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Here's how our community voted Tekken 7 tier list is looking for Season 3 so far

2019 recently came to an end. It's time to take a closer look at how our community voted tier list section for Tekken 7 is shaping up.

The Season 3 update for Tekken 7 was launched back in September of last year. We only recently cleaned up the Season 2 votes that were entered into our database before this patch went live. As one can imagine, there have been major shifts in the meta.

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Winner of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate at EVO Japan 2020 will only receive special controller, other games' grand prizes range from $4,500-$9,000

The prize money and supplementary prizes have been outlined for EVO Japan 2020's main stage games. No matter how well players perform at the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate event that will be held there, it's likely that everyone there will be competing at a loss of expenditures.

Funnily enough, it's been revealed that first place will receive a Nintendo Switch Pro controller. Don't worry though — a golden Smash mark is included on the controller.

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Elphelt, Alisa, Eltnum, and Hyde were the popular picks for Guilty Gear Xrd REV 2, Tekken 7, and Under Night In-Birth at Frost Faustings top 32

Frosty Faustings XII has already concluded for the weekend. This particular tournament held events for games like Guilty Gear Xrd REV 2, Tekken 7, and Under Night In-Birth EXE: Late[st].

All three of these aforementioned titles had over 200 entrants each. As a result, we've gathered the character usage stats for the top 32 for these three games.

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Frosty Faustings XII results

Update: This story has been updated with final results.

Frosty Faustings XII is going on this weekend and the action will be happening in Chicago, Illinois.

Players set to attend include EG|NYChrisG, Illusion|LostSoul, Dramatik|RedBlade, Disrupt|Shadow20z, AMTRS|Score, AN|KizzieKay, Teresa, 1UP|PepperySplash, CATPION|Daymendou, PG|MarlinPie, BC|LordKnight, Rikir, EQNX|CuddleCore, Foo, AXL|Boom, GeTV|Sandman, BNP|Gosuda, BDG|DidimoKOF, LordJimmyBones, KPB|JDR, IThatGuy-_-, MC|GCYoshi13, BDG|SubatomicSabers, KPB|Magnets, Elyon, BxA|Argenrost, Incendiate, 1L2P|Burrity Vorhees, Crescent|RobTV, Flux, EQNX|Brian_F, TS|Arturo Sanchez, PG|Kitana Prime, UTAE|Coosco, Disrupt|Joonya20z, JoeyD, LTL, ScrawtVermillion, Betadood, Crescent|Doza, Armada|Ned, dB|Yeti, Zinoto, Daze, ZomBmu and many more.

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Arslan Ash releases Tekken 7 Season 3 tier list

Easily one of the most celebrated competitive Tekken 7 players right now is RB|Arslan Ash. Hailing from Pakistan and coming from a scene that was mostly unknown until recently, this warrior came out swinging in 2019, winning multiple major events including EVO Japan and EVO.

Ash is considered one of the best Tekken 7 players around, and he recently put together a tier list for the latest version of the game.

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Morrigan from Darkstalkers was apparently a "prime candidate" to join Tekken 7 at one point in development says Katsuhiro Harada

Akuma's inclusion in Tekken 7 as a guest character from Street Fighter sparked perhaps one of the most interesting developments in fighting games this generation though things apparently could have gone even further.

A fan reached out to Tekken Director Katsuhiro Harada to ask him a seemingly random question wondering if Morrigan from the Darkstalkers franchise could appear in the Bandai Namco fighting game to which the Tekken boss surprisingly replied that she was once in the cards.

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The EventHubs crew ranks the best / worst fighting games of the 2010's from Marvel vs. Capcom 3 to Persona 4 Arena, Street Fighter 5 and beyond

As we come to the start of a brand new decade, it gives all of us the perfect time to reflect on the journey of the last 10 years and boy has it been a journey in the realm of fighting games and the FGC as a whole.

We'd previously asked the community what you all thought the best / most important fighting games of the 2010's were, and so now the EventHubs team members themselves have come together to rank their favorite fighters of the decade in our very own tier lists.

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Tekken 7 comes to Xbox Game Pass in January alongside Grand Theft Auto 5, maybe it's time we take a closer look at these services

Game service subscriptions are probably not something that many fighting game fans think about right now, but perhaps it's about time we give things a bit of a closer look.

Microsoft revealed the list of games that will be coming to the Xbox Game Pass for console in January 2020 including Bandai Namco's huge fighting game Tekken 7 along with Grand Theft Auto 5 and other titles like Sword Art Online: Fatal Bullet and Frostpunk.

Taking a closer peek into Game Pass and PlayStation Now's offerings reveal that there is quite a nice library of fighting games developing between the two.

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Uirusu_chan's gorgeous fighting game art featuring Tekken, Street Fighter, and other characters

We're sharing some beautiful art all the way from Vietnam today as we appreciate the work of Uirusu_chan as she illustrates some of our favorite fighting game characters.

It's clear that Uirusu has a particular affinity for Tekken as she features quite a few characters from the 3D fighter. Some of these even have representations of story arcs such as the explanation for Alisa's figure skating-esque fighting style.

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Kumite in Tennessee 2020 results

Update: This story has been updated with final results.

Kumite in Tennessee 2020 is kicking off this year during our very first weekend, and as the name suggests it will be happening in Tennessee, more specifically Franklin, Tennessee, U.S.A.

Notable players set to compete include RB|Arslan Ash, Disrupt|Shadow20z, CGL|Ninjakilla212, BC|Biohazard, SperoGin, Lil Majin, RG|Kevoxreborn, Trungy, DualKevin, Princess Ling, TCOL|SourPiggy, MVG|ScAtt, Fatality, DF|Grr, Rip, GS|Pokchop, GOL|Toi, Coach Steve, Typo|Sonido, Neon, Nigel E.X., Disrupt|JodyThaGreat, TS|Arturo Sanchez, BDG|Teiga and of course many more as well.

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Leroy, Liu Kang, Snake, and Kid Goku were the most popular fighters for Tekken 7, MK11, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, and DBFZ at KiT 2020

Kumite in Tennessee 2020 is hosting tournaments for Street Fighter 5 (Season 5), Tekken 7, Mortal Kombat 11, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Dragon Ball FighterZ, and more this weekend. We've already covered character usage stats for Street Fighter 5, and now it's time for the other titles.

Tekken 7 ended up having the most entrants with 160 registered. Mortal Kombat 11 and Super Smash Bros. Ultimate ended up having over 100 each as well. As a result, we've got the top 32 character stats for Tekken 7, and the top 16 stats for the other three mentioned titles.

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Mr. Wizard is asking what 6 games the fighting game community wants to see at EVO 2020

Evolution aka EVO has seen a fairly rapid growth in attendance plus viewership since 2016 and even before while showing no signs of stopping any time soon.

With the dawn of the new year upon us, Joey "Mr. Wizard" Cuellar, the president of EVO, is putting his feelers out into the fighting game community to ask what six mainstage titles they'd like to see included as part of EVO 2020.

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Liu Kang's Bicycle Kick isn't as ridiculous as it seems — real martial artists react to techniques in Street Fighter 5, Mortal Kombat 11, and Tekken 7

Our favorite fighting games revolve around battle-hardened warriors using a multitude of different attacks and techniques to knock out their opponents. Much of what we see in series like Street Fighter, Tekken, and Mortal Kombat is derived from actual martial arts, but how do they actually stack up to the real thing?

A new video from Gamology brings in two legitimate martial artists to react to maneuvers found in Tekken 7, Mortal Kombat 11, and Street Fighter 5.

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Katsuhiro Harada says Bandai Namco will not release a new fighting game in 2020

With less than a week left in the entire decade, the video gaming industry is looking forward to the next 10 years starting with 2020 and the next generation of consoles in the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X.

As has been tradition in Japan for quite some time now, publications like Famitsu and 4Gamer interviewed some of the biggest developers, producers and directors of the Japanese scene including one quite relevant to the fighting game community, Bandai Namco's Katsuhiro Harada.

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EVO Japan 2020 final registration numbers see Super Smash Bros. Ultimate with more than double the entrants of the second-highest game

EVO Japan will be starting 2020 out with a bang as one of the first major events of the year. Several of the most popular fighting titles on the market today are set to be featured on the six-game line up, and there will be even more action by way of side tournaments.

Registration is now closed for EVO Japan 2020, and the final entrant numbers have been divulged. Unsurprisingly, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate leads the pack, and it ended up with more than double the number of players of the second-highest ranked game.

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Katsuhiro Harada has considered making a Tekken collection but wonders if fans really 'need' it

Collection-style games are not uncommon in this day and age. Companies have been known to go back and gather up several installments of various titles, repackage them — often with new features — and release them so that a modern audience can experience classic games from days past.

In the fighting game world, we've seen exactly this from companies like Capcom and their Street Fighter collections, but did you know that such a collection was also considered for Tekken? Series Director Katsuhiro Harada said that he considered making a Tekken collection several times, actually, but wonders if fans really "need" it.

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Last-minute Christmas shoppers should take advantage of these heavily discounted fighting games before it's too late

In just two days, Christmas will be here once again as the biggest gift giving time of the year with the holiday season, and there's also no better time to stock up on fighting game presents for your friends, family or even yourself.

PlayStation Network, Steam and Green Man Gaming are all running their own winter sales this week including a huge amount of steep discounts for the biggest fighting games and DLC from Mortal Kombat 11 to even more party friendly titles like Lethal League Blaze and Kill la Kill IF.

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