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Fighting game cosplay from Mrs. Behrudy and Carolina Angulo ft. Dudley, Ibuki, Sakura, Litchi, Chun-Li and Juri

Today we're featuring cosplay by Mrs. Behrudy and Carolina Angulo, the latter for the second time.

Both ladies have uploaded some really awesome cosplay sets featuring characters from various fighting games, like Dudley, Ibuki, Sakura, Litchi, Chun-Li, Juri and more. Hit the jump to view all of the images.

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Capcom Cup first round match ups in Super Street Fighter 4 Arcade Edition v2012 revealed

Capcom Cup first round match ups in Super Street Fighter 4 Arcade Edition v2012 revealed Combofiend over on Capcom Unity has posted the official first round line up for the Super Street Fighter 4 Arcade Edition v2012 portion of the Capcom Cup, set to take place this weekend. The competitors here were all selected based on the qualifier wins they achieved throughout the year.

Below is the full list of first round SSF4 AE v2012 matches.

HORI|Sako vs. AGE|NYChrisG

MCZ|Tokido vs. DM|Gackt

DM|Xian vs. Haitani

RZR|Fuudo vs. Alioune

Hit the jump to check out bracket images for all three games.

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Ayano: The most difficult part about working on Ultra Street Fighter 4 is trying to please everybody in regards to character balance

Ayano: The most difficult part about working on Ultra Street Fighter 4 is trying to please everybody in regards to character balance Capcom Japan's Tomoaki Ayano showed up at the Ultra Street Fighter 4 location test in Taiwan to discuss some of the approaches the development team is taking with the new update to the SF4 series.

Speaking through a translator, DM|Zhi, Ayano was asked what the most difficult aspect has been during production of USF4.

"Battle balance, like any ecosystem in the environment, once you remove a character or an animal, the whole system falls apart," said Ayano.

"Every day they're doing battle balance, doing little specific changes for the characters, and if you do one thing incorrectly, there will be a lot of people with their opinions and they will come and find you. That is the most difficult thing, to please everybody," he added.

Hit the jump to read on.

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Humor: Every Fighting Game Ever - skit parodies what it's like to play the genre we know so well

The folks at Rocket Jump made a short skit showing what happens every time they play a fighting game.

Without going into too much detail, to avoid spoiling the jokes, there's a number of things that are common place when we play fighting games covered here. You'll likely relate be able to relate to a few of the things that happen here.

The video is a little under two minutes in length, hit the jump to view it.

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Eliza revealed for Tekken Revolution, female vampire character

Namco Bandai put out a video of the newest character for Tekken Revolution, Eliza. This is the female vampire character who was voted in by the fans, and now we get our first look at her in action.

Poll voting for this character opened up in July of this year, and Harada-san revealed the results at San Diego Comic-Con 2013, noting that the Sexy Female Tekken Force Character and Shin Kamiya placed 2nd and 3rd respectively, in the fan voting.

Eliza took home top honors in the votes, and now we get our first look at her in action. According to Famitsu, she'll be playable on December 19, 2013, but this is likely for the Japanese release. Hit the jump to view the clip.

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Sanford Kelly: 'The New York scene was dying, so I decided to spark things up', Smug feels Dudley will be top tier in USF4 - NEC 14 interviews

EventHubs correspondent Jason24cf attended NEC 14 this past weekend, and was able to score a few reat interviews with notable folks in the fighting game community.

In this batch of interviews, Jason talks with EMP|Sanford Kelly coming off of his excellent performance during the SSF4 AE v2012 exhibitions, PIE|Smug, and Double Helix Games' community manager, FilthieRich.

During his interview, Sanford discusses how the exhibition matches came about, saying that he felt the scene in New York was dying, and that he wanted to revitalize it. He mentions that, in New York, Injustice: Gods Among Us has been quite hype for the past few months; so he wanted to call out some players on the Street Fighter side of things.

Also in this story, the Dudley specialist, Smug, explains the friendly rivalry between himself and EG|PR Balrog. The pad warrior continues on to share his opinions about Dudley's Ultra Street Fighter 4 changes, saying that they are very good, and will lead to the gentleman boxer being top tier in the upcoming update.

Hit the jump to view all three interviews.

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Capcom Cup first round match ups in Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 unveiled

Capcom Cup first round match ups in Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 unveiled Peter "Combofiend" Rosas over on Capcom Unity has just posted a blog containing a list of the first round match ups in Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom set to take place at the Capcom Cup this weekend. Below is the full list.

• Nemo vs. BT|MarlinPie

• EG|Justin Wong vs. KaneBlueRiver

• coL|Filipino Champ vs. EMP|IFC Yipes

• AGE|NYChrisG vs. Abegen

Combofiend stated that these are in bracket order, so we can get an idea of what match ups we may see down the road.

Be sure to check out the first match ups for Street Fighter X Tekken, here.

Capcom Unity.

Smug and PR Balrog settle the score in this first to 5 pugilist bout - NEC 14 SSF4 AE v2012 Salty Suite set

Pugilist players EG|PR Balrog (Balrog) and PIE|Smug (Dudley) have been engaged in a bit of an online rivalry as of late. The two have gone back and forth with wins, and at NEC, they decided to settle the score.

Team Spooky After Hours uploaded a first to 5 set between these two warriors, and each exhibits an incredible amount of skill with their respective characters.

This match is incredibly hype, and even if you're not a fan of either characters, you should definitely check this out. Hit the jump to view the set.

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Bedman, Zato-1, Axl and more featured in these great looking Guilty Gear Xrd -SIGN- screen shots

Since the recent reveals of Zato-1 and Bedman, the first original character in Guilty Gear Xrd -SIGN, a hefty batch of in-game screen shots have hit the internet. Featured below, we get to see these new characters in action, along with Axl, Sol Badguy, and Ky.

Based on these images, the game is shaping up nicely, and looks great. Check out a few to get you started, but be sure to hit the jump for more.

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Ken, Cody, and Guy Ultra Street Fighter 4 changes demonstrated using SSF4 AE v2012 PC mod - shows delayed wake up, and more

KingBlackToof continues to adjust his Super Street Fighter 4 Arcade Edition v2012 mod on the PC in order to incorporate the Ultra Street Fighter 4 changes seen in the location test build of the game.

In today's batch of videos, we get to see most of the currently reported changes for Cody, Guy, and Ken. Additionally, KingBlackToof has added in a rough delayed wake up mechanic, and shows it off in the Cody and Guy clips. The delayed wake up will likely undergo some tweaks as more information is released.

Hit the jump to check out the footage.

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Poll results for $8,000 Nemo vs. Fanatiq Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 money match

Poll results for $8,000 Nemo vs. Fanatiq Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 money match AGE|Fanatiq has an outstanding track record in high stakes money matches, and another huge one coming up soon with Nemo.

Nemo recently defeated AGE|NYChrisG and coL|Filipino Champ during the EVO weekend in UMvC3, and that among other feats has earned him a very strong reputation in the FGC.

A first to 20 Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 match has been setup between these two players with $8,000 USD on the line, which doesn't include side bets.

We asked our readers who they thought would walk away with the prize purse and the poll results have been tallied in anticipation of their match. Hit the jump to view them.

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Ryu Apprentice expresses theory of why fake cross ups and corner unblockables exist in SSF4 AE v2012

Ryu Apprentice has posted a new video offering up a theory of why fake cross ups and corner unblockables may exist in Super Street Fighter 4 Arcade Edition v2012.

He proposes that it has something to do with the game reversing how your inputs are read, therefore when you hold back, you're actually holding forward, instead of blocking.

It's important to note that Ryu Apprentice says this isn't the case with all unblockables, just some of them.

Hit the jump to see the video and full rundown of the theory.

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Walk up Ultras, wicked trade combos, ambiguous Flying Barcelona cross ups and more - Sonyono is at it again with a killer Vega

The DDNTheStruggle YouTube channel has uploaded another online highlight reel featuring Sonyono in Super Street Fighter 4 Arcade Edition v2012. Sonyono has been making headlines lately with his exceptional Ibuki, Chun-Li, and C. Viper play.

In this video, we get to see some very nifty set ups including walk up Ultras, ambiguous cross up set ups using the Flying Barcelona Attack, combos that utilize trades, and more.

If you're a Claw player, you may want to check this video out. Get your note pad ready, and hit the jump to view the highlight reel.

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Capcom Cup first round match ups in Street Fighter X Tekken unveiled

Capcom Cup first round match ups in Street Fighter X Tekken unveiled Peter "Combofiend" Rosas over on Capcom Unity has just posted a blog containing a list of the first round match ups in Street Fighter X Tekken set to take place at the Capcom Cup this weekend. The SFxT portion of the event was designed to pit tournament veterans against online warriors, and each player's first match up is listed below.

The tournament will be a standard double elimination bracket with each bout being two out of three. The tournament veterans are organized on the left side of the list below, and the right column represents the online warriors.

Check out the first round match ups below.

• Infiltration (Jin, Alisa) vs. TheZombieDriver (Hwoarang, Nina)

• LU|Alex Valle (Yoshimitsu, Lars) vs. EMP|Tampa Bison (M. Bison, Rolento)

• EMP|NuckleDu (Guile, Zangief) vs. CORN|Sethlolol (Law, Kuma)

• EG|Justin Wong (Hwoarang, Chun-Li) vs. Ramos (Vega, Cammy)

Source: Capcom Unity.

PR Balrog: Balrog's USF4 changes make him more rushdown heavy, feels this is the best version of Boxer - tons of loc test impressions from NEC 14

Olympic Gaming attended NEC 14 this past weekend, and was able to score quick interviews with numerous players, getting their impressions on Ultra Street Fighter 4. NEC being another location test, many of these players were able to get hands on time with the game, and test out their main characters.

There are a ton of great players here discussing their thoughts, including EG|PR Balrog (Balrog), PIE|Smug (Dudley), Yeb (Gen), Zeus (Vega), EMP|Tampa Bison and Happy Medicine (M. Bison), AG|Native Impact (T. Hawk), and more.

Because these were shot at the event, some of them are a little bit difficult to hear due to background noise. But you can catch everything if you listen closely.

Hit the jump to check out the video.

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