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What surprises could Super Smash Bros. Ultimate fans be in store for at E3 2019? Let's speculate

E3 2019 will start on June 11, 2019. That means that we're less than a month away from learning about what gaming companies have been working on.

Nintendo has already announced that their E3 plans include a Direct stream and a Super Smash Bros. Ultimate World Championship. Of course, it's very likely that Nintendo will have some major announcements to reveal during their Direct program. Something tells me that Super Smash Bros. Ultimate fans will be in for a treat.

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Two for $99.99 game vouchers now available for paid Nintendo Switch Online members

Earlier today, the Nintendo Direct for Super Mario Maker 2 aired which explained a lot of information about the upcoming title. Although there wasn't any news for fighting game enthusiasts, Nintendo did bring mention to a deal that might be interesting.

It was revealed that paid Nintendo Switch Online members can take advantage of a special offer. Two games can be purchased for the price of $99.99.

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Mortal Kombat 11 finals will be played on the special custom 'No Coast, No Kings' stage at Combo Breaker later this month

Just as we thought might be the case back in April when this stage was revealed, Mortal Kombat 11's "Arcade" arena is seeing its first official eSports makeover as we'll seeing custom background inserts on it for Combo Breaker later this month.

With a large tournament logo dead center in the background, competitors will face off above long rows of white lights (they're more orange in their standard appearance) and who knows what other kinds of alterations to stage's far left and far right.

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The Nintendo Switch has already surpassed the PlayStation 4's lifetime sales in Japan

Famitsu has reported that the Nintendo Switch's sales so far in Japan have exceeded the PlayStation 4's lifetime sales in the country. It seems that Nintendo's latest console continues to be a massive hit.

Notably, the Nintendo Switch was able to overtake Sony's console in just 114 weeks on the market. This is especially impressive considering that the PlayStation 4 was present in the market for 272 weeks.

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ELEAGUE Mortal Kombat 11 Showdown week 3 stream

ELEAGUE's Mortal Kombat 11 Showdown weekly event will be continuing today. It will start at 2:00 p.m. PT / 5:00 p.m. ET.

This week, players will race to accumulate points over the course of the stream. The participating competitors are Gross_DR, Schiaccisempre, FGC_HappyPow, PG|Hayatei, Dragon_FGC, UYU|ARU, Rewind, METHOD|SylverRye, END|Scar, and TrU3Ta1ent.

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'I can't do what Punk does' - Bonchan has his sights set on Punk this Pro Tour season, but isn't all that sure he can best him

It's not every day that we get insight into what top Japanese Street Fighter 5 players are thinking when it comes to strategy, rivalries, and the intricacies of game play, but today is unlike most others.

Thanks to the translation from FGC Translated we get a peek into three great Street Fighter minds as RB|Bonchan, CYG|Fuudo, and Ponos|Moke chit chat about the player to beat right now: REC|Punk.

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NuckleDu wants to personally sponsor 3 players to go to EVO 2019

Du "FOX|NuckleDu" Dang has found great success in the professional world of Street Fighter 5 after winning the first Capcom Cup for the game in 2016, but he has not forgotten his roots and ties to the community at large.

In 2018, NuckleDu sponsored a few lucky / talented players to go to EVO last year on his dime, and now Du is stepping up to provide assistance for players hopeful to make it to EVO 2019 but lack the means to go otherwise.

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Soul Calibur 6 update Version 1.4 now available; Character Creation Set B coming May 16 including cat accessories, classic costumes and music

Soul Calibur 6 has been out for over six months now and has been seeing a fairly consistent amount of updates come to the title in the form of new characters, balance changes and customizable options among other additions.

Bandai Namco has revealed that update Version 1.4 is now available to download for Soul Calibur 6 players across all platforms that includes free new costume pieces, gameplay tweaks, alternate default colors and more as part of the preparation for the Character Creation Set B DLC dropping May 16.

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Lancelot and Ferry character introduction trailers released for Granblue Fantasy Versus

Granblue Fantasy Versus is next in the line of Arc System Works-developed fighting games to hit the community in the past few years though we still have yet to see much of it in action.

Fighting game player / streamer Ari "fLoE" Weintraub recently had the chance to show off more of the new Granblue spin-off on stream with character trailers for Ferry and Lancelot to get a better idea of their play styles.

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PC Mods: Early glimpse at Falke's Breath of Fire 2 Katt costume in action for Street Fighter 5: Arcade Edition

As most of us are probably aware of, players can now begin collecting Falke's Breath of Fire 2 Katt costume gems through Street Fighter 5: Arcade Edition's Extra Battle mode. In other words, it's going to require another four weeks before most of us can use this purrrrfect costume (I'm sorry, but not really).

Of course, there are some who have already gained access to the Katt costume. Thanks to Street Fighter 5 being available on the PC, modders can play with Falke in her Katt outfit right now.

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For those who want to take competitive Mortal Kombat 11 seriously, Sonic Fox shows exactly how you'll need to practice to stand a fighting chance

The majority of people who jump into Mortal Kombat 11 will likely stick around for the brilliant visuals, the incredible fun of casual bouts against friends, and healthy amount of single player content that can keep you occupied for quite some time. Those that hope to rise through the ranks and compete have a much less glamorous road ahead, as is per the norm with such endeavors.

Like most all NetherRealm Studios titles, MK11's basic game play patterns tend to skew towards the offensive. Now that doesn't mean that you'll be throwing defense and thoughtful neutral play out the window, but it does mean you'll absolutely have to be able to field flurries of attacks from all 25 characters, (more once DLC starts rolling out) knowing all the options opponents have, and how to counter each one of them.

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Haohmaru's Samurai Shodown trailer released

Haohmaru was one of the first characters revealed for Samurai Shodown. You could almost say that he is similar to Ryu of the Street Fighter series.

Despite this, SNK only released a trailer dedicated to the main series protagonist earlier today. Although this isn't our first look at his gameplay, it does serve as another opportunity to see him in action.

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'Final Sakurai' custom stage puts Masahiro Sakurai into Super Smash Bros. Ultimate in his iconic pose

The version 3.0 patch for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate added the Stage Builder mode. Compared to Brawl and Smash 4, SSBU's custom options for stage building allows for more creativity than ever before.

While some players use their powers of creativity to create NSFW content, others actually use this tool as an opportunity to show off what they can do. "Chad :D" took the time to create a stage that places the series director — Masahiro Sakurai — into the game itself.

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Write about Super Smash Bros. and other fighting games for a living by joining the EventHubs team

We’re currently looking for a full-time 40 hour per week reporter to join our tight knit team.

This employment opportunity will involve writing stories, managing the EventHubs front page and communicating regularly with the fighting game community.

Application for this position opens today, April 30, 2019 and closes in three weeks, on May 21st at 11:59 p.m. PST.

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Genjuro's Samurai Shodown trailer revealed

Although we already know about Samurai Shodown's entire launch roster, trailers are still being revealed that showcase fighter abilities. Earlier today, Genjuro Kibagami's trailer was released by PlayStation.

Like many other characters, Genjuro wields a katana. This particular weapon is named the Baio-doku.

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Samurai Shodown early adopters will receive Season Pass for free; new trailer released revealing Dojo Mode, AI ghosts and new launch date

Samurai Shodown was previously slated to release on June 27, but now that date has been pushed to a few days earlier along with some new perks that are sure to please fans of the series and those currently on the fence about picking it up.

SNK released a new trailer for Samurai Shodown today titled "Return of a Legend" that gives insight into the fighting games various modes along with the announcement that the title will now come out on June 25 and that players who pre-order or pick it up within the first week will gain access to the Season Pass for free.

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The James Wan-led Mortal Kombat film officially enters pre-production in Australia, set to begin filming later in 2019

Rumors about a new feature film for Mortal Kombat have been making their way around the internet for many years now, but it appears as though actual progress has been made to make it a reality in the near future.

Australian officials announced today that the yet-to-be named Mortal Kombat film from New Line Cinema will be shot and produced entirely in Kano's home territory as reportedly the largest production ever for South Australia.

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