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Battle Arena Melbourne 12 results

Update: This story is being updated with final results.

Battle Arena Melbourne 12 is happening this weekend and it'll be going on in South Wharf, Melbourne, Australia.

Notable players set to compete include ORDER|Travis Styles, ROF, Somniac, GG|Sriks, Kanga|Jdizzle, Schenkhan, FURY|RaZe, Kanga|Ghost and many more.

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Evo 2022 early registration numbers show a new game in 1st place and Dragon Ball FighterZ currently in 6th place

After 2 years away in the first time in decades, the Evolution Championship Series is returning to its offline roots in 2022, and there's now an early glimpse as to which fighting games players are chomping at the bit to compete in the most.

The early registration rankings for Evo 2022 have now been release showing how all 9 maintstage fighters are stacking up in the race for headlining finals with a technically new current leader.

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Umbrella officially joins Skullgirls 2nd Encore; check out the latest patch notes here

Skullgirls is now celebrating its 10th anniversary and still going strong as developers have added a brand new character to the mix: Umbrella.

Not only does a second parasol-wielding fighter join the roster, but we also get a bunch of patch notes detailing changes to seven other characters. Unsurprisingly, the lion's share of changes go to Annie of the Stars, the game's previous newcomer.

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Just how many different fighting games homage Akuma's iconic Raging Demon Super outside of Street Fighter?

Ever since he first showed up and destroyed M. Bison in 1994, Akuma's Raging Demon Super has remained one of the coolest and most iconic in the entire genre, so much so that other developers put their own spin on the hype move.

Just how many fighting games have paid homage / referenced the Raging Demon over the years? Well, Demonstrate recently released a neat compilation of every version of the Super they could find — and there's quite a lot.

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Skullgirls Championship Series Final Blockbuster results

Update: This story has been updated with final results.

The grand finals of the Skullgirls Championship Series which has been ongoing for roughly the last year is now upon us with the Final Blockbuster event.

The 16 players participating in this grand finale are EG|SonicFox, EG|Dekillsage, ATK|Swiftfox-Dash, RW|Cloud, PME, WingZero, Triviality, Hydra, CCND|GrahamSandwich, KJ, KPB|Doppler, CCND|Tyrone O'Canada, Rat Baby, Ruby_chan, ncv and CCND|CatPie.

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Frosty Faustings XIV 2022 results

Update: This story has been updated with final results.

The long-esteemed Frosty Faustings is happening this weekend and it's back to offline gaming, taking place in Chicago, Illinois as usual.

With almost 2500 entrants set to participate, we could never list them all — but to give you a clean sample, here's a few: PG|Punk, PG|KizzieKay, Shadow20z, Smug, RR|Mono, Moist|Hotashi, PG|HookGangGod, CGL|K7 Showoff, EG|Dekillsage, Intel|Razzo, LostSoul, Joonya20z, Elyon, ZomBmu, Victim of Ritual, 4o4|EdGoneBad, UYU|Kami, Teiga, BV3|Linkorz, BC|LordKnight, NG-Obscure, FF|ElvenShadow, GEM|Han Rashid, Zintai, RayRay, MightyMar, 4o4|JaazzRap, PAR|FlashMetroid, Marvelo, Stupendous, Shuaboo, Foo, K-Brad, TempestNYC, Exceed|Solstice, Ranmasama, Flux, Alex Smith, LegendaryyPred, Ailerus, NYDanteT, DEUS|Incendiate, Lolimaiko, SRK|Woocash, Coach Steve, AndyOCR, Sugoi|Foxof42, MWM|Macho, ACAB|Honnou, Clim, TheArm, Mystic, 605|Skittles!!, NerdJosh, Tommy2Step, Kinetic Clash, PAR|PhiDX, PAR|JoeCrush, PAG|VickiViper, Comeback386, UGS|RavenKing, PME, RW|Cloud, JFD|JustFrameJames, Fred Distance20z, AXL|LTrainLocomotive — and of course, many more where they came from.

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What new fighting game releases, DLC and updates do we have to look forward to in 2022?

As we start our journey into 2022, the FGC finds itself in the middle of a transitional period with some big names like Capcom, NetherRealm Studios and Bandai Namco going dark on what they're cooking up next, but that doesn't mean there still won't be a ton of new stuff to play.

Let's take a closer look at every new fighting game set to release here in 2022 as well as all of those currently available that'll still continue to receive support and DLC moving forward.

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The top 10 most popular fighting games on PC right now

Although they used to show close to no connection for many years, the fighting game community population continues to rapidly grow on PC with players making the jump from their console brethren, but what exactly are they all playing?

After recently finding out that the PC playerbase for Guilty Gear Strive had reportedly surpassed that on PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5, we decided to do some further digging to see what the most popular fighting games on Steam currently are.

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Stock up on great fighting game deals in Steam's Winter and PlayStation's Holiday Sales

It's that time of year again for holiday cheer and gift giving, and what better gift could you ask for than a nice new fighting game beatdown?

The Steam Winter Sale and PlayStation Holiday Sale are here to provide some great deals on fighters and beyond to stuff your own digital stockings or guilt your friends into playing with you for buying for them.

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Here's a new look at Umbrella's gameplay in Skullgirls: 2nd Encore with this latest trailer

Following the grand finals for Skullgirls: 2nd Encore at CEO 2021 fans were treated to a sneak peek at the next Skullgirls character coming via the Season Pass 1 — Black Dahlia.

Additionally, a new trailer for Umbrella was also shown off. This trailer is ideal for the players that did not participate in the Early Access build for Umbrella in Skullgirls.

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CEO 2021 results

Update: This story has been updated with final results.

There's finally a massive return to offline fighting game action this weekend with CEO 2021 happening in Orlando, Florida, U.S.A.

Notable players are plentiful — just a small sample of the champions-to-be attending this event are as follows: PG|Punk, RB|Arslan Ash, PG|KizzieKay, Moist|Hotashi, PG|Hayatei, Talon|Book, EG|Dekillsage, PG|HookGangGod, CRaZY|SuperAkouma, Hilife|NYChrisG, Angelic, PG|Nephew, Smug, PGW|Ren, BC|HoneyBee, DUSG|Rangchu, Shadow20z, BC|Biohazard, PG|MarlinPie, RW|Cloud, Bandits|Caba, RayRay, Moist|Kola, ZomBmu, CGL|VideoGamezYo, Solary|Glutonny, END|Shine, BC|LordKnight, TempestNYC, EQNX|CuddleCore, PG|Esam, EQNX|Brian_F, KaneBlueRiver, Viejos|Gandido, Diaphone, SubatomicSabers, GCC|Real Ice, TheMightyUnjust, PBE|Doujin, TectalEastside, DUSG|Pinya, Goblin, Llon_nu13, BC|Arturo Sanchez, Aidan|Shine, 4o4|EdGoneBad, Flocker, Alex Smith, CGL|K7 Showoff, Fatality, WaDi, Joonya20z, OD Fullauto, RR|AjaxFidelity, NYCT|Fear and FM|Chris T — but of course there are many more as well.

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Black Dahlia teased for Skullgirls: 2nd Encore Season Pass 1

After the grand finals for Skullgirls: 2nd Encore at CEO 2021, a new character was teased for the Season 1 Pass after the debut of Umbrella's official trailer. The character that will be playable after Umbrella will be Black Dahlia.

The quick tease provided us a little peek at Black Dahlia's silhouette. She is seen standing by a doorway pointing an exaggerated Thompson submachine gun towards the camera.

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Steam Autumn Sale includes Guilty Gear Strive, Tekken 7 complete for $38 and dozens of great fighting game deals

Black Friday itself may be technically over now, but that doesn't mean the sales have ended — especially if you play games on PC.

The Steam Autumn Sale is currently slashing prices left and right, including great deals on Guilty Gear Strive, Tekken 7, Street Fighter 5, Dragon Ball FighterZ, Samurai Shodown, Power Rangers: Battle for the Grid, Nickelodeon All-Star Brawl and just about every other fighting game you can think of.

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Revolution 20XX -Xtend- results

Update: This story has been updated with final results.

Revolution is back in action for 2021 and taking place as usual in Londo, United Kingdom.

Notable players competing include Mystic, WIZ|Dragoi,|Achorawl, DLZ, SnakeBelmont, BarryBones, Deviance, Rixta, NGI|DBlanks and more.

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Modern fighting games ranked by execution difficulty from Kizzie Kay, Justin Wong and Kitana Prime

The debate surrounding execution and its difficulty level continues to be a highly contested issue in the fighting game community, but what does that really look like when comparing titles side by side?

Panda recently brought together three of their best fighting game players from different sides of the FGC in PG|Justin Wong, PG|Kizzie Kay and PG|Kitana Prime to rank modern titles based on their execution alone.

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Evo 2021 in-person showcase cancelled due to concern over COVID-19 Delta Variant spread

After Evo Online ran its course earlier this year, fans were anticipating a bit of a return to form with the in-person showcase slated for late November. Unfortunately, the major tournament series announced today that the Evo 2021 Showcase will no longer be taking place.

A statement released by the official Evo Twitter account states that the ongoing complications of COVID-19 and the spread of the Delta Variant are the cause of the cancellation.

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Morrigan's idle animation expertly recreated in Skullgirls X Capcom fan art along with renders of Sakura and Lilith

Skullgirls created one of the most distinct and iconic art styles with its use of more classical cartoon aesthetics that's surprisingly difficult to relicate, but we found someone who captures the spirit perfectly.

Hata4564 is a talented Japanese artist, who recently put together special renders for Darkstalkers' Morrigan and Lilith plus Street Fighter's Sakura as Skullgirls characters and even went so far as to animate the infamous succubus' idle pose on top of it all.

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