There is a dream harbored by everyone who grew up playing Street Fighter. In that dream you put your wrists together, shove them forward, shout "Hadouken!" and a giant fireball flies through the air. Last night, that dream came true.
Real life fights are painful and destructive! And video game fights are usually frustratingly difficult. So instead, watch this incredible stop-motion animated bout between Ryu and Ken. It almost feels like you're getting kicked in the skull.
Japanese publication The Nikkei has reported Capcom's going to enter the Facebook gaming arena, treading on FarmVille's turf with titles like Street Fighter and Resident Evil. It's not 100% confirmed, but the games are expected to be free. [CrunchGear]
Fighting games have always been awkward—and a little sad—as portable experiences, like Rottweilers stuffed in sweaters. Touchscreen controls, you'd think, would be adding a bowtie. But Street Fighter IV iPhone is a poodle in a cardigan. It fits.
Street Fighter IV is almost here for the iPhone, and Capcom is tantalizingly drip-feeding us with details about the coolest thumb-masher to hit the App Store. It'll cost a rather large $9.99, and will have eight playable characters, including Ryu.
I've no idea what's going on in this behind-the-scenes look at Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, but I like it. The video has script-writing super computers (render farms), mo-cap suit delusions, and even a Street Fighter Hadouken attack. Fight!
Granted, this Street Fighter IV joystick cellphone strap is awesome, but it might have an adverse effect on your social life. You see, different joystick / button combinations produce voice clips from the game.
Can't afford Mad Catz's ridiculous Tournament Edition SFIV FightStick? Just build your own out of cheap fake Tupperware. Plus, it'll tote a sammich over to your friend's house, though I'd avoid tuna salad. [TechEBlog]