TGS News

New 'Super Street Fighter II Turbo HD Remix' Detail Chun-Li, Vega and Balrog
Posted By: Jeffrey Kanjanapangka - Tuesday, October 28, 2008 10:55 AM

Capcom drops some new images for Super Street Fighter II Turbo HD Remix, which is still "coming very soon" for the PS3 and Xbox 360. Detailing Chun-Li, Vega and Balrog this time around, this batch also includes artwork with magenta backgrounds for your... enjoyment?

Super Street Fighter II Turbo HD Remix is a souped remake of the legendary classic fighting franchise featuring hand-drawn artwork by UDON and soundwork by the OC Remix crew. Developed by Backbone Entertainment and Capcom, keep your eye out for the download which will come via PSN and XBLA respectively.

Click the images below for the Super Street Fighter II Turbo HD Remix image gallery

Super Street Fighter II HD Remix image gallery.

'Street Fighter IV' US Console Release "This Winter"
Posted By: Brian Leahy - Wednesday, October 22, 2008 1:40 PM

X-Play caught up with Street Fighter IV producer Yoshi Ono for an interview and in addition to all the great details you'll get in the segment on tonight's all-new episode of X-Play at 8PM ET, we've got some major news for you:

We have a good idea on a release window for the United States launch of the home versions of Street Fighter IV, which will hit the PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, and PC.

In the interview, X-Play asked him when the game would be coming out in the United States, to which Mr. Ono replied:

"There is no official North American arcade release, so we kind of feel bad that you guys have to wait for it.  That's why we're trying to get it to you as soon as possible.  Before the Japanese have a really long period of time to get really good at it first and totally kick your butt online…We don't want to start rumors that it's this year, but definitely this winter.  At some point you'll be sitting in you winter coat looking at snow out the window…and right then we'll kind of heat you up a little with some hot street fighter action so look forward to that."

We're rushing out to get our pre-orders in now! Catch the full interview tonight on X-Play.

'Street Fighter Alpha' 2, 3 To PSN?
Posted By: John Manalang - Tuesday, October 21, 2008 12:38 PM

Thanks to ESRB ratings, PS3 fighting-game fans might get a double-dose of classic titles with Street Fighter Alpha 2 and 3 for the Playstation Network. Both titles were spotted under the ESRB's listings for the PS3 and PSP systems, where the titles could appear as "Playstation Classics".

Street Fighter Alpha landed on the Playstation Network this recent August. Thanks for the news tip, Marcus.


New 'Street Fighter II Turbo HD Remix' Screens
Posted By: Jeffrey Kanjanapangka - Tuesday, October 21, 2008 11:36 AM

Backbone Entertainment pulls Capcom's legendary classic fighting series Street Fighter II into the HD pimp-your-ride shop. Throw in a HD visual upgrade from hand-drawn HD graphics done by UDON Entertainment and the OC Remix boys handling the soundtrack and you've got Street Fighter II Turbo HD Remix. Screw the N.O.S., this baby's strapped with rocket boosters capable to reach escape velocity.

In the meantime, Capcom drops these news screens to appease the hungry SF masses as we await further word on an exact release date for the PlayStation Network and Xbox Live Arcade which should be "real soon".

Click the image below for the Street Fighter II Turbo HD Remix image gallery


Street Fighter II Turbo HD Remix image gallery


More 'Mega Man 9' DLC This Week
Posted By: John Manalang - Monday, October 20, 2008 8:23 AM

You got more updates! Capcom's retro-fitted shooter, Mega Man 9, will be receiving a second batch of updates this week, following on its first group earlier this month. Check them out:

  • Hard Mode - enables an increased difficulty during gameplay.
  • Expert Mode - triples the level of difficulty of Mega Man 9's default difficulty level
  • Special Time Attack Stage - gives an additional Time Attack Mode stage with an all new robot boss, Fake Man

The DLC's now available for the Wii network, following its release on Xbox Live tomorrow and October 23 for the PSN.

Best Games Of TGS 2008 Announced
Posted By: John Manalang - Wednesday, October 15, 2008 9:36 AM

We bet that Japan's CESA had a hard time picking the "best" titles from last week's Tokyo Game Show 2008 because there were just too many good ones to pick. Here are the 12 titles that stood out among the stellar roster of games (via Kotaku):

What's your pick for the best title from Tokyo Game Show 2008?

'Street Fighter IV' Anime On The Way
Posted By: John Manalang - Tuesday, October 14, 2008 7:26 AM


There hasn't been a damn good Street Fighter anime film that can measure up to the one released in Japan back in 1994. We're talking about the Street Fighter II: The Animated Movie--the one that opens up on the oh-so-awesome fighting scene between Ryu and Sagat in the thundering grass fields.

Thankfully, we have another contender to look forward to: Producer Yoshinori Ono announced during last week's Tokyo Game Show that a full-length Street Fighter IV anime film is currently being produced. The studio behind it is Studio 4C, the folks behind the promo videos. Ono introduced a teaser clip during last week's event, and GameSpot gave out the following details:

The three-minute clip of the upcoming film showed:

"...Scenes with Cammy walking through the woods with a group of troops, Ryu awakening to his dark side, Sakura and Chun-Li fighting together against a gang of thugs, and Crimson Viper fighting against Ryu."

Ono said that the film should run around 50 to 60 minutes, with renowned artists producing. People like Animatrix artist Koji Morimoto and Jirou Kanai, who worked on Steamboy. We're looking forward to this way more than that other movie...definitely. Oh and, just like the "other" one, Ono plans to release the anime film simultaneously with the game's console debut.

Street Fighter IV, the video game, is due out in the first quarter of 2009 for the Xbox 360, PS3 and PC platforms.




'Marvel Vs Capcom 2' Tagging PSN, XBLA?
Posted By: John Manalang - Monday, October 13, 2008 11:27 AM

Splendid rumor for fighting-game-heads out there. Aside from getting SNK's King of Fighters '98 for the Xbox Live Arcade soon, Capcom's arcade smash, Marvel Vs Capcom 2, may soon be available for the PSN and XBLA.

Thanks to a NeoGaf post, an ESRB ratings file shows the title under the PS3 and Xbox 360 category. If this comes true, online 3-on-3 matches with Cable, Mega Man, Spidey and Ryu may soon be possible. Huzzah!

'Secret Of Mana', 'World Of Goo' Hits The Wii
Posted By: John Manalang - Monday, October 13, 2008 11:01 AM

Retro goodness mixes in with a new substance this week with new releases for the WiiWare/Virtual Console. SquareSoft's classic RPG tale, Secret of Mana (800 Wii points), arrives at the Virtual Console while World of Goo (1,500 Wii Points), announced at the recent Nintendo Media Summit, makes its debut for the WiiWare.

Joining Secret of Mana is also another classic--Capcom's Street Fighter II: Special Champion Edition. Hit the jump for the full release.

Armchair physicists rejoice! The hotly anticipated award-winning World of Goo™ makes its WiiWare™ debut this week, inviting players to build infinitely fascinating structures out of Goo and uncover the mystery behind the World of Goo Corporation. Other cool additions to the Wii Shop Channel™ this week include Art Style™: CUBELLO™, the second installment in Nintendo's Art Style series, and a pair of classics for the Virtual Console™: SECRET OF MANA™ and STREET FIGHTER™ II': SPECIAL CHAMPION EDITION. Fun offerings like these are sure to heat up your October, no matter how low the autumn temperatures may go.

Nintendo adds new and classic games to the Wii Shop Channel at 9 a.m. Pacific time every Monday. Wii™ owners with a high-speed Internet connection can redeem Wii Points™ to download the games. Wii Points can be purchased in the Wii Shop Channel or at retail outlets. This week's new games are:


World of Goo (2D Boy, 1-4 players, Rated E for Everyone—Comic Mischief, 1,500 Wii Points): World of Goo is an award-winning, physics-based puzzle/construction game made entirely by two guys. Grab living, squirming, talking globs of goo to build structures, bridges, cannonballs, zeppelins and giant tongues. The millions of Goo Balls that live in the beautiful World of Goo are curious to explore—but they don't know that they are in a game, or that they are extremely delicious. World of Goo Corporation is contractually obligated to state that everyone is a winner, and is enthusiastic to celebrate everyone's Goo building opportunities equally.

Art Style: CUBELLO (Nintendo, 1 player, Rated E for Everyone, 600 Wii Points): Art Style: CUBELLO mixes the strategy and feel of a traditional puzzle game with the precision and reflexes required in a shooter. As each stage begins, various colored cubes form into one large object called a Cubello, which floats and rotates as you play. Launch additional cubes from your magazine and try to connect four or more of the same color, removing them from the Cubello and eventually leaving only its core. Take on the challenge of either Stage or Endless mode and watch what happens when Bonus Time is activated. The straightforward controls and goal ensure that anyone can play, while offering enough depth that even advanced players will find themselves quickly addicted to the unique world of Art Style: CUBELLO.

Virtual Console

SECRET OF MANA (Super NES™, 1-3 players, Rated E10+ for Everyone 10 and Older—Mild Fantasy Violence, Mild Suggestive Themes, 800 Wii Points): Good and evil battle for a young warrior's heart. There is one force in the universe that keeps good and evil in perfect balance. It is called the tree of Mana. But a magic sword has tricked a young warrior into upsetting this balance, spreading evil throughout the land. Thus, the warrior must undertake a dangerous journey to find the seeds of the Mana tree, which have been hidden for centuries. Only then can perfect harmony be restored. In this incredible adventure, things are not as they seem. Magic swords release evil as well as fight it. Treasure chests hold booby traps. Monsters are friends and friends are enemies. Potions give power, black magic takes it away. Dragons fly, weapons change. It's a world turned upside down that you must help the warrior make right. And the only way to succeed is to solve the Secret of Mana.

STREET FIGHTER II': SPECIAL CHAMPION EDITION (Sega Genesis, 1-2 players, Rated T for Teen—Violence, 800 Wii Points): STREET FIGHTER II': SPECIAL CHAMPION EDITION was the first STREET FIGHTER game released for the Sega Genesis console. The STREET FIGHTER series can be considered one of the first fighting games to popularize competitive video game fighting. This version of the game contains both the CHAMPION and HYPER rule sets, from the two editions released in the arcades. It also introduced an exclusive Group Battle mode that is now a general feature in most fighting games. Play as one of 12 different characters, each with their own distinctive fighting style. Try single-player mode or challenge a friend in this legendary, classic fighting game.

New 'Monster Hunter 3' TGS Trailer
Posted By: Jeffrey Kanjanapangka - Thursday, October 09, 2008 1:45 PM

Check out the combat, creatures and chaos in Monster Hunter 3, the next installment of Capcom's action RPG series.  Originally slated for the PS3, the title has shifted to the Nintendo Wii for its monster hunting platform with its release date still TBA.

Monster Hunter 3 TGS 2008 Trailer



New 'Dead Rising: Chop Til You Drop' TGS Trailer
Posted By: Jeffrey Kanjanapangka - Thursday, October 09, 2008 1:26 PM

Combine the awesome controls of Resident Evil 4 (Wii) with a specialized Dead Rising game and you get whole new party with Dead Rising: Chop Til You Drop for the Nintendo Wii. 

Grab your camera and leap from the 'copter into a mall of "fun" Februrary 2009.

Dead Rising: Chop Til You Drop TGS Trailer

New 'Bionic Commando' TGS Trailer
Posted By: Jeffrey Kanjanapangka - Thursday, October 09, 2008 12:51 PM

Capcom's long-armed action title Bionic Commando, gets a brand new trailer showcasing more of the epic grappling and combat action headed towards your PC, PS3, and Xbox 360 in 2009.

Bionic Commando TGS 2008 Trailer

New 'Resident Evil 5' TGS Trailer
Posted By: Jeffrey Kanjanapangka - Thursday, October 09, 2008 12:37 PM

Wesker makes his debut in this Tokyo Game Show 2008 trailer for Capcom's next-gen survival-horror episode, Resident Evil 5 for the PS3 and Xbox 360.  Find out what the hell went down THIS time around March 13th 2009.

Resident Evil 5 TGS Trailer

'Bionic Commando' Coming Early 2009
Posted By: John Manalang - Thursday, October 09, 2008 10:29 AM

Capcom's Ben Judd and GRIN's (developer of Bionic Command: Rearmed) Ulf Andersson revealed that the next-gen remake of the swingin' shooter, Bionic Commando, will be arriving early 2009, according to their interview with Kotaku. Or as the reports puts it, the game will arrive "very eeeeaaaarrrlllyyy 2009" on the Xbox 360 and PS3.

As for the PC version:

"The PC is always a slippery slope because of piracy, stuff like sorting out DRM, making sure we don't have too little or too much. But also because we want to make sure it doesn't feel like a port, so we can add a little extra polish to the PC version."

So for Commando fans, indulge yourselves in more NES nostalgia with Rearmed till the new title arrives.

'Street Fighter IV' Console News
Posted By: Stephen Johnson - Thursday, October 09, 2008 8:51 AM

According to a Capcom spokesperson we spoke to at the Tokyo Game Show, the console version of fighting game Street Fighter IV will feature more characters than the Japanese arcade release, including Dan & Sakura.

The game's online mode will "surprise us" and will be something they say "no one else is doing."

Street Fighter IV is planned for release on the PS3 and 360 in 2009.

We should have more details on these and other Capcom bombshells on Friday, Japanese time, and we'll share them with you on our Tokyo Game Show mini-site, your source for everything TGS!

While you wait for Friday, please enjoy the below all-access look at Street Fighter IV!

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