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Capcom to divert more attention to VR projects after decline in sales and profit

In Capcom's latest financial report, profits and sales are both down quite a bit. While this can be attributed to many factors - such as the company not releasing any particularly major titles during this time (please note this report only goes up to December 2016, and thus does not include Resident Evil 7), Capcom have made comments about shifting their strategy a bit for the future.

Capcom mentioned that they have undergone reorganisation and strengthened its management structure so that they can reform their development division.

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If Laura's fully charged Thunder Clap makes contact with Rashid's V-Trigger, consider the tornado gone - check out this crazy move interaction

An interesting Street Fighter 5 Season 2 clip was shared on Twitter earlier today that caused me to double take. Apparently, when Laura's fully charged Thunder Clap makes contact with Rashid's V-Trigger, the tornado gets completely wrapped up in the projectile on the first hit.

What this means is, Laura is free to move through the tornado as if it weren't on screen anymore, even though it is clearly there and still clashing with the Thunder Clap.

You can see a clip featuring Idom's Laura doing this in an actual match below, followed by a clip I recorded when testing.


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New screenshots show more of Kolin's icy arsenal and Street Fighter 5 Season 2's updated character select screen

Capcom unveiled the newest character set to drop in Street Fighter 5 Season 2 yesterday. Kolin (also known as Helen) follows Akuma as the game's next DLC fighter.

Today we have a fresh batch of screenshots that give us another look at Kolin in action. Additionally, Capcom UK's own Matt Edwards tweeted out a photo of the updated character select screen, noting that he is currently working on Kolin's character introduction video.

You can check out the new screenshots below.

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Source: Capcom UK, Matt Edwards, and Capcom Japan. Mentioned by Fawaz.

Interested in how Black Canary plays but can't play the beta? REO's character breakdown will tell you everything you need to get started with her

A top level player of NRS games (both Mortal Kombat and Injustice), YOMI|REO, has uploaded a character breakdown on Black Canary who was only recently added to the Injustice 2 beta.

Throughout the breakdown, REO goes over Black Canary's normals and specials and how to apply them. REO also shows off Black Canary's mix up potential thanks to a restand setup.

Black Canary's combo game looks like it has a lot of potential.


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Get 6,600 FM in the this week's Street Fighter 5 missions - Here's how to complete 'Come one, come all' and other missions

Another Friday, another batch of missions to complete for some easy Fight Money. This week, 6,600 fight money can be yours with a session of matches.

Below are this week's missions.

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Like the previous weeks, three out of the four challenges are self explanatory and straight forward, while there is a 5,000 FM challenge that is a bit more cryptic. This cryptic mission is called "Come one, come all" (which is another repeat). Let's cover how it's done.

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Kolin is a part of a secret society but likes reading and butterflies: Here are her stats, attributes, and Street Fighter 5 theme preview

Capcom has released information on Street Fighter 5's next DLC character, and the first newcomer, Kolin.

Capcom Japan has gone ahead and shared even more details on this mysterious woman. On their website, we found Kolin's in-game stats chart, attributes (including likes), and a preview of her new theme.

Below, you can see the Kolin breakdown.

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After the jump, you'll be able to see what Kolin is all about in Street Fighter 5, as well as her theme.

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SNK delved further into samurai action with The Last Blade, the second of which had some stunning, atmospheric art

When Samurai Shodown made an attempt to move into the third dimension, they also brought in a brand new artist to work on the series - Senri Kita.

Whatever your opinion on the game is, this art was very fitting for a samurai franchise such as this, and you can see some of it here.

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Target combos, a double jump, ice shard mix ups, and a cancellable dash attack: Let's talk about what we saw in Kolin's Street Fighter 5 trailer

Just this morning, Capcom unveiled the newest character set to grace the Street Fighter 5 Season 2 stage. Kolin (or Helen, as you might know her) is ready to kick some ice and is set to become available on February 28th.

The new fighter announcement came complete with a full-fledged trailer, giving us a quick look at what Kolin can do. Things move pretty quickly in a reveal trailer, so we thought it'd be fun to check the tapes and discuss the things we noticed about the upcoming world warrior.

From target combos galore to ice shard mix ups, there's a lot to talk about when it comes to Kolin in Street Fighter 5 Season. So, let's get started.

Kolin appears to be a character that wants to be in her opponent's face at all times. She has attacks that quickly move her in close, a counter to stop oncoming moves and gain the advantage, and projectiles that help mix up the opponent once she's in.


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Phoenix Wright and Vergil added due to popularity, but Nemesis a last minute replacement? - Niitsuma gives more insight into UMvC3 character choices

Ryota Niitsuma has taken to Twitter once more to explain what went down during the development of Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3, and this time he's focusing on the Capcom side of the roster.

First up, we're going to detail the choices he did end up putting in the game, though look forward to a bunch of unfortunate cuts in a future story. First, let's hear what he had to say about the incredibly popular Phoenix Wright.

Phoenix Wright: He was the most requested character after we released Marvel vs. Capcom 3, and he's a really popular character, so we wanted to take him on as a challenge. His lines were supervised by Mr. Taku from Honke D.

I vividly remember feeling "Wow, this is totally what Phoenix Wright would say!", with warm emotion inside me.

Continue below to hear about the other Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3, except for Firebrand, who has been detailed by Niitsuma in the past.

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EventHubs 2016 top 51 Super Smash Bros. 4 players 32-41 - Diddy Kong players and some obscure character mains come up in this part

Editor's note: We accidentally included an extra player on our list during the tally, so we will have the top 51 Super Smash Bros. players this year. Our stories have been edited to reflect this.

We're back with our second segment of our top 51 players list of Super Smash Bros. 4.

As with all of our top player lists for any game, we had a panel of players and well known voices in the community vote on how the various competitors stacked up.

We compiled everyone's results and built this ranking based on their votes.

Today's listing covers the 41st through 32nd placements, and we'll reveal 10 more every day until we reach #1.

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Injustice 2 beta's latest update available for download, Black Canary playable now

The latest update to the Injustice 2 beta is officially live. You can download the patch now, which comes in at a 329.9 MB file size.

Those anxiously awaiting Black Canary's arrival have to wait no longer. The character has been added to the online beta and is playable right now.

From what we've seen, it does not appear that a gear or player profile reset has taken place.

Check out screenshots of Black Canary from the Injustice 2 beta in our gallery below.

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First Supergirl, now Blue Beetle: SonicFox has another amazing showing of an Injustice 2 beta character

Not long after the release of the Injustice 2 online beta, FOX|SonicFox showed the world his devastating Supergirl skills. This time, we get a look at his excellent Blue Beetle.

Shazzyyy Shazzyyy recently recorded a FT3 set against SonicFox and tossed it onto YouTube.

The two competitors put on an amazing show, and we get to see some of SonicFox's advanced tech with the latest beta character. Below is just a quick clip to get you started.


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Capcom confirms additional Season 2 balance changes in the works, announcement expected in March

Additional Season 2 balance changes are on their way to Street Fighter 5, Capcom recently confirmed.

"We have been analyzing player performance since the Season 2 balance changes. At this time, we can confirm additional changes are in the works to bring characters in-line with how we envision them to perform," wrote Capcom.

The details are still light, but the announcement is anticipated to happen in early March.

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The newest Street Fighter 5 character Kolin announced, to be released February 28th

The newest Street Fighter 5 character has been announced. As expected, the character announced is Kolin.

With all the icy background hints, it isn't surprising that she is capable of ice powers as seen in the trailer.

It is noted that the character will be released on February 28th.

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Hit the jump below to check out Kolin's trailer.

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Does the Street Fighter 5 scene lack enough pro player personality?

With the transition into the eSports realm we seem to be seeing less and less thuggery, as the Capcom Pro Tour website might call it, and therefore less and less hype when it comes to player interactions.

In a recent video Yahoo eSports' Michael "Bizarro Mike" Martin expresses that he feels the Street Fighter 5 scene could really use a bit more in the way of drama outside of gameplay.

This isn't to say players should be overtly disrespectful or feign rivalries for the sake of views, but tasteful jabs and expressions of personality can do wonders to escalate excitement and raise stakes.

We've seen some players such as EG|K-Brad and even Capcom Cup champion Liquid|NuckleDu intensify things with call out videos or in game tea bagging, but do we need more of this from more pros?

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