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Street Fighter Footsies Explained In Two Minutes

Street Fighter V pro Justin Wong placed first in the Canada Cup Master Series tournament with the new character Falke, described by some pros as “the worst character in the game.” The reason Wong can succeed with Falke is due to his expert defensive play, particularly when it comes to engaging in the back-and-forth…Read more… […]

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Justin Wong Won A Major Tournament With Street Fighter V’s Newest (And Allegedly Worst) Character

Justin Wong is a legendary fighting game player, and he’s nearly unbeatable when given the chance to use an ultra-defensive character or system mechanic. This part of Wong’s skillset was on full display last weekend during the Canada Cup Master Series tournament in Calgary, where he won the stacked event using Falke,…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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What Stops Women From Going Pro In Esports

Cecilia D’Anastasio: So Nintendo invited a bunch of Super Smash Bros. pros to showcase Smash 5 at E3 this year! And among some of my favorites—Armada, Zero and Hungrybox—are exactly no women. I didn’t notice an outcry. Frankly, it was about as surprising as walking outside and noticing the sky, which was very much not…Read […]

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Monster Hunter: World’s New Street Fighter Quest Is Tough

Monster Hunter: World’s Ryu armor was a silly trophy costume that was underpowered. The good news is that hunters looking to buff their gear can finally get an upgraded version. The bad news? You’ll have to fight one of the game’s most tenacious—and annoying—monsters.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Monster Hunter: World’s Sakura Costume Is Adorable But Not Very Useful

Monster Hunter: World is drowning in crossover events, from the recent Devil May Cry event to a Street Fighter V promotion that allowed players to dress up as Ryu. The Street Fighter love continues with a new event quest that unlocks a Sakura costume. It’s a fun but difficult mission, though the reward is a […]

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Monster Hunter: World’s Bonus Gear Is Cool But Could Use Some Tweaks

If you ever wanted to watch Street Fighter’s Ryu shoryuken a dinosaur or run around with a wibbly, wobbly snake hat, Monster Hunter: World’s bonus quests can make your dreams come true. But there’s a catch. Random level requirements and lackluster stats make the gear tricky to get and tougher to use.Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Street Fighter’s Pro Tour Keeps Squeezing Out Its Middle Class

Over the past few years, Capcom Pro Tour has evolved from the collection of direct qualifiers organized for the Street Fighter 25th Anniversary Tournament in 2012 to something much more inclusive. In order to ensure global representation at Capcom Cup, leaderboards were established in four distinct regions—North…Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Monster Hunter: World’s Ryu Costume Is The Right Kind Of Absurd

Monster Hunter: World’s crossover events bring over instantly recognizable characters to join in on the slicing and dicing. Fresh off the heels of a Horizon: Zero Dawn event, certain players can now unlock Street Fighter’s Ryu for some of the most absurd and monster hunting imaginable.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Monster Hunter: World’s Ryu Costume Is The Right Kind Of Absurd

Monster Hunter: World’s crossover events bring over instantly recognizable characters to join in on the slicing and dicing. Fresh off the heels of a Horizon: Zero Dawn event, certain players can now unlock Street Fighter’s Ryu for some of the most absurd and monster hunting imaginable.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Street Fighter’s Best Character Continues To Look Beautiful

Blanka will come to Street Fighter V on February 20 with all his classic obnoxious moves, plus a flummoxing Gumby-like costume. Even without an embarrassing outfit, Blanka has his share of detractors because he’s a reactive character with “troll” moves that work best as punishments for an opponent’s mistakes. Blanka’s…Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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10-Year-Old Street Fighter Prodigy Pops Off On Daigo’s Show

The future of Street Fighter depends on its newcomers, many of whom come up as children that simply play fighting games for fun. One such kid, a 10-year-old named Asuna, made an appearance on Daigo Umehara’s live stream last week to test her burgeoning Street Fighter V skills.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Saul Mena Takes Down Evo Champ To Win $250K Capcom Cup

Saul “MenaRD” Mena ran through Street Fighter studs like Xian, Kazunoko, Daigo Umehara, and Itabashi Zangief to make it to this weekend’s Capcom Cup finals. But to win it all, he’d have to beat the man who beat him earlier—Hajime “Tokido” Taniguchi, who also is the 2017 Evo champion. Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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