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PS3, Xbox 360 Super Street Fighter 4 image comparison

The German site VideoGamesZone.de posted an image comparison of PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 versions of Super Street Fighter 4.

The PS3 images are on top, 360 on the bottom.


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As was shown in the past with Street Fighter 4, the two different platforms are nearly identical even when it comes to timing differences.

Nagoya Street Battle 13 Daigo Umehara videos

A set of videos from Nagoya Street Battle 13 have been posted. The clips below feature Daigo Umehara (Ryu) against some of the top players in Japan.

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Cody's Super Street Fighter 4 Trial Challenges

Banksters pointed out this video from 0xkeNzo which shows some of Cody's Challenge Trials in Super Street Fighter 4.

Weekend community events, April 16 - 18

Weekend community events, April  16 - 18 People in Europe can get some early hands on time with Super Street Fighter 4 at a couple of pre-release launch events taking place this weekend.

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• Glasgow, Lanarkshire, United Kingdom: Pure Belter Super Street Fighter 4 preview event, April 17. There will be a live stream of the event.

• Breda, The Netherlands: NiSuTe Super Street Fighter 4 Launchparty, April 18.

• Manchester, Lancashire, United Kingdom: SSF4 Awakening Tournament, April 17.

• New York, New York: Chris Hu Fundraiser SFIV Tournament, April 16.

• Ewing, New Jersey: SuDaKaRe 2010, April 17.

• Belfast, Ireland: Dragons Slayers Ranbat 3.7, April 17.

• Boynton Beach, Florida: Back to Basics 15, April 17.

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Vanilla Street Fighter 4 combo video from Koruchado

Down_with_school noticed this Street Fighter 4 video which features a number of ridiculous combos and set ups.

Super Street Fighter 4 Sagat combos

A new video showing some of Sagat's combos in Super Street Fighter 4 has been uploaded.
Thanks to Krystram for pointing out the clip.

In depth French review of the new Mad Catz TE:S stick

Sanvy sent word that Ken Bogard did an excellent video review of the new Mad Catz Tournament Edition S FightSticks, but unfortunately, it's in French.
For those of you who don't speak this language, you can kind of skim through the videos and see the various comparisons he makes on the new and old TE FightSticks, but also Sanvy provided this translation of what's going on.

Video 1 transcription: He notes that the sticks are the same height, however width wise they are not. The white protrusions are not on the TE:S version of the stick, which makes for a smaller stick which is more, "back pack friendly."

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Cammy will be added to iPhone Street Fighter 4 for free

Pocketgamer reported that Cammy will be added as a new character to the iPhone version of Street Fighter 4. Here's a video of her in action.
They article states that Cammy is being added free of charge to celebrate the praise and good sales the title has received thus far.

There isn't a firm date for her release, but the word on the street is 'soon'.

It's pretty cool of Capcom to throw in an extra character free of charge, and maybe they'll do something similar in the future if they end up adding more people to Super Street Fighter 4's roster.

Thanks to Yasir for pointing out this story.

Marvel.com editor teasing Marvel vs. Capcom 3?

Marvel.com editor teasing Marvel vs. Capcom 3? In a Twitter update, Marvel.com editor, Ryan Penagos, stated that he's, "In Hawaii giving [the] media a look at something super seeeeekrit. All will be revealed next week."

Now, this is extra suspicious because Capcom staff members are currently in Hawaii hosting their annual Captivate press event.

Also, there's a one week press embargo on the things revealed at Captivate, which coincides nicely with timeline stated in Penagos' Twitter update.

While this isn't direct confirmation that Marvel vs. Capcom 3 is in the works, there's little other reason that the Marvel.com editor would be in Hawaii at this exact time and teasing something super secret.

So, expect to have many more details as early as next week.

Haggar out but Hugo possible if Super Street Fighter 4 gets DLC fighters

Haggar out but Hugo possible if Super Street Fighter 4 gets DLC fighters In an interview with VideoGamer.com, Yoshinori Ono once again stated he feels like Super Street Fighter 4 would be worth the full price for the game. This piece goes on to say that a few different ways, but towards the end he offers a hint at who could be added as future DLC.

Despite the decision to release Super as a disc-based game, Ono said that "it's completely possible" for new characters to be made available as DLC in the future. As for what characters may be up for inclusion, Ono refused to offer any details. He did, however, reveal that Final Fight's Haggar is not top of the list.

"Technically, it's completely possible," he said. "If I hear many voices of people saying, 'come on, update the game in 2011, add a character or two', I could. But in that case I wouldn't put Haggar in, it would be Hugo!"

It's worth noting that Ono pushed for Rolento and R. Mika in Super Street Fighter 4, but those characters didn't make the final cut.

Also Ono is interviewed again on GamesRadar. He doesn't really offer anything new here, he simply states what the development team will or won't add to the arcade release of Super Street Fighter 4 is up in the air.

Thanks to Mustain and Clovr4Lyf for pointing out these stories.

Amazon offering deals on Street Fighter stuff

Amazon offering deals on Street Fighter stuff Amazon.com is offering a few deals worth looking at right now for Street Fighter fans. If you pre-order Super Street Fighter 4 on the PlayStation 3 or Xbox 360 you'll get a $10 off code for future video games. Also, with your pre-order you'll get the Super Classic Costume Pack, which has the new costumes for Guile, Blanka, Dhalsim, Gen and Fei Long.

Saraphan pointed out that Amazon is offering release date delivery of the title. He's personally used the service multiple times and gotten his order by mid-afternoon, saving the effort of going to pick up the game when you're trying to juggle other things.

Also, the Mad Catz line of Tournament Edition FightSticks has been marked down on the site. The original TE FightStick designs are selling for $99, with free shipping. The new Tournament Edition S FightSticks are around $20 off the regular price. Here's the run down.

Original Design Tournament Edition FightSticks
PlayStation 3 - $99 | Xbox 360 - $99

Black Tournament Edition S FightSticks
PlayStation 3 - $131.99 | Xbox 360 - $134.61

White Tournament Edition S FightSticks
PlayStation 3 - $128.99 | Xbox 360 - $128.99

Round 2 Tournament Edition FightSticks
PlayStation 3 - $129.99 | Xbox 360 $129.99

A big thanks goes to Xaznharryx for pointing this out.

RawGamePlay interviews Seth Killian about Super Street Fighter 4

RawGamePlay.com caught up with Seth Killian at PAX East to chat about Super Street Fighter 4. This is nearly a 10 minute interview and it does recap some things you've heard before, but Seth also chats for a bit about character balance and other topics.
Thanks to Mete and Dragonfave723 for pointing out the video.

Ono: Motion sensing Street Fighter game possible

Ono: Motion sensing Street Fighter game possible In an interview with VideoGamer.com, Street Fighter 4 series producer, Yoshinori Ono, stated that a motion sensing Street Fighter game would be possible in the future.

This article is actually a fairly interesting read, as Yoshinori also talks briefly about the future of the franchise. Here's a healthy grab from the page.

"I've been interested in motion-sensing for a while, ever since Wii was launched," Ono told VideoGamer.com at a recent preview event in London.

"But I don't think it fits the way Street Fighter is played at the moment. It does broaden the appeal to casual users simply because of the instinctive controls, but it just doesn't quite fit an intricately balanced game such as Street Fighter.

"Now, there is a possibility of doing something called Street Fighter Fit, or Street Fighter Exercise, that is more suited for motion-sensing games, but that would obviously be a slightly different-themed game."

Hardcore fans will, of course, turn their noses up at the suggestion of casual-focused Street Fighter games, but Ono insists such talk is only part of a wider effort to lower the barrier to entry many face when getting to grips with the Street Fighter series.

Updated: Super Street Fighter 4 team discusses new Street Fighter 4 fighters & bosses

Updated: Super Street Fighter 4 team discusses new Street Fighter 4 fighters & bosses The latest Japanese Super Street Fighter 4 development blog has been posted, and in this week's entry the team covers balance changes for Rufus, El Fuerte, C. Viper, Abel, Akuma, Seth and Gouken.

Azrael has translated the entire post.

Hello everyone! This is Tsukamoto.

We'd like to keep things rolling from last week in talking about the character adjustments. This week, together with the battle planners we'll be covering the SFIV newcomers C.Viper, Rufus, El Fuerte, Abel, Seth, and also Akuma and Gouken as well.

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Chris Hu loses home in fire, donations set up

East Coast Street Fighter player, Chris Hu and his family have lost their home in a fire. ABC news did this video report, interviewing Hu around 2 minutes 10 seconds.

The community has already rallied around Hu by setting up a donation fund on Shoryuken.com. Mark Man from MadCatz will also be raffling off a Mad Catz Tournament Edition S FightStick to people who donate.

Hu is well known for his Street Fighter play on the East Coast, finishing near the top in many of the BattleField Arcadia Tournaments, but he also regularly steps behind the mic to offer commentary on Frame-Advantage.com live streams.

Any help you can offer, even if it's just kind words in the comments, will be appreciated.

Sven details Super Street Fighter 4's replay system

Sven details Super Street Fighter 4's replay system Christian Svensson stopped by the Unity Boards to give a few more details on how Super Street Fighter 4's replay system works. Here's the low down.

The new replay system in SSF4 is awesome, but would it be possible to upload those replays to a website instead of just watching them on a console machine? Could this feature be added as a future DLC update?

Christian Svensson: The way it currently works is a bit of a different animal that what you're proposing. The SSFIV replay works by "playing back controller inputs" in-engine. As a result, the playback data is rather small (usually a few [Kilobytes]) so sharing that data with another client, that is capable of conducting the play-back in engine isn't too taxing. To output a movie file that could be uploaded to a website, you'd need something that could render out the movie in real time (fraps-like) and then upload the file.

That could be done a couple of ways, either on the client (which means people's machines get stuck doing those tasks for a while, likely unable to do anything else) or a server side renderer (upload the inputs, have a server render out and capture, then upload to a web destination).

Trust me, we've given this a lot of thought and unfortunately it falls outside the scope of what's currently planned. As far as future DLC, we'll speak to Ono about it and get his thoughts.

New Ken tricks in Super Street Fighter 4, another look at alt. costumes

Maximilian Masters posted a video showing how Ken can land his new Ultra 2 off of a far standing Light Punch in Super Street Fighter 4 and how he can combo into his sweep attack as well.
Also, he posted another clip of Guy fighting against Ryu so you can see a little bit of what this new character is capable of. Both of these videos show the fighters in their new alternative costumes.

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