Capcom vs. SNK 2 (PS2) Review

CvsSNK2

While I was looking across the review sections of this blog that have “Coming Soon!” in them, I was surprised to see I haven’t reviewed a PS2 title yet. I guess that comes from most of the big PS2 games I own being parts of series I want to cover from the first entry onwards… ANYWAY, I thought I’d stick a review of probably my favourite fighting game of all time up and fix that black space with ease. Capcom vs. SNK 2 is frankly brilliant, its mechanics, looks, menu presentation, roster, modes… just everything. Perfection. Let’s take a look!

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Street Fighter II / Champion Edition / Turbo (SNES) Review

Street Fighter II

I was tempted to save my Street Fighter V review for this Smash Ultimate countdown, but it just didn’t feel right… When talking about Street Fighter as an overall series, you just have to talk about SFII. Hell, look at most of the Smash references, it’s mostly SFII by design, with a few SFIV moves thrown in. So let’s take a look at one of the most important and influential computer games of all time and its first two follow ups (I’ll save the Super Street Fighter IIs until later…)

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Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition (PS4) Review

Street Fighter V

When Street Fighter V was announced, I thought I’d wait for a while. I got the most fun out of IV by selling it and buying the arcade edition with more characters and modes than I did when I played the base game, and despite saying they wouldn’t re-release it, here we are! I brought SFV Arcade Edition for less than £30 new and sealed, and had a great time playing it over the summer (alongside Zelda: BOTW, which admittedly ate up far more of my time…) so let’s take a look at it, bearing in mind I’m no professional fighting game player or anything…

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