Here's another good podcast from the guys at Eventhubs: https://www.podbean.com/media/player/audio/postId/9705254?url=https%3A%2F%2Feventhubs.podbean.com%2Fmf%2Fweb%2F5kzerq%2FEpisode_6.mp3 They make a good case for the positives that can come when new DLC characters are immediately and obviously quite strong in a fighting game, looking at the current example of Cody in Street Fighter V. VesperArcade also put some thoughts along these lines … Continue reading The case against powerful new DLC characters in fighting games
I've decided to try and enter at least a few of the tournaments in this series: Gfinity Street Fighter V Challenger Series. It's not super high-level stuff, but it's fun and open to everyone (I think EU/UK focused though), and most importantly for me, they are on weekdays when I am actually likely to be … Continue reading Gfinity Street Fighter V Challenger Series
Agoners' Remy77077 joined our good friend Otaking77077's animation shading live stream last week to talk about his work, Street Fighter, video games, anime, the number 77077, and lot's of Dictator stuff in general. You can watch the full "replay" of it here, along with some great edits and visual updates that Otaking has added to … Continue reading Otaking77077 Street Fighter Animation Stream
Street Fighter V got it's big season 2 patch and whilst things are still terribly disappointing in the overall shape of the game as an application (or 'service' if you prefer), the actual decent gameplay has improved even further for my personal taste. Whilst the neutering of invincible reversals was a bit of an odd … Continue reading Street Fighter V Season 2 – The Best Bipson Months?
If you pay attention to the side bar over there on Agoners -> you'll have noticed I've been putting up a link to my Street Fighter V stats for a while now, which directs you to my profile on the excellent V-League website. What's amazing about this site is how far ahead of Capcom they … Continue reading Team Shitty Hitty on V-League
The other day on facebook my friend Marc challenged me with this question: RIGHT. You find yourself stranded on a desert island, there's food and shelter enough to last you years and THREE MAGICAL ARCADE CABINETS that will permanently take the shape of any arcade cabinet you desire and have magical perfect multiplayer net code … Continue reading Three Magical Arcade Cabinets
Originally this post was going to be a lot more detailed, explaining all about "Sony Lag" and detailing all the evidence of input lag problems in Street Fighter V in general, and specifically the PS4 version. However since I started drafting the article, the whole thing has blown up so big in the fighting game … Continue reading Street Fighter V-Sync In the Lag of Time
I've been pretty quiet the last couple of months here on Agoners, but with good reason - it's mainly because I've been able to do a ton of lovely gaming! I entered my first ever Yomi tournament - the International Yomi League Season 4 - to be precise, and I've been having a lot of fun … Continue reading Insert Dic Joke Here