Monthly Archives: November 2010

NCR8 SRK Interviews by Yoon

In case anyone missed them, these interviews were conducted by Yoon during NorCal Regionals last weekend and they all turned out great. I would’ve mentioned them earlier, but wasn’t sure whether there were more on the way. In any case, … Continue reading

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BBCS Iron Tager Combos and Setups by Mike Z

Leave it to Mike Z to take the slowest characters in every game (Zangief, Potemkin, Juggernaut, etc.) and make them spontaneously appear right next to you. Lately he’s been focusing on Iron Tager from BlazBlue Continuum Shift, and he’s found … Continue reading

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Evolution 2010 Season Wrap Up Part 2 by jchensor

Following up on his previous article, jchensor gives us his take on the future of fighting games as mainstream competitive entertainment, focusing on what makes the genre good for spectators in particular. Here’s the link along with a brief quote: … Continue reading

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Weekly Screenshot: You Shall Not Pass!

Whoever comes up with the best title gets to nominate two MatchVid of the Day candidates. As always, the rules are one entry per person and i’ll choose my favorite on Tuesday. RBFF2 Sokaku’s Ikazuchi (S. Power) faces off against … Continue reading

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MatchVid of the Day: VDO vs Robust (MvC2)

Here’s the second match nominated by Snatcher after winning last week’s screenshot caption. It’s actually the full tournament set between VDO and Robust (aka Potter) from Evo2k9. players: VDO (Ken/Colossus/Rogue) vs Robust (Sentinel/Storm/CapCom & Storm/Sent/Cable) observations: It’s hard to believe … Continue reading

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CvS2 Akuma Combo Video by TheMuffinMan

Here is “the second in a series of character-specific combo videos leading up to an A-Groove exhibition video featuring most of the cast of Capcom vs SNK 2.” Apparently Dan is up next! highlights: CvS2 C-Akuma meaty air fireball setup … Continue reading

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SSF4 Super Freeze Series Explanation by Snoooootch

There seems to be some confusion regarding Snoooootch’s Super Freeze montages, so this video provides a brief visual overview of what’s actually going on during SSF4 superfreeze. notes: As you can see from the match clip, slowing down playback speed … Continue reading

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MatchVid of the Day: Bas vs Pinokio (CvS2)

After winning last week’s screenshot caption contest, Snatcher chose to nominate this tense CvS2 match from a few years ago, featuring the familiar A-Groove vs K-Groove rivalry. players: D44-Bas (A-Vega/Blanka/Bison-2) vs Pinokio (K-Hibiki/Sagat/Cammy-2) observations: It starts off as kind of … Continue reading

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SF3:3S TA Fight: Ibuki vs Necro by DevilAzite

DevilAzite’s seventh tool-assisted, choreographed Street Fighter III: 3rd Strike battle features the odd pairing of Ibuki and Necro, who complement each other surprisingly well. highlights: SF3:3S Ibuki anti-anti-air Kunai 0:14, Ibuki command dash expo at 1:13, Necro far s.HP punish … Continue reading

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Catastrophic Rebound by Doopliss

We finally have the answer to Doopliss’ mysterious trailer from last week, and it is awesome! In fact this SSF4 Dhalsim combovid is so off-the-wall creative that “every grounded normal is used at least once.” How cool is that? highlights: … Continue reading

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