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Mortal Kombat vs. DC Universe is canon to Mortal Kombat lore according to NetherRealm Studios story director... sort of

Mortal Kombat vs. DC Universe would be one of the last games released by Midway Games before the company was bought by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and then rebranded as NetherRealm Studios.

The unusual circumstances of the story for Mortal Kombat vs. DC Universe gave the impression of a "what if" scenario. However, it appears that Mortal Kombat vs. DC Universe is actually canon to Mortal Kombat lore according to Dominic Cianciolo, story and voiceover director at NetherRealm Studios.

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AT&T reportedly won't be selling Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment gaming division and NetherRealm Studios... yet

Back in June, it was reported that AT&T was interested in selling the Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment gaming division. Notably, this would've been possible thanks to the AT&T and Time Warner multi-billion dollar merger deal that occurred back in 2018.

Being that NetherRealm Studios was owned by Warner Bros., they would supposedly be part of this deal. Needless to say, companies like Microsoft, Activision-Blizzard, Electronic Arts, and Take-Two were rumored to be interested in making the estimated $2 billion to $4 billion purchase. The Mortal Kombat and Injustice series would obviously be impacted by such a deal if it were to go through.

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Dan's Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition development footage compared to Street Fighter 4 and Street Fighter Alpha by HiFight

Dan Hibiki wasn't really high on people's radars when it came to predicting the "Season V" roster for Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition. Regardless, he'll someday become playable along with Rose, Oro, Akira Kazama (from Rival Schools), and one more yet to be named fighter.

Although Dan is often relegated to "joke character" status, he's appeared in a few Street Fighter titles before. HiFight recently released a video that compares Dan's animations from the shown development footage for Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition to Street Fighter 4 and Street Fighter Alpha.

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AnimEVO 2020 week one early results, streams

Update: This story has been updated with day 1 results for the first week.

While there obviously won't be any official EVO event this year due to serious allegations surfacing, it must be stressed that AnimEVO has no affiliation with the official event and will be proceeding as usual, putting the spotlight on games that don't always get to shine as much as they deserve.

The game list for this event is absolutely massive and will be detailed further below — but a lot of games are going to get their time to shine throughout August as AnimEVO proceeds throughout the entire month with a dedicated schedule for each weekend, so make sure you don't miss your favorite games being played by referring to the official site.

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Granblue Fantasy: Versus Season 2 to receive improved online play, balance overhaul, new weapon skins and more according to full roadmap release

Cygames held their giant Granblue Fantasy Summer reveal stream earlier this morning where they finally showed off Belial's gameplay trailer for Versus along with more announcements, and now we know more about what and when new contents and updates will be hitting the fighting game.

The Granblue Fantasy: Versus publisher released a full roadmap for the game's Season 2 additions as well during the event including character launches, balance updates, changes to the online and a lot more in the coming months.

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Vanguard Online Power Rangers Battle for the Grid League live stream ft Dacidbro, Chimera, Technique, Drewchuck, OmegaBlack, LosTheresa, Doza and more

The Power Rangers: Battle for the Grid League is an ongoing series of events for which people can gather points by participating in events and thereby qualify for the finals at the end of the year, and Vanguard Online is one such event.

Players set to participate include Dacidbro, FMM|Chimera, UR|Technique, Drewchuck, OmegaBlack, LosTheresa, Logan22, 0ofibonaccio0, Crescent|Doza, 14K|SonDula, LKG|Red X Nova and many more.

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Hideki Kamiya's comments on which of his characters he wants in Super Smash Bros. points to one of them perhaps already being part of Fighters Pass 2

Hideki Kamiya's legacy as a video game director is among the most impressive in the entire industry from Resident Evil 2 and Devil May Cry to Okami and Wonderful 101 which has also produced some of the most iconic characters in the medium as well.

GameXplain recently had the opportunity to interview Kamiya and Platinum Games producer Atsushi Inaba to talk about a variety of subjects including the characters they'd most like to see added to Super Smash Bros. — which raised the eyebrows of attentive fans.

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Grand Stampede live stream ft. MPK, Bubbleboots, Linkster, Candel, Hamit, F199, Boaat, FiveByFive, Bykaf, Arcanel, Deeply Flawed Individual and more

This weekend will be host to Grand Stampede, a large-scale Them's Fighting Herds tournament in place of the one we missed out on with the cancellation of this year's EVO Online.

Notable players set to participate include Mane6|MPK, Bubbleboots, Linkster, Candel, Hamit, F199, Boaat, FF|FiveByFive, Bykaf, Arcanel, Deeply Flawed Individual, BetyCrocerEZBakeSetUp and many more.

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King of Fighters R-2 and Samurai Shodown! 2 now available on Nintendo Switch as part of the NeoGeo Pocket Color Selection

SNK's NeoGeo Pocket Color wasn't exactly a roaring success in the western hemisphere though we now have the chance to go back and try out its classic fighting games over 20 years after its release.

The King of Fighters R-2 and Samurai Shodown! 2 are now available to download digitally on the Nintendo Switch as part of the NeoGeo Pocket Color Selection.

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If you ever wanted to hear Peter Weller say Finish Him! now's your chance with RoboCop's new unlockable announcer option in Mortal Kombat 11 Aftermath

When Mortal Kombat 11 was first announced, very few people could have predicted RoboCop would be joining the roster of a fighting game, but he's quite real and apprehended criminals in the Aftermath expansion for two months now.

Now players can get even more enjoyment out of the '80s film star following this week's new update, as RoboCop can now be unlocked as an extra battle announcer in MK11 once again reprised by original actor Peter Weller.

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Belial trailer released for Granblue Fantasy Versus with a September release date, Cagliostro also revealed — Story mode update goes live tomorrow

Today, during the Granblue Fantasy Summer Update stream, we got some updates to Granblue Fantasy Versus for its upcoming content.

The previously revealed Belial got his full gameplay trailer, showing off his moves in all of their glory, and the end teaser also showed us that the highly popular Cagliostro will be joining the battle alongside him.

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How good are Capcom's character picks for Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition's fifth season? EventHubs' staff give our thoughts

Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition had some big news for all of its fans and followers this week during the pre-scheduled Summer Update Livestream in which the game's producers Shuuhei Matsumoto and Takayuki Nakayama talked about what's in store next for the game, and while we didn't get any trailers or any notable in-game footage, we did get to know the identities of four out of five upcoming characters in Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition's fifth and final season.

While the roadmap paints a picture of a fairly long wait for some of the characters, knowing who's coming is a massive weight off of a lot of people's shoulders, and fans of the characters (or in fact, the Rival Schools franchise) can rest assured that they have something to look forward to for the game. The staff here at EventHubs is of course no exception — so I, Nicholas "MajinTenshinhan" Taylor, have allied myself with my colleagues Jon "Catalyst" Grey, Steven "DreamKing" Chavez, John "Velociraptor" Guerrero and Dakota "DarkHorse" Hills to give our input and thoughts on each of the four chosen characters as well as our hopes and expectations for the last unknown combatant. Travel further down in the article to see what we here at EventHubs had to say about Capcom's latest roster additions.

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Ultra Instinct Goku's wild reversals making you too afraid for Oki pressure? This option select covers almost all of the Saiyan's wake up options

Ultra Instinct Goku's been in the hands of Dragon Ball FighterZ players for over two months at this point, and many immediately called out how strong of a character he'd become.

One of the problems some users have run into since the latest Goku's launch is all of his counter and reversal options that makes them worry about pressuring the Saiyan on his wake up.

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Capcom wants to know what you thought of their latest live stream where Street Fighter 5's new characters were revealed

Capcom ran their Summer Update live stream this week on which they unveiled what was coming for the future of Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition. Fans were treated to our first tangible details about Season 5, including four character reveals, a content release road map, and more.

Now the company wants to know what you thought about their recent broadcast. Capcom is asking fans to fill out a survey in which they can share their opinions on the how Summer Update live stream went.

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An Injustice or DC-themed Mortal Kombat 11: Aftermath announcement is looking a lot more likely as Ed Boon joins list of DC FanDome presenters

Yesterday, we reported on Mortal Kombat 11's odd inclusion in the DC FanDome teaser trailer though its appearance now appears to make a lot more sense.

DC released their guest list for the DC FanDome event taking place later this month where Mortal Kombat co-creator Ed Boon appears as one of the presenters which greatly raises the chances we may see a new fighting game announcement during the festivities.

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Arcade1Up's new Marvel vs. Capcom cabinet is now available for pre-order, includes online play

Marvel vs. Capcom fans had some actually good news come earlier this Summer when Arcade1Up announced they would be releasing special arcade cabinets for the classic fighting games. Now it's time to pick one up while you can.

The Marvel vs. Capcom and X-Men vs. Street Fighter Arcade1Up cabs are now available for pre-order, and they even include online play capabilities which does drive the price up a bit.

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What Granblue Fantasy Versus news can we expect to be present during tomorrow's Granblue Summer Stream?

This weekend (tomorrow, more specifically) we have a big presentation coming up for the Granblue Fantasy franchise. Now, to be clear, this is a show which will be focusing on the intellectual property as a whole, and as such will have its main focus on the core game Granblue Fantasy which is mainly played on mobile devices. Thanks to the expansion of the brand name of Cygames hit series though, there are a lot of other projects tied to the Granblue Fantasy banner which will also be included. We got direct confirmation during last week's Fighting Game Publisher's Roundtable that there would be new information and reveals for Granblue Fantasy Versus at this very event from the game's director over at Arc System Works, Kazuto Sekine.

Given that Granblue Fantasy is a Cygames property, it makes sense for them to want to separate their unveilings from a developer's roundtable when they have a bigger event for their whole brand going on just a week later, and as such most people were probably expecting something to be shown tomorrow regardless, but having confirmation from Sekine is reassuring. So what exactly is it we'll be seeing? We know about some of the upcoming Granblue Fantasy Versus content, though details are scarce, so going on the little information we have, coupled with how Cygames and Arc System Works have operated in the past when it comes to Granblue Fantasy Versus, we can at least speculate on what will be shown about 14 hours from now.

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