Originally posted at https://www.echofox.gg/news/tokido-returns-to-the-top-in-tokyo-game-show-win
Ever since EVO ended last month, Hajime “Tokido” Taniguchi had a tough time finding consistent success. In the current weather of rising Street Fighter stars, players like Sim “NL” Gun, Cristopher “Caba” Rodriguez, and EVO champion Benjamin “Problem X” Simon are taking over the scene. In the last two events Tokido attended, he did not finish in the top eight. Knowing his constant top-eight finishes in prior events, recent showings were uncharacteristic for Tokido. Going into the event, Tokido sat in third in the Capcom Cup standings. Calm, cool, and collected, Tokido went into the battlefield with one thing in mind — win Tokyo Game Show.
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Originally posted at https://www.echofox.gg/news/socal-regionals-2018-recap
Echo Fox looks to continue their best year yet in fighting games. Players coming off championship wins like Justin “JWong” Wong and Dominique “SonicFox” McLean are continuing their momentum from EVO and Dreamhack Montreal. Even though EVO is behind the player’s minds, the year does not stop for fighting games. SoCal Regionals in Ontario, California took place last weekend for pride and points towards the Capcom Pro Tour, Tekken World Tour, and Dragon Ball FighterZ World Tour.
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Originally posted at https://www.echofox.gg/news/sonicfox-crowned-champion-during-a-dominant-evo-for-echo-fox
The mecca of fighting games came and gone this weekend. Upsets occurred and new blood rose to prove their worth in this current weather of FGC stars and legends. A new game is making its huge debut on the big stage with a Fox that has plenty to prove. Two other games featuring defending champions that wants to prove he is still the best in the world. EVO returned to the bright lights of Las Vegas for another year.
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Originally posted at https://www.echofox.gg/news/sonicfox-and-saint-secure-first-place-at-vsfighting
With EVO just around the corner, players are looking to gain momentum going into the major event of the year. Players from all over the world traveled to Birmingham, England for VSFighting 2018. Those players included Echo Fox players like Choi “Saint” Jinwoo, Kim “JDCR” Hyun Jin, Justin Wong, Momochi, Dominique “SonicFox” McLean, and Jon “dekillsage” Coello. Will Echo Fox make a huge impact and make their mark going into EVO?
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Originally posted at https://www.echofox.gg/news/ceo-2018-recap
The road to EVO is almost at a close. Before the FGC heads to Vegas for EVO, the prelude starts at Florida for CEO 2018. It was a momentous event with the collaboration with New Japan Pro Wrestling. CEO is the first event where a wrestling organization teamed up with an esports organization. Together, they brought an NJPW house show to the event where NJPW stars such as Kenny Omega, Kota Ibushi, and Jushin “Thunder” Liger performed for the FGC. In addition to the house show, Echo Fox looked to continue their dominance in the FGC with top place finishes in CEO 2018.
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Originally posted at https://www.echofox.gg/news/stunfest-results
After a successful run at Canada Cup, the Foxes made their way to Rennes, Bretagne for Stunfest 2018. Notable attendees included Daigo “The Beast” Umehara, Seonwoo “Infiltration” Lee, and Goichi “GO1” Kishida. Echo Fox players in attendance were Victor “Punk” Woodley and Yusuke Momochi.
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Originally posted at https://www.echofox.gg/news/canada-cup-series-results
Echo Fox continues to be the premiere fighting game team throughout the Fighting Game Community. The team has proved it in past events such as NorCal Regionals 2018, Naptown Clutch 18, and Texas Showdown. Their run continued last weekend at Canada Cup — including the reemergence of a legend, Justin “JWong” Wong.
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Originally posted at http://www.echofox.gg/news/echo-fox-claims-two-evo-titles-winning-tekken-and-street-fighter-v
Las Vegas lit up with the fire of high-level competition this past weekend as the Evolution Championship Series descended on the city. The biggest celebration of fighting games gathered players from all over the world across 9 titles and multiple side events.
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Originally posted at http://www.echofox.gg/news/eleague-street-fighter-recap
Thirty-two players entered, but only eight made the ELEAGUE finals. Echo Fox’s Yusuke Momochi, 2014 Capcom Cup Champion and 2015 EVO Champion, was among those eight players.
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Originally posted at http://www.echofox.gg/news/eleague-group-c-review
One of the five gods in fighting games in Japan and our own Fighting Fox, Hajime “Tokido” Taniguchi took the stage in ELEAGUE Group C, named the “Group of Death” by many competitors. Tokido faced solid opponents including Xian, MOV, FChamp, Wolfkrone, and Fuudo.
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