There was no doubt who’d win this one…

It’s been a while, but what better news to report on than a UMK3 tournament!?

Congratulations to NoDoubt Arion for taking the top prize in a $1000 semi-invite UMK3 tournament!

Get the results on TYM:

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Busy month for KN has come to a close, break time? More casual streams coming?

After the wild success of SJ with over 200 players for MKX, TFC drawing about 120, AVGC being an amazing debut Game Con with some FGC on the side, and having to actually turn down some bookings, KN has a clear schedule until NEC in December. We are keeping our ears open for an early October event possibility and also a possibility of attending Defend the North in a guest capacity but otherwise, things have been excellent lately for KN.

Also, take note that KN is experimenting with semi nightly online challenge streams courtesy of our senior staff member Mikemetroid. So tune in when he is on, we are working on a program for him and set schedule, featured/guest matches and opponents, online tournaments etc not limited to MKX. All games are welcome and we mean all! It’s Metroid Primetime!

TFC results for top 16 courtesy of

Mortal Kombat X

1. YOMI|ForeverKing (Hish-Qu-Ten Predator, Summoner Quan Chi, Kuatan Warrior Goro)
2. YOMI|DJT (Aftershock Tremor, Crystalline Tremor, Tempest Kung Lao, Grandmaster Sub-Zero)
3. YOMI|Slayer (Tempest Kung Lao, Shaolin Kung Jin)
4. cR|SonicFox (Royal Storm Kitana, Outlaw Erron Black, Hollywood Cassie Cage)
5. YOMI|MIT (Kobu Jutsu Tanya, Covert Ops Sonya Blade, Deceptive Reptile)
5. Hitbox|Tyrant (Heavy Weapons Jax)
7. CFAS|The Magician (Hollywood Cassie Cage)
7. YOMI|Saltface (Ethereal Mileena, Piercing Mileena)
9. YOMI|REO (Relentless Jason)
9. Tempo|NYChrisG (Deceptive Reptile)
9. EVB|Kitana Prime (Royal Storm Kitana)
9. YOMI|Michaelangelo (Summoner Quan Chi, Sorcerer Quan Chi)
13. RM|Blackula (Hish-Qu-Ten Predator)
13. F3|Alucard (Sun God Kotal Khan)
13. Coosco (Covert Ops Sonya Blade)
13. TGS|Mr Aquaman (War God Kotal Khan)

AVGC results to be posted soon.

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Summer Jam 9 has come to a close!

Check out the playlist here for KN’s footage from the event:
Summer Jam 9 playlist is now available

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KombatNetwork joins forces with RBR & Tunes Tuesdays Sept 19th for A Video Game Con in Parsippany, NJ!

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Huge gaming convention coming to Parsippany, NJ on September 19th and the FGC has been invited to join in. KN is joining up with Red Bank Rumble and Tunes Tuesdays to bring some FGC action.

This event will be spread over 30,000 square feet for venders selling all kinds of games new and old, arcade games, classic consoles, developers, demos and booths like Oculus Rift and even performances by several musical artists in the theater.

We are looking to run Mortal Kombat X, Ultra Street Fighter 4, Super Smash Bros Melee and Brawl, possibly Killer Instinct and Ultimate Marvel vs Capcom 3 if there is interest, in addition a handful of old school games like UMK3:TE, 3rd Strike, Capcom Vs SNK 2, Super Turbo, etc. There will be at least 20 stations in a room around 2800 square feet dedicated to FGC.

This event is tentatively streamed by KombatNetwork as of right now but this could change depending on turnout. Facebook invites have gone out, if you aren’t sure what this is, it’s going to be fun!

The venue fee for prereg is cheap, only $15 for early bird. All tournament entry fees for the main games are $10, and for the side games will be $5. Entry fees for games to be taken on location in the FGC room for tourny registration.

Time frames, rules and complete game list to be announced.

AVGC is NJ’s premiere convention dedicated to both retro and modern video games. AVGC will have 36,000 square feet of video game entertainment including:

PRO TOURNAMENTS (Hosted by KombatNetwork)
Mortal Kombat X(PS4), Ultra Street Fighter IV (Xbox 360), Super Smash Bros. Melee (GameCube), Super Smash Bros (Nintendo 64)

Super Smash Bros. for Wii U/Nintendo 3ds

Chipocrite, 10th Dimension & Parallax, Kris Keyser The Schwam, & Montclair Gamer Symphony Orchestra

Presented by Lily Stitches. Featuring: Luna Chase, Loretta Vendetta, & Ellie Quinn

Atari 2600, Nintendo Entertainment System, Super Nintendo, Sega Genesis, Sega CD, Sega Saturn, PlayStation 1, Nintendo 64, Panasonic 3DO, Nintendo GameCube, Xbox, PlayStation 2, Sega Dreamcast, Nintendo Wii, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Neo Geo X, Wii U, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and more!


Billy Mitchell (video game player), Richie Knucklez Arcade Games, Toni X Temptress, Shock (Founding Father of the Mortal Kombat Tournament scene) and more TBA!

Hosted & judged by our cosplay guests!

8 Bit Evolution, The Gaming Invasion, ASAP Retro Games & More, Baron Julius von Brunk & more.

Discuss your favorite topic: Video Games!

We’ll have some rare/hard to find retro games!

For more info check out the website:

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Sorry for the lack of updates – ECT7 this weekend.

That just means KN has been extra busy! We’ve had some stuff going, had to refuse some offers here and there but overall we’re getting booked for events regularly and have many throughout the rest of the year. Here’s a recent wrap up:

About a month ago was Paradise Found, the continuing semi monthly event by Rapzilla of Monster Island Tournaments KN helped out by providing monitors, systems, games and speakers. This was the highest attendance for MIT yet with almost 60 entrants for MKX and close 100 overall players for various games such as SM4SH and USF4. MKX was one by the infamous REO, vs CD Jr in the Grand Finals, which can be found here

We had a great time at J1 Con a few weeks ago in Philly, acting as equipment supplier, helping engage the locals in some competitive MKX and putting on a great show for their stream. KDZ emerged victorious in MKX as well as USF4. This was their most successful event thus far.

Also, last weekend at The Common Wealth in Virginia Beach for Mr. Aquaman’s first attempt at a major with about 125 players showing up for MKX. Again we supplied equipment to enhance the event, ran brackets and streamed side matches for the Injustice tournament. This event had some extremely top tier production effort so check for the videos and coverage on youtube and . Who won MKX? Sonic Fox.  Who won Injustice? Sonic Fox. Yup. Who won best dressed? Darth Arma.

Injustice full results:

1. CR Sonic Fox
2. YOMI Forever King
3. YOMI Slayer
4. RM EMP Darth Arma
5. Alithical
5. YOMI Darkfire
7. RM Cossner
7. YOMI Forever King Jr
9. Claude VonStroke
9. EMPR Jupiter
9. KN JKun Prime
13. Chatterbox
13. Kinetic Orochi
13. RM Cloud

This weekend is ECT7, and KN’s 7th time (including our time as providing equipment, bracket running and we will likely record side MKX matches that do not make it on stream. Unfortunately, we won’t know until things get rolling but there will not be a live a stream from KN. Look for videos on

Not to mention KDZ’s 8 on the Break weekly has been powered by KN for almost 2 years now! Can’t believe we’ve been back at the Break this long. We were fortunate enough to stream the first FOUR weeks of MKX at the Break and really opened up exposure while 8WayRun was on vacation. The Break is truly a home base for the development of UMK3′s revival in the 2000s and we owe much to this great venue. If you’re in NJ, check out the Break, because unless you’re visiting Cape May, it’s about 45 minutes or less from just about anywhere in NJ that is populated.

Otherwise, a lot has been going on

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