Capcom has revealed a trio of Street Fighter III series characters who will be making the transition from hand-drawn to HD, as Dudley, Ibuki, and Makoto have been confirmed as Supet Street Fighter IV characters. This boosts the new character count to nine, and presuming the game doesn't lose any of Street Fighter IV's cast, the game will have at least 28 characters.
Dudley and Ibuki were both introduced in Street Fighter III. The former is a refined boxer while the latter is a young female ninja. Makoto is a female karate master who made her debut in the final Street Figher III iteration, 3rd Strike.
Which characters are you looking most forward to playing with in Super Street Fighter IV? Are there any classic characters you're still hoping will make it in?