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Eyedol Returns to Killer Instinct, Two Heads Better Than One

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Eyedol, one of the hardest and downright cheapest bosses in fighting games history, has been reinvented for Killer Instinct on the Xbox One and PC. His addition completes the return of every character from the original two Killer Instinct games. The new Eydol features a interesting take on his classic design. Instead of having two fully-formed heads, he now has one that was gruesomely split into two by Gargos in what was likely an epic battle between the two KI bosses. He also wields a versatile mace rather than a giant bludgeoning club. Killer Instinct: Definitive Edition Gives You Everything...

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Killer Instinct Runs at 90FPS to Achieve Near Perfect Netplay

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At EVO 2015, Microsoft revealed that Killer Instinct on the Xbox One runs at 90fps, explaining its stellar netplay that provides players near perfect precision when playing online. Fighting games demand an extra level of precision in order to be taken seriously by hardcore games, and Killer Instinct is ahead of Mortal Kombat X, Street Fighter 4 and most other fighters with regards to netplay. As for how its impressive level of smoothness was achieved, Microsoft Creative Director Adam Isgreen explained that Killer Instinct runs at 90FPS “behind the scene” but displays at 60FPS. Apparently, “hitting 60 FPS on-screen alone...

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EVO 2015: Rico Suave Wins Killer Instinct Championship with Fulgore

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When the dust settled at the EVO 2015 Killer Instinct tournament, only one hardcore player was standing -- Rico Suave and his Fulgore! The professional fighting game player is now the world Killer Instinct champion and arguably the best KI player currently, having taken the crown from EVO 2014 winner CD Jr. Probably just as impressive as his triumphant win is the fact that while most of top 8 players stuck with just one character, he tore through the tournament with a diverse selection of characters, including Fulgore, Spinal, Thunder, Glacius and even Omen. Rico never lost a match until...

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Street Fighter 5 Has 16 Characters at Launch, More Added by DLC or Unlocking

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Capcom announced at EVO 2015 that Street Fighter 5 will have 16 characters at launch, four of which are new to the Street Fighter universe. More characters will be added to the roster later on via DLC or unlocking. Street Fighter 5 won’t be sold like the previous Street Fighter games. Rather than pay with real money to get DLC (e.g. new characters), you have the option of acquiring them using in-game currency. MUST SEE: Ken Enters Street Fighter 5 Spin Kicking Hot Fire, Watch Him in Action! That is, you can essentiall get all future characters for free if...

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Relive EVO 2014 with Seth Mussey’s Amazing Hype Intros

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The hype was real at EVO 2014, so much so that it has gone down as one of the best EVOs ever. As expected from the largest fighting game tournament in the world, there was some great production to match the top-notch skill on display. Seth Mussey once gain did an amazing job with the introduction videos for the finals of each main game played at the tourney. You didn't have to be in the audience to feel the hype generated by these intros. Relive yet another piece of Evo 2014 by watching all of them below, starting off with...

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