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11:00 AM on 04.16.2014

Character updates for Ultra Street Fighter 4 revealed

As we got closer to the release of Ultra Street Fighter 4, we've finally got a good idea of what changes will be going on with the returning characters. In a recent post Shoryuken, a comprehensive breakdown of the changes fro...

Pedro Cortes


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Review: Strider photo
Review: Strider
by Elliot Gay

I have a confession to make.

I really love the original NES Strider. Yes, it's glitchy, unpolished, and generally a confusing oddity. I understand all of that. But for every strange design decision that didn't work, there are flashes of greatness. The almost-Metroid style sense of adventure, the power-ups, the nonsensical story; I find the original Strider to be a fascinating experiment and product of its time.

One can imagine then that the announcement of a new exploration-focused Strider game got me more than a bit excited. I had zero confidence in Double Helix Games to create a good follow-up to the long dormant series, but the participation of Capcom's Osaka Studio kept me hopeful.

While Strider 2014 isn't quite the legendary game that some of its predecessors were, I think Double Helix is off to a good start.

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6:30 PM on 03.21.2014

Attack on Titan invades Monster Hunter Frontier G

Those titan hunters sure get around, don't they? It's pretty impressive actually, considering their species is essentially trapped in one place. This time they've managed to dodge harms way outside the city walls long enough ...

Chris Walden

11:00 AM on 03.17.2014

Final Ultra Street Fighter 4 character revealed

After months of anticipation, Capcom revealed the fifth and final character in the upcoming Ultra Street Fighter 4. Her name is Decapre and she's one of M. Bison's Dolls. For those not familiar with Street Fighter lore, M. B...

Pedro Cortes

6:00 PM on 03.15.2014

Behold the glory of the next Street Fighter live-action project

Yeah that's right, I used the word "glory" unironically when referring to a new live-action Street Fighter production. A live-action. Street Fighter.  But hey, hear me out, because Street Fighter: Assassin's Fist&n...

Josh Tolentino

9:00 AM on 03.03.2014

Ultra Street Fighter 4 to allow version select for characters

Fighting game aficionados have been chomping at the bit for more Ultra Street Fighter 4 news. Well, guess what? We got something just for you. Coming out of this year's SoCal Regionals is the announcement that you'll be able...

Pedro Cortes

11:45 PM on 02.22.2014

Come on and get down with Capcom's new Deep Down trailer

Surprisingly for a game that's had four trailers so far and is due out on the PS4 sometime this year, we still don't know a lot about Capcom's Deep Down. We know it's some kind of action game apparently in the vein of From S...

Josh Tolentino

3:26 AM on 01.26.2014

New trailer announces Monster Hunter 4G for the 3DS

At yesterday's big Monster Hunter event in Japan, Capcom unveiled the first teaser trailer for Monster Hunter 4G, the upgraded version of last year's game. The game is set for release this fall on the Nintendo 3DS, with save...

Elliot Gay

9:00 AM on 01.21.2014

Get ready to party in this 10 min Sengoku Basara 4 video

Capcom's Sengoku Basara franchise (anime included) is awesome, and if you have an opinion that differs from this then I presume that you have no soul. Ok, maybe that's something of an exaggeration, but my point stands that t...

Elliot Gay

11:00 PM on 01.18.2014

Mega Man board game kickstarter enters its final hours

By now you've probably heard of this kickstarter for a Mega Man board game. It's been all over the net, and covered on practically every major gaming site out there. Well, it's down to the final hours, and the project has man...

Tim Sheehy

6:00 PM on 12.28.2013

New Ace Attorney titles hinted at in new interview

Coming up into the new year, several producers and directors at Capcom have let us know about some upcoming titles in an interview with 4Gamer. The biggest news is that Ace Attorney: Dual Destiny's director Takeshi Yamazaki i...

Pedro Cortes





5:00 PM on 12.28.2013

New info from Breath of Fire 6 emerges

I agreed with Elliot's assessment of the initial information and photos from Breath of Fire 6: Guardians of the White Dragon. That initial art looked pretty generic and at least I felt that the BoF franchise deserved better t...

Pedro Cortes