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Description

Choose from twelve street fighters from around the world, skilled in a variety of martial arts -- for instance, a character named E.Honda is a sumo wrestler from Japan, while Ken is a master of Tae Kwon Do from the United States. Journey to different countries to defeat other fighters, eventually leading up to a battle with evil man M.Bison. Besides the standard punches and kicks, each character can also execute special moves, such as energy projectiles or lightning-fast kicks, for more damage or to create a chain of hit combos.

This installment in the Street Fighter series is essentially an upgrade to the Champion Edition game with some improvements and changes, such as new or upgraded moves, costume colors and increased game speed.

Screenshots

Street Fighter II Turbo SNES Ryu's throw performed with High Punch button.
Street Fighter II Turbo SNES Chun-Li's throw is very sinister! Take some distance to not be catched for it...
Street Fighter II Turbo SNES In the 2nd bonus game, you have some seconds to destroy a big stack of bricks.
Street Fighter II Turbo SNES To keep the habit, some post-match insults.

Promo Images

Street Fighter II Turbo Screenshot
Street Fighter II Turbo Screenshot
Street Fighter II Turbo Screenshot
Street Fighter II Turbo Screenshot

Alternate Titles

  • "Street Fighter II Turbo: Hyper Fighting" -- In-game title
  • "ストリートファイターII ターボハイパーファイティング" -- Japanese spelling

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User Reviews

This is Street Fighter 2 in its purest, and most climactic incarnation. J. David Taylor (28) unrated

Critic Reviews

Total! (Germany) Sep, 1993 1 out of 6 100
Nintendo Magazine System UK 1993 97 out of 100 97
Super Play (UK) Sep, 1993 96 out of 100 96
Hobby Consolas Oct, 1993 96 out of 100 96
Games Master Sep, 1993 96 out of 100 96
Video Games Aug, 1993 92 out of 100 92
The Video Game Critic Sep 29, 1999 A- 91
All Game Guide 1998 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
Jeuxvideo.com Jan 14, 2011 18 out of 20 90
Edge Oct, 1993 9 out of 10 90

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Trivia

1001 Video Games

Street Fighter II Turbo: Hyper Fighting appears in the book 1001 Video Games You Must Play Before You Die by General Editor Tony Mott.

Development

Street Fighter II Turbo was a response to unauthorized arcade hacks, especially the Rainbow Edition, which was a tweaked Street Fighter II version with changes such as increased game speed and mid-air moves. Capcom saw this as a big threat, so they tried to stop the production but it was wide spread, so they decided to take the game, fix it up, and finally released it, so that people would stop buying from the pirates, with the final project named Street Fighter II Turbo.

Sales

According to publisher Capcom, Street Fighter II Turbo has sold 4.1 million copies worldwide since its initial release (as of June 30, 2016).

Awards

  • Retro Gamer
    • October 2004 (Issue #9) – #48 Best Game Of All Time (Readers' Vote)

saikofish (949) added Street Fighter II Turbo (SNES) on Aug 12, 2002
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