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Entertainment One Producing Street Fighter TV Show

Entertainment One Producing Street Fighter TV Show

Capcom’s popular fighting game series Street Fighter is about to get its own television show. The Media Company, Entertainment One, will both produce and finance the program which is being developed by the team that also created the live action internet series Street Fighter: Assassin Fist.

According to a report from Deadline, the new TV show will focus on Street Fighter’s “World Warrior” storyline. The first arc includes four of the series most popular characters including Ryu, Ken, Guile, and Chun-Li.

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What’s It All About?

“Together, they fight to take down M. Bison, the evil mastermind who runs Shadaloo, a global criminal organization,” says a line explaining the show’s description. “Though on different journeys, our heroes’ paths will cross as they are drawn into the World Warrior Tournament, a competition devised by M. Bison to find the most powerful and capable fighter in the world. On the journey they come to share, they must draw on their strength, skills, intelligence, and loyalty in a battle to survive and emerge as the World Warrior.” (https://bit.ly/2pziiek)

Entertainment One’s president, Mark Gordon, explained that part of what makes Street Fighter unique and appealing to a wide audience is its diverse set of characters. “A particular strength of Street Fighter is the wide range of ethnically diverse characters and powerful women featured in the game,” he said. “It will allow us to build an inclusive and engaging TV universe.” (https://bit.ly/2pziiek)

Yoshinori Ono, the producer behind the game, said Capcom arrived at Entertainment One after an extensive search to find the right partner to make the series. Ono also said that he believed Entertainment One had the right credentials to make the series a “faithful” adaptation that fans of Street Fighter would enjoy.

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We Need Details!

The creator of Assassin’s Fist, Joey Ansah, is returning for the new show. Series Producers Jacqueline Quella and Mark Wooding from Assassin’s Fist are back as well. Currently, there’s no word yet as to who will be cast in the show or even a premiere date/location.

This would not be the first multiplatform effort the series has gone through. Jean-Claude Van Damme was in the 1994 movie Street Fighter, while 2009’s Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun-Li starred Michael Clarke Duncan, Kristin Kreuk, Chris Klein, and Neal McDonough.

Fans of Street Fighter are also anticipating the soon to be released compilation package named Street Fighter 30th Anniversary Collection, which hits store shelves in May for PS4, Xbox One, Switch, and PC.

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Monster Hunter: World to get Street Fighter 5 Content

Monster Hunter: World to get Street Fighter 5 Content

Fans of the latest Monster Hunter release will be excited to find out that Capcom is offering Street Fighter 5 crossover content for Monster Hunter: World. The DLC will let players earn armor skins that will have them looking like the Street Fighter characters Ryu and Sakura. The update announced on the Capcom Unity Blog detailed that players with a Street Fighter 5 save file will also be able to take on the Ryu quest before everyone else.

It’s Almost Here

“In just a few weeks, we’ll be featuring the quest to get Ryu’s set as an exclusive early opportunity to PS4 players that also have a save data file from Street Fighter V (including Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition),” Capcom explained in the blog post. (http://bit.ly/2DSERnj)

Players that have the save data will receive a quest “Down the Dark, Muddy Path.” After hunters take on the hunt, they will receive “SFV Tickets” as a reward. These tickets are to be taken to the Smithy along with a variety of other materials found in the wild to fashion themselves the Ryu armor set.

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No Street Fighter? No Problem!

Capcom explained that those without the Street Fighter data won’t have to wait much longer for the DLC. While the armor set will go back into rotation soon, a specific date has yet to be announced by the developer. When the time comes, two new event quests will be added to the rotation which will let all players earn the Ryu and Sakura armor on both PS4 and Xbox One.

Along with the character models, Capcom is including a bunch of premium gestures and chat stamp sets to purchase. This set will feature the iconic Hadoken and Shoruken. All of the prices are listed below.

  • Guild Card: Bonus Stage (Free)
  • Achievements: Rival, Destined, Living Legend and Bandana Girl (Free)
  • Pose: Shoryuken & Hadoken (Free)
  • Gesture: Street Fighter V Hadoken ($3.99)
  • Gesture: Street Fighter V Shoryuken ($3.99)
  • Stamp Set: Street Fighter V Set – ($1.99)

This DLC will be the second crossover between the two Capcom titles. Street Fighter V recently received Monster Hunter skins for some of their fighters to celebrate the launch of Monster Hunter: World.

Capcom seems to be fully supporting Monster Hunter: World and hopefully this means we’ll be seeing many more crossovers in the future. We here at Gigamax Games are big fans of Monster Hunter: World so check back soon for all the latest updates for the game.

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MT Summit Gaming: Jabs and Frags

MT Summit Gaming: Jabs and Frags

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This weekend marks another incredible local eSports event hosted by MT Summit Gaming. It’s happening this weekend, January 20th and it’s a little different from their past events. Called Jabs and Frags Tandem Tournament, both tournaments for Street Fighter V and Call of Duty World War II will be taking place simultaneously. 

The two-part event will be a place for local gamers from two very different communities to join up and meet like-minded people in a friendly, competitive environment.

Location and Sign Up

Saturday, the doors open at 4:00pm at the Cradle of Aviation Museum located on Charles Lindbergh Blvd, Garden City, New York 11530. Tickets are available for both spectators and competitors. If you’re serious about being a competitor, take a look at the rules and regulations for both the Call of Duty: WWII and Street Fighter V tournaments.

First Place Prizes

With some huge prizes on the line, things are sure to heat up once the action begins. There are two tournaments taking place at the same time so that means double the prizes and excitement.

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First place takes home…

  • Qanba Obsidian Fight Stick
  • Copy of DragonBall FighterZ for the console of your choice
Call of Duty: WWII

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First place team takes home…

  • $200 in gift cards
  • 4 Nubwo N2 Gaming Headsets

Raffle Prizes

The hosts are putting on one exciting raffle as well! Below is just a preview of the raffle prizes Gigamax Games will be bringing. MT Summit Gaming still has so much more to offer!

Prize Pack 1: Funko Call of Duty John “SOAP” Pop Games Figure and a $50 Amazon gift card.

Prize Pack 2: Funko Street Fighter Blanka Pop Games Figure and a $50 Amazon gift card.

SPECIAL PRIZE: The Super NES Classic!

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Find more information about MT Summit Gaming and their upcoming event Jabs and Frags on Facebook

MT Summit Gaming runs their events a little different from other eSports organizations. The entire production is focused on creating the best possible experience for the gamers and spectators. Jabs and Frags has a particular surprise in store that will make competitors feel as though they’re competing on a global scale. MT Summit Gaming ensures that these events are friendly while also remaining competitive. They are masters at what they do and the tournaments they’ve been hosting continue to leave their mark on the local eSports community.

Don’t forget to stop by the MT Summit Gaming page on Gigamax Games.

Be sure to check back after the event for interviews with the tournament winners and exclusive behind the seans shots from Jabs and Frags!

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