Where does Street Fighter 5 rank in terms of technicality when compared to other franchise entries? Catalyst and I have differing opinions, and try to hash out a definitive answer. Plus, Blanka has a goofy glitch that is surprisingly not too upsetting, Sony makes a statement about why they're not attending E3, Nintendo isn't quite satisfied with selling 12 million copies of Smash Ultimate, and more
01:35 - Jump Force doesn't look gud
09:36 - Blanka glitch, good times?
Why being a strong character in Street Fighter 5 isn't good enough, you have to be broken! Mortal Kombat 11 continues their wave of good PR with multiple hype reveals, Capcom's IR report shows that they're putting a lot of eggs in the eSports basket, the 2019 Pro Tour is officially announced, Luffy releases a controversial "character carry" tier list, Dakota Darkhorse Hills joins us to talk consoles, Shaggy and more
1:30 - Kombat Kast reveals (Kabal, D'Vorah)
8:37 - NRS vs....
Dragon Ball FighterZ has a stellar weekend with a very hype World Tour Finals followed by new character reveals and patch notes that look to better the game, but that's not to say that things went off without a hitch. A Dead or Alive 6 developer hits Street Fighter 5 with a bit of a low blow, the Super Smash Bros. community really doesn't like penguins and we're now a full month and a half into SF5's "soon silence."
*Special guest MajinTenshinhan joins*
01:13 - Dragon Ball...
Mortal Kombat 11 comes out guns blazing, Dreamking recounts his experiences at the reveal event and we delve into all the juicy details from presentation to gameplay for this exciting upcoming title. Then Catalyst joins as we discuss Nintendo's new Smash Bros. tournament endeavor, Street Fighter's new tournament endeavor, Dragon Ball's ending tournament endeavor and why SF5 feels like a sinking ship to me right now on the latest episode of the eh podcast
02:44 - Steven's...
Steven "Dreamking" Chavez chimes in yet again as we close out the second half of our Street Fighter 5 Season 4 character change commentary. Hear about some of the most significant changes for each of the fighters listed below.
01:14 - Quick Kage thoughts
06:34 - Karin
13:09 - Ken
23:31 - Kolin
30:18 - Laura
37:15 - M. Bison
41:59 - Menat
50:30 - Nash
55:27 - Rashid
1:06:02 - Ryu
1:15:33 - Sagat
1:23:19 - Sakura
1:31:11 - Urien
1:34:59 - Vega
We're back at it with another episode of the EventHubs Podcast, this week welcoming Mr. Steven "Dreamking" Chavez onto the show to help us go down the list of Street Fighter 5 characters and discuss at least one significant change that's happened for every last fighter... sans R. Mika and Necalli since they didn't really get much.
3:53 - Abigail
15:01 - Akuma
19:23 - Alex
25:29 - Balrog
29:14 - Birdie
33:05 - Blanka
41:38 - Cammy
46:34 - Chun-Li
49:44 - Mid range game...
Catalyst and I list off the fighters we feel like went through the most significant changes to determine which characters have risen up and which characters have fallen off now that we're here in Season 4 of Street Fighter 5? Plus crossplay is an ever growing topic of discussion, but it might not be as easy for fighting games as you'd hope. Harada's new promotion should help end the Dragon Ball FighterZ issues, fight money is missing both in SF5 and in real life and plenty...
We drop a bit of science into the well of randomness to try to answer the age old question of When's the right time to rip that invincible reversal? Also, Dragon Ball FighterZ tournaments keep getting shut down, Ryu isn't getting shut down as much as he used to, Kage will make you a better player but might not get you better results, SF5 may or may not be on its last leg and more.
02:15 - Is this the beginning of the end for SF5? (Capcom option selects the FGC)
11:00 - Dragon...
Support for Street Fighter 5 is... changing in 2019, MajinTenshinhan joins Catalyst and I to discuss what exactly that could entail, then we jump into patch notes for what used to be the game's strongest characters, share Capcom Cup experiences and take a closer look at Kage on this edition of the EventHubs Podcast
00:24 - Capcom drops the Capbomb... Support for SF5 may be dwindling in 2019 (with special guest MajinTenshinhan)
58:23 - Season 4 changes for top tiers -...
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 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.
01:07 - Why Catalyst is DEFINITELY gonna win the Last Chance...
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.
01:00 - What perks does playing on PC offer? Catalyst transitions to...
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
00:27 - What we're thankful for
06:32 - We hate confetti - Red Bull tournament "teaser"
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
00:42 - Sonic Fox can still...
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...
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
00:43 - Jon hates an old game you've never heard of
04:05 - Swiss army testicles (and more lizard penis news)
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...
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!
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
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.
Think fighting games are hard? Try playing them with arthrogryposis. Mike "BrolyLegs" Begum joins us to talk about his journey as a disabled gamer.
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...