Conclusion: Strange question marks over weirdly simple missing features like the gallery or the need for more training options aren’t enough to mar this experience. In the end, it’s properly, wonderfully creative and brilliant – and proves that even the most disparate of series can be bedfellows if executed...
Excerpt: God it's daunting, isn't it? That first time you dip into a new fighting game's training modes and it hits you like a wave – you've got to learn. It all. Again. Those hours spent glaring at bright lights of the pristine training room memorising links and chains, the mental exhaustion of perfecting...
Street Fighter X Tekken is fun for a wide range of players while still offering the complexity serious fighting fans have come to expect.
11 May 2012
Summary: Capcom loves crossovers. Its world warriors have faced down the X-Men, the Avengers, the King of Fighters, and many others. With Street Fighter X Tekken, the stylish cast of Tekken fighters is next in line to go blow for blow with Ryu and company.
Pros: Smooth and stylish visuals, Deep fighting system, Numerous optional combat assists, Replay support and online training mode, Well-designed introductory mode.
Cons: Online connectivity is inconsistent, Some graphical issues
Summary: At the end of the day, Street Fighter X Tekken is still a great fighting game. It has its issues, namely the online multiplayer component and the underwhelming menus, but there's still good fun to be had.
Pros: Core fighting gameplay is top-tier, Visually pleasing art style and flashy super moves, Solid PlayStation 3 exclusive content
Cons: Online multiplayer component can be a mess, A little too many mechanics layered over each other, Too much time spent going back and forth through menus
Conclusion: Both of us enjoyed our time with SFxT . It does a lot of things right and is a blast to play competitively and casually. Unfortunately, Capcom's choices with DLC may have damned the game to a shorter time in the spotlight.
Summary: Street Fighter X Tekken is an excellent fighting game that has some really creative and fun additions to the gameplay, but will give many players fighting game fatigue. On one hand the Gem system and Pandora Mode are creative, but on the other hand the basic fighting mechanics are extremely similar...