The ego and fighting games: Why it’s the biggest detriment to player development

Recently, I played a Street Fighter V tournament online; I primarily play offline —  so my online rank might be a bit low to accurately reflect my offline skill level — but that night, I had the free time and wanted the extra practice. During the event, I played a significantly higher-ranked player, whom I beat 2-1 — eliminating them from the event. I sent them a […]

VesperArcade breaks down footage of Blanka before he hits Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition

With Blanka hitting Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition in less than a week, players are looking to learn as much as they can about him before his arrival. To help these players out, VesperArcade has naturally provided a pre-release breakdown of the character. This video below follows up on his previous breakdown of Blanka’s reveal trailer. This […]

Tokaigi Game Party 2018 results

Earlier this month, we brought you news of an upcoming tournament in Japan known as Tokaigi Game Party 2018; now we have the results for the top titles. This was a jam-packed event featuring top tier action for Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition, Tekken 7, Super Smash Bros. for Wii U, as well as our first taste […]

Fnatic return to the FGC by signing Shakz, Akainu and Brick for Street Fighter V

Ahead of the third season of the Gfinity Elite Series, various esports organizations are gathering up players to represent them in this televised esports event. Having spent a fair few years out of the FGC, UK based esports team Fnatic are returning to the world of Street Fighter by signing Shakil “Shakz” Ghazi, Christ “Akainu” […]

Street Fighter V Extra Battle update: Chun-Li crossover costume, Golden Shadaloo soldiers, and more!

Mark your calendars to ensure you don’t miss any of the Extra Battle goodies. Via the Capcom-Unity blog, Capcom’s Andy Wong has provided details as to the next batch of Extra Battle challenges coming to Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition. Most significantly, the big one to watch out for is the next Crossover Costume: this […]

Infiltration answers questions from his fans on Street Fighter V, Evo Japan, and more in this YouTube video

Infiltration has gone from a 2017 that saw him struggle, to being instantly catapulted back to the upper echelons of players early in 2018 with his win at Evo Japan 2018. But with the changes he has experienced, he has remained the same humble and witty guy that always drew fans to him from the start. He recently […]

Chris Tatarian is calling all Ken mains to #StopPlayingKen in Street Fighter V

In a recent multi-post Twitter series, longtime Ken main Chris Tatarian has called the Ken community to take new action on behalf of Ken’s gameplay issues in Street Fighter V. After having tweeted at and emailed Capcom multiple times over the past year about various Ken inconsistencies, Chris is saying enough is enough. This call […]

Blanka’s full Street Fighter V movelist and stats are now on the CFN Portal

We now know when our boy Blanka will be coming back to us, and we also know what his V-Skill and V-Triggers will be. However, what many longtime Blanka players are wondering is how his movelist has transitioned into Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition. Well, now we know, since Capcom has uploaded Blanka’s full movelist onto the CFN Portal […]

See Street Fighter V’s Warrior of the Amazon in action during tonight’s WSO Blanka showcase

Ahead of his release next week, Capcom UK are going to show off Blanka tonight during their regular Tuesday night WSO Sessions. As normal, expect a full breakdown of Blanka’s normals, specials and both of his V-Triggers from Capcom UK’s Matthew Edwards and Logan Sama, before some of the UK’s best Street Fighter V players […]

Capcom officially enters the Japanese esports scene with the opening of the Capcom Esports Club on February 17th

As Japan goes all-in on esports, Capcom have announced that they will officially be entering the Japanese esports market in 2018. According to an official press release, Capcom are looking to hold more tournaments within Japan in the coming year, to compliment “its existing North American esports business activities”. The expansion in the world of […]

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