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Joey Fury, Cuddle_Core on #TOC2021 North American Regional Finals 2021

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Joey Fury, Cuddle_Core on #TOC2021 North American Regional Finals 2021

Joey Fury is headed to San Francisco this weekend for the TEKKEN Online Challenge - North American Regional Finals, where he will fight against the best in the country for the coveted championship title. Joey finished the current season at Rank 1 in the North American leaderboards and looks to make the most of his tournament experience. Joey said, "Attending the NA finals is a special opportunity. Offline tournaents may continue to be less accessible. So while my #1 goal is victory, I'm also set on enjoying the experience and understanding how lucky I am to be here." Due to a...

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EQNX 2021 Year-End Review

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EQNX 2021 Year-End Review

The end of 2021 has seen some amazing accomplishments within EQNX as well as a return to offline. We wanted to take a look back at some of the highlights from the fall and winter of 2021 as we start the new year. Take a look at the EQNX 2021 Summer Recap to catch up on our events from earlier in the year. Red Bull Kumite One of EQNX’s first major offline events came in Las Vegas at Red Bull Kumite. Both Cuddle_Core and Brian_F were invited to participate in the invitational for Tekken 7 and Street Fighter V, respectively....

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Jeannail "Cuddle_Core" Carter Named to Forbes 30 Under 30

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Jeannail "Cuddle_Core" Carter Named to Forbes 30 Under 30

Li Hoang // Red Bull KumiteWhen reviewing the last few years in the fighting game community, it’s difficult to find a player more accomplished both in-game and out than Jeannail "Cuddle_Core" Carter. From tournament success to charity work and everything in between, Cuddle_Core has proven her commitment to excellence in anything she sets her mind to. That dedication was recognized last week when Cuddle_Core was officially named to Forbes’ 30 Under 30 list. RellFGC || CEO 2021 "When I got that email saying I was on the 30 Under 30 list, it was the day I was leaving for CEO....

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Catching up with EQNX: SFV Edition

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Catching up with EQNX: SFV Edition

Since it's release in 2016, Street Fighter V has created some amazing moments in the Fighting Game Community. Both online and offline, new characters and mechanics have forced players to adapt to the evolving competitive landscape. We took some time to catch up with some of EQNX's SFV competitors and commentators (Brian_F, Filipinoman, and Flexiss) to see how they're feeling about the current state of the game. How do you feel about competitive balance of SFV currently? Brian_F: The balance for SFV has been in really good shape since Season 4, and has been improving since then. Now that we are...

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Coaching in the FGC

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Coaching in the FGC

One of fighting games’ largest draws when compared to other esports is the singular nature of their competition. When two players face off, more often than not, the better player that day will emerge victoriously. However, that singular nature sometimes leads players to believe that the work leading up to a player’s success was also done alone. In fact, the opposite is true. While success in fighting games is heavily dependent on players’ effort, there are a variety of people behind the scenes from practice partners to locals and even coaches. Coaching in the FGC has never truly found its footing, especially...

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