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Defend the North results, stream archives and battle logs ft. ChrisG, Flocker, Dieminion, Yipes, K-Brad, Sanford Kelly and more

Updated with final results: This story has been updated with the final results for Defend the North, along with battle logs and a stream archive.

Prepare yourselves for Defend the North, a tournament taking place in New York City, which features AGE|NYChrisG, EMP|Flocker, EMP|Dieminion, EMP|IFC Yipes, FNEX|K-Brad and many more.

The games in the lineup are Super Street Fighter 4 Arcade Edition v2012, Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3, Injustice: Gods Among Us, Tekken Tag Tournament 2, BlazBlue: Chronophantasma, Guilty Gear XX: Accent Core +R and others.

Streaming duties are being handled by TeamSp00ky, TS|Arturo Sanchez and Bifuteki. Hit the jump to check out the live streams and schedule for the event.

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King Dedede revealed as next fighter in Super Smash Bros. Wii U / 3DS - artwork and screenshots

Kirby's large, royal rival is making a return in Super Smash Bros. Wii U / 3DS. King Dedede is back to bash people with his giant hammer.

Much like each of the previously announced combatants, King Dedede has his own profile page over on the Super Smash Bros. official website that contains artwork and screenshots. You can check out the images of King Dedede in action below, and be sure to hit the jump for more.

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Zelda revealed for Super Smash Bros. Wii U and 3DS - artwork and screen shots

Zelda was revealed for Super Smash Bros. Wii U and 3DS on Christmas day. She was unveiled to celebrate the launch of The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds in Japan.

The game's director, Masahiro Sakurai, noted that "It's great to see so many female characters this time around."

Below you'll find her official artwork and a handful of screen shots. Hit the jump to view them all.

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Stars flying, dress-clad backflips and planet-kissing - Screenshots and art for Rosalina, Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and 3DS' latest newcomer

With the reveal of a new character, we always get a bunch of screenshots uploaded to the official Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and 3DS homepage, and the same is true this time. Not only that, but we've also got a beautiful piece of official art for our latest newcomer.

Hit the jump to check out several screenshots from the Wii U version, a shot from the 3DS version, and some official art for Rosalina and Luma.

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Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and 3DS newcomer announced - Rosalina and Luma join the battle

After a drought of new playable characters lasting since E3 earlier this year, Nintendo finally decided to share another newcomer with us, and look no further — it's Rosalina, who originated in Super Mario Galaxy, together with her trusty Luma sidekick.

This was announced today in a Nintendo Direct aimed at releases set for next year, and with Super Smash Bros. set for 2014, they decided to throw us a surprise character. If you're wondering about "surprise", check the trailer to see what I mean.

Hit the jump for the video.

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Capcom announces online training mode, improved team battle and more - new USF4 trailer

During the Capcom Cup stream today, Capcom revealed a brand new Ultra Street Fighter 4 trailer that shows off many of the game's new modes and features.

We get to see Red Focus and Ultra Combo Double in action, along some of the new modes that were just announced today. Online training mode, and an improved team battle experience are being added to USF4.

Players can get their hands on the digital update in early June, and a retail version will follow in August.

Check out the trailer after the jump.

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Updated: Capcom Cup location test contains brand new build of USF4, new stages included - check out the reported change list here

Updated: New character changes added.

EventHubs' very own Catalyst and TheUncharted are currently on the scene at Capcom Cup, and there, they are collecting information on Ultra Street Fighter 4.

This location test contains a new version of USF4 with new changes across the board. We will be posting character and general change information in this story here throughout the day, so be sure to keep checking to stay updated.

We have also received word that the new stages are in this build. Surely, we'll see footage of them some time today, so keep an eye out.

Hit the jump to get started.

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Eliza revealed for Tekken Revolution, female vampire character

Namco Bandai put out a video of the newest character for Tekken Revolution, Eliza. This is the female vampire character who was voted in by the fans, and now we get our first look at her in action.

Poll voting for this character opened up in July of this year, and Harada-san revealed the results at San Diego Comic-Con 2013, noting that the Sexy Female Tekken Force Character and Shin Kamiya placed 2nd and 3rd respectively, in the fan voting.

Eliza took home top honors in the votes, and now we get our first look at her in action. According to Famitsu, she'll be playable on December 19, 2013, but this is likely for the Japanese release. Hit the jump to view the clip.

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NEC 14 results and stream archives, Curleh Mustache Battle Royale 2 ft. ChrisG, Flocker, Justin Wong, Filipino Champ and more

Updated: This story has been updated with final results.

Northeast Championships 14 is running this weekend in Essington, Pennsylvania.

Notable players in attendance include: AGE|NYChrisG, coL|Filipino Champ, EG|Justin Wong, EG|PR Balrog, EMP|Flocker, EG|Ricky Ortiz, Neo, CTRL|RayRay, EMP|CD Jr., UVG|Noel Brown, Ranmasama, TA|Moons, BT|Clockw0rk, XAN|DJ Houshen, EMP|Sanford Kelly, AquaSilk, PIE|Smug, KaneBlueRiver, and many more.

Additionally, NEC 14 is home to another Ultra Street Fighter 4 location test, so expect to see more footage of Capcom's upcoming patch.

Hit the jump for the live stream, and find more information about this event.

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3rd Topanga A League results, standings, battle logs and more, Super Street Fighter 4 Arcade Edition v2012 tournament

Updated: This story has been updated with final results for this year's Topanga A League.

With the B League having come and gone, it's time for the main stage, and the Topanga A League to commence. The league will have a online round robin format between the 12 participating players, which will later be narrowed down to the top 6, who will battle it out offline in a new round robin, battling for the top 3 payout.

This year's Topanga A League lineup is as follows: MCZ|Daigo (Ryu), RZR|Fuudo (Fei Long), HORI|Sako (Ibuki), Bonchan (Sagat), Uryo (C. Viper), Haitani (Makoto), Kazunoko (Yun), EG|Momochi (Ken), MCZ|Mago (Fei Long), Dashio (Seth), wao (Oni) and Michael-tan (Ken).

The prize money for the first place finisher is as high as 1 million yen ($10,175), so the stakes are definitely high. Prizes for second and third place aren't anything to scoff at either, reaching 300.000 yen ($3,052.50) and 150,000 yen ($1,526.25) respectively.

Hit the jump to check out our live coverage of the event, with standings, battle logs, results and more.

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Ultra Street Fighter 4 hitting consoles in 'early June', Capcom Cup detailed, may hold a new build of USF4

According to a recent post over at Capcom-Unity from Peter "Combofiend" Rosas, Capcom have decided to release Ultra Street Fighter 4 as a downloadable add-on to Street Fighter 4 on XBLA and PSN in early June, priced at $14.99. There will also be a full bundle, for those who don't own the current version, available for both digital and retail purchase at $39.99.

This, says Rosas, is to make sure that people have time to practice the new iteration before EVO 2014, which will be taking place in early July.

For people playing on PC the game will be available a bit later, in August. To compensate for the wait, the full bundle will be priced $10 lower at $29.99.

Hit the jump to check out the Capcom Cup schedule, and a few more details about Capcom Cup.

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Justin Wong explains how to interrupt being downloaded, and what you can do to recognize that you've been figured out

EG|Justin Wong's latest column here on EventHubs explores how to interrupt being downloaded while playing fighting games, and what you can do to recognize when you've been figured out.

Justin gives a full analysis of a SSF4 AE v2012 match between Snake Eyez (Zangief) and Uryo (Sakura) from Shadowloo Showdown 2013, noting specific moments where the flow of the match changed. Here's a snip from the write up.

I watch a lot of fighting game streams and there are many times where I see people in the chat type "Downloaded" or "He got figured out."

This chapter will focus on how to distinguish that YOU are being downloaded and once you do realize that you are being downloaded, how to interrupt the download and continue on playing YOUR game.

Many people do not even realize that the download has already begun. Here is a common one that happens a lot but people do not realize it.

As always, you can find a full archive of Justin Wong's Step Up Your Game columns here.

Rumor: Ultra Street Fighter 4 console release date possibly leaked, July 11-13 for North America and Europe

In a recent video posted to GameTrailers, with a new installment of their EpicBattleCry series, they discuss a lot of topics at hand for the new console releases and upcoming titles.

At one point, they start discussing Street Fighter 4, and the new update coming for the game, as well as noting that it will be released for consoles on July 11th and July 13th, respectively, for North America and Europe.

This falls in line with earlier statements from Capcom, saying that Ultra Street Fighter 4 isn't where it should be at this point, and the Arcade release date set for April, with consoles said to be getting it "a bit later".

Hit the jump to check the video out for yourself.

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Ultra Street Fighter 4: Delayed wakeup mechanic confirmed, Japanese location tests announced

In the latest post over at Capcom's Saikyo blog, Ultra Street Fighter 4 producer Tomoaki Ayano announced that location tests for Ultra Street Fighter 4 will be held in Japan between November 21st and November 24th, and where they will be held.

However, this wasn't all he said. He also noted that besides the already explained Red Focus and Double Ultra mechanics, yet another new mechanic that was previously rumoured is in place for this new version, namely a delayed wakeup mechanic.

Hit the jump to see EventHubs' very own MajinTenshinhan's translation of Ayano's delayed wakeup statement, as well as where Japan's location tests will be held.

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Capcom announces Ultra Street Fighter 4 location test information - tests at Super Arcade, NEC 14, and more

ComboFiend over on Capcom Unity has just announced the locations, dates, and times for some of the upcoming Ultra Street Fighter 4 location tests.

Aside from the already known about Capcom Cup, three more location tests will be taking place at the end of this month, and well into the next.

Super Arcade over here on the west coast, Northeast Championships 14 on the east coast, and Tough Cookie Gaming Cafe in Singapore, will all be destinations for USF4 this year.

Hit the jump to check out the dates and times at which you can get your hands on Ultra Street Fighter 4.

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And now, the moment you've all been waiting for... EventHubs lists the top 10 current Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 players #UMvC3Rank

The tournament circuit is currently littered with amazing players from all walks of life, spanning from one fighting game to another. We decided to take a closer look at the incredible talent that is the Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 scene.

The EventHubs team came together and voted on each player based on tournament results, and player skill across the globe. The players listed here have performed at big events consistently, and players who haven't traveled much outside of their region were not included because it's a bit too difficult to judge them based on their performances only in the local area.

We gave each player a score between 1 - 10, then averaged all of the numbers together. Today we have player #20 - player #11 listed. Be sure to check out which players ranked #50 - 41, #40 - #31, #30 - #21, and #20 - #11.

If you'd like to join the discussion, or want to tear our heads off for our choices, you can voice your opinions about our list on Twitter using the hashtag "#UMvC3rank." You can also share your thoughts in our comments section, as usual.

The moment you've all been waiting for is finally here. Today we here at EventHubs list our top 10 current Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 players.

Hit the jump to check it out.

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Street Fighter announcement incoming for PlayStation 4? Watch this bizarre Hadouken Cabs teaser

Sony has put up a ridiculous and kind of awesome teaser for Hadouken Cabs. What this means exactly is up for debate. An email sent to VG247 this morning stated:

Don’t just call a cab! Call Hadouken Cabs! Hadouken Cabs. Knocking the competition out since 1987.

They also use the PS4 Twitter hashtag #4theplayers. Some of the Easter eggs shown in the video include a "PS1994" license plate on the taxi cab, a URL on the sign which points to this website, and the clip briefly shows the PS4 controller.

This teaser likely means that Sony has worked out some kind of deal for Street Fighter on the PlayStation 4, but that's only speculation at this point, as nothing has been officially confirmed, yet.

Hit the jump to check it out.

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