Street Fighter V isn’t just looking to make a new benchmark in fighting game excellence. It wants to tell a good story as well in a galaxy that isn’t so far, far away.
Don’t expect to see Guile, Chun-Li or M Bison guest star in Tekken 7. There’s only room for Akuma in Bandai Namco’s next big King of the Iron Fist tournament.
Fighting game veterans will be able to pick up on the tweaks in Street Fighter V immediately, but newcomers might not see them at first. Thing is, Street Fighter V wants to open the gates for more newcomers to experience being on the receiving end of a HowdoyadoKen.
Over at the PlayStation Experience Capcom revealed the final character of the Street Fighter V roster, a new face who behaves and operates like a wonderfully-stereotypical B-grade Kung Fu movie villain. He’s called F.A.N.G, and he just so happens to be the self-proclaimed second-in-command of Shadaloo. Also, he can flllllyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy
This weekend, 32 top fighters from around the world will meet up to battle for their share of $250,000! Who will win the Capcom Cup?
Street Fighter V is going to need some young blood. New fans, new players and all that. But that also means that our vision of Street Fighter has to change if the franchise wants to survive.
And it’s shockingly similar to how fight money works in the real world as well, for actual fist-to-face collisions. Street Fighter V won’t have players throwing Hadokens and tetsukslhfgalskfgalkjghalkghakjsvh attacks for nothing, as matches will reward players over time.
Thanks to some ace data-mining, it now looks like Street Fighter V will boast a roster of 17 playable characters. Including a very familiar stretchy guy.
Beta round two For Street Fighter V (BRO), seems to be faring better. It’s testing cross-play between PlayStation 4 and PC, as well as introducing some new characters. So how do they handle then? Let’s break ‘em down quick.
For you, the day that I posted new Street Fighter V news was the most momentous day of your life. But for me, it was simply…Tuesday.
Can you spare $15 to grab a bunch of Capcom’s best games, including Ultra Street Fighter IV? Sure-you-can!
While some folks can’t imagine a Street Fighter game without the likes of Ryu and his Hadoukens or Chun-Li and her thighs of steel, I’m all about a certain other character in the Street Fighter franchise. THE RED CYCLONE! The Russian bear wrestler! Zangief! Able to crush man’s head like a sparrow’s egg between thighs. A bad guy, but not a bad bad guy, you know?