When it comes to fighting, it's hard to beat Ken. He exudes confidence, and believes in his ability to beat all challengers. So naturally, when it comes to Puzzle Fighting, Ken is just as sure that he can puzzle fight with the best of them. He may not have been the most disciplined before he left home to train in Japan as a young boy, but after his experience under Gouken's tutelage, and befriending the quiet but powerful Ryu, he returned home with a greater sense of self. Deep down inside, however, he always longs to prove himself against the greatest rival he has ever known; his friend Ryu. Click here for more information about Ken's various fighting series appearances.
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In the hands of a novice, Ken is terrible. In the hands of an expert, Ken is near unstoppable. The problem with Ken is that chip damage results in a flood of small red Counter Gem blocks, which will quickly amass and create a large red Gem chain, or Power Gem, which can be saved up by an opponent, and used to instantly wipe Ken out. However, large drop of alternating rows of color can be devastating to opponents. Uneven playfields create few to no opportunities for chains or Power Gems at all. A good Ken player will save Crash Gems for particularly huge amounts of destruction and flood an opponent with a difficult situation to dig out of, rather then sending small amounts of red Counter Gems that are easily countered.
Ken's stage is a near perfect recreation of his original Street Fighter Alpha stage, an empty late-afternoon cobble stone lined street next to a park. What is substantially different about it, this time, is the little scene that's taking place in the back; specifically, the collection of mech-units from Cyberbots fighting around the tall buildings, including Devilot's own S-008 Super-8 mech.
|1 - 11||Taunt|
|12 - 17||Hadouken (2 hits)|
|18 - 23||Shoryuken (3 hits)|
|24 - 29||Shoryuken (4 hits)|
|30+||Shoryuu Reppa (5 hit)|
- I have proven the difference between us: you just suck.
- It was a beautiful victory, if I do say so myself!
- Not only am I disappointed, inside I am laughing at you.
- You must learn when to defend and when to attack!
- Player 1: Red gi
- Player 2: Dark purple gi
- Special 1: Orange gi
- Special 2: White gi