Street Fighter Series News


Capcom Pro Tour 2018 Begins with Infiltration's Revenge at Final Round

By Ozzie Mejia, Mar 18, 2018 7:55pm PDT

Infiltration had a rough 2017 on the Capcom Pro Tour. But with a new character and a new esports team, it looks like he's ready for a full-blown revenge tour, starting with a victory at Final Round.


"The old men of fighting games aren't going anywhere it seems."

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Street Fighter 5 Pro Victor 'Punk' Woodley Declares Free Agency

By Ozzie Mejia, Mar 04, 2018 1:45pm PST

Just weeks before the start of the Street Fighter V pro season, top American player Victor 'Punk' Woodley has left Panda Global to pursue free agency.


Unleash the Beast: Analyzing Street Fighter 5's Blanka From the Casual & Pro Player Perspectives

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 22, 2018 3:00pm PST

The beast is back! But how different is Blanka from his past incarnations? Shacknews goes hands-on with the latest Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition character, while also taking a look at how the pros have been faring with him so far.


"It's what it should have been at launch, and then some. Aesthetic designs aside, I'm loving a ..."

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Capcom Pro Tour 2018 Schedule for Street Fighter 5 Detailed

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 19, 2018 3:30pm PST

The Street Fighter V season begins in less than a month.


Street Fighter 5: Arcade Edition Rolls Over for Blanka Next Week

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 12, 2018 9:10am PST

The classic Street Fighter II is about to make his shocking return.


"His voice sounds like another character, but not sure who’s..."

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Capcom Cup 2017 Recap Video Chronicles the Rise of MenaRD

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 05, 2018 12:50pm PST

The Capcom Fighters YouTube channel has produced a highlight reel of the last weekend of the 2017 Street Fighter V season, spotlighting a new generation of Street Fighter pros.


2016 Street Fighter 5 World Champion NuckleDu & Team Liquid Part Ways

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 03, 2018 11:05am PST

NuckleDu had opted to test free agency in January and now it looks like his old team is out of the running.


Monster Hunter: World Adding Street Fighter 5 Sets Soon

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 28, 2018 10:50am PST

Who wants to dress up as Ryu and deliver a big Shoryuken to a giant monster? (That last part might cost some money.)


Street Fighter 5: Arcade Edition Team Versus Mode Revealed by WWE Superstars

By Ozzie Mejia, Dec 20, 2017 12:20pm PST

WWE recently wrapped up its Survivor Series event, so now's the best time for Capcom to reveal a team battle concept of its own for Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition.


"Nice and unexpected addition, should make for some better team based events. No online ..."

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Shack's Arcade Corner: Street Fighter Alpha

By Greg Burke, Dec 19, 2017 4:30pm PST

Greg Burke is back with a look back at another classic arcade fighting game.


"Totally, back then Arcade perfect is what we all died for so it was amazing to have it a Arcade+ ..."

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The 4 Biggest Takeaways from Capcom Cup 2017

By Ozzie Mejia, Dec 11, 2017 3:00pm PST

Shacknews was intently watching the action throughout the PlayStation Experience weekend. Read on for our biggest takeaways from the end of the Street Fighter V competitive season.


"This was a pretty good write-up. I like seeing content like this."

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MenaRD Wins Capcom Cup 2017

By Ozzie Mejia, Dec 10, 2017 6:10pm PST

There is a new Street Fighter World Champion and it is MenaRD out of the Dominican Republic.


Street Fighter 30th Anniversary Collection Features Almost All the Street Fighter

By Ozzie Mejia, Dec 10, 2017 2:56pm PST

Name a Street Fighter game, it's probably here. Capcom has announced the biggest Street Fighter collection ever prior to Sunday's Capcom Cup.


"SF1 was not a good game. It's a miracle SF2 ever saw the light of day."

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Street Fighter X Mega Man - A Shacknews Retrospective

By Ozzie Mejia, Dec 04, 2017 12:00pm PST

Capcom is celebrating Mega Man's 30th Anniversary this week by looking at the Blue Bomber's vast influence over the past three decades. Shacknews is also celebrating, but by looking at a special fan-made effort that Capcom first helped bring to the masses five years ago.


Capcom Cup 2017 Brackets, NuckleDu Substitute Revealed

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 29, 2017 7:00pm PST

The brackets for this year's Capcom Cup have been revealed, with Capcom also addressing the sudden absence of defending champion Du 'NuckleDu' Dang.


"Might try and get in through LCQ, but I think Infiltration is entered there too, so gooooood luck!"

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