As summer winds down and the heat turns up, staying indoors and playing video games hasn't been on the top of everyone's priority list. That said, last month's trailers have done their best to make you second guess that trip to the beach.
Capcom announced some new costumes for a handful of its currently announced combatants as pre-order bonuses for Street Fighter V. As they all look pretty unique and interesting (including what looks to be a subtly redesigned Cammy), a well placed beard has changed the costume game as far as series poster child Ryu is concerned. We all know the effects of well-placed facial hair on the human psyche, but the Internet has been set especially ablaze by the Ryu's new found lumbersexuality. Don't believe me?
Street Fighter is one of the most iconic series in the industry, and it’s next entry in the series looks to take a huge step forward in terms of system designs and visual notes. It still has that Japanese calligraphy-inspired cell shading feel, but the character models look more human, more inspired by reality. The colors are richer yet the hues are darker. It may also be further in the story’s future? There’s a lot of information floating around about this brave new Street Fighter world were about to enter, so lets break it down into the most important bits.
May was stuffed full of video game trailers, many titles trying to put their best feet forward just before E3, the biggest video game convention in the United States. Lets give some another look, shall we?