FGC Raw is a new documentary series focusing on “the top players in the fighting game community”. First up is Long Island Joe, who made one hell of a run at this year’s EVO.
100% of tonight’s WNF Street Fighter V prize pool is being donated to the funding campaigns for two members of the FGC who were involved in a traffic accident on the way to EVO 2016.
Well, that’s EVO 2016 in the books. Infiltration just took out the biggest (and final) event, the tournament’s first ever Street Fighter V showdown.
Juan “Hungrybox” Debiedma has finally taken out top prize at EVO, winning 2016's Smash tournament after beating Sweden’s Adam “Armada” Lindgren in the Grand Final.
It’s time again for Evo, the fighting game tournament extravaganza that takes place in Las Vegas every year.
To help fans (or curious onlookers) get psyched for EVO 2016, which goes down in Las Vegas this weekend, the creators of the excellent documentary FGC: Rise of the Fighting Game Community have made it free to watch on YouTube.
Kotaku reader Bartosz Hołoszkiewicz—aka Renton Holmes—is also a professional photographer, and he recently took a series of terrific shots of some Street Fighter V players at a tournament.
Lastfight is a new fighting game from Piranaking that, well, as the headline suggests, should be of interest to anyone who likes their fighting games a little (or a lot) more 3D than Street Fighter can manage.
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.
Pokémon are usually cute creatures. That’s part of the appeal. But the upcoming Pokémon fighting game is not about that life.
Let us imagine, for a moment, that some of history’s greatest scientists did not devote their lives to the betterment of humanity, but to the betterment of their own ass-kicking abilities.
Last year, Capcom (hilariously) assured us that the bouncy jiggle of Chun Li’s breasts was actually just a glitch. Eventually, Capcom said, they’d fix it.
Want to know why you lose in fighting games? Longhaired guru Patrick Miller has a great essay+video combo up on his Tumblr about how each button press in a match-up needs to happen in conjunction with a meaningful understanding of moves and situational awareness.
Hold onto your potatoes. Earlier today, a fan asked Lupe about EVO:
Meet Corrin. The protagonist of Fire Emblem Fates will be joining the cast of Smash Bros.
Wow. This is pretty incredible.
Nothing beats the adrenaline high of watching a close call in a competitive match—and that’s especially true with Smash Bros., a chaotic game where unexpected things happen all the time.
Last weekend, things didn’t look so great for Smash Bros.’ top player, Gonzalo “Zer0” Barrios. For a moment, it seemed like reigning champ might actually lose a tournament.
Can’t get into eSports? Maybe you’re looking in the wrong place. Many of the scene’s bigger draws are laden with technical jargon that can be off-putting to newcomers, so you might be better off starting with something like Smash Bros.
Momochi is your 2015 Street Fighter IV champ at EVO, and he took out the title in some of the weirdest circumstances ever seen at the tournament.