A well liked member of the fighting game community died two days before Christmas. His colleagues are paying tribute and holding a fund raiser to help his grandmother pay for funeral costs.
Auctions of eight Capcom Cup tournament edition fight sticks—awarded only to top finishers of the tournament last week—have so far raised $18,000 for relief to the Phillippines in its recovery from Typhoon Haiyan. Four more auctions close tomorrow, and will raise at least $6,300 more.
This wasn't a major event, but it was a tournament streamed yesterday by a pretty big name in the fighting game community, Team Spooky, and it's not the kind of closeup Killer Instinct was hoping for. The tournament lost its Internet connection and, well, this console couldn't continue.
Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 was, on the whole, considered a better balanced edition than regular-old Marvel vs. Capcom 3. That's not to say it couldn't use some tuning, and Capcom's top fighting game producer says a balancing patch could be coming.
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…
Seth Killian's last day at Capcom was Friday. Community managers and PR types become well known to our readers because they're so frequently quoted, but their departures typically don't rate a news item because it usually amounts to no more than insider talk. Seth, whose title was "Strategic Marketing Director, Online…