"looks and plays great"

Street Fighter’s legacy is hard to exaggerate. Street Fighter 2 changed the face of gaming forever and jump-started the 90s trend for fighting games. Without Street Fighter there may never have been a Virtua Fighter, Tekken, or Mortal Kombat.

After losing their way slightly in the post-3D age, Capcom came back with a vengeance with Street Fighter 4. Featuring new 3D character models on a 2D plain, Street Fighter 4 gave the fans exactly what they wanted: a modern Street Fighter 2.

As seems to be the norm these days, the fifth game is very much multiplayer focused. Single player modes are woefully neglected. Street Fighter 5’s biggest flaw.

Believe it or not, not everyone wants to have their heads smashed in by hordes of 10-hit combo toting ninja gamers. Some people like single player, Capcom…

In fact, if you don’t have a fast gaming internet connection you may want to forget the game altogether.

It’s a shame because Street Fighter 5 looks and plays great - but you just can’t escape the fact that as a single player, Street Fighter 4 is still the better game. Street Fighter fans probably won’t mind too much, but the newest edition of the 2D fighting series feels like a bit of a missed opportunity.

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