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Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite story mode demo out now on PS4 and XB1, trailer shows several new characters

Demo out now: The Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite story mode demo is available in most major territories. It's a 5.7 gigabyte download.

At the Sony E3 press conference, a story mode demo for Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite was revealed to be playable on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.

Although it was announced that the playable demo was available now, initial reports said it couldn't be found right away, so it should only be a matter of time before it surfaces.

Also, several new cast members were shown in the trailer, like Dante, Arthur, Dr. Strange, Zero, Nova, Black Panther, Gamora, Thanos, and Spencer.

These new fighters were joined by previously confirmed fighters like Ryu, Chun-Li, Chris Redfield, Mega Man X, Captain Marvel, Captain America, Iron Man, and many others.

To help give readers an idea of who's been showcased so far, and who's remaining from the leak list, we've created a breakdown below. Also, Black Panther was revealed as a DLC fighter.

The new story mode trailer was about three minutes long, and gives gamers a much better idea of how the cinematic story mode will work in the upcoming title.

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Dragon Ball Fighters announced for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC - it's 2.5D and developed by Arc System Works

Bandai Namco has announced a new 2.5D fighting game called Dragon Ball Fighters. Developed by Arc System Works, we'll be seeing this title released on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC worldwide in early 2018.

A press release for Dragon Ball Fighters was leaked ahead of time, with the date on the document showing June 12th. Gematsu reports that the game will be a 3v3-based fighter that allows players to "determine the compatibility between characters and form a team of fighters."

The game will feature “ultra high speed battles” and “flashy special moves," much like you'd see in the actual cartoon show.

Deviating from the long line of 3D Dragon Ball fighting titles, Dragon Ball Fighters will be 2.5 -- which means battles will be fought on a 2D plane, but with 3D character models.

As of right now, only two images of the game have been shown. In them, we see Super Saiyan Goku, Vegeta, Freiza, Perfect Cell, and Majin Buu, which tells us that the game will definitely be taking some of its roster from the Dragon Ball Z story arc.

You can check out the images below.

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Pokken Tournament DX coming to Nintendo Switch in September

Pokken Tournament is making its return on September 22nd, only this time it will be on the Nintendo Switch.

Pokken Tournament DX is an updated version of the previous iteration and comes with new characters and modes for fans to enjoy. Players will be able to do battle via the Switch's local ad-hoc multiplayer as well as single-JoyCon control.

Five new pocket monsters are being added to the game: Darkrai, Scizor, Empoleon, Croagunk, and Decidueye. The former four all come from the arcade version of the game, however, Decidueye is a newcomer and the first Pokemon from the Sun and Moon series to enter the fray.

Players can also look forward to a new online ranked mode, 3v3 team battles, and friend-only group matches.

If you're hoping to see more of Pokken Tournament DX, you won't have to wait long. Nintendo has added the game to their E3 line-up of tournaments this year, so we'll be seeing four two-player teams duking it out on Wednesday, June 14th.

Below are some screenshots of Pokken Tournament DX to get you started. You can check out the trailer after the jump.

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Tekken 7 review

In the modern landscape of fighting games, excessive accessibility is a real concern amongst the competitive scene. Making a title that caters too largely to a casual crowd could lead to overly simplified mechanics, which would result in less depth and interest for hardcore players.

Though the opposite of this phenomenon is seldom seen in this day and age, it certainly exists, and it’s Tekken 7’s biggest flaw. A little over two years after its arcade release in Japan, Bandai Namco’s latest entry in their legendary fighting franchise has come to consoles, and though it’s bigger and badder than ever, it falls short in a handful of important areas.

Despite its age, Tekken 7 still looks great. The 3D fighting series has always provided highly detailed character models and gorgeous backdrops on which to do battle, and this installment keeps the tradition alive and well.

Matches have more of a cinematic feel to them due to the powerful Rage Arts – hard-hitting super moves that players can access when their health is low – and the slowdown that occurs when two attacks are set to land at nearly the same time and decide the match outcome.

These features make bouts even more epic and are a welcome addition to an already enjoyable experience. However, getting to a point where you can comfortably participate in said experience is a challenge.

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New Vega classic stage, balance change updates, return of the Thailand stage, coming to Street Fighter 5 on May 30th

Capcom's large CFN update for Street Fighter 5 is set to go live on May 30th. Along with the initial balance changes, the improvements to the online infrastructure, and the game's 3rd DLC character, Ed, Capcom will be adding some more treats for players.

For starters, another classic Street Fighter 2 stage is entering the mix. Players will be able to pick up Vega's classic Spain stage complete with the cage in the background.

Now called "Flamenco Tavern," players can acquire this stage for $3.99 / ¥400 / €3.99 or 70,000 Fight Money. Vega players will be able to climb the cage, just like in Street Fighter 2.

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Additionally, the classic Thailand stage will become available again with the updated background music for $3.99 / ¥400 / €3.99 or 70,000 Fight Money.

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'I missed all of the recent tournament results, where can I find them? Oh, right there'

If you don't look over EventHubs very often, you might miss some of the excellent features we have on site, like a list of tournament results.

These last two weeks, we've covered 10 major events, but with how the front page works, they're mixed in with all of our other recent stories.

The tournament results page is a dedicated area for these stories — and these stories alone — so if you're looking for the latest breakdowns of how competitions in the FGC have shaken out, they're just a click away.

You can always find a link to this section at the top of our desktop website, and in the navigation on mobile, as it's one of the first links on either page.

If you don't like the news getting mixed in with the tournament results you came to see, this is the perfect one-stop shop for your needs.

Injustice 2 review

NetherRealm Studios and Warner Bros. have returned with the second installment in their exhilarating fighting game series that brings DC Comics' strongest heroes and villains together for the ultimate battle. Injustice 2 is here, and it comes jam-packed with all of the eye lasers, batarangs, and Swamp Things you could ever want.

With 29 familiar faces ripped straight from the pages of their comic books, a multitude of modes, and the brand new gear system that allows players to earn and equip items that improve their favorite fighters, there's a quite a lot for fans to dive into right out of the box.

The first thing you'll notice about Injustice 2 is just how amazing it looks. Character models and back drops are highly detailed, and the numerous environmental effects really make the game a treat to watch in action.

Coupled with the powerful sound and musical score, Injustice 2's presentation is something to behold.

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Injustice 2 move listings, tiers, stats, and stamina ratings added to EventHubs

Injustice 2 is officially available for purchase. To help you get a jump start on your trek to becoming a champion, we here at EventHubs have added moves, tiers, stats, and stamina ratings to our Injustice 2 section.

Thanks to the hard work of Justin (AdaptiveTrigger), Jon (Catalyst), and Josh (TheUncharted) everyone can now access all of these features.

If you'd like to begin casting votes for your favorite characters, be sure to check out our Injustice 2 tiers. Let us know which matches you feel they do well in, which they don't, and which are fairly even.

You can also head over to our stats page, which will provide information such as character popularity, how many registered EH users play them, and more.

Lastly, we have our Injustice 2 moves. Be sure to peruse the full list of combo strings, special moves, and more for all 29 of the game's launch characters (Darkseid included).

You can also hit the jump for quick links to each character's move list.

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Ed officially revealed as Street Fighter 5 Season 2's next DLC character, check out his trailer here

Capcom has officially revealed Street Fighter 5 Season 2's third DLC character.

As we expected, Ed is the game's next playable fighter. Players will be able to try him out, for free, during Street Fighter 5's upcoming beta which begins on Thursday, May 11th.

From what we can see, Ed uses a boxing-heavy playstyle mixed with psycho power projectiles. According to Capcom Unity's latest blog, Ed's special move inputs are unique in that they only require multiple or held button presses to perform, no traditional directional inputs. This applies for all of his moves, except Critical Art.

Ed will come along with his Story costume, which gives him the hoodie from SF5's cinematic story mode, and a Battle costume that has influences of M. Bison.

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You can check out the official trailer below.

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First images of Ed as a playable character surface for Street Fighter 5

A couple of images of Ed were uploaded to the official StreetFighter.com website recently, showing us what his playable model will look like.

Since this came from the official website, these seem to be legit images, unless Capcom has taken their trolling to the next level.

Take a gander at them for yourself.

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Street Fighter 5's next DLC character to be revealed Monday, first in-game teaser shown

The official announcement for Street Fighter 5 Season 2's third DLC character is coming on Monday.

Street Fighter's official Twitter account confirmed the reveal just moments ago and has updated their profile icon and banner to give hints at who the next character will be.

The profile's banner features a better look at the character's silhouette and both images (seen below) show what appears to be psycho power hovering over them. This falls in line with the Ed leak on the PlayStation Store we saw last week.

We also get our first in-game teaser at the new fighter. In the screenshot below, you can see Balrog being lifted up by the aforementioned energy.

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First Rocket Raccoon gameplay in Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite, shows hyper combo featuring Groot

The official Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite Twitter page has released the first gameplay footage of Rocket Raccoon in the form of a quick teaser.

This clip shows one of the character's hyper combos (looks to be a lv. 3), and it features Guardians of the Galaxy teammate Groot.

You can check it out below.


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Oh, and the tweet also confirms that Rocket will be playable in Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite. But you've probably already gathered that from the gameplay footage.

Source: Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite on Twitter. Mentioned by CityHunter.

Red Hood, Starfire, and Sub-Zero revealed as first DLC characters for Injustice 2

Red Hood, Starfire, and Sub-Zero were revealed as the first DLC characters for Injustice 2 this morning.

Red Hood is Batman's second protégé. Starfire is a royal exile from Tamaran, while Sub-Zero from the Mortal Kombat series is the leader of the Lin Kuei.

You can get these three characters included in Fighter Pack 1, and six more DLC fighters with the Ultimate Edition, for a total of nine characters.

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Red Hood, Starfire, and Sub-Zero are still in development and will be available for download after the game launches. Check out their introduction trailer below.

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Ultron, Strider, Chun-Li, Hulk, and more featured in this first Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite gameplay footage

The first gameplay footage of Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite has surfaced online.

This video quickly made the rounds and features a look at a handful of characters in action, along with the game's UI intact and some of the different system mechanics.

It's hard to determine where this footage came from exactly, but reports seem to point to a forum post putting it out into the wild.

Below is a quick clip to get you started.


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You can check out the video after the jump.

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Ed confirmed as Street Fighter 5's next DLC fighter

It looks like the PlayStation Store has revealed some huge news pertaining to Street Fighter 5's upcoming content.

According to the site's description of the latest season pass, Ed is the game's next DLC character. It notes that Akuma, Kolin, and Ed are the first three DLC fighters in Season 2 and three brand new fighters are still coming throughout the year.

Check out the description below.

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Capcom announces Capcom Pro Tour 2017 DLC content; includes new costumes, stage, and colors available starting today

Capcom is back with another batch of Pro Tour-themed Street Fighter 5 content. Last year, fans were able to help raise the Capcom Cup 2016 prize pool immensely by purchasing the previous CPT content, allowing champion Liquid|NuckleDu to take home over $230,000 for his first place win.

This year, the chance to support the Pro Tour returns. Players will be able to purchase new formal costumes for Ryu and Ken, the Capcom Cup Champion's Choice costume (to be revealed at a later date), and a new CPT stage (to be revealed at a later date).

If you'd like get all of this and more, Capcom is offering a Capcom Pro Tour 2017 Premier Pass. This will include the aforementioned items, as well as one CPT-themed color -- which is a combination of Sony and Capcom blue -- for all 28 characters (PS4 only), two new in-game titles, and new monthly targets that you can complete for Fight Money beginning in June -- this entails challenges such as winning a certain amount of Ranked Matches.

The currently announced CPT-themed content will be available starting today. Here's a look at what you can get.

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Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite hits stores September 19th; story trailer shows Ultron Sigma, reveals several playable characters

The drought is over. This morning we received some big news regarding Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite.

First up, the highly anticipated versus series title now has an official release date. Fans can look forward to picking up the game on September 19th for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC.

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Capcom's own Peter "Combofiend" Rosas notes in today's Capcom Unity blog post that the game will come equipped with Arcade, Training, Mission, and online modes. Additionally, we'll be seeing a Story Mode.

MvCI's first story mode trailer was unveiled this morning and features a new villainous super power. The fusion of Marvel Comics' Ultron and Capcom's Sigma, known as Ultron Sigma, appears to be the game's main bad guy.

Hit the jump to view the trailer and to see Capcom's purchase options for the game.

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