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Salty Conflict Online, Super Street Fighter 4 AE Peaceful Jay stream

Salty Conflict Online, Super Street Fighter 4 AE Peaceful Jay stream The Salty Conflict Online tournament for Super Street Fighter 4 Arcade Edition has returned for another week of action.

BrokenTier|Latif (playing under the name K Mada), iPeru, Ramen Addict, Weird Neo DRS|NashFan and others are all scheduled to compete today. Latif is coming in hot after his 2nd place finish at EVO 2011 in SSF4 AE, but Peaceful Jay's weekly stream for a $100 cash prize is known to attract some very talented players.

The tournament officially starts at 6 p.m. PDT / 9 p.m. EDT. For a live look at the action, hit the link below.

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Street Fighter 4: Vanilla was awesome - Leftovers & extended cuts

Error1 and Desk provided some extra footage from their extremely awesome Street Fighter 4: Vanilla was awesome video that premiered at EVO 2011. Check out the embed below.

Tip from DK_Brawler.

Roundup: Marvel vs. Capcom 3 Doom combo breakdown and Amaterasu cosplay

Roundup: Marvel vs. Capcom 3 Doom combo breakdown and Amaterasu cosplay

• A Doom combo breakdown was uploaded a while back. It explains Doom's BnB every step of the way and gives tips as well. Tip sent in by Bullitt23.

• Bakuhakubasugasu uploaded a video demonstrating that SJC's can be performed by rapidly pressing up and down. This could create some interesting overhead situations. Tip sent in by Rafael2487 and Fawaz.

• Kamuimoon uploaded a combo video showcasing some high damage combos in MVC3 involving Trish, Doctor Doom, Haggar, and Iron Man.

• An Amaterasu cosplay build was posted onto practicalevil.com. It's pretty good and something you could always try if your dog wants to comply. Tip sent in by Rafael2487.

XUpYourGameX: $200 stream prize for 100 wins

XUpYourGameX: $200 stream prize for 100 wins XUYGX is putting up a $200 cash prize for the first person to win 100 matches on their SSFIV AE stream. It's not clear if it has to be a win streak or not, but its still worth a shot if you have the time. The stream is held only on PSN so XBL players will have to sit this one out unless they own both consoles. Hit the jump to view the stream.

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SSFIV AE: Gouken OS technology and montage

Phunkism and Stiffler2100 both uploaded Gouken videos recently to their YouTube channels. Phunkism came out with some option-select technology for Gouken to deal with backdashing and certain reversals using the EX Hurricane Kick. Stiffler created a montage of himself playing and catching people with Gouken's mix-ups and tricks. Hit the jump for Stiffler's montage.

Also, you can check out Stiffer's excellent SSF4 AE guide to Gouken here on the EventHubs.com forums.

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Ono talks about where the Street Fighter franchise is headed

Ono offered some enlightening details about the future of the Street Fighter franchise in an interview with ScrewAttack, saying that Capcom doesn't want to wait like they did previously with SF4 before releasing Street Fighter 5 and 6. He also said they want to continue updating their older titles and rebalancing so people can keep playing them.

Yoshinori talked about splitting up the franchise, with one series more dedicated to the hardcore players and another that would cater more to the casual crowd. Ideally, they'd find a way to merge both, but for right now, heading off in different directions makes more sense.

Also, Ono discusses how the player point and battle point system in SF4 didn't do a good enough job of giving new players a chance to win online, and that having something more like a golf handicap that gives new players a slight advantage over experienced competitors could work.

This is a very interesting video, as Ono is talking about what we might see in upcoming fighting games from Capcom. You should watch this.

What do you think of Ono's ideas on the future of Street Fighter? Leave a comment below with your thoughts.

Tip from Jerky_Macface.

Super Street Fighter 4 AE comeback compilation ep. #24 by LiangHuBBB

A new comeback compilation from LiangHuBBB is online now. This has some well known players, and some not as well known, all staging ripostes in Super Street Fighter 4 Arcade Edition.

Tip from Chris0419.

GodsGarden 4 player and tournament details finalized

GodsGarden 4 player and tournament details finalized Makaveli2004 and sf4maniac did the favor of writing up the information for the next GodsGarden tournament. For those who don't know, GodsGarden 4 is a 16-man SSF4 AE event based in the arcades that features a long lineup of great Japanese players.

There will be a 64-man qualifier initially, and then the final four qualifiers from that will go on to face on twelve players who met different qualifications. The invited list from an online poll includes:
  • Fuudo (Fei Long)
  • MCZ|Daigo (Yun)
  • Nemo (Yang)
  • MCZ.TTC|Tokido (Akuma)
  • YHC-Mochi (Dhalsim)
  • Hori|Sako (Yang)
  • Kazunoko (Yun)
  • Haitani (Makoto)
  • eLive|RF (Sagat)
  • Uryo (Sakura)
Momochi has won GodsGarden's PSN online tournament qualifier to get in with his Yun, fighting his way through a 300-person bracket. There is one Kansai qualifier for another spot on August 14th, with Mago and Poongko(rumored) to be in attendance.

GG4 takes place on August 20th-21st at Loft A, Tokyo. There will be a stream available. Character choice is locked, and the tournament is double elimination.

Poongko PSN replay collection from XUpYourGameX

An anonymous user sent in a whole set of replays from XUpYourGameX's YouTube Channel. They all cover Poongko playing on PSN and doing what he does best. You'll also notice the amount of PP he has accumulated in proportion to his BP. The replays are of great quality and it's always great to see the Seth master at work. Hit the jump for a plethora of videos.

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EVO 2011: Third Strike Online Edition panel footage by G4TV

G4TV has uploaded 40 minutes of footage from the Third Strike: Online Edition panel at EVO 2011. Moderated by Special Combat Adviser Seth Killian, the panelists included members of the Third Strike team such as Derek Neal (Lead Producer of Third Strike OE), Christian Svensson (Senior VP at Capcom USA), Neo G.(Original Battle Director of Third Strike), and Dave Lang (Producer of online features in Third Strike OE).

Sent in anonymously.

Complexity Insider's Interview with Latif - EVO2k11

An interview with BT|Latif was uploaded to compLexityINSIDER's YouTube channel. coL.CC|Gootecks interviewed him after EVO had wrapped up and he asked him many questions about his difficult matches throughout EVO.

Tip sent in by an anonymous user.

Excellent Adventures: Season 3 Ep. 11 - NO RESPECT

The newest episode of Excellent Adventures is up from the Cross Counter squad. It's a continuation from episode 10 featuring Poongko and Flash Metroid.

Continuing from the last Excellent Adventure with Flash Metroid and Poongko... do Gootecks and Mike Ross have the guts to follow up after Poongko's outrageous random play?

Tip from Balloon, Trubbz, Waiching, and neoWhite.

UMVC3: Maximilian's gameplay breakdown part 3

Maximilian uploaded another UMvC3 breakdown. He talks about how certain characters were changed, Ghostrider, and mashing supers all while UMvC3 footage is playing in the backdrop. It's a very interesting watch and a few noticeable game-play changes can be seen in the background. This includes a very noticeable health drop in Sentinel.

Tip sent in by InitialR, Rainstereo, Rafael2487, Demon Dethchase, dmosesjr, and alexx562.

Seth Killian, Derek Neal demo Street Fighter 3 Online Edition for GameSpot

GameSpot got a whopping 30+ minute demo of Street Fighter 3 Third Strike from Capcom's Seth Killian and Derek Neal.

Derek plays on the stick in the background and while Seth is dishing the knowledge, you get to see a lot of the game's modes and what is has to offer. Notable stuff includes:

• The Battle log saves the last 100 matches.

• You get to see the Handicap Trials, including one where your character starts with almost no health.

• Video of the combo trials are included, and they work a lot like the ones in the SF4 series.

• The Save State feature is demoed, where if there's a certain set of circumstances you want to flash back to, like Ryu being an inch off the ground, you can jump right back to that state with the touch of a button over and over again.

This of course recaps a lot of previously covered ground, but if you're hyped about the game and it's various modes, it's a good way to see things in action before its released.

Tip from Rafael2487.

3 Green Bars series 3 trailer from CptMunta

CptMunta sent in the trailer for series 3 of 3 Green Bars. This is a YouTube travel log that looks at fighting game communities around the globe, but this time around CptMunta will focus on places a little closer to home like Melbourne, Australia and Christchurch and Auckland, New Zealand.

Also submitted by Rafael2487.


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