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Street Fighter Alpha 2

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Description

Another Street Fighter sequel (this time for Street Fighter Alpha) adds even more to the classic fighting series.

New characters in this version include Gen (a wise kung-fu master), Rolento (who you may remember from another Capcom classic, Final Fight) and Sakura, a young school girl who follows her hero Ryu so close, she has the same type of moves. Dhalsim and Zangief also return to the fight with some news moves.

The other major difference is the loss of chain-combos and the gain of a custom combo system. Once you reach the required level (which is 1 at the least) you can execute a custom combo by combining any of the buttons (which there are 6 in total) or any of the special attacks (fireballs, etc.)

Screenshots

Street Fighter Alpha 2 Windows When a strike hits home it really hits home.
Street Fighter Alpha 2 Arcade Adon - Sagat's  student
Street Fighter Alpha 2 Windows No match is truly over until the final comment, often an insult, has been made
Street Fighter Alpha 2 PlayStation Sakura Kasugano takes advantage of her Shou'ou Ken move and connects 6 non-stop hits in Birdie.

Alternate Titles

  • "Street Fighter Zero 2" -- Japanese title
  • "Street Fighter Alpha2" -- Windows installation title
  • "ストリートファイター ゼロ2" -- Japanese spelling

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User Reviews

Arcade goodness, as well as the SNES can do it. SNES Fake Spam (94)
The last great game of the SNES and one of SF's best arcade-to-console conversions SNES Stsung (53)
Back with a vengeance PlayStation Zovni (9355)
A Windows 95 gem forgotten by history. Windows Fake Spam (94)

The Press Says

Digital Extremes SEGA Saturn 1996 9.5 out of 10 95
Total! (Germany) SNES Dec, 1996 1.25 out of 6 95
Hobby Consolas SNES Dec, 1996 94 out of 100 94
IGN PlayStation Dec 11, 1996 8.5 out of 10 85
GameSpot SEGA Saturn Dec 01, 1996 8.1 out of 10 81
GameSpot PlayStation Dec 01, 1996 7.8 out of 10 78
Meristation Windows Jul 04, 1998 7 out of 10 70
High Score PlayStation Jan, 1997 3 out of 5 60
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) SNES Jan, 1997 5.3 out of 10 53
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Windows Apr, 1999 1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars 20

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Trivia

There are several in-jokes and messages hidden in the game, for instance on Ken's stage you can find lots of Capcom characters, among them you may find a Strider Hiryu holding a Teddy Bear. This was sort of a "get well soon" message left for a fellow Capcom member who worked under tremendous stress on a Neo-geo pocket version of Strider, and when that version was ultimately canned, had a nervous breakdown, and had to be hospitalized.
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