- Combo Breaker, one of the biggest tournaments in 2018, is open now for registration of 2019. A collaboration between 2Old2Furious and Paradise Arcade Shop among others. Teaser | Registration | Info
- Latest TNF stream from Free Play Richardson (Texas)
- Monday Night Fightcade @ Arkadeum run their #109 weekly event with RemoMD Dictator and Rakanishu Blanka in the finals, with a very unusual double KO in the 4th round (minute 3:09:12) which forced them to rerun the final. Bracket | Video
- 4FOX is the 4t and final major of the year in Tokyo. The main event will be on the 30th (Sunday) at 2pm JST time. The format is a 4vs4 (2 ww chars + 1 nc char + 1 boss char). It will happen on Game Newton arcade. Stream channel | More info
- As it happens with all the Japanese majors there will be a pre main event on Saturday, the tournament format is still not clear and it will be very likely in the evening. On Monday, there will also be the usual special new year’s event with Shogatsu as guest.
- FT5 at Space Shuttle arcade (Chubu). Hakase Dhalsim vs Tamashima Boxer (both visiting from Tokyo).
- FTX at Game Spot Versus (Kanto). Rescued from 2016. Between Yakitori Old Hawk and Sashishi Ryu.
- Kumite at Game Spot Versus (Kanto) of Mu Dhalsim.
- Game Spot Versus weekly team tournament (Kanto). East vs West format. Kawasim Dhalsim and Seo ChunLi as team captains. Annotations in video description. [source: GSV youtube channel]
- Game Spot Versus special weekend tournament (Kanto). East vs West format. Isaji Cammy and Aoba Old Ken as team captains. Annotations in video description. [source: GSV twitch channel – live stream every Saturday night (Japan time)]
- North vs South weekly team tournament #109 from the HL-SEGA arcade (Kansai). KKY Dhalsim and Matsu Blanka face each other in the decisive match. Exhibition afterwards between KKY Dhalsim and Hatenko Ryu (visiting from Tokyo). Player name annotations on screen both in Japanese and English. [source: Shogatsu’s youtube channel – live stream every Monday night – Japan time)]
- Game Newton Ooyama special team tournament (Kanto). Team tournament with great performances. Annotations in video description. [source: Ooyama nico channel]
- Game Daytona Shiki weekly tournament (Kanto). With their usual “winner stays on” format. There are always 2 laps. This week’s final is between Tokky Deejay and Tomoza Dictator. Annotations in video description. [source: Daytona twitch channel – live stream on Friday nights (Japan time)]
- Game Daytona Shiki speacial team tournament (Kanto). 2vs2 format. Annotations in video description. [source: Daytona twitch channel – live stream on Friday nights (Japan time)]
- Two videos of the special tournaments of Road to 2XMas (run by the French discord) have been posted to youtube. Full list
- Mini documentary about Mikado arcade in Japan by IGN.
- First teasers of someone building CPS2 simulation on FPGA. Still a work in progress.
- The anime series Hi Score Girl is now available on Netflix, featuring ST thanks to TMF and TZW among others.
- Arcade stick builder Foe Hammer interview.
- Singapore weekly tournament. December 17 | December 21. East vs West format. Annotations in video description.