Moves for Mortal Kombat 11: Aftermath
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This real-life recreation of King's Reverse Arm Slam Chain Grab from Tekken is hilarious and awesome

King, the jaguar-masked wrestler in the Tekken series, is a grappler character who is known for his command throws. One of his defining traits, in fact, are these long, intricate chain grabs that require a set of various inputs to pull off completely and successfully.

One such chain grab is called the Reverse Arm Slam, and with it King performs a series of slams on the opponent before grabbing them by the legs and swinging them around. It looks awesome in-game, but it looks hilarious AND awesome when performed in real life by MacheteHernand1.

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Combo Breaker retrospective is live streaming right now: relive the moments of one of the best FGC tournaments in the event's absence this weekend

Combo Breaker 2020 was slated to run this weekend over in Chicago, Illinois, but due to the adjustments being made in response to COVID-19, the event was canceled. That hasn't stopped the Combo Breaker team from allowing fans to enjoy the magic that is the major fighting game tournament this weekend.

A retrospective of the event is currently streaming live (at the time of writing this) that will revisit some of the best moments that took place at Combo Breaker all the way back from 2015 to 2019.

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If you're not punishing Akuma's EX Dragon Punch like this in Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition you really should change that now

Akuma is easily one of Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition's strongest characters, which should come to no surprise to anyone. The powerful Shoto has been among the top tiers for pretty much his entire lifespan here in Street Fighter 5, so finding new tools to better combat him is always a plus.

Training mode master Javits recently shared a clip that features a practical and effective way to better punish Akuma when you block one of his EX Dragon Punches. The idea here is that you can punish him earlier, and as a result, inflict more stun, but you'll have to get crafty with your character and setup.

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Ultra Instinct Goku dodges three supers at the same time in this insane Dragon Ball FighterZ showcase from Desk

Ultra Instinct Goku is the freshest face on the Dragon Ball FighterZ character select screen. While he is officially available to everyone now, players have had a couple of days of playtime with him before today thanks to the early access granted to FighterZ Pass owners.

The combos and tech continue to flow in, and Desk has wasted no time hopping into the lab to see what he can find with the new DLC character. Today's showcase focuses more on clashes and UI Goku's ability to dodge attacks, and boy, does he dodge everything that's thrown at him.

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New gold RoboCop skin revealed for Mortal Kombat 11: Aftermath

One of the biggest draws for the upcoming Mortal Kombat 11: Aftermath fighting game from NetherRealm Studios is RoboCop. The 80's action icon is set to become a playable character and will be going up against the likes of Terminator, Spawn, The Joker, and various classic Mortal Kombat contenders.

As we anxiously await the game's launch next week, we'll take all reveals and content that we can get. Thankfully, the official Mortal Kombat Twitter account has been releasing a steady stream of new things for us to enjoy, and today we have a look at what appears to be one of RoboCop's alternate skins.

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Iroha is a mixup monster with unprecedented aerial options, yet she faces some very unique shortcomings for Samurai Shodown — EventHubs impressions

Last week, we finally got one of the most requested characters for Samurai Shodown released, namely the crane maid Iroha who originally debuted in Samurai Shodown 6 back in 2005 after which she emerged as one of the absolute most beloved characters in the entire franchise, and has been featured in countless SNK crossovers and promotional materials ever since. Given Samurai Shodown's long hiatus after the ill-fated Samurai Shodown Sen in 2008, though, she's been absent from her home series since... well, her home series hasn't been around.

Thankfully, the grand revival last year of the Samurai Shodown franchise has done great for SNK and they continue to release characters in 2020, with Mina and Iroha being the first and second placers in their official DLC request poll and have now both joined the roster to much fanfare. I've put some time into trying Iroha out, as I usually do when new characters emerge for my main games, so I was thinking we'd take a look at how Iroha has been handled in the latest Samurai Shodown and what you can expect from her gameplay if you're interested in trying her out.

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'He turns you into a kite with your own intestines' - Mortal Kombat 11 developers show off Fujin's gnarly Fatality

I'd still argue that D'Vorah holds the title for grossest Fatality in Mortal Kombat11, but developers are obviously trying to top their original high score with some of the new kill moves they've been thinking up.

Yesterday we got our first in-depth look at one of the game's incoming new fighters as Fujin was shown off on the Kombat Kast. This portion of the show was concluded with the revealing of one of the wind god's Fatalities, which we've clipped to share with you now.

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This single round of Street Fighter 5 encapsulates everything I hate about Urien, but sometimes you can't help but root for the bad guy

As far as I can tell Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition is in a better place than it ever has been in terms of balance, but that doesn't mean that things are perfect. I still take some issue with some of the game's strongest characters, and Urien is one of the most egregious offenders.

In a nutshell the reason for this is because Gill's brother has a ton of advantages baked directly into both his normal and special attacks. His general risk/reward is skewed in such a way that he's able to toss out many of his attacks without as much thought as other characters, and can still garner great rewards. This is showcased clearly in footage of an online round from DragonSoulOP, and yet I find myself excited and rooting for the Urien every time I watch it.

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Maximilian: Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is bigger than any other fighting game has ever been, but the franchise will never be able to top itself now

Prominent fighting game streamer Maximilian recently weighed in on the immense success the Super Smash Bros. franchise is currently experiencing, citing Super Smash Bros. Ultimate as "the absolute limelight of the fighting game community."

He notes that it's bigger and better than any Smash title before it as well as the likes of other fighting game icons such as Super Street Fighter 2 Turbo, Marvel vs. Capcom 2, and Street Fighter 3: Third Strike. That said, the way developers have blown the experience up to insane heights makes for an impossibly high bar that likely won't be elevated further in the future.

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Classic Subway stage coming to Mortal Kombat 11: Aftermath via new RetroKade arena, Ermac spotted in background

Mortal Kombat 11 is just a few days away from undergoing the largest overhaul we've seen since launch as the May 26 Aftermath update will add in new gameplay mechanics, characters, enders, costumes, and more.

The official Mortal Kombat Twitter has shared a glimpse of one of the new classic stages en route to MK11 via the special RetroKade arena. Read on to see how developers have cleverly implemented MK3's Subway stage into modern day kombat.

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MVD releases his Super Smash Bros. Ultimate tier list

Solid Snake is certainly one of the more interesting fighters on Super Smash Bros. Ultimate's roster who happens to remain in the spotlight as the game's best zoner character despite his difficulty to play at high levels.

The title of best Snake player in the world generally falls on the shoulders of Jestise "TG|MVD" Negron, and 10+ year competitive veteran recently put together his updated tier list for Smash Ultimate.

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Desk unlocks his own inner super powers with over 5 minutes of creative Ultra Instinct Goku combos in Dragon Ball FighterZ

Ultra Instinct Goku has officially been available for about one day at this point, but I don't think the Dragon Ball FighterZ community has ever put so much effort into exploring a new character like they are right now.

That of course includes the combo magician master Desk himself who recently put together his day one UI Goku combo exhibition video which goes on for over five minutes and includes everything you probably expect and then some.

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No, rollback netcode is not coming to Fighting EX Layer but it is something Arika is actively looking into for the future

It's fittingly been since April Fool's that we've heard any updates regarding Fighting EX Layer and its possible development continuation though there are some rumors currently circulating about the game.

Ichiro Mihara, the vice president of Arika, was recently asked by a fan on Twitter whether they were looking into adding GGPO to Fighting EX Layer, and his response had many inferring rollback netcode may soon come to the game. That's not the case, however.

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It has begun! - Here's Mortal Kombat 11: Aftermath's new launch trailer

With the impending release of Mortal Kombat 11: Aftermath just around the corner, the fighting game community has been enjoying quite the steady stream of content for what's about to arrive, and today brings even more.

NetherRealm Studios and Warner Bros. released the official launch trailer for MK11: Aftermath this morning which shows off almost two minutes more of its story mode expansion and other additions. There's also more information on a more exact timeline of when the update will roll out for players.

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Dragon Ball FighterZ eclipses 5 million copies sold and Bandai Namco is giving away special gifts to celebrate

Things have certainly been looking up in the realm of Dragon Ball FighterZ lately with yesterday's early release of Ultra Instinct Goku and all of the build up he had. Now, there's even more good news to be had for all players.

Bandai Namco announced this morning that Dragon Ball FighterZ's worldwide sales have now crossed the 5 million copies mark, and to celebrate, the publisher will be dishing out a handful of rewards for each and every player on that list.

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Sheeva's Fatality in Mortal Kombat 11: Aftermath is absolutely disgusting and the Mortal Kombat Twitter knows exactly how you'll react when you see it

We continue to see more of Mortal Kombat 11: Aftermath leading up to the launch of the game next week. The official Mortal Kombat Twitter account recently shared a closer look at one of Sheeva's Fatalities in the upcoming game and it is... not for the squeamish.

The social media account is completely aware of how rough it is to watch this finisher, so much so that they edited the Fatality with a funny reaction meme that they know will surely reflect how you react when watching this one. NSFW content lies ahead.

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Who are the absolute hardest characters to play effectively in Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition? Here's our full technical tier list and discussion

We've made it to the final unveiling of our roundtable EventHubs technical tier list for the Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition roster. All 40 of the game's characters are accounted for here as we reveal the top 10 most difficult characters to use effectively and discuss our overarching opinions on this week's podcast episode.

If you haven't been following along, we've been exploring CE's roster over the last three days and peeling back the curtain 10 characters at a time. DreamKing, Catalyst, MajinTenshinhan, and I have each individually ordered all 40 fighters and then averaged the four resulting opinions into one master list.

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