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Super Street Fighter II Turbo HD Remix

This week’s Deals with Gold games (August 5 – August 11)
5 years ago

This week’s Deals with Gold games (August 5 – August 11)

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There are quite a few deals this week, with Capcom being the focus of the current sale. All of these games will be on sale through Monday, August 11th.

Best of the rest: Super Street Fighter II Turbo HD Remix
6 years ago

Best of the rest: Super Street Fighter II Turbo HD Remix

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Last week, XBLAFans ran down the 25 best XBLA games to be released on the Xbox 360. This week, some of the games that didn’t make the cut get …
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XBLA sales roundup: Deal of the Week, publisher sales & more
6 years ago

XBLA sales roundup: Deal of the Week, publisher sales & more

This week on the marketplace, the Sales & Specials area is filled with a variety of sales for gamers of all kinds. From an Assassins Creed themed sale to …
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What we are playing: December 30
7 years ago

What we are playing: December 30

What we are playing is a weekly column published on Sunday. Select members of the team talk about the games they’ve been playing over the past week and which they’re …
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Rewind Review: Super Street Fighter II Turbo HD Remix (XBLA)
9 years ago

Rewind Review: Super Street Fighter II Turbo HD Remix (XBLA)

Super Street Fighter II Turbo HD Remix is developed by Backbone Entertainment and published by Capcom and was released November 28th, 2008. It retails for 1200 MSP.

This past Wednesday was the 20th birthday of Street Fighter II: World Warrior, the original sequel incarnation that spawned countless variations of the same game. When the Xbox 360 first launched, Street Fighter 2: Hyper Fighting was released on XBLA in 2006 which was met with favorable reception but had a pretty bad online code from the reviews. But during 2008, while the hype train for Street Fighter IV was in effect before its release, they put out one of the most gorgeous fighting games on XBLA with Super Street Fighter II HD Remix.

SSFIITHR is an updated remake of Super Street Fighter II Turbo which originally came out in 1994 on the 3DO, It added in Super Combos, Air Combos, and the dastardly Akuma. With this new remake, Backbone decided to grab UDON Entertainment to do the art and character sprites with beautiful hand-drawn sprites. It also includes new music by the OverClocked ReMix as well as rebalanced gameplay in the fighting engine. Is it as “Down Right Fierce” as you expect Hadouken lovers?

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