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The Pinnacle 2019 results

Update: This story has been updated with final results.

Yet another event is taking place this weekend, this one being in Richmond, British Columbia, Canada.

Players you can expect to see compete include Justin Wong, EG|NYChrisG, Jimmy J Tran, EQNX|Dimeback, Supernoon, TGS|CeroBlast, CoolKid93, AN|Kizzie Kay, TGS|Clim, TGS|LTL, TGS|ElChakotay, TGS|Captain L, TGS|Locus, Ranmasama, UYU|Kami, ChrisCCH and many more.

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Game Over 2019 results

Update: This story has been updated with final results.

This weekend is stacked all across the world, and one of the biggest events is taking place in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.

Some of the biggest names set to compete this weekend are REC|Punk, Rohto|Tokido, RB|Gachikun, CYG|Fuudo, UYU|OilKing, FAV|Sako, FOX|NuckleDu, MenaRD, NVD|Phenom, CO|Dogura, FD|Haitani, CYG|GamerBee, DNG|Itabashi Zangief, Liquid|John Takeuchi, Caba, Rise|Smug, SB|DoomSnake, Mago, EQNX|Brian_F, RRQ|Moke, iG|Jiewa, EG|Ricki Ortiz, SB|CrossoverRD, GRPT|Gllty, NVD|Veggey, Kawano, SB|DR Mandrake, GAM|Jochy and of course many more.

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Viennality 2019 results

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This weekend is a big one for many different fighting games and regions, with one of the events being the annual Viennality, which fitting to its name takes place in Vienna, Austria.

Some of the notable players in attendance include PxP|A Foxy Grampa, DizzyTT, BC|Biohazard, PG|Hayatei, NASR|TekkenMaster, BC|HoneyBee, Demise|Trifasia, Ace|Overtriforce, Oplon|Skyll, RB|Ice, D4|RZA, WIP|WhiteBl4ck, NASR|SharkTeeth, Viennality|HappyPow, IrishMantis and LOK|Nivek.

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Team Grapht's Gllty and Echo Fox's SonicFox team up to teach newbies how to play Mortal Kombat 11 and trash talk like a pro

Mortal Kombat 11 is banned in Japan. So when the opportunity arises to teach a young Japanese player how to play, it can be interesting.

FOX|SonicFox and GRPT|GIlty team up to get the young player better, plus demonstrate potent trash talk.

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Shang Tsung combo video demonstrates that he can deal upwards of 600-700 damage in Mortal Kombat 11

Shang Tsung was released as Mortal Kombat 11's first DLC fighter not too long ago. This sorcerer is particularly versatile as he can use fire, soul stealing abilities, and transformations against opponents.

Despite having access to a number of zoning tools, Shang Tsung can really dish out the pain in Mortal Kombat 11. A recent combo video by Kavga Sokağı does a good job of demonstrating this.

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How Furious Pillow's Kotal Kahn broke the tier list in Mortal Kombat 11 at CEO 2019

Kotal Kahn is not viewed to be very good in MK11, but Furious Pillow challenged and beat a top player in bracket with him. What does that mean for the tier list?

The tier list in MK11, has continued to fluctuate, but certain low tiers have remained in the same position. Kotal Kahn has remained low.

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How the FGC could have million dollar prize pots, when pop offs go too far, which EVO title should be last on Sunday, and more

Coming off an explosive weekend of fighting game action thanks to CEO 2019, we're back with a new podcast episode chock full of FGC news, commentary, opinions, and more.

With eSports growing ever larger on the fighting game front, Catalyst believes it's a very real possibility that major events could start seeing seven-figure prize pools. This might be achieved through television and streaming right deals, but only if developers play their cards right.

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Bottle Cap Challenge by Mortal Kombat 11's Jade with a staff parodied by NetherRealm Studios

If you've been on the internet recently, you might have heard something regarding the "Bottle Cap Challenge." The idea here is that you must remove a bottle cap with a spinning kick without damaging or touching the bottle itself.

As a result, you'd have to turn your back to the bottle at one point in order to pull this feat off. Despite the difficulty, a number of celebrities like Jason Statham have been able to pull this off.

Apparently NetherRealm Studios has caught wind of this recent trend. They released an amusing clip of Jade successfully doing the Bottle Cap Challenge while using her bo staff.

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Spawn is finally joining Mortal Kombat and it's been a long time coming

The prospect of popular comic book anti-hero Spawn joining Mortal Kombat has been one on the minds of fans for a long time now. As a demon-slaying, chain-wielding badass, the masked crusader of the underworld always felt like the perfect fit for the gory landscape that is the Mortal Kombat universe.

Now, in 2019, fans can finally rejoice as Spawn will indeed be a playable character in NetherRealm Studios' latest blockbuster fighting title, Mortal Kombat 11. The road to seeing this particular crossover come to fruition was a long one, though.

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Get new Mortal Kombat 11 skins and celebrate the Fourth of July with this special Tower of Time

Folks here in the United States will be celebrating the Fourth of July this Thursday. While most of the time that day will likely be set aside for barbecuing and lighting fireworks, some might want to sit back and enjoy some quality gaming on Independence Day.

Fortunately for those of us in the fighting game community, NetherRealm Studios has added a special ladder in the Towers of Time to Mortal Kombat 11 to celebrate the holiday.

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Mortal Kombat 11 champion gives his first place medal to young fan after big win at CEO 2019

Instead of adding to what we imagine is now an entire room devoted to fighting game tournament trophies, Dominique "FOX|SonicFox" McLean didn't take his first place Mortal Kombat 11 medal home with him from CEO this year.

He also didn't take his 5th place Dragon Ball FighterZ medal home with him last year at CEO 2018, as both tokens of victory wound up as inspirational gifts bestowed upon a young fighting game champion in the making.

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An absolutely crazy Dhalsim sequence, the Shang Tsung glitch abused, and father and son Goku 100% combo: Funny and Cool Moments episode 112

What are all of those exciting, strange, and unbelievable moments in fighting games if only you and your opponent ever get to see them? The Funny and Cool Moments series has been rounding up some of the best clips from across the internet for some time now, and today we're treated with the 112th episode.

Creator LiangHuBBB brings us a fresh installment of the video series that showcases plenty of incredible bits of footage across numerous games. Included here we see new games like Samurai Shodown and even upcoming title Granblue Fantasy: Versus.

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Super Smash Bros. Ultimate continues to lead the pack while Tekken 7 climbs above Street Fighter 5 in EVO 2019's July registration leaderboard

With CEO 2019 all wrapped up now, competitive fighting game players might think it's time to take a breather. That's definitely not the case as the largest event of the year, EVO, is right around the corner.

EVO 2019 tournament organizer Joey "Mr. Wizard" Cuellar has been sharing updates on Twitter over the last several months to let fans know how the event's main games are doing, registration-wise. Earlier today, Wizard dropped the Evo 2019 registration scoreboard for July.

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CEO 2019 results

Update: This story has been updated with final results.

One of the biggest events of the year is happening this weekend in Daytona Beach, Florida. Of course, the extravaganza in question is CEO 2019.

The event is stacked through the roof for numerous titles, and listing every notable player is practically an impossible task. Here's a selection of some of the talent you can expect to see competet this weekend: REC|Punk, FOX|MKLeo, Rohto|Tokido, BC|Kazunoko, FOX|SonicFox, CO|Go1, FD|Fujimura, ROX|Knee, OGN|JDCR, CYG|Fuudo, Mouz|Problem X, RB|Gachikun, Scar, PG|Marss, Liquid|Hungrybox, EnVyUS|Wizzrobe, Jimmy J Tran, NRG|HookGangGod, YOG|Machabo, CO|Dogura, Rangchu, PG|Plup, RB|Anakin, Kkokkoma, Tweedy, eU|Samsora, Talon|Book, GRV|Dragon, UYU|LowHigh, NRG|Nairo, RB|Bonchan, Noble|Semiij, CO|Fenrich, GG|Saint, Ally, FOX|NuckleDu, Liquid|Dabuz, JWong|LostSoul, Liquid|John Takeuchi, UYU|Double, FD|Haitani, CYG|Daigo, RZR|Xian, SB|801 Strider, Disrupt|Shadow20z, Momochi, FAV|Sako, ROX|Chanel, GRV|Lil Majin, UYU|OilKing, UYU|Jeondding, NASR|BigBird, PxP|A Foxy Grampa, Liquid|Nemo, BC|Tachikawa, Linkorz, EQNX|Joey Fury, Dramatik|RedBlade, CYG|GamerBee, NASR|AngryBird, PG|Shen Chan, NVD|Phenom, VGIA|Shanks, EQNX|CuddleCore, KOA|Sandman, PG|Speedkicks, TGS|Clim, Talon|HotDog29, RCG|BigD, iDom, Hotashi, END|Shine, Rogue|Light, Zenzen, KPB|JDR and many, many more.

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Sonya, Geras, Jacqui Briggs, and Cassie Cage made a strong impact in the top 64 bracket for CEO 2019's Mortal Kombat 11

The Mortal Kombat 11 tournament at the CEO 2019 event has come its conclusion. This was yet another opportunity for us to see the potential of the game's top tiers when played by the best players in the world.

Competitors like GRV|Dragon, PxP|A Foxy Grampa, Tweedy, FOX|SonicFox, and Noble|SylverRye were in attendance. Let's take a look at which fighters were the most common in th top 64 portion of the bracket.

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Pop-off of raw emotion and heated exchange was the result of two rivals being pitted against one another in Mortal Kombat 11 at CEO 2019

Settling beefs within the fighting game community is a big part of the yearly CEO experience. Typically, outcomes are reached in a dramatic fashion and this year was no exception.

Outside of top eight for Mortal Kombat 11, END|Scar found himself going up against Daddy. For those that don't know, Scar and Daddy were not on the most friendliest of terms due to previous exchanges over Twitter.

What was the end result of this match up? A pop-off of raw emotion and a heated verbal exchange between the two.

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Steam's epic Summer Sale features huge savings on big fighting game titles like Mortal Kombat 11, Soul Calibur 6, Dragon Ball FighterZ and dozens more

The biggest PC gaming sale of the year is finally upon us with the Steam Summer Sale which may prove to be one of the best times ever to pick up some fighting games for cheap.

There are over 50 different titles and their DLC currently discounted until July 9 including some of the largest titles of the past few years like Mortal Kombat 11, Soul Calibur 6 and so much more.

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