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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.

Category Archives: Tournaments & Casuals

Info about Tournaments and Casuals we have a hand in, or we want to support.

A World of World’s Firsts at GT-X for Smash 4

If you had asked anyone familiar with the Smash 4 competitive scene if they'd imagine a Top 8 that would include characters such as Ryu, Peach, and Luigi, they would call you crazy. Well, that is exactly what happened at GameTyrant Expo this past weekend in Salt Lake City. While the thought of what happened…
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Runback/Retort with… Zidiane

Just recently, one of my team members posted an article railing SFV for some of its missteps. I implore you to read his article at length, but the underlying tone was a reluctant acceptance of SFV. Not specifically by him, but by the FGC. (more…)
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IT’S BANHAMMER TIME!

It's about that time. Banhammer will be going down in a little while and we got some notable talent expected to be in attendance including L.I.'s own Marvisto, Central NY's Damus & original UMVC3 troll, Jago. (more…)
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Observe and Report – Nintendo Direct

38 minutes and some change. That's how much info they crammed into one Nintendo Direct this week, just about Smash Bros on the 3DS and WiiU this year. To that end, here is what you might of missed, and my thoughts on what can be done on release.

Solitary Confidement

I'm excited for Ultra Street Fighter IV. Still. Even after that Decapre hate reared its ugly little mask, I am still quite excited for the fighter, and to be honest, you should too.

The Image of the FGC: Apex 2014 (Photos)

[caption id="attachment_168" align="aligncenter" width="5184"] Some of the FGC's best were on hand for the premier annual event for Smash, who welcomed us with open arms.[/caption] Apex 2014 came and went, giving us a bird's eye view of the Smash community at it's finest. (more…)
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This Sunday Fanboy Arena Presents: Run it Back!

Hey Everyone, so this sunday(2/9/14) we have the opportunity to stream JRosa's FGC Sundays in New Jersey which features Ultimate Marvel vs Capcom 3 and Super Street Fighter 4 AE2012. Hope to see you there! If you need more information check out the Events Facebook page here
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