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Tekken 7 won't hit home consoles in the US for a few more days, but competition in the game is already heated. At Combo Breaker 2017, a multi-fighting-game tournament taking place this weekend in Illinois, the winner's finals of one pool essentially went to overtime after a double knockout.

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Kicking off at 7:00AM today, eight Street Fighter 5 pros will face off in the Eleague play-offs and finals, which you can watch via live stream on YouTube Gaming, Twitch or ELeague Live. There are also two other Street Fighter 5 competitions happening this weekend as well — Combo Breaker 2017, a premier tournament in the Capcom Pro Tour series, and Red Bull Kumite 2017, an SF5 invitational featuring two of Eleague's finalists in the lineup.

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Earlier this week, Smash 4's top player admitted he was overwhelmed: "We really need an off season," Gonzalo "Zero" Barrios wrote on Twitter. "Committed players are travelling the whole year no breaks." The conversation snowballed. Fans, tournament organisers and fellow players noted that, to organise an off season, the anarchic Smash 4 community would need a governing body.

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It's been just over a month since the release of Hearthstone's Journey to Un'Goro expansion, so you know what that means: it's time for the Hearthstone community to remember how much they hate the game. But don't worry, they will get over it. It's all one big cycle.

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At 16 years old, Super Smash Bros. Melee has no shortage of unique glitches and mechanics hidden in its GameCube-era code. At this past weekend's Runback 2017, Justin "Plup" McGrath went hurtling into one of those glitches during a doubles match: An invisible ceiling that spiked him back down to the ground.

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There's been quite a bit of discussion around Blizzard's official Overwatch League and accessibility, given that reports say a slot in the big show could cost between $US15 million and $US25 million ($20 million and $33.5 million). Turns out, that isn't the only Overwatch esports league Blizzard is launching.