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We're Kick-Punch-Block, otherwise known as KPB!

Helping to expand the Fighting Game community locally in the heart of NYC, nationally, and eventually worldwide.

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Ramblings & Rants: Perception of DLC

Hey guys, it’s ya boy 2Tall back at it again. I’m very excited about the next article I’m going to write, but you’ll see that in about a month or so. Right now, we are here in the present and the present is where we’re spending $90 on fighting games. *sigh* Let’s get into this. (more…)
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Runback/Retort with… 2Tall: Troubled Fighting Game Identities

What’s up, everyone? After a short hiatus, I’m back with another article. July was a hectic month for many of us at Kick-Punch-Block. The one and only Aphro Dynamek flew out to Vegas to do commentary for King of Fighters XIV (and did an outstanding job, if I do say so myself) and I was…
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Ramblings & Rants: Identity in Fighting Games

Hey y’all. 2Tall back again, coming at you live & direct from the 914. Today, I’m going to talk about identity in fighting games. This is an incredibly relevant topic for any medium. It's what makes a fighting game stand out. That’s especially important nowadays because there are a ton of options to choose from…
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Rants & Ravings: Content, Not Controls

Hey there everyone! After a hiatus due to school and whatnot, I’m back again with a writeup on something that has always been the center of much controversy in the FGC. In fact, ever since the days of Street Fighter Alpha, people have railed against how “dumbed down” the new fighting games were getting. Yes,…
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Sound Theory – Zero (MMX/UMVC3)

Hey everyone! The Marvel fervor was high, so I had to write a few pieces about it. I haven’t been talking about music as much, but for this write up, I’ve returned to my roots. This month's Sound Theory features one of my favorite character themes to appear in a fighting game and that is the theme of…
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Sound Theory: The Science of Themes

Hey everyone! I’m back with another article about the music we know and love as gamers and, as an added bonus, you’ll also get to know me a little bit better. Isn’t that great? Without further ado, let’s get started. (more…)
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Sound Theory: The Importance of Audio Cues

Hello again, everyone! I hope you're doing well. KOF XIV came out recently and the KPB boys are greatly enjoying it. As a quick thought, it really is an awesome year for fighting games. Street Fighter V, KOF XIV & Guilty Gear Xrd -REVELATOR- were all released. It’s a great time to be a fighting game fan and a…
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