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Spear your foes and battle with your bros: Here's our first good look at full matches of Zeta and Lowain in Granblue Fantasy: Versus

Granblue Fantasy: Versus may only be launching with 11 characters next year, but each one of them has a very distinct personality and fighting style to bring a hopefully wide variety of weaponry and play styles to make everyone fun and unique.

Cygames has posted new match footage giving us our first good look at what Zeta looks like in action with her laser-shooting spear plus Lowain and his gang of bros on the new Fremel Island stage.

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Update: What are the best and most impactful fighting games to release this decade?

Update: You can check out the final results of our poll below to see which games our readers believe to be the best / most impactful games of the 2010's.

December is upon us which means that there's only one month left in this entire decade that's been the biggest and most important eras in fighting game history. Today, the genre feels larger than ever before following the mostly quiet times of the 2000's before Street Fighter 4's release.

There's been so many fighting games that have come out in the last 10 years that many fans probably either forgot about or thought came out more than 10 years ago, so we've put together a giant poll to ask everyone what they think were the absolute best of the best and most impactful — from (Super) Street Fighter 4 all the way to Mortal Kombat 11 and Samurai Shodown.

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Where the Street Fighter 5 tier list stands here at the end of 2019

2019 has been a big year for fighting games. Numerous releases, balance patches, DLC characters, and major tournament circuits kept the final year of this decade an exciting and action-packed ride for fans of the genre.

As we draw closer to the end of the year and on the precipice of updates and balance changes for most triple-A fighting games right now, we thought it might be fun to take a look at where some of these titles stand right now, at the end of 2019, in terms fo their tier lists. Today we're going to take a look at Street Fighter 5.

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Big arms, big slams, and an even bigger heart; here's the newest trailer for Ladiva in Granblue Fantasy: Versus

We've got yet another new character trailer for Cygames' upcoming Granblue Fantasy: Versus as Ladiva shows off a few new punches, slams, and leg drops.

One of the burliest characters in the game, Ladiva is all about hugs in two different senses as she both loves wrestling and showing legitimate affection for virtually all living things.

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Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is celebrating its one year anniversary with a trio of limited-time bonuses for players

Nintendo has announced via Twitter that they're celebrating the first birthday of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate with a triple gift to players.

This will all be available for just a three-day window that kicks off a day before the anniversary of Ultimate's release date on December 6 and concludes on December 8.

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Check out the new character trailer for Londrekia in Under Night In-Birth EXE: Late[cl-r]

It was back at EVO 2019 that we learned that Under Night In-Birth EXE: Late[cl-r] (an update to Under Night In-Birth EXE: Late[st]) and a brand new character, Londrekia, were coming in early 2020.

We got a first glimpse at Londrekia back in August, but now we have a new character trailer for the "Frozen Fang of Eternity" thanks to PQubeGames.

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Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang has a fighting game coming out and yes, Donald Trump is a boss character

Before we get Granblue Fantasy: Versus, (February 6) Under Night In-Birth EXE: Late[cl-r], (February 20) or Guilty Gear: Strive, (late 2020) we'll have a brand new fighter based around the campaign of 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang.

Regardless of political views, we have a suspicion that fighting game fans on either side of the aisle won't be able to help but appreciate this trailer for Yang2020 Path To Presidency.

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New footage of Kage's V-Skill 2 shows off somersaulting combo extender and ender abilities in Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition

Arcade Edition introduced second V-Triggers for every Street Fighter 5 character, and now Champion Edition will be doing the same thing for V-Skills when the time comes for its release.

Kage's version of V-Skill 2, known as Sekieiken, was briefly shown off alongside Alex's and Blanka's earlier this week, and now we finally have the opportunity to see what the somersaulting move looks like without the V-Trigger power up plus its usefulness in combat.

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More evidence for Dragon Ball FighterZ Season 3 emerges with discovery of new Dramatic Finish animation for Jiren, Goku and Frieza

Dragon Ball FighterZ has been one of the most successful fighting games of this console generation, so even though we do not yet know if it will receive a third year of new content, more and more evidence is emerging suggesting that we will be seeing new things beyond Super Broly's release.

Data-miners like Lean MB56 and UltIMa647 have discovered new animations buried within the latest DBFZ update showcasing what appears to be an upcoming Dramatic Finish sequence for the game featuring Goku, Frieza and Jiren to recreate the ending of the Tournament of Power.

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Street Fighter 2's iconic throw voice sound clip was apparently sampled from an old Yamaha drum machine

Street Fighter 2's soundtrack and sound effects will always live on as the most iconic in fighting game history due to its massive scale and essentially establishing the genre as a whole... though apparently not all of that came from Capcom itself.

A big fighting game fan going by the name of Felineki recently uploaded a clip revealing that the sound used when a character performs a throw in SF2 was apparently taken right from an old Yamaha drum machine.

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Update: Super Broly 'DBS' is now available in Dragon Ball FighterZ

Update: Super Broly / Broly (DBS) is now available to download and use in Dragon Ball FighterZ across the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and PC.

Although Broly is technically already in the game, this is a completely different version of Broly. Don't just think this is just a rehash of another character. His moveset is completely different from the non-canonical version of Broly's.

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Here's the final character select screen for Granblue Fantasy: Versus

Cygames originally dipped their toes into the fighting game community by partnering with CYG|Daigo Umehara to create their own sponsorship team, but the publishers will soon have their own entry in the genre come next year.

Granblue Fantasy: Versus will soon be upon us, and the game's official Twitter account recently gave us our first good look at what the apparently final character select screen will look like containing all 11 members of its launch roster.

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Laura hits the deepest and meatiest standing medium punch behind her opponent I've ever seen in Street Fighter 5

When you've been playing fighting games for a while, eventually you'll run into a player who is incredibly experienced with their favorite character. They'll have such a great understanding of their main that they'll hit you with a set up or combo that you've never seen before.

As someone who fancies himself a lab monster, the kind of plays you see from people who clearly have extensive knowledge of their character are my favorite in fighting games. It's those absolutely filthy ones that almost look like they're bugs or glitches, but are incredibly effective. Here we have one of those types of set ups for Laura in Street Fighter 5.

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Here are the top 10 moves we'd like to see changed in Street Fighter 5's next balance patch

As the community prepares for the end of Street Fighter 5's fourth season we begin looking forward to the potential changes that will be coming with the yearly balance patch we'll likely see in the coming weeks.

Catalyst and I have both independently put together lists of 10 moves we'd like to see changed to discuss on today's recording.

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Tekken 7 is probably showing new content this weekend — What reveals can we expect from the Tekken World Tour Finals, and who's qualified to compete?

This weekend will be the climax of this year's installment of the Tekken World Tour, and the hype is massive leading in to the event.

Not only are we going to see the culmination of some fantastic storylines that have been building throughout this year of competitive Tekken, but everyone's giddy to know when we'll finally get our hands on the much-hyped Leroy Smith who was first shown at EVO 2019 earlier this year. We also know there's more content coming of the game besides him, and odds are good we'll get to see more surprises at these finals. Let's take a closer look at what the event may have in store for us.

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New character reveal for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate feels highly likely at The Game Awards despite the lack of confirmation

We recently learned that Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Jump Force, Dead or Alive 6, Mortal Kombat 11, and Samurai Shodown are nominations for The Game Awards' Fighting Game of the Year. Considering Super Smash Bros. Ultimate's record breaking 15 million sales, many feel that Nintendo will be taking the prize this year.

In addition to the awards, there were a number of reveals that kept fans engaged to the yearly show last time. NetherRealm Studios, for example, opted to hold onto the Mortal Kombat 11 announcement for this specific event.

For Smash fans, the first character of the Fighters Pass was unveiled just before the game was officially launched to the public. It was at the The Game Awards 2018 where we learned about the inclusion of Joker from the Persona series.

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Rumor: New data mined content from the latest Dragon Ball FighterZ patch further supports a Season 3

Dragon Ball Super Broly will be releasing for Dragon Ball FighterZ tomorrow on December 5. The patch for the game has already been released in preparation for Season 2's final character.

Official confirmation of a Season 3 has not yet been unveiled by the developers. Having said that, there appears to be plenty of evidence that supports the existence of a third season.

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