Capcom Releases Street Fighter II Mobile in Time for Franchise's 20th Anniversery
Capcom's Classic Street Fighter Series Turns 20!
LOS ANGELES - August 8, 2007- Capcom Interactive, Inc. is unleashing the first family of fight for mobile with the North American release of Street Fighter(TM) II. A direct translation of the classic 90's arcade hit, Street Fighter II mobile has been built from the ground up to play fast and frenetic on today's handsets, while appealing to the most ardent Street Fighter fans.
"Since the series debut 20 years ago, Street Fighter has defined the fighting genre, setting sales records as it makes its way to newer and newer platforms," said Midori Yuasa, President, Capcom Interactive, Inc." "With the launch of Street Fighter II for mobile, history is once again poised to repeat itself by offering players the experience they know and love in an ultra portable package."
Designed to be the definitive Street Fighter II mobile title, the game allows players to control and eventually master eight different fighters including Ryu, Ken, Chun Li, E Honda, Blanka, Zangief, Guile, and Dhalsim. And like its big screen cousins Street Fighter II mobile incorporates dozens of combos and special moves for players to learn as they attempt to gain the coveted title of world champion. Street Fighter II can be found on carrier decks or purchased directly from www.capcommobile.com.
Later this year, Capcom Entertainment, Inc. will publish Super Street Fighter II Turbo HD Remix. Originally developed by Capcom for the arcade, the game makes its downloadable debut on Xbox LIVE Arcade and PLAYSTATION Network. Capcom will stay true to the foundation of the popular game by utilizing the original game code, while creating a fresh upgraded experience with new artwork and high resolution 1080p graphics. All of the art will be completely redrawn and created by UDON Comics, which currently publishes the official Street Fighter comic.
Capcom is a leading worldwide developer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment. Founded in 1983, the company has created world-renowned franchises including Resident Evil, Street Fighter, Mega Man, Breath of Fire, Devil May Cry and the Onimusha series. Headquartered in Osaka, Japan, the company maintains operations in the U.S., United Kingdom, Germany, Tokyo and Hong Kong. More information about Capcom and its products can be found on the company's web site at www.capcom.com.
Since its establishment in November of 2005, Capcom Interactive, Inc. has published several mobile games based on Capcom's celebrated intellectual property, including 1942, Ghost n' Goblins, Mega Man and Resident Evil: The Missions, to commercial and critical acclaim. For additional information on the company and its offerings, please visit www.capcommobile.com.