Excerpt: Sure, sure, it's a couple of months old, but what the hell -- you'll like our review better because it has the benefit of time and space. Eric doesn't just want to review Virtua Fighter 4, but also to situate it in the broader scheme of fighting games. Also, it took him two months to get anywhere in the game because it's so damn hard. But that's something other reviewers will hide. Not us. Click here.
Pros: ups: Really complex; hours and hours and hours of potential gameplay; beautiful.
Cons: downs: Difficulty level and learning curve may throw off some gamers -- rent first.
Excerpt: The venerable Virtua Fighter series was born ten years ago, with an arcade game that can now be found in the Smithsonian under the heading, "First 3D Video Game". Sega's fighter now appears for the first time on a non-Sega console with the release of Virtua Fighter 4, for the Sony PlayStation 2.