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EVO 2011 Marvel vs. Capcom 3 5v5 teams picked

EVO 2011 Marvel vs. Capcom 3 5v5 teams picked Team Sp00ky streamed the EVO 2011 Marvel vs. Capcom 3 5 vs. 5 draft, hosted by Gootecks.

EG|Justin Wong, West Coast and TS|NerdJosh, East Coast, are the captains and picked their squads.

Hit the jump to check out who's on which team.

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Weekly event listings July 29 - Aug. 4, 2011

Weekly event listings July 29 - Aug. 4, 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.

• Las Vegas, Nevada: Evolution Fighting Game Championships 2011, July 29 - 31. The world's biggest fighting game tournament is taking place this weekend. This is an absolute can't miss event and Team Sp00ky x iPlayWinner will be hosting the stream all weekend long for viewers at home. Catalyst and Nyoro will also be in attendance providing additional coverage here on the front page of EventHubs, logging the results and gathering lots of other information about the event. You can check out the master schedule here. 8 a.m. PDT start time on Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. PDT start time Sunday.

• West Bloomfield, Michigan: Gamerz Lounge EVO 2K11 Party, July 31 - August 1.

• Cleveland, Ohio: Console Combat kick off of tournament season 1, July 31.

• Clifton, New Jersey: SSF4 AE, MvC3, MK9 Tourney, July 30.

• Cincinnati, Ohio: Rocket Punch 2, July 30 - 31.

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The Excellent Asian Adventures of Xian and Zhi Ep. 1: Fusion!

Xian and Zhi begin their own excellent adventure. This excellent adventure is a little different though since they plan to play against the best as much as possible while picking their best characters. They roll through the competition and play against some well known names while giving the people some commentary. It's reminiscent of the early episodes done by Gootecks and Mike Ross and is just as enjoyable.

Here's a direct quote from the description.

The CC:Asia team log onto Japanese Xbox Live to hunt Grand Master T.Hawks for PP points, when they run into the bastard lovechild of Mago and Daigo. Can Dragonball Fusion save the day??

Tips sent in by Shffl, Traaapt, SAMURAI, and neoWhite.

Super Street Fighter 4 AE retail sells 300,000, basically meets sales goal

Super Street Fighter 4 AE retail sells 300,000, basically meets sales goal In a financial report released by Capcom today, they stated that the retail release of Super Street Fighter 4 Arcade Edition sold 300,000 units in about a week's time. It doesn't appear that DLC numbers were given in the report, but Capcom mentioned that the title, "basically achieved projected sales."

It's hard to compare these current sales numbers with their previous fighters, as the DLC release was available long before the retail version, and the retail sales numbers for the game are only for a short period of time.

Regardless, it sounds like Super Street Fighter 4 Arcade Edition performed reasonably well.

The company also reported a 37 percent decrease in sales, but despite that, their net income increased by $4.35 million. Basically, it sounds like Capcom as a company is still doing pretty well, and their fighting games are selling at a nice pace, which is good news for us in the community.

Sources: Joystiq, Capcom financial reports 1 & 2 (.pdf).

Sentinel Marvel vs. Capcom 3 combo video from UGG-SIN2

The combo video train today keeps rolling with a new production by UGG-SIN2. Watch the Rocket Punch and Hard Drive shenanigans he pulls in this combo video closely as most of these combos are actually practical in a real match. Uploaded on the SMOAI2010 channel.

Tip from ChunLiSexBeast.

EVO 2011 player highlights by YogaFlame24

In preparation for the upcoming EVO 2011 event, Yogaflame24 sent in a collection of videos showing off the best of the confirmed EVO attendees. DMG|PR Balrog, BROKENTIER|Latif, TTC|Tokido and EG|Momochi are among the players represented in these videos. Hit the jump to catch them all.

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Super Street Fighter 4 AE: Stylish Blanka combos by VaDTEAM

As their starter video, VaDTEAM has created a combo video for Blanka that shows some bizarre combos, including Ultra 2 juggles in the corner, close standing Hard Kick into Super and close standing Medium Punch into Ultra 1.

Tip from Moah.

Marvel vs. Capcom 3: Flashy combo featuring Spencer/Doom/Hulk

Batasantk uploaded a Youtube version of a Nicodouga MvC3 combo that stars Spencer, Doom, and Hulk. this runs through 5 bars of meter, X-Factor and mounts up to around 6.2 million damage. The best part about the video is the different combos the creator performs with each character, especially Spencer.

Tip from Luna.

G4TV breaks down Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3's new cast

Ernie Moreno and Donell Tucker from G4TV posted some Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 footage where they offer opinions and a breakdown of Ghost Rider, Hawkeye, Firebrand and Strider in the new game. This is a solid 17 minute clip with some interesting opinions and it's nice to see the action in the background as well while these two are talking.

Tip from Alex_MMorales.

Wednesday Night Fights Summer Edition finale stream by Offcast

Wednesday Night Fights Summer Edition finale stream by Offcast Offcast and the rest of the folks at Level|Up X Tournament Legacy are back with another episode of Wednesday Night Fights: Summer Edition. This will be the finale for the summer run of WNF.

HumanBomb, Naruga, Carnage, HeavyWeapons and Somniac, all from Australia are the special guests planning on heading on to EVO, but they will also be participating in today's tournament. They'll join many top players from the southern California region.

Super Street Fighter 4 Arcade Edition, Marvel vs. Capcom 3 and Mortal Kombat 9 are the scheduled games. For a live look at the action, hit the jump.

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Roundup: Marvel vs. Capcom 3 Event 45 unlocked and SFIII app

Roundup: Marvel vs. Capcom 3 Event 45 unlocked and SFIII app

• Event 45 : Power Match 02 was unlocked yesterday. The title is One Hit Kill and the event specifics are finish an arcade 1-on-1 battle with vitality recovering only slightly between battles. Title unlocked: One Hit Kill.

• Play Arts Kai has released a small line of Street Fighter figures. Tip sent in by Safer_Dario.

• A SFIII: Third Strike app has been made for the iPhone. It's a down-loadable guide you can take anywhere for any of your SFIII questions. Tip sent in by Chris.

• Deadpool's new costume has been revealed. Hit the link for the article and the picture. Tip sent in by Alex_Morales.

• Have you ever wondered if your light switch be modded with Sanwa parts? Hit the link for a look at the result.

Street Fighter X Tekken and Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 Comic-Con archives

Capcom Unity uploaded on their YouTube channel the archives for the streams that they had running at Comic-Con. The game play isn't top tier, but this is a great way to check out all of the SFxT game mechanics in action. The Marvel archive allows you a better view of what has changed since the last iteration. These are must see videos to analyze game play or if you happened to miss the Comic-Con streams. Hit the jump for UMvC3.

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Ono disconfirms Anna, Street Fighter X Tekken's devs discuss new cast members

Ono disconfirms Anna, Street Fighter X Tekken's devs discuss new cast members Updated: Yoshinori Ono has disconfirmed Tekken's Anna from SFxT, citing that the battle director didn't want to have her in the game. He reiterated that Dan won't be included either, as he was killed in one of the early trailers for the game. Ono later added that he's a fan of Paul.

Capcom-Unity has a new blog entry from the Street Fighter X Tekken developers covering the newest cast members, Poison, Steve, Dhalsim and Yoshimitsu. There are multiple screen shots and a bit of information about all four fighters. Here's a grab to get you going, hop the link to see everything.

Finally, the secret character in the sixth teaser movie is Steve! He’s Hwoarang’s official tag partner! This two cool fighters have teamed up, one with adept punches, the other with swift kicks! Just imagining it makes my heart pitter patter!

↑Steve avoids an attack and counters! In Tekken, Steve performed this special move by pressing LK+RK. In Street Fighter X Tekken, you can perform the same move by pressing LK and MK at the same time!

We didn’t just reveal new characters today though; we also unleashed a deluge of information regarding the battle system!

Tip from Zelgadiszero.

Video archive of Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 Niitsuma interview from Comic-Con 2011

The YouTube video archive of Ryota Niitsuma's interview concerning Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 is now live from the Capcom-Unity crew. This bit is over 40 minutes long and there's a ton of good information inside if you didn't catch it the first time around.

If you prefer the cliff notes version, check out this older story here.

Ono elaborates a bit on Street Fighter X Tekken's net code, not GGPO or Street Fighter 4

Ono elaborates a bit on Street Fighter X Tekken's net code, not GGPO or Street Fighter 4 Street Fighter X Tekken will not be using the current GGPO's or the Street Fighter 4 series' net code, Capcom's Yoshinori Ono mentioned recently on SiliconEra.

"There are still some kinks that we’re working out with the netcode. I can tell you officially were not using the actual GGPO netcode that you know and love in its current form," Ono answered.

"I can also say it is not using the Street Fighter IV netcode as is. There are going to be distinct changes and improvements. I can’t talk about those improvements or the system right now. Think of this as I’m throwing a worm on a hook and I’m going to reel you back in so you’ll come back and talk to us again!"

Ono is definitely dancing around the subject here. From the above, and past statements, what do you think he has up his sleeve? A variation of Street Fighter 4's net code, something based off of GGPO, a unique approach entirely or a mix of all three? Leave a comment below with your thoughts.

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