Archive for February 18th, 2009

As Street Fighter IV has now been out in North America for over 24 hours, the positive reviews have been flowing all over the Blogosphere. Everyone loves this game it seems. And guess what? The Bird Nest does too.

A little disclaimer about me and fighting games: I’m terrible at them. Just plain awful. I was King Flawless Victory in Mortal Kombat, not because I was so good, but because I was the easiest to shut out.

So if I suck so much at fighting games, why would I even bother to pick this title up? Because it rules, dude! Honestly, comparing Street Fighter to any other next-gen fighter would be doing it a disservice. The game does not reinvent the wheel, but it succeeds in doing what all Street Fighters have done: creating an addicting, hybrid brawler that requires skill and thought to excel at.


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