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For a series so commonly derided for issuing update after constant update in its prime, the initial release of Street Fighter IV doesn't get enough credit for getting it right the first time – mostly, anyway. After nearly a decade without a direct Street Fighter sequel, Capcom not only delivered what is arguably one of the most finely tuned fighting games of al...

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Capcom profits soar with help from record AAA game sales

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 u...

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Super Street Fighter 4 Arcade Edition confirmed June 7 as DLC; retail product June 28 NA, June 24 Europe [update]

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 ...

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Oni officially debuts on Super Street Fighter IV Arcade Edition site

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!...

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Trailer confirms Super Street Fighter IV Arcade Edition DLC

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 the...

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BBFC rating suggests Super Street Fighter 4 Arcade Edition coming in June

Super Street Fighter 4 Arcade Edition will apparently make its way to the UK in some form this June. Eurogamer has taken note of the British Board of Film Classification rating, which has the latest version of the fighter dated for June 24. If the classification is for consoles, it goes agains...

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Fight For Relief charity tournament raises money for Japan

Two fighting game streaming giants, iPlayWinner and Level | Up Series, are teaming up to help raise money for Japan the only way they know how: by kicking ass. Simultaneous tournaments in Union City and Irvine, California will be streamed online as one massive show. Fight for Relief will feature ...

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Evil Ryu officially revealed on Super Street Fighter 4 Arcade Edition site

We've known about the inclusion of Evil Ryu and Oni in Super Street Fighter IV Arcade Edition for some time now (both are hidden unlockable characters), but Capcom's finally acknowledging their presence -- well, okay, Capcom is acknowledging Evil Ryu's presence. A profile for the hate-filled hado...

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Street Fighter 2 turns 20

Before the Super Turbo Hyper BBQ HD Ultra Mega Remixes there was just plain ol' Street Fighter 2, which celebrates its 20th anniversary this month. Capcom posted a birthday reminder for its classic fighter, which was born two decades ago in the arcades (remember those?). Since 1991, Street Fig...

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Ono: Super Street Fighter IV Arcade Edition won't come to consoles

If you were looking forward to one day buying the "Arcade Edition" of Super Street Fighter IV on a PS3 or Xbox 360 disc (or even 3DS cartridge), you can go ahead and put that money toward something else. (Marvel vs. Capcom 3, maybe?) Producer Yoshinori Ono told Famitsu (via Andriasang) that Capco...

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Monster Hunter again captures 'center stage' in Capcom 9-month fiscal report

At this time last year, Capcom was thanking Monster Hunter Tri for helping the company boost its 2009 year-end financial results. Today, Capcom heralded the monstrous shipments of Monster Hunter Freedom 3 that closed out 2010 and propelled the publisher's profits up nearly 300 percent in a nine-mon...

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