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Super Smash Bros. Ultimate appears to cross 2,000 entrants for EVO 2019 while 4 others have surpassed the 1,000 milestone

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate appears to be the big draw to EVO 2019 which would make three different most-entered games in three years with Dragon Ball FighterZ and Street Fighter 5 coming before it, and it's looking poised to soon overtake DBFZ's entrant count from last year.

EVO's Joey 'Mr. Wizard' Cuellar has taken to Twitter to provide another entrant number update for the massive event revealing that one title has already surpassed 2,000 competitors while half of the others on the mainstage have also crossed into quadruple digits as well.

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Taipei Major 2019 results

Update: This story has been updated with final results.

Taipei Major 2019 is taking place this weekend, obviously in Taipei, Taiwan, and it's a huge event for several different games, most notably Street Fighter 5: Arcade Edition.

Some of the fierce competitors who will be competing at this event are Rohto|Tokido, Mouz|Problem X, CYG|Daigo, THY|Chikurin, CYG|Fuudo, UYU|LowHigh, YOG|Machabo, Liquid|Nemo, FD|Haitani, Victrix|Momochi, FAV|Sako, FD|Fujimura, RZR|Xian, UYU|Jeondding, Liquid|John Takeuchi, CYG|GamerBee, DNG|Itabashi Zangief, Yamasa|Nobi, UYU|NL, Trashbox, CherryBerryMango, RB|Bonchan, FD|Johnny, Talon|HotDog29, MVP|Pekos, GRPT|MOV, E.T., Mago, DouyuTV|Xiao Hai, Yamasa|Take, CO|Dogura, Verloren, RRQ|Moke, ZJZ, BC|Kazunoko, CoolKid93, COOASGAMES|Noroma, PG|Shen Chan, FAV|Ryuusei, Fate|Ulsan, EQNX|Dimeback, Chuan, iG|Jiewa, Humanbomb, RB|Tanukana, Yang Mian and Yamasa|Yuu, though there are countless more participating as well.

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DreamHack Dallas 2019 results

Update: This story has been updated with final results.

DreamHack Dallas 2019 is happening this weekend, obviously in Dallas, Texas.

Some of the notable players you can expect to see compete include REC|Punk, Justin Wong, Scar, EG|NYChrisG, Denial|JB, PG|Hayatei, CJ Truth, Rise|Smug, Coosco, END|Shine, Brian_F, TGS|CeroBlast, Tempo|Alex Myers, Deoxys, Rise|K-Brad, Talon|HotDog29, TGS|ElChakotay, UYU|Kami, TPC|RobTV, RB|Snake Eyez, NB|DualKevin, Terrence, BrolyLegs and InC|JustAKid.

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Electric Clash results

Update: This story has been updated with final results.

There's a one-day event taking place Concord, Ontario, Canada.

Some of the notable competitors set to fight out are JDCR, RB|Anakin, EQNX|Joey Fury, Disrupt|Shadow20z, PG|Speedkicks, ITS|Mak, Disrupt|Joonya20z and GetGosu|Abel del Maestro, though there are many more as well.

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Mortal Kombat 11 overtakes Samurai Shodown and Under Night in EVO's June rankings while Street Fighter 5 regains second position

We're only about two months away from the best weekend to be a fighting game fan, EVO 2019, and it looks as though more players have been getting around to registering to shake up their rankings quite a bit.

Joey "Mr. Wizard" Cuellar has posted the June registration scoreboard for EVO 2019 entrants in its nine mainstage games where Mortal Kombat 11 players appear to be throwing their hat in the ring faster than ever.

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Combo Breaker 2019 results

Updates: This story has been updated with final results.

There's a giant fighting game event happening this weekend St. Charles, Illinois. Basically any fighting game you'd be interested in will be featured, and has a high number of entrants here.

For just a sampling of the talent present at this event, you can expect to see FOX|SonicFox, REC|Punk, Rohto|Tokido, Mouz|Problem X, RB|Gachikun, JDCR, Rangchu, ROX|Knee, CO|Go1, Teresa, Dragon, CYG|Fuudo, Victrix|Momochi, CYG|Daigo, UYU|LowHigh, EG|NYChrisG, NRG|HookGangGod, RB|Anakin, PG|MarlinPie, CO|Dogura, ROX|Chanel, LostSoul, Linkorz, UYU|Jeondding, BC|Tachikawa, NASR|AngryBird, BC|ApologyMan, BjornSonOfBear, 1UP|PepperySplash, KOA|Sandman, UYU|CherryBerryMango, DR Gross, END|Scar, AN|KizzieKay, Flux, DJT, Noble|Semiij, NASR|TekkenMaster, DF|Saiyne, AXL|Boom, Supernoon, SSNO|KojiKOG, Hotashi and CATPION|Deb but of course many, many more as well, because there are far too many huge players to name even a fraction.

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Momocon 2019 results

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Momocon 2019 is happening this weekend, and it's got a big fighting game showing with a lot of games being played and a lot of top players showing up. The event's location is Atlanta, Georgia.

Some notable players participating in tournament are FOX|MKLeo, TSM|Tweek, Liquid|Hungrybox, NRG|Nairo, Liquid|Dabuz, PG|Marss, PG|Cosmos, Wizzrobe, Salem, BC|Mr. R, eU|Samsora, PA|Captain Zack, CLG|VoiD, Rogue|Light, MZR|La Luna, RCS|Fatality, T1|ANTi, SS|Colbol and of course many more.

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Someone made Tekken's Kazuya in Soul Calibur 6 using the game's new DLC items

Soul Calibur 6 recently saw the implementation of its version 1.4 update. Along with several changes to the game's system and modes, the patch added some new, free customization items for players to utilize.

Now Soul Calibur 6 users can slap tuxedo and bridal customization parts onto their creations. One Twitter user took the new items to make a popular character from another major Bandai Namco fighting game — Tekken 7's own Kazuya Mishima.

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BAM 11 results

Update: This story has been updated with final results.

This weekend, we have BAM — Battle Arena Melbourne — 11 taking place, and it's of course happening in Melbourne, Australia.

Some of the players set to compete at this event are THY|Chikurin, Rangchu, RZR|Xian, UYU|OilKing, JDCR, DNG|Itabashi Zangief, PBE|Doujin, RB|Bonchan, Liquid|John Takeuchi, Yamasa|Take, Yamasa|Nobi, COOASGAMES|Noroma, CYG|GamerBee, Mago, EQNX|Dimeback, Fate|Ulsan, iG|Jiewa, Rise|K-Brad, ALUS|Yang Mian, Yamasa|Yuu, YOG|Machabo, SIN|Brandon and Somniac though there are obviously many more.

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Soul Calibur 6 update Version 1.4 now available; Character Creation Set B coming May 16 including cat accessories, classic costumes and music

Soul Calibur 6 has been out for over six months now and has been seeing a fairly consistent amount of updates come to the title in the form of new characters, balance changes and customizable options among other additions.

Bandai Namco has revealed that update Version 1.4 is now available to download for Soul Calibur 6 players across all platforms that includes free new costume pieces, gameplay tweaks, alternate default colors and more as part of the preparation for the Character Creation Set B DLC dropping May 16.

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Texas Showdown 2019 results

Update: This story has been updated with final results.

This weekend has a big event taking place in Houston, Texas and it's featuring a ton of different fighting games.

Some of the notable players set to attend include Mouz|Problem X, RB|Anakin, EG|NYChrisG, FOX|NuckleDu, NRG|HookGangGod, Teresa, LostSoul, CJ Truth, Rise|Smug, PG|MarlinPie, W2W|Toi, CoolKid93, 1UP|PepperySplash, END|Shine, BjornSonOfBear, TGS|CeroBlast, Supernoon, Tempo|Alex Myers, AN|KizzieKay, NG|Obscure, FOX|Dekillsage, EQNX|Brian_F, Denial|JB, Crescent|Doza, Terrence, WG|Abegen, EG|Ricki Ortiz, Rise|K-Brad, Danslip, TGS|ElChakotay and of course many more.

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Soul Calibur 6, Jump Force and Ace Combat 7's strong sales helped push Bandai Namco's recent financial success

Bandai Namco has had a strong showing from their fighting games sectors over the past few years with multiple fairly big hits on their hands in Tekken 7, Dragon Ball FighterZ and apparently most recently with Soul Calibur 6.

The company recently posted their latest financial report for the fiscal year ending on March 31, 2019 where its Network Entertainment section — which includes video games — continued to grow and reach over 340 billion yen in net sales ($3.1 billion USD).

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Headstomper 2019 results

Update: This story has been updated with final results.

This weekend, you'll be able to enjoy Headstomper 2019 live from my home country, Sweden. More specifically, the southernmost city in the country, Malmö.

This is a big event for multiple games, and a ton of players are showing up to compete. Some of the notable fighters set to play are Mouz|Problem X, Liquid|Nemo, CGG|Tissuemon, GO|Luffy, NVD|Phenom, Teresa, PG|MarlinPie, NASR|AngryBird, FNATIC|Shakz, SuperAkouma, AXL|Fergus, NVD|SaltyKid, FNATIC|Akainu, PsychedelicPet, DG|KaneAndTrench, VDV|KingRasta, mYi|KiraKira, Narikun, Svampen, Exeed|Ghirlanda, Nyphi7, Atrosh, YMCA|Jopelix, Raven, KSP|Ixion, TDB|Malekith, Brick, DevilKazuya, Infexious, DG|ThePhantom, LD|Zake, NVD|Veggey, DG|RooKang, EQNX|BlackBeard, DougFromParis, Reason|BoltStrike, Popi, VGIA|VegaPatch, Wasder|Rikkmeister, HG|Mitrust-Storm and Cyrox, though there are of course many more.

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Update: PlayStation and Steams' Golden Week Sales brings big discounts to games like Dragon Ball FighterZ, Soul Calibur 6, UNIST and their DLC

Update: Steam is running their own Golden Week Sale for PC players alongside Sony including a number of big fighting game titles which you can check out for both platforms after the jump.

Golden Week celebrations are getting set to kick off around Japan as per tradition, but people in the United States can also take advantage of the holidays by way of video game sales.

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Super Smash Bros. Ultimate still sits on top while Street Fighter 5 falls back down to third in May's EVO registration rankings

We're still a good three months away from EVO 2019 though thousands of players are already gearing up to face off in the nine mainstage titles represented this year with dozens more side tournaments to be hyped for.

EVO's Joey "Mr. Wizard" Cuellar has posted the monthly updated registration rankings for May where we appear to be shaping up to have three different number one titles over the past three years at the largest fighting game event in the world.

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Northwest Majors 11 results

Update: This story has been updated with final results. Northwest Majors 11 is taking place this weekend in Seattle, Washington, and it's got a host of big games and big names set to compete in them.

FOX|NuckleDu, Jimmy J Tran, Justin Wong, Rise|Smug, SB|801 Strider, RB|Anakin, EG|NYChrisG, SB|DoomSnake, Disrupt|Shadow20z, TGS|CeroBlast, PG|Speedkicks, Tempo|Alex Myers, EG|Ricki Ortiz, Princess Ling, EQNX|CuddleCore, BxA|PartyWolf, ChrisCCH, Disrupt|Joonya20z, Rip, CYG|PR Balrog, Trungy, CCG|RunItBlack, Myk, Binchang, Rickstah, RB|Snake Eyez, UYU|Kami, Suiken, Victrix|KawaiiFaceMiles and many more.

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Come to Papa 3 results

Updated with final results: This weekend is seeing a large Super Smash Bros. event taking place in Orlando, Florida.

Some of the big players set to attend include Liquid|Hungrybox, Armada|Myran, PG|Zain, eU|Samsora, RCS|Fatality, Wizzrobe, CND|Raito, WBG|MVD, SS|Colbol, 20GX|Gahtzu, 8BitMan, Typo|Sonido, MVG|ScAtt and Spiral|Ryo, though there are of course many more showing up as well.

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