Super Street Fighter 4 is an upgrade for the famous 2009 fighting game Street Fighter 4.

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How do I know when I'll fight Akuma/Gouken at the end of Arcade mode?

Occasionally at the end of Arcade mode, I'll be able to fight Akuma/Gouken in the extra stage after the boss battle (with Seth). Unfortunately, this doesn't quite so often. I've played through Arcade ...
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Do Super Street Fighter IV AE 2012 & Ultra Street Fighter IV have Japanese voice lines?

I'd love to purchase SSFIV & the upcoming USFIV, but I want some clarification. If I purchase the game here (in the US), will it come with Japanese voice lines? I find that listening to the ...
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Performance issue in Super Street Fighter IV Arcade Edition on PC

So I have had the game for a while now, having a positive experience with it, my PC achieved an average of 60 FPS while playing it, but now, it just reaches an average of 13 FPS, making it unplayable, ...
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Why do Abel players backdash after Falling Sky?

I've seen plenty of matches where strong Abel players (KSK, RicoSuave), after a hard knockdown (from falling sky), they will back dash, then roll forward. Why do all the players back dash? Is this to ...
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How can I disable Street Fighter IV from lowering my volume during multiplayer battles?

When I play Street Fighter IV AE in Steam and I open or join a multiplayer game the volume of my music (e.g. iTunes, Spotify) gets lowered. How can I prevent this?
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What video game tournament has the most players? [closed]

What video game tournament is largest in terms of player participation, and for what genre? EVO is the biggest tournament when it comes to the fighting game genre, with 4-digit figures of players ...
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Is it illegal to use the select key for plinking in major tournaments?

In Street Fighter IV you can remap the Select key to be easily accessible so you can plink your light punch. Is this "trick" legal or illegal on major tournaments? EDIT: If nothing else is stated in ...
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What makes some characters better or worse online? [closed]

In Street Fighter some characters are considered stronger online, compared to offline play. Some examples in Street Fighter IV are Dudley and Blanka. Other characters are considered worse online. ...
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How do I perform a shoryuken motion consistently?

I know the shoryuken motion is denoted by the following image: My question is, how do I properly input this motion? I've tried following the z-shaped shape on my Circle Pad but I can never ...
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Super Street Fighter 4 for PC runs very slowly [closed]

I recently installed SSFIV on my new PC. It runs extremely slowly. What can I do to fix this? I don't believe that its a hardware problem as my PC is brand new and can play more resource-intensive ...
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The game won't detect my Xbox 360 controller anymore

SSFIV:AE suddenly decided to stop detecting my Xbox 360 controller, while it's always been working out of the box. What I tried, so far: restart Steam update Steam verify the integrity of game ...
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Can I play Super Street Fighter 4 without setting up a PSN account?

I cannot seem to be able to play Super Street Fighter 4 on PS3 without having to set up an account with the playstation network. Is this true? How can I play super street fighter 4 without setting up ...
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is there any way to make SSF4 moves easier?

I am taking reference of SFXT .. when we select easy input gem (ya our attack goes 10% down) but our input is very simple .. so is there any way like trainer or something else through we can move ...
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Are Street Fighter 4 stages different sizes?

Is there a mechanical difference between the stages in Street Fighter 4? At first glance, they seem to be identical in all but graphical elements and aesthetics. However, I have heard numerous ...
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Is there access to beyond hardest AI in Super Street Fighter IV Arcade Edition?

The AI in the bonus/hidden stages of Arcade Mode are significantly trickier to beat than the same AI in versus mode on hardest. Is there a way to access this difficulty of AI in versus mode? Maybe we ...
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how to perform FADC?

How to perform FADC for any character in SSF4AE? I have tried various way but I'm not able to do it. I know there are only some moves which can be FADC but I am not able to do any of it. I have ...
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What are the tiers for characters in Street Fighter 4?

What are the current tiers for characters in Street Fighter 4 and why the strongest characters are considered the strongest ?
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How to stop Ken crossing you up as Blanka?

When you're playing Blanka, and Ken knocks you down, how do you stop him from chaining cross ups when you dont have any EX for a vertical EX ball? When I've got no EX it just seems like he can keep ...
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SSF4 Frame data and hit boxes

In super street fighter 4, people often talk about frame data and hit boxes, and technical details about these topics can be found online. Has Capcom ever released these information? Or are they ...
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FADC: what is it excactly, and how does it work?

I'm trying to learn and practice the Shoryuken + FADC (Focus Attack Dash Cancelling) with Akuma, but I have a few doubts. First of all, is it normal that the FADC consumes two of my super gauges ? ...
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How does difficulty increase in arcade mode?

I'm still playing arcade mode in "hard" difficulty, a rather easy one. Why? Because the last opponent (Seth) and the special "rival" opponent ("Now, fight you rival" - Ryu, in my case) are super ...
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How can I re-download games for Games for Windows Live?

I have in the past purchased Street fighter 4 AE; I think I used to own a hard copy, but not anymore. I logged into my Windows Live account on Xbox Live's website and I saw that I had Achievements ...
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Strategy playing Cammy against patient defensive Guile

When matching up against defensive Guile players who Throw sonic boom only from long distance. When I get into EX spiral or spin knuckle distance, he just block low and wait. Can block or FADC out ...
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Is there a trick to execute Seth's Head Stomps?

I struggle with the execution of Seth's corner combo Spin Kicks into Head Stomps. As the initial part of the combo does not matter lets assume I want to do this: (corner) HK.Kicks HS HS HS DK Kicks ...
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How can I train Options Selects?

This question explains what an Option Select (OS) is, but how can I actually train them? I know it is possible to go into training mode and use the dummy to record an OS, so I can test it with the 1st ...
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What does “unblockable” mean?

What does the therm "unblockable" mean in the SSFIV series? How does it work and is it really impossible to block or circumvent it?
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Whats the difference between spinning skulls, stars, and birds when you get dizzy?

In Street Fighter you have either spinning skulls, stars or birds when you get dizzy. Is the animation random, does it rely on certain conditions which you get and are there any side effects? I have ...
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Is it possible to archive and transfer replays in Street Fighter 4?

I have SSF4AE for PC and I want to store my old replays, so I can watch them later or send them to a friend. Is this possible like in Starcraft 2? I want to record and save a replay. Then I want ...
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No sound in SSFIVAE2012

I have SSFIVAE2012 for PC and when I play there is no sound. When I start the game there is sound for the ads and the intro movie, but once I am in the menu the game is completely silent, except for ...
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Playing Street Fighter 4 online between different versions

I have Super Street Fighter 4 + Arcade Edition DLC and all costumes. My friend has Super Street Fighter 4. We are trying to play against each other, but when I receive an invite, I can't join in his ...
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Is an arcade stick necessary to play at a professional level?

I have just started getting into Super Street Fighter 4 Arcade Edition and have been playing it fine on a 360 controller, but I'm wondering if it is holding me back from pulling off moves. ...
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Ibuki Yoroitoshi help

i'm learning ibuki on Street fighter IV:AE and a book said that I needed to do the trails, so I did, but i'm stuck on level 5, I need to do a Yoroitoshi the commands are: But it doesn't seem to ...
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Ibuki in Tournaments

i'm being playing super street fighter IV:AE and I love Ibuki, I'm watching a tournament, and I don't see anybody play ibuki, is it because ibuki is bad? and if I want to continue with ibuki, what is ...
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What do the rankings after the match mean?

After each match you are rated on Offense, Defense and Technique. How exactly do these correlate to events during the match and what effect do they have on the points you get for ranked matches?
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Strategies for finding the timing and other tips for trials

Having recently switched to fightstick about a year ago I thought it would help with the timing and execution of combos but I'm still having issues with timing and staying persistent for trials. My ...
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Strategies for playing Guile against Ken/Ryu?

I'm maining Guile and recently I've been on a lose streak against the same guy who is maining Ken/Ryu (switching one after another), the guy is not that skillful but the deal is: Every now and then ...
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Does “Super Street Fighter IV Arcade Edition” also contain the original SSF4?

I just got Super Street Fighter IV Arcade Edition on PC (note: not to be confused with Street Fighter IV, which is a different game). When I go to "Challenge -> Trial", it says: Trial Mode is not ...
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What is the proper way for using a special move that requires charging?

I can't say I'm a professional (or even well versed) SF4 player, so pardon any terminology discrepancies I make. Though I've had a copy of SSF4 lying around for quite a while, I've gotten into it ...
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I liked Bryan Fury in Tekken, who suits my playstyle in SSF4 AE?

More specifically, I like to be able to engage very quickly and very powerfully if my opponent makes a mistake. In the meantime, I like methodically advancing my position and dealing good, safe damage ...
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Super Street Fighter 4 on XBox for someone who played Street Fighter 2 on SNES

Once upon a time I loved playing Street Fighter 2 (turbo, championship edition etc) on SNES and in the arcade. I'd like to give SSF4 on XBox a chance. What advice would you give to someone in my ...
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SSFIVAE: Why do Ryu's standing and jumping EX.Tatsu do different damage in combos?

Why does Ryu's standing EX.Tatsu -> Ultra 1 (in corner) do more damage then Ryu's jumping EX.Tatsu -> Ultra 1 (in corner)? Here is what I found: standing EX.Tatsu -> Ultra 1 EX.Tatsu without Ultra ...
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How do you throw people on SSF4 3DS?

How do you throw them? Every time I play online on the 3DS, I look at the moves list and I do it but it won't work. Is there an easier way or am I doing it wrong or what?
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How can I prevent the SF4 game engine from misinterpreting special commands?

I play with Ryu and in his footsie game I have to press forward and backward often followed by c.MK, Fireball. My problem is that even if my input is correct (quarter circle forward + HP) the game ...
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SSFIVAE: What overhead combos does Ryu have?

Ryu had many changes from SSFIV to SSFIVAE and I am not sure what overhead combos work. I found the following on some forum entry but I cannot execute it. F + MP ~ c.LP ~ s.HP -> HP.Srk Is this ...
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What is the behavior of achievements for Super Street Fighter 4 when playing the Arcade Edition DLC?

In Super Street Fighter 4, there are many achievements that are linked to actions you take during gameplay. Some of these are: Fashion Plate: Even a top rate fighter needs to coordinate ...
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Is it possible to use eagle eye on SSF4 on PS3?

Is it possible to use the Eagle Eye accessory on a PS3 to play Super Street Fighter 4 with a keyboard, with the same configuration ? I use on the PC the combination WASD + UIO (punch) + JKL (kick). ...
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Best way to improve execution with a fightstick?

I bought a fightstick some months ago, and I'm enjoying it a lot, I find it more fun to play fighting games with it, but I feel like I've stopped improving. I read in several places that it takes ...
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Street fighter “Charge” attacks

I have played SF a long time ago and I have always tended to use the "half-moon" type moves. I have always avoided the charge characters, well, because I can't seem to use them properly. The issue I ...
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Best way to clear the harder trials in SSFIV on PS3 without a fightstick?

My main is Ryu and even tho I've beaten the game on the hardest setting and gotten my rank just about to B online I still am having trouble beating about half of the trials. I was just wondering if ...
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How to invite friend to play Super Street Fighter IV?

In regular (not Super) Street Fighter IV you could create player matches. You could make a player match friends-only, invite your friend, and play tons of matches. In Super Street Fighter IV, there ...