Marvel Vs. Capcom Pro Shows What A Perfect…

Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite only came out less than a week ago, but longtime Marvel players have been hitting the lab and putting together their teams. One player showed his prowess last night by putting…

Dominique “SonicFox” McLean is rapidly approaching half a…

Dominique “SonicFox” McLean is rapidly approaching half a million dollars in total tournament winnings after collecting $120,000 at the Injustice 2 Pro Series Grand Finals this weekend. At just 19-years-old, McLean is the world’s highest-paid…

The First Japanese Evo Will Be A Bit…

Despite a long history spanning back to 1996, the Evolution Championship Series has never held an event outside the United States. That’s all going to change come January 2018, as the organization plans to host…

Smash 4 Pro Survives Tournament Elimination With Clutch…

GIF Last weekend’s Super Smash Bros. for Wii U competition at DreamHack Montreal came down to a nail-biting grand finals match between Larry “Larry Lurr” Holland and Eric “ESAM” Lew. With his tournament hopes on…

Street Fighter V pro and Florida resident Du…

Street Fighter V pro and Florida resident Du “NuckleDu” Dang announced that he will be donating his DreamHack Montreal winnings to Hurricane Irma relief efforts in his state. His first place finish over Justin Wong…

Marvel vs. Capcom 3 Pro Bested By His…

GIF Last weekend, East Coast Throwdown brought fighting game competition back to New Jersey with its ninth installment. As one of the last tournaments before the release of Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite later this month,…

Fighting Game Players Find The Best Combos For…

GIF Fight of Gods is an independent fighting game currently in early access on Steam. Players pit deities like Buddha, Odin, and Jesus against each other on a virtual battlefield. The game’s tongue-in-cheek nature has…

Nine Tips For Women (And Anyone Else) Attending…

Illustration by Angelica Alzona Are you are a woman who wants to compete in a fighting game event, but you don’t know where to start? Maybe you’re worried you don’t know enough or aren’t good…

Street Fighter’s ‘Beast’ Is Now An Underdog

Daigo Umehara is arguably the best fighting game player of all time, so his relatively poor performance with Street Fighter V since the game’s release in February 2016 has surprised the competitive community. After sticking…

Evo Ruleset Now Allows Coaching, With A Catch

Juan “Hungrybox” Debiedma receiving advice from coach Luis “Crunch” Rosias at Evo 2017 Before yesterday, players at the world’s largest fighting game tournament were unable to receive advice from their coach, if they had one,…

Top Street Fighter V Player Rage Quits During…

New York City’s fighting game community saw one of their own step up to the plate in a big way at this weekend’s Defend the North tournament just north of the city in White Plains.…

Network Error Exiles Street Fighter V Players To…

Image c/o Ryan “Filipino Champ” Ramirez Street Fighter V players noticed something strange happening during their online matches on the afternoon of July 22. Instead of appearing near their real-world locations on the Capcom Fighters…

Street Fighter V Players Showcase Abigail’s Giant Potential

Street Fighter V’s newest character, Abigail, is the game’s largest fighter to date, towering over even resident grappler Zangief. Since the character’s arrived on Tuesday, the focus of community discussion has been on his capacity…

Street Fighter V Player Predicts Own Loss, Wins…

Benoit “Gunfight” Arquilla, a French fighting game competitor living in Japan, proved the community’s age-old “never give up” adage still holds true in 2017 during a recent Street Fighter V live stream. After getting rocked…