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  SUPER STREET FIGHTER IV XBOX 360 PREVIEW  
  The talks about the upcoming installment of Super Street Fighter IV is getting a lot of people excited, especially from fans in the fighting games community. What we know so far is that this game will be the upgrade version of the original Street Fighter IV. It will include all of that game's characters plus an expanded roster of both brand-new and old-school warriors. We got a glimpse of one of the fighters that is making its way to the final build: Juri. Juri is a Korean fighter who is amazingly flexible and fast. She appears to use a variation of the soul energy like what Bison and Rose have, which looks to be very handy against enemies in the air. Her supers are too intense to watch where one her supers involves breaking her opponent's back with a heavy slam and then lifting him up for a quick insult before finishing the move.

One of the most talked about gameplay enhancements in Super Street Fighter IV are the Ultra Combos. You get to choose one of the two ultras for each fighter. Ryu is getting the Metsu Shoryuken to his arsenal, which is made up of an impressive furry of beatdowns on his opponent punctuated by a lightning of inks. You can activate this move by two quarter-circle motions on your controller toward your opponent and pressing all three kick buttons. Ken, Ryu's best friend, is given the Guren Senpukyaku, which is a series of flaming roundhouse kicks activated by two quarter-circle motions on your controller and hitting all the kick buttons. Besides the latest enhancements in the gameplay, Super Street Fighter IV will feature five new stages: North America, South Asia, East Asia, Africa, and that part of the world called Unknown.

The North American stage is set on an under construction Skyscrapper that resembles the background of Final Fight's Metro City. The South Asia stage is dubbed the Exciting Street Scene, which features many elements inspired by Indian culture that includes the elephants and exotic dancers. The East Asian stage takes place in a Festival at the Old Temple with local filling the street and cheering on the fight. The Africa level is being called the Solar Eclipse, where you'll see small clusters of meerkats trying to mimic some of the fights scenes during your contest. And finally, the last stage called the Unknown will conducts its matches in a Crumbling Laboratory, which looks like a variation of Seth’s level in Street Fighter IV. Judging from what we have seen so far, it's going to be tough to pass up on this as an upgrade. To us, it doesn't feel an upgrade; it's more of a sequel. Needless to say, the game looks to be another blockbuster hit.
 
     
     
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