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BradyGames Marvel vs. Capcom 3 strategy guide, roster known Feb. 8th?

BradyGames Marvel vs. Capcom 3 strategy guide, roster known Feb. 8th? An anonymous tipster wrote in that BradyGames will be making an official Marvel vs. Capcom 3 strategy guide which will be available at GameStop for $19.99.

Beyond that it will be released on February 8, 2011, there is little else known about this.

As SnakeX pointed out, the entire roster should be known by this time as well, assuming the release date holds up.

Print strategy guides seem to very much be a hit or miss affair. With the advent on the internet, have you picked up any print fighting game strategy guides that you felt really helped you out? Leave a comment below with your thoughts.

Super Street Fighter 2 Turbo highlights montage

Big Fartly made a video which was uploaded to HFB's YouTube page, showing a great collection of Super Street Fighter 2 Turbo highlights.
Sent in by Orange_Armor.

Guile's Theme Guitar Hero Custom 100% by Danny Johnson

Lukenessmonster sent in a video showing Danny Johnson getting a 100% score on a remix of Guile's theme in guitar hero. Not directly Street Fighter related, but still cool.
Via Machinima Respawn's YouTube.

January Marvel vs. Capcom 3 announcement coming soon

January Marvel vs. Capcom 3 announcement coming soon A few new Marvel vs. Capcom 3 points have come up recently. Here's a brief rundown.

• Ryota Niitsuma said the first announcement in January for MvC3 is coming faster than you think at an American event. CES 2011 is right around the corner, January 6 - 9, but Capcom wasn't listed as one of the exhibitors on the CES site, although some of their employees will officially be attending the event. It's possible this statement will come into play at a different place, though.

• Marvel vs. Capcom 3 will be shown at various video game expos in Japan on January 16, 22, 23 and 30th, so we may hear more about the game during these times.

• MvC3 will require 1.5 GBs of hard drive space, at least for the PlayStation 3 version.

Thanks to Mvcfan for contributing to this story.

Magnetro's Marvel vs. Capcom 2 neta compilation

Magnetro released a new combo, resets and situations video for Marvel vs. Capcom 2, which is made up of various clips that he didn't use in other projects and also comes with some handy annotations explaining a bit more of what's going on.
Submitted by Mortons_Bracket.

Street Fighter 3 Third Strike TA Fight - Yang vs. Yun

DevilAzite is kicking off the new year with a new tool assisted Street Fighter 3 Third Strike fight between Yang and Yun.
Tip from ChunLi.

LED Wiz joystick top demo video

This is an older clip, but for those of you looking for something a little different, there's a pretty sweet LED joystick top which lights up and turns different colors. Delusional2971 has a demo of it in action, and even if this isn't something you'd want to buy, it's still a nifty clip.
If you want to go further, you can find instructions on how it's put together, and if this is something you'd want, you can purchase the stuff you need off of GroovyGameGear.com.

Akuma Raging Demon Super Street Fighter 4 setups video by CLxJames

CLxJames put together a solid Raging Demon setup video for Akuma in Super Street Fighter 4. This gets a bit repetitive, but there are still some solid moments below.

Tatsunoko vs. Capcom ranked match, Viewtiful Joe player

Oreo311 uploaded a Tatsunoko vs. Capcom online ranked match featuring a very solid Viewtiful Joe player, M~Trnl. TvC doesn't get the spotlight a lot, but this is an entertaining set.

Reverse Shoryuken Super Street Fighter 4 input bug with Fei Long, Gouken

The input leniency in Super Street Fighter 4 has made for some rather infamous and interesting moments for many gamers, but Neville Bamshew discovered another input shortcut (bug?) with Fei Long and Gouken.
While this works for both of these characters, it's odd that the same input doesn't work for Adon.

New select screen for Marvel vs. Capcom 3

Ptfighters.com took a photo of the new Marvel vs. Capcom 3 select screen, showing 30 of the game's playable fighters, including the newly announced Storm and C. Viper.


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Contributions to this story by Kanta Kun, Colonelcrawfish and Stubbs.

Preview of what Desk has in store for 2011

Community video maker extraordinaire, Desk, has posted a preview video of what fans can expect from him in 2011.
Sent in by Hael.

Seth's Kara Spinning Piledriver in Super Street Fighter 4

Ferdi Guler made a video demonstrating how to do Seth's Kara Spinning Piledriver in Super Street Fighter 4, giving him just a bit more range than he would otherwise have.

BossLogic's final set of Street Fighter Tron artwork

BossLogic posted the final set of Street Fighter Tron styled artwork. Here's a taste of the last pieces.


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You can find the full set on BossLogic's Deviant Art page.

Weekend community events January 1 - 5

Weekend community events January 1 - 5 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.

• Miami, Florida: Free Entry Tournament at Final Round Arcade, January 4. This will be streamed live, no start time or URL given.

• Portland, Oregon: Throwdown Thursdays, January 6.

• Florence, Alabama: Saturday Night Fights FTW, January 1.

• Baltimore, Maryland: Wednesday Night Xanbats, January 5. Live stream on Justin.tv, 8 p.m. EST start time.

Quick Ryu Super Street Fighter 4 AE impressions from Valle, Choi

Quick Ryu Super Street Fighter 4 AE impressions from Valle, Choi Alex Valle left a few messages on his Twitter giving a quick update for those curious about various changes to Ryu in Super Street Fighter 4 Arcade Edition. Here's the rundown.

• Ryu's Light Dragon Punch anti air trade into Ultra 1 works, but you have to be really fast. Option select vanilla technique recommended by John Choi.

• Ryu can no longer do extended Light Punch Shoryuken combos into Super. His Light Punch Shoryuken has more recovery and it appears the opponent is pushed back further.

• Both Valle and Choi said they've stuck with Ryu in every Street Fighter game and it doesn't sound like either guy will be dropping him now in Arcade Edition.

DMG.PR Rog comments on Boxer in Super Street Fighter 4 AE

Jason24cf caught up with DMG.PR Rog to discuss the changes to Balrog (Boxer) in Super Street Fighter 4 Arcade Edition, after he got some time in with the character and the tweaks made to him.
You can also find some in-game footage of PR.Rog playing this character in SSF4 AE by hitting the jump.

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