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Strum up the awkward and hammer down the idea of using an actual guitar as a Street Fighter IV controller. OpenChord.org produces an open source guitar controller meant for use in games like Rock Band and Guitar Hero, but like a silent film actor making the switch to talkies, its use for a fighting...

May 21st 2010 at 1:00am 0 Comments

The jury is still out on Street Fighter IV for iPhone, but let it be known: You probably won't pull off a Shoryuken -- the "Rising Dragon Fist" -- on your first try. Or the second. Or the third. We learned this very quickly when trying out the game at Capcom's Fight Club event during GDC. Granted,...

March 10th 2010 at 10:30am 0 Comments
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Mad Catz's Street Fighter IV Tournament FightSticks are currently priced to move at sonic boom speeds on Amazon at $99 for Xbox 360. Regularly priced at $150, there was a serious shortage of the peripheral last year, but now these baby Blankas are looking for a home. For those with a little patien...

February 4th 2010 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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click to enlarge Mad Catz has announced that it will be bringing a special limited edition of its Street Fighter IV Tournament Edition Fightsticks to the Penny Arcade Expo. And when we say limited, we mean it: Only 1,000 sticks will be made available -- 650 for Xbox and 350 for PS3 -- and the major...

August 31st 2009 at 10:30pm 0 Comments
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It must be quite an annoying wait for you PC gamers, knowing that your console brethren are already finding enjoyment in Street Fighter IV. There must be something we can do to make this interim more bearable? Oh, we know! We have just the thing; we've got the specs, thanks to Capcom. Wouldn't you...

May 15th 2009 at 5:30pm 0 Comments
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Just a quick reminder that free Street Fighter IV DLC, called the Power Up Pack, is now available on Xbox Live Marketplace. The pack comes with the new Championship Mode, which adds new tournament features and double-blind character selection. The pack also includes a new Replay Mode, which allows...

April 26th 2009 at 7:30pm 0 Comments
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If the prospect of not having to fork over extra Zenny for Street Fighter IV's upcoming Championship mode isn't enough to put the sonic in your boom, Capcom has released additional details behind the impending DLC's April 24 release.In addition to previously revealed features, Capcom notes that tou...

April 17th 2009 at 10:35am 0 Comments
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The rough-and-tumble Street Fighters enjoying their youth is likely the most adorable thing we'll see all week. Kei Acedera, an illustrator and art director at Imaginism, has just such a drawing in her portfolio on the company's website. If you click the image above, you'll be treated to the full w...

April 7th 2009 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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There are those who like fighting games. Then there are others whose passion for the genre surpasses mainstream zeal to set up shack somewhere in the middle of crazy town. From the latter comes a chart sizing up the fighters in the console flavor of Street Fighter IV, highlighting the probable outc...

March 26th 2009 at 8:30am 0 Comments
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Own a copy of Street Fighter IV? You can totally take down a Capcom representative today. Log on to the PlayStation Network today at 6PM EST (3PM PST) for your chance to play. Look for PSN ID: Snow_Infernus. This Capcom n00b won't have his arcade stick -- just his DualShock 3 -- so he's asking for...

February 27th 2009 at 4:30pm 0 Comments