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VR Could Change The Way You Watch Fighting Games

Don’t think of how VR headsets could change the way esport games are played, but rather, imagine how they could change they’re viewed — in particular, fighting games. Capcom’s Yoshinori Ono explains how.

Japanese Developers On The PS4's Strengths And Weaknesses

The PlayStation 4 comes out in Japan in one month. The privileged who got to pick up theirs out west have been enjoying it for over two months now, but over in Japan gamers and developers alike are anxiously awaiting its release.

Japanese Woman Gets Driver's Licence Dressed As Chun-Li

Well, you gotta wear something when you get your licence photo, don’t you?

See What These Japanese Game Developers Resolve For 2014

As 2013 draws to an end, we look forward to 2014. And with a new year, comes new resolutions — even for game developers.

Street Fighter's Producer Doubts Capcom Would Hire Him Today

If you’re a fan of Capcom’s Street Fighter series, you’ve probably heard of Yoshinori Ono: he’s been the series’ executive producer since Street Fighter IV, which was released back in 2009. But he didn’t start out that way.

Japan's Great Developers Discuss The PS4

I got a chance to handle the PS4 at this year’s Tokyo Game Show. The graphics definitely look prettier than I’ve seen on the PS3, but otherwise, it handles pretty much like it should. But I’m looking at it from the player’s side. That’s the output. What about the input? That’s where you have to ask the developers.

Japan's Most Talented Pro-Gamer Is Now Appearing In A Japanese Manga

As far as Street Fighter players go, they don’t get much bigger than Daigo Umehara. He has an endorsement with peripheral maker MadCatz, and he even authored a book. But it doesn’t stop there. He recently popped up in a Japanese manga.

Street Fighter And Tekken Brought To Life

At a recent Street Fighter X Tekken tourney in Taiwan, a slew of cosplayers showed up, bringing the iconic fighters to life. This isn’t a first for Capcom — and Street Fighter producer Yoshinori Ono once again got in on the act and dressed up as Chun-Li! He’s such a great Chun-Li.

Street Fighter Producer Says Capcom 'Didn't Even Acknowledge' His Harrowing Hospital Visit

Popular Street Fighter IV producer Yoshinoro Ono says even after he worked himself to the point of exhaustion and took a terrifying trip to the hospital several months ago, Capcom put him back to work at breakneck speed.

Street Fighter X Tekken Developer Jokes Tekken X Street Fighter Might Not Be Out Until 2018

So, Street Fighter x Tekken came out and met with widespread acclaim. Good for Capcom. Now it’s Namco Bandai’s turn to produce a fighting game crossover that follows up on an idea that once looked impossible. When might the Tekken be coming out? The guy who made SFxT has no idea.

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