Sega continues their series of beginner-friendly tutorial videos on Final Showdown with the release of the first batch of character-specific strategies. Continue reading
In Final Showdown fuzzy guard is still as important as ever and fundamental to every player’s defense especially if utilized in tandem with its attack option-select to instantly punish throw attempts.
In this extensive tech article I go over every important aspect of fuzzy guard but expound also, for the more advanced user, on its powerful attack option-select, hidden deep within Final Showdown. Continue reading
Long-time VFDC member and Vanessa player Zero-Chan could no longer hide her frustration about losing in Virtua Fighter 5: Final Showdown. At Evo 2012 she was eliminated from the tournament by RIP, a well-known Tekken player, and his murderous somersaults with Jacky. Her scream following thereafter would shake the world… Continue reading
It’s just been announced by One Frame Kill Blog that a brand-new Final Showdown arcade stick goes on sale for just US$ 299.99. Its special features: instead of a pesky Guard button it sports an easy disconnect button – incredible value right there!
Sit back, relax, and learn everything you ever wanted to know about Final Showdown in Dandy_J’s most insightful, two-hour video tutorial. Enjoy! Continue reading
We’ve put an extraordinary amount of time into polishing, correcting, and expanding Goh’s command list for Final Showdown Version A. You can access the command list here — we’ve also included side-hit data (just hover with your mouse over the GRD, HIT, or CH columns) alongside with a few explanations what the colors and some abbreviations mean.
If you’re all pumped up for pulling off those insane Goh combos, we’ve got something in store for you as well. The first draft of Goh’s combo list is finished. You can access the combo list over here. Enjoy!
If you ever wondered how the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 port of Final Showdown compare to each other or how much better FS looks compared to Vanilla, look no further. Eurogamer’s DigitalFoundry team examines the game’s graphics engine and more in their insightful console face-off here.
Update: Third video added.
Sega is putting out an astounding amount of tutorial content for Final Showdown not only in the game but also as insightful Youtube videos. Continue reading
The game’s port team at AM2 tweeted early that Virtua Fighter: Final Showdown had already crossed the sales target for the Japanese market only one week after launch. This is great news for every VF fan out there, for, if VF5FS is doing well, that could very well pave the way for the next entry in the series for the home consoles.
There’s no word so far how the game is doing outside Japan.