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Desk showcases glitch that allows players to look awesome by applying invincibility to taunts in Capcom vs. SNK 2

In most fighting games, taunts don't have any real uses aside from getting into the opponent's head. There are obviously games like Street Fighter 3: Third Strike that provide buffs for taunting, but it's more common for this action to do nothing beneficial for the player.

However, Desk has recently released a video that showcases a glitch that allowed players to perform invincible taunts in Capcom vs. SNK 2. This tech could also be applied to specials and supers.

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Drake's 'Way 2 Sexy' music video has already been used to create a Street Fighter win screen meme and it's pure gold

Drake's new album "Certified Lover Boy" was released last Friday after being delayed for several months. With the new batch of music comes a music video for one of the tracks entitled "Way 2 Sexy," which features fellow artists Future and Young Thug in different scenes that take inspiration from other videos and films such as Rambo and an 80s workout tape.

Why the hell are we talking about this on a fighting game news website, you ask? Well, one crafty internet user took a couple of quick clips from the new video and made it into a Street Fighter win screen animation, and... it's pretty great.

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Waluigi gets his Super Smash Bros. character reveal trailer... for Project M

The tale of Waluigi is a rather sad one. Although "Everyone is Here" for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Waluigi only exists as an Assist Trophy. He's reprised his role as an Assist Trophy for 3 games straight now.

At long last, Waluigi will be playable in Super Smash Bros., albeit unofficially through modding of Project M. To celebrate this, King Bob Gaming has created an animated trailer that tells the story of Waluigi's sadness and Smash.

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Ranking Street Fighter 5's newcomers

When Capcom adds a new character into the Street Fighter franchise, the newcomer has the potential to enhance both the immediate game and the franchise as a whole.

Last week we ranked Street Fighter 4's newcomers to see who wound up being a good call and who fell flat, and we've given the same treatment to Street Fighter 5's 12 fresh faces (Luke will eventually be the 13th) on this week's podcast.

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Daigo Umehara recently achieved a 100 win streak in Street Fighter 5, here's the gameplay footage of the last few matches

BST|Daigo Umehara recently achieved a 100 game win streak in Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition's ranked online mode. Despite being a professional Street Fighter 5 player, Daigo mentioned how he's never done this before.

As an Ultimate Grand Master ranked player, Daigo is only limited to playing the highest ranked players in Street Fighter 5 during his sessions (from the Diamond ranks and up). FGC Translated uploaded a video that showcases Daigo's last few matches during this 100 game win streak.

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Injustice animated movie trailer revealed

We recently learned that the Injustice animated movie will be released on October 19, 2021. Details about the film's cover art and bonus features were also revealed.

With Mortal Kombat Legends: Battle of the Realms now already released, it's time for footage of the upcoming Injustice animated movie to start getting released in the form of trailers. Notably, the first trailer was released today.

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Nickelodeon All-Star Brawl's wave dashing and wave landing looks fantastic in this new game mechanic breakdown

Nickelodeon All-Star Brawl is a little under a month away from release and though we have seen a small bit of gameplay showcased in character trailers, how everything actually works has remained a mystery since the title was first announced back in July.

We have been seeing character move lists shared on Twitter over the past couple of weeks, but the developers have now let the cat fully out of the bag with a game mechanics breakdown video. In it, we actually get to see what Nickelodeon All-Star Brawl's wave dashing looks like, and it's looking pretty damn good so far.

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Awesome Guilty Gear Strive mod transforms Jack-O into Persona 5's Haru but it's also kinda bittersweet

Arc System Works puts so much effort into the visual design of their fighting games that PC modders must also put in the extra work if they want anyone to use their creations over the originals.

One such modder Monkeygigabuster recently released their newest fan costume for Guilty Gear Strive which transforms DLC character Jack-O into Persona 5's Haru Okumura, and it's pretty darn cool.

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Birdie can stop Vega's V-Trigger 1 with his booger in Street Fighter 5

Yes, you read that correctly. All Birdie needs to stop one of Vega's big comeback moves is a booger in Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition.

With Birdie's idle stance, he can be seen sticking his finger in his nose and flicking a little snot at his opponent. When that idle animation is in play, this fighter can literally stop what is supposed to be a super powered move by literally doing nothing.

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Wild Super Smash Bros. Ultimate fan tears his shirt off in tournament stands for seemingly no reason

Super Smash Bros. fans are well known to be among the most passionate in all of fighting games, but we're not sure we've seen that passion lead to something quite like this before.

During the big Temple Smash Ultimate tournament this past weekend, one man could be seen in the stands tearing his shirt off during top 8 though we're not entirely sure why.

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Offline Guilty Gear Strive tournament hit with multiple slowdown issues in grand finals but a simple fix can hopefully avoid them

With the PlayStation 4 Pro version of Guilty Gear Strive recently receiving a substantial cut to its input lag, players were hopeful the console would provide a strong tournament standard for offline events... but then this past weekend happened.

'Not' Super TSB showcased a ton of great action and also the game slowing down to a crawl on multiple occasions.

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The King of Fighters 15's character designer has a lot to say about Ash Crimson's return to the series

Ash Crimson served as the protagonist of SNK's storied The King of Fighters franchise for nearly a decade before erasing himself from existence, but now he's returning in the upcoming title sporting a new outfit and the same attitude.

Tomohiro Nakata, the lead designer and character artist for The King of Fighters 15, released their official sketch of Ash as well as a lengthy writeup about his inclusion, costume and moveset.

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Kick your opponent's cheeks with Sandy's move list in Nickelodeon All-Star Brawl

The official Nickelodeon All-Star Brawl Twitter account has released another move list for one of the game's playable launch characters. This time, the third member of the Spongebob Squarepants crew sees their moveset shared.

Sandy Cheeks is the show's friendly Texas squirrel who joins Spongebob in his karate practice. Here in All-Star Brawl, Sandy definitely uses her karate chops in combat, among various other maneuvers.

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Pro Super Smash Bros. Ultimate player doesn't fall for opponent's flailing then dodges an attack at the final moment like an anime scene

Perhaps I've been watching a little too much One Piece lately, but this clip from Super Smash Bros. Ultimate pro player SSG|Maister really reminds me of something you'd seen in an anime.

During an online bout against a Mario player, the pro came upon a situation where the opponent ended up on the other side of the platform hitting random buttons and whiffing at nothing. Simply standing there while Mario did... whatever it was that he was doing, Maister reacted as the opponent tried to surprise attack, dodging at the last second and convincing the opponent to walk off the stage and self destruct for the loss.

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Oro's strange fast fall glitch in Street Fighter 5 creates really scary mix ups but here's the truth about it

Oro is a highly technical character in Street Fighter 5. The turtle hermit has a large tool set here in the latest entry of the game and players are quickly discovering what the new fighter is actually capable of.

One of Oro's interesting quirks that the community is currently call a glitch is tied to the wise contender's air throw. If proper inputs are performed, Oro can fast fall out of a double jump by whiffing an air throw, and though this looks really scary and can lead to some nasty mix ups, there are some things about it that you really ought to know.

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Poll results: Who has the best beard in fighting games?

Updated: Our poll has closed and results have been added to the story. Be sure to check out who our readers voted for best beard after the jump.

Earlier: Beards. Ladies love them, guys like to do funky stuff with them, and they've been a sign of strength, wisdom and growing up among the fictional martial artists we've been following for decades.

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There's something really creepy about Steve performing the rest of the roster's victory poses in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

Characters like Steve and Villager are known for always smiling in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate no matter what's happening. There have been a lot of memes that have developed that depict these characters as being creepy as a result.

What if I said that Steve can become even creepier? In a video uploaded by Master0fHyrule, shows Steve performing the victory animations of every other character in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate.

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