Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Street Fighter

Street Fighter 25th Anniversary Collector’s Set launches for 360, PS3

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Sure, you have your Street Fighter Anniversary Collection and your Street Fighter Alpha Anthology, but those pale in comparison to the wallet-crushing mammoth that Capcom has unleashed today: the $149.99 Street Fighter 25th Anniversary Collector’s Set for 360 and PS3. A full breakdown is available below, but gamers with the scratch can look forward to four games with their accompanying DLC, a Ryu statue, an 11-disc soundtrack, a 64-page hardcover art book, a two-disc Blu-ray set with the I am Street Fighter documentary, and more.

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PlayStation 3 News, Xbox 360 News

Capcom announces Street Fighter tournament, art show, chess set

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The celebration for Street Fighter’s quadranscentennial is set to kick off properly this weekend in Austin, TX, with the first round in a global tournament series taking place July 28-29. Registration is free and currently open, but a refundable $20 is required in order to book a spot. The tournament will culminate in a grand finals event on December 8 in San Francisco, with fights taking place amongst those who have qualified throughout the year at the various preliminary tournaments. The series will host a number of titles: Street Fighter X Tekken, Super Street Fighter IV Arcade Edition, Street Fighter III 3rd Strike Online Edition, and Super Street Fighter II Turbo HD Remix.

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Convention, PlayStation 3 News, Xbox 360 News

Street Fighter X Tekken PS3 to get DLC early, new PS Vita DLC

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The Street Fighter X Tekken character DLC originally scheduled to launch with the PS Vita version this fall has been bumped up to July 31. The 1600 MS Point/$19.99 drop includes 12 characters, an even split with six for the Street Fighter roster and six for the Tekken: Blanka, Cody, Dudley, Elena, Guy, Sakura, Alisa Bosconovitch, Bryan Fury, Christie Monteiro, Jack-X, Lars Alexandersson, and Lei Wulong.

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DLC, PlayStation 3 News, PlayStation Vita News

Marvel vs. Capcom Origins to bring early Versus action to 360, PS3

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The Versus series has had something of a renaissance over the past few years, with Marvel vs. Capcom 2 making its way onto Live Arcade and PSN, Tatsunoko vs. Capcom: Ultimate All-Stars bringing some over-the-top action to the Wii, and Marvel vs. Capcom 3 seeing two releases within nine months of one another. There’s even an iOS version coming out soon for 2. But Capcom is returning to the series’ roots this summer with the download-only two-game set Marvel vs. Capcom Origins.

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PlayStation 3 News, Xbox 360 News

Street Fighter x Tekken Mobile announced for summer release

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Capcom is bringing more of their brawlers to the App Store with Street Fighter x Tekken Mobile. The portable version, set to launch this summer, will be based off the console release but redesigned for touchscreen controls. The mobile version will also include new modes and a new form of the tag mechanic. The four-character roster includes Chun-Li, Kazuya, Nina, and Ryu.

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E3 2012 – Capcom: DmC, Lost Planet 3, Resident Evil 6, SF X Tekken

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Capcom’s major announcements—Resident Evil 6, Street Fighter 25th Anniversary Collector’s Set—were all made well before E3. However, they still had plenty to show with new shots of DmC Devil May Cry, Lost Planet 3, Resident Evil 6, and Street Fighter X Tekken for Vita.

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DLC, PC News, PlayStation 3 News, PlayStation Vita News, Xbox 360 News

Capcom announces Street Fighter 25th Anniversary Collector’s Set

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Capcom announced that they will be celebrating Street Fighter’s 25 years throughout 2012 with a host of tournaments and a new Street Fighter 25th Anniversary Collector’s Set. The $149.99 limited release, which will include everything from an 11-disc soundtrack to a two-disc documentary, will be available on September 18 for the 360 and PS3—but it is only part of their ‘The Year of the Dragon’ campaign for 2012. There will be global tournaments in addition to the Collector’s Set, with the studio putting up over half a million in support, a figure Capcom estimates as “the highest the fighting game community has ever witnessed.” Both are detailed below.

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PlayStation 3 News, Xbox 360 News

Asura’s Wrath gets episode DLC, remaining DLC dated

The first round of DLC for Asura’s Wrath has hit PSN and will launch tomorrow on Live Marketplace. Today’s release includes Episode 11.5, an anime-inspired downloadable episode that bridges the gap between episodes 11 and 12 of the full game. The pack is going for 160 MS Points/$1.99. Another stylized episode is scheduled to launch next week, on April 3, for the same price.

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DLC, PlayStation 3 News, Xbox 360 News

(Xbox 360 Review) Street Fighter X Tekken

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“… an absolute blast, but there are some rough spots that need to be addressed.”

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Xbox 360 Reviews

Street Fighter X Tekken – final four, PC release date announced

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Street Fighter X Tekken’s console release is quickly approaching, and with but a few weeks to go until 360 and PS3 gamers bash it out, Capcom has finally revealed the final four fighters as well as the PC release date. The Street Fighter roster is now two bosses stronger with the addition of Akuma and M. Bison, while Jin and Ogre join the Tekken side. With these last four, the game’s total combatant count clocks in at 38.

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PC News, PlayStation 3 News, PlayStation Vita News, Xbox 360 News