• On the Chain-Link Fence: Seth Killian and Derek Daniels Talk Combo Systems

    …I have a confession to make, Shoryuken readers. As much as I love playing, watching, and analyzing fighting games, I’m really no good at them. I’m mostly a training mode monster, and a poor one at that. (Please find the kindness in your hearts to forgive my fraudulence.) The main wall I still need to climb in my fighting game career is those damned…

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  • Tekken 7 to Act as End of Mishima Saga, Lars Confirmed Playable

    …As one of the many panels at this year’s San Diego Comic-Con, the folks at Bandai Namco Games were on hand to discuss a few more details about the new upcoming installment of their popular Tekken franchise. The title was first revealed at Evo 2014 with a brief trailer, and today they pulled the curtain back a tiny bit to share information with fans…

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  • UltraChen TV Streaming Live – Levels of Fighting Game Strategy

    …After taking a week off after Evo, UltraChen TV returns with a brand new installment of their podcast. James Chen is set to lead the charge tonight with a discussion on the different levels of fighting game strategy, and plans to touch on things like shenanigans vs. fundamentals and more. If you’re interested, be sure to tune in. The stream…

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  • The 2014 EVO Champ Just Won Using a PS1 Controller

    …Forget your fancy arcade sticks . The breakout player during this year's EVO fighting game tournament used a gamepad to beat down all comers. Not just any gamepad, either. Luffy won the top spot with a controller from the original PlayStation. Read more…

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  • Evo's Smash Bros. Final Came Down To An Elite Fox Vs. Jigglypuff Battle

    … The Super Smash Bros. Melee grand finals at this weekends huge Evo fighting game tournament culminated with a match between reputedly the world's best Fox McCloud player against the world's best Jigglypuff player. The guy playing Fox won the tournament last year. Could he repeat? Read more…

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  • Watch Day Two Of The Year's Biggest Fighting Game Tournament Right Now

    … Evo 2014 is in full swing, continuing today with more fierce fighting competition in Super Smash Bros. Melee, Injustice and Ultra Street Fighter IV while adding Ultimate Marvel Vs. Capcom 3, Killer Instinct, King of Fighters XIII and BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma. Read more…

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  • A Decent Showing By a Supposedly Bad Smash Bros. Character.

    … Just about nobody is playing as Ness today in today's Super Smash Bros. competition at Evo 2014. Good reason. The Earthbound hero is considered a bottom-tier character for competitive play. But a guy named Vrud played him. He even dressed the part. Read more…

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  • Watch The Year's Biggest Fighting Game Tournament Right Now

    … Evo 2014 has begun, so stop wasting your time working or checking Facebook and watch some people tee off on each other in some of the best fighting games around. Today starts with pool competition in Super Smash Bros. Melee, Injustice, Tekken Tag Tournament and Ultra Street Fighter IV. Read more…

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  • Super Arcade FGC Strong T-Shirt Available at Evo 2014!

    …Mike Watson from Super Arcade has created some cool t-shirts for his arcade and for the fighting game community in general. They will have a booth at Evo 2014 and will be selling all three tshirts. The special FGC strong t-shirt (pictured) is exclusive to Evo, and is available on a super limited availability. Be sure to pre-order it now via Super Arcade’s website or by visiting the booth at Evo 2014!…

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  • Capcom Hoping to Encourage Community Growth With Capcom Pro Tour

    … During their visit to Los Angeles for E3 2014, Gamereactor had the chance to spend some time with Capcom’s Matt Dahlgren to discuss Ultra Street Fighter IV, Capcom Pro Tour, and more. While much of the early discussion has to do with facets of Ultra’s creation we’ve heard about many times over, Dahlgren does drop one interesting fact, saying…

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  • Select + Start Provides a Home for Guam’s Fighting Game Community

    …Sitting in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, the unincorporated United States territory of Guam is one that’s easy to overlook, especially within the fighting game community. Unbeknownst to many players, however, Guam has a vibrant scene with some very dedicated players–one that got a boost a couple of years back with the opening of Select + Start…

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