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Street Fighter 5 Complete Presentation live stream ft. Kazunoko, Momochi, Bonchan, Tokido, Haitani, Fuudo, Mago and more starting at 6 p.m. PST

Capcom is building hype for next week's release of Street Fighter 5 by holding a special "Complete Presentation" featuring some of the biggest names in the Street Fighter world.

This presentation will be streamed live on YouTube at 6 p.m. PST, the live feed of which you'll find after the jump below.

We'll be getting the latest information on Street Fighter 5, a "Miss Chun-Li" match and a special four on four exhibition featuring eight top players.

We'll see the likes of Kazunoko, EG|Momochi, RB|Bonchan, MCZ|Tokido, Haitani, RZR|Fuudo, MCZ|Mago and others, and are especially interested in seeing exactly what this "latest information" will be.

They're kicking off with some Street Fighter 4 action, and Street Fighter 5 will be a bit later in the event.

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'People are sleeping on Zangief in Street Fighter 5' - K-Brad talks SF5, offers tips on improving your game play and more

We're back with another of BornFree's top player interviews from King of New York, and today's interviewee is fan favorite "Stone Cold" EG|K-Brad.

K-Brad covers the routine topics: how he feels about Ultra Street Fighter 4 not being at EVO, how he's feeling about Street Fighter 5 thus far and offers some tips that have helped him better himself as a player.

In regards to SF5, K-Brad notes that Zangief is a character people haven't been giving enough credit to. This is interesting, considering that Gief has drawn less than enthusiastic responses from players such as RB|Snake Eyez.

The Russian wrestler is quite different than his previous iteration in SF4, and it seems much of the community has said he doesn't look as scary this time around. K-Brad argues that his ability to draw foes close with his V-Trigger will be a huge deal once players begin to really utilize this trait.

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Yoshinori Ono: The creator of Street Fighter 5, and king of smack talk; check out his side-splitting interview on The Miller Report

Street Fighter 5 creator, Yoshinori Ono, appeared on the most recent episode of The Miller Report, which is a weekly YouTube series that focuses on the world of games journalism.

During this comedy interview, Ono goes to a level of strange hilarity we've never seen before. He speaks through his toy Blanka figurine, and tears into host Simon Miller when he begins to trash talk SF5.

Here's a snippet of Ono going in, which should give you a bit of a taste of the interview in general:


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I'm not sure what else to say about this... you'll just have to watch the video for yourself.

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'He's the most nimble character in the entire game' - Vega slides and slashes his way into Street Fighter 5

Originally a sub boss in Street Fighter 2, Vega's vain character and threatening claw have enthralled audiences for over 25 years now.

He's back in all his narcissistic glory for Street Fighter 5, and Matt Edwards of Capcom has a full introduction video for us.

He shows us Vega's revamped style, highlighting his top tier mobility and wide variety of moves. One of the most interesting changes to the masked Spaniard is the fact that he no longer requires charge inputs to carry out specials.

Are you still searching for characters to play in SF5? Check out Vega's introductory video to see if he fits your style.

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Winner Stays On is playing the final build of Street Fighter 5, check out their live stream here

Capcom UK has early access to next week's Street Fighter 5. All of the initial characters are free game, and we'll more than likely see some F.A.N.G action.

Matt Edwards of Capcom UK will be directing us as he shows off the upcoming game. Who knows what changes have come about to the cast since we last saw them?

You'll see some of England's best showing off their favorite SF5 characters. The Winner Stays On live stream is up and running right now, and you can find it right after the jump below.

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'People have not been playing Ken correctly' - New video from ScDrPain shows what range SF5 Ken players should be at to optimize their gameplan

ScDrPain graced us yesterday with a great video showing us how scary M. Bison's okizeme can be in SF5.

Today, we have more content from him, this time analyzing Ken as a character, and presenting the hypothesis that the reason people consider him lackluster in Street Fighter 5 is because they've been playing him the wrong way - or more accurately, at the wrong range.

In this video, you'll see many good applications of Ken's various tools, most notably his very quick dash, which opens up a lot of possiblities when used correctly. In the two gifs below, you can see how ScDrPain applies Ken's dash and V-Skill to anti-air in previously unreachable areas.


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The video also covers what buttons to use in which situation, how to best utilise his Tatsus and more. Hit the jump to check out the full rundown.

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Street Fighter moves into roleplaying territory in Desk's latest video 'Street Fighter The RPG', a creative combo showcase for USF4

Desk is back with yet another Ultra Street Fighter 4 video, and this time he's gone creative with the very interface of the video itself.

Much like myself, you might've all thought that Ultra Street Fighter 4 was a fighting game, like the games before it in the Street Fighter series, but this has turned out to actually be incorrect. Ultra Street Fighter 4, it turns out, is actually a RPG in line with classic Final Fantasy titles, as you can see in the gif below.


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If you're ready for some old-school adventuring, the full video can be found after the jump.

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New Street Fighter 5 trailer teases Alex and showcases every launch character

A new Street Fighter 5 trailer was launched this morning on the Capcom Japan YouTube channel.

It goes through the full launch roster of the game, showing them off in detail, and at the very end you'll catch a glimpse of the first DLC character, set for March, Alex.

Hit the jump to check it out

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Fresh Tekken 7: Fated Retribution trailer details Rage Attacks from the game's entire roster

We reported last week on the addition of a whole new system in Tekken 7: Fated Retribution, the Rage Attack.

This is a unique attack that each character has access to, which opens up a lot of potential. One of our tipsters, Hisokae, accurately pointed out that these seem to be categorized as a huge launcher, a big will splat, a sizable bounce or a hard knockdown.

Want to know just what your favorite character will be capable of? Hit the jump and check out the video. Personally, I felt my mouth water at the Lili combo.

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Capcom Cup 2016 is bigger than ever; will feature 72 events spread across four regions

Update: We just watched Capcom's Peter "Combofiend" Rosas lay down all the details for this year's Capcom Pro Tour, and it's got an all new structure.

The Tour is split into four different regions: North America, South America, Europe and Asia. The final bracket will still feature 32 players with 16 coming from Global Premier Events, and then four coming from each region.

Online players will see more representation this year as online qualifiers will be held, the winners of which be entered into regional qualifying tournaments. There's actually a ton of info, and so we've collected it all in slides for easy viewing.

Earlier: Street Fighter 5 is playable in just one week, and no doubt fans of the game will be instantly developing their skills in preparation for this year's Capcom Pro Tour.

The Pro Tour, which has had two very successful seasons with Ultra Street Fighter 4, was designed specifically for SF5. Tonight's episode of Capcom Pro Talk with Mike Ross will reveal all the details of this year's Tour.

Who knows what new and exciting facets will be implemented this time around? We have noticed Capcom's efforts to make SF5's netcode more viable than its predecessor's... could we see a surge of online qualifiers in the 2016 CPT?

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Famitsu gives Street Fighter 5 an official rating; scores even higher than Vanilla Street Fighter 4

Famitsu, a well-respected line of Japanese video game magazines, has officially offered their ratings for Street Fighter 5.

Their ranking method includes four reviewers each offering a score of 1-10, meaning a "40" is the best possible score. Street Fighter 5 received scores of 10/8/8/9, reaching an overall score of 35/40.

Compare this to 2009's rating of Street Fighter 4, which achieved a 34/40 with individual scores of 9/8/8/9. We're just seven days from SF5's official launch, and news like this continues to encourage as we prep for the newest and biggest chapter in Street Fighter history.

Source: Famitsu via Gematsu. Sent in by Nightmaresteam, Jimmyeatsquaids, HooliganComboFTW, Technically_BetR and LeonX,

Check out Street Fighter 5's main theme: 'Survivor' by Man With a Mission

Why are there wolves in top hats in the banner? That's Man With a Mission, a Japanese rock band that has produced the official theme music for Street Fighter 5.

The title of the song is "Survivor," and it's a fast paced rock tune with a bit of electronica in the background. We can certainly picture an artistic Street Fighter game intro playing out to this song.

It's got some pretty big shoes to fill, recall Street Fighter 4's "Indestructible", but we're faithful that Capcom has chosen the right theme for the game.

Give it a listen by clicking here, then come back and let us know what you think. We're eager to hear your opinions on this one.

Sent in by YaNoob.

Mad Catz to release 37 percent of current workforce as they go through company-wide restructuring

Update: Mad Catz has announced that they are laying off 37% off their current staff in an effort to better the company's financial situation.

New Mad Catz CEO Karen McGinnis has released a statement on the matter:

"These changes will allow us to operate more effectively and help create an organization that is more agile, able to pursue growth and regain share in our core markets by simplifying our processes and reducing our operating costs, thus increasing our competitiveness and profitability without compromising the quality of our product offering.

This realignment of our resources will also enable us to better support strategic initiatives that will make our product slate more competitive, help us gain added consumer interest, and create sustainable shareholder value."

This comes after yesterday's news that former company CEO Darren Richardson had resigned along with two other higher ups from the business.

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'Her ability to juggle airborne opponents is one of the most potent in the game' - Capcom introduces Street Fighter 5's Karin Kanzuki

It's Karin's turn in the spotlight as we see her highlights in Capcom's latest Street Fighter 5 character introduction video.

This somewhat smug starlet is all about rush down in this game, and video narrator Matt Edwards notes how she shines brightest when going with an aggressive play style.

Opponents will start to feel demoralized as they're tossed around and juggled by this young lightweight. Her ability to pop her foes up repeatedly is described as one of the most potent juggle potentials in the game.

Is Karin the right character for you? You'll have a better idea after checking out her introduction video.

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Alex joins Street Fighter 5 in March, PS4 version of Street Fighter 5 will support PS3 controllers and sticks

Today, we contacted Capcom regarding rumors going around about Street Fighter 5, its DLC plans, and whether PS3 controllers would be compatible with the upcoming PS4 game.

Just recently, Capcom got back to us with the following quote:

We can confirm that Alex will be the first DLC character and will be available in March and the final version of Street Fighter V (PS4) will be compatible with PS3 controllers.

The current theory seems to be that since Alex is the leftmost character of the silhouettes Capcom showed us at Capcom Cup back in December (in case you've missed these, you can find them after the jump), that the release order after him would be Guile, Balrog, Ibuki, Juri and then finally Urien, but what do you think? Let us know in the comments.

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