Street Fighter IV takes place several months after the events of Street Fighter II (thus is chronologically set between Street Fighter II and III). After M.Bison's survival from his encounter with Akuma, the S.I.N. corporation organized another fighting tournament in order to draw out the most powerful fighters on Earth in order to compile their fighting data for nefarious purposes.
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Art director and character designer Daigo Ikeno, who previously worked on Street Fighter III 3rd Strike, opted for non-photo-realistic rendering to give them a hand-drawn look, with visual effects accented in calligraphic strokes, ink smudges and ink sprays during the fights. See more
In the Street Fighter IV Trailer with Chun-Li explaining the storyline we see Chun-Li and a group of cooks taking a group photo together. The camera used has an LCD but the LCD on Digital Cameras hasn't been introduced in 1993/1994 (the date of Street fighter 2 and 4) it was introduced in 1995. See more
My name is Akuma, and I will teach you the meaning of pain!
The Next Door
Japanese Lyrics: lil' showy
Music: lil' showy
Original Arrangement: Yûta Nakano
Game Arrangement: Ken Harada See more