EventHubs Podcast

Why Karin is dominant, but not cheap; what made Mortal Kombat 11’s Shang Tsung reveal so good; Samurai Shodown’s 8-frame blunder and more

June 5, 2019

Karin has been winning Street Fighter 5 major tournaments left and right, and a significant portion of the community is calling her cheap, but is she really? Plus Mortal Kombat 11's netcode is perhaps the best we've ever seen in a fighting game ever, Shang Tsung's reveal trailer is an absolute homerun, the Vice President and Creative Director at Marvel Games tells what the company is looking for when deciding on potential partners, the Japanese Sam Sho demo makes a big WUPS, and we check the mailbag.


00:44 - Is Karin cheap?
24:10 - Sako wants to have Cammy, Rashid, and Akuma nerfed because they're too common (also some M. Bison and Birdie talk)
36:28 - Marvel's Bill Rosemann on what it takes to team with Marvel (Chance of another Marvel vs. Capcom?)
42:22 - Mortal Kombat 11 setting the new standard for fighting game netcode?
54:47 - Shang Tsung, one of the greatest character reveals in recent memory
1:04:00 - Samurai Shodown demo has eight frames of input lag
1:10:22 - Mailbag (How would you buff Ryu to get more people to play him?)