A visual treat, very easy to pick up and play - and thanks to Trial Mode, making the leap from newbie to expert is (relatively) painless. Despite its flaws, it's a tremendous success, and one of the best fighting games The Escapist has seen in ages.
Recommendation: Did you grow up on Street Fighter II? Check it out. Do you like fighting games? Check it out. Do you think you might like fighting games? Check it out. Worth a rental at the very, very least - and for all the potential replay value, you might just want to go ahead and buy it.