Is Street Fighter 4 more fun to watch than Street Fighter 5? How about to play? Dogura asks, then offers his personal answers

It's next to impossible for us in the fighting game community not to compare entries in our favorite franchises, and the discussion comparing Street Fighter 4 and Street Fighter 5 has been raging on for a good three and a half years now.

CO|Dogura, a player who has seen a good bit of success in both of the latest Street Fighters as well as other fighting titles, brought the topic up during a recent streaming session.

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Leah 'Gllty' Hayes banned indefinitely from Capcom events for violating player code of conduct

Capcom has just announced the ban of professional Street Fighter player Leah "Gllty" Hayes from their events following recent violations of their player code of conduct. The ban will be in effect for any Capcom owned and/or operated events, and will stay in place until further notice.

Over the course of the week, several members of the fighting game community have come forward to share their stories of harassment and sexual assault. Among the people mentioned was Hayes, who took to Twitter herself to admit to some of her wrongdoings.

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Street Fighter 5 finally surpasses its predecessor's sales numbers... unless you count in all of Street Fighter 4's expansions of course

Capcom has certainly seen an uptick in success over the past two years with titles like Monster Hunter World along with Resident Evil 2 and Devil May Cry 5, but Street Fighter 5 is still managing to hold its own as well.

Street Fighter 5 has now sold over 3.7 million copies as of June 30, 2019 according to Capcom's updated Platinum Titles rankings placing it ahead of Street Fighter 4's base sales as well as making it the company's 14th best-selling single release — plus potentially its second top-seller of the quarter as a whole.

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The new Guilty Gear will be a 'reconstruction of the franchise' says the game's general director

Those who tuned into the EVO 2019 finals this past Sunday were treated to a bevy of big announcements from several major fighting game developers. One such reveal came from Arc System Works, who unveiled a trailer for a brand new Guilty Gear game slated for a 2020 release.

Though the showcase provided a look at a game that certainly appeared close enough to a standard Guilty Gear title, it looks as though we can expect something a bit different this time around. The game's general director Daisuke Ishiwatari shared a message to fans on Twitter saying that we'll be seeing a brand new Guilty Gear experience and one that aims to reconstruct the franchise.

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Capcom states that their 'eSports business generates an insignificant amount of revenue at present,' but is still looking to grow eSports ecosystem

It's no secret that many major fighting game development companies are positioning and priming their latest titles to have the best chance possible of thriving in the modern realm of eSports, and a recent statement from Capcom sheds a bit of light on where the Street Fighter and Marvel vs. Capcom developer is in this process.

Amidst the question and answer portion of the company's latest Investor Relation Report update is the inquiry "How much revenue has Capcom earned from eSports in the first quarter, and what should we expect for the next two or three years?" followed by a fairly down to earth answer that seems to line up with where the genre currently sits when it comes to competitive entertainment.

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Using Poison's whip cancels in Street Fighter 5 is some of the most fun I've ever had in this game

We here at EventHubs have been diving in deep with Street Fighter 5: Arcade Edition's newest contenders. E. Honda, Poison, and Lucia were released shortly after EVO 2019 this past weekend, and several of us here on the team have been taking the time to play the latest fighters to see what they're all about.

The character that I have taken the most liking to so far is Poison, and while I am a fan of many of her traits, I find myself enjoying one of her new techniques more than anything else — her whip cancels.

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'There's a lingering sadness amongst the Capcom fighting game community' - Maximilian and BornFree chat for a spell

The fighting game community is in for a treat as two of our most beloved YouTubers have finally made it into the same video. BornFree and Maximilian sit down to discuss a plethora of FGC-related content ranging from the status of Capcom and its recent titles, a look back to analyze the not-so-distant past, Max's rise from 3,000 subs back in the Marvel vs. Capcom 3 days to over 1 million now, and plenty more.

It takes an especially efficient balancing act to simultaneously inform and entertain as effectively as Max does. He shares some of his approaches with us and grants some insight on how he's become one of the absolute best at what he does.

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Soul Calibur 6 now allows players to turn off custom characters for online matches after latest patch

The ability to create and customize one's own unique fighters in Soul Calibur has been one of the bigger draws of the franchise for over a decade now, but not everyone wants to see some of those creations when trying to advance their online rankings.

Cassandra finally came to Soul Calibur 6 this past week, and with her came the beefy Version 1.50 update which added in a feature that many players had been asking for since the game launched in 2018.

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Lucia has corner-to-corner flashy combos, E. Honda has deadly wake up pressure, and Poison's reach gives her a lot of versatility in Street Fighter 5

It's been a couple of days since E. Honda, Lucia, and Poison were made available in Street Fighter 5: Arcade Edition. It's still way too early to understand what type of impact these three new fighters will ultimately have on the Season 4 meta.

As you can imagine, many community members have been hard at work when it comes to breaking down their potential. We've got a roundup of tech concerning these latest characters.

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Super Smash Bros. Ultimate's The Hero has been officially banned in South Australia

Super Smash Bros. creator, Masahiro Sakurai, has never been too quiet about the fact that he's seen his franchise more as a party game than a competitive entity.

Look no further than Brawl's random tripping or The Hero's RNG (random number generator) damage output for proof, the latter of which has now been banned by South Australia Smash Central.

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Mortal Kombat 11 August patch notes

NetherRealm Studios has released patch notes for Mortal Kombat 11. This is a massive update that rebalances the power levels of the entire cast of characters.

Many of the game's supposed top tiers — like Sonya, Cassie, Jacqui, and Geras — have received nerfed while under-performing fighters — like Kollector, Shao Kahn, Kotal Kahn, and D'Vorah — have gained some beneficial buffs.

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Dragon Quest's Hero is dividing the Smash community on the topic of banning the character from major events

Dragon Quest's Hero in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is shaping up to be the most controversial character in the entire series. That's really saying something considering Meta Knight in Brawl and Bayonetta in Smash 4.

The latest combatant was recently banned from the South Australian scene. As a result, this appears to have spurred on a debate among many community members on both sides of the argument.

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Power Stone creators still want to make a new game in the series stating it would be a great fit for the Nintendo Switch

Power Stone was an important and influential game for Capcom back around the turn of the millennia, and though it hasn't seen a new release in 13 years, some higher-ups at the company still apparently think about bringing it back in some fashion.

The Guardian recently sat down with the game's co-director Hideaki Itsuno and producer Takeshi Tezuka to discuss Power Stone's origins — as a 2D fighting game, the development process and potential future for its 20th anniversary from when it first hit arcades and the Sega Dreamcast.

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We explore how good the new Street Fighter 5 characters are, discuss Riot's upcoming fighter, talk EVO reveals, results, that Snake joke, and more

The dust is finally settling from the absolutely action-packed weekend that was EVO 2019 and we, as a result, have a LOT to talk about.

The first half of this week's EventHubs Podcast is a big dive into the three new characters for Street Fighter 5: E. Honda, Poison, and Lucia. We've been exploring all three newcomers quite a bit, and welcome both DreamKing and MajinTenshinhan to talk about what we think of them thus far.

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Desk's Lucia turns opponents into hacky sacks with projectile juggles for days, ridiculous fireball sequences, and more

Lucia was widely unexpected for a Street Fighter 5 reveal but seems to be holding her own relative to E. Honda and Poison as the SF5 community is finding her to be quite a flashy and efficient character in these early stages of exploration.

At least when it comes to combos, no one figures these fighters out faster or more intricately than Desk. The stylin' and profilin' YouTuber has produced a video showcasing Lucia and the crazy and flashy potential she has.

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