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Street Fighter X Tekken announcements at TGS, more changes for Super Street Fighter 4 AE v2012?

Street Fighter X Tekken announcements at TGS, more changes for Super Street Fighter 4 AE v2012? We'll be getting new details about Street Fighter X Tekken — including new character announcements — at this year's Tokyo Game Show, which runs from Sept. 15 - 18. If Capcom stays true to form, we should also get to see more stuff about Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 there as well.

Yoshinori Ono said that fans will get a new trailer for Street Fighter X Tekken at TGS, so mark your calendars.

Also, Seth Killian mentioned that there are some surprises in store at the Super Street Fighter 4 Arcade Edition v2012 location tests being held in Japan. He made this statement prior to the new balance changes for Cody, Guy and Yang surfacing, but it's still possible there's other stuff that wasn't talked about in the development blogs.

Is that all the updates for those fighters or are there more changes to come for them? — C0r33

Seth Killian: I think the SSFIV AE 2012 live location tests may have some surprises still in store.

Sources: Yoshinori Ono and Seth Killian's Twitter accounts. Submitted by Fawaz.

Street Fighter 3 Online Edition: Match breakdowns with commentary by ReNiC

ReNiC has started posting a very nice video series analyzing Street Fighter 3 Third Strike Online Edition matches on his YouTube channel. He runs back sets with some talented players offering insight into what's happening and what to look for when you're playing.

Below you'll find a game between ReNiC (Alex) and 5 Star (Akuma) but there's one more video currently up on his YouTube channel to view, which covers Q strategies.

Taking it a bit further, there's a new SF3 Third Strike website setup at 3rdstrikeonline.com which links to a lot of solid content as well. If you're a fan of Third Strike, make sure you check this stuff out.

Tip from DMANSLAND.

Street Fighter III: 3sOE character trial videos

Street Fighter III: 3sOE character trial videos Updated: Trials for all 19 characters have been added into this story, all from Vesper Arcade.

Many videos were uploaded recently showing how to perform the new Street Fighter III: Online Edition trials. A majority of them have been uploaded by Vesper Arcade, but feel free to submit any completed set of trials for any character that has not been covered. If you're still having trouble after having watched the videos here's a previous story about the stun glitch that makes the trials much easier. Here's a list of characters from 3s with the trials linked to them.

| Akuma | Alex | Chun-Li | Dudley | Elena | Hugo | Ibuki | Ken | Makoto | Necro | Oro | Q | Remy | Ryu | Sean | Twelve | Urien | Yang | Yun |

Tips sent in by Mythos, xtherisingsunx, Greez, Luna, Rafael2487, Sunnyknight, Gam3fr33k, VashTheSlash, Csteve81, Fawaz, Tyrant and neoWhite.

Updated: YouTube patch for XBL Street Fighter 3 OE, future patch fix notes

Updated: YouTube patch for XBL Street Fighter 3 OE, future patch fix notes Updated: SF3 Online Edition's producer, Derek Neal, posted some future patch notes on Capcom-Unity.

We’re still experiencing some occasional hiccoughs with the XLSP server, so the service might go down intermittently. But it’s up right now, and you can see the videos people have been uploading here:

Upcoming: we have a fix for both the “100 billion % disconnect rate” issue, and the “it takes a long time to get in a ranked match” issue. These fixes, as well as a few more (an issue with Hugo’s trial #2, a stun exploit in trials, etc.), will be making it into our next patch. We will also be raising the online level cap in that patch.

Early next week we should have a better idea of the "go live" date for that update after we submit to Sony and Microsoft.

Further downstream, we’re looking at all of your feedback for potential future updates (beyond the fixes in this post). So, please bear with us as we continue working to make this game even more awesome!

Earlier: A two megabyte patch for the Xbox 360 release of Street Fighter 3 Third Strike Online Edition went live. It added YouTube upload functionality to the game. Here's a link to the official YouTube channel, where your uploads go, which was spotted by Diqbudt.

Also, Event #47 was unlocked for Marvel vs. Capcom 3. This is a free unlocked mode, just like the others. Here are the details.

Event mode #22 — Finish arcade mode while your opponent has permanent hyper armor status (final battle excluded).

Titled unlocked: Cunning Old Fox.

Tips from BigSharkZ, NumberOneTool, Tom K., The Blacktastic, EnvyMask, Macombo John and TFA Djinn.

Capcom streaming live from Penny Arcade Expo

Capcom streaming live from Penny Arcade Expo Capcom has just recently launched their stream at PAX. As of right now Street Fighter X Tekken is on the stream, and it is assumed that they will also be streaming Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 later.

It's unlikely that Capcom will reveal anything today, but it's still good to watch to get a sneak peek at certain character move properties or system quirks. Ibuki, Raven, Hugo and Kuma are included in the newest build of SFxT.

Notified by drewgrimey, SSJ3X, and Glenburg89.

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Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3: Marvel blog updates info on Phoenix alternate colors

The Marvel blog has updated with an explanation of the origins of all of Phoenix's colors in UMvC3. If you like hearing background stories about how certain costumes or colors made it into the game, then this blog is for you.

You can also catch the images below if you want a quick and dirty rundown of the color choices.


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Tip from Gemakai, Alex_MMorales, and BigSharkZ.

Marvel vs. Capcom 3: Spider-Man combo tutorial by Xero

Xero is back from his previous combo video submission with a revealing of his Spider-man combo tricks. He covers tiger knee inputs, jump cancels and other tricks to make Spider-Man combos easier to understand.

Submitted by DR Jam.

Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3: Capcom Unity blog discusses Haggar's alternate colors

Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3: Capcom Unity blog discusses Haggar's alternate colors If you'd like to know why certain colors were picked for Haggar in MvC3 and why other colors were placed in UMvC3 for him, then this new blog update from Capcom Unity is for you. Marvel is supposed to have an update discussing Phoenix's new colors on their blog soon as well.

The blog states that this will be updated quite a number of times to cover all of the characters and the reasoning behind their color schemes.

Capcom and Marvel are colloborating over the next few months to bring you the inside scoop about UMvC3--specifically, exactly where all of these new costumes come from. Every character now has 6 default costumes, and the ones that aren't new have either been re-worked or are stunningly perfect to begin with. To begin with, let's look at Haggar.

Haggar first appeared in Final Fight, beating up the Mad Gear gang while sporting dark green pants, a single brown strap, and a mustache so robust it served as deputy mayor for his entire term in office. Like Firebrand, Haggar didn’t have specific alternate costumes within his canonical history, so the Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 team was able to explore some original concepts specifically for this game.

Tip from Gemakai, Alex_MMorales, and BigSharkZ.

Additional balance changes for Super Street Fighter 4 v2012, AE Japan tourney

Additional balance changes for Super Street Fighter 4 v2012, AE Japan tourney Over on Capcom-Unity new balance changes were posted for Super Street Fighter 4 Arcade Edition v2012, but only for three characters. Here's the run down.

Cody
• Neutral/Forward jump Light Punch active for 10 frames.

Guy
• Increased movement distance on Bushin Goraisenpujin (Ultra 1).
• Increased throw range on Bushin Muso Renge (Ultra 2).

Yang
• Stun changed to 950, down from 1,000.

Also, GregaMan talks about the finalists for the Forces of Summer tournament in Japan, which includes players like MCZ|Mago, MCZ|Tokido, Uryo, Shiro and others and notes on how you can check out the stream on Nico video. Hop the link above to see those details.

Cross Counter Asia ep. #3 - Super Street Fighter 4 AE v2012 analysis

Cross Counter Asia has a new episode up analyzing the proposed changes [Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3] to SSF4 Arcade Edition v2012, and also touching on a few other subjects, like GodsGarden #4 and why Daigo Umehara uses Yun.

This is over an hour long as Zhi and Xian cover a lot of ground here.

Submitted by Miwand.

Weekly event listings August 26 - Sept. 1, 2011

Weekly event listings August 26 - Sept. 1, 2011 If you have an event you'd like to submit, you can add it into the Events area of the forums or you can send it in via the Contact Us form.

• Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Summer Jam 5, August 27 - 28. Live stream by Team Sp00ky on Twitch.tv, noonish EDT start time. This is a huge tournament happening this weekend, you should definitely check this out.

• Seattle, Washington: PAX, August 26 - 28. Capcom will have all of their unreleased games here, including Street Fighter X Tekken and Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3. There will be tournaments and giveaways and the Capcom-Unity crew will be streaming from the show floor.

• Japan: SSF4 AE v2012 official arcade location tests, August 26 - 28.

• PC, Online: Rise of the Web Warrior, SSF4 AE PC tourney, September 1.

• Rancho Cucamonga, California: I.E Saturday Night BattleGrounds, August 27. Also, MK9 RanBat 1.2, August 27. Live stream on Twitch.tv, 2 p.m. PDT start time.

• Grand Rapids, Michigan: The First Michigan Power Glove Tournament, August 2.

• City of Industry, California: Wednesday Night Ranbats, August 31.

• Amarillo, Texas: SSF4 AE tourney, August 26.

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Screen shots of Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3's lobby setup and online match UI

New images of Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3's lobby system, online match user interface were put online recently. In the first image note that you can select either a "Battle" or "Watch" option. The buttons down at the bottom, with Japanese text, offer standard issue commands like returning you to the main menu, bringing up the player's gamercard, etc.

In the second image note how Capcom has infused your rank with their UI, right below the character portraits and also there's a clear indicator to let you know if you're spectating a match. The third picture possibly shows the cover art for the Japanese release of the game, but it could be promo out for something else as well.



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Tip from Ken Aizen, xVEGTR0NIC, Kupowns, Fawaz, Jvenom23 and BigSharkZ.

Roundup: Evil Ryu tricks and Gill's brokenness

Roundup: Evil Ryu tricks and Gill's brokenness

• LordofUltima created another video displaying some miscellaneous Evil Ryu SSF4 AE tricks. It's definitely worth a look at if you want to bust out something crazy in the middle of a match. Tip sent in by throughsilence and Rafael2487.

• Paolomiragli uploaded a video onto YouTube showing exactly why Gill should never be playable. He also uploaded a strange glitch involving the background and Gill.

• Slamman posted a four part (1, 2, 3 and 4) series where he added in the voice's for the characters into the cinematic trailers for Marvel vs. Capcom3. Tip from MINI.

• Antiheroforhire uploaded an exploit for one of the more difficult trials. The video shows how to take advantage of the AI in Trial 5.

Spidey and his amazing friends: Marvel vs. Capcom 3 combo video

Xero posted a sweet Marvel vs. Capcom 3 combo video for Spider-Man featuring a lot of assists and team combos. There's some wild stuff in here and some more practical things as well. Scope it out.

Tip from Chipitalos.

Fei Long coming to Street Fighter 4 Volt in mid-September

It was reported through AndriaSang.com that Fei Long will be added to the iOS release of SF4, titled Street Fighter 4 Volt. He'll be made available in mid-September of this year. Here are a few screens to get you going.


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Tip from Rafael2487 and Brazilanubis3.


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