News: And narrows Monster Hunter Tri and Final Fight: Double Impact down to Spring.
After slightly delaying Lost Planet 2 and Super Street Fighter IV, Capcom is now ready to give official release dates to both games. Along with narrowing the release window for Monster Hunter Tri and Final Fight: Double Impact.
First up is the reconfirmation that Monster Hunter Tri will be released on the Wii this April. The game's release window, along with the announcement of a Classic Controller Pro bundle, was actually revealed yesterday.
Next up is Final Fight: Double Impact, an Xbox Live Arcade/PlayStation Network game that packages HD remakes of side-scrollers Final Fight and Magic Sword into one collection. No exact release date was given, but Capcom says it will be available to download this Spring.
Now then, on to the big games. Super Street Fighter IV will be released for the PS3 and Xbox 360 on April 27:
The follow-up to the critically acclaimed Street Fighter IV will further redefine the 2-D fighting genre with a host of new features including new characters, new ultra combos, new online modes, the return of the famed bonus stages and retuned online and offline gameplay. Super Street Fighter IV's new characters include Street Fighter's first Tae Kwon Do-styled fighter - the deadly female fighter Juri - classic Street Fighters such as Cody, Guy, T. Hawk, Dee Jay, Adon and more to complement the full roster of returning fighters from Street Fighter IV. Featuring all new user-selectable Ultra Combos and advancements to the online gameplay and matchmaking, Super Street Fighter IV is the ultimate vision of Street Fighter.
And finally, Lost Planet 2 will be released for the PS3 and Xbox 360 on May 18:
Lost Planet: Extreme Condition, the landmark third-person shooter that debuted on Xbox 360, went on to sell over 2.3 million units worldwide after its release. Lost Planet 2 will offer deeper insight into the world of E.D.N III and the uncertain fate of future mankind. Players will control their heroes across 6 interconnected episodes, creating a truly unique interactive experience that changes depending upon the actions of the players involved. The intense and action-packed campaign mode comes with the ability to form teams of up to four players on Xbox Live or PlayStation Network and utilize teamwork tactics, new weapons and a variety of vital suits to fight larger-than-life bosses.
In honor of this announcement, Capcom has uploaded exclusive trailers of Lost Planet 2 and Super Street Fighter IV to Xbox Live. Go download them now!
We'll have more soon.