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Fighter's Spirit 2019 early results, stream ft. Tokido, Fujimura, Gachikun, Fuudo, Omito, Sako, Nemo, Daru, OilKing, Momochi, NL, Taka and more

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Fighter's Spirit 2019 is taking place this weekend in Seoul, South Korea.

Players participating include Rohto|Tokido, FD|Fujimura, RB|Gachikun, CYG|Fuudo, Omito, FAV|Sako, Liquid|Nemo, Daru, UYU|OilKing, Momochi, UYU|NL, Taka, CYG|GamerBee, YOG|Machabo, Talon|HotDog29, iXA|Gouda, Mago, ALUS|Qiuqiu, GRPT|MOV, FAV|Ryuusei, GRPT|DoraBang, ODG|Nakamura, LG|Monster, DNG|Itabashi Zangief, LG|Nakashima, Verloren, Nezu, KYONOentremete, ALUS|Yang Mian, iXA|StormKubo, Yutta, Yoshiki, AXIZ|Shuto, TRL|Bashou, Qanba|Abao, DNG|Nauman, Sandbag, Abegen, ODG|Roy and many more.

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Reflect 2019 early results, streams ft Problem X, Phenom, Luffy, SaltyKid, Foxy Grampa, Infexious, Takamura, Shanks, Shakz, Hurricane, Akainu and more

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

This weekend, Reflect 2019 will be hosted in London, United Kingdom.

It's a new tournament series which will have a bunch of hype events, with some of the notable players attending being Mouz|Problem X, NVD|Phenom, RB|Luffy, NVD|SaltyKid, PxP|A Foxy Grampa, Infexious, Takamura, VGIA|Shanks, FNATIC|Shakz, Vitality|Hurricane, FNATIC|Akainu, VGIA|VegaPatch, EnVyUS|MisterCrimson, NVD|Veggey, Packz, Reason|BoltStrike, EnVyUS|Layo, Method|ImStillDaDaddy, THUGS|NastyNas, EnVyUS|NassimClaw, HappyPow, Oplon|Noka and Akainu|Kilzyou.

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'We want to live up to everyone's expectations' - Ono on the Street Fighter 5 reveal coming in August

The onus for communicating seemingly any information at all when it comes to Street Fighter 5 DLC characters in 2019 has seemingly fallen mainly on the backs of Yoshinori Ono and his Blanka doll.

Capcom has released new costumes and stages, but it's been six months since their official post about Kage, game balance, and how they'll infamously be "doing things differently" this year. Since Ono has seemingly become the sole mouthpiece in this avenue, we're eating up and picking apart anything and everything he says on the matter.

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North American Street Fighter Pro League week ten results featuring NuckleDu, Punk, Justin Wong, Samurai, iDom and more

Update This story is being updated weekly with results. Earlier: North America officially embarks on an all new Street Fighter adventure today as the Street Fighter Pro League will officially get off the ground today at 4 p.m. Pacific Time.

Said League will feature six teams battling it out over two season, headed by some recognizable captains. These captains will be Victrix|Justin Wong, FOX|NuckleDu, REC|Punk, W2|Toi, iDom, and Nephew, who will come together for the draft phase today as they assemble their teams of three.

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Dogura shares his Street Fighter 5 Season 4 tier list

With plenty of top eight finishes and Capcom Cup appearances, CO|Dogura has proved he knows a thing or two about Street Fighter 5. That's why we were particularly interested when he posted an all new tier list to offer his opinions on character strength here in Season 4.

Dogura took to his Twitter page to share this, and the amazing HiFight has translated all the information from Japanese to English for us Westerners.

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When we think Street Fighter 6 may drop, why laggy online players should automatically lose rounds, an argument for Master Chief in Smash, and more

It's E3 2019 week and Microsoft has announced its upcoming next generation console for the holiday season of 2020, which means we have a fairly educated guess as to when Capcom may be aiming to release their next big Street Fighter title.

Nintendo announced both Banjo-Kazooie and The Hero from Dragon Quest as the next DLC characters for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, and both Steven "Dreamking" Chavez and Nick "MajinTenshinhan" Taylor join us to talk about these new fighters.

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Kage remains at the bottom while M. Bison pushes the lead against Urien for May's Street Fighter 5: Arcade Edition online stats

Yet another month has concluded. This means that Capcom has released another set of monthly stats for Street Fighter 5: Arcade Edition's online modes.

Information regarding character usage statistics and match ups are now available for May 2019. Remember that the results of the game's ranked mode, casual mode, and battle lounges are being counted here.

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When's Street Fighter 6? What Microsoft's late 2020 new console release might mean for Capcom's next big fighting game

Microsoft dropped the bomb on Sunday with their official reveal of Project Scarlett, the next generation console for Xbox. While we don't know a whole lot beyond the idea that "it's gonna be real fast," our main concern here is the holiday season of 2020 release date, and how that might line up with an all new big-time fighting game entry from Capcom.

Nothing is set in stone at this very early stage in the process, but some reading of the tea leaves based on Capcom's past patterns for major fighting game releases like Street Fighter or Marvel vs. Capcom entries.

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Suzaku Castle at Night stage coming to Street Fighter 5

While Capcom's fighting game division had no major announcements to make at E3 2019 going on now, they are apparently adding something new to the game in the near future for Street Fighter 5.

The company announced today that Ryu's Street Fighter 2 stage Suzaku Castle is getting a new variant in SF5 to be played at night, and it's releasing on June 25.

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G is more than just a good V-Trigger; 801 Strider on his character's strengths, beating pros despite only playing Street Fighter as a hobby, and more

Gustavo "SB|801 Strider" Romero is currently ninth on the Capcom Pro Tour Global Leaderboard, the second highest placing American in the CPT standings, and the best G player in Street Fighter 5 right now. He's achieved all this not with a professional eSports player's schedule, but instead with training peppered into a fairly standard routine complete with a 9-5 type job, home ownership, and regular gym visits.

BornFree spoke with Romero at Combo Breaker this year to pick the Utah player's brain on a handful of interesting talking points. These range from the aforementioned routine, the reason why he loves and has been able to rise above the rest of the competition with G, and plenty more.

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Ryu is significantly better in Season 4, but still has a major problem: Birdie; MDZ Jimmy shares thoughts on the tireless wanderer

After a particularly strong showing back in Season 1, Street Fighter's front and center figure, Ryu, was nerfed down into being one of game's most inefficient fighters. He's been inching his way back up the ranks ever since, and is looking respectable here in Season 4... but not without caveat.

YouTuber and Street Fighter 5 player MDZ Jimmy has spent quite a bit of time playing the tireless wanderer over the last few years, and has put together a video (as he's done in each season) detailing the state of Ryu.

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'Look forward to Street Fighter Arcade Edition news in August' - Yoshinori Ono preps for E3 and shares new SF5 artwork in recent tweet

While Capcom's fighting game division will indeed have a presence at E3 this week, we suspect we'll get little more than Street Fighter League exhibition matches and some autographs from Street Fighter 5's Executive Producer, Yoshinori Ono.

With Blanka doll in hand, Ono tweeted a pre-E3 message to fans with a nod to August's upcoming reveal and some cool new SF5 artwork featuring Kage.

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PC Mods: Scooby-Doo's Shaggy joins the fight in Street Fighter 5: Arcade Edition

After being a mainstay of the famous mystery-solving crew, Shaggy has joined Street Fighter 5. You can use him as a mod for Ken on PC.

Many hopefuls wanted to see him as a mod after making it into other games as one. This is mostly due to the parallels drawn between Shaggy’s fighting prowess and Ultra Instinct Goku.

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What fighting game-related announcements are we likely to see at E3 2019?

E3 may have officially kicked off yesterday with EA's announcements, but today marks the true beginning for most of us interested in fighting games with Microsoft's conference coming at 1 p.m. PDT.

We already know at least one big reveal is coming soon, but let's take a look at the other upcoming and currently available fighters that may have a presence at the big event this year.

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Super Smash Bros. Ultimate appears to cross 2,000 entrants for EVO 2019 while 4 others have surpassed the 1,000 milestone

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate appears to be the big draw to EVO 2019 which would make three different most-entered games in three years with Dragon Ball FighterZ and Street Fighter 5 coming before it, and it's looking poised to soon overtake DBFZ's entrant count from last year.

EVO's Joey 'Mr. Wizard' Cuellar has taken to Twitter to provide another entrant number update for the massive event revealing that one title has already surpassed 2,000 competitors while half of the others on the mainstage have also crossed into quadruple digits as well.

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Fuudo pulls out some potentially unblockable R. Mika tech at Taipei Major multiple times though the set up itself has existed since Season 1

Taipei Major just wrapped up with Street Fighter 5 closing out the event though one of its finalists showed everyone a wild set up that most people haven't seen or thought about in possibly three years... if ever.

CYG|Fuudo has been a loyal R. Mika main since 2016 — aside from his recent dabbling with Birdie — but he's been pulling out some tech that no one was ready for and may indeed be an inescapable Critical Art depending on the character and situation.

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Taipei Major 2019 results

Update: This story has been updated with final results.

Taipei Major 2019 is taking place this weekend, obviously in Taipei, Taiwan, and it's a huge event for several different games, most notably Street Fighter 5: Arcade Edition.

Some of the fierce competitors who will be competing at this event are Rohto|Tokido, Mouz|Problem X, CYG|Daigo, THY|Chikurin, CYG|Fuudo, UYU|LowHigh, YOG|Machabo, Liquid|Nemo, FD|Haitani, Victrix|Momochi, FAV|Sako, FD|Fujimura, RZR|Xian, UYU|Jeondding, Liquid|John Takeuchi, CYG|GamerBee, DNG|Itabashi Zangief, Yamasa|Nobi, UYU|NL, Trashbox, CherryBerryMango, RB|Bonchan, FD|Johnny, Talon|HotDog29, MVP|Pekos, GRPT|MOV, E.T., Mago, DouyuTV|Xiao Hai, Yamasa|Take, CO|Dogura, Verloren, RRQ|Moke, ZJZ, BC|Kazunoko, CoolKid93, COOASGAMES|Noroma, PG|Shen Chan, FAV|Ryuusei, Fate|Ulsan, EQNX|Dimeback, Chuan, iG|Jiewa, Humanbomb, RB|Tanukana, Yang Mian and Yamasa|Yuu, though there are countless more participating as well.

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