I play on all 3 systems with Hawk and some other characters, but hawk is my main, and I’ve made it in the top ten worldwide with the character (Hawk BP) on SSF4 on 360, and on AE on PC and play locally at the arcade, and hopefully soon on PS3 so for whatever that’s worth, maybe you think there is some credibility to my statement, maybe not.
I’ve noticed alot of Hawk players that have beaten me when I random select or pick an alternate and they barely win, that they are incredibly resilient to want to rematch me, even I tell them ill pick the same character again (Abel, Deejay, Cody, Hakan, Gief…whoemever they won against).
I think that there are quite alot of Hawk players from what I have seen that are too scared to give a rematch, for fear that they might give away some of their dirty “tricks” (Dive in front of their face to ultra 1, ex Dive and hit low, slide into ultra 1, dash tricks, empty jumps into ultra 1, semi-tick throw setups, back jumping into a surprise ex dive…whatever you want to call your tricky setups).
But, I honestly think there are quite a few out there that thrive on the ranked match format. Just playing 1 game, using a lesser-used character, and placing too much reliance on gimmicks and tricks to win that one-time ranked match using surprise setups on unassuming players…then not wanting to rematch that same person for fear that they may learn to defend against those setups they hadn’t seen yet. Maybe trying to hide their lack of experience with footsies and mind games.
It’s 100 percent contrary to the ‘arcade attitude’ where anyone with the credits can get in their rematch, and the winner must defend the throne.
So Zen4Life1981 (PS3 tag) and to others that say the most ridiculous crap about why they don’t want a rematch (Zen4lLife1981 replied to my rematch request with: “What’s the Point?”)… seriously…
Fucking Grow A Pair.
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