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Tekken 7 Season 3 patch notes are now live, launching September 10

As promised at EVO 2019, Tekken 7 is receiving a third season of content including new characters, mechanics and balance changes, and we now know exactly what to expect when it goes live.

Bandai Namco has released the full Tekken 7 Season 3 patch notes including the new features and character changes with a scheduled release date of September 10 with Zafina and the third Season Pass dropping at the same time — though the Tekken World Tour website currently lists it as September 6.

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Sneak peek at Terry Bogard performing the Power Wave and Burn Knuckle in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

Terry Bogard has been revealed for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. He'll be released at some point in November 2019.

Although we received an amazing trailer that served as a throwback to SNK history, no gameplay for Terry Bogard was shown. Luckily for us, Masahiro Sakurai did have something to show after the Banjo-Kazooie demonstration.

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Under Night In-Birth Exe: Late [cl-r] marks the series debut on Nintendo platforms with Switch announcement

Under Night In-Birth EXE: Late[cl-r] was one of the many fighting game announcements we saw at EVO 2019 last month, and we now know what platforms to expect the updated title to appear on.

Arc System Works confirmed today the latest version of Under Night will be available to play on PlayStation 4 as per usual along with Nintendo Switch for the first time when the game launches in 2020.

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Tekken 7 Season 3 launch trailer shows off Zafina gameplay, tons of new costume options, additional moves for every character and more

Along with the drop of the gigantic Tekken 7 Season 3 patch notes, Bandai Namco also decided to drop a new trailer for their flagship fighter showing off what exactly players should expect to see come September 10.

A new character in Zafina, additional moves for every member of the existing roster, new costume and expanded costume features and more is all put on display in the new video.

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Nintendo releases special Sans Mii costume from Undertale in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate has certainly proven itself to be the greatest crossover in fighting game history. There are representatives from essentially every major franchise within the cast — including SNK's own Fatal Fury fighting game franchise.

The indie darling Undertale even made it into Ultimate with a special Mii costume though some were hoping for a full character. It'll come with a special arrangement of Megalovania composed by Toby Fox.

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What we're expecting from Street Fighter 5's next version if it drops early next year, Bonchan takes over, SNK is leveling up, and Battleship

With September upon us, we're getting into the final chapters of 2019 and Street Fighter 5's fourth season. As we turn our eyes to what might next be in store we're feeling there's a good chance a major update is still in store.

If that does come to pass, what kind of major general changes would best fit SF5 given its current status and the way fans are used to experiencing it? What kind of new mechanics would help to change things up without altering the game's basic identity?

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Banjo-Kazooie and patch 5.0.0 now available for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, here are the patch notes

Banjo-Kazooie is now available to be played in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. This also means that patch 5.0.0 has been released.

Patch notes can be found on the Nintendo website.

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The Homerun Contest returns for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

Since Melee, the Homerun Contest in Smash has been one of the fan favorite side events. Showcasing your ability to do obscene damage to the sandbag, and then send it flying over record long distances has been a fun past time for most smashers.

Finally the Homerun Contest returns. Missing from Ultimate since it's release, it is now on it's way back.

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Masahiro Sakurai currently showing off Banjo-Kazooie who will be releasing today for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

Update: The Direct has ended, so Masahiro Sakurai is giving us the details about Banjo-Kazooie before they are released in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate.

Earlier: The wait is finally over. We now know Banjo-Kazooie's release date as a DLC fighter in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. This bear-and-bird duo will be made available today.

After the Direct is concluded, Masahiro Sakurai himself will give us a demonstration on how Banjo-Kazooie plays in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. This is likely going to be similar to how Dragon Quest's Hero was presented to the Smash audience.

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Terry Bogard announced for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, more fighters after the Fighters Pass are in development

It's been revealed during Nintendo's Direct presentation that Terry Bogard of SNK's Fatal Fury and King of Fighters series will be joining Super Smash Bros. Ultimate's expansive roster.

We have confirmation that Terry Bogard will be made available on November 2019. Not much is shown of the character's gameplay, but the trailer is nothing but fan service for SNK fans.

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Nintendo Direct to air at 3:00 p.m. PDT / 6:00 p.m. EDT

Update: The Direct is now live. Catch it after the jump.

Earlier: Just yesterday, Nintendo announced the Direct presentation that will be airing today at 3 p.m. PDT / 6 p.m. EDT. Although Pokémon Sword & Shield and Luigi's Mansion 3 were specifically named, we have reasons to speculate that there'll be some Smash news as well.

As usual, Nintendo will be streaming this Direct on both YouTube and Twitch. Viewers are able to watch the announcements unfold on either platform.

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Mortal Kombat 11 Kombat League exploit allows loser to stall online set indefinitely, servers will go down today likely to address the issue

Kombat League is Mortal Kombat 11's online ranked mode. Defeating your opponent requires a two-out-of-three set victory over them.

Unfortunately, there's an exploit that allows a player to stall the winner out indefinitely until they forfeit. There's good news though. NetherRealm Studios has revealed that they are aware of "current issues with Kombat League" and will shut the servers down today as they likely implement a solution.

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'Make Incineroar good Nintendo' — Mew2King on fighters that need buffs, Armada hopes Falco and others get buffed in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is as fluid a fighting game as one can remember. With more DLC than most other games, balance patches are consistently incoming.

With a guaranteed three more characters in Ultimate as DLC, that means at least three more balance patches. Many players have hopes for particular fighters to receive buffs as a result of the balance patches.

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Cammy was supposed to be named 'Sarah' but was changed last-minute; Street Fighter's hilariously neurotic history of renaming characters

Street Fighter's lore is often not the most well thought out nor consistent, but this loose and (dare I say?) lackadaisical approach to storytelling has made for some very interesting creative choices and changes over the franchise's 30+ year history.

Larry Bundy Jr has put together a wonderful video wherein he explores some of the strangest creative decisions Capcom has made when it comes to naming their iconic characters. Anyone who is a fan of the series at all will surely get a kick out of this dump of peculiar information.

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Here's why Liu Kang is becoming the most hated character in Mortal Kombat 11 right now

The Mortal Kombat 11 community had been raging about Scorpion and his pesky teleport for a good few months, but the latest balance patch has shaken things about and it seems that Liu Kang is the new poster boy for Mortal Kombat frustration.

Despite being one of the main protagonists throughout most all of the franchise's history, Liu Kang has never really exuded quite as much charisma as was intended (outside of Robin Shou in the 1995 film) by developers. That said, he's now downright pissing people off and Rooflemonger has a few reasons as to why.

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Corrin may have some of the most haunting hands ever in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

Corrin was one of the many Fire Emblem additions to the Smash Bros. cast. The swordsman is known as a half-human, half-Manakete hybrid.

Due to this, they have very... unique hands. One of them in particular will haunt you.

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Tomorrow's Nintendo Direct will very likely announce some news for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate — let's speculate on what might be incoming

A new Nintendo Direct is scheduled for tomorrow on September 4, 2019 at 3 p.m. PDT / 6 p.m. EDT. We haven't seen one of these since E3 2019. As far as Smash news is concerned, we last learned that the Dragon Quest's Hero (now available) and Banjo-Kazooie would be making their way into the roster.

Although information regarding Pokémon Sword, Pokémon Shield, and Luigi's Mansion 3 was emphasized, it seems extremely likely that we'll be receiving information for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. This comes across as being especially apparent due to a leak from Nintendo UK (which will be discussed in this article).

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