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  • Nagoya Street Battle and Mad Catz Team Up for a Special Night of AE

    11 CommentsPosted by on November 19, 2011 under Tournaments
    Japan's Nagoya Street Battle tournament organizers partnered with Mad Catz to put on another special, all-night tournament for Super Street Fighter IV: Arcade Edition. The tournament got an early start for many American viewers, but there are still a ton of matches left until it's over. Many of Japan's strongest players are in attendance, including Mad Catz's own team of Daigo, Mago, and Tokido. ... more.
  • Updated Japanese Super Street Fighter IV: Arcade Edition Battle Point Rankings

    29 CommentsPosted by on November 19, 2011 under News
    SMOAI2010's latest video provides a quick glimpse at the updated battle point rankings for Super Street Fighter IV: Arcade Edition in Japan. This week old listing shows that Yun is still dominating the top 20, though players like Nekojita and Taku are making impressive showings with their representations of Abel and Blanka, respectively. You can watch the short video below as well as take a look a... more.
  • Mago Showcases His C. Viper and Balrog on TOPANGA TV

    32 CommentsPosted by on November 18, 2011 under Videos
    It would be a bit of an understatement to say Mago is a skilled Street Fighter player. He regularly puts on clinics with his high-level Sagat and Fei Long play without breaking a sweat. But earlier this week, he set his sights on two entirely different characters during an online session on TOPANGA TV. If you're interested in checking out some of his technology with either C. Viper or Balrog, look... more.
  • King of GGPO ST Tournament – Final Round Tonight

    0 CommentsPosted by on November 18, 2011 under News, Videos
    The Super Street Fighter II Turbo "King of GGPO" tournament put together by Kuroppi and Arturo Sanchez is entering its final round later tonight. These finals will be the culmination of weeks of competition, and will see the three champions of the earlier rounds compete in a first to ten, round robin style showdown. In the short video below, Arturo quickly mentions some of his future plans and run... more.
  • Soul Calibur V Character Profiles for Aeon, Cervantes, Xiba, and Yoshimitsu

    35 CommentsPosted by on November 18, 2011 under News
    Want a bit more info on the Soul Calibur V characters revealed yesterday? Look no further than the translated profiles from Namco Bandai. While things like Cervantes new body to Xiba's similarities to veteran fighter Kilik aren't expounded upon, there's a bit of background info to go along with the trivial things like blood type and height. Name: Aeon Calcos Sex: Male Age: Unknown (24 years... more.
  • UMvC3 Iron Fist Guide by FC Jago

    58 CommentsPosted by on November 18, 2011 under Strategy, Videos
    FingerCramp's excellent tutorial series soldiers on, this time with FC Jago returning as host and focusing on Iron Fist. If you're just starting out, don't fret, as Jago works his way through some basic Iron Fist techniques before working his way to more mid- and high-level strategies. Jump on this video as soon as possible and get your Rekka on! (more...)... more.
  • Smileymike and Snoooootch Keep it Classy With Their SSFIV: AE Dudley Combo Video

    21 CommentsPosted by on November 18, 2011 under Videos
    Roses and punches are thrown in ridiculous amounts thanks to the latest tool-assisted combo video from Smileymike and Snoooootch. While this amazing display of Dudley prowess was set to premiere at South Florida Challenge 5, problems with the internet connection limited its exposure to only those in attendance. Their dedication to showcasing these videos at a variety of tournaments, no matter the ... more.
  • Bonus Round: Scott Popular Interviews AmeriKen; Frieda’s Thoughts on UMvC3

    70 CommentsPosted by on November 18, 2011 under Interviews, Videos
    In this second episode of Bonus Round, Scott Popular sits down with AmeriKen, an American Street Fighter player who lives in Japan. While his name isn't common knowledge to the average fighting game fan, he makes great use of his exposure to high-level players and mixes playing styles he's learned over the years with those he picked up in the USA. Over the course of the interview, he describes his... more.
  • The First Seven Minutes of Tekken: Blood Vengeance

    49 CommentsPosted by on November 18, 2011 under News, Videos
    Itching to get your hands on Namco Bandai's upcoming CG film, Tekken: Blood Vengeance? While the release date is still a few days away, the first seven minutes of the movie have been uploaded to the company's Tekken Youtube page. The clip is full of exceptional action and enough footage to both satiate and intensify the cravings of their fans. If you like what you see, be sure to grab the Tekken H... more.
  • Big 2 Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 Replays from Team Spooky

    10 CommentsPosted by on November 17, 2011 under Tournaments, Videos
    Replays from last night's Big 2 tournament have made their way online thanks to Team Spooky. While tournaments at The Next Level arcade in Brooklyn tend to be a bit more low-key because of their weekly schedule, they still manage to attract a ton of high level talent. These replays are some of the first tournament level matches of Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 and feature appearances by Justin Wong... more.
  • Fanatiq Chronicles the Changes to Team MSS in UMvC3 With Rocket Raccoon Bonus

    10 CommentsPosted by on November 17, 2011 under Strategy, Videos
    Veteran Marvel vs. Capcom player Fanatiq recently started a new series titled MSS: Then and Now, which showcases the changes his classic Magneto/Sentinel/Storm team has undergone in the transition from vanilla Marvel vs. Capcom 3 to Ultimate. It's been a few days since the beginning of this series, but you can check out episodes 3 - 8 below. And if you're still in the mood after all that, Fanatiq ... more.
  • SFxT Developer’s Blog – Alternate Costumes, Japanese National Tournament, and the Final ver.2012 Changelog

    29 CommentsPosted by on November 17, 2011 under News
    A translation of the latest Street Fighter x Tekken Developer Blog is now available, thanks to Capcom-Unity. While it covers fairly recent topics, a small blurb on Super Street Fighter IV: Arcade Edition ver. 2012 reveals the release date for the final changelog. Developers Blog Sorry for the long wait, everyone! Here are some of the awesome SFXTK alternate costumes! But wait, these are not ... more.
  • An Extra Dose of UMvC3 with Maximilian and Justin Wong

    95 CommentsPosted by on November 17, 2011 under Strategy, Videos
    After putting together an amazing series of videos featuring an eclectic mix of players, Maximilian sits down with Justin Wong in an extended episode of Marvel Madness. Both players use most of Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3's newcomers in these exhibition games, showcasing the new abilities they bring to the table. While they may be a little inexperienced when it comes to the expanded cast, Justin ... more.
  • Soul Calibur V Quick Step Guide With Patroklos and Ivy

    17 CommentsPosted by on November 17, 2011 under Strategy, Videos
    Namco Bandai Games uploaded an instructional video to their Youtube page detailing how to best make use of Soul Calibur V's Quick Step game mechanic. The video is short and rather silly, but offers a quick glimpse at one of the game's important new techniques. Just don't get cocky and forget about horizontal attacks! more.
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