The Penny Arcade guys have launched their own gaming news site, with a high-signal/low-noise philosophy and they hired a very talented journalist, Ben Kuchera, to run it. In this article Kuchera breaks down one minute of footage from a competitive Street Fighter tournament in a way any sports fan can relate to. The video clip is amazing and the dissection even moreso. I’m not a fighting-game fan but I loved this article.
The match between Daigo Umehara and Justin Wong in the 2004 EVO Tournament is a legendary moment in fighting game history. But do you understand why it's so exciting? Capcom's Seth Killian explains why the "Beast is Unleashed" video represents a moment of true mastery in fighting games. Read More