We didn’t really do that Get to see a lot of Street Fighter 6 When it was revealed yesterdaybut one thing we did look at was the game’s logo, and I didn’t think we could get to a point where fans (rightly!) would wonder about a new game logo in the absence of anything more substantial to complain about, but here we are.
Street Fighter Not only is it one of the most popular video game series ever, but their logos have also been among the all-time greats, perfectly representing the gaming environment and style. This exciting martial arts streak became as iconic as any of the series’ characters, and as you can see in the image below, from the game’s first release in 1987 until 2016. Street Fighter V Capcom has maintained a clear sense of continuity, associating each new game with the last:
Now let’s take a look at Street Fighter 6 And… oh.
This beautiful martial font is gone, and replaced with something that looks like a studio emblem that was forced to play a supporting role in Call of duty games for the rest of her life. The Roman numerals are gone, too, with a base “6” there instead, and the game’s logo itself is… an uppercase SF?
It looks bad. As bad as the coffee roaster that only advertises on Instagram. Bad as a company that makes cheap uniforms for social sports teams. Bad as, well:
But wait, it gets worse. as Ars Technica Oric Lawson pointing toNot only is the large “SF” part of the logo looking like clip artlooks like a lot A very specific piece of clip art, available for $80 on the Adobe stock site:
Sure, there are some changes made, like softer corners in some corners and a thinner border, but overall it’s Unbelievably similar. Here they are side by side for comparison:
And if that doesn’t make it clear, here’s an overlay, with the Capcom logo in white and the Adobe graphic in gray:
Yikes. capcom, Your income reached “record levels” last yearI think you can charge extra for this.
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