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X-News Week #79 (April 22nd-28th, 2019)

America

  • Latest TNF stream from Free Play Richardson (Texas). [Video]
  • 7th meet up organized in NYC featuring TechMonkey, MegamanX, Zoolander, RenoMD, SuperrV, JoshC, Dominican2X, and EtotheNG. [Video]
  • Recorded online FTX between DGV Ryu and Rocks Hawk. [Video]
  • CEO ST tournament has been announced for June 28-30. It will be run on cabinets. [Registration and info]
  • ST Tournament announced to run in Washington on May 1. [Tournament info]
  • Monday Night Fightcade @ Arkadeum ran their #125 weekly event with RenoMD Dictator and H-Zero in the finals. [Bracket | Video]

Japan

  • North vs South weekly team tournament #126 from the HL-SEGA arcade in Osaka (Kansai). Kusumondo Honda and Shogatsu Old Honda faced off against each other in a decisive match. Player name annotations on screen are both in Japanese and English. [Video | source: Shogatsu’s youtube channel – live stream every Monday night – Japan time)]
  • Spectacular return of Pony Zangief at Game Daytona Shiki weekly tournament in Tokyo (Kanto). With their usual “winner stays on” format. There are always 2 laps. This week’s final is between Pony Zangief and Kaneko Guile. Annotations in the video description. [Video | source: Daytona twitch channel – live stream on Friday nights (Japan time)]
  • Special team battle at the Sun Seibu arcade in Hamamatsu (Chubu). Annotations in English on screen. [Video]
  • Weekly online session called Gian Recital. [Video]

Europe

Asia

  • Weekly sessions from the arcade in Singapore. Annotations in the video description. [April 26 edition]

Others

  • Super Turbo Normal of the Week with Feilong’s jump medium kick. [Article | Previous publications]
  • My Life in Gaming crew created a documentary of “gaming in CRT, PVM and BVM”. [Video]
  • Vile Island posted a video about a not so well documented technique where you can kara cancel a normal into a jump and force the opponent to block position for the entire duration of the jump. [Video]
  • KidAkira has posted a video with “a new way to link normals after a standing jab without the use of a traditional meaty attack”. [Video]
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