Tekken X Street Fighter Announced

Not long after Capcom announces Street Fighter X Tekken, Namco Bandai has officially announced its version of the cross-over fighting game, Tekken X Street Fighter.

“The ultimate dream match-up is about to be realized. With this astonishing collaboration, a new chapter in fighting game history begins,” said Katsuhiro Harada, Tekken series director, Namco Bandai Games Inc. “The Street Fighter and Tekken development teams have a great relationship. However, I see this new project not as a collaboration, but as the competition of the century between two legendary fighting game franchises.”

If you’re confused about any of this, here is the break down: Street Fighter X Tekken will be developed by Capcom and will be played using the Street Fighter IV fighting engine. Tekken X Street Fighter will be developed by the Namco Bandai side of things and will be fought with the Tekken fighting engine.

Namco Bandai has stated that each Street Fighter character will get a visual makeover to fit into the Tekken universe. They also promise that each character will have their fighting styles and special moves intact.

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François Chang

Working on the DualShockers staff as both an editor and community manager since late 2009, François is absolutely no stranger to the videogame industry. He is a graduate from the City College of New York, and has his Bachelor of Arts in Public Relations and Advertising. His next step is to obtain his Master's degree at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism. Before starting his career, François has been gaming since the age of 2 with Super Mario World, and he has never looked back since. Gaming may be his profession, but it has always been his passion.

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