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You may be aware of the many Virtua Fighter references in pop culture, but did you know what influence VF had on the making of Ghost in the Shell? From the GITS director himself, Mamoru Oshii-san: "When people ask about Ghost, I actually think of VF2."
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Did you know there have been references to Virtua Fighter in the X-Files TV Series? How about the Anime series Ben-To? Or the pop song "Ready to Go!" by Republica?
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Pin-san and his fellow writers at Yuzumo Design have done several phenomenal self-published game history books about important titles like Space Harrier, Darius, Phantasy Star, and Wizardry. To celebrate the 25th anniversary of Virtua Fighter, he's assembled a truly amazing book packed with interviews with key figures in the history of the VF community (including one with our own Myke!), features on aspects of VF's history, original artwork and manga, and stories about personal experiences with VF.
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After a 4 year hiatus, the VFR 16th Beat Tribe Cup took place on Sunday 1st April 2018 in Tokyo, Japan. It saw 510 players in 102 (5-man) teams compete to determine the best of the best! The event was streamed live on Game Newton Ooyama's Twitch channel, and the 11 hour archive has been dissected, translated, timestamped and re-packaged for your consumption below.
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If you're a pro-wrestling fan, then you already know who Asuka is. If not, I'll help you get you up to speed.
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Recently streamed on the GODSGARDEN niconico channel, legendary VF players Ohsu Akira (now plays El Blaze) and Homestay Akira took part in some highly entertaining exhibition matches on console versions of VF5FS and VF2! Both players are mic'd up with the more vocal of the two being Ohsu Akira, and even if you can't understand Japanese you can certainly feel, and be entertained by, his struggle against the might of Homestay's Akira!
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In the Exploring Fighting Games series, episode four describes an approach one might use when learning a 3D fighting game for the first time. While it uses Tekken 7 as the game to demonstrate the approach, you'll find that most of the ideas put forward apply to Virtua Fighter as well, especially for new comers to the game!
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You may remember recently that Sega published a short, but great piece on the history of Virtua Fighter, and it's massive boom in popularity in Japan. Obviously, there's a bigger story to tell with Virtua Fighter's illustrious history, and part 2 of this piece has just been published.
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The soundtracks to every Virtua Fighter arcade game (except Kids!) have been added to Spotify -- Virtua Fighter Official Sound.
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Virtua Fighter Best Tracks + One is a new VF album being released on 18th February 2015 with a selection of music from the VF series, all remastered. The bonus track is a remix of Ai Ga Tarinaize, the 2nd opening theme to the VF anime, with new recording for the vocals. There are 32 tracks altogether, but this would be one of those albums which leaves you wanting to go buy all the other soundtracks. Looks like the hype train is on the move...
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