Weekday Roundup: Wii Price Cut Coming May 15th, Dead Rising 2 Gets a Reboot, 10 Confirmed Fighters for Street Fighter X TekkenBy Rothtana Ouch
It’s midweek and that means you might’ve missed some recent news. Let’s get you up to speed by starting with a Wii price cut coming soon to a retail store near you. We’ll move on for a remake of Dead Rising 2 featuring the camera-touting Frank West then we’ll end with a list of the first confirmed ten fighters for Street Fighter X Tekken.
Frank West Does Dead Rising 2
What if Frank West starred in Dead Rising 2 and not the dude who sort of looks like Aaron Eckhart, you know, Chuck Greene? Well you’re about to find out because Capcom is releasing Dead Rising 2: Off the Record to retail which is a full blown remake of Dead Rising 2 starring Frank West. The game promises new areas, new combos and a new save system. Yes, the camera does return. Kotaku has the details.
Street Fighter X Tekken First Confirmed Fighters
Street Fighter X Tekken might be the biggest fighting game of all time, at least until Tekken X Street Fighter. For the uninitiated, Street Fighter and Tekken will cross paths for the first time, Street Fighter X Tekken will be developed solely by Capcom without any involvement by Namco.
While, Tekken X Street Fight will be produced solely by Namco. It’s an interesting arrangement that promises to produce consistent results within each game. But who is going to be in it? We now know first official characters appearing in Street Fighter X Tekken: Ryu, Chun-Li, Guile, Kazuya Mishima, Nina Williams, Abel, Bob, King, Marduk and Ken Masters.[IGN]
Wii Gets New Price
Remember our story about Wii getting a potential price quite? Well, Engadget reports that a “trusted” source is pegging May 15th as the day that the Wii drops to $150. Head over to Engadget for the full story.
Are you getting down with another version of Dead Rising 2? Who would you like to see in Street Fighter X Tekken?