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Ed Boon: Martian Manhunter a possibility, future DLC characters will not be Batman related, Scorpion's teleport will be changed

Ed Boon: Martian Manhunter a possibility, future DLC characters will not be Batman related, Scorpion's teleport will be changed Ed Boon has once again been getting various questions about Injustice: Gods Among Us' DLC characters. In particularly the chance of some future DLC characters including Martian Manhunter and if any of the other unannounced characters would be Batman related.

Additionally, it was noted that with the change to how you block from Mortal Kombat to Injustice, Scorpion's teleport is difficult to block and that it would hit crouching opponents. Boon noted that this will be changed.

Crimson_Harper: Any possibility of Martain Manhunter?

Ed Boon: Yes, there is a possibility!

DanAvalon64: Thanks for great game EB! I'm reading the next DLC isn't Bat related but what about the following DLC?

Ed Boon: No bats.

DoesWhatItDo: Scorpion's teleport is almost impossible to block since this block change. You now have to hold forward to block, you would think you would be able to duck it and make it miss like on Mortal Kombat 9.

Ed Boon: Yes, that is going to change!

Via Ed Boon's Twitter.

Updated: Results and archive added, Level|Up's The Runback 2013 3.3 live stream - Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3, KoF13 and P4A

Updated: Results and archive added, Level|Up's The Runback 2013 3.3 live stream - Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3, KoF13 and P4A Updated: The stream archive and results for Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3, King of Fighters 13 and Persona 4 Arena have been added to the story.

Level|Up returns tonight with The Runback 2013 3.3 and will be streaming live from Super Arcade in Walnut, California. Tonight's stream will kick off at 9:00 p.m. PDT / 4:00 a.m. GMT.

The games being featured at tonight's event include Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3, King of Fighters 13, Persona 4 Arena and maybe some Guilty Gear XX Accent Core Plus..

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Updated: Lab Zero's early concept, rough colors and finaliized art for new Skullgirls stage - New Meridian Rooftops

Updated: The Skullgirls official Facebook has posted a finalized image of the New Meridian Rooftops stage.

The guys over at Lab Zero unveiled concept art for a new Skullgirls stage over on their IndieGoGo page. This is early 2D artwork showing off the next stage entitled Meridian Rooftops.

Peter Bartholow left a brief message about the new stage and the progress of the River King Casino stage. You can check out his update below.

The River King Casino stage is well into development – with the 2D art complete, we’ve begun the process of making it 3D.

So naturally you’re wondering what stage is next, right? Well, wonder no more – behold, the New Meridian Rooftops stage!

Hit the jump to see the entire process of creating the stage with it's concept art, then the flat and rough colors.

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First high level Scorpion play - REO vs. RunwayMafia - Injustice: Gods Among Us

RunwayMafia has uploaded a great set of Injustice: Gods Among Us which features himself taking on top player EMP|REO.

With REO playing Scorpion, this is the first time we've seen any sort of high level play from the character so it's interesting to see what he can do. RunwayMafia uses both Killer Frost and Hawkgirl.

Additionally, REO had posted his thoughts on Scorpion's matchups on his Twitter.

I think Scorpion loses to Aquaman so far. Green Lantern, DoomsDay, and Killer Frost are questionable.

Via Test Your Might.

Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 - MODOK/Strange/Doom team combos and setups, combo compilations for Ryu and Strider, new Spider-Man TAC infinite

If you're looking for Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 content, then this is the place to be. To start you off, we have a video from MythicVerbosity focusing on a team of MODOK/Dr. Strange/Dr. Doom, and what they can accomplish together. Check it out below.

Hit the jump to check out large combo compilations for Ryu and Strider as well as a new Spider-Man TAC infinite that's pretty practical.

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King of Fighters 13 community combo videos 9 and 10 from Japan, Juicebox guides to King, Leona and Andy

We've got some new King of Fighters 13 content for our loyal readers, starting off with two lengthy combo videos from Japan, videos #9 and #10 in their community combo video series. The first one features EX Kyo, EX Iori, Mr. Karate and Billy Kane, and you can check it out right below, thanks to ImbuedGold.

Hit the jump to see combo video #10, featuring Ash and Saiki, as well as guides for King, Leona and Andy from our favourite Juicebox.

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Street Fighter 4 update balance change requests from Japan, part 7 - Balrog, Gen, Evil Ryu, E. Honda, Dhalsim

Street Fighter 4 update balance change requests from Japan, part 7 - Balrog, Gen, Evil Ryu, E. Honda, Dhalsim It's that time of the week again, and a new post has popped up on the Japanese Super Street Fighter 4 blog, detailing balance requests for yet another five characters, the chosen ones this time being Balrog (Boxer), Gen, Evil Ryu, E. Honda and Dhalsim.

There's no official translation from Capcom-Unity out as of yet, so for now you will have to make due with this writer's translation attempt.

Hit the jump to check out the full story.

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Capcom has a 'big surprise' to share at E3 next week

Capcom has a 'big surprise' to share at E3 next week Earlier today, Capcom issued a press release to give everyone an idea of what to expect from them at E3 this year. Unfortunately, nothing fighting game related was announced while many other games were. However, they did want to say that they would have a 'big surprise' they will be sharing.

Here's the full press release.

Come join us at this year’s E3 Expo to experience all new versions of forthcoming releases DuckTales: Remastered, Dungeons & Dragons: Chronicles of Mystara and Lost Planet 3 as well as the debut of Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney – Dual Destinies. And what’s more, we have a big surprise to share with you. To find out what it is you’ll have to head to booth # 2101 in the South Hall of the LA Convention Center.

While this doesn't necessarily mean it has anything to do with fighting games, Yoshinori Ono will be in attendance and could have something to show everyone. E3 2013 will take place in Los Angeles from June 11th to 13th.

Sent in by Nyoro, Azis, jme and WhiteTower|Akbar.

Updated: Results and stream archive Wednesday Night Fights 2013 #3.3 - Injustice: Gods Among Us, SSF4 and SFxT v2013

Updated: Results and stream archive Wednesday Night Fights 2013 #3.3 - Injustice: Gods Among Us, SSF4 and SFxT v2013 Updated: The results and stream archive have been added into the story after the jump.

Level|Up is back tonight and will be streaming Wednesday Night Fights 2013 3.3 live from Super Arcade in Walnut, California. Tonight's stream will kick off at 9:00 p.m. PDT / 4:00 a.m. GMT. Some of the notable players that are in attendance are ATP|Aris, LU|Alex Valle, DRS|Chris and more

Tonight, they will be streaming Injustice: Gods Among Us, Street Fighter X Tekken v2013, Super Street Fighter 4 Arcade Edition v2012 and Tekken Tag Tournament 2.

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Updated: Results and stream archive Next Level Battle Circuit #22 Injustice: Gods Among Us, UMvC3, SFxT v2013, SSF4 AE v2012

Updated: The results and stream archive have been added into the story after the jump.

Tonight, Team Spooky is streaming the Next Level Battle Circuit #22 from The Next Level arcade in Brooklyn, New York. Notable players in attendance include AGE|NYChrisG, EMP|CD Jr., TS|Sabin, TS|NerdJosh, MH|RayRay, EMP|Sanford Kelly, EMP|Dieminion, TS|Fooblat, MH|Flux and more

They will be streaming Injustice: Gods Among Us, Street Fighter X Tekken v2013, Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 and Super Street Fighter 4 Arcade Edition v2012 over on TwitchTV.

Brackets will be available on Next Level's Challonge.

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Challenge Capcom ep. 18: Combofiend and Haunts discuss potential changes for Rufus and Blanka in SF4 update

Challenge Capcom ep. 18: Combofiend and Haunts discuss potential changes for Rufus and Blanka in SF4 update CapcomFightersTV has uploaded episode 18 of their Challenge Capcom series in which Combofiend and Haunts play Street Fighter X Tekken v2013 on PlayStation Network against various stream viewers. During the matches, Combofiend covers potential character changes in the upcoming SF4 update to Rufus and Blanka.

Note: The changes mentioned by Combofiend are not guaranteed to be included in the game, however, these are tweaks that Capcom U.S. has sent over to Japan for further consideration.

Combofiend and Haunts begin talking about character changes at around 38:30 in the video. Hit the jump for the remainder of the changes and Challenge Capcom episode 18.

Be sure to check out episode 17 which covered changes for Gouken and Zangief.

Rufus

• Make Messiah Kick no longer go over opponent on hit.
• Increase damage on Big Bang Typhoon.

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Weekly event listings June 7 - June 13, 2013: E3, Northwest Majors 5 and more

Weekly event listings June 7 - June 13, 2013: E3, Northwest Majors 5 and more If you have an event you'd like to submit, you can add it into the Events area of the forums or you can send it in via the Contact Us form.

• Los Angeles, California: Electronic Entertainment Expo 2013, June 11 - 13.

• Seattle, Washington: Northwest Majors 5, June 8 - 9. Players expected to be in attendance include coL|Filipino Champ, EG|Ricky Ortiz, XSK Samurai, KaneBlueRiver, Hi Im Nastyy, Dragoomba, Stabbotsford and more. The main stream will be provided by Team Khaos beginning at around 10 a.m. PDT / 2 p.m. EDT.

• Paris, France: Paris Full Contact - Road to EVO 2013, June 8 - 9. Players such as WW|Ryan Hart, WDM|Louffy, WDM|Cuongster, LDLC|Starnab and more are expected to be in attendance.

• Jacksonville, Arkansas: Arkansas Battle Circuit v.2, June 8. A live stream will be provided by PandaxGaming and will kick off around 1 p.m. CDT / 11 a.m. PDT / 2 p.m. EDT, 7 p.m GMT.

• Syracuse, New York: Dust Bowl 7, June 8. Bifuteki will be handling the streaming duties for this event.

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Ed Boon: All four Injustice: Gods Among Us DLC characters will be playable at E3, fourth character will be announced during a TV show next week

Ed Boon: All four Injustice: Gods Among Us DLC characters will be playable at E3, fourth character will be announced during a TV show next week Just a little bit ago on Twitter, Ed Boon has released information on the fourth DLC character in Injustice: Gods Among Us. He first states that all DLC characters will be playable at E3 and goes on to state the fourth character will be officially announced on a TV show next week.

While stating this he is hinting at the possibility of more than four DLC characters by capitalizing "first," then going on to talk about other DLC by stating they will be doing "more DLC characters" at E3.

At E3 we will have INJUSTICE playing with the FIRST 4 DLC characters.

INJUSTICE is going to be featured on "a TV show" next week where they will officially announce the 4th DLC character.

So we were thinking, is 4 DLC characters enough to have in INJUSTICE? Hmmmm....

Maybe we should just leave it at 4, and call it a day...... ?

In addition to E3 we will be doing "more DLC characters". For those of you who like to dissect that sentence. All we're saying is that...

I can safely say that the choice of the additional DLC character (or characters) came from player requests!

If we do see additional characters, chances are they will all be from the DC universe as Ed Boon has previously stated that Scorpion is the only guest character in the game.

Super Street Fighter 4 Arcade Edition v2012 Mago vs. Michael Tan, Poongko ranked matches and Avermedia love story featuring GamerBee

We've got some high-level stuff for Super Street Fighter 4: Arcade Edition v2012 fans right here, starting off with some matches between Mago and Michael Tan, often stated to be the #1 Ken in Japan. This is some high level stuff, so make sure not to miss it. Check it out below, courtesy of the Tokidoblog YouTube channel.

Hit the jump to check out some Poongko videos and a very strange love story from Avermedia.

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JoJo's Bizarre Adventure All-Star Battle gets new batch of screenshots featuring Rohan, Kira and Kars

We've got a large batch of new screenshots for the upcoming JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: All-Star Battle, featuring the newly revealed Rohan Kishibe from Part 4, Diamonds Don't Break. Also present are the main villains of Part 2, Battle Tendency, and the aforementioned Part 4, Diamond's Don't Break, Kars and Kira respectively.

Besides the three characters, the screenshots also show off a new stage, including its stage hazard, being the father of Yoshikage Kira who interferes in the match in the middle of it. There are also a few screenshots elaborating on the Situational Finish, Customize and Rush functions that were detailed in earlier news. There are over 60 screenshots all-together, so there's a lot to gaze at. Check them out in all of their glory below.

With a trailer rumoured to be 10 minutes long set to premiere in public in central Japan on Sunday, prepare for a lot more JoJo content to storm in shortly.

Hit the jump for the rest of the pictures.

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Desk's 'Stun Glitches' video explains glitches regarding stun in the Street Fighter 4 series

We have a new video from desk today, which shows some glitches regarding stun in the Street Fighter 4 series. The idea for this video seems to have spawned during the making of his CMV final, which was uploaded a few days ago. There's some really strange stuff here, and you can check it all out below.

Thanks to GakoTheChef, J and sarif2soon for sending this video in.

First Super Smash Bros. Wii U trailer to be shown on Nintendo Direct, June 11th

It's been known for a long time that the first screenshots of the new Super Smash Bros. title for Wii U would be unveiled at the Nintendo Direct set for June 11th, to take the place of their usual E3 press conference. But now, Masahiro Sakurai, the game's director, has revealed via Twitter that they will be showing off the first video of the game as well, meaning that we're likely to see our very first trailer for the upcoming brawler on Tuesday.

The tweet specifies that he wanted the entire world to see it at the same time, thus deciding to show it at Nintendo Direct in June. You can find the tweet below, but it's in Japanese. Sakurai has said that he hopes to show off both the 3DS and the Wii U versions of Super Smash Bros. at E3, adding that the link between the pair will be key.

What characters are you hoping to see in this reveal? Let us know in the comments (This writer is hoping for Chrom from Fire Emblem or Mike from Startropics).

Source: Official Nintendo Magazine UK.