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Atom official Injustice 2 gameplay trailer released

Warner Bros. and NetherRealm Studios have released the official gameplay trailer for Atom in Injustice 2. Previously, we were given a quick look at the character in action, but today we get the full video.

Ray Palmer is a brilliant molecular scientist who can alter his size, shrinking down to the subatomic level. His small size doesn't prevent him from being a real threat in battle.

In this trailer, we see several of Atom's various attacks. He can reduce his size to avoid oncoming attacks, teleport, and uses a ray gun to trap opponents in place.

Atom is the first character in Fighter Pack #3. He will be joined by Enchantress and the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.

We can expect to see Atom become available this month.

If you're hoping to see what this character is all about in Injustice 2, be sure to tune into the next Watchtower stream. It will be taking place tomorrow, December 7th, and will likely provide an in-depth look at Atom.

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Continuing our Capcom Cup 2017 rundown, get acquainted with the remaining players set to participate this weekend

Yesterday, we ran a piece detailing what's in store for this weekend at Capcom Cup 2017.

Today we're following up with the sequel, where you can see quick profiles on the 16 remaining players set to partake in the prestigious event.

But before we get into the players, let's do a quick recap of the event itself in case you missed yesterday's piece.

Continue below for the full rundown.

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50-second taunts, super stylish Urien combos, head banging Lauras and more make up the latest Street Fighter 5 Ridiculous Moments video

DeadAceBS is out with another glorious "Ridiculous, savage and funny moments" highlight reel for Street Fighter 5.

It's starts with AW|Nemo's Urien and takes off from there, as we check out the zany happenings of Street Fighter 5 that've occurred over the last few months or so.

Some of these are incredibly displays of skill from players that have obviously put the time in, WTAkbar's Urien V-Trigger punish at the 4:27 mark is one such an instance, while others are the results of sheer dumb luck.

Perfectly placed taunts, goofy move interactions and strange player decisions, like Hama24's disheartened surrender and Galtu's resulting time out taunt around 4:52, make this a joy to watch.

Please let us know your favorite time stamps and why in the comments after you finishing watching this latest piece from DeadAce.

I have to give some love to Laura and her standing medium kick by directing attention to this, my personal favorite sequence (I highly recommend you put on Quiet Riot's Metal Health for background music while watching) in the video:


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You can only play as and against characters from each series in Street Fighter 5: Arcade Edition's Arcade Mode paths

Yesterday, Capcom presented the public with new information on Street Fighter 5: Arcade Edition. Capcom Unity showcased Arcade Mode with a live stream, and their blog updated shortly after with fresh details.

We learned several things about the upcoming game mode, but there was something very interesting that some fans may have missed. In Street Fighter 5: Arcade Edition's Arcade Mode, players can only select characters from any given path to play through.

As we know, Arcade Mode is divided up into six different ladders, each tied to one of the main series in the Street Fighter franchise. So, if you play through the Street Fighter 1 path, you'll only face characters who appeared in that game (or Street Fighter 5 characters that represent them, which we'll get into in a second).

This exclusivity was put into place to preserve the theme of each series, and it extends to the characters you can play as in each path. Here is a line from the blog with the details.

"Each path stays true to the characters present in the respective series. For example, you can only select Ryu, Ken, Chun-Li, Akuma, Laura, Urien, Alex, Kolin, and Ibuki in Street Fighter III’s Arcade path – Sean is represented through Laura while Kolin appears briefly in Gill’s intro."

Essentially, you won't be able to play just anyone in each Arcade Mode path. So, no Zangief in Street Fighter 1 or Abigail in street Fighter 3, unless these characters end up representing another fighter from the series.

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Blair Dame teased for Fighting EX Layer

Exciting new teaser from Arika today as we've gotten a glimpse of a new character for the upcoming Fighting EX Layer game.

Though she is not named, it appears Blair Dame will be making a return to the ring in FEXL. Blair was a secret character in Street Fighter EX that hailed from an extremely wealthy European family.

Her move set consisted mainly of kick and knee techniques, and she is regarded as somewhat comparable to Karin Kanzuki in both story and, to a lesser extent, move abilities. We posted her CFN details back in September of last year.

Blair travels together with her bodyguard/butler, and is also a member of the "Worldwide Young Ladies Sorority".

Today's teaser reveal simply shows an updated version of what looks to be Blair in FEXL, followed by the words "She will surely come back" in red letters. She stands aptly under a blue mountainous background while giving off a very mysterious feel. This is enough to make one wonder whether she'll be a part of the main roster, or perhaps be a secret addition once again.

Check out the quick video for yourself after the jump, and let us know if you're excited to see what this newcomer can do in the comments after. Here are some images of Blair over the years for those that could use a refresher course:

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Venom, Black Widow, and Winter Soldier now available in Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite

Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite sees the release of its latest wave of new content. Today, we get new characters and costumes for 12 of the fighters from the launch roster.

Venom, Black Widow, and Winter Soldier officially join the playable cast today. These three characters round out the first wave of six DLC combatants to join the battle, with the first three being Sigma, Black Panther, and Monster Hunter.

Despite being slated for release today, Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite's version 1.05 update went live yesterday on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. This patch implemented numerous balance changes and bug fixes, and actually made available the new characters and costumes for Xbox One users.

The characters are now officially available on PlayStation 4, and each one will run you $7.99 individually. Purchasing each character will also net you their premium costume.

If you'd like to get all six of the DLC fighters in one fell swoop, you can purchase the 2017 Character Pass for $29.99. Doing so also gets you their premium costumes.

For a better idea of what these characters are capable of in Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite, be sure to check out our character breakdown recaps for Venom, Winter Soldier, and Black Widow.

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100% damage sequence, lethal air fireball juggles, and superb presentation: Desk's new Tekken 7 Geese combo video is a must watch

Updated 10:08 a.m. PDT, Wed December 6, 2017: Several EventHubs users have pointed out that the final sequence in the video isn't a true combo. We have edited the story to reflect this.

Earlier: Last week, Bandai Namco surprised fans by releasing Geese Howard -- Tekken 7's latest DLC character -- without first revealing a release date.

Since his addition to the playable roster, players have been in the lab finding the best and hardest hitting combos they could come up with. Naturally, combo extraordinaire Desk is among those players.

Today we have a brand new combo video from the well-known content creator that focuses on the Fatal Fury boss character in Tekken.

There are a slew of impressive sequences to behold here, as Desk bruises, batters, and juggles the training dummy with Geese. You'll see combos that utilize multiple air fireballs, Max Mode sequences, and more.

The big finale here, though, is the 100% damage sequence. Using the walls in Geese's stage, Desk is able to keep the onslaught going until Xiaoyu is hit with the KO.

In addition to the crazy combos, Desk's presentation and editing in this video are top notch. If you're a fan of Geese, Tekken 7, or combos in general, you'll want to check this one out.


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Adult Gohan gets official Dragon Ball FighterZ gameplay trailer

Bandai Namco continues to roll out gameplay trailers for their most recently revealed Dragon Ball FighterZ characters. Today, we get a look at Gohan (Adult) in action.

We see several of Gohan's special and super moves in the trailer, including a rapid kick attack and his Kamehameha.

Gohan (Adult) is the second version of Gohan to enter Dragon Ball FighterZ as a playable character. With the initial announcement of the game, we saw Teen Gohan (from the Cell Saga) revealed, and the two are expected to occupy two different character slots.

Last time, we saw a gameplay trailer for Kid Buu. The small combatant packs a punch in Dragon Ball FighterZ, with abilities that include raining energy blasts down from the sky and turning his opponents into candy.

In case you missed it, we also have Gotenks' official gameplay trailer. With the release of Gohan's video this morning, all three of the most recently revealed fighters have been properly showcased.

Dragon Ball FighterZ will become available on January 26th, 2018. We'll be seeing it on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC.

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Capcom Cup is finally upon us this weekend, let's run through who and what we'll be seeing at the event

After a long season of tournaments, Street Fighter 5 is finally gearing down to the end of its second season.

With Capcom Cup 2017 upon us this weekend, these matches are what the whole year has been building towards.

Now that we're not even a week away from the climax, we thought it might be nice to have a look at what exactly is going to be in store for us at this event.

Continue below for the full rundown.

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Street Fighter 5 Arcade Edition mode details mention over 200 endings, how the paths work, and more

New details regarding Street Fighter 5 Arcade Edition's main single player mode have been revealed on Capcom Unity. Keep in mind that most of these details were already revealed in today's stream.

There are six paths you can take that has "unique character endings that commemorates 30 years of Street Fighter." Street Fighter has four battles, Street Fighter 2 has eight battles, Street Fighter Alpha has ten battles, Street Fighter 3 has six battles, Street Fighter four has eight battles, while Street Fighter 5 has eleven battles.

It is specifically mentioned that you can actually customize the arcade mode options. This includes being able to increase the number of rounds and difficulty before starting.

The characters that are both playable and can be fought against are represented in each path. For example, Ryu, Ken, Chun-Li, Akuma, Laura, Urien, Alex, Kolin, and Ibuki will be seen in Street Fighter 3's path -- note that Laura is there to apparently represent Sean.

We saw in the stream earlier today that Ryu, Ken, Birdie, Balrog, Zeku, and Abigail. Balrog and Zeku are there in order to represent Mike and Geki respectively (we're not sure who Abigail represents).

Throughout the course of each arcade playthrough, you'll be given choices to fight one of two different characters. Each fight will have a rewards of different point values.

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Street Fighter 5: Arcade Edition live stream

Capcom Unity will be streaming Street Fighter 5 Arcade Edition's arcade mode at 3:00 P.M. PST. That's 6:00 P.M. for those of you living on the East Coast.

This is our first look at this long awaited mode. Fans were quick to notice its absence when the game first released on February 16, 2016.

It's been over a year, but the wait may have been worth it. We're talking about an arcade mode that supposedly has over 100 endings.

Remember that there will also be a monthly ranking system feature built in. This will allow players to earn points as they play, and the highest ranked player from every arcade ladder each month will earn a special in-game title.

Of course, we may also see a few new V-Triggers as they show off the mode. Maybe a surprise NPC to fight against as well.

We'll be sure to keep an eye out for any goodies shown on stream. Hit the jump to check it out.

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Mega Man 11 trailer marks the return of the Blue Bomber to gaming

Given, Mega Man 11 is not a fighting game. Still, Mega Man is an important icon to fighting games and video games in general.

It was no wonder that people really noticed the absence of Mega Man in Marvel vs. Capcom 3 and its Ultimate version. Mega Man had disappeared...

Fans went crazy for the Super Smash Bros. trailer that featured Mega Man as its newest playable character. The excitement couldn't be contained when X was first shown for Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite.

Mega Man is a big part of gaming culture. Now that he's back, maybe we can see him in more fighting games in the future.

While Mega Man 9 and 10 had 8-bit graphics, Mega Man 11 has a very updated look. It will be releasing for the Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC in late 2018.

I for one am very excited... Hit the jump to see the trailer.

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Zeku could have been a demon slayer, a comic book artist, and more in Street Fighter 5

Easily one of the most interesting characters on the Street Fighter 5 roster, Zeku is a ninja that has the ability to switch between a young and old version of himself at will. Each version has a unique playstyle and attacks, so learning how and when to use both in battle is the key to mastering this fighter.

Zeku was always going to be the successor of the Bushinryu fighting style, but before the development team decided on the design we see in-game today, they kicked around several other interesting concepts.

The Shadaloo C.R.I. has put together a brand new blog post that walks us through some of the early development ideas for Zeku in Street Fighter 5 Season 2.

Capcom notes that having Zeku switch between his younger and older self was something that was decided upon right away when designing the character. After that, he went through some interesting changes.

From a Kempo master to a comic book artist, there were some truly fascinating ideas in the works. Let's dive right into them.

Demon Slayer Ver.

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This design was for Old Zeku. In it, he was a savage demon slayer -- as slaying demons comes with being the successor of Bushinryu. His pelt was worn as a trophy and was made of a giant-sized weasel that he defeated.

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'Special announcements' to take place during the Capcom Cup 2017 finals this weekend

The end-of-the-year event is almost upon us. Capcom Cup 2017 kicks off this week with three days of exciting Street Fighter 5 action.

Capcom's own Michael Martin shared more details about the event over on the PlayStation Blog this morning. For those unfamiliar, the Capcom Cup will pit 32 of the world's best Street Fighter 5 players against each other in a fierce battle to claim the title of champion.

All year long, competitors from across the globe attended numerous events on the Capcom Pro Tour tournament circuit in hopes of qualifying for a spot at this weekend's finals. 31 spots have been secured so far, and the last spot will be awarded this Friday.

The Capcom Cup will kick off on December 8th and will run through Sunday, December 10th. The first two days of tournament action will take place at the Anaheim Hilton hotel in Anaheim, California, and the event will conclude at the PlayStation Experience at the Anaheim Convention Center.

Day one of the event will feature the first-ever Capcom Cup Last Chance Qualifier -- an open tournament that will grant the winner the final spot on the Capcom Cup line up. The following day will see the 32 players fight it out up to the top 8, and day three will have the eight finalists competing for the championship and over $370,000 in prize money.

Like last year, Capcom offered a set of special DLC that saw a portion of the proceeds contributed to the Capcom Cup prize pot. With over $120,000 raised and the event's $250,000 base prize pool, there's a lot on the line this weekend.

Not only will Sunday be action-packed with the best in the world competing, but according to the blog post we can expect special announcements during the Capcom Cup finals. With Street Fighter 5: Arcade Edition set for release on January 16th, 2018, we will likely see more of what the update has to offer.

Below we have all of the information you'll need to attend and watch the even this weekend.

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Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite's latest update now live on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One

Updated 8:40 a.m. PDT, Mon December 04, 2017: The update is also live on Xbox One and the new DLC characters and costumes appear to be available on the platform.

Earlier: The Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite 1.05 update is now live on PlayStation 4.

Coming in at a 2.7 GB file size, this patch implements numerous balance changes and bug fixes. To see everything that's changed, check out the official patch notes.

At the time of writing this, the update seems to only adds the balance changes to the game. Though the three new DLC characters can be seen on the character select screen, it appears they are not available for purchase right now.

The same goes for the new set of premium costumes. These 12 new outfits are not listed on the PlayStation Store yet.

Considering the initial release date for this content is set for tomorrow, December 5th, it is likely that we will see the new characters and costumes released then.

For more information on the new DLC characters and how they play in Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite, be sure to read through our breakdown recap stories. Get caught up on Venom, Winter Soldier, and Black Widow before their official release.

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I -think- this is how Chun-Li's second V-Trigger will work in Street Fighter 5: Arcade Edition

We're twiddling our thumbs in great anticipation of Street Fighter 5's January update, Arcade Edition, and though we'll be likely seeing new content come PlayStation Experience next weekend, there may be a few lines to read between with the sneak peaks we've already got.

Twitter user HiFight recently revisited some of the initial screen shots released for AE, and specifically made some notes about the way new V-Triggers appear to work.

It's pretty clear that Chun-Li's second Trigger grants her access to her Kikosho attack, a giant, stationary fireball that traditionally hits foes with multiple, low-damage hits that result in an ultimately big damage combo.

What we don't know exactly is how this move's mechanics will work within the V-System of Street Fighter 5. That said, we can deduce a few things from the still images we have, and these few things may imply a great deal of variety added to Chun's fight style.

The first thing to notice is that Chun's V-Trigger 2 is a three bar Trigger (image three) and so that implies that it's going to a little harder to come by, and probably a once-per-round power up.

We also should note that the damage in image one is fairly minor, with a combo counter of only four. Despite this, Chun's V-Trigger is virtually drained:

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'[In SF5], stubborn or bold gameplay can have a way bigger reward than before' - Problem X talks increased hype in SF5, Bison's tier placing and more

Capcom Cup 2017 is drawing closer by the day, and a lot of top level players are ready to test their skills against eachother at the grand event.

In an effort to build hype for this, we've decided to reach out to the qualified Capcom Cup players, and will be bringing you interviews with as many as possible of the players set to participate in the event.

Next up is the beast from UK who took the highest spot of any European player this season, Mouz|Problem X. In this interview, he talks his improvement in ranking this year, Bison's power, the difference between Street Fighter 4 and Street Fighter 5 and more.

Here's a snippet to get you started.

MajinTenshinhan: Last year, you got into Capcom Cup from the 30th spot in the leaderboards, but this year you're in the 6th spot. What did you change about your approach to the game to improve even further upon your already stellar results?

Mouz|Problem X: Well, within a year my understanding of the game has developed a lot more, and with my Mousesports sponsorship I've been able to travel a lot more and also gain a wider amount of experience.

I decided that with these extra tools, there's nothing holding me back, so I spent a lot more time focusing on my gameplans and overall gameplay in general, with a lot more motivation.

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