Gorgeous character models.
Great animations, and background art.
Comprehensive multiplayer modes.
Accessible but nuanced gameplay.
Plenty of replay value for completionists.
Nuanced gameplay accessible to experts and beginners alike.
Online play suffers if either fighters connection is slow.
Keyboard controls works, but arcade sticks or gamepads are preferred.
Training-style options a bit below par.
By Neoseeker on August 04, 2009
Street Fighter IV made quite a large impact earlier this year on the console front. The game took players back to the classic arcade era that kicked off a fighting game revolution. Much of the gameplay celebrates the Street Fighter franchise as well...-
By Yet Another Review Site on July 18, 2009
I have always had a love hate relationship with Fighting games. On the one side, fond memories of battling a friend for countless hours always brings a smile to my face, on the other, I can't shake that feeling of simplicity, static gameplay and...80
By cnet on July 17, 2009
Its obvious that each iteration of the long-running Street Fighter series has been carefully tuned and tweaked to the finest degree, and nowhere is this more apparent than in Street Fighter IV. The lessons learned in the franchises 20-plus years...90
By GameSpot on July 17, 2009
Robust and challenging single-player modes, strong online multiplayer, and gorgeous visuals make this a must-have for any fighter fan....90
By VideoGamer on July 17, 2009
Online works, Scalable, Three new graphical filters, No compelling PCexclusive...90
By GameSpy on July 15, 2009
Having grown up near an arcade (rest in peace Fun-O-Rama, Hialeah, FL), Ive got a knotty history with Street Fighter, but its one that I cherish nonetheless. Though I was certifiably baffled by the original (my local arcade had the version with the...90
By AtomicGamer on July 15, 2009
Capcoms got a good history recently of porting their big-name games to the PC. If rumor is to be believed, Capcom actually gets a working build of most of their games going on the PC, and only then do they finish up the console versions. Then they...90
By NowGamer on July 09, 2009
SFIV is the ultimate blend of all the very best elements of all the Street Fighter games since Street Fighter 2 Turbo, creating an experience that’s both incredibly accessible and deep at the same time. Simply put, it might not be traditional PC...95
By Games Radar on July 07, 2009
There can’t surely be many people out there reading this who haven’t heard of or played any of the Street Fighter games before. One of the most successful and iconic computer games to ever be committed to memory, versions of the second game...90
By BrightHub on April 08, 2009
PS3 console games as good as Street Fighter IV are a good example of old and popular source material and game play that has been enhanced wonderfully to produce a new experience for the Playstation 3 thats better than the original arcade experience....80