Capcom Fights Hunger At SF4 National Finals

Capcom Fights Hunger At SF4 National Finals

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Capcom's hosting a food drive at next week's Street Fighter 4 National Championship Finals in San Francisco.

Who says game companies aren't altruistic? Capcom's mixed business with good deeds twice now recently, first with its Resident Evil 5 blood drive in Los Angeles and now with its "Street Fighter Fights Hunger" food drive that will take place next Saturday at the Street Fighter IV National Championship Finals in San Francisco.

Donations, which will be accepted in the form of canned food items or monetary gifts, will go to the Second Harvest Food Bank, which has a branch in San Mateo county, home of Capcom's US offices.

The event takes place on April 18, with finalists from the GameStop Street Fighter 4 tournaments battling it out against each other for the title of number one, as well as playing some exhibition matches against a host of the world's best players from Japan and Korea (including the famous and rarely angry Daigo Umehara). In addition to the tournament, the event will feature SF4 kiosks, autograph signings with SF4 producer Yoshinori Ono, live music and dancing, and more. There will likely be free stuff.

The event gets started at 7:00, but the tournament doesn't begin until 8:00, so if you're planning on going, get there early, donate those cans of creamed corn you were meaning to use but never did, and then sit back and enjoy some of the best Street Fighter IV action in the world. I'll be there, naturally, but unfortunately was barred from entry in the tournament on account of actually being too good. Yeah, it happens.

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That SF3 clip never gets old.

NEVER.

Oh, if only I were that good. I might still have my desk chair.

You see, it kind of got kicked. By me. In a fit of frustration.

CantFaketheFunk:
That SF3 clip never gets old.

NEVER.

Yes it does, I have seen it so many times in a playlist where it is out of place that it's kind of grown old. I've seen the entire match, and while the end is deffinitely the best, it gets over-hyped. It is a cool clip though, especially if you know how hard it is to perfectly tech a super.

Anyways, as for Capcom, good PR is good. And so is helping the hungry.

Ha-dou-cans of food?

I am still in awe of how many SF4 tournaments there are. Last month I would never had thought there were national tournaments for video games outside of the Korean starcraft ones. I guess I was just really naive

stormcaller:
Ha-dou-cans of food?

Kid: Capcom, can I help fight hunger, too?
Capcom: I don't know, go ask Ken.
Ken: Sure you can!
Kid: Ow, my face!

randommaster:

stormcaller:
Ha-dou-cans of food?

Kid: Capcom, can I help fight hunger, too?
Capcom: I don't know, go ask Ken.
Ken: Sure you can!
Kid: Ow, my face!

I rofl'd my uncle used to say "sure you can" as well along with "Tiger up-your-gut"...he's a tad eccentric.

I wonder how many more bad move-jokes we can cram into this thread.

If you want some quick laughs, this video is pretty good:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oCv_XqS5rp4&feature=channel_page

Fire from my hands indeed.

CantFaketheFunk:
That SF3 clip never gets old.

NEVER.

Preach brother!

And I know there was someone above saying that it does, but he's a damned heathen!

randommaster:
If you want some quick laughs, this video is pretty good:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oCv_XqS5rp4&feature=channel_page

Fire from my hands indeed.

IGN are hilarious.

That is all.

Revolving feet leap!

stormcaller:

randommaster:

stormcaller:
Ha-dou-cans of food?

Kid: Capcom, can I help fight hunger, too?
Capcom: I don't know, go ask Ken.
Ken: Sure you can!
Kid: Ow, my face!

I rofl'd my uncle used to say "sure you can" as well along with "Tiger up-your-gut"...he's a tad eccentric.

I wonder how many more bad move-jokes we can cram into this thread.

What is that, five now?

funksobeefy:
I am still in awe of how many SF4 tournaments there are. Last month I would never had thought there were national tournaments for video games outside of the Korean starcraft ones. I guess I was just really naive

Yeah, we've got quite a bit of tourney action going on over here.

 

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