Excerpt: Ultra Street Fighter IV is the new downloadable expansion made available for owners of Super Street Fighter IV Arcade Edition or purchasable as a standalone title. Street Fighter IV is nearly five years old, but the game still continues to be one of the most balanced and competitive games in the fighting tournament scene.
Summary: " Ultra Street Fighter IV " is a great extension to one of the best fighting games ever made. It's full of smart changes and interesting additions, and its extra five characters feel instantly at home amidst the rest of the brilliant cast. USFIV is Capcom showing that they know their franchise, their genre and - most importantly - their fans.
Excerpt: Street Fighter X Tekken X Street Fighter. It's only natural to feel conflicted about Ultra Street Fighter IV . On one hand, this third major update to the series that began in Japanese arcades in 2008 is by and large a value buy. For merely $15, the digital upgrade includes more than enough new characters, stages, and gameplay enhancements to justify the price.
Conclusion: Ultra Street Fighter 4 takes an already incredible, content-rich fighting game, and builds upon it in ways that fighting enthusiasts can get lost in and casual fans can enjoy. Every addition and refinement, both big and small, works. The new characters feel like they've been here all along, and the rebalancing gives old characters a fresh lease on life, making Ultra a must-have for anyone who's enjoyed any version of Street Fighter 4.
Pros: Same great fighting, Fun new characters, Smart balance changes, W-Ultra, Edition select
Excerpt: The beat-em-up genre has seen many contenders come and go but all were pretenders to the crown and never really took Street Fighters title. Will Street Fighter 4 deliver on our rose tinted memories or is it a Hadoken to the face that should be quickly forgotten? Street Fighter has that “You know where you were when….” tag to it and most usually involve the early 90′s huddled around a snes playing the £60 copy of Street Fighter 2.
Street Fighter III: 3rd Strike Online Edition (X360) - Review
19 October 2011
Excerpt: The great moment currently enjoyed by fighting games in general, and two dimensional ones in particular, has allowed Capcom to revive one of its old glories. Street Fighter III: 3rd Strike is not the most commercially successful release in the saga, but it is the most demanding in the series, and now it's returned - with online play included - as a downloadable title for the Xbox 360 and the PlayStation 3.
Excerpt: Capcom's unloved son finally gets the treatment it deserves, as Street Fighter III: Third Strike Online showcases why it's still pound-for-pound the best 2D fighting game available.
Pros: Excellent graphics, supported by numerous visual settings; crisp gameplay; challenging arcade mode; plenty of unlockable content; online netcode does a good job of hiding lag. Customization of fighting game engine via "dip switches" is ridiculously deep.