Double Tap #75: Wow Those Viewing Numbers!

March 22nd, 2018

Final Round is over, the DoubleTap team is stuck in a snow storm, and the game updates just keep coming! CrashTag and Mezza tackle some pretty extensive updates as they talk about the three new characters coming to Blazblue Cross Tag Battles; Aegis from Persona 4 Arena, Carmine from UNIEL, and Jubei from Blazblue all tag team up to give a different flow for the game. Tekken 7 releases Noctis on PC followed by PS4. Noctis shows that new characters still are able to follow suit with a 100% combo and also have a hint of Final Fantasy homage thrown in. Summer Lessons will be a DLC show case April 4th (Arcade Only) as CrashTag talks in depth about it. NRS is at it again with Top 8 War of the Gods tournament March 21st at 8pm. Epic Gear for Wonder Woman and Starfire get shown off. King of Fighters will have a playable build for SNK Heroines at Norcal Regionals. Arcsys and Bandai give us just what we wanted and that is the Bardock Trailer. Additionally, on March 28th Bardock and Broly will be accessible. The Soulcalibur VI rumor is real! Geralt is playable, and can be played at SF for Ring Out. Finally, Pokken Tournament DX gets a sign of more life as starter Pokemon Blastoise joins the fray on March 23rd! Capcom releases more Street Fighter V Costumes and Capcom Cup DLC Stage “Ring of Power”.

In the “Randoms of the FGC,” Cyrax has a 500% combo in UMK3. Are Brooks Dreamcast converters bringing back old Dreamcast fighting games? Monster and Panda Global pick up Infiltration. Cygames picks up quite a few players. Mexico gets hit with the quick, “No can do!” by Japan when it comes to publicly streaming a new Dragon Ball Super episode.

The Focus Attack/Travel Segment focuses in on the overall experience of Final Round 21, from a viewer’s perspective, and with the first hand experience of being there. CrashTag and Mezza talk about viewer numbers and discuss some great moments of FR21. As always, PC Mod Highlights are booming as Khaledantar666 gives us Cammy dressed as Yorha A2 from Nier Automata. Vainiuss starts a Vergil skin for Marvel Vs. Capcom Infinite. Finally, we welcome Juanicotorra as a new modder with the Goku Manga Style Special mod.

Hosts

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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