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Street Fighter 5's Tournament Mode revived and reworked to be released later this month

Street Fighter 5's Tournament Mode appeared to be shaping up as quite the interesting addition to the game when it first appeared in late 2019, but then things suddenly went quiet about the feature for well over a year.

During the Summer Update event earlier today, Capcom made the slightly surprising announcements that Tournament Mode is indeed coming to SF5 within the next few weeks sporting some tweaks and a fresh coat of paint.

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Luke revealed as the final DLC character for Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition, coming this November

It was all the back in August of 2020 that we first found out Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition would be getting an entire fifth season of additional DLC content with five new characters, but while the first four were named then, the last one has been a mystery until today.

During their Summer Update stream on TwitchGaming Capcom unveiled the 45th and final character to join Street Fighter 5's roster: Luke, a brand new character introduced to the series today. Check out his trailer below.

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Akira Kazama's gameplay, V-System details and release date revealed for Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition

After almost one year exactly following the announcement that Rival Schools is going to be officially crossing over into the Street Fighter universe, Capcom has finally pulled back the curtain on what their first playable character from the series can do.

During the big Summer Update event today, the developers revealed everything you need to know about Akira Kazama's gameplay and V-System in Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition.

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Gameplay and V-System breakdown revealed for Oro in Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition, release date announced

Oro hasn't been playable in a new game for over 20 years at this point, but the old hermit master is finally about to get his time to shine.

Capcom revealed just about every detail we could ask for regarding Oro's gameplay, design and V-System in their Summer Update event to get a clear picture of how he's been updated for Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition as well as his and Akira's release date.

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Cammy and Guile of Street Fighter announced for Fortnite in latest crossover, coming August 7

Update: Cammy and Guile have been revealed as the two Street Fighter characters headed to Fortnite for the next big crossover event.

Both of these Street Fighter 2 characters have received slightly updated designs for their Fortnite appearance. The "Cammy Cup" event will kick off on August 5 wherein participants can begin winning new loot. Cammy and Guile will officially be available in the game's shop on August 7 at 5 p.m. PT.

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Summer Update event for Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition live stream

It's been a long wait since the Spring Update stream, but today's the big day. Capcom will be revealing information about Oro and Akira Kazama in Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition during today's Summer Update broadcast.

There are also plenty of reasons to believe that Capcom might unveil the identity of Street Fighter 5's very last character. When the date of the Summer Update stream was announced, it was noted that we were getting "more" than just information about Oro and Akira.

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Dragon Ball FighterZ Show scheduled for August 9, will likely talk about upcoming balance patch

Bandai Namco Esports has posted that the Dragon Ball FighterZ Show will be returning on August 9, 2021. The stream will begin at 12:00 p.m. PDT / 3:00 p.m. EDT that day.

According to Tomoko Hiroki, Producer of Dragon Ball FighterZ, there are plans for a new balance patch in August. As such, this seems like a likely time for additional details to be revealed concerning this upcoming update.

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EVO 2021 Side Tournaments live stream

Update: This story has been updated with final results for Skullgirls: 2nd Encore, Soul Calibur 6, Them's Fightin' Herds, BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle, Granblue Fantasy Versus and Under Night In-Birth EXE: Late[cl-r].

The next installment of pre-EVO events are upon us, and it's the official lineup of side tournaments that are happening for the next few weeks in leadup to the main event in August.

A wide variety of fighting games are having qualifiers played in several regions, after which there will be regional finals held for each title in their respective regions.

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Happy 51st birthday to Masahiro Sakurai, the creator of Kirby and the Super Smash Bros. series

Can you believe that Masahiro Sakurai, the creator of Kirby and the Super Smash Bros. series, is 51 years old today? The man's youthful appearance makes it seem like he's still in his thirties, but it really is Sakurai's 51st birthday today, on August 3, 2021.

Many fans have been wishing Sakurai a happy birthday over Twitter. In response to his picture of the day, Masahiro Sakurai thanked everyone for the birthday mentions.

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MisterCrimson receives fantastic Street Fighter x One Piece art in celebration of his big Capcom Pro Tour win

ASM|MisterCrimson became the hero of France earlier this year when he had an amazing run to win Red Bull Kumite London in Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition, and now he and his compatriots have even more reasons to celebrate.

The longtime Dhalsim main managed to come back from the loser's bracket and take the Capcom Pro Tour qualifier this past weekend, which led to MisterCrimson receiving a sweet little present for his victory.

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Street Fighter 5's Summer Update shares important anniversary with Capcom vs. SNK which may be 1 last hint for the final DLC

It feels like we've been waiting forever at this point, but we're finally less than 24 hours away from Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition's big Summer Update event.

There's already plenty of evidence that venue will serve as the place Capcom will announce SF5's final DLC character alongside gameplay information for Oro and Akira Kazama, and there may be one final hint as to their identity hiding within the timing itself.

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Unbelievably strong pressure coupled with extremely high movement speed makes for a potentially very strong character — Seox review

A few weeks ago, we were treated to the final Season 2 character for Granblue Fantasy Versus in the form of the claw-wielding melee-based member of The Eternals and rushdown pressure monster extraordinaire, Seox (also known in some regions as Six).

Now that we've had a few weeks exploring the character's tools and more importantly how to fight against him, it's time to share some basic impressions on how exactly Seox works as a character, his strengths, his weaknesses and if he's likely to appeal to you as a player. Without further ado, let's take a look at Seox's capabilities.

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SonicFox's opinions on Guilty Gear Strive spark tsunami of arguments throughout the fighting game community

If you've hopped on Twitter, Discord or Reddit at all today, you've probably seen heated debate about Guilty Gear Strive dominating talks throughout fighting game community circles.

Pretty much all of the current discourse appears to stem from multi-fighting game champion EG|SonicFox sharing their opinions and criticisms of Arc System Works' newest title. This all quickly exploded into arguments as to whether Strive is too simplified compared to previous games and how we approach games we may not be fans of.

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Stylized Scorpion screenshots give haunting aura to Mortal Kombat 11 Ultimate mainstay ninja

Mortal Kombat 11 Ultimate may have reached the end of its developer support, but that doesn't mean we're not still absolutely wowed by its gorgeous aesthetics and captivating characters (such as Scorpion, one of the most recognizable fighting game characters in history and subject of today's showcase).

It comes as little surprise that a game hailing from a franchise best known for its more visual aspects (blood, gore, and Fatalities) would look this great, and with the added use of a photo mode camera via the keen eye of virtual photographer TQT, MK11 continues to amaze.

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The last challenger coming to Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition is still speculated to be a male character

Street Fighter 5's Summer Update 2021 broadcast is scheduled to begin tomorrow at 3 p.m. PDT / 6 p.m. EDT. According to Capcom, we can expect information to be revealed for Oro, Akira Kazama "and more." The Japanese blog for the Summer Update stream outright mentions the fifth and final challenger for Season 5, which makes it seem exceedingly likely that there will be a character reveal during the program.

Until this mysterious challenger's identity is finally revealed, we're free to speculate on who this might be. At the very least, we can potentially narrow down the combatant's gender based on a few clues.

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Second Venom: Let There Be Carnage trailer again reminds us that Carnage needs to be a fighting game character someday

The second trailer for Venom: Let There Be Carnage, the sequel to the 2018 Venom movie, hit YouTube earlier today. Compared to the first trailer, this latest sneak peek at the Venom movie gave us more of a look at Carnage in action.

Just like before, we're reminded that Carnage has never been playable in a fighting game before. This is something that really needs to change someday.

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New artwork for Akira Kazama and Daigo Kazama revealed in preparation for Street Fighter 5's Summer Update stream tomorrow

Similar to what was done for Oro last week, Capcom has released new artwork for Akira Kazama. Since her brother, Daigo Kazama, is part of her moveset, he is also present in the image.

This was done in preparation for tomorrow's Summer Update stream, which is slated to broadcast at 3:00 p.m. PDT / 6 p.m. EDT. During the presentation, information about Oro, Akira Kazama "and more" will be revealed.

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