I love CvS2, god damnit.
You find people like this in just about any art or craft. There’s people who work hard to become great at something, granted there are some more talented than others, but you generally tell yourself “it’s lots of practice.” Then there’s people who just defy everything and stand out above the rest and no amount of…
cementing his grand finals win in the most Soulcalibur way possible
The nod of his opponent when he throws his controller absolutely makes that gif
No mention about fanart? This is the internet, there’s always fanart
I didn’t include it in my article, but one of the folks I spoke to said the Bowser Jr. players in attendance weren’t doing anything special. Thus, the fact that none of them won the tournament didn’t really change what he thinks of the character.
7 people + 1 person at on-site qualifier, as they stated. So 8 person bracket.
Have you considered that maybe fighting games are actually tennis games in disguise? At least that’s what I told my mother...
FYI, there’s other neutered e-sports you can watch.
Your last paragraph encapsulates so much of why I love playing and watching fighting games.
What?! I was in a SF2 fighting game community on Oahu from 1992-1996.
The fighting community was huge in Hawaii during this time.
It got even crazier when MvC 2 came out.
I’ve met the guy at conventions. Had no freaking clue who he was (I don’t follow e-sports), and had a nice chat. He’s an awesome guy.
Say whatever you want about him, I just love that he’s just this playful about the situation.
Yeah, man, good old ESPN, ignoring a player playing through unimaginable grief.
Hey Ian, MatchStick here of MatchStick Melee. Just thought I’d let you and your audience know the full HD VOD of this fight is up on YouTube at
Just shit talk. It’s how it is.
I literally thought for a second “BlazBlue Comeback Reversed” was the name of a new BlazBlue game
Ken is rated too high.
Before more people (already see one) get a very poor idea of what’s happening: The reason this sequence occurred is psychological.
One thing that is worth mentioning that wasn’t put into the article is that the popularity of this game is exploding. In October, NYC held a tournament that netted 8 players. At Canada Cup, this game netted 22 players for a side tournament held on finals day. NYC netted 17 players for the tournament featured in the…