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Going into Street Fighter III: Third Strike Online Edition, the question wasn't "Will it be any good?" so much as "Will it still be any good?" See, a lot has happened in the twelve years that've passed since Third Strike hit Japanese arcades in 1999: The fighting game scene has died and been reborn anew, and our conventional understanding of the genre has seen its...

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Deals With Gold: Dead Rising 3, Ryse permanently discounted

This week's Xbox Live Deals With Gold sale bring permanent discounts to the Xbox One's "top titles," while Capcom takes a hatchet to the prices of its various downloadable offerings on the Xbox 360. From August 6 onward, Dead Rising 3, Ryse: Son of Rome, Forza Motorsport 5 and Kinect Sports...

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GameSpy updates: Halo CE to get official patch, Lost Planet 3 evacuating

GameSpy's imminent shutdown means some games are going to lose online functionality in the coming weeks, but Halo: Combat Evolved on PC isn't one of them. Last week we reported third party GameRanger was stepping in with support, but now it turns out an official patch is on the way, preserving the...

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Street Fighter 25th Anniversary Collection temporarily $100 at official shop

Both the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 versions of Capcom's fairly massive Street Fighter 25th Anniversary Collection have been temporarily discounted over at Capcom's official shop, meaning that either version of the 15 disc box set can be had for the princely sum of $100. While both bundles include...

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XBLA countdown to 2013 daily deal: Them's fightin' games

Today's Xbox Live deal offers 50 percent off of Virtua Fighter 5 Final Showdown, Mortal Kombat Arcade Kollection, Dungeon Defenders, Street Fighter 3: Third Strike Online Edition and Dungeon Fighter Live, all for XBLA. Virtua Fighter 5, Dungeon Defenders and Street Fighter 3 are each 600 MS Points,...

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Pick a fight with XBLA's Deals of the Week

This week on Xbox Live, you can get into a fight for cheap. And not the kinds of fights you get into with racists over chat – the kind you might actually enjoy. The XBLM Deal of the Week, active from today through Oct. 8, gives you half off Virtua Fighter 5 Final Showdown, Street Fighter 3...

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Select Capcom games on sale on PSN through January 10

The Capcom section on PlayStation Network has quite the eclectic mix of content on offer, including PS1 Imports and Classics like Breath of Fire 4 and Dino Crisis 2, DLC for Street Fighter III: Third Strike Online Edition, and full game downloads like Resident Evil 5: Gold Edition and Monster...

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Third Strike Online Edition's Color Pack DLC broken on 360, Capcom working on it

Fashion-forward fighters, take note: Street Fighter III: Third Strike Online Edition's Color Pack DLC has been removed from the Xbox Live Marketplace following a statement issued by Capcom, stating that the Color Pack contains "incorrect files," and that a Color Pack containing correct files is...

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Street Fighter III: Third Strike Online Edition DLC adds color, commentary

Capcom has announced a few different DLC packs for Street Fighter III: Third Strike Online Edition, thereby eradicating any doubt that the popular fighter hadn't been properly modernized. The first pack, due on the week of Sept 6th, is the fairly self-explanatory (and immediately repulsive)...

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European PSN releases for August 24

There's a number of high-profile releases in today's PS3 European content update, including Street Fighter III: Third Strike Online and a demo for Warhammer 40K: Space Marine. Sadly, the PSP has almost nothing new this week -- an issue Sony hopes to correct by drowning us all in dozens of...

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PSN Tuesday: Street Fighter 3: Third Strike Online Edition

The first game in the PlayStation Network PLAY promotion, Street Fighter III: Third Strike Online Edition is available now on PSN. As we said in our review, the fighter retains its core gameplay mechanics, but still manages to be the best version of the Third Strike. Don't believe us? Check out...

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