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9:47 PM on 02.14.2011

Podsumaki Ep10: MvC3 with DarkSydeGeoff & Royal Flush



Sup fellas.
Podsumaki and the musings of yours truly have found a new home on Freezecracker.com...
I'll always love Dtoid, but frontpage access kinda trumps community blogs ;)
I might still mirror some posts on here, but I'd kinda feel like a dick. We'll see.

ANYWAY!
This week our guests are the beloved Geoff the Hero and a good friend of mine, Royal Flush (5th place Tatsunoko vs Capcom @ EVO2k10). We discuss Marvel 3 and how we feel about it so far, current controversy regarding damage output, character analysis for a couple that caught our eye and a bit of TvC knowledge thrown in. Hope you enjoy the show, and feel free to leave us hatemail, questions, etcetera for us to read on the next show!

http://freezecracker.com/?p=515   read


3:47 PM on 07.24.2010

Street Fighter X Tekken Confirmed @ Comic Con (Trailer, Gameplay, Screenshots)



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An Official screenshot gallery is over HERE at Capcom-Unity

In before "What the fuck?! Why?! Why are they doing this?! No one ever asked for this?!"   read


12:23 AM on 07.22.2010

Thor & Amaterasu (Okami) CONFIRMED for MvC3 via Leaked Screenshots on Marvel.com















Yey.
(See FULL GALLERY Marvel.com )   read


9:43 PM on 06.16.2010

ScrewAttack hands on with Mortal Kombat 2011: Lots of blood and guts

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Never was a fan of the MK games at all, as plenty of you know. But for some reason this game is really meshing with me so far. Maybe I don't lurk enough but I think this is the first game footage the internet has seen since the trailer. Or not? Meh.

In before "I'd still bone Mileena"


Cause I would.   read


7:13 PM on 06.06.2010

Community Playdate: FreezeCracker (Win 1600 MS Points just for playing, suckas.)

http://www.xbox.com/en-US/community/calendar/playdate/2010/0404-freezecracker.htm

Community Playdate: FreezeCracker


Members of the FreezeCracker website bring their fighting chops to the Xbox LIVE® arena as they’ll play Xbox LIVE Gold Members in Super Street Fighter® IV in a Community Playdate on June 6.

Prepare for battle.

FreezeCracker will be online Sunday, June 6, starting at 8:00 P.M. ET (5:00 P.M. PT) to play Super Street Fighter IV. If you're a Gold Member (if not, upgrade now!), send a friend request or invite to these gamertags:

[b]Geoff The Hero
EmptyWarrior
sebmal2337
LordBBH
coffin f33der
DammitRAB
Teh Samuel
jazzedy
Stabicron
faux123
WiNGSPANTT[/b]

FreezeCracker.com is a laid-back video game website with a lively community that's so Pringles®. So then, where’s their curly mustache? And, on a special note, they’ll be randomly giving away 1600 Microsoft Point cards during this event!

If you get a chance to play with members from FreezeCracker, we want to hear all about it! We'll be posting recaps from gamers all across the country. Send us an email at [email][email protected][/email] with the subject: "Community Playdate – FreezeCracker." Be sure to include your gamertag and home town!   read


9:02 PM on 03.29.2010

Zombie Street Fighter Art

Artist Manuel Augusto Dischinger Moura put an interesting spin on Capcoms World Warriors in this recent set of artwork he's created. I don't know about you guys, but I'm a big Zombie fan. You already know how high I am on Street Fighter, so I'm literally foaming at the mouth. You can't see me but I'm actually seizing on the floor right now.

















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10:46 PM on 03.08.2010

Download the Street Fighter 4 "Brawler" Costume Pack for FREE Right Now



Do you like free stuff? I love free stuff. Ask me what my favorite kind of food is. Go ahead, ask me.

"Hey Rab what's your fa--"

Free food is my favorite kind of food. Now shut up and have this free stuff I'm trying to give you. You can score the alternate outfits for Abel, E. Honda, Zangief, Rufus and Fuerte for free right now. I guess Capcom is feeling generous?

Right now all Xbox 360 Street Fighter 4 owners can download the "BRAWLER" Costume Pack for free. This pack includes the alternate outfits of Abel, El Fuerte, E. Honda, Rufus and Zangief. We're not sure how long this will last, so if you don't already have these outfits, you should click that link above and scoop them up as soon as possible. Capcom may be doing this with the other costume packs as well, so check back. I'll keep you posted.











(Via EventHubs.)   read


7:10 PM on 02.17.2010

SSF4 Q&A with Seth Killian and Makoto vs Ibuki video footage

The news is spilling in about the Street Fighter 3 characters finally making their triumphant return. Seth Killian did a Q&A with Gamespot that you can find here:
http://www.gamespot.com/xbox360/action/supersf4/news.html?sid=6251047&tag=topslot;subtitle;2&mode=previews

Here are a couple excerpts, but if you're interested be sure to give the article a read and check out the rest of the screenshots:





GS: Super Street Fighter IV is bringing characters together from three separate "worlds" of Street Fighter (SSFII, SFIII, SF Alpha). What has it been like to balance and refine these characters to fit them within the SFIV universe?

SK: The SFII and SF Alpha characters both come from games with fundamentally compatible background systems, so integrating them together with the world of SFIV wasn't too intimidating. I was actually really worried about the SFIII characters, however. That game was built with parrying as the core background system, so in a game like SFIV without parries, would they be too weak? I'm happy to say they are definitely not too weak, and I was actually surprised how naturally the SFIII crew made the transition to Super SFIV.





GS: What kind of changes will the returning cast be undergoing in SSFIV? Can you give any specific examples?

SK: The philosophy behind the rest of the changes was to "balance up." This means rather than "nerfing" people, the aim was to make everyone stronger, though to varying degrees. Basically we don't want any fans of a certain character to pick up Super SFIV and find that all their favorite stuff doesn't work anymore, so we've actually worked to enrich every single character in terms of moves and overall possibilities. In terms of specific changes, there are a lot, ranging from the subtle, like Ryu's fierce shoryuken going from one hit to two hits, on to the more significant, like Guile's attacks having some increased priority…and even a brand new technique for Sagat. The number one change is, of course, the addition of a second ultra combo for everyone. These will change the dynamic of many fights.





GS: Constant iteration seems to be something that goes hand-in-hand with the Street Fighter series--obviously, Super Street Fighter IV is a new product--but has the team ever considered using downloadable content as a delivery method for future iterations of Street Fighter IV before moving onto Street Fighter V?

SK: DLC has been discussed, but frankly, the schedule for Super SFIV was so tight that we haven't been able to think much beyond this project. We did try and create more hooks in the architecture this time around to keep at least the possibility open, though the future for the series remains wide open at this point.

Ibuki vs Makoto:
[embed]164110:27586[/embed]

And the trailer one more time for good measure:
[embed]164110:27587[/embed]   read


4:13 PM on 02.17.2010

New SSF4 Ibuki, Dudley and Makoto TRAILER and SCREENSHOTS!

NEW SUPER TRAILER REVEALED!

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Youtube Version:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_zY1WGnnlLk

Orobi on NeoGaf (http://www.neogaf.com/forum/showthread.php?t=375418&page=336) posted these sexual new screenshots too.

Makoto:






Ibuki:








Dudley:


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1:22 PM on 12.18.2009

Live Famitsu Stream Reveals SSF4 Stuff: Character & Stage Select Screens, Menus

There was a big Famitsu show thing today. Bunch of games and uhh.. stuff.
Ono was really really drunk apparently. The stream's over,but everyone's hoping somebody recorded some of the footage.. So right now everyone's just lurking youtube and waiting to see what pops up.

I've been up in the New Info Discussion thread on SRK so I've been following all the happenings pretty closely, though I wasn't able to see the stream first hand.
No new characters were revealed today, but the character select screen was shown and it looks like they've still got 4 empty spots to fill.. Which syncs up with early rumors of ten characters. If everything goes according to plan, we should be seeing Dudley, Makoto and Ibuki soon, along with the mysterious new character Hakan pretty soon, most likely somewhere around New Year.
Notable stuff:
-Abel apparently has an airthrow now, in which he slams the enemy into the ground facefirst.
-Rose's super looks different. o_O
-Guys command grab is retardedly fast, and he skids for a second if you choose to stop it.
-We should be seeing a trailer of the new Ultras relatively soon.
For now, have some pics from EventHubs.














For more pics, goto eventhubs ^_^
http://www.eventhubs.com/news/2009/dec/18/ssf4-character-select-screen-more-shots/   read


5:27 PM on 12.16.2009

New SSF4 footage: Bonus Stages, Adon, Guy and Cody

Gamespot got an interview with Seth Killian to discuss and show a bit of gameplay.
It's a shame they so viciously edited the footage and had their most retarded interns playing the game.
I know it ends abruptly, but that's because there was nothing interesting after that. Just the lame monotone interviewer asking "sooo... can you give us a solid date yet?" and Seth says "nope". That's it.

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You can check out the full interview here. It starts around the 4 minute mark.
[embed]158032:25868[/embed]   read


9:09 PM on 12.10.2009

(Translation is UP) New SSF4 Q&A with plenty of stages & kunai to go around.

EDIT: Too lazy to post the entire blog, so go give it a read yourself!
http://www.eventhubs.com/news/2009/dec/10/japanese-blog-shows-new-ssf4-stages/

To be honest, it's mostly just bullshit, but here are some things of interest..
-More information on New Stages should come on Dec 18
-"Are those Ibuki or Gekis kunais?" "Well, Geki uses shurikens,,"
-Everybody has their own background music
-NOT everybody has their own personal stage.
-PC version is "undecided"
-They hear us about the Arcade version, so they're going to try their best to make it happen.
-Juri is hot

Now here, have some sideboob.






























































Personally, I think the people in some stages look like shit, so I'd like to see more stages without people, ie this Lion King stage. The animals look great.. just.. no more crappy looking NPCs in the background, Capcom!   read


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