Shoryuken handle it?
Street Fighter has long been one of the most popular fighting games in the genre, with title releases on just about every platform since 1987. The most recent Street Fighter IV demonstrates Capcom’s commitment to keeping the series alive, with a staggering five iterations on the original build making Ultra Street Fighter IV...
More treat than trick
The incoming arrival of Hallowe'en can only mean one thing: an abundance of daft costumes for all of your favourite fighting games. We've already seen Dead or Alive 5: Last Round's decent offering, but we reckon that Ultra Street Fighter IV deserves to take home the creepy candy crown this year. Available as one complete pack...
Sharpen up your skills
Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it’s Decapre – the fifth new fighter to arrive as part of upcoming update Ultra Street Fighter IV. First seen in Street Fighter Alpha 3 as one of antagonist M. Bison’s dolls, the catty character is set to unsheathe her claws later this year on the PlayStation 3. She’ll be joined by...
Going through changes
Street Fighter can be a bit daunting. It’s easy to have fun mashing buttons and throwing fireballs, but once you delve a little deeper into the series, the discussion centres on frame counting and character balance. As such, we’re not entirely convinced everyone’s going to be able to appreciate Ultra Street Fighter IV’s...
Oh my car
We make it a rule to be sceptical when it comes to so-called scoops from commercial email addresses, but we reckon that Sony may be up to something with this ‘Hadouken Cabs’ teaser trailer. Overnight, we were contacted by a strange Gmail account, which encouraged us to not just call a cab, but to call a Hadouken Cab. “[We’ve been]...
Capcom admits that there's lots of anticipation for a Vita version, though
Series producer Yoshinori Ono has KO’d any hopes of the recently announced Ultra Street Fighter IV punching its way onto the PlayStation 4. In a series of Tweets, the Capcom legend admitted that the publisher has no plans to release the title on any platforms beyond current...
Capcom’s not done re-releasing Street Fighter IV just yet. During a panel at the EVO Championships this weekend, the publisher announced Ultra Street Fighter IV, a brand new expansion pack featuring five new characters, six stages, and rebalanced gameplay based entirely on fan feedback. The add-on’s due out early next year as an £11.99...
The Street Fighter® IV series evolves to a whole new level with Ultra Street Fighter® IV for PlayStation 3. Continuing the tradition of excellence the series is known for, five new characters and six new stages have been added for even more fighting mayhem, with rebalanced gameplay and original modes topping off this ultimate offering.
Available via retail, full download, or digital upgrade, users who purchase the retail or full download version of the game will also receive all previous costume DLC released for the series (a $40 value), making this the definitive version of Street Fighter IV to check out!
New Characters: Five new characters: Poison, Hugo, Elena, Rolento, and Decapre join the fight, complete with their own unique play styles, bringing the current roster count to a massive 44 characters.
New Stages: Six new battle environments: Pitstop 109, Mad Gear Hideout, Cosmic Elevator, Blast Furnace, Half Pipe, and Jurassic Era Research Facility, have been added for even more visual variety.
Rebalanced Gameplay: Direct fan feedback was gathered on all of Super Street Fighter IV AE’s original 39 characters and core system mechanics in order to achieve the most balanced Street Fighter ever.
New Modes and Features: Brand new modes and features further add to the suite of gameplay options.
Team Battle Mode – allows players to team up in online only, elimination style 3v3 battles. The health bar carries over from each match, making it the ultimate test of endurance.
Online Training Mode – gives players new options to train together with their friends online.
Red Focus – players can now utilize super meter to absorb multiple hitting attacks, allowing them to go on the offensive in situations that were not possible before.
Delayed Standing – creates new mind games and gameplay depth by allowing players to slightly delay their wake up timing.
Ultra Combo Double – provides players the option to use both Ultra Combos during a match, at the cost of reduced damage.
Edition Select – duke it out across history, as players can select their favorite version of any character to create dream matchups that will determine who the strongest fighter really is.
Disc and Digital Delivery: Available as both a downloadable upgrade and full retail product, making it easy for veterans and newcomers to experience the fight of the century.
Complete DLC Costume Offering (retail or full download ver. only): Consumers who purchase the retail or full download version will also receive all previously released costume DLC for the Street Fighter IV series (a $40 value) for free, making it the most complete offering of the game ever!