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Platform PS3, 360, Win Publisher Capcom Developer Dimps Corporation Release Date 2009-02-17

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Evo 2014 tournament stream schedule details three days of fighting game action

The Twitch stream schedule for this year's Evo fighting game championship series is now available, along with the tournament's brackets for the three days of fighting game battles. You watch the tournament from the two streams: SrkEvo1 and SrkEvo2. Capcom Pro Tour will broadcast all of the Ultra Street Fighter 4 pools through its official channel. Super Smash Bros. Melee will join a roster of six other fighting games this year. On Friday, the pools, quarter finals and semifinals for Ultra Street Fighter 4 will take place. Friday will also see pools for Super Smash Bros. Melee and pools and semifinals for Tekken Tag Tournament 2 and Injustice: Gods Among Us. Saturday will feature pools, semifinals and quarter finals for Ultimate Marvel vs Capcom 3. Quarter finals and semifinals for K...

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Thousands sign up for Street Fighter, Marvel vs. Capcom, Super Smash Bros. at Evo 2014

The Evo 2014 fighting game tournament will host thousands of competitive fighters, nearly 2,000 of whom will be playing developer Capcom's Ultra Street Fighter 4, Evo's Joey Cuellar revealed on Twitter. Tournament registration just ended, and these are the players and games, according to Cuellar: Ultra Street Fighter 4 – 1,979 players Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 – 1,014 Super Smash Bros. Melee – 970 BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma – 508 Killer Instinct – 338 King of Fighters 13 – 319 Injustice: Gods Among Us – 311 Tekken Tag Tournament 2 – 257 Evo 2014 will take place at the LVH Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas from July 11-13. Last month, organizers announced that its Indie Showcase will include games like Messhof's pixelated fencing game Nidhogg and Matt Thorson's...

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Ultra Street Fighter 4's official frame data is available through mobile app

Street Fighter perfectionists can now plot their moves and strategies with the $3 Ultra Street Fighter 4 Frame Data App that BradyGames has just published to both the iTunes and Google Play app stores. The mobile companion app offers frame data for all 44 characters, providing a second screen reference for the latest edition of Capcom's fighting flagship, which launched as an update to Super Street Fighter 4 last week. Ultra Street Fighter 4 is expected to be the last edition of Street Fighter 4's run, which began in 2009. Frame data is useful to highly skilled players to know how long a particular move takes to complete, how much damage it causes, and what kind of advantage a player has after an attack has hit or has been blocked. Ultra Street Fighter 4 is now available as a $14.99...

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Ultra Street Fighter 4 will include offline YouTube sharing tool

Ultra Street Fighter 4 will include a YouTube tool that allows players to share recordings of matches, even if they have been played offline. Street Fighter community manager David Hinds announced the plan on the Capcom Unity blog, as well as a Training Mode Fight Request feature that allows players to practice in Training Mode whilst awaiting online challengers. "No more sitting in lobbies, or completing Arcade Mode over and over," stated Hinds. "Stay warmed up and practice combos in between online matches." Back in January, Capcom announced that players will be able to select clips from their online matches log and upload them directly to their personal YouTube channel. The new feature extends that service to offline games. "Have you ever been playing offline with your friends and...

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Two more videos show off Ultra Street Fighter 4's characters, opening cinematic

Two more videos for Ultra Street Fighter 4 reveal the update's new opening cinematic and another several minutes of game action (with Japanese subtitling). Ultra Street Fighter 4 is a large-scale update to the five-year old title that will add new stages and characters on top of a layer of balances and gameplay changes. It will be offered for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 in June, and for Windows PC in August. It will be released as a new retail game, but those who own the original may buy and download it the update online for $14.99 For more on Ultra Street Fighter 4, see Polygon's preview of Decapre, one of the new fighters this game will introduce.

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Ultra Street Fighter 4's Decapre is anything but Cammy

Decapre, one of the new fighters introduced in Ultra Street Fighter 4, has a fighting style that revolves around trickery, according to the game's community specialist and battle director Peter Rosas. She might resemble series stalwart Cammy, but she plays differently and has a different move-set. Rosas recently demoed the character to Polygon, showing off how she plays and the ways in which she differs to the existing characters in the game. "Her fighting style revolves around trickery," Rosas said. "She has a lot of fast moves where she teleports behind her opponent, teleports across the screen and it's all fast-paced. "If you were to watch this character as she teleports, you know where she could potentially end up, but it's all a guess at that point." "If they go in thinking...

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Capcom unveils Decapre as Ultra Street Fighter 4's fifth and final fighter

The mysterious fifth fighter added to the roster of upcoming Ultra Street Fighter 4 is Decapre, Capcom finally announced during the Final Round 17 event in Atlanta, Georgia. Decapre is one of M.Bison's Dolls, girls captured by Shadaloo and brainwashed to be assassins and bodyguards for M.Bison. Playable Dolls featured in past Street Fighter titles include Juni, Juli and ex-Doll Cammy. Making her Street Fighter game debut, the Russian Decapre uses retractable blades on both hands in hand-to-hand combat, touts "quick and elusive scramble moves" and psycho power infused attacks that allow her to share her pain with her opponents. Watch the trailer above for a glimpse of her moves. First revealed at the Evo 2013 fighting game championships, Ultra Street Fighter 4 features balance tweaks...

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Twitch and Capcom teaming up for Street Fighter league Capcom Pro Tour

Capcom and streaming site Twitch are joining together to run a worldwide, year-round Street Fighter league known as the Capcom Pro Tour, the companies announced today. "The fighting community has always been a huge part of the world of competitive gaming, but has lacked global leagues and structure, which other eSports communities have benefited greatly from," said Victor "Victheslik" Denchartphan, Twitch's fighting game community specialist, in a press release today. "What Capcom is setting out to achieve by organizing a year-long pro tour in tandem with leveraging the Twitch community is definitely going to change the face of the fighting game scene." Tournaments in the Capcom Pro Tour will feature the Street Fighter 4 series. To start, the league will focus on the latest update in...

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Ultra Street Fighter 4's Edition Select Mode pitches past character versions against each other

Ultra Street Fighter 4 players will be able choose their favorite version of any fighter featuring their original balance with the Edition Select Mode, Capcom revealed today. Once a player selects a character, they then can choose which version of the fighter they would like to use from past Street Fighter 4 versions, including Street Fighter 4 (original), Super Street Fighter 4, Super Street Fighter 4 Arcade Edition, Super Street Fighter 4 Arcade Edition Ver.2012 and Ultra Street Fighter 4. A full list of character changes for each version is available on the Shoryuken wiki. Ultra Street Fighter 4 will launch for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 in June, with a Windows PC version following in August. Players can purchase the title as a standalone for $39.99 on consoles and $29.99 on...

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Street Fighter card game available for pre-order

Pre-orders are now open for The Street Fighter Deck-Building Game, Capcom and Cryptozoic's upcoming paper-based version of its decades-old fighting game series. The $40 game pits players against each other with cards and moves that correspond to series stalwarts like Balrog, Chun-Li, Ken and Ryu. The artwork comes straight from Super Street Fighter 2 HD Remix and Street Fighter 4. The Street Fighter Deck-Building Game is scheduled for a February 2014 release. You can put in your pre-order at Cryptozoic Entertainment's website.

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  • PlayStation 3
    • Released 02/17/2009
    • Publisher Capcom
    • Developer Dimps Corporation
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    • Released 02/17/2009
    • Publisher Capcom
    • Developer Dimps Corporation
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    • Released 07/07/2009
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