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SEGA reveals Virtua Fighter 5 Final Showdown

Virtua Fighter makes a return on PSN and XBLA

SEGA has revealed a new downloadable console release of in their popular fighting series Virtua Fighter.

Virtua Fighter 5 Final Showdown is a complete overhaul of their last big console release, Virtua Fighter 5 adding new dynamic arenas, two new fighters and new game modes.

Final Showdown will also feature new animations for the game's characters, improved game mechanics and a radical rebalancing of the fighting system.

All of this will be squeezed into a standalone downloadable title for Xbox Live Arcade and PlayStation Network which SEGA promises will arrive in the summer of 2012.

SEGA's Haruki Satomi said: "Virtua Fighter 5 has always been an authentic arcade fighter, even when played from the comfort of a home console. And, like any proper arcade dynasty, we've continued to support, expand and tweak the game in the years since its release. With VirtuaFighter 5 Final Showdown, we get to bring the ultimate expression of competitive one-on-one gaming to console players in one perfect package."

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