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The game title of "Virtua Fighter 5 Ultimate Showdown" has just been rated by the Game Rating and Administration Committee of Korea for the PS4 platform, and, interestingly, the rating lists "Virtua Fighter esports" as the original title. With recent news of the PS3 store shutting down, and no current, stand-alone way to play VF5FS on a PlayStation 4 or 5 console, could this be SEGA's move to kill two birds with one stone? Officially bring the latest title in some kind of updated "ultimate" form into the esports scene, and playable on a modern console?
Sega has once again taken to the internet to survey its fanbase, and once again Virtua Fighter is featured in the responses. While it's not explicit what this survey is being used for, it's possible that they'll use this for direction to decide which series to focus on for things like ports or promotions. Read on for the link to the survey and more details on what's inside.
Legendary Virtua Fighter Player, @Homestay Akira, took to the hot seat to answer fan questions about, well, anything and everything! Questions were solicited by his wife, @Tetsuko_Yamada, via Twitter and included questions such as how they first met, what his favourite subjects were in school as well as a slather of VF-related questions such as the difference between PSN and XBL for online play, thoughts on the esports announcement, all-time favourite version of VF, what would he change in VF5FS, and much more!
On November 4, 2020 SEGA Sammy Holdings Inc. announced their withdrawal from the arcade operations business in Japan via sale to Tokyo-based arcade rental company Genda. The departure is largely due to the decline in the arcade industry, likely accelerated by the pandemic, and this transition is be completed by the end of calendar year. What does this mean for the future of Virtua Fighter?
Announced at TGS2020 as part of SEGA's 60th Anniversary is a new project titled "Virtua Fighter x esports". Little is known at this stage, but details on the project will be revealed in a future update. What do you think it could be?
At last there is a somewhat easy to use client that allows us to play Virtua Fighter 3 TB (Dreamcast version) online with Spectating! This guide will help you get set up with BEAR and Radmin in order to connect to our private network virtuanet and challenge each other.
The 2nd Ankoku Bujutsu-kai (Darkness Martial Arts Tournament) will see its final 8-man tournament held Sunday 23 August 2020. As a result of major offline events being cancelled due to the pandemic, this online-only event in being organised and hosted by Tetsuko and Homestay Akira. Read further for videos and brackets of the preliminary and qualification rounds held this past weekend, as well as information on how to catch the final tournament live streams in both Japanese and English.
On this day in 2010, SEGA released Virtua Fighter 5 Final Showdown for Japanese arcades, followed by a international console release two years later for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. To celebrate this occasion, I compiled a blog on Destructoid looking back at the journey with VF5FS and how it still holds to this day compared to other modern-day fighting games. Happy 10th Anniversary, VF5FS!
I've been working on this little "AWSVF" project over the past few days, taking the lead from the Marvel community. I've finally have been able to test it both on the West Coast and on the East Coast (well, Ohio) and it works pretty well. I put together a little FAQ to get you up to speed!
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