Street Fighter 5 stories

Tokido sent to losers bracket by The Cool Kid at Final Round 2019 after eating three wake up Critical Arts

One of the best Street Fighter 5 players in the world, and a favorite to win any tournament he enters, has been sent to the losers bracket early at Final Round 2019. Rohto|Tokido was taken down by The Cool Kid on stream today in an exciting bout between Akuma and Abigail, respectively.

Today marks the first day and first event of the 2019 Capcom Pro Tour. With this being a CPT Premier event, there's a lot of pride and points on the line at this major tournament.

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Street Fighter 5 is getting new 'Field of Fate' Street Fighter Alpha 2 remade stage on March 26th

Street Fighter 5 is receiving a new stage later this month. This time, fans will be taken on a nostalgia trip with the "Field of Fate" backdrop.

This stage originates from Street Fighter II: The Animated Movie, but a lot of players remember it as a playable stage in Street Fighter Alpha 2.

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If secondary V-Skills are added to Street Fighter 5, what new techniques should Ryu, Chun-Li, R. Mika and Vega get?

There have been some interesting rumors of additions coming to Street Fighter 5 lately as new characters, costumes, and secondary V-Skills have reportedly been data mined.

We've already seen the cast of SF5 receive secondary V-Triggers, and that has made a world of difference to some. There are a handful of characters that are still hoping for something to augment their game play and give them a chance against the game's top tiers, and a new V-Skill could very well be the key here.

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Ryu, Akuma and Trashbox are still rocking the top: Day one character usage and ranking statistics for Street Fighter 5: Type Arcade

After months of locations tests and developments, Street Fighter 5: Type Arcade has officially hit the scene in Japan, and players have now finished up their first day of sitting down in front of the shiny new cabinets with all of the bells and whistles going off around them.

Street Fighter 5: Type Arcade's interestingly designed website actually logs statistics for character usage, rankings and player leaderboards much like the main Shadaloo CRI site, so we've gathered up the first day of data to compare its console counterpart.

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Street Fighter 5: Type Arcade is now available and its website is something akin to a web designer's worst nightmare

Capcom first announced Street Fighter would be returning to the arcade scene after Tokyo Game Show in 2018, and now after a handful of location test runs, players can finally get their hands on the ported title's full release... in its home country at least.

Street Fighter 5: Type Arcade is now officially available across dozens of venues in Japan featuring most if not all of the content to date currently playable though some alterations have been made when compared to the original console version.

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What's the likelihood of new characters and new V-Skills being revealed at Final Round? Chances for Marvel vs. Capcom 4 get better and more

This weekend's Final Round 2019 will officially set this year's Capcom Pro Tour in motion, and not only are we excited to see what top tier talents from all over the globe bring to the table, but also for what new reveals and information drops Capcom will likely have in store.

The general feel around Street Fighter 5 has left players in a bit of a weird spot since December's update as none of us have much of an idea of what to expect for the game's immediate and long term future.

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Professional Street Fighter player Brolynho announces retirement from fighting games

Time stops for no man, as even Heihachi and Akuma have shown us as fictional characters which means that most of us will move on from our current ventures into the next chapters in our lives — even if that means putting our current hobbies on the back burner.

Yesterday, Brazilian Street Fighter 5 player Thomas "Brolynho" Proença announced his retirement from the realm of professional fighting games via his Twitter account after signing with AA Games Pro Team in February.

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Professional Street Fighter 5 player Tokido now sponsored by Rohto and Sony Music

It appears as though even more big companies not typically associated with video games are throwing their hats in the ring of eSports and sponsoring players within the fighting game community.

Hajime "Tokido" Taniguchi announced today via his Twitter account that his is now sponsored by the Japanese company Rohto, which is known in the West for their eye drops though they do offer different products elsewhere, in a partnership with Sony Music.

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ESPN announces Collegiate Esports Championship featuring Street Fighter 5: Arcade Edition, Overwatch, Starcraft 2, Hearthstone and more

eSports have become one of the breakout markets of the 21st century to the point that universities and even the Olympics committees are looking to expand their teams and horizons to include video games on their roster now or in the near future.

ESPN announced plans that will likely cement that relationship further with a new college championship series focused solely on some of the biggest eSports games in the business including fighting game representation.

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What does Capcom's 'doing things differently' approach mean for a potential reveal at Final Round this week?

This weekend, Final Round 2019 is taking place in Hapeville, Georgia, and as always it's going to be a massive event, especially for Street Fighter 5: Arcade Edition, since it's the first stop on this year's Capcom Pro Tour, and is a Premier Event to boot.

While the eSports side of the game has been doing well, with the Capcom Pro Tour 2019 having its full details unveiled and many big events are lined up for the year, the game itself has been stuck in a strange state of limbo due to a lack of communication.

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Poll results: Which characters have the best and worst V-Skills in Street Fighter 5: Arcade Edition?

Update: The results are in. Hit the jump to see which V-Skills our readers see as weak and strong.

Earlier: There are rumors going around about an update to Street Fighter 5 that will add secondary V-Skills to the roster.

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Street Fighter 5's in-game ads are back featuring the upcoming UNIQLO UT line of t-shirts

Street Fighter 5's in-game advertisements are back.

The feature that displays products and major events on certain stages, before matches start, and even on characters has returned to promote the newly announced line of Street Fighter t-shirts from UNIQLO UT.

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Guile's dog tags, sleek Zeku and more: Capcom and UNIQLO are teaming up to bring a dozen cool new Street Fighter T-shirts into the world

There are hundreds if not thousands of different Street Fighter-related articles of clothing floating out in the wild right now whether they be official or bootleg, but there's always room in our wardrobes for more if they look nice enough.

Capcom recently announced a new partnership with the clothing brand UNIQLO UT to bring 12 new Street Fighter 2 and Street Fighter 5-themed shirts to the world warriors in the United States, Europe and Japan — with some nice artwork of the fighters wearing their merchandise to go along with it.

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Why 'Street Fighter vs. Mortal Kombat' is the crossover we talk about, but don't actually want

Mortal Kombat and Street Fighter arguably hold status as the tallest and longest standing pillars in the fighting game community. The fantasy fight between Ryu and Sub-Zero (Scorpion, Ken, Chun-Li, and Liu-Kang are all interchangeable names here) has surely been brought up millions of times between vocal discussions, forum postings, illustrations, and Death Battle!-esque videos, so how in the world have we not seen a crossover yet?

Instead of conflating with each other, both SF and MK have done so with superheroes. Superheros have made the jump from comics to computer screens both effortlessly and efficiently, and we regularly find ourselves welcoming them in as guest stars in our favorite arenas.

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Urien continues to surpass M. Bison, Kage retains his title as worst performing character, and more — Street Fighter 5 February 2019 online stats

Back in December 2018 and January 2019, we saw that Street Fighter 5: Arcade Edition's newest character, Kage, was performing the worst in the online environment. It seems as though this tradition won't be changing for the month of February.

Capcom has released the February 2019 character usage and combat stats. Although Kage performed the worst for this month, he was the fourth most popular. The other "shoto" characters, Ryu, Akuma, and Ken, were first, second, and third most popular respectively.

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Daigo battles Tokido for the second time, an incredibly clutch Ryu play, and Mocchan's killer F.A.N.G. — Street Fighter League day 10 highlights

The Street Fighter League Powered by Rage saw its 10th day of Street Fighter 5 action this weekend with the six teams squaring off once again in a battle for points.

Taking place in Japan, this latest installment saw the following match ups: Itazan Ocean vs. Nemo Aurora, Fuudo Gaia vs. Mago Scarlet, and Umehara Gold vs. Tokido Flame. Top-level team captains went head-to-head, bringing us exciting bouts such as Tokido going up against CYG|Daigo Umehara.

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UDON's new Street Fighter one-shot comic books for Menat and the grappler gang feature some pretty slick cover art

The fine folks over at UDON Entertainment have been in charge of turning Street Fighter and other Capcom franchises like Darkstalkers into comic books to give us a closer look at what our favorite fighting game characters get down to outside of battle plus some flashy illustrations to give us even more action — along with their "Summer Sports" issues.

Two more one-shot comic runs are currently in the works as part of their ongoing Street Fighter series with the nearest one focusing on the Street Fighter 5 newcomer Menat while the other is titled Wrestlepalooza — so you can take a stab at what fighters are going to be featured in it.

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