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Teppen's love for the Street Fighter and Darkstalkers series continue to shine through its awesome and detailed artwork

Teppen quickly became an easy recommend to people who like / love Capcom's most iconic franchises, and a lot of that comes down to the detail and references packed into the art for characters from Street Fighter, Darkstalkers and beyond.

When you're in battle, however, you don't actually get to see your cards' full artwork until you've finished and have unlocked the playable unit / action, so we put together another gallery detailing some of the best fighting game pieces in the newest The Force Seekers expansion.

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Winner of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate at EVO Japan 2020 will only receive special controller, other games' grand prizes range from $4,500-$9,000

The prize money and supplementary prizes have been outlined for EVO Japan 2020's main stage games. No matter how well players perform at the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate event that will be held there, it's likely that everyone there will be competing at a loss of expenditures.

Funnily enough, it's been revealed that first place will receive a Nintendo Switch Pro controller. Don't worry though — a golden Smash mark is included on the controller.

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Devil May Cry's Dante receives a smokin' new and expensive statue though we're not sure if this is what Capcom meant by a January 16 announcement

Dante is probably one of Capcom's most iconic video game characters and receives a ton of merchandise / crossovers despite Devil May Cry not being as massive of a franchise as say Street Fighter, Monster Hunter or Resident Evil.

Capcom recently told fans to keep their eyes out for new Devil May Cry announcements in the coming weeks, and the company revealed today a stylish and massive new statue for Dante based on his original appearance from Darkside Collectibles — though we're not entirely sure this was meant to be one of those dated unveilings.

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Sony will be skipping E3 for the second year in a row

Sony has announced that, for the second year in a row, they will not be attending E3 this year. As a result, we shouldn't expect any announcements regarding the PlayStation 4 or PlayStation 5 at this event.

"After thorough evaluation SIE has decided not to participate in E3 2020," declared Sony to IGN. "We have great respect for the ESA as an organization, but we do not feel the vision of E3 2020 is the right venue for what we are focused on this year. We will build upon our global events strategy in 2020 by participating in hundreds of consumer events across the globe."

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Is that Magma Dragoon? - Teppen's new Force Seekers expansion really likes having artwork of Akuma fighting other Capcom characters

The mobile card game Teppen crosses over the worlds of some of Capcom's biggest franchises with Street Fighter, Darkstalkers, Devil May Cry, Monster Hunter, Resident Evil and Mega Man X with wholly original artwork, but its latest expansion has been showing a lot of love to a certain raging demon.

Akuma is essentially the face of The Force Seekers expansion in Teppen which came out this week, and very fittingly, it features a ton of new cards of the Satsui no Hado user taking on some of Capcom's biggest baddies in search of a real fight.

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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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Update: Pokémon Nintendo Direct stream is live

In usual Nintendo fashion, the company announced their latest Direct stream just two days in advance which is now about to be upon us.

The new Pokémon-themed Nintendo Direct is scheduled to start shortly at 6:30 a.m. PT / 9:30 a.m. ET and is supposed to last for around 20 minutes in total.

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Super Smash Bros. was the tenth most talked about video game series on Twitter in 2019

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate was officially released to the public on December 7, 2018. In other words, we've had a full year to experience and play the latest entry in the series.

Throughout the game's lifespan, it's become extremely popular. It's no wonder that it was reported to sell 15.71 million units and was the second most downloaded game in 2019, after Fortnite. Unsurprisingly, people talking about the game on Twitter has caused it to be quite the trending topic in 2019.

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Akuma now available as a playable character in Teppen alongside new The Force Seekers expansion and Evil Ryu skin

Even though it is not a fighting game, Teppen has managed to still capture the attention of many Capcom fighters fans out there for the love and detail given to Street Fighter and Darkstalkers characters who have not had a chance at the spotlight in decades.

GungHo Online Entertainment and Capcom are continuing to push their big mobile card game into 2020 with a brand new Teppen expansion called The Force Seekers which is available now and includes Akuma as a new playable character alongside dozens of new cards to collect and a brand new mechanic.

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Here's the official logo for PlayStation 5... and it looks very familiar, PS4 sales eclipse 106 million units sold

It's hard to believe, but we're only about 10 months out or so from the launch of the next generation of video game consoles in the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X though there's still next to nothing we really know about them.

Sony had been teasing some sort of PS5-related reveal for the CES 2020 event going on this week which they held their keynote press conference last night. During said presentation, the company gave more information as to just how well the PS4 is doing along with the official logo for the PlayStation 5 — which is probably exactly what you expect.

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You can literally kick this TV's screen without fear of breaking it... making it perfect for those who want to play Street Fighter 5 online

We definitely have love for Street Fighter 5 when it comes to local play, but we're grown one too many gray hairs trying to avoid Crush Counters and V-Trigger blow ups over the internet.

The game has grown positively in many ways over the last four years, (updated mechanics, better single-player modes, reduced input lag, the removal of a rootkit) but its faithful following still have some major gripes with netcode experiences. With frustration levels at an all-time high, it's a good thing China has developed a new flat screen television that's so durable you can give it a direct kick and not break it.

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What's the greatest fighting game of the last decade? Maximilian shares his opinions on this very difficult question

For some this will be an easy call, but for a great many of us the title of best fighting game of the last 10 years will involve a ton of weighing and measuring as we recollect both emotional and logical reactions to our favorite genre's top releases.

We weren't quite brave enough to try to answer this ourselves, (though we did run a best fighting game of 2019 poll) but Maximilian has whittled things down to a top 10 titles that he then orders according to his personal convictions.

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Mr. Wizard is asking what 6 games the fighting game community wants to see at EVO 2020

Evolution aka EVO has seen a fairly rapid growth in attendance plus viewership since 2016 and even before while showing no signs of stopping any time soon.

With the dawn of the new year upon us, Joey "Mr. Wizard" Cuellar, the president of EVO, is putting his feelers out into the fighting game community to ask what six mainstage titles they'd like to see included as part of EVO 2020.

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Lessons from Gandhi in Street Fighter 4, Tokido's tournament Akuma pose, and Combofiend's Bionic Arm are among the best FGC moments of the decade

It's been an interesting decade for fighting games. Needless to say, there have been a lot of hype moments that are certainly worth reflecting on.

Reddit user Darkcloud20 took the time to compile all the notable major FGC events that transpired since 2010 into an r/Kappa thread. Be aware that there are a few NSFW entries that detail some real drama listed in the thread.

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Samurai Shodown is the EventHubs community's best fighting game of 2019

Update: The results are in for what you all thought the best new fighting game of 2019 was, and Samurai Shodown topped the rankings taking in nearly 50 percent of the overall vote. You can check out the full results below.

Earlier:There's less than one week left in the entire decade, and though we've previously covered the best and most important fighting games of the past 10 years, it's time we take a closer look at the ones which came out in 2019.

This year may not have seen a new Street Fighter or Tekken game hit the market, but we did get a sales juggernaut in Mortal Kombat 11, the return of a beloved SNK franchise with Samurai Shodown, a nostalgia trip of a 3v3 fighter in Power Rangers: Battle for the Grid and so much more.

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LiangHuBBB releases his Funny & Cool Moments highlighting the best of 2019

LiangHuBBB has recently released episode 114 of his Funny & Cool Moments series. This particular entry is meant to showcase the best highlights of 2019.

As a result, this is video that extends over 18 minutes long. Unsurprisingly, the content is packed with hilarious, cool, and strange moments that have been captured throughout the gameplay sessions of a variety of fighting games.

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Last-minute Christmas shoppers should take advantage of these heavily discounted fighting games before it's too late

In just two days, Christmas will be here once again as the biggest gift giving time of the year with the holiday season, and there's also no better time to stock up on fighting game presents for your friends, family or even yourself.

PlayStation Network, Steam and Green Man Gaming are all running their own winter sales this week including a huge amount of steep discounts for the biggest fighting games and DLC from Mortal Kombat 11 to even more party friendly titles like Lethal League Blaze and Kill la Kill IF.

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