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Red Bull Kumite 2017 stream feat. Daigo Umehara, Bonchan, Infiltration, Tokido, Phenom, PR Balrog, Nemo, Xiao Hai

Red Bull Kumite 2017 takes place Saturday and Sunday in Paris, France. This is an invitational event, but it's preceded by an open tournament for Street Fighter 5.

The 14 invited competitors are CYG|Daigo Umehara, RB|Bonchan, RZR|Infiltration, FOX|Tokido, BX3|Phenom, CYG|PR Balrog, AW|Nemo, DouyuTV|Xiao Hai, RB|Luffy, MD|Mister Crimson, XYZZY, Gachikun, RIZE|Infexious and RB. They will be joined by two additional players who qualify from the open tournament.

There are streams available in English, French and Japanese. You can find these streams and others in our very handy stream directory, on the right-hand side of the website.

The English stream is embedded below, along with a schedule.

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Momochi goes for a crazy gambit against Daigo, meanwhile Punk does a slow motion teabag, and Fuudo keeps making comebacks - Eleague highlights

The final day of the Street Fighter 5 Eleague event has finally come to an end. We have plenty of highlights to showcase from tonight.

PG|Punk was already looking strong against CYG|PR Balrog being that he was up a game and a round by this point. PR Balrog then decided to go in hard in order to get himself on the board.

Even Punk was kept in the guessing game on these nasty throw loops until the end of the round.


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Eleague Street Fighter 5 results feat. Phenom, Punk, Fuudo, Daigo, PR Balrog

Updated with final results from Eleague: We've updated this story with the final results and battle logs from Street Fighter 5 Eleague.

An absolutely stacked Street Fighter 5 invitational event kicks off in Atlanta, Georgia today. $250,000 USD will be on the line.

Hosted by Turner, the company behind TV networks TNT and TBS, this is a powerhouse production. While the initial offerings will be streamed on Twitch, later parts of the competition will be featured on network television, as well as online.

32 players are competing in the group stage including Liquid|NuckleDu, RZR|Infiltration, RZR|Xian, FOX|Tokido, CYG|Daigo, FOX|Justin Wong, CYG|PR Balrog, Zowie|GamerBee and more.

You can find a complete list of players and the live stream below.

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NuckleDu went from eating T.V. dinners three times a day to having huge success in the FGC - hear his inspirational story

Whenever we think of Liquid|NuckleDu, we tend to think of his awesome play with Guile in Street Fighter 5 and his tendency to teabag opponents whenever he dominates. The Eleague's player profile video showcases a very different aspect of his life.

It is here that we find out about how difficult NuckleDu has had it. He and his family relied a lot on food stamps, for example.

His success in the Street Fighter 5 tournament scene, especially thanks to his Capcom Pro Tour win, caused very positive changes to his life. He went from having T.V. dinners three times a day to going out whenever he wants to nice restaurants with desert.

Of course, he also speaks about the mental aspect of what teabagging does to his opponent's composure. Despite some believing that NuckleDu's motivations for competing are purely monetary, you can still tell he has a passion for eSports.

Even though NuckleDu has already been eliminated from the Eleague competition, we still wanted to highlight his inspirational story.

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Punk uses PR Balrog as a punching bag while enjoying tea and Momochi hopes to be noticed by Daigo - more Eleague images

Looks someone over at Eleague is back at their old antics again with Photoshop. There are a number of impressive images over on the official Eleague Twitter account.

I have to say, these particular images are probably better than what we've seen from them in the past. If you weren't a fan of their previous images, I do recommend taking a look at these to see how they stack up.

This is only a sample of the images that are present on Eleague's Twitter. To get in on the rest of the fun, you'll have to visit their Twitter page.

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We'll keep an eye out for anymore images that pop up on tonight's top 4.

Which one was your favorite? Let us know your thoughts in the comments section.

Source: Eleague Twitter.

Punk and Fuudo unable to compete at Combo Breaker due to Friday pool assignment, conflicts with Eleague playoffs

Two of Street Fighter 5's best players will not be competing at Combo Breaker 2017 this weekend. PG|Punk and GRPT|Fuudo will be unable to attend the Capcom Pro Tour premier event in Illinois due to their participation in the Eleague playoffs today.

Both competitors were assigned pools on day one (Friday) -- which were assigned randomly -- and as a result will not be able to make it in time.

Panda Global took to Twitter to confirm Punk's absence.

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Combo Breaker 2017 early results, stream feat. NuckleDu, Kazunoko, Momochi, GamerBee, Itabashi Zangief, Sako, Justin Wong, Mago, Poongko, Smug, ChrisG

Updating with initial results: We're adding the initial results from Combo Breaker 2017 into this story. Keep checking back for more updates.

Combo Breaker 2017 is a Capcom Pro Tour premier event taking place this weekend in St. Charles, Illinois. This is an absolutely stacked competition, and is bringing in competitors from multiple countries around the globe.

Notable Street Fighter 5 players scheduled to compete include Liquid|NuckleDu, GGP|Kazunoko, FOX|Momochi, Zowie|GamerBee, DNG|Itabashi Zangief, HORI|Sako, FOX|Justin Wong, Mago, Poongko, Smug, EG|NYChrisG, Rise|Marn, Mouz|Problem X, CO|Go1, GFuel|Verloren, EG|K-Brad, YouDeal|Yukadon, Circa|LPN, SPY|Filipino Champ, RB|Snake Eyez, Talon|Xiaobao, CO|Dogura, EG|Ricki Ortiz, Mouz|CCL, WFX|801 Strider, F3|Alucard, Noble|Vagabond, Flash, Stupendous, WBG|CJ Truth, WFX|XSK Samurai, PandaTV|Dark Jiewa, NS|Ludovic, Commander Jesse, among others.

Not only with the SF5 competition be hot, but Injustice 2 and Guilty Gear Xrd REV 2 is sure to be lit as well, and fans of other titles will have quite a bit to chose from in terms of what to watch.

You can find the live streams and scheduling information below.

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6,800 Fight Money up for grabs in this week's Street Fighter 5 missions - here's how to complete 'No Work and All Play' and the others

Street Fighter 5's latest missions are live and this week players can earn an extra 6,800 Fight Money by completing all four.

As always, there are three straightforward challenges and one that requires a bit of digging. "No Work and All Play" is this week's cryptic mission and though it is one that we've already seen before, we'll be telling you how to complete it as a recap and an "in case you missed it."

Check out this week's list of missions below.

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Red Hood's gameplay debut coming this Sunday, tune into Combo Breaker to check out Injustice 2's next DLC fighter

If you're itching to see Injustice 2's next DLC character in action, you won't have to wait long. Red Hood's gameplay debut will be taking place this Sunday.

Creative Director at NetherRealm Studios, Ed Boon, took to Twitter yesterday to announce that the new footage would be aired during Combo Breaker. "Game Play trailer for Injustice 2 (DLC) Red Hood debuts Sunday (5.28) at the Combo Breaker Fighting Game Tournament!," Boon said in his tweet.

Boon also included a new screenshot of Red Hood in action. You can check it out below.

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Guilty Gear Xrd REV 2 now available for purchase in North America

The latest from Arc System Works is now available for purchase in North America. Guilty Gear Xrd REV 2 has been released on PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3. The game will hit PC on June 1st.

REV 2 comes as a physical release, digital form, and as an update to Xrd Revelator. The physical and digital copies will run $39.99, while the upgrade will only cost $19.99.

This iteration of Xrd adds two new playable characters: Baiken and Answer. It also includes DLC character Dizzy, bringing the roster size up to a whopping 25 fighters.

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MomoCon 2017 stream feat. Zero, Ally, Komorikiri, Larry Lurr, Mew2King, Abadango, Kameme, Wizzrobe, Druggedfox, Nairo

Momocon 2017 is happening this weekend in Atlanta, Georgia, and some terrific Smash 4 and Melee players are scheduled to compete.

Notable Smashers in attendance include TSM|Zero, C9|Ally, 2GG|Komorikiri, MSF|Larry Lurr, FOX|Mew2King, LG|Abadango, DNG|Kameme, Wizzrobe, Druggedfox, NRG|Nairo, 2GG|Ranai, CLG|VoiD, SS|Colbol, Captain Zack, DJ Nintendo, CLG|NAKAT, MSF|The Moon, MVG|Salem, among others.

You can find the live streams and schedule below.

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Vega can't reattach his claw, slight reduction in throw damage, and more - Here's what's changed in Ultra Street Fighter 2

Ultra Street Fighter 2: The Final Challengers sees its official release today on the Nintendo Switch. To celebrate, Capcom has put together a quick video to detail some of the changes made in the new iteration of Street Fighter 2.

To start, the video gives us a look at the new combatants, Evil Ryu and Violent Ken. We learn that the former is more of a tank than his fellow dark Shotos, and the latter is fast, but has the second lowest health in the game.

We then learn more about specific changes, such as Vega's inability to pick up his claw after it has been knocked off. Additionally, throw damage has been slightly reduced and throw escapes have been added.

You can check out the Vega change in action below.


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Hit the jump to view the full video.

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Balrog's stage, Bison's stage, Vega's stage... Sagat's stage? BornFree and Velociraptor ponder the rumored return of The King

From Ed's release to a new nostalgia stage, there was a ton of new Street Fighter 5 news in Capcom's recent Unity blog update.

On the latest episode of The Nameless Fighting Game Show, we dig in to the new information, and then try to read a bit between the lines.

The announcement of a new nostalgia stage for Vega marks the third original Street Fighter boss fighting arena for Street Fighter 5. There have been rumors of Sagat since late last year, as well as whispers of the potential of an Arcade Mode at some point.

This all falls very heavily under the category of speculation, but we feel now more than ever that there's a chance for The King to make his SF5 debut. It's hard to put any kind of timeline on any of this, but we do dare to dream.

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Capcom considering doing more with Nintendo Switch? Support could depend on Ultra Street Fighter 2's performance

Capcom will gauge their future support for the Nintendo Switch while watching Ultra Street Fighter 2's performance.

In an interview with Toyokeizai (brought to our attention by Calm Mind on NeoGAF), the company's COO Haruhiro Tsujimoto shed some light on their current approach for Nintendo's latest hardware.

"As for us here at Capcom, we try to offer software that meshes well with each platform, so we're doing basic research at the moment," Tsujimoto said (thanks to MajinTenshinhan's translation). "For Switch in particular, we have Ultra Street Fighter 2 releasing in May, so we'll decide on our approach while watching how it performs."

Whether this means Capcom will cease development for Switch titles if the game doesn't perform up to par, or if strong sales will simply encourage them to produce more games is uncertain right now.

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Street Fighter 4 Champion Edition headed to iOS; Poison, Dudley and Ibuki to join roster

A recent post from Gamespot informs us that Capcom will be releasing a new version of Street Fighter 4 this summer... for iPhone and iPad.

Street Fighter 4: Champion Edition will run on the latest devices, feature updated visuals and see three new fighters join the mobile cast: Dudley, Ibuki and Poison.

At this point we have no screen shots, price tags or even a concrete release date, but we do know that it will support external controllers and gamepads.

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