One reset and V-Trigger is all R. Mika needs to leave you stunned; Check out this instant stun set up that works on nearly the full roster

ElChakotay Andrich recently sent us a devastating Street Fighter 5 R. Mika set up. If you were afraid of being cornered by the pro wrestler before, you're in for a treat.

This video demonstrates a quick, instant stun set up that works on the majority of the cast. What makes this sequence scary is the fact that it only requires V-Trigger activation and one reset after the Irish Whip into F+HP -- a common combo ender for Mika players.

Using a quick dash under after a cr.MP air reset, Mika can use the assistance of her tag team partner to stun nearly everyone. This set up doesn't require any EX meter usage, short of performing it on Laura.

You can check out the video below to see this lethal stun set up in action.

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'The dev team has been super busy with the June update; It's a massive update to the game' - Haunts takes to Reddit to keep the community posted

In the wake of Ibuki's delay, Capcom has promised to communicate more clearly with Street Fighter fans moving forward.

Capcom's Haunts is putting effort toward making good on that promise, as he's been speaking with the community directly through the /r/StreetFighter sub-Reddit.

You can read some of the interactions below, pertaining to the June update, communication, and more.

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First-ever Injustice 2 gameplay to debut during ESL Mortal Kombat X finals this weekend

The ESL Mortal Kombat X season 3 finals are scheduled to take place this Saturday in Burbank, California. Those looking to watch some of the best MKX players duke it out for $200,000 in cash prizes have more than enough reason to tune in already.

However, Creative Director at NetherRealm Studios, Ed Boon, has added even more incentive to watch the stream. According to a recent tweet, viewers can expect to see the debut of Injustice 2's gameplay at 5 p.m. PDT during the finals.

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Early yesterday morning, NetherRealm Studios released the Injustice 2 announcement trailer, confirming the game's existence after a string of rumors leading up to the reveal hit the internet.

The sequel to 2013's Injustice: Gods Among Us will feature new stages, an "RPG-like" Gear System, and characters such as Batman, Superman, Supergirl, Aquaman, Atrocitus and Gorilla Grodd. Injustice 2 is slated for a 2017 release.

Source: Ed Boon on Twitter. Sent in by ZHZ90, nightmaresteam, and teddy2142.

'[Balrog's jab is] not the monster it was in Street Fighter 4' - VentureBeat's impressions detail his V-Skill, V-Trigger, and more

Stephen Kleckner over at VentureBeat was recently given the opportunity to get hands-on time with one of Street Fighter 5's upcoming DLC characters -- Balrog. Though he was only granted a quick, 2-3 minute session as the latest Boxer iteration, quite a bit was discovered, and Kleckner was gracious enough to send us a link to his findings.

Firstly, we learn that Balrog's jab is no longer as scary as it once was. Back in the Street Fighter 4 series, Boxer's crouching and standing jabs were fast, great for pressure, and often led to big damage.

Though Street Fighter 5 Associate Producer, Peter "Combofiend" Rosas -- who accompanied Kleckner during this experience -- couldn't say much about the character, the VB representative still managed to figure out that the new jab wasn't what it used to be.

"Balrog’s new Jab in Street Fighter 5 is slower, but it can still 2-in-1 into some special moves," the impressions piece reads. "It’s definitely not the monster it was in Street Fighter 4. I instantly told Rosas that I liked that change, and he nodded."

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Updated: First 10 minutes of Street Fighter 5's Story Mode shown, get a proper look at the cinematic experience coming later this month

Updated: Another 10 minutes of Street Fighter 5's cinematic story mode has been added to this story. Though there are some clips that have already been seen, this video contains a lot of new footage.

Earlier: That Street Fighter 5 would have a robust story mode has been known for quite some time, but we honestly haven't gotten to see that much from it apart from small glimpses here and there.

Today, that's about to change. A bunch of different sites have uploaded the first 10 minutes of the game's story mode, for your viewing pleasure.

Here are a bunch of screenshots from the game's upcoming cinematics.

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Kim's master Gang-Il shown off in Team Kim trailer alongside Luong and Kim himself

The latest team trailer for King of Fighters 14 was just released, and it shows off Team Kim. While we're already very familiar with series mainstay Kim and his newcomer team partner Luong, Gang-Il has yet to be shown in action, until now.

You can check out a bunch of screenshots from the trailer here.

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Check out the video below.

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Urien, Juri and Balrog will all be playable in Street Fighter 5's story mode, zenny system axed - Details on June's upcoming mode from Capcom here

A new post surfaced just recently on Capcom Unity, which explained a lot about Street Fighter 5's upcoming Story Mode, but that wasn't all.

The post noted that Urien, Juri and Balrog are all going to be playable in the story mode - So we're not just getting our first taste of Ibuki this month, but the rest of this year's remaining DLC characters as well. A bunch of images posted by Capcom are featured below.

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For further details directly from Capcom, continue below.

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C. Viper's reputation has her being called 'Miss Perfect' - SF5 profile shows what C. Viper looks like during missions, regular work and when at home

One of the latest profiles uploaded to the CFN portal is of Street Fighter 4 newcomer C. Viper, but this one actually has several images of her in different outfits.

First off, she has a new battle suit which differs from her SF4 clothes, but there are also images of what she tends to wear to work when not undercover as well as casual clothing she wears at home with her daughter.

Check out her profile and images below.

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DouyuTV U League results ft. Infiltration, Daigo, Xian, Xiao Hai

Update: DouyuTV U League has been updated with final results.

There's a Street Fighter 5 league currently going on in Shanghai, China and it's featuring some real heavy hitters battling it out.

This is a round-robin first-to-5 event, so matches are plentiful, and the competitors are impressive indeed - you'll get to see RZR|Infiltration, Twitch|Daigo, RZR|Xian, Qanba|Xiao Hai, HumanBomb, RB, Qanba|Abao and DouyuTV|Hurtch VR battling it out for true victory.

Streaming is being done over at DouyuTV

Check out the full standings and match results below.

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Ono - If [Street Fighter 5's] Story Mode can't lower the barrier of entry for new players, we'll come up with different content'

In a recent interview with Gameshot, Capcom's Yoshinori Ono revealed some pretty interesting Street Fighter 5 information.

The interview is in Korean, so we've been translating bit by bit with some help from ROG|Kelvin Jeon. We heard yesterday about Capcom's approach to releasing SF5 DLC characters and the potential of getting Juri next, and we continue our investigation today with Ono's mentions of Ibuki and the game's other upcoming content.

Since she was announced at the end of last month, the community thought has been in somewhat of a limbo in regards to Ibuki. We've seen playable builds of her, but understand that she won't be finished until late June.

Ono does confirm that Ibuki will be available to play at E3 however, and so we'll be getting some hands on time with her very soon. "Since E3 is next week, attendees (or players) will be able to get hands-on time with [Ibuki]," he said, and then went on to touch on the game's Cinematic Story Mode.

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Daigo - I am not confident in [the Rashid] match up; Gachi-Kun's Rashid shows Daigo why being a wildcard character isn't such a bad thing

Rashid is a character fairly seldom seen in high level Street Fighter 5 play. He usually sits relatively low on tier lists, and though he's got a handful of interesting moves in his arsenal, he just hasn't been all that popular.

As a result, many players are unfamiliar with how to actually fight Rashid, RB|Daigo included. On last week's broadcast of DaigothebeasTV, The Beast welcomed Gachi-Kun to play him in a first to five exhibition set.

Gachi-Kun's Rashid brought some interesting play to the table indeed, like when he used Rashid's V-Trigger tornado to leap coast to coast and cross up Daigo from full screen:


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Also, for those of you wondering, the banner is an Always Sunny in Philadelphia reference.

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Bison and the grapplers lead the pack, while Chun comes in dead last - learn more about throw ranges in Street Fighter 5

The Street Fighter 5 community continues to dole out the information to help players step up their game.

This time, we're taking a look at an image created by Twitter user @Frametrapped that lays out each characters forward throw range at a glance.

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The red line at the far right of the image represents each characters throw reach. The white line is the center of your character model, and the blue lines in between indicate ranges where you can be hit, or grabbed.

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Best pop offs of 2016 so far; Ernesto Lopez's latest video highlights Filipinoman, Daigo, Justin Wong and others as they gloat in celebration

Whether it be a hard fought battle, an extremely close call or just a high stakes match, sometimes the emotional rush after a big win is too much to bear, and you can't help yourself but pop off.

While it may not be the most respectful thing to do, popping off certainly brings the hype, and often gets the crowd going. Ernesto Lopez Jr. has compiled some of 2016's best pop offs, and labeled them in his latest comedy video.

One of my personal favorites has to be the "I'm just minding my own business wearing this blazer but I'm still gonna pop off" pop off by Mike "Danke" Schiller at Texas Showdown. As seen below:


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EG|Justin Wong, RB|Daigo, YP|Filipinoman and plenty more are featured in the full video.

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Lupe Fiasco and ZeRo looking to face off in Smash 4 EVO exhibition

It looks like we'll be seeing Lupe Fiasco at EVO this year, but word on the street is he won't be looking to rematch RB|Daigo Umehara in Street Fighter 5.

Instead, Lupe has been challenged by TSM|ZeRo to a Smash 4 exhibition, and it looks very probable that we'll see this epic showdown come to fruition. Below are a few of their tweets:

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We're keeping an eye out to see if EVO tournament organizer, Joey "Mr. Wizard" Cuellar, is on board with this idea. If so, it'll be interesting to see how a set between Lupe, who has stated he's never actually played Smash 4, will do against the game's most dominant competitor.

We'd love to hear your thoughts on the matter, so feel free to chime in in the comments below. Image source: Gunnar.

Ed Boon asks the community to vote on potential Injustice 2 character: Swamp Thing, Captain Cold or Blue Beetle?

The cats out of the bag as far as Injustice 2, as we learned that the game is officially in development earlier today.

Given the game's 2017 release, we'd be willing to bet the roster isn't quite filled out at this point. DC Comics has more than a few heros and villains to choose from, and it'll certainly be interesting to find who NetherRealm Studios ends up going with this time around.

NRS' Creative Director, Ed Boon, took to Twitter today to poll fans on who they'd like to see on the roster between three of DC's more obscure characters. Hit the jump to see his poll and toss in your own two cents.

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