Thursday, September 30, 2010

Apps - Street Fighter IV

Disclaimer: Do you like street fighting? If not, close this page now. This app isn't for you. As Guile would say, GO HOME AND BE A FAMILY MAN.

March 2010. After almost two years after being released in arcades, Street Fighter IV tiger knee'd it's way into the iTunes App Store. With free game updates, the roster has increased from 8 to 12.

This game carries over the same stylized calligraphic graphics from the original version. Each character comes with two costumes, and additonal costumes can be purchased (real money, not Bison Dollars) from a menu at the default screen.

Here's a screenshot of the game, and the controls. Your left thumb controls the character, and your right thumb navigates the four attack buttons. Pretty standard fare, with punch, kick, special (ex:one button hadoukens), and focus.

And for those who suck at street fighting (like moi), there's free training mode as well as a dojo mode. The dojo mode gives you various challenges to complete, such as blocking six times in a match or throwing the enemy six times in a match. If you complete all the dojo challenges, you will come out a better street fighter.

There's no real importance of this screenshot, just goes to show you what happens when you try to play a game and screenshot it at the same time!

I give this app 5 Raúl Juliás out of 5.

Street Fighter IV is available in the iTunes App Store for $9.99


  1. Meh, I don't really like app games, I like having a real controller in my hand, followin ya

  2. I do not like the idea of playing a game such as Street Fighter IV on an iPhone.

    No, sir, I do not like it.

  3. Street Fighter was made for the arcade. No Ipone!

  4. On the iPhone? Really, sounds good!

  5. Hm, I never really liked iphone games with that control interface.