Walking up and down the floors of the massive multi-level arcades in Akihabara can trigger some unexpected nostalgic responses, but I certainly wasn’t expecting this one.
This year, Team Mexico took top honors at the World Cosplay Summit in Nagoya with an impressive Street Fighter II performance.
Street Fighter II was one of the most popular games of the 1990s all over the world, and that meant that there were many different versions of the game. On this episode of Complete In Box, we check out three of them that you might not have even known existed.
The sounds of Street Fighter II are as iconic as anything else in the game, as shown by this incredible reenactment of the game by the two members of No Motion posted on Twitter.
Here’s something I’d never noticed before: two of the most memorable stages from Street Fighter II are likely a tribute to Hard Times, a 1975 Charles Bronson movie about...street fighting.
Darryl “Snake Eyez” Lewis is one of the best Street Fighter players in the country. But he barely cracked the top-64 at last month’s North American Regional Finals Last Chance Qualifier, and he’s only ranked 20th on the Pro Tour headed into this weekend’s Capcom Cup. Why is the 2017 CEO champion going to have such a…
The Street Fighter series’ unique cast of world warriors have made for some amazing action figures over the years, once Hasbro got done screwing things up. Celebrating the series’ 30th anniversary, here’s a look at the history of North American Street Fighter toys with 10 pages from the upcoming Undisputed Street…
Super Nintendo nostalgia is reaching fever pitch, and now even Capcom is getting into the act with a re-release of Street Fighter II on a Super NES cartridge. Produced in conjunction with iam8bit, this $100 collector’s edition is available to order now and will ship in November.
Groom Kazuhiro and his bride Yukiko were married today at iconic Tokyo arcade Mikado. As the game center points out, the couple’s first matrimonial quarrel was Tekken 6: Bloodline Rebellion.
Here’s a little arcade cabinet housing for the Nintendo Switch, so you can play Street Fighter II as nature intended. We saw one of these recently that didn’t work, so here’s one that actually does.
Street Fighter veteran Alex Valle remembers when fighting game players would crowd around arcade cabinets to face off. After the demise of arcades, Valle believed that future generations of fighting game players still needed a way to learn from one another in person. What began in 2009 as a series of meetups hosted in…
This past weekend, Compete hosted several Street Fighter pros and commentators at our offices for a public event where fans could sign up to battle against top SFV players. Since we had this all-star roster of Street Fighter aficionados hanging out at our offices, the Compete staff pulled them aside to preview the…
Donkey Kong, Halo: Combat Evolved, Pokémon Red and Green, and Street Fighter II have been inducted into the World Video Game Hall of Fame. They were picked out of twelve finalists that included Final Fantasy VII, Mortal Kombat, Portal, Resident Evil, and Wii Sports.
It was 1992 and print was still alive and well with most people relying on monthly magazines for their gaming info. As a result, a joke about a secret Street Fighter character called Sheng Long spread world wide. 25 years later, it’s time we poured one out for all those tortured souls who went looking for him in vain.
Players have had 26 years to break down Street Fighter II to its most base components, but it turns out there’s still more to discover in the legendary video game. Using a glitch that affects how the character Vega recovers from a fall, a YouTuber has figured out how to pull off some new combos in this classic game.
I beat he could kick some Prius ass.
Paul “Oatking” Johnson, aka the man responsible for that amazing Tie Fighter anime short, is working on a new project: a 20-minute Street Fighter II movie, drawn in the style of the 1994 animated film.
Japanese comedy group No Motion has an interesting speciality. The duo likes to imitate anime and video games.