Street Fighter II' Turbo: Hyper Fighting News
Random Street Fighter II Features In Japanese Commercial For Eye Drops
Wait till Ryu see this!
Unusual video game adverts aren't uncommon, but more and more we see product placements and advertisements for other items that use video games. But an ad for Rohto eye drops in Japan has caught people's attention because the whole commercial uses edited Street Fighter II footage. (Thanks for the tip, GreatSong1!) Posted on...
News Legendary Street Fighter II Artist Mick McGinty Has Passed Away
Also worked on Streets of Rage and Shining Force artwork
Mick McGinty, the man behind the iconic SNES Street Fighter II cover artwork, has died. McGinty was an immensely talented artist, as is evidenced by the impressive collection of work on his personal site, but for gamers of the '90s, his output will be almost synonymous with video game covers...
News My Nintendo Beefs Up With Street Fighter Discounts in North America and Europe
My Nintendo needs more training to defeat us
We're not too far away from the release of Ultra Street Fighter II: The Final Challengers which - despite a wonky first-person mode and some question marks over its status as a retail title - is an oddly tempting game. We suspect many have hovered over pre-order buttons, unsure over whether to take a...
Nintendo Download 25th August (North America)
Ace Attorney demo! Street Fighter x3! Mario! Legend of Kusakari! More!
It's that time again, dear readers, for the North American Nintendo Download Update; this week certainly has some enticing options. The New 3DS Virtual Console has a triple whammy of Street Fighter titles, while the Wii U's retro service has a rather fun DS title. Beyond that are...
Nintendo Download 28th July (Europe)
Secret Files Tunguska! 3 Street Fighter Games! 3 TurboGrafx-16 games! More!
We're a little later than normal with the European Nintendo Download Update details today thanks to a bit of confusion, but in any case our pals at Nintendo Insider have helped us out, so a big hat-tip to them. This week brings plenty of Virtual Console goodness across both...
News Three SNES Street Fighter Titles Heading to European New 3DS Virtual Console This Week
Buy two get the third free
Some of the more eagle-eyed among you may be wondering where the usual European Nintendo Download Update details are; that's a good question, as we're thinking the same thing [Update, the full details are now live]. Nintendo hasn't sent out the press release to kick off the week, so we're working on the assumption it'll...
Weirdness This Dad Is Better At Pulling Off Street Fighter II Victory Poses Than You
"Go home and be a family man!"
Following the delights of watching YouTuber Nick Luciano's dad reenact the taunt animations from Super Smash Bros for Wii U, we had to bring you his latest video where the game-for-a-laugh Father takes on the challenge of mimicking the victory poses from beloved Capcom brawler Street Fighter II' Turbo: Hyper Fighting...
Weirdness Two Fish Duke it Out in Street Fighter II
Get PETA on the line!
Not so long ago we shared the humorous and slightly goofy spectacle of a Fish playing Pokémon, in which its often lazy swims around its tank would be converted into D-pad and button inputs. Like any Twitch phenomenon there'll be others that use that original as a source of inspiration, and we reckon this particular spin-off is...
News Listen To This Awesome Street Fighter II Rock Opera
An epic six years in the making
What started as a throwaway joke between friends has now concluded as something much, much more; a fully-fledged rock opera extravaganza. In 2007, Texan indie group Man Factory got together and decided that there was enough referential material in the Street Fighter series to knock together a garage rock album telling...
Video Want To Know Which Version Of Street Fighter II Runs The Fastest?
All three Wii U Virtual Console versions tested
The SNES versions of Street Fighter II: The World Warrior, Street Fighter II' Turbo: Hyper Fighting and Super Street Fighter II: The New Challengers are all now available on the Wii U Virtual Console, allowing fans of Capcom's iconic series to refine their pugilistic skills. One of the most common...
Video Street Fighter Fans, This 25th Anniversary Documentary Is For You
Get some snacks and a drink
As we've seen with Nintendo in recent years, plenty of major publishers are celebrating major anniversaries that go back to the 8 and 16-bit eras. Capcom is included in this, and has celebrated Mega Man by releasing a load of merchandise and by being upstaged by Keiji Inafune — the latter clearly wasn't part of any...
Nintendo Download 22nd August (North America)
Retro fighting and ninja skills, soothing portable puzzles and more
It's Nintendo Download Update time, North America, and this week serves up plenty of new and old games on 3DS, alongside some discounts, as well as a lot of 16-bit fighting on the Wii U. Let's get right to the details. Wii U Virtual Console: The Wii U Virtual Console is offering...
Nintendo Download 22nd August (Europe)
A Wonderful download, Giana Sisters, Street Fighting and much more
It's Monday morning, but shake off those new week blues, Europeans, as the Nintendo Download update news is here. We have two major retail releases on Wii U, a new download-only game, retro goodies and a lot of new offerings on the 3DS, so let's get right to it. Wii U eShop: Giana...
News Brush Up On Your Street Fighter History With New Book
Capcom teams up with Chronicle Books to tell the history behind the popular beat 'em up series
We're sure many of you can remember where you played your first game of Street Fighter. For me, it was the house of a distant relative that shared a similar enthusiasm for gaming as myself in my childhood. It's a series that stretches back to the mid '80s...