 5PM Japan time on September 13 with a first-to-ten set between top players nobi and Take. The set will be streamed on Nico Video here.

This is followed by a 32-team 3-on-3 tournament on Sunday, and a beginners tournament on Monday.

But that's not all; on Sunday's tournament, Bandai Namco Games's Tekken series director Katsuhiro Harada will also be present to share some new information on Tekken 7 -- and it will be streamed live.


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