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Street Fighter II': Special Champion Edition (Genesis)

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This version of Street Fighter II is similar in most aspects to the original, save that all 12 characters are selectable from the get-go (the boss characters were originally locked), and the game engine has been revamped.


Street Fighter II': Special Champion Edition Genesis blocking fireball with fireball
Street Fighter II': Special Champion Edition Genesis Chun-Li is in tears after a poor performance
Street Fighter II': Special Champion Edition Genesis go you little blue fireball
Street Fighter II': Special Champion Edition Genesis Kicking it up to Vega

Alternate Titles

  • "Street Fighter II' Plus: Champion Edition" -- Japanese title
  • "Street Fighter II': Champion Edition" -- TurboGrafx-16 title
  • "Street Fighter II'" -- Master System title
  • "Street Fighter II'" -- Brazilian SEGA Mega System title
  • "ストリートファイター2ダッシュ (PC Engine)" -- Japanese spelling

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User Reviews

Are you Ken? No? Well get out of my way! Liam Dowds (51) 4.8 Stars4.8 Stars4.8 Stars4.8 Stars4.8 Stars
Good port of the arcade version. Robbb (125) 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars
Try again for the one hundred and seventh time ? DANIEL HAWKS ! (1896) 3.4 Stars3.4 Stars3.4 Stars3.4 Stars3.4 Stars

Critic Reviews

Game Players Nov, 1993 96 out of 100 96
Sega Force Jan, 1994 96 out of 100 96
Hobby Consolas Oct, 1993 95 out of 100 95
VicioJuegos.com Jan 27, 2009 94 out of 100 94
Mega Fun Oct, 1993 93 out of 100 93
Video Games Oct, 1993 91 out of 100 91
All Game Guide 1999 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
The Video Game Critic Aug 11, 2006 B+ 83
Edge Nov, 1993 8 out of 10 80
Megablast Dec, 1993 75 out of 100 75


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Sega Master System version

This was one of the largest Master System games ever created. It was only available in Brazil, where the older consoles were still very popular at the time. As this was an 8-bit title, some cuts had to be made. There are only eight playable characters (Ryu, Ken, Chun-Li, Blanka, Guile, Sagat, Balrog and Mr Bison) and the background is devoid of animation. Some moves were omitted as well, such as Ken and Ryu's signature Dragon Punch. Also, since the original Master System controller only had two buttons, Tec Toy manufactured a six-button controller to go with the game. This controller later became the standard controller for Master System in Brazil.


Street Fighter II' is pronounced as Street Fighter Two Dash.

Version differences

This version for Genesis has re-worked sounds and voices if you compare it to the SNES version, with less colors, but it was a lot faster on turbo mode.

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