Street Fighter V Beta Gets a New Playable Update

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The SFV beta was updated last night and includes a portion of story mode material as well as a tutorial mode.

The story/tutorial mode takes place way back in the Alpha days when Ryu and Ken were training with Gouken. Ryu and Ken are even sporting their classic Street Fighter Alpha costumes. The best part is that this mode is live right now in the Street Fighter V beta! So go play it right now!

This is a very neat surprise on Capcom’s part. I’m very interested to see what else they might do between now and February. You can check out a video of the story mode below as well.

Source: iplaywinner

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Street Fighter V Gets a Release Date. Dhalsim Also Revealed.

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The fire breathing Yoga master is back.

At Sony’s Paris Games Week conference today, Street Fighter V was shown off with a new video, a new character reveal featuring Dhalsim, and given a new release date of February 16th 2016. A bit earlier than the place holder of March 2016. The earlier the better I say.

Dhalsim looks older in this game sporting a white beard. He also wears a turbine, but he still has the tattooed markings on his skin, the skull necklace, and the yellow shorts. Check out the video below to see how he plays. There are also some screenshots of Dhalsim after the jump.

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Street Fighter V Beta Part Deux is Live!


The Street Fighter V beta has returned for its second of 3 betas before the final release of the game in Spring 2016. The beta will run October 21st-25th and will include cross play between PS4 and PC players. The PS4 version is live now, but the PC version won’t go online until the 23rd.

The roster in beta 2 include: Ken, Necalli, Vega, and R. Mika. Newcomer Rashid and Karin will be added on the 23rd. Capcom will be testing out ranked matchmaking, leaderboards, and player profile search. The in game currency, Fight Money, has been included too. As you play and earn more Fight Money, you can unlock different items such as one of the new stages included in the beta.

Capcom, and I as well, want to remind you that this is in fact a beta so there will be bugs and disconnects will happen. I have already gotten a little bit of time in with Vega. The beta does seems to run a lot smoother than last time. I played in training mode for about 15 minutes until I was ultimately disconnected.

Here is the tentative schedule for beta 2:

10/21/15 18:00 PST (10/22 02:00 BST/10:00 JST) – The second SFV beta begins for PS4 users. Characters available: Ken, Necalli, Vega, R. Mika

10/22/15 14:00 PST (22:00 BST/ 10/23 06:00 JST) – Servers down for scheduled maintenance for 12 hours.

10/23/15 02:00 PST (10:00 BST/18:00 JST) – Servers back online. Rashid unlocked.

10/23/15 09:00 PST (17:00 BST/ 10/24 01:00 JST) – The second SFV beta begins for both PC and PS4 users (cross-platform play).

10/23/15 17:00 PST (10/24 01:00 BST/09:00 JST) – Karin unlocked.

10/24/15 04:00 PST (12:00 BST/20:00 JST) – Servers down for scheduled maintenance for 10 hours.

10/24/15 14:00 PST (22:00 BST/ 10/25 06:00 JST) – Servers back online.

10/25/15 16:00 PST (10/26 0:00 BST/ 08:00 JST) – Beta 2 concludes.

Enjoy Street Fighter fans!

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Vega Returns in Street Fighter V

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“Let my beauty intoxicate you.”

The Spanish ninja makes his return to the series. Vega is one of the 8 original world warriors and seems deadlier than ever.

Vega looks to play differently, yet the same, this time around. The Flying Barcelona, his signature move, is still part of his move set, but he seems so much more stylish this time around. He is a matador and with his play style in SFV, Capcom seems to have really captured the elegance and grace of a matador with the spins Vega does during his combos. Just because he moves so smoothly, doesn’t mean the Spaniard isn’t just as deadly. He can be seen throwing a barrage of claw slashes during his deadly combos in the video below.

With the latest edition of Vega, that brings the current roster up to 9 characters. It’s to see you back Vega.

Street Fighter V Beta Starts Today [Updated]

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Update: The Street Fighter V beta has been temporarily taken down. The beta launched with issues from the start, with people saying they couldn’t log in at all. 

This really should be to no ones surprise. The game is in fact a beta, so problems are bound to happen. I got to play for 10 glorious minutes before I was kicked out to the start screen for the umpteenth time. Stay tuned to find out when the SFV beta goes back online. 

Original Story: The SFV beta will run for 5 days and it starts tonight! I have read that the beta will go live at 9pm EST. Be sure to check your email for your beta code, if you haven’t already, so you can pre-load the game. Keep in mind that this beta is only testing online capabilities and dlc delivery so there are no extra network capabilities like local play or playing online with friends. This is the first of 3 betas so I’m sure we will get more network capabilities as time goes on. I hope you’re just as excited as  I am. Enjoy the beta because I know I will.

I will also be streaming the beta later this evening so if you’re missing out on the beta, come hangout with me over on my Twitch channel under the Geek Dojo TV tab. It should be some fun times.

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Ken is Officially in Street Fighter V

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After much speculation that he could possibly not be in the game, Ken was officially revealed today at the San Diego Comic Con. A reveal trailer was shown during the Street Fighter V panel and was met with great praise.

Ken looks a bit different this time around sporting a new hairdo and an exposed compression shirt under his martial arts gi. His moves look just as fast as ever with some devastating combos and a spinning kick that hearken back to his Marvel Vs. Capcom days. After watching the trailer, I can already image the number of Kens i will run into during online play. Check out the reveal trailer below.

The hype is real ladies and gentlemen.

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What are ya Playin’ this Weekend?

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It’s the weekend again gamers! Hopefully you’re able to get plenty of game time in.

I will once again be continuing my journey in The Witcher 3. I thought I was going to finish it last weekend, but the game is definitely longer than I thought it was. I’m not complaining though.

I will also be playing some more Heroes of the Storm and Ultra Street Fighter on PS4.

Thats enough about me, tell me about you. What are you playing this weekend?

New Street Fighter V Mechanics, Stages, Screen Shots, and Video Released Today

Capcom has released a new video about Street Fighter V today and it explains the new V-Gauge and V-Skill mechanic.

According to the latest issue of ShortList.com‘s gaming magazine, as you take damage during a match the V-Gauge fills. Using some of your V-Gauge, you can do special moves like the double fireball Chun-li throws in previous videos.

We’ve also learned about the new V-SKill mechanic. This is more of a defensive mechanic that allows certain characters to parry, deflect projectiles.

Special moves have also gotten a name change. Called Ultras in SFIV, in SFV they are called Critical Arts. These special moves are activated by a full EX gauge and are still the flashy, dynamic camera, multi-hit combo moves that we all know and love.

Last but not least, 2 new stages are now known: China and London’s King Cross Station. King’s Cross Station can be seen in a flurry of beautiful new screen shots after the jump.

Street Fighter V arrives on PC and PS4 March 2016

Source: ShortList.com

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