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Recorded LIVE from GameWorks every Tuesday in Las Vegas, NV. Stream brought to you by 5th Dimension on Gouki.tv

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Recorded LIVE from GameWorks in Las Vegas, NV. Hosted by Gouki.com. Stream by 5thDimension

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Xavier Woods, Koki Kingston, 1 of the Uso's, Rusev & more play in a mini Ultra Street Fighter IV tournament. With a butts up grand finale!

Make sure you follow https://twitter.com/XavierWoodsPhD  on Twitter. 

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Get introduced to local Las Vegas players; MNO & Bhonstro. Interview by Kultic. Followed by a FT5 main event. Stream by 5thDimension. #FMIWT is a weekly meetup for fight game enthusiasts at GameWorks in Town Square.

https://twitter.com/kakkoiboi

http://www.twitch.tv/mnotv

https://twitter.com/Bhonstro

https://soundcloud.com/bhonstro

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Gouki Tournament Rankings info and update

By: BatRastered May 22, 2015 | 0 Comments

How it works

Gouki.com uses the ELO system to rank players in our tournaments. The Ultra Street Fighter IV rankings are now current as of the most recent FMIWT#4 tournament. (MKX and Smash4 are up-to-date too, though they only have one tourney each so far).

This is how ELO works (I copied all this off the internet....)

Chance of you winning = 1 / (1 + 10^((opponent rating - your rating) / 400))

If your equal to your opponents rating, you have a 50% chance of winning, if 200 points above your opponent you have a 76% chance of winning, and 400 points above your opponent give you a 91% chance of winning.

There is a value which varies based on the system your using called k-factor. The SC2 k-factor appears to be 32, which is a common k-factor value.

When you win, you receive (k-factor * odds of losing) points. So if a 1900 player wins a 1500 player then the 1900 player will receive 2 or 3 points, because (32 * 9%) is 2.9 - I don't know how the rounding works.

When you lose, you lose (k-factor * odds of winning) points. Thus the losing player in the above scenario would lose (32 * 9%) points - which is 2 or 3 points.

Contrast this to a fair game between 1500 vs 1500, where the winner receives 16 points, and the loser loses 16 points.

Note that this is not like an average. An average is harder to change the more games are played. If you lose your first 100 games, it will be very very difficult to ever get an 80% win average. If you lose your first 100 game in ELO, and then win several games in a row your score will rebound very quickly.

Read more here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elo_rating_system

Gouki uses the same K value of 32 and starts new competitors out at 1000 points.

So anyway, this used to be done by hand, and as such was subject to data entry errors, it's now pulled directly from the challonge brackets via the challonge web API. This does lead to duplication as it is matching players based on the name the input when signing up. (e.g. "tg FnJimmy" is different from "FnJimmy" or "tg|DTB FnJimmy") I have tried to fix these on our end by averaging the results. I'm not sure if that's right and I'm not inclined to do the math to prove it one way or the other, so what I've done now is gone back through the challonge brackets and normalized the names a bit and then re-imported everything. This has the added benefit of removing any previous hand-entered errors that may have been left over, some of the win/loss records have changed, so you may want to check your ratings again to see where you are. Please let us know if you  see any duplicates in the list still.

These rankings will be used for our upcoming ranked tournament series and invitational tournament.

Grand Finals PRO7OTYPE VS tG|DTB Silvercharge. Stream Archive & links to challonge & our latest USF4 rankings. Special thanks to GameWorks for the venue. Shout out to 5thDimension for the stream.

Grand Champion: PRO7OTYPE

Challonge Brackets.

Gouki.com USF4 Rankings.

*Next Street Fighter tournament is on July 7, 2015

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Last week we had a visitor from Atlanta. So he got the double main event welcome feature package. Featuring local players Tuck aka 5thDimension & Silvercharge.

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You can win 1 of 2 V-MODA M-100 Headsets this Tuesday (5/19) from Gouki.com. #FMIWT @GameWorks in Las Vegas, NV

The winner of our Ultra Street Fighter IV tournament on Tuesday May 19, 2015 will also receive a pair of V-MODA M-100 headsets.  The M-100 is the #1 rated headset on Amazon!

A second winner will be selected from our subscriber list on Twitch.  If you haven't already, make sure you subscribe to GoukiJones on Twitch right now to be a part of this giveaway next Tuesday night. (5/19) The winner will be selected LIVE ON THE INTERNET after our grand finals match.

Thank you to V-MODa for the giveaway.  Please check them out on http://v-moda.com/

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*The Final Xbox 360 Tournament May 19, 2015 *Updated* Grand Prize Bonus VMODA M-100 headphones

Guaranteed payout when the 16 player cap is met.
1st Place: $160
2nd Place: $50
That’s a $50 pot bonus from Gouki.com.

If the cap is not met the payout will be 80/20 of the buy-in.  You can follow along with the buy-ins on tournaments.gouki.com.

4 Xbox 360 Systems will be provided on ASUS monitors.
Rules will be set to EVO rules.
This will be a ranked/high-stakes tournament.
Bring your own controller.  Please desync properly after every match.

Casuals will be open at 6PM on May 19, 2015 until 7PM.
At 7PM the tournament will begin.
Tournament hours will be 7PM-11PM.

$10 Online Registration.
$10 Pot Buy-in.
$30 @ the door, the day of the tournament.  ($20 entry & $10 Buy-in)

Next Street Fighter tournament: July 7 - Street Fighter IV #FMIWT Championship Series #5

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USF4 for PS4 hits May 26

By: BatRastered Apr 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

The version you will be playing at evo finally gets a release date

Those of you looking to play Ultra Street Fighter IV on your PS4 either because you want to get rid of your PS3/X360 or because you want to practice on the version that will be used at this year's EVO tournament get ready!

May 26, 2015 is the day you will be able to download the digital version on your PS4, including all currently released DLC costume packs for the low price of $24.99.

There is no physical version planned at this time.

Interestingly, the PS blog states that the "minor input lag" from the PS3 version has been eliminated in the PS4 version. 

 

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