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  • Summary: The follow-up to Street Fighter IV further redefines the fighting game genre with classic 2D Street Fighter fighting action, a host of new and returning characters, more advanced online gameplay, new ultra combos and much more. Super Street Fighter IV features the full roster of 25 characters from Street Fighter IV such as Ryu, Ken, Crimson Viper, Abel, El Fuerte, and Rufus, while adding about eight characters new to the world of Street Fighter IV. The impressive new roster includes classic combatants from previous Street Fighter games like T. Hawk as well as all-new characters such as the mysterious and deadly female fighter, Juri. Super Street Fighter IV adds new Ultra Combos and advancements to the state of the art online matchmaking and online gameplay introduced in Street Fighter IV with numerous additional features. Super Street Fighter IV takes many of the groundbreaking features introduced in Street Fighter IV and refines everything to deliver the ultimate vision of Street Fighter to fans the world over. [Capcom] Expand
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  1. 100
    Super Street Fighter IV's most promising feature is Tournament mode, available as a free downloadable update June 15th. For the first time in the series, players will be able to host four or eight person competitions, either as a participant or the host.
  2. The matchmaking is quick and really does a great job of keeping you within your skill rank, and the added modes are worthwhile and fun to play. So whether you're a vet of the first game or a newcomer, I'd say Super Street Fighter IV is absolutely worth checking out.
  3. It's consistent, it's measurable, and it's the best fighting game ever - but now even more awesome.
  4. At $40, it's definitely worth your money even if you bought the previous game.
  5. 90
    The gameplay is fast, fun and easy to dig into, and deep enough so that you're always discovering new ways to chain combos and improve your skills. Whether you're a franchise veteran or a total newcomer, you can't go wrong with Super Street Fighter IV.
  6. It's no incremental upgrade and brings more than just character balancing to the table, managing to improve, fix and surpass the original Street Fighter IV in every way imaginable - and they've done it at less than full price.
  7. If you’ve been looking to get back into fighters and somehow missed the boat on Street Fighter IV or have been waiting for something to bring you back into the world of Street Fighting, I doubt there is a better option than a game full of characters, awesome music, and a robust fighting system with great online support.

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  2. Negative: 2 out of 14
  1. Mar 18, 2014
    This games has a steep learning curve to be really good at it but if you are willing to put some time and effort into it and maybe buy a fightstick it's so rewarding to beat up on someone online or in an arcade. Seriously there's nothing like making someone salty because they can't beat you. I play dudley, a low tier character and I found the best dudley player in the world online a couple years ago and have been playing with him ever since. Consequently I've gotten to be a solid player. Learning the timing for links and the whole metagame makes this the deepest and best fighter of all time in my opinion. It's like fast paced chess at high levels of play. I love it. Expand
  2. May 27, 2012
    Este es un juego de peleas muy bueno, quizas el mejor de la decada, con una jugabilidad simple pero muy eficaz, implementando elementos de pasadas entregas y sumandole nuevas piezas como los focus attack y los asombrosos uultra combos. Es una lastima que para poder tener este juego tengas que volver a comprarlo, pero es algo que puedes pasar muy por alto, si te encanto el SFIV, te vas a divertir mucho mas con este... Expand
  3. Jul 26, 2012
    This is simply the best fighting game out there, feels complete and capcom should give themselves a pat on the back for this one. Brilliant fighting engine with great depth Expand
  4. Aug 29, 2010
    Finally gave up playing this game after something like 200 hours, plus around 100 in vanilla SF4. Very fun! I've used the standard xbox360 controller and I still usually kicked ass, I usually sat around 1800 PP in this game with the Dudster..Dudley. Not recycled garbage like everyone is saying. Improvements were made in arcade, and the game engine was tweaked pretty largely. Almost every character has a robust amount of buffs and nerfs. 10 new characters (that's A LOT). This game isn't perfect (cheese tactics like reverse SRK-ing every wake-up still win games on occasion) but it is very entertaining if you're willing to put the blood and sweat in. Very statisfying new online as well. Expand
  5. Nov 17, 2011
    Playing Super Street Fighter IV for me is much like reading Shakespear. Everyone praises it and I can see that it's well made, but I just don't get it. Only 5 moves for each character? No dial-a-combos? It's all in the strategy here, not in the move set. As a long time fan of Tekken I just can't get on board with this. This is purely for the hardcore and people who like terrible anime in their cut-scenes. Excuse me, I'm off to play Mortal Kombat 9! Expand
  6. [Anonymous]
    Apr 28, 2010
    While it is a great game, and I enjoy the multiplayer, I think SSF4 dropped the ball on the single player mode here. It did away with the survival and time trial mode and really should have included team battle in its single player or vs. mode. One thing I really enjoyed about other fighting games is the need to use up to 8 different characters in one bout it prevents someone from just being good at one fighter. Also, I would like to see some type of tournament mode like was used in SSF2. The game is always based around a "tournament" but there's never actually one to compete in. VF5 is great because it has a career mode, something like that would be included. It wouldn't have to be the full scale career like is offered there, but something like a tournament or a season where you fight a ton of different fighters would be greatly appreciated. I hope Capcom adds more to its single player in this game via DLC. Expand
  7. DalamarE.
    Apr 27, 2010
    Overrated garbage. An additional cash grab by Capcom. SSFIV is essentially SFIV with some additional characters and modes. Something that should have been included in SSFIV - this should have been a game addon. And to add insult to injury all characters are unlocked by default. Capcom could have done that in the first place (in SSFIV). Hard to believe little innovation can garner so many points from the pro reviewers. As far the overall game - SFIV and SSFIV are designed strictly for the hardcore gamers who have also invested in decent fighting stick. There is high learning curve for the novice player to fully enjoy this game. Expand

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