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Get your face in Street Fighter IV

Appear as a background character.

Capcom is giving Street Fighter fans the chance to star in the series' latest instalment.

Well, you could appear as one of the background characters, at least. According to the Capcom blog, all you have to do is "Send us... Whatever (pictures, video, dissertation, limerick, daguerreotype, singing telegram) explaining why you should be in Street Fighter IV.

"Your reasons can be good or bad, great or small - doesn't matter. Champion player? World's biggest collector? Cosplayer supreme? Anonymous, undistinguished weirdo looking for the limelight? All are welcome to make their case."

Entries should be sent to You'll need to supply your name, age, phone number and email address, plus a high-res picture of your face. And you'll need to be quick about it, as the deadline is this Wednesday, 18th June.

Street Fighter IV is in development for arcades, PC, PS3 and Xbox 360, with a release date yet to be announced. Visit the gamepage for more info.