Classic beat-em up Street Fighter is to make a comeback into the living room with the launch of Street Fighter IV on the Xbox 360, PS3 and PC although not the Nintendo Wii.

The new game, developed by Capcom will bring back the fighting game series later this year.

According to Capcom, Street Fighter IV features a mix of returning favourites such as Ryu, Ken, Chun-Li and Guile along with new characters created for this game, such as Crimson Viper, Abel, El Fuerte, and Rufus.

Characters and environments are rendered in stylised 3D, while the game is played in the classic Street Fighter 2D perspective with additional 3D camera flourishes. Six-button controls for the game return, with a host of new special moves and features integrated into the input system.

Mixing classic genre-defining game mechanics the franchise is known and loved for with all-new, never-before-seen gameplay systems, Street Fighter IV brings a brand new fighting game to fans the world over.