Street Fighter IV

Released on July 7, 2009 by Capcom

Developed by Capcom

Street Fighter IV brings the legendary fighting series back to its roots by taking the beloved fighting moves and techniques of the original Street Fighter II, and infusing them with Capcom's latest advancements in next generation technology to create a truly extraordinary experience that will re-introduce the world to the time-honored art of virtual martial arts.

Everything that made the legendary Street Fighter II a hit in the arcades, living rooms and dormitories across the globe has been brought back in Street Fighter IV. Players can play their favorite classic characters, such as Ryu, Ken, Chun-Li and Guile, along with new characters, including Crimson Viper, Abel, El Fuerte, and Rufus. Characters and environments are rendered in stylized 3D, while the game is played in the classic Street Fighter 2D perspective with additional 3D camera flourishes. Six-button controls for the game return, with a host of new special moves and... [Read All]

  • High Definition stylized 3D environments and characters
  • Traditional "2D" Street Fighter six-button gameplay
  • 25 Fighters including:
    • Classic Street Fighter characters re-imagined for a new generation of gamers, including the original cast of Street Fighter II
    • New brawlers: female super-spy Crimson Viper, lucha libre wrestler El Fuerte, mixed martial artist Abel and more!
  • New special moves that go beyond any Street Fighter fan's wildest imagination, including Focus Attacks, Super Combos, and the revenge-fueled Ultra Combo system
  • New gameplay elements provide challenges for both newcomers as well as the most seasoned Street Fighter pro
  • Global Online gameplay
  • Exclusive to the PC version of the game, three visual shaders based on the "artistic" trailers give a new look to the gameplay: Watercolor, Poster, and Sumi-E ink styles

Capcom dropped its Street Fighter 25th Anniversary documentary on YouTube. Previously it was available only to the purchasers of the Street Fighter 25th Anniversary collectors edition. The documentary covers the franchises history as well as some of its more rabid fans and collectors. The doc also highlights the different versions of the game, which is pretty incredible as there are now, so many.

Check it out and toss your thoughts in the comments!
Its as if someone heard that I like soundtracks in collectors editions and decided that the optimal number of collectors editions soundtracks was 11. Because if 11 soundtracks for a collectors edition is your magic number then HELLO Street Fighter 25th Anniversary Collectors Edition!

Which includes:

Street Fighter X Tekken (including all character and Swap Costume DLC), Super Street Fighter IV Arcade Edition (with all costume DLC), Super Street Fighter II Turbo HD Remix, Street Fighter III: Third Strike Online Edition. PLUS a documentary BluRay, Street Fighter II The animated movie, all episodes of the Street Fighter animated series. A Light-up Ryu statue & art book... Read All