FLoE gets 25 seconds-worth of training with Deadshot, then proceeds to win a ranked match... here's his latest Floechart tutorial

The early consensus on Deadshot's zoning capabilities in Injustice 2 seems to be that they are incredibly strong and difficult to beat. A recent collection of online matches featuring FOX|Sonic Fox completely shutting down opponents with the assassin set the tone for the community's current perception of the character.

Naturally, this outlook on Deadshot has enticed fLoE to create a Floechart video for the Injustice 2 gun-wielder. You probably remember fLoE's Urien tutorial that shows how st. HP -- and only st. HP -- can be extremely effective in battle.

The same idea applies for this video, as fLoE shows how easy it can be to win with Deadshot. He jumps into training mode for 25 seconds to learn the special moves, then dives head first into a ranked match... and wins.

You can check out a quick clip of it below.


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Guilty Gear Xrd REV 2 now available for purchase in North America

The latest from Arc System Works is now available for purchase in North America. Guilty Gear Xrd REV 2 has been released on PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3. The game will hit PC on June 1st.

REV 2 comes as a physical release, digital form, and as an update to Xrd Revelator. The physical and digital copies will run $39.99, while the upgrade will only cost $19.99.

This iteration of Xrd adds two new playable characters: Baiken and Answer. It also includes DLC character Dizzy, bringing the roster size up to a whopping 25 fighters.

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Tekken 7's latest story trailer gives us more Kazuya vs. Heihachi and some sweet Akuma action

Bandai Namco has released another traller for their upcoming title, Tekken 7. This time, we get another look at the game's story mode.

The trailer gives a bit more insight on some of the character's motivations, as well as more of Kazuya and Heihachi's epic battle. Additionally, Akuma makes several appearances throughout the video.

Below are some screenshots to get you started. Be sure to hit the jump to view the full trailer.

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Still on the fence about Ed's inclusion in SF5? Check out this compilation of matches from Momochi, 801_Strider, Poongko, Velociraptor, and more as Ed

We're still awaiting details on when Ed will be officially released along with the CFN update and balance patch. In the meantime, we do still have Ed footage to tide us over.

If you are still wondering you Ed is the right character for you, it'd certainly be beneficial to watch gameplay footage of high level Street Fighter 5 players. WuahWuahMan has released a video containing as such.

During the video, we see players like Momochi, 801_Strider, Poongko, and PR_Balrog playing as Ed. We even get a glimpse of our very own Velociraptor with Ed.

Here's a highlight from 801_Strider's gameplay:


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Hit the jump below to check out the full video.

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Vega can't reattach his claw, slight reduction in throw damage, and more - Here's what's changed in Ultra Street Fighter 2

Ultra Street Fighter 2: The Final Challengers sees its official release today on the Nintendo Switch. To celebrate, Capcom has put together a quick video to detail some of the changes made in the new iteration of Street Fighter 2.

To start, the video gives us a look at the new combatants, Evil Ryu and Violent Ken. We learn that the former is more of a tank than his fellow dark Shotos, and the latter is fast, but has the second lowest health in the game.

We then learn more about specific changes, such as Vega's inability to pick up his claw after it has been knocked off. Additionally, throw damage has been slightly reduced and throw escapes have been added.

You can check out the Vega change in action below.


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Here are the voice actors for Injustice 2; Richard Epcar did work for the Joker and Akuma in Street Fighter 5

A user by the name of Mitsuownes has uploaded a video that details the voice actors for all the playable characters in Injustice 2 so far. We get a good image of the voice actor or actress in addition to a sample of their work in Injustice 2.

The voice actor for the Joker is particularly interesting as it is Richard Epcar voicing him. Richard Epcar is also the voice actor for Akuma in Street Fighter 5.

Akuma and the Joker are certainly very polarizing characters to one another. It speaks pretty well to Richard Epcar's performance in nailing both of them the way that he did.

Note that Darkseid and character premiere skins are also included in this list. It's not surprising that the premiere skins for characters are voiced by different actors/actress.

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Injustice 2 roundup: Tricks for Atrocitus, set ups for Captain Cold, the most terrifying combos we could come up with for Scarecrow and more

Today's Injustice 2 round up has something for most everyone whether you're looking to see some cool combos from the likes of Robin, Grodd or Captain Cold, learn some clever strategies and tricks for Atrocitus, or even learn how to approach the game in general.

Our own Steven "DreamKing" Chavez has even come up with his own combo video for Scarecrow, exploring the most devastating (though perhaps not optimal) sequences he's been able to find.

Take this brutal beat down, for instance:


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There's plenty to get through, and you'll find it all right after the jump below.

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King of Fighters 14 coming to Steam June 15th, save 20% and gain access to the closed beta by pre-ordering now

King of Fighters fans will be excited to hear that the franchise's 14th iteration is coming to PC via Steam on June 15th.

SNK isn't simply porting the game over without some razzle dazzle however, as they're creating a special deluxe pack that will include some bonuses such as all of the game's DLC characters.

The KOF Steam edition game is regularly priced at $59.99 while the deluxe pack is at $74.99, but a pre-order discount will knock 20% off either price.

Click the image here to see the perks of the deluxe pack:

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You'll catch the full video announcement below.

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That moment you realize that you're never touching the ground again after getting hit by Balrog's turnaround punch

Ever be in that situation where you are winning against a Balrog with a considerable life lead? Then... you get hit by their fully charged turnaround punch and realize that you've already lost.

A user on Twitter posted a video/animation that sums up the feeling pretty well...

In a match where a Karin player looked like they were about to win over a Balrog player, they got hit by that turnaround punch. It is then represented that Karin essentially falls for what feels like forever.

The attack technically traded, but Balrog got to continue the combo afterwards.


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Does this moment feel familiar? Let us know your thoughts in the comments section.

Source: MrDustKicka's Twitter.

Balrog's TAPs may not be as strong as you think, here are three important counters to keep in mind when playing against him

One of Balrog's buffs in Season 2 of Street Fighter 5 went to his turn around punch, (also known as "TAP") and ever since we've seen a sharp rise in the average number of taps per round across online and tournament matches alike.

Fifteen invincibility frames, a good deal of damage and safe on block? Just on paper TAP begins to sound a bit overpowered, and indeed it's been a source of frustration for many a Balrog opponent in recent months. Is it as good as it seems though?

A player by the name of Uncle Wimpy has made it a point to discover and share the weaknesses of TAP in SF5, and has already come out with a few counter measures, the first of which you'll see here:


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An epic send off for Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3: Canada Cup Vancouver will pit eight of Marvel's best against each other for $2,000

Canada Cup Vancouver is set to take place at the River Rock Casino Resort on July 1-2. Among the eight traditional fighting game events will be a special round robin tournament to send Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 off in style before the arrival of Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite.

The special tournament will pit eight of the world's best UMvC3 players against each other in an epic battle for $2,000 CAD. At first, the round robin will be played in first-to-five format, but once top 4 begins we'll be seeing first-to ten.

As it stands right now, the current players confirmed to compete are as follows: FOX|Justin Wong, EG|NYChrisG, SPY|Filipino Champ, PG|RayRay, Circa||Jibrill, and Angelic.

Both RyanLV and ApologyMan have been invited, but are still pending.

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Dogura reflects a giant tornado in SF5 while D.R. Gross tries to dodge bullets in Injustice 2 - Combobreaker day 2 highlights

Day two of the Street Fighter 5 and Injustice 2 tournaments being held at Combobreaker have now ended. We have the highlights of the day.

The game between Poongko and YBK|Daikoku Go ended in a time over. Based on the two health bars, most would've sworn that Daikoku Go had more life at the end.

Strangely, that did not happen. Poongko made a last ditch effort to drain off as much of Daikoku Go's health via chip damage right before the timer expired.

It ended up paying off for Poongko, big time.


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Next Level Battle Circuit v.66 results ft. Sonic Fox, Punk, Sleep

Updated: This story has been updated with results and the stream archive.

Earlier: Injustice 2 is now in the hands of the public, and though we're sure some scenes have already put together their own day one tournaments to see which community members are starting out on top, we're especially excited to see what the East Coast fighting game community has come up with thus far.

With Injustice 2 being brand new, there's no telling what kind of play we'll see tonight. Anyone could win at this highly volatile stage, and so we expect a fairly large turn out as players show up to try to make an early mark.

Next Level Battle Circuit will be coming live from New York and will also be featuring Street Fighter 5. We've got the live embed ready to go after the jump so you can tune in to the live action.

Check out the brackets right here.

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Toryuken 6 results feat. Justin Wong, Filipino Champ, K-Brad, Flash, Shine

Updated with final results: This story has been updated with the final results for Toryuken 6.

Toryuken 6 is happening this weekend in Toronto, Canada. This is a Capcom Pro Tour ranking event.

Notable Street Fighter 5 players in attendance include FOX|Justin Wong, SPY|Filipino Champ, EG|K-Brad, RB|Snake Eyez, EG|Ricki Ortiz, Flash, Chi-Rithy, Snafoo, Happy Medicine, and others.

Injustice 2 will also be played at this event, marking one of the first major tournaments in North America for the game.

You can find the live streams and schedule below.

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SonicFox shows off a powerful, guaranteed chip damage set up for Poison Ivy in Injustice 2

FOX|SonicFox posted a couple of useful tech videos for Poison Ivy in Injustice 2 over on Twitter recently.

The first one involves locking your opponent down for a guaranteed chip damage set up. Though it's a bit meter heavy -- this set up uses all four bars -- you can shave off roughly 20% of the opponent's health.

If the opponent doesn't have meter, they can't escape this lock down. SonicFox notes that this is also difficult to backdash out of midscreen.

You can check out the set up below.


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