On The Excellent Adventures of Gootecks and Mike Ross

Posted by on Feb 4, 2011 in Commentary |

It all started with Daigo.

Daigo Umehara is one of the best, if not the best Street Fighter player in the world. His rise to fame started with his defeat of Justin Wong in EVO 2004 where he parried all of Chun-Li’s attacks then countered it with one of his own to get the victory. Now that I have Super Street Fighter IV, I’ve been watching videos of his matches on YouTube, trying to learn from them as much as I can.

I inevitably ran into Cross Counter TV and from there got to The Excellent Adventures of Gootecks and Mike Ross, both of which are hosted by the aforementioned professional Street Fighter players. Cross Counter TV covers match analysis, news and recaps, mostly focused on Street Fighter but occasionally branching out to other fighting games as well. What I really enjoy though is Excellent Adventures.

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