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Jonathan 'Catalyst' Grey

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Jonathan is the founder and president of EventHubs. He's been playing fighting games actively since 1991, back when Street Fighter 2 was released.

He's also a full stack developer, familiar with Python, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, plus web and database technologies like Apache, UWSGI, PostgreSQL, Django and more.

Grey worked for an E. W. Scripps newspaper, in a fast-paced newsroom as the online editor, before he started EventHubs back in 2007.

Jonathan is the co-host of the EventHubs Podcast where he helps break down the latest news and information in the fighting game community.

From Street Fighter to Mortal Kombat, and all other stops in between, he's devoted decades of his life to finding and sharing news and information about fighting games with fans of the genre.



Past stories:
Input delay reduction in Street Fighter 5 will change everything... or will it? We discuss the highly requested change's potential - EventHubs Podcast
The input delay change coming to Street Fighter 5 could potentially have a huge impact on the game — or not, depending on who you ask.In the latest...


Is NuckleDu still one of the best? How about Daigo? Catalyst & Raptor debate the top 10 best Street Fighter 5 competitors in the world - EHubs Podcast
Recency bias is totally a factor.Velociraptor and I get into who our top 10 Street Fighter 5 players are at this point in time, on the most recent...


Yoshinori Ono's job title has changed at Capcom and what it may mean for the future of Street Fighter - EventHubs Podcast
We recently reported the news of Yoshinori Ono's job title changing, with Ryozo Tsujimoto becoming the head of division 2 at Capcom, which houses...


There's no excuse for Ryu being this bad, and Velociraptor talks through his midlife character crisis in Street Fighter 5 - EventHubs Podcast
Ryu went from being one of the best characters in the first season of Street Fighter 5, to one of the absolute worst over the next releases.In today's...


Dum-est characters in Street Fighter 5: Who causes us the most salt and frustration from the selection screen on wards - EventHubs Podcast
There are dumb characters in fighting games — and then there are "dum" characters. In today's episode of the EventHubs Podcast, we're discussing the...


Pissed the hell off: We examine why Street Fighter 5 brings us so much salt - EventHubs Podcast
It's time to throw down ... err, verbally anyway. In the latest episode of the EventHubs Podcast we examine why Street Fighter 5: Arcade Edition has a...


Big improvements potentially coming to the online modes of top fighting games — here's what we know about Bandai Namco's network service division
A complaint we hear over and over again here on EventHubs is that a fighting game's netcode or online match making isn't up to snuff.Pretty much no...


Street Fighter 5 has extremely helpful data hidden in plain sight about your strengths and weaknesses — and your opponent's
Street Fighter 5's launch was such a mess, one of the game's hyped features barely worked when the title was released in February of 2016.Since then,...


Developers at EVO 2018 recorded player matches to help smooth out mechanics and combos in their unreleased fighting games
A number of developers bring their unreleased titles to EVO to gather fan feedback and ideas. Arc System Works, Team Ninja and Bandai Namco all...


HeavyMetalHanzo's fighting game artwork will hit you hard
Hans 'HeavyMetalHanzo' Steinbach is one of the fighting game community's top artists.If you've been in the fighting game scene for just a handful of...