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Dead or Alive 6 1.10 update adds nostalgia costumes and 'Premium Tickets' for PlayStation 4 users

A brand new update for Dead or Alive 6 rolled out today, and while it doesn't consist of any balance or gameplay tweaks, it does bring with it something that Dead or Alive is known for doing exceptionally well: new costumes.

Not only are three of the game's fighters getting some additional threads based on past appearances, (with three variations for each costume) but they'll also be available at the low, low price of free.

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Summer Jam 13 results

Summer Jam 13 is taking place this weekend in Essington, Pennsylvania. This is a Tekken World Tour Master event with a $5,000 prize pool bonus.

Notable players in attendance include CG|Saint, RB|Anakin, PG|Speedkicks, Princess Ling, JimmyJTran, EQNX|Joey Fury, Disrupt|Shadow 20z, TCOL|Victim of Ritual, AXL|Fergus, ESE|Runitblack, EQNX|Cuddle Core and Liquid|Gen among many others.

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Celtic Throwdown 2019 results

Update: This story has been updated with final results.

Celtic Throwdown is back in action this year, and it's bigger than ever. As per usual, it's happening in Dublin, Ireland.

The notable players attending this event are almost too many to count, but here's a sampling of them — RB|Bonchan, FOX|SonicFox, REC|Punk, Mouz|Problem X, BC|Kazunoko, CO|Go1, NVD|Phenom, CYG|Infexious, CO|Dogura, BC|Dragon, UYU|OilKing, CYG|Daigo, FAV|Sako, Liquid|Nemo, CRaZY|SuperAkouma, PxP|A Foxy Grampa, Liquid|John Takeuchi, Rise|Smug, NASR|TekkenMaster, CYG|Gamerbee, Takamura, DNG|Itabashi Zangief, RB|Luffy, NRG|HookGangGod, EnVyUS|MisterCrimson, VGIA|Shanks, Orange|Kayane, PG|Hayatei, LOK|Nivek, DizzyTT, BC|Tachikawa, Talon|HotDog29, FAV|Ryuusei, UYU|NL, NVD|Veggey, DG|RooKang, FOX|Dekillsage, UYU|Rewind, Konix|Gunni, Genki|Wawa, BC|ApologyMan, BC|LordKnight, DF|Grr, BC|Biohazard, BC|HoneyBee, iG|Jiewa, RRQ|Moke, Mago, PG|BNBBN, VGIA|VegaPatch, FNATIC|Shakz, Rise|K-Brad, WrNx|Kayne, PG|Nakkiel, 200K|ThePhantom, DNG|Nauman and more... also including the not-quite-so-notable EH|MajinTenshinhan (Hey, that's me!)

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EVO 2019 fighting game deals: Play Under Night In-Birth and Dragon Ball FighterZ for free plus discounts on Samurai Shodown, Mortal Kombat 11 and more

Day 2 at EVO 2019 is currently underway, and as per usual, EVO weekend is proving to be one of the best times of the year to pick up new fighting games for cheap across multiple platforms.

Each of the nine mainstage titles for EVO this year are included in these ongoing sales — except for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate — so Street Fighter 5, Tekken 7, Dragon Ball FighterZ, BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle, Under Night In-Birth, Soul Calibur 6 and even the more recently released Samurai Shodown and Mortal Kombat 11 are all cheaper to pick up for a few days. Some of them are even free to play.

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Dead or Alive 6 Season 2 begins now with Version 1.08 update including new beach stage, costumes and more

Koei Tecmo and Team Ninja just revealed their plans for Dead or Alive 6 Season 2 DLC this past weekend, but the start of the new content roll out is now underway for those waiting to try out all of the new goodies.

Dead or Alive 6's Version 1.08 update should now be available to download across all systems to allow for using the Season Pass 2 new beach stage and costumes plus new animations, character adjustments, additional features and more.

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Defend the North 2019 results

Updated: This story has been updated with final results.

Defend the North 2019 is happening this weekend in New York.

This is a stacked event across a ton of games, with some of the big players showing up including FOX|SonicFox, FOX|NuckleDu, OGN|JDCR, PG|Marss, Justin Wong, EG|NYChrisG, Liquid|Dabuz, Rise|Smug, MenaRD, eU|Samsora, PG|MarlinPie, JB, FOX|Dekillsage, Rogue|Light, TGS|ElChakotay, Linkorz, BC|LordKnight, PG|Nakkiel, Caba, Demise|Mr. E, DF|Saiyne, W2W|KnowKami, EQNX|Brian_F, T1|ANTi, Coosco, KOA|Sandman, Thermidor, DualKevin, TGS|CeroBlast, iDom, TSB|Blaze, END|Shine, Tempo|Alex Myers, TGS|LTL, EG|Ricki Ortiz, RB|Snake Eyez, Terrence, DR Ray, UYU|Kami, TS|Arturo Sanchez and many more.

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VSFighting 2019 results

Update: This story has been updated with final results.

This weekend will see Birmingham, United Kingdom as the place to be, as VSFighting 2019 is happening there.

It's an unbelievably stacked event across several games, with a sampling of notable names being this long — ROX|Knee, REC|Punk, Mouz|Problem X, CO|Go1, BC|Kazunoko, RB|Gachikun, Talon|Kkokkoma, RB|Bonchan, YOG|Machabo, CYG|Daigo, UYU|OilKing, FAV|Sako, CO|Dogura, RZR|Xian, FD|Haitani, CO|Fenrich, Liquid|Nemo, NVD|Phenom, Qudans, UYU|LowHigh, RB|Luffy, NASR|BigBird, CGG|Tissuemon, CRaZY|SuperAkouma, CYG|GamerBee, Liquid|John Takeuchi, ROX|Chanel, NRG|HookGangGod, UYU|Jeondding, PxP|A Foxy Grampa, DNG|Itabashi Zangief, CYG|Infexious, FNATIC|Shakz, MVP|Pekos, FAV|Ryuusei, UYU|NL, Mago, Vitality|Hurricane, EnVyUS|MisterCrimson, SPAG|CherryBerryMango, Takamura, RRQ|Moke, Talon|HotDog29, COMP|Siologica, CJ Truth, GRPT|MOV, COMP|TeruRock, VGIA|VegaPatch, DG|KaneAndTrench, AXL|Fergus, DG|Asim, VGIA|Shanks, NVD|Veggey, iG|Jiewa, iXA|StormKubo, DG|RooKang, DG|ThePhantom, YMCA|Joeplix, DizzyTT, DNG|Nauman, Maddo, Oplon|Skyll, Atrosh, CRaZY|Gehaktbal, EQNX|Blackbeard — and, of course, there are many more as well where they came from.

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Season Pass 2 with new character and Seaside Eden arena coming July 23rd for Dead or Alive 6

It's been announced on the official Dead or Alive Twitter account that the Season Pass 2 will be available on July 23rd. It appears that the Seaside Eden arena will also be available on that day.

Other content for the Season Pass 2 includes bonus costumes for Marie Rose and Honoka, Seaside Eden costumes, two additional costume sets, Vacation to Paradise background music set, and a new character with five additional costumes.

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Toryuken 2019 results

Update: This story has been updated with final results.

Toryuken 2019 is happening this weekend, and it's taking place in North York, Ontario.

The event will feature players such as REC|Punk, FOX|NuckleDu, Justin Wong, Rise|Smug, JB, DualKevin, TGS|ElChakotay, END|Shine, Tempo|Alex Myers, EG|Ricki Ortiz, Rise|K-Brad, Teemo, UYU|Kami, GlacialReign and many more.

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Sonic Boom 2019 results

Update: This story has been updated with final results.

Sonic Boom 2019 is happening this weekend in Madrid, Spain.

This event will feature the talents of Mouz|Problem X, NVD|Phenom, RB|Luffy, CO|Dogura, NASR|BigBird, NASR|AngryBird, CYG|GamerBee, CYG|Infexious, VGIA|Shanks, Vitality|Hurricane, VGIA|VegaPatch, EnVyUS|MisterCrimson, Oplon|Noka, FNATIC|Shakz, FNATIC|Akainu, NVD|Veggey, EnVyUS|Layo and many more besides them.

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An absolutely crazy Dhalsim sequence, the Shang Tsung glitch abused, and father and son Goku 100% combo: Funny and Cool Moments episode 112

What are all of those exciting, strange, and unbelievable moments in fighting games if only you and your opponent ever get to see them? The Funny and Cool Moments series has been rounding up some of the best clips from across the internet for some time now, and today we're treated with the 112th episode.

Creator LiangHuBBB brings us a fresh installment of the video series that showcases plenty of incredible bits of footage across numerous games. Included here we see new games like Samurai Shodown and even upcoming title Granblue Fantasy: Versus.

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CEO 2019 results

Update: This story has been updated with final results.

One of the biggest events of the year is happening this weekend in Daytona Beach, Florida. Of course, the extravaganza in question is CEO 2019.

The event is stacked through the roof for numerous titles, and listing every notable player is practically an impossible task. Here's a selection of some of the talent you can expect to see competet this weekend: REC|Punk, FOX|MKLeo, Rohto|Tokido, BC|Kazunoko, FOX|SonicFox, CO|Go1, FD|Fujimura, ROX|Knee, OGN|JDCR, CYG|Fuudo, Mouz|Problem X, RB|Gachikun, Scar, PG|Marss, Liquid|Hungrybox, EnVyUS|Wizzrobe, Jimmy J Tran, NRG|HookGangGod, YOG|Machabo, CO|Dogura, Rangchu, PG|Plup, RB|Anakin, Kkokkoma, Tweedy, eU|Samsora, Talon|Book, GRV|Dragon, UYU|LowHigh, NRG|Nairo, RB|Bonchan, Noble|Semiij, CO|Fenrich, GG|Saint, Ally, FOX|NuckleDu, Liquid|Dabuz, JWong|LostSoul, Liquid|John Takeuchi, UYU|Double, FD|Haitani, CYG|Daigo, RZR|Xian, SB|801 Strider, Disrupt|Shadow20z, Momochi, FAV|Sako, ROX|Chanel, GRV|Lil Majin, UYU|OilKing, UYU|Jeondding, NASR|BigBird, PxP|A Foxy Grampa, Liquid|Nemo, BC|Tachikawa, Linkorz, EQNX|Joey Fury, Dramatik|RedBlade, CYG|GamerBee, NASR|AngryBird, PG|Shen Chan, NVD|Phenom, VGIA|Shanks, EQNX|CuddleCore, KOA|Sandman, PG|Speedkicks, TGS|Clim, Talon|HotDog29, RCG|BigD, iDom, Hotashi, END|Shine, Rogue|Light, Zenzen, KPB|JDR and many, many more.

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Steam's epic Summer Sale features huge savings on big fighting game titles like Mortal Kombat 11, Soul Calibur 6, Dragon Ball FighterZ and dozens more

The biggest PC gaming sale of the year is finally upon us with the Steam Summer Sale which may prove to be one of the best times ever to pick up some fighting games for cheap.

There are over 50 different titles and their DLC currently discounted until July 9 including some of the largest titles of the past few years like Mortal Kombat 11, Soul Calibur 6 and so much more.

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Mai Shiranui and Kula Diamond are now available in Dead or Alive 6 along with update Version 1.06

Dead or Alive has featured crossover characters from everything from Virtua Fighter to Halo, and Koei Tecmo is continuing that tradition with its latest title where the two latest fighters are ready to take into the field of battle.

Mai Shiranui and Kula Diamond from SNK's King of Fighters series are now available in Dead or Alive 6 as DLC characters along with the new Version 1.06 update that adds some more quality of life improvements and balance changes.

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Dead or Alive 6 to add ability to purchase individual costumes for characters for PC leaving only western PlayStation 4 owners on the outside

Dead or Alive 6 is only three and a half months old and currently has a handful of big costume DLC packs which some players will apparently soon be able to buy piecemeal or à la carte.

Koei Tecmo recently announced on Twitter that the developers will soon be implementing a feature that will allow users on PC to purchase DLC costumes individually outside of the bundles — something that players who use only a few characters will probably appreciate greatly.

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Koei Tecmo showcases almost an hour of new footage for the King of Fighters crossover characters Mai and Kula for Dead or Alive 6

Dead or Alive 6's first batch of crossover DLC is coming in just a few days in the form of the King of Fighters' Mai Shiranui and Kula Diamond, but you won't need to wait until Tuesday to see them fully in action.

Koei Tecmo teamed up with Japanese publisher Dengeki Online to showcase around an hour of Mai and Kula in the 3D fighter including their move sets, costume / accessory choices and more.

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New footage and details about Mai and Kula Diamond in Dead or Alive 6 tell more of what they can do in the 3D fighting title

Dead or Alive 6 is seeing the inclusion of two King of Fighters series guest characters very soon. Mai Shiranui and Kula Diamond are joining the fight next week, and a trailer showcasing both aired at the Taipai Major fighting game tournament last weekend.

The official Dead or Alive 6 Twitter account has since shared a bit more footage of the two female fighters on their account today. We get another quick glimpse at both, but this time with quick details about some of the specifics of their gameplay.

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