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EVO 2017's official stream schedules released

Our complete coverage of EVO 2017 has started for the largest fighting game tournament of the year.

Throughout the tournament weekend, we'll be seeing the best competitors from all around the world going at it for the #1 spot. Due to the high volume of competitors, prizes are pretty spectacular.

The number of competitors have already been revealed to us. Not surprisingly, Street Fighter 5 has the highest numbers with 2,622 players participating.

Earlier today, EVO's own Mr. Wizard released the official stream schedule for this weekend's event. Additionally, AceKingOffSuit put together schedules for the official AnimEVO games.

You can find each of the schedules below. After the jump, we note other important times to keep in mind for EVO weekend.

Note that times are in PST or west coast time.

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Street Fighter 4: Champion Edition now available on iOS

It's what the community has been clamoring for... Street Fighter 4 is back, y'all!

Okay, it's not the revival people speak of, however, it is a new way to play on the go. Capcom Mobile has released Street Fighter 4: Champion Edition on iOS.

Players can choose from between 25 different characters, including combatants such as Dudley, Poison, and Ibuki. Of course, mainstays like Ryu, Sagat, and Balrog are also playable here.

Veteran Street Fighter 4 players will find familiar controls as soon as they jump in, granted they'll be on a touch screen. Newcomers, on the other hand, will find the option to activate easy special moves at the press of a button.

Street Fighter 4: Champion Edition works on both iPhone and iPad. You can find it in the app store for $4.99 USD.

Below are some screenshots to get you started. Hit the jump for a rundown of what Street Fighter 4: Champion Edition is all about, as well as the official trailer.

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'Who's going to stop me? You?' Xiao Hai confidently boasts 'obvious' King of Fighters 14 win at EVO 2017, Hellpockets responds in kind

As unquestionably one of the strongest King of Fighters players in the world, Qanba|Xiao Hai certainly has the right to brag if he so chooses, and he's so choosing to do just that.

The EVO 2016 (as well as CEO 2017) KOF14 champ responded to one of Mr. Wizard's recent tweets asking who would be taking the King of Fighters trophy home this year with a very blunt "me obv."

Though he's traditionally been more on the quiet side, the more playful part of Xiao Hai's personality has been peeking through in recent times. He went in on Twitter with some trash talk when he finally defeated his personal demon, Liquid|NuckleDu, at Eleague earlier this year.

This did not go unnoticed by the KOF community, as player and commentator Hellpockets stepped in to contest this notion, and the two had quite the entertaining little back and forth as a result.

Things became even more interesting after the stakes were raised with SNK and Atlus' announcement of a $14,000 pot bonus on Tuesday.

You'll see the Twitter war after the jump below.

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A turbulent trip through main characters and varying Pro Tour results, here's a look at Daigo's 2017 road to EVO

The most iconic Street Fighter player of all time already has his name cemented into the record books, but to say that CYG|Daigo Umehara has had a relatively rough time with Street Fighter 5 would be an understatement.

The Beast is heading to EVO this year with perhaps the weakest string of tournament performances he's had in the past decade.

By no means is the Japanese god helpless in Street Fighter 5, but relative to his previous tears and near untouchable status in Street Fighter games of the past, he's struggling.

Having spent SF5's entire first season playing and studying as Ryu, Daigo continued to try to make the character work in Season 2. The problem was that the Street Fighter poster boy lost crucial tools in the Season 2 balance patch, making him much weaker on the general tier list.

After some time Daigo finally made the switch to main Guile, now one of the game's strongest characters. He has shown promise with the All American Street Fighter, but will it be enough to get him back to his former status?

Daigo's highest placing on the Capcom Pro Tour this year was his recent fifth place finish at Thaiger Uppercut. Outside of that, he's failed to reach top eight in any of five other events he's been to.

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What would it take to put the wind in Street Fighter 5's sails?

Street Fighter 5 isn't dead. It's not on life support, nor does it feel as though it'll be on its way out anytime soon. I want to make a stark delineation between the idea that people are abandoning SF5 (they're not) and the idea that people are just damn disheartened with it too often.

I recently jumped back on the traveling tournament circuit, making it out to CEO in Orlando just last month. If you've ever been to a major tournament before, (CEO is virtually always the second largest yearly event of its kind next to EVO) then you know that the games don't stop when the streams go offline.

Players retire to rooms, either making plans to continue to game and play money matches (for Bison Bucks only, of course) with their friends, get lucky and make it into the more prestigious Salty Suite(s) or meander the hallways listening for button clicks and knocking on the appropriate doors.

As far as Street Fighter 5 was concerned, it felt like this was no longer the case. Yes casuals were played, and I'm sure there were a few Bison Bucks exchanged, but the action was nowhere near that of the Street Fighter 4 tournaments I was used to.

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That beautiful moment where everything goes EXACTLY right for you in Street Fighter 5...

It has happened to all of us at least once. The stars align, the blue moon shines bright, you rub your lucky rabbit's foot, and everything you do in that one round of Street Fighter 5 works. Everything.

KikoMasterRD sent us an instance of exactly this phenomenon. In the clip, we see Juanfraroth's Alex -- revered as the best Alex in the Dominican Republic -- down and almost out at the hands of a Urien.

Things look grim for the grappler, as he takes a beating until only a sliver of health remains. And then it happens...

A counter hit crouching medium punch gets the party started as Alex cancels into V-Trigger and converts into a big combo. After the Flash Chop to close out the combo, Urien attempts raw Critical Art as a last ditch effort, but the entire thing gets parried.

What follows is a comeback of epic proportion. Check it out below.


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EVO 2017's Street Fighter 5 finals will be broadcast on ESPN2 once again

EVO 2017's Street Fighter 5 finals are returning to a television set near you! This year's grand finale will be aired on ESPN2, broadcasting live from the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.

The coverage is set to begin Sunday at 7 p.m. PDT / 10 p.m. EDT on ESPN2. Mobile viewers will also be able to catch the action via the ESPN app.

Those who can't watch on ESPN2 can tune in on EVO's main Twitch channel, and tickets for finals day are still available for purchase if you'd like to attend.

Along with the announcement, Shoryuken provided a statement from director of ESPN programming and acquisitions, Kevin Lopes. “It’s great to be back at the Evo Championship Series Finals with Street Fighter 5 this year. This final will provide no shortage of compelling competition, and we look forward to delivering this event to fans.”

Last year, we saw nearly 2 million people tune in to ESPN2's EVO broadcast. Hopefully we'll see close to the same number, if not, more than 2016.

Be sure to stay tuned here at EventHubs for the latest EVO 2017 coverage. As always, we will be covering the tournament with extensive results throughout the weekend.

Robaato's artwork is something to behold - has worked with Udon, Capcom, Namco-Bandai, Marvel, and more in the past

It's time to feature another artist's work. This time, we took notice of a user on Deviantart known as Robaato.

We've actually featured Robaato before, but he has had a lot of time to add some new stuff. It's been a long time since we last featured him.

What is particularly interesting about this artist is that he's worked with official companies before. These companies are Udon, Capcom, NamcoBandai, Marvel, Dark Horse, and Wayforward.

On his Deviantart gallery, he's worked on characters from Street Fighter, Darkstalkers, Marvel, Dragon Ball Z, D.C., Smash Bros., Rival Schools, and more. He's is certainly pretty flexible on his styles.

Not that the images below aren't everything that he's worked on. This is only a small sample.

You'll have to go on Deviantart to see the rest.

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$14,000 pot bonus added to King of Fighters 14 at EVO 2017, courtesy of SNK and Atlus

If you weren't already hyped for King of Fighters 14 at EVO 2017, SNK and Atlus just raised the stakes. Both companies have come together to add a whopping $14,000 pot bonus to the tournament this weekend.

According to EVO's official website, the prize pot is determined by taking $10 from each entrant's registration fee. With 374 registered players in King of Fighters 14 (according to Smashgg), this means the pot sat at $3,740 before the bonus.

Whomever takes home the gold at EVO 2017 is going to be paid considerably more now that roughly $17,740 is on the line. So, how will that money be divided up among the top placers?

EVO rules state that the prize pot is distributed 60/20/10/4/2/2/1/1 between the top 8 competitors. Meaning, if you win first place you receive 60% of the total prize money, second place gets 20%, and so on.

You can check out the tweet from EVO below.

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Let's take a look at how that would break down for King of Fighters 14.

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Sub-Zero now available in Injustice 2

Injustice 2's latest DLC fighter is now available in-game. Sub-Zero of Mortal Kombat fame enters the fray with icy punches, blasts, and weapons to defeat the opposition.

Today, players who purchased the Injustice 2 Ultimate Edition, Deluxe Edition, Ultimate Pack, or Fighter Pack #1 gain access to Sub-Zero. He will become available for standalone purchase on July 18th for $5.99.

Much like Scorpion in Injustice: Gods Among Us, Sub-Zero's look was designed by legendary artist and DC Comics publisher, Jim Lee. Of course, players will be able to give the character unique flair using the plethora of different gear pieces he can equip.

In Injustice 2, Sub-Zero excels at defensive fighting, forcing his opponent to work their way in. He can, however, also play an aggressive style and once he corners his foe, they're in big trouble. You can check out our Sub-Zero character breakdown recap from the most recent Watchtower stream for more info on how the character plays.

Sub-Zero is the second DLC character out of the nine we will be seeing added to the Injustice 2 roster. Next up, we'll be seeing Starfire join the battle.

Below are a handful of screenshots to get you started. Hit the jump to view Sub-Zero's Injustice 2 trailer.

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Capcom could be revving up for a Street Fighter 5 or Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite announcement at EVO 2017 - here is when they're most likely to happen

It's been a little bit of time since we last heard from Capcom when it comes to the subject of fighting games. EVO would certainly be a really good time to make a new announcement.

The last time we heard news for Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite was during E3, where we gained access to the story demo and learned about the inclusion of a plethora of characters. For Street Fighter 5, May 30th was when Ed, balance adjustments, and the CFN changes were added.

Last year at EVO, it was revealed that Juri would be released later that month by Yoshinori Ono himself. By this point, we already knew all the characters that would be released for Season 1 because they were all data mined already.

While we don't officially know the entire roster for Season 2, many signs are certainly pointing to the eight foot tall Abigail as the next playable character for Street Fighter 5.

Given, there certainly isn't any guarantee that there will be any announcements from Capcom at all. Chances come off as being very likely considering how much attention EVO tends to get from the FGC.

Now while there could be announcements at virtually any time during the big event, there are two points in time in particular where they are most likely to occur for SF5.

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New animation for Ryu's level 3 hyper in Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite? Or just unabridged? Old vs. new comparison

Update: It appears that this comes from a video of Peter Rosas showing the game in the PlayStation underground. Hit the jump below to check out the full video.

Earlier: A rather interesting GIF has recently surfaced on the internet. It depicts Ryu performing his level 3 hyper on Ultron in Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite.

While it is true that we've already seen the Shin Shoryuken hyper before, it seems that more the animation upon hit has had an interesting addition. This is in comparison to the hyper we saw during the trailer for the game.

It looks like after Ryu has connected the first punch of this three hit hyper, he is saying something while battling the Satsui No Hado. Eventually, he is able to completely overcome the evil energy.

The red aura that surrounds him is then replaced by his typical blue aura. Afterwards, he continues on with the rest of the devastating attack.

Since there is no sound in the GIF, we don't know what Ryu is saying. Knowing Ryu, it is probably something pretty cliché, which is befitting of his character.

Keep in mind that it is possible that what was shown in the trailer was simply an abridged version of the hyper and we are only just now seeing the full animation. We're not sure what to make of it.

Below I've attached GIFs of what was shown in the trailer and the "new" version with the added animation.


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New trailer for Fantasy Strike shows a super that is very similar to Ryu's Ultra 2 in Street Fighter 4 - crowdfunding started

Remember Fantasy Strike? The fighting game that is supposed to emphasize simplicity through its controls and mechanics?

A new trailer for the game has been launched on PlayStation's YouTube channel. It has been announced that the crowdfunding has started.

As of right now, the crowdfunding is at $33,092 of its $500,000 goal. It appears that this will be going on for 45 days.

Those who have been following the game may already be familiar with some of the attacks looking very similar to moves of classic fighters. The developers themselves have referred to this as Remix Culture.

Fans of Ryu might immediately recognize the character that fights similarly to a Shoto. He has a fireball, an invincible sword slash attack, and a move that looks like a hurricane kick.

One of his supers reminds a lot of Ryu's Ultra 2 from Street Fighter 4.


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Armada lists who he thinks are the top 15 Super Smash Bros. Melee players

Alliance|Armada is widely considered to the #1 Super Smash Bros. Melee player these days. He recently released a few videos depicting his opinions on who the top 15 players are.

It shouldn't be any surprise that he placed himself at #1. This is honestly well deserved considering his tournament placings.

Armada has been consistently placing #1 at tournaments throughout the year and earlier. It wouldn't really make sense to put any other player there right now.

He mentions that placing the players has actually been pretty hard. As you'll see in the video, he utilizes information from tournaments in order to come up with his opinions.

A player of his caliber certainly would have some interesting opinions to share in this respect.

Below is his entire list. Hit the jump afterwards to check out the video.

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Did you know Abigail has strong references to heavy metal legend King Diamond? What we know about Street Fighter 5's next potential character

There's a good chance that Street Fighter 5's next DLC character is Abigail of Final Fight fame. Though most players know him as a simple Andore palette swap, there are interesting things about Abigail that many may not be aware of, including the strong references to a certain heavy metal legend.

Back in May, we heard a fairly convincing rumor pertaining to Street Fighter 5 Season 2's final three DLC characters. An EventHubs user by the name of Flowtron made some comments back in October correctly predicting Akuma, Kolin, and Ed -- even mentioning Ed's change in appearance.

Flowtron has since said that the final three characters would be Abigail, Menat the Egyptian fortune teller, and Zeku, Guy's master. Over the weekend, an empty page was discovered on the official Capcom Fighters Network website that featured "ABIGAIL|CHARACTER DATA" in its browser tab and "abg" in the URL. This section of the site is the same that houses character data pages for all of the current playable warriors on the roster.

Though his inclusion in Street Fighter 5 has not yet been confirmed, we felt it would be good to talk a little bit more about Abigail -- in light of these events-- to familiarize fans with him before his potential arrival.

Abigail is a member of the Mad Gear Gang and a boss character in the original Final Fight arcade game, which was released in 1989. He stands at 8'0", beating out Hugo by two inches and making him the largest Street Fighter character ever (assuming he's in Street Fighter 5).

You might be thinking that "Abigail" is a rather unorthodox name for an angry giant that tosses his foes around like rag dolls. Well, it also happens to be the name of a popular album by the Danish heavy metal musician King Diamond.

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'Twitchyuken' or the wrong inputs for a Shoryuken?

I'm sure most of us are aware of many Dragon Punch (Shoryuken) motions being changed into down, down inputs in Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite. There is apparently this perception that pressing forward, down, then down-forward with an attack could be too difficult for players that are new to fighting games.

Evidently, it might actually be too difficult to remember. The Twitter account for Twitch recently posted a reminder to users that EVO 2017 will be streamed in four days from.

What's particularly interesting is that a series of inputs were placed inside of the post. Forward, down-back, forward, and punch.

These are not inputs that I'm particularly familiar with. We think this might be the inputs for the famous Dragon Punch of the Street Fighter series.

Ironically, this series of inputs might actually give a Shoryuken in Street Fighter 4 and Street Fighter 5 thanks to input leniency. I suppose it's not completely wrong then, but it's still funny.

What do you think? Was this supposed to be the Shoryuken motion?

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Sent in by: Brooklyn_AIA. Ryu face palming image: SMASH-KNIGHT.

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Echo Fox's Theo releases Injustice 2 tier list

Echo Fox's own Theo recently put together an Injustice 2 tier list that shares who he feels are the top 10 characters in the game. The heroes and villains on this list have some... interesting names, but we were able to decipher them.

For those unfamiliar, Theo was one of, if not, the best player back in Injustice: Gods Among Us. He has since returned to reclaim the title.

His tier list includes several of the usual suspects -- Black Adam, Deadshot, etc. -- however, some of the characters' placements are up for debate, according to the replies on Twitter. Seeing Scarecrow rank above Darkseid may be surprising, but Whiteboi's recent CEO 2017 win using the Batman baddie definitely put the character on the map.

You can check out the tier list below.

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Do you agree with Theo's list? Let us know in the comments below.

Contributions to this story made by AdaptiveTrigger.

No backpacks or bags allowed in the Mandalay Bay Events Center on EVO 2017 finals day (unless they're small)

An important rule has been put into place for this year's EVO. According to a recent tweet from the tournament series' official Twitter account, no bags or backpacks will be allowed on EVO finals day (Sunday).

The tweet states that attendees cannot bring bags "of any kind" into the Mandalay Bay Events Center on finals day. The EVO staff encourages those looking to enter the venue to leave their stuff in their hotel rooms or wherever they may be staying.

It should be noted that this ruling is not directly from the EVO team, but rather a general rule put into place by the Mandalay Bay. According to the official list of prohibited items, there is actually an exception to the "no bags or backpacks" rule.

The official rules state that small personal bags or purses (measuring no larger than 12" x 12" x 6") will in fact be allowed in the arena. Also listed here is outside food, skateboards, fireworks, and more. (I mean, if I can't bring fireworks into the venue, what's the point of even going? *sigh*)

Though this rule will inconvenience some attendees, its implementation is understandable considering the potential security risk such things can hold.

Personally, I hope LI Joe finds a smaller alternative. It just won't be the same without the pink Jansport.

We're gearing up for an exciting weekend of top-level fighting game action. EVO 2017 is set to take place on July 14th - 17th.

To check out the official prohibited items list (courtesy of Bear), click the image below.

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'Make Alex Great Again' Street Fighter 5 series turns up the radio with stylish beat downs

It appears that DemonDan14 is back with another of his classic "Make Alex Great Again" videos. Recall how well episode 15 meshed with the rock song "Rock You Tonight."

Looks like the music of choice for episode 16 is "Turn up the Radio." This rock song was created by the band known as Autograph back in 1984.

As you might expect, it works really well with the Alex highlights that DemonDan14 features in the video. I couldn't stop myself from bobbing my head as I was listening.

He even went so far as to add a slow motion effect every now and then just so it fit with the music. You'd think Alex was a top tier off of these videos alone.

Expect many beat downs and perfects for the Alex players. Competitors featured here include OddBlaze, DemonDan14 himself, Donpachi89, Gunfight, PRO7OTYPE, KennyOmega, and TwistedRivera.

I think this might be my favorite part of the video.


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Pokken Tournament DX gets two new Japanese trailers - Nintendo Switch gameplay featuring Decidueye, Darkrai, and more

Pokken Tournament DX is on its way to the Nintendo Switch. The official, Japanese Pokemon YouTube channel recently released two trailers that feature all new gameplay of the upcoming updated version.

DX is the core game found on Wii U, but adds new characters and modes for fans to enjoy. Players will be able to do battle via the Switch's local ad-hoc multiplayer as well as single-JoyCon control.

The most anticipated update, however, comes in the form of the game's roster. Darkrai, Scizor, Empoleon, Croagunk -- each previously exclusive to the arcade version of the game -- and Decidueye, the first Pokemon from the Sun and Moon series, join the battle.

One of today's trailer gives each of these five characters their time in the spotlight. This is much appreciated, as a character like Decidueye hasn't been seen that much outside of the Pokken Tournament DX announcement trailer.

The other trailer shown today focuses more on a general breakdown of how the game operates on the Switch. Though it is entirely in Japanese, the on-screen graphics do a good job of getting the information out there.

You can check out a handful of screenshots below. Hit the jump to view the trailers.

Pokken Tournament DX hits the Nintendo Switch on September 22nd, 2017.

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Second on the CPT leaderboards and still an absolute beast, but is the reigning Capcom Cup champ the force he was last year? NuckleDu's road to EVO

Always a force to be reckoned with even back in the Street Fighter 4 days, Du "Liquid|NuckleDu" Dang got hot at the right time in 2016.

In the latter portion of the year, Du made any and all challengers look as though they were leagues beneath his level of Street Fighter understanding.

Even names like FOX|Tokido and GRPD|Haitani appeared as though they had little to no clue how to play the game at Du's level. (The constant taunting and tea-bagging probably enunciated this a bit.)

If there was any question beforehand, Du's $230,000 victory at Capcom Cup solidified his status as the greatest Street Fighter 5 player on Earth. As is usually the case however, others have risen up to call that status into question.

He's attended five CPT events this year, all Premiers, skipping Texas Showdown and forgoing all of the Tour's overseas tournaments thus far.

His only first place finish was at Combo Breaker, but second and third place finishes at NorCal Regionals and Final Round 20 respectively have helped propel him to the number two spot on the CPT leaderboards.

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Genesis Red results ft. Leffen, SFAT, Shroomed, Ice

Update: This story has been updated with final results.

There's going to be some big Super Smash Bros. Melee action going on today in Northern California, with Genesis: Red taking place.

This is just a one-day event, so once it starts, it'll be going until the champions have been decided.

As is customary with Super Smash Bros. events, this tournament will feature both Singles and Doubles events.

Notable players attending include TSM|Leffen, CLG|SFAT, IMT|Shroomed, LG|Ice, CLG|PewPewU, Tempo|S2J, SPY|Nintendude, Liquid|ChuDat, DizzKidBoogie, Selfless|HugS, Laudandus, Liquid|Chillin and more.

Although it's a one-day thing, don't expect it to be small-time. The Singles tournament has 256 entrants, and there are 60 teams participating in Doubles.

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Why are people so frustrated with Capcom? Has the negative stigma of Street Fighter 5 rubbed off on Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite before launch?

I'm sure many followers of the FGC might be aware of the unfavorable reputation that has been hovering over Capcom lately as far as fighting games go. There are a lot of people out there that are certainly less than pleased about the state of Street Fighter 5 and what could potentially come about for Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite.

This certainly isn't the first time this gaming company has come under fire from the community. The Street Fighter X Tekken's on disk DLC incident immediately comes to mind, for example.

It seems like this particular "era" of backlash started with SF5. Since launch, it came with some problems that rubbed hardcore and casual fans alike the wrong way.

For the casual audience, the game came packaged without many expected features such as a classic arcade mode, which has been a staple of the Street Fighter series since the beginning. This despite the game being initially priced at $60.

Meanwhile, many tournament players have expressed some disdain for the game thanks to issues such as input lag, a simplified combo system, game pacing, etc. Overall, it seems as though those that are unhappy with SF5's direction are more vocal than those that are satisfied.

At this point, a new label might be necessary for Street Fighter 5 in order to get away from all the negativity. Most of our readers were certainly open to the idea of a "Super" Street Fighter 5 relaunch.

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Dragon Ball FighterZ in depth basic tutorial -- comes with an announcer that closely resembles the narrator for DBZ

Dragon Ball fighterZ certainly has a great deal of hype around it. Many players, including myself, just can't wait to play the game... but it isn't launching until 2018.

Luckily, novriltataki on YouTube has uploaded a video detailing a basic tutorial of the game's mechanics. Sounds a bit ambitious to do something like this before the game is even out, right?

As stated in the video, the information was gathered from E3 attendees. The tutorial, while basic, actually has a lot of depth to it.

The introduction alone shows the production values that went into this video. It starts off like an episode of the show, with a narrator stating "Last time on Dragon Ball Z..."

From looking over the video myself, I did learn a few things. I was actually unaware that there was a button dedicated to a projectile attack and that the projectile attack could be cancelled into specials like any normal.

While we did previously know that special moves use quarter circle motions, there are apparently down, down inputs too. It's just like Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite in that respect.

It is interesting that there is also a universal deflect move that negates projectiles. You'll really feel like a Super Saiyan doing that.

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2GGC: ARMS Saga results ft. ZeRo, Dabuz, Larry Lurr, Komorikiri

Update: This story has been updated with final results.

The 2GGC series has yet another entry this month, and this time, you can count on seeing more than just Super Smash Bros. Wii U being played.

That's right, Nintendo's new powerhouse ARMS is being added to the roster. If you're interested in seeing whether there's any competitive value to this brawler, it's time to tune in now.

Besides the addition of ARMS, the event will of course still feature Singles and Doubles tournaments in Super Smash Bros. Wii U.

Players attending include TSM|ZeRo, RNG|Dabuz, MSF|Larry Lurr, Mr. R, 2GG|Komorikiri, LG|Abadango, CLG|VoiD, P1|Tweek, 2GG|Ranai, DNG|Kameme, CLG|Nakat, KEN, Locus and many more.

This is the last tournament before EVO rolls around, so this'll be a good opportunity to see who's looking strong going into the massive juggernaut event next weekend.

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