Street Fighter x Tekken: Thousand Pounds Short Film Announcement

Are you a Street Fighter or a Tekken fan? Maybe both? You should check out this fun announcement video from Thousands Pounds who are filming a short film produced by Capcom.

Yeah, I love the girl kicking butt! Mostly because I am a Tekken girl all the way. I’ve kicked a few butts in the arcade back in my days, let me tell you. I’m looking forward to the Street Fighter x Tekken collaboration… although I’m sure I’ll get my ass kicked in the game.

Thousands Pounds will release the film in conjunction with the game’s release in March 2012.

From the press release:

As you probably already know, match ups between classic icons from the Street Fighter and Tekken series will become a reality March 6 of next year with the release of Street Fighter X Tekken.  Now, to help support the release, Capcom has commissioned Thousand Pounds Action company, the team behind Real Life Ultra Combos and Street Fighter: Beginnings End, to create a short film based on the game.  As an announcement, the company has created this video, filmed on location outside the Los Angeles set of the TV commercial for Street Fighter X Tekken.

The short film from Thousand Pounds Action Company is due to be released in conjunction with the game in March.  This will be the first in a series of videos officially commissioned in support of Street Fighter X Tekken, with more to come from various popular YouTube directors.

About Street Fighter X Tekken:

The long awaited dream match up between the two leaders in the fighting genre becomes a reality.  Created in Capcom’s signature 2D style, Street Fighter X Tekken (pronounced Street Fighter “Cross” Tekken) delivers the ultimate tag team match up featuring 20 characters from each franchise, delivering one of the most robust character line ups in fighting game history.  With the new gameplay additions of the Super Charge system, as well as character specific Combination Attacks, the acclaimed fighting engine from Street Fighter IV has been refined to suit the needs of both Street Fighter and Tekken players alike.  Two new online modes, Tag Battle Mode and Online Training Mode, have been added to the already stellar online feature list included in Super Street Fighter IV, giving Street Fighter X Tekken the most robust online functionality of any fighting game released to date.  Also, for those who wish to customize their experience further, an optional Gem system has been introduced, allowing players to equip items to help pull of more difficult combos or other gameplay assists, adding a new collectible and strategic element to the game.

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