Reviews and Problems with Street Fighter: Anniversary Collection
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27 August 2005
Excerpt: It’s hard to believe that Street Fighter has almost reached ‘retro’ status. It seems like yesterday that I was battling fellow arcade goers in possibly the most important fighting series ever created. This was the 90’s, this was the Street Fighter age of gaming. Nowadays, gamers are used to a much more violent substance in a fighter, but those looking for a super violent fighter with death moves and the like need not apply ‘ this is pure technical one-on-one fighting at...
Excerpt: Street Fighter Anniversary Collection for the Xbox is arguably one of the most complete Street Fighter packages released yet. Although it doesn’t really offer anything new – by compiling two existing games (that are in turn based on even older games), the two titles selected are arguably the finest moments in the series. The first inclusion is Hyper Street Fighter 2, as recently released on the PS2 as part of Capcom’s anniversary celebrations.
Excerpt: Fifteen years ago Capcom embarked on a journey to create a fighter which would define a generation. The title was called Street Fighter and had one man wearing white pyjamas and his friend, wearing red. Throw into the mix a bald man with an eye patch; you've got grounds to label it as creative genius. Although the game was not as well received as Capcom would have hoped, they knew they were on to something special.
Conclusion: Une compilation qui a le goût d'une oeuvre indispensable mais dont ressort beaucoup trop l'aspect mercantile. Les simili-bonus de cette édition anniversaire sont censurés ou sans intérêt et on aurait aimé quelque chose de plus imposant pour une telle série. Je n'en oublie pas pour autant à quel point Third Strike et Street Fighter II sont mythiques mais n'en déplaise à certains, Capcom s'est une fois encore contenté du strict minimum, cela se ressentant également au...