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Save 35% on The King of Fighters 15 and more hot fighting game deals in the PlayStation Summer Sale

I think it's safe to say that the Summer is really heating up right now, so it's kinda the perfect time to stay inside with some cheaper video games.

Sony has now launched its PlayStation Summer Sale, which includes a bunch of nice discounts to big fighting games and their DLC.

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Bandai Namco confirms hack by ransomware group; confidential information stolen

Bandai Namco, a name the fighting game community knows well thanks to titles like Tekken, Dragon Ball FighterZ, and Soul Calibur, has confirmed that they've been hacked and had confidential information stolen by ransomware group ALPHV.

First wind of this reached public ears back on Monday when vx-underground, which proclaims to be the largest collection of malware source code, samples, and papers on the internet, posted the news on Twitter. Bandai has since confirmed the hack with Video Game Chronicle and replied with statements on the situation.

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CEO 2022 results

Update: This story has been updated with final results.

This weekend will be seeing the grand return of one of the biggest offline majors, namely CEO 2022 which is taking place in Daytona Beach, Florida, U.S.A.

There are far too many notable players attending to list them all, but here's just a mere sample of who's going to be there — PG|Punk, Intel|Razzo, XSET|iDom, PG|Plup, TSM|Tweek, DUSG|Gen, RB|Anakin, TMG|Tamago, Moist|Hotashi, CGL|K7 Showoff, NYChrisG, Talon|Book, Liquid|Hungrybox, BMS|Wawa, PGW|Ren, Justin Wong, Liquid|Riddles, Bandits|MenaRD, TxC|ViolentKain, Rise|Nitro, RR|Mono, AR|Wero Asamiya, RYO, Liquid|Dabuz, VGIA|Shanks, Bandits|Caba, DUSG|Rangchu, Exceed|Solstice, Smug, Pako, BC|ApologyMan, Nephew, Hive|LegendaryyPred, Shadow20z, TxC|Khriz, PG|KizzieKay, PG|HookGangGod, ScrawtVermillion, END|Shine, Buscar Luz, Kasuga, EMGG|Justakid, PAR|FlashMetroid, Mundank, LZR|Hayatei, CRaZY|SuperAkouma, PG|MarlinPie, MEGA|ArnKratos, CLG|Brian_F, DEUS|Incendiate, Monarch, DUSG|Pinya, Damdai, ElChakotay, RayRay, YARUCREW|Macho, BAN|Sonix, Zomba, Gosain, END|Shine, OmegaXcn, Shuaboo, Paragon|Myran, MVD, MuteAce, DZ|Jonathan Tene, BC|LordKnight, TS1|Cookye, VIEJOS|Gandido, PartyWolf, Jake, PG|Marss, JakeyTheSnakey, Jram, Spiral|Krudo, Arlieth and more.

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Soul Calibur's Taki, Dead or Alive's Kasumi, or Tekken's Asuka... which of Danielle Vedovelli's 3D fighter cosplays is best?

One of our favorite cosplayers is back on EventHubs as the lovely Danielle Vedovelli shows off a trio of cosplays that all come from fighting games that allow players to travel along the Z-axis.

Danielle becomes Taki from Soul Calibur, Kasumi from Dead or Alive, and Asuka from Tekken, the latter of which she's hardly recognizable in. All three of these 3D fighting females look gorgeous in these photos, but which is the best?

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Here's the full list of fighting games included on PlayStation Plus' newly launched subscription service

We've been hearing about PlayStation's plans to incorporate a new subscription service to try and rival the Xbox Game Pass, and now it's finally time to see what it's all about.

Sony has officially launched the new PlayStation Plus service featuring hundreds of titles from the original console up to the PlayStation 5, and there's a good bit of fighting games on the table too.

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Save big on King of Fighters 15, Granblue Fantasy: Versus and more fighter deals in Sony's Days of Play and Steam's SNK Publisher Sale

Digital video game sales seem to be popping up more and more these days, and it's always nice to see them include either newer fighting games or those that don't get discounted very often.

Both Sony and Steam are currently running sales events that fighting game fans should be interested in between the Days of Play and SNK Publisher Sale that includes discounts on The King of Fighters 15, Granblue Fantasy: Versus and many more titles.

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These are the fighting games coming to the new PlayStation Plus subscription service

With Game Pass finding success by making subscriptions more appetizing for players in the Xbox ecosystem, There have been a ton of eyes on PlayStation to see what they'd be doing to compete, and now we finally got a picture of what's coming.

Sony recently released the list of titles that will be included in the overhaul of their PlayStation Plus subscription service, and there will be a handful of new and classic fighting games for players to get their hands on.

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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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PlayStation and Xbox's Golden Week Sales feature great fighting game deals including King of Fighters 15, Persona 4 Arena Ultimax and more

Golden Week is a longstanding holiday in Japan, but for those of us outside of Japan now, the tradition typically brings with it deals on Japanese video games.

Both PlayStation and Xbox are holding their own Golden Week Sales this year with some great fighting game discounts including the recently released King of Fighters 15 and Persona 4 Arena Ultimax's rerelease.

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Texas Showdown 2022 results

Update: This story has been updated with final results.

This weekend we'll be seeing the return after a few pandemic-plagued years of one of the year's most hype majors, Texas Showdown. As the name would suggest, it'll be taking place in Texas — more specifically, Houston, Texas, U.S.A.

Just a listing of a few notable names set to compete includes PG|Punk, Grilla|NYChrisG, Shadow20z, Reynald, PG|Kizzie Kay, RR|Mono, PAR|Emily, PAR|FlashMetroid, Brian_F, BC|LordKnight, Grilla|Romance, END|Shine, MICK|Xephukai, K-Brad, EMGG|JustAKid, Joonya20z, Boom, Just Pokey, Jan, Disintegration, NoelBHungry, Blarrlad, Tommy2Step, Genghis D0n, Ranmasama, Buscar Luz, PAR|Joe Crush, FAT|Jermanji, Masoma, AndyOCR and Aroo.

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You can't be mad at this one-touch Soul Calibur comeback... but we still would be

For some intangible reason, Isabelle "Ivy" Valentine is often beloved by gamers at first sight. That said, play enough rounds against her in Soul Calibur 6 and you may find your frustrations outweighing your affections.

A recent upload of just 20 seconds of SC6 gameplay by TheInfectious_D reminds us all of just how volatile this character (and game) can be as he mounts a comeback that would likely cause us to drop the game entirely if it happened to us.

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You may want to scoff at WatchMojo's top 20 fighting games of all time list but it's still important to understand their picks

Fighting games as we know them have only existed for about 30 years now with hundreds of fantastic titles to potentially spend your time with, but how do you determine which is the best of the best?

Well, the masters of online listicle videos, WatchMojo, recently released their top 20 fighting games of all time, and while your initial reaction may be to scoff at some of their decisions, it's still important for us to understand the picks.

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Put your tax return to work with strong fighting game deals in PlayStation's Spring Sale

The end of tax season can be a stressful time for many (in America at least), but those who end up with a tax return gain some extra money for their pockets — so why not blow off some steam in a new fighting game or 2?

PlayStation is currently running their seasonal Spring Sale that's offering strong fighting game discounts for both PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5.

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We probably won't be seeing a new fighting game use Unreal Engine 5 anytime soon

As fans of the genre likely came to realize, the Unreal Engine 4 ended up powering most of the largest fighting games of this past generation from Street Fighter 5 and Tekken 7 to Guilty Gear Strive and The King of Fighters 15.

It's looking like we may be waiting quite a while, however, to see its successor the Unreal Engine 5 begin to pick up steam for the next generation of fighters.

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Can the ultimate fighting game crossover ever happen? Katsuhiro Harada wants to create the King of Fighters of the entire industry

Fighting game collaborations are more prevalent now than they ever were before with guest characters and crossovers appearing in just about every major title now, but it's been a long time since we've received a new title dedicated to pitting different series against one another.

Tekken Director Katsuhiro Harada and Virtua Fighter Producer Seiji Aoki recently discussed their desires to create a King of Fighters-like fighting game focused on the all stars of all the major fighting game developers.

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Twitter account posing as Bandai Namco shares fake image of Soul Calibur 7, gets scolded by Tekken producer

It's April Fool's Day in the US now (yep, two days of April Fool's jokes...) and the internet is taking their best swings at pranking those who might let their guard down. One joker decided to try and pull a fast one on fans by posing as Bandai Namco on Twitter, and their little stunt grabbed the attention of one of Tekken's most prominent producers.

An account claiming to be Bandai Namco US posted an obviously fake teaser image of "Soul Calibur 7," telling fans to stay tuned. Tekken producer and right hand man to director Katsuhiro Harada, Michael Murray, responded to the tweet and voiced his displeasure for it.

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Japan Fighting Game Publishers Roundtable stream is live

Update: The 3rd Japan Fighting Game Publishers Roundtable stream is now live. Come watch it with us below.

It's going to be a late night for fighting game fans in the West, but probably worth it considering the development heads of the biggest series in the genre don't come together every day.

The Japan Fighting Game Publishers Roundtable is scheduled to be held for the third time tonight with many familiar faces as well as some new ones from Capcom, Bandai Namco, Arc System Works, SNK and more sitting down to discuss fighting games — and hopefully show some announcements too.

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