114 episodes

Best of V is your weekly FGC talk show. We bring you fighting game news, tournament recaps, interviews with top players and newsmakers, and more.

You can catch us LIVE every Tuesday night at 7pm ET/4pm PT on twitch.tv/BestOfVShow

Hosted by Ilan Raschkovsky, co-hosted by Mike "Danke" Schiller, and featuring panelists John "Velociraptor" Guerrero (Eventhubs.com) and Steve "AceKingOffsuit" Jurek.

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Best of V is your weekly FGC talk show. We bring you fighting game news, tournament recaps, interviews with top players and newsmakers, and more.

You can catch us LIVE every Tuesday night at 7pm ET/4pm PT on twitch.tv/BestOfVShow

Hosted by Ilan Raschkovsky, co-hosted by Mike "Danke" Schiller, and featuring panelists John "Velociraptor" Guerrero (Eventhubs.com) and Steve "AceKingOffsuit" Jurek.

    07/14/2020 - Now What?

    07/14/2020 - Now What?

    This episode can be viewed on Twitch at https://www.twitch.tv/videos/679853793

    0:00 - Intro and rundown

    11:26 - Panda Global responds to allegations against Nakkiel

    22:30 - SFV: Is Honda a better character than Bison?

    28:15 - Treta, Texas Showdown, and CEOtaku all announce cancellations

    51:08 - Speedkicks announced his retirement from competitive Tekken

    55:10 - Community online tourneys for Them's Fightin' Herds and Killer Instinct

    57:53 - AnimEVO opens registration; plans to change name after this year

    1:01:40 - When and where will we hear the announcements planned for Evo?

    1:08:45 - Sony buys a minority share of Epic Games

    1:11:05 - HawaiianShirtMan is back at it

    1:19:09 - Question of the Day: How should offline events change when they return?

    • 1 hr 25 min
    07/07/2020 - FGC Reckoning?

    07/07/2020 - FGC Reckoning?

    This episode can be viewed on Twitch at https://www.twitch.tv/videos/673023354

    0:00 - Content warning about this week's episode

    0:50 - Intro and rundown

    5:07 - CPT Online: South America results

    7:03 - Allegations of harassment, assault, and more rock the Smash community

    22:59 - Nintendo responds to the wave of Smash community allegations

    31:41 - Evo Online cancelled after sexual misconduct accusations against lead organizer Joey "Mr. Wizard" Cuellar

    42:48 - What is the future of Evo?

    49:27 - Do we need a 'code of conduct?' And where do we go from here?

    1:12:29 - Du "NuckleDu" Dang announces retirement after major car crash

    • 1 hr 19 min
    06/30/2020 - This Is A Show

    06/30/2020 - This Is A Show

    0:00 - Intro and rundown

    1:15 - NYChrisG dropped by Evil Geniuses due to racist 2017 Facebook rant

    10:35 - MikeZ under fire for second time in short order

    21:47 - CPT Online: Asia South East 1 results

    38:24 - How can the tournament experience be improved?

    1:06:05 - Evo Online starts this weekend

    1:16:24 - Skullgirls community announces 2-year ban for MikeZ

    • 1 hr 19 min
    06/23/2020 - Season 5? (with special guest TheBesteban)

    06/23/2020 - Season 5? (with special guest TheBesteban)

    This episode can be viewed on Twitch at https://www.twitch.tv/videos/659576795

    0:00 - Intro and rundown

    1:30 - CPT North America East results: DR Mandrake wins; iDom and ElChakotay forfeit in Top 8

    20:05 - Capcom bans FChamp indefinitely for "WatermelonLivesMatter" tweet

    22:09 - AnimEVOnline to announce more games

    25:40 - Fight Crab is coming to Steam on July 30

    27:40 - For Honor's Warden is Samurai Shodown's final Season 2 character

    33:46 - ArcSystemWorks shows off new Guilty Gear Strive gameplay footage of Millia and Zato-1

    37:30 - ARMS' Min Min is the newest character coming to Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

    41:11 - Block/Grab: New Smash Ultimate Mii character costumes

    51:16 - Several Neo Geo Pocket Color games coming to the Switch

    51:38 - Dragonball FighterZ surpasses 5 million copies sold

    52:15 - Injustice 1 is free to download through June 25

    54:54 - Christopher "NYChrisG" Gonzales released from Evil Geniuses

    56:08 - Interview with Hold Back To Block's Esteban "TheBesteban" Martinez

    • 1 hr 28 min
    06/16/2020 - Love is In the Air

    06/16/2020 - Love is In the Air

    This episode can be viewed at https://www.twitch.tv/videos/652921285

    0:00 - Intro and rundown

    6:10 - Phenom wins first CPT Online event

    18:43 - Multiple FGC charity events raise over $38,000 for various causes

    21:56 - Sony reveals PS5 design and first look at several games

    40:06 - Ramlethal revealed for Guilty Gear Strive

    46:51 - CEO Online Edition to take place on CEO's original weekend

    54:19 - FChamp banned from several events after tweeting #WatermelonLivesMatter

    1:19:29 - Everyone's talking about FGC crushes

    • 1 hr 27 min
    05/26/2020 - Friendship City

    05/26/2020 - Friendship City

    This episode can be viewed on Twitch at https://www.twitch.tv/videos/632938119

    0:00 - Intro and rundown

    3:42 - A special note about this week's show

    6:46 - Climax of Night, Kumite in Texas 2020, and Kumite in Tennessee 2021 cancelled

    11:52 - Sony announces PS4 Tournaments: Open Series, an online series for MK11, BBTag, SC6, and other titles.

    16:41 - Third season pass announced for Power Rangers: Battle for the Grid

    18:48 - Skullgirls gets yet another update, including the addition of SonicFox as a background stage character

    23:10 - New announcement coming for Street Fighter V... what will it be?

    28:49 - Detective Ilan Investigates: New character for Guilty Gear Strive to be announced on June 9

    38:47 - Combo Breaker airs five-year retrospective on the weekend it was set to take place

    46:20 - Block/Grab: MK11 Aftermath Friendships

    • 1 hr 11 min

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5
12 Ratings

12 Ratings

Kenzo92it ,

FGC podcast

As a FGC member, this podcast is great. They do a weekly recap, talk about FGC and other situations pretending to the community! I always listened to it while I drive to work. Keep it up the great work guys!

eth1c ,

Very Entertaining

Keep up!

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Do you like Street Fighter? Do you like fighting games?

If so, you should listen to this podcast. A nice roundup of salient topics on a weekly basis with an interesting panel discussion.

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