Shiba and Simone Cannon Spike Their Way into the CFN Portal with These Profiles

By on September 5, 2016 at 7:00 pm

Back in 2000, Japanese developer Psikyo released a multi-directional twitch arcade shooter known as Cannon Spike, or Gun Spike in Japan, named after Cammy’s trademark Special Move. It was later released by Capcom that same year for the Sega Dreamcast. The title allowed you to control fan-favorite Capcom characters, such as Arthur, Cammy (whose SFV outfit is based off of this game’s design), Nash, B.B Hood and Mega Man, as you blasted through multiple Capcom-themed stages. Recently, the CFN Portal decided to spotlight the two original characters in the game, Shiba and Simone.

Today we have the mysterious young man Shiba. He seems to be cooperating with Delta Red, the British Special Forces group to which Cammy belongs. Basically, he’s an enemy of Shadaloo.

SFV Shiba Artwork

Basic Info:

Name: Shiba
Height: 171cm
Weight: 59kg
Blood type: A
Birthday: May 3
Home Country: Japan
Likes: Skateboard, Ramen
Dislikes: Dark Places, Rain

A former skateboarding world champion. He hates evil since he was involved in a terrorist attack, and he is currently cooperating with Delta Red. He uses a hoverboard, invented by Ginzu. He’s followed by a support robot named Akabi that subjugates mobs and insurgencies by spitting flames from its mouth. Shiba seems to be acquainted with Nash, but when and where they met is unknown.

Next up, we have the second original character from Cannon Spike, Simone! A nasty, bothersome mercenary who aids Delta Red, like the previously introduced youth Shiba. She wields a powerful samurai sword!

SFV Simone Artwork

Basic Info:

Name: Simone
Height: 172cm
Weight: 78kg
Blood type: AB
Birthday: Unknown
Home Country: France
Likes: Zen Meditation
Dislikes: Noisy Places

She performs her assignments with her samurai sword in hand. She’s also excellent at handling firearms. She prefers high-caliber Magnum automatic handguns. Furthermore, she knows Kenpō, and part of her body is cybernetic. Her Special Move is “Kattōha,” (“Sliding Blade Wave”) a, iaido sword draw. She can do aerial throws too!

For more from the CFN Portal site, check out our recent entries on the original characters in Chun-Li’s Pachislot game “Chun-Li Leaves China” here.

Source: CFN Portal

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