Avenue Fighter VR mission holds location exams in Japan – Destructoid

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Capcom has begun location exams for a brand new digital actuality expertise set throughout the world of its flagship preventing franchise, Avenue Fighter. The Avenue Fighter VR: The Shadaloo Enhancement Undertaking is at the moment out there to play within the Capcom retailer at Hiroshima Plaza in Hiroshima, Japan.

The brief expertise permits gamers to step as much as the plate in opposition to long-time poster boy Ryu and Russian wrestler Zangief in first-person fight, with sound and visuals operating on the identical engine used for Avenue Fighter V. The idea sees the participant take the position of a lowly Shadaloo grunt, coaching in opposition to two of the World Warriors that they could encounter because the evil group makes an attempt its takeover of the free world. Yeah… That’s precisely who I wish to play in VR: A anonymous, no person, Shadaloo trainee.

Using PC VR {hardware}, gamers should block assaults and counter with punches and particular strikes, impacting sure areas on the opponent whereas their guard is down. A brief video not solely demonstrates a participant throwing out an iconic Hadoken projectile, but additionally sees the hapless protagonist caught in Zangief’s Spinning Pile Driver, which I can solely assume is a VR expertise more likely to reveal the technological energy of your personal abdomen.

Cease taking part in in the event you really feel sick or really feel one thing is unsuitable along with your physique.” reads the warning. Certainly.

The demo ends with hints that additional characters — reminiscent of Akuma and Shadaloo chief Bison himself — might be added to the sport in future updates. Capcom has not introduced any plans to deliver Avenue Fighter VR: The Shadaloo Enhancement Undertaking to western places, however I’d not be shocked if it at the very least confirmed up at one of many cubicles on the large summer season expos reminiscent of E3 or Summer time Recreation Fest.

Chris Moyse

Senior Editor – Chris has been taking part in video video games because the Nineteen Eighties and writing about them because the Eighties. Graduated from Galaxy Excessive with honors. Twitter: @ChrisxMoyse

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