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.
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, 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.
Besides being a model and a TV personality, Kayo Satoh is one of Japan's top Street Fighter players, more than holding her own against the likes of legendary player Daigo Umehara.
Kayo Satoh, aka "Kayo Police", is one of Japan's most talented Street Fighter players. She's also a popular fashion model. But she wasn't always a she.
This spring, the story of pro gamer Mike Ross is getting the feature-length documentary treatment. The film is a portrait of how Ross spent 2010, traveling around the country and competing in Street Fighter.
Justin Wong. You know the guy Daigo beat, is a fantastic Marvel vs. Capcom 2 player. He's probably one of the best in the world. He gets Marvel vs. Capcom, so what does he think about the newest entry in the series?