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Tekken Director Katsuhiro Harada describes how learning martial arts as a child impacted his world view and insights on fighting

Tekken is one of the longest running and most successful fighting game franchises of the past 25 years, and it showcases a ton of different martial arts and fighting disciplines from around the world albeit stylized to look cooler and hit harder than their real life counterparts.

Katsuhiro Harada, the longtime producer and director of the Tekken series, recently had part of an interview posted online where he discusses how learning martial arts from a young age affected his views on fighting and violence in the real world along with their discipline and technique.

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See Poison at her Street Fighter 5 best with this perfects compilation featuring Ultimate Grand Masters

Of the three new Street Fighter 5 characters, Poison seems to be the fighter that the community is having the hardest time cracking here in the early stages of exploration.

She seems to have some pretty good potential, but perhaps is a bit more technical and comes with a higher learning curve than E. Honda or Lucia. That said, we are starting to see some players begin to shine with her.

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All Capcom Pro Tour Asia events have concluded for Street Fighter 5: Arcade Edition but two players are tied for 8th place, what's next?

All Capcom Pro Tour events that award points for the Asian leaderboard have now concluded. These tournaments were FV x SEA Major 2019, Online Event: Asia Southeast, Versus Masters, Saigon Cup 2019, BAM 11, Online Event: Australia, Fighter's Spirit 2019, TGU x SEA Major Thailand 2019, and the most recent Online Event: Asia East.

Since Liquid|Nemo was able to win the Online Event: Asia East tournament, his points jumped from 80 to 280 — which puts him at sixth place. The top eight competitors on the Asian leaderboard will be able to compete at the Asian Regional Finals for the Asian Last Chance Qualifier spot. There's a minor problem however...

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Post patch Mortal Kombat 11 tier list released by TrueUnderDawgGaming

Mortal Kombat 11's biggest balance patch was released earlier this month. The adjustments were numerous, so it's likely that the meta will be shifting in interesting ways.

TrueUnderDawgGaming has recently released a tier list that details his opinions. Characters are ranked from "S" to "D."

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Akira Nishitani says that a lot of built up stress and creativity from Final Fight went into Street Fighter 2 due to ROM price changes between titles

In the first part of CYG|Daigo's interview with Akira Nishitani, we learned about how the Capcom developers allocated different roles and characteristics in Street Fighter 2 and ultimately settled on eight playable characters and four bosses.

FGC Translated recently posted the second part of this interview which took place in 2016. Additional details that fans might find interesting were revealed.

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Base Goku doesn't need any assists to perform this touch of death combo in Dragon Ball FighterZ

Canonically, Base Goku is the weakest version of Goku that's playable in Dragon Ball FighterZ as he comes directly from the Saiyan Saga. Despite this, his damage output can be quite insane in the correct situations.

Raj710 on Reddit (via ESL Dragon Ball) recently posted a touch of death sequence that featured Base Goku. Interestingly enough, no assists were ever used during the combo.

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Desk spent nearly all of his Fight Money creating this Shadow Lady Chun-Li showcase and history lesson in Street Fighter 5

This video cost Desk three days and 39,000 Fight Money to make, but the end result is a history lesson surrounding the increasingly interesting Shadow Lady Chun-Li.

This "new" boss character popped up last week in Street Fighter 5's Extra Battle menu and has been garnering attention left and right because of her absolutely over the top abilities. Not only is she extremely fast and able to hit extremely hard, but she's also got moves we've never seen before... except that we totally have... all the way back in Marvel vs. Capcom: Clash of Super Heroes.

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Why should I play Tekken 7? A passionate competitor joins the EventHubs Podcast to help explain why this game is growing like crazy

We're doing a little something special this week with a little bonus episode of the EventHubs Podcast. It's no secret that we focus a lot on Street Fighter, but we've been getting some requests to delve into Tekken a bit more and so I thought it might be fun to have a chat with someone who is particularly enthusiastic and knowledgable about T7.

Enter Arizona's own Shaun "Shaundude" Oyakawa. I don't think I've ever met anyone as excited about Tekken as Shaun has been over the last few years, and as a former radio show host, I figured he'd be the man for the job.

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How to perform all Krushing Blows in Mortal Kombat 11

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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Street Fighter 5's E. Honda gets PC mod that transforms him into a skeleton right in time for Halloween

There is no shortage of costumes in Street Fighter 5, yet fans continue to create PC mods that equip our favorite fighters with unique looks. With Season 4's latest contenders having been in the ring for a couple of weeks now, it looks like we're starting to see mods for E. Honda, Lucia, and Poison spring up.

This mod we're looking at comes from the mind of TiggieWhite, and instead of throwing more layers onto the classic sumo wrestler, this costume peels the layers back. If you were hoping to play as the skeleton version of E. Honda in time for Halloween this year, now you can!

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Dragon Quest's Hero is dividing the Smash community on the topic of banning the character from major events

Dragon Quest's Hero in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is shaping up to be the most controversial character in the entire series. That's really saying something considering Meta Knight in Brawl and Bayonetta in Smash 4.

The latest combatant was recently banned from the South Australian scene. As a result, this appears to have spurred on a debate among many community members on both sides of the argument.

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Shadow Lady Extra Battle successes and failures in Street Fighter 5: Arcade Edition hilariously highlighted by Capcom

Unplayable fighting game bosses have a special way of invoking certain emotions from players. Usually this emotion is pure hatred... Some characters we just love to hate.

Capcom was able to capture these type of feelings towards a boss perfectly with the release of the Shadow Lady Extra Battle in Street Fighter 5: Arcade Edition. As this challenge will be ending tonight at 8 p.m. PDT, Capcom has compiled some clips of notable streamers attempting to take on the Shadow Lady.

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Piranha Plant is taking root in the Japanese Super Smash Bros. Ultimate scene's meta thanks to notable placement by Brood

You might be familiar with a Super Smash Bros. competitor known as "Brood." At Genesis 4, back when Super Smash Bros. 4 was the latest entry in the series, Brood's Duck Hunt managed to take a set over Tempo|ZeRo during an era when Duck Hunt was thought of as one of the game's weaker characters.

These days, Brood hasn't been playing Duck Hunt in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. Instead, he's been proving that there's something more impressive about the Piranha Plant than what was suggested by the community's initial impressions.

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'We allocated different characteristics and roles [in Street Fighter 2] and it turned out that 8 was the number' — Nishitani interview with Daigo

CYG|Daigo, back in 2016, had the opportunity to interview Nishitani — known as the father of Street Fighter 2 and Final Fight. He would eventually leave Capcom to create another video game company called Arika.

Nishitani had a hand in the development of games like Lost World, Mad Gear, Final Fight, Street Fighter 2, X-Men: Children of the Atom, Street Fighter EX, and Fighting EX Layer. Although the interview is in Japanese, FGC Translated has provided an English transcript of the dialogue that occurred during the video.

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Blazing Strike looks to bring pixel-based fighting games of the 90's like King of Fighters and Third Strike to modern times with flare old and new

A new, potentially cool-looking fighting game Kickstarter has hit the scene looking to bring everything that made fighting games of the 90's great — minus the arcades — into the modern day with a style and mechanics that most will be drawn towards with some new twists.

Korean developer RareBreed is currently working on Blazing Strike with the intent to launch the game on PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch and PC with some early gameplay, completed character designs and more shown off for the crowdfunding campaign.

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D-Piddy went around EVO 2019 asking players to name fighting game characters from each mainstage game, can you guess them all?

EVO 2019 will go down as one of if not the biggest years ever for the long-running event drawing in thousands of players, viewers, artists, cosplayers and so many more from the fighting game community at large.

While content creator D-Piddy is most well known for his Deadpool and other cosplay videos on YouTube, he's also been active in the FGC for a number of years now working with companies like Arc System Works and others. He took part in EVO 2019 where he asked attendees to name fighting game characters from memory with some very entertaining responses.

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Mortal Kombat 11 is still the best-selling game of 2019 in the US while moving into the top 5 fighting games of all time

Mortal Kombat has long been one of the most valuable video game properties owned by Midway and then Warner Bros. which has continued all the way into 2019 with the release of the 11th mainline game in the franchise.

The NPD Group released their video game sales rankings for July 2019 where Madden 20 unsurprisingly came out on top though Mortal Kombat 11 still remains the best-selling game of the year thus far in the United States.

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