Final batch of tests before global beta
Following a series of successful stress tests in Europe and Asia, Capcom announced today that Street Fighter V beta stress tests will begin for North and South America. The tests start Tuesday, August 24 from 4:00pm - midnigh...
Capcom gathering data on each region
Capcom is taking its first steps toward launching a global beta test for Street Fighter V today after the failed tests last month. In a post on the Capcom Unity blog, the company announced it is going to start with a str...
Street Fighter champion to be crowned
Capcom Cup 2015, the culmination of the Capcom Pro Tour series of tournaments, will be hosted by Sony at its PlayStation Experience event. The Ultra Street Fighter IV tournament will take place Sunday, December 6 at the Mosco...
Mask on or off?
Capcom has officially confirmed that Vega will be joining the Street Fighter V roster. He will be playable at gamescom today, in addition to Necalli, the newest character to join the franchise. Evidently Vega has a new moves...
Hit the streets running
Street Fighter producers Yoshinori Ono and Tomoaki Ayano confirmed this weekend during Ani-Com in Hong Kong that Street Fighter V will be receiving a simultaneous worldwide release. This is great news for fighting game player...
From Pop Culture Shock
Pop Culture Shock has revealed the design for their upcoming Blanka statue, and it actually looks pretty great. There's no pre-order page or pricepoint set, but they also have E. Honda, Oro, and Vega statues for sal...
Beta players will get an 'incentive'
The first Street Fighter V beta didn't go over so well. Despite Capcom's best efforts, error messages were a frequent sight among participants. Players struggled to get into matches all weekend.
"After three days of testing, ...
But Capcom's working on it
This weekend's Street Fighter V beta could be described as many things. Smooth isn't one of them.
Players have struggled to get past the start screen since the beta launched Thursday evening, and those that have actually mana...
1080p beta gameplay
[Update: Capcom has provided the following statement to Destructoid: "We apologize for the ongoing issues that users have been experiencing with the SFV beta test. In order to allow us to fix the issues as quickly as po...
It kicked off 30 minutes ago
Well, I was going to hop on the Street Fighter V beta to whip up some impressions, but it looks like the servers are getting absolutely slammed -- this is why they call it a beta! It kicked off at approximately 9PM ...
The next big EVO event
After an exciting EVO weekend of fighting game intensity, I guess it's a good time to announce a much more boring version of that?
Jasco Games, the company behind the official Mega Man board game, has partnered with Capcom ag...
It runs from July 23 to July 28
Capcom has just sent over information for the upcoming Street Fighter V beta, which you will be able to access if you pre-ordered the game. As previously announced, it will run from July 23 at "approximately" 6PM Pacific...
Street Fighter, Marvel, Melee, and more
The final day of Evolution 2015 has concluded, and we are left with a slew of new champions.
There were upsets and heart-breakers, but most importantly hundreds of hours of the highest-level fighting games. Games featured today were Ultra Street Fighter IV, Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3, Super Smash Bros. Melee, Mortal Kombat X, and Guilty Gear: Xrd -SIGN-.
Today at EVO 2015, just before kicking off the final round of Ultra Street Fighter IV competitions, Capcom unveiled the first of four new fighters joining the roster of Street Fighter V.
His name is Necalli, a wild-looking grappler who -- Aw hell, just watch the damn trailer.
Or pay to get it faster
During a Street Fighter V panel at EVO today, Capcom announced a shift in strategy for the series.
The publisher is moving away from its long-standing pattern of releasing a major disc-based update to the latest version of th...
Ultra Street Fighter and Persona 4A
Evolution 2015, the largest fighting game tournament of the year, did not disappoint on day one.
But with two more whole days of high octane action, things are only going to get more intense as they go along.
Digital subscriptions are still free
Have you checked out our new magazine yet? It's available for free download here if you enter code DTOID0215. Though I'm obviously too close to the project to properly asses it myself, I'm still pretty sure you'll like it, pa...
And maybe E. Honda
I woke up to murmurs of Alex, Urien, R. Mika, and Karin Kanzuki possibly returning for Street Fighter V but Capcom had other plans for its San Diego Comic-Con character reveal today.
Ken. It's Ken.
Whatever you do, don't stare directly into his hair.
Ken officially joins the Street Fighter 5 roster [Event Hubs]
Alex, Urien, R. Mika, and Karin Kanzuki
Recently, Yoshinori Ono unveiled a whole new Brazilian stage for Street Fighter V. With it, there’s a strong possibility everyone’s favourite green guy Blanka is on the way. However, Siliconera claims it know...
Blanka for Street Fighter
Brief video of new stage
I want to cosplay as Capcom's Yoshinori Ono cosplaying as Blanka. Or as Zombie Yoshinori Ono Cosplaying As Blanka after Capcom finally kills him.
Ono showed off a little bit of Street Fighter V's Brazil stage in this video. ...
No local versus, only testing online
The first Street Fighter V beta is coming exclusively to PlayStation 4 on July 23.
The beta will run for five days, allowing participants to get their hands on six playable characters.
Four fighters (Ryu, Chun-Li, Charlie Nas...
Street Fighter V is shaping up to be a decent follow-up to SFIV, and Capcom has randomly decided to hype up the Spring 2016 release a bit with a Six Flags cross-promotion, which will see "participating" theme parks host ...
Or some cash if you're overseas
And our caption winner is "Mommmm!!!, you're embarrassing me in front of the Street Fighter girls" by Olly N. However, the community deemed that the best caption was "Gardevoir" who technically won by JawshButturBawls with th...
PC beta coming this fall
In North America, it's easy enough to score beta access for Street Fighter V. You'll just need to pre-order the PS4 game at GameStop, Amazon, or Best Buy to get a code via email. Those will go out starting July 20 and can be ...
Featuring tons of amazing original art!
Remember that magazine that we announced a little while ago? We won't be mad at you if you don't. The good news is, we haven't forgotten about it. In fact, we've been working with the crew at GameFan day and night for almost ...
Hands-on with some old friends
As you could likely tell, Street Fighter V is looking pretty amazing. I was very impressed with my hands-on session with the game, along with my chat with Peter 'Combofiend' Rosas, and I can tell that many people will find a ...
July 23 public beta
Sony showed off PS4/PC exclusive Street Fighter V at its press conference along with announcements of two new characters -- a new-look Birdie and Cammy -- and a PlayStation 4-exclusive open beta.
You'll be able to join in an...
Not as pretty, but still powerful
After struggling with the servers for over an hour, I finally managed to download Ryu on the 3DS version of Super Smash Bros.. The Wii U eShop is still kicking me out, so if you're current among the millions trying to downlo...
Dreamland 64, Splatoon Inkling and more!
[Update: Even more information has been extracted and leaked from the update file such as Ryu's alternate colors, Roy's alternate colors, Dreamland 64 stage for Wii U, pictures of each new character's special moves inclu...
Variable System aims to change the game
In case you missed it, I had a blast playing Street Fighter V. I spent three hours playing against other journalists and developers from Capcom, and I learned so much about what this new title is all about. Given that they've...