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Who we think will win Capcom Cup, eSports ads invade Street Fighter 5, less than graceful acceptance speeches, early Smash Ultimate thoughts

Sonic Fox wins eSports player of the year for the FGC but gets awkwardly political during his acceptance speech, Mortal Kombat 11 has been officially revealed but people can't seem stop talking about the music choice in the trailer, Street Fighter 5 adds ads directly into the gameplay experience, Catalyst and I go through our first round predictions for Capcom Cup and more, but before all that we kick things off with a special guest interview with our very own Adaptive Trigger as he helps us...


What remain the most broken parts of Street Fighter 5 and how do we change them in Season 4?

What are the most broken parts of Street Fighter 5 and how do we change them heading into Season 4? Plus Bandai kills it with the Tekken World Tour Finals and some very impressive Tekken 7 reveals, and yes, that includes Negan. Also Smash Ultimate is just days away from officially hitting shelves, a Capcom Cup player very well may not make it to the event, how to get your friends to play fighting games and more. Timestamps 01:07 - Why Catalyst is DEFINITELY gonna win the Last Chance...


Changes we're hoping to see in Super Street Fighter 5, why crossplay needs to be the standard moving forward, Nintendo hunts down YouTubers and more

Super Street Fighter 5 may be on the way, but what kind of specific changes might the game see? Plus Nintendo has unleashed the copyright hounds on YouTubers that have posted early access Smash Ultimate content, Catalyst has made a major SF5 transition that he may be just a tad regretful about, I have a report about a very exciting breakthrough in my local FGC and more here on episode 27 of the EH podcast. Timestamps 01:00 - What perks does playing on PC offer? Catalyst transitions to...


Let's talk about the Infiltration situation, how Cammy is even better than she was a month ago, how sponsorships are dissolving left and right an more

Infiltration is leaving competitive fighting games for the rest of 2018 and 2019, Panda Global has released both video and written statements of their findings with Korean player's situation, plus Capcom trolls us all with Confetti, Cammy appears to be even better than she used to be, Chris T says sayonara to Daigo's sponsorship and more on this episode of the EventHubs Podcast Timestamps 00:27 - What we're thankful for 06:32 - We hate confetti - Red Bull tournament "teaser" 10:03 -...


It's time to stop shaming online warriors, start teaching fighting games properly, Bonchan fibs, the Murderface has a demon of his own and more

Tokido is the best Street Fighter player in the world right now, and ProblemX keeps beating him. Bonchan is a big fat liar, Sonic Fox is still stupid good at every fighting game ever, and we think Capcom is going to have a pretty rough time balancing Abigail in Season 4. Plus we take a close look at what might be the biggest reason people don't stick with fighting games like they do other eSports genres on today's episode of the EventHubs Podcast Timestamps 00:42 - Sonic Fox can still...


Stop asking for the wrong balance changes; why Japan's days as top dog are numbered; the sexiest thing you can do in Street Fighter 5 and more

Season 4 of Street Fighter 5 is on the horizon, how should Capcom go about changing the game this time around? On that note, are you sure what your asking is what you really want? We discuss the delicate art of fighting game balance and why its so much harder than you'd first think. Plus, the 2018 Capcom Cup bracket is starting to take shape, and while Japan has by far the strongest presence, their time as top fighting game dogs may be numbered. Also I reveal what I think is the sexiest...


More Infiltration news surfaces; plus Canada Cup has major issues, Catalyst recalls the time he teamed with SRK and much more

Canada Cup 2018 goes down in flames, so why don't people seem to be lighting torches and grabbing pitchforks? Soul Calibur's lizard penises are getting censored, Catalyst shares a story from the time he and SRK teamed up, and it's finally time to talk about Infiltration's legal allegations. All this and plenty more on this week's edition of the EventHubs Podcast Timestamps 00:43 - Jon hates an old game you've never heard of 04:05 - Swiss army testicles (and more lizard penis news) 11:34...


Just how big is Street Fighter 5's big change to input delay? We've experienced the update, and here's what we think

Timestamps 1:13 - Lizard penises 4:34 - Custom characters are ruining ranked play 7:01 - Super Smash Ultimate leaks reveal the rest of the roster? 12:09 - Street Fighter 5 Season 4 leaks from X-Kira 19:25 - Will people start coming back to Street Fighter 5? 27:40 - Soul Calibur 6's first major tournament 30:43 - Beerus is becoming a legit character in Dragon Ball FighterZ 33:58 - Are locals dying? Mike Watson's warnings for the community 46:09 - How important is the input delay...


One change we'd make to every character in Season 4 of Street Fighter 5: Arcade Edition

A brief recap on the news of the week, including rumors of Marvel vs. Capcom 4, and then we jump into our balance change hopes and dreams for all 34 characters on the Street Fighter 5 roster. Dreamking joins for our biggest podcast to date. Also be sure to leave us a review on iTunes or Stitcher for a chance at a Razer Panthera fightstick! Timestamps 00:00 - News recap 18:51 - Cammy 25:51 - Menat 36:18 - Akuma 42:43 - Guile 46:17 - M. Bison 53:38 - Urien 1:00:42 - Ibuki 1:05:37 -...


Input delay reduction in Street Fighter 5 will change everything... or will it? We discuss the highly requested change's potential

We do a quick recap of Combofiend's new ventures with Marvel Games, and delve into the big news of the week... Street Fighter 5's input lag is being reduced. We don't know how much, we don't know if the variance is being done away with and we're not sure if we agree on how much it'll change things, but we have a lot to say about it.


Playing Street Fighter with your face, calling out Mike Ross and finding motivation during the lulls of life - BrolyLegs joins the EventHubs Podcast

Think fighting games are hard? Try playing them with arthrogryposis. Mike "BrolyLegs" Begum joins us to talk about his journey as a disabled gamer. Timestamps 00:46 - Playing fighting games without using your hands 04:50 - Playing with arthrogryposis, how long did it take to start seeing wins? 06:30 - Where do you rank in your local community? 07:30 - Rebuttal to Mike Ross 11:16 - Do you still play Street Fighter 4? 15:31 - What's the first fundamental lesson you teach your...


'I can never s*** on what eSports does... I just can't do what they want me to do' - Mike Ross joins the EventHubs podcast

Mike Ross joins us to talk about eSports, Guilty Gear and all things fighting games. Timestamps 1:36 - Which games are you playing these days? 6:25 - Entering the FGC in 2018 9:01 - The most enjoyable experience in fighting games 11:10 - Getting into Guilty Gear 14:12 - E.S.P.O.R.T.S. 22:05 - Mike's FGC beginnings 24:35 - Do you still watch the Pro Tour? 28:53 - Thoughts on the future for Street Fighter? 33:29 - Favorite memory in the FGC thus far?


Is NuckleDu still one of the best? How about Daigo? Catalyst and Raptor debate the top 10 best Street Fighter 5 competitors in the world

SoCal Regionals runs into some last minute bracket change issues resulting in the disqualification of a top player, Raphael and Android 17 are announced for Soul Calibur 6 and Dragon Ball FighterZ, Capcom proves it's getting in touch with 2018 with a new Street Fighter update, and Catalyst and I list our top 10 SF5 characters in the world right now Timestamps 00:49 - Two new characters 05:04 - SF5's fancy new Dojo Mode 09:23 - X-Kira is back in a big way 14:00 - Bonchan busts out...


Ono's job has changed at Capcom and what in may mean for the future of Street Fighter

Yoshinori Ono's appears to have been demoted at Capcom, we further clarify the details on this as well as respond some Twitter accusations about our coverage, Plus Samurai Spirit has been revealed, Ryu has been dethroned as SF5's most popular online character for the first time in 17 months, I'm still not having fun with Street Fighter 5 and more Timestamps 01:16 - Raptor's feelings on SF5 a week later 11:15 - Responding to some Twitter hate 16:06 - Samurai Spirit revealed 22:13 - Dead...


What's holding Street Fighter back and how do we change it? BornFree joins the EventHubs podcast with some intensely interesting insights

Plus get the story behind Born's break up Akuma tattoo, hear his awesome idea for a 'Street Fighter Origins' title and much more Timestamps 02:09 - BornFree's FGC beginnings 06:19 - Predicting characters -- Watch the merchandise! 09:22 - How do you pronounce "Sagat?" 11:40 - Interviewing players, the breakup tattoo and being inspired by Dieminion 20:11 - At the heart of all my questions is: "Why are you so good?"... the answer is heartbreaking 35:40 - How should the fighting game DLC...


There's no excuse for Ryu being this bad, and Velociraptor talks through his midlife character crisis in Street Fighter 5

Ryu has been a laughably bad character for two years now but the joke is about to be on Capcom if they don't change that soon, plus two major fighting game developers hint at brand new titles, China runs into some big tournament-running issues, I have a a mid-life Street Fighter 5 crisis and more. Timestamps 00:48 - NetherRealm Studios' next big thing? 04:55 - SNK's next big thing? 13:18 - Combofiend is back on the sticks! 17:34 - Data miner X-Kira discovers possible major changes to...


Dum-est characters in Street Fighter 5: Who causes us the most salt and frustration from the selection screen on wards

We're joined by Head of Editorial, Steven "DreamKing" Chavez, as we debate which Street Fighter 5 characters are the game's dumbest. Each of us offer our own personal "Top 5 Dumbest Characters" list. Be sure to follow us on Twitter and tweet any comments or future potential topics you'd like us to cover! Catalyst - https://twitter.com/CatalystEH DreamKing - https://twitter.com/TheKingOfDremes Velociraptor - https://twitter.com/Veloc1raptor


Pissed the hell off: We examine why Street Fighter 5 brings us so much salt

Why does Street Fighter 5 make us more salty than most other entries in the Street Fighter franchise? Plus we discuss the fact that Sagat and G are already getting more tournament play time than the previous Season 3 characters, Cell got some big ol nerfs in Dragon Ball Z, Bandai Namco may be preparing to become the head honcho in fighting games and more... this is the EventHubs podcast Timestamps 00:38 - The woes of jury duty 02:14 - New Street Fighter 5 costumes (wtf?) 04:00 -...


'The FGC is no more toxic than other communities' - Ernesto Lopez joins the EventHubs podcast to talk his red hot rise to fame, FGC drama and more

Timestamps 1:09 - How I got started 6:59 - The explosive success of Button Check 24:32 - Focusing on drama in the FGC 38:09 - Is the FGC more toxic than other communities? 44:30 - Bathroom break 45:50 - Button Check is more than just "FGC TMZ"


There's money on the line, clear out? We discuss if cash should take priority over casuals, and rank SF5's S3 characters

Do money matches take priority over casual sets? The FGC twitter has been ablaze over this... issue... plus we discuss the infamous EVO grand finals Sonic Fox side switch, our one week impressions of G and Sagat, some important tips on fighting game basics and more. Timestamps 2:14 - Casuals vs. Money Matches policy 10:48 - Lil Majin's heartbreak and maintaining mental fortitude 16:37 - Side switching, icing opponents and doing push ups against Infiltration 30:19 - G and Sagat, one week...