Akuma Alive and Well in Street Fighter IV

Overly powerful (and not particularly nice) fighter Akuma will be making his usual rounds of taking down everybody in Street Fighter IV. Videos have surfaced online of the classic fighter who first made his appearance Super Street Fighter II Turbo in the arcade version of Street Fighter IV.

Apparently, he only makes his presence known to players “worthy” of fighting him. In other words, win a lot and Akuma comes down to ensure your streak ends in a flash of fireball cheapness. It’s likely he may be selectable in the console versions, though that’s obviously pure speculation at this point.

Macquarie Bank raises 2010 and 2011 gold price forecasts.

International Resource News (IRN) December 15, 2009 Macquarie Bank has increased its average gold price forecasts for 2010 and 2011. see here gold price history

The bank has raised the gold price forecasts by 13 percent in 2010 and 14 percent in 2010 to USD1,100 and USD1,150 per troy ounce respectively. go to website gold price history

The financial institution stated that both the operating environment in the gold mining industry and the economic backdrop will sustain higher prices in coming years.

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