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Japanese SF3-like fighting game Yatagarasu available for PC on Rice Digital - in-game commentating by Tokido, Kokujin and KSK

Posted by Steven 'Dreamking23' Chavez • April 7, 2013 at 7:09 p.m. PDT • Comments: 73
Yatagarasu, an indie fighting game with heavy influences coming from Street Fighter 3 Third Strike, is now available on PC internationally over at Rice Digital for £7.99. This indie game was made by King of Fighters artist, Kotani Tomoyuki, coder Shiza and SF3 3S veteran Umezono, who took care of balancing.

This fighter has a 6 button control scheme, features a parry system, supers, throws, move cancels and more. Additionally, MCZ|Tokido, Kokujin and KSK provide in-game commentary and react to your play style.

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One of fighting scene in Japan’s best kept secrets, Yatagarasu is a 2D fighter of remarkable quality. Taking in a range of influences from Street Fighter III: Third Strike to King of Fighters, Yatagarasu is a fighting game aficionado’s delight, boasting excellent mechanics and superbly balanced gameplay.

This should come as no surprise given that it’s the work of one of Japan’s best fighting game players, Umezono and ex-SNK and King of Fighters artist Kotani Tomoyuki. If you consider yourself a fan of fighting games, this should not be missed.
After the jump you can check out the trailer and a combo video for Yatagarasu.
Via DarkZero, Guardian, Adakiadakino and TheZenUnited. Tips by Blaken7, Avallon, Caith_Sith and a few anonymous readers.
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