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Isabelle Player Proves She Can Take Solid Snake In Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Upset Isabelle Player Proves She Can Take Solid Snake In Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Upset

In fighting games, appearances can often be deceiving, but one Super Smash Bros. Ultimate matchup is exactly what it looks like. Solid Snake, the rugged protagonist of “tactical espionage action” franchise Metal Gear, has a clear advantage in many fights, especially when facing the cute Animal Crossing secretary…

Nemo and Itabashi Zangief’s storied rivalry got a new chapter last weekend when the former defeated the latter at Fighters Spirit in South Korea. Despite being a pool match, Nemo celebrated his Street Fighter V victory as if he had won the entire event, leaving ItaZan looking dejected.

Captain Olimar Got Done Dirty In Latest Smash Patch Captain Olimar Got Done Dirty In Latest Smash Patch

The most recent Super Smash Bros. Ultimate update addressed a number of concerns in the competitive community, most notably the strength of characters like Captain Olimar. The developers hit the Pikmin protagonist with a number of changes in order to knock him down a peg, but those changes had the side effect of…

A major Super Smash Bros. Melee tournament was won by a Captain Falcon main for the first time in 14 years. Justin “Wizzrobe” Hallett achieved this feat at last weekend’s Smash ‘n’ Splash 5, supplanting the legendary Joel “Isai” Alvarado’s similar victory from 2005.

Capcom has decided to ban Daigo Umehara’s custom hit box controller from this weekend’s Street Fighter V competition at Combo Breaker after all. Full story here.

Daigo’s New Controller Causes A Stir In The Fighting Game Community [UPDATE] Daigo’s New Controller Causes A Stir In The Fighting Game Community [UPDATE]

Daigo Umehara is arguably the most popular fighting game player of all time. As such, eyes will always be on him when it comes to high-level play. The legendary Japanese competitor caused a stir recently by announcing his plans to try out an unconventional hit box controller instead of his traditional arcade stick at…

Sub-Zero Can Turn Invisible In Mortal Kombat 11 With A Very Specific Glitch Sub-Zero Can Turn Invisible In Mortal Kombat 11 With A Very Specific Glitch

Several characters in the Mortal Kombat universe can turn invisible, but none to the extent of Sub-Zero in Mortal Kombat 11. Since the game’s release last month, players have discovered a bug that allows the cryogenic combatant to completely disappear, and the issue lingers within Mortal Kombat 11 to this day.

When Facing BlazBlue's Big Bodies, Sometimes The Best Option Is To Run Away

When fighting game players talk about “running away” in terms of a competitive strategy, it can involve a bunch of different techniques, depending on the game. In very few instances does this mean literally running away in-game, but one BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle player did exactly that to great results during a…

Dragon Ball FighterZ’s Kid Goku Is A Muscular Hamster Dragon Ball FighterZ’s Kid Goku Is A Muscular Hamster

Dragon Ball FighterZ already has about a thousand full-sized Gokus, but the latest character to join the cast is the more diminutive version seen in the controversial (and now non-canon) Dragon Ball GT. Being shrunk by a magical wish doesn’t make Kid Goku any less formidable in this game, and he brings some neat tools…

The Flappy Bird Fighting Game Is Somehow Good The Flappy Bird Fighting Game Is Somehow Good

Remember Flappy Bird, the mobile game that took the world by storm (and made its creator, Dong Nguyen, upwards of $50,000 a day) back in early 2014? Nguyen pulled the game from the App Store just a month after its debut, but the legacy of Flappy Bird continues to influence mobile game development to this day. Flappy…

Captain Olimar Is The Latest Smash Character That Competitors Love To Hate Captain Olimar Is The Latest Smash Character That Competitors Love To Hate

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate has only been out for a few months and its competitive community has already gone through several distinct phases of hatred for various cast members. The latest Nintendo character to receive the scene’s ire is Captain Olimar, the diminutive protagonist of the Pikmin franchise.

Rage-Quitting Is Appropriately Bloody in Mortal Kombat 11

Mortal Kombat wouldn’t be Mortal Kombat without extreme violence, and the look of the game has only gotten more and more gruesome as home consoles have become more powerful. The most recent game in the series, Mortal Kombat 11, kicks things up to, well, 11 in the way it displays bloodshed. Naturally, this brutality…

The Coolest and Silliest Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Stage Builder Creations So Far

In addition to adding a new playable character, the latest Super Smash Bros. Ultimate update also included a creative mode that gives players the ability to make their own elaborate stages. While many have used this new mode to craft all sorts of phallic fighting arenas, a few have lifted their minds out of the gutter…

9-Year-Old Dragon Ball FighterZ Player Faces His Own Dad In Tournament 9-Year-Old Dragon Ball FighterZ Player Faces His Own Dad In Tournament

Most fighting game tournaments do very little to curate tournament matchups. Sure, the biggest events will do some seeding to ensure that big names and regional rivals don’t play against each other right out of the gate, but for the most part, competitors need to be ready for whoever is thrown at them. Tsuyoshi, a…

New Street Fighter V Glitch Lets Chun-Li Float Off Into Space

A newly-discovered Street Fighter V glitch gives series mainstay Chun-Li the ability to float upwards and off the screen, putting her, for the most part, out of harm’s way. The best part? It’s super easy to pull off with just a few button presses.

Dragon Ball FighterZ Player Overwhelmed After Winning Tournament He Lost Last Year

The fighting game community has expanded over the last decade, to the point where its competitive calendar provides a constant stream of tournaments to attend and watch online. While this can be overwhelming at times, it also lets players gauge their growth on a weekly, monthly, or yearly basis. A Dragon Ball FighterZ…

First-Time Tournament Attendee Beats Dragon Ball FighterZ World Champ

Over 800 fighting game players competed in San Jose, California last weekend at NorCal Regionals, an annual event first established in 2003. One of these competitors was the recent winner of the Dragon Ball FighterZ world championships. Another was a totally unknown player attending his very first tournament. These…

Melee Player Quits Match Over Opponent's Jigglypuff Stalling Melee Player Quits Match Over Opponent's Jigglypuff Stalling

Over the weekend, an entire venue of Super Smash Bros. competitors and spectators lost their collective minds over the actions of one Jigglypuff player. Did he cheat in some way? Go overboard after a win? Destroy a CRT? Yell obscenities at the audience? No, he simply played to the Pokémon’s strengths in a favorable…

Apparently, the Ice Climbers have an infinite combo in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. The technique is difficult and only works on a few characters, but with the Melee community’s attitude towards wobbling entering a new chapter, the Ice Climbers have solidified their troublemaker reputation across multiple games.

Choreographed Street Fighter V Match Is Very Entertaining

PlayStation Japan recently invited two high-level fighting game competitors to showcase a special Ryu-on-Ryu mirror match in Street Fighter V. But this wasn’t a normal exhibition. Instead of playing out the kind of fight you would see at the Evolution Championship Series, the Japanese maestros demonstrated their…

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