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New characters bring new life to Street Fighter 5, sexual assault accusations hit the FGC, Street Fighter 6 predictions, and Rose players are liars

We're back with this week's episode of the EventHubs Podcast and while we're excited to finally have some thoroughly positive reports on the status of Street Fighter 5, another rain cloud has made its way into our atmosphere.

Sexual assault allegations have begun springing up in alarmingly high numbers in our community this week as both parties on both the victim and victimizer fronts have come forward with allegations/confessions.

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Leah 'Gllty' Hayes banned indefinitely from Capcom events for violating player code of conduct

Capcom has just announced the ban of professional Street Fighter player Leah "Gllty" Hayes from their events following recent violations of their player code of conduct. The ban will be in effect for any Capcom owned and/or operated events, and will stay in place until further notice.

Over the course of the week, several members of the fighting game community have come forward to share their stories of harassment and sexual assault. Among the people mentioned was Hayes, who took to Twitter herself to admit to some of her wrongdoings.

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Here are all of Lucia's costume colors and Easter eggs in Street Fighter 5

If you haven't had a chance to try out Street Fighter 5: Arcade Edition's latest combatants, you should do yourself a favor and scoop up that Summer bundle of characters. But hey, if you'd prefer to window shop first, there's nothing wrong with that either.

Poison, E. Honda, and Lucia are available in-game now, and each new fighter came along with a handful of alternate costumes that can also be purchased. We've already taken a gander at what Honda and Poison's look like in Street Fighter 5, so today we're finishing things off with a look at all of Lucia's costume colors and the Easter egg variations she has.

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Here's how to avoid E. Honda's V-Trigger 1 guard crush in Street Fighter 5

E. Honda was part of the trio of characters to drop for Street Fighter 5 just after EVO 2019. He's already looking to be a powerful addition to the cast.

His V-Trigger 1 showcases some of his better tools gaining access to a stronger Sumo Headbutt that can guard crush, but it can also be countered.

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'I've given up on seeing Viper in Street Fighter 5' - Sherryjenix talks SF5, getting Arslan Ash to EVO, the Women of the FGC EVO panel, and more

One of the more recognizable faces in fighting games today, VP|Sherryjenix sat down with BornFree at EVO this year to talk a whole lot about fighting games.

Sherry has garnered more and more notoriety through her consistent traveling to events, appearances on eSports productions such as ELEAGUE's The Challenger and the upcoming Street Fighter League Season 2, and her community work through her eFight Pass program.

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Here are all of E. Honda's costume colors and his Easter Egg in Street Fighter 5

The final World Warrior from Street Fighter 2 has made his way into Street Fighter 5 in style as E. Honda has updated both his bathhouse and wardrobe for 2019.

We've gone through and captured images of Honda in all four of his currently available costumes (Standard, Battle, Story, and Nostalgia) so you can see each and every one of his potential looks before you purchase them.

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You only need one button to have a fun and strong start with Honda in Street Fighter 5

Some people love exploring new characters while others might see the process of picking someone new up as a mountainous task that demands a ton of hours and nuanced attention so as to ensure they know what to do in every single possible situation that might come up during play.

In my recent ventures with Street Fighter 5's newly-released E. Honda, I've found that while is a fairly sophisticated character with plenty of options and situations to explore, he also comes with the gift of a single move that serves as a very clear starting block that's simple, fun to play with, and will help players naturally develop their game into other avenues as they use it: standing fierce (heavy) punch.

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Fighting games should be designed to be fun first, balance and accessibility can follow after; Maximilian talks game design, his career, and more

We're back with the second half of BornFree's EVO interview with Maximilian as the two YouTubers chat all things fighting games.

Max has a bunch to share when it comes to the evolution of his craft, detailing some of the histories behind such endeavors as ASSIST ME!, Rate the Super, Boss Rage, and Real Talk. He also goes a bit into the woes of being a full-time content creator, such as how he usually finds himself burned out at least once a year, questioning if he really wants to continue the grind.

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Poison, Lucia, and E. Honda can do some wacky stuff in Street Fighter 5 and Desk shows how with these 'very stupid combos'

With the release of Street Fighter 5's latest DLC characters, combo video extraordinaire Desk brought to us solo showcases for all three. Poison, Lucia, and E. Honda were seen performing stylish and impressive sequences in that classic Desk style, but the experimentation from the combo wizard has yet to cease.

While making those three combo exhibitions, Desk took notes on some of the oddities that these characters are capable of. Today, we have a full-on combo video featuring all three fighters and their "very stupid combos," according to Desk.

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Capcom Pro Tour Online 2019 Latin America East results

Update: This story has been updated with final results.

The online segment of the Capcom Pro Tour is close to ending, with one of its final events being the Latin America East event.

Some of the notable players fighting it out today through the power of the internet include MenaRD, Caba, SB|Crossover, DR Ray, FA|Mono, Tigers|LuiMan20, GAM|Jochy, MrEstrella, F3|Lilo and many more.

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Using Poison's whip cancels in Street Fighter 5 is some of the most fun I've ever had in this game

We here at EventHubs have been diving in deep with Street Fighter 5: Arcade Edition's newest contenders. E. Honda, Poison, and Lucia were released shortly after EVO 2019 this past weekend, and several of us here on the team have been taking the time to play the latest fighters to see what they're all about.

The character that I have taken the most liking to so far is Poison, and while I am a fan of many of her traits, I find myself enjoying one of her new techniques more than anything else — her whip cancels.

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Nintendo, Sony, and Microsoft will be required to disclose loot box odds on products that use them soon

Loot boxes in video games have seen an increase in popularity in recent times as downloadable content, frequent updates, and free-to-play models have become staples in the industry. Being able to slap down your cash for a chance at scoring exclusive items, colors, costumes, and the like is an enticing concept, but with their implementation also quickly comes concern.

When it comes to using real money for loot boxes, things can get dicey very quickly, and gaming companies continue to try and put policies into place that benefit everyone involved. The Entertainment Software Association (ESA) recently announced that three major companies — Nintendo, Microsoft, and Sony — have all committed to new policies that require them to divulge loot box odds on any products that use them going forward.

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Momochi plays Lucia, Smug shows off Honda, Javits shares intriguing tech, and plenty more in our new Street Fighter 5 DLC character round up

The Street Fighter 5 community has now had some ample time to explore the three new characters that made their way onto the roster on Sunday, and hot damn are they looking interesting.

Honda, Lucia, and Poison have been just about everywhere we look as players figure out and share combos, set ups, and general tech with all three. We've rounded up a good fistfull of said content to share with you today in one convenient place.

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Fiery Molotov juggles, bizarre cross ups, and a whole lot of whipping... ready to be Poisoned by Desk?

The third of the three new Street Fighter 5 characters now has her very own Desk video as Poison whips onto the scene to whip her foes about the screen.

As per the usual, Desk hits us with some gnarly sequences that we'll probably never wind up seeing in tournament. However, there are some interesting setups and misdirections that we very well might see top players taking and using in their competitive bouts.

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'There's a lingering sadness amongst the Capcom fighting game community' - Maximilian and BornFree chat for a spell

The fighting game community is in for a treat as two of our most beloved YouTubers have finally made it into the same video. BornFree and Maximilian sit down to discuss a plethora of FGC-related content ranging from the status of Capcom and its recent titles, a look back to analyze the not-so-distant past, Max's rise from 3,000 subs back in the Marvel vs. Capcom 3 days to over 1 million now, and plenty more.

It takes an especially efficient balancing act to simultaneously inform and entertain as effectively as Max does. He shares some of his approaches with us and grants some insight on how he's become one of the absolute best at what he does.

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Punk lands a big Lucia combo but feels himself a little too soon in this intense Street Fighter 5: Arcade Edition clip

With Street Fighter 5 having seen three new DLC characters added to the game this week, players everywhere are taking the time to try each one out to see how good they might be and what they're all about.

One of the best Street Fighter 5 players in the world, REC|Punk, has been giving newcomer Lucia a shot as of late and playing her on his stream. A clip from a recent broadcast captured by HiFight shows us a particularly hilarious moment where Punk feels himself just a little too soon...

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Capcom states that their 'eSports business generates an insignificant amount of revenue at present,' but is still looking to grow eSports ecosystem

It's no secret that many major fighting game development companies are positioning and priming their latest titles to have the best chance possible of thriving in the modern realm of eSports, and a recent statement from Capcom sheds a bit of light on where the Street Fighter and Marvel vs. Capcom developer is in this process.

Amidst the question and answer portion of the company's latest Investor Relation Report update is the inquiry "How much revenue has Capcom earned from eSports in the first quarter, and what should we expect for the next two or three years?" followed by a fairly down to earth answer that seems to line up with where the genre currently sits when it comes to competitive entertainment.

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