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Today is the final day to register for the record-breaking EVO 2019 as organizers contemplate overhauling payout structure

EVO 2019 is shaping up to be probably the biggest year ever for the massive fighting game event dating back to the 90's, and today is the last day you can make sure you can get in on the action yourself by registering online.

Registration is set to close tonight, July 14, at 8:00 p.m. PDT, so now's your last chance to score tickets to the main event or finals day / confirm the status of your current order.

At the same time, it's appearing as though the main EVO tournament organizers are looking into updating their payout structure for the first time since 2002.

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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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Over half the players in the top 32 for Dragon Ball FighterZ had Goku on their team at Sonic Boom 2019

SonicBoom 2019's biggest fighting game this weekend was actually Dragon Ball FighterZ. In total, there were around 140 signed up to compete.

For a player to make top 32, they'd have to win roughly two or three matches. Let's take a glimpse at the meta of Dragon Ball FighterZ by looking at which characters were the most prominent in the top 32 of Sonic Boom 2019.

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Dragon Ball FighterZ reaches 1,000 EVO 2019 entrants bringing 7 games in total over quadruple digits in an apparent new record

Just two days after Under Night In-Birth Exe:Late[st] became the sixth game to cross 1,000 entrants at EVO 2019, Dragon Ball FighterZ also powered up into quadruple digits.

Last year's most entered game at EVO 2018 has now become the seventh title to reach that 1,000 mark seeming to set a new record for most individual tournaments to reach that mark in a single year for the event.

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Go1's latest tier chart for Dragon Ball FighterZ has Teen Gohan in the top five, Broly in the top 10, and poor Android 16 near the bottom

Especially after his wins at both Combo Breaker and CEO 2019, CO|Go1 has established himself as back on top of the competitive Dragon Ball FighterZ world.

We've seen a handful of balance changes and new characters join the fight over the last couple of months, and such changes means it's probably a good time to re-evaluate the game's tier chart. Go1 has done just that.

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Dragon Quest's Hero needs to hurry up if he wants to be legal for EVO 2019, the major's new update deadline has been announced for next week

I'm not sure where 2019's gone off to, but somehow we're already less than one month away from the start of another EVO major where developers are now running out of time to get new content or fixes into their game before the deadline.

Joey "Mr. Wizard" Cuellar took to Twitter today to announce that the cut off date is less than a week from now, so any new DLC characters like Dragon Quest's Hero in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate or Sindel / Nightwolf have little time left to come out if they want to have a chance at showing up on the main stage.

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Unbelievable zero to death combos with Kid Goku, Nappa, and others grace the screen in crazy Dragon Ball FighterZ compilation video

Dragon Ball FighterZ is known for immense pressure and stringing together long combos. Watching these strings come to life, especially with uncommon characters, is truly a treat.

Many times we see confirms that lead to deaths, but oftentimes, never work in real matches. This compilation video changes that.

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'I'm excited at the thought that Street Fighter might not be the main game' - Maximilian on which EVO title should headline the event this year

EVO is a fighting game celebration that features titles from all over our niche genre of gaming, but

Considering the event's history, it feels a bit odd to be entertaining the idea that we very well may have an EVO where a Capcom game is not the headlining title. Considering the state of competitive fighters at this particular moment on the timeline, said idea also makes a lot of sense.

We're less than a month away from EVO 2019 and fans are widely unsure about which of the nine games will be played out last on Sunday evening. Maximilian has seen his fair share of EVOs, and has a few interesting thoughts on this particular matter.

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The Pinnacle 2019 results

Update: This story has been updated with final results.

Yet another event is taking place this weekend, this one being in Richmond, British Columbia, Canada.

Players you can expect to see compete include Justin Wong, EG|NYChrisG, Jimmy J Tran, EQNX|Dimeback, Supernoon, TGS|CeroBlast, CoolKid93, AN|Kizzie Kay, TGS|Clim, TGS|LTL, TGS|ElChakotay, TGS|Captain L, TGS|Locus, Ranmasama, UYU|Kami, ChrisCCH and many more.

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Game Over 2019 results

Update: This story has been updated with final results.

This weekend is stacked all across the world, and one of the biggest events is taking place in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.

Some of the biggest names set to compete this weekend are REC|Punk, Rohto|Tokido, RB|Gachikun, CYG|Fuudo, UYU|OilKing, FAV|Sako, FOX|NuckleDu, MenaRD, NVD|Phenom, CO|Dogura, FD|Haitani, CYG|GamerBee, DNG|Itabashi Zangief, Liquid|John Takeuchi, Caba, Rise|Smug, SB|DoomSnake, Mago, EQNX|Brian_F, RRQ|Moke, iG|Jiewa, EG|Ricki Ortiz, SB|CrossoverRD, GRPT|Gllty, NVD|Veggey, Kawano, SB|DR Mandrake, GAM|Jochy and of course many more.

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Viennality 2019 results

Update: This story has been updated with final results.

This weekend is a big one for many different fighting games and regions, with one of the events being the annual Viennality, which fitting to its name takes place in Vienna, Austria.

Some of the notable players in attendance include PxP|A Foxy Grampa, DizzyTT, BC|Biohazard, PG|Hayatei, NASR|TekkenMaster, BC|HoneyBee, Demise|Trifasia, Ace|Overtriforce, Oplon|Skyll, RB|Ice, D4|RZA, WIP|WhiteBl4ck, NASR|SharkTeeth, Viennality|HappyPow, IrishMantis and LOK|Nivek.

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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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Super Smash Bros. Ultimate continues to lead the pack while Tekken 7 climbs above Street Fighter 5 in EVO 2019's July registration leaderboard

With CEO 2019 all wrapped up now, competitive fighting game players might think it's time to take a breather. That's definitely not the case as the largest event of the year, EVO, is right around the corner.

EVO 2019 tournament organizer Joey "Mr. Wizard" Cuellar has been sharing updates on Twitter over the last several months to let fans know how the event's main games are doing, registration-wise. Earlier today, Wizard dropped the Evo 2019 registration scoreboard for July.

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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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Bardock and Goku were characters used the most often at CEO 2019's Dragon Ball FighterZ top 32

Fighting game fans of many different titles had a lot to look forward to over this weekend. One of the biggest events of the year for fighting games, CEO 2019, hosted tournaments for games like Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Tekken 7, Mortal Kombat 11, Street Fighter 5, and Dragon Ball FighterZ.

Players like CO|Fenrich, FOX|SonicFox, CO|Go1, FOX|Dekillsage, CO|Dogura, W2W|KnowKami, and others managed to achieve top spots when the Dragon Ball FighterZ tournament was concluded. Let's take a moment to analyze which characters were the most prominent in the top 32 portion of the bracket.

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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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Final CEO 2019 entrant numbers feature Super Smash Bros. Ultimate in first place with more competitors than number two and three combined

CEO 2019 is currently going down in Florida, and it's proving once again to be one of the biggest and most dedicated fighting game events in the world by the sheer number of players, spectators, cosplayers and fighting game fans of all ages in attendance.

We now have access to the final entrant numbers with last second / emergency registration closed of course, and almost a dozen different games have over 100 players signed up to compete this weekend though only one crossed the 1,000 mark.

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