GDC 10: Street Fighter IV hits App Store now
3:20 AM on 03.10.2010 // Nick Chester
At a special GDC edition of "Street Fighter Fight Club," Capcom announced that the iPhone version of Street Fighter IV should be available on the App Store... now. Or soon.
I know this because I watched as Capcom clicked a mouse to set the app live, telling a crowd that the game would be available within a few hours. Sure enough, it's available now. The game, which will cost $9.99, will feature eight characters: Abel, Blanka, Chun Li, Ryu, M. Bison, Dhalsim, Guile, and Ken.
The game sports some pretty stunning graphics for an iPhone game -- viewing it on the small screen, the game was detailed and colorful, with little notable distinction between the full console game. Controls on the "phantom analog" were a bit iffy (pulling off a fireball motion was possible, but hit or miss), but the game features an "auto special" option, as well -- yes, that means one button plus a direction to launch special attacks.
We'll have our full review of the game up soon enough, so if you're not feeling dropping ten bones just yet, sit tight. Setup email comments
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