As FV Cup 2017 draws near, the organisers are starting to reveal the international pro players that will join in the premier fighting game tournament in Malaysia.
Street Fighter V will be seeing many big names competing with the local folks, FV Cup is part of the Capcom Pro Tour as a Ranking Event. First to be revealed is none other than Infiltration. The EVO 2016 champion might be having a quiet season so far this year, but never count the Korean out just yet. He was known in the Street Fighter IV days as a multi-character specialist- mastering various characters at a high level.
Expect to see the Razer-sponsored player bringing his A-game (and maybe Monster energy [...]
The Malaysian Fighting Game Community (MyFGC) has been gaining momentum as of late with more events happening this year. But that doesn’t mean they can’t go out to compete. Eleven players from Malaysia made up of sponsored players from team Flash Vision as well as unsigned players competed at Abuget Cup 2017 held in Jakarta, Indonesia this past weekend. Five different game tournaments were held which includes Street Fighter V (part of the Capcom Pro Tour as a Ranking event), Tekken 7 (part of the Tekken World Tour as a challenger event), King Of Fighters XIV, Guilty Gear Xrd Rev 2 and BlazBlue: Central Fiction.
Our Malaysian players competed mostly in Street [...]
Grapplers are an interesting fighting game character archetype. Instead of needing fast hands for long strings of combos, they rely on slow but hard hitting moves that requires good anticipation and opponent reading.
Street Fighter V could use more of there to join the likes of Zangief. So the next DLC character they brought in Abigail. First seen in the Final Fight series, this it the first time the character is playable in Street Fighter. Not only is he huge, he has some good command throws and armoured moves.
Check out the trailer below:
Abigail is out on July 25 and like the rest of the new DLC that is Akuma, Kolin and Ed, these characters are included in [...]
In the age where demos are rare and beta access takes that place despite being so close to release to be considered a beta, we usually mix these terms up. But in the case for Street Fighter V, there will be indeed a beta test. The fighting game is already out, but Capcom is still working on making the Capcom Fighters Network, the online infrastructure that includes cross-play between PC and PS4 players used for SFV. As such, an online beta test will be conducted for all PS4 and PC players to try out the game and stress test the online servers. No purchase necessary.
The new online changes should handle rage quitters better by providing tags for prominent offenders (and a high [...]
After a few delays (and some leaks) it is now confirmed that the next new character for Season 2 of Street Fighter V will be Ed. All the characters from Season 2, aside from Akuma, are to be their debut entry into the fighting game series. Kolin was the first one, released back in February.
Story wise, Ed has appeared in the lore since Super Street Fighter IV. A young boy experimented to be replacement body for M. Bison, for the most part of his life he is raised by tone of Bison’s henchmen, the boxer Balrog. Ed also appeared in Balrog’s character story in SFV.
Ed’s gameplay is heavily influenced by these two characters. He utilises Bison’s [...]
The Malaysian Fighting Games Community (FGC) is gearing up once more for another big event. The Armaggeddon Cup will be the first tournament presented by Armageddon with big prizes, including a trip to Thailand to enter Thaiger Uppercut, one of the ranking events in the Capcom Pro Tour.
The Armaggeddon Cup will also play host to the official launch of the Malaysian FGC’s base that will be now be located at Geek Empire, Ampang.
This is a good chance to prove your SFV skills as well as a good event to meet up with fellow fighting game lovers. Prizes include include mechanical gaming keyboards, speakers, PC housings and medals for Top 8 finishers.