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What kind of moveset would Hakan have if he was added to Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition? Let's look at his Omega version for ideas

In just a couple of days on August 5, Capcom intends to reveal new characters for Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition. While there are a few rumored front-runners, there's still a possibility that Capcom might surprise everyone with a curveball character.

What if Hakan was announced as one of Season V's new playable fighters? Once more, let's take a look at the changes made to Hakan in the Omega version of Ultra Street Fighter 4 to get some ideas on how the Turkish oil wrestler might play.

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Poison rips Akuma's life bar apart with two meters and V-Trigger 1 in this Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition combo clip

One of Poison's strongest tactics in Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition is her ability to use a combination of V-Trigger 1 and some EX meter to quickly tack on the damage. Throwing out a molotov cocktail with VT1 spreads a carpet of flames across the floor that causes damage to the opponent if they're inside that area, and Poison can use specific combos and set ups to keep them there for some truly devastating punishes.

A great example of one of these punishes was recently shared on Twitter by Tyrant. This has to be about as optimal as it gets, with Tyrant's Poison landing a major combo on an Akuma that destroys his life bar.

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Capcom Pro Tour Online 2020 Central America 1 results

Update: This story has been updated with final results.

The Capcom Pro Tour Online is back again this week with another Capcom Cup spot up for grabs.

Players participating include Bandits|MenaRD, SB|Doomsnake, Bandits|Caba, AAA|ElTigre, AAA|Kusanagi, Bandits|Crossover, Mono, GOT|DR Ray, TMM|Lilo, Jochy, AZE|Maximof, TMM|LuiMan20, RH|Zeromex7, Hermes Venatori, RAPTR5|Jazdero and many more.

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For being one of the absolute most powerful and feared attacks in the entire Street Fighter universe, Raging Demon sure has a spotty track record

While it may not be as iconic as the Hadouken fireball or Shoryuken uppercut, the Shun Goku Satsu (better known as the Raging Demon) is widely seen as the most powerful and most badass move in all of Street Fighter.

The technique calls for the user to deliver themselves wholly over to the killing intent and often comes with the toll of consuming their humanity. Things are even worse for the victim as they're hit with countless deadly strikes all in a single moment that hurt not only their physical body but also assault their very soul with an intensity proportionate to the number of sins they've committed in life.

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Alex was tied as the seventh most popular character in the top 64 of Capcom Pro Tour Online 2020 Central America 1's Street Fighter 5 tournament

Capcom Pro Tour Online 2020 Central America 1's Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition event will be concluding later tonight. Over 180 players ended up competing at this tournament.

As a result, we've gathered the characters behind the top 64 performing players. This should give us a basic idea on which characters are performing well in this "online meta" that's currently in place.

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Panamanian Street Fighter 5 players faced disaster from power outages during CPT Online but were able to compete thanks to opponents' sportsmanship

The Capcom Pro Tour Online 2020 circuit entered its third month of competition this weekend where it would face a host of new challenges in the Central American region that would be held together by the integrity and compassion of its players.

Just as the initial brackets for the Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition tournament were beginning on Saturday, players in Panama reported massive, extended power outages around the country that put their shot at reaching Capcom Cup into utter uncertainty.

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Where do the Street Fighter 5 tier lists sit nearly 6 months after Champion Edition's launch?

Sometimes it feels longer, but we're getting close to hitting the six month mark without any new characters or notable balance changes in Street Fighter 5 which has let the game's meta evolve in some different ways while we continue to lack traditional tournaments.

This shift to almost exclusively online has certainly made some characters seem even better though that could also be attributed to the buffs given out for Champion Edition. Many still seem to agree on who are among the best, however.

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Torimeshi Charity Event results

Today saw an event held in order to help out Japanese Dhalsim player CG|Torimeshi, who unfortunately saw his home demolished in an explosive accident in Japan earlier this week, the aftermath of which can be seen here.

Thankfully, him and his family suffered no injuries, but received grave damage to both their home and belongings. With one of its members in such peril, the fighting game community did what they do best and organized an event stream for charity which accepted donations on behalf of helping CG|Torimeshi and his family get back on their feet.

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Stellar Tekken mods for Street Fighter 5 make us wish Tekken X Street Fighter was still in active development

Following the turbulent life and ultimate failure of 2012's Street Fighter X Tekken, developers at Bandai Namco decided to put the kibosh on Tekken X Street Fighter while the game was around 30% complete.

We're still coming to terms with the fact that this title may never escape from development purgatory, but were quite happy to come across a handful of images featuring a modded version of Street Fighter 5 that replaces certain characters with fighters from the Tekken universe.

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Major reveals expected at Japan Fighting Game Publishers Roundtable, check out the live stream here at 5 p.m. PDT

Today is the big day as the fighting game community has been excitedly counting down the hours to the Japan Fighting Game Publishers Roundtable which is slated to kick off this evening at 5 p.m. PDT.

Representatives from Capcom, Bandai Namco, Arc System Works, SNK, Arika, and Koei Tecmo will be in attendance to discuss the genre, eSports, and reveal some hot new content.

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Kenny Omega returns to help make Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition's character reveals on August 5

Capcom is not only gearing up to be a part of the big fighting game developer roundtable discussion later today, but the company is set to unveil more of what is en route for Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition on August 5.

The live stream is set to make announcements including Season 5 character reveals, eSports news, and more. Today, we have learned that none other than professional wrestler and fighting game hype man Kenny Omega will be returning to help make the big reveals next Wednesday.

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After looking closer at the statues in Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition's Ring of Prosperity stage I'm still not fully sure who Bison is wrestling

Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition saw the addition of some new content earlier this week. The Capcom Pro Tour 2020 DLC bundle not only saw the completion of its unveiling, but now the new bits of content shown are available to use in-game.

On top of iDom's Champion's Choice costume for Laura, the new Ring of Prosperity stage featuring a Gill colosseum scene was added, and prominently displayed in the background of this backdrop are interesting statues depicting a handful of the world warriors. Now that we have the stage on-hand and I've taken a closer look at it, I'm still not fully sure who Bison's statue is wrestling with.

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This Champion's Choice Laura from Saikusa Hinoru is too good not to share, check out more from the Japanese artist here

While scrolling through Twitter we came across an image shared multiple times by members of the fighting game community that depicts the newest costume for Street Fighter 5's Laura as imagined by reigning Capcom Cup champion, iDom.

It turns out that an artist by the name of Saikusa Hinoru is behind this breathtaking piece, and there's even more beautiful fighting game art in their portfolio.

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If Rolento joins Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition's 'Season V' roster, then what cues could he take from his Omega Street Fighter 4 version?

Capcom has confirmed that new character reveals and news for Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition will be revealed on August 5, 2020. Many Street Fighter fans are expecting Rolento, among others, to be revealed as part of 'Season V' due to a potential hint surrounding the special 22-pack of tarot cards featuring Street Fighter characters that was released in 2018.

How would Rolento play in Street Fighter 5 if he actually did join the roster as a DLC challenger? Let's take a closer look at DrewTony'Z's Street Fighter 4 Omega Rolento video so that we may consider a few possibilities.

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Who are the top 10 characters here in Season 5 of Street Fighter 5? EventHubs composite tier list part four

We've finally arrived at the finale of our latest Street Fighter 5 tier list endeavor as four of us here on EventHubs have come together to offer our individual opinions as to the ordering of the full roster according to strength here in the game's fifth season.

MajinTenshinhan, Catalyst, DreamKing, and only unanimously agreed on two characters among the lot of 40. These included the fighter at the very bottom of the barrel, Alex, as well as the one at the very top of the entire list.

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Laura's Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition Champion's Choice costume colors and Easter egg

Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition's servers went offline last night for four hours or so, and when they returned fans were treated to the rest of the Capcom Pro Tour 2020 DLC bundle content.

The new additions include a brand new stage, Ring of Prosperity, as well as iDom's Champion's Choice costume for Laura. Today we're taking a look at all 10 colors for the Brazilian grappler's new digs, as well as the Easter egg variation.

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What reveals are en route from Capcom for Street Fighter 5 in the coming days?

The next week looks to be packed with major fighting game reveals from developers like Capcom, Bandai Namco, Arc System Works, SNK, Arika, and Koei Tecmo. This coming Friday will feature a roundtable developer discussion and will feature new content debuts, and Capcom has a special stream planned for next Wednesday wherein they'll be showcasing a portion of their upcoming DLC.

The fact that more fighting game companies are transitioning to this (perhaps only out of necessity, but we'll take it) is a good look as traditional junctures for such reveals are beginning to feel antiquated. What exactly should we be expecting when it comes to Street Fighter 5? We get into speculative details on this week's episode.

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