Last weekend’s Battle Arena Melbourne Street Fighter V tournament was grueling for the high-level Street Fighter V talent it drew to Australia. The event was so stacked, even a legendary fighting game competitor like Daigo Umehara failed to make much of an impact, but no one expected The Beast’s most challenging…
Sounds like Daigo Umehara thinks Street Fighter V needs an arcade release in Japan. Event Hubs reported he wondered if the game will still be played next year. Umehara added that the lack of an arcade release was a problem for Japanese gamers.
Daigo Umehara is getting his own piece of fancy merch later in the year, when statue company Kinetiquettes releases this piece commemorating the Street Fighter legend.
After placing second at the Capcom Cup this year, Street Fighter superstar Daigo Umehara is donating his winnings ($60,000) to NYU’s Evo scholarship fund. Nice dude.
Daigo Umehara did not win the 2015 Capcom Cup. That’s okay. He did won the hearts of fighting game fans once again with another spectacular comeback.
A seminal moment in the history of competitive gaming is the Evo 2004 match between Daigo Umehara and Justin Wong. Tonight, the two celebrated the fight the best way possible: Facing off in Street Fighter.
Evo Moment 37 happened a decade ago. That means we're all older and, hopefully, wiser. The Daigo Parry hasn't aged at all, though. It's still one of the most incredible showcases of skill ever seen in video games.
It's been ten years since the greatest comeback in competitive video games happened. In the decade since Daigo Umehara and Justin Wong met in a fateful match of Street Fighter III: Third Strike, EVO Moment 37 has become the stuff of legend. Now there's a book about it.
Daigo Umehara is a Street Fighter titan. He's one of the best, if not the best, ever to play the game. And he doesn't have a video game console in his house.
They call one of them The Beast. The other goes by Skillian. Together, they represent the collective passion that have made the fighting game community one of the world’s most vibrant, and dedicated sets of game players. This past weekend, they talked about what it’s like to face off against someone else on a video…
You've seen it. You know it. You love it. The Daigo Umehara versus Justin Wong Street Fighter III: Third Match is the stuff of fighting game lore. And now, you can see it again. Visualized.
"This guy is like totally reading a dirty magazine on the train," the high school student's tweet read. Accompanying the tweet was a photo a man, his legs pressed close as he read a magazine. The tweet, and the visible photo of his face set off a flurry of comments online in Japan. This man was not guilty, complained…
EVO 2012, the world's biggest fighting game tournament, is about to go down. And poor Woolie, Woolie has drawn Daigo Umehara in the very first round. Daigo is only the most acclaimed Street Fighter player of all time.
Daigo Umehara recently released a book called "勝ち続ける意志力" (The Will to Keep Winning), in which he gives sage advice from his experiences as the world's most successful player in major Street Fighter tournaments. He also gives some personal stories from his upbringing as a gamer and a loner. One such story involves the…
Daigo Umehara is the Guinness World Record holder as "the most successful player in major tournaments of Street Fighter," and became world famous in 2004 with his amazing comeback victory at the EVO 2004 Street Fighter Tournament. In his new book, "勝ち続ける意志力" (The Will to Keep Winning), Daigo describes his upbringing…
Daigo Umehara, aka "The Beast", is a pro gamer. He's famous enough to get his picture on books he has little to do with!
Competitive gaming and eSports are not a new phenomenon.