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Street Fighter V’s Balrog Is Pretty Damn Strong, But Not Unbeatable

Balrog is Street Fighter V’s One Punch Man. Capable of dishing out an insane amount damage, the fighting game community is divided over the power he has at his disposal, with some writing him off as an overpowered brawler to be nerfed as soon as possible. But does a character who few players are finding […]

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Phantom Trigger Is More Than Just Another Beautiful Pixel Brawler

Phantom Trigger is, in the words of its development team, a “neon slasher,” and it’s slated to arrive on the Nintendo Switch later this year. But don’t let pink and teal pixel art fool you, it’s more than just Hyper Light Drifter-lite.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader run community: Summer Videogame Drought?

Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader run community: Summer Videogame Drought? No Such Luxury • An Average Joe’s List of Favorite Video Game Trailers (2017 Edition) – Pt. 1 • Here Are Some Of My Favorite Screenshots From The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Remnants Of Naezith Shows Gaming Needs More Grappling Hooks

Remnants of Naezith is a platformer that stars a grappling hook and wants to be the Super Meat Boy of twitch-based ledge swinging. There are dragon souls and remnants of them (as the title suggests), but in the end it’s all about being a futuristic Tarzan in a low-res world.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Tekken 7 Player Blames Tournament Loss On PlayStation 4 Being At Too High A Resolution

If you’ve ever played a fighting game, you’ve no doubt heard a laundry list of excuses for why someone lost. But at Combo Breaker 2017 in Illinois today, the world got a new one: the PlayStation 4 is outputting at the ‘wrong’ resolution.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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These Five Americans Moved To Japan For Street Fighter 3, Which Is 20 Years Old

Street Fighter is one of the most prominent fighting game series in the world, but it can be hard to track down competitive arcade scenes for some of the older games, like Street Fighter 3. Earlier this week, YouTube user Phil H. uploaded a short doc where he interviewed five Americans who moved to Japan […]

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