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Capcom GBA Goodness - Here at Last!

by Max Lake - November 1, 2001, 12:53 pm PST
Source: Capcom

Mega Man Battle Network and Street Fighter II have arrived on Game Boy Advance.

Two of Capcom’s biggest franchises have finally arrived for the Game Boy Advance in the form of Mega Man Battle Network and Street Fighter II Turbo Revival. Mega Man is an all-new take on the classic title while SFII is a handheld version of one of the biggest fighting games of all time. Capcom issued this release yesterday:

SUNNYVALE, Calif. - October 31, 2001 - Capcom®, a leading worldwide developer and publisher of video games, today announced the release of Super Street Fighter® II Turbo Revival and Mega Man® Battle Network for Game Boy® Advance system. Super Street Fighter II Turbo Revival is based on the highly popular Super Street Fighter II Turbo that launched the fighting game genre. Mega Man Battle Network is a brand new title to the classic Mega Man franchise. More than a decade strong, Capcom's Street Fighter and Mega Man franchise has garnered millions of fans and sold millions of units around the world. Both products are rated "E" for everyone by the Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB) and will sell at the suggested retail price of $39.99.

Capcom's timeless Street Fighter masterpiece, Super Street Fighter® II Turbo Revival conquers the Game Boy Advance system featuring lightning fast animation, unbelievable graphics and Capcom's signature gameplay. Players choose from over 16 brawlers from the Street Fighter universe and execute special moves, combos and super combos. Players control various martial artists in tournament style combat with the goal to defeat all the fighters and become champion of the tournament and the best street fighter in theworld. Numerous modes of play including "VS" mode allow two players to fight against each other using a link cable.

Mega Man Battle Network is set in a network society in the near future, where network crimes using computer viruses are a huge problem. In this RPG-style game, players assume the role of a young net-battler named Netto, who tweaks his 'personal information terminal' (PET) and prepares to hack into the network to battle net crime. Netto's PET is no ordinary network navigator. It isMega Man.EXE, the cyber-identity, which infiltrates the crime-ridden network to battle destructive computer viruses. Players who defeat viruses in real time will collect Battle Chips containing valuable data and critical system information. Collect over 175 Battle Chips to help Netto and Mega Man.EXE restore peace and order to the network.

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