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We discuss the odds of a Marvel vs. Capcom 4 reveal at Capcom Cup, how second V-Skills could really help certain characters, and how to beat autopilot

EventHubs Podcast episode 79

Posted by John 'Velociraptor' Guerrero • November 27, 2019 at 7:37 p.m. PST • Comments: 43

We got at this idea a bit during last week's podcast entry, but we're going in full force this time around as Catalyst and I explore just how realistic a Marvel vs. Capcom 4 reveal at Capcom Cup might be.

Taking into account the company's previous practices, their current relationship with Marvel, and a few other factors, we do feel it comes out to a matter of "when" as opposed to "if." As to whether that "when" be Capcom Cup remains to be seen.

We also take a closer look at some of the recently revealed second V-Skills in Street Fighter 5, and try to paint a picture of what they could afford the characters who do them.

We go into specifics for fighters like Cody and Chun-Li, but also take a step back for a more broad, conceptual approach. Some fighters have amazing V-Skills that will be hard to top while others simply can't wait to have another option.

Also, for those of us (all of us) trying to fight the good fight against going on autopilot while playing, there's a bit of advice toward the end of the episode regarding when to take risks and how to get away from mindlessly putting yourself in situations you don't want to be in.

We also want to share that we're currently in the midst of another EventHubs Podcast contest that could land you a shiny new $300 Amazon or Steam gift card right in the middle of this holiday season. You'll find more details on how to enter below.


01:20 - Raptor's Thanksgiving woes
05:52 - Odds of a Marvel vs. Capcom 4 reveal at Cap Cup
33:38 - The kind of impact new V-Skills could bring for various types of SF5 characters
55:03 - Getting off autopilot to make your risk taking more effective
1:05:48 - Keep an eye on Red Bull Pindrop

Editor's note: We've noticed the timestamps appear to change depending on the medium you're using to listen. The ones above may place you a few seconds before when each respective topic actually comes up.

$300 Amazon or Steam gift card giveaway entry and rules

• Subscribe to the EventHubs Podcast (it's free) on any podcasting service.
• Follow @Catalyst and @Velociraptor on Twitter.
• Take a screenshot showing you're subscribed and tweet it at either of us with a quick note about what you enjoy about our show and the hashtag "#EventHubsPodcast"
• To screenshot on iOS, simultaneously press the power button and home button. To screenshot on Android, simultaneously press the Volume Down button and Power button.
• Contest will run from November 20 to December 18, 2019 until 11:59 p.m. PST. After the entry window is over we'll select a winner.
• After the contest ends, a winner will be announced on the podcast and in the article we post here on EventHubs.
• This giveaway is restricted to participants in the United States only (Sorry, legal reasons).

* This contest is not open to EventHubs staff.

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