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Aug
19
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The year is 1992. A small team in a small office in Chicago is working on a digitized fighting game, growing out of JCVD movies, Enter the Dragon and Big Trouble in Little China, with then unseen levels of realistic violence. At night, when everyone else goes home, the lead designer and programmer hangs around. He's a workaholic by nature but he's got another purpose. Continue......
Aug
16
Hello again, my fellow zoning masters, rush down zealots, and footsies connoisseurs. Big D and Zyphox join me and REO to discuss Big D's big performance at EVO, Poison Ivy, the quality of Injustice 2 and its future, and much more. We hope you listen and provide abundant feedback just like the last time. Continue......
Aug
15
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Yesterday, Flash Lord God Honeybee uploaded an absolutely phenomenal set against Theo's Black Adam on his Youtube Channel and I gotta say....wow. Both guys absolutely bring their A-game here, I'm not usually one for FT10s and casuals outside of tournaments but this is one of those rare FT10 casuals that generates it's own hype and own stake s by sheer virtue of how close it is and on point both players are. Continue......
Aug
14
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Take nothing away from the eventual winner Rewind but, for me, the hypest part of Evo 2018 was Big D's run. An Ivy main, in my Top 8? Apparently yes! In a scene where the predominant trend is either pick Starfire or Fate or go on Twitter to throw a tantrum about Starfire or Fate and announce you're leaving the scene only to not do so, turns out actually putting the work in gets results. Who knew.


Should I switch to Starfire or Fate? Oh no, that's right I've actually put work into my character and not just whined on Twitter.

Big D got the absolute utmost out of his character and locked down some characters that people don't pay enough attention to and some that people pay way too much attention to. Tracking his run from pools to Top 8, you see one of the hypest, most endearing and engaging tournament runs in the history of the scene, coming from basically out of... Continue......
Aug
14
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The hits from an awesome Evo2018 keep on coming! One of the great things about Evo, being essentially the World Cup of fighting games, is the international pool it attracts and its incredible that people travel halfway around the world for the sake of this scene and community.

On that note, check out AD Solo's interview with rising NRS young gun Dizzy! Dizzy has the grave misfortune of being British but this gives him a great insight into the differences between the American and British scenes, bolstered by the experience of his mentor FoxyGrampa, all of which you can hear about right here! Continue......
Aug
13
Slips and Hippo are back from Evo, and it's time to recount what we saw, what we learned, and where we're going afterwards! We talk about our personal paths in the tournament and recount the top 8. Our audio was punched up by @Under_The_Mayo this week, so thank him and give a like to his band, Spirit Charge, on Facebook! Continue......
Aug
10
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In an announcement on Twitter, Netherrealm Studios has unveiled the event that would serve as the Last Chance Qualifier for the Injustice Pro Series: EVO Japan! No, it's actually East Coast Throwdown, which is happening in October. Continue...
Aug
10
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With everyone back home from EVO, we are back on a regular schedule for all of the events and festivities brought to you by War of the Gods. Since it's Friday, that means we are looking at The Clash and some laid back casuals to keep us entertained tonight. Continue...
Aug
09
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Ermac is legendary in the Mortal Kombat series for being an unfinished bug that developed into the red part of the MK Ninja rainbow (I know that isn't 100% the story, let me have this intro). But what about the characters that stayed unfinished? Youtuber Dynasty explores one of those characters in a recent video. Continue...
Aug
07
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Still feeling the hype from EVO? I know I am. And, like me, if you are looking for something to help you cool down, then AD Solo has your back with this interview from Top 8 Injustice 2 finalist Big D shortly after his run in pools. Continue...
Aug
04
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In a shocking turn of events, the Injustice 2 Top 8 took place on stream today. In a significantly less shocking turn of events, TYM has got the results and play-by-play for those of you who couldn't tune in to watch it live. Did Poison Ivy comes out as secret top 5? Did the US give the medal to a Canadian? Did Noble sweep the third major in a row? Continue...
Aug
03
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So EVO started today. That's pretty cool. You know what isn't pretty cool? Not seeing who the Top 8 for tomorrow is. Since the Top 8 isn't happening on stream, TYM has got you covered with the details you need so you don't end up looking like a dork in front of the bike racks after school finally lets out. Continue...
Aug
01
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In an announcement today on Twitter, Mister Aquaman unveiled the new Netherrealm channel on Stream.me. So now, not only can you catch War of the Gods and The Clash over there, you can watch presumably every upcoming Injustice Pro Series event on a platform not polluted by Twitch trolls. Continue...
Aug
01
A special version of the @Slips and Hippo show! For our 7th episode we look at Evo 2018 as a whole: what it's like to experience Evo, which ones we have been to, the pools, who's going to make top 8, etc. I have a large rant that I go on regarding how the brackets are constructed, and we go deep into game design with our viewer question of the week. Make this your in-flight entertainment as you travel to Evo! Continue......
Jul
30
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*UPDATE* In an attempt to make me look dumb, the stream schedule went out shortly after I wrote this. You can find the times at this tweet. Looks like the NRS stuff will be on the EVO5 Twitch instead of the Netherrealm one.

Hey, there's a thing happening this week. A big fighting game thing. It's EVO 2018. Not only is Sonic being forced to compete at an event without his fox head, we'll see the best competitors around the world playing to win the title of champion for that year. While the NRS scene is definitely looking a bit smaller this year, that doesn't mean that we don't have a ton of people turning up. And you can see the dealio with that down below! Continue...
Jul
30
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One of the most polarising games in the entire pantheon of Mortal Kombat is 2005's Shaolin Monks. Continue......
Jul
30
After this game has been out for a little over a year, and I've played just about every single matchup in the game at least 100 matches (and some alot more than that) this is my current matchup spread for Batman in Injustice 2 going into Evo 2018 Continue......