Knowing when to and how to defend is crucial in Virtua Fighter 5. The animation work behind some of Goh’s moves however are betraying: most often, Virtua Fighter 5 gives no real visual clue at how you should defend properly after a move of yours has been blocked by your opponent.
Down below you’ll find a graphic providing you with a digest of your possible options when defending with Goh Hinogami. Have fun!
Apparently, there is some confusion regarding the problem of breaking free from a stagger. At its core, escaping stagger successfully and most quickly is mostly just about wiggling your stick like mad. After all, not everything VF has to be rocket science.
There are, however, a few important things to keep in mind when breaking staggers especially if you want to be in control of the outcome. We have prepared animated figures for you in order to demonstrate “correct” wiggling.