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Capcom targets ‘newer, younger, eSports audience’ with Street Fighter V

It may not seem like it, but it’s been nearly a decade since the last numbered Street Fighter game. That’s right: Street Fighter IV came out in 2008. Of course, you might not have noticed the time passing, given the release of Super Street Fighter IV in 2010, Street Fighter …

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Capcom wants Street Fighter V to be No.1 in eSports

Street Fighter V is set to become the biggest title in the eSports fighting scene, if Capcom has its way. Marketing director Antoine Molant told MCV @ Gamescom that the firm plans to have a presence at a number of leading eSports events in an attempt to make Street Fighter …

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Nintendo executive set to compete in Super Smash Bros tournament at Evo 2015

It seems that Nintendo’s hesitance over promoting Super Smash Bros as a competitive fighting series is coming to an end. The firm has long struggled with its fans’ desire to play entries in the ensemble brawler franchise at pro-gaming tournaments, attempting to halt the streaming of Super Smash Bros Melee …

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Margin Makers: Guide to fighting game merchandise

The PS4 and Xbox One are set for a royal rumble this year, as iconic fighting game franchises make a return on the new systems. MCV prepares to do battle The next 12 months see a number of fighting game champions return to the arena – including big-hitters such as …

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Apex 2015 Smash Bros tournament saved by Twitch, Red Bull

Apex 2015, the annual Smash Bros. community gathering, almost ended before it began last weekend after a series of ill-timed disasters left organisers shaken and without a venue. However the intervention of Twitch and Red Bull ensured the show went on to hand Kevin "PPMD" Nanney the coveted Melee singles …

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Game Expo Scotland to team with Versus Scotland for eSports zones

Game Expo Scotland has partnered with Scottish fighting game organisation Versus Scotland to bring three eSports zones to the two-day event. Game Expo Scotland 2014, which will take place on October 4th and 5th, will feature competitions in Mario Kart 8, Tekken Tag Tournament 2, Ultimate Marvel vs Capcom 3, …

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VIDEO: The Star Wars fighting game that never was

Long-dead developer Studio Gigante was at one stage working on a Street Fighter II style Star Wars game – and you can see the video here. The video was posted online by Gigante co-founder Josh Tsui, who is currently president of developer Robomodo. What you’re seeing is described as an …

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Fighters of Capcom trademark registered

Capcom may be looking within for its next crossover fighting series. CVG reports the company filed a trademark for ‘Fighters of Capcom’ earlier this month. The patent was registered under "computer game software", downloadable game software", "electronic game programs for mobile phones and smart phones", "downloadable game program for playing …

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Axed Skullgirls team form new studio to carry on game’s development

The developers behind Skullgirls have been laid off from their positions at Reverge Labs, only to reform as a new studio in effort to continue work on the downloadable fighting game. Dubbed Lab Zero Games, the new studio plans to keep up its work on the 2D fighter. It has …

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OPINION: Applause for GAME and Gamestation store staff

It might surprise you that the one point I was called out for most last week wasn’t our contentious cover – but my implication that GAME had given up fighting. That, of course, is not the case. While MCV stands by its widely-discussed cover last week, I should make clear …

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