Street Fighter video game
Street Fighter is a fighting video game franchise by Capcom.
The second game in the series is credited with establishing many of the conventions of the one on one fighting genre.
The game’s playable characters originate from different countries around the world.
Street Fighter was ported to many popular home computer systems of the time, like the PC.
In 1988, it was released on the NEC Avenue TurboGrafx-CD console under the name Fighting Street.
Street Fighter was also later included in Capcom Classics Collection: Remixed for the PlayStation Portable and Capcom Classics Collection Vol. 2 for the PlayStation 2 and Xbox.
Street Fighter is Capcom’s second best-selling franchise,
having had significant success worldwide.
The original Japanese version of SF II introduced an African-American boxer boss character, sharing the physical characteristics and likeness of real-life boxer Mike Tyson.
In order to avoid a likeness infringement lawsuit from Tyson, Capcom rotated the names of three of the boss characters for international versions of the game.
The final boss, named Vega in the Japanese version, was given the M.
Bison name from Thailand, the talon-wielding Spanish warrior, named Balrog in the Japanese version, was renamed Vega, and the boxer became Balrog.
The first game in the series was released in 1987.
The player can perform three types of punch and kick attacks,
each varying in speed and power, and three special attacks:
the Hadouken, Shoryuken, and Tatsumaki Senpukyaku.
These are performed by executing special button combinations with the controls.
As in the original, a second player may join in at any point during single player mode and compete against others player in competitive matches.
Akuma, known in Japan as Gouki, it is made his debut in Super Street Fighter II Turbo as a secret character and hidden boss.