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Zangief Is Now 65 Years Old

You, me, everyone, we’re all getting older by the day. And so are the cast of Street Fighter II, who we’d like to imagine are still battling away in their early 90s prime, but who are in reality old enough now to be most people’s grandparents.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Rare Street Fighter II Anime Finally Translated Into English

In 1995, a big exhibition took place in Nara honouring Japan’s first capital city, Fujiwara. Among the sponsors and partners helping out was Capcom, who went to the trouble of commissioning a 27-minute Street Fighter II movie that was only available on VHS at the venue, at the time.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Rare Street Fighter II Anime Finally Translated Into English

In 1995, a big exhibition took place in Nara honouring Japan’s first capital city, Fujiwara. Among the sponsors and partners helping out was Capcom, who went to the trouble of commissioning a 27-minute Street Fighter II movie that was only available on VHS at the venue, at the time.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Arcade Game Museum Opening In Japan For A Limited Time Only

While it might seem that some of Japan’s best arcades are already like museums, here is an officially branded one. Called The Game Center Museum, it opened this month in Nagoya.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Street Fighter V Devs Fix Dan’s Infinite Combo By Making Him More Random

As you may already know from our previous story, Dan Hibiki has an infinite combo in Street Fighter V. The fact that a perennial joke character would have such a powerful ability is delightful, which might be why it survived for so long. But now, months after his arrival, Capcom has finally seen fit to […]

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Street Fighter V Devs Fix Dan’s Infinite Combo By Making Him More Random

As you may already know from our previous story, Dan Hibiki has an infinite combo in Street Fighter V. The fact that a perennial joke character would have such a powerful ability is delightful, which might be why it survived for so long. But now, months after his arrival, Capcom has finally seen fit to […]

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Rising Sun Removed From Street Fighter II In Capcom Arcade Stadium

E. Honda’s Street Fighter II bathhouse stage is iconic. On the back wall is a mural with Mount Fuji, a kabuki actor, and the Rising Sun design. The mountain and the thespian stay in Capcom Arcade Stadium’s re-release, but the ray design does not.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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The Original Street Fighter II Is Still My Favorite

I recently picked up the Street Fighter 30th Anniversary Collection and started playing through all the different games in the series. The original Street Fighter II alone had multiple updates that added new characters, abilities, and balance tweaks. I’ve always enjoyed the prequel to the series, Street Fighter Alpha,…Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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How Street Fighter II’s Computer Opponents Cheat To Kick Your Ass

Have you ever plopped a quarter in the Street Fighter II machine at your local pizza joint and readied up with your favorite character, only to find yourself bashed and bloodied by the CPU just a few rounds later? Perhaps you said something to yourself about the computer cheating, only to get heckled by your […]

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The Street Fighter Games You Probably Never Played

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.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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