Moves for Mortal Kombat 11: Aftermath
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Sony's State of Play live stream to showcase new PlayStation 4 content including gameplay footage, updates, and more at 1 p.m. PDT

Sony is gearing up for another one of its exciting showcases as they plan to reveal some of the new PlayStation content headed to consoles.

From what we can tell this looks to be centered around PlayStation 4 and will not get into the realm of the highly anticipated PlayStation 5, which was only recently revealed and is set to release this holiday season.

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Here are the single worst characters from every Mortal Kombat and Injustice title from NetherRealm Studios

NetherRealm Studios now has five fighting game titles under their belt (Mortal Kombat 2011, Injustice: Gods Among Us, Mortal Kombat X, Injustice 2, and Mortal Kombat 11) all of which have offered countless hours of entertainment to fans... except perhaps to a select few who unfortunately chose to use the absolute worst characters in each of those games.

We're usually highlighting the most ridiculously broken or overpowered aspects of characters from previous games, and some of these instances are so egregious (we're looking at you, Mortal Kombat X Tanya) they serve as momentous lessons for developers, but today we're taking a look at those who stand out because of their peculiar lack of ability.

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The Japan Fighting Game Publishers Roundtable was a big step forward but had problems which could be ironed out in the future

Longtime Tekken director Katsuhiro Harada and Bandai Namco certainly deserve props for organizing an event which saw representatives from Capcom, Arc System Works, Koei Tecmo, Arika and SNK all come together to answer fan questions and reveal what's in store for their games including Street Fighter 5, Samurai Shodown, Soul Calibur 6, Guilty Gear Strive and even Fighting EX Layer.

The Japan Fighting Game Publishers Roundtable brought every single one of the country's big fighting game developers into one digital room publicly which ended up as quite the success story despite some of the glaring flaws present in their initial meeting.

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An odd Mortal Kombat 11 appearance in DC FanDome's teaser trailer possibly points to more crossover content coming to the fighting game

The Mortal Kombat and DC universes is nothing new in the realm of video games, considering we first saw Batman fight Scorpion over a decade ago, though there may be more for fans of both series to dig into fairly soon.

DC Comics released a new teaser trailer for their big DC FanDome event taking place later this month which includes a surprise Mortal Kombat 11 cameo that has many speculating there may be more crossover content yet to come to the NetherRealm Studios fighting game.

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Street Fighter 5 Season 5 is getting a ton of new costumes and here's the breakdown

Capcom unveiled a ton of information about Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition today with their "Summer Update" live stream. During the broadcast, we learned the identities of four of the five upcoming Season 5 characters, were told what the upcoming stages will entail, and saw more information on Street Fighter League Season 3.

One thing that may have gone lost in the shuffle is the amount of costumes that are coming to the game over the next year or so. According to Capcom, over 30 new costumes are being added to the game, and we have some idea of what they'll be and when they'll drop.

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Samurai Shodown Version 2.00 patch notes released

Yesterday saw the addition of the newest Samurai Shodown DLC character hit the stage in Honor of Kings' Gongsun Li which was of course accompanied by a new title update.

SNK has now released the full patch notes for said Version 2.00 update which includes changes to many of the game's roster along with some decent-sounding buffs to certain characters.

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Small Battlefield in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate may indeed be small but the memes are large and in charge

One of the notable things about Super Smash Bros. Ultimate's version 8.1.0 patch is the addition of Small Battlefield as a new stage.

Essentially, Small Battlefield is Battlefield with the top platform removed. As expected from the Smash community, numerous memes have surfaced that poke fun at the new stage.

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What today's Street Fighter 5 announcements mean for the future of the game

Capcom pulled back the curtain on a ton of Season 5 content for Street Fighter 5 today as Director, Takayuki Nakayama, and producer Shuhei Matsumoto revealed that Dan, Rose, Oro, and Arika are all confirmed as incoming DLC characters.

All of these paired with one more mystery character as well as a new mechanic, further balance updates, and plenty of new costumes and stages has the hype surging for many, but a longer than expected wait for most of this is simultaneously putting a damper on things.

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Who is Akira Kazama? Learn all about Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition's upcoming Rival Schools alumni

Earlier today, Capcom treated us to a presentation where they revealed four out of the five characters set to be joining Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition in its fifth and final season. While Dan, Rose and Oro are definitely all welcome additions, the one that's probably caught most people's eye is the previously existing character (yet brand new for Street Fighter) Akira Kazama, originating from Capcom's criminally underrated Rival Schools franchise.

It's been well known for quite some time that much like Final Fight, Rival Schools is also part of the same universe as Street Fighter and while we have seen the latter cross over to the former with Street Fighter's favorite high schooler Sakura Kasugano being part of the roster in Rival Schools: United By Fate, the debut game in the series, this is our first time seeing a Rival Schools character make the jump to a Street Fighter roster. So for people who haven't had the pleasure of playing Rival Schools, you must be wondering who exactly is Akira Kazama and what made her the natural choice to join Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition's final season? Let's take a look at this standout character as well as her home franchise and what makes them both so special.

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Street Fighter 5 bug fixed after the game repeatedly restarted for some players following today's sponsored content update

Update: Capcom has fixed the issue and the bug is no longer impacting users. Previously, some players have reported an issue with Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition restarting itself continually after displaying the message "There was an update to the sponsored content. The game will be restarted and the update will be applied."

Capcom officially acknowledged this issue on social media, noting that after logging in, the game could not be played. Some players were stuck in an endless loop of Street Fighter 5 rebooting itself and were unable to do anything to fix it for a short period of time.

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Small Battlefield is an interesting stage addition for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate patch 8.1.0 but it will possibly end up banned for tournament play

Without prior warning, patch 8.1.0 for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate was released last night. Along with changes directed towards the "online user experience," this update added a new stage known as "Small Battlefield."

Small Battlefield is like Battlefield, except the top platform has been removed. In addition, it seems as though the blast zones are smaller. Although Battlefield is a tournament legal stage, it's looking like Small Battlefield might be banned from competitive play.

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Lots of content, lots of waiting... how is the FGC reacting to the latest Street Fighter 5 news? Justin Wong, Punk, Alex Valle, and others weigh in

Street Fighter 5 players just got one of the biggest single information drops in all of the game's four and a half year life span. Reactions are generally mixed as there's plenty to look forward to in the upcoming season of Capcom's eSports title, but there's also going to be a lot of waiting that many fans hadn't counted on.

Capcom showed off plans to add Dan Hibiki, Rose, Oro, Rival Schools' Akira, and one other mystery fighter to SF5 over the course of the next year and a half. We've rounded up a handful of early Twitter reactions from the likes of Justin Wong, LU|Alex Valle, PG|Punk, Maximilian, MOUZ|Problem X, Infiltration, Bandits|MenaRD, Mildom|Infexious, and RB|Luffy to get a general idea of how some of the notable members of the community are processing this news.

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Gongsun Li is now available in Samurai Shodown

Samurai Shodown has nearly doubled its starting roster since its release last year, and now players can test their skills with its latest addition.

Gongsun Li is now available to use in SamSho along with a new update to add in this free DLC guest character.

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Additional details released for Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition Season 5 characters Dan, Rose, Oro and Akira

Following the reveal of four out of the five DLC characters coming to Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition, we now know more details about their designs and how they'll fight in their current incarnations

The PlayStation Blog and Capcom Unity revealed additional information for Dan Hibiki, Rose, Oro and Akira Kazama as they'll appear in SF5 including some of their new moves and features.

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Dan, Rose, Oro, Rival Schools' Akira revealed for Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition Season 5

Capcom held their big Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition live stream today. In it, the company unveiled the details of the game's Summer Update, which gives us our first tangible information about Season 5's content.

Dan, Rose, and Oro have been revealed as playable in Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition Season 5. Capcom also announced that Akira from Rival Schools will be joining the roster.

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Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition Summer Update stream is now live

After months of waiting and build up, the day is finally upon us to learn what the next and potentially final chapter of Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition will look like.

The official Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition Summer Update livestream is scheduled to begin shortly at 10 a.m. PT / 1 p.m. ET where Capcom has confirmed there will be new character announcements among other reveals.

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The Street Fighter franchise reaches 45 million copies sold, Street Fighter 5 likely now over 5 million units

Street Fighter kicked off the fighting game craze of the '90s which has continued to this day, so it's no surprise that the franchise is one of Capcom's best performers in the company's history.

Capcom has released their latest financial report for the first financial quarter ending June 30, 2020 which revealed that the Street Fighter franchise has reached 45 million copies sold worldwide on top of strong games division performance overall.

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