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First Impressions: Trading Blows in the Street Fighter V PS4 Beta

Trading Blows in the Street Fighter V PS4 Beta

Execution, revolution, evolution

Street Fighter IV had a good run. Released in Japanese arcades in 2008 and home consoles in 2009, Capcom's flagship fighter received four paid iterations over six years, ended with a character roster of 44, and the Street Fighter finals of EVO 2015 were watched by very nearly a quarter of a million fans. This may...

News: Street Fighter V PS4 Beta Postponed, In-Game Incentives Coming with Next Round

Street Fighter V PS4 Beta Postponed, In-Game Incentives Coming with Next Round

Things can only get beta

Oh bugger - Street Fighter V's beta just keeps going from bad to worse. Capcom has announced today that the ongoing beta testing for the game has been postponed due to the severe strain being put on the title's servers. In a post over on the Capcom forums, the publisher apologises for letting down players but assures us...

News: Dragon's Dogma Online Looks Brilliant Ahead of Its Japanese Release

Dragon's Dogma Online Looks Brilliant Ahead of Its Japanese Release

Top dogma

Another Dragon's Dogma Online trailer, another painful reminder that there's still no word on a potential Western release. Capcom's massively multiplayer online title has looked great from day one, and with the game launching in Japan at the end of next month, the publisher's released this engaging new video to get some hype flowing...

News: Hold Up, Ken! Street Fighter V's PS4 Beta Should Be Working Again

Hold Up, Ken! Street Fighter V's PS4 Beta Should Be Working Again

In North America, that is

Just a heads up for all our American readers: you should be able to jump back into Street Fighter V's PS4 beta now. Although there's no word for when things will be back to normal in Europe and Asia just yet, we'll be sure to keep you updated. For those unaware, Capcom has had server troubles over the last few hours. But,...

News: Don't Hold Your Breath for a Working Street Fighter V PS4 Beta Until Later

Don't Hold Your Breath for a Working Street Fighter V PS4 Beta Until Later

Beta now down for extended maintenance

After the servers buckled within just hours of release, the Street Fighter V beta has been taken offline by Capcom while it performs some extended maintenance. "We apologise for the ongoing issues that users have been experiencing with the SFV beta test," the publisher told Eurogamer in a statement. "In order...

News: Street Fighter V's PS4 Beta Is Busted Right Now

Street Fighter V's PS4 Beta Is Busted Right Now

Hadouken

Street Fighter V's hotly anticipated PlayStation 4 beta has been KO'd by some pretty nasty server issues. The test was set to launch overnight, but Capcom's servers quickly crashed. Excitable series overlord Yoshinori Ono swiftly apologised for the issues on Twitter, explaining that it would be working to resolve things through until...

News: Resident Evil Revelations 2 Spooks PS Vita from 18th August

Resident Evil Revelations 2 Spooks PS Vita from 18th August

Barry's back

Capcom's surprisingly good Resident Evil Revelations 2 will take aim at the PlayStation Vita on 18th August in Europe and North America, where it will launch digitally via the PlayStation Store. The port – handled by Frima Studio – will include all of the main episodes from the console release, in addition to the survival-based...

News: Street Fighter V's New Challenger Is a Bit of an Animal

Street Fighter V's New Challenger Is a Bit of an Animal

Rasta la vista

Nariko, is that you? No, on closer inspection, it's Necalli – the latest character to join the Street Fighter V roster. Announced at EVO 2015 over the weekend, the dreaded combatant "utilizes a wild, animalistic fighting style to brutalize his opponents". He's described as a hard-hitting brawler with a wide variety of "savage,...

News: Street Fighter V May Be the Most Consumer Friendly Fighter Ever

Street Fighter V May Be the Most Consumer Friendly Fighter Ever

There'll only ever be one version, and you'll be able to earn DLC for free

Street Fighter V looks awesome, this much we already know. However, given the history of the franchise, we suspect that many of you are pondering whether to skip the PlayStation 4 and PC exclusive's inaugural instalment in lieu of a later entry. Well, you won't need to, as...

News: Street Fighter V's Already Sounding Slammin'

Street Fighter V's Already Sounding Slammin'

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Ultra Street Fighter IV was, in many ways, the perfect fighting game – but we'd point to its weird techno soundtrack as one of its only flaws. Street Fighter V sounds like it won't be making the same mistake, as a handful of audio samples have made their way onto the web – and they're much closer to what you'd expect from Capcom's iconic...

News: See Resident Evil 0's Evolution Over the Years

See Resident Evil 0's Evolution Over the Years

Back from the dead

Resident Evil Zero may have originally released on the GameCube, but it was in development for the Nintendo 64 prior to that. Capcom actually showed the game running on the House of Mario's cartridge-based format at the Tokyo Game Show, but space limitations prompted it to ultimately switch production to the GameCube instead...

News: Someone, Somewhere's Considering a Petition Over Ken's Street Fighter V Haircut

Someone, Somewhere's Considering a Petition Over Ken's Street Fighter V Haircut

Hair you go

Following on from our story earlier today, a little more has been revealed about veteran brawler Ken's appearance in Street Fighter V. The character was revealed at the San Diego Comic Con a few hours ago, and writing on the PlayStation Blog, community manager Peter Rosas has outlined some of his attacks. "Employing a wide variety of...

News: Ken Hurricane Kicks Street Fighter V in the Ass

Ken Hurricane Kicks Street Fighter V in the Ass

Masters of the Universe

Blonde badass Ken Masters will punch his way into PlayStation 4 and PC exclusive Street Fighter V – not that this should come as much of a surprise. The character was confirmed by Capcom during its San Diego Comic Con panel, and is sporting a new look. An agonisingly short teaser trailer showed the American hard man...

News: Gaze Upon 4 Minutes of an Epic Boss Fight in the Dragon's Dogma Online PS4 Beta

Gaze Upon 4 Minutes of an Epic Boss Fight in the Dragon's Dogma Online PS4 Beta

Eye for an eye

Bringing down giant monsters was always a treat in Dragon's Dogma on the PlayStation 3. The thud of their gargantuan bodies hitting the ground, accompanied by that oh-so-sweet musical melody made for special moments in an already special game, and it looks as though Dragon's Dogma Online features those very same moments...