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From bonus damage to hidden super moves, here are 7 helpful secrets Guilty Gear Strive doesn't tell you

Guilty Gear has garnered a reputation for being a fighting game franchise that goes beyond to inform its players about the ins and outs of how to play, and while the brand new Guilty Gear Strive is no exception, there are a handful of helpful hints you won't find in training or tutorial modes.

Thanks to the diligent efforts from content creator Rooflemonger, you too can be privy to these tips and use them to get the edge on any and all competition that comes you way.

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FGC Arcade: Evo Edition early results

Update: This story is being updated periodically with results.

For this year's EVO, there's going to be a main event in August as well as official Side Tournaments and this early event dubbed FGC Arcade.

The FGC Arcade events will be taking place throughout June and consist of tournaments for Tekken 7, Mortal Kombat 11, Guilty Gear Strive and Granblue Fantasy Versus.

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Guilty Gear Strive Directors want to share the joys of golden age arcade culture with modern players through the portal of powerful netcode

Having just come through 2020 and all the restrictions that put on us, the days of fighting game arcade culture seem especially far away right now. COVID-19 is far from the only or main culprit responsible for the decline of the arcade scene as home consoles and the internet have, in many ways, made the old approaches for doing things obsolete.

Those who have had the opportunity to visit and compete in a thriving local arcade know that there's a special charm that comes along with the experience, and that charm is something Guilty Gear Strive Directors Daisuke Ishiwatari and Akira Katano are hoping to capture in their brand new title. The funny thing about it? They're looking to achieve this goal through the online experience.

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Guilty Gear Strive wants you playing Sol Badguy so much it'll change your character in the middle of an online match

Arc System Works set out to make their protagonist Sol Badguy feel powerful at the start of Guilty Gear Strive's life, and they've certainly succeeded in that with his unmatched ability to convert combos that do crazy amounts of damage.

This has led many players to pick him up and make him one of the most popular fighters of the early game, and even if you don't pick him, the game just might make you take him for a spin anyway.

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Arc System Works celebrates the sale of over 300k Guilty Gear Strive units after just 3 days

It's only been about 4 days since Guilty Gear Strive was released for everyone on June 11, 2021. Despite the short span of time, it seems that Guilty Gear Strive has been extremely successful for Arc System Works.

Last night, Arc System Works revealed that Guilty Gear Strive had already sold over 300k units worldwide. By this point, it had only been 3 days since Guilty Gear Strive's release.

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Guilty Gear Strive's servers were pulled offline to try and improve online quality but did it help at all?

Server and connectivity issues hampered players' enjoyment of Guilty Gear Strive's launch weekend, and the developers have now attempted to improve the rough spots that detract from the game's excellent netcode.

Arc System Works took down Strive's online servers across all platforms in the early hours of this morning and completed their work, but did it actually help to fix any of the problems?

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'We keep considering and reconsidering characters until we're down to the very last one every time' - Guilty Gear Strive developers

Guilty Gear Strive recently launched with a base roster of 15 characters consisting of Sol Badguy, Ky Kiske, May, Faust, Potemkin, Chipp Zanuff, Zato-1, Millia Rage, Axl Low, Anji Mito, I-No, Ramlethal Valentine, Leo Whitefang, Nagoriyuki and Giovanna.

In an interview with 4Gamer (which took place before Guilty Gear Strive's launch), Guilty Gear Strive Directors Daisuke Ishiwatari and Akira Katano were asked about Anji Mito's inclusion being that he hasn't been playable since Guilty Gear XX Accent Core Plus R, a game originally released back in 2012-2013. This prompted the two directors to speak about the character selection process for Guilty Gear Strive.

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Multiple players report strange glitch that sends Ramlethal's swords flying or swinging in complete opposite direction in Guilty Gear Strive

Whenever a new game releases, there's bound to be quite a few glitches that haven't been ironed out yet, and Guilty Gear Strive is no exception to that.

Some bugs like Faust's ability to completely crash the game with 20 meteors are just kinda goofy, but also near impossible to pull off in a real match. This new one with Ramlethal, however, could be more of a legitimate concern.

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3 simple ways to improve your online lobby experience in Guilty Gear Strive... when it actually works

The online lobbies of Guilty Gear Strive have been one of the aspects of the game that players complained about the most going back to the first beta, and while Arc System Works did provide some improvements, more issues popped up following its release.

To help mitigate the ongoing server and matchmaking problems Strive is seeing this weekend, we've put together three tips that'll simplify and make your lobby experience hopefully more pleasant than before.

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Guilty Gear Strive x LEVO results

Update: This story has been updated with final results.

With Guilty Gear Strive's release this week, launch hype is high for the new Arc System Works title across the fighting game community at large.

The largest Strive event during this launch weekend apears to be North American tournament for LEVO featuring a wealth of top talent from a variety of titles including: EG|SonicFox, PG|Punk, Supernoon, Cloud805, Reynald, Nitro, Honzogonzo, Daze, PT|Coach Steve, CR|Doza, BN|Shin Paulo, and more along with hundreds of entrants.

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Rumor: Guilty Gear Strive's Season Pass data mined, first 5 DLC characters possibly revealed

Prior to the release of Guilty Gear Strive, Arc System Works provided a small tease of information regarding Guilty Gear Strive's Season Pass. The first DLC challenger will be a newcomer in the series. Following this, the second challenger will be a returning veteran from a previous Guilty Gear title.

As of right now, none of the five Season Pass characters have been officially revealed by Arc System Works. However, with the game out in the wild, data miners have had the opportunity to see if anything is hidden within the game's files. Notably, five names may have been leaked as a result. Be advised that potential spoilers on the five characters' identities lie ahead.

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This Guilty Gear Strive beginners guide has everything you need to get movement, basic combos, Roman cancels, and more down quickly

Today is the big day as the long-awaited Guilty Gear Strive is officially available to all gamers, and that means we've got more than a few new bloods looking to find their footing.

Though the latest entry to the Guilty Gear franchise is noted to be a little simpler than its predecessors, starting a new fighting game is never an easy feat. Fear not, however, as MC MuraFGC has put together a wonderful starter guide for beginners that'll surely surely make starting climbing this mountain a good bit less intimidating.

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Guilty Gear Strive day one 1.03 patch notes

As odd as it might seem that a game would receive a patch on the day it goes live, this has actually become a fairly common practice as developers get to iron out a handful of unseen bugs that surface once the public digs in.

Arc System Works has released a 1.03 patch for the brand new Guilty Gear Strive that fixes a handful of issues that have been hampering players as they try to enjoy the game. Read on for all the details.

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Guilty Gear Strive Directors: We're looking to prioritize fun over the balance itself

We've yet another excerpt from the wonderful 4Gamer interview with Guilty Gear Strive Directors Daisuke Ishiwatari and Akira Katano, this time discussing game balance and the philosophy the development team adopted while designing it.

Especially in the modern age of fighting games where patches and updates abound, audience expectations for relatively fair play across rosters is at an all time high. To kick things off, Katano notes three things they first look at when designing a character.

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Click Burgundy dedicates special art to Daigo Umehara's recovery and Mister Crimson's big win along with love for Guilty Gear Strive

Click Burgundy is an amazing artist we've covered many times on EventHubs because they're one of the absolute best around, and their latest works are exemplary of just that.

We've rounded up some of their most recent pieces to showcase their talent, including some lovely dedications to BST|Daigo Umehara and ASM|Mister Crimson as well as Guilty Gear Strive and The King of Fighters 15's recent reveals.

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PSA: A double KO in Guilty Gear Strive will not award a win to the player with a round lead

If the developers are to be believed in their previous statements, Guilty Gear Strive is the perfect entry point of the series for newcomers. Of course, the developers are also adamant that the developers did not intend to make Guilty Gear Strive into an easy fighting game as a result of making difficult things simpler.

However, there are still things for newcomers to the series to learn. Notably, PG|Justin Wong was recently surprised by what can sometimes happen when a double KO occurs in the Guilty Gear series.

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'Just because we've made difficult parts simpler, it doesn't mean that it's become an easy fighting game' - Guilty Gear Strive developers

Thanks to an interview with 4gamer, we were able to get some insight from Daisuke Ishiwatari (General Director) and Akira Katano (Director of Guilty Gear Strive) about Guilty Gear Strive's development.

Though Guilty Gear Strive is actually the seventh entry in the Guilty Gear series, Arc System Works has been adamant about making the game simpler in certain aspects with the intention of making it more approachable for new players.

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