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Generally favorable reviews- based on 414 Ratings

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  • Summary: At the completion of the second World Warrior Tournament, the Shadaloo crime syndicate was left in ruins, its grandmasters defeated and scattered to the winds. Now, the mysterious Seth, CEO of the S.I.N. Corporation, has set up yet another tournament and invited a blend of old friends andAt the completion of the second World Warrior Tournament, the Shadaloo crime syndicate was left in ruins, its grandmasters defeated and scattered to the winds. Now, the mysterious Seth, CEO of the S.I.N. Corporation, has set up yet another tournament and invited a blend of old friends and new faces to battle again for the title of the world's strongest. With 25 characters (including the original 12 street fighters), a blend of 2D and 3D graphics, and the new focus-attack system, Street Fighter has returned with a vengeance. Expand
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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 23 out of 23
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 23
  3. Negative: 0 out of 23
  1. After years of absence on PC, Street Fighter comes back to PC with a flawless version of this outstanding fighting game. SF IV is a well balanced, fun and an easy to play but hard to master game, but the compatible version adds some welcome visual changes and a fantastic performance in a huge variety of systems.
  2. Street Fighter IV on the PC is easily the best version of the game and a must-buy for a fighting game enthusiast, yet not too harsh introduction to a newbie either. The only downside? Arcade style joystick effectively mandatory, driving up the total price of admission.
  3. There is so much depth to this game it's almost obscene! You'll likely be playing this title for years to come.
  4. Robust and challenging single-player modes, strong online multiplayer, and gorgeous visuals make this a must-have for any fighter fan.
  5. PC Format
    90
    Street Fighter IV can be spirit crushingly hard in single player mode. [Aug 2009, p.98]
  6. It's instantly familiar but with enough innovation to interest fighting game fanatics willing to dig a little deeper. It would be a stretch to say the PC version is the definitive version – yes the graphics can be better, but not significantly so.
  7. Street Fighter 4 is definitely the best fighting game on PC since Guilty Gear #XX Reload. (Which is kind of ironic, because other offerings on this platform are shareware titles and certified trash.) However, the stagnation in the genre does not depreciate Capcom’s merits. Street Fighter 4 is a fast, beautiful game with an intricate combat system and a great soundtrack.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 23 out of 39
  2. Negative: 12 out of 39
  1. Eugenioabc
    Jul 15, 2009
    10
    Since i bought this game, i thought it was a normal fighiting game... i have played it for 10 min and I LOVE IT!! the spectacular graphic and Since i bought this game, i thought it was a normal fighiting game... i have played it for 10 min and I LOVE IT!! the spectacular graphic and the unbelieveble online gameplay makes this game THE BEST in the fighting-games section! that's all folks! Expand
  2. [Anonymous]
    Jul 3, 2009
    10
    Wow! playing it at 1920x1200 is absolutely beautiful. at that resolution, anti-aliasing is unnecessary. if you have a decent system, amke Wow! playing it at 1920x1200 is absolutely beautiful. at that resolution, anti-aliasing is unnecessary. if you have a decent system, amke sure the v-sync is turned unless you enjoy screen tearing. running at 60fps at TRUE HD rez is amazing. the pc version is the definitive top of the line version. easy to learn hard to master street fighter heaven! Expand
  3. Aug 28, 2010
    10
    Hahahahaa to all those losers who gave Street Fighter 4 a bad rating because they suck at it , you make me laugh , i bet i could pummel youHahahahaa to all those losers who gave Street Fighter 4 a bad rating because they suck at it , you make me laugh , i bet i could pummel you perfect in less than 15 seconds ......hahahaha ...... ok back to bussiness , the game is awsome and i love the new look on the characters but i do have to say that for me Third Strike's parryng system was better than Focus Attacks (have not forgotten the epic win by Daigo over Justin's defensive Chun-li parryng an entire super) but i still love this game and invite all of you to a match my gamer tag is the same as my nickname Expand
  4. Feb 11, 2019
    9
    My favorite fighting game ever made.

    I like the ultra edition more but its a like a dlc so i write here. Graphics wise its super cool
    My favorite fighting game ever made.

    I like the ultra edition more but its a like a dlc so i write here.

    Graphics wise its super cool and full of nice effects such as when you do ultra or super combo finisher.
    Animations are fluid and smooth.
    Gameplay is hard to master but its super fun, i like the combos and the execution of the ultra, each character is unique and fun to play, stages are well designed.
    Music is amazing.
    As usual though the campaign mode is lacking and shallow, since it is my favorite fighting game i must rate it higher than MK:X

    9/10 - Best Fighting game ever made.
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  5. ChrisB.
    Jan 12, 2010
    7
    Great Looking Grafik, better gameplay and all thene the console versions, but it's still the same like the f...ing snes version and so i Great Looking Grafik, better gameplay and all thene the console versions, but it's still the same like the f...ing snes version and so i give only 7 points, i really liked to see a new gameplay like tekken or something else ...... Expand
  6. Oct 22, 2010
    4
    I liked this game till I realised that you can't play versus on a LAN. Versus only works when on-line unless you share the same PC whichI liked this game till I realised that you can't play versus on a LAN. Versus only works when on-line unless you share the same PC which SUCKS.. The Graphics and Game play excellent which was exactly what I expected from a CAPCOM STREETFIGHTER Title. Expand
  7. JackH
    Jul 13, 2009
    0
    The worst fighting game i've ever played online. EVERYONE i've fought either picks Ken, Ryu, Akuma, or Sagat...No talent noobs The worst fighting game i've ever played online. EVERYONE i've fought either picks Ken, Ryu, Akuma, or Sagat...No talent noobs picking the cheapest characters when you try to pick someone with skill like Cammy or E Honda, etc. No fun when you don't stand a chance against the cheapest characters. Unless you're one of the people that only picks one of the 4 aforementioned characters that everyone else picks, don't waste your time. Expand

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