10 Year Anniversary of VF5FS: A Look Back

Discussion in 'General' started by Virtua Kazama, Jul 29, 2020.

By Virtua Kazama on Jul 29, 2020 at 6:38 PM
  1. Virtua Kazama

    Virtua Kazama Well-Known Member

    Virtua Kazama

    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. It was also re-released through other SEGA games such as Yakuza 6 and Judgement for example.

    Ten years after its release, the community is still playing VF5FS to this day. For example: @Blitzball Champ hosting VF Arena, @Myke capturing the best highlights from Japanese VF5FS matches, the SEGA Cup from 2013 to 2014, myself hosting Virtua Fighter Takeover, and several FGC appearances such as EVO 2012 for instance.

    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!

    You can find the blog here on Destructoid! https://www.destructoid.com/--597756.phtml
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Discussion in 'General' started by Virtua Kazama, Jul 29, 2020.

    1. Myke
      Great blog post, man! I've gone ahead and promoted this to the VFDC front page news. Thanks for your contribution!
    2. smbhax
      That SF-style April Fools video is pretty great, I mean, it kiiiind of looks better than any 3D SF game : )
      Jason Elbow likes this.
    3. Jason Elbow
      Jason Elbow
      Aint no kinda. VF 5 visuals best hands down.
      beanboy, smbhax and jimi Claymore like this.
    4. beanboy
      SF5 graphics looks like smoothed out, semi blocky claymation plasticine.:p
    5. masterpo
      Thanx Kazam, awesome job Kazama, just reminding us of the petition brings back so many good memories. And to your point after all of this time the VF community is alive and well. And its going to stay that way. It is also growing (slowly, inch by inch) I meet new players on PSN from time to time. So as long as VF5FS can be purchased and downloaded, I think we'll keep getting new members. But even if we don't there are thousands of active VF players world wide, and I think its going to be that way for a long time to come, new version or not.;)

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