Winter Brawl 11 results ft. SonicFox, ChrisG, RayRay, Scar, Punk

Update: This story has been updated with final results.

Winter Brawl 11 is taking place this weekend in Essington, Pennsylvania, and there's a lot of action to be seen.

You can expect to see high level play in Street Fighter 5, Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3, Dead or Alive 5: Last Round, Pokkén Tournament, Guilty Gear Xrd Revelator, Mortal Kombat XL, King of Fighters 14, BlazBlue: Central Fiction, Injustice: Gods Among Us, Super Smash Bros. Wii U, Soul Calibur 5, Killer Instinct and more.

Players attending include FOX|SonicFox, EG|NYChrisG, PG|RayRay, FOX|Scar, ANBU|Punk, PIE|Smug, UA|Bass, Dieminion, IMT|ANTi, PG|Coach Steve, D-Link|LordKnight, MrKwiggle, DF|PinkDiamond, LI Joe, NS|Ludovic, Unkn0wn, TA|Moons, GG|SherryJenix and many more.

Streaming is being handled by Bifuteki, Funky P, KPB Live, Kombat Network and BlazeU25_.

Check out the full action below.

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BEAST 7 results ft. Armada, Leffen, Mr. R, SFAT, Ice

Update: This story has been updated with final results.

This weekend, BEAST 7 is taking place in Gothenburg, Sweden, and a lot of top Smash players have showed up for the event.

The tournament will feature Singles and Doubles events for Super Smash Bros. Melee, Super Smash Bros. Wii U as well as tournaments for Super Smash Bros. 64 and Street Fighter 5.

Players attending include, but are not limited to, Alliance|Armada, TSM|Leffen, ELV|Mr. R, CLG|SFAT, LG|Ice, SPY|Nintendude, MSF|The Moon, VwS|Professor Pro, DruggedFox, DizzKidBoogie, EGTV|Crush, Slox, iStudying and more.

Streaming is being handled by Geeky Goon Squad and BYO Controller.

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Is Ryu truly a top tier candidate in Super Smash Bros. 4? How will his meta evolve without Trela?

Since his initial release as a DLC character, there has been a perception of Ryu's ranking in the tiers as a high to top tier character. It certainly isn't an unfounded notion due to some of the properties of his attacks.

At the same time, Ryu has produced very inconsistent tournament results even after about a year and a half. Many note that this is due to Ryu's learning curve being more difficult than any other character in the series.

Not too long ago, FOX|MKLeo, a very talented professional player, played in a tournament called "Austin's Really Feeling It!" in Texas. One of the most interesting matches was between MKLeo and Trela.

This match actually occurred twice since one of the players was sent to the loser's bracket and made their way back to grand finals. Hit the jump below to check out the matches.

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Arturo Sanchez, The Moon, DJ Nintendo and more from the FGC will appear in Elementary's special eSports episode tonight

Tonight the show known as Elementary will have a special showing tonight. Special for the fighting game community anyhow.


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As mentioned in the Tweet, the episode airing tonight will be showcasing the eSports scene. The episode's title is called "Rekt in Real Life."

Below is the synopsis of the episode.

Holmes and Watson investigate the murder of a former professional eSports video game player who died after being assaulted in front of his fans during a live video stream. Meanwhile, Shinwell seeks advice from Joan when his teen daughter asks to meet with him for the first time in years.

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'I feel like if you don’t believe your character is good enough to win a major [then] you shouldn’t play your character' - ESAM on character selection

For my weekly interview with Smash Bros. players series, I decided to ask Eric 'PG|ESAM' Lew about some of his opinions on Pikachu in Smash 4.

ESAM is widely considered to be the best Pikachu player in the world for Super Smash Bros. 4. ESAM is known for believing Pikachu's potential to be greater than what is usually most commonly accepted among the Smash community.

In this interview, ESAM talks about why he believes Pikachu to be as good as he is, as well as a few other topics such as why he quit playing Super Smash Bros. Melee.

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Lylat Cruise returns to the Super Smash Bros. 4 stage list after receiving feedback

Not too long ago, we saw a change to the recommended ruleset for Super Smash Bros. 4. Perhaps the most controversial part of the changes were the changes to the recommended stagelist.

Apparently the people behind the 2017 ruleset change decided to review all the feedback they've gotten regarding their proposed changes. This has resulted in them making a few changes to the rules that they originally presented.

Lylat Cruise has gone from being a banned stage to a starter stage.

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EventHubs 2016 top 51 Super Smash Bros. 4 players 1-11 - the end of the list showcasing the best players in the world

We're back with our last segment of our top 51 players list for Super Smash Bros. 4.

As with all of our top player lists for any game, we had a panel of players and well known voices in the community vote on how the various competitors stacked up.

We compiled everyone's results and built this ranking based on their votes.

Today's listing covers the final 11 placements of our top player list for Super Smash Bros. 4.

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ZeRo completes the 'Ironman Challenge' in Super Smash Bros. 4 by winning with all the characters in For Glory in a row

TSM|ZeRo is widely considered to be the best Super Smash Bros. 4 player due to his consistency in tournaments. Despite this, he has only recently been able to complete the "Ironman Challenge" within the game due to how difficult the challenge is.

What is the Ironman Challenge? Well, just like it sounds, ZeRo dresses up as Ironman and beats as many players on For Glory as he possibly can!

...OK, that's not really what the Ironman Challenge is all about (although that would be really cool to see). The rules are simply that ZeRo must play on For Glory while playing as every single character in the game without losing once.

Whenever he beats a player, he can't play the player a second time unless he happens to run into him/her again. There's a bit of a luck factor in this challenge.

While ZeRo isn't the first player to have completed this challenge, very few players are able to say that they have.

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2GGC: Midwest Mayhem Saga results feat. ZeRo, VoiD, Zinoto, CaptainZack, Tweek

Updated with final results: We've added the results from 2GGC: Midwest Mayhem Saga into this story. Check them out below.

2GGaming's second qualifying event is upon us as Midwest Mayhem has kicked off at the eSports Arena in Santa Ana, California.

The event features Smash Bros. for the Wii U in both singles and doubles brackets, and includes names such as TSM|ZeRo, C9|Ally, CLG|VoiD, 2GG|Komorikiri, Circa|6WX and plenty others.

Stream duties are being handled by 2GGaming. You'll catch the live action below.

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EventHubs 2016 top 51 Super Smash Bros. 4 players 12-21 - nine different characters in this segment

We're back with our fourth segment of our top 51 players list for Super Smash Bros. 4.

As with all of our top player lists for any game, we had a panel of players and well known voices in the community vote on how the various competitors stacked up.

We compiled everyone's results and built this ranking based on their votes.

Today's listing covers the 21st through 12th placements. Next time, we'll reveal the top 11 players.

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'It sometimes seems like you’d have to be a robot to accomplish [Sonic's tech] consistently... Right now, I’m working on turning into a robot' - 6WX

For my weekly interview with Smash Bros. players series, I decided to ask Wesley 'Circa|6WX' Alexander about some of his opinions on Sonic in Smash 4.

6WX is known as one of the best Sonic players in the world, if not outright the best Sonic player overall.

In this interview, I ask 6WX how viable he believes Sonic to be, where Sonic would be if he was never patched, and his opinions on the other top Sonic players of the world.

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EventHubs 2016 top 51 Super Smash Bros. 4 players 21-32 - the mains of the DLC characters slowly begin to take the top spots

Editor's note: We accidentally included an extra player on our list during the tally, so we will have the top 51 Super Smash Bros. players this year. Our stories have been edited to reflect this.

We're back with our third segment of our top 51 players list for Super Smash Bros. 4.

As with all of our top player lists for any game, we had a panel of players and well known voices in the community vote on how the various competitors stacked up.

We compiled everyone's results and built this ranking based on their votes.

Today's listing covers the 31st through 22nd placements, and we'll reveal 10 more every day until we reach #1.

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EventHubs 2016 top 51 Super Smash Bros. 4 players 32-41 - Diddy Kong players and some obscure character mains come up in this part

Editor's note: We accidentally included an extra player on our list during the tally, so we will have the top 51 Super Smash Bros. players this year. Our stories have been edited to reflect this.

We're back with our second segment of our top 51 players list of Super Smash Bros. 4.

As with all of our top player lists for any game, we had a panel of players and well known voices in the community vote on how the various competitors stacked up.

We compiled everyone's results and built this ranking based on their votes.

Today's listing covers the 41st through 32nd placements, and we'll reveal 10 more every day until we reach #1.

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EventHubs 2016 top 51 Super Smash Bros. 4 players 42-51 - our first top player list for the latest Smash Bros. entry

Editor's note: We accidentally included an extra player on our list during the tally, so we will have the top 51 Super Smash Bros. players this year. Our stories have been edited to reflect this.

For the first time ever, we have a top 51 list for Super Smash Bros. 4.

As with all of our top player lists for any game, we had a panel of players and well known voices in the community vote on how the various competitors stacked up.

We compiled everyone's results and built this ranking based on their votes.

Today's listing covers the 42nd through 51st placements, and we'll reveal 10 more every day until we reach #1.

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If they're in a fighting game, Jiggeh will draw them; check out this selection from a talented artist with a passion for fighters

Today we're highlighting the work of Swedish artist Josef "Jiggeh" Axner and his beautiful renderings of figures from across the fighting game universe.

Street Fighter, Marvel vs. Capcom, King of Fighters, Mortal Kombat and Smash made it into today's gallery, but there's plenty more in Jiggeh's portfolio.

Give this work a look through, and let us know if you'd like to see more like it in the future.

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