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Kumite in Tennessee 2020 results

Update: This story has been updated with final results.

Kumite in Tennessee 2020 is kicking off this year during our very first weekend, and as the name suggests it will be happening in Tennessee, more specifically Franklin, Tennessee, U.S.A.

Notable players set to compete include RB|Arslan Ash, Disrupt|Shadow20z, CGL|Ninjakilla212, BC|Biohazard, SperoGin, Lil Majin, RG|Kevoxreborn, Trungy, DualKevin, Princess Ling, TCOL|SourPiggy, MVG|ScAtt, Fatality, DF|Grr, Rip, GS|Pokchop, GOL|Toi, Coach Steve, Typo|Sonido, Neon, Nigel E.X., Disrupt|JodyThaGreat, TS|Arturo Sanchez, BDG|Teiga and of course many more as well.

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Casablanca World Fighters results

Update: This story has been updated with final results.

This weekend, Casablanca World Fighters will be happening in, as the name would suggest, Casablanca, Morocco.

Notable players set to compete are ASM|Wawa, Oplon|Noka, Sanwa|M', Striker, Baztami|XFrame, Saiki, ON|GTKheirro, DeadAkari, MESA|Challenger, Adamovic, Krouchamine, Zlatanovich, Ram-One and more.

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Mr. Wizard is asking what 6 games the fighting game community wants to see at EVO 2020

Evolution aka EVO has seen a fairly rapid growth in attendance plus viewership since 2016 and even before while showing no signs of stopping any time soon.

With the dawn of the new year upon us, Joey "Mr. Wizard" Cuellar, the president of EVO, is putting his feelers out into the fighting game community to ask what six mainstage titles they'd like to see included as part of EVO 2020.

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Samurai Shodown is the EventHubs community's best fighting game of 2019

Update: The results are in for what you all thought the best new fighting game of 2019 was, and Samurai Shodown topped the rankings taking in nearly 50 percent of the overall vote. You can check out the full results below.

Earlier:There's less than one week left in the entire decade, and though we've previously covered the best and most important fighting games of the past 10 years, it's time we take a closer look at the ones which came out in 2019.

This year may not have seen a new Street Fighter or Tekken game hit the market, but we did get a sales juggernaut in Mortal Kombat 11, the return of a beloved SNK franchise with Samurai Shodown, a nostalgia trip of a 3v3 fighter in Power Rangers: Battle for the Grid and so much more.

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EVO Japan 2020 final registration numbers see Super Smash Bros. Ultimate with more than double the entrants of the second-highest game

EVO Japan will be starting 2020 out with a bang as one of the first major events of the year. Several of the most popular fighting titles on the market today are set to be featured on the six-game line up, and there will be even more action by way of side tournaments.

Registration is now closed for EVO Japan 2020, and the final entrant numbers have been divulged. Unsurprisingly, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate leads the pack, and it ended up with more than double the number of players of the second-highest ranked game.

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Last-minute Christmas shoppers should take advantage of these heavily discounted fighting games before it's too late

In just two days, Christmas will be here once again as the biggest gift giving time of the year with the holiday season, and there's also no better time to stock up on fighting game presents for your friends, family or even yourself.

PlayStation Network, Steam and Green Man Gaming are all running their own winter sales this week including a huge amount of steep discounts for the biggest fighting games and DLC from Mortal Kombat 11 to even more party friendly titles like Lethal League Blaze and Kill la Kill IF.

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Wan-Fu is now available in Samurai Shodown

Update: Wan-Fu is now available to download and use in Samurai Shodown. Original story and trailer plus and new screenshots follow below.

After about six months on the market, Samurai Shodown's first season of DLC content is about to come to an end this week though we'll have more to look forward to in 2020.

Wan-Fu, the final character of the first season pass, has received his official gameplay trailer smashing his enemies with a giant pillar which also reveals his release date to be today, December 18.

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KVO Winter Battle results

Update: This story has been updated with final results.

KVO Winter Battle is happening this weekend in Osaka, Japan.

A few of the notable names attending are Omito, CO|Fenrich, AMTRS|Score, Sanwa|M', Kedako, Emujima, GZL|Koichi, Kuni, though there are many more as well.

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Wan-Fu gameplay stream for Samurai Shodown to debut on December 17, Nintendo Switch version available in Japan

SNK has had a fairly strong year getting Samurai Shodown back off of the ground after a long hiatus, and they're looking to close out 2019 with a big bang next week when they show off the last of the season one characters.

Japanese publication Dengeki Online and SNK Community Manager Krispy Kaiser have revealed that they are both streaming gameplay showcases of Wan-Fu on December 17 featuring some special guests from the development team.

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The Game Awards 2019 livestream

The Game Awards 2019 program will be airing today at 5:30 p.m. PT / 8:30 p.m. ET. As we learned last year, this is an event that fighting game fans might want to pay attention to.

Back in 2018, Mortal Kombat 11 was actually first unveiled at this particular event. In addition to this, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate's first Fighters Pass character was announced to be Joker. What could we possibly be in store for this year?

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Update: What are the best and most impactful fighting games to release this decade?

Update: You can check out the final results of our poll below to see which games our readers believe to be the best / most impactful games of the 2010's.

December is upon us which means that there's only one month left in this entire decade that's been the biggest and most important eras in fighting game history. Today, the genre feels larger than ever before following the mostly quiet times of the 2000's before Street Fighter 4's release.

There's been so many fighting games that have come out in the last 10 years that many fans probably either forgot about or thought came out more than 10 years ago, so we've put together a giant poll to ask everyone what they think were the absolute best of the best and most impactful — from (Super) Street Fighter 4 all the way to Mortal Kombat 11 and Samurai Shodown.

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NEC 20 results

Update: This story has been updated with final results.

NEC 20 is happening this weekend in Lancaster, Pennsylvania.

Players attending this event include FOX|SonicFox, BC|Dragon, EG|NYChrisG, CGL|Ninjakilla212, UYU|Deoxys, PG|Hayatei, UYU|Rewind, BDG|BlueGod, Linkorz, DF|Saiyne, Oplon|Skyll, END|Shine, Noble|Semiij, FightingGM, Noble|Kombat, RG|Kevoxreborn, Woahhzz, FSD|Rikuto, GeTV|Sandman, JJJ, ShinLad, Incendiate, DF|Grr, UGS|BBoy Dragon, BC|HoneyBee, Noble|SylverRye, Coach Steve, 1L2P|Burrito Voorhees, EG|Ricki Ortiz, EMP|Hiro, DTownsKing, TCOL|SourPiggy, Illusion|SplashFGC, FSD|Matt Ponton, AXL|Boom, RamonTSF, EMP|KDZ, Princess Slim, JayGeorgeM20z, FredDistance20z, BDG|Teiga, UGS|LordXav1er and many more.

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Update: Mortal Kombat 11, Samurai Shodown, arcade sticks, Power Rangers and much more: Fighting game Black Friday deals for 2019

Update: Steam's Autumn sale is going on now offering some great fighting game deals and season pass discounts which we've added to the story along with Razer's Black Friday deals.

It's coming. A week later than normal this year, but it's coming fast. Black Friday is fast approaching, and since companies have a hard time looking at the calendar, most of their deals are already revealed or have even started early.

Fighting games have seen some pretty big releases this year by way of Mortal Kombat 11, the previously best-selling game of 2019, plus Samurai Shodown among others, and they're going to be discounted more than 50 percent at some retailers alongside dozens of other good deals that we've compiled.

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Character breakdown, combos, and even some touch-of-deaths to get you started with Kazuki Kazama in Samurai Shodown

Kazuki Kazama was released as DLC for Samurai Shodown about a week ago. As a result, we've made it possible to vote for Kazuki Kazama's match ups our community voted tier section. It's also possible to look up his moves in our moves database.

Of course, there are also a number of content creators that have released video guides that detail how to properly play the character.

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Here are the nominees for The Game Awards' Fighting Game of the Year

The Game Awards annual show will take place this year on December 12, 2019. It's very likely that there will probably be a few announcements that should attract the attention of fighting game fans, just like last year.

In fact, one of the awards that will be announced this year is the "Fighting Game of the Year" award. As 2019 has overall been an excellent year for fighting game enthusiasts, there are a few nominees that have to be considered.

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Google Stadia is now available... sort of, Samurai Shodown available free for Pro subscribers

It's a pretty rare occurrence to see a major corporate entity enter the gaming hardware space for the first time in the 21st century, yet here we are with perhaps the biggest attempt to get game streaming from the cloud into the hands of the mainstream audience.

Less than a year since it's initial reveal, Google Stadia servers are now open for business allowing players to access almost two dozen games including popular fighting game titles like Mortal Kombat 11 and Samurai Shodown — now if only it were all that simple and easy...

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Kazuki Kazama now available in Samurai Shodown

The roster for Samurai Shodown grows by one today as Kazuki Kazama blazes on the scene with the apparent intention of scorching the entire planet with his fiery attacks.

Kazuki is currently available to both Xbox One and PlayStation 4 users for $5.99 USD, but will be automatically unlocked for anyone who has the game's Season Pass.

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