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Abigail WSO Sessions live stream, catch Street Fighter 5's newest character in action now

Updated: The stream is now live.

The UK scene is back with another installment of their Winner Stays On Street Fighter 5 sessions. Today, we'll be getting a very large, special treat.

Street Fighter 5 Season 2's newest character, Abigail, will be showcased on the stream today. He is not set for release until Tuesday, so if you're looking to see how he plays ahead of time you'll definitely want to tune in.

Capcom UK's Matt Edwards will be in attendance and providing commentary throught the event. We will surely be given the full scoop on what this character is all about.

The live stream is set to kick off at 12:30 p.m. PDT / 8:30 p.m. UK time. We will update the story once the broadcast is live.

To catch the video feed, be sure to hit the jump.

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Stronger characters in Dragon Ball FighterZ have longer cool down periods for assists, can be used less often in battle

Last month, Dragon Ball FighterZ producer Tomoko Hiroki explained how weaker characters in the series' lore will be able to combat the stronger fighters in the upcoming 2.5D fighting game. "It could destroy the image of Dragon Ball if, for example, a weak character could destroy Goku," she said in an interview with Siliconera, noting that power levels were being taken into account.

One way the development team is aiming to balance this is by assists. Hiroki said that though there will not be characters specifically used as support for their team, there may be characters who are better at assisting than actual fighting.

Today we learn a bit more about how assists will work in Dragon Ball FighterZ. Speaking to Red Bull at EVO 2017 this past weekend, Dragon Ball FighterZ director Junya Motomura shed more light on this subject, detailing how the weaker characters assist's function in battle.

"We didn’t design it for certain characters to be support, exactly," Motomura explained. "It’s just that their assist moves have more situations that they can be useful than others.

"If you have a team filled with these characters, then you’d be able to use their strong assists to take down the stronger characters."

On the other side of the coin, stronger characters in Dragon Ball FighterZ will actually have assists with longer cool down periods. This will help further close the gap between the powerful and less powerful.

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Footage of Abigail being air thrown by Cammy, hit with SPD, and other character throws in Street Fighter 5

And there you have it, folks. Here is what you've been waiting for since Abigail's initial announcement on Sunday.

Capcom UK's Matt Edwards released a short clip on Twitter this morning showing Street Fighter 5 Season 2's next character being hit by various throws in-game. Because of his enormous size, fans have been wondering how these throws might work / look, and now we have a visual to go off of.

In the video, we see Abigail struck by Cammy's air throw, command throws from Zangief and Laura, Bison's regular throw, and Karin's Critical Art. You can check out the clip below.

If you're anxiously awaiting more Abigail footage, later today we'll be seeing him showcased on the WSO stream. The event is set to kick off at around 12:30 p.m. PDT / 8:30 p.m. UK time.

Fans have also been curious about how jumps will work when it comes to Abigail. We got confirmation yesterday that he can indeed be jumped over.

Abigail is set to become available in Street Fighter 5 on Tuesday, July 25th. He will come along with a brand new stage called Metro City Bay Area.

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Will Street Fighter 5's massive new character 'fit' the game? Abigail's size alone could really shake up the current meta

Capcom intended for Street Fighter 5 to feature a roster devoid of copy/paste characters both in appearance and fight style, and I applaud them for their success in doing so. Abigail looks to play unlike any fighter in the game, and perhaps even the genre.

I wrote an article before we got F.A.N.G back in early 2016, essentially saying that characters that go too far in breaking the established mold usually go in one of two directions: they either rise straight to the top or sink straight to the bottom.

In the case of F.A.N.G, his unique poison mechanic would prove difficult to balance because it had so much potential to be overpowered. Turn this guy up just a little too much and you might have the absolute best character in the game, take the more cautious route and risk having him be extremely weak.

It's very possible to have a possibly polarizing character integrate smoothly into an already established roster, and we've seen that happen before as Capcom builds its ever growing Street Fighter cast. Admittedly, I do fear that Abigail could be one of those characters that doesn't play nice with everyone else.

Initial reactions to the trailer likely started with Abigail's childlike intro as viewers watched the character "vroom" onto the scene via an imaginary car. Viewers then likely started contemplating developers' decisions to go with the Lennie Small template of the big and strong, but not all that bright brawler.

We already had DreamKing breakdown Abby's reveal, but I want to look a little closer at his gameplay potential inside of the Street Fighter 5 universe.

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SFV x SSBM Showdown results ft. Tokido, Hungrybox, Punk, Mango

Update: This event has been updated with full results.

Even though EVO 2017 just ended, we've got more action going on this week, and on a Tuesday of all days, no less.

Today, HyperX are presenting a somewhat odd event, namely a show match in Nintendo Switch's new unique fighting game ARMS between seasoned pros from two of the biggest fighting games right now - Street Fighter 5 and Super Smash Bros. Melee.

This event features 14 invited players, as well as 2 unannounced special guests we will presumably be introduced to when the stream starts.

The players invited are FOX|Tokido, Liquid|Hungrybox, PG|Punk, C9|Mango, FOX|Momochi, CYG|Daigo, FOX|Mew2King, TSM|Leffen, FOX|Justin Wong, G2|Westballz, RB|Snake Eyez, CYG|PR Balrog, Liquid|ChuDat, Liquid|Ken, Liquid|Chillin and FOX|ChocoBlanka.

Although the only announced happening so far is the ARMS showmatch, it was also said that we'll get to see matches in "fan voted game modes" and "pro gamer game crossovers" - can anyone say Melee Doubles with Tokido and Hungrybox?

All the action will be happening at HyperX, so tune in.

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'I want to meet the Ono-san of SF3 and congratulate him' - Ono reveals both the biggest challenge and proudest moment of his Street Fighter career

With the exception of a few tweets leading up to EVO this year, we haven't heard all that much from Yoshinori Ono, but a recent interview with ESPN offers us a much desired catch up session with the lovable, troll-prone Executive Producer of Street Fighter 5.

Nowadays Ono is most commonly seen venturing to major events with his Blanka doll, making Street Fighter 5 announcements dressed as upcoming characters and prompting huge crowds to perform his trademark real life Shoryuken.

In recent years, the producer's claim to fame came from his work on Street Fighter 4 as he had a major hand in rejuvenating the entire series and helping the fighting game genre enter an all new chapter of success.

Ono's discussion with ESPN covered a myriad of topics including the future of Street Fighter and its place in eSports, but we were especially intrigued by his early years with the company, during the turbulent Street Fighter 3 era.

Though it retained a devoted player following, Street Fighter 3 was not a commercial success for Capcom. There was real possibility of the Street Fighter franchise coming to an end with SF3, but Ono's specific passion for the iconic series was a major factor in keeping it alive.

"I wanted to make the next Street Fighter game, but Capcom said "no." The conversation would continue for several years and that's why there's a 10-year gap between Street Fighter 3 and Street Fighter 4," Ono explained to ESPN.

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NuckleDu tries to psyche Kazunoko out via teabag, Itabashi combos Super from V-Reversal, and Tokido KOs with taunt combo - EVO SF5 top 8 highlights

EVO 2017 has already arrived at its conclusion. The tournaments were simply spectacular from a spectator's point of view.

In particular, Street Fighter 5 featured probably some of the best matches of its lifetime during the top eight segment of the tournament. Definitely very high level play from the competitors involved.

Like with other games, we have the highlights ready for your viewing pleasure. These are particularly good if you missed out on the action initially or just want to see them once more.

Our first couple of highlights focus on the set between PG|Punk and DNG|Itabashi Zangief. It seems Punk decided that Nash would be a better match up against Zangief.

Itabashi certainly put up a pretty good fight. He even managed to stun Punk in one round.

The set resulted in Punk winning 3 - 0 against Itabashi as its conclusion, however. Punk's well-timed critical art to catch Zangief's jump was what sent Itabashi to the losers bracket.

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Extended Geese Howard trailer shows Tekken 7 producer's process of selecting the upcoming DLC character

It's no secret now that Fatal Fury's Geese Howard is headed to Tekken 7 as DLC this Winter. During the EVO 2017 finals, Bandai Namco took to the stage to reveal the powerful addition to the game's playable roster.

Though we saw the reveal trailer showcasing gameplay of Geese, there exists an extended version that features Tekken producer Katsuhiro Harada taking a trip to the SNK offices in order to talk shop.

Harada combs through a sea of different characters from SNK IPs, ultimately landing on Raiden as his pick. Unfortunately, the SNK execs aren't too impressed by the choice.

The Tekken producer has a strong fan following, and it's very entertaining to see him appearing in official trailers for upcoming Tekken 7 content. Earlier this month, we saw him pull off a killer double strike in the Tekken Bowl DLC announcement video.

You can check out the extended trailer after the jump.

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Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite reveal coming at San Diego Comic Con

It has been announced over Twitter that there will be a reveal of some sort for Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite at San Diego Comic Con 2017. The panel will be taking place on Thursday, July 20th.

We'll be sure to be keeping an eye out for what this reveal is at 1:00 PM PST on that day. The panel will last until 2:00 PM.

Based on the panel's webpage, many are thinking that it might be a reveal for Spider-Man. This is a character that has appeared on the leaked list and has yet to, strangely, be revealed thus far.

Considering that Jedah was recently revealed for MvCI after it was leaked, Spider-Man certainly has a high chance of being revealed very soon. There are of course other possibilities too.

The only other Marvel character that has yet to be revealed would have to be Ant-Man. Aside from that, it could be an announcement of future DLC characters -- potentially Venom, as rumors would suggest.

Of course, there isn't a guarantee that it is a new character. We still haven't received any official information on the two remaining gems, Soul and Mind, and what they are capable of doing. There are some supposedly leaked info regarding those gems too.

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Here are Trunks' anime and manga references found in his official Dragon Ball FighterZ reveal trailer

Over the weekend, we saw Trunks' official reveal in Dragon Ball FighterZ. The son of Vegeta comes out sword swinging in his Super Saiyan form.

IKevinX has already jumped in to analyze the footage and put together another comparison video showing the anime and manga references found in the trailer.

From his epic sword slash to his Burning Attack, the game's development team continues their trend of filling each character with actions from the show and books.

As of right now, nine characters have been unveiled for Dragon Ball FighterZ. Goku, Gohan, Vegeta, Trunks, Frieza, Cell, and Majin Buu were all previously known about, and this morning we learned of Piccolo and Krillin's inclusion.

Sign ups for the closed beta will begin on July 26th, and producer Tomoko Hiroki noted that nine characters would be playable, presumably the aforementioned fighters.

Below is a quick clip showing his Burning Attack comparison. Be sure to check out the full video after the jump.

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Dissidia Final Fantasy NT closed beta 'should' kick off this summer; EVO attendants given beta codes

It was announced at EVO 2017 that there will be a beta for Dissidia Final Fantasy NT. Square Enix notes that they should be kicking off the closed beta this summer.

Attendants at EVO are supposedly being given a special access key for this closed beta. Despite this, they note that they want to open the beta to more people than just EVO attendants later down the road.

You'll want to go here to register for the closed beta.

Square Enix states that they want as many people to give them feedback as possible. They intend to use the feedback for development and operations.

Still, being that it is a closed beta, you can expect that the amount of testers will be limited. If you are interested in participating, then you might want to register.

After the jump, you'll find the trailer for the game that was previously shown at E3.

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Abigail can be jumped over and thrown in Street Fighter 5, Winner Stays On to showcase the new character tomorrow

Yes, folks, it has been confirmed! Abigail can indeed be jumped over, crossed up, and thrown in Street Fighter 5.

Capcom UK's Matt Edwards sent out a tweet to address the question that people have been asking since the character's official reveal on Sunday. In the clip, we see that Akuma can jump over a standing Abigail and cross him up.

We also see that Akuma lands several regular throws on the giant, despite his size. You can check out the clip below.

If you're hoping to see more ABigail soon, you're in luck. Winner Stays On -- a weekly event that sees some of the UK's best players compete against each other -- will have a showcase for the character tomorrow.

It is not uncommon for the event to feature upcoming Street Fighter 5 characters on stream, and we can expect Matt Edwards to be in attendance to share more information about Abigail with viewers.

The stream usually goes live around 12:30 p.m. PDT / 8:30 p.m. UK time. Be sure to tune in here at EventHubs as we'll have the latest from the broadcast on our front page.

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Armored attacks, counters, and terrifying mix ups - here's why you should play Abigail in Street Fighter 5

Street Fighter 5 Season 2's next DLC character, Abigail, is set for release next Tuesday. In order to better familiarize players with the towering titan, Capcom has released his character introduction video.

Capcom UK's Matt "The Street Writer" Edwards gives us the rundown on what Abigail is all about. Though he's the largest character in Street Fighter, Abigail isn't quite what you'd expect. He does away with the traditional grappler playstyle in exchange for a more versatile tool set.

His V-Skill allows him to perform high and low counters that lead into a heavily-scaled combo. In V-Trigger, Abigail can charge all four of his heavy punches, which lead to wall bounces, guard breaks, and more.

His Nitro Charge run special move is his most useful technique as it includes four different follow ups for maximum mix up potential. Abigail can run towards the opponent -- absorbing one hit with the regular version and two hits with EX -- and transition into a stiff punch, command throw, his V-Skill counter, or a slow overhead.

So why should you play Abigail? If you enjoy pressuring opponents with long-range normals, then punishing their hesitation with powerful combos and command throws, the Final Fight giant is the character for you.

Below is a quick V-Skill combo to get you started. Be sure to hit the jump to view his full introduction video.

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Piccolo and Krillin join the Dragon Ball FighterZ roster

Dragon Ball FighterZ adds two new characters to the playable roster today. Fan-favorites Piccolo and Krillin enter the battle.

The announcement was made in the latest issue of V-Jump magazine. Gematsu shared the scan and more information on both Z-Warriors.

Piccolo has the ability to stretch his arms to grab his opponents, much like we see him do in the anime. He also has a number of ways to break the opponent's block, can fire incredibly fast beams, and can hold button presses to charge up his attacks and make them stronger.

Krillin has low power and reach, but still has a lot of tricks up his sleeve. Using the Kamehameha, Krillin can still fight a long-range game. He can also use the “Afterimage Technique," which leaves an image of him behind to psyche out the opponent before turning into an attack.

Fans will also be happy to hear that his trademark Destructo Disc is in the game and is unblockable. Lastly, Krillin can change the trajectory of his Ki blasts and make them explode in the air to create multiple shots.

V-Jump also notes that players will be able to use chibi characters in online mode, making them do battle against each other.

Dragon Ball FighterZ is set for release on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC in early 2018. Sign ups for the closed beta will begin on July 26th.

You can check out the scan below. Hit the jump to view Krillin and Piccolo's stats.

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EVO Japan 2018 official trailer and game lineup

We just got through with one of the biggest FGC events of the year -- EVO. There's been a lot of talk about an "EVO Japan" event for a good while now.

It looks like things are finally underway for this event. During EVO 2017, we got the trailer for EVO Japan.

The first EVO Japan event will be during 2018. The date given was January 26-28, 2018.

We were also given many games to expect for the event. More than likely, games like Injustice 2 and Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite were not included as a main event title due to not being quite as popular in Japan as it is here in the States.

This is likely only the initial lineup. It is quite possible that more games down the line will be added as get closer to the event's date, like Dragon Ball FighterZ considering how popular it is in Japan (and basically worldwide).

Interestingly enough, Arms is one of games that will be played at the tournament. Hit the jump below to check out the trailer and the entire lineup.

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Nairo self destructs then immediately gets the kill while Salem goes on a rampage with Bayonetta - EVO top 8 for Super Smash Bros. 4 highlights

EVO 2017 came to an end yesterday. For all the games involved with the final day, it was quite the spectacle for viewers.

One game that had their top eight played out yesterday was Super Smash Bros. 4. This was quite a hype filled event for Smash fans.

Like with other games, we have highlights to showcase some of the best moments that we saw during the final parts of the tournament. This is, of course, only a taste of what was offered this year in terms of awesome moments.

Our first highlighted moment focuses on a match between NRG|Nairo and P1|Tweek. It seems that Nairo found himself under the stage of Dreamland, partially thanks to Whispy's wind stage hazard.

Unable to recover back to the stage, this caused Nairo to throw a stock away for nearly nothing. Luckily, Nairo's character of choice, Zero Suit Samus, has a very good ability to combo opponents to death at mid percents.

Nairo was able to set up a situation that quickly disposed of Tweek's stock, making the game even. Nairo only took 1% damage from being too close to the boundaries himself.

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Abigail movelist and stats revealed -- has 1100 vitality which is higher than even Zangief and Birdie

Abigail's stats and moves have been revealed. As a result, we now know how much vitality and stun he has.

Due to his absolutely massive size, he, unsurprisingly, has more life than even Zangief and Birdie. Whereas Zangief and Birdie were the largest characters in the game before, it looks as though Abigail will tower over even them.

As a result, it really makes sense that he has 1100 health rather than 1050. He requires more damage than any other character to take down.

We also get to see how Abigail's inputs work. We see how to execute his throws (the same as all other characters), V-Trigger, V-Skill, V-Reversal, unique attacks, special moves, and his critical art.

Earlier today, we got a glimpse on how a lot of these moves work. While Abigail does have his share of command grabs, that's not all that he's about.

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Abigail's reveal (and looks) in Street Fighter 5 have me completely torn...

In the week's prior to yesterday's reveal, rumblings of Abigail's potential inclusion on Street Fighter 5 Season 2's playable roster spread across the fighting game community. Though some fans weren't particularly enthused about an obscure Final Fight boss making his way into a modern Street Fighter title, I happened to be pretty thrilled.

Knowing that Abigail would be the largest Street Fighter character to-date had me intrigued and hopeful for what he might look and play like. Admittedly, the character's potential links to heavy metal legend King Diamond also had my head spinning.

The potential for a towering titan and his limited Final Fight move set was seemingly endless, and Capcom kicked off EVO weekend with a bang. On Friday we saw the unveiling of Street Fighter 5's Nostalgic costumes, the Capcom Pro Tour 2017 stage, and Liquid|NuckleDu's Champion's Choice costume for Guile.

What followed was an image on Twitter giving us our first look at the Metro City Bay Area stage, which only further generated hype for a potential Abigail reveal. Hell, even Street Fighter Producer Yoshinori Ono let loose one of his trademark Blanka toy teasers. It felt like old times again, and I cannot stress how refreshing it was considering the drought of sorts we've been in lately with Capcom and Street Fighter 5.

For the first time in what felt like ages, I was genuinely eager to see the next big character reveal. Like everyone else, I had to wait until Street Fighter 5's finals on EVO Sunday for the announcement.

Top 8 eventually rolled around, and Ono took to the stage to introduce the next character.

Fans were on the edge of their seats. Then the trailer started...

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Suiken overpowers Saint's rage art, JDCR low parries for the win, Taisei's Steve is unrelenting - Tekken 7 EVO top 8 highlights

The final day of the EVO 2017 tournament has come to an end. There were plenty of hype moments to go around for all the games involved.

Tekken 7, of course, is no exception. We have highlights for the top eight segment of the tournament right here.

The first highlight showcases a scenario between FOX|JDCR and JEOndding. JDCR was playing Heihachi with Jeondding as Eddy.

By this point, Jeondding had a pretty significant lead over JDCR. Proper utilization of a rage drive could make all the difference, however.

Eventually, Eddy landed a hit on Heihachi. It looked like he was about to take the match, but he got a little greedy.

A well-timed low parry was enough to deplete Eddy's remaining health bar thanks to the rage drive.

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More screenshots of Fatal Fury's Geese Howard in Tekken 7

Yesterday we saw the reveal of the next Tekken 7 character. Joining the fight as DLC, Fatal Fury's Geese Howard enters the fray.

Since the initial announcement, Bandai Namco has released several screenshots of the fighter in action. Additionally, we get to see more of the new stage shown in the trailer, Geese Tower (via Avoiding The Puddle).

As we saw in the trailer, Geese jumps into battle with his trademark moves intact. From his counters to the double Reppuken, fans of the big boss character will instantly feel right at home.

No specific release date was given for Geese in Tekken 7, however, we can expect him to become available sometime this Winter.

You can check out the screenshots below.

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Street Fighter 5's new EVO champion celebrated with amazing art piece from BossLogic

A new Street Fighter 5 EVO champion was crowned last night at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. After battling his way through the losers side of the bracket, Hajime Taniguchi, better known as FOX|Tokido, claimed his first place Street Fighter 5 title.

This year marks the first time Tokido has taken home the gold in a main Street Fighter game at EVO, and he managed to do so with a his trademark Akuma. To celebrate the achievement, BossLogic -- an artist well known in the fighting game community -- put together a tribute piece.

The artwork features Tokido's moment of victory, showing the champion with trophy in hand and posing for the fans. We also see Akuma holding the classic back-turned pose standing behind Tokido.

If you missed them, you can check out the full EVO 2017 results by clicking the link. To view the art piece from BossLogic, click the image below.

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Be sure to check out more of BossLogic's work over on Instagram.

Fenrich and Ryusei teabag one another until the timer expires, insane corner pressure from several players, and more - BlazBlue EVO top 8 highlights

Yesterday was the final day for EVO 2017. Despite the intense pressure on the shoulders of the finalists, each competitor put on an amazing show for those watching on EVO Sunday..

The BlazBlue tournament has since come to an end, and we have highlights to share with you from the event's finals.

First highlight showcases a match between Tochigin and MT. Takao. It looked like this was definitely MT. Takao's game due to his tremendous life lead.

Despite this, Tochigin managed to get him into the corner. After that, he was able to lock him down.

From there, he was able to make all the right reads when it really counted. When MT. Takao threw out a projectile, Tochigin predicted it and jumped over it for the game winning combo.

You can tell MT. Takao was disappointed with the result.

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Abigail, Final Fight's super human hot-rodder, joins Street Fighter 5 on July 25th - here are the details on how he plays

Over the weekend, Street Fighter 5 Season 2's fourth DLC character was unveiled. Abigail, the super human hot-rodder from Final Fight, joins the battle on July 25th.

A post this morning over on Capcom Unity shared more details on what we can expect from the 8 ft. giant. Abigail was one of the top members of the Mad Gear gang. He has since locked down the Bay Area of Metro City and terrorizes it with his immense size.

Naturally, Abigail is a gear head -- the tires around his biceps are a dead giveaway. In Street Fighter 5, his is looking for his prized monster truck. We will be able to see how this plays out in Abigail's character-specific story mode.

Abigail has two command throws, and though you'd expect him to be a traditional grappler because of his stature, that isn't the case here. In fact, his key attack is his Nitro Charge run.

This special move has one hit of armor (two when using the EX version) and has four follow ups. He can transition into a stiff punch, command grab, overhead or V-Skill, making for some interesting mix ups.

We have included a gallery of screenshots below that show more of Abigail in-game. You can also see one of the scenes from his story mode, as well as his Story and Battle costumes. If you missed his official reveal trailer, you can find it here.

To learn about Abigail's V-Moves and Critical Art, be sure to hit the jump.

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EVO 2017 results ft. NuckleDu, JDCR, Armada, SonicFox, ChrisG, Xiao Hai

Update: This story has been updated with final results.

The biggest fighting game tournament of the year is upon us once more as the weekend of EVO 2017 dawns.

This huge event has multiple games with over 1000 entrants, so the weekend will be packed to the brim with action across several popular titles.

There are too many players attending to even list the notable ones - byou can basically assume that anyone who's anyone, in any given title being played, will be there, with very few exceptions.

The official game lineup this year consists of Street Fighter 5, Super Smash Bros. Wii U, Super Smash Bros. Melee, Tekken 7, Injustice 2, Guilty Gear Xrd REV 2, Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3, BlazBlue: Central Fiction and King of Fighters 14.

Besides this, there will also be multiple side tournaments, including the AnimEVO side event, which will feature a bunch of different games which you can all find in our schedules at the bottom of the story.

Streaming for the main event will be done at EVO, EVO 1, EVO 2, EVO 3, EVO 4, EVO 5, Capcom Fighters, NetherRealm and Tekken.

AnimEVO side streams include Numakie, The Brett, Ghoul02, Nick Cool 1996, Sharonasaurus X and Dark and Ark. You can also expect a tournament to be played in the upcoming Dragonball FighterZ at Bandai Namco US, the schedule for which can be found here.

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Abigail revealed for Street Fighter 5

Abigail was announced for Street Fighter 5, at EVO 2017 by Yoshinori Ono. He's the 4th DLC character for Season 2.

He's an absolutely massive fighter, with giant muscles, and is said to be 8 feet tall. The space he takes up on screen is quite intimidating.

He has an armored running attack, and several of his other attacks appear to have armor as well.

Abigail originally made his debut in Final Fight in 1989.

He's based heavily on King Diamond, a heavy metal musician. Abigail is one of the prominent characters in King Diamond's music, and also the name of his second album.

The face paint Abigail wears is an homage to King Diamond. You can find his trailer below.

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