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Here's a closer look at many of the moves that Tekken's Kazuya will be able to perform in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

Tekken's Kazuya Mishima was recently announced to be coming to Super Smash Bros. Ultimate as part of the Fighter Pass Vol. 2's Challenger Pack 10. More information about Kazuya in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, including a release date, is expected to drop during the "Mr. Sakurai presents Kazuya Mishima" presentation that is scheduled to happen on June 28, 2021 at 7:00 a.m. PT / 10 a.m. ET.

One thing is clear about Kazuya Mishima in Smash Ultimate: this is a fighter with a rather large pool of moves to attack with during gameplay. This isn't too surprising as Kazuya hails from a fighting game. Fellow fighting game reps Ryu, Ken and Terry Bogard also have a larger than average number of attacks contained within their movesets. To tide us over until June 28, Masahiro Sakurai provided fans with a sneak peek at about 32 of Kazuya's attacks via a one minute clip.

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No King of Fighters 15 character trailer tonight, next trailer to be revealed on June 23

With a few exceptions, SNK has held a recent tradition where they released a new King of Fighters 15 trailer every Wednesday. Unfortunately, it seems that this week will be one of those exceptions.

According to SNK on Twitter, there will be no King of Fighters 15 trailer tonight. Instead, the next trailer will be revealed on June 23, 2021 — next Wednesday.

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Here's the official character portrait renders for both of the handsome devil Kazuya Mishima's costumes in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

Yesterday gave us the biggest and pretty much only fighting game announcement in all of E3 with the inclusion of Tekken's Kazuya Mishima as the next DLC character for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate.

Now that we've all had the chance to watch the trailer a couple dozen times, Nintendo has also revealed the full character portrait renders for both of Kazuya's included costumes.

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5 things you missed in Kazuya's Super Smash Bros. Ultimate announcement

Following today's announcement that Kazuya Mishima will be the next character to join Super Smash Bros. Ultimate's roster, we now have three of the pillars of old-school fighters in one game together alongside Street Fighter's Ryu and Ken plus Fatal Fury's Terry Bogard.

With how absolutely dense Kazuya's trailer is, we've put together a list of five interesting details you likely missed during your first viewings.

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Guilty Gear Strive wants you playing Sol Badguy so much it'll change your character in the middle of an online match

Arc System Works set out to make their protagonist Sol Badguy feel powerful at the start of Guilty Gear Strive's life, and they've certainly succeeded in that with his unmatched ability to convert combos that do crazy amounts of damage.

This has led many players to pick him up and make him one of the most popular fighters of the early game, and even if you don't pick him, the game just might make you take him for a spin anyway.

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Update: Bandai Namco E3 presentation stream is now live

Update: Bandai Namco's E3 presentation is now live. Come watch it with us below.

This year's E3 has been pretty dry in terms of fighting game reveals outside of Kazuya Mishima's inclusion into the world of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, and there's only one show left that could change that.

Bandai Namco is scheduled to hold their own E3 presentation shortly starting at 2:25 p.m. PDT.

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Tekken team releases special art of Kazuya holding Street Fighter's Ryu over a cliff to celebrate his Super Smash Bros. Ultimate reveal

The fighting game community had been waiting all of E3 to see some sort of big reveal for the genre, and Nintendo certainly delivered on that this morning with the announcement that Kazuya Mishima will be the next character to join Super Smash Bros. Ultimate.

Following the trailer drop, Tekken series Director Katsuhiro Harada shared an awesome piece of artwork made by the Tekken Project team showing Kazuya holding Street Fighter's Ryu over a cliff while the rest of the Smash Bros. cast looks on with a funny and telling range of emotions.

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Kazuya Mishima announced for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Fighters Pass Vol. 2

Kazuya Mishima from Bandai Namco's Tekken series was announced earlier today for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Fighters Pass Vol. 2 during Nintendo's E3 2021 presentation. The "Mr. Sakurai Presents Kazuya" presentation is scheduled to air on June 28, 2021 at 7:00 a.m. PT / 10 a.m. ET.

During the trailer, Kazuya is seen dropping many Super Smash Bros. Ultimate characters off a cliff and into a volcano. Ganondorf was the first to fall.

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Nintendo Direct for E3 2021 now live

The day is finally upon us. The Nintendo Direct for E3 2021 is scheduled to begin today at 9:00 a.m. PT / 12:00 p.m. ET.

"Tune in for a Nintendo Direct with roughly 40 minutes of info focused exclusively on Nintendo Switch software, mostly releasing in 2021, followed by around 3 hours of gameplay in Nintendo Treehouse Live," said Nintendo on Twitter. Despite the wording, some fans are expecting to hear about some announcement regarding an upgraded version of the Nintendo Switch console.

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Eddy Gordo combo from Tekken 7 choreograph is so accurate that you have to see it to believe it

Eddy Gordo is one of the most energetic fighters in Tekken 7. Even while idle, Eddy Gordo is constantly moving around during gameplay.

Needless to say, attempting to mimic Eddy Gordo's movements in real life would be quite the daunting task. However, it seems that Vladislav Litvinenko on TikTok (via Dame Tekken on Twitter) has copied Eddy Gordo's movements with a shockingly accurate depiction.

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Arc System Works celebrates the sale of over 300k Guilty Gear Strive units after just 3 days

It's only been about 4 days since Guilty Gear Strive was released for everyone on June 11, 2021. Despite the short span of time, it seems that Guilty Gear Strive has been extremely successful for Arc System Works.

Last night, Arc System Works revealed that Guilty Gear Strive had already sold over 300k units worldwide. By this point, it had only been 3 days since Guilty Gear Strive's release.

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'Those legs that go on for days puts her in the top spot' — King of Fighters 15 illustrator discusses Luong

Luong was recently revealed to be a playable character in the upcoming fighting game, King of Fighters 15. "The Enchanting Beauty" only made her debut appearance in King of Fighters 14, which means she's a relatively new character to the King of Fighters franchise.

Still, it seems that Tomohiro Nakata, character designer and illustrator for King of Fighters 15, believes that there are very justifiable reasons to see her return. In a recent Tweet from SNK, Nakata revealed some of his thoughts about Luong.

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The internet had lower expectations for Capcom's E3 presentation but apparently they weren't low enough judging by people's reactions

The Electronic Entertainment Expo is generally viewed as one of the most exciting times in the video game industry where the biggest announcements take place. This year maybe not so much though.

Capcom decided to finally throw their hat into the ring and hold their own E3 presentation for the first time today, and while many had set their expectations for the event fairly low, it still left viewers feeling empty.

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Guilty Gear Strive's servers were pulled offline to try and improve online quality but did it help at all?

Server and connectivity issues hampered players' enjoyment of Guilty Gear Strive's launch weekend, and the developers have now attempted to improve the rough spots that detract from the game's excellent netcode.

Arc System Works took down Strive's online servers across all platforms in the early hours of this morning and completed their work, but did it actually help to fix any of the problems?

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Samurai Shodown Version 2.30 patch notes released with new DLC character Amakusa, now available on Steam with discounts

Samurai Shodown's third DLC character of Season 3 is finally available with the boss of the original game, Shiro Tokisada Amakusa, but that's not all that's new for the title today.

SNK has also released the Version 2.30 (2.31) update as well plus its patch notes, and SamSho is now finally available on Steam with some nice discounts for the next few days.

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Update: Capcom's E3 presentation stream is now live

Update: Capcom's E3 presentation stream is now live. Come watch it with us in the video embed below.

E3 2021 continues to truck onwards for the next couple of days, which hasn't really given the fighting game community much of anything to get excited about, though there's a chance to change that coming up here shortly.

Capcom is scheduled to hold their first ever E3 presentation this afternoon starting at 2:30 p.m. PDT where they're planning to showcase new information for upcoming titles as well as games that are already available.

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5 of the most frustrating things online players do in Street Fighter 5

It's 2021 and if you're visiting this site you've almost certainly experienced the joys, wonders, and soul-crushing frustrations of playing fighting games online. It only makes sense that, in an altered atmosphere where reactions are harder and risk vs. reward is skewed, we'd see people adapt to use strategies that tend to win rounds.

On this week's episode of the EventHubs Podcast, we put five commonly seen Street Fighter 5 online tactics under the microscope. You can probably guess the first and most obvious of them, but some of the others you may or may not have identified for what they are quite yet.

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