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  Legend of Chun Li Trailer

I figured this will be of interest to most fighting games fans so I'm going to post it on the front page - I know I haven't posted many updates on KOF XII developments recently, but that was down to me being away a lot during the festive season... just because this is a Capcom update, dont go thinking I'm switching sides! ;)

Anyways, here is the first trailer for the new Street Fighter movie: The Legend of Chun Li. It's from the Japanese website so the voiceover is not in English, but even if you don't speak the language you'll get the gist of what's happening:

I'm going to just repeat what I have already said on the forums, by saying that while this film looks better than the original SF2 movie, you'd pretty much have to bend the laws of space and time to make a film worse than that. It will basically have nothing to do with the game storyline wise, but it could still be entertaining.

Thoughts? Head to the thread on the forums and let us know what you think. I wonder how long before we see the first KOF movie trailer... I know it only started shooting in November so it will be some time, but will KOF make a better transition than it's rival? I'm still going to look at it in one way for now: both films will be TERRIBLE! At least that way I can't be disappointed, but I might be mildy suprised at least. Time will tell! ;)

#1 | reelmojo on December 30 2008 19:36
I don't think this film looks bad at all.

Also, why do you assume it won't have anything to do with the game storyline wise? There's a lot more going on in the Street Fighter universe than just Ryu stressing out over the Dark Hadou. Before the games even happened Bison was responsible for the death of Chun-Li's father. It appears this movie is about that (with Balrog carrying out the orders). Focusing on one storyline thread and not trying to tie in everyone else in the game seems like the only way to make a good movie about a fighting game with such a convoluted story.
#2 | Kazuya_UK on January 03 2009 12:02
Yea of course, and I'm all for them looking at other characters, in fact that's better. But other than the casting of Michael Clark Duncan, I'm really not feeling it at all, and I think history has told us that 90% of video game to film adaptations have been terrible. I'd rather assume that it's going to be awful and then at least be a bit surprised when I watch it, rather than get excited about it and end up hating it. Smile

As for the storyline being accurate, I don't even mind if they use a bit of artistic license on it, but usually with these things, unless they have someone on board who actually knows the games properly, they will be so far away from the original source material it's almost unrecognisable. Let's hope SF isn't... if it turns out well I'll hold my hands up and say so! Smile


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· 20. November 2015 22:21
Yes you could and Hang on. Also Outrun (without the Ferrari badge dammit!) in the second.

· 11. November 2015 20:17
Shenmue be cool couldn't you play space harrier on shenmue

· 11. November 2015 19:42
Lets cover Shenmue next... ahem... or Space Harrier *hopeful*

· 11. November 2015 19:40
Actually thinking about it GOTM used to be Game of the Week. I forgot about that. Still impressive though Thumbs Up

· 08. November 2015 22:22
Cool, also what about port comparisons ala ps1 ps2 Xbox etc compared to the orignal carts.

· 08. November 2015 21:48

· 08. November 2015 19:50
As for the choices for GOTM we still have some Atomiswave and Taito Type X titles from SNKP. Otherwise I too would be delighted to cover games from other systems as 2D suggested! Thumbs Up

· 07. November 2015 11:18
It's a big achivement Aswell Riko,

· 06. November 2015 20:01
I can't belive we've done all the AES/MVS games already! Shock

· 05. November 2015 19:32
Handheld are cool , not my thing but I would certainly read the reviews/experiance