New Super SFIV fighters detailed
Watch T. Hawk, Dee Jay, Juri scrap.
Capcom's Seth Killian has demonstrated the confirmed new characters in Super Street Fighter IV in a series of videos over on IGN.
All-new Juri is "frankly just not a friendly girl. She's definitely evil. She's got a cybernetic purple eye," according to Killian.
She's a Korean Tae Kown Do fighter favouring kicks over punches. As well as traditional TKD moves, she has a fireball attack "with some hit frames on startup" that the player can store while moving around and then unleash as a surprise attack.
She also has a counter that allows her to dash behind or away from her opponent or up in the air; she'll take damage but can heal it back. Then there's a pinwheel attack on all three buttons, and a dive-kick with a multiple follow-up in its EX version. "She has to take chances but she has a lot of options," says Killian.
T. Hawk and Dee Jay will be more familiar, completing as they do the Street Fighter II roster. T. Hawk is a "giant Native American brawler" with dragon punch and pile-driver moves. He can close in from a distance with his condor dive and a new move called the condor spire, a reverse dragon punch. "T. Hawk's not so dangerous from far away, but when he's up close he's one of the most dangerous characters in the game," says Killian.
Dee Jay is all about owning the bottom of the screen, says Killian - his weakness is in the air. "I file Dee Jay under 'Ono's unfinished business'... He's one of the ones to watch, could be one of the strongest characters in the game," said the Capcom man.
Super Street Fighter IV will be released as a budget, standalone game for PS3 and Xbox 360 in spring next year.