Fighting games tend to have a niche appeal due to many factors. People say that it seems too hard, too intimidating, and don’t like losing.
Marcus from the The Cosmonaut Variety Hour is here to tell you that those excuses are bunch of crap. He shares the realization that you get to go on your own Shounen Anime arc if you play fighting games competitively. You are given the same tools as your opponent and only have yourself to blame if you lose or be proud of if you win. You’ll probably not be good when you first start, but you get a great sense of satisfaction when you see yourself improve. This journey that everyone takes is also what makes the tournament scene itself the most hype and emotional scene around.
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