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This Samus Aran cosplay looks this good AND has a working arm cannon, though it doesn't pulse beams

We can't imagine how long it must have taken the very talented Vadu to imagine and piece together this perfect Samus Aran cosplay, but however many hours went into this incredibly impressive project, they were worth it.

The end result is a full suit of the Metroid heroine's armor complete with glowing LED lights and a visor that seems to produce the exact kind of visual we tend to see in games.

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Here's everything you need to know in preparation for tomorrow's Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition Summer Update reveals

Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition character reveals, eSports news, and more are coming August 5 — that's tomorrow.

How many character reveals will we get? While we don't have an answer to that question quite yet, we do know that there are five characters planned for Season V.

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Patch 8.1.0 for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate now available, here are the listed patch notes

Version 8.1.0 for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is now available to download. According to the patch notes, this update intends to improve the online experience and fix certain issues with the gameplay.

A new stage known as "Small Battlefield" has been added to the stage selection screen. Essentially, it's Battlefield with the top platform removed. This means that there are only two platforms present.

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These six Tekken 7 characters and tips from pro player Anakin will help you break that thick barrier of entry into the game

Tekken 7 is one of the deepest fighting games on the market today. With a long legacy of characters, techniques, and tactics, as well as a 3D space offering a wide range of movement, it can be difficult and overwhelming for newcomers to get into the game or even know where to begin.

One of the world's best Tekken 7 players, Hoa "RB|Anakin" Luu, has started a master class series with the help of Red Bull that aims to help newcomers shatter the thick barrier of entry and dive deep into the world of Tekken. In the first episode of Class In Session, Anakin walks players through all of the basics, as well as provides six characters that are perfect for those just starting out.

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Expert martial artists perform moves featured in Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition

Gamology recently uploaded a video that features Noah and Gemma, two expert martial artists, performing moves from Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition.

Throughout the video, they recreate Cammy's Axle Spin Knuckle (V-Skill 1), Ryu's axe kick, Chun-Li's Lightning Legs, Ken's forward throw, Karin's back throw, Zangief's back throw, Chun-Li's upward kick, F.A.N.G's back throw, Cammy's forward throw, Ryu's Hurricane Kick (light), Karin's forward throw, Ken's Dragon Punch, Zangief's headbutt, Karin's Mujinkyaku, F.A.N.G's forward throw, and Zangief's Screw Pile Driver.

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'Rushed' may best describe the theme for SF5's earliest moments as Capcom hurried the game along to release well before they, or fans, were ready

We're excited to share yet another intriguing history project from Matt McMuscles as the newest in the content creator's "Wha Happun?" series focuses on a game so many have indeed asked "what happened?" with regards to: Street Fighter 5.

Parading shortcomings (especially those earlier in the title's life) can make a game seem like a failure, which Street Fighter surely is not. That said, from early beta days to a few years beyond SF5's launch Capcom most certainly made some calls that did not resonate with fans and that have haunted the game ever since.

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Setsuka and Character Creation Set E are now available for Soul Calibur 6

After being missing in action for more than a decade, one of Soul Calibur 6's most requested fighters has once again rejoined the stage of history along with some additional tools.

Setsuka is now officially available in Soul Calibur 6 following the Version 2.20 and 2.21 updates along with a new core set of character creation DLC as well as some free content too.

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This teleporting bunny girl has mad hops and range: Gongsun Li gameplay breakdown released for Samurai Shodown

When Samurai Shodown's reboot first released just over a year ago, players may have suspected the game may add guest characters at some point though I'm not sure anyone could have called a crossover with For Honor or Honor of Kings.

Now we're just a day away from Gongsun Li's release as a free DLC character from SamSho, and continuing with the tradition, Dengeki Online got the chance to try the fighter out early for a full breakdown of her moves / play style.

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Daigo's 'The Will to Keep Winning' book inspires MDZ Jimmy mid-match to win after losing a round in Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition

It can sometimes be difficult to mentally brush off a bad round in a fighting game like Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition. MDZ Jimmy (Twitch) had to do this as a Balrog took a round off him before the Ryu user could really start his offense. "What do I do?" exclaimed Jimmy in his confusion.

Typically listening to the Twitch chat of a stream is a recipe for disaster. However, one viewer actually gave Jimmy the advice he needed to defeat his opponent. "Maybe read Daigo's book?" advised saikobol.

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What kind of moveset would Hakan have if he was added to Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition? Let's look at his Omega version for ideas

In just a couple of days on August 5, Capcom intends to reveal new characters for Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition. While there are a few rumored front-runners, there's still a possibility that Capcom might surprise everyone with a curveball character.

What if Hakan was announced as one of Season V's new playable fighters? Once more, let's take a look at the changes made to Hakan in the Omega version of Ultra Street Fighter 4 to get some ideas on how the Turkish oil wrestler might play.

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'Who needs talent or hard work when you can just spin dash?' - Cosmos reads the mind of a Sonic player in his latest Super Smash Bros. Ultimate skit

"Can't catch me. Can't react. Just play this lame and we'll escape from the city."

These are the lyrics Cosmos heard while reading the mind of the Sonic user that was playing against him in his most recent skit featuring Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. This video takes all the stereotypes of Sonic mains in Smash and pits them against Cosmos' sanity.

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New Darkstalkers trademark filed by Capcom

Capcom has filed new trademarks for Darkstalkers, Capcom Cup, Capcom Fighters, Capcom Pro Tour, Street Fighter League, and World Warriors Challenge according to Gematsu.

This could be an indicator that Capcom intends to use the Darkstalkers trademark for something in the near future. However, the possibility also exists that Capcom is renewing the trademark without any immediate plans for the Darkstalkers series.

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Getting bodied in fighting games can be good for you, Core-A Gaming's Patrick Miller explains why

The fighting game experience can feel like roller coaster at times. Sometimes you feel like you're unbeatable. Other times, you'll get bodied by players that are way better than you.

Core-A Gaming's Patrick Miller recently released a video that provides an analysis on why getting bodied in a fighting game can actually be a good thing.

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PlayStation 4 fightsticks will be compatible with PlayStation 5

The next generation of consoles is slated for its arrival this holiday season. Fans are clamoring for new details about the upcoming hardware as the launch window rapidly approaches, and slowly but surely, we're seeing fresh tidbits trickle in.

This morning, Sony took some time to answer a few questions about legacy peripherals and the PlayStation 5. Most notably to us here in the fighting game community, it has been confirmed that PlayStation 4 fightsticks will indeed work on PS5.

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Soul Calibur 6 Ver. 2.20 and 2.21 patch notes

Bandai Namco is gearing up for their next major update to Soul Calibur 6. On August 3, the version 2.20 and 2.21 patches will be going live for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC users, which will bring in support for the new DLC, introduce balance changes, and more.

Compatibility for paid DLC 11 and DLC 12 is being put into place with ver. 2.20, which will pave the way for the latest DLC character, Setsuka, as well as the new character creation set. Setsuka and the creation items will not be available in-game until tomorrow, August 4.

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Poison rips Akuma's life bar apart with two meters and V-Trigger 1 in this Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition combo clip

One of Poison's strongest tactics in Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition is her ability to use a combination of V-Trigger 1 and some EX meter to quickly tack on the damage. Throwing out a molotov cocktail with VT1 spreads a carpet of flames across the floor that causes damage to the opponent if they're inside that area, and Poison can use specific combos and set ups to keep them there for some truly devastating punishes.

A great example of one of these punishes was recently shared on Twitter by Tyrant. This has to be about as optimal as it gets, with Tyrant's Poison landing a major combo on an Akuma that destroys his life bar.

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Capcom Pro Tour Online 2020 Central America 1 results

Update: This story has been updated with final results.

The Capcom Pro Tour Online is back again this week with another Capcom Cup spot up for grabs.

Players participating include Bandits|MenaRD, SB|Doomsnake, Bandits|Caba, AAA|ElTigre, AAA|Kusanagi, Bandits|Crossover, Mono, GOT|DR Ray, TMM|Lilo, Jochy, AZE|Maximof, TMM|LuiMan20, RH|Zeromex7, Hermes Venatori, RAPTR5|Jazdero and many more.

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