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Smash Factor 8 results

Update: This story has been updated with final results.

Smash Factor 8 is happening this weekend in San Pedro Cholula, Mexico.

This event has a bunch of notable players showing up, including (but not limited to) FOX|MKLeo, PG|Marss, Solary|Glutonny, DIG|Lucky, KJS|Maister, Mazer|Nakat, Demise|Mr. E, SNB|Abadango, BC|LordKnight, BC|Mr. R, Westballz, MZR|La Luna and XTR|Sparg0.

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Nintendo seemingly leaks that Janemba is coming soon for Dragon Ball FighterZ with DLC description

Back in May, Microsoft casually revealed (or leaked) that Janemba was the next character to be released for Dragon Ball FighterZ. It seems that more evidence has surfaced to support this notion.

On the U.K. Nintendo website, there is a description for Janemba as upcoming DLC content in Dragon Ball FighterZ for the Switch version of the game. This seems to imply that the character might be dropping fairly soon.

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Tired eyes costing you matches? Go1 stars in entertaining Japanese eye drop commercial narrated by one of the five gods of fighting games

Sponsorships are kinda a funny thing in the fighting game community, as it's normally carried out as part of a larger eSports team though there are actual consumer brands out there supporting players as well.

Goichi "CO|Go1" Kishida is seen as one of the best Dragon Ball FighterZ players around as well as anime fighters in general, and while his primary sponsor for competing is Cyclops Gaming, Rohto Z is also in there landing the top player in his very own commercial in Japan... for eye drops.

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Dragon Ball FighterZ holding official in-game online tournament this weekend awarding players exclusive music, Z Trophies and other prizes

Dragon Ball FighterZ's second World Tour may have cut its online tournament portions of the pro circuit for 2019, but Bandai Namco and Arc System Works are continuing efforts to keep players engaged in the title's second year.

Bandai Namco announced an Official Online Test Tournament for Dragon Ball FighterZ on PlayStation 4 to be held on July 27 for free though limited to only 1,000 players with exclusive prizes for those who participate and place highly.

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EVO 2019 finals game order revealed

The fighting game community's Super Bowl is fast approaching as EVO 2019 is taking place next weekend in Las Vegas, Nevada. EVO tournament organizer Joey "Mr. Wizard" Cuellar has been providing updates about the upcoming event over the past several months, and today we've got another big one.

This morning, Wizard sent out a tweet that reveals the game order for EVO 2019 finals. If you want to know on which day and slot your favorite game's finals are being played, we now have the answer.

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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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Over one third of players used Bardock, Goku or Kid Goku while Law has a good weekend: Dragon Ball FighterZ and Tekken 7 character usage at VSFighting

VSFighting 2019 has provided us with another crazy weekend of major tournament action as one of the last pro circuit stops for a multitude of games just before we reach EVO 2019.

Tekken 7 has a Masters event still going on right now while Bandai Namco's other big title at the venue, Dragon Ball FighterZ, also had their own ranking Tenkaichi tournament this weekend in Birmingham, United Kingdom. We've gone and collected the top 32 character usage statistics for both of these stacked brackets.

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Over 9,000 individual players have signed up for EVO 2019; Super Smash Bros. Ultimate has the most unique entries, Samurai Shodown the most crossover

EVO 2019 starts in less than two weeks now though we already have all of the data we need to see how the biggest major of the year has been evolving and changing over the past seven years or so — spoilers it's getting bigger.

SRK Stats has released the full bevy of numbers, statistics and comparisons to see things like how many individual players signed up for EVO 2019 overall, which games had the most unique entrants, which had the most crossover with each other and how many countries are going to be represented among other interesting tidbits.

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Gritty fighting game art from MadMax Duarte captures the beastly side of some Street Fighter, Dragon Ball, and King of Fighters favorites

The moment we saw just one of Maxwell "MadMax" Duarte's Street Fighter pieces, we were hooked. Upon venturing further into his portfolio we found a good handful of fighting game characters that we just had to share.

Duarte's style is primal, powerful, and gritty as we see some of our genre's most aggressive figures going into attack mode with full force. Duarte's pieces capture this beautifully so that you can almost hear battle screams and energy pulses growing in volume as you look at them.

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Defend the North returns bigger and better than ever in 2019 with over double the attendees and more experiences than ever

Since becoming a staple of the fighting game community, Defend the North has continued to grow. It reached a new high this year, posting personal bests in attendance and registration while more than doubling up last year's numbers.

Now boasting stats better than a couple of premiere events, Defend the North is larger than ever. On top of the entrants increase, DTN will be paying out winners and top eight the same day.

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EVO 2019 is likely going to have huge announcements for the fighting game community, let's speculate about what we'll probably see

EVO 2019 is perhaps the biggest fighting game tournament of the year. It will be taking place on August 2nd through the 4th in Las Vegas.

With every year, it becomes more apparent that the companies behind our favorite fighting games are using this event to make major announcements. This year is likely to be no exception, especially if we take Mark "MarkMan" Julio's recent tweet into consideration.

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You have to see this insanely good Fused Zamasu player in Dragon Ball FighterZ

Every so often a compilation of top notch clips will hit the internet that makes you question whether or not you ever want to boot up a particular fighting game again. This Dragon Ball FighterZ highlight reel is one of those.

YogaFlame24 brings us an assortment of clips featuring a Fused Zamasu player named Fasial Dante that is an absolute must-see. From the incredible confirms and combos to the perfect control of the character, you'll surely want to check this montage out.

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EVO 2019's final entrant numbers released, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate secures top rank

It's been a long road of twists and turns, but we're finally here. The final EVO 2019 entrant numbers have been released.

EVO tournament organizer Joey "Mr. Wizard" Cuellar shared the final breakdown of registrants per game on Twitter last night. With registration now closed, we finally get to see how each of the tournament's main titles stacks up.

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Low Tier City 7 results

Update: This story has been updated with final results.

Low Tier City 7 is going on this weekend in Arlington, Texas, and it's a big event with a huge amount of entrants.

Some of these entrants include Liquid|Hungrybox, C9|Mango, PG|Marss, Liquid|Dabuz, TSM|Tweek, PG|Zain, eU|Samsora, PG|Cosmos, HLC|S2J, CLG|SFAT, Rogue|Light, n0ne, WKDA|Shroomed, WBG|MVD, PG|Esam, DIG|HugS, DIG|Lucky, RCS|Fatality, Fiction, HLC|KJH and of course many more as well.

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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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Fight in Rio 2019 results

Update: This story has been updated with final results

There's some fighting game action going on in Brazil this weekend with Fight in Rio 2019.

Some of the notable players set to compete are SB|DoomSnake, Furia|HKDash, Brolynho, Paulow3b, Zenith, though there are of course many more as well.

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