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SFIV : Sagat and Bison

SFIV : Sagat and Bison

Capcom just sent these new images of the Sagat and Bison characters for its fighting videogame Street Fighter IV. Its release date for the arcades is set to July in Japan.


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Commented on 2008-04-30 22:57:56
im liking Bison!
Commented on 2008-04-30 22:59:18
Dude! it's not VEGA, it's SAGAT!!!!!

The looks on ryu's face on the 4th picture is PRICELESS! :D

Anyway they look great! I am likin Bison a lot as well!
Commented on 2008-04-30 23:04:55
It's looking better than before, but still crappy. Sadly I'm not only talking about graphics.
Commented on 2008-04-30 23:10:35
You can gather all of that from non-gameplay screenshots? lol.

But on the other hand, I just made a thread in the other forum about Capcom's outsourcing on this project.. so I regretfully agree.

There's still hope though, a lot of the play test impressions have been favorable enough.
Commented on 2008-04-30 23:12:49 In reply to alimokrane
Posted by alimokrane
Dude! it's not VEGA, it's SAGAT!!!!!

The looks on ryu's face on the 4th picture is PRICELESS! :D

Anyway they look great! I am likin Bison a lot as well!
I think its Vega in Europe? :(
Commented on 2008-04-30 23:17:50
No Vega was M.Bison in Europe.
Vega is the Japanese Version

Balrog in europe was M.Bison in Japan (standing for Mike Bison)

These are just M.Bison(Vega) and Sagat

Vega in Europe is Balrog in Japan

Confusing eh ? xD

looks nice though
Commented on 2008-04-30 23:23:10
What ? isnt VEGA the spanish dude ??? what are you guys talking about ??
Commented on 2008-04-30 23:27:14
In Europe, Vega is the spaniard.
(Like me ^^)
Commented on 2008-04-30 23:29:39
Yeah Vega is always the Spaniard I am pretty sure
Commented on 2008-04-30 23:37:07
Fixed, but omg @ name differences
Commented on 2008-04-30 23:45:22 In reply to Kudgel
Posted by Kudgel
Fixed, but omg @ name differences
LOL yeah I was shocked too!
Commented on 2008-04-30 23:48:12
it was because Capcom was scared of lawsuits.

Mike bison resembles alot to Mike Tyson
and the english board found Vega for the last boss a little weak..

so they changed stuff around, they gave the spaniard the name for vega (because its slick and fast like the character) and they gave the boxer Balrog (because it just screams muscles)
they then gave M.Bison to the Dictator.

Personally i think it's better..the names suite them better like this.
But yeah..
thats how it was i believe
Commented on 2008-04-30 23:57:39 In reply to Shuyinsan
Posted by Shuyinsan
it was because Capcom was scared of lawsuits.

Mike bison resembles alot to Mike Tyson
and the english board found Vega for the last boss a little weak..

so they changed stuff around, they gave the spaniard the name for vega (because its slick and fast like the character) and they gave the boxer Balrog (because it just screams muscles)
they then gave M.Bison to the Dictator.

Personally i think it's better..the names suite them better like this.
But yeah..
thats how it was i believe
Thanks for the info ;)
Commented on 2008-05-01 00:37:25 In reply to GriftGFX
Posted by GriftGFX
You can gather all of that from non-gameplay screenshots? lol.
Oh you'd be surprised how much synce knows :S

The art style is starting to grow on me, although I never had a huge problem with it in the first place.

Hopefully it plays well :D
Commented on 2008-05-01 00:40:44
Lol I remember hearing about the M. Bison thing WAY back in a Nintendo Power probably in 1992 or 93...

Honestly, if they fix Chun Li's thumb I'll be positive on the graphics.
Commented on 2008-05-01 01:02:22
Wheres the Vega & Balrog pics? Anyways heres a slideshow in HD showing Bison, Sagat, Vega & Balrog pics: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BKNxLIKVyk4
Commented on 2008-05-01 10:28:47
I don't see what's HD about that slideshow..
Commented on 2008-05-01 13:35:19
despite the art direction it's looking pretty good
Commented on 2008-05-01 17:18:47
Um one thing why is the blood black ? If that is blood. :S
Commented on 2008-05-01 17:36:34
The art style at first I liked but not to a great extent, but these images really do promote the style alot better and am kinda getting the feel for it now, hope it turns out great like many capcom games have done this gen.
Commented on 2008-05-01 20:00:02
There was a new character called Rufus revealed looks like a reject from fist of the north star, ive lost most of my interest in SFIV now. Bring on HDremix!!
Commented on 2008-05-04 07:54:57 In reply to Snapper_Organ
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Commented on 2008-05-04 07:55:28 In reply to Snapper_Organ
Posted by Snapper_Organ
I don't see what's HD about that slideshow..
lol than get your eyes checked out....I encode all my vids so that they are alot higher in quality than all other vids on Youtube xD
Commented on 2008-05-04 08:33:30 In reply to Rajman
Posted by Rajman
lol than get your eyes checked out....I encode all my vids so that they are alot higher in quality than all other vids on Youtube xD
Youtube != HD.

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