Who should be in Street Fighter V Champion Edition Season V?

A couple of days ago, Capcom announced via its website Capcom Unity that Street Fighter V would get a new and final season of characters. Setting aside the awful conditions regarding its costume contest (c’mon, pay artists, Capcom. It’s not that difficult), let’s talk about potential suitors for a new DLC season. Who should make the cut? Continue reading

A Plea to reinvigorate Rival Schools

It should be fairly obvious that I have a bit of an obsession with more “retro” fighting games, especially in the realm of Capcom. From the early days of playing Super Street Fighter II Turbo on SNES, old school fighting games have been part of my life- and Rival Schools: United by Fate is no exception. So, why is there no continuation of the series? Continue reading

Netplay is a core component to the future of fighting games

Netplay has been the subject of debate in the fighting game community since the internet became public. Arcades used to be the primary communication between players, but in 2020, the internet reigns supreme. As the days of a global pandemic trod on, adjustments to public events have only become more illuminating in how the success of fighting games hinges upon its netcode- a test that many games currently fail.
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The Importance of Emulation in the Age of a Pandemic

Not a fan of the recent Mortal Kombat 11 expansion? Find yourself reminiscing on some of the better days of Capcom? Emulation is readily available for you, and fighting games are readily available in multiple forms to play in training, arcade, and online against live foes. With most of the world still under some measure of quarantine, emulation has proved an important key to continue engaging in fighting games. Continue reading

Ehrgeiz is a broken, old mess… and it’s fantastic

Recently, I’ve been reliving an old piece of my childhood: an old PSOne 3D fighting game that served as a collaboration between Namco and Squaresoft titled “Ehrgeiz”. It originally released in arcades in 1998, and it’s broken, has multiple bugs and glitches, and even reuses a whole slew of animations from Namco’s Tekken series of games. It’s an amazing example of a classic Good Bad game. Continue reading