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What were the best and worst Fatalities in Mortal Kombat X? Maximilian relives these gory finishers, one at a time, and rates them all

We're a mere two days away from what looks to be the biggest and baddest Mortal Kombat release to date, so what better way to pass the time (and prepare our stomachs) than to rewatch the Fatalities of Mortal Kombats past?

Maximilian's recent "Rate The" entry examines the kill moves of Mortal Kombat X, the goriest (yet soon be dethroned) franchise entry ever. All 33 combatants remind us of the particularly imaginative ways they ultimately dispose of their foes, a handful of which we admit we had forgotten about.

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Punk and Daigo tear through the competition while Birdie and Bison are looking scary as hell: The Mixup 2019 highlights for Street Fighter 5

Action just wrapped up in Lyon, France for Street Fighter 5 in Europe's first Capcom Pro Tour Premier event where potentially the strongest regions in the world sent their world warriors, and only one could come out on top.

The Mixup 2019 had about as much of a diverse top 8 as you can find at a major with CYG|Daigo Umehara, Rec|Punk, Mouz|Problem X, FD|Haitani, NASR|AngryBird and CAG|Dogura trying to run away with all of the early CPT points for the season.

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Kirby gets a gun in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate thanks to Joker

There's a lot of excitement going around right now since the latest Super Smash Bros. Ultimate update is up and running. On top of adding the first DLC character from the Fighters Pass — Joker from Persona 5 — the Smash Ultimate 3.0 patch introduced several balance changes for a healthy portion of the game's massive roster.

Despite character changes and Joker to discuss, there of course exists a portion of the internet that is more fixated on the fact that Kirby now has a gun in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. When he inhales the new DLC character, his neutral special becomes a small pistol, and people seem to love that.

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Did the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Joker trailer tease Banjo Kazooie as DLC characters?

The full reveal trailer for Persona 5's Joker in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate came alongside a 15-minute character breakdown and run through of the additions in the 3.0 update. This patch also brought with it free content, such as the new Stage Builder mode, and this new feature was showcased in the trailer to grant fans a glimpse of how it works and examples of the types of stages you can make.

We saw several different create-a-stages, and one of them has fans thinking that it might actually be a hint at one of this season's DLC characters. Did one of the stages hint at Banjo and Kazooie's inclusion in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate?

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Capcom Pro Tour Online 2019 North America West results

Update: This story has been updated with final results.

The Capcom Pro Tour is still going strong this year, with online events continuing throughout Spring.

This weekend you can enjoy the North America West online event, with points on the line. Some of the players set to participate are Chris Tatarian, SB|801 Strider, Denial|JB, XSK Samurai, TGS|CeroBlast, Tempo|Alex Myers, Dankadillas, Commander Jesse, LPN, EH|Velociraptor and many more.

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Street Fighter 5 has an infinite combo prevention system, Desk not only figured out a way around it, but how to use it to change move properties

It's been a good while since we've seen anything new from the combo connoisseur known as Desk, but the drought has officially ended as he's uploaded a Street Fighter 5 video titled "The 100th hit of a Combo."

Given infinite meter in Training Mode, Desk has been able to grind out 100+ hit combos, and discovered that the game actually draws the line at 99 hits... sort of.

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Akuma and Birdie sit as kings while Ibuki is queen: Street Fighter 5 character usage stats for The Mixup 2019

The Mixup 2019 just wrapped up its first day of competition as a Capcom Pro Tour Premier event over in France. We've whittled down to the top 8 players down from almost 200 where Japan, the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom and the United States will fight it out on Easter Sunday.

We've gathered the character usage statistics for the top 64 players for Street Fighter 5: Arcade Edition with 28 characters showing up in some capacity including some of the more elusive picks that often don't make it to the higher end of the brackets.

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Newly discovered Super Smash Bros. Ultimate tech allows characters to still attack while holding items making Peach even scarier than she already is

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate may be missing some of the competitive favorite techniques from Melee like strong wavedashes, but there is still new discoveries being made constantly within the new game's battle system with the latest offering the possibility to shake things up quite a bit.

Competitive Smash players do not generally play with items, but there are a handful of characters that come equipped with the ability to use them in their move set like Link's bombs. A new piece of tech opens up a ton of new possibilities for those fighters though it may actually be a glitch.

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For the first time in 15 years, Mega Man: The Power Battle will once again be playable in the West... though it's tied to Capcom's Home Arcade

Capcom has released more arcade titles than we could ever count with many of them never seeing the light of day in console ports and re-releases though some of their rarer titles in the West are going to be available to play in the near future.

The Capcom Home Arcade was announced earlier this week that comes packing 16 of the publisher's classic titles on a dual arcade stick including Alien vs. Predator, Cyberbots: Fullmetal Madness and Mega Man: The Power Battle.

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One of Mortal Kombat 11's French commercials features Raiden's actor from the films kicking butt with the thunder god

The first Mortal Kombat film and especially Mortal Kombat: Annihilation are not cinematic masterpieces by any stretch, but they still hold a special place in many fans' hearts with some iconic lines and scenes that have carried on over 20 years since they first released.

NetherRealm Studios and Warner Bros. appear to be fully and finally embracing their legacy with these films with multiple references and characters popping up in Mortal Kombat 11 and its marketing thus far including a new ad in France featuring one Christopher Lambert.

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Crafty player uses Super Smash Bros. Ultimate's new Stage Builder mode to perform an insane combo

In fighting games, it is a common practice for some dedicated players to try and push the limits of the combo system and come up with the most stylish and creative sequences that they can. These combos usually aren't practical or optimal, and you can think of them more like trick shots in pool.

We've seen these trick shots performed and recorded in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate as well, with players using items or other characters' special moves to pull off crazy combos. The most insane and impressive I've seen yet, however, comes from Twitter user tuoraijin and utilizes Super Smash Bros. Ultimate's new Stage Builder mode to create something truly beautiful.

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Joker roundup featuring ridiculous combos, secret win poses, and pros like Leffen, Armada, ZeRo trying out Super Smash Bros. Ultimate's newest fighter

While we in the fighting game community have been widely living and breathing Mortal Kombat in excited anticipation for next week's official release, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate seems to have taken the center stage spotlight yet again with their home run character release of Persona's Joker.

We've been seeing an absolute plethora of content as fans excitedly share their experiences, tech developments, strategies, and more with the all new guest Smasher. We've rounded up a collection of such content so you can view it all conveniently in one place... kind of like a hub...

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What are the top 30 fighting games of all time? Game Informer offers their full list

Game Informer has decided to brave the internet with an opinion (or a series of 30 opinions, rather) as they've recently released their top 30 fighting games of all time list.

The gaming world has had a good three decades of the fighting genre now, and with seemingly countless titles to consider it feels like quite an undertaking to even get started with such an ordering. That said, certain titles do immediately float into memory considering their impact and legacy.

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Here's the colors, Easter egg and gameplay footage of Zeku's Kenji costume from Red Earth in Street Fighter 5: Arcade Edition

Capcom has a long has a long history of using ninjas in their titles — especially fighting games — from the likes of Guy and Ibuki to Strider Hiryu though many probably wouldn't initially think about the blue ninja from Red Earth in that list.

We're still two weeks away from Zeku's crossover costume for Kenji in Street Fighter 5: Arcade Edition going live for the general public, but as per usual data-miners and modders have gotten their hands on the outfit early allowing us to see what will be waiting for us in May.

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Samurai Shodown is built around high risk, high reward gameplay surrounded by tons of atmosphere: Kayane goes hands-on to preview SNK's newest fighter

Many fighting game fans that became interested in the fighting game genre in the mid to late 2000's missed out on experiencing classic arcade series like Samurai Shodown — myself included — though we're soon going to get our first taste of what SNK's franchise can bring to the modern scene.

Kayane is one of the most well known Soul Calibur players and French fighting game community members in the world, and she recently had the opportunity to go hands-on with the rebooted Samurai Shodown to create a preview and record gameplay footage.

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New Mortal Kombat 11 skins for Shao Kahn, Erron Black, Cetrion, and Raiden revealed

A handful of Mortal Kombat 11 skins that fans haven't quite seen yet were revealed by NetherRealm Studios today. Over on PlayStation Blog, we're given the details on these outfits from Lead Character Artist at NetherRealm, Brendan George, who helped design them.

Featured in this batch are new skins for Shao Kahn, Erron Black, Cetrion, and Raiden.

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Someone created a Super Smash Bros. Ultimate stage that sees Mario eat the competitors and poop them out

When you grant people creative freedom and the tools to make their visions come alive, often times you'll garner amazing results. Then there are those who take things in a.... different direction.

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate recently added the Stage Builder mode that allows fans to create custom stages to do battle on. Much to the surprise of no one, somebody already created a stage where a giant Mario eats the characters on screen, then poops them out.

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