Sesame Street Fighter is a basic little fighting game for browsers that, instead of asking for combos and special moves, is asking you to type stuff really really fast.
16 bit Models was an exhibition held in Akihabara over the weekend. It brought model makers together to pay homage to some of the great games from the 16-bit era (and beyond), and included everything from Street Fighter II to Crazy Taxi to Outrun.
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.
We probably all know the general story of Moment 37 and the famous Daigo Parry that displayed a serious talent for Street Fighter blocking. But for our second episode of Kotaku Compete, you can get a behind-the-scenes look at the feelings and the people behind the moment, and how it’s affected them since.
Today on Highlight Reel we have good bones and calcium, Mei bullfights, gravity deflects, smooth operators, and more!
Street Fighter V’s new story DLC is really ridiculous and silly. You can watch me fumble and laugh through the first 30 minutes or so below. (Worth noting: it’s free!)
Here’s a trailer for the “cinematic” story mode that’s being added to Street Fighter V tomorrow via a free update. More details on the update, including pricing if you want to play the game’s new characters right away ($6) is over at Capcom’s blog.
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.
Street Fighter V’s long-awaited story mode arrives this Friday on PlayStation 4 and PC. In case you need more incentive stay offline to play an extended single-player mode, Capcom’s releasing Balrog as well.
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.
Of course Ash is not. But this Taipei Metro announcement certainly looks like he is.
PC gaming continues to bring us ridiculous crossovers, this time mixing a little Street Fighter V with Overwatch.
Uh. Well. Okay, then.
Though multiplayer is the main draw for games like Street Fighter V, people have come to expect those games to have story modes for solo players. At the end of the month, Street Fighter V gets one for free.
The next DLC character for Street Fighter V, Ibuki, has been delayed until the end of June. The character had been scheduled to hit pretty soon, but Capcom’s decided to push back the release until the game’s story mode is complete.
It’s only a few seconds, but damn, it just hangs there. You can’t unsee it.