Join us as we present our last Kombat Tomb Podcast for the time being before we go into an indefinite hiatus. On this episode we talk about just how much the landscape of our scene has changed as we celebrate the 1 year anniversary of Injustice. We also cover Civil War and all its placings and blowups. As well as recount @AeroGrunt's awesome documentary and our favorite moments. And it wouldn't be a KTP without tons of off topic conversation with your favorite NRS community podcasters as we say goodbye with this special episode. Thanks to everyone for listening and your overwhelming support! We will be back when the time is right. Remember that KTP isn't just a podcast, it's a state of mind. Click to see more![...]
Ah, the CGS. At the time of its inception (and its eventual rapid demise) it was the pinnacle of e-sports organization and production. Although other operations and leagues had garnered varying degrees of support from corporate backers, the CGS was the first time in the "modern gaming era" (think Counter-Strike, rather than Super Mario Bros) that US e-sports received the full level of professional production typically reserved for traditional spectator sporting ventures (the slick sets and TV motion graphics, dedicated studios with audience, professional-style announcers, in-depth player profiles, competitor/team salaries, franchise-style team setup). Click to read more..[...]
Let's think deep here and for many reasons, but the most intriguing is the fact that these characters would in time, finally make their competitive spotlight. Ever since Mortal Kombat 2011, the NetherRealm Studios' tournament scene continues to grow. From what was relatively small has erupted in to a life force that not only continues to thrive in local scenes across the globe, it has also captured the memories of EVO's, MLG's and the hearts of the very developers who continue to support us and listen to us.
The next Mortal Kombat will be huge and the characters that return will bring Click to read more![...]
The way you remember this skeletal fighter best has returned! Spinal's classic is now available for Killer Instinct Ultra Edition owners. This classic skin comes in three different versions as show below (via EventHubs).
For anyone who doesn't have the Ultra Edition, you will have to wait until these skins hit your KI store. Click to view![...]
So I've basically been wanting to make an MU chart because of all the questions asked about Martian Manhunter's match-ups. MU charts have been made for this character but it's been a while, plus you guys haven't seen my views on his match-ups, here they are.
For the 17th Scraps tournament, the Georgia Tech Campus was defeated before the tournament started. 9 people were present for this scraps, @AK/RM GamerBlake would unveil his Man of Steel and @AK SaltFace would play Doomsday throughout the entire tournament!
The Dream Sword almost shone brilliantly tonight, only for Pig of the Hut to shatter his son's dream with the swiftness of his Zod, thus Click to read more![...]
The replays from this past Wednesday Night Fights are now available thanks to Wonder Chef. Held at Super Arcade in Walnut, California the usual beast names from the West Coast showed up to shake some ground. Players include EMPR THEO, MF Slayer, ESP FLK NubCakes, FRQ Steve, HitBox Tyrant and many others. Click to view![...]
In addition to Injustice: Gods Among Us at MLG, we now have another prominent TYM game getting the spotlight. Killer Instinct will feature a cash prize pool of $7,500, and the game will be played on Saturday and Sunday on the biggest stage since its debut. This is excellent timing for KI to make headlines as Microsoft manages the transition from Double Helix to Iron Galaxy. It's also great news for people who play both games, as they can get more bang for their buck. Passes go on sale Thursday, April 24th at 5PM ET. More details can be found on the Twitter pages of Adam Apicella and MLG. Click to read more..[...]
One of the most trusted names in the community regarding tech has begun writing amazing detailed guides for several characters in Injustice: Gods Among Us. These guides are filled with lots of goodies including strategy, tips, video and technical advice.
These guides are aimed at players who may want to pick up a new character, but may have difficulty doing so. With these guides, it's the perfect way to learn from a veteran tournament Click to read more![...]