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Street Fighter 6

I was already in for the customization options (which, in the closed beta, produced a real feast for freak-lovers), but I’m also charmed by the game’s vibes, which hark back to an era of gaming that I completely missed.

“The closed beta is just this strangely accurate digital encapsulation of a bygone era of video games,” wrote my colleague Gene Park, who played the beta. “One where bonds are formed, and casual onlookers become arcade warriors on the hunt for the next win.”

Release date: June 2 for PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X/S and PC