UDON releases SF20: The Art of Street Fighter®
Toronto, ON – July 21, 2009 – Capcom®’s Street Fighter® franchise is the undisputed king of the fighting game genre. But besides its bone-shattering combos and explosive super moves, Street Fighter is just as well known for its unsurpassed artwork. Now UDON brings gamers the most complete collection of Street Fighter artwork ever!
SF20: The Art of Street Fighter gathers over 1,500 illustrations by Capcom’s top artists over the past 20 years. Included are character designs, concept art, rough sketches, game covers, promo artwork, crossover pieces and even some never-before seen artwork from Street Fighter’s past and present. Plus Capcom artists Akiman, Kinu Nishimura, CRMK, Edayan, Dai-Chan, Ikeno, Shinkiro and others give commentary on their favorite pieces and discuss what it’s been like to help forge the Street Fighter legacy.
The book covers every Street Fighter era, featuring artwork from:
Street Fighter® II
Street Fighter® III
Street Fighter® IV
Street Fighter® Alpha
Street Fighter® EX
Capcom® Fighting Evolution
Marvel™ VS Capcom®
Capcom® VS SNK®
Tatsunoko VS. Capcom™
SF20: The Art of Street Fighter arrives in stores September 2009. No true Street Fighter fan would dare miss out on this ultimate Street Fighter artwork archive! For the latest news on this and all of UDON’s Capcom art books, head to www.UDONentertainment.com.
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ABOUT UDON ENTERTAINMENT
UDON Entertainment is a Canada-based publisher of original comic books, graphic novels, and art books. UDON’s best-known projects are those based on popular video game franchises such as Street Fighter®, Darkstalkers®, Okami®, Onimusha® and Mega Man®. The publisher’s ever-growing library also includes English editions of several Japanese Manga and Korean Manhwa titles, the anthology art book series and APPLE, and the Manga for Kids line for children ages 7-12.
Capcom is a leading worldwide developer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment for game consoles, PCs, handheld and wireless devices. Founded in 1983, the company has created hundreds of games, including best-selling franchises Resident Evil®, Street Fighter®, Mega Man® and Devil May Cry®. Capcom maintains operations in the U.S., U.K., Germany, Tokyo, Hong Kong and Korea, with corporate headquarters located in Osaka, Japan. More information about Capcom can be found on the company web site, www.capcom.com.
Street Fighter is a registered trademark of Capcom U.S.A., Inc. Capcom, Darkstalkers, Okami, Onimusha, Resident Evil, Mega Man, Tatsunoko vs. Capcom and Devil May Cry are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Capcom Co., Ltd., in the U.S. or other countries. Marvel is a trademark of Marvel Entertainment, Inc. SNK is a registered trademark of SNK PLAYMORE Corporation. All other marks are the property of their respective holders.