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Street Fighter 4 idea
NocrenLt Futz, Back in ActionStill AwesomeRegistered Userregular
No this isn't an open forum post to Capcom or anything but rather how well an idea could be accepted.
I'm having this discussion in class about how 2d fighting games haven't changed much (I'm not going to bring up the Vs. series or Guilty Gear. Don't think many of my classmates know what the later is anyway) and why there isn't a Street Fighter 4.
The reason is cost. Even if they did use an older board it would require a lot of man-hours to draw up new character sprites for just about every character. This is the reason that most companies choose 3d as it is easier and cheaper to just render polygons over hand drawn animations.
This gave me an idea. What if Capcom just rendered the characters and made it 2d (kinda like Smash Brothers)? I just got a look at VF5 today and was amazed at the level of detail (Akira's hands actually looked bruised at the end of the round). Would it be dismissed since it is 3d and not a "True" SF game? Or would it be embraced or just "meh"?