Street Fighter IV Storms Up … A Laugh?
OMG! Before I wail on the American voices in “Street Fighter IV,” I want to point out something; my Japanese gaming friends tell me that they themselves cannot stand the Japanese voice overs in game. As a matter of fact, they hate them as much we hate American voice overs. However, we can all coexist when the British come through, “Final Fantasy XII” is proof of that. Case and point: the latest “Street Fighter IV” Trailer:
Don’t worry, I pre-ordered mine anyways. Somehwere in the options I hear you can specify each characters’ default language/region; like how “SFIII” was … by default! From a marketing stand point, its obvious they’re hitting up that Saturday Morning Cartoons crew (if you call that SMCs these days).