Double Tap #73: Word on the Street is…

March 8th, 2018

Word has spread that there has been a lot of surprising changes going around in the Fighting Game Community. Well, DoubleTap is on the scene and they got some updates for everyone as well as their own special announcement! Arcsys new title is approaching with some new content. At the PlayStation Arena there was a pre-release small showcase for Blazblue Cross Tag Battle. Both Mezza & Crashtag were able to breakdown most of the key components of the mechanics of the game.

Crashtag covers Toshimichi Mori talk with VentureBeat about Cross Tags future and its current state. The next wave of Downloadable content will be revealed March 16th. The Iron Fist Tournament kicks off at Final Round. NetherRealm is releasing a Injustice 2 Legendary Edition and it seems the team was not surprised as they’ve seen this time and time again from this company. DarthArma gives us a little incentive to hold back to block against the fifty fifty turtle that has been causing some chaos in Injustice 2. Guilty Gear XRD Rev2 is finally seeing the 2.1 patch go live now! DragonBall FighterZ is stuck in a Columbus Era for now.

Crashtag talks Soulcalibur VI Nightmare showcase video and that there might be a rumor brewing that Geralt of Witcher Fame might be a guest. French Bread takes an important interview that could sway people rethink why this game is light years past some other fighting games. Hear why Mezza might be in agreement with how they look at the future for French Breads current new release in North America Under Night In Birth Late(st). In the “Randoms Of The FGC” Beyond The Summit is taking on DragonBall FighterZ as a new edition to their big game tournaments and running a $10,000 tournament.

Harada drops some wisdom in his tweets towards a player of Tekken 7 which applies to everyone. Marvel vs Capcom 3 appears on the switch or is this a hoax? Dekillsage so so long Critical Reaction but hello to bigger better plans possibly. Panda Global releases Punk but could this mean bigger better things for Punk? Splyce is a well-known company, but unfortunately, they will not only releasing their fighting game players but shutting down their fighting game department for the time being. We hope to see Splyce return to the Fighting Game Community soon. WWE’s very own Austin Creed yet again showcasing why he loves video games with his DragonBall FighterZ skills as he joins the Body Count Crew!

Blue Mammoth Games who created Brawhalla join up with Ubisoft! New Seimitsu buttons have been released for pre-order and Mezza grabs a pair to talk tech and his feel on the differences. For the “Focus Attack” CrashTag and Mezza read off some Interesting funny comments posted on a Test Your Might forum by CrimsonShadow called the “TIMELINE OF THE NRS GAME”. See if you relate to them as well! Obviously, the modders never give up and in the “Mod Highlights” returning MastaKlo gives us some Tournament of Power stage for Dragonball FighterZ as well as Thomakaze with a Captain Falcon reskin for Hit!.

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Video gaming runs in his blood and competition plagues his mind. From the earliest days in the now extinct arcades, to the eSports competitive scene, he looks forward to the next game to test his skills. No stranger to rising salt levels.

Got his start gaming with his two cousins and brother at his aunts house. They had to always play in secret, but he fell in love with fighting games when he got his first taste of an arcade in Maryland. Now looks to grow the community.

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