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Infiltration banned from Twitch, Evo, Combo Breaker, CEO and other fighting game events

Seon-woo "Infiltration" Lee has been banned from Twitch and this year's Evo, CEO, Combo Breaker and multiple other events, according to screen shots he posted online. Combo Breaker 2022 is slated to start a week from today.

For both Evo and Combo Breaker, two events in which he had already registered for this year, refunds have reportedly been processed for Infiltration. Although the staff for Evo 2022 and Combo Breaker 2022 have both cited each event's code of conduct as to why Infiltration was denied, Infiltration said that neither event has provided details beyond this.

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King of Fighters 15 ver. 1.32 patch notes

SNK is rolling out yet another balance patch for King of Fighters 15 and it's coming very soon. Announced via tweet Monday morning, a whole slew up changes will be coming to the game and its roster during the Team South Town DLC update that's scheduled for Tuesday morning at 12 AM Pacific Time.

We've got the notes laid out for you below, so continue on to see how your main fighters might be changing.

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Street Fighter 5 Ver. 202205 patch notes released with nerfs to Luke

It feels like Street Fighter 5 just received its big Definitive Update re-balancing the game's entire cast, but it appears as though they aren't done tinkering with the characters yet.

Capcom just released a new update for Street Fighter 5 introducing more balance changes to the game including some nerfs to Luke.

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Will Street Fighter 5 play much like Street Fighter 6? Probably not

We don't know exactly when, but as we close in on the summer season we know that more Street Fighter 6 information will be rolling out soon. As the community prepares itself for the coming chapter of Street Fighter, Maximilian reminds us of a lesson we seem to have to relearn every time a new entry drops: Street Fighter always changes.

The jump from Street Fighter 2 to Street Fighter Alpha was massive, as was the transition from Alpha to Street Fighter 3. This trend holds true from three to four and from four to five, and yet it's still easy to expect that Street Fighter 6 will simply be a more refined version of its predecessor.

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How much did Street Fighter 5's Definitive Update actually impact match ups according to hard data?

Street Fighter 5's big Definitive Update has been in the hands of players for almost 2 months already, and the impact can certainly be felt.

We recently took a look at how the final major re-balancing for SF5 shook up character popularity upon arrival, so we decided to take a similar approach with how the game's match ups have shifted over the period too.

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Poll Results: Which characters do you hope to see as DLC for Guilty Gear Strive Season 2

Update: Voting has come to a close for our latest poll. You can check out the final results for which characters the community wants to see most in Guilty Gear Strive Season 2 below.

After a highly successful first year on the scene, Guilty Gear Strive is currently revving up in preparation for the second season of content.

Before Arc System Works reveals the first new details about what to expect for Strive Season 2 in a few weeks though, which characters are you still hoping to see return to (or join) the latest Guilty Gear?

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First gameplay trailer, costumes and release date revealed for Geese Howard, Billy Kane and Ryuji Yamazaki in The King of Fighters 15

Although players had known that Team South Town would be coming to The King of Fighters 15 for months, there wasn't any actual footage showing off what the villain trio would actually play like in the game, until now that is.

SNK has now released the official trailer showcasing Geese Howard, Billy Kane and Ryuji Yamazaki's gameplay for KOF15 as well as revealing when we'll get to take them all into battle.

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Tier list of the easiest characters to play in Street Fighter 5

Some of the characters in Street Fighter 5 are considerably easier to play than other cast members, which has lead some people to thinking the entire game is very easy from an execution stand point — if they haven't ventured into more of the technical side of things. However, the game has a good mix of characters who are quite challenging to play, along with those who are a good leaping off point for beginning level players.

The problem comes in however where Capcom — and other fighting game developers — have made the dreaded mix of easy to play characters who are high tier. These fighters tend to dominant the game, much like we saw from Bayonetta in Super Smash Bros. 4, Cammy in Street Fighter 5, and numerous other examples throughout the years.

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All character visual evolutions from Street Fighter 4 to Street Fighter 5... which game looks better?

Now that Street Fighter 5's roster has been finalized, it turns out that no fewer than 23 characters appeared in both Street Fighter 4 and its successor. These two games released some seven years apart, and a lot can happen in both the creative and technological realms that can alter character appearances.

We've put together a visual comparison video so you can compare and contrast the looks of all 23 combatants. We provide intro and outro animations for both titles, as well as side by side comparisons of the characters as they appear in their neutral states in-game.

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Taz, Iron Giant, Velma revealed for MultiVersus via new Cinematic Trailer

Warner Bros. Interactive hit fans with a brand new official cinematic trailer for MulitVersus today, and in addition to showing off a very intriguing series of scenes that we're hoping are characteristic of its potential story mode, it reveals three new roster members.

Taz from Looney Tunes, Velma from Scooby Doo, and The Iron Giant from the film in which he shares a name are all joining the game's roster, bringing the running total to 16.

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Street Fighter 5 sales continue to close in on Street Fighter 2's franchise console record of 6.3 million

Capcom has released updated numbers for their Platinum Titles page, and we note that 2016's Street Fighter 5 is still selling units despite being in its sixth year after release.

In fact, Street Fighter's fifth installment is now within striking distance of Street Fighter 2's long-held title of being the best-selling title in the franchise as it's garnered 100k more sales since our last snapshot. Street Fighter 5 isn't the only game making moves, though, as few other Capcom fighting titles have shown progress as well.

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Here's a visualization of what exactly got nerfed with Luke's medium Sand Blaster projectile in the Street Fighter 5 patch

Late last night, Capcom dropped a patch for Street Fighter 5 seemingly out of nowhere. There weren't too many changes overall, but Luke did appear to receive the most attention in the form of slight nerfs — emphasis on "slight."

One of the changes was focused on Luke's medium Sand Blaster projectile. Capcom noted that this move had his active frames and overall range reduced, but by how much exactly?

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Daigo Umehara talks about how he'd like Street Fighter 6 to differ from Street Fighter 5 and Street Fighter 4

During a recent stream, BST|Daigo Umehara was asked what he'd like for Street Fighter 6. He was also asked what he wouldn't like for the upcoming Capcom fighting game. FGC Translated has provided a translation of Daigo's response.

Daigo has effectively said something like this before, but he once again talked about how he wants Street Fighter 6 to be different from the last two entries in the series, Street Fighter 4 and Street Fighter 5. More specifically, Daigo wants Street Fighter 6 to do a better job of rewarding the player that is more active during a match.

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How D'Vorah became Mortal Kombat's most hated character despite being in just two games

Triple A fighting franchises introduce a handful of new characters with virtually every one of their major entries. Some newcomers become favorites and many are met with apathetic responses, but every so often a fresh roster member will actually frustrate fans into actively despising them.

One of the most prominent examples of this in recent times is the story of Mortal Kombat's D'Vorah, a character introduced only just in Mortal Kombat X who has garnered a unique hatred from fans. In one of his recent videos True Under Dawg Gaming takes a closer look at D'Vorah to further detail out the actual degree to which she's hated and the reasons for it.

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It wasn't Moment 37, but this other iconic Street Fighter tournament feat from Daigo Umehara is worth looking back at

The year was 2015 and the tournament was Stunfest. Though this Street Fighter 4 competition was held in Rennes, France, it would be two Japanese gods in grand finals as Momochi and BST|Daigo Umehara would be the ones battling for the gold.

During their set Daigo found himself in a position to go for one of the most difficult combos in Street Fighter 4, one in which Evil Ryu uses all of his meter and must perfectly execute five one-frame links and one two-frame link. Despite this risky combo not even necessarily being the most optimal use of meter for the situation, Daigo went for it, pulled it off, and turned a hype moment into an iconic one.

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