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Mister Crimson releases his Dhalsim match up chart for Street Fighter 5 claiming Sagat is his easiest opponent

Street Fighter 5 is three and a half years old now meaning that players who have stuck it out with their original launch characters should certainly have a ton of solid match up knowledge for the game.

Nathan "nV|Mister Crimson" Massol is one of the best Street Fighter players in France, and being one of the last handful of (mostly) Dhalsim — who is generally seen as middle of the road on tier lists — mains touring at a professional level, he decided to release his own match up chart for the master of Yoga.

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Ibuki's Akane Yagyu costume is now available in Street Fighter 5: Arcade Edition; here are the colors and Easter egg variant for her Onimusha look

The Extra Battle crossover costume train shows no signs of stopping anytime soon for Street Fighter 5: Arcade Edition with the newest of the bunch now available to play from a series we haven't seen in the game yet.

Ibuki's Akane Yagyu costume is now available to obtain for players who have collected all four of the outfit parts in the Extra Battle mode, so we've gone ahead and collected all 10 of its regular colors plus its Easter egg variant look.

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Street Fighter 5's 'magic number' and how you can use it to start scoring more wins

This is a fairly basic concept that everyone should be aware of, and even those who are previously familiar can absolutely use a refresher.

HiFight gives us a crash course in Street Fighter 5's "magic number," which refers to a frame data and specifically being at plus two advantage after a foe blocks your attack. While it's fairly obvious as to why being at advantage at all is a good thing, not enough players understand all the strengths and options being in this situation truly affords them.

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Poison Street Fighter 5 concept art shows us some of the designs that didn't make the cut

Capcom continues their delve into the designs that didn't make the cut for Street Fighter 5's latest DLC characters. Over on the Shadaloo C.R.I. website, the company added another blog entry showcasing the rejected artwork for Final Fight veteran and SF5 newcomer, Poison.

Last time, we were given a look at the different ideas for fellow Final Fight character Lucia. Now we get a glimpse at what concepts the development team had in mind for the whip wielding contender.

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More beautiful Street Fighter 5 art from Sokohaaredayo

We've got a full gallery of Street Fighter 5 art pieces to share with you today thanks to the skilled hands of Japanese artist Sokohaaredayo.

A few of the game's newest characters are showcased as both Lucia and E. Honda strike poses. Interestingly enough, Sokohaaredayo seems to change style a bit between the two as Lucia is a little more cartoonish while Honda veers more towards the realistic end of the spectrum.

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How is the new Street Fighter 5 content faring thus far and has it been enough to put the game in a better light in the community's eyes?

It's been about three weeks since Street Fighter 5 received its first major update of 2019 in the form of a patch that brought with it E. Honda, Lucia, and Poison.

While important in its own right, this patch also served as a crucial answer from Capcom to eight months of community pleas for some kind of update to a title the development company themselves billed "as a service." With this in mind, community reception to this new content becomes fatefully significant, and so a general look at the effectiveness and quality of these characters is apt.

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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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Is Street Fighter 4 more fun to play or watch than Street Fighter 5? Is Shadow Chun foreshadowing bigger things? Has SF5's netcode worsened since EVO?

Welcome back to the EventHubs Podcast (unless this is your first time listening, in which case, just welcome). This week's episode features discussion regarding Brenden Fraser, croissants, and fighting games.

CO|Dogura recently spoke about both Street Fighter 4 and 5 on one of his streams, and asked his viewers which title they enjoyed watching and playing more. This question often leads to respectful and scholarly online debates between community members, and we figured we'd explore it on the podcast as well.

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Lucia comes out as the strongest of the new DLC characters, M. Bison, Menat, and more drop in the latest Street Fighter 5 tier list

Fighting game tier lists are ever evolving, and Street Fighter 5 is a fighting game that is no exception to the rule. Whether it be from the arrival of new characters or an existing fighter being further explored, it is often that we see tier lists shift and change as a game's life progresses.

The last time we took a look at our own Street Fighter 5 tiers was back in June, and a lot has changed since then. EVO 2019 has come and gone, and three new fighters — E. Honda, Poison, and Lucia — have since entered the mix. So, let's take a look at how the tiers section is looking today.

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Ibuki, Laura, and Juri climb a little higher up in popularity, but Shotos still reign supreme in Street Fighter 5's July 2019 online stats

Capcom continues to update Street Fighter 5: Arcade Edition's online stats over on the Shadaloo C.R.I. website. Each month, those who are interested are able to take a look at the game's character usage and combat stats for that window of time.

We now have July's stats to peruse, giving us a glimpse at the trends both players and characters appear to fall into.

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Multiple reports of Street Fighter 5's netcode worsening after the EVO patch has players second guessing online sessions

No doubt the Street Fighter 5 CFN servers saw a surge of new activity after the release of E. Honda, Lucia, and Poison over EVO weekend, but while competitors have been thoroughly enjoying these newcomers, it doesn't appear that we can say the same with regards to the general online SF5 experience.

I myself ran into a SoCal friend in a ranked match within the last week, and both of us noticed a hampering on our SoCal-Arizona connection that isn't usually there. One such instance really isn't enough to sound any alarms over, but a fellow SoCal player messaged me independently to complain about similar issues on the same day.

After a bit of digging around on social media and finding multiple reports of noticeably weaker connections from prominent online players, it's starting to feel like it may be a real problem.

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Lucia's early designs in Street Fighter 5 made her look more like a punk or cowboy sheriff, chaps and all

While Lucia may have initially not stood out very much after her initial trailer, she has quickly become potentially the most popular of the trio of new characters in Street Fighter 5 in recent weeks.

As they typically do with every new character, Capcom released the early concept art for Lucia's design which shows off more of her punk and country influences with one that even makes her look like a sheriff from the old West.

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See Poison at her Street Fighter 5 best with this perfects compilation featuring Ultimate Grand Masters

Of the three new Street Fighter 5 characters, Poison seems to be the fighter that the community is having the hardest time cracking here in the early stages of exploration.

She seems to have some pretty good potential, but perhaps is a bit more technical and comes with a higher learning curve than E. Honda or Lucia. That said, we are starting to see some players begin to shine with her.

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All Capcom Pro Tour Asia events have concluded for Street Fighter 5: Arcade Edition but two players are tied for 8th place, what's next?

All Capcom Pro Tour events that award points for the Asian leaderboard have now concluded. These tournaments were FV x SEA Major 2019, Online Event: Asia Southeast, Versus Masters, Saigon Cup 2019, BAM 11, Online Event: Australia, Fighter's Spirit 2019, TGU x SEA Major Thailand 2019, and the most recent Online Event: Asia East.

Since Liquid|Nemo was able to win the Online Event: Asia East tournament, his points jumped from 80 to 280 — which puts him at sixth place. The top eight competitors on the Asian leaderboard will be able to compete at the Asian Regional Finals for the Asian Last Chance Qualifier spot. There's a minor problem however...

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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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Street Fighter 5's E. Honda gets PC mod that transforms him into a skeleton right in time for Halloween

There is no shortage of costumes in Street Fighter 5, yet fans continue to create PC mods that equip our favorite fighters with unique looks. With Season 4's latest contenders having been in the ring for a couple of weeks now, it looks like we're starting to see mods for E. Honda, Lucia, and Poison spring up.

This mod we're looking at comes from the mind of TiggieWhite, and instead of throwing more layers onto the classic sumo wrestler, this costume peels the layers back. If you were hoping to play as the skeleton version of E. Honda in time for Halloween this year, now you can!

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Shadow Lady Extra Battle successes and failures in Street Fighter 5: Arcade Edition hilariously highlighted by Capcom

Unplayable fighting game bosses have a special way of invoking certain emotions from players. Usually this emotion is pure hatred... Some characters we just love to hate.

Capcom was able to capture these type of feelings towards a boss perfectly with the release of the Shadow Lady Extra Battle in Street Fighter 5: Arcade Edition. As this challenge will be ending tonight at 8 p.m. PDT, Capcom has compiled some clips of notable streamers attempting to take on the Shadow Lady.

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