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Watch the Silly Secret Origin of Street Fighter’s Hadouken Right Here

You’ve often wondered if there was a connection between the signature Dragon Punch projectile offensive move in Capcom’s Street Fighter games and, well, dookie. Or maybe midichlorians? Nope, it's not affiliated with either. Whew.


This video by LowBrow Studios offers up a completely made-up history of the fireball attack wielded by Ken, Ryu and other characters in the SF franchise. I like the faux documentary narration running over everything. Maybe they can do an investigative piece on Mega Man’s whereabouts next?

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Xopher Wailord Barnett

But the do in hadoken is pronounced like doe or dough.