Virtua Fighter 4 released
Sega of America announced today the release of Virtua Fighter 4 exclusively for the Playstation 2. Developed by Yu Suzuki and Sega's AM2 studios, VF4 is already being praised as possibly the best fighting game ever made, as it is the latest installment in Sega's heralded series.
"Virtua Fighter 4 is poised to give the 3D fighting genre a much needed kick in the pants," said Mike Fischer, vice president of entertainment marketing, Sega of America. "The back-to-basics gameplay, fast action and liquid smooth graphics in Virtua Fighter 4 are quickly earning the game a reputation for being the best fighting game ever."
- Totally customizable fighting styles, with the freedom to switch stances in mid-fight
- Ultra-high polygon character models, allowing for exacting details, including flowing clothing and realistic facial expressions
- New Artificial Intelligence (A.I) training mode, allowing players to coach their own computer-controlled character, which can compete against other A.I. characters
- Two new characters, Lei Fei and Vanessa Lewis, join 11 existing characters for a total of 13 distinctive, fierce fighters
3/19/2002 Matt Stensrud