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M. Bison touch of death combos in Super Street Fighter 2T by Fighter101.net

Fighter101.net detailed some of M. Bison (Dictator's) touch of death combos in Super Street Fighter 2 Turbo. The combos are all played back in slow motion and annotations are included to make it easier to follow along. You can find more information about this video on the official Fighter101.net website.
Tip also from Fawaz.

BurnYourBra discusses the difficulties of being a female gamer

BurnYourBra discusses the difficulties of being a female gamer Jason24cf of Dominion Method Gaming recently interviewed DMG|BurnYourBra to discuss what it's like being a female gamer in the fighting game community. She shares some negative and positive experiences, along with details about her personal life.

Warning: There are some racial remarks in this interview that have not been edited out. I felt it was better that these go up in their entirety instead of readers having to guess at what was being said.

Forward by DMG|jason24cf: I only have been a member of the fighting game community for a short while, little less than a year now, in fact. And from what I have seen on streams and what I seen at two majors I have attended was a really strong community where players help one another. That’s not always case. What I read the other day from a post by a gamer was really a shock to me. So I reached out to her to find out what went down, this is her response.

DMG|jason24cf: I’m here with DMG’s own BurnYourBra. Thank you for taking some time out of your busy schedule to do this interview. I wanted to have this sit down with you because I respect you as a player. I read some real foul stuff went down at a recent tournament in Houston you competed in. What went down at this tournament that upset you so much to post your frustration on Facebook?

DMG|BurnYourBra: Well, this didn't happen at the last tournament I went to. Honestly, this has probably been occurring for almost a year now and just recently I've decided to address it. There seems to be an attitude in the fighting game community that I've been noticing lately.

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Weekly event listings April 15 - 21, 2011

Weekly event listings April 15 - 21, 2011 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.

• New York, New York: 2nd Annual Spring Fighter Tournament, April 14 - 16. Seth Killian in attendance, showing console version of SSF4 AE, I Got Next screening and more.

• Cleveland, Ohio: April Annihilation, April 17. Live stream on Justin.tv, 12:30 p.m. EDT start time. TFA|WolfKrone and DMG|Inthul in attendance.

• Markham, Ontario, Canada: YRSF Presents: Japan Earthquake & Tsunami Relief MvC3/SSFIV Tournament, April 16.

• Rancho Cucamonga, California: Mortal Kombat 9 free play night, April 19. Streamed live 7:30 p.m. PDT start time.

• Amityville, New York: South Shore Monthly Showdown, April 16.

• Tallahassee, Florida: Panhandle FightFest, April 16.

• Lynnwood, Washington: Gameclucks Monthly Tournament, April 16.

• Spotswood, New Jersey: Pool Hall Brawl Bi-Weekly, April 15.

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An introduction to Wednesday Night Fights on IGN

An introduction to Wednesday Night Fights on IGN James Chen wrote an article for IGN talking about Wednesday Night Fights. This goes into how the tournament started and what it has evolved into, along with the current landscape of things. Here's a snip.

In Season 2, which ran from March to April, other players established themselves with consistent results, and generally the same group of players finished in the top eight. Combofiend played a few more weeks this season and would always finish strong, at least in the top four, while Clockw0rk would play spoiler every week using his trademark Amaterasu, Dr. Doom, and Phoenix team. Many players bemoaned that Phoenix, once transformed into Dark Phoenix, was "broken." Players who fell to Clockw0rk's Dark Phoenix often left the venue immediately after their loss in a "salty" rage. However, Justin Wong and Floe still finished 1st and 2nd every week they showed to the event until the final week, where Justin played an unfamiliar team and Floe was defeated earlier than normal. The overall season result? Justin finished Season 2 in 1st place and Floe finished in 3rd. Clockw0rk, thanks to consistently placing high all four weeks, finished the season in 2nd place.

This will be a series of articles, as Chen will break down where things stand every week.

Submitted by Theunder and Brosephmcchill.

The Break Weekly #103 Marvel vs. Capcom 3 matches

Jaxel sent in several Marvel vs. Capcom 3 videos from The Break Weekly #103 tournament, including a grand finals set between AG|MarlinPie (C. Viper, Magneto, Amaterasu) and Josh Wong (Dante, Sentinel, Felicia).

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Capcom game hype compilation parts 3 & 4 from MrPavy

MrPavy put up a few more compilation videos showing some hype moments that have happened with Capcom fighting games over the years. These are parts 3 and 4 in the series. Hit the jump to see one more video.

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Community news roundup for April 14, 2011

Community news roundup for April 14, 2011

• Dubbed the MooKombo, a Marvel vs. Capcom 3 combo video as uploaded by MookyNinja for his team of Dante, X-23 and Amaterasu. It does 100% damage without using X-Factor or an aerial tag in, and there's even a breakdown showing how it's done and what to look out for when you're executing this.

• Dyne recorded a weird camera glitch in Tatsunoko vs. Capcom, causing it to continuously zoom out.

• A highlight reel was made showing a 17-year-old SSF4 Akuma player who's goes by the name of DandyCheeks.

• New Battle Point rankings for Super Street Fighter 4 Arcade Edition are up on the StreetFighter4Forums site by SabishiiRyuu, showing the top 5 players of the now officially unveiled Evil Ryu and Oni, along with the rest of the cast.

• Zero000 posted a video oddly enough about Zero in Marvel vs. Capcom 3, running through various tricks and combos.

• There's a vanilla SF4 Abel Tutorial explaining EX Change of Direction cancels into Tornado Throw, Falling Sky and his and Ultra, along with counters and frame data, this was created by gosuDurden. Tip from Wajdyf.

Online Warrior Ep. #5 'Assist Me' Doctor Doom tutorial, part 2

Maximilian has put up the second part of his 'Assist Me' tutorial for Doctor Doom in Marvel vs. Capcom 3, via VidThru.com. This delves deeper into his Hypers, Specials, DHCs and combos.

Console version of Super Street Fighter 4 AE playable in NY this weekend

Console version of Super Street Fighter 4 AE playable in NY this weekend The console version of Super Street Fighter 4 Arcade Edition will be playable in New York this weekend, these details grabbed from Capcom-Unity.

The festivities start on April 14th at 7 p.m., with a screening of I Got Next. This documentary follows some of the top competitive Street Fighter players and what they think of the community today. Afterwards, Seth, along with pro player Joe Ciaramelli and Game Center researcher Charles Pratt will be doing a Q&A. On April 15 at 6 p.m., Seth will be lecturing and demoing in-game situations and how gameplay evolves throughout the course of playing.

Lastly, the Spring Fighter Tournament will be taking place on April 16th starting at 2 p.m. The tournament itself will be played on Super Street Fighter IV, but we will have two stations featuring the console version of Arcade Edition for you to try out! Make sure to hone your skills if you are entering the tournament, as there are some extremely awesome prizes the folks at NYU's Game Center will be giving out, including a brand new Nintendo 3DS with a copy of Super Street Fighter IV 3D Edition!

You can find more information about the event here.

Dante's Acid Rain loop Marvel vs. Capcom 3 tutorial by SmexyMillz

SmexyMillz has a new Marvel vs. Capcom 3 tutorial for Dante players. This goes over using his Acid Rain move and some useful tactics you can employ with it. Hit the link above to check out SmexyMillz's YouTube page and subscribe.
Also sent in by Mr Spacely and Seannfine.

When Street Fighter met Tekken, more characters at E3

When Street Fighter met Tekken, more characters at E3 An article discussing how Street Fighter X Tekken came about and what direction the developers are moving in was put up on the US PlayStation Blog.

Also, they mention a new round of character announcements for SFxT will take place at E3 this year, June 7 - 9, 2011. Here's a snip from the page.

There are a lot of Tekken characters that are really difficult to get right in this game, but our selection criteria is to pick the most challenging to bring over because it’s more fun for us and I think it will make the game more compelling in the end. One example is Marduk, who is a pretty surprising inclusion. We have some other powerful grapplers in Street Fighter but nobody that moves the way he does. From E3 onwards we’re going to be revealing many more characters and some of them are going to be truly out of left-field.

You might be thinking there’s no way we can include certain characters but you could be second-guessing yourself further down the line. The Tekken universe has some supremely weird characters, including animals and even inanimate objects, and that might strike you as contrary to the Street Fighter aesthetic, but then we’ve had a character whose limbs can stretch and people shooting fireballs from their hands, so the addition of an animal wouldn’t be so out of place and it could make the game really interesting.

Submitted by RespectSenseiRay.

Guard Crush 15 Marvel vs. Capcom 3 & Super Street Fighter 4 AE results, stream archive

Guard Crush 15 Marvel vs. Capcom 3 & Super Street Fighter 4 AE results, stream archive Team Sp00ky ran the stream for Guard Crush 15 last night. A Marvel vs. Capcom 3 and Super Street Fighter 4 Arcade Edition tournament took place, featuring some of the premiere players on the East Coast.

This event took place in Brooklyn, New York, and the stream ran for several hours.

To see the results for MvC3 and SSF4 AE along with a stream archive, hit the jump.

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Wednesday Night Fights 3.1 Marvel vs. Capcom 3 results, stream archive

Wednesday Night Fights 3.1 Marvel vs. Capcom 3 results, stream archive The opening day of Wednesday Night Fights season 3 took place last night and Offcast ran the live stream for people who wanted to tune in from home.

Marvel vs. Capcom 3 was the big draw, with some of the top players in Southern California in attendance.

To see the results for MvC3, along with a stream archive, hit the jump.

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Marvel vs. Capcom 3 Akuma and Ryu breakdown and tutorial

CoolBoyCorporate's latest video is a comparison of Ryu and Akuma in Marvel vs. Capcom 3. If you're curious how these fighters stack up against one another, this is a good place to look.

Wednesday Night Fights season 2 finale YouTube replay

The season 2 finale of Wednesday Night Fights had some competitive Marvel vs. Capcom 3 matches and Level|Up Series has posted the clips to their YouTube page in three parts. The first clip below is the end of the tournament, featuring the grand finals and more. Hit the jump for more videos.

You can find the results and a bit more information about the tourney here.

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Super Street Fighter 2T HD Remix & Marvel vs. Capcom 2 half off on Xbox Live

Super Street Fighter 2T HD Remix & Marvel vs. Capcom 2 half off on Xbox Live If you still haven't picked up Super Street Fighter 2 Turbo HD Remix or Marvel vs. Capcom 2 on Xbox Live, both games have been marked down 50%, selling for 600 Microsoft points each, or $7.50 USD. This offer is good until April 18, 2011.

Final Fight: Double Impact, Mega Man 10 and Bionic Commando: Rearmed are also half off as well, each one going for 400 Microsoft points.

MvC2 will go on sale for PlayStation 3 users next week and Final Fight: Double Impact is currently 50% off.

Submitted by Scheater5, Kuei and Xellos.

More Street Fighter X Tekken previews, gameplay video

More Street Fighter X Tekken previews, gameplay video A couple new previews for Street Fighter X Tekken were posted this morning. GameInformer talked a little with Yoshinori Ono, stating that the game will have a ton of characters and delving lightly into other subjects. Here's an excerpt.

“The main thing for me is picking characters that did not exist in the Street Fighter universe,” he says. “They can do moves and combos that would never be possible in a traditional Street Fighter game. That was my base level for what I made my decisions on. Obviously, I wanted to fit in many popular characters as possible as well. We’ll have the bread and butter of Tekken, and there are probably a lot of others that you’re wondering, ‘Is he going to be in the game, because he’s pretty famous?’ The answer to that is ‘Probably.’”

GiantBomb's write up looks more at the gameplay aspects of the title, for those of you curious how SFxT currently plays in its early state.

The systems in the game feel partially built around combo potential. SFXT is a tag game, so you'll pick two characters before each fight and you can tag between them by hitting both medium attacks at the same time. Though this is a free action, if you press the tag buttons mid-combo or when you're on the ground, you can cancel into a tag at the expense of some meter. There is also a launcher, which all characters can perform by hitting both heavy attacks at the same time. This isn't a Marvel vs. Capcom launcher that you can chase up into the sky for air combos (or, at least, I wasn't able to reliably do that). It's more for setting up additional juggles via standing punches, additional specials, or even your super. Supers require two of your meter's three bars to perform, allowing you to tag cancel into your partner's super, if you so desire. The whole system feels a little freeform, like it would allow players to get more creative with their combos.

Lastly, RajmanGamingHD has over 8 minutes of gameplay footage to look over.

Contributions to this story by Captain_Duck and Saintav.