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X-Men vs. Street Fighter - Capcom's Latest Fighter Arrives On the Playstation Game Console

[ THIS ARTICLE WAS ORIGINALLY POSTED ON igad's VIDEO GAMES HOTSPOT ON JUNE 13th 1998 ]

SUNNYVALE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--June 11, 1998--A collision of two great universes has erupted today as Capcom's latest fighter X-Men vs. Street Fighter(TM) is now available for the PlayStation game console.

Based on the mega-popular arcade blockbuster of the same name, X-Men vs. Street Fighter is the latest head-to-head fighter from the company that defined the fighting game genre. In X-Men vs. Street Fighter, players can choose from 17 of their favorite characters from both Marvel's X-Men and Capcom's Street Fighter universes. Bringing the worlds of comic books and video games together, Capcom and Marvel Comics fuse together the world's most recognizable and popular characters in this head-to-head, fighting game for one or two players. X-Men vs. Street Fighter will sell at a suggested retail price of $49.99.

Designed using Capcom's famed and fluid 2D animation, X-Men vs. Street Fighter delivers fighting game fans the ultimate in incredible comic book action. Unique to the Sony PlayStation version is the EX Combo System, as seen in Capcom's Street Fighter EX Plus Alpha. The EX Combo System allows players to link together a series of super moves to create massive and original super combos to finish off their opponents in a fast and furious manner.

There are 17 playable characters to choose from which include 8 mutants from the X-Men universe: Cyclops, Rogue, Wolverine, Storm, Juggernaut, Magneto, Sabretooth and Gambit. The 9 Street Fighters include: Cammy, Ken, Ryu, Chun-Li, Akuma, M. Bison, Dhalsim, Zangief and Charlie. X-Men vs. Street Fighter marks the return of the incredibly popular character, Cammy, unseen since Super Street Fighter II and marks the first video game appearance ever, of Marvel's Gambit, Rogue, and Sabretooth.

Xmen vs. Street Fighter is a featured title in Capcom's Fighters Edge frequent-buyers program. Consumers are awarded points with each fighting game purchase. Fighters Edge points are redeemable for a wide variety of quality merchandise ranging from baseball hats to mountain bikes. Complete details on the program can be found at www.fightersedge.com.

[ THIS ARTICLE WAS ORIGINALLY POSTED ON igad's VIDEO GAMES HOTSPOT ON JUNE 13th 1998 ]
X-Men vs. Street Fighter - Capcom's Latest Fighter Arrives On the Playstation Game Console Reviewed by Jepoy on 6/13/1998 05:41:00 PM Rating: 5

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