Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Street Fighter

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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(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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Mega Man and Pac-Man join PS3, Vita Street Fighter X Tekken roster

For far too long Pac-Man has been confined to the realms of an abyss-like maze, haunted by determined foes and given only the briefest of reprieves when delicious fruits give him the power to wreck vengeance on his tormentors. It is time for the beast to be unleashed. And unleashed it shall be in the PS3 and PS Vita versions of the upcoming crossover fighter Street Fighter X Tekken. Capcom and Namco Bandai have announced that each has thrown a new fighter into the brawling lot, with Capcom sending forth the blue bomber himself, Mega Man, and Namco the ever-smiling, ever-deadly Pac-Man.

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PlayStation 3 News, PlayStation Vita News

Street Fighter X Tekken adds six new fighters, plus new screens

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The buildup to Capcom’s Street Fighter X Tekken continues today with a new batch of media, as well as the unveiling of six new combatants. The latest additions to the roster are split evenly between Street Fighter (Balrog, Juri, and Vega) and Tekken (Paul, Law, and Xiaoyu), striking a healthy balance.

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PlayStation 3 News, PlayStation Vita News, Xbox 360 News

Super Street Fighter IV: Arcade Edition to get Version 2012 update

Super Street Fighter IV: Arcade Edition will be receiving a healthy update shortly with the release of Version 2012. All 39 characters will be rebalanced, with tweaks including hitbox extensions, longer stun durations, and increased hit-detection periods. A full list of the changes can be found at Capcom’s site in a 12-page PDF document. No launch date was announced.

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Street Fighter X Tekken dated, Special Edition, new media revealed

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Today’s been quite the day for Capcom’s upcoming crossover fighter Street Fighter X Tekken. Producer Yoshinori Ono revealed all sorts of tidbits at the New York Comic-Con, including the March 6 release date, news that a PC version has entered development, as well as info about the Special Edition and new Gem System. Capcom also released several new media items, including teasers and screenshots.

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Street Fighter X Tekken – box art revealed

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FIIIIIIIGGGGGGHHHHHHHHT! Capcom has released the box art for their upcoming crossover brawler Street Fighter X Tekken.

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Street Fighter III: Third Strike Online Edition on PSN, soon on Live

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Before Capcom rebooted Street Fighter with IV, the main series had evolved into one of the genre’s most technical 2D fighters with the Third Strike release of Street Fighter III. Reaching back into their catalog, Capcom is revisiting the fan-favorite entry with the Live and PSN release of Street Fighter III: Third Strike Online Edition for the 360 and PS3. Now available on PSN for $14.99 and tomorrow on Live for 1200 MS Points, players can also opt to skip out of having to clear arcade mode with all characters to unlock boss Gill and dip switch functionality with some launch-day DLC ($.99/80 MS Points each).

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