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The fighting genre has come back in full force, not only on the home consoles, but on the Vita as well.  Faithful translations of Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3, Mortal Kombat, and BlazBlue: Continuum Shift are available on the system.  Today a new contender comes on the Vita, Street Fighter X Tekken.

Capcom, a leading worldwide developer and publisher of video games, is pleased to confirm thatStreet Fighter® X Tekken® on the PlayStation®Vita handheld entertainment system is now available in North America. Street Fighter X Tekken on the PlayStation Vita expands on the action-packed console experience, delivering competitive co-op fun that players of all skill levels can enjoy. With the full roster of 55 playable characters and new exclusive features, Street Fighter X Tekken on the PlayStation Vita is packed with tons of content and boasts one of the most robust character line-ups in fighting game history.

Playing at home or on the streets, PlayStation Vita and PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system Cross-Play lets Street Fighter X Tekkenplayers compete anytime, anywhere, against anyone… either locally, with 3G or via Wi-Fi. Players can super combo their Street Fighter X Tekken experience by taking advantage of the numerous PlayStation Vita exclusive features including augmented reality, front and rear touch panel controls, near functionality, KO monument, ad-hoc fight request, and a gallery mode. Additionally, an all-new game mode called Burst Kumite will let players test their skills and strategies against a barrage of endless CPU-controlled opponents.

One of the most interesting features of Street Fighter X Tekken is Cross-Play, where you can play people on both the PS3 and the Vita.  The best part is that you can do it no matter what kind of connection on the Vita you have.  Hopefully this will catch on and more games will come out for the Vita with this feature.

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While not working as a Database Administrator, Keith Schleicher has been associated with Gaming Trend since 2003. While his love of video games started with the Telestar Alpha (a pong console with four different games), he trule started playing video games when he received the ill-fated TI-99/4A. While the Speech Synthesizer seemed to be the height of gaming, eventually a 286 AT computer running at 8/12 Hz and a CGA monitor would be his outlet for a while. Eventually he’d graduate to 386, 486, Pentium, and Athlon systems, building some of those systems while doing some hardware reviews and attending Comdex. With the release of the Dreamcast that started his conversion to the console world. Since then he has acquired an NES, SNES, PS2, PS3, PSP, GBA-SP, DS, Xbox, Xbox 360, Xbox One S, Gamecube, Wii, Switch, and Oculus Quest 2. While not playing video games he enjoys bowling, reading, playing board games, listening to music, and watching movies and TV. He originally hails from Wisconsin but is now living in Michigan with his wife and sons.

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