IGN: Street Fighter IV Preview: Blanka

Blanka is one of the most recognizable Street Fighter characters and his feral hops and grunts are always entertaining. Blanka was originally known as Jimmy, a young boy that was stranded in Brazil's jungles after a plane crash. Tasked with surviving in the wild by himself, Blanka was forced to camouflage himself with the local plant life, which eventually caused the green pigmentation of his skin. Blanka's long isolation and savage method of survival led to his animalistic posture and fighting style. Street Fighter veterans will immediately recognize almost all of Blanka's moves, as he's been with the franchise since Street Fighter II. But this rolling warrior does have a few neat tricks to take advantage of along with his classic techniques.

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