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Mainstage results

Update: This story has been updated with final results.

Mainstage is a brand new Super Smash Bros. major which is taking place in Ontario, California.

Notable players attending include FOX|MkLeo, Liquid|Hungrybox, eU|Samsora, TSM|Leffen, TSM|Tweek, PG|Marss, PG|Zain, Tempo|Axe, Solary|Glutonny, C9|Mango, NRG|Nairo, VGBC|aMSa, Rogue|Light, Liquid|Dabuz, GW|Zackray, Ace|iBDW, HLC|S2J, Tea, Anahuac|Maister, Raito, CLG|SFAT, n0ne, Salem, CLG|VoiD, Stroder, Fiction, Liquid|ChuDat, TG|Ginger, Demise|Nicko, Lui$, PG|Cosmos, TG|MVD, Puppeh, CLG|PewPewU and Spark, though there are of course many more as well.

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Here's an early look at Kage's Asura costume colors in Street Fighter 5: Arcade Edition

The Extra Battle missions for Kage's Asura costume in Street Fighter 5: Arcade Edition is scheduled to begin on September 27. By October 24, players should be able to obtain all the pieces necessary to assemble the costume if they kept up with the missions.

Despite this, it appears that images of the Asura attire has surfaced on the internet. This gives us an early look at the colors that Kage can don while wearing the Asura alternate.

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All DLC aside from Piranha Plant were used for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate while over half of top 64 for Melee used Fox or Marth

Mainstage is nearing its conclusion for the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate and Melee events that are present at the event. While this is the first time this tournament has debuted, there were over 270 entrants for both games.

It's time for us to have a look at the character usage stats for the top 64 portions of the brackets. This is a great way to determine which fighters are the most successful in any game's meta. As always, feel free to draw comparisons to our community voted tier lists for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate and Super Smash Bros. Melee.

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'I don't think young players will have to go through the things we went through' - Daigo weighs in on Momochi's decision to refuse pro JeSU license

The competitive landscape of fighting games has been changing and evolving over the past number of years, and that's especially true in Japan where strict gambling laws restricted how much money players could earn for tournament wins. That is until the Japanese eSports Union began working with gaming publishers in 2018 to issue professional licenses though they have also caused some controversy within the community.

Former Capcom Cup champion, Victrix|Momochi has taken a stand against the JeSU for the past two years which cost him nearly all of his prize money from winning the Capcom Pro Tour Asia Premier last weekend. Now fighting game legend CYG|Daigo Umehara has given his thoughts on the situation feeling he can understand where his rival is coming from, but he also doesn't see the JeSU as something they should be fighting against right now.

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BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle Version 2.0 adding Cross Raid, Extra Assault, Delay Entry and Rampage Time as new mechanics

We're still a few months out from the release of BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle's giant Version 2.0 / Special Edition update, but now we have a clear idea of what all will be new in terms of fighters and mechanics.

New information has popped up online detailing BBTAG's upcoming system changes including the new battle mechanics of Cross Raids, Extra Assault, Delay Entry and Rampage Time.

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Clash of the Olympians 2019 results

Update: This story has been updated with final results.

Clash of the Olympians 2019 is happening this weekend in Piraeus, Athens, Greece.

Some of the notable players participating are CRaZY|SuperAkouma, CGG|Tissuemon, DG|Asim, UYU|Jeondding, AXL|Fergus, Trungy, DO|Sephiblack, Rize|Chickenmaru, Gosain, LOK|SperoGin, 200K|The Phantom, EQNX|Blackbeard, DG|RooKang, VGIA|Caiper, NLE|Bode, LOK|Nivek, though there are of course many more as well.

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Why is Karin so strong in the current version of Street Fighter 5 Arcade Edition?

Karin has proven her worth amongst the cast in Street Fighter 5. She's getting amazing results across a number of different players. Even CYG|Daigo Umehara is having problems with her at majors.

With that in mind, what makes her so good in SF5? What tools does she have that is making her so formidable?

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Here are the colors for Balrog's new No Escape costume in Street Fighter 5: Arcade Edition

While the more wild and bigger crossover costumes have been reserved for Extra Battle and bundles in Street Fighter 5, past alternate appearances and neat call back looks are available in the game's Fighting Chance mode.

Balrog's new No Escape costume is now officially available to use in Street Fighter 5, so we've gone ahead and collected all 10 colors for it — though when I first unlocked it I had to play with the mutated boxer I named Blarg.

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Mastercup 11 results

Update: This story has been updated with final results.

Mastercup is back again this year with its 11th installment, and taking place in Tokyo, Japan as usual.

A few of the beasts assembled to battle it out here include ROX|Knee, Qudans, THY|Chikurin, COOASGAMES|Noroma, Kkokkoma, ROX|Chanel, Rangchu, MVG|Pekos, CherryBerryMango, Fate|Ulsan, UYU|Yuyu, Liquid|Gen, Furumizu, Kagemaru, Gura, ROX|Puma, Rip, Suiken and many more.

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Celica A Mercury, Elizabeth, Tohru Adachi, Hilda, and Susanoo revealed for BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle

Celica A Mercury, Elizabeth, Tohru Adachi, Hilda, and Susanoo have all been revealed to be new upcoming characters for BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle.

Tohru Adachi and Elizabeth hail from Persona 4 Arena, Celica A Mercury and Susanoo come from BlazBlue Centralfiction, and Hilda is from Under Night In-Birth.

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BlazBlue Cross Tag Battle 2.0 character reveal stream tonight at 7:00 p.m. PST / 10:00 p.m. EST

It's been revealed that there is a character reveal stream tonight for BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle. This event will be taking place at 7:00 p.m. PST / 10: p.m. EST.

Obviously this means that the stream is being broadcasted on Arc System Works' Twitch channel.

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How will the Terminator play in Mortal Kombat 11? Rooflemonger offers his speculation

The T-800 from the Terminator series will be releasing as a DLC character as part of the Kombat Pack on October 8, 2019. That's almost two weeks away.

So how will the Terminator play in Mortal Kombat 11? Rooflemonger recently uploaded a video that details his opinions on the subject.

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Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 compilation features a number of hilarious mishaps and awesome combo sequences

Team versus titles like Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 have the potential to showcase some of the craziest moments in fighting games. This is mostly due to the overall "power level" of character abilities within these type of fighters.

Needless to say, playing something like Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 can have a player walking away feeling salty about some of the mishaps they experienced during their session. In other words, "It's Mahvel Baby."

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Punch Planet releases a new cinematic trailer that sheds some light on the story

Punch Planet is an Indie fighting game that is currently being developed by three individuals. This particular game feels very similar to Street Fighter 3: Third Strike. The resource to pay attention to is the Time meter.

At the time of my review, the game's main story mode was unavailable. Having said that, there is a story that's in the works. A trailer that showcases elements from the setting was recently released.

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Missed Street Fighter 5's Super Premier in Japan because it was on too late? Capcom put together the 5 best moments from the event to catch up

Street Fighter 5 had its second Super Premier tier tournament in two months with the Asia Premier taking place last weekend though many of us on the western hemisphere missed out on the action due to the time difference.

Capcom has now put together a compilation of the best five moments of their premier event in a handy new YouTube video featuring some hype plays from players like Victrix|Momochi, Mago, Nasr|Big Bird, FD|Fujimura and others.

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Voice actor may hold clue to the identity of future Super Smash Bros. Ultimate DLC character

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate has been a massive success for Nintendo and everyone who has worked on the game, and it will be supported with additional content likely through the end of 2020 or maybe even 2021.

We already know the identity of the next Smash guest fighter in Fatal Fury's Terry Bogard, but voice actor Scott Menville recently teased a new role on Twitter that may hold the key to know a future character whether that be the final one in the first Fighter Pass or one further out in development.

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E. Honda's Kappa Halloween costume is now available in Street Fighter 5: Arcade Edition; check out all colors and its Easter egg variation here

There's an all-new Street Fighter 5 look for Mr. Edmond Honda as the game's star sumo wrestler dons his new Kappa costume in preparation for Halloween.

Honda is amongst the three newest DLC fighters to join the SF5 roster (the others being Lucia and Poison) and already he's got a nice little wardrobe to help fit whatever the mood might be. That said, a costume that resembles a turtle is probably going to fit most Honda players' moods at any given time.

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