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Virgin Gaming adds Super Street Fighter 4 to real cash competition slate posted by Joystiq Feb 22 2014 02:00 GMT
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Virgin Gaming members can now earn actual money in Super Street Fighter 4 matches, thanks to a new agreement between Virgin and Street Fighter developer Capcom.

"Unlike before, when money would go straight into the arcade machine, Virgin's platform puts the money in the winning player's hands! Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 players can participate in one-on-one matches with another player, or join a league of up to 32 other SSFIV players and compete for cash," stated Virgin's announcement.

Currently, those cash competitions are restricted to the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 incarnations of Super Street Fighter 4, and there is no word on when or if the PC version of the game will be added to the Virgin Gaming roster. Full details on how to join Virgin Gaming and take part in the service's pay-to-play tournaments and one-off matches can be found on the Virgin Gaming website. [Image: Capcom]
How Street Fighter's Ryu Changed Over The Years posted by Kotaku Dec 23 2013 14:20 GMT
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26 years of Street Fighter means a lot of change in graphics and art direction, and what a better way to show this than a huge gallery of the series' main character, Ryu.Read more...
PSA: Five-game Capcom Essentials bundle now available posted by Joystiq Oct 10 2013 23:00 GMT
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Capcom's five-in-one "Essentials" bundle is now available at retailers, such as Amazon and Best Buy. The package includes five games for $60: Resident Evil 6, Super Street Fighter 4, Devil May Cry 4, Dead Rising 2 and a download code for Mega Man 10.

First announced in late July, both the PS3 and Xbox 360 versions of the bundle come with a Capcom-branded drawstring bag, which is a good place to stash the achievements and trophies you print out after earning them in each game. We're not the only ones that do that, right?
Capcom Essentials bundle confirmed for PS3 and Xbox 360 posted by Joystiq Aug 15 2013 03:45 GMT
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Capcom is packaging five PS3 games together in a special collection, and has announced said Capcom Essentials bundle will come to Xbox 360 as well. The bundle includes Resident Evil 6, Super Street Fighter 4, Devil May Cry 4, Dead Rising 2 and Mega Man 10, all for $60.

The Capcom Essentials pack also comes in a branded bag, just in case you run out of room in your fanny pack as you leave the store. Capcom Essentials will launch on October 8, and pre-orders are available now at some retailers.
Mega Man 10, Resident Evil 6 star in Capcom Essentials PS3 retail bundle posted by Joystiq Jul 31 2013 01:30 GMT
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Capcom has confirmed with Joystiq that it plans to launch a "Capcom Essentials" bundle later this year that collects five of the publisher's PlayStation 3 releases in one retail package.

Capcom Essentials includes the retail versions of Devil May Cry 4, Dead Rising 2, Super Street Fighter IV, and Resident Evil 6, along with Mega Man 10, which originally launched as a digital exclusive. EB Games Canada lists the package at $59.99, with a ship date of October 8.

A representative from Capcom noted that further details, along with the bundle's cover art, will be available soon.
Ultra Street Fighter 4 announced, enters ring in early 2014 posted by Joystiq Jul 15 2013 05:40 GMT
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Capcom unveiled the latest evolution of Street Fighter 4 at yesterday's EVO 2013 event, confirming previously reported details. Ultra Street Fighter 4 introduces five new characters - the returning quartet of Elena, Rolento, Hugo, and Poison, and a mystery fifth - as well as new modes, stages, features, and lots of feedback-guided gameplay tweaks.

Ultra Street Fighter 4 will be available early next year on Xbox 360 and PS3 as a DLC update for either Super Street Fighter 4 or SSF4: Arcade Edition, and as a standalone retail game. The DLC dragon-punches in at $15, while the full game spins birds at $40.
now featuring donte from DmC and eviler ryu
Ultra Street Figher 4 - Reveal Trailer posted by IGN Jul 15 2013 06:59 GMT
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Capcom has announced their newest entry into the Street Fighter 4 series. Ultra Street Fighter 4. See the new characters and adjustments within.
Ultra Street Fighter 4 Revealed at Evo 2013 posted by IGN Jul 15 2013 04:54 GMT
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See the trailer for Ultra Street Fighter 4. The latest addition in the Street Fighter 4 series.
New version of Street Fighter 4 to be revealed at EVO 2013 posted by Joystiq Jul 13 2013 21:37 GMT
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A new version of Street Fighter 4 will be revealed prior to tomorrow night's Super Street Fighter 4: Arcade Edition finals at EVO 2013, Capcom announced during its panel at the event.

The new version of the game, which will be distributed digitally as DLC as with Super Street Fighter 4's Arcade Edition update, will include five new characters, six new stages and various balance changes. Elena, Rolento, Hugo and Poison will be added to the game's character roster, in addition to a fifth mystery character.

The DLC pack will reportedly cost $15 when it launches on the Xbox 360, PS3 and PC; a release date will be disclosed in early 2014.
IGN News: Capcom's Street Fighter Coming Exclusively to IPL 2013 posted by IGN Nov 30 2012 09:05 GMT
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IGN Pro League becomes the official eSports home of Capcom's fighting games including Super Street Fighter 4: Arcade Edition and Street Fighter x Tekken.
Super Street Fighter IV: Arcade Edition - EVO 2012 Grand Finals posted by IGN Jul 09 2012 16:26 GMT
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EVO 2012 wraps up with an exciting match between GamerBee's Adon going up agains Infiltration's Akuma. Who will take home the last game of EVO 2012?
Capcom invites you to pop a bottle, not a cap, with new bar in Japan posted by Joystiq Dec 23 2011 21:15 GMT
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We've all been there -- you just owned C. Viper with Ryu and you think to yourself, "Dang. I could really pick up some drunk chicks with these awesome moves." Capcom just answered that thought with, "Wanna bet?"

Capcom has partnered with Pasela, a karaoke-bar chain based in Japan, to open a Capcom-themed entertainment bar in Shinjuku, Tokyo, called Cap Bar. Cap Bar is scheduled to open in January on the first floor of Shinjuku's Pasela Resort and will have game-demo kiosks, merch, and Capcom-themed food and drink menus, as well as serving as the filming location for Capcom's webshow, Hagi Toko.

Personally, we can't wait to sip on a "Chun-Li Chugger" and watch the carnage unfold.
Watch Daigo Get Perfected in Super Street Fighter IV posted by Kotaku Oct 03 2011 20:00 GMT
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#streetfighter Could you obliterate legendary competitive Street Fighter player Daigo "The Beast" Umehara? Could you perfect him in Super Street Fighter IV, keeping him from laying a finger on you? More »
Should We Just Wait for the Game of the Year Edition? posted by Kotaku Aug 08 2011 15:20 GMT
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#speakuponkotaku In today's award-winning edition of Speak Up on Kotaku, cold-hearted commenter Monsieur.Froid wonders if other gamers are beginning to catch on to this whole Game of the Year trend. More »
2012 Will Get a New Super Street Fighter IV Version posted by Kotaku Aug 01 2011 12:30 GMT
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#streetfighter Street Fighter IV was released in 2010. This year, in 2011, Super Street Fighter Arcade Edition was release. What about next year? More »
A PS3 Controller. Busted in Half. posted by Kotaku Jul 27 2011 12:30 GMT
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#lookatthis I've never seen a PS3 controller broken in two parts. Then again, I've never destroyed mine in a fit of Super Street Fighter 4 rage after losing, like this Japanese gamer did. More »
DRM Means Super Street Fighter IV: Arcade Edition Will Have 'Limited Offline' Functionality posted by Kotaku May 27 2011 03:00 GMT
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#buyerbewaresituation Super Street Fighter IV: Arcade Edition will use Games For Windows Live to administer the game's DRM, says Capcom's Christian Svensson, and while the game will not require an always-on Internet connection to be played, it'll have a "limited offline" mode for those with no uplink. More »
Capcom posts Street Fighter 4 Arcade Edition FAQ posted by Joystiq May 17 2011 00:52 GMT
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With the release of the Super Street Fighter 4 "Arcade Edition" DLC upgrade less than a month away -- the retail version will follow on June 28 -- there are some burning questions that must be answered. Capcom has heard the call and clarified several details in a new FAQ.

First and foremost, the full Arcade Edition update will comprise several downloads. Beginning on June 7, an an automatic update will be released to prepare your console or PC for the new content. Then, players choose between purchasing the Arcade add-on or installing the free "Update Kit." The Update Kit will allow vanilla SSF4 players to participate in matchmaking with Arcade Edition owners and will also allow them to spectate Arcade Edition matches. However, those using the Update Kit will not be able to play as or against any of the new characters, and all matches played will default to the original SSF4 character balance.

Additionally, Arcade Edition purchasers will have the option to play with the original character balance, though doing so will disable the new fighters. Head over to Capcom-Unity for more answers.
Capcom profits soar with help from record AAA game sales posted by Joystiq May 06 2011 16:30 GMT
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Good ol' video games came through for Capcom over the twelve months ending March 31, 2011. The company reported "a history-making milestone" of five million-seller titles in the period, with Monster Hunter Freedom 3 (4.6 million units shipped) leading the pack. Additionally, Dead Rising 2 (2.2M units), Marvel vs. Capcom 3 (2M units), Super Street Fighter IV (1.6M units) and Lost Planet 2 (1.5M units) racked up high shipment numbers, and each surpassed the million-mark in pure sales.

In all, net sales in Capcom's "Consumer Online Games" division increased 60.8 percent over the previous fiscal year to ¥70.3 billion (about $873 million). But the sales success of so-called "major titles" wasn't the only contributing factor in Capcom's record bottom line for a fiscal year, which showed a net income increase of 257.6 percent over the previous year to ¥7.75 billion -- roughly $96.3 million in profit!

Despite reported losses of ¥1.45 billion due to restructuring and another ¥105 million filed under "disaster" -- the Great East Japan Earthquake knocked out ten of Capcom's arcades -- all of the company's business units recorded operating income gains for the year. Notably, the "Mobile Contents" division enjoyed some highlights, with downloads of The Smurfs' Village Facebook game exceeding expectations "by far" and the Japan-only iPhone version of Ghost Trick faring "well."

Capcom tempered its jubilation, however, noting that the forecast for the current fiscal year (ending March 31, 2012) calls for "lower sales and earnings." The company anticipates "immeasurable economic losses" in Japan due to the earthquake and its aftermath, as well as a "downturn in consumer confidence" in the game industry at large -- not to mention Capcom's weaker offering of AAA titles this year. Dead Rising 2 ... again?

"We will focus more than ever before on our global operations as the environment surrounding the industry rapidly changes," Capcom said, observing that "the rise of social games [is] fueling the growth of new competitors in the industry."
The Brand Still Burns: New Soul Calibur Probably Getting Announced Next Month posted by Giant Bomb Apr 28 2011 19:55 GMT
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In the wake of the recent resurgence of fighting games as a thing people outside of the EVO scene are actually excited about, many have wondered aloud when Soul Calibur would get to join in all the fighting game fun and frolicking that Street Fighter, Marvel vs. Capcom and Mortal Kombat are currently hogging all to themselves, like giant fun and frolic hogs. Evidently, the answer is soon.

Odashima, Daishi - "Portrait of the Artist, with  Spreadsheet and Plastic Sword" - circa 2010 Though we've known for a while that a new Soul Calibur game of some fashion was currently being assembled at Namco Bandai Games, thanks in no small part to frequent and deeply excited tweets from project leader Daishi Odashima, one of which put an especially firm stamp on the notion, reading "SC is back!". 
However, the question of when we might learn anything about the title remained unanswered... until this week! Odashima recently stated rather flatly via Twitter that hopefully, he'd be able to start talking about the details project in earnest in mid-May.

That time frame would seem to be backed up by this Namco Bandai teaser site, which is currently counting down to May 11th for "The Beginning of a New Chapter" of something. After repeatedly checking my math, i can confirm that May 11th is, in fact, in mid-May, so this all seems to add up. Also, there is a giant sword on the teaser site. So there's that.

Go ahead and set your smart phone alerts for May 11th in rapt anticipation of a new Soul Calibur game announcement, and then we can all be super disappointed together when that countdown ends up revealing another Digimon game.
No PSN Also Means No Street Fighter Costume Pack posted by Kotaku Apr 26 2011 12:30 GMT
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The PlayStation Network's outage impacts more than PSN games and online play, it also holds up DLC. Capcom was planning to release a Super Street Fighter IV "Ultra Complete" costume pack today, but that's not happening, obviously! The pack is delayed. [via Capcom] More »
What's It Like Fighting The Best Street Fighter Player? posted by Kotaku Apr 21 2011 09:20 GMT
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#ko It sucks. Well, unless you're really, really, really effing good. And even then... More »
Yun & Yang Are Heading Home
posted by Giant Bomb Apr 12 2011 15:24 GMT
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The twins are coming to the home version of SSFIV: Arcade Edition.
Super Street Fighter 4 Arcade Edition confirmed June 7 as DLC; retail product June 28 NA, June 24 Europe posted by Joystiq Apr 12 2011 14:09 GMT
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Although Capcom "has not made any announcements" regarding Super Street Fighter IV Arcade Edition for consoles, others seem to be doing the talking for the publisher. A leaked trailer suggested that Arcade Edition would be available as downloadable content -- now mega-retailer Amazon lists a $40 disc as well. It shows a June 28 release date for North America.

A couple weeks back the British Board of Film Classification gave the title a June 24 release date for Europe. We expect Capcom to officially announce the title shortly.

Update: Capcom has confirmed the Arcade Edition will be available June 7 as DLC on Xbox 360, PS3 and Windows PC for Super Street Fighter IV owners at $14.99 (1200 MSP). The retail version will be available on Xbox 360 and PS3 on June 24 and 28 in Europe and North America, respectively. The PC version will hit the streets in July.
SSFIV: Arcade Edition's Got Oni & Evil Ryu
posted by Giant Bomb Apr 12 2011 15:02 GMT
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More raging demons are coming to Super Street Fighter IV.
Super Street Fighter 4 Arcade Edition listed by Amazon for June 28 posted by Joystiq Apr 12 2011 14:09 GMT
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Although Capcom "has not made any announcements" regarding Super Street Fighter IV Arcade Edition for consoles, others seem to be doing the talking for the publisher. A leaked trailer suggested that Arcade Edition would be available as downloadable content -- now mega-retailer Amazon lists a $40 disc as well. It shows a June 28 release date for North America.

A couple weeks back the British Board of Film Classification gave the title a June 24 release date for Europe. We expect Capcom to officially announce the title shortly.
Oni officially debuts on Super Street Fighter IV Arcade Edition site posted by Joystiq Apr 08 2011 19:00 GMT
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After giving us a look at Evil Ryu for Super Street Fighter IV Arcade Edition, Capcom Japan has pulled back the curtain on the final hidden fighter: Oni. We've got screens and videos showing off his moves -- the perfect way to study up before the DLC eventually drops!
Four New Fighters Enter The Ring In Super Street Fighter IV Arcade Edition DLC posted by Kotaku Apr 07 2011 18:30 GMT
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#leakage The console version of Super Street Fighter IV catches up with its arcade counterpart with the Arcade Edition downloadable content, delivering four new challengers to Capcom's fight fest and a whole lot more. More »
Trailer confirms Super Street Fighter IV Arcade Edition DLC posted by Joystiq Apr 07 2011 16:44 GMT
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The site ConsoleTECH has posted a trailer (presumably leaked from Capcom's Captivate event) for something that we probably all knew was coming anyway: Super Street Fighter IV Arcade Edition DLC for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 versions of SSFIV.

According to the trailer, the new DLC adds not only the arcade-only Yun, Yang, Evil Ryu and Oni characters, but the changes in character balance made for the Japanese arcade release -- which contradicts a previous statement made by producer Yoshinori Ono.