Street Fighter IV - PS3

Release Date:

February 17, 2009

Viewing USA:

Also on UK.
7.9

Summary:

Street Fighter IV re-creates the classic characters, settings, and time-tested 2D fighting mechanics, at resolutions and frame rates that make use of the PlayStation 3 potential. Favorite characters and backdrops, once depicted in 16-bit pixels, appear as colorful, hand-drawn illustrations in full, fluid 3D. The game introduces new special attacks, but the series' basic moves are at the heart of the six-button control scheme. A challenging new Focus Attack system allows a low-health fighter to absorb an attack and then unleash a powerful counterattack. Street Fighter IV follows Street Fighter II taking place before the events of Street Fighter III.

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The reasons as to why this game is great are the stunning characters, the animations and the background visuals. The ample multiplayer modes are a great accompaniment. The game has abundant replay values and options if you wish to go back and play again. However, with all the good things of this game, the game has no tournament mode. For those playing online, a slow connection means the game is interrupted and it is not smooth.

This is the most technical and complex 2D fighter ever made and the fact that it is enclosed within total openness. Every minute of this game is a learning moment. In Street Fighter IV your job is to knock down the other man or woman. The game is made up of eighteen characters, their boss is Seth and he joins the others when you unlock all the others. Choosing to fight one character should not make you be afraid of fighting. To unlock the whole character list, you will need to play the game numerous times, by so doing the fan favorites; Fei Long, Akuma, Dan, Cammy Rose, Gen, and Sakura playable.

The game lets you perform dominant combos and this ensures you have removed air by parrying. Since there is no onscreen bar showing how thrilling your attack is you will have to rely on the gradually darkening ink spatters surrounding your character model. Every character features a distinctive focus animation. Working this out should be easy for you. If you dash backward and forward you cancel your attacks.

You can use part of your EX power-meter charge to leave the animations early and string bigger combos jointly. Though before you used to them you may have some difficulty, but once you have mastered them you can moves like dragon-punch stand directly into great moves or you can use them to cope with multiple hits. The revenge meter builds as you take damage and the as you dish out the EX meter fill out. The system is dynamic enables you to play within your style and strengths.

The single-player mode is vigorous and has a lot of components. The Arcade mode puts you in a number of fights with all the unlocked characters and this engages Seth to fight you. Street Fighter IV does not have many things added to it like you may expect it to have, like the bonus levels. Regardless of what you are looking for in a fan game, the Street Fighter IV gives a variety of choice. The eight levels of this game varying from the simplest to the toughest. Occasionally your opponents will get things mix-up for you with the combos. For first timers learning where to pick from is not a tough task and you will easily find your way back. Score tracking and comparison with other players of the game online is easy as well.

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