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A near perfect match against the Japan champion of Dragon Ball FighterZ occurs but then an immediate adaptation demonstrates his mental fortitude

Earlier this year, BC|Kazunoko was able to take the Dragon Ball FighterZ National Championship in a spectacular fashion. Notably, he was able to accomplish this by using Ultra Instinct Goku, Gotenks and Master Roshi.

Xuses has recently uploaded footage of a first-to-three set that featured Kawamatsu going up against the Japan champion. According to Xuses, this player's records against CO|Go1 and CO|Fenrich are 29-30 and 26-30 respectively.

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From impossible combos to massive pop offs, trolling and confusion, 2020 was full of amazing and hilarious moments in fighting games

This year will certainly go down in the history books as one of the worst for a long list of sucky reasons, but there was still plenty of enjoyment to be had if you knew where to look.

Now, all of those great times from the realm of fighting games have been compiled into one place, as LiangHuBBB recently released their latest Funny and Cool Moments video showcasing the best of the FGC in 2020 from perfect combos to weird interactions / reactions.

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Kazunoko drops his Season 3.5 tier list for Dragon Ball FighterZ as the game's first multi-year champion

It is next to impossible to be a multi-year national / global champion in any major fighting game in the current landscape, but that's what BC|Kazunoko accomplished earlier his month in his huge Dragon Ball FighterZ National Championship victory over former world champ CO|Go1.

Now for the first time as the two-time DBFZ king of Japan, Kazunoko has released his Season 3.5 tier list for Dragon Ball FighterZ which actually goes all the way down to D in rankings.

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Click Burgundy recaps the latest fighting game announcements and tournament victories in amazing artwork form

The fighting game scene has had a surprisingly lively fall / winter season so far despite everything going on in the world between character announcements like Sephiroth in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate and a number of big tournaments.

Click Burgundy works to often times transform these big events into artwork, and we've collected some of their best portraits showcasing the season's reveals and victories.

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LordKnight releases his Season 3.5 Dragon Ball FighterZ tier list that sees 8 characters in the top tier category

BC|LordKnight recently released his Season 3.5 tier list for Dragon Ball FighterZ. Season 3.5 has been in the players' hands since September so LordKnight is now feeling confident about his opinions on the Dragon Ball FighterZ roster.

According to LordKnight, characters seen in red boxes of each tier category are unordered. However, those not in red boxes are ordered within their respective tier categories.

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This saucy Teen Gohan touch of death in Dragon Ball FighterZ bounces Cell around like a basketball and uses no Sparking Blast

Fans of Dragon Ball FighterZ are in for a treat as we've got some footage of a pair of Teen Gohan touch of death sequences that are all but certain to get your blood pumping.

The mastermind behind these is the aptly named Lord Combo, who has managed to figure out how to empty entire life bars with the Teen Gohan/Gogeta/Vegito team with style and without using the powerful Sparking Blast mechanic.

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Go1's Season 3.5 tier list for Dragon Ball FighterZ features his entire team in at least the S+ ranking

The competitive season for Dragon Ball FighterZ came to an end one week ago with the epic finale of the National Championships, but that certainly doesn't mean that the pros have stopped playing and thinking about the game for what comes next.

Former world champion and Japanese finalist CO|Go1 recently put together a Season 3.5 tier list for DBFZ with the top ranking members probably looking quite familiar to those who paid attention to the progression of the National Championships.

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Go1 releases Dragon Ball FighterZ tier list for best assists in the game

Dragon Ball FighterZ received quite the overhaul earlier this year when the developers added two new Z Assists for every character in the game.

Previous DBFZ World Tour champion CO|Go1 recently released his updated assist tier list digging into what each character can bring to a team.

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How to waste 7 bars of meter with Broly in Dragon Ball FighterZ

Especially around the holidays, you're not supposed to be taking more than your fair share as we all try to turn our focuses more toward the spirit of giving.

The combo we're sharing with you here on Christmas Day flies in the face of that spirit as Dragon Ball FighterZ's Super Broly uses more meter than he actually needs to to put away a foe in a single go.

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Gods clashed in the Japanese Dragon Ball FighterZ finals where 2 world champions showcased the best of what offline fighting game events have to offer

The fighting game community got turned on its head in 2020 with the move to almost exclusively online events, but the Japanese finals for the Dragon Ball FighterZ National Championships had the opportunity to play in person which provided some of the most exciting action we've seen all year and served as a reminder of just how fun and important these tournaments are.

Nothing showcased this more than the true final battle between DBFZ's Season 1 world champion BC|Kazunoko and Season 2 champion CO|Go1, where both of these multi-game gods played their hearts out in one of the best sets the game has ever seen full of twists and turns.

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Huge fighting game discounts are here in time for Christmas with PlayStation and Steam Winter Sales featuring Mortal Kombat 11: Ultimate and many more

The season of giving is upon us now with the crazy holiday shopping season which is also the perfect time to present the gift of good fighting games to your friends and family.

Said gift giving is made much easier on the wallet right now with both Steam and PlayStation running their own winter sales right now which includes new titles like Mortal Kombat 11: Ultimate (plus Kombat Pack 2), games that rarely go on sale like Samurai Shodown and many, many more.

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Dragon Ball Super manga introduces new character with the same name as previous Dragon Ball FighterZ world champion

The Dragon Ball franchise is certainly no stranger to including references and puns to its characters and world considering the entire Saiyan race is named after vegetables, but potential ties to real-world figures are nowhere near as common for a variety of reasons.

Chapter 67 for the Dragon Ball Super manga released this past weekend, and fighting game players quickly caught wind of a brand new character that was introduced which just so happens to share a name with the previous world champion in Dragon Ball FighterZ, Goichi "CO|Go1" Kishida. Note: very minor spoilers for the new chapter follow.

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Dozens of Dragon Ball GT references have already been found in the Super Baby 2 and Super Saiyan 4 Gogeta trailer for Dragon Ball FighterZ

Many attacks in Dragon Ball FighterZ clearly take references from the manga, anime and movies featuring the Dragon Ball universe. It seems that Super Baby 2 and Super Saiyan 4 Gogeta from Dragon Ball GT also feature attacks and techniques that draw cues from the now non-canonical anime.

Baby's intro has Vegeta being possessed by the Neo Machine Mutant Tuffle, just like in the anime. Vegeta attempts to resist, but Baby is eventually able to take control.

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But can he also sing? Top Dragon Ball FighterZ player Go1 karaokes GT theme

One of the absolute top Dragon Ball FighterZ competitors in the world recently hung up his weighted training warrior clothes and put on his bard threads as CO|Go1 was spotted singing some Dragon Ball karaoke.

The pair were seen belting out the intro and outro themes for the Dragon Ball GT series, (perhaps in celebration of the latest FighterZ DLC reveal) and we snagged a clip of Go1 doing the former some awesome karaoke justice with a voice that isn't half bad at all.

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We probably already know when Super Saiyan 4 Gogeta will release for Dragon Ball FighterZ

Last night's trailer for Super Baby 2's gameplay came as expected following the finals for the Dragon Ball FighterZ National Championships in Japan, but there was an extra exciting announcement at the end revealing Super Saiyan 4 Goku will be the final character of FighterZ Pass 3.

The short clip of the Dragon Ball GT fusion stated that'd he'd be "coming soon," but there's plenty of information already that points to when we should expect to see Gogeta's trailer along with his release window.

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Super Baby 2 Trailer released for Dragon Ball FighterZ, character will be out on January 15 — Super Saiyan 4 Gogeta revealed as next character

During the night or early this morning depending on where in the world you happen to be situated, the last installment of the Dragon Ball FighterZ National Championships was being played, more specifically the Japanese portion of the event.

As we'd been promised by Dragon Ball FighterZ producer Tomoko Hiroki, this event also treated us to our first gameplay look at the next upcoming character, Super Baby 2, although we found out about him and some of his abilities earlier this week.

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Dragon Ball FighterZ National Championships results

Update: This story has been updated with final results for the Spain, USA West, France, USA East and Japan regions.

This weekend will see a series of Dragon Ball FighterZ events across some of the strongest regions for the game where eight players per region will be battling it out to prove who is the strongest in Dragon Ball FighterZ for their area right now.

Some of the biggest names set to compete are CO|Go1, CO|Fenrich, BC|Kazunoko, PG|HookGangGod, Wawa, VGIA|Shanks, EG|Dekillsage, Supernoon, BC|Tachikawa, Oplon|Noka, PG|BNBBN, BDG|Cloud805, ApologyMan, Maddo, BC|LordKnight, B, Matoi, Kyden, KK|Calbu, Wizards|GenisGod, KnowKami and BD|SubatomicSabers, though there are many more participating as well.

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