Street Fighter 5 stories

Just when you thought Street Fighter 5 hacks couldn't get any funnier... RisingDragonGod presents 'Booger Barrage'

While we expectantly wait for some new Street Fighter 5 content in the final two months of 2019, the community is getting a few kicks out of the crazy antics of a hacker who remains at large in CFN's ranked channels.

Rising Dragon God has figured out a way to circumvent the rules and heavily manipulate the goings-on of SF5, affecting the size, speed, and abilities of the game's characters as they take on unsuspecting foes online. As comical as these sightings have been, the hacker's latest is also their greatest.

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'Kage's normals are record-breaking bad' - We've never seen Daigo this frustrated with a character before

You know that place of extreme frustration and utter disenchantment that you sometimes go to while playing fighting games? Well it turns out that even the great CYG|Daigo Umehara goes there sometimes too, and did so while exploring Kage in Street Fighter 5.

The Beast was arguably the best Evil Ryu player in the world back in Street Fighter 4, and seeing as Kage is something of a direct callback to that character, many followers of SF5 were excited to see what Daigo would be able to do with the first Season 4 character. The answer? Disappointment all around.

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New Poison crossover costume in Devil May Cry's Lady revealed for Street Fighter 5

Poison has only been out in Street Fighter 5 for like two months now, but she's already being graced with her first crossover costume in the game.

Capcom revealed today that Poison will be receiving a Lady outfit from Devil May Cry as part of SF5:AE's Extra Battle mode with missions beginning next week.

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Riot's fighting game could massively impact the FGC, what characters and content could be coming to SF5, a few words about China's influence, and more

Riot Games finally showed us a bit of early development footage and a placeholder name (Project L) for their upcoming fighting game entry. Given the size, reach, and status of the League of Legends company, the implications for the FGC could be huge once this new title drops and starts making waves.

While we're very excited for the future and what may potentially come, we also have to acknowledge that Riot is owned by Tencent, a Chinese company. Considering the friction that China, Hong Kong, and the US are experiencing at the moment, it is worth discussing what all to take into account while processing all this new information.

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Crazy Urien confirms, Akuma takes advantage of the Aegis, and oki banana mix ups from Birdie — SEAM 2019 highlights from HiFight

SEA Major 2019 was a major tournament that occurred over this past weekend. As far as Street Fighter 5 fans were concerned, this was an Open Premier Capcom Pro Tour event.

It's not surprising that it managed to attract the attention of competitors like RB|Bonchan, Rohto|Tokido, FD|Fujimura, CYG|Fuudo, YOG|Machabo, Talon|HotDog29, Mago, Liquid|John Takeuchi, CYG|Daigo, BC|Kazunoko, UYU|OilKing, RB|Gachikun, and many more notable names.

As you can imagine, there were plenty of hype moments that occurred throughout the event. This has prompted HiFight into creating a compilation that showcases these very moments.

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Daigo felt that a character's ability to anti-air while walking forward was what separated those that can play aggressively in Street Fighter 5

Although Street Fighter 5: Arcade Edition is mostly known for its offensive and aggressive style, there actually do exist defensive fighters. With the exception of maybe Guile, most of the roster's defensive characters are generally regarded as being mid tier at best.

At the beginning of Season 4, CYG|Daigo had an interesting perspective to give on what separates offensive and defensive combatants in Street Fighter 5: Arcade Edition. FGC Translated has provided yet another translation for us English speakers.

Do keep in mind that since Daigo's statements were recorded at the very beginning of the season, it's entirely possible that his opinions may have changed since then.

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Capcom reveals how long it generally takes them to develop new video games plus how many years they plan on supporting titles with DLC in the future

Capcom has been among the most prominent Japanese video game developers and publishers of the past 30 years though the last year or so are going down as some of their most successful times ever as a business thanks to strong commercial hits like Monster Hunter World.

The company recently released their financial integrated report for the 2019 fiscal year and beyond detailing what Capcom plans to do with their iconic games and franchises like Street Fighter and Resident Evil. On top of that though they also casually drop how long their games take to develop plus how many years they plan on supporting new titles with DLC and updates.

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Kitchipa-mu continues to put Zangief on the map in Street Fighter 5, despite many people considering his main lower tier

While Zangief isn't the worst character in Street Fighter 5, the Russian wrestler certainly has to work a lot harder and maintain immaculate focus for a lot longer than most to score wins. The fact that Hiroki "AB|Kichipa-mu" Asano has blasted out of the gates with a late but impressive 2019 start with the grandfather of grapplers definitely deserves attention.

Traditionally it's been DNG|Itabashi Zangief that we've hailed as the top Gief player on the planet, but a somewhat rocky year, (relative to past performances) as well as his proclivity to use Abigail as his main character, has left the title of "top Gief" somewhat vacant.

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Daigo: Ryu is not playable against top tiers, his concept is fundamentally denied in Street Fighter 5: Arcade Edition

Ryu received a number of notable buffs during the transition to Season 4 from Season 3 of Street Fighter 5: Arcade Edition. Unfortunately, this hasn't really increased the number of Ryu users in the tournament scene.

FGC Translated has recently uploaded a few videos that feature CYG|Daigo talking about his former main. While these all took place shortly after the Season 4 changes (back in December 2018), it is worth noting that Ryu hasn't really caused a meta shift since then and Daigo has stuck with Guile throughout the year.

During his streams, Daigo noted that Ryu doesn't function very well in match ups against top tiers.

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PC Mods: Abigail as Rhino and Lucia as Claire Redfield in Street Fighter 5

We all love a good mod because it gives us the ability to play our favorite fighters in a game as our favorite characters from other things. It transforms the entire cast into a myriad of characters from completely different universes.

Well more PC mods are incoming and won't disappoint you. We have Abigail as Spider-Man villain Rhino and Lucia as Claire Redfield from the Resident Evil series in the latest batch of Street Fighter 5 PC mods.

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Infinite challenge for Street Fighter 5: Arcade Edition demonstrates insane damage when characters have endless resources

Street Fighter 5: Arcade Edition is known for its... robbery aspects. The amount of offensive pressure and damage that can be mounted means that you're never truly safe until the opponent's life bar is fully depleted, no matter how much of an advantage you think you might have in any given round.

What if there was a way to take things even further? This is exactly what the Street Fighter 5 Infinite Challenge, on Twitter, is attempting to look at.

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SEA Major 2019 results

Update: This story has been updated with final results.

SEA Major is back again in 2019, and as usual it's happening in Singapore.

There's a huge amount of notable players attending for various games, and some of the players set to compete are RB|Bonchan, Rohto|Tokido, FD|Fujimura, CYG|Fuudo, YOG|Machabo, Talon|HotDog29, Mago, Liquid|John Takeuchi, CYG|Daigo, BC|Kazunoko, UYU|OilKing, RB|Gachikun, CO|Fenrich, UYU|NL, FAV|Sako, Liquid|Nemo, CO|Dogura, RZR|Xian, DNG|Itabashi Zangief, AZ|Kichipa-mu, Samitto, CYG|GamerBee, RRQ|Moke, RB|Luffy, PG|Shen Chan, BC|ApologyMan, FD|Johnny, BC|Tachikawa, ASM|MisterCrimson, PG|BNBBN, RSG|Shen Yuan, Matoi, ALUS|Qiuqiu, DouyuTV|Xiao Hai, ALUS|Yang Mian, PGW|Kamizono, ORDER|Travis Styles, AXIZ|Shuto, WE-R1|Trashbox, Chuan, RSG|Seo, GE|Abegen, EHADA|Xanxus, Rudi and Mame Spider, though there are of course many more as well.

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Ibuki, Rashid, and M. Bison were the most common choices for SEAM 2019's Street Fighter 5: Arcade Edition event

The Street Fighter 5: Arcade Edition tournament at SEA Major 2019 was an Open Premier event for the Capcom Pro Tour. This means that there were a ton of points on the line for those that managed to place well.

As a result, attention was attracted from CYG|Fuudo, RB|Gachikun, CO|Dogura, FD|Fujimura, RB|Bonchan, and many other notable names. Yet again, we're presented with an opportunity to see which fighters are the most successful in these type of events.

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Here's a better look at the free athletic costumes coming to Street Fighter 5: Arcade Edition

Earlier this week, Yoshinori Ono got up on stage in at the Brazil Game Show to reaffirm us that new Street Fighter 5 characters and content is coming this year alongside a batch of free costumes.

The new batch of athletic costumes will be releasing in December, and they'll available for every member of the roster — which means that G will finally receive a new outfit after more than a year of being out.

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Which characters are the best candidates for Street Fighter 5 DLC here in the end of Season 4?

After Yoshinori Ono's Brazil Game Show address we're one step closer to new Street Fighter 5 "characters, content, and information."

We're not sure if we'll be getting any newcomers in November or December, nor do we know how many are still en route for Season 4, but we can fantasize and take some estimated guesses based on rumors, trends, and community preferences.

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Out of all the Ryu's Daigo has played, Street Fighter: Alpha Three is his favorite — why?

CYG|Daigo is known for being the Ryu God if you will. He is nearly synonymous with the fighter and has used him throughout all Street Fighter titles.

It seems in every iteration of Street Fighter he has given Ryu at least a chance. So out of all the versions that he's played, which Ryu is his favorite?

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Street Fighter 5 sees another incredibly difficult Extra Battle opponent as 'Triggered Necalli' returns

Every so often Street Fighter 5 sees an incredibly difficult opponent to beat pop up in its Extra Battle mode. Another one of these challenges is available to try right now.

"Triggered Necalli" is back and ready to steal all of your Fight Money. Up for grabs is a new title and some experience points.

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