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Injustice: Gods Among Us General Zod trailer released

While you probably already got a glimpse of General Zod on Conan last week, here's his official reveal trailer from NetherRealm studios, showing off kryptonian badassery in all of its glory.

General Zod joins the already released DLC characters Lobo, Batgirl and Scorpion, and will be released on the 2nd of July. Now that these four DLC characters have all been shown off, what do you think of them? Let us know in the comments.

Thanks to an anonymous user for this news tip.

Updated: Microsoft is removing Xbox One DRM, official statement from company

Updated: Microsoft is removing Xbox One DRM, official statement from company Updated: An official statement from Microsoft has been added into this story. To check it out, hit the jump.

In a very strong about face, Microsoft is changing their policies concerning DRM and the Xbox One, their next generation console.

Here's a quick rundown of the details, in case you want the too long, didn't read, version.

• No more always online requirement
• The console no longer has to check in every 24 hours
• All game discs will work on Xbox One as they do on Xbox 360
• Authentication is no longer necessary
• An Internet connection is only required when initially setting up the console
• All downloaded games will function the same when online or offline
• No additional restrictions on trading games or loaning discs
• Region locks have been dropped

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Updated: If you have a large hard drive in your PS3 do not update your system - software adds option to disable trophy notifications

Updated: If you have a large hard drive in your PS3 do not update your system - software adds option to disable trophy notifications Updated: Sony has reportedly pulled the update from their servers, so users are no longer prompted to download the software which was causing the issue.

Reports are coming in that updating your PlayStation 3 to the v4.45 system software is causing major problems for some owners, if they have a hard drive installed that's 500 GB.

Supposedly, installing this update in those circumstances "bricks" your system, making it non-operational. Multiple users who have installed this update have reported that their machine is stuck on the boot-up ribbon screen.

The update isn't knocking out everyone's PS3, but forum posts on the official PlayStation website show this scenario isn't isolated.

The update is supposed to make it so you can disable trophy notifications, but it's clearly having some adverse side-effects that were not intended by Sony.

Source: Kotaku and GameTrailers, contributions to this story by Ribx, Jhayze and Jtir123.

Interview with DreamHack 2013 champion Popi: 'Infiltration is the greatest player of all time', 'I noticed his patterns'

Interview with DreamHack 2013 champion Popi: 'Infiltration is the greatest player of all time', 'I noticed his patterns' The Super Street Fighter 4: Arcade Edition v2012 tournaments at DreamHack 2013 took place this last weekend, and EventHubs' writer MajinTenshinhan was on the scene. I wasn't just there to lose (and look damn good while doing it), however, but also to grab an exclusive EventHubs interview with miracle maker Popi, who managed to accomplish the unthinkable by defeating Infiltration at the tournament.

You'll get a quick snippet of the interview here, and after the jump you can read Popi's thoughts on the current Top 5 characters in the game, his goals for the future and what went through his mind while battling the unstoppable force that is Infiltration.

Majin: How long have you been playing fighting games seriously?

Popi: I've been playing fighting games seriously for 2 years, and I really wanted to see how the competitive scene was. You know, I've been watching all of these streams before, watching Daigo play, and all of the other big boys. Even Infiltration. So yeah, I was just eager to know how good I am.

Hit the jump for the rest of the interview.

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South East Asia Major and Bar Battles V tournament previews, featuring Stream Monster's Showdown round robin event

South East Asia Major and Bar Battles V tournament previews, featuring Stream Monster's Showdown round robin event We've got two hype events coming up this weekend, and here's a preview to give you a good taste of them both. On the one hand, there's South East Asia Major taking place in Singapore, and on the other side of the world, we have Bar Battles V taking place, featuring the Stream Monster's Showdown round robin tournament for Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3.

It's back again — South East Asia Majors 2013 promises to be a real strong tournament, with known faces from around the world showing up to battle it out at one of the last EVO 2013 qualifiers. Tune in to see some of Asia's best, along with a few people from other shores, duke it out for that one winning spot.

Get ready, because on June 22nd, the gloves are off. Big E Gaming's Bar Battles V will have lots of tournament action for your viewing pleasure, as well as the 8-man round robin tournament for Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3, featuring the top 8 players from the poll all of you loyal readers voted in.

We have the full rundowns for both tournaments ready for your reading pleasure, so don't hesitate. Just hit the jump and check them both out. Why limit yourself to one? Have both streams up at the same time for maximum viewing pleasure.

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Stream Monster's Showdown poll results - round robin UMvC3 tournament with top east coast players

A little ways back, we asked the community to vote on which players they like to see compete at the Stream Monster's Showdown, a 8-man round robin Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 tournament.

Some of the best players on the east coast were in the running to compete, but only your votes could get them in this event. Check out the video below from Hold Back to Block to find out who will be competing on June 22, 2013 in Philadelphia, PA at Bar Battles 5.

There's $500 on the line, along with a prize package from Mad Catz and Bifuteki will be streaming every single match. The action starts this coming weekend, so prepare to get hype.
You can hit the jump to view a full breakdown of the results and the players people voted for.

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Updated: Super Smash Bros. Wii U and 3DS confirmed for 2014 release, Mega Man will guest star - tons of screen shots added

Updated again: We have added screenshots for the game's newest character the Wii Fit Trainer. The screenshots are taken from the Wii U version of the game.

Updated: We have added a slew of screen shots for both the Wii U and 3DS versions of Super Smash Bros. Hit the jump to check out images for all of the characters currently announced.

During this morning's Nintendo press conference, both Super Smash Bros. Wii U and 3DS were shown off. Both titles will be hitting their respective consoles some time next year.

The confirmed characters include an Animal Crossing Villager, Mario, Donkey Kong, Link, Samus, Kirby, Fox, Pikachu, Bowser and Pit. Additionally, everyone's favorite Blue Bomber will be making a guest appearance as a selectable fighter.

Hit the jump to check out a ton of screen shots, along with the Mega Man trailer.

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Street Fighter 4 update balance change requests from Japan, part 8 - Rufus, C. Viper, Abel and Dan

Street Fighter 4 update balance change requests from Japan, part 8 - Rufus, C. Viper, Abel and Dan Capcom Unity has posted the final Street Fighter 4 balance suggestions from Japan for the update, this time focusing on Rufus, C. Viper, Abel and Dan. With this article, all 39 characters in SSF4 AE v2012 have been covered.

As usual, Tomoaki Ayano lists a summary of the suggestions fans sent in and he gives his thoughts on those as well.

Hit the jump to read everything, and also find links to all of the previous articles in this series.

Hello everyone, Tomoaki Ayano here!

Here in Tokyo rainy season has begun, which means stifling humidity. If it’d just pour rain we’d be done with it, but instead we get this weak little drizzle. Should I even carry an umbrella for that? I just get all damp anyway. Enough of this wishy-washy nonsense, c’mon downpour! …Wishing for heavy rainfall is just part of living here.

But enough about the weather! We’ve got the final balance requests from the Japanese fans, so let’s get right to it! Speaking of rain…

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Super Street Fighter 4 Arcade Edition v2012 added to World Cyber Games lineup - first major eSports outlet since IPL

Super Street Fighter 4 Arcade Edition v2012 added to World Cyber Games lineup - first major eSports outlet since IPL Capcom has apparently worked out a deal with the another major eSports outlet to host one of their fighting games, Super Street Fighter 4 Arcade Edition v2012, after the situation with IPL fell through because the company was sold to Blizzard back in April of this year.

The World Cyber Games (WCG) is a large eSports organization that typically hosts genres like real time strategy and multiplayer online battle arena titles, e.g. StarCraft 2 and League of Legends, so the addition of a fighting game is pretty big news.

With total cash prizes ranging from $200,000 to $500,000 USD for their events, there could be a considerable amount of dough on the line for SSF4 AE v2012 players.

[SEOUL, Korea – June 14, 2013] World Cyber Games Inc. (WCG), organizer of the premier global game competition and festival, has announced three additional official game titles and two promotional game titles to be featured throughout 2013.

The new official titles include worldwide fan favorites ‘StarCraft® II: Heart of the Swarm™` (StarCraft II) and ‘Warcraft® III: The Frozen Throne®` (Warcraft III), and arcade favorite ‘Super Street Fighter® IV Arcade Edition Ver. 2012` (Super Street Fighter IV). In addition ‘NiZhan (AssaultFire)` and ‘QQ Speed` are adding to the promotional game titles. They will join the previously announced four official game titles to ensure that this year`s competition features a wide variety of games that appeal to all different types of gamers around the world.

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General Zod revealed on Conan, gameplay video, available in July - Injustice: Gods Among Us

Tonight, Injustice: Gods Among Us has revealed it's fourth DLC character, General Zod on the television show Conan. Zod was revealed on a segment during the show called Clueless Gamer, where Conan O'Brien and an assistant play the game.

NetherRealm Studios have also implemented an ode to Conan's comic book character, The Flaming C by making him a costume for Superman. It's also noted Zod will be available for download sometime in July.


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General Zod confirmed as 4th DLC character to Injustice: Gods Among Us, video from E3 and early gameplay information

Updated: The Injustice: Gods Among Us Twitter has stated that the official reveal will be tonight on the TV show Conan.

Check out #CONAN tonight on #TBS for a big Injustice reveal.

General Zod has been confirmed as the fourth DLC character to Injustice: Gods Among Us, YouTube user Rashod Muhammad has posted a short clip of him in game from E3.
Additionally, ConradimusPrime of GameFaqs has posted details on his special moves and trait. Hit the jump to see all the notes.

Special moves:

Cannon: can be done in the air, meter burn fires two additional shots diagonally, fanning out
Pistol: pretty fast, meter burn fires more shots
Ground zap: fixed range attack, can hold or dash cancel. Sucks. Meter burn is ok, dunno if it otgs
Superman punch: works like supermans, but ends in a throw

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Characters Rachel from Ninja Gaiden and Leon confirmed for Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate

Earlier at E3 2013, Team Ninja unveiled a new trailer for Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate. The trailer shows off many of the game's characters and confirms two new characters. Up first is Rachel from the Ninja Gaiden series and secondly is Leon the mercenary and Sambo martial artist.
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Tekken Revolution overview - How it works, costs for premium coins and much more

Tekken Revolution launched today, but unless you've had the chance to play it, you're probably wondering how it all works, as Namco hasn't provided a lot of details as of late. We spent some time with the game here and EventHubs and wanted to offer a rundown of what you can expect.

There's a lot of details in this post, so we've broken everything down into sections to make it a bit easier to find what you're looking for. From the coin system to how the current DLC setup works, we're trying to cover all bases here a new player would want to know.

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Wii Fit Trainer joins Super Smash Bros. Wii U and 3DS as a playable character

The official Smash Bros. YouTube channel has posted a new video showing off a new character to Super Smash Bros. for the 3DS and Wii U.

The Wii Fit Trainer joins the battle to face off against Mega Man, Villiager, Link, Mario, Samus, Donkey Kong, Kirby, Fox, Pikachu, Pit and Bowser.
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Killer Instinct free-to-play was a misconception, Glacius to be fully playable at EVO 2013 and 40 training lessons

Killer Instinct free-to-play was a misconception, Glacius to be fully playable at EVO 2013 and 40 training lessons During the GameSpot E3 2013 stage event a few of the game developers from Double Helix Games were on stage to discuss their newly announced title Killer Instinct.

In particular a few rather important notes were made, the first thing mentioned was that there was a small misconception with the game being free-to-play. While the game is a launch title for the Xbox One, fans will be able to purchase the full game on it's release. There will also be a demo which comes with Jago as playable character where you can play all of the game's modes including online mutliplayer.

If you decided after playing the demo that you liked the game, you can selectively purchase packages which feature various characters.

Yesterday, during the announcement trailer Double Helix also showed off the character Glacius. It was confirmed that he would be fully playable during EVO 2013.

The last thing that was talked about was the game's 40 training lessons to try and teach players how to learn the game.


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