If Guile doesn’t kick someone’s butt and tell them to go home and be a family man, well... what’s even the point of making a Street Fighter TV show?
Welcome back to Toy Aisle, io9's weekly roundup of the coolest toys we’ll inevitably be spending all our hard earned money on by next Black Friday. We’ve got adorable Lego Justice League members, swanky Star Wars guards, and the most ridiculous four-wheeler any kid could want. Come take a look!
Hacker Allen Pan built a pair of custom gloves featuring a butane dispenser, parts from an electric arc lighter, and a motion sensor that automatically trigger a terrifying blast of fire with every detected punch.
The next time a pillow fight breaks out at a sleepover, don’t bother reaching for a heavy feather-filled cushion. No, if you truly want to dominate the battle, make sure you have this Street Fighter Ryu Hadoken Fire Ball cushion in your stuffed arsenal.
It's about time the under-appreciated knitted sweater finally got some respect. Creating intricate patterns by simply zig-zagging and weaving yarn is an artform, and one that has possibly reached its peak with this truly magnificent Street Fighter design.
Fame is a fickle mistress. You never know when she will bestow her blessings upon you, and you don’t know when she’ll take it away — although starring in really crappy scifi and fantasy movies is a pretty good way to make the latter happen. Here are 15 poor souls whose movie careers ended rather abruptly.
This week in the world of cartoons, the Avengers find themselves infected by a mysterious gas and targeted for arrest, Peter Parker isn't good enough to be Spider-Man, while Finn and Jake are caught in the middle of a Fire Kingdom assassination plot.
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.
In the 1976 Chinese kung fu flick Master of the Flying Guillotine (which incidentally had a krautrock soundtrack), the protagonist — the One-Armed Boxer — squares off against Yoga Tro La Seng, a yoga master with the power to stretch out his limbs ridiculously. Yoga Tro La Seng also throws a bird at our hero, but…
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.
In the 1994 flick Street Fighter, we never learn what the "M" in M. Bison's name stands for. To me, that "M" means "Masterpiece." Why? Raul Julia's superlative performance as the lunatic dictator makes the film ever-so-watchable 16 years later.
Videographer Jeff Rubin has taken every one of Chris Klein's lines from the universally panned Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun Li and crammed them into a continuous two-minute blurt — the final result is weirdly hypnotic.
This week, we bid a fond farewell to Stargate Universe and Breaking Bad and welcome back the vamping wampyrs of True Blood. Also, new Doctor Who and Ashes to Ashes, and the debuts of Neighbors from Hell and Persons Unknown.
For those of you who didn't endure last night's Street Fighter tweetathon, here's the cream of the preposterous, paramilitary, martial-artsy-fartsy crop.
We're back, taking it to the tweets and tearing an unsuspecting Netflix-able movie a new one. But the twist is, this week, you guys decide which film gets to feel our collective wrath.
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.