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Some of these Cammy and Chun-Li cosplays are so perfect they almost look like figurines

Cammy and Chun-Li are two of the most common Street Fighters you'll see in the cosplay world, but the work done by Oniksiyasofinikum and Maywolf here stands apart from the rest.

These two artists have blown us away with their ability to portray these old favorites in such an engaging fashion. Some of the photos look so perfect, we had to double take to make sure they weren't figurines.

Take a look for yourself in the gallery below:

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Sources: oniksiyasofinikum and maywolf.

Hagejin would love to play against Snake Eyez to see how good he is - Talks Topanga League, Zangief as a character, Street Fighter 5 and more

Note: This interview was conducted in Japanese and subsequently translated by the interviewer.

Since we've just gotten a batch of new people qualified for the 5th Topanga A League, we reached out to get some interviews.

Our second interview is with Zangief master Hagejin, who touches upon his reasons for picking Zangief, how he'll try to overcome bad matchups in the A League, answers what he'd expect from a battle between himself and RB|Snake Eyez and more.

Here's a snippet to get you started.

MajinTenshinhan: How long have you been playing fighting games, and what fighting games have you taken seriously?

Hagejin: I've been playing fighting games since Street Fighter 2 came out (1991, was it?), so it's been about 24 years now. But I didn't start playing seriously until Street Fighter 4 came out, which was when I started participating in tournaments.

Actually, I used to not participate much in tournaments at all, and just playing in my local arcade and enjoying the feeling of not losing to the people in my area.

Hit the jump for the rest of the interview.

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'Zangief has been dishing out Spinning Pile Drivers for over 20 years' - Check out the Iron Cyclone's Street Fighter 5 trading card and Vine

He's been around since the beginning, and he's certainly not going to miss out on Street Fighter 5. Zangief is back, this time as the "Iron Cyclone," and ready to spin, slam and smash his way to victory.

His trading card looks back through the years at his appearances in Street Fighter 2, Alpha 3 and Street Fighter 4. You can check it out below:

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Hit the jump for Gief's official Street Fighter 5 Vine.

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Fashion fighters will love these artistic 'Ken of Clubs' tees, Ryu socks and beautifully ugly Street Fighter Christmas sweaters from Numskull

If you're going to make a fashion faux pas, at least do it with a top tier Christmas sweater featuring Guile and Cammy.

Numskull has been building their Capcom-themed clothing line with plenty of inspired designs. They offer such accessories as a "Ken of Clubs" playing card shirt, or character country-pride tee shirts.

And if you're one of the few kids that still doesn't have Blanka socks, you can get with the times and join the "in-crowd" by purchasing your own. You can check out a few of these featured items below:

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If you like what you see, head on over to Numskull for their full Capcom catalog.

'I've been practicing Elena because of Smug' - Poongko confesses his reasoning behind picking up Elena

Known primarily for his Seth play, and perhaps some side El Fuerte action, Poongko surprised audiences when he brought out Elena to combat Naraks' C. Viper at a recent tournament.

Core-A Gaming caught up with the FGC's angriest player to ask exactly why the switch to a character with such a different style than Poonko's traditional chaotic offense.

He reveals, somewhat abashedly, that he's actually chosen to play Elena as a counter pick to PIE|Smug's Dudley. According to Poongko, the Seth/Dudley match up is 5-5, but Smug has become a demon for the Korean player, and he feels a change of pace is needed should they meet again in tournament.

You can hear everything Poongko has to say on the matter by clicking the jump below.

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Anti-air st. HK into Critical Art, dash-in combos after Crush Counter, and more: Vesper shows the most useful Cammy combos in Street Fighter 5

Our friend Vesper continues to belt out the Street Fighter 5 tutorial content. Today's lesson plan: a guide to the most practical and effective Cammy combos from the first beta.

This compilation of clips covers a variety of situations from proper anti-air combos to high-damage punishes. Naturally, Vesper doesn't show every single possibility, but we we're treated to five minutes of useful information.

We learn that Cammy can anti-air with her standing heavy kick, and even combo into Critical Art afterward if it's a counter hit. On the ground, if Cammy scores a Crush Counter, she can actually dash in and land a full combo.

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You'll find this Street Fighter 5 Cammy combo guide after the jump.

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'The Dee Jay mindset is to deceive your opponent' - KitasenjuDJ talks Dee Jay's playstyle, Topanga prospects, practicing a rare character and more

Note: This interview was conducted in Japanese and subsequently translated by the interviewer.

Since we've just gotten a batch of new people qualified for the 5th Topanga A League, we reached out to get some interviews.

The third interview in our series is with the impressive KitasenjuDJ, who managed to bring Dee Jay to new competitive heights with his superb performance in this year's Topanga B League. In this interview, he covers topics such as why he chose Dee Jay as a character, how he goes about finding tech and training with the character, his prospects in the Topanga A League and more.

You'll find a snippet below to get you started.

MajinTenshinhan: Dee Jay is considered a pretty weak character by most players. Why did you choose to use Dee Jay, and how good do you feel he is compared to other characters in Ultra Street Fighter 4?

KitasenjuDJ: Before covering why I chose to pick Dee Jay, I'd have to go in to why I picked T. Hawk, who I was using at first. At the very beginning, I tried playing the original Street Fighter 4 a little bit with Ryu, but since that was my very first fighting game I had difficulty with combos and I didn't understand footsies very well so I ended up quitting pretty quickly.

However, when Super Street Fighter 4 came along and new characters were added, I met T. Hawk. T. Hawk felt like he had more freedom than his fellow grappler Zangief, and his combos were easy to do, so he was a perfect simple character for a beginner like myself. Because of this character, I was able to start having fun with the game.

KitasenjuDJ's response continues after the jump.

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As New York Comic Con approaches, Jason Laboy shares some of his best cosplay photographs of 2015

New York Comic Con kicks off in just two days, and a Cosplay Culture photographer by the name of Jason Laboy has posted quite a few examples of his work with cosplay models over this year.

From Street Fighter, Marvel vs. Capcom, Mortal Kombat and more, check out Jason's 2015 collection.

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EGX 2015 results ft. Luffy, Ryan Hart, Problem X, Valmaster

Update: This story has been updated with final results.

While The Call of Ragnarok is going over in Norway, we have EGX 2015 happening in Birmingham, United Kingdom. This event is a Capcom Pro Tour ranking event, and a lot of UK players have shown up to grab the points.

You can expect to see MD|Luffy, FA|Ryan Hart, KIG|Problem X, YP|Valmaster, BX3TPL|Phenom, UM|ImStillDaDaddy, WSO|Deku Andreas, Gonzales, Melty|Cuongster, IND|Pro Fluke, Rize|Infexious, BTM|Hurricane237, UM|Tyrant, Melty|Will2Pac, UM|RMZ, UM|Isam, Packz, Afii, ECO|Ninja Shakz, IND|Incognitus and many more.

Streaming duties are being handled by Unequalled Media.

Hit the jump to check out the event.

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Fei Long's super gets red focused, Itazan's beautiful reads, and grand finals ends with 2 seconds to spare: KO Fighting Game Festival highlights

The KO Fighting Game Festival event concluded earlier today. This Ultra Street Fighter 4 premier tournament was packed with incredible moments, tough competition, and of course, a guaranteed spot on the Capcom Cup 2015 line up for the first place winner.

As we typically enjoy doing with any major event, today we have put together a story highlighting some of our favorite moments from the event. Below is the first to get you started.

Editor's note: This story does contain spoilers, so please take caution before proceeding.

Dudebag red focuses all of Fei Long's super

Throughout this event, RZR|Fuudo had been quite fond of hitting Fei Long's crouching medium kick and confirming into super. Unfortunately for him, WTQ8|Dudebag noticed that too.

In the second round of the second game. Fuudo pinned Dudebag's Ken into the corner with a series of strong pokes and Rekka pressure. With his opponent's back against the wall, Fuudo was free to fish for the crouching medium kick - super set up. After the first attempt was blocked, Dudebag knew another would follow right after, and that's when he went for red focus.

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Hit the jump for more awesome KO Fighting Championship highlights.

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The Big House 5 results. Mango, Armada, Mew2King, ZeRo, Hungrybox

Updated: This story has been updated with final results.

Earlier: The Big House 5 is currently underway in Dearborn, Michigan. Running all weekend, we can look forward to three days of amazing Smash Bros. action as one of the biggest Smash events of the year plays out.

Both Super Smash Bros. Melee and Super Smash Bros. Wii U will be played at the event. There will be doubles and singles events for each, and the Melee Crews team tournament will be taking place later today.

Players competing include Alliance|Armada, C9|Mango, Liquid|Hungrybox, COG|Mew2King, PG|Plup, Tempo|Axe, Tempo|Westballz, CLG|PewPewU, WFX|Shroomed, Lucky, SFAT, Fe|MacD, Ice, S2J, HugS, KirbyKaze, FlyAmanita, CT|The Moon, SS|Colbol, Zhu, Fe|Nintendude, Liquid|Chillin, TSM|ZeRo, Liquid|Nairo, DaBuz, PG|Esam, Abadango, Boreal|Ally, PG|MVD, StaticManny, COG|Wizzrobe, IQHQ|Vinnie, NS|Seagull Joe, Fatality, and more.

Brackets can be found here, so you can follow along with the action throughout the event.

Hit the jump to check out the live streams and schedule.

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Win a trip to the Capcom Cup in these two online tournaments; Street Fighter Online Series: Capcom Cup Edition announced

A set of special online tournaments was announced by Capcom earlier this morning. Introducing the Street Fighter Online Series: Capcom Cup Edition.

Capcom and Level|Up are teaming up to run two separate 128-player online Ultra Street Fighter 4 events.

The first is set to take place on October 17th and the second one will follow on November 3rd. The winners of these tournaments will receive a trip to the Capcom Cup at PSX on December 6th (as an attendee, not a competitor).

Both events will be played on the PlayStation 4 version of Ultra Street Fighter 4. You can check out the tournament details after the jump.

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'Zangief seemingly hits Bison with a suggestive part of his body' - VesperArcade breaks down every detail of the Zangief trailer

It has now been a couple of days since the Zangief trailer has been unveiled and many of us are still trying to dissect anything we can from the trailer. VesperArcade has provided his dissection of the trailer on Youtube for everyone to see.

During the video, VesperArcade goes into detail as to what he thinks is going on during each interaction. He goes to the extent of comparing a lot of what Zangief appears to have to what the Omega USF4 version of Zangief has.

VesperArcade looks at Zangief's crush counters, his armored attacks, and even goes into detail about what part of Zangief's body that he is hitting the opponent with during some of his attacks.

Keep in mind that this breakdown only looks at what the trailer has shown since Zangief's gameplay outside of the trailer is somewhat scarce at the moment. VesperArcade states that he may create another breakdown video later when more is known about Zangief.

Hit the jump below to check out the breakdown video.

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'I can't believe Ryan Hart is alive, that was over!' - Hart makes one of the sickest comebacks you will see all year

FA|Ryan Hart made one of the most unlikely comebacks you will see all year in Ultra Street Fighter 4 against YBK|KichijoujiKen at the K.O. Fighting Game Festival.

The set started off extremely lopsided, with KichijoujiKen handily defeating Hart's Yun in two straight rounds. Ryan then switched to Sagat, and lost the next round very quickly, barely scoring any damage, leading the commentary team to talk about how bleak things were looking for Hart's chances, as shown in the highlight below.

That all started to change in the next round...

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'What if we, like, played somebody that was gonna watch this?' - We go back to the first Excellent Adventure on the series' 5 year anniversary

October 6th, 2010 was the day of the very first Excellent Adventure. Five years later, Mike and Gootecks boast one of the most popular series in the world of Street Fighter.

With no guests, no player cam and no idea what they were getting into, Mike and Gootecks play Super Street Fighter 4 for 13 minutes. The mood is actually somewhat nonchalant, as Gootecks introduces the show as a bit of an afterthought, not knowing to what heights it would some day reach.

They've come an insanely long way in terms of their approach and execution, but the spirit has always been the same. Watch as the Adventures begin, hilariously dated by comments such as "Have you seen Wall Street? You gotta see it man."

Hit the jump to see Episode one of The Excellent Adventures of Gootecks and Mike Ross.

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