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Plus Ultra! Bandai Namco offers a better look at All Might in these new Jump Force screenshots

Yesterday, Bandai Namco revealed that All Might from My Hero Academia will be joining the Jump Force roster as the second DLC character coming in May. Our first look at him came in the form of a handful of screenshots, and the company has since released more images for another look at the upcoming additional fighter.

All Might fights using incredible strength and speed. This hero is the eighth holder of the One For All quirk (which is the source of his powers), and he is known as the world's Symbol of Peace.

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'DON'T DO IT, JUSTIN' - fLoE shares the story of why he saw the legendary Moment 37 coming before anyone else, and tried to warn his friend

Thanks to MarkMan we recently got a secondary perspective on the most iconic competitive fighting game sequence of all time, EVO Moment 37. During said video we hear a familiar voice call out "DON'T DO IT JUSTIN" just before Victrix|Justin Wong goes for the chip out Super.

That voice was non-other than Ari "fLoE" Weintraub's, who was actually one of the few people aware that CYG|Daigo Umehara was both capable of and prepared to parry the nearly instant Super Art attack.

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If you're getting bodied in Street Fighter 5, don't cry on Twitter — here are five ways to optimize your learning experience with Training Mode

In my line of work, I feel like I come across numerous cases of players declaring certain things in Street Fighter 5 are "cheap" or "broken" with little to no research done on proper counters. Hell, I'm guilty of doing this myself, but in recent times I have tried to steer myself toward a more positive way of thinking of things and being proactive.

With Street Fighter 5's high level of volatility, going into a fight unprepared can make some tactics and techniques feel legitimately unbeatable. But what many people don't seem to realize is that there's a legitimate solution for avoiding these situations, and it's called Training Mode. You just have to know how to use it.

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These extra dramatic kill sequences are pretty great; here's over 20 minutes of footage from the upcoming Samurai Shodown, courtesy of IGN

If you're like us, you're counting down the days until June 27th when the latest installment of the Samurai Shodown franchise will hit shelves. Pass the time a bit more rapidly with some great footage of the game in action thanks to IGN Japan.

They've captured and shared no less than 22 minutes of game play for us to enjoy, showing off the likes of Jubei, Nakoruru, Earthquake, Genjuro, Charlotte, and Haohmaru as they hack and slash away at each other.

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North American Street Fighter Pro League live stream featuring NuckleDu, Punk, Justin Wong and others kicks off today at 4 p.m. PT

North America officially embarks on an all new Street Fighter adventure today as the Street Fighter Pro League will officially get off the ground today at 4 p.m. Pacific Time.

Said League will feature six teams battling it out over two season, headed by some recognizable captains. These captains will be Victrix|Justin Wong, FOX|NuckleDu, REC|Punk, W2|Toi, iDom, and Nephew, who will come together for the draft phase today as they assemble their teams of three.

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The Tekken World Tour already has nearly 100 Dojo events, and it's only going to grow from here

The Tekken World Tour is back in 2019, and saying that it's "bigger than ever" is an understatement. With nearly 30 major tournaments planned for the season, it's already looking like a wild ride, but the new for 2019 Dojo events are taking the TWT to all new heights.

The World Tour website has recently been updated to reflect all of the Dojo events that have been added. There are nearly 100 already, and that number will be increasing as the season goes on.

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Wall bounce moves in Street Fighter 5 disable back recoveries and make for some nasty set ups

If you're playing a character in Street Fighter 5 who has a move that bounces the opponent off the wall, you may be sitting on more opportunities to deal bigger damage and not even realize it.

A recent post from Twitter user NY_Teiga pointed out that these wall bounce moves actually disable back recovery from the opponent when the effect comes into play. Cutting down the get up options to normal and none, this allows for various set ups that can and will likely catch your opponent off guard.

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Pichu and Peach may be the best fighters at events but only mid tier in ranked according to Leffen's online tier list for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

Online matchmaking for fighting games have come quite a long way — for the most part — from where we were during the early Xbox Live days, but there's still an inherent difference between playing offline and online that can never be fully ignored.

William "TSM|Leffen" Hjelte is one of the best Super Smash Bros. Melee players in the world having won EVO 2018, and he's been grinding through Smash Ultimate largely via online due to living in Sweden. He recently released his online tier list for the new Smash game which goes to show how players view the apparent discrepancies to the ways the title is played.

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Online lobbies are now available in Dead or Alive 6 with update Version 1.03b

Update: Patch Version 1.03b is now live for Dead or Alive 6 which adds in online lobby functionality for up to 16 players. You can find the patch notes for Ver. 1.03a and 1.03b after the jump.

Dead or Alive 6 saw a delay before its initial set release date of Valentine's Day to the first day of March to receive some extra polish, but players have been waiting for a month past that release now to play online with their friends or others outside of ranked matches.

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Sony files patents for VR technology that allows players to experience being at eSports events from the comfort of their homes

Sony is aiming to take their VR technology to the next level, and several patents filed by the company over the last two years show a delve into the world of eSports. Based on the patents filed here, Sony aims to create a viewing experience for fans using VR that would allow them to feel like they're in the crowd at their favorite eSports events, but from the comfort of their own home.

If the company brings these patents to fruition, we could be looking at a future where fans can virtually spectate major fighting game events like Capcom Cup and EVO without needing to travel.

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MarkMan uncovers an alternate recording of the iconic EVO Moment 37 from 2004 giving an entirely awesome new perspective on The Daigo Parry

EVO Moment 37. The Daigo Parry. No other phrases hold as much significance to the fighting game community, as the epic match between CYG|Daigo Umehara and Justin Wong encapsulates the essence of what makes the genre so special and single-handedly brought more eyes to the competitive scene at a time when new titles were few and far between.

Mark "MarkMan" Julio is one of the veterans of the FGC that has stuck around to grow and bring new opportunities to the scenes around the world. While recently searching through an old stack of VHS tapes and discs that his team used to record events in the early 2000's, MarkMan uncovered a hidden gem: an alternate recording of EVO Moment 37 that provides a new perspective to the extraordinary moment in time.

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The Symbol of Peace All Might from My Hero Academia announced for Jump Force as DLC

Izuku Midoriya made his way into Jump Force as a fledgling hero, but his mentor has decided that he doesn't want his pupil to have all of the fun in taking down the villainous likes of Frieza and Dio.

Bandai Namco announced today that the Symbol of Peace and number one hero All Might from My Hero Academia will be making his way to Jump Force as the second DLC character coming in May.

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Artist depicts fighters from new Samurai Shodown as Under Night In-Birth sprites

The Samurai Shodown series is usually thought of as a game that features character models in the form of animated sprites, but made the jump to 3D models over the years. The newest entry in the series returns to 3D characters, and this time around the gang looks better than ever.

But what if Samurai Shodown's characters went back to sprites and were also dropped into Under Night In-Birth Exe:Late[st]? Twitter artist countgate imagined just that and brought some of the upcoming Samurai Shodown's characters to life UNIEL style.

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Who are the top five, the most overrated, and the most underrated characters here in Season 4 of Street Fighter 5?

Now that we've gotten a few major Capcom Pro Tour events under our belts and have seen a good majority of Street Fighter 5's characters in the hands of top level players, we're beginning to form more of an understanding of which will reign atop the mountain here in 2019.

Both Catalyst and I have spent a good while examining SF5's stronger fighters in an attempt to articulate our own respective top five orderings to share with you in this week's podcast.

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M. Bison finally reclaims top spot from Urien in the online Street Fighter 5 stats for the month of March 2019

Another month for 2019 has come to an end. That means that Capcom has released the character usage stats and match up chart for Street Fighter 5: Arcade Edition.

This time, we're looking at the online stats for the month of March. For the past few months, Urien has been the #1 ranked character in online battles. The streak has been broken.

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Mew2King reveals the mid tiers of his Super Smash Bros. Ultimate tier list

Last time, FOX|Mew2King (via Most Valuable Gaming) released the low tier portion of his Super Smash Bros. Ultimate tier list. In other words, this revealed who Mew2King thinks of as the 25 worst characters in the game right now.

Continuing on with the video series, Mew2King has also released information regarding the mid tiers. In total, there are 15 fighters discussed in the video.

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YouTube seems to be singling out and restricting Mortal Kombat over other M-rated games, and it's directly affecting content creators like Maximilian

Virtually any game in the Mortal Kombat franchise is guaranteed to be characterized by envelope-pushing, over the top gore, and the upcoming Mortal Kombat 11 is easily the biggest purveyor yet of blood, guts, and broken bones.

Content creators like Maximilian have been experiencing some interesting restrictions from YouTube as the video platform has been demonetizing and age-restricting many uploads that show splatters of red blood (most other colors are totally fine), and going as far as hiding them completely for those watching in certain countries outside of the United States.

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