4th April 2016, 09:07 PM
Street Fighter 5 Review
An excellent fighting game that's missing too many features.
Finding the right mix of old-guard fighting game fundamentals and newer, more modern takes on the genre is no small task, but Street Fighter 5 handles that balancing act with grace and style. Having an air-tight, old-fashioned ground game is every bit as important here as leveraging the dirty tricks made possible by the new V-System, leaving room for both mechanical and tactical mastery. But I expected developer Capcom to knock it out of the park when punch came to kick; what I didnít expect was that so many key and standard features would be absent on launch day. When compared to the features that other modern-day fighting games offer, Street Fighter 5 leaves a lot of strange holes in its defense.
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