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Evil Ryu and 'Oni' unlocked in Super Street Fighter IV Arcade Edition [update: video pulled]

Now that Super Street Fighter IV Arcade Edition is proliferating throughout arcades, players are rapidly unlocking the two new hidden characters, Evil Ryu and "Oni." Both fighters are strong, with reduced vitality to balance them. "Oni" looks significantly different from Akuma, with glowing white fl...

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Super Street Fighter 4, NFS Shift now on XBL Games on Demand

Fans of downloadable convenience might like to know that Super Street Fighter 4 and Need for Speed Shift are now available via Xbox Live Games on Demand. SSF4 is available for $40, while Shift is a slightly more palatable $30. Oh, Operation Darkness -- the WWII strategy game with vampires and zombi...

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Evo fighting game tournament announces 2011 season

The Evo fighting game championship will be a little different this year. You'll still lose at Super Street Fighter IV a bunch of times if you compete -- so it won't be that different. But the organizers have partnered with fighting game tournaments in the US and elsewhere to create a series of Evo r...

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PSN's missing Super Street Fighter IV costume 'Catalog' add-ons explained

One difference between the PS3 and Xbox 360 versions of Super Street Fighter IV can be hard to see: Opponents' DLC costumes are invisible to PlayStation Network players who haven't also purchased the outfits. On Xbox Live, there's a simple solution in free "Catalog" add-ons that install the DLC ass...

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Learn how to make your comb in Super Street Fighter IV Arcade Edition

It would be juvenile of us to laugh at the typos on the Super Street Fighter IV Arcade Edition cabinet, so we're reporting about them for the purpose of ... ah, hell, we're laughing at them. "Guird by saving attack," the instructions on the cabinet read. "Chuse and attack." If someone tried to play ...

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Super Street Fighter IV: The Legend of Chun-Li's 149-hit combo

Without a thorough understanding of the mechanics, meta-mechanics and super secret meta-meta-mechanics of Super Street Fighter IV, this video clip might not seem like a big deal. Trust us, though -- this guy's 149-hit Chun-Li barrage might just be the most impressive combo we've ever seen....

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'The Hit Box' arcade controller ditches the stick for buttons

The Hit Box, a stick-less alternative to the classic arcade setup, represents an unusual form of input for fighting game enthusiasts. Essentially, the device takes the knobby portion of the controller and turns it into four buttons. Playing a fighting game just became more akin to using a funky key...

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Evil Ryu and Oni Akuma in Super Street Fighter IV Arcade, likely also console DLC

A trailer for the arcade version of Super Street Fighter IV has revealed two additional characters: Evil Ryu, the "what-if" version of the hero first seen in Street Fighter Alpha 2, and Oni Akuma, who resembles the "Shin Akuma" variant of the already-evil fighter. Check out the trailer after the bre...

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Rumor: Possible Super Street Fighter IV DLC Achievements show Yun and Yang

EventHubs has posted alleged screens of eight new Super Street Fighter IV Achievements supposedly tied to an unannounced DLC add-on. While the images do reflect updates to the game featured in this month's Arcade Edition release for Japanese arcades, they remain unverified by Capcom -- even if the ...

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Amazon discounts a bunch of Capcom games today

Amazon has combined a variety of great Capcom deals (and Lost Planet 2) for its Deal of the Day. The $25 Super Street Fighter IV offer from last week is back, for PS3. You can also get Ace Attorney Investigations: Miles Edgeworth or Mega Man Zero Collection on DS for $20, or the Platinum Hits versio...

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