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Capcom Cafe's Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition collaboration is open for business with menus items like Ryu bento, Guile burgers and Gill soda

Years ago, I once gave a presentation in a Japanese class on the subject of animal cafes in the country, and here I am, someone who still hasn't gotten to visit any themed cafes in Japan nor anywhere else.

If I had the choice right now, however, I'd probably head over to the Capcom Cafe where they're running a special Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition collaboration including over a dozen food and drink items based on the world warriors.

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DreamHack Anaheim 2020 early results, livestream featuring Commander Jesse, Sherryjenix, Stupendous, Larry Lurr, ANTi, TLOC|Dakpo and more

DreamHack is venturing out to the west coast for the first time with DreamHack Anaheim for a bit three day event in you guessed it, Anaheim, California.

There's over 450 attendees signed up to compete in their fighting games this weekend with some of the best west coast / North American players in Super Smash Bros., Street Fighter 5 and Tekken 7 duking it out including the likes of Radiance|Commander Jesse, CCG|Sherryjenix, Stupendous, Flaquito, FitFGC|DRDANNYPHAM, Larry Lurr, T1|ANTi, TLOC|Dakpo, KiraFlax, and many others.

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Winter Brawl 3D 2020 early results, streams ft JJJ, Linkorz, SourPiggy, Princess Ling, Incendiate, Sandman, LordKnight, BBoyDragon, ShinPaulo and more

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

Winter Brawl 3D 2020 is happening this weekend in Essington, Pennsylvania.

Some of the notable players set to attend include JJJ, Linkorz, TCOL|SourPiggy, Princess Ling, Deus|Incendiate, KOA|Sandman, BC|LordKnight, UGS|BBoyDragon, ShinPaulo, JayGeorgeM20z, FredDistance20z, DragonNinja, UGS|LordXav1er and many more.

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Topanga Championship 2020 early results, stream ft. Tokido, Fujimura, Momochi, Mago, Sako, Fuudo, Daigo, Gachikun, Nemo, Machabo, Kichipa-mu and more

Update: This story has been updated with day 6 results, standings and battle logs.

Topanga has returned, and although it's largely retaining its classic League Format, it's now called the Topanga Championship 2020 and will be going on for a select few days this Spring.

The players participating are all big names who have had great success in Street Fighter 5 so far — they are Rohto|Tokido, SNB|Fujimura, Victrix|Momochi, Mago, FAV|Sako, CYG|Fuudo, CYG|Daigo, RB|Gachikun, Liquid|Nemo, YOG|Machabo, AZ|Kichipa-mu, DNG|Itabashi Zangief, Liquid|John Takeuchi, CO|Dogura, DNG|Nauman, FAV|Ryuusei, Moke and Kawano.

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Update: Capcom has begun their own poll regarding the netcode adjustment patch for Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition

Update: It appears that Capcom has also created a poll that is gauging the community's overall impressions of the netcode adjustments. It might be worth your time to vote in both polls.

"Thanks for giving us [feedback]," said the Street Fighter 5 Server Status Twitter account. "Let me take a poll as well. After the last update, has your online playing experience improved? (This is NOT about contents or matchmaking.)"

The options listed are "it has become better," "it is worse," and "same/it didn't affect me." As of the time of writing this, the "it didn't affect me" option is the lead with over 40% of the votes. Having said that, the "it has become better" choice isn't far behind as it has claimed 37.9% of votes.

Earlier: A lot has been said about Street Fighter 5's netcode in recent days, and what some would call the last bastion between SF5 and a positive public image received some attention from developers on Tuesday when a patch containing "netcode adjustments" went live.

The problem? Capcom didn't include any patch notes to indicate the particulars of what was changed, leaving players to explore and speculate themselves. This did not go well.

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Where does Seth rank on the EventHubs Street Fighter 5 tier list one week after release?

Seth has officially been available in Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition for just over a week now, and the early community thoughts on the returning fighter have certainly been all over the place.

There's some prominent players like CYG|Daigo Umehara and FAV|Sako who feel like Seth may very well be among the best in Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition right now while a few of our own staff feel they might be bottom 10 when the smoke settles — but where does that leave our tier list?

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Here are Seth's Battle costume colors in Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition

The 40th addition to Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition's roster continues to excite players as Seth proves not only to be a fun character to play but also one with plentiful options to explore.

While Seth has many attacks and combo routes, he also features no less than five different costumes. Today we're taking a closer look at his Battle attire, which sees Seth don the remains of M. Bison's tattered clothing.

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Is a 40-character roster a good stopping point for Street Fighter 5? We compare other fighting game rosters to help find an answer

For most all of Street Fighter 5's life thus far, fans have consistently discussed the potential and prospect of "what's next?" as we have constantly had our eyes on the future in terms of DLC content, specifically characters more often than not.

This makes total sense as Capcom billed the game as a service from the start, and promised regular content development for at least four years. The game celebrated its fortieth character on Friday and its fourth birthday on Sunday, and so we have to question whether or not we're finally at a good ending point.

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Daigo, Sako, and Machabo believe Seth might be top tier in Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition

Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition's Seth is a bit of an enigma. Not only is their gender somewhat all over the place, but it feels as though where the character stands, tier-wise, is also hard to nail down.

Over on his live stream recently, CYG|Daigo put some time into playing the Street Fighter 5 series' 40th character. Thanks to FGC Translated, we learned that not only does Daigo think the character is strong, but so do fellow top player FAV|Sako and YOG|Machabo.

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How well does Street Fighter 5's roster represent the franchise as a whole? Let's have a look at how many returnees each past game got in SF5

With the release of Seth last week for Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition, we've got a pretty well-rounded roster at 40 characters, just 4 short of the number the Street Fighter 4 series eventually ended on. Although we don't actually know if Seth will be the final character for the game or not, Season 4's addition of boss characters throughout the franchise seemed like a good opportunity to have a look at how many characters from each part of Street Fighter's history returned.

We'll be looking at Street Fighter 1, the Street Fighter 2 series, the Street Fighter Alpha games, the Street Fighter 3 titles and finally the Street Fighter 4 installments and detail each character who originated in these respective parts of Street Fighter history that returned in Street Fighter 5, and look briefly at the ones who didn't as well. So, let's get started.

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Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition's special pre-order color EX 09 for all characters

Capcom has shown they like to pepper in some variety when it comes to the appearances of Street Fighter characters, and those who pre-ordered Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition are privy to a bonus look for each and every one of the game's 40 characters.

No matter who you're using, the new color EX 09 will theme your fighter's standard appearance with a shadowy, somewhat evil aura. We've rounded up images of the entire roster sporting this look to share with you today.

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Capcom offers new details on recent Street Fighter 5 netcode patch; one-sided rollback and desync issues directly addressed

The Street Fighter 5 community got a long-awaited update to their game's netcode on Tuesday, but a lack of details from Capcom left many to ponder the particulars of what exactly had changed.

Developers have posted a textual update detailing specifics of the patch and giving fans an idea of what to expect and look out for when duking it out online.

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New side by side video from HiFight shows how Street Fighter 5 handles lag spikes after recent netcode patch

Street Fighter 5 fans have been on something of an emotional roller coaster over the last few days (yes, beyond the standard emotional roller coaster that we go on every time we play) as Capcom released a new patch tending to the game's netcode... an aspect of SF5 that players have taken great issue with.

While we've known that Capcom has been intently working on this over the last month, we didn't (and still technically don't) know what exactly to expect when it comes to particulars. Early reactions supposed online interactions had not been attended to at all while evidence thereafter has pointed to clear improvements with regards to rollback and stutter frequency. With as many moving parts and variables that go into online connections, it's hard to poinpoint specifics.

HiFight has performed a visual test to help us better piece together the puzzle as we see what a cross play match looks like via side by side display. HiFight introduces intentional lag so that we can observe how both the PlayStation 4 and PC respond to it.

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'People think I always go crazy... I'm a controlled chaos kind of player'- CeroBlast on the method to his madness, training on and offline, and more

Joshua "CeroBlast" Tran may not have taken hold Capcom Pro Tour gold just quite yet, but he's already turning heads with unmistakably bold Street Fighter 5 gameplay that gets the job done more often than you'd expect.

Multiple top 8 finishes on last year's CPT certainly add to Tran's notoriety in the competitive field, but it was his reverse one character victory at Canada Cup 2019 against the likes of Liquid|Nemo, CYG|Daigo Umehara, Mago, Kawano, and FD|Haitani that most recently grabbed the community's attention. Catalyst was able to catch up with Tran at Capcom Cup last year and chat about the up and comer's style, training practices, plans for the future, and more.

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Street Fighter 5 players embarrass themselves with baseless reactions to netcode patch; Catalyst feels Seth may be a bottom 10 character, and more

Capcom rolled out a new Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition patch on Tuesday evening that was to attend, in some capacity, to the game's netcode. While fans weren't exactly sure what all this would entail going into the patch, they were suddenly very sure by Wednesday morning that this patch was a complete failure and hadn't done anything to make connections smoother... except that wasn't the case.

As a result, we're starting to see notable community figures backtrack a bit on their heated social media comments as many have realized that a significant number of players are experiencing improvements (albeit most reports say they're somewhat small) while playing SF5 online.

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Poll results: If there is indeed a new Capcom vs. title in development, which company would you like to see them collaborate with for a new fighter?

Update: The results are in. Check out how our readers voted after the jump.

Earlier: The classic Capcom vs. series has ties going all of the way back to the early 90's with X-Men: Children of the Atom though they've since gone on to create crossover titles with many other developers / companies.

Yesterday gave us quite the surprise on that specific fighting game front when V's English voice actor from Devil May Cry 5 suggested that a new Capcom vs. title may very well be in production.

But who would Capcom characters be fighting against in this new decade?

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Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition Seth review

Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition is here, and with the latest update to Capcom's mainstay fighting title came the series' 40th playable character, Seth.

Now that we've gotten some time in with the new DLC character, how does Seth stack up in Street Fighter 5? Let's dive right into what the returning Street Fighter 4 boss character has to offer.

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