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BossLogic creates Injustice 3 concept poster featuring The Watchmen in anticipation of a potential announcement

It is currently unclear whether or not Injustice 3 is gearing up to be announced soon, but there are some signs out there that have fans thinking it could be. As a result, speculation and fan-made artwork is already making the rounds on the internet.

Popular digital artist BossLogic has crafted a concept artwork poster for a potential Injustice 3. While we don't see the likes of Batman, Superman, or Wonder Woman on it, what we do have is a simple, but effective design, complete with a great idea for the game's logo.

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Guile can completely KO Rashid with this sequence using no super meter in Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition

A common piece of tech we see shared in Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition is the "kill whoever" combo — which was pioneered and made popular by Javits. The basic formula is this: land a practical combo, wait for the opponent to wake up with a reversal, then stun and ultimately KO them with the next combo.

There are a lot of different combinations here, and these sequences typically utilize full resources for the desired effect. However, KJ_guile on Twitter has found a way to kill Rashid using Guile that uses zero Critical Art meter.

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Cosmos turns the tables on a player trying to exploit the lack of Min Min match up experience in hilarious Super Smash Bros. Ultimate skit

Being consistent at high level play for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is quite difficult due to the sheer size of the roster. Being well-rounded in nearly 80 different match ups (certain Echo Fighters are excluded for being too similar) is no easy task.

Min Min, the ARMS rep, became playable only about a month ago. Since Min Min is fairly complex, it's difficult to say if anyone has truly mastered the character yet — or the match up against her.

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AnimEVO 2020 week one results, streams

Update: This story has been updated with day 3 results for the first week.

While there obviously won't be any official EVO event this year due to serious allegations surfacing, it must be stressed that AnimEVO has no affiliation with the official event and will be proceeding as usual, putting the spotlight on games that don't always get to shine as much as they deserve.

The game list for this event is absolutely massive and will be detailed further below — but a lot of games are going to get their time to shine throughout August as AnimEVO proceeds throughout the entire month with a dedicated schedule for each weekend, so make sure you don't miss your favorite games being played by referring to the official site.

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Grand Stampede results

Update: This story has been updated with final results.

This weekend will be host to Grand Stampede, a large-scale Them's Fighting Herds tournament in place of the one we missed out on with the cancellation of this year's EVO Online.

Notable players set to participate include Mane6|MPK, Bubbleboots, Linkster, Candel, Hamit, F199, Boaat, FF|FiveByFive, Bykaf, Arcanel, Deeply Flawed Individual, BetyCrocerEZBakeSetplay and many more.

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There's reason to speculate that Street Fighter 5 Season V's final mysterious challenger could be a male based on their number of costumes

Dan, Rose, Oro, and Akira Kazama (from Rival Schools) were revealed to be four out of five characters from Street Fighter 5's "Season V" roster. It seems that Capcom wasn't quite ready to reveal that last character during their Summer Update stream.

The only things we know about the final Season V character is that they'll be releasing in Fall 2021 and they'll launch with three costumes aside from their default appearance. Based on this information, there's reason to believe that this fifth combatant is possibly male.

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Gongsun Li players will need to master unarmed battle as well as traditional weapon-wielding to truly shine in Samurai Shodown — EventHubs impressions

After the second season of post-launch downloadable content finished up for Samurai Shodown with the addition of the Warden from Ubisoft's For Honor, there wasn't really any telling what was next for SNK's swashbuckling swordfighting simulator, and fans were at something of a loss on what to expect, if anything at all, from it in the future.

It didn't take long, though, before we got our very next announcement, which was yet another guest character who was probably even more unexpected than the last one — and completely free of charge. Gongsun Li, from the Chinese MOBA game Honor of Kings, was announced to join the fray. Given that very few people outside of her home country know anything about the character, it was even more difficult to know what to expect from her, but now that she's been officially released to the public I've spent a few hours with her and will be bringing you my personal impressions and observations on the character from playing both as her and against her.

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Lauren Shiba releasing digitally on September 15 for Power Rangers: Battle for the Grid, here's a sneak peek at her gameplay

It was revealed at Vanguard Online Power Rangers: Battle for the Grid League that Lauren Shiba, the Super Samurai Red Ranger, will be releasing for the digital version of Power Rangers: Battle for the Grid on September 15. Owners of the physical version will be able to gain access to Lauren Shiba a little later on October 6.

A brief sneak peek of Lauren Shiba's gameplay was also revealed towards the end of the event. Needless to say, Lauren Shiba was shown performing some neat looking combos during the clip.

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Katsuhiro Harada, Ed Boon, Ryota Niitsuma, and others pay respects to Yoshinori Ono following his resignation announcement

Doing a "#Shoryuken" search on Twitter right now will land you countless posts from solemn Street Fighter fans thanking and wishing the best for Capcom's Yoshinori Ono, who announced he'd be leaving the company after more than a quarter century long career.

Whether specifically a Street Fighter fan or not, this news resonates with virtually all members of the fighting game community as Ono played an integral role in the genre's recent golden age thanks to his work at the helm of Street Fighter 4.

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Masahiro Sakurai's list of unused Smash Bros. characters reveals Star Fox's teammates were briefly considered to be his alternate costumes in Smash 64

This information about the Super Smash Bros. franchise has been floating about for a while now, but thanks to compilation efforts from Source Gaming we find an interesting bit of "what might have been" history as Masahiro Sakurai comments and shares snippetsof information about characters who were considered, or even almost made it into one of the Smash titles.

Sakurai notes that while designing the original Super Smash Bros. for the Nintendo 64 his team briefly considered making Fox's alternate colors turn him into his crew mates Peppy Hare, Slippy Toad, and Falco Lombardi. While Falco would end up becoming his own character in Super Smash Bros. Melee and beyond, the other two would have to settle for being background NPC's and trophies.

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Richard Suwono references iconic cartoons like Power Puff Girls and Avatar the Last Airbender in his fighting game art

We've featured the work of Richard Suwono here on EventHubs plenty of times before, but the incredibly talented artist has been at the grind and produced plenty more of his top tier artwork in recent times.

Suwono often offers acknowledgements to the fighting game community through his art as we've seen him produce relevant pieces depicting certain players' accomplishments, usually after a major win such as at EVO or Capcom Cup.

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Yoshinori Ono announces departure from Capcom after almost 27 years with the company

Yoshinori Ono has announced that he'll be leaving Capcom this summer after nearly 27 years of being with the company. This also means that he'll be resigning his position as a Capcom brand manager.

"And now, after serving almost 30 years at Capcom, I am leaving the company in this summer," said Ono in his released statement. "This means that I will resign my position as the brand manager for Capcom's various titles including Street Fighter."

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Vanguard Online Power Rangers Battle for the Grid League results

Update: This story has been updated with final results.

The Power Rangers: Battle for the Grid League is an ongoing series of events for which people can gather points by participating in events and thereby qualify for the finals at the end of the year, and Vanguard Online is one such event.

Players set to participate include Dacidbro, FMM|Chimera, UR|Technique, Drewchuck, OmegaBlack, LosTheresa, Logan22, 0ofibonaccio0, Crescent|Doza, 14K|SonDula, LKG|Red X Nova and many more.

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Mortal Kombat vs. DC Universe is canon to Mortal Kombat lore according to NetherRealm Studios story director... sort of

Mortal Kombat vs. DC Universe would be one of the last games released by Midway Games before the company was bought by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and then rebranded as NetherRealm Studios.

The unusual circumstances of the story for Mortal Kombat vs. DC Universe gave the impression of a "what if" scenario. However, it appears that Mortal Kombat vs. DC Universe is actually canon to Mortal Kombat lore according to Dominic Cianciolo, story and voiceover director at NetherRealm Studios.

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AT&T reportedly won't be selling Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment gaming division and NetherRealm Studios... yet

Back in June, it was reported that AT&T was interested in selling the Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment gaming division. Notably, this would've been possible thanks to the AT&T and Time Warner multi-billion dollar merger deal that occurred back in 2018.

Being that NetherRealm Studios was owned by Warner Bros., they would supposedly be part of this deal. Needless to say, companies like Microsoft, Activision-Blizzard, Electronic Arts, and Take-Two were rumored to be interested in making the estimated $2 billion to $4 billion purchase. The Mortal Kombat and Injustice series would obviously be impacted by such a deal if it were to go through.

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Dan's Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition development footage compared to Street Fighter 4 and Street Fighter Alpha by HiFight

Dan Hibiki wasn't really high on people's radars when it came to predicting the "Season V" roster for Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition. Regardless, he'll someday become playable along with Rose, Oro, Akira Kazama (from Rival Schools), and one more yet to be named fighter.

Although Dan is often relegated to "joke character" status, he's appeared in a few Street Fighter titles before. HiFight recently released a video that compares Dan's animations from the shown development footage for Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition to Street Fighter 4 and Street Fighter Alpha.

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Granblue Fantasy: Versus Season 2 to receive improved online play, balance overhaul, new weapon skins and more according to full roadmap release

Cygames held their giant Granblue Fantasy Summer reveal stream earlier this morning where they finally showed off Belial's gameplay trailer for Versus along with more announcements, and now we know more about what and when new contents and updates will be hitting the fighting game.

The Granblue Fantasy: Versus publisher released a full roadmap for the game's Season 2 additions as well during the event including character launches, balance updates, changes to the online and a lot more in the coming months.

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