Malcolm Owen On June 8, 2011 at 2:38 pm

Street Fighter X TekkenStreet Fighter X Tekken has been announced for the NGP, now the Playstation Vita. The handheld console will be the home of one of the biggest grudge matches in fighting games: Street Fighter against Tekken, alongside it’s bigger brother the PS3.

It’s going to be based on the Super Street Fighter IV engine, so it should hold up well. Even if Cole from the inFamous series joins in the fun.

Full press release after the jump.

Capcom®, a leading worldwide developer and publisher of video games today announced that the greatly anticipated fighting game STREET FIGHTER® X TEKKEN® is in development for NGP. In addition to confirming the title for the new portable entertainment system from Sony Computer Entertainment (SCE), Capcom has unveiled that iconic character Cole MacGrath from the inFAMOUS series will be a playable character exclusive to SCE platforms.

The news was announced in partnership with SCE during its pre-E3 (Electronic Entertainment Expo) press conference on Monday evening in Los Angeles. E3 attendees have one of the first chances to play a demo of an early version of the game for the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system.

In STREET FIGHTER X TEKKEN, the long awaited dream match-up between the two leaders in the fighting genre becomes a reality. STREET FIGHTER X TEKKEN delivers the ultimate tag team battle royale, featuring classic characters from each franchise and one of the most robust character line-ups in fighting game history.

With the addition of new gameplay mechanics and controls, including tag battles for the first time in aStreet Fighter game, the acclaimed fighting action ofSuper Street Fighter®IV has been expanded to suit the needs of both Street Fighter and TEKKEN players alike. Produced by Yoshinori Ono, STREET FIGHTER X TEKKEN continues the rich heritage of quality that Capcom has established in the fighting game space.

STREET FIGHTER X TEKKEN is scheduled to release for the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system in 2012 and details will come soon for NGP

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