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Justin 'AdaptiveTrigger' Gordon

Content Editor

Although Justin has his bachelor's degree in computer science, he discovered his passion for writing about fighting games after joining the EventHubs team. Writing for EventHubs has allowed Justin to take advantage of his enjoyment of dropping trivia about fighting games.

During his time with the EventHubs tech department, he assisted in developing many of the site's features such as move pages, tiers sections for games, the tournament player listings, and more.

The Super Smash Bros. series has been Justin's main focus when it comes to fighting games even at a young age. With Super Smash Bros. 4 and Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, he's been able to win a few local tournaments. On a few occasions, he's even been able to do this with characters often deemed as being low tiers.

Thanks to his longtime experience with the Super Smash Bros. franchise, Justin tends to be the "Smash guy" of the EventHubs team.

Justin would eventually make a transition into learning traditional fighting games when Super Street Fighter 4 was released in 2010. Although not technically an "old school" player of the arcade era, he's developed a preference for playing on the fight stick.

NetherRealm Studios' Mortal Kombat and Injustice series also tend to be big favorites of Justin's. He's always willing to throw down with Baraka and Batman in their respective games.

Growing up, Justin has been a casual fan of the Dragon Ball series, mostly as a result of his brother being a huge fan. Still, Justin is quite knowledgeable about Dragon Ball lore and the mechanics behind Dragon Ball FighterZ.

Justin is also quite skilled at providing breakdowns and analyses for 3D fighting games like Tekken 7 and Soul Calibur 6.

With games in the Super Smash Bros, Street Fighter, Mortal Kombat, and Injustice series, Justin tends to be well versed when it comes to understanding tech and frame data.

Past stories:
Tekken 7 sold more units in two months than Street Fighter 5 did in a year
Recently, we heard about the success that Bandai Namco has had with their Tekken 7 game. Despite it only being out for two months, over 1.66 million...

Our readers are most interested in playing Trunks in Dragon Ball FighterZ sometime in the... future
Update: The results are in! Hit the jump below to check them out!Earlier: Even though the beta for Dragon Ball FighterZ has been delayed until...

How support for No Man's Sky after a year is a good sign for fighting games and gaming in general
If you're like me, then you were probably quite excited for the release of No Man's Sky. The game had a lot of promise and a lot of hype surrounding...

Salem and Mistake choreograph a performance, Mr. R and Mistake KO each other at the same time, while Nairo is the two time champ
Super Smash Con 2017's Smash 4 tournament is now over with. We have another set of highlights as a result.Salem and Mistake conducted a very...

Yipes brings the boxer commentary for the Balrog mirror, Punk disrespects with a series of overheads, and more
Summer Jam 2017's Street Fighter 5 tournament has come to its conclusion. It was quite an interesting event that had a number of cool moments.Our...

Axe channels Armada as he plays Young Link against HungryBox, Mew2King's Zelda prays for victory, and more
The Super Smash Bros. Melee tournament for Super Smash Con 2017 has now finished. There are many fun moments that need to be highlighted.While most of...

Cashmere and Fatality landing stylish knee kills, ESAM just BARELY misses the ledge, and more
Super Smash Con 2017's Smash 4 top 32 qualifiers has now finished for the day. We'll be sure to keep an eye out tomorrow for the tournament's...

In Dragon Ball FighterZ, Vegeta uses a seven bar combo on Frieza but doesn't kill him
In Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3, most hits at the highest level of gameplay usually resulted in a character down. These were often referred to as...

Did you know that Cammy can combo off of a counterhit V-Reversal in Street Fighter 5?
Cammy is a character that is certainly known in Street Fighter 5 as typically being a top ten character. She has a number of strong options to work...

Zero's zoning capabilities in Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite are insane
In Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3, the character known as Morrigan was especially infamous thanks to the efforts of EG|Chris G. This was a character...