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  • Rest in Peace, Terrance “PushaTee88″ Moore

    …Moore (left) and Rincon, image courtesy of Brian “MrGrimmmmz” Rincon It is with heavy hearts that we have to, yet again, report on that a community member has been taken from us much too soon. Terrance Moore, who went by the name PushaTee and represented the Crazy 88 Clan, collapsed while attending The Runback last night and was quickly rushed…

    23 readers - Ian Walker - Shoryuken -
  • UltraChen TV Streaming Live – How to Approach Key Moments in Fighting Games

    …Yes, you’re reading that right: UltraChen TV is streaming on a Monday! Keeping in line with broadcasts of the past, tonight’s episode will be devoted more to teaching concepts than discussing news. James Chen plans on discussing how to approach key moments in fighting games, specifically the moment after blocking M. Bison’s light scissor kick…

    3 readers - Ian Walker - Shoryuken -


  • Lab Notes: How Do I Keep Up with the Competition?

    …I got a great question on my ask.fm a few weeks ago, and I thought it’d make a great topic for Lab Notes, so here we go: I feel like my execution is holding me back. When a new game comes out, I can never seem to fully develop the one-player part of my game in time to keep up with the average playerbase. I can’t focus on playing my opponent when…

    2 readers - Shoryuken - The Keep -
  • How San Francisco’s Fighting Game Community Came Back to Life

    …Every Tuesday and Thursday, an old San Francisco bar tucked away in the depths of Market Street transforms into a gaming spectacle. The are walls loaded with every game imaginable. Friends and strangers share countless stories over drinks and pizza. Gaming enthusiasts of all types stand ready for their chance to show what they’ve got. According…

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  • Lab Notes: Why I Want to Be a Pot Monster

    …I had never heard the term “Pot Monster” — basically, slang for the folks who continually enter tournaments knowing damn well they’re not good enough to have a shot at winning — until a few years ago. I think it’s kind of strange that people make fun of pot monsters, because I’ve managed to make it out to a handful of major tournaments this year…

    5 readers - Shoryuken - I Want It! -
  • How To Get Better At Fighting Games -- Using Your Brain

    …The plateau. Those are the two worst words for a fighting game player to hear. To plateau means virtual fighting death. It stands for stagnation, a halt in progress, or just plain stuck. The questions then pop up: "Can I be a top player?" "Is this really my potential?" To properly answer these doubts, one must observe the key difference in how…

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  • 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…

    10 readers - Shoryuken -


  • 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…

    26 readers - Ian Walker - Shoryuken - Tekken 7 - Tekken -
  • 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…

    2 readers - Ian Walker - Shoryuken -

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