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Headstomper 2019 results

Update: This story has been updated with final results.

This weekend, you'll be able to enjoy Headstomper 2019 live from my home country, Sweden. More specifically, the southernmost city in the country, Malmö.

This is a big event for multiple games, and a ton of players are showing up to compete. Some of the notable fighters set to play are Mouz|Problem X, Liquid|Nemo, CGG|Tissuemon, GO|Luffy, NVD|Phenom, Teresa, PG|MarlinPie, NASR|AngryBird, FNATIC|Shakz, SuperAkouma, AXL|Fergus, NVD|SaltyKid, FNATIC|Akainu, PsychedelicPet, DG|KaneAndTrench, VDV|KingRasta, mYi|KiraKira, Narikun, Svampen, Exeed|Ghirlanda, Nyphi7, Atrosh, YMCA|Jopelix, Raven, KSP|Ixion, TDB|Malekith, Brick, DevilKazuya, Infexious, DG|ThePhantom, LD|Zake, NVD|Veggey, DG|RooKang, EQNX|BlackBeard, DougFromParis, Reason|BoltStrike, Popi, VGIA|VegaPatch, Wasder|Rikkmeister, HG|Mitrust-Storm and Cyrox, though there are of course many more.

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KVO x TSB 2019 results

Update: This story has been updated with final results.

This week, we're seeing a long-running and heavily populated tournament taking place in Osaka, Japan.

KVO x TSB has been running for many years, and it's back again in 2019. Some of the notable players attending include CO|Go1, Omito, CO|Dogura, Nage, Samitto, CO|Fenrich, GW|Zackray, PAG|LostSoul, Tomo, THY|Chikurin, Zadi, 1UP|PepperySplash, Fumo, PG|BNBBN, BjornSonofBear, FF|ElvenShadow, Supernoon, GGWP|Souji, though that doesn't even begin to cover how many amazing competitors are set to fight it out this weekend.

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Update: PlayStation and Steams' Golden Week Sales brings big discounts to games like Dragon Ball FighterZ, Soul Calibur 6, UNIST and their DLC

Update: Steam is running their own Golden Week Sale for PC players alongside Sony including a number of big fighting game titles which you can check out for both platforms after the jump.

Golden Week celebrations are getting set to kick off around Japan as per tradition, but people in the United States can also take advantage of the holidays by way of video game sales.

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Super Smash Bros. Ultimate still sits on top while Street Fighter 5 falls back down to third in May's EVO registration rankings

We're still a good three months away from EVO 2019 though thousands of players are already gearing up to face off in the nine mainstage titles represented this year with dozens more side tournaments to be hyped for.

EVO's Joey "Mr. Wizard" Cuellar has posted the monthly updated registration rankings for May where we appear to be shaping up to have three different number one titles over the past three years at the largest fighting game event in the world.

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Northwest Majors 11 results

Update: This story has been updated with final results. Northwest Majors 11 is taking place this weekend in Seattle, Washington, and it's got a host of big games and big names set to compete in them.

FOX|NuckleDu, Jimmy J Tran, Justin Wong, Rise|Smug, SB|801 Strider, RB|Anakin, EG|NYChrisG, SB|DoomSnake, Disrupt|Shadow20z, TGS|CeroBlast, PG|Speedkicks, Tempo|Alex Myers, EG|Ricki Ortiz, Princess Ling, EQNX|CuddleCore, BxA|PartyWolf, ChrisCCH, Disrupt|Joonya20z, Rip, CYG|PR Balrog, Trungy, CCG|RunItBlack, Myk, Binchang, Rickstah, RB|Snake Eyez, UYU|Kami, Suiken, Victrix|KawaiiFaceMiles and many more.

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Come to Papa 3 results

Updated with final results: This weekend is seeing a large Super Smash Bros. event taking place in Orlando, Florida.

Some of the big players set to attend include Liquid|Hungrybox, Armada|Myran, PG|Zain, eU|Samsora, RCS|Fatality, Wizzrobe, CND|Raito, WBG|MVD, SS|Colbol, 20GX|Gahtzu, 8BitMan, Typo|Sonido, MVG|ScAtt and Spiral|Ryo, though there are of course many more showing up as well.

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Versus Masters 2019 results

Update: This story has been updated with final results.

This weekend sees even more Capcom Pro Tour action going on, with a Ranking event in the Asian region, this time in Singapore, namely Versus Masters 2019.

Some of the notable players attending this event are Rohto|Tokido, FD|Fujimura, FD|Haitani, FAV|Sako, UYU|OilKing, Liquid|Nemo, RZR|Xian, RB|Bonchan, Liquid|John Takeuchi, CO|Go1, CO|Dogura, CYG|GamerBee, FAV|Ryuusei, Yoshimoto|Machabo, Chuan, Talon|HotDog29, SIN|Brandon, Talon|Denesis and GRPT|Gllty, though there are of course many more.

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Gusto's amazing modded Dragon Ball FighterZ stills remind us just how beautiful the game is

Guilty Gear Xrd showed us all that a 2D fighting game using 3D models could look more like an anime than pretty much any video game to come before it, but Arc System Works took things even further with their next title to use the graphical style.

Dragon Ball FighterZ used a whole new level of artistic sorcery turned into a fighting game that frame-by-frame recreated some of the most iconic images and animations from one of the most influential anime and manga in history, and many of us have probably gotten used to seeing them so much that we don't quite appreciate all that is going on in a given second of the action.

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Bandai Namco actually keeps track of Dragon Ball FighterZ's online character stats, team usage and win rates... with Goku at the top of everything

We generally only get a taste of how a fighting game's characters or teams are shaping up in a wider sense at tournaments, but companies are starting to track and publish how their title's online meta game are doing on a regular basis.

Bandai Namco does this for Dragon Ball FighterZ via their Japanese community website where they show off what characters and teams are most popular and successful in the online landscape... and spoiler alert the answer is Goku.

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Here are the costume colors for Kid Goku in Dragon Ball FighterZ including one that gives him the classic gi look

We recently learned that Kid Goku from Dragon Ball GT will be coming to Dragon Ball FighterZ on May 9 in one of Bandai Namco's signature short trailers, but the Japanese version had a little bit more to show.

The gameplay reveal trailer on Bandai Namco's Japanese YouTube channel did not feature any new footage, but it did reveal what his six base colors, lobby avatars and Z Stamps are going to be as per usual.

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Kid Goku trailer for Dragon Ball FighterZ, available May 9th

The trailer for Kid Goku of Dragon Ball GT was for Dragon Ball FighterZ. It was also revealed that Kid Goku will be available on May 9th.

Unfortunately, this is an extremely quick glimpse at the upcoming character's gameplay. The trailer doesn't even last for a full 30 seconds.

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Kid Goku trailer for Dragon Ball FighterZ incoming, Super Saiyan Showdown 2 live stream now live

Update: The stream is now live. You can catch the embed after the jump.

Earlier: Kid Goku is slated to be the third DLC character for Dragon Ball FighterZ Season 2. During the Super Saiyan Showdown 2 live stream, we'll finally get our first look at his gameplay through a trailer that has yet to be revealed to the public.

The doors will be open at 4:00 p.m. PT / 7:00 p.m. ET. The steam itself will start at 4:30 p.m. PT / 7:30 p.m. ET. Apparently Funimation will be streaming the event from the eSports Stadium Arlington and Expo Center.

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First official screenshots of Kid Goku's Super Saiyan 4 transformation in Dragon Ball FighterZ released ahead of reveal trailer

Kid Goku from Dragon Ball GT — officially titled Goku (GT) — will finally be receiving his reveal trailer for Dragon Ball FighterZ later tonight as part of the Super Saiyan Shodown 2 live event though we now have our best look yet as to how his special transformation will look in action.

Bandai Namco has released a video slideshow and screenshots of Kid Goku's level three meteor attack called Dragon Fist Explosion that will see the grandpa turned youngster transform briefly into Super Saiyan 4 under certain conditions.

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Here's a look at the new Spring colors coming to Dragon Ball FighterZ in case you want to dress up Cell and Frieza as colorful Easter eggs

Kid Goku will be joining the roster of Dragon Ball FighterZ within the next month or so, but he won't be the only content to come to the successful fighting game in the near future.

Springtime costume colors and Z Capsules will also soon find their way into DBFZ, and a modder by the name of Zankye already added them to his game to show off these new apparent Easter-themed colors — though they have missed the holiday at this point.

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Kid Goku Dragon Ball FighterZ trailer coming tomorrow during Super Saiyan Showdown 2

Many fans of the Dragon Ball universe are looking forward to tomorrow's Dragon Ball FighterZ rematch between the English voice actors behind the IP's two most recognizable characters: Goku and Vegeta. We found out today that that's not all we're getting.

In addition to the bout between Chris Sabat and Sean Schemmel, Bandai Namco revealed that Funimation will also be broadcasting the official trailer for Kid Goku, who technically goes by the name Goku (GT).

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The Mixup 2019 results

Updated with final results: The Mixup 2019 is starting up now, and it's a Capcom Pro Tour premier and Tekken World Tour Master event, with a very stacked lineup taking place in Lyon, France.

Notable players scheduled to compete this weekend include: Rohto|Tokido, Rec|Punk, CYG|Fuudo, CYG|Daigo Umehara, Fudoh|Fujimura, RZR|Xian, Liquid|Nemo, Mouz|Problem X, GO|Luffy, Victrix|Momochi, FAV|Sako, DNG|Itabashi Zangief, NASR|AngryBird, Liquid|John Takeuchi, GRPT|MOV, UYU|NL, MyWalltet|Verloren, UYU|Oil King, CAG|Dogura, NVD|Phenom, RRQ|Moke, Mago, RISE|K-Brad, EG|Ricki Ortiz, Talon|HotDog29, Takamura, WE-R1|Trashbox, Fnatic|Shakz, Fnatic|Akainu, ROX|Knee, UYU|LowHigh, ROX|Chanel, PG|Speedkicks, Rangchu, among many others.

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There's someone worse than Krillin? Rooflemonger shares his Dragon Ball FighterZ Season 2 tier list

The Dragon Ball FighterZ community is excitedly exploring the game's second season as new characters have been added alongside a balance patch that saw everyone on the roster changed up a bit.

We've had this new battleground for a good amount of time now, and so we're beginning to see some informed opinions about general tier shifts and character capabilities. One such opinion has recently surfaced thanks to content creator Rooflemonger.

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