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Daigo ‘The Beast’ Umehara to take a break after qualifying for Capcom Cup

After qualifying for top Street Fighter V tournament the Capcom Cup, one of the game’s top players has announced he’s taking a break.  Daigo ‘The Beast’ Umehara is one of the top fighting game players in the world, with the Japanese player competing for nearly 20 years.  After finishing in …

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Capcom announces a streamlined Pro Tour for 2017

Remember last year when we were all desperately trying to figure out who had qualified for the Capcom Cup and who hadn’t? Well that appears to have been the last time we will have to do such a thing, as the new Capcom Pro Tour format seems a lot easier.  …

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The Capcom Cup reached 87,000 on ESPN

The top eight portion of the Capcom Cup competition was broadcast on ESPN2 in the States over the weekend and according to initial stats it was watched by 87,000 people.  According to SportsTVRatings.com around 87,000 tuned into the brodcast at one point or another, with around 46,000 being between 18 …

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HyperX sponsors Daigo Umehara

Peripheral manufacturer HyperX has sponsored legendary Street Fighter player Daigo “The Beast” Umehara.  The global sponsorship deal will see Umehara exclusively wear HyperX headsets when competing.  “Whether training for my next event or on-stage at a major tournament, I need the best quality sound so I can perform at the …

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Capcom Cup’s top eight to be broadcast on ESPN2 one day after the event concludes

The top eight portion of the Capcom Cup will be broadcast on ESPN2 on Sunday December 4th.  This part of the competition will actually take place at the PlayStation Experience on December 3rd, when it will be streamed live on Twitch. However ESPN2 will then rebroadcast the final stages of …

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Misterio and Tse444 out of the Capcom Cup, K-Brad and Yukadon are in

Both Felipe "Misterio" Patricio Torres Carvacho and Tse "Tse444" Wa Ping will not be able to compete at the Capcom Cup this weekend.  They will be replaced by Kenneth "K-Brad" Bradley and Fujimura "Yukadon" Atsushi.  No reasons for the drop outs have been given, but as is usually the case …

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