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We'll always have a deep respect for Mike Haggar. The guy piledrives sharks and now, apparently, fights Sentinels, evidenced in the impressive stop-motion video above. He is truly a politician for the ages....

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Glory and woe. The Ballad of Mike Haggar is a tale that must be passed down through the generations. For if we ever forget the great deeds of this heroic mayor, we will forever be a lesser people because of it. So, go forth and spread the Ballad of Mike Haggar....

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Capcom has added two more titles to its free Capcom Arcade app, which hit the App Store a while ago. First up is the classic beat-em-up Final Fight, and it's a big retro release for Capcom -- the company has even changed the app's name and icon just to celebrate. Final Fight's a great game, as ...

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The free-to-play iOS Capcom Arcade app continues to improve in value. A new update adds two games to the virtual selection of classics: Final Fight and 1943. The app has also been given an attendant title change: "Capcom Arcade" is now "Final Fight@Capcom Arcade." In addition, the controls for th...

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When he's not busy being the mayor of Metro City, Mike Haggar is appearing on Capcom employees' computer monitors during Halloween parties. Spotted above, Haggar is seen in what appears to be the Servbot stage of Marvel vs. Capcom 3 behind a costumed Capcom employee. Shoryuken also speculates his e...

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Capcom has sent over a response to the revelation of Final Fight: Double Impact's DRM, which requires that a user be signed into PSN to play it, even in single-player. The publisher apologized to fans -- not for the restriction, but for not making the fact that there was a restriction clearer. "T...

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Capcom appears to have responded to concerns about Final Fight: Double Impact's requirement that a user be signed in to PSN to play the game. IGN forum user "Nacthenud" has posted an alleged response he received from a Capcom admin about the issue. "Yes, there is DRM," the admin confirmed. "This ...

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Final Fight: Double Impact may be a collection of retro games, but some owners of the PS3 version have discovered that it is, at heart, a little too modern. The game will not run unless the user is signed into an online PSN account. If you try to load up Double Impact while not signed in, you'll jus...

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Every second you spend reading this or watching the latest XBLA in Brief is a second you aren't playing Final Fight: Double Impact. For ten measly dollars, you get two of Capcom's best classic arcade games, Final Fight and Magic Sword, spiced with a bunch of slick visual filters, remixed soundtrack...

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Microsoft has unfurled some of its plans for Xbox Live downloadable content for April, including new additions to Games on Demand and Deals of the Week, as well as the April 14th release of Final Fight: Double Impact. On top of that, look for a half-priced The Maw on the week of April 12 and two...

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We've been waiting patiently for Capcom to release Final Fight yet again, this time in the form of the PSN/XBLA Final Fight: Double Impact set (which also includes Magic Sword). Capcom just let us know that the magical combination of classic brawling and online play will be available on Xbox Live Ap...

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There are plenty of things to love about Final Fight. There's the ridiculously diesel, shark pile-driving wrestler-turned-mayor the story is centered around, Mike Haggar, and the fact that citizens in Metro City like to store whole turkey dinners inside of dirty oil drums. And, after 20-plus years,...

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Only one Virtual Console game this week: Final Fight 3. It's more of the same in the third installment of Capcom's classic beat-em-up, which adds custom super moves for each fighter. Check it out in the latest episode of VC in Brief above! Final Fight 3 (SNES, 1-2 players, 800 Wii Points) E...

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Click to vote Haggar ... and enter the galleryCapcom has revealed even more Final Fight fanservice in Super Street Fighter IV, in the form of a new Metro City stage. Yes, that's Street Fighter III's Hugo in the background. Yes, that's a giant statue of Mayor Mike Haggar holding the city's name alo...

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Click to "super" sizeCody isn't the brightest of the Street Fighter bunch, is it? The Final Fight star made his first appearance in the series in Street Fighter Alpha 3, having just escaped from prison. Apparently, he hasn't figured out how to remove his manacles (nor has he changed out of his in...

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Capcom has announced that the Final Fight / Magic Sword combo pack known as Final Fight: Double Impact will hit Xbox Live Arcade and the PlayStation Network in April 2010. In addition to the previously announced graphical filters, viewing modes and drop-in / drop-out co-op, Capcom has also revealed...

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