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Vicious Kage, stunning Seth, nerdy Karin, and more wonderful art from Click Burgundy

We're overjoyed every time Click Burgundy posts enough new fighting game pieces for us to share a new gallery, and so we bring you today's new exhibits with smiles on par with M. Bison's.

It's mainly Street Fighter characters you'll be seeing as recent creations feature the likes of Kage, Seth, Laura, and Ibuki showing off her new caltrops. There are a few guest appearances, however.

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Uirusu_chan's gorgeous fighting game art featuring Tekken, Street Fighter, and other characters

We're sharing some beautiful art all the way from Vietnam today as we appreciate the work of Uirusu_chan as she illustrates some of our favorite fighting game characters.

It's clear that Uirusu has a particular affinity for Tekken as she features quite a few characters from the 3D fighter. Some of these even have representations of story arcs such as the explanation for Alisa's figure skating-esque fighting style.

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Casablanca World Fighters results

Update: This story has been updated with final results.

This weekend, Casablanca World Fighters will be happening in, as the name would suggest, Casablanca, Morocco.

Notable players set to compete are ASM|Wawa, Oplon|Noka, Sanwa|M', Striker, Baztami|XFrame, Saiki, ON|GTKheirro, DeadAkari, MESA|Challenger, Adamovic, Krouchamine, Zlatanovich, Ram-One and more.

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5 fighting games releasing in 2020 that you need to look out for

The new year is officially upon us, and with the start of 2020 means new fighting games for us to get our hands on. The market for fighting games is as packed as its ever been, and it shows no signs of slowing down.

In 2020, we'll be seeing numerous fighting games launched. Today we're going to talk about five in particular that you should keep an eye out for.

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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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Mai Shiranui's birthday will be extra special this year with SNK opening up a limited pop up shop in Tokyo that has exclusive merch of the heroine

Next to Street Fighter's Chun-Li, Mai Shiranui has stood as one of the most iconic female martial artists in all of fighting games for over 20 years now which has earned her fans all over the world.

Mai's birthday is officially listed as January 1, 1974, so to celebrate the upcoming event, SNK will be opening a limited pop up shop in Tokyo, Japan to offer exclusive merchandise including posters, fans, bags... and even a bag of rice with Mai's face on it.

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Gorgeous fighting game art from Cheshirrr will make you forget these beauties can deliver big time beat downs

I know full well that iDom tore through Capcom Cup with Laura, and I've known some immense frustration from getting robbed by online V-Trigger 1 shenanigans, but all sense of threat and anger goes out the window the second I look at Cheshirrr's take on the Brazilian Street Fighter.

The style and approach taken by this artist gives these characters particularly soft and mesmerizing looks, which is a nice departure from the power and battle-driven versions we so often see.

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KVO Winter Battle results

Update: This story has been updated with final results.

KVO Winter Battle is happening this weekend in Osaka, Japan.

A few of the notable names attending are Omito, CO|Fenrich, AMTRS|Score, Sanwa|M', Kedako, Emujima, GZL|Koichi, Kuni, though there are many more as well.

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New to Smash, yet still oddly familiar — EventHubs' impressions after spending time with Terry Bogard in Smash Bros. Ultimate

It's been about a month since Terry Bogard was released for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, and some of us here at EventHubs have alloted some time within our busy schedules to try out what this classic fighting game legend feels like in the realm of Smash Bros.

As such, my colleague Justin "AdaptiveTrigger" Gordon and I have taken it upon ourselves to share our impressions of Terry Bogard in Smash. Although I can't speak for Justin, I wasn't able to spend quite as much time as I had hoped with Terry yet, despite him being my all-time favorite fighting game character. Nevertheless, if you're interested in our experiences with the character so far, feel free to continue down below.

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Update: What are the best and most impactful fighting games to release this decade?

Update: You can check out the final results of our poll below to see which games our readers believe to be the best / most impactful games of the 2010's.

December is upon us which means that there's only one month left in this entire decade that's been the biggest and most important eras in fighting game history. Today, the genre feels larger than ever before following the mostly quiet times of the 2000's before Street Fighter 4's release.

There's been so many fighting games that have come out in the last 10 years that many fans probably either forgot about or thought came out more than 10 years ago, so we've put together a giant poll to ask everyone what they think were the absolute best of the best and most impactful — from (Super) Street Fighter 4 all the way to Mortal Kombat 11 and Samurai Shodown.

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NEC 20 results

Update: This story has been updated with final results.

NEC 20 is happening this weekend in Lancaster, Pennsylvania.

Players attending this event include FOX|SonicFox, BC|Dragon, EG|NYChrisG, CGL|Ninjakilla212, UYU|Deoxys, PG|Hayatei, UYU|Rewind, BDG|BlueGod, Linkorz, DF|Saiyne, Oplon|Skyll, END|Shine, Noble|Semiij, FightingGM, Noble|Kombat, RG|Kevoxreborn, Woahhzz, FSD|Rikuto, GeTV|Sandman, JJJ, ShinLad, Incendiate, DF|Grr, UGS|BBoy Dragon, BC|HoneyBee, Noble|SylverRye, Coach Steve, 1L2P|Burrito Voorhees, EG|Ricki Ortiz, EMP|Hiro, DTownsKing, TCOL|SourPiggy, Illusion|SplashFGC, FSD|Matt Ponton, AXL|Boom, RamonTSF, EMP|KDZ, Princess Slim, JayGeorgeM20z, FredDistance20z, BDG|Teiga, UGS|LordXav1er and many more.

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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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