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Street Fighter II: The World Warrior (SNES / Super Nintendo)

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Street Fighter II defined gaming in the 1990s by revolutionising the fighting game genre. Regarded as one of the greatest games of all time, Street Fighter II: The World Warrior was the first release of the Street Fighter II series, featuring the original eight world warriors including Ryu, Chun-Li, and Guile.

Each character has his or her own fighting skills, speed, special moves, and unique ending to make for a truely unique fighting game experience. Choose your character and become a hero in the Street Fighter universe.

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Wii U eShop Review

Europe PAL Version

Posted by Damien McFerran

The original, but sadly not the best

Street Fighter II: The World Warrior was nothing short of a phenomenon. If you're old enough to remember when the game hit the Super Nintendo two decades ago then you may recall it as all you ever thought of or spoke about for weeks on end. The gaming...

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Virtual Console Review

USA USA Version

Posted by Corbie Dillard

Fighting Street

To say that the original Street Fighter II was a genre-defining game would be the understatement of the century. Not only did the game take the one-on-one fighting game idea and take it to heights never before reached, it also single-handedly kicked off a...

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User Comments (26)



Shrapnel09 said:

I got this game just to tide me over till i buy SF2T (if it does get released). and i got to say i have gone back to play this game a lot more than i thought i would have, good purchase!



Mendez said:

Woah, I nearly downloaded it without reading this! Sounds slower than I thought, guess I'll wait for turbo then!



Eric said:

Another classic arcade collectible. Get it to have it and play whenever you have the urge to 'shruiuken.'



RMA said:

The only reason I won't regret getting this is if they release Turbo: Hyper Fighting or Super SSII. This is rubbish in comparison, you can't even play as Sagat or any of the other 'bosses'.



ice said:

I love this game! One of my fav games ever. I was so jel of the SNES when they got this game as I only had the megadrive at the time and I had to wait till Championship ed. I have to say i havent noticed it being slow at all. I play this all the time my fav on VC.



Bass_X0 said:

Definitely wait for Street Fighter II Turbo Hyper Fighting on the SNES.



ricketycricket said:

funny that in Europe and stuff the last guys name is balrog, in the US balrog is the boxer and M. Bison is the last guy. One of my friends back in the day had the chinese or japanese version because his dad was in the army and he lived over seas and we would always call shenanigans on the game because Balrog is the boxer, not the last guy



Bass_X0 said:

Bamboo, Balrog was never the name of the last guy. U.S. Bison = Jp Vega. U.S. Vega = Jp Balrog. U.S. Balrog = Jp Bison. Thats the way its always been.



SKTTR said:

SNES-Fans know what Street Fighter II was back then.
The best fighting game! This was once the best!! Classic sure!
Download it? Heh heh.. only if you liked the music more than in the other versions and must not play as balrog, vega, sagat, bison.

When it was new: 5 Stars!
And now? I personally would say wait at least for Super Street Fighter II. It had much better overall graphics (while these sure aren't bad) and the double amount of fighters. 3 Stars!



Mendez said:

I've had enough of waiting, should I just go ahead and download it? I don't mind the slowness to be honest, as long as it's not stupidly slow..



Bland_Boy said:

Compared to SSFII: TNC, this game is very slow and the low amount of fighters to pick from is almost laughable.

World Warrior. I don't believe I can recommend this game.
I can however recommend SSFII: TNC.



Jona said:

this game is apretty good fighting game. its not as good as turbo hyper, but that game is my favorite fighting game on the snes.



retro_player_22 said:

I still got this game today though I rather play SFII Turbo over this. For a game that features no speed option, no mirror match, and no selectable bosses, this version was quite good.



Bass_X0 said:

On the VC? Because they exist and Capcom likes to make as much money from Street Fighter as they can. Everyone should download Super over this. If you're talking about in the early nineties then its because Street Fighter II was a massively popular game and Capcom knew a good money maker when they saw it. They still remake it today.



JTC-Pingas said:

There's no reason to download World Warrior or Special Champion Edition. Turbo Hyper Fighting and New Challengers are much better options.



SNK said:

why do Capcom release this version when they can release the Arcade version instead,it doesnt make sense,its far superior to this version.



Bass_X0 said:

Because people will download it still. Five years later and we're still waiting for the arcade version. Indeed, we're even still waiting for Nintendo to allow arcade games to be released on the Wii U.

There are some differences that are unique to the original Street Fighter II. I still haven't downloaded this but I'm considering it. On Wii U of course.

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