• Ask a Ryu Player: How do you start a fighting game scene?

      Editor’s note: This article was originally posted on Patrick Miller’s personal blog, but he has graciously given us permission to repost it here on Shoryuken. It’s an informative, funny read, so if you want to see more of this column in the future, let him know! First off, I play Ryu and that means I can read minds, so I figured I’d take a shot at writing an advice column.

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  • Will The PS4 Be The FGC’s Main Console?

    … Last gen, it would be fair to say that there was parity between the Xbox 360 and PS3 in terms of games played by the FGC, or Fighting Game Community. Each console had the major games, but the Street Fighter IV and Marvel vs Capcom 3 games (the 2 biggest tournament games) were mainly played on the 360. The Evolution Championship tournament even…

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  • Team NINJA Creative Director Tom Lee Discusses Why You Should Make It Out to Tournaments

    … Players are the lifeblood of any fighting game’s competitive scene. A game’s competitive community must first be able to support itself if it has any hope of growing and gaining the support of everyone (organizers, sponsors, publishers, developers, etc.) involved in running tournaments. These are the sentiments expressed by Team NINJA creative…

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  • Who Do YOU Want To See In Street Fighter V?

    … up the poll below, so scroll down until you find your favourites (you can pick up to three), give them a click then submit your entry. Once we’ve got a decent spread of responses, we’ll let Capcom know who the fans really want to see in Street Fighter V! So please, don’t click Ken. Just don’t. Create your free online surveys with SurveyMonkey , the world’s leading questionnaire tool. beat-'em-up Capcom FGC PS4 real pros pick Q SFV Street Fighter …

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  • Ten of Captain Falcon's Best Moments In Melee Tournaments

    … Falcon's arsenal is fun to watch. His electric knee, his spike, the way his moves connect with other players—everything about Captain Falcon is great. While all ten of the plays highlighted here are fantastic, I think my favorite is number ten. I can't believe the player was so lucky that they got that many electric knees off in a row. Cripes. Best of Smash - Top 10 Super Smash Brothers Melee Falcon Plays [EvenMatchupGaming] …

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  • UltraChen TV Streaming Live – Random Fighting Game Community Happenings

    … UltraChen TV is back with yet another broadcast, and a whole new slate of topics to discuss. Tonight, UltraDavid and James Chen will be discussing a variety of fighting game community topics, so tune in. The stream will be live in this article, but you can also visit Twitch to join the chat. Watch live video from ultrachentv on www.twitch.tv…

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  • Watch The Capcom Cup 2014 Right Here

    … Amazon.com Widgets Capcom’s FGC finale of 2014 is the Capcom Cup 2014. The tournament will finish the year strong with Ultra Street Fighter IV. At this rate, we can probably expect Super Ultra Street Fighter IV: Turbo Championship Edition at the Capcom Cup 2016. In the meantime, the company is cashing in on their latest re-release…

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  • No Humans Are Allowed In This Smash Bros. Tournament

    … If you're not careful, an Amiibo can become a monster in Smash Bros. Thankfully, this doesn't have to be terrifying for us humans—instead, the intense skill of Amiibos can be turned into a spectator sport. That's where The Amiibo Fighting Championship comes in. As the name suggests, it's an Amiibo-only tournament, where only Nintendo toys can…

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  • Street Fighter V: Things To Look Forward To

    … part in how this game is received. Each Street Fighter game has a unique feel and it’ll be intriguing to see what niche SFV is aiming for. New Focus On Competitive Play Whilst Street Fighter has always been a welcoming game to all sorts, it’s also been a major part of competitive play in the FGC (Fighting Game Community). Since Street Fighter II…

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