TOPANGA is expanding its horizons, from the country of Japan to the entire continent of Asia. Earlier today, TOPANGA announced the next event in their Super Street Fighter IV Arcade Edition Ver.2012 series, TOPANGA ASIA LEAGUE. While previous leagues have been Japan-only events, ASIA LEAGUE will include four players from other Asian nations, representing the [...]more.
Posted by USD on May 6, 2013 under Featured, Tournaments
Super Street Fighter IV: Arcade Edition ver. 2012 TOPANGA ASIA LEAGUE Announced, Scheduled for May 3-6Posted by USD on April 27, 2013 under News, Tournaments
TOPANGA is expanding its horizons, from the country of Japan to the entire continent of Asia. Earlier today, TOPANGA announced the next event in their Super Street Fighter IV: Arcade Edition ver. 2012 series, TOPANGA ASIA LEAGUE. While previous leagues have been Japan-only events, ASIA LEAGUE will include four players from other Asian nations, representing [...]more.
Road to EVO 2013 International Events – OzHadou Nationals 11, Kuwait Battle Royale: Spring Edition, TORYUKEN II, and MorePosted by iantothemax on January 21, 2013 under EVO, Featured, News, Tournaments
EVO 2013 promises to be the biggest event the tournament series has seen in its many years of operation, and with the constant international presence that increases with every iteration, the organizers have extended this year’s Road to EVO to include more seeding events outside the United States than ever before. From bustling hubs of [...]more.
Posted by MyLifeIsAnRPG on June 13, 2012 under Videos
A recent article in The New York Times covered the re-opening of everyone’s favorite classic New York fighting game spot, Chinatown Fair. The article goes over the old scene that used to go there, the new angle the owner is taking with the more casual crowd, and the suspicious lack of tic-tac-toe playing chickens. You [...]more.
Posted by iantothemax on June 8, 2012 under EVO, Featured, News, Tournaments
A recent post on Chinese gaming website 17UTT announced some big news regarding two of the country’s top King of Fighters XIII competitors, and rest assured that they didn’t enter the tournament just for the free t-shirt. Xiaohai and Dakou, who are both sponsored by eLive and Qanba, will be making the trip to the [...]more.
Deadly Bison Entertainment Interviews New Chinatown Fair Manager, Plans First Fighting Game Event for Re-OpeningPosted by MyLifeIsAnRPG on May 16, 2012 under Videos
The guys at Deadly Bison Entertainment got a chance to speak with Lonnie, the new manager of Chinatown Fair in this new video interview. They discuss the arcade’s history and its new family oriented direction. Topics covered include how CF will deal with console games, how the fighting game crowd will interact with the new [...]more.
Posted by iantothemax on April 6, 2012 under News, Videos
While the news that GamerBee has been sponsored by digital technology manufacturers AVerMedia may come as no surprise to those keeping up with his exploits, this recently released introduction video officially announces his signing to their team. GamerBee joins the company as their very first fighting game player, bringing his unique talents to the Taiwan-based [...]more.
Posted by iantothemax on March 4, 2012 under Strategy, Videos
While Street Fighter IV has spawned a variety of updates in the years after its release in 2009, one in particular stands out as the pinnacle of innovation. You may have guessed by now but, yes, I’m talking about the NES bootleg. Featuring iconic characters like Moon, Bunny, Pasta, and their various palette-swaps, Street Fighter [...]more.
Posted by iantothemax on February 5, 2012 under News
Chinese arcade stick manufacturers Qanba recently revealed a product geared towards players uncomfortable with the typical joystick and button layout. With a flick of a switch, the stick can but turned around and used from the opposite direction, allowing left-handed players a more comfortable solution to playing on a stick. While the design calls for [...]more.
Posted by iantothemax on January 5, 2012 under News
Chinese stick manufacturers Qanba recently announced the creation of their competitive fighting team, which was helped along by a partnership with eLive. To ensure a strong foundation, they’ve chosen to sponsor Cheng Long, Xiao Hai, Da Kou, and Hui Hui, four mainstays in the Chinese fighting game community. While they are most notable for their [...]more.
Xiaohai Bests Poongko and Sako to Win Chinese SSF4AE Tournament Also Featuring Mike Ross and CombofiendPosted by drexciyan on December 18, 2011 under News, Tournaments
Legendary Chinese King of Fighters player Xiaohai used his Yun to defeat both Sako (3rd) and Poongko (2nd) to claim first place in a recent Chinese Super Street Fighter IV AE (non-2012) tournament. This result may come as a surprise to those not familiar with the traditionally isolated, KOF-centric Chinese scene, but Xiaohai is widely [...]more.
Posted by iantothemax on December 2, 2011 under News, Videos
Better footage has surfaced of Xuan Dou Zhi Wang, an oddly recognizable fighting game coming out of China that we previously reported on. Created by the online game company Tencent, the game and its characters initially look like King of Fighters rip-offs. But as soon as the matches start, it seems be a bit more [...]more.
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