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Esports History: When Leffen 5-0’d Chillindude At Apex 2015

In the fighting game community, a “salty suite” was when players would stream high-profile grudge matches in a hotel room, where there...
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The Best Seth Combos In Street Fighter V

With the newly released Street Fighter V: Champion Edition update, perhaps the most exciting addition is the new character Seth, the main...
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Esports History: Alex Valle’s Hugo Vs. Bonchan

When we talk about competitive gaming, it’s inevitable that we discuss matchups and tier lists. While opinions on characters are never set...

What Is EVO? A History Of The Most Prestigious Fighting Game Tournament

The Evolution Championship Series, or EVO for short, is the most prestigious fighting game tournament in the world. Every year, thousands of...

What Is A “Tier List” In Video Games?

Top tier. Bottom tier. What does it all even mean? Where there are multiplayer games with a variety of...

The Saltiest Grudge Match In Fighting Game History

It’s August 30th, 2015. Two Mortal Kombat champions are about to have a grudge match to settle some long standing beef with...

Did You Know: Super Smash Bros. For Wii U At EVO 2015 Used Custom...

EVO is no stranger to trying out experimental rulesets with the games they feature at their tournament; in 2008, the Super Smash...

What Is An Anti-Air?

One of the most important concepts in fighting games, anti-airs are one of the first fundamentals a player will tackle while learning...

The Origin Of Every Twitch Emote [Ongoing]

If you’ve spent even just a few minutes on Twitch, you’ve likely already seen dozens and dozens of emotes, and you’ll notice...

The Minus World Glitch: Explained

The Minus World is one of the most famous glitches not only in Super Mario Bros. but in all of video games....

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Did You Know: This N64 Fighting Game Is Now Worth Hundreds Of Dollars

While the Super Nintendo featured some of the most iconic fighting games of all-time such as Street Fighter II and Mortal Kombat,...

How To Play Ryu In Street Fighter V

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