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Infiltration had to sell off the one-of-a-kind Scion FR-S sports coupe he won at the Street Fighter 25th Anniversary tournament

Remember the sweet ride that Infiltration took home as part of the prizes for winning Street Fighter X Tekken at the Street Fighter 25th Anniversary tournament grand finals?

The one-of-a-kind Street Fighter-themed Scion FR-S sports coupe that was produced in partnership with Capcom, Five Axis and Sony Computer Entertainment America (SCEA) that featured custom aero kit, spoilers, wheels and other bells and whistles?

The ride that Infiltration actually had to earn his license for, just so he could drive it?

Apparently Infiltration has sold it, due to the high-maintenance nature of the vehicle, according to an interview he gave to a Korean publication (translated to Japanese by skullokei on Twitter, and subsequently into English by us).

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How will Tekken's Harada top Yoshinori Ono's ALS Ice Bucket Challenge attempt? Find out in his video response

Yesterday, Capcom's Yoshinori Ono posted a video of himself accepting the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, in which he dumped a bucket of ice water over his head -- but not before nominating Bandai Namco Games's Katsuhiro Harada to do the same.

Not to be outdone by Ono, today the Tekken series director has issued his video response to the challenge, well under the 24 hours' time limit as per the rules.

How will Harada top Yoshinori Ono's ALS Ice Bucket Challenge attempt? Find out in his video response embedded below.

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VS Fighting 4 tournament results, battle logs and stream archive feat. Luffy, Ryan Hart, Dieminion, Alioune, Problem X, Valmaster, WhiteBl4ck and more

Updated with final results: This story has been updated with finals day results, battle logs and a stream archive.

The latest Capcom Pro Tour premier event is taking place this weekend in Birmingham, England. Being a premier event, this means that the winner of the Ultra Street Fighter 4 tournament here gets a guaranteed spot at Capcom Cup later this year.

Notable players expected to attend include MD|Luffy, DIG|Ryan Hart, Dieminion, BCN|Alioune, CG|Problem X, GL|Valmaster, CDV|WhiteBl4ck, BX3|Phenom, UM|ImStillDaDaddy, Cuongster and more.

The main event is the Ultra Street Fighter 4 tournament, but the event also has tournaments running for Tekken Tag Tournament 2, Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3, Injustice: Gods Among Us, BlazBlue: Chronophantasma and Super Street Fighter 2: Turbo.

You can find the livestream below.

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Gootecks's PP are in good hands - Ultra Excellent Adventures of Gootecks & Mike Ross ft. FlashMetroid Ep. 28: Playin' Lame

There's still about half an hour to go till the start of the Ultra Street Fighter 4 top 8 playoffs at VSF4 today.

If you woke up early to catch all the Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 action and are just twiddling your thumbs now while waiting for USF4 to start, then boy do I have good news for you: Gootecks and Mike Ross (with special guest FlashMetroid) are here to rescue you from your boredom! You're all free now!

The latest episode of Ultra Excellent Adventures has just gone live on the official Cross Counter TV YouTube channel, and it's exactly 30 minutes long -- just long enough to hold you over until the start of the VSF4 top 8 play-offs.

So what are you waiting for? Check out Ultra Excellent Adventures of Gootecks & Mike Ross ft. FlashMetroid Ep. 28: Playin' Lame below -- but don't forget to leave the Capcom Fighters stream running in the background so you'll know when top 8 begins.

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'Knock it off, Fox!' Stop simply back jumping away from focus attacks - Tutorial teaches you how to properly react to focus spammers in USF4

Are you tired of having to jump back when your opponent initiates his focus? Do you often feel overly pressured when people leak ink from their bodies while in an aggressive pose? Well, as Peppy would say from Star Fox 64, "Knock it off, Fox!"

Bafael is back with a primer on how to properly handle those online warriors that focus attack then back dash. In it, you'll learn the correct way to make your opponent regret not respecting your options.

Check below for a fantastic video on how to level up your own excellent adventures.

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Dan hits a super into ultra, amazing red focus start with Seth – This EVO-omitted combo video is still stage worthy

A ton of work goes into the combo videos we view at major tournaments like Evolution. While the final product is often gorgeous both to the eye and to the ear, we often forget about the "B-sides."

And just like the music often omitted from the album, some of these combos are just as good if not better than what made it into the final product.

Check below to really marvel at the imagination and technical ability of these Evolution "leftovers."

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Ready to buy the best fightstick? Guide gives detailed descriptions and evaluations of almost every stick on the market

When I first made the transition from pad to stick, I bought an X-Arcade stick with the release of the original Street Fighter 4. I found myself unable to adjust and dissatisfied with my purchase. Finally I wizened up to how particular sticks were with fighting games and got a Mad Catz Tournament Edition.

What a difference it made to my game. Of course, back then, there weren't the plethora of options there were now either. In their own way, all the sticks available presents a confusing array for the fledgling online warrior.

Fortunately, Steam user Hosslogic has compiled an amazing tier list of joysticks for the new fighter or player looking for an upgrade.

Read below to get started.

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Watch Capcom's Yoshinori Ono douse himself in a bucket of ice water, challenge Tekken's Katsuhiro Harada to do the same

The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge has taken social media by storm since going viral in early August, and now even leading figures in the video games world are joining the cause.

Capcom's Yoshinori Ono is the latest games developer to participate in the viral campaign, after he was challenged to do so by Square Enix corporate officer Shinji Hashimoto.

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Daigo: 'Street Fighter Alpha 3 was very well-made, its Guard Crush system the best mechanic ever in the history of fighting games'

After hearing about Capcom's announcement earlier today that Street Fighter Alpha 3 and other Capcom CPS2 titles would be making a truimphant return to Japanese arcades (well, the ones that do not already have these games) through Taito's NESiCAxLive platform, one member of the Japanese FGC has gotten so hyped that he's begun evangelizing for the 16-year-old classic.

To that end, he's even pulled out what appears to be a snippet from an old Arcadia magazine column where MCZ|Daigo shared his thoughts on how well Street Fighter Alpha 3 was made, going so far as to proclaim its Guard Crush system the best mechanic ever in the history of fighting games.

We were unable to ascertain the exact date this Daigo column was published. Our best guess is that it was published in 2007 or 2008, prior to the release of Street Fighter 4, going by the dates provided by the source in a video that he also tweeted showing a number of SFA3 matches played between MCZ|Daigo and the Arcadia editor Morikawa who wrote the column -- you'll find video of that below, following our translation of the snippet.

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USF4 2014 Japan National Tournament Isshuu Sengeki Cup stream archives, results ft. Daigo, Tokido, Nemo, Momochi, ChocoBlanka, and more

Update: Stream archives and results have been added to this story. Eight solo players and four teams from this qualifier are headed to the grand finals in October.

Earlier: Tonight we have some amazing Ultra Street Fighter 4 action coming to us live from Japan. The Tokyo qualifying event for the Ultra Street Fighter 4 2014 Japan National Tournament -- known as the Isshuu Sengeki Cup -- is streaming from the Akiba Square event space in Akihabara Crossfield building.

The action will consist of both a 3v3 and singles tournament, and many of Japan's finest are expected to compete. MCZ|Daigo, MCZ|Tokido, MCZ|Mago, BE|Nemo, Eita, EG|ChocoBlanka, Akimo, Acqua, Nishikin, RZR|Itabashi Zangief, and more are among the listed players.

Since the event is taking place in Japan, a live stream can be found over on NicoNico, however, it is only available for viewing in that region. Folks outside of Japan can still catch everything over on Taito Live's Ustream channel.

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Over $50,000 on the line at Capcom Cup 2014; here's how you can help grow the prize pot

Over $50,000 are on the line at the Capcom Cup in December this year, with $30,000 going to the champion, and $15,000 and $5,000 going to the 2nd and 3rd place winners respectively, the Capcom Pro Tour official website announced this week.

And with your help, that prize money pot can grow even bigger.

The good folks behind the Capcom Pro Tour have teamed up with custom t-shirts company Teespring to launch a selection of stylish threads fashioned after the Ultra Street Fighter 4 worldwide tour.


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Capcom fighting games revival project announced, widescreen ports of Street Fighter Alpha 3 and 3 other games coming to NESiCAxLive

Earlier today at the conclusion of the Tokyo qualifier for Capcom and Taito's Ultra Street Fighter 4 "Isshuu Sengeki Cup" Japan national tournament, Capcom's Tomoaki Ayano made an announcement for a "Capcom Fighting Games Revival Project", that will see four classic Capcom CPS2 fighters receive widescreen 16:9 ports for Taito's NESiCAxLive arcade platform.

The four titles are Hyper Street Fighter 2, Street Fighter 3: 3rd Strike, Street Fighter Alpha 3, and Vampire Savior. As the four games all originally appeared in the arcades in standard definition 4:3 format, these 16:9 ports will feature command lists for characters on the sides of the screen.

On top of the new widescreen format, all four titles will support player name display and allow arcade-goers to grind for player points (PP). Players' win-loss history for all four titles will also be available through the NESiCAxLive mobile portal.


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Capcom Pro Tour Asia Korea qualifier results feat. Xian, Poongko, Laugh and more

Update: This story has been updated with final results.

The Capcom Pro Tour Asia continues with another qualifier event taking place in Seoul, Korea. The winner will earn a spot at the Capcom Pro Tour Asia Finals set to take place in October of this year.

Tonight we have some heavy-hitters in attendance ready to compete in Ultra Street Fighter 4.

RZR|Xian, Infiltration, Poongko, and Laugh are just some of the players on the list. If you'd like to follow along with the action, you can find the event brackets over on Razer's Challonge page.

You can find the live stream, courtesy of Capcom Fighters, below.

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Sanford Kelly ranks USF4's Shotos from best to worst; may drop Oni for Evil Ryu - find out which Shoto is most popular here on EventHubs

SteamCo|Sanford Kelly is known for being one of the most prominent Oni players in Ultra Street Fighter 4 currently. It seems, however, that The King may be looking to switch out his main character for one that's a bit more effective.

As many players do, Sanford took to Twitter in order to get follower feedback on his potential switch. To start, he asked whether or not he should drop Oni as his main and pick up Evil Ryu. "I want better results, and Evil Ryu is a better character," he quickly followed up.

Sanford states that although the Arcade Edition Shotos both have similar optimal damage outputs when in the heat of battle, each has their own strengths at different ranges. He feels that Evil Ryu is more dangerous from sweep range due to his ability to deal more damage from a whiff punish, whereas Oni is most threatening when he's in the opponent's face and scoring counter hits.

The east coast Oni player adds that his current main suffers a glaring weakness against characters with strong zoning capabilities and long-ranged Focus Attacks.

Sanford proceeded to list the Shotos from best to worst.

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Cease and desist sent to Under Night In-Birth Exe:Late hitbox viewer creator, Arc System Works also ask to take down tournament footage

Shortly after the Japanese release of Under Night In-Birth Exe:Late for the PS3, Kenbot creator Dantarion began working on a hitbox viewer project for the game that he finally put the finishing touches to last week, on August 15.

The completed project was available on http://finalclause.dantarion.com/hitboxes, and it contained not only hitbox data, but also the game's complete frame data and additional information on move properties.

But if you go over to that URL now, you won't find any of all that great stuff to help you figure out all the ins and outs of UNIEL.

All you'll see is a brief note written by Dantarion himself, explaining why all of his hard work is no longer there.

At the request of ARC System Works I have removed the hitbox viewer. They requested that I remove not only all artwork from my site, but also all frame data, hitbox data, and information about move properties.

They also requested that I remove tournament footage from my youtube, linking me to URL's I embedded on my blog.

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