The Street Fighter series' low point - Street Fighter: The Movie

Earlier this week, GregaMan on Capcom-Unity made a blog post discussing the Street Fighter series low point. That low point being Street Fighter: The Movie, that was released in 1994 starring none other than Jean-Claude Van Damme himself.

Here's a bit from the article, hit the jump to see more and video showing the super combos for the game.

Street Fighter: The Movie (the game) So back in 1994, American culture was in a pretty weird place. With the '80s well behind us but still a distinct memory, people were more or less open to anything that didn't immediately remind them of the '80s. Dave Matthews took the nation by storm with his unique brand of whatever-rock, Jim Carrey contorted his face all the way to the top of the box office, and The Flintstones came roaring back in the form of a live action movie.

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Injustice: Gods Among Us - Short Nightwing, Cyborg, Flash and Harley Quinn character demos

IGN has posted some character walkthroughs for Injustice: Gods Among Us by Hector Sanchez a producer for the game. Up first is Nightwing and Cyborg, then after the jump you can see a Flash and Harley Qunn video.

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Maximilian's Retro Assist Me! Reveal trailer - Tutorials for Marvel vs. Capcom and Marvel Super Heroes

Maximilian has uploaded a trailer for his new series Retro Assist Me. Max, Doom and Wesker will teach you characters in Marvel Super Heroes and Marvel vs. Capcom both in the upcoming release of Marvel vs. Capcom Origins.
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Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 winners, losers and grand finals from Summer Jam 6 featuring Chris G, IFC Yipes and Fanatiq

Team Spooky has finished uploading all of the Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 matches from Summer Jam 6.

Below will be the winners, losers and grand final sets featuring FC|NYChrisG, BT|IFC Yipes and AGE|Fanatiq. There is also an interview with the winner of the tournament. If you missed out the finals for Super Street Fighter 4 Arcade Edition v2012 and Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 team tournament you can check them out as well.

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FilthieRich demos P-Jack, Tiger Jackson, Forest Law, Alex and more Tekken Tag Tournament 2

GameSpot has uploaded 4 new character demonstrations for Tekken Tag Tournament 2 where FilthieRich goes over P-Jack, Tiger Jackson, Alex, Forest Law, Ancient Ogre, Michelle Change, Angel and Kunimitsu.

He also goes over the game's training mode, shows some new costumes and even discusses some new moves for the previously listed characters.

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EventHubs asks: What should Capcom do to improve Street Fighter X Tekken? Developer notes overview

Street Fighter X Tekken has undergone a number of changes since it was released back in March of this year. From nerfing various gems, to balance changes for the entire roster. Yet, the developers and some members of the community still want additional tweaks.

Time over problems seem to be the top complaint at the moment, but other things like Pandora being too weak, accidentally triggering Quick Combos, neon colors, and a few other issues have come up within the community.

We wanted to recap developer statements Capcom has made about the future of SFxT, but also get reader feedback on what they think should be done with the title — mostly working within the parameters that the development team has said they're looking at.

As such, we've went over notable statements from the SFxT staff and would like to hear your thoughts on the future of this franchise in the comments area below. Hit the jump to check everything out.

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Updated: Nariko and Sir Daniel reveal trailers for PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale

Updated: Sony put up official reveal trailers for Nariko and Sir Daniel this morning, which include notes on both character's histories and play styles for PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale.
Hit the jump to check out Sir Daniel's reveal trailer, along with details on both fighters.

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Dieminion picked up Guile because he wasn't well represented, felt he could beat people who picked top tier to try and win quickly

Hold Back to Block did a series of interviews at GVN Summer Jam 6 with notable names and top players in the fighting game community, with two of the stand outs being BrokenTier's Dieminion and Detroit's WolfKrone.

Dieminion explains why he picked up Guile, and offers some of his thoughts on why he's had success with him. After the jump there's an embed of the WolfKrone interview, where he discusses his selection of C. Viper and why he plays on a pad instead of a joystick.

• Dieminion started playing Guile because he wasn't well known or represented at the time he picked him up, and wanted to see how far he could take him.

• He said that people don't think about the longevity of a game and flock to top tier characters because they just want to win fast, but they don't think about character specialists who make it hard on them in the long run, that was his mentality behind playing Guile.

• On the subject of Street Fighter X Tekken, he feels the community pre-judges too quickly, and there's a lot left to explore in the title that hasn't even been out for a year.

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Weekly event listings August 31 - September 6, 2012

Weekly event listings August 31 - September 6, 2012 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.

• Curitiba, Brazil: Treta Armageddon Brazil Championship, September 1 - 2. Players expected to be in attendence include MCZ|Tokido, AVM|Gamerbee and Combofiend. A live stream will be provided by SuperChamps.

• San Francisco, California: Southtown Arcade Season 5 Ranbats - No Mercy Fridays 5.2, Saturday Night Snapback 5.3 and Real Honest Sundays 5.3, August 31 - September 2. A live stream can be found on the IPlayWinner Twitch TV stream.

• Dallas, Texas: The Upper-Cut Championship, August 31 - September 2. BoomGorillas will be handling the streaming duties.

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Tekken Tag Tournament 2 North America and Europe pre-order bonuses, We Are Tekken edition listed

Tekken Tag Tournament 2 North America and Europe pre-order bonuses, We Are Tekken edition listed if you're looking to pre-order Tekken Tag Tournament 2, we have compiled the list of the bonuses that you will get based off what NamcoBandai has released in multiple trailers.

Pre-ordering from GameStop will net you everything listed, however, it is currently unknown if pre-ordering from other avenues will get you the same bonuses.

Hit the jump to see the North America and Europe bonuses along with the trailer specifically made for that area.

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Quick 5 minute look at Tekken Takes Tokyo, the Tekken Tag Tournament 2 pre-order bonus documentary

GameTrailers has posted a 5 minute excerpt clip from the Tekken Tag Tournament 2 special documentary Tekken Takes Tokyo. This will give you a good example of what you can expect from the 50minute documentary that comes with pre-orders of the game.

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Capcom Taiwan Street Fighter 25th anniversary tournament Street Fighter X Tekken top 3 matches and 2 vs. 2 exhibition

IPlayWinner has uploaded replays from the Capcom Taiwan Street Fighter 25th anniversary tournament of Street Fighter X Tekken. Below will be the winners final, losers final and grand final matches featuring TH|Poongko, AVM|GamerBee and WW|Infiltration, followed by an exhibition 2 vs. 2 MCZ|Mago and MCZ|Tokido facing off against GamerBee and Kayo Police.

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Updated: Big Two #42 featuring Persona 4: Arena, Super Street Fighter AE v2012 and UMvC3 by Team Spooky stream archive and results

Updated: Big Two #42 featuring Persona 4: Arena, Super Street Fighter AE v2012 and UMvC3 by Team Spooky stream archive and results Updated: The stream archive and results have been added into the story after the jump.

Tonight's Big Two #42 is being streamed again tonight by Team Spooky from The Next Level arcade in Brooklyn, New York.

They will be streaming Persona 4: Arena, Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 and Super Street Fighter 4 Arcade Edition v2012 over on TwitchTV.

Brackets will be available on Next Level's Challonge.

Hit the jump to check out the stream.

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Alex Valle, Wolfkrone, Ryan Hunter, Acqua, Ike Takeda and more Street Fighter X Tekken matches

Ssf4evo has uploaded a little over two hours of Street Fighter X Tekken matches. Matches from both ranked and endless are here which feature a ton of great players including Ryan Hunter, LU|Alex Valle, PxG|Ike Takeda, Acqua, Wolfkrone and many more.

Hit the jump to check out more matches.

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Japanese SF 25th anniversary tournament finals held at Nico Video's high tech venue on pay-per-view stream

The finals for the Japanese 25th anniversary Street Fighter tournament will be held at Nicofarre on October 20, 2012. The name of the venue might sound familiar to many of you, as it's owned by Nico Nico (Nico Video).

Nicofarre is reported to be Japan's most luxurious event hall used exclusively for streaming, with walls and ceilings made up of LED displays which show comments and images of the action. You can pay to make a comment of yours glow and stand out for 10 yen. Viewers from home can also change camera angles to take in the action from a different perspective, among other amenities for people who are on location.

Take a look at a few images of the locale to paint a better picture.


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Capcom's 25th Anniversary tournament finals in Japan will mark the first time this venue is used for a fighting game tournament, but unfortunately this will also be a pay-per-view only stream, with people who want to get in the door only being let in if they're on the invitation list.

If you're wondering how much this costs to rent this venue with all of the awesome amenities, you're looking at about 2 million yen or about $25,000 USD.

Still, this is a fairly different setup and experience than we typically see in the fighting game community, so it'll be interesting to see what they cook up in conjunction with Capcom for the tournament finals.

Details and information from Beast Note.

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