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.
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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...
Mike Ross joins us to talk about eSports, Guilty Gear and all things fighting games.
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?
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
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...
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
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...
Plus get the story behind Born's break up Akuma tattoo, hear his awesome idea for a 'Street Fighter Origins' title and much more
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...
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.
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...
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.
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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
00:38 - The woes of jury duty
02:14 - New Street Fighter 5 costumes (wtf?)
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"
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.
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...