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Street Fighter 5's brilliant combat is let down by a barebones launch and server trouble.

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28th December 2016

2016: A year in review

18th February 2016

Street Fighter 5 review

17th February 2016

Face-Off: Street Fighter 5

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Street Fighter 5's in-game ads return, this time for Uniqlo

But they're not on characters any more.

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G and Sagat hit Street Fighter 5 today

Here's a first look at gameplay.

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Here's Blanka electrifying Street Fighter 5

Seeing you in action is a joke.

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Esports are coming to BBC Three

To Gfinity and beyond.

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Tokido crowned Street Fighter 5 Evo 2017 champion

Battles through losers to defeat Punk in Grand Finals.

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Ed is the next Street Fighter 5 DLC character

UPDATE: And here's the first trailer.

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FeatureA call to arms for the UK fighting game community

"Put aside the petty bickering and embrace a new outlook."

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Street Fighter 5 gets iconic Thailand stage as DLC

Plus new school costumes for Ryu, Chun-Li and Juri.

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The anatomy of a Street Fighter

Capcom reveals the 20-year-old guide it still uses today.

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Capcom outlines plan to make Street Fighter 5 online play much better

Faster loading times! Better matchmaking! More!

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Street Fighter 5 season two begins today

Akuma, Christmas costumes and 92 pages of balance changes.

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Watch Sony's fancy pants PS4 advert

And hunt for video game references.

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Akuma confirmed for Street Fighter 5

And it looks like he has a cool trick up his sleeve.

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Capcom addresses concern around controversial Street Fighter 5 DLC

80 per cent of Capcom Pro Tour DLC revenue goes back into the community.

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Street Fighter 5's 20 Capcom Pro Tour DLC isn't going down well

A portion of proceeds go to prize pool, but angry players say rip-off.

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Street Fighter 5 has its first world champion

But Long Island Joe wins hearts and minds of the fighting game community.

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Today's big Street Fighter 5 update is actually two separate massive downloads

Be warned: you're looking at over 16GB coming down the pipe.

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Street Fighter 5 characters who didn't make the cut revealed

Fighting Literary Master! Fighting President! Clumsy Cutie! More!

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Capcom apologises for silence around Street Fighter 5

Ibuki and story mode due out last week of June.

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Capcom bans pro fighting game player due to sexual harassment

"We were playing around" says banned player.

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Street Fighter 5's next DLC character is Ibuki

Comes out alongside story mode in June.

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Street Fighter 5's sold 1.4m copies

"Steady sales," Capcom says.

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Guile is the next Street Fighter 5 DLC character

UPDATE: And here's his first trailer!

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Yoshinori Ono discusses Street Fighter 5's launch problems

"We underestimated the popularity of some of the single-player features…"

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FeatureMeet the tester who changed Street Fighter

How Ryuichi Shigeno came to be Street Fighter 5's battle director.

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Street Fighter 5's big March update dated, DLC characters temporarily free

In-game shop going live, though Zenny yet to be implemented.

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Punished Street Fighter 5 rage quitter battles back to the top

Reformed World_Combo does things the right way.

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Our first look at Street Fighter 5's Alex

Plus, March update lets you request Ranked rematch.

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Digital FoundryWatch: Let's play Street Fighter 4 and 5 simultaneously

Digital Foundry experiments with a live Face-Off between two generations of the Capcom fighting series.

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VideoWatch: Are fighting games losing popularity?

Here's this week's Eurogamer Show.

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Street Fighter 5 does not punish players who rage quit

UPDATE: Capcom says it'll address the problem.

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Digital FoundryPerformance Analysis: Street Fighter 5 on PS4

Offline fighting runs more smoothly than online.

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Street Fighter 5 gets off to rocky start

UPDATE: matchmaking now working after broken first evening.

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FeatureTips for playing Street Fighter 5

I will meditate and then destroy you.

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Digital FoundryWhy you must run PC Street Fighter 5 at 60fps

Capcom puts the quality of the gameplay experience first.

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What Street Fighter 5 will - and won't - have at launch

No in-game store, challenge mode or eight-player lobbies until March.

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Street Fighter 5's first DLC character, Alex, live in March

PS3 fight sticks confirmed to work with PS4 version.

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Street Fighter 5 has a story

And it's out four months after the game.

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FeatureMatchmaking, microtransactions and Street Fighter's comeback: Yoshi Ono on V

'There's no way I can tell you we're not confident at all! God knows what kind of article you'd put out then!'

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Street Fighter 5 sparks "censorship" debate

After R.Mika's butt slap and Cammy's crotch moved off screen.

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Dhalsim wears a beard in Street Fighter 5

Six characters to be released post-launch. Release date announced.

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Second Street Fighter 5 beta detailed

Trailer for Laura leaked.

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Zangief returns for Street Fighter 5

Three characters left to reveal.

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Karin confirmed for Street Fighter 5

Another Alpha character returns.

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VideoVideo: See Street Fighter 5's all-new character Rashid in action

Plus, the game's greatest mystery goes unanswered.

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Rainbow Mika is in Street Fighter 5

Street Fighter Alpha 3 fan-favourite returns.

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FeatureLet's talk about Street Fighter 5

Wes and Martin weigh in on the beta ahead of its global test.

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The Street Fighter 5 beta isn't working

UPDATE: Beta postponed indefinitely, won't count as pre-order incentive.

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Street Fighter 5 reveals Ken with a new 'do

Is "tailor made for rushing the opponent down," says Capcom.

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FeatureStreet Fighter 5 ditches Focus for V-Triggers

Parries! Reversals! Critical Arts! More!

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M.Bison revealed for Street Fighter 5

Vega-lly interesting. New trailer within.

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New Street Fighter 5 video introduces Charlie

North American pre-orders come with online beta access.

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Street Fighter 5 exclusive to PC and PS4

UPDATE: PS4 only console it will ever appear on. First gameplay video.