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Ken Super Street Fighter 4 combo video by RockManSeth

RockManSeth sent over this Super Street Fighter 4 combo video for Ken.

Community news roundup for November 3rd

Community news roundup for November 3rd

• Capcom Europe acknowledged the Mike Haggar image that came up the other day, most likely showing him in Marvel vs. Capcom 3.

• In the GodsGarden 2.0 Online SSF4 Tourney, Uryo and YHC-Mochi played a tiebreaker match for 3rd place. You can find the result here and a video archive of their match is also available.

• Devil Trigger pointed out this image created by a Makoto player who was a bit upset about the range of her Karakusa (Grab and Choke) in SSF4.

• Mr2nique posted a photo recap of the MvC3 Atlanta Fight Club on Capcom-Unity.

• The Zangief player in this clip might be using turbo.

• On Dorkly.com, there's a humorous video about Blanka being a meter maid, sent in by Ryukenden.

Juicy Bits Podcast - Episode 10 - Focus Attacks

Juicy Bits Podcast - Episode 10 - Focus Attacks The weekly episode of Juicy Bits, a SSF4 podcast by Juicebox Abel, has been posted on BLGaming.com.

This week he talks about utilizing focus attacks, the importance of integrating them into your game, and specific FA strategies by character. Also, there's the Q&A session which takes place every episode as well.

This is a little over 30 minutes long.

Marvel vs. Capcom 3 HD highlights montage

DanielWojaTV put together a Marvel vs. Capcom 3 HD video montage showing. This is a pretty solid clip overall, as it shows a lot of combos and nifty moments from various gameplay videos that have been released since the title was announced.

First to 10 match between Air (Ryu) and Alex Valle (Ryu)

Air, an extremely good SSF4 Ryu player, participated in a first to set against Alex Valle, who's a great player as well, and was also using Ryu.

In the description for these clips, it was stressed that this was a online casuals match, so watch the videos below with that in mind. Hit the link for more footage.

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Q&A with Mago, the Fei Long Super Street Fighter 4 player from Japan

Q&A with Mago, the Fei Long Super Street Fighter 4 player from Japan Mago, who recently won the GodsGarden SSF4 2.0 Online Tourney, participated in a Q&A session with Jason24cf.

He discusses the potential changes (some of which didn't end up happening) to Fei Long in the arcade edition of SSF4 and talks a lot about the character in general. While the English is a little rough in parts, it's still a good read.

Mago is considered by many to be the best Fei Long player on the planet right now, and it's nice to see someone at the top of their game break down their main character. Here's a snip from the interview.

Q. If you could have added something to Fei long, what would you like to have seen added or adjusted?

A. I'm satisfied with Fei Long now in use. Dare to say, reduce the hitbox when cr.HP and make it can be cancelled from Focus Attack. In place of that, remove the Hard Chicken Wing invincibility and increase its recovery. I think it makes Fei Long's attribution emphasized. I think Fei Long is a character for footsies bit by bit. And I hope to change commands for FK and Tenshin.

Q. What are Fei’s most difficult match-up’s in your opinion? In those match-ups that you mentioned how do you approach them and what do you look for to help you gain an advantage back in Fei’s favor?

A. I feel it's hard when match up with Balrog (Boxer). All I can do is checking with vertical jump and show Focus. It makes to save Boxer's charge and rule my zone. I think I don't have enough experience with this match up. So I don't have much words to say :(

Ono drops hints at more potential Super Street Fighter 4 cast members

Ono drops hints at more potential Super Street Fighter 4 cast members Capcom's Yoshinori Ono may have singled out a cast member or two that will be added to the Arcade Edition of Super Street Fighter 4 in a recent Twitter post.

He also went on to answer a few other questions from the fans.

Capcom neglected Hugo, Alex, Elena, Karin, Poison and Rolento in SSF4! Please put them in Street Fighter X Tekken.

Ono: Don't act so hastily. ;P

Who is Dhalsim burning in that picture?

Ono: It's me! ;P

Will Yun and Yang have alt. costumes in SSF4?

Ono: Umm, it's still too early to say for sure. Well, normally I'd think so... ;D

Don't leave Capcom, you still have a lot of work to do.

Ono: When Capcom says to me that, "[We] don't need you," then I'll have to leave...

I request my pal Ingrid to be in a future SF game. Also, how about Guilty Gear vs. Street Fighter?

Ono: Now, [I'm giving my] 100% for Street Fighter X Tekken!

Thanks to Blaidd and Singh for the tip.

Rules posted for Super Street Fighter 4 EVO online, 16 states prohibited

Rules posted for Super Street Fighter 4 EVO online, 16 states prohibited SpeedBrkr pointed out that the official rules for the EVO Super Street Fighter 4 Online Tournament have been posted on Galaxy4Gamers.com.

Unfortunately, because some places have banned gaming for money, if you live in these states, you cannot participate in this event: Arizona, Arkansas, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Illinois, Iowa, Louisiana, Maryland, Montana, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee and Vermont.

Also, players cannot live in Alaska or Hawaii.

Here are how the brackets will be sorted.

Bracket/Zone 1 – North West plus Canada: Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Indiana, Wyoming, Minnesota, Wisconsin, North Dakota, Nebraska. Provinces: British Colombia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba

Bracket/Zone 2 – North West plus Canada: Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Indiana, Wyoming, Minnesota, Wisconsin, North Dakota, Nebraska. Provinces: British Colombia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba

Bracket/Zone 3 – North East plus Canada: Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, New Hampshire. Provinces: Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia

Bracket/Zone 4 – North East Plus Canada: Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, New Hampshire. Provinces: Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia

Bracket/Zone 5 – South West: California, Utah, Colorado, Texas, Kansas, Oklahoma

Bracket/Zone 6 – South West: California, Utah, Colorado, Texas, Kansas, Oklahoma

Bracket/Zone 7 – South East: Mississippi, Georgia, Alabama, North Carolina, Kentucky, West Virginia, Virginia

Bracket/Zone 8 – South East: Mississippi, Georgia, Alabama, North Carolina, Kentucky, West Virginia, Virginia

Super Street Fighter 4 costume images, Akuma, Dan, Gouken, Ken & Ryu

Super Street Fighter 4 costume images, Akuma, Dan, Gouken, Ken & Ryu The Ultra Shoryuken costume pack for Super Street Fighter 4 was released today. HD screen captures were taken of each of the character's new outfits.

All of the images are in order, so the photos start off with color 1 on the first player side and color 2 on the second and work their way through the entire lineup.

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Seasons Beatings Redemption video montage

ChuckBartowski sent over this really slick video montage of Seasons Beatings Redemption, held last month in Ohio.

It's a bit over 6 minutes long and shows you some of the hype and festivities from one of the biggest fighting game tournaments of the year.

Community news roundup for November 2nd

Community news roundup for November 2nd

• The Umehara Daigo Exhibition will be held in Kuwait on November 26th. Players will be able to challenge The Beast by purchasing a ticket, that runs about $18 USD, for a best of 3 rounds match. A Q&A session, casuals and other fighting game stuff will taking place as well.

• Online SSF4 GodsGarden champion, Mago, will be participating in the Canada Cup held on Nov. 13. Daigo Umehara, Justin Wong, Mike Ross and others will also be competing.

• Some video of Sako playing Rose in SSF4 has surfaced. Sako is known for his amazing Cammy, but this footage shows he knows a thing or two about other characters as well. Via IPW.

• The Rage-Quitters.com website is back online and gathering a steady stream of fresh people dropping from fighting games.

• AquaTeamV3 made a very solid Tatsunoko vs. Capcom video guide for Megaman Volnutt. It walks you through some of the basics and a few advanced tricks for this character.

• Juicebox Abel has set up a hotline so you can send him questions and feedback for his weekly Juicy Bits podcast.

Ono posts a mysterious Super Street Fighter 4 Arcade Edition photo

A ton of readers mentioned that Yoshinori Ono posted a photo that's caused quite a bit of speculation in the community.

It's a Super Street Fighter 4 Arcade Edition image of Dhalsim blowing fire on an unknown competitor. Some have speculated that it's simply Yang, while others think it's a unannounced character like Urien or Alex. Here's an enlarged version of the original photo along with a couple others that have been enhanced to make it a bit easier to make out the details.


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What do you think? Leave a comment below with your thoughts.

Super Street Fighter 4 Arcade Edition changes for Ken, Vega, Rufus, Fei, Juri

Super Street Fighter 4 Arcade Edition changes for Ken, Vega, Rufus, Fei, Juri USD provided a translation of the most recent Japanese SSF4 blog detailing changes made to Ken, Vega, Rufus, Fei Long, Juri on the NeoGAF forums.

Keep in mind that it's very unlikely that this is a complete list of changes for these characters, as additional things will probably turn up when the game is released in mid-December.

Here's the run down.

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Ultra Shoryuken costume pack for Super Street Fighter 4 out tomorrow

The Ultra Shoryuken costume pack for Super Street Fighter 4 will be released tomorrow, November 2nd, and it will contain new outfits for Ryu, Ken, Akuma, Gouken and Dan. Here's a preview of what you can expect.


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Each DLC package is 320 Microsoft points or $3.99. Scope out this write up to see a full schedule of the release dates for the next costume packs.

Community news roundup for November 1st

Community news roundup for November 1st

• CptMunta posted a trailed for 3 Green Bars which is an upcoming YouTube video series, taking a look at Street Fighter communities around the world.

• The latest build of Marvel vs. Capcom 3 will be playable at the SoCal Regionals this weekend. Also, Today (Nov. 1), is the last day you can sign up for this tournament via online registration.

• More Marvel vs. Capcom 3 wallpapers from BossLogic were posted over on Shadowloo.com.

• Another special offer is available for Mad Catz Street Fighter 4 controllers on the GameShark store. Use the coupon code SOCAL for $50 OFF the Round 2 FightStick TE with free ground shipping. The code POTATOHEAD will give you 30% off all fighting game related goods (FightSticks, FightPads), and the last code MARKMAN will get you 20% off all SSF4 products, including the new Chun-Li stick.

• Gamerzoid noticed that UK gamers can pick up the Xbox 360 version of SSF4 for £15.95 on Zavvi.com, which includes free shipping. A similar deal was available for the PS3 version, but it sold out.

• Versus City has a write up explaining some of the ins and outs of Capcom's mobile site and how it'll work with SSF4 AE on the iPhone. This stuff is only applicable for people living in Japan, though.

How to sign up for the EVO online Super Street Fighter 4 tourney

How to sign up for the EVO online Super Street Fighter 4 tourney Details on how to sign up for the EVO online SSF4 tourney were posted recently on EVO2k.com. The page includes video tutorials on how to find and enter the tournament that's being hosted by Galaxy4Gamers.

Here's a bit more information about the competition.

• Xbox 360 Online Tournament, top 8 matches will be streamed live with a broadcast team.

• Tournament will kick off on December 11, 2010 and run through the entire day for those that advance. The finals will be played on December 18, the following Saturday.

• $5 USD to enter.

• The winner will receive free airfare, hotel accommodations and entry into EVO 2011.

• Galaxy4Gamers will be helping to run the show and ensuring no one cheats by using the same IP address to enter twice.

• Mr. Wizard said they'll be giving out something special that's never been given out at an EVO tournament before.

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Cross Counter Extra: Gootecks interviews Justin Wong

Cross Counter host, Gootecks, filmed a Q&A session with EG.Justin Wong. They go over which changes Justin would like to see in the Arcade Edition and various other matters surrounding the release of the game and Wong also dishes some tips to help you improve your game.