Games Review: Street Fighter IV
PS3, Xbox 360, Capcom, £39.99
Saturday 21 February 2009
Street Fighter IV, which sold out in Japan on
the first day of release, combines the best of
previous SF titles with none of the superfluous
add-ons. Step into the shoes of Ryu and you’ll
notice that 3-D action is combined with gorgeous
backgrounds and four newfighters. But it’s the
combat that matters, and Street Fighter IV
includes the Focus System, which enables
players to power up their attacks, Super and
Ultra-Combos to wipe the floor with opponents
and new Challenge modes. An excellent
addition to the SF canon.
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