Old Skool Kool
You completely have at hand it to nWay. While Mighty Morphin’ tag-fighter Power Rangers: Battle for the Grid launched in a mediocre state, the developer has labored persistently exhausting over the previous two years to construct upon these ho-hum foundations – including characters & phases, a narrative mode, improved visuals, cross-play, new mechanics, and additional platforms to create what stands as we speak as a neat various to the market leaders.
Today, Battle for the Grid may not be the finest fighter on the market, however its easy-to-play style and dedication to franchise lore has knocked it up a number of tiers, to the level the place it could actually enter into a collaboration with the grand-daddy of all of them: Capcom’s Street Fighter. Incoming DLC will see SF poster youngsters Ryu and Chun-Li don Power Armor and step into the ring, bringing their unmistakable expertise to Power Rangers‘ colourful, loopy universe.
While we’ve got already been given a sneak peek of Ryu as “Crimson Hawk Ranger”, a brand new video — courtesy of IGN — offers us our first have a look at Chun-Li in motion. Donning the mantle of “Blue Phoenix Ranger,” Chun-Li’s acrobatic and graceful preventing approach fits Battle for the Grid like a glove, and sees her comfortably tackle Scorpina and different Power Rangers villains. While the crossover stays a little bizarre, it is proving surprisingly adept.
And nonetheless, there is no Rita Repulsa… not even the Elizabeth Banks model…
The Street Fighter Pack will launch as paid DLC on all platforms May 25.