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Wednesday
Mar062019

Soul Calibur 6 - Developer Q&A & Amy News Live Stream on March 11

We're getting more news on Soul Calibur 6's next DLC characterAmythis next monday as revealed on the Japanese gaming publication Dengeki Online. Details are up for a live stream session featuring the Soul Calibur 6 dev team, and they'll be taking the time to sit down and answer questions from the fans and keep everyone up to date on current developments. We might even find out about a release date for Amy soon but no guarantees, you'll have to tune into the stream to find out. The YouTube stream will go live on March 11, at 7 PM Japan time.

Dengeki Online ≫ http://dengekionline.com/elem/000/001/890/1890950/

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Saturday
Feb162019

Summary of Project Soul Talk Event from Evo Japan

A Project Soul Talk Event took place during Evo Japan and the dev team behind Soul Calibur 6 took the opportunity to sit down and chat with the community directly. There were no streams for the discussion but we have reports and photos from the event detailing everything that got mentioned. Topics included were changes coming to the online and matchmaking, QOL improvements, further game content drops and several other stuff. A summary in the form of a numbered list comes courtesy of Burnout6010 on the SC6 Steam forums.

Talk Event Summary from Steam Forums ≫ https://steamcommunity.com/app/544750/discussions/0/3658515990049455556/

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Sunday
Feb102019

Rest in Peace, Kazuaki "BKC" Tsukagoshi

BKC at Namco Sugamo (Image from his Twitter.)

It is with great sadness to present news that the Tekken player Kazuaki Tsukagoshi, or "BKC" as we all know him, passed away this last Saturday. His family had discovered him deceased in his room after he did not come down for breakfast in the early morning of February 9, 2019.

In his early days with the Tekken series, BKC gained recognition as one of the best Bryan Fury players from Japan with his defense and fluid movement which remains rock-solid in even the most stressful of situations in deathmatches and tournaments. BKC was a common name to see if you looked up the list of high-ranking players in Japan across multiple arcade Tekken games. During the days of Tekken Tag Tournament 2, his Tekken skills would later find him working at arcades like Game Plaza GAO Kitasenju and Namco Sugamo where he would help support the arcade community by running many local tournaments and hosting Tekken lectures to help newer players learn the game. It was thanks to his support that we have countless hours of early arcade footage and even learning resources back when the world didn't have access to Tekken 7.

In recent times, BKC would go on to become a sponsored Pro Tekken player traveling to overseas tournaments like EVO and StrongStyle while attached to the Walker Gaming team.

The Tekken community is deeply saddened by his loss and he will be gravely missed. May you rest easy BKC.

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Friday
Dec282018

Soul Calibur 6 National Rival Competition | Japan VS Korea 7on7 Team Battle

Taking place later today is the 7on7 Japan vs Korea team battle in Soul Calibur 6. The communities in both regions have already set up preliminary tournaments to pick their representing teams of 7 which are going on to rep their country in the team battle. The rivalry competition is being streamed live over on TheKura's Twitch channel at around 7 PM Japan/Seoul time so head on over there to catch all the SC6 action live:

Kura's Twitch channel ≫ https://www.twitch.tv/thekura0611

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Saturday
Oct202018

Arcade Tekken 7 Fated Retribution Round 2 Officially Announced

This arcade update for Tekken 7 FR was previously covered but has now been officially announced during the MASTERCUP.10 event. There's a new teaser site and promotional video out there for it but the main points behind this update is bringing all the Season 1 & 2 content from the home versions of Tekken 7 over to the arcades in Japan. Like the previous arcade listing for the update, the Round 2 update is currently scheduled for February of 2019. In other news, Tekken 7 celebrates 3 million sales with some new artwork from the stream. In total, the Tekken franchise has now surpassed over 47 million units sold worldwide across all the games in the series.

Tekken 7 Fated Retribution Round 2 ≫ https://www.tekken-official.jp/tk7fr-r2/

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