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Combo Breaker early bird registration rankings revealed with Street Fighter 5 currently in 3rd place behind Tekken 7 and a game that's not out yet

Combo Breaker has been building the reputation as one of the most beloved fighting game majors in the entire world which has in-turn led to larger and larger attendance records plus better perks and rewards for the players who make the journey to Chicago in May.

Registration for Combo Breaker 2020 opened up just last month on January 14, but the fighting game community was remarkably quick in scooping up every single one of the venue hotel rooms in minutes — even breaking records for the Renaissance Schaumburg itself.

Now, early bird entry has wrapped up for the upcoming major, and event organizer Rick 'The Hadou' Thiher celebrated the occasion by releasing our first look at the registration rankings between the main games with some interesting results thus far.

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How should GT Goku be nerfed in Season 3 of Dragon Ball FighterZ?

GT Goku is more than likely on the fast track to getting a firm swat on the you-know-what from the nerf paddle for his degenerate behavior in Dragon Ball FighterZ this season.

While the majority of players are surely in agreeance that the character should be nerfed, it's about time we start articulating the details of how this should happen so that he remains a valid and fun character while not being a part of almost every team and having a full head and shoulders advantage over the majority of the roster.

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Blue Vegeta is downright awful and Nappa has been mediocre for too long in Dragon Ball FighterZ... here's how Rooflemonger would fix that

We're excited for the upcoming Dragon Ball FighterZ World Tour Finals, as well as an additional season of content as Ultra Instinct Goku, has been revealed for Season 3, but there are a handful of characters already on the roster that could use some emergency attention should Bandai Namco update the game's balance.

Rooflemonger has identified two such characters in his new video series that asks Bandai to "save" certain characters.

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Tag team DBS Brolys, Nappa's no-Super touch of death, and more; Red Bull is doing one awesome combo each day until Dragon Ball FighterZ World Finals

The Dragon Ball FighterZ community has a lot to look forward to right now as Ultra Intinct Goku has been announced for Season 3 and we're just a few short weeks away from the World Finals, which will play out February 8-9 in Paris, France.

Red Bull Gaming is counting down the days until the World Finals with one awesome combo showcase each day. So far they've produced four of these, and we thought they were more than cool enough to share.

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Here's Ultra Instinct Goku's full high-quality character portrait for Dragon Ball FighterZ

Ultra Instinct Goku is indeed coming to Dragon Ball FighterZ in the near future, and though we'll likely be waiting a few weeks to see how the Saiyan will look in battle, we can already tell what design the developers are going with.

The upcoming DLC character has had his official in-game artwork used in a few previous promotional materials, but we can now get our best look at Ultra Instinct Goku's portrait thanks to this massive, high quality render.

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Ultra Instinct Goku will be showcased at Dragon Ball FighterZ World Tour Finals, Bandai Namco releases new image of the ascended Saiyan

Ultra Instinct Goku has been a character long rumored to join the ranks of Dragon Ball FighterZ, and now we know for sure when to expect to see him in action for the first time.

Bandai Namco revealed Ultra Instinct Goku's official character portrait this morning via their Twitter account while also telling fans to tune in during the Dragon Ball FighterZ World Tour Finals next month to learn more about the transformed Saiyan.

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Who wound up being the best and worst characters in Dragon Ball FighterZ this season? Check out Rooflemonger's final Season 2 tier list

Especially since the start of the rumblings we've heard indicating that Ultra Instinct Goku will be joining the roster, the Dragon Ball FighterZ community has started to stir in preparation for a new chapter.

As we get closer to the DBFZ Tour World Finals, it's best to be in the know when it comes to how powerful each of the game's characters currently are. One of DBFZ's most prominent content creators, Rooflemonger, has developed and shared his opinions when it comes to the final ordering of the roster as it stands now.

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Ultra Instinct Goku's first magazine scan appears online for Dragon Ball FighterZ

It seems as though we finally have our confirmation that Dragon Ball FighterZ Season 3 is indeed happening, and it'll kick off with another playable version of Goku among the first new DLC fighters.

Ultra Instinct Goku's inclusion had been reported a few days ago, but now we have visual confirmation of what the transformed hero's look will be in DBFZ with the one-page scan of the latest V-Jump magazine in Japan revealing the character and also acknowledging how many Gokus there are.

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Frosty Faustings XII results

Update: This story has been updated with final results.

Frosty Faustings XII is going on this weekend and the action will be happening in Chicago, Illinois.

Players set to attend include EG|NYChrisG, Illusion|LostSoul, Dramatik|RedBlade, Disrupt|Shadow20z, AMTRS|Score, AN|KizzieKay, Teresa, 1UP|PepperySplash, CATPION|Daymendou, PG|MarlinPie, BC|LordKnight, Rikir, EQNX|CuddleCore, Foo, AXL|Boom, GeTV|Sandman, BNP|Gosuda, BDG|DidimoKOF, LordJimmyBones, KPB|JDR, IThatGuy-_-, MC|GCYoshi13, BDG|SubatomicSabers, KPB|Magnets, Elyon, BxA|Argenrost, Incendiate, 1L2P|Burrity Vorhees, Crescent|RobTV, Flux, EQNX|Brian_F, TS|Arturo Sanchez, PG|Kitana Prime, UTAE|Coosco, Disrupt|Joonya20z, JoeyD, LTL, ScrawtVermillion, Betadood, Crescent|Doza, Armada|Ned, dB|Yeti, Zinoto, Daze, ZomBmu and many more.

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Ultra Instinct Goku reportedly coming to Dragon Ball FighterZ as a playable DLC character

It's been a while since we've had any new information on the Dragon Ball FighterZ front. Rumors of a third season have made up the majority of the rumblings in recent months, but it looks like we now might have gotten our first nugget of what's to come.

Ryokutya2089 reports that Dragon Ball Super's Ultra Instinct Goku is coming to Dragon Ball FighterZ as a playable DLC character. It's worth pointing out that Ryokutya2089's track record is very strong in terms of accurately sharing details about the game, however, their most recent post does not cite where the information came from.

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'I'd take GT Goku over last season's Gotenks any day' - Rath offers refreshing and insightful opinions on the current state of Dragon Ball FighterZ

We're nearing the end of the second season for Dragon Ball FighterZ and are likely soon to enter a period of change and alteration should developers bring a third season into fruition.

That makes right now a pretty good time for reflection on how Season 2 played out as well as a good time for prediction and wish list making with regards to what we want in Season 3. Rath FGC has lent his very thoughtful and informed voice to doing exactly those things, and has produced a video that just about every fan of DBFZ could benefit from watching.

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We could look at Killbiro's ladies of fighting game art all day

Brazilian artist Killbiro knows how to draw em' and we have a beautiful 18-image gallery to prove it.

The ladies of fighting games such as Street Fighter, Mortal Kombat, King of Fighters, Dragon Ball Fighters, and more are done right by Killbiro as we see them in both intensely realistic and beautifully cartoonish fashions.

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Dragon Ball FighterZ Unsolved Mysteries: Z Stamps appear to actually clue us in to what to likely expect for Season 3 shows Rooflemonger

No one knows for sure that Dragon Ball FighterZ will be receiving a third season of content this year, but all signs within the game seem to be pointing towards almost certainty.

Apparently, on top of the other evidence, there's been a bit of a conspiracy theory floating around the DBFZ community that has gained some more traction recently tied to the number of Z Stamps in the game — or more importantly which ones are missing.

Fighting game Content creator Rooflemonger released a video this morning going over the Z Stamp theory and how many characters he feels it means we're likely to see in Dragon Ball FighterZ Season 3.

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The EventHubs crew ranks the best / worst fighting games of the 2010's from Marvel vs. Capcom 3 to Persona 4 Arena, Street Fighter 5 and beyond

As we come to the start of a brand new decade, it gives all of us the perfect time to reflect on the journey of the last 10 years and boy has it been a journey in the realm of fighting games and the FGC as a whole.

We'd previously asked the community what you all thought the best / most important fighting games of the 2010's were, and so now the EventHubs team members themselves have come together to rank their favorite fighters of the decade in our very own tier lists.

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Easy ways to improve in Dragon Ball FighterZ

With the start of the new year we draw closer to a potential Season 3 for Dragon Ball FighterZ — especially if rumors and data mining are to be believed. For those just picking up the game or who feel like they may have hit a wall in their progress, you might be looking for a strong resource to help you improve your game in short order.

Thankfully, That Blasted Salami assembled a handful of helpful tips that players can easily practice. Taking these steps should give those searching for improvements what they're looking for.

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Kumite in Tennessee 2020 results

Update: This story has been updated with final results.

Kumite in Tennessee 2020 is kicking off this year during our very first weekend, and as the name suggests it will be happening in Tennessee, more specifically Franklin, Tennessee, U.S.A.

Notable players set to compete include RB|Arslan Ash, Disrupt|Shadow20z, CGL|Ninjakilla212, BC|Biohazard, SperoGin, Lil Majin, RG|Kevoxreborn, Trungy, DualKevin, Princess Ling, TCOL|SourPiggy, MVG|ScAtt, Fatality, DF|Grr, Rip, GS|Pokchop, GOL|Toi, Coach Steve, Typo|Sonido, Neon, Nigel E.X., Disrupt|JodyThaGreat, TS|Arturo Sanchez, BDG|Teiga and of course many more as well.

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Leroy, Liu Kang, Snake, and Kid Goku were the most popular fighters for Tekken 7, MK11, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, and DBFZ at KiT 2020

Kumite in Tennessee 2020 is hosting tournaments for Street Fighter 5 (Season 5), Tekken 7, Mortal Kombat 11, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Dragon Ball FighterZ, and more this weekend. We've already covered character usage stats for Street Fighter 5, and now it's time for the other titles.

Tekken 7 ended up having the most entrants with 160 registered. Mortal Kombat 11 and Super Smash Bros. Ultimate ended up having over 100 each as well. As a result, we've got the top 32 character stats for Tekken 7, and the top 16 stats for the other three mentioned titles.

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