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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 SNES Time attack
Super Street Fighter II SNES Bonus Stage 1: be strategic in the moves and break the car!
Super Street Fighter II SNES Sometimes, a strong move can remove "blood" from opponent's face.
Super Street Fighter II SNES Bonus Stage 2: With the help of some blows, a big stack of bricks must be demolished.

Alternate Titles

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

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Critic Reviews

The Video Game Critic Sep 29, 1999 A 100
Total! (Germany) Aug, 1994 1 out of 6 100
Game Players Jul, 1994 98 out of 100 98
Video Games Jul, 1994 92 out of 100 92
Play Time Sep, 1994 91 out of 100 91
Mega Fun Aug, 1994 90 out of 100 90
GamePro (US) Jul, 1994 4.5 out of 5 90
Game Players Oct, 1994 90 out of 100 90
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) Aug, 1994 7 out of 10 70
GameCola.net May 15, 2006 6.2 out of 10 62


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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.

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 schnitberichte.com (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

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