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4 weeks ago

Capcom were hacked, but customer info seems safe

The makers of Street Fighter and Resident Evil have reported that a ne'er-do-well got access to their computer systems this week. That's bad. Luckily for us, they say they've found no hint that the unknown baddie got into customer data. That's good. Though I'll be changing the password of any Capcom account I have, just in case. And this happening so soon after hackers reportedly…

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4 months ago

Yoshinori Ono leaving Capcom after almost 30 years

Yoshinori Ono, the executive producer of the Street Fighter series, has announced he's leaving Capcom after almost thirty years with the company. He plans to split this summer, and doesn't say what he's up to next. Ono has become the of public face of pavement punch-ups, hosting video presentations, visiting tournaments, and generally being popular amongst byway brawlers. He's going out in classic Ono style:…

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5 months ago

Evo Online cancelled after allegations against co-founder

Fighting game championship Evo has been cancelled this year following abuse allegations against Evo co-founder and CEO Joey "MrWizard" Cuellar. Evo are ejecting him from the company and replacing him as CEO. The makers of half the games in Evo's lineup had already pulled out of the event following the allegations, including Street Fighter gang Capcom and Mortal Kombat devs NetherRealm. Evo Online was due…

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7 months ago

Evo 2020 is going online-only

Like everything else, Evo is not going ahead as usual this year. The fighting game championships will not invade a Las Vegas resort for a weekend at the end of July, with that event now cancelled and tickets getting refunded. But Evo 2020 is evolving, and will go online this summer. It surely won't be the same but, even as a casual spectator, I'm still…

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8 months ago

Feature: One Off The List

The 11 nicest smiles in PC games

The human race evolved the facial expression known as the “smile” because we needed a way to silently communicate satisfaction to other members of our species. So we decided to bare our teeth at one another and squint. This stuck, and now even the characters of your favourite digital storyderby are doing it. It’s sort of disgusting, and yet… you know what, I like it.…

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1 year ago

Street Fighter V: Champion Edition brings this two-tone angel to the ring next February

It might be only three months since Arcade Edition hit, but Street Fighter V is gearing up for another evolution. Champion Edition was announced this weekend, collecting everything ever released for Capcom's flagship fighter into one package in the game's "most robust version" yet. But it wouldn't be an update without something new. SFV's next step will be ushered in by an ancient strongman slathered…

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2 years ago

Street Fighter V’s fourth season debuts with Kage’s surprise launch

It's no surprise that Capcom's support for Street Fighter V isn't over, but I am a bit shocked that its fourth season of new characters has already begun with new fighter Kage. Available now, this angry lad (his name literally translating to "Shadow") is pretty much a beefed up version of old palette-swap villain Evil Ryu. Now apparently cosplaying as a secondary character from Homestuck,…

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Street Fighter V adds adverts

Capcom have added in-game adverts to Street Fighter V, slapping logos onto characters' costumes, loading screens, and arenas. These ads are optional, are currently only for in-game content and Capcom's own Pro Tour digital sports circuit, and do offer players a little in-game cash for having them enabled. They also look daft as all heck, covering characters in ugly and incongruous logos, and are an…

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Street Fighter 5’s final two characters of the season are out today

During the Evo 2018 finals last night, Capcom had a little announcement to make - a surprise double character launch due for today, wrapping up Street Fighter 5's third season pass in one mighty tiger uppercut. Releasing simultaneously, we're seeing the return of fan-favourite Muay Thai monster Sagat, and the all-new and self-titled 'President Of The World' G. They're accompanied by full character trailers, plus…

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Cody comes to Street Fighter V, brings a mayoral pipe

"I've saved the city, saved the girl, but couldn't save... myself" - Cody Travers, mayor/prisonerRub some chalk on your bods, biffing fans. Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition has released its latest character, Cody, a street brawler who has gone from being a prisoner to a politician. Yeah, that old revolving door. Capcom have released a trailer for him, which briefly features a live action Cody…

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Street Fighter V’s new fortune reading system offers up exclusive cosmetics and rewards

An update is coming to Street Fighter V on June 25 that will bring with it changes to the survival mode and introduce a new way to get cosmetics and consumables. The ‘Fighting Chance’ system will let you purchase fortune readings from Menat, containing random goodies. They’ll cost 500 fight money, which can be earned by playing the game.

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3 years ago

Electric green man Blanka finally returns to Street Fighter

It's better to be fashionably late than a total no-show. Blanka's absence from Street Fighter V at launch was a bitter pill to swallow, but everyone's favourite weird Brazillian jungle-monster-man is back today and on form.Rejoining the likes of Ryu and Dhalsim and a few other frenemies from the good old days of Street Fighter 2, Blanka has picked up a few new tricks and…

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Blanka lights up Street Fighter V next week

It’s the big mon himself. Blanka, the beast-like brawler who first appeared in Street Fighter II, is coming to Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition next week, on February 20. He’s still got them electrics, he’s still likes to roll around and savage his opponents with his claws, and he’s still upset at the world for accidentally leaving him in the Amazon jungle for most of…

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Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition patch notes punch out

While Capcom are holding true to their promise that Street Fighter V would be the one and only version of SF5 you need to buy, they can't resist their old habit of slapping on modifiers to create increasingly ludicrous names. Next week Capcom will launch Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition, a big free update adding new modes to the fighting game as well as giving…

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Spinning bot kick: Street Fighter Transformers are a real, official thing, somehow

Sometimes, fictional worlds collide because a movie executive figures there's a ton of green to be made from a bunch of superheroes frowning at each other. Sometimes, they collide because a toy designer has a brilliantly stupid idea in the shower. Ladies and germs, I give you Street Fighter x Transformers, which stars, amongst others, Optimus Prime as Ryu, Megatron as M.Bison and Hot Rod…

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Street Fighter V gets ‘Ever-Changing Ninja’ Zeku today

Punchfest of punchfests Street Fighter V is getting a new character today. The beater-upper is called Zeku and he’s some sort of ninja man, with the ability to change forms and use a whole other moveset. Ka-pow. If you're squinting at him desperately trying to remember where you’ve met, before he comes over and strikes up a conversation, that’ll be because he previously appeared in…

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Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition bringing new modes & moves free in January

Capcom today announced Street Fighter V [official site] will get new modes and V-Trigger moves in January with the launch of Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition and- wait wait wait. Capcom had promised that Street Fighter V would not receive a squillion incompatible standalone editions, as past games in the fighting game series have, and they meant it. Arcade Edition's new bits will come in…

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BBC Three showing live esports for next six weekends

Well, East me Enders and Pano my Rama: live Esports is coming to to the BBC this month. BBC Three (which is now online only) will broadcast the new Gfinity Elite League Series One, which means four hours of Rocket League, CS:GO and Street Fighter V on iPlayer every weekend for the next six weeks.There's a proper schedule and everything: Fridays at 9pm is for…

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4 years ago

THE BEEF THAT I HAVE WITH STREET FIGHTER V

Hello. Usually I write perky upbeat stories about plants and walks but today I have BEEF. It is BEEF with Capcom about a missed opportunity in Street Fighter V [official site]! SO much BEEF I could open a butcher shop or a steak restaurant. It is BEEF so important it warranted a trip to Photoshop to rectify the situation AND I had to remember how…

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