Justin Wong had a rough Sunday night at the NorCal Regionals. The fighting game legend endured a finals defeat in Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 before coming within a round of the Street Fighter V final… only to be reverse-swept by Hajime “Tokido” Taniguchi.
The biggest fighting game of the year is around the corner, and things are already heating up as top players put “bounties” on other people’s heads. Or in this case, their own head.
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.
Today's gaming highlights: Some of the best moments from the biggest fighting game tournament of the year, plus incredible world records in both Spelunky and World of Warcraft!
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.
Justin Wong, one of the all-time top fighting game players, lost to Job "EMP Flocker" Figuerora early in the Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 tournament at EVO 2013. But that was only the start of an incredible comeback that you've got to see.
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.
It's one of the greatest moments in fighting game history. EVO 2004, Daigo vs Justin Wong, Ken vs Chun-Li. One of the most brutal comebacks you'll ever see.
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?
Justin Wong is a world class fighting game player. The guy will kick your ass. He is also a world class terrible driver. Don't believe me?
Justin Wong, the famed Street Fighter player, lost at this year's EVO 2010 fighting tournament. The guy who beat him is now a hero in his native Taiwan.