- Number of Players
- Release Date
- 7th Dec 2009, 800 points (USA)
- 29th Jan 2010, 800 points (UK/EU)
Wii U eShop
- 22nd May 2014, $7.99 (USA)
- Nov 1996 (USA)
- 19th Dec 1996 (UK/EU)
- 20th Dec 1996 (JPN)
- 28th Jul 2016, £7.19 (UK/EU)
- 25th Aug 2016, $7.19 (USA)
- Street Fighter
New 3DS / SNES
The eShop has Alpha too
There are a few Virtual Console options for New Nintendo 3DS-owning Street Fighter fans such as a speedy Street Fighter II, a sixteen-character Street Fighter II and this eShop release that stands out on account of not being Street Fighter II. Released in 1996 this SNES port of Street Fighter Alpha 2 may have been overlooked...
Wii U eShop / SNES
Street Fighter II casts an indelibly long shadow over the rest of Capcom's fighting games from the 1990s. First launched in 1991, SFII in all its Super and Turbo varieties has become synonymous with the Street Fighter franchise, a cultural touchstone the series wasn't truly able to move past until the launch of the successful Street...
Wii Virtual Console / Super Nintendo
Stunning achievement or a conversion too far?
No company in the storied history of video gaming has tried harder to not create a true sequel to one of their hit games quite like Capcom did with the myriad releases that followed their hit fighting game Street Fighter 2. Not only did they create a number of tweaked releases of game itself, but they...
About The Game
Another Street Fighter sequel (this time for Street Fighter Alpha), which adds even more to the classic fighting series.
New characters in this version include Gen (a wise kung-fu master from the original Street Fighter), Rolento (who you may remember from another Capcom classic, Final Fight) and Sakura, a young school girl who follows her hero Ryu so close, she has the same type of moves. Dhalsim and Zangief also return to the fight with some new moves.
The other major difference is the loss of chain-combos and the gain of a custom combo system. Once you reach the required level (which is 1 at the least) you can execute a custom combo by combining any of the buttons (of which there are 6 in total) or any of the special attacks (fireballs, etc.)