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It's hard to believe that the original Street Fighter came out 30 years ago, debuting in Japanese arcades in 1987. Now three decades later, the Street Fighter franchise is still relevant, having outlasted the arcade scene's heyday with a successful transitions to in-home game systems. To celebrate the remarkably long run, Capcom is introducing a 30th Anniversary Collection for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and PC. In the time that has elapsed since Street Fighter came into existence, there have been over 60 characters, 80 titles, and 40 million units sold. The anthology that Capcom is releasing includes a dozen of the more iconic releases, starting with the original Street Fighter... Read more...
There are a slew of reasons fans of fighting games should look forward to EVO each year, but this year, there are two special ones. For starters, this year's event marks the 20th of its kind, and it also marks the first time Street Fighter V is featured at the event. As the SF series has been such a hallmark of EVO over the years, it's easy to understand why a brand-new release in the franchise creates such a fevered buzz. The fact that Street Fighter V was a cause of a lot of excitement at EVO is interesting simply thanks to the fact that the game didn't have the smoothest launch. Some would argue that the game was released in a broken state, with features promised from the get-go not appearing... Read more...