Gootecks vs. Mike Ross in Street Fighter 5 finally happens tomorrow, check our poll results to see who EventHubs readers think will win

Update: We've got final poll results available to view after the jump.

Earlier: Gootecks and Mike Ross have done a lot for the fighting game community, but most people probably know them for their show The Excellent Adventures of Gootecks and Mike Ross in which they team up to face Street Fighter's online cohorts. After fighting alongside one another for so long, fans have started to wonder: why don't they ever play against each other?

This match up has been requested for quite some time, and it looks like the fans are finally getting what they've been asking for.

Mike and Gootecks just released a new video on the official Excellent Adventures website that can only be accessed by subscribers at the moment. In it, guys lock horns in Street Fighter 5 and see who can be the first to win two 2/3 sets.

This Sunday, we will be seeing part 1 of their bout on YouTube. So, if you're not a subscriber -- even though you can get a 2-week free trial right now -- be sure to check out Cross Counter TV for the first installment.

We'd like to know who you think will win, so we created a poll that allows you to cast your vote.

Editor's note: If you're a subscriber and already know the outcome, please do not ruin it for those who haven't seen it and want to take part in the poll.

With all that having been said, be sure to check out the poll after the jump!

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Santa outfit Karin, Snowman Zangief, and more; Fighting game legend Justin Wong already has ideas for potential Street Fighter 5 Christmas DLC

Street Fighter 5 recently saw the release of its first holiday-themed DLC featuring new Halloween costumes and a spooky stage variation. With other large holidays on the horizon, fans are wondering if we'll see the company celebrate others by releasing corresponding content.

Fighting game legend EG|Justin Wong took to Twitter earlier today to share some of the suggestions for alternate Christmas outfits if they should ever come to fruition.

You can check out his list below.

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FV Cup 2016 results ft. Xian, Kazunoko, Bonchan, Sako

Update: This story has been updated with final results.

This weekend, FV Cup 2016 is taking place in Malaysia, and alongside the last online qualifier, it's the last Asian tournament before the regional finals, taking place in November.

With points on the line, a lot of people are out to get them - at this event you can expect to see RZR|Xian, GGP|Kazunoko, RB|Bonchan, HORI|Sako, HuomaoTV|HumanBomb, YouDeal|Yukadon, FV|Chuan, Tse4444, Marn, RZR|Gackt, TGU|MindRPG and many more.

Streaming will be handled by Beastapac.

Check out the full action below.

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Get sexy and goofy with Dead or Alive 5 Last Round's new Halloween costumes

New Halloween costumes for Dead or Alive 5 Last Round were showcased by Koei Tecmo.

Below, you'll find images and a trailer showing off new outfits added for this spooky holiday.

There are 43 images, and the trailer is a hair over two minutes long, with outfits ranging from sexy to the goofy, and many in between.

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Street Fighter 4 concept sketches for Rose, Guile, Seth, Abel, Gen

The fifth and final Street Fighter 4 concept artwork gallery we're featuring contains pieces for Rose, Guile, Seth, Abel and Gen.

These galleries have featured all 25 playable characters from the vanilla console release of SF4.

The gallery feature these images came from unfortunately didn't make it to the latter entries in the series, but it's still a fun look back at what became a very popular entry in the franchise.

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Who's got the best and worst Halloween costumes in Street Fighter 5? EventHubs plays fashion police in this very judgemental round table

We got seven new spooky outfits in Street Fighter 5 yesterday, which set off the inner Meangirl in all of us here on the EventHubs staff list.

I went around the popular kids' table at lunch to ask the judgements - er, opinions of the best and the worst of the new character garbs. You can take a quick peek at the costumes here, then see what some of us had to say.

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Want to play BlazBlue: Central Fiction three weeks early? Pre-ordering from the PlayStation store unlocks a playable demo with all launch characters

BlazBlue: Central Fiction is seeing a stateside release on November 1st, but there's a way to get started on your training early.

Those who choose to pre-order the game from the PlayStation Store unlock a playable demo.

According to one EventHubs reader, this demo isn't a simple versus option with a handful of fighters. Players will be able to try out all of the characters on the roster (except for DLC) and can jump into Arcade, Versus, Training, and online mode.

You can check out the official BlazBlue: Central Fiction trailer below.

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Best button check of all time? Two Dead or Alive players sync up for perfectly choreographed button check dance at The Fall Classic

Tired of the old, traditional three-punch, three-kick, grab, taunt button checks? At The Fall Classic this past weekend, UGS|XCaliburBladez and 2P Throw performed what may have been the best button check we've ever witnessed.

Both using the character Phase 4, these two took the time the choreograph a string of moves that saw the on screen avatars dance across the screen, trading blows perfectly until they knocked each other out.

We're not sure how much time this took to prepare, but to be able to pull this off during a tournament probably points to more than just a few runs at home. You can see the whole sequence below.

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Lower tier characters don't need more damage, they need more opportunities - LPN explains how he thinks Street Fighter 5 should be changed

One of America's strongest players took some time to talk with BornFree at Brooklyn Beatdown, and in their discussion Circa|LPN dropped some interesting tips, perspectives and suggestions for Street Fighter 5.

While the pair talk about quite a few different topics, LPN's responses to Born's question about how SF5 needs to be changed caught our attention the most.

We traditionally think of balance changes in terms of damage output and frame data, which are both incredibly relevant, but LPN chooses to look at things from a step or two further back.

He feels that the game's lower tier fighters don't need more damage as much as they need more ways to realistically apply that damage. Nerfing the top tiers is dangerous in LPN's opinion, and the best thing Capcom could do would be to simply increase opportunities for lower tier characters.

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Valve soon to bring native DualShock 4 controller support to Steam

In a recent announcement, Valve revealed that they would be shipping an update to Steam that will make PlayStation controllers compatible with the Steamworks Controller API.

Players will be able to pair PlayStation 4 controllers with their PC and customize its functionality down to the gyro and the touchpad. This should be quite exciting news for players that have been using third-party programs to get their PlayStation controllers to work with Steam.

Valve's own Jeff Bellinghausen notes that the Steam Controller and the DualShock 4 have quite a bit of overlap, making this a great place to start when it comes to bringing more controller compatibility to Steam.

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Final game, last round, and a comeback with no health left: Daigo takes on Mkt-Iwate's Balrog in this exhilarating Street Fighter 5 set

In a recent Street Fighter 5 online set, BST|Daigo locked horns with Balrog player Mkt-Iwate. Thanks to RektScrub, we have the truly spectacular match up footage.

Iwate may not be a household name, but that doesn't stop the Rog from taking the fight to the fighting game legend.

For an idea of how strong Iwate is, check out the GIF below

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This set is an incredibly close one, and the ending couldn't have been more exciting. Be sure to check out the full bout after the jump.

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Street Fighter 5 PC mod: Tattoos, piercings, and a throwback to her original costume; Gothic Juri v2 is too good

We've already seen a Gothic version of Juri in Street Fighter 5 by way of PC mod. However, this new version might be even better.

BbbSFXT put together another Juri goth mod that adds some new bits of flare. For starters, we see that her costume more closely resembles her original Super Street Fighter 4 outfit.

We also see that she is equipped with piercings and tattoos -- I mean, tribal? Come on, Juri...

Ink biases aside, this mod looks great. You can check out a few screenshots below, and hit the jump to see the mod in action.

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We all know Urien can combo after throw in Street Fighter 5, now he can combo into throw: Desk shows us how it can deal huge damage

Desk returns with more godlike tech for Street Fighter 5's latest DLC fighter.

By now, we all know that Urien can combo after his throw by using Aegis Reflector or going into Critical Art if the opponent chooses not to recover. However, comboing into throw is something we haven't seen before -- aside from going into a throw after a crush counter.

Apparently, Urien can grab an opponent while they're being hit with a projectile that has been reflected by his V-Trigger. The throw doesn't reset the situation, but simply continues the combo. With Aegis on screen, Urien can even continue the sequence after that.

Below is a basic example of this tech from Desk.

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Urien can do the same with projectile Critical Arts, and tag the opponent with crazy damage if the conditions are right. Be sure to check out the full video after the jump to see the full extent of this discovery.

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Well, that's nifty - Street Fighter 5's 'Easter egg' costume trick works between rounds

Some of Street Fighter 5's most recent DLC costumes have come along with an extra aesthetic option. By holding all three punches, light kick, and up all at the same time during the transition from the character select screen to the actual match, certain character's costumes will vary slightly, usually by way of removing a part of the outfit.

While this "Easter egg" trick was thought to only work at the start of a match, KikoMasterRD has pointed out to us that this change can also be done between rounds.

So, if you're looking to change things up during a match -- if you're wearing one of the new Halloween costumes for example -- just hold the same inputs until the next round begins.

You can switch freely between both options during rounds. This isn't a game changer by any means, but it's a neat little trick. Sometimes you just gotta take off that vest in the heat of battle.

After the jump is footage of the switch being done in training mode.

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Narikun's Ibuki wipes the floor with diamond ranked players, Bonchan and even the number one ranked Momochi

She's a little harder to play, she has the lowest ratings for both life and stun in the game at this point and her facial design is... not the most gorgeous.

Despite these major road blocks holding her back, it seems Ibuki can still be quite a formidable character given one puts in enough time with her.

Enter Narikun.

This online warrior throws naysayers' comments out the window, and is up to diamond rank with the young ninja. He's been taking out top level foes left and right, styling and profiling with untraceable resets, crazy mix ups and sneaky kunai tosses.

Narikun even takes out the number one ranked EG|Momochi as though he were just another online scrub. Watch as he picks apart the world class player in the sequence below:

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It's one thing to see a highlight sequence of a player's best moments, but we also have footage of Narikun taking on Acqua in a very close first to 12 mirror match set.

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