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VesperArcade gives an intricate breakdown of Cammy, Nash, and Bison in Street Fighter 5 down to every detail

Just in time for the Street Fighter 5 beta, VesperArcade has begun doing very detailed character breakdowns for the roster, using hands on experience to highlight every intricacy of each character.

In the videos they currently have up, Cammy, Nash, and Bison are showcased. This includes their normals, specials, V-Skills and similar attributes, crush counters, and different movement and character properties, as well as impressions. There are even details we haven't had confirmed yet, like particular command normals and target combos.

Hit the jump to fill up on knowledge of these three characters.

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'We can let you in on information we don't tell people' - The Bandai Namco EVO 2015 panel details all things Tekken 7

While there was the Killer Instinct panel during EVO, there was also a Bandai Namco panel that revealed much about the intricacies behind Tekken 7.

This includes details on American and European location tests, the arcade business model and why it's important to Tekken, countless questions surrounding the character roster, console details, and more. The panel is led by none other than Harada himself, with the help of his translator and with Aris asking very detailed questions.

Hit the jump to check it out.

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Smug and Imstilldadaddy go head to head for $1000 in the Red Bull salty suite - Who will come out on top?

During all of the EVO excitement over the weekend, there was also the behind the scenes excitement of the EVO salty suite. And in this area of salt and tension, a very intense first to ten was played between PIE|Smug and Imstilldadaddy, both men competing for $1000.

This 38 minute Dudley versus Guile smackdown is full of tense moments, clutch comebacks, high execution combos and on the spot reactions. It's certainly a treat to watch, especially for those who missed it during EVO itself. A piano version of Guile's theme can be heard, played live in the background, if you listen closely...

Hit the jump for the match in full.

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'He stole his soul, he just reached out and grabbed it' - James Chen on Alex Valle's amazing victory over Bonchan at EVO 2015

To focus the scope a bit, 44.8% of EventHubs users have rated Sagat vs Hugo a 7-3 match up in favor of Sagat. Pepper in the detail that Bonchan is probably the world's best Sagat player, and you might skew those numbers even a little more in Sagat's favor.

Despite these odds, LU|Alex Valle sat down and became the embodiment of adaptation for just under four minutes. Known for once holding the crown as king of the American FGC during a previous generation, Valle granted us a quick reprise of such days in his match with Bonchan.

Using a character that many have deemed to have some of the most lop-sided match ups in the game, Valle swiftly navigated Bonchan's maze of normals and projectiles. He showed onlookers a version of this match up that almost all of us, including Bonchan, had never seen.

Expertly-placed normals, perfect reads and an unrelenting, forward march led Alex Valle to both a four-round victory and into the graces of crowd. You can see it all in the video after the jump.

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Dave and Buster's will be featuring Pokkén Tournament in the United States

Pokkén Tournament was just recently released in Japanese arcades. There has been little talk about North America getting its hands on the new fighter, until now.

The Senior Vice President of Entertainment and Game Strategy at Dave & Buster’s, Kevin Bachus, has started an Ask Me Anything on Reddit, and has revealed that Dave and Buster's plans to feature Pokkén Tournament in its arcades.

Bachus states, "We will be testing Pokken. Candidly both NAMCO and I are more optimistic about that title and our typical guests than Tekken." There is no official time frame yet as to when this will actually happen.

Surely Pokémon's draw on younger audiences piques D&B's interest in the game for their more family-oriented arcades. You can hit the jump below to see some game play footage of the new title.

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Snake Eyez officially signs with Red Bull

It's been a long time coming, but top Ultra Street Fighter 4 player Darryl "Snake Eyez" Lewis has officially signed with Red Bull.

Lewis, a Zangief specialist, won the Street Fighter 2 HD Remix tournament at EVO in 2010, placed in the top eight of Ultra Street Fighter 4 at last year's EVO, and participated in the Capcom Cup Finals last December. He broke the news via twitter just minutes ago: Though we've seen him in contact at some capacity with Red Bull, it wasn't until now that the partnership became official. Perhaps USF4's nearly 250k viewership numbers at this year's EVO is in, part, to thank. In any case, we wish Mr. Lewis the best of luck in his well-deserved partnership with Red Bull.

Source: Twitter.

Next Level Battle Circuit #131 live stream ft. Ultra Street Fighter 4 and Mortal Kombat X

Next Level Battle Circuit #131 live stream ft. Ultra Street Fighter 4 and Mortal Kombat X It's Wednesday once again, so it's time for some great fighting game action from The Next Level in Brooklyn, New York.

The games being played tonight include Ultra Street Fighter 4 and Mortal Kombat X.

Brackets are available on The Next Level Challonge site, and results for last week's tournament are posted here.

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He creates his own interactables, has a variation within a variation and can hit low while up in the air; Sajam breaks down Tremor in Mortal Kombat X

Tremor is the final DLC character for the first Kombat Pack in Mortal Kombat X. He officially arrived just yesterday, and has a handful of traits that make unique from traditional Mortal Kombat fighters.

Superman Sajam has wasted no time in creating a breakdown video, showcasing Tremor's moves, variations and basic tools. Sajam notes that Tremor's mobility is very average, but the character shines in his ability to launch opponents into damaging combos.

Tremor is interesting in that most of his attacks are actually in multiple variations. Where other characters might only have a projectile in one variant, Tremor gains a projectile in each of his variations, but each version has a specific attribute.

Tremor's Crystalline variation allows him to produce his own interactable stone, which can be thrown or leapt from by either Tremor or his opponent. With his array of ground pounds, including the ability to do so from the air, Tremor looks to be a strong kombatant.

Hit the jump for the video.

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'The game that's taken more quarters from children than every bully combined' - Honest Game Trailers goes in on the Street Fighter franchise

It's been long overdue, but we finally have it. Smosh Games has done an Honest Game Trailer on the Street Fighter franchise, or to some, "The game you played because your mom wouldn't let you play Mortal Kombat".

Many times when companies that are not directly associated with the fighting game community give their input on titles like Street Fighter, it becomes very quickly apparent that their knowledge of the game goes about as deep as "I played it when I was growing up."

Smosh have a reputation for hitting the nail on the head with HGT, and they live up that reputation in their spot-on analysis of everything Street Fighter.

Their jokes are ones that you'd hear within the inner circles of the FGC, such as the excess of different versions for SF games, online lag and Capcom's overtly stereotypical characters. Hit the jump below to see Honest Game Trailers' take on Street Fighter.

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London arcade pleads for help from the community after £5,000 worth of gaming goods are stolen

Anyone lucky enough to have, or have had, the privilege of attending a modern arcade will know that competing with the leisure of online gaming is not an easy business.

Often times these arcades are the glue that hold pockets of the fighting game community together, and so when tragedy such as yesterday's burglary at Heart of Gaming in North Acton, London occurs, it's devastating.

Over £5,000, about $7,800, worth of next generation consoles and monitors were taken from the arcade. The owners of HoG have started a GoFundMe in an attempt to compensate for their losses.

If you can sympathize, and are able to contribute in any way, please help out your fellow community members in their season of struggle. While this is certainly an instance characterized by negativity and loss, let's look at it more so as a time of opportunity to show off a strong presence of community.

Thank you to Jimmy The Cow, SonOfABtchStick and an anonymous tipper for the submissions.

Which game was the most watched on Sunday? Peak viewer totals for EVO 2015's main stage during grand finals collected

This year's EVO was not just high quality in terms of the amazing matches that were seen between all of the games played, but it also set a precedent in terms of stream viewership. Viewer counts were very high throughout the weekend, and now that the weekend has ended, it proves interesting to go back and see how each game fared during the busiest day, Sunday.

Viewer totals for the main stage games were collected and compiled at peak viewership between the Twitch and Topanga streams, to show the true viewership for each title.

Hit the jump to see how each game did.

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Street Fighter 5 beta codes are already becoming available, download the game now

Updated: Capcom stated that Sony will be sending out codes for European users on Thursday, July 23rd, at 3 p.m. BST.

Though the beta for Street Fighter 5 is not slated to be officially playable until this Thursday, lasting until Tuesday the 28th, codes for beta access are already being circulated. Those who have pre-ordered the game from GameStop, Amazon, Best Buy, or the PlayStation Network should have gained access to a code as of yesterday, July 20th.

What exactly does this mean for you? If you get your hands on a code, you can begin downloading the 1.4 gigabyte file now, so you'll be ready to go come game time.

We've actually done so ourselves, and reached the point of launching the game, though we were eventually stopped by an "unable to play SF5 beta right now" message. Just a friendly heads up so you don't get too excited like we did.

Hit the jump for more details to help you get ready for the SF5 beta.

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'Online is the future of Street Fighter' - Daily Dot Esports interviews Matt Dahlgren on all things Street Fighter 5

During EVO 2015, Daily Dot Esports got an interview with Matt Dahlgren, Capcom's director of marketing and esports. In this interview, a ton of information about Street Fighter 5 and Capcom's processes involving it's development is discussed.

A couple examples are that there will be some cosmetic DLC options that will not be earn-able with in game currency, and that Street Fighter 5's roster is tied closely to fan desires.

Hit the jump for more details on the interview, and the interview itself.

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Figures, netcode details, merchandise, Windows 10, and more - Watch the full Killer Instinct panel from EVO 2015

Now that EVO is over, for those of us who couldn't make it out, we can finally witness the different panels from the event. Full of interesting tidbits about the game and it's development, the Killer Instinct panel is a treat to watch.

One of these tidbits is that the game internally runs at 90 FPS, to constantly hold 60 FPS online as well as offline. A lot of new upcoming merchandise is also showcased, as well as a breakdown of the upcoming character Shadow Jago, who looks insanely fleshed out and unique.

An enormous question and answer section is also included, which contains a ton of information concerning the game.

Hit the jump to see the panel.

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Ono will be making an appearance at Hong Kong Anicon & Games with Street Fighter 5 in tow, teases potential new details

Adding to the list of atypical events Capcom has been bringing Street Fighter 5 to this year, Ono announced that he will be attending Hong Kong Anicon & Games with Street Fighter 5, making it playable at the event. Said event takes place this weekend, from the 24th to the 26th.

Of course, it wouldn't be Ono without a tease, with him claiming "We announced Necali as a new character for SFV...We already have preparation for the next!". Besides the potential for new details at this event, it'd be nice to see a new build of the game with Necali playable for people to get their hands on.

Do you think we'll hear any new details of note out of this event? Sound off in the comments.

Tip submitted by Firemadeprime.

Sources: Yoshinori Ono's Facebook, Yoshinori Ono's Twipple


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