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How many controllers would you smash if you got hit by this next-level Raging Demon in Street Fighter 5?

We're having a bit of Street Fighter 5 fun today (see comments for jokes about that being oxymoronic) visiting a clip from Stack Bradford's stream wherein the Grand Master Akuma player landed a particularly eccentric Raging Demon set up.

Bradford knows what he's doing when it comes to Street Fighter 5, and offers lessons and helpful tips during his streams on the regular. He also tries for unique and often hilarious sequences such as his "sky attack falling fate soul diminish demon," which is the name he came up with for the following ridiculousness.

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Stubborn M. Bison player tries to play Pong and volleyball at the same time but ends up KO'ing himself spectacularly

M. Bison players have probably been conditioned at this point that they can make anything work in Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition after years of being plus on block on so many moves, but there are just some walls the dictator can't break through โ€” no matter how many times he slams his head against it.

Japanese SF5 player JabberwockORC recently shared a hilarious clip of their match against a stubborn Ultimate Grand Master-ranked Bison where his attempt to juggle multiple things at once leads to his own demise.

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Daigo has given up on Kage in Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition for being too weak

Previously, BST|Daigo Umehara was really investing quite a bit of time into Kage in Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition. Though it was unlikely that he'd ever replace Guile with Kage, Daigo appeared committed to making the character somehow work.

At one point, Daigo had even declared that he wasn't interested in using Kage for the sake of winning. Instead, Daigo believed that there could be room to improve Kage's gameplan.

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Higuchi throws 25 Sonic Booms in 45-hit combo against Gachikun in their ridiculously close set for the final Topanga Championship spot

The six finalists for Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition's Topanga Championship 2 are now decided, but to get there, the top Japanese talent had to go through one final day of qualifiers which produced some of the most exciting sets of the event so far.

SNB|Higuchi appeared poised to take one of the two remaining spots going into his match with former Capcom Cup champion RB|Gachikun where everything would come down to a last game, last round though the Guile player had to pull off an impressive 45-hit combo to stay in the running early on.

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G's Skullomania costume contains original Street Fighter EX design through Easter Egg input with some added presidential flare

One of the coolest aspects of Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition's Extra Battle costumes is their alternate appearance through the Easter Egg input code, and the latest addition is no exception to that.

G's new Fighting EX Layer crossover costume for Skullomania includes the street vigilante's original design from the Street Fighter EX series though with some minor changes to make it fit better to the president.

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Cammy rises in popularity on a chart dominated by Shotos, E. Honda players can't lose in Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition's November 2020 stats

Capcom has updated the Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition online stats over on the Shadaloo C.R.I.

We now have November's stats to look over, and while things haven't shaken up all that much toward the top, there's still some interesting points to look over. For one thing, Cammy seems to be up in popularity last month overthrowing frequently used characters such as Seth and M. Bison.

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Game Awards 2020 livestream to begin at 3:30 PT, new Super Smash Bros. Ultimate character to be revealed

Update: The show is slated to begin at 3:30 p.m. PST and we now know that a Super Smash Bros. Ultimate character will be revealed at some point during tonight's presentation. You can find the live stream embed after the jump and watch right along with us as the winners and new announcements are revealed.

Earlier: The Game Awards 2020 will be livestreamed tomorrow, December 10. Starting with a pre-show, The Game Awards 2020 is scheduled to begin at 3:30 p.m. PST / 6:30 p.m. EST. Following the pre-show, the main event will start 30 minutes after the stream goes live.

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The era of delay-based netcode may finally be over for good in fighting games depending on what SNK does with The King of Fighters 15

The father of rollback netcode, GGPO, first debuted back in 2006 to show the world a widely better way to play fighting games online, but even as soon as this year, developers have continued to use their older delay-based solutions to the disappointment of many players.

Much of that has started to shift over the past two or three years, however, and now the fighting game community is looking at a potential / probable timeline where no new title is made with delay-based networking ever again โ€” though that kinda hinges on what SNK is planning to do with The King of Fighters 15.

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Dhalsim can deal nearly 700 damage with this powerful punish combo in Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition

Dhalsim's combo capabilities continue to surprise us here in Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition. Despite being a character who was included in the initial base roster of Street Fighter 5, it seems that people continue to experiment and find more interesting and impressive sequences the Yoga master is capable of performing.

In this clip from rarirario222, we are treated to an absolutely devastating punish combo that uses a quick stun to set things up. If you have the proper resources at play, you too can look at dealing just shy of 700 damage with this sequence.

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Ryu's one handed kamehadoken and amazing mech Juri are just two examples of Ishiyuki's awesome fighting game art

As a Gouken main from Street Fighter 4 and an avid fan of Dragon Ball Z back during my middle school days, I have to say there's a special spot in my heart for Ishiyuki's drawing of Ryu and his old master replicating Dragon Ball's most iconic father and son moment.

That said, the artists take on mech Juri from Street Fighter 5 might even be better. I couldn't choose one over the other, so they both made the banner image, but there's plenty more wonderful work where these came from.

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5 past mistakes we don't want to see repeated in Street Fighter 6, Capcom Cup hopefuls aren't marketing themselves enough, and silk Spongebob boxers

On this week's episode of the EventHubs Podcast Catalyst and I recount a handful of missteps in previous Capcom fighting titles that we hope don't show up in the same capacity in Street Fighter 6.

Some of the items on this list are positive additions that were removed in later titles while others, such as the extremely high capacity for option selects that we saw in Street Fighter 4, are items we hope not to see make returns.

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Luffy has overtaken Zenith, Punk and Tokido in votes for the Capcom Cup 2020 nomination slot

The final slot for Capcom Cup 2020 will be decided through a fan voting process. Any player that qualified for the top 32 of Capcom Cup 2019 and were unable to qualify this year as one of the confirmed 19 players are applicable to receive votes.

Last time we check, TUQ|Zenith had a fairly substantial lead over the other players with 9,036 votes accrued. Rohto|Tokido, PG|Piunk, RB|Luffy and FAV|Sako were trailing behind with 8,396, 6,019, 5,376 and 4,678 respectively.

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Bonchan shocks everyone with surprise Nash pick during Topanga Championship and he still knows how to make his original main shine in Street Fighter 5

There was once a time in 2017 when RB|Bonchan was known as the 'Last Nash' after pretty much every other professional player dropped the character after Season 1 of Street Fighter 5, but even he eventually caved and switched to Karin โ€” though the sonic soul still apparently burns.

The defending EVO champion has been going on quite a tear through the Topanga Championship this week, and that includes Bonchan surprising everyone by busting out Nash once again and putting him to work.

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The president is now a superhero with G's new Skullomania costume now available in Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition

Players have been waiting for Skullomania to return to the Street Fighter universe for 20 years, and now that time has finally arrived... sort of.

G is the recipient of the latest Fighting EX Layer crossover costume in Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition which is available to unlock in seconds.

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Beautiful Street Fighter scapes and gorgeous portraits make Sokohaaredayo's art a must see

We're proud to showcase another gifted artist today as we take a look at Sokohaaredayo's art featuring a handful of Street Fighter 5 characters, some of who aren't even in the game yet.

Soko hits us with beautiful Street Fighter scenes as Chun-Li does her part to slow COVID-19, Dan Hibiki recalls a training session with Sakura and Blanka, Akuma carries the severed head of a demon, and more.

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The mysteries surrounding Q and G likely won't be resolved in Street Fighter 6... or ever

Q is definitely the most mysterious character in Street Fighter lore. He might even be one of the most mysterious characters in all of gaming.

Not much about Q is actually known as details about his species, height, weight, blood type, birth, likes, dislikes, occupation and even his alignment are simply listed as "unknown."

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Street Fighter's Ryu would be 56 years old in the year 2020

Throughout the years, Ryu's appearance in the Street Fighter series has changed somewhat. During the Street Fighter 1 and Street Fighter Alpha era, Ryu was portrayed as looking young as these events took place in the late 1980s in the Street Fighter timeline.

Ryu's birthdate is listed as being July 21, 1964. This would mean that he was 22 or 23 years old when he entered Sagat's World Warrior Tournament in 1987 during the events of Street Fighter 1.

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