EVO 2017's lineup is being revealed today - Vote in our polls what games you think will be there, and what games you want to be there

Later today, we're going to get the official unveiling of the EVO 2017 lineup.

There are a lot of games vying for main stage spots, and a bunch of new fighting games have been released or will be released in the period since EVO 2016, including BlazBlue: Central Fiction, King of Fighters 14 and Injustice 2.

To gauge your interest, we decided to put together two polls - one with which games you expect to see, and one with which games you hope to see. Each poll has 3 choices, so choose wisely.

First, you can vote right below for what games you personally want to see.

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Release date for the Xbox One, Steam, and physical versions of Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 announced for March 7th; physical versions come with comic

The release date for Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3's Xbox One and the Steam version of Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 has been announced by Capcom. The release date is slated for March 7th.

Additionally, the physical copies of Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 for both the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 will also be released on the same day.

It is noted that the physical release will come with an exclusive comic depicting the story in 10 pages. The illustrations are by Sean Chen and Gerardo Sandoval from Marvel.

Below you can see what the cover of the comic book will look like.

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Source: Capcom Unity.

'At some point, especially at EVO, where they boo me—it takes a toll, but that turns into my passion' - ChrisG on rough times and rolling with changes

Love or hate him, there's no denying that EG|ChrisG is one of the most talented fighting game players to compete in tournament play.

Though he's most known for his god-status in Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3, Christopher Gonzales seems to be able to crack top eight brackets in virtually any of the many games he chooses to enter at major tournaments.

During Gonzales' rise to the top of the fighting game ranks, he garnered something of a villainous persona in a good portion of the community eye. Recent times have seen more boos replaced with cheers, but in a recent interview with The Hundreds the Marvel master offered a seldom shared insight into his perspective on things.

"At some point, especially at EVO, where they boo me—it takes a toll on you," said Chris, "But that turns into my passion. You start to realize, no matter how good you do, there’s going to be someone that doesn’t like it."

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Kumite in Tennessee 2017 results ft SonicFox, K-Brad, Dragon, Smug

Update: This story has been updated with final results.

This weekend, Kumite in Tennessee is taking place in... Well, in Tennessee.

This tournament is going to feature high level action for many games, including Mortal Kombat XL, Street Fighter 5, Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3, Super Smash Bros. Wii U, Killer Instinct (for which the event is also a World Cup qualifier), Dead or Alive 5: Last Round, Guilty Gear Xrd Revelator, Pokkén Tournament, Super Smash Bros. Melee, Tekken Tag Tournament 2 and King of Fighters 14.

Notable players expected to attend include FOX|SonicFox, PxP|A Foxy Grampa, EG|K-Brad, cR|Dragon, ANBU|Punk, Michaelangelo, Cloud805, PIE|Smug, Noble|iLuusions, ForeverKing, cR|WoundCowboy, Wolfkrone, cR|Biohazard, Ranmasama, Shujinkydink, Noble|Raptor, BeyondToxin, BxA|Squall, Danke, TFA|OMGItzAndre and many, many more.

Streaming is being done at PandaxGaming, Tourney Locator, Funky P, Level482Gaming and Six Forty Five.

Check out the full action below.

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Did Vergil just perform a Hyper Combo with less than a full bar of meter? Tyrant reveals apparent visual bug in Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3

While playing Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 recently UM|Tyrant found that he could actually perform Vergil's Hyper Combo without technically having a full bar of meter.

In UMvC3 when a character completes a meter, the meter itself at the bottom of the screen clicks up to a higher number and changes color. In Tyrant's case, the number is still very clearly at a blue "0" when the Hyper Combo comes out.

Tyrant took a video of the happening to share with the rest of us so we could help try to make sense of it:

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Nova uses his float glitch, Dr. Strange hits for a million damage and Frank West has zombie loops in 'Infinite Creativity' a UMvC3 combo video

We're greatly anticipating the drop of Marvel vs. Capcom Infinite later this year, but never will we forget the unbridled hype Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 brought to the FGC time and time again.

Today we're featuring a combo video that highlights a few characters less seen in tournament play. Seeing as we very commonly get highlights of Dr. Doom, Zero, Virgil and Dante, watching combos from characters like Felicia, Frank West, Taskmaster and Tron are a bit of a breath of fresh air.

A YouTuber by the name of Username Pending has put together an excellent video with some pretty awesome combos. Check out this one million damage combo by Doctor Strange in two parts:

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Blade and Spider-Woman too similar to existing characters, Psylocke fell just short - Niitsuma on UMvC3 choices, including Cloak & Dagger and more

Following up on his previous tweets, Niitsuma once again took to Twitter to explain their rationale for some of the choices that made the cut, and some that didn't, for Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3.

I, EventHubs' very own Nicholas "MajinTenshinhan" Taylor, took the time to translate them for your perusing pleasure, and you can check out the ones who did make the cut here.

Nova: Even in the vanilla version of MvC3, Marvel were pushing very hard for us to include him, and told us "he HAS to be in the next one".

Ghost Rider: Well, he really is very popular and famous. We also figured we'd just use his bike in one of his supers, which made him much easier to implement.

Dr. Strange: He was pushed very strongly from Marvel's side. We also thought he'd be fun to make, since there's a lot of moveset potential with "magic" as a base.

Rocket Raccoon: We were actually consideirng Squirrel Girl at the time, but when he was brought up it turned out we had way more raccoon fans than squirrel fans at the office, so we went with him.

Continue below to hear about some who did not end up making it into the game, and why.

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Every UMvC3 character KO'd in a split second - you've heard of a 'Happy Birthday' in Marvel vs. Capcom, but what about a 'Happy New Year'?

In honor of it being the first day of the new year, we wanted to share a humorous clip that Lythero recently uploaded.

It shows all six members of a Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 match being KO'd in a split second, something he referred to as a 'Happy New Year'.

This is just a fun and lighthearted piece to help get your 2017 off to a good start.

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Did Marvel vs. Capcom 3's promotional trailers give us a taste of what Infinite's cinematic story mode might be like?

Although we didn't end up seeing anything of the sort in the actual game, Marvel vs. Capcom 3 had a pretty intense advertising campaign with story-themed trailers showing the various characters from the game interacting with eachother.

What's more interesting is that these trailers actually were interwoven with eachother, and when viewed together tell an admittedly simple but still entertaining story.

In case you've forgotten these gems, or maybe never even saw them in the first place, we've gathered them together below for your viewing pleasure.

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CarlosG captures Christmas miracles with his camera, check out these Holiday costume cuties along with some other familiar faces

If you thought Juri, Laura and Karin looked good in game with their new, festive outfits, just wait until you see Lexirobot, Natasha Leigh and Ireland Reid in them.

Photographer CarlosG has snapped some incredible shots of these holiday hotties and we've rounded them up for you give a look over today.

CarlosG also has a few shots of characters from other fighting game franchises, as well as a picture of himself as Sagat.

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Doc Ock even had his theme song completed for MvC3? Niitsuma confirms that this Spidey villain's development had gone further than previously thought

While we recently ran a story about Niitsuma detailing a bunch of characters that didn't make the cut in Marvel vs. Capcom 3, he actually gave special significance to one certain character who's been confirmed to have been in development before.

This new tweet for Niitsuma gives insight into just how far development actually went with Doctor Octopus, and it's pretty significant.

Check out the translation, courtesy of me, Nicholas "MajinTenshinhan" Taylor, below.

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Should you buy Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 on PlayStation 4? Maximilian talks netcode, console transition and more in this thoughtful review

Though it was a bit dwarfed by the announcement of Marvel vs. Capcom Infinite, Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 has been ported to PlayStation 4 so that fans of the series can continue to play the game on their next generation consoles.

Maximilian wasted little time downloading and playing UMvC3, and has come out with a review detailing the good and bad of the 2011 title.

The good news: this game only costs $25 and doesn't seem to have any hiccups in its transition to PS4 from older systems. The bad news is that there don't seem to be many upgrades or updates to the game, including it's less than marvelous netcode.

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Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 high resolution artwork for the entire cast

So previously we had a look at Marvel vs. Capcom 3's artwork in high resolution. This time, we're bringing you high resolution artwork from Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3.

We felt like it was important to revisit UMvC3's artwork because of Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite's announcement.

Below you'll find a gallery of all the playable characters in UMvC3, including both the DLC fighters from vanilla MvC3 and the newcomers of UMvC3. Like the other gallery, we also included the logo for UMvC3.

This time, we have 52 images for you guys.

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Hyper screen flash appears slower in PlayStation 4 version of Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3; this video shows comparison with Xbox 360

A user on YouTube that goes by the name of "Crunchy Maggots" has uploaded a video showcasing lag during hypers for the PlayStation 4 version of Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3. This creates a longer delay compared to the Xbox 360 version.

Crunchy Maggots confirmed that this hyper lag was present in the PlayStation Vita version of the game. Unfortunately, Crunchy Maggots mentions that he does not have the PlayStation 3 version of Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3.

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This doesn't appear to be too big of a deal since humans typically react to what's on the screen anyhow. If it does bother you, it's worth mentioning that the Xbox One and PC version of UMvC3 will be coming out March 2017.

The Xbox One (and maybe the PC version?) will likely be more similar to the Xbox 360 version of UMvC3.

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Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 and Garou: Mark of the Wolves will be available today on the PlayStation 4

Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 will be released as a timed exclusive on the PlayStation 4 later today. Xbox One and PC users will be able to get the title on March 2017.

This should be a good way to tide over your hype levels for the Marvel vs. Capcom Infinite announcement. This game was previously removed from the online stores.

It is certainly good to see this game return to our libraries.

Garou: Mark of the Wolves will also be ported over to the PlayStation 4 today as well.

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