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Happy 50th birthday, Ryu!

Street Fighter's iconic world warrior Ryu has just hit the big 5-0, a Reddit post pointed out earlier today. Feel free to send him "over the hill" birthday cards and jokey coffee mugs to mark the start of his sixth virtual decade. He'd love that. A red-headed Ryu got his start in 1987's awful...

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Live-action Street Fighter: Assassin's Fist debuts on May 23

Street Fighter: Assassin's Fist, a live-action web series that focuses on Ryu and Ken's studying of the Ansatsuken fighting style, will arrive in its entirety on May 23 on Machinima's main YouTube channel. Aside from picking up their iconic move set, the duo learn about dark past events...

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Capcom 30th Anniversary Encyclopedia now on Amazon

Those who didn't grab Capcom 30th Anniversary Character Encyclopedia at its New York Comic Con debut can breathe a sigh of relief: If you've got $11, you can now grab a copy at Amazon. For that money (less than half of what the book was going for at Comic Con), you'll receive a 208-page,...

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Street Fighter X Sanrio line from Mad Catz includes arcade stick, iPhone/iPad cases

We're not entirely sure why Street Fighter's 25th anniversary equates to a cross-promotional merchandising deal with Sanrio, but man are we glad that it does. Not only do we get adorable figures and plushies out of the partnership, but now Mad Catz has introduced a line of Street Fighter X Sanrio...

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Capcom and iam8bit remember 25 Years of Street Fighter with art gallery

Last night in iam8bit's Los Angeles headquarters, Capcom opened up its 25 Years of Street Fighter show, revealing a full gallery of artists' work featuring the now classic fighting game characters and settings. In a launch event open to the public, visitors got to see (and buy) the art on display,...

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Hello Kitty X Street Fighter plushies heading to a Hot Topic near you

The Chun Li Hello Kitty plushies available at Comic-Con last weekend were sold out by Saturday morning, but there is still hope for the thousands of remaining fans clamoring to get their hands on one. The Hello Kitty Ryu, M. Bison and Chun Li plushies pictured in their Comic-Con display above are...

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New Street Fighter Bobble Budds are pretty serious

Yes, these cute little bobble-headed cubicle companions are completely adorable, but that doesn't mean they've forgotten how important it is to maintain a gruff, battle-ready demeanor. Well, except for Chun-Li. She looks pretty pleased with her chibi characterization as a tiny plastic plaything....

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Asura's Wrath DLC isn't kidding about this 'anime-inspired' stuff

Asura's Wrath is out today, which can mean only one thing -- the announcement of DLC. Capcom said Asura's Wrath will be getting several "substantial" DLC packs, two of which are "anime-inspired" episodes that will provide insight into the main game's story. We think Capcom is being humble here;...

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Fight your sense of right and wrong with these 10 odd mash-ups

We realize some people have fantasies and, thanks to the internet, they have an outlet. But some things are so sacred, so untouchable, that they should never be tampered with. We bring this up because this list of ten crazy, unauthorized fighting game mash-ups created with M.U.G.E.N. is just plain...

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Marvel vs. Capcom 3 screens are light on the curleh mustaches

Click image to jump into our gallery Capcom has finally released some in-game shots of Marvel vs Capcom 3. The screens are missing HUD elements, but that's fine -- we just wanted to see how the game would "blur the line between 2D and 3D graphics." Frankly, we're surprised it doesn't look more like...

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