Moves for Mortal Kombat 11: Aftermath
Tiers for Mortal Kombat 11: Aftermath

RoboCop and Sheeva Kombat Kast stream now live

The Aftermath Edition update for Mortal Kombat 11 will be launching tomorrow, May 26. We'll be gaining access to Fujin, Sheeva, and RoboCop once the patch is made live. In addition, Friendships and Stage Fatalities are making a return to the series.

Last week, the NetherRealm Studios team provided us an in-depth look at Fujin. It's been revealed that another Kombat Kast will debut today that will give us details about RoboCop and Sheeva.

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NetherRealm Studios has something else in the works that isn't Mortal Kombat or Injustice

During one of the recent Summer Game Fest broadcasts, Geoff Keighley was able to sit down and speak to Mortal Kombat co-creator, Ed Boon, about the upcoming Mortal Kombat 11: Aftermath release.

Among the talk about new characters and content for the early 2019 fighting game, Boon noted that NetherRealm Studios (NRS) has something else in the works right now that isn't Mortal Kombat or Injustice.

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There is something so great about the major BS you find in fighting games of the past

With the advancement of technology and social media, anything and everything in modern-day fighting games gets shared online. When something goes awry, it's far too easy to hop on Twitter, share a clip, and say, "look at how dumb this is!"

In that same vein, those complaints are often followed by rose-tinted praise of past fighting games and how that BS wouldn't have happened in previous entries. But that stuff did happen — it definitely happened — and this clip of Capcom Fighting Jam is not only a good example of things not working how they should, but it's damn funny to see too.

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Johnny Cage catches us up on the full Mortal Kombat 11: Aftermath story ahead of its launch tomorrow

Mortal Kombat 11 is seeing a major update tomorrow. Officially titled Mortal Kombat 11: Aftermath, NetherRealm Studios' blockbuster fighting game will see the addition of new characters, content, and balance changes.

One of the main things fans can look forward to in Aftermath is five beefy new story chapters that come hot off the heels of where MK11's ended. To give you a refresher on everything that's happened so far and a glimpse at what will happen in Aftermath, this new trailer narrated by none other than Johnny Cage comes right before the game's official release tomorrow. Language and imagery NSFW ahead.

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Campy Sonic giving you issues in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate? Here are four characters that might be able to force the Blue Blur to actually approach

Due to the COVID-19 global pandemic, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate has sort of transitioned into an online meta. As offline tournaments are basically impossible for the foreseeable future, players are instead competing and grinding in online settings.

Being that the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate online experience isn't exactly perfect, some characters are said to perform worse while others are stronger. Sonic the Hedgehog is often cited as one of the examples of the latter.

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Jungle Fury Purple Ranger, Super Samurai Red Ranger, and a to-be-revealed fan favorite announced for Season 3 of Power Rangers: Battle for the Grid

Season 3 of Power Rangers: Battle For The Grid was just announced. This third season will add the Jungle Fury Purple Ranger, Super Samurai Red Ranger, and one more unknown fighter as paid DLC content.

Each individual character is being priced at $5.99. The Season 3 Pass (which contains all three characters) is priced at $14.99. In addition, those that purchase the Season 3 Pass will gain access to an exclusive Phantom Beast King skin for Dai Shi.

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Having trouble figuring out Ultra Instinct Goku in Dragon Ball FighterZ? Check out The Cool Kid93's compilation featuring the UI Goku for ideas

Ultra Instinct Goku was recently released for Dragon Ball FighterZ as the latest DLC character from the Season 3 FighterZ Pass. As such, the fighting game community has been working hard to figure out this new character.

Unsurprisingly, Ultra Instinct Goku has a number of different attacks that essentially function as counters. This means that you'll generally need to be very good at reading opponents to really bring out this Saiyan's potential.

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Ronin Rumble GBVS Week 11 results

Update: This story has been updated with final results.

Ronin Rumble is an actively held online tournament series hosted by Geoff the Hero which primarily focuses on Granblue Fantasy Versus and Samurai Shodown though not always with both games in the same week.

Notable participants this week are PG|MarlinPie, SQ, Havaniceday, BT|PaXz, Lucar, BDG|Teiga, VegasKOF|Johny, Nyczbrandrem, KyleP, Dante T, Slay, Diaphone and many more.

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Sonic, R.O.B., Pac-Man, and 22 other fighters saw representation during Collision Online's top 32

An online Super Smash Bros. Ultimate tournament known as Collision Online took place over the weekend. Players like eU|Samsora, TSM|Tweek, SSG|Maister, 24i|EpicGabriel, lluZ|Pandarian, Noble|Myran, lluZ|Raffi-X, OES|Benny&TheJets, lluZ|SuperGirlKels, Liquid|Hungrybox, FS|Peabnut, SeagullJoe, and over 2,000 others participated at this event.

This provides us with yet another opportunity to see how the online meta is shaping up for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. We've gathered the character usage stats for the top 32 performing competitors for Collision Online.

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There's an important lesson in Daigo training to whiff punish Karin's crouching medium kick in Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition

A recent Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition clip from Daigo's stream became a focal point of discussion on Twitter over the last couple of days. What we see is the veteran fighting gamer sitting and practicing his whiff punish of Karin's crouching medium kick — one of her most important normals — over and over again.

Being the one who shared the footage, HiFight points out how hardworking Daigo is to be focusing this much on one particular situation, as he notes that The Beast had been doing so for over 30 minutes straight. Despite some players on Twitter feeling like this kind of practice is a waste of time, it's a good reminder to all of us that not only does drilling down into something that's giving you trouble and working on it extensively really help improve your game but oftentimes there's more to this game than just what you see on the surface.

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Where does our Mortal Kombat 11 community tier list sit before the launch of Aftermath this week?

Mortal Kombat 11 has already been out for over a year at this point with multiple balance changes, system adjustments and world-class events under its belt though we're now a little over one day away from year two getting underway.

The Aftermath expansion of the game will assuredly shake everything up for players and characters when it releases on Tuesday, so we figured now would be the best time to dig into where our own community tier list has ended up before the update.

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Saltmine League Season 6 #7 results

Update: This story has been updated with final results.

The Saltmine League's sixth season continues this week again.

Notable players participating this week are Mouz|Problem X, Hurricane, Reason|Boltstrike, Ryan Hart, The4Philzz, ImStillDaDaddy, Akainu, Mopuulapo, PGG|GunSlinga, StrtFighterSteve, LoHii, Loubdogg, Hestkraft and many more.

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Abigail player rage quits out of top 16 in online Street Fighter 5 tournament as opposing Blanka is about to pull off big comeback

With online tournaments becoming the dominant form of fighting game event this year, we've been missing out on the great pop off moments from standard offline events though we've been given an equally satisfying alternative — sort of.

The organizers of the weekly Casa Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition online tournament got to experience this first hand when one player on stream appeared to rage quit during top 16.

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Topanga League X Tekken 7 early results, standings and stream ft. Chikurin, Rangchu, Double, Nobi, Noroma, Take, Gen, Karei, YoujinBoy, Yuu and more

Update: This story has been updated with day 2 results.

Topanga League is making brave new strides this year with the classically Street Fighter-focused league now delving in to the world of Tekken 7 as well.

14 players received official invites while two others qualified through online qualifiers, and it's now been solidifed that the 16 players who will be competing in this league are THY|Chikurin, AMPLFY|Rangchu, UYU|Double, Yamasa|Nobi, COOASGAMES|Noroma, Yamasa|Take, Liquid|Gen, YOG|Karei, YoujinBoy, Yamasa|Yuu, GPG|Pekos, ITO|Chirichiri, Ao, EQNX|Jyotaro, Amiigo and Macchan.

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RoboCop is here to clean up crime in all of the realms in Mortal Kombat 11: Aftermath featuring special guest Johnny Cage

In the span of less than a month, RoboCop went from barely a thought in the fighting game community to one of the most anticipated characters around with the announcement that he'd be joining the roster of Mortal Kombat 11: Aftermath.

Now with less than two days to go until the expansion's release, NetherRealm Studios has given Alex Murphy the spotlight in his own character trailer as the future of law enforcement.

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Skullgirls' new character colors feature references to a ton of franchises including Guilty Gear, Overwatch, Killer Instinct, and even McDonald's

Skullgirls originally released over eight years ago at this point, but the game has seen quite the boost in recent months thanks to its excellent online play and some brand new updates from the developers.

The latest substantial patch came earlier this past week which added a new stage and over 40 character color selections that of course feature a ton of references to other video games and pop culture franchises.

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RoboCop's Friendship in Mortal Kombat 11: Aftermath has him performing 'the Robot' dance

Mortal Kombat 11: Aftermath will be adding Sheeva, Fujin, and RoboCop to the game as playable fighters on May 26. In addition, every character in the game is gaining access to Friendships — which is something we haven't seen since Mortal Kombat Trilogy back in 1996.

Recently, RoboCop's Friendship was revealed by Geoff Keighley. Needless to say, RoboCop has some impressive dance moves to show off.

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