Street Fighter 5 stories

Here's our first look at Zeku's Red Earth Kenji costume in action along with an his new theme, coming to Street Fighter 5 April 12 to May 10

We got a gander at Zeku's upcoming Kenji costume a few weeks ago as Street Fighter 5 continues their crossover outfits from Capcom's Red Earth fighting title that dropped all the way back in 1996.

Today Capcom released the first video footage of this Kenji outfit as it seen in Street Fighter 5 action. As is the norm with these crossover costumes, players will need to participate in Extra Battle bouts for four weeks in a row to get their hands on this one.

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Chun-Li features a glitch in Street Fighter 5 that causes her to float upwards and off the top of the screen; Capcom is currently looking into a fix

It seems as though as soon as Capcom squashes one glitch in Street Fighter 5, another one pops up considering we just got done dealing with Blanka's time freeze glitch and now there's one for Chun-Li to be mildly worried about.

A new bug was recently discovered in Street Fighter 5: Arcade Edition which sees the strongest woman in the world float up, up and away with its only requirement being that Chun-Li needs to have her V-Trigger 1 activated.

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Super Smash Bros. Ultimate surpasses 1,000 entrants for EVO 2019 while Street Fighter 5, Samurai Shodown and UNIST rise up the ranks

EVO 2019 is shaping up to be perhaps on of the biggest years for the event in its history with nine titles appearing on the mainstage where the first of them has crossed into quadruple digits for entrants in just over a month after registration began.

Joey "Mr. Wizard" Cuellar has released an updated EVO scoreboard after early bird registration concluded where it was revealed that Super Smash Bros. Ultimate now has over 1,000 players planning to be at attendance for the biggest tournament of the year while ranking shakeups have occurred in just a week since the last rankings.

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Smug is a damn fighting game national treasure, and this stare down with a traitorous Necalli player is one of the many reasons why

It's been a joy watching the young Bryant Huggins grow into the Mayor of Duff City himself, Rise|Smug. Not only has Smug continued to mature as one of the most entertaining competitors in the tournament scene, but also as one of the most entertaining streamers in the more relaxed and casual environment.

I may be preaching to many in the choir here, but those of you who haven't seen much of Smug's live stream, SmugDaBeastTV, have been missing its wonderful blend of impressive play and hilarious antics, like this one that recently happened during a bout with a Diamond-ranked Necalli player.

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BlindWarriorSven achieves Super Diamond rank in Street Fighter 5 despite disability

Despite being blind, BlindWarriorSven is a Street Fighter 5 player that has made a name for himself by competing at tournaments. He has previously praised Capcom and Street Fighter 5's sound design for making this possible in the first place.

Although the odds may seem stacked against BlindWarriorSven when it comes to achieving an excellent rank in online play, he has managed to boost himself to Super Diamond rank with Ken.

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AngryBird's Zeku makes you stand up and take notice at Brussels Challenge, we've got the highlights

Zeku hadn't made a gigantic splash in the Street Fighter 5 scene, but that looks like it's going to be changing now if NASR eSports's AngryBird has anything to say about it.

Released in October 2017, back in Season 2, Zeku has definitely seen some great placements — but it looks like in Season 4, this is going to be his biggest time to shine so far. Let's recap some of the outstanding play we saw at Brussels Challenge Major Edition 2019.

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Character usage for Street Fighter 5: Arcade Edition at Brussels Challenge Major Edition 2019

Brussels Challenge Major Edition 2019 took place this weekend, so we gathered the stats for how the top 48 portion of things shook out for the Street Fighter 5: Arcade Edition competitors.

Karin has been seeing very strong results early on in Season 4, and this tournament was no exception, as she was the most used character by a fair margin.

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Brussels Challenge Major Edition 2019 results

Updated with final results: Brussels Challenge Major Edition 2019 is took place this weekend, in Brussels, Belgium as you might have already guessed, and it's a big event for multiple titles, being the kickoff for the European branch of this year's Capcom Pro Tour for Street Fighter 5: Arcade Edition, and also being a ArcRevo World Tour event for Guilty Gear Xrd REV 2, BlazBlue Cross Tag Battle and BlazBlue: Central Fiction.

Players participating this weekend include Mouz|Problem X, RB|Bonchan, GO|Luffy, NVD|Phenom, Keev, NASR|BigBird, NASR|AngryBird, PG|MarlinPie, Teresa, Taka, We-R1|Trashbox, FNATIC|Shakz, FNATIC|Akainu, Fergus, Solary|Glutonny, NVD|Momi, VDV|KingRasta, Svampen, Oplon|Skyll, EnVyUS|MisterCrimson, Onimario, Vitality|Hurricane, NVD|SaltyKid, WG|Abegen, Nyphi7, VGIA|Shanks, Takamura, DO|SephiBlack, RASS, VGIA|VegaPatch and many more.

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Alex's Leo crossover costume from Red Earth is now available in Street Fighter 5: Arcade Edition

Capcom is still steadily releasing new crossover costumes for Street Fighter 5: Arcade Edition — even if that's pretty much the only thing they've released for the game in 2019 — and they've started really digging into some of their lesser known properties as fan service for their catalogs from the past.

Alex finally got his time in the spotlight by receiving his first crossover look by dressing up as the oft forgotten fighting game Red Earth's Leo, and that new lion-headed outfit is now available to use in SF5 — unless you're like me and missed a week of missions because I forgot.

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Capcom Pro Tour Online 2019 Southeast Asia results

Update: This story has been updated with final results.

The online portion of this year's Capcom Pro Tour is a bit different than what we've become accustomed to, but it's kicking off this weekend nonetheless.

This first installment will be the South East Asian part, and some of the players set to compete are RZR|Xian, Chuan, TJ|MindRPG, SIN|Brandon, OswaldAce, and many more as well.

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Risk vs. reward is one of the most important concepts you need to know about in Street Fighter 5

Studying the meta of Street Fighter 5 has become an intense hobby of mine. The concept of risk vs. reward in this title is so crucial to successful gameplay, yet it's a subject I rarely hear about from the community at large.

While previous Street Fighter titles were often about minimizing risk, and never opening yourself up to danger, SF5 is often about embracing that aspect of the game, as the rewards for doing so at the correct times are exceptional.

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Street Fighter 5's Fight Money woes will apparently continue as Capcom releases the April Extra Battle guide featuring Zeku's new Red Earth costume

Street Fighter 5's implementation of Fight Money was among its most bold and interesting choices in the current landscape of video games allowing players to earn typically paid content through playing the game as incentive to keep people coming back and trying out the game's various modes.

That system has essentially eroded, however, over the past year or so even though Capcom has added more ways to spend Fight Money than to obtain it, and things don't appear to be changing any time soon.

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Not only does artist Jet share his amazing work, he shows us exactly how he does it with video tutorials

While I'll surely just be sticking to the medium words for creative expression, those of you who lean more towards the canvas will certainly appreciate the work of NorCal-based artist Jet.

Jet has created a fairly vast catalogue of beautiful art pieces, a good handful of which feature fighting game characters — the majority of which are ladies. As if that weren't enough, Jet also shows us his process via The JettyJet Show.

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Does Street Fighter 5 need a Season 4.5 balance patch, is Capcom showing signs of better communication, and just how good or bad is G?

While it had a fairly rocky start, it seems Street Fighter 5 has fallen a bit more into the good graces of fans now that the 2019 Pro Tour has started and Yoshinori Ono has broken Capcom's radio silence and offered the community a feeling of acknowledgement.

In both 2017 and 2018, it was around this time of year that we got a mid-season balance patch, but is that some we should expect or even want here in Season 4?

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Tacos, Tekken, Street Fighter, a Mike Watson Super Turbo kumite and more; Super Arcade is celebrating its one year anniversary and you're invited

After a long journey burdened by trials and tribulations, Mike Watson was finally able to re-open the doors of Southern California-based Super Arcade on April 5th, 2018. It's hard to believe it, but we're now on the verge of celebrating the one year anniversary of this oh-so important and integral establishment for America's modern fighting game community.

As such, Super will be hosting an anniversary event this Friday, April 5th, to show its appreciation for any and all who have darkened its doors or monstered its streams, and it looks to be a very good time.

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UDON's new Street Fighter pin-up collection will certainly cure any summertime blues with sexy and awesome works from 22 artists

UDON Entertainment has a long-standing relationship with Capcom and their fighting game franchises considering they've been in charge of a multitude of comic book runs for the Street Fighter series as well as produced special art collections like their "Summer Sports" issues.

The publisher is keeping that tradition alive and well with their recently revealed Street Fighter Pin-Up collection featuring the world warriors in their Summer attire including bikinis, swim trunks, gym clothes and even wedding dresses.

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Get a glimpse inside the minds of Daigo Umehara and Tokido as HiFight impressively breaks down their decision making and thought process from NCR 2019

Another week in the life of professional fighting game players wrapped up at NorCal Regionals 2019 last weekend, but many won't get much of a chance at rest with Brussels Challenge Major Edition starting up tomorrow showing off the mental fortitude needed to continually do well and improve with such little time in between majors.

CYG|Daigo Umehara and ROHTO|Tokido are often regarded as some of the mentally strongest and smartest competitors currently in the game, so it's really cool to see what is going on in their heads moment to moment during one of the most heated matches of NCR.

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