Moves for Mortal Kombat 11: Aftermath
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'The round is over already? How did you beat my ass that fast?' โ€” MightyKeef's skit on how it feels to go up against a fighting game pro

When a player is able to beat all their friends and family at a fighting game, it's easy for them to come to the conclusion that they're unstoppable at the game. With this in mind, they attempt to go to tournaments and take on the pros.

This can often be a real experience that leaves the player feeling humbled. The Keef Crew recently did a skit on this very scenario.

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'Our team is discussing critical user interface issues to create the finalized design' โ€” Guilty Gear Strive developers address concerns on the UI

Arc System Works' first entry in their "Developer's Backyard" series revealed interesting details about the direction that they're taking with Guilty Gear Strive. Previously, we covered stories that talked about the most highly-requested characters as well Arc System Works addressing concerns regarding the game's damage and gatling system.

According to the the feedback collected from the beta testers, Guilty Gear Strive's user interface was the element that received the second poorest rating. The user interface's score among the testers averaged between "bad" and "average" (2.00 - 3.00).

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'We understand that there are bigger, more important voices that deserve to be heard right now' - Capcom Pro Tour Online postponed

Capcom Pro Tour Online events were scheduled to officially kick off later this week, but that is no longer the case according to Capcom.

The announcement comes from the Capcom USA Twitter account which announced they as a company will be curtailing gaming related posts for the time being including postponing the start of the Capcom Pro Tour Online.

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Official Nintendo website may contain hint as to Super Smash Bros. Ultimate DLC character identity through Amiibo

As far as anyone can tell, Nintendo is still scheduled to release the first DLC character from the Fighter Pass Vol. 2 in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate later this month though we don't know which representative from ARMS will make the final cut.

The official Nintendo website may actually provide some good information to narrow down who may be coming to Smash thanks to their Amiibo, however.

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Sheeva's second Mortal Kombat 11: Aftermath Fatality sees her stomp and stomp and stomp some more

We have been caught up with all of the excitement that is Mortal Kombat 11: Aftermath lately. A story mode that is top-notch, albeit a little short, and three new characters have been grabbing our attention, making it hard to focus on just one thing at a time.

Amidst all of the content we've been seeing, we haven't yet stopped to take a look at a couple of the second Fatalities for the new characters. We've seen both of RoboCop's finishers already, but today we're going to take a quick look at Sheeva's second Fatality in Mortal Kombat 11: Aftermath. NSFW content ahead.

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Street Fighter subreddit tournament raises over $17,000 for Black Lives Matter charities

The Street Fighter subreddit recently hosted a tournament for Black Lives Matter charities which has currently raised over $17,000 USD. According to a report by Kotaku, the tournament started off small, with the organizer Joe Munday putting in $200 USD of his own money for the weekly event.

In a short span of time, the contributions had grown to several thousands on Matcherino's website, which is still accepting donations. As of this time, close to 500 people in the fighting game community have contributed.

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Which five characters do the EventHubs staff want to see join Street Fighter 5's final season? These are the characters we're hoping will make it

It's still hot news that Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition is getting a final hurrah with a fifth season containing exactly five characters. We already covered the other day the characters we think will be in this last group, but what you believe and what you want are two things that aren't always the same, and the two most certainly differ (well, except maybe for Catalyst) in this particular case.

Obviously there's a vast universe to grab from already just within the confines of Street Fighter. A ton of characters from the franchise haven't made their return in Street Fighter 5, so there are plenty to pick from just from classic rosters alone. Add to that all the background characters with distinct personalities and designs that could see a promotion to playable (much like Kolin, who originated in Street Fighter 3, did in this game) as well as the various other Capcom titles which are confirmed to share a universe with Street Fighter such as Final Fight and Rival Schools and there's just no limit to characters you might be looking at and hoping for. Much like the previous piece, I've allied myself with Jonathan "Catalyst" Grey, Steven "Dreamking" Chavez, John "Velociraptor" Guerrero and Dakota "DarkHorse" Hills and we've each picked one single character, making for a total of five when combined, which we want to see in this next season.

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Here's everything we know about the ARMS character that's supposed to be releasing this month for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

Back in March, it was announced that the first challenger of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate's Fighters Pass Volume 2 would be some representative from the ARMS series. An identity unveiling and a release was scheduled to take place in June 2020 โ€” this month.

There are 15 different characters that are playable in ARMS. In other words, the new rep must be some combination of Spring Man, Ribbon Girl, Ninjara, Master Mummy, Min Min, Mechanica, Twintelle, Byte & Barq, Kid Cobra, Helix, Max Brass, Lola Pop, Misango, Springtron, and Dr. Coyle.

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How to perform all Krushing Blows in Mortal Kombat 11: Aftermath

Mortal Kombat 11 features a game mechanic called "Krushing Blows" that fire into a quick cinematic animation with a similar effect to X-Ray attacks and deal significantly more damage than the move otherwise would. These powered up attacks can only be performed when certain criteria are met within a match, and they can only be used once per game.

You might be wondering what stipulations are needed to land each Krushing Blow for every character on the current roster. Well, we've got you covered! Here are all the Krushing Blow requirements in Mortal Kombat 11 including the recently released Shang Tsung.

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Daigo: Ryu... you know other characters would've stunned me if they landed that many attacks in Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition

Ryu in Street Fighter 5 really fell out of the meta following the nerfs after Season 1. Since then, Ryu has typically been viewed as a rather weak character in the tournament scene. Being that Season 5 is the final season of Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition, this likely won't be changing.

While going up against an Ultimate Grand Master ranked Ryu, RB|Daigo Umehara noted one of Ryu's glaring problems. Although the opposing player managed to secure several openings on Daigo, they were never able to fill up his stun meter.

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Justin Wong sets new speedrun world record for Marvel vs. Capcom 2 arcade playthrough

We're not sure how much fighting games tend to resonate in the world of speedrunning, but if anyone should have the world record for anything Marvel vs. Capcom 2, it has to be Justin Wong.

Wong is one of the world's most celebrated fighting game competitors and garnered a significant portion of his notoriety through repeated world-class MvC2 performances. He recently live-streamed an attempt to break the current arcade mode speedrun record of 8 minutes and 11 seconds and we have the footage to share with you today.

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Hawaiian Shirt Man's overflowing excitement paired with wildly entertaining gameplay make his streams parties you don't want to miss

I played a lot of Street Fighter 5 casuals while attending Capcom Cup last year, but there's one player whom I specifically remember a great deal more about than any of the many others. The first thing I noticed when he sat down was his mirrored visor, then an on-par with M. Bison thousand-watt smile that seemed to never leave his face, and finally a trademark brightly colored Hawaiian shirt.

He plugged in his hitbox, we shook hands, and though he didn't say anything his beaming enthusiasm just to sit down and play struck me as both intriguing as charismatic. I realized I had heard of this guy already as people around the venue were talking about "Hawaiian Shirt Man." Then I played one of the most interesting sets in my Street Fighter 5 career.

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Guilty Gear Strive developers intend to adjust the game's damage and gatling combo system before release

It was previously announced that Guilty Gear Strive would be delayed to 2021 due to the COVID-19 global pandemic and to give the developers more time to polish the game. Arc System Works recently released their first "Developer's Backyard" that had the developers discussing a number of concerns that they were presented with during the survey that followed the beta.

Many of the beta's participating players commented that the game's damage was too high. Needless to say, destroying an entire life bar with one or two combos was a relatively simple task.

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GamerBee shares Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition tier list

GamerBee sat down with the Topanga TV crew this morning to discuss Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition. During the broadcast, GamerBee generated a tier list, and since then, RZR|Fuudo has shared the chart on Twitter.

Featured here, we have the entirety of the 40-character roster. According to the list, one character stands out above the rest in his own category at the top of the chart.

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This sequence might be the most disrespectful shield break punish we've ever seen in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

Like with most fighting games, both offense and defense are absolutely necessary to master if one wants to succeed in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. Do remember that if your shield's health drops to zero, you'll be left wide open for a devastating punish.

Recently, FelixFaction showcased a hilarious sequence that pitted his Mega Man against a Piranha Plant user. With some well-timed projectile shots, FelixFaction was able to pop the opponent's shield near the ledge.

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The five new characters en route to Street Fighter 5 have already been decided and are currently being developed, according to Capcom

Speculation and excitement have abounded since Capcom revealed last Wednesday that Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition would be receiving five more characters as final additions to the game's roster.

This news was shared in both English and Japanese, the translation from the latter of which (obtained thanks to the efforts of Nicholas "MajinTenshinhan" Taylor) offers a bit more information than the former.

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New 'Coil Charging' tech for Terry allows him to charge his Rising Tackle while moving in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

Although traditional fighting game players are familiar with the concept of "charge specials," Terry Bogard is the only fighter in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate with access to a charge special. By holding down for a period of time then pressing up and an attack button, Terry will perform a more powerful version of the Rising Tackle special.

Normally this means that Terry will be unable to move forward or backwards as he would be stuck in a crouching position. However, the new "Coil Charging" tech discovered by Zegis (via RoninX1819) allows Terry to keep moving while maintaining a charge.

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