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Coming to PSN this Week: Final Fight: Double Impact

Jason Allen's Avatar + Posted by Jason Allen on Apr 14, 2010 // PR Specialist, Capcom

Capcom’s ready to unleash the next masterpiece in its retro digital dynasty. Starting tomorrow, April 15th, fans can own two incredible Capcom classic releases — Final Fight and Magic Sword — all for the price of one ($9.99). Make way for Final Fight: Double Impact, hitting PlayStation Network with a vintage vengeance!

Final Fight: Double Impact (centered, crisp setting) Final Fight: Double Impact (Magic Sword)

In Final Fight, players follow the heart-pounding adventures of Cody, Guy, and Haggar — three heroes fighting their way across crime-ridden Metro City in hopes of saving Haggar’s daughter from the evil clutches of Mad Gear. In Magic Sword, users will take on the role of a brave warrior and his eight allies, all bearing the daunting responsibility of cleansing evil forces from an ancient tower.

These two games take us back to a time when arcades were sanctuaries of youthful bliss. They are un-self-conscious treasures, clear in their pursuit to inflame the imagination and turn players into brawling action heroes. At Capcom, we’ve sought to reacquaint our fans with this experience and refine it in the process.

Final Fight: Double Impact (widescreen, smooth setting)

Both Final Fight and Magic Sword are playable in HD, leveraging modern technology to elevate the visuals to the eye-popping standards of today. But we realize that some fans are purist about there retro experience and for them we’ve provided mode options that allow them to toggle back to a classic mode that renders the game in its original format.

Final Fight: Double Impact (cabinet setting) Final Fight: Double Impact (Magic Sword)

Outside of mailing a real live arcade cabinet to your house, Capcom has gone the extra mile in delivering the best retro experience possible. Play settings offer a classic arcade bezel to play with that looks so real, you’ll be looking for a slot on your console to drop a token in (we promise, it’s not there). The “GGPO” network technology creates a frame-accurate arcade experience across the internet with online voice chat and the ability to join games in progress. Thanks to the innovative open invite system, other fighters can jump into a game seamlessly just like the kids did in the pizza parlors and 7-Elevens of yore. And of course we’ve got essentials like the leaderboards for both games that track scores and instigate the inevitable smack-talk buffoonery we all love.

Final Fight: Double Impact has trophies and a ton of rewards. Cool nuggets like the collectable art pieces will make multiple playthroughs all the more satisfying. Vault mode houses the gallery of curated pieces which are fun to look at in between the head-bashing. Other extras include original game art, full motion video (including a long-forgotten epic Final Fight cartoon), manga chapters from Udon, and fan art for completing in-game challenges. There’s also an awesome soundtrack composed by the talented team behind the score for Bionic Commando Rearmed. Original music will be available as well.

We are incredibly excited to finally bring these games to the PlayStation 3 audience. Make sure to hit the PlayStation Store tomorrow and download this historic release!

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+ ROLO_ONFIRE on April 14th, 2010 at 6:39 pm said:

I think I’ve never played Magic Sword, but I love FFight. Hopefully you’ll release a second “double impact” with FF2 and 3 with arcade-like graphics (I know they only were released for snes)


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+ BiezulbubBill69 on April 14th, 2010 at 6:48 pm said:

wow I’m definitely buying this! A week ago I bought both of those Capcom Collection games for the PSP from the PSN store! So I have final fight on my PSP and now I’ma have it on my PS3 with trophies yay!!!!!!!!!

=)


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+ Pulseman on April 14th, 2010 at 6:54 pm said:

“Final Fight” == “so many good memories”!

Back in 1990, Final Fight was the game to play in the arcades. It still has a special place in my heart for a matter of fact. You see, it was one of those games that I used to play as a kid that made me want to become a game developer.

Seriously though, it is an amazing game that you should try if you like beat-em-up games that, unfortunately, are very hard to find these days. I am feeling old now… Anyway, I am definitely buying this to relive the good old times.

One more thing, Magic Sword is a lot of fun too! A must play!


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+ SkyNet003 on April 14th, 2010 at 7:00 pm said:

@44 Neil

For Contra you should try Konami :)


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+ BigBoss712 on April 14th, 2010 at 8:31 pm said:

So both games have online co-op? awesome! been looking for a new co-op game to play with friends.


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+ lostinplainsight on April 14th, 2010 at 8:33 pm said:

are these arcade perfect ports? will i get the version i sank tons of quarters on or the censored version released for consoles? i guess my question is will i be punching women or pre-op trannies?


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+ ShibaTaro on April 14th, 2010 at 8:36 pm said:

Hi,

Both Final Fight and Magic Sword are true classics.
I was already sold, but when I read…

“There’s also an awesome soundtrack composed by the talented team behind the score for Bionic Commando Rearmed.”

…my anticipation skyrocketed!

Shibataro

P.S. It would be nice if Capcom shared some of the retro game love with Japan. So far the only Capcom retro game released here has been Bionic Commando Rearmed…very sad :(


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+ lostinplainsight on April 14th, 2010 at 8:38 pm said:

oh yeah can you guys do something like this for captain commando because that would be awesome.


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+ SHINSPIKES on April 14th, 2010 at 9:00 pm said:

Now that they got the whole GGPO thing goin. Make a brand new beatem up with 4 player online.


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+ Vabor on April 14th, 2010 at 9:18 pm said:

Magic Sword is AWESOME!


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+ oorat on April 14th, 2010 at 10:17 pm said:

I would love Arcade perfect ports of the Capcom D&D games. They were awesome and would be great to have.

I also would love to see Konami’s 6 player Xmen Arcade game come to the PSN(hint Sony make it an exclusive like M$ tries to day to all games it would be HUGE) They chould release the 4 player version, but I think a 6 player beat em up with online multiplayer would be awesome.


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+ Lord_Rinja on April 14th, 2010 at 10:26 pm said:

Besides playing these classics in the very early 90s, I’ve also played both games respectively on Sega CD, GBA, PS2 and the PSP with Capcom Classics Collection Reloaded. Final Fight is an excellent, genre defining beat em up and Magic Sword a classic 50 level side scrolling action game with its own original take on the Fantasy genre. Seeing the glare of the arcade machines has definitely sold me on this small collection. I just hope Capcom is giving us Game Launching Machines for our Personal Spaces in PS Home like Namco Museum Essentials to complete the whole virtual arcade feel. If anyone from Capcom reads this, please bring us Knights of the Round, King of Dragons and Captain Commando as well. This is another step in the right direction and I thank you guys (and girls), for keeping old school alive. Capcom has such a strong old school prescence. Please bring us Game Launching Cabs for our Personal Spaces to complete the experience.


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+ Alestes on April 14th, 2010 at 10:26 pm said:

Great news, and I’m pleased that the original music will be available as well, as I don’t really agree that the team behind the score for Bionic Commando Rearmed is “talented” at all.

One thing I would absolutely love to see on PSN is re-releases of the original Mega Man games. Especially Mega Man 1-3 and the first Mega Man X. Capcom, please make this happen!


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+ nerdmanwhippy on April 14th, 2010 at 10:29 pm said:

I still have a few dollars worth of unused cards atm, I might have to punch one in and nab this game up. I can only pray this week’s update is better then last week’s, which judging by this game alone I’m sure it’ll at least be on par.

I loved my flower soundtrack, however when the only thing I can find an update to grab is a soundtrack I’m kinda sad.


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+ NESGamepro on April 14th, 2010 at 10:32 pm said:

Oh yes, this will be mine. Bring on the Ducktales too please.


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+ COMBATCSOLDIER on April 14th, 2010 at 10:33 pm said:

AWWW FINALLY JEFF!!!! THIS IS GOING TO BE A GOOD WEEK ON PSN. BOTH FOR THE PRICE OF ONE AND THESE ARE BOTH GREAT CLASSICS!!!! IM SUPER EXCITED AND CANT WAIT FOR THE STORE UPDATE TONIGHT!

Jeff thankyou for finally doing this… Quick Question though…. where is castle crashers


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+ DragonRay on April 14th, 2010 at 10:36 pm said:

I was on the fence but since reading it’ll have online play with voice chat and only $10 for both I will be getting it . maybe not tomorrow , I’ll need time to play the new zen pinball table and magic orbz dlc …. but in a week or three it’ll be on my hdd .
thanks Capcom .


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+ Zvarri on April 14th, 2010 at 11:02 pm said:

Simon Viklund is working again? And on more music?

This single fact has sold me on this package. Sold, I say!


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+ Onna76_NL on April 15th, 2010 at 12:46 am said:

Darthy Krayt, lol get a Wii and stop whining. Game is pretty good on it and the console ain’t that expensive. and another thing, Monsther Hunter Tri is the “best” selling Monster hunter game ever on a console, so you better rephrase that sentence.


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+ Thrasher20 on April 15th, 2010 at 2:00 am said:

I’ll get this


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+ Kuraudoffxi on April 15th, 2010 at 2:26 am said:

Can’t wait to put my hands on Final Fight, but what I’m really waiting is Dungeons & Dragons Shadow Over Mystara and Tower of Doom. Please CAPCOM, if you’re reading this… bring them to us.


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+ LokeSTL on April 15th, 2010 at 8:06 am said:

@Jason Allen

You guys have got the right idea with these releases. There are a lot of pretty graphics this gen, but the games are missing something from previous gens. Plain old fun. I played the crap out of games like this, and hope more come to the PSN in the future(with 16:9 support and trophies of course). You have my purchase.

I’d like to request that you guys mix it up next time and do one of your classic adventure games or RPGs. Thanks!


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+ death_vader301 on April 15th, 2010 at 8:12 am said:

i remember final fight from my kiddie years WOW but can i get a breath of fire 3 remake or something like that from capcom like how thay did mvc2 , ssff2 turbo , puzzle fighter and final fight in hd . but if we do then can we get exclusive rights to breath of fire 3 since its a classic psx-ps1 game. it be awsome BREATH OF FIRE TRI-HD lol . think about it .


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+ bondasteri on April 15th, 2010 at 10:09 am said:

Where is it? I can’t find it on psn…


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+ saintaqua on April 15th, 2010 at 10:10 am said:

I might get these, I’d prefer Duck Tales.

I know that so many others have complained already, but really, if we don’t, nothing will get done for sure.
We need Capcom to stop selling out to MS and Nintendo and make a Monster Hunter for PS3.

The fact that they refuse to address this issue makes me feel they don’t deserve the fans’ support anymore.


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+ oorat on April 15th, 2010 at 10:10 am said:

So when does the game go live for me to buy? I keep checking but it’s not up yet.


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+ unstablefears on April 15th, 2010 at 11:31 am said:

@76 When the store updates this evening……


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+ bondasteri on April 15th, 2010 at 11:36 am said:

what time does it usually update?


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+ EventStatus on April 15th, 2010 at 12:14 pm said:

Day 1 buy, matter of fact the PSN Store isnt updating fast enough for it. We need more of these sidescrolling arcade type of games with online co-op, just a small list.

Double Dragon
Ninja Gaiden (Red Ninja & Blue Ninja)
The Avengers
Xmen
Spiderman
Captain Commando
The Simpsons
Renegade (Save Madonna? LOL)
Bad Dudes
Sunset Riders


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+ V1ctIm on April 15th, 2010 at 12:20 pm said:

Hmm, $10. Seems a little high for 2 old titles like this, but I like Rastan, so Magic Sword will fill that void for me (with much less epic music sadly). Still, that’s a seriously solid game right there. Man do I miss arcades. :(


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+ krippler52 on April 15th, 2010 at 12:27 pm said:

Thank goodness the ps3 doesn’t require quarters!


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+ OMGmyFACE on April 15th, 2010 at 12:39 pm said:

Am I the only person here who’s willing to buy this just for Magic Sword? Yeah, I wish it was Knights of the Round too but Magic Sword is awesome. Final Fight is just a bonus!


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+ mrdeadhead on April 15th, 2010 at 12:44 pm said:

god now i want Streets of Rage


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+ oorat on April 15th, 2010 at 12:49 pm said:

With the playstation move coming out, I’ld love to see ports of classic arcade shooters, like Terminator 2


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+ SkyNet003 on April 15th, 2010 at 1:13 pm said:

@78 bondasteri

Between 6-8 at night, most likely; but you might want to check tomorrow just to make sure.


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+ delfrickintree on April 15th, 2010 at 2:20 pm said:

N’thing the Ducktales remake support!!


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+ LokeSTL on April 15th, 2010 at 3:25 pm said:

@OMGmyFACE

Right here my friend. Magic Sword seals my purchase, with Final Fight as a happy bonus. See ya around the servers.


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+ Grungeman on April 15th, 2010 at 4:20 pm said:

Please Capcom. Do the same for Street Fighter 2 from the arcade original. Super Street Fighter 2 Turbo HD Remix is nice but like the title says “Remix”. We all love the original arcade versions too. Final Fight is awesome. Everyone should purchase this great game!


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+ dramanue on April 15th, 2010 at 7:46 pm said:

“But we realize that some fans are purist about there retro experience…”

Shame on you, Sony, for letting this blatant grammatical error slip through your fingertips. It’s “their”, not “there”.


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+ jhl74 on April 15th, 2010 at 8:37 pm said:

Great job, Capcom. Hopefully, we get more of these in the future. How about some Street Fighter EX or Project Justice with online play?


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+ BULLETzNurFACE69 on April 16th, 2010 at 2:50 am said:

ha..Final Fight…super old school….hopefully I can remember how to play semi 3 D games. cheers


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+ OmegaWeaponGeanC on April 16th, 2010 at 6:11 am said:

I dont remmember playong any of these games O_o altho I guess I was just to little or not born at all by that time… do they both have online?


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+ triple_lei on April 16th, 2010 at 12:38 pm said:

So… I’m reading you can’t remap the buttons, meaning those of us with Hori Real Arcade Pro 3 sticks are stuck with some awkward (and far from authentic) button scheme.

Patch or no purchase…


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+ LordVonPastor on April 17th, 2010 at 1:18 pm said:

Hi,

This game needs a patch. I have unlocked everything in the Final Fight “Vault” and completed the game (all levels) in co-op mode. Those 2 trophies didn’t and haven’t unlocked. Oh and I will be mad as Haggar if the trophies don’t unlock retrospectively once patched!

Furthermore, on completing the game, the new high score & lives / continues should get posted to the leaderboard, but it doesn’t do this for me until I select to continue the game and play through the last level again for a second time!

Fix please Capcom!


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+ KANOBE on April 17th, 2010 at 6:22 pm said:

PLEASE FIX THIS ASAP !!!! I PURCHASED THE FINAL FIGHT DOUBLE IMPACT GAME AND YOU CANNOT PLAY THE GAME UNLESS YOU ARE LOGGED IN TO THE PLAYSTATION NETWORK ONLINE. THAT SUX !!! I PAID THE MONEY WHY CAN’T I PLAY IT WHICH EVER WAY I WANT !!! WHAT IF MY INTERNET GOES OUT AND I WANT TO PLAY IT ” I WONT BE ABLE TO “. I OWN OVER 60+ PSN STORE GAMES AND NOT 1 GAME DOES THIS !!! THIS IS EXACTLY WHY BUYING A DISC IS BETTER. YOU CAN PLAY IT WHEN YOU WANT…. IF YOU DO NOT SEND A PATCH OUT TO FIX THIS. I WILL NOT BE BUYING ANY MORE CLASSIC DOUBLE PACK OLD ARCADE GAMES THAT YOU RELEASE IN THE FUTURE !!! I HAVE SPENT THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS IN PSN OVER THE YEARS !!! YOU WILL BE LOSING A VALUABLE CUSTOMER ON THESE GAMES !!! PLEASE PLEASE FIX THIS, THIS IS NOT FAIR !!!
THANK YOU


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+ stanfordm on April 20th, 2010 at 5:36 pm said:

Totally, if we pay for games. . We shouldnt be held hostage by this rhetorical nonsense!
We should be able to play and access what we pay for. . If we have to play threw the psn, then the games we paid for become irrelevant and that is usary. . then we really truly fully don’t own what we paid for. The games really become temporary rentals. .


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+ Arttemis on April 21st, 2010 at 9:07 am said:

WARNING – YOU CAN NOT PLAY THIS GAME WITHOUT AN INTERNET CONNECTION!

If, for whatever reason, you want to play this game without an internet connection, you’re flat-out denied to even open the title screen. All you will see is an error message instead, saying you must be logged into the PSN to play this game.

This was never mentioned to me anywhere in the game’s description, and now I can’t even play this single-player offline beat-em-up when I’m not connected to the internet.

GET RID OF THIS PROBLEM, SONY/CAPCOM!


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+ EventStatus on April 21st, 2010 at 2:55 pm said:

Yeah, the game is great! Problems though, I shouldn’t have to login online to play this. I don’t care about leaderboards, that means nothing to me. I just want to enjoy my game that I purchased, just like I should be able to save my file to a memory card. You guys are getting out of hand with this copyright protection crap. If one of my PS3′s burnout, I should be able to save my data. Then on top of it I can’t have it on two different machines.

If I have 2 PS3′s and I get tired of playing it downstairs, and I want to play it upstairs, I shouldn’t be met with this.

“This content will be available for use after 24 hours have passed from the time it was used on another PS3 system.
(80029752)”

I’m not sharing with friends or random people online, I’m going from one of my systems to another. That was one of the reasons for this feature, and it even says so in your TOS. It’s within my household I’m NOT sharing it with other PSN members, so we can play together, thinking we’re getting over on you. Oh I’m sorry, thinking we’re not giving you money, because that’s all you care about, right?

This needs to be fixed and if not, I won’t support ANY Digital Downloads anymore.


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+ LordKaiser00 on April 21st, 2010 at 3:07 pm said:

This sound great and I considered playing it but now that I know that Internet connection is mandatory… I don’t want it. Don’t be the next Ubisoft Capcom.


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+ Sponge-worthy on April 22nd, 2010 at 10:37 am said:

You couldn’t have given folks a heads-up as to the backassward DRM included on this title? D**k move.


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