Vanessa announced as the next DLC character in King of Fighters 14; see her reveal trailer here

A King of Fighters favorite first playable back in KOF 2000 is making her way into the latest entry in the franchise.

Vanessa will be joining the KOF 14 cast as a DLC character, and you can see a few screen shots from her reveal trailer right here. Hit the jump below to see the full trailer.

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Newest Injustice 2 trailer really brings out the claws - Cheetah's moveset shown off in much more detail

Although we did already see Cheetah in the game back when NetherRealm Studios released their Here Come The Girls trailer, her spotlight was shared with a bunch of other characters, and we didn't really get to see that much of what she's capable of.

Today, she gets her very own character trailer, so if this is one of the fighters you've been interested in, make sure to check out her ruthless agility for yourself. Here are a few images to get you started.

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Check out the full video below.

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Street Fighter 5's latest balance changes revealed, available at the end of April

Capcom has officially released information on Street Fighter 5's latest balance changes.

After the release of Season 2, Capcom has been closely monitoring how the alterations have holding up. Peter "Combofiend" Rosas said in today's Capcom Unity blog that though the company was mostly pleased with the changes, they felt that some more tweaks were necessary.

The latest set of balance changes aims to make the characters who weren't deemed quite as strong this season better, as opposed to bringing down the higher tier fighters.

These changes will become available at the end of April.

The full set of patch notes are available after the jump. Any character not listed did not receive any balance changes.

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Yamazaki revealed as King of Fighters 14's second DLC character, here's his official trailer

The King of Fighters 14's second DLC character has officially been revealed.

Ryuji Yamazaki joins the fray.

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You can check out his official announcement trailer below.

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Firestorm revealed as Injustice 2's next playable fighter, check out the gameplay here

A new Injustice 2 has been revealed as playable this morning. Firestorm joins the battle.

Shown exclusively on UpUpDownDown, we get to see the fiery combatant in action. We learn that Firestorm is a ranged fighter, using several different projectiles to keep the opponent at bay.

His character power involves three levels of his nuclear power, and activation gives Firestorm blue flames, although it is currently unknown what effect this has on him. You can check out Firestorm's super below.


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Whip officially revealed as King of Fighters 14's first DLC character, check out her trailer here

The first of the four upcoming King of Fighters 14 DLC characters has been revealed. Today, SNK has unveiled Whip.

We see in her trailer that her name is still very much indicative of her combat-style. Using her whip, Whip bruises and batters foes with long ranged lashes and repeated strikes.

As of right now, a release window for the DLC character has not been divulged.

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You can check out her official trailer after the jump.

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6th Topanga League results

Updated: This story has been updated with final results.

After a long hiatus, it's finally time for the Topanga League once more. But since we're moving to a new game - Street Fighter 5 - there's no A League set in stone yet, so instead of the two different tiers of leagues, we're going straight in with 3 different groups of top-level players all fighting to advance to the final stage.

Each group plays a online round-robin among the 7 participants, with the 1st placer of each group moving to the finals stage, and the 2-5 placers in each group moving to new, 4-man groups where they play a offline round robin, and the victor of that group moves to the finals stage, now housing 6 players total, which will also be played offline.

Another new feature this year is that the event is free of charge - you can check out the stream over at Topanga's OpenRec channel or their English channel here.

You can find the stream and all of the group information below.

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Shin Hisako revealed for Killer Instinct, available in March

Killer Instinct will be adding yet another new version to one of their existing characters as Shin Hisako has been revealed via a teaser trailer.

The naginata wielding ghost fighter now appears to have a katana, a weapon she used in life while training in the ways of the Samurai. The teaser includes the following bit of text as a small clue to the new character's story:

"The moment she clutched the two-handed sword the Guardian dwelling inside the blade called out her new name..."

Killer Instinct developer Adam "Keits" Heart noted on his Twitter page, "All I can tell you about Shinsako is that she is much more straightforward to play than Hisako, but still has some interesting wrinkles," he also stated, "The next KI character after Kilgore and Shin "Chiharu" Hisako will not be a remix. 100% new."

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Doctor Fate trailer released for Injustice 2

A new Injustice 2 trailer was released this morning, and it features none other than the mystical Doctor Fate.

In his trailer, you get to see a bunch of his signature moves, and he definitely seems to be a very interesting addition to the game's roster.

You can see some screenshots from the trailer here.

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Continue below to check out the full trailer.

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Eddy Gordo officially revealed for Tekken 7, see his full trailer here

One of Tekken's most recognizable faces has made his way into the franchise's seventh numbered installment as Capoeira fighter Eddy Gordo was revealed earlier today.

A staple of the series since Tekken 3, Eddy rose to fame amongst casual players because of his relative ease to play. This often meant button mashing at an arcade cabinet while Eddy performed ridiculously cool sequences from his unique Capoeira style.

He'll be joining the cast of Tekken 7: Fated Retribution upon release on June 2, 2017. Here are some screen shots, and you'll catch the full trailer below.

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Kolin officially released for Street Fighter 5 - trials and story mode playthrough here

Street Fighter 5's latest update is now officially live. The February update brings us the new character, Kolin, as the second Season 2 character of Street Fighter 5.

She can be purchased for 100,000 Fight Money or $5.99 USD / €5.99 / £4.99 real currency and at no extra charge to anyone who purchased the season pass. Her costumes are also purchaseable for 40,000 Fight Money or $3.99 USD / €3.99 / £3.29 real currency.

We here at EventHubs will be adding Kolin's complete combo trials and story mode playthrough shortly, so stay tuned.

You can check out some hi-res screenshots of Street Fighter 5's Kolin in action below.

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Over $600,000 on the line and no more auto-qualification spots for Premier events - here are the Capcom Pro Tour 2017 details

Capcom has officially spilled the beans on this year's Pro Tour. In a Capcom Unity blog post released this morning, we were provided the full run down on what to expect from the 2017 tournament season.

The stakes are raised for Street Fighter 5 competitors this year as over $600,000 is on the line. This is $100,000 more than last year, and the increase comes courtesy of Twitch.

But a larger prize pot isn't the only change we'll be seeing in 2017. The way in which players qualify for the Capcom Cup -- the 32-player, end-of-the-year finals event to conclude the tournament season -- has been revamped.

"This year, we wanted the qualification process to be much easier to follow for both players and fans alike," the blog post states. "We want the focus of the Capcom Pro Tour to be on our amazing community of players and incredible matches rather than complex rule sets and qualification processes."

With that in mind, Capcom has done away with auto-qualifying spots for Premier events. Instead, Capcom Cup spots will be determined by the points earned from placing at Capcom Pro Tour events.

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Injustice 2 gets 'Shattered Alliances - Part 1' story trailer, Cyborg officially shown

Injustice 2 just got a fresh new story trailer out, which gives more insight into the continuing conflict between Batman and Superman, as well as the various heroes and villains on each's side.

Besides this, we also get our first official look at Cyborg, who was previously leaked via some footage of the game's mobile version.

Here are some images from the trailer.

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Check out the trailer in all of its glory below.

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Catwoman, Cheetah, and Poison Ivy officially revealed in Injustice 2 - 'Here Come The Girls' trailer released

Coming right off of the Swamp Thing announcement yesterday, NetherRealm Studios has released another character reveal trailer this time officially showcasing three new characters.

Poison Ivy, Cheetah, and Catwoman are joining the Injustice 2 roster.

Today's "Here Comes The Girls" trailer reveals Catwoman and Cheetah for the first time. It also gives us our first in-game look at Poison Ivy, and more footage of Black Canary.

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You can check out the trailer after the jump.

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Swamp Thing officially revealed in Injustice 2

NetherRealm Studios has just revealed the next character for Injustice 2.

Swamp Thing is officially joining the fight. A video showing gameplay footage has been released, courtesy of IGN.

In it, we see that Swamp Thing uses a variety of different techniques, including a dodge that sees him dip halfway into the ground, a long range vine grab, the utilization of a Swamp Thing clone (a la Noob Saibot), and more.

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Check out the footage below.

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