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Cheng Kai 'KarbyP' Sim

About Cheng Kai:

Hailing from tropical Singapore -- home to the EVO 2013 SSF4 champ -- Cheng-Kai "KarbyP" Sim is probably the scrubbiest fighting game player amidst the entire EventHubs team.

Outside of EventHubs, Cheng-Kai is also Executive Editor at Japanese pop culture site SGCafe.com. He has also written about gaming for Siliconera and two leading English newspapers in Singapore, The Straits Times and Today.



Past stories:
Gen's disciple was considered for Street Fighter 5; early character designs also show 3 different 'Laura' ideas
Gen's disciple used to be a thing, Street Fighter 5's director Takayuki Nakayama has revealed in a blog post on the game's official website.The...


Neo_G is King of Fighters 14's lead game designer, talks about what he actually handles at SNK after joining in January
Earlier this month we learned that Hidetoshi "Neo_G" Ishizawa, formerly a Capcom employee and the Battle Director for Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3,...


Sako sparring with one of Japan's best Chun-Li players - high-level match footage with key display
Last week, we translated an interview that the Famitsu editorial team with Hori|Sako. In it, he talked about his change in Street Fighter 5 mains from...


Rejected V-Skill and V-Trigger ideas for Street Fighter 5: Guile's V-Skill used to let him gain charge instantly
One of the more interesting aspects about Street Fighter 5's version of Guile that stood out in his recent reveal trailer was his ability to move...


Nemo: Ryu is the strongest character in Street Fighter 5, because of one over-powered move
Now that the dust from Street Fighter 5's launch window has settled, and we're days away from welcoming the second DLC character into the game's...


King of Fighters 14 to be released by the end of September in Japan, according to new PlayStation ad
The release date for King of Fighters 14 is closer than you think.When SNK first announced that The King of Fighters 14 was under development for the...


Wao perfects Mago in Street Fighter 5; One of the world's best Oni players is back with Ken
It's funny how your eyes can play tricks on you sometimes. Or at least, that's what I think is happening to me as I watch this excellent smorgasbord...


Daigo super plays: Masterful parries, incredible comebacks and much more
Show of hands: how many of you thought that Ryu's V-Skill parry was practically useless when you first picked up the character in Street Fighter...


Sako switches main from Karin to Chun-Li, has a new 'Sako Special' - plans on attending more events in 2016 than he did previously
On the first episode of Daigo The Beast TV, Hori|Sako revealed that his main for Street Fighter 5 (at the time) was Karin.He has since changed his...


Nemo: King of Fighters 14's 'feel' is quite close to KoF 98 and 2002, lands devastating 16-hit Kula combo
A King of Fighters 14 public hands-on event is slated to take place in Tokyo later this month. To give fighting game fans in Japan a taste of what to...