Brand New Street Fighter 5 Character Necalli Revealed

Necalli and his crazy hair to debut in Street Fighter V.

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Capcom has revealed a brand new character who will join the cast of upcoming fighting game Street Fighter V. The character is named Necalli and was revealed with a trailer shown during the competitive gaming event Evolution Championship Series, which took place over the weekend.

Necalli's fighting style includes attacks which have him pounding the ground, slashing at enemies, and a V-Trigger move which transforms his appearance dramatically. His V-Trigger turns his long hair a gravity-defying bright red--check out the video below to see how it works.

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Prior to the announcement, the most recently confirmed character to be joining the roster in Street Fighter V was none other than the classic Ken Masters. To see every character who has been confirmed to be playable in the game so far, check out our gallery.

Capcom recently detailed the upcoming Street Fighter V beta, which is set to begin on July 23 at 6 PM PT on PlayStation 4. The beta will have a total of six characters to play, but will launch initially with four, with Cammy and Birdie joining later. The company has also confirmed that players will be able to earn all Street Fighter V downloadable content for free by playing the game. Alternatively, players will still have the option to pay to unlock DLC.

Street Fighter V launches in March 2016 for PlayStation 4 and PC. Check out the image gallery below for more screenshots of Necalli.

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xStarScream86x

I have to remind myself that the majority of gamers are ignorant to history and culture. They also only relate things to stuff they know.. For instance saying Necalli, an Aztec word for war, warrior, god of war.. is associated with other things but Aztec is absurd! Good job gamers.. You prove your ignorance once again toward Mayan/Aztec history and culture.

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Phoenixbradley7

Can get all dlc in game? My bet is they make unlock requirements so insane, you're forced to buy it if you want it...

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GrimTripp

In b4 fat people redraw him as an "Average American" and put cheese burgers in each hand.

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1nUrF4c3

Can't wait!!!

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Stogin

This guy looks awesome, definitely looking forward to trying him out!

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virtuaSEGA

Beta starts his week, gotta go pre order I guess.

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ejmyers

The demon of elru

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kalpesh_78

Gamespot... you have the worst Video Player. Ever.

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lorider25

why is he so white if he's like mexican and also looks like he lives in the amazon/tropics?

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@lorider25: He is like Tarzan, he got lost from a traveling family who had to hurry and escape from the drug cartels. He was found by animals and raised to erase those same drug cartels who are destroying the animals land by growing too much drugs. His name means battle, and to the death he must to avenge his fallen animals.

He also falls in love with a foreign lady who just so happens to be his long lost family member. Can he hold back the animal inside long enough to find the truth?

to be continued...

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The_Pun_Master

The fact that nobody is mention Gill shows that these comments are filled with noobs.

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ShuyinVsTidus

Yoooooo! The fifth pillar man from Jojo's Bizarre Adventure. LET'S GO!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XUhVCoTsBaM

http://jojo.wikia.com/wiki/Pillar_Men

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psx_warrior

Geez, this has gotta be what Broly looks like as SSJ4. Just without the fur, cause Broly don't do fur.

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razor_rj

So basically wolverine meets ryu......and werent the character style based on real martian arts......what style is that ?

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Tikon

Mumm-Ra the Ever-Living???

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RustedTruck650

This must be a boss character-It looks pretty baddass actually. As long as Rufus doesn't make it to SF5 then i'm good.

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soulessblade

@RustedTruck650: What's wrong with Rufus? He kicks serious bum.

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Hence031

The hyper mode looks sick. Reminds me of gill, the way the hair flows. Even how he looks a lil. Seems like a nice addition.

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YamaBushi13

I wonder if this character is related to Gill in anyway... like Gill got amnesia and had to raise himself in the wilderness after Akuma used the ragin-demon on him.... MWAHAHAHAHAHAAHAAAAAAA.

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devak108

I was like "hmm he looks cool I guess"

Then dat Super Saiyan God mode at 0:42.... O-O holy f***!!!

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Hobbit25

Geez, I hope Clay Matthews is collecting his royalties on this....

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AzatiS

Kratos had sex with Son Goku ... and the result is this !

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HBninjaX

are you feeling it now, Mr Krabs?

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nights_team2k7

he wants to kill Gouki/Akuma

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Orgodemir

His moveset is pretty vicious.

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shinspikes

It looks like this guy had a baby with Seth, so they made Gill. But, which one pooped him out?

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lomar07

He went Super saiyan 100.

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streamline

@lomar07: I thought it DB, too, when I saw the hair.

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psx_warrior

@streamline: LOL me too I was thinking SSJ4 Broly.

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ShockG707

Maybe he is an islander/Polynesian style fighter because of the dance like stomp?

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Henninger

He looks cool when he's powered up & glowing red.

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berzerk0912

Goku + Blanka + Akuma + Naruto = Necalli

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tsunami2311

blanka and zangif=Necalli ?

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nini200

So basically a Male version of Rila from Breakers. Even the hair and feral/claw fighting style. Good. I like the character. He also has a Berserker Barrage super.

www.youtube.com/watch?v=iad3wvLO7rU - Rila from Breakers

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kinguprima

a mix between blanka and the pillar men from jojo's bizarre adventure

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YamaBushi13

Hummmmmmmmmmmmmmm So many thoughts...

What Blanka would look like in Human Form and without his electric like powers.

Yujiro Hanma

Sabretooth and Wolverine combined + funnily able to claw his way to victory with his super but with no apparent claws LOL.

Why has Ken stolen Omega Rugal (Bernstein) clothes from King of Fighters '98? LMAO

*I hate it when they introduce new characters with poor story lines (for example Hakan in SSF4), so I pray they have a good reason for this guy to be in SFV*

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virtuaSEGA

@YamaBushi13: I don't give a flying shot about storylines in fighting games, as long as he's a bad ass I'm happy.

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nini200

@YamaBushi13: He'd look like Charlie/Nash since that's who Blanka is in human form

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@nini200: Quit saying that. No he's not. That stupid movie and cartoon are not canon to the games.

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nini200

@Yishaijah said:

@nini200: Quit saying that. No he's not. That stupid movie and cartoon are not canon to the games.

I just read his story again and it seems as if you're correct and that Capcom F'ed up the story a bunch

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Janpieterzun

Soooo wolverine from mvc reskinned into that---andro---no thanks

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Liquid_

I just think of Akuma and Blanka

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The_Dude526

This game promotes unrealistic body images. I'll never have that kind of chest, now I'm triggered so bad.

/s

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psx_warrior

Ladies and gents, I give you Super Saiyan 4 Broly.

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360ru13r

@psx_warrior: lol welp

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Richardthe3rd

Looks great; definitely an excellent addition to the SF roster.

Still crossing my fingers that Juri makes it in.

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DaVillain-

Akuma meets Blanka meets Crimson Viper meets Nine Tailed Fox.