Street Fighter 5: Your Expert Guide to What's New

GameSpot guides you through the V-Skill, V-Trigger, and V-Reversal moves; Plus, overall impressions and all-new gameplay footage.

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While Capcom isn't quite ready yet to reveal its latest roster of Street Fighter 5 characters, the publisher has offered key new details on the game's underpinning moves and mechanics.

Below you'll find a video breaking down of those new mechanics, explaining why V-Skill has replaced focus attacks, how V-Trigger brings new life to each combatant, and how V-Reversal reintroduces a key manoeuvre from the Alpha series.

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Further down you'll also find overall impressions from GameSpot's panel of Street Fighter experts (Peter Brown, Erick Tay, and Tamoor Hussain), who share their thoughts on the latest demo build having wrestled with it for several hours each. (In short, they think it's pretty awesome).

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And for those of you who can't get enough of how badass the the electric effect looks on Ryu, or how distinguished greying Bison looks, below you'll find 20 new images from the game.

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