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Game:
Street Fighter X Tekken
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Genre:
N/A
Sub Genre:
N/A
Release Date (US):
March 6th, 2012
Release Date (UK):
March 9th, 2012
Players:
1-4
Online Players:
N/A
Developers:
Capcom
Publisher:
Capcom
Rating:
T [Teen]
PSU Rank:
0 of 1166 Games
PSU Rank on PS3:
0 of 0 Games
Additional Information:
Also on X360 and PlayStation Vita.

About Street Fighter X Tekken

Two of the greatest fighting game franchises of all time face off in the first of two cross-over melee games that mix Street Fighter and Tekken characters. Street Fighter x Tekken makes history as fighters from these two bastions of the fighting genre come together for the very first time. Utilizing the same 2D viewpoint and technology that powered Street Fighter IV, this game allows for Tekken characters such as Kazuya Mishima and Nina Williams to make the transition into the Street Fighter universe having been re-imagined using Capcom's much-loved art style. Their looks may be different, but these characters have retained their own unique characteristics and signature moves as they go head-to-head with classic brawlers from the Street Fighter franchise in what promises to be an explosive match up.

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Summary

At the end of the day, Street Fighter X Tekken is still a great fighting game. It has its issues, namely the online multiplayer component and the underwhelming menus, but there's still good fun to be had.

We like

  • Core fighting gameplay is top-tier
  • Visually pleasing art style and flashy super moves
  • Solid PlayStation 3 exclusive content

We dislike

  • Online multiplayer component can be a mess
  • A little too many mechanics layered over each other
  • Too much time spent going back and forth through menus

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Street Fighter X Tekken News

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  • Capcom to fix game-breaking Street Fighter x Tekken bug

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  • Capcom's Yoshinori Ono to 'be out of the limelight for a while'

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  • Capcom details Street Fighter x Tekken DLC

    Capcom’s laid out its downloadable content plans for crossover brawler Street Fighter x Tekken. The publisher will begin churning out DLC for the fighter in Japan early next month, with the first batch arriving on April 3 in the form of a free character colour set and pre-set combos. In...

  • Mad Catz ships Street Fighter x Tekken controller range

    Fancy optimizing your Street Fighter x Tekken experience with some arcade-inspired gear? Then Mad Catz has just the ticket, with the company today announcing it has shipped its new fighting game controller range for the Capcom crossover brawler. This latest range will be available for PlayStation...

  • Exclusive Street Fighter x Tekken PS Vita characters coming to consoles

    The PlayStation Vita version of Street Fighter x Tekken is launching March 6 with a dozen new characters. Shack is reporting that Capcom’s Seth Killian said those characters will eventually make it to console players. “We’ll find a way to make sure console fans are happy, as we...

  • Street Fighter x Tekken Special Edition coming to Europe

    Capcom will release a Special Edition version of crossover brawler Street Fighter x Tekken in Europe, reports Electronic Theatre. The pack includes a money box dressed up in the guise of an arcade machine, a concept art book, a series of 'gem packs' for which to customise your fighting style, ...

  • Report - Street Fighter x Tekken DLC leaked

    The chaps at Hadoken have caught wind of Capcom’s downloadable content plans for Street Fighter x Tekken. Apparently worth around $55, the leaked list includes six new gems, costumes and characters, with the latter featuring Cody, Guy, Christie, Akuma and Ogre. Check out the full list b...

  • Pac-Man, Mega Man coming exclusively to PlayStation in Street Fighter X Tekken

      Capcom has just announced that two of the most iconic characters in video game history—Pac-Man and Mega Man—have just joined the Street Fighter X Tekken roster. The best part? They’re exclusive to PlayStation versions of the game. That’s right, Namco and Capcom are b...

  • Street Fighter x Tekken videos confirm six new characters

    Capcom’s lifted the wraps off a pair of new Street Fighter x Tekken videos for your viewing pleasure, confirming a slew of new combatants for the crossover brawler in the process. Check them out below. Has your favourite made the line-up yet? Street Fighter x ...

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