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Capcom fan service runs thick in Strider

Capcom has always been a slave to self-reference, and the recent Strider reboot drives that point home with remixed tunes, classic costumes and retro collectibles - everything short of dressing the futuristic ninja as a certain plucky blue robot. [Image: Capcom] ...

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Joystiq Weekly: Irrational Games, co-op Pokemon and a Doom beta

Welcome to Joystiq Weekly, a "too long; didn't read" of each week's biggest stories, reviews and original content. Each category's top story is introduced with a reactionary gif, because moving pictures aren't just for The Daily Prophet. Between the new Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze, Tony...

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PSN Tuesday: Strider, EDF 2025, Rayman Legends PS4, Tomba 2

The PlayStation Store updates later today, adding download versions of retail games Earth Defense Force 2025 and Rayman Legends PS4. On the download-only side it's a busy week, with three new releases and three restored classics to sink time into. Leading the new releases is a game with plenty...

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Rumor: Killer Instinct dev now working on futuristic shooter

Double Helix recently launched the Xbox One-exclusive Killer Instinct and is currently at work on a Strider revival, yet thanks to some online resumé snooping, it appears that the studio also has a futuristic action game in the works. Earlier this month, OXM discovered an image in the CG...

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Strider is a re-imagining with that classic feel

Most ninjas tend to enjoy the stealth approach, but the offensive powerhouse Strider Hiryu, star of Capcom's side-scrolling series, takes everything head-on. In the upcoming Strider revival from developer Double Helix, Hiryu will once again lay waste to adversaries with his fusion of devastating...

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Capcom announces new Strider game developed by Double Helix

Capcom announced at San Diego Comic Con today that developer Double Helix is working on a new entry in its classic Strider franchise, confirming rumors from earlier this year. Double Helix's Strider is a side-scrolling action game with non-linear "Metroidvania" elements. Double Helix, creator...

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Rumor: New Strider coming to XBLA, PC, Double Helix involved

NeoGAF user canIhasAnAccount discovered a temporary XBLA box art and banner for a new Strider game. Subsequently, users found a Strider entry on the Steam database, complete with icon of Strider Hiryu's face from the Capcom ninja series. To extrapolate further, user Sega1991 found a Steam Community...

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Rumor: Grin Barcelona worked on Strider, Streets of Rage games

Anait Games published correspondence from an anonymous former employee of GRIN's Barcelona studio, which closed unceremoniously before the main studio did in 2009. The anonymous party went on to identify two projects that were in the works before the closure: an update of Capcom's Strider and a...

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NintendoWare Weekly: Metal Gear Solid 3D demo, Strider

The Metal Gear Solid 3D demo arrives today, accompanied by relatively big news on the Virtual Console! The first NES Ambassador game for 3DS is now available for purchase by non-Ambassadors! Super Mario Bros. is on the eShop now for five bucks. And if you already have it through the Ambassador...

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Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 vignettes showcase Firebrand, Ghost Rider, Strider, and Hawkeye

Perhaps the variety of trailers released by Capcom last week featuring the various new characters coming to Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 simply weren't enough for you. While we can't imagine how that's possible, we can show you four more....

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