X360, PS3 Monday, April 16, 2007 | 11:34 AM

Super Puzzle Fighter II Turbo HD Remix announced

Super Puzzle Fighter II Turbo HD Remix announced

Capcom also announced the XBLA / PSN version of the excellent Super Puzzle Fighter II Turbo HD Remix, that you can discover or rediscover via these images, artworks and videos.


Video 1
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Video 2
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Video 3
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Commented on 2007-04-16 11:47:35
Yeah! It's 'must have'
Awesome pictures, thanks!!
Commented on 2007-04-16 12:59:40
never liked the puzzle ones. preffered columns and baku baku animal to be honest.
Commented on 2007-04-16 13:25:48
Those screenshots obviously come from an unfinished build since the fighting animations are still from the original PSX version and haven't been redesigned for HD resolutions yet.
Commented on 2007-04-16 13:36:43 In reply to ymmv
Posted by ymmv
Those screenshots obviously come from an unfinished build since the fighting animations are still from the original PSX version and haven't been redesigned for HD resolutions yet.
I'm pretty sure it's as finished as it's going to get. Capcom NEVER redesigns their sprites. They've been re-using the same animations for over 10 years. But the gem effects and wide screen are definetly different from the PSX version. Not sure about the PSP version though.
Commented on 2007-04-16 14:00:02
Yeah, HD seems to be a good joke on Live Arcade titles.

But seriously... this is the worst type of crap to be coupled into fighting games. I hate how they messed up Mortal Kombat with minigame dung like this too. Why not play Lumines, or any other 100% identical puzzle game with a bit more effort put into it.
Commented on 2007-04-16 14:06:24 In reply to Note
Posted by Note
Yeah, HD seems to be a good joke on Live Arcade titles.

But seriously... this is the worst type of crap to be coupled into fighting games. I hate how they messed up Mortal Kombat with minigame dung like this too. Why not play Lumines, or any other 100% identical puzzle game with a bit more effort put into it.
Puzzle Fighter II was released in Japan's arcade in 1996...
Commented on 2007-04-16 14:14:41 In reply to PekingDuck13
Posted by PekingDuck13
I'm pretty sure it's as finished as it's going to get. Capcom NEVER redesigns their sprites. They've been re-using the same animations for over 10 years. But the gem effects and wide screen are definetly different from the PSX version. Not sure about the PSP version though.
Yeah, I read about this and the Street Fighter 2 HD update turbo edition type zero XX and got all excited. Capcom employing Udon to redo the graphics so they look ok in 1080p. Then I read that Udon did Capcom Fighting jam, which featured scaled quad pixel sprites and I became dissapointed again :(

Please redraw the graphics properly, not some filtering effect that appears here. It definately looks like all the splash and jewel graphics have been redone.
Commented on 2007-04-16 15:59:01
awesome, real nice. XBLA is starting to get better, and better.
Commented on 2007-04-16 17:18:31 In reply to PekingDuck13
Posted by PekingDuck13
I'm pretty sure it's as finished as it's going to get. Capcom NEVER redesigns their sprites. They've been re-using the same animations for over 10 years. But the gem effects and wide screen are definetly different from the PSX version. Not sure about the PSP version though.
Nope, the current sprites are placeholders for the real 1080P graphics. That's why they've hired the artists at Udon Comics to redraw the old PSX versions in HD resolution.
Commented on 2007-04-16 17:36:17
Niiice! I've been waiting for a new version of this game for so long. The only times I ever played it were on a pirated PS1 disc and on a modded XBOX. This game is great, and playing it online is gonna be the shit!
Commented on 2007-04-16 17:52:14 In reply to BlimBlim
Posted by BlimBlim
Puzzle Fighter II was released in Japan's arcade in 1996...
Yeh lol, and I seem to remember it coming to the PC before the PS version too.
SPF is awesome, but I read on Sirlin's blog that they have only been told to redesign everything but the characters. So this means it wont receive the same full treatment as ST sadly, and I was really hoping they'd put Sagat in this version.
Commented on 2007-04-16 18:07:32
I'll pick Puzzle Fighter up. Its a fun addictive game.
Commented on 2007-04-16 19:32:59
looks pretty weird and I'll definately not be buying this without being thoroughly (sp?)impressed
Commented on 2007-04-16 20:50:52 In reply to BlimBlim
Posted by BlimBlim
Puzzle Fighter II was released in Japan's arcade in 1996...
With those words, we will only hear the muffled emotings of Note from now on.
Commented on 2007-04-16 20:53:30
Must have.
Posted by BlimBlim
Puzzle Fighter II was released in Japan's arcade in 1996...
And it's the best versus puzzle game ever.
Commented on 2007-04-16 23:27:23
Can't wait. And to those who doubt the SSF2T HD Remix...
http://i21.photobucket.com/albums/b267/samusxaran/...

What are they to say now? Looks beautiful :)
Commented on 2007-04-17 07:57:34
CUTE~!
Commented on 2007-04-17 08:20:28 In reply to BlimBlim
Posted by BlimBlim
Puzzle Fighter II was released in Japan's arcade in 1996...
Yeah... which was my point exactly. An ancient idea for a puzzle game recycled a million times, and not a very good one at that. I guess the original makes all the difference.

But if you like it, good... I don't :)
Commented on 2007-04-17 15:33:37
Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious HD Remix

If it's as even half as good as Puyo Puyo, I'll get it...
Commented on 2007-04-17 22:07:52
It looks like everything was updated but the character sprites...I wonder if they will take care of that...

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