Street Fighter V

Popping Off: The FGC Review #2 - Why Embracing "esports" is the FGC's Next Step Forward

Hot on the heels of DreamHack 2017 in Austin, a lot of interesting stories have built up around the fighting game community. Notably, America’s dominance in Street Fighter V (with half of DreamHack’s Top 8 representing the USA, including Panda Gaming’s Punk, winner of both DreamHack and NorCal Regional tournaments); top tier characters being strangely absent in later rounds of the tourney; and Melee’s tournament champ Hungrybox pulling off a heel turn and taking the tournament via timer scam.

Popping Off: The FGC Review - Final Round XX Recap

Final Round XX Recap

It’s hard to believe it's already been nearly a month since Final Round XX took place in Atlanta, but here we are with some questions answered, other questions raised, and enough hype and interesting storylines to last until the next Falcons game. While we won't get too in depth for all the tournament results(which can be found on, here’s a few highlights from the weekend and points of interest that came from one of the south’s most renowned fighting game events: