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Street Fighter IV Championship Mode Out Next Week, Features Vary By Platform (Update: USA)

By Spencer . April 17, 2009 . 7:14am

Capcom’s free Street Fighter IV Championship Mode upgrade comes out in Japan on April 24. The “championship” part refers to a new mode for real time online tournaments. Challengers earn grade points after each match which are used to determine their rank. The G3 championship houses fledgling fighters as they progress their way up the […]

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Before Street Fighter IV There Was Street Fighter IV Flashback

By Spencer . February 17, 2009 . 9:38am

Tons of people are about to play Street Fighter IV today. However, another concept for “Street Fighter IV” exists in design documents. David Sirlin, Lead Designer of Super Street Fighter II Turbo HD Remix, was part of a pitch for Street Fighter IV Flashback.   Like the Street Fighter IV that shipped, Street Fighter IV […]

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Downloadable Street Fighter IV Costumes Turn Zangief Into Haggar

By Spencer . February 5, 2009 . 11:53am

Capcom plans to sell costumes as optional Street Fighter IV DLC here just like Japan. Some of the outfits play on Capcom’s history like giving Guile clothes that makes him look like his buddy Charlie and the Mike Haggar outfit for Zangief. Others are silly like Blanka’s safari hat. Unfortunately, you won’t be able to […]

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Capcom Shares Street Fighter IV Tips For Veterans And Newcomers

By Spencer . February 4, 2009 . 5:39pm

When Street Fighter IV first came out in arcades I noticed people peering over shoulders watching intently, but too timid to jump in the gauntlet. The thought of losing miserably in public can be intimidating  and everyone who has touched a fighting game has experienced a crushing defeat.   So how can Street Fighter IV […]

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Capcom Brings Street Fighter IV And Resident Evil 5 Into PlayStation Home

By Spencer . February 2, 2009 . 10:47pm

Capcom is teaming up with Sony to integrate Street Fighter IV and Resident Evil 5, two of their anticipated titles into PlayStation Home. Both games will take advantage of in matchmaking in PlayStation Home so players can move from a swanky virtual lounge to a caged ring in Spain at a push of a button […]

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Will You Have To Install Street Fighter IV On The PS3?

By Spencer . January 14, 2009 . 5:36pm

The PS3 version of Devil May Cry 4 had a mandatory install, but Street Fighter IV does not. If you want to shave off load times between brawls you still can, though. Seth Killian, Community Manager at Capcom, confirms an optional install is a feature is in the PlayStation 3 game. Details about the amount […]

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See All Of The Street Fighter IV Characters In Action

By Spencer . January 8, 2009 . 12:00pm

We’re a month away from the console version of Street Fighter IV and this video sums up about everything. Classic characters? Check. Console exclusive characters like Sakura and Rose? Check. A look at the anime bundled with the collectors edition? It’s right here.     Images courtesy of Capcom.

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Rose Officially Confirmed For Street Fighter IV

By Spencer . December 19, 2008 . 6:45am

Rose in the home version of Street Fighter IV  started as a rumor and at the time it sure looked official. Now it is official since Capcom has Rose listed as an additional character on the Japanese Street Fighter IV site.   With Rose on the list the total number of street fighters in Street […]

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Capcom Crams Figures And Anime Inside Street Fighter IV Collector’s Edition

By Spencer . December 5, 2008 . 10:22am

When publishers say “Collector’s Edition” they usually mean a metal case, some kind of special downloadable content, and a soundtrack CD. Capcom is raising our expectations of what a Collector’s Edition can be today with their Street Fighter IV Collector’s Edition. This package contains two figures one of fan favorite Ryu and one of newcomer […]

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Capcom Europe Chats About Console Street Fighter IV

By Celeste . November 20, 2008 . 4:31pm

Following the interview with Street Fighter IV producer Yoshinori Ono by Spencer here at Siliconera in July, I tapped Capcom Europe’s PR representative Leo Tan to gain some details of the console version further into its development cycle. The picture Leo paints is one of accessibility for die-hard fans of the series, but will the […]

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Capcom Brings Street Fighter IV Home On Feb. 17

By Spencer . November 14, 2008 . 4:01pm

There will be no need to import Street Fighter IV. Like Japan, the rest of the world will get Street Fighter IV in February. Capcom will release the PS3/Xbox 360 version in North America on February 17 and in Europe on February 20. Street Fighter IV is supposed to have a voice selection feature too […]

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Street Fighter IV Brings Hadokens Home In February

By Spencer . November 4, 2008 . 3:32am

Back at Tokyo Game Show we discovered Street Fighter IV was slated for a winter release. We’ll change that to a more informative February 2009 release window now since Capcom updated their Japanese Street Fighter IV page saying the game is scheduled to come out then. Right now this news is only for Japan, but […]

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A Look At Street Fighter IV Fei Long And Dan

By Spencer . October 21, 2008 . 3:47am

Capcom teased Dan and Fei Long would be in the home version of Street Fighter IV so it’s not much of a surprise when the two characters are officially listed as additional playable characters. Seth, the newly created boss of Street Fighter IV, and Gouken, Ryu and Ken’s master, will also be playable at home. […]

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Street Fighter IV Comes Home This Winter, Adds Sakura

By Spencer . October 9, 2008 . 10:45am

A blurb in Sony’s PlayStation Tokyo Game Show Catalogue shows pictures of Sakura who was just announced as a console character and mentions a winter 2009 release window. Right now this target is just for Japan, but don’t be surprised if Street Fighter IV comes out around the same time around the world. Street Fighter: […]

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Ryu And Ken’s Master Is Here To Take Your Street Fighter IV Money

By Spencer . September 25, 2008 . 4:58pm

Gouken, long believed to be in Street Fighter IV, is in Street Fighter IV. Josh sent over a scan (thanks!!) confirming Ryu and Ken’s teacher is a new entry in the Street Fighter IV roster. Like Akuma, Gouken will start out as a powerful CPU controlled opponent. A few weeks later Akuma became a playable […]

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Akuma is totally playable in Street Fighter IV

By Spencer . September 2, 2008 . 12:29pm

Capcom didn’t just include Akuma as a coin eating challenge. A move list on the official site verifies he is also a playable character in the arcade version of Street Fighter IV. He seems even more powerful since his trademark Shun Goku Satsu special is now a super move and an ultra move. Apparently the […]

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