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Punk is practicing Ultra Street Fighter 4 Dan in preparation to be the best Dan in Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition when he's released

Dan Hibiki will be the first character of Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition's Season V roster to be released. This means that we'll have to wait even longer for Rose, Oro, Akira from Rival Schools, and one more unnamed combatant to get released.

In preparation for Dan's release, it appears that PG|Punk is practicing Dan in Ultra Street Fighter 4. Based on the title of the released YouTube video, it seems that Punk believes that he's already the best Dan user — which is likely just a joke, but it's also a believable statement.

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Capcom Pro Tour Online 2020 North America East 2 results

Update: This story has been updated with final results.

Another installment of the 2020 Capcom Pro Tour Online is taking place this weekend.

Notable players set to compete include Cleo|NuckleDu, Rise|Smug, DR Mandrake, END|Shine, Terrence, UYU|Kami, EQNX|Brian_F, CJ Truth, Rise|K-Brad, ElChakotay, THG|Ludovic, Crescent|RobTV, CoolKid93, Joey, W2W|JustAKid, MetroM and many more.

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Ed only has three advantageous matches according to Di3mini0n's recently released match up chart for Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition

Di3mini0n is known for being a very talented Street Fighter player. Earlier this weekend, he was able to secure a 33rd place finish out of nearly 350 entrants at the Capcom Pro Tour Online 2020 North America East 2 event while using just Ed.

Recently, Di3mini0n released a match up chart for Ed in Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition Season 5. According to the match up chart, Ed only has three advantageous match ups right now.

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Both Juri designs lead in Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition's Costume Design Contest rankings with only 1 day left for voting

Capcom's venture to allow fans to design their own unique official costumes for Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition is almost a wrap with the final winners being chosen just over a day from now.

Out of the 12 finalists, four of them have crossed 10,000 votes by the community though the two leading the pack currently are held by the same character, Juri — but it is very close.

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Sagat, Zangief, and E. Honda were very popular picks in the top 64 of the Capcom Pro Tour Online 2020 North America East 2

Almost 350 entrants signed up to compete at the Capcom Pro Tour Online 2020 North America East 2 this weekend. Many competitors like Cleo|NuckleDu, CJ Truth, Crescent|RobTV, END|Shine, Rise|Smug, ElChakotay, and many more are aiming to secure that Capcom Cup 2020 slot.

This provides us with yet another opportunity to see which characters are strong in this "online meta." We'll do this by looking at the character usage stats of the top 64 performing players at the event.

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Japanese fighting game commentator releases perhaps the most over the top demo reel ever and it's quite the sight to behold

Anyone who's tried to become a commentator outside of their locals quickly learn just how important it is to have a demo reel to send to events to showcase their skills though not everyone goes in the same direction in making one.

If you've watched any Japanese Street Fighter major tournament in the past five plus years, Aru's energetic voice should probably sound immediately familiar to you, but his new demo reel makes sure you'll never forget him.

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Pugera shares Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition tier list with special 'God' category that isn't quite what you think

The Topanga TV crew recently featured Pugera on as a guest, and much like guests tend to do on the show, the Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition player put together a tier list for the game. BST|Fuudo shared the finalized list on Twitter for everyone to check out.

This tier list includes everyone on the current roster, with things mostly organized how you might expect. However, Pugera added a strange "G" tier at the top that isn't quite what you might think it is.

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Should Street Fighter 5's final DLC character be a returner or someone brand new?

While there's still a good bit left in the tank for Street Fighter 5, we do see some semblance of the game's end on the horizon. Capcom has come right out and said that Season 5 will be the game's final season and that the five incoming characters will be the last additions to the roster.

We know the identity of four of the incoming additions, (Dan, Rose, Oro, and Akira) but the biggest and perhaps final mystery for the game is the identity of the fifth. Though this final fighter is a full year from release, we can have a bit of fun speculation now, and we'd like to consider whether or not the newcomer should be a returning or never before playable character.

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Street Fighter 5's previously Japanese-only attack names translated for G, Gill, Ryu, Akuma, Kage Chun-Li and more in this helpful guide by HiFight

Most everyone by now probably knows the names of almost every special move in Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition considering the characters say the lines themselves in battle like the Sonic Boom, but there's hundreds more the vast majority of players probably don't even know about.

Capcom gave every normal attack in SF5 its own unique name which is only included with the Japanese frame data for characters, and HiFight recently took on the mission to translate them all into English via video guides for Ryu, Chun-Li, M. Bison, G, Guile, Gill and more of the cast.

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This poor Kage tragically drops his combo for the win, then gets frozen three separate times in this brutal Gill beatdown

First of all, this whole sequence only happened because of a mistimed light punch input following a successful meaty overhead that would have killed Gill had it landed... but it didn't, and thus we get this incredibly entertaining Street Fighter 5 series from Saito.

Thanks to that one little drop, Saito is able to mount one of the flashiest comebacks we've seen in recent times as he uses fire, ice, and plenty of Retribution to sear and bite huge chunks of his foe's life bar off at a time. He also winds up freezing his opponent not once, not twice, but three separate times.

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Capcom releases new sketch of Oro for Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition

It's been 20 years since we last were able to control the likes of Street Fighter 3's mysterious and powerful turtle hermit and it'll still be another year yet before we get him in Street Fighter 5, but Capcom has revealed that Oro is en route as a DLC character for SF5's fifth and final season.

As we saw with Akira, Rose, and Dan last week Capcom has posted a new sketch image of Oro to the Street Fighter Twitter page. This one appears a bit more introspective than the first, which sees Oro hoisting his turtle up above his head, as the old hermit gazes directly into the eyes of his pet.

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Biggest changes we'd like to see in Street Fighter 5's upcoming patch, turbulence at Lab Zero, and how to maintain control in intense situations

There's been quite a bit of turbulence at Lab Zero, creators of Skullgirls and Indivisible, in recent months and it all seems to be coming to a head as multiple employees have left and posted statements alleging that owner Mike "MikeZ" Zaimont has consistently engaged in unprofessional conduct in the workplace.

Catalyst and I recount the particulars of these accusations and offer some commentary on the matter before transitioning to speculation about Street Fighter 5's upcoming December balance patch.

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Here's which designs are currently winning Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition's costume contest

Capcom recently opened up a contest that allowed fans to submit their own costume designs for Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition. Two winners will ultimately be chosen after a public voting process, which is currently taking place.

There are 12 finalists for people to vote on, and the official Street Fighter Twitter account shared each one individually on August 17, allowing users to cast their votes by dropping a like on the costume of choice. We're coming down to the end of the voting process, so let's take a look at which designs are currently in the lead.

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First gameplay shown off for Street Fighter: Duel mobile title and it looks about as confusing as you expect

Street Fighter: Duel was first revealed almost a year ago as a special collaboration mobile game between Capcom and Tencent for the Chinese market, and now we can finally see what it plays like.

The first five minutes of Duel's opening fights and story have appeared online which confirms it's not a fighting game, but I'm also not entirely sure what to call it.

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Street Fighter 5 included as free PlayStation Plus game for September, official PS4 online tournaments announced with $1,000 prize pool

Street Fighter 5 has dabbled in the space of free trials for years, including letting players try out all of Champion Edition's 40 characters, but now many players will get to keep Capcom's flagship fighting game for free.

Sony revealed their September PlayStation Plus lineup this morning which includes Street Fighter 5 and PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds being given away as the free titles of the month while also announcing the game will be joining the roster of official PS4 online tournaments.

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If Street Fighter and Fall Guys had a crossover it might look like this

Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout is an incredibly popular, massively multiplayer battle royale game that sees up to 60 players running around in a free-for-all setting to see who can survive numerous rounds of serious platforming. You've probably seen a lot of it on social media, and if you're unfamiliar with the game, there's still a good chance you've seen at least one of the cutesy character designs featured in-game.

In Fall Guys, you can pick up special alternate costumes for your characters, which has the internet creating their own dream crossovers. Prominent fighting game community graphic artist and Alex loyalist DemonDan14 recently created a mock up of what a Street Fighter and Fall Guys crossover might look like, and it features none other than Street Fighter 5's Alex.

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Oro's turtle balancing theme in Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition occurs to me as an evolution of the 'Akuma carrying a baby' concept

Dan, Rose, Oro, and Akira Kazama (from Rival Schools) make up four out of the five characters planned for Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition's Season V roster. It looks like some of these characters will play a bit differently than how we remembered them from previous entries in the series.

Apparently, Oro will challenge himself to fight while balancing a turtle on his hand. According to the additional details about the four new characters, this will have some sort of impact on Oro's attacks.

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