Other Capcom fighting games stories

East Coast Throwdown 2019 early results, streams ft. SonicFox, Punk, NuckleDu, Dragon, A Foxy Grampa, iDom, ChrisG, DizzyTT, MenaRD, Hayatei and more

Update: This story has been updated with day 1 results.

East Coast Throwdown 2019 is one of the bigger events happening this weekend, and it's taking place Stamford, Connecticut.

Notable players are many, given the wealth of games being played, but here's a list of just some of the big names attending this event: FOX|SonicFox, REC|Punk, NuckleDu, BC|Dragon, PxP|A Foxy Grampa, iDom, EG|NYChrisG, AF|DizzyTT, Bandits|MenaRD, PG|Hayatei, PG|MarlinPie, JWong|LostSoul, UYU|Deoxys, UYU|Rewind, AXL|XCaliburBladez, CGL|VideoGamezYo, Mixbox|Qudans, DualKevin, COMP|Siologica, CGL|Tweedy, END|Shine, UGS|Blackmoonrisingx, END|Scar, FightingGM, Noble|Semiij, COMP|TeruRock, ElChakotay, BDG|DidimoKOF, CGL|NinjaKilla212, Terrence, EQNX|Brian_F, LordJimmyBones, Flux, RG|Kevoxreborn, Tempo|Alex Myers, Coach Steve, BC|LordKnight, NerdJosh, RBL|SperoGin, RenoFace, TCOL|Komanda, Noble|Kombat, EXL|Blackberry, FSD|Rikuto, BloodHawk, Radiance|Commander Jesse, LOK|Nivek, UGS|BBoyDragon, GOD|KillerXinok, Crescent|RobTV, BDG|Romance, DF|Grr, RG|DJT, BC|HoneyBee, CrazySteady, TxC|ElRosa and TxC|MarcoPolo.

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The worst title in the Street Fighter franchise? Here's a closer look at Street Fighter: The Movie... which is a game

It must have been when I was about six years old, I can recall an evening at the local Golf N' Stuff arcade with my dad when, as we were making our way toward the exit, I noticed Jean-Claude Van Damme doing flash kicks on an arcade cabinet marked "Street Fighter;" it was the coolest thing my six-year-old, Street Fighter-loving brain could conceive at the time.

I didn't actually get to play it, and couldn't tell you the other games I played that evening, (though I'm sure they were of the fighting genre) but the image of that Street Fighter: The Movie game has stuck with me for a full 23 years and counting. It also turned out to be arguably the most controversial title in the Street Fighter franchise.

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Fighting game combo expert took 16 hours of practice to pull off the final combo in this new Marvel vs. Capcom video

If you're a fan of fighting game combo exhibitions, then Desk is a name you are very likely familiar with. With a long career of being one of, if not, the most prolific combo content creator in the fighting game community, Desk's skills when it comes to execution might be the best in the business.

In his latest video, which focuses on the original Marvel vs. Capcom game, we see a combo that is the product of 16 hours of practice, and it is incredibly impressive.

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Desk's latest video explores the 22 assist-only characters from the very first Marvel vs. Capcom fighting game

A little something different from Desk today as he takes us on a journey back to 1998's Marvel vs. Capcom: Clash of Super Heroes to learn about nearly two dozen characters that weren't even on the main roster.

The first official Marvel vs. Capcom featured two on two action, but you couldn't actually call your second character in for an assist in the way we've become used to seeing in more modern titles. Your second character could zip in and take the reigns and could also help amplify damage with double super combo sequences, but assists in MvC: CoSH came from 22 side characters that existed only for this purpose.

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The first Marvel vs. Capcom's graphics were so impressive at the time that IGN called it 'visually orgasmic' in their review

We've yet another history lesson from Top Hat Gaming Man as he tackles the very first Marvel vs. Capcom title, (it was actually the third franchise entry) Marvel vs. Capcom: Clash of Super Heroes.

Believe it or not this game launched a mere six months after its predecessor, Marvel Super Heroes vs. Street Fighter, but the 1998 crossover still brought plenty of innovation and bar-raising attributes to the burgeoning Versus Series.

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Ferra/Torr, Norimaro, El Fuerte, and other fighters who never were brought back after one game

Often times, we see new characters make their debut in a fighting game. Usually, you can expect them to become a staple of that series, and be around for multiple installments.

Occasionally we see the exception to that — where that doesn't happen → and after that initial appearance they are never heard from again. This video from outsidexbox shows some of the faithful few who didn't return after they debuted.

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REV Major 2019 results

Update: This story has been updated with final results.

REV Major 2019 is taking place this weekend in Manila, Philippines, and it's going to be a huge one.

Some of the big names participating include ROX|Knee, THY|Chikurin, UYU|LowHigh, JDCR, UYU|Double, AMPLFY|Rangchu, CO|Fenrich, Talon|Kkokkoma, Fate|Ulsan, GG|Saint, ROX|Chanel, PBE|Doujin, Mixbox|Qudans, Yamasa|Take, Illusion|CherryBerryMango, UYU|Jeondding, PBE|AK, Yamasa|Nobi, EQNX|Dimeback, Yamasa|Yuu, CO|Tanukana, UYU|Yuyu, Maddo, RSG|Seo, Xuses|Matoi, BC|Tachikawa, PG|BNBBN and many more as well.

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Capcom tried to remove infinite combos and lessen chaos in Marvel Super Heroes vs. Street Fighter, a move that actually made fans angry at the time

We've got another fighting game history report from the well-researched Top Hat Gaming Man as the YouTuber explores Marvel Heroes vs. Street Fighter.

This title was the last of what might be called the preliminary era of the Versus series as it was the predecessor to Marvel vs. Capcom: Clash of Super Heroes. After Clash, the franchise continued to feature the "Marvel vs. Capcom" moniker in subsequent titles.

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The PlayStation 1 port of X-Men vs. Street Fighter really pissed people off... and for good reason

There's certainly been some negative community feedback concerning the particulars of Capcom's current relationship with PlayStation, (Street Fighter 5 is only available on PS4 and PC as far as home consoles) but this isn't the first time fighting game fans have taken issue with a marriage between Sony and Street Fighter.

Top Hat Gaming Man offers us yet another wonderful FGC history lesson in his latest video which takes a look back at what this game was, how it was received, and how it fell on its face once it made it to the PS1.

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Smug's Street Fighter 4 Dudley, the longest Brutality build up ever, Poison's unfortunate visual glitch, and more; Funny and cool moments episode 113

You can't possibly watch every fighting game stream out there these days, but thanks to the tireless efforts from LiangHuBBB, you can enjoy the coolest and funniest parts of damn near all of them.

The YouTuber has hit us with the 113th installment in his "Funny and Cool Moments" series, and this one is packed to the brim with almost 15 minutes of continuous clips that'll either make you fall back in your seat or move right up to the edge of it.

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Desk spent nearly all of his Fight Money creating this Shadow Lady Chun-Li showcase and history lesson in Street Fighter 5

This video cost Desk three days and 39,000 Fight Money to make, but the end result is a history lesson surrounding the increasingly interesting Shadow Lady Chun-Li.

This "new" boss character popped up last week in Street Fighter 5's Extra Battle menu and has been garnering attention left and right because of her absolutely over the top abilities. Not only is she extremely fast and able to hit extremely hard, but she's also got moves we've never seen before... except that we totally have... all the way back in Marvel vs. Capcom: Clash of Super Heroes.

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No one draws Chun-Li quite like Akiman

No matter how many times different artists from around the globe draw the now-iconic characters from the Street Fighter universe, there's a certain touch that only Akira "Akiman" Yasuda can put on them.

That's probably because Akiman was the one to first put pen to paper when it came to the Street Fighter 2 World Warriors all the back in the early 1990's. Though he hasn't been with Capcom since 2003, he still cranks out gorgeous works of fighting game art as a freelance artist.

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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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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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Defend the North 2019 results

Updated: This story has been updated with final results.

Defend the North 2019 is happening this weekend in New York.

This is a stacked event across a ton of games, with some of the big players showing up including FOX|SonicFox, FOX|NuckleDu, OGN|JDCR, PG|Marss, Justin Wong, EG|NYChrisG, Liquid|Dabuz, Rise|Smug, MenaRD, eU|Samsora, PG|MarlinPie, JB, FOX|Dekillsage, Rogue|Light, TGS|ElChakotay, Linkorz, BC|LordKnight, PG|Nakkiel, Caba, Demise|Mr. E, DF|Saiyne, W2W|KnowKami, EQNX|Brian_F, T1|ANTi, Coosco, KOA|Sandman, Thermidor, DualKevin, TGS|CeroBlast, iDom, TSB|Blaze, END|Shine, Tempo|Alex Myers, TGS|LTL, EG|Ricki Ortiz, RB|Snake Eyez, Terrence, DR Ray, UYU|Kami, TS|Arturo Sanchez and many more.

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Cute Q-Bee, the Sasquatch family and lots of Morrigan: Teppen's Darkstalkers art shows off why the series characters need to make a big return

Darkstalkers is one of Capcom's most unique fighting game franchises having seen a number of sequels, yet it's been dormant for many years now after Resurrection failed to bring the series back into the spotlight in the eyes of its creators.

Teppen has been out for two weeks now combining the likes of dozens of different Capcom characters together for a card game with their own unique artwork, and the Darkstalkers characters stand out as some of the best looking fighters around.

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Double stuns on M. Bison, crazy lockdown and tons of combos: Desk controls Ryu and Ken at the same time in Street Fighter Alpha's Dramatic Battle mode

Cooperative experiences are not typically part of the standard fighting game formula that Street Fighter 2 established, but when they're implemented properly, playing alongside your friend can prove just as fun as beating them up.

Desk is not a competitive fighting game player, but he is an absolute combo monster. His latest video has him co-oping with himself in Street Fighter Alpha's Dramatic Battle mode controlling both Ryu and Ken at the same time with wild results — one fight stick for each hand.

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