Checkpoint: Street Fighter V Edition

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Checkpoint - Street Fighter V Edition

It was leaked just before the PlayStation Experience event last week. We were given a brief glimpse of what the next numbered Street Fighter was going to look like and at first blush, it bares a resemblance to to Street Fighter V.

I expected a significant change in art style; every numbered Street Fighter title featured something different in the past. But upon closer inspection and a deeper look, I’m okay with the evolutionary change.

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After 6 years, Street Fighter IV’s cast is finalized

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Introducing Decapre, an agent of Shadaloo. She is the 44th (and perhaps last) character to join the Street Fighter IV roster.

She looks like a cross between Cammy and Vega (claw). I can’t say I’m particularly thrilled by this addition but the more, the merrier.

Ultra Street Fighter IV will likely be the final release of Street Fighter IV and maybe, just maybe, I will pick this version up. After all, the ability to select different character “Editions” will allow me to live through all those other revisions that I passed on after Super Street Fighter IV.

Ultra Street Fighter IV is slated for release in June 2014 on the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and PC.

Checkpoint: Why I Play Games Edition (Pt. 1)

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I never had to explain to people why I play and enjoy video games. There’s a multitude of reasons and anytime I try to flesh them out, I stumble. So I decided to sit down and deep dive into the many reasons why I grew so attached to this burgeoning and controversial medium.

I don’t have just one reason to play games because like movies, books and other medium in existence, games come in all shapes and sizes. Today, I’m going to shed light on the competitive allure of games.

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Ultra Street Fighter IV featured in new trailer

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Super Street Fighter IV was the last revision of Street Fighter IV that I played. I wanted to pick up Super Street Fighter IV: Arcade Edition but now I should just wait for the Ultra revision.

Will this be the last revision of Street Fighter IV? Will I finally pick up this update? Will this make EVO2K finals as exciting as it was a few years ago? I guess we’ll find out in due time.

Ultra Street Fighter IV is slated for an early 2014 release on the PC, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360.

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