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Super Street Fighter II is a sequel to Street Fighter II Turbo and Street Fighter II Championship. The game features four new characters and stages, making a total of sixteen playable. It also features many multiplayer modes in addition to the single player mode. Among those is the returning elimination group battle, where players compete for the title of the champion, and Point Battle, where the person with the most points wins. Newer modes include an eight-man double elimination tournament and a Challenge mode, where players attempt to get the most points on a CPU opponent or beat them as fast as possible, trying to surpass records.


Super Street Fighter II Genesis Ha-Do-Ken!!!
Super Street Fighter II Genesis Chun Li is next
Super Street Fighter II Genesis Blanka vs. Dee Jay
Super Street Fighter II Genesis Claw's attack is missing

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Alternate Titles

  • "Super Street Fighter II: The New Challengers" -- Title screen title
  • "슈퍼 스트리트 화이터 2" -- Korean spelling
  • "スーパーストリートファイターⅡ" -- Japanese spelling

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User Reviews

There are no reviews for the Genesis release of this game. You can use the links below to write your own review or read reviews for the other platforms of this game.

Critic Reviews

Game Players Jul, 1994 96 out of 100 96
Mean Machines Sep, 1994 92 out of 100 92
Play Time Sep, 1994 91 out of 100 91
Score Oct, 1994 90 out of 100 90 Dec 13, 2007 9 out of 10 90
Mega Fun Aug, 1994 89 out of 100 89
Digital Press - Classic Video Games Sep 26, 2005 8 out of 10 80
High Score Nov, 1994 4 out of 5 80
Megablast Sep, 1994 78 out of 100 78
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) Sep, 1994 6.8 out of 10 68


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References to the game

The game is shown briefly on the Channel 4 comedy, Father Ted. The game is shown being played by Father Dougal McGuire and Father Damian, although Dougal is clearly using an Atari joystick controller, as Father Ted enters the room. The clip can be found here.


According to publisher Capcom, Super Street Fighter II has sold 2 million copies worldwide since its initial release (as of June 30, 2016).

SNES version

In the SNES version, blood was removed during the fights and from the fighter's portraits after fights. Additionally some pre-match sayings (Ryu, Balrog and Guile) and ending sequences (Chun-Li, Balrog, Ryu, Vega and Zangief) were changed. A detailed list of changes can be found on (German).


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    • Vol.3, Iss.1 - Best Genesis Fighting Game of the Year 1994
    • Vol.3, Iss.1 - Best SNES Fighting Game of the Year 1994
    • Vol.3, Iss.1 - Best SNES Two-Player Game of the Year 1994

The Ring Hawk (644) added Super Street Fighter II (Genesis) on Aug 24, 2003
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