Street Fighter IV review

Still awesome, even sitting at your desk in front of a monitor

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You should also be using a gamepad as well, even thoughwe still firmly believe the keys could be an adequate substitute if they were implemented correctly.

While Street Fighter IV isn’t without little fussy issues (mostly related to Games for Windows – LIVE!) there’s no doubting this is the only fighting game you should consider getting. Ignoring the fact it’s probably the only one currently out on the PC, it could definitely be described as genre-defining. While our console cousins have been falling over themselves to lavish praise on and lick clean the boots of Capcom’s developers, we’ll be a little more reserved in our praise, because this sort of thing really is much more at home played on the couch on a big TV.

A brilliant combat game that can be dabbled with in short bursts or long bouts of human vs human combat, there’s no denying that it is a must-play for PC fighting fans and those looking for a bit of short, sharp fun. If you’ve got a setup that allows you to play in your living room on the TV, add three extra points to the score.

Jul 7, 2009

More info

DescriptionA decently playable fighting game on an iPhone? Believe it. This game is the genuine article.
Franchise nameStreet Fighter
UK franchise nameStreet Fighter
Platform"iPhone","PC","PS3","Xbox 360"
US censor rating"Teen","Teen","Teen","Teen"
UK censor rating"12+","12+","12+","12+"
Release date1 January 1970 (US), 1 January 1970 (UK)