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King of Dinosaurs revealed as King of Fighters 14's first new character; Maxima, Clark, and Terry also unveiled

The sixth King of Fighters 14 teaser trailer has just been released.

In it, we see the first brand new fighter named "King of Dinosaurs" revealed. Additionally, Maxima, Clark, and Terry all join the battle.

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Check out the trailer after the jump.

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Street Fighter 5 out now - view our moves, tiers, stats and more

Street Fighter 5 is officially out now, across all platforms in North America and Europe, including Steam which saw its release moved up to match that of the console versions.

We have our moves database pages for SF5, which include tips on how to use some of the attacks and ratings so you know which moves are the most useful, among other goodies.

We've also launched tier listings for Street Fighter 5 which will be a great place to look up how the community feels about match ups with time, although things may be a bit dicey in terms of voting initially.

Stats pages for the game are also live, which means you can edit your profile to select which characters you play.

And lastly, you can start finding other people to play against offline using our handy Player Finder, which shows you the location of other fighting game players, based on whomever is closest to you.

Street Fighter 5 review

It's finally here. The latest, large-scale fighting game title from Capcom, Street Fighter 5, has arrived.

16 fighters, brand new game mechanics, stages, and much more look to usher in a new generation of competitors.

Designed with eSports in mind and geared toward bringing in newcomers -- while simultaneously giving hardcore players a deep fighting game experience -- Street Fighter 5 hits PlayStation 4 and PC running. So, how does the final build hold up after numerous beta tests and tweaks?

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New Street Fighter 5 trailer teases Alex and showcases every launch character

A new Street Fighter 5 trailer was launched this morning on the Capcom Japan YouTube channel.

It goes through the full launch roster of the game, showing them off in detail, and at the very end you'll catch a glimpse of the first DLC character, set for March, Alex.

Hit the jump to check it out

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Alex joins Street Fighter 5 in March, PS4 version of Street Fighter 5 will support PS3 controllers and sticks

Today, we contacted Capcom regarding rumors going around about Street Fighter 5, its DLC plans, and whether PS3 controllers would be compatible with the upcoming PS4 game.

Just recently, Capcom got back to us with the following quote:

We can confirm that Alex will be the first DLC character and will be available in March and the final version of Street Fighter V (PS4) will be compatible with PS3 controllers.

The current theory seems to be that since Alex is the leftmost character of the silhouettes Capcom showed us at Capcom Cup back in December (in case you've missed these, you can find them after the jump), that the release order after him would be Guile, Balrog, Ibuki, Juri and then finally Urien, but what do you think? Let us know in the comments.

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Full length CG trailer for Street Fighter 5

Capcom released the official full length CG trailer for Street Fighter 5 this morning.

It's close to three minutes long and has never before seen footage.

It features animated sequences for all 16 characters from the initial roster, and even offers some hints as to what roles they will play in the upcoming story.

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Moves listings for Street Fighter 5's launch version

We've updated our Street Fighter 5 moves database page on EventHubs with the listings for the launch version of the game.

We will continue to update these listings as things change over time.

Our tech staff has put a number of improvements into play here, and you can now see variations and follow up attacks on the index pages.

These improvements are site wide for all games in our moves DB, not just Street Fighter 5.

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Kim Wu trailer for Killer Instinct, season 3 patch notes

Today during the Killer Instinct World Cup, Iron Galaxy Studios showed off Kim Wu for season 3.

The patch notes for season 3 were also released for the game, which includes a character rebalance and several system changes.

The balance changes are still subject to future changes, though.

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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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Hit the jump to see the video.

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Street Fighter 5 cinematic story trailer released, final beta taking place on January 30th

Capcom has just revealed the first ever details on Street Fighter 5's story mode.

At launch, each character's story will be told with cut scenes -- like the ones seen in the beta's tutorial mode -- illustrated by renowned Japanese artist, Bengus. These story arcs will explain the characters' roles in the game, provide important background information about them, and their relationships with other fighters.

Street Fighter 5 associate producer, Peter "Combofiend" Rosas, noted over on Capcom Unity that this story mode will shed more light on who Necalli is and what his motives are, what exactly happened to Nash after his death in the Street Fighter Alpha series, what Ryu's latest journey entails, and more.

In June 2016, however, fans will receive a cinematic story mode expansion that features fully rendered in-game cut-scenes and takes place between Street Fighter 4 and Street Fighter 3.

"For the first time in franchise history, we are creating a cinematic story experience that takes players deep into the Street Fighter action and mythology through beautifully rendered cut-scenes," Combofiend says.

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M. Bison and the Shadaloo organization will be the main focus of this cinematic expansion, and it will become available to players as free update.

Hit the jump for information on Street Fighter 5's final beta phase and the story expansion trailer.

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Mortal Kombat XL announced for 'PlayStation 4 and Xbox One only' - will feature all characters, costumes, and content in one package

NetherRealm Studios has announced a new version of Mortal Kombat X.

"Mortal Kombat XL" will feature all of the game's playable characters (including the upcoming fighters in Kombat Pack 2), costumes, and content. This version is essentially the komplete edition that we've seen for previous Mortal Kombat titles.

We see in the trailer that new costumes will also come included in this package, along with a new stage fatality.

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Mortal Kombat XL is scheduled for a PlayStation 4 and Xbox One release on March 1st. NetherRealm Studios community specialist Tyler Lansdown has confirmed over on Test Your Might that Mortal Kombat XL and kombat pack 2 will not be available on PC.

You can check out the trailer below.

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Updated: Guilty Gear Xrd Revelator adds new fighter Kum Haehyun, Hades Izanami to join BlazBlue: Central Fiction's playable cast

Updated: A trailer featuring Hades Izanami in BlazBlue: Central Fiction has been added to this story. Hit the jump to check it out.

Earlier: In the latest issue of Famitsu, Arc System Works has revealed two new playable fighters for Guilty Gear Xrd Revelator and BlazBlue: Central Fiction, respectively.

First up, a brand new fighter is set to join Revelator. The Famitsu scan shows a character named Kum Haehyun, who actually appears to be a female fighter that pilots a robot in battle.

On January 28th, BlazBlue: Central Fiction is receiving an arcade update. At this time, Hades Izanami will make her playable debut.

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Garchomp, standard Mewtwo, and Braxien revealed as playable in Pokkèn Tournament

CoroCoro magazine -- a publication specializing in toys and video games that are relative to manga series -- leaked a page containing three character reveals for the upcoming Pokkèn Tournament.

Garchomp, standard Mewtwo, and Braxien will all be joining the cast as playable fighters.

According to Serebii, Garchomp will use such moves as Sand Tomb and Rush, and will also have the ability to mega-evolve. Braxien is set to be a ranged fighter, using projectile attacks such as Fire Blast.

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We've already seen Shadow Mewtwo, the game's boss character, unveiled. Now it looks like his standard counterpart is joining the fray.

Source: Serebii. Sent in by Assassin4than, Josephtwaddle, and SmokeRulz.

Activision Blizzard acquires the business of Major League Gaming on their path towards becoming 'The ESPN of eSports'

Activision Blizzard has officially purchased Major League Gaming.

Acquiring MLG will mean that Activision Blizzard will now control one of the strongest live streaming figures in eSports. This is a big step for Activision Blizzard as they expand their influence through the world of eSports.

MLG has run tournaments for fighting game franchises such as Mortal Kombat and Super Smash Bros. in the past, so it will be very interesting to see what impact this could have on the FGC should they decide to deal in fighting games again.

Hit the jump to see the official press release.

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Daigo donates all of his Capcom Cup prize money to the EVO scholarship fund, Skisonic named this year's winner

Whether it be the way he expertly controls characters in a game, or the way he beautifully reveals his own character in real life, MCZ|Daigo Umehara never fails to wow the fighting game community.

For his second place finish in this year's Capcom Cup, Daigo received a $60,000 check, but The Beast is keeping none of that for himself. Instead, Daigo is donating all of his winnings to the EVO scholarship fund, an entity that grants gamers an opportunity to attend game development college.

This year's scholarship winner was none other than Christian "Skisonic" Sutton. A regular commentator at EVO, Shoryuken's tournament series and largest fighting game event of the year, Skisonic was also a part of the Wakeup SRK podcast, which ran from May 2011 to April 2013.

Hit the jump to see Daigo's statement on the matter.

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