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Street Fighter III: 3rd Strike

MobyRank MobyScore
Arcade
...
4.3
Dreamcast
80
4.1
PlayStation 2
...
3.7
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Description

3rd update to Street Fighter 3, Capcom's classic 2D fighter. The new version includes new music and artwork, more super arts for each character, a grading system, a manual throw system, path selection and new characters including (YES!) Chun-Li. The Dreamcast port also offers a training record option were you can record a certain move or combo and have it play against you over and over to see how you can parry it, plus a "system direction" option which allows you to modify practically every aspect of the game (air-blocking, combo limits, etc.) to customize it to your liking.

Screenshots

Street Fighter III: 3rd Strike Arcade Dark Hado power
Street Fighter III: 3rd Strike Arcade Before fight
Street Fighter III: 3rd Strike Arcade Akuma & Ibuki - air duel
Street Fighter III: 3rd Strike Arcade Power!

Alternate Titles

  • "街头霸王III" -- Chinese title (simplified)
  • "Street Fighter III: 3rd Strike - Fight for the Future" -- PS2 title

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User Reviews

Street Fighter 3 - 3rd Strike? You've gotta be kidding me... Dreamcast yprbest (100)

The Press Says

The Video Game Critic Dreamcast Mar 20, 2001 A- 91
Meristation Dreamcast Dec 15, 2000 9 out of 10 90
SegaFan.com Dreamcast Dec 16, 2001 8.7 out of 10 87
Consoles Plus Dreamcast Aug, 2000 86 out of 100 86
Game Informer Magazine Dreamcast Dec, 2002 8.25 out of 10 82
Adrenaline Vault, The (AVault) Dreamcast Feb, 2001 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Netjak Dreamcast Nov 19, 2002 8 out of 10 80
Defunct Games Dreamcast Dec 12, 2004 79 out of 100 79
The Next Level Dreamcast Jul 04, 2000 B 75
Edge Dreamcast Aug 14, 2000 6 out of 10 60

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Trivia

1001 Video Games

Street Fighter III: Third Strike appears in the book 1001 Video Games You Must Play Before You Die by General Editor Tony Mott.

Hugo

The character named Hugo also appeared in the Final Fight series. Likewise, Poison (the character that appears in his intro and victory poses) was also an enemy in that game, but only in part one.
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