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Samus and Sagat photo
If Ridley and Ryu had a baby, it would be this guy
Like the initial entry of any epic trilogy, the first two episodes of Samus and Sagat worked to establish the characters. Now that we're finally into act two of the story, we can start moving into the real meat of this drama... read feature

Samus and Sagat photo
Exciting adventure, fashion, and fame
[Update: We've gotten a lot of great entries in the gif contest! It seemed a shame to leave them out in the cold, so I've embedded the animations that never made it to the comments into the post below. I also forgot to tell ... read feature

Bonus stage photo
Bonus stage

Real life Ryu wrecks car with his bare hands


Bonus stage
Jan 29
I hope that car was non-running and cheaper to junk than fix, or else that's a waste of a perfectly good little car. Not that we all haven't thought about letting the aggressions out and possibly hurting ourselves while destroying some property. Just think about taking a baseball bat to some cheap, boardwalk-prize glassware. I could go for one of those right now. read
Samus and Sagat photo
A new show about Metroid's star and Ryu's rival living as roommates
[Animation and thumbnail by EndShark] I've done a lot of video series on YouTube over the years -- Teenage Pokemon, Talking to Women about Videogames, Constructoid, Sup Holmes, Art Hawk, and of course, The Dtoid Show. None o... read feature

SFV Poll photo
SFV Poll

EventHubs Street Fighter V character poll reveals a terrible crime


How can you mess with perfection?
Dec 27
Fighting game mega-site EventHubs is running a poll to see which Street Fighter characters fans want to see return the most in SFV. Considering SFV is still pretty early on in development, there is the slim, outside chance th... read
Guile's birthday photo
Guile's birthday

Happy birthday, Guile


Looking good!
Dec 23
You thought we forgot? Not a chance. Happy birthday, Guile! Rock-solid abs, a full head of hair, that sprightly glimmer in your eye -- you're looking fabulous. Destructoid is home to plenty of adoring fans who post daily trib... read
Mon Hun dress-up photo
Mon Hun dress-up

Felynes can dress up as Dante, Blanka, and Chun-Li in Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate


Nice chest hair, Blanka
Dec 15
I'm no Monster Hunter player but I'm liking the cross-game costumes for Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate. Well, most of them. In line with today's Devil May Cry re-release news, Capcom has shown a Felyne outfit based on Dante. That... read
Street Fighter V photo
Street Fighter V

Street Fighter V being exclusive might not be the worst thing ever


Not as bad as a bowl of noodles on your head anyway
Dec 14
Ok, yes we all hate third-party exclusives. It's especially grating for a franchise as venerable and well loved as Street Fighter. This is a raw deal for the world warriors out there who have already plunked down money on an ... read
Street Fighter V photo
Street Fighter V

This Street Fighter V trailer signals Charlie's return


He's alive!
Dec 14
Street Fighter V made another appearance at yesterday evening's Capcom Cup, which, amidst the bout between Ryu and Chun-Li, provided a brief flash of a third fighter. That sure looks like Charlie Nash, Guile's military comra... read
Street Fighter V photo
Mike Ross and Combofiend throw down in SFV
Closing out the incredibly tense Capcom Cup, Capcom producer Yoshinori Ono surprised the audience with a live demo of Street Fighter V. With the audience giving them their full attention, Mike Ross and Combofiend, both legendary players within the fighting game community, took the stage to compete in the world's first public match in Street Fighter V. read feature

Street Fighter V photo
Street Fighter V

Xbox to make amends for Street Fighter V exclusivity


Phil Spencer would rather invest in Killer Instinct
Dec 09
Over the weekend, Capcom announced Street Fighter V for PlayStation 4 and PC. Naturally, some folks were upset the fighting game wouldn't be coming to their preferred platform. Others were curious about Xbox boss boss Phil Sp... read
Street Fighter V photo
GET HYPE!
Street Fighter V is coming "exclusively" to PlayStation 4 and PC, Sony and Capcom announced today onstage at the PlayStation Experience in Las Vegas, Nevada. The fighting game will support cross-platform play, meaning PS4 ow... read feature

PS4 Street Fighter IV photo
PS4 Street Fighter IV

Ultra Street Fighter IV strikes PS4 next spring


Spinning bird kick!
Dec 06
Ultra Street Fighter IV is coming to PlayStation 4, Sony announced today at its PlayStation Experience keynote in Las Vegas, Nevada. Capcom's fighting game will debut exclusively on PS4 sometime next spring. Xbox One might be getting it at a later date. Or never. Who knows? In other, more exciting news, Street Fighter V is coming to PS4 and PC. Get hype! read
Street Fighter V leak photo
Ryu, Chun Li, and kicking confirmed
There is a big PlayStation event happening this weekend, and as is customary for big events in this industry, we have been granted a nice pre-event leak to chew on. Unlike the big Smash Bros. leak from earlier this year, thi... read feature

Street Fighter photo
Street Fighter

Why is Ryu a wolf in the upcoming Ultra Street Fighter IV DLC?


It's not for the reason you might think
Nov 25
The Misfits have a song called Demonmania (pronounced Deh-EE-Mono-Mee-Ah). In the song, Glenn Danzig clearly sings the words "Look upon me, I am a bee... My mother was a wolf... My father was a wolf." That's what it sounds li... read
Why Penis Why photo
Why Penis Why

Save Ryu from looking generic in Street Fighter IV: A fanboy's top 10 wishes


Why Penis Why
Nov 05
Editor's note: In an internal staff email us old-timers were just laughing about the absurdity of this super fanboy article I wrote back in 2007 voicing my disgust with the redesigned Street Fighter. I've since grown accustom... read
USFIV photo
USFIV

Ultra Street Fighter IV is getting an Omega Mode with modified movesets


Sounds pretty sweet
Sep 22
Ultra Street Fighter IV is still getting updated, and the newest mode to hit the game will be the Omega Mode. Capcom notes that this severely mixes up character's normal and special moves. Characters will play differentl... read
Street Fighter photo
608 pages of non-stop Fighting Game Science
Fighting games are about more than competition. At their best, they are about taking the most simple of design concepts (be better at hitting someone than they are at hitting you) and using game theory magic to somehow evoke ... read feature

Street Fighter V? photo
Street Fighter V?

Capcom teams with Dimps on new fighter, probably Street Fighter V


Saturday night's alright for fighting
Sep 02
Capcom studio producer Yoshinori Ono took to Twitter, as he is wont to do, informing us that Capcom is working with Dimps on a new fighting game.  "We are recruiting colleagues to work together with us at Dimps studio fo... read
Capcom sale photo
Capcom sale

3DS, Wii U Capcom games on sale


I don't want any of them, do you?
Aug 29
A bunch of Capcom eShop 3DS and Wii U games are on sale until the morning of September 4.  Writing about Capcom just makes me want to replay every Clover game and Resident Evil 4. At least Mega Fans are getting good Mega Man alternates. read
Street Fighter photo
Street Fighter

Classic Street Fighter games are heading to Japanese arcades again


Running with NESiCAxLive
Aug 25
According to Siliconera, Capcom is launching a new initiative in the near future to bring back some of their classic fighting games to arcades. The list includes Hyper Street Fighter II, Darkstalkers 3, Street Fighter III: Th... read
Things fish do photo
Things fish do

Watching fish play Street Fighter II live is actually entertaining


What a world we live in
Aug 20
First there was a fish playing Pokémon over a Twitch stream like it was a human or something, and now we've got two fish fighting each other in Super Street Fighter II Turbo. If you're new to this phenomenon, the tank... read
Ultra Street Fighter IV photo
Ultra Street Fighter IV

Ultra Street Fighter IV available at retail this week


On 360 and PS3
Aug 07
When Ultra Street Fighter IV was released back in June, it was only available as a digital title on the Xbox 360 and PS3 -- but now you can grab it at retail for the latter two consoles. The retail price is the same as t... read
Ultra Street Fighter IV photo
Ultra Street Fighter IV

Pay too much for too many new Ultra Street Fighter IV costumes this summer


Less 'summer vacation,' more ridiculous
Jul 28
Capcom revealed a massive new set of upcoming outfits that will soon be available for the 44 fighters of Ultra Street Fighter IV over the weekend at San Diego Comic-Con. The Summer Vacation costumes will be rolling out in sep... read
Tekken X Street Fighter photo
Tekken X Street Fighter

Namco: Tekken X Street Fighter isn't canceled, so please relax


It just doesn't sound like it's happening any time soon either
Jul 27
Tekken X Street Fighter is still a thing that's happening, according to statements issued by Bandai Namco producer Katsuhiro Harada at this weekend's San Diego Comic-Con. The crossover fighting game is "still in developm... read
Street Fighter photo
Street Fighter

Jeez, there sure are a lot of costumes in Ultra Street Fighter IV


'This is our war, Street Fighter IV'
Jul 16
Here's a trailer running down some (but not all!) of the many Street Fighter IV costumes to date, which will be included in next month's retail release of Ultra Street Fighter IV. Come for the costumes, stay for the cheesy s... read
EVO recap photo
The grand finals and other notable moments
And just like that, another EVO has come and gone. What a weekend. Despite not playing fighting games much myself, I'll never miss watching the year's big tournament. The audience's energy, the drama that unfolds on stage -- ... read feature

Just in time for EVO photo
Just in time for EVO

Finally learn to play fighting games with this free guide


It all starts with Street Fighter
Jul 08
I'm currently trying to get good at Bushido Blade and cursing Square Enix for not making a new one, but I do often talk about wanting to get good at one fighting game -- Persona, these days -- much like I talk about one ... read
EVO schedule photo
EVO schedule

When's Marvel? Just consult the EVO 2014 schedule


I'm out of fighting game memes
Jul 08
EVO 2014 is this weekend. We had a lovely time covering it last year, though it doesn't look like we'll have a get together watch party this time around. That's okay. There are three different streams to watch home and a... read
Street Fighter II photo
Street Fighter II

These Street Fighter II iPhone cases look a lot better than that lame OtterBox


Yes, always continue
Jul 07
The millions of different cases out there in the wild for iPhones were definitely integral in my decision to make that pricey purchase after my Android phone bit the dust, and every time I see new phone cases I covet I feel l... read






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