Japanese entertainment website Umabi has published a new rhythm game for smart phones and web browsers that pits sumo wrestlers against Street Fighter characters in no-holds-barred horse racing competitions. Yes, it's as strange as it sounds. Hit the jump to check it out.
Capcom hopes to make Street Fighter V the most accessible entry in years, and that's where the fighter's handy tutorial comes into play. See a teaser of the introduction to the basics, along with a little of Ken and Ryu's backstory, after the jump.
Capcom announced a release date for Street Fighter V during Sony's Paris Games Week press conference. The PlayStation 4 and PC-exclusive fighter will launch in North America and Europe on February 16, 2016, with 16 characters available at launch and six more set to roll out through 2016. Hit the jump for a new trailer and more.
Yusuke Murata, artist on Eyeshield 21 and One-Punch Man, and character designer on Majin Bone, posts sketches to social media with some frequency, mostly goofing on his works or his life. Occasionally something like the broadcast of a Hayao Miyazaki movie will inspire him to do a tribute joke/sketch. Evidently this fall, the recent Street Fighter V talk has had him doing World Warrior drawings. Get a look after the jump.
Multiverse Studio Inc., a design firm specializing in manufacturing toys and collectibles, is gearing up to release a plush version of Ryu's hadoken fireball from Capcom's Street Fighter video game series. Hit the jump to Down-Downforward-Forward + Punch.
If you were waiting on a more official presentation of new Street Fighter V character Laura Matsuda, Capcom confirmed the addition at the Brasil Game Show. Those attending that event as well as this weekend's New York Comic Con will get a chance to play a brand new demo featuring Laura, as well as previously announced characters Ryu, Ken, Chun-Li, Cammy, Vega, M. Bison, Birdie, Charlie Nash, Necalli, R. Mika, Rashid, Karin and Zangief. More after the jump.
New Street Fighter V character Laura was revealed ahead of schedule last week, and her trailer is here in a similarly unplanned manner. That's fine for everyone, though, because the electric Brazilian jiu-jitsu fighter looks like a blast. Hit the jump for more.
Capcom released details for the second global Street Fighter V beta, which is set to run on PlayStation 4 and PC from October 22 through October 25. There's a great deal Capcom is looking to test over the period, with an emphasis on cross-platform play between PS4 and PC players. More after the jump.
Capcom just announced Zangief for Street Fighter V this week, but another character announcement waiting in the wings got leaked a bit early. This one is a new Brazilian jiu-jitsu fighter named Laura, who first appeared in some gun-jumping screens from Famitsu. Hit the jump for more.