Character tiers are used to describe the strength of every character in comparison the rest of the cast. Basically someone (or a community of players) rates or defines the outcome of every possible matchup between two equivalent opponents.
This is usually done with the best players of the world in mind. This means the rating assumes you know your character ...
This is a common myth, but no, all of the stages in Street Fighter 4 are the exact same length. This has been verified independently by multiple players by frame-counting how long it takes a given character to walk across each stage, as well as by comparing move properties with known ranges. In all cases, the values are identical across all stages for a ...
There is no parry in Street Fighter IV. Something similar is Focus Attack.
Focus attack doesn't require a perfect timing which you need in parry. Also, you can`t parry all upcoming attacks and you are not invincible when doing it. To do a Focus Attack, press and hold Medium Punch + Medium Kick at the same time and your character will start charging. There ...
When people talk about this sort of thing, what they generally are referring to is two things:
The ease of perform that character's combos online. Characters that have very timing-dependent combos (1-frame links, etc) will generally be harder to play online than offline in most circumstances. This is due to the way that an online match's cadence can ...
There are actually 4 secret bosses (in SSFIV AE and USFIV). Assuming you have selected Arade mode with 1 round per game you need to meet the following requirements to be able to fight them:
defeat Seth with Super/Ultra
5 First Strikes
3 x Super/Ultra Finishes
On a high level of play M. Bison (Dictator) is considered very good against Blanka and Dan and really bad against Guile. You can check out the "current" Tier list at eventhubs.
Then again you have to account for
Difficulty and safety of combos
Amount of players (or how good do you know the matchup)
Priority of normals and specials
The whole SFIV series is a little overwhelming, but the problem appears to be that you're getting Street Fighter IV confused with Super Street Fighter IV.
Street Fighter IV was released in 2009, and despite their similar sounding names, is a different game to Super Street Fighter IV (2010).
To make matters more confusing, Capcom released several updates to ...
It's normal for there to be just one SSFIV in your Steam Library. I also purchased all the SF DLC'S and have one game in my Library.
The Ultra Edition is the last update and should be the default when you open your game. The others, like Arcade are not needed anymore because all the content is transferred into Ultra.
The only bug you have is that you can'...
There are some ways to make your input easier, but not like SFxT.
Here are your options:
Shortcuts: Some commands have shortcuts. For Shoryuken you can input diagonal forward, diagonal forward and punch instead of forward, down, diagonal forward. For SPD you do not need to make a 360 motion, you can only do a 720 motion instead, for example half circle ...