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Street Fighter III: Third Strike Online Edition
8.4 out of 10

Street Fighter III: Third Strike Online Edition

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Overall 7
7.0

Expert Review

About
20 March 2015
  • Summary: Basically, we have been hoodwinked. Everyone got all excited when Street Fighter II was announced for XBLA, but I don't think anyone anticipated that Capcom would bring us THE old school original Street Fighter II.
  • Pros: Experience the fighter that started it all, Nice looking graphics, Decent online play
  • Cons: Difficulty has been cranked up, 800 points is a lot for a 15 year old game, Why not SFII Turbo or Super SFII?, Gameplay hasn't aged well
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Overall 6
6.0

Street Fighter III: Third Strike – Online Edition (XBLA)

Video Game Generation
10 November 2011
  • Summary: Hardcore Street Fighter fans should love Street Fighter III: Third Strike - Online Edition . It’s the game they’ve been waiting for, and difficult beyond belief. Further, Capcom has added online play so gamers can play against the likeminded across the globe.
  • Pros: Online play much improved over Capcom’s annoying, blank screened, endless queue plagued, Marvel vs. Capcom 3, After a long wait and much fan demand, the game has finally arrived.
  • Cons: The end boss is cheap as hell., The characters are EXTREMELY lame, as are the soundtrack and the bonus games, and serve as a poignant reminder that the 90’s were far from the best of times., Controls are complex and difficult to execute in the heat of battle if you're not a hardcore series vetera...
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Overall 9
9.0

SFIII Online Edition Review

AtomicGamer
23 September 2011
  • Excerpt: Few decade-old games get quite the treatment and fanfare that Capcom's classic, Street Fighter III: Third Strike , is getting in its newest home console port. SFIII Online Edition is a downloadable title priced at a reasonable $15, and it includes a huge pile of features that make this a love letter...
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Street Fighter III: Third Strike Online Edition

NZGamer.com
14 September 2011
Overall 9
8.5

Street Fighter III: Third Strike Online Edition

Game Over Online
9 September 2011
  • Excerpt: When SF III: 3rd Strike Online was first announced, I was excited not just because one of the greatest 2D fighters ever was coming to the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3, but also that I’d be able to play it online again.
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Overall 8
8.0

XBLA Review - 'Street Fighter III: Third Strike - Online Edition'

WorthPlaying
8 September 2011
  • Summary: Bringing the new generation of World Warriors to new consoles, Street Fighter III: Third Strike – Online Edition takes one of the deepest, most sophisticated fighting games of all time online with an arcade perfect re-creation.
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Overall 9
9.0

Street Fighter III: Third Strike Online Edition

Total Xbox
31 August 2011
  • Excerpt: While watching capoeira master Elena kick the crap out of stretchy-limbed Necro, expert players will marvel at how arcade-perfect this re-creation of the 1997 coin-op looks. Less experienced players, however, will likely be overwhelmed by the various parries, super moves, and move cancels while the...
  • Pros: + Fantastic remake of an often-forgotten fighter., + Tons of great challenges and modes for players to master; lets you view other folks’ replays in-game and upload yours to YouTube.
  • Cons: ? Where’s our Mortal Kombat remake that’s this good?
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Overall 9
8.5

Expert Review

Game Over Online
29 August 2011
  • Excerpt: Long-time Capcom players know that SF III: 3rd Strike is the least-forgiving and hardest to learn 2D fighter the company has put out. Thankfully, the company recognized that and in this version, actually put in some great training tools to help you get used to things.
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Overall 8
8.4
Gameplay 8
8.0
Funfactor 8
8.0

Street Fighter III Third Strike Online Edition

Digital Chumps
25 August 2011
  • Conclusion: Street Fighter III Third Strike Online Edition is the best of the recently released Street Fighter games for PSN and Xbox Live. It maintains everything that made the original great, plus it adds solid online play and great depth with trials and challenges.
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Street Fighter III: Third Strike Online Edition

The Armchair Empire
25 August 2011
  • Conclusion: putting out a quickly emulated port; the company has promised that this digital release of Third Strike features the most flawless port of an Arcade game ever attempted. A rather bold claim, considering the number of dedicated (and often obsessive) fans who could easily spot the most miniscule of...
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