Super Street Fighter IV: Arcade Edition

Game review by Marc Saltzman, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 14+

Update to popular fighter has violence, mild sexuality.

Parents say

age 14+

Based on 4 reviews

Kids say

age 11+

Based on 6 reviews

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age 9+

good its a great game for kids 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 all ages

its for kids

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking
age 15+

Good for teenagers and above, tough to learn

The main reason why most children would not like this is the learning curve, rather than violence or language. Street Fighter has always had a steep learning curve, and this game is no exception. It will take a while to learn how to play the game effectively. Once you do learn how to play well, the game will be very fun. Due to this, I recommend starting with Ryu or Ken to learn the game mechanics. -- The violence is fantastical and the body portrayals are not too bad (although they are still very unrealistic). Arcade Edition managed to unbalance the game, unfortunately. A patch will be released in December 2011 to try to fix the damage Capcom did, though. -- Those wishing to pursue serious and/or tournament play should use an arcade stick.

Game Details

  • Platforms: PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
  • Available online?: Not available online
  • Publisher: Capcom
  • Release date: June 28, 2011
  • Genre: Fighting
  • ESRB rating: T for Alcohol Reference, Mild Language, Suggestive Themes, Violence
  • Last updated: December 18, 2021

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