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Badass, powerful and certainly cheesy - Click Burgundy's art is the perfect showcase of the best aspects in fighting games

Fighting games are a mixture of hype, feeling powerful and a healthy amount of cheesy goodness, so artwork capturing those specific elements makes them extra special at reminding us why we love the genre.

Click Burgundy is a Japanese artist we've featured a number of times on the site before, and their work certainly fits the mold of absolutely getting that fighting game charm right on the money.

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Tekken 7 characters are now available in The King of Fighters Allstar as part of limited timed event with free Jin and potentially expensive purchases

The King of Fighters Allstar is surprisingly decent for a mobile adaptation of the fighting game series, and now the beat-em-up spin-off title is bringing in a completely different roster of martial artists to join the gang for a limited time.

Tekken 7 characters are officially available in King of Fighters Allstar including a free Jin Kazama — or choice of Iori Yagami — for simply logging in, though things can get expensive if you're trying to collect everything.

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The King of Fighters for Girls releases today on mobile in Japan

A new King of Fighters is en route, and it's a tad bit different from what we are used to. This one is based on love, not fighting, though.

The latest installment in the KoF series releases on November 8 in Japan on mobile.

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Here's everything you need to know about Terry Bogard in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate if you missed Sakurai's presentation yesterday

Yesterday, Super Smash Bros. series producer Masahiro Sakurai treated us to a whopping 45-minute presentation detailing the newest DLC being added to the game, namely Terry Bogard of Fatal Fury and King of Fighters fame, one of SNK's biggest posterchildren.

During this presentation, we got a very good look at everything that'll be brought in to the Super Smash Bros. universe in this latest Ultimate DLC via Terry Bogard's inclusion, and if you happened to miss the presentation, worry not — we're here to fill you in on everything SNK's Wild Wolf has brought to the latest Super Smash Bros. Ultimate patch, which, by the way, is already live. So if you're unsure of the particulars of Terry and just what came with him to the game, or if you just need a refresher, look no further.

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Virtua Fighter, Art of Fighting, Samurai Shodown and King of Fighters characters show up as Mii Fighters in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

Yesterday will go down as a momentous day for Super Smash Bros. and fighting game fans in general, as Terry Bogard finally joined the ranks of Smash Ultimate as DLC though there was also a bunch of goodies packed within the release.

As Nintendo has been doing with all of the DLC fighters so far, the company also released a good amount of new Mii Fighter costumes this time focusing on fighting game series between Virtua Fighter, Art of Fighting, Samurai Shodown and King of Fighters.

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Canada Cup 2019 results

Update: This story has been updated with final results.

Canada Cup 2019 is happening this weekend in Calgary, Canada.

Some of the notable players competing include Rohto|Tokido, FOX|MkLeo, UYU|OilKing, Mago, Justin Wong, RZR|Xian, RB|Luffy, NuckleDu, CYG|Daigo, Liquid|Nemo, Liquid|John Takeuchi, CO|Dogura, UYU|JB, FAV|Sako, AZ|Kichipa-mu, EG|NYChrisG, DNG|Itabashi Zangief, Rise|Smug, LordJimmyBones, RRQ|Moke, HLC|S2J, CYG|GamerBee, FD|Haitani, FAV|Ryuusei, W2W|Bladewise, SB|DR Mandrake, ASM|MisterCrimson, TD|DualKevin, END|Shine, Tempo|Alex Myers, Terrence, CYG|PR Balrog and many more.

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Symbiote Juri, curvy Cammy, Morrigan as Vampirella... The Art Mage's fighting game sketches are very voluptuous

Today you're being treated to the gorgeous art style of The Art Mage, an East Coast artist and illustrator whose work we knew we had to post after seeing just one example.

It was the curvy Cammy that initially caught our eye and inspired a "sure hope there's more where that came from" sentiment. Luckily there was, and we've rounded up a gallery to share with you.

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East Coast Throwdown 2019 results

Update: This story has been updated with final results.

East Coast Throwdown 2019 is one of the bigger events happening this weekend, and it's taking place Stamford, Connecticut.

Notable players are many, given the wealth of games being played, but here's a list of just some of the big names attending this event: FOX|SonicFox, REC|Punk, NuckleDu, BC|Dragon, PxP|A Foxy Grampa, iDom, EG|NYChrisG, AF|DizzyTT, Bandits|MenaRD, PG|Hayatei, PG|MarlinPie, JWong|LostSoul, UYU|Deoxys, UYU|Rewind, AXL|XCaliburBladez, CGL|VideoGamezYo, Mixbox|Qudans, DualKevin, COMP|Siologica, CGL|Tweedy, END|Shine, UGS|Blackmoonrisingx, END|Scar, FightingGM, Noble|Semiij, COMP|TeruRock, ElChakotay, BDG|DidimoKOF, CGL|NinjaKilla212, Terrence, EQNX|Brian_F, LordJimmyBones, Flux, RG|Kevoxreborn, Tempo|Alex Myers, Coach Steve, BC|LordKnight, NerdJosh, RBL|SperoGin, RenoFace, TCOL|Komanda, Noble|Kombat, EXL|Blackberry, FSD|Rikuto, BloodHawk, Radiance|Commander Jesse, LOK|Nivek, UGS|BBoyDragon, GOD|KillerXinok, Crescent|RobTV, BDG|Romance, DF|Grr, RG|DJT, BC|HoneyBee, CrazySteady, TxC|ElRosa and TxC|MarcoPolo.

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Ultimate Fighting Arena 2019 results

Update: This story has been updated with final results.

Ultimate Fighting Arena 2019 is taking place this weekend in Aubervilliers, France.

Notable players attending are way too many to count, but here's a small sampling: FOX|MkLeo, FOX|SonicFox, REC|Punk, Mouz|Problem X, Solary|Glutonny, R2G|Kameme, CGG|Tissuemon, VGIA|Shanks, Talon|Kkokkoma, NVD|Phenom, CYG|Infexious, Rise|Smug, PxP|A Foxy Grampa, DizzyTT, GO|Keev, FOX|Dekillsage, RB|Luffy, Nacon|MisterCrimson, Wawa, Oplon|Skyll, BC|LordKnight, Takamura, AXL|XCaliburBladez, Orange|Kayane, MrKwiggle, DG|Asim, BC|Tachikawa, AXL|Fergus, NVD|Veggey, FNATIC|Shakz, NLE|Bode, BC|Mr. R, COMP|Siologica, Ryan Hart, AMTRS|Score, COMP|TeruRock, WrNx|Kayne, Rize|Chickenmaru, VideoGamezYo, R-Cade|Alioune, Jopelix, CRaZY|Gehaktbal, VGIA|VegaPatch, Atrosh, VS|WhiteAshX, NVD|Momi, Vitality|Hurricane, NASR|SharkTeeth, HappyPow, FNATIC|Akainu, Reason|Boltstrike, OBAssassin, Kalak, YaLLa|Hayat, Konix|Gunni, HU|Zer0q, iStudying, EVO|Kasuga, LBC|AkaOni, Oplon|Noka, CTV|RZA, DEUS|DougFromParis, EnVyUS|NassimClaw, mYi|KiraKira, Exeed|Ghirlanda, VGIA|Caiper, Vitality|Linkexelo, RO|Layo, Meru, Reason|MetalQueerSolid and of course many more.

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The star of Untitled Goose Game has been wreaking havoc across the internet but finds a kindred spirit in Geese Howard with funny Fatal Fury comic

The Untitled Goose Game looked like it was shaping up to be a hit from its initial trailer, and it seems to have delivered on that mischievous promise causing fans around the world to adopt the goose as their bringer of hope, chaos and memes.

Not even fighting games are immune from the honking menace, as artist Nyattoberry recently created a fun little comic crossing over with Fatal Fury's iconic Geese Howard — for obvious reasons.

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The King of Fighters All Star launches in the West later this month with rewards for pre-registration

A number of fighting games have made the jump to mobile platforms in recent years including Street Fighter, Mortal Kombat and Skullgirls, but there are others that use the shift in platform to take things in a bit of a different direction.

SNK and Netmarble's mobile action RPG The King of Fighters All Star has been available in Japan for some time now, and it will finally be receiving a worldwide release later this month on October 22, 2019.

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REV Major 2019 results

Update: This story has been updated with final results.

REV Major 2019 is taking place this weekend in Manila, Philippines, and it's going to be a huge one.

Some of the big names participating include ROX|Knee, THY|Chikurin, UYU|LowHigh, JDCR, UYU|Double, AMPLFY|Rangchu, CO|Fenrich, Talon|Kkokkoma, Fate|Ulsan, GG|Saint, ROX|Chanel, PBE|Doujin, Mixbox|Qudans, Yamasa|Take, Illusion|CherryBerryMango, UYU|Jeondding, PBE|AK, Yamasa|Nobi, EQNX|Dimeback, Yamasa|Yuu, CO|Tanukana, UYU|Yuyu, Maddo, RSG|Seo, Xuses|Matoi, BC|Tachikawa, PG|BNBBN and many more as well.

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NeoGeo Arcade Stick Pro pricing and release window details revealed

Mini and retro consoles have certainly seen an uptick in popularity this past decade from major hardware and software developers, and SNK's latest endeavor is looking to capitalize on that strength given a new hybrid form.

The company has revealed the pricing and release information for their NeoGeo Arcade Stick Pro system set to come out later this year — at least for Japan anyways.

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Guilty Gear girls hit the beach, Android 21 strikes a pose, and Hotdog29's Bison gets a literal interpretation via Phamoz's gorgeous fighting game art

The fighting game community is filled with creative types and today we're highlighting one fighting game fan who enjoys taking characters out of their usual combat-fueled atmosphere and imagining them in more recreational arenas.

Phamoz is a very talented artist from Hong Kong who can not only recreate our favorite fighters with a beautifully soft style but also adds to their character by sometimes placing them in unusual settings.

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King of Fighters, Samurai Shodown, Garou, World Heroes, Last Blade and more — NeoGeo Arcade Stick Pro full lineup and features revealed

SNK's back catalog of classic arcade-era video games is among the most impressive out there, and their old fighting games are going to find a new home inside an arcade stick.

The developer revealed today all 20 of the fighting games included with the NeoGeo Arcade Stick Pro along with details for its additional features like using it as a controller for PC.

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Thunderstruck 2019 results

Update: This story has been updated with final results.

Thunderstruck 2019 is happening this weekend in Monterrey, Mexico.

Players attending this event include Rise|Smug, SB|801 Strider, EG|NYChrisG, NRG|HookGangGod, FOX|Dekillsage, BC|ApologyMan, TGS|CeroBlast, Kusanagi, AZE|Maximof, SB|DoomSnake, Supernoon, BC|LordKnight, PG|Nakkiel, ElTigre, GetGosu|Darlan, Radiance|Commander Jesse, Gama, RH|Zeromex7, SubatomicSabers and many more.

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Fatal Fury's Terry Bogard is joining Super Smash Bros. Ultimate — let's have a look at what we know about his Smash iteration so far

Last week, we were treated to the news that SNK's Terry Bogard will be joining the ever-growing roster of gaming's grandest crossover, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, alongside the announcement that more characters than the initial five promised are currently in development as post-launch content for the title.

For anyone who's into fighting games (so, the vast majority of people who visit this site), Terry Bogard is definitely a familiar face even though he hasn't been part of the Super Smash Bros. series until now. With Ryu and Ken from Street Fighter setting some precedent, we have a fairly good idea of what a character like Terry will probably feel like and play like in Smash, so let's see what we've seen from his limited gameplay footage so far, and what seems likely for him outside of that.

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