How Cole MacGrath Shocked His Way Onto The Street Fighter X Tekken Roster

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Cole MacGrath, the lead character of the inFamous series from Sucker Punch, will join the cast of Street Fighter X Tekken as a playable character.

Bringing his superhuman electric powers to Capcom’s fighting game. When speaking with Seth Killian, Strategic Marketing Director of Online & Community at Capcom, Siliconera.com asked how they decided on adding Cole.“Discussions between Sony and Capcom came to it. They were looking for a character and Capcom got excited about Cole,” explained Killian. “It seemed like the timing was about right with Infamous 2 coming out around this time and it seemed a character that had a lots of possibilities, in terms of gameplay. Obviously, there is a big range of moves and I think we fell in love with the electric tornado like everyone else should of. There was his shockwave in Infamous 2 and we liked that, as well.” Cole Macgrath will be an exclusive playable character for the PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Vita versions. When asked if the Xbox 360 version will have an exclusive character, Killian replied “We don’t have any information on what’s happening on Xbox yet”

Killian also mentioned that the roster of Street Fighter X Tekken has not been 100% finalized. Ryu, Ken, Sagat, Chun-Li, Cammy, Guile, and Abel have been announced from the Street Fighter side. Kazuya, King, Bob, Hwoarang, Julia, Craig, and Nina are on Tekken’s team.

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Oliver Somervell

Oliver Somervell

Ollie Somervell,24, Born and bred in England Journalism & Film Studies undergrad Gaming since the days of NES and Master System/Genesis Massive RPG, FPS & Arcade Gamer