The next time a pillow fight breaks out at a sleepover, don’t bother reaching for a heavy feather-filled cushion. No, if you truly want to dominate the battle, make sure you have this Street Fighter Ryu Hadoken Fire Ball cushion in your stuffed arsenal.
We probably all know the general story of Moment 37 and the famous Daigo Parry that displayed a serious talent for Street Fighter blocking. But for our second episode of Kotaku Compete, you can get a behind-the-scenes look at the feelings and the people behind the moment, and how it’s affected them since.
The first time I played Tekken 3, I was hilariously bad. I was used to 2D fighting games, where the buttons corresponded with attack strength, and tapping 'Up' meant 'Jump.' This new, 3D genre, where each button corresponded with an attacking limb and tapping 'Up' meant 'Sidestep' (pressing 'Up' still meant 'Jump'),…
We're coming up on Evo, the biggest fighting game tournament in America. It will run Friday to Sunday from Las Vegas and be streamed online for the world to see. It'll be the biggest Evo yet. But maybe you aren't prepared—there are eight completely different games at this one event, after all, and what makes them…
Fame is a fickle mistress. You never know when she will bestow her blessings upon you, and you don’t know when she’ll take it away — although starring in really crappy scifi and fantasy movies is a pretty good way to make the latter happen. Here are 15 poor souls whose movie careers ended rather abruptly.
This week in the world of cartoons, the Avengers find themselves infected by a mysterious gas and targeted for arrest, Peter Parker isn't good enough to be Spider-Man, while Finn and Jake are caught in the middle of a Fire Kingdom assassination plot.
In the 1976 Chinese kung fu flick Master of the Flying Guillotine (which incidentally had a krautrock soundtrack), the protagonist — the One-Armed Boxer — squares off against Yoga Tro La Seng, a yoga master with the power to stretch out his limbs ridiculously. Yoga Tro La Seng also throws a bird at our hero, but…
In the 1994 flick Street Fighter, we never learn what the "M" in M. Bison's name stands for. To me, that "M" means "Masterpiece." Why? Raul Julia's superlative performance as the lunatic dictator makes the film ever-so-watchable 16 years later.So Guile and his army have M. Bison apprehended, and what…
Videographer Jeff Rubin has taken every one of Chris Klein's lines from the universally panned Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun Li and crammed them into a continuous two-minute blurt — the final result is weirdly hypnotic.
This week, we bid a fond farewell to Stargate Universe and Breaking Bad and welcome back the vamping wampyrs of True Blood. Also, new Doctor Who and Ashes to Ashes, and the debuts of Neighbors from Hell and Persons Unknown.
For those of you who didn't endure last night's Street Fighter tweetathon, here's the cream of the preposterous, paramilitary, martial-artsy-fartsy crop.
We're back, taking it to the tweets and tearing an unsuspecting Netflix-able movie a new one. But the twist is, this week, you guys decide which film gets to feel our collective wrath.
Ten years ago, superhero films and video-game films were both minor genres. You had your Batman Forever and your Mortal Kombat, but not much else. Both genres blew up in the 2000s, but superhero films won much bigger. For now.
Musicals, mutants and the hidden secrets available to us all on Google Earth. Hey kids, what can I say... They're all disasters.
Chow Yun-Fat shows how much he enjoyed smacking Justin Chatwin in Dragonball. Plus there are new videos of Battlestar, Chuck, Heroes, Reaper and Kyle XY. Smallville season-nine casting! Plus Lost, Chun-Li, Dollhouse, T:SCC and Pushing.
Even though Kristin Kreuk's Street Fighter origins story is a realistic approach to the beloved video game, that didn't stop her and Michael Duncan from recreating the game, costumes and all, on their own time.
Spoiler invasion! New videos show the contrasting fighting styles of Dr. Manhattan, Chun-Li and Caprica Six. Plus there are revealing pics from Lost, Transformers, Dollhouse and Torchwood, and new scoop on Heroes, Fringe and Dragonball.
New pictures of Wolverine and Chun-Li showcase more of the sexiness. On the other hand, new BSG and Sarah Connor pics open up the future. More Lost WTFage, plus video of Tricia Helfer filming Chuck.
A spicy new featurette explains the complexity and drama behind Street Fighter. Plus there are new Lost and Heroes clips, and tons of Dollhouse, Doctor Who, Dragonball and Terminator pics. And Smallville script pages. Spoilers!