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First gameplay footage of Charlie Nash in Street Fighter 5; plans for an online beta program also announced

Capcom has unveiled nine new screenshots and a new trailer for Street Fighter 5 today, giving us our first look at Charlie Nash's fighting style in the highly-anticipated PS4 and PC fighting game.




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Saying anything more would be spoiling.

You've been waiting for this for a while now; check out the new trailer below, and make sure to watch the whole thing because Capcom is also teasing the return of another classic character in Street Fighter 5.

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Eventhubs exclusive: Capcom Pro Tour 2015 details to be revealed tomorrow on Twitch at 5 p.m. PST

Update 2: The live stream will indeed be broadcast on Twitch at 5 p.m. PST. There had previously been some miscommunication on the matter, but Capcom and Twitch have got it cleared up.

Update 1: According to Mike Ross, the broadcast is scheduled to be streamed on Twitch at 7 p.m. PST, not 5 p.m. PST. We're currently in the process of confirming this information on Capcom's end.

Earlier: The first official details for the Capcom Pro Tour 2015 season are slated to be announced tomorrow during the season premier of Mike Ross's weekly show, Capcom Pro Talk, live on air at 5 p.m. PST on twitch.tv/capcomfighters.

On the live stream, Twitch's very own Mike Ross will be walking us through the grand unveiling of the 2015 season, with special guest Capcom's Peter 'Combofiend' Rosas in attendance as well.

How will the 2015 season differ from last year's tour? Which major tournaments will be the premier events this year? How will the $500,000 prize pool be divided amongst the events along the tour?

Be sure to tune in to the live stream along with us right here on EventHubs tomorrow at 5 p.m. PST to find out the answers to those questions and more.

We'll be embedding the stream feed on our front page as soon as it goes live. Also check back with us after the fact for a concise summary of all the pertinent details.

In the meantime, share with us in the comments below your predictions on what you hope Mike Ross and Combofiend will be announcing tomorrow.

Aganos is the name of Killer Instinct season 2's 'golem' character, new information on the February fighter and colors 7-9 here

The folks over at Ultra-Combo have released this week's Killer Instinct textual stream, and this one is jam-packed with information on the February character.

Firstly, the fighter we've all grown to know as "Golem" has a name -- Aganos. The textual stream gives us our first look at this new character, along with its "Forgotten Grotto" stage.


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Below is an image that shows a size comparison between Aganos (who towers over everyone) and the former tallest characters in the game, Thunder and Glacius.

Hit the jump for more information on Aganos and colors 7-9.

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Ermac confirmed playable in Mortal Kombat X

The Kombat Kast live stream has just revealed Ermac as the next playable character in Mortal Kombat X.

You can check out a screenshot of him in-game below.


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Hit the jump to check out the official Ermac trailer.

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Become a Web Assistant for EventHubs - Application deadline Jan. 30th

Updated: Thank you to all of those that applied. The deadline for applications is Friday, Jan. 30th at noon PST. We're looking over apps now and we'll be contacting people over the next couple of days.

We’re looking for a web assistant to join our technical staff. This is an entry level, part-time position with roughly 16 hours per week commitment needed. Pay will depend on experience.

If you have an interest in learning how to program and how to manage the technical aspects of websites under a full-stack developer, we’d like to hear from you.

Learning opportunities for this position will include:
• Implementing HTML/CSS from Photoshop mock-ups.
• Programming web site functionality in a popular web framework.
• Working in a Unix environment.
• Quality assurance testing techniques.
• Bug tracking.

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Reptile revealed for Mortal Kombat X!

IGN has posted video depicting the newest MKX character, Reptile, in action!

Watch as he squares off against Kung Lao, showing off his X-ray, some special moves and the beginnings of a fatality!


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Hit the jump to see the game play trailer!

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Suicune, Pikachu, and Gardevoir confirmed playable in Pokkèn Tournament - arcade cabinet will use controller instead of fightstick

The Famitsu live stream showing off Bandai Namco's upcoming Pokèmon-based fighter "Pokkèn Tournament" aired eariler today, and with it came a sea of new information.

Firstly, Suicune, Pikachu, and Gardevoir have all been confirmed as playable characters. They'll be joining the likes of Machamp and Lucario in the fray.

Additionally, Pokkèn Tournament will have a support Pokèmon system in which players can select a monster to aid them in battle. Players will do battle with these assists on the game's battlefield, which is fully 3D, allowing fighters to move around as they see fit.

And if that isn't enough information on Bandai Namco's upcoming fighter, try this on for size. The Pokkèn Tournament arcade cabinets will feature a standard controller (D-pad + BAYX button scheme) instead of a traditional fightstick. You can check out the screenshots below to check out everything mentioned here.


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Hit the jump for more details on Pokkèn Tournament, the latest trailer, and match footage.

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EVO 2015 lineup to be revealed live tomorrow evening on Twitch - which titles do you think will be main games this year

After a lengthy consideration process, this year's EVO games are now locked in -- and they're slated to be revealed this week, EVO Championship Series founding member Joey 'Mr. Wizard' Cuellar announced on Twitter today.

I hope you're ready to find out which fighting game titles will be made the main games at EVO this year. If not, well, you have slightly more than 24 hours to brace yourselves. For as it turns out, by "this week", what Mr. Wizard really means is "tomorrow night". Time to get hype, fighting game fans!

That's when a special EVO 2015 announcement Twitch stream is scheduled to happen (starting at 7PM PST). Mr. Wizard is making a trip down to the streaming service provider's offices for this live stream, and he will be joined by Twitch's very own Mike Ross for the broadcast. On top of revealing the EVO 2015 line-up, Mr. Wizard will also be taking questions from the stream monsters.

So make sure to come watch the stream here with us here on EventHubs tomorrow evening (it'll be on the front page as soon as the stream goes live), as we find out what this year's EVO main games are going to be.

Until then, watch the official EVO 2015 trailer below, and tell us your predictions of what the EVO 2015 line-up will be like. Which Smash title will be a main game this year? Will Tekken be part of the main game line-up? Will unreleased titles like Mortal Kombat X make it in? What about the ArcSys fighters?

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EventHubs lists top 50 Ultra Street Fighter 4 players, #10 - #01 - voice your opinions on Twitter: #USF4rank

Important note: Today we'll be revealing the top 10 live, one at a time, every 20 minutes. So be sure to stay tuned here at EventHubs to catch all of the players as they're announced.

That's right, folks! You read that headline correctly. Tonight we're back with the top 50 players in Ultra Street Fighter 4, beginning from when the game first dropped back in June of last year.

The EventHubs team met up once again to vote on each player based on tournament results since the last time we compiled this list, factoring in player skill across the globe, and personal opinion.

The players listed here have performed at big events consistently, and players who haven't traveled much outside of their region were not included because it's a bit too difficult to judge them based on their performances only in the local area.

We have given each player a score between 1 - 10, then averaged all of the numbers together. Today we have the top 10 Ultra Street Fighter 4 players listed.

If you'd like to join the discussion, or want to tear our heads off for our choices (again), you can voice your opinions about our list on Twitter using the hashtag "#USF4rank." You can also share your thoughts in our comments section, as usual.

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New character announced for Tekken 7 named Shaheen, hails from Saudi Arabia

Katsuhiro Harada, the head of the Tekken project at Bandai Namco, just sent out a photo to announce the newest fighter for Tekken 7, Shaheen.

Hailing from Saudi Arabia, take your first look at the new fighter.


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Harada also said they'll have more new characters in the future.

Source: Harada's Twitter, submitted by HateZombies, King Jae and badjab326.

Kung Lao returns to Mortal Kombat X as an old man; details on his Tempest, Buzz Saw & Hat Trick variations, new social online features

The next Mortal Kombat X character reveal is slated to drop later this week, on January the 2nd in the new year, via an exclusive feature in the new issue of Finnish gaming magazine Pelaaja when it officially hits newsstands.

But copies of the new issue are already shipping out to some newsstands and subscribers, and it looks like some Mortal Kombat fans have been able to get their hands on an early copy.

Thanks to them, we now know that the next character to be revealed will be Kung Lao. NetherRealm Studios is likely to post a full character reveal trailer for the returning (and aged) Shaolin monk -- but for now, enjoy these early images of Mortal Kombat X's Kung Lao:


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AeroGrunt from the Test Your Might forums has also translated loosely some of the noteworthy information from the Finnish magazine's reveal -- including the first details of Kung Lao's three variations, and a new social online feature that encourages players to work together in teams.

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Super Arcade moving locations! Exclusive interview with owner Mike Watson

Super Arcade tweeted earlier today that they would be moving to a new location.

This news came to the surprise of virtually everyone in the SoCal scene and seemingly out of left field.

Immediately after the tweet popped up there were many inquiries as to why the arcade was moving and to where. The most popular question however, was "Why is this happening just months after the Kick Starter renovation process?"

We contacted Super Arcade's owner, Mike Watson with a few questions regarding this big and sudden change. Hit the jump to see the interview.

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Ultra Street Fighter 4 tiers reset, old scores available in archives

With the 1.04 release of Ultra Street Fighter 4, we thought it was a good time to reset the tier scores and start from new as the game had undergone new balance changes.

If you're wondering where the old listings went to, you can scroll down and find them at the bottom of the tiers page, or you can look directly at the old USF4 tiers index and match up table.

To keep the tier listings from being as susceptible to erratic change in their initial phase, we've implemented a few new things to help normalize the initial votes. It's worth noting again that trolling our tiers can and likely will lead to a lifetime ban, as our automated system is constantly checking for people who abuse their votes.

There are additional measures in place to help ensure user voting stays accurate as well.

All match up comments were retained though, so if you want to discuss any of the match ups, or offer advice on how to counter a specific characters, those previous bits of knowledge are still intact.

So head on over and see how things are shaking out now.

If you have any questions, as always, feel free to leave them below.

Yoshinori Ono will share another 'secret detail' about Street Fighter V at Capcom Cup next week, teases elements that fans have always wanted

After the PlayStation Experience keynote address was over, Famitsu.com caught up with Capcom's Yoshinori Ono for a brief interview to talk about the series' future.

In this interview, Ono talks about how the gameplay footage of Ryu and Chun-Li fighting were originally not meant to be shown for today, what kind of special announcement he's got prepared for next week, and why fans of past Street Fighter games would find it appealing.

Find out more in our full translation of the interview below.

---Famitsu: Finally, Street Fighter 5 has been officially announced!

Yoshinori Ono: (With a slightly bitter smile) Well, first of all, my sincere apologies about Capcom accidentally leaking the news beforehand. What I heard happened was that the PR team was so excited for this announcement that they got careless with it. My apologies to our friends in the media.

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Street Fighter 5 trailer analysis: Special moves, guard breaks and breakaway walls?

It's only about a minute and thirty seconds long, but it might be the most exciting minute and thirty seconds of our lives thus far.

The Street Fighter 5 game play trailer features original favorites Ryu and Chun-Li fighting in a stage that looks much like the 'table stage' from Thrid Strike.

Though it's on the short side, there are a few things we've noticed that may be indicative of some of the features that SF5 will offer. Please keep in mind that this is still 'work in progress' footage so any and all of this could change.

The first notable aspect we saw was the wall break. Chun hits Ryu through the side of the building and he ends up inside. We assume when this happens, the aggressor follows and the fight resumes in a new area but it's a little early to tell.


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Hit the jump to see our analysis.

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