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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 PlayStation Nash (Charlie) attacks Sagat with the fast-speed-slashing-action of his Flash Kick move.
Street Fighter Alpha 2 PlayStation Meanwhile, Dan Hibiki is feeling the head-stunning impact of Birdie's Super Combo multiple hits...
Street Fighter Alpha 2 PlayStation Knockout: Birdie wins the battle against Chun-Li counterattacking her with his Bull Head move!
Street Fighter Alpha 2 PlayStation Zangief's Banishing Flat move is about to annul Ryu's just-launched Hadouken!

Promo Images

Street Fighter Alpha 2 Screenshot
Street Fighter Alpha 2 Screenshot
Street Fighter Alpha 2 Magazine Advertisement
Street Fighter Alpha 2 Screenshot

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

Back with a vengeance Zovni (10646) 4.2 Stars4.2 Stars4.2 Stars4.2 Stars4.2 Stars

Critic Reviews

The Video Game Critic Mar 31, 2001 A 100
Electric Playground Feb 02, 1997 9 out of 10 90
NowGamer Nov 12, 1998 8.9 out of 10 89
Video Games Oct, 1996 86 out of 100 86
IGN Dec 11, 1996 8.5 out of 10 85
Mega Fun Sep, 1996 85 out of 100 85
Bravo Screenfun Mar, 1997 2 out of 6 80
GameSpot Dec 01, 1996 7.8 out of 10 78
High Score Jan, 1997 3 out of 5 60

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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.
Kartanym (12776) added Street Fighter Alpha 2 (PlayStation) on Apr 05, 2001
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