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Annie of the Stars is now officially available for Skullgirls 2nd Encore

Fighting game fans were quite surprised to learn last year that Skullgirls 2nd Encore would be seeing more DLC support almost a decade after its initial release, and now the first big step towards the future is available to all.

Annie of the Stars is now officially released as the first character of Skullgirls' Season 1 Pass including her own story mode and balance changes for a good number of the cast.

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Skullgirls 2nd Encore is getting another shot at being an Evo mainstage title

Skullgirls was arguably snubbed from a spot at the Evolution Championship Series when it first released all the way back in 2012, and it seemed like they'd finally get their shot last year with Evo 2020... until that event ended up being canceled.

This year will be a bit different, however, as Hidden Variable revealed today that Skullgirls 2nd Encore will be joining the ranks of Evo 2021 Online as a mainstage event finally.

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Steam's Summer Sale offers some of the steepest fighting game discounts we've ever seen

Summer is here once again, and while that means a lot of the people will be hitting the beach for some fun in the sun, all of us here know that it means some of the best video game deals are on the way.

The largest of which being Steam's Summer Sale is now live and features some of the steepest discounts for fighting games we've ever seen — including more recent releases like Dragon Ball FighterZ's FighterZ Pass 3.

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CEO 2021 wildly reaching its attendee cap in mere hours proves the FGC is hungry and ready to return to offline events

The global COVID-19 pandemic essentially wiped out all offline fighting game tournaments (and pretty much every other in-person get-together) for over a year now, which had many wondering if players would be hesitant to return to events after the world got turned on its head. We apparently had no reason to worry, however.

Community Effort Orlando 2021 launched its registration for the planned tournament in December yesterday, and the floodgates were immediately blown off with a level of support that we haven't seen in a long time, and certainly put smiles on our faces.

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CEO 2021 10-game lineup revealed with new trailer welcoming the FGC back into the ring, registration now open

After over a year now with no traditional major fighting game tournaments, one of the best events in the FGC is back to throw its hat in the ring for a big return.

Community Effort Orlando 2021 was previously confirmed to going down before the end of the year, and now the full 10-game lineup and registration information for CEO's grand re-entrance has been revealed alongside a new trailer.

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Umbrella character teaser trailer for Skullgirls 2nd Encore released

The next character to join the roster of Skullgirls 2nd Encore and Skullgirls Mobile is none other than Umbrella.

Umbrella is the younger sister of Parasoul, and carries around a living weapon by the name of Hungern. She will have a unique mechanic in that she must feed Hungern during the fight, and the more she does so, the more the pair powers up.

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Next Skullgirls character to be revealed May 6

The first character of Skullgirls' Season 1 Pass, Annie of the Stars, is currently scheduled to be fully released in May 2021. It appears that we may also be learning the identity of the second character from the Season 1 Pass during the month of May.

Recently, the Skullgirls Twitter account posted an image that depicted silhouettes of Skullgirls characters. In the image itself, it asked "Who's next?" It seems that we'll be getting the answer to this question on May 6, 2021.

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Skullgirls Championship Series 2021 Spring Blockbuster results

Update: This story has been updated with final results.

This weekend will see the first major Skullgirls: 2nd Encore event of the 2021 Championship Series taking place with the Spring Blockbuster.

Qualifiers were held last week and the players participating in this week's main event will be EG|SonicFox, EG|Dekillsage, Cloud, PME, ATK|Swiftfox-Dash, Elda Taluda, Triviality, FuLLBLeeD, Seen Connroy, GrahamSandwich, Rabbleflaggers, Hydra, KJ, MPGame, Aeroshire and ShakeyFingers.

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Skullgirls Championship Series 2021 Spring Blockbuster Qualifiers live stream featuring SonicFox, Dekillsage, SeenConnroy, Swiftfox-Dash, LD and more

Skullgirls 2nd Encore finally has its first official major tournament series with the first event on the schedule going on this weekend.

The Skullgirls Championship Series 2021 Spring Blockbuster is taking place over two weeks this month with qualifiers going on now featuring many of the game's most prominent players including EG|SonicFox, EG|Dekillsage, ATK|Swiftfox-Dash, SeenConnroy, CCND|GrahamSandwich, Trivality and CCND|Hydra among others.

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Skullgirls' Annie balance update includes brand new moves for Eliza and Robo-Fortune along with substantial mechanic changes

Skullgirls players were greeted with the fighting game's largest update in years last night in early access form with the beta release of Annie of the Stars as the first DLC character of the Season 1 Pass, and it also came packing a fairly substantial balance rework to boot.

Hidden Variable released the patch notes now for 2nd Encore's beta update which includes some big changes to Eliza and Robo-Fortune with both receiving new moves and mechanic overhauls alongside more character adjustments.

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Annie of the Stars beta release is now available in Skullgirls 2nd Encore, new content being developed by former Lab Zero staff

Fans of Skullgirs 2nd Encore received a very unexpected yet very welcome surprise recently that the game would be getting a season pass' worth of content, and now the first step of that DLC has hit the game to test out.

The developers at Hidden Variable announced that Annie of the Stars is now available in beta form, and they also confirmed that former Lab Zero staff who used to work on Skullgirls are assisting to make the game's new content.

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All current Skullgirls DLC characters are now free for everyone with the game's latest update ahead of Annie's arrival

Despite nearing a decade old at this point, Skullgirls is now on its way to receiving a bunch of new DLC content and updates with some nice perks for anyone who already owns or is going to buy the fighting game.

Autumn Games has released a new update for Skullgirls 2nd Encore that now bundles all previous DLC characters into the base game along with giving existing owners access to them for free on top of some more changes made as the game prepares for Annie of the Stars' arrival.

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Season 1 Pass for Skullgirls 2nd Encore announced, will include Annie of the Stars and three other fighters

The Season 1 Pass for Skullgirls 2nd Encore has been announced. Annie of the Stars will be the first character that's part of this pass.

This Season Pass 1 will have four new DLC fighters in total. The second challenger is currently slated to be released before the end of 2021. We'll have to wait until 2022 for the third and fourth challengers.

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Frosty Faustings XIII results

Update: This story has been updated with final results.

This weekend sees the long-standing Frosty Faustings back for another round, although this year will be an online event given the current ongoings in the world.

Players set to compete include EG|SonicFox, Disrupt|Shadow20z, RayRay, FF|ElvenShadow, Proton|Coach Steve, Dekillsage, Disrupt|Joonya20z, KBNova, BlackSnake, Knights|2eZ, Foo, Flocker, Fiestament, SkeletalMinion, Honnou, Marvelo, Mundank, Joey D, ShinBlade and many more.

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Annie's gameplay revealed in new Skullgirls: 2nd Encore trailer, more DLC on the way

A trailer showcasing Annie's gameplay in Skullgirls: 2nd Encore has dropped. It was also revealed that another character will be joining after Annie of the Stars.

Annie of the Stars made her gaming debut in Skullgirls Mobile on August 14, 2020. She's planned to join Skullgirls: 2nd Encore's roster in early 2021.

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New sound mod gives Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Third Strike parries, Marvel vs. Capcom 3 effects and more iconic fighting game audio cues

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is now the biggest fighting game of all time in terms of sales, but what if it was every big fighting game?

Well, modder ShoYouMomo set out to give everyone a small taste of just that with their new mod that replaces Smash's sound effects with those from some of the most iconic fighting games of the past 20+ years.

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Tekken 7 named fighting game of the generation by the EventHubs community

Update: The community has spoken! With more than 1,600 votes cast and plenty of great candidates to chose from, Tekken 7 has been crowned as the fighting game of the generation by all of you, the readers of EventHubs. You can check out the final poll numbers in the original story below and see how close some of the rankings are.

It's kinda hard to believe, but the next generation of consoles is no longer on the horizon. The Xbox Series X and PlayStation 5 will be here in just a few short days.

Though many players will be looking forward with what's about to come, it's also a great time to reflect on the fighting games that defined the eighth generation these past seven years from Killer Instinct to Granblue Fantasy: Versus.

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