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Description

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.

Screenshots

Super Street Fighter II Arcade Title screen
Super Street Fighter II SNES Fighting in Jamaica: Chun-Li makes a Kikouken and Dee Jay strikes back with a Max Out.
Super Street Fighter II Amiga Character selection (ECS)
Super Street Fighter II Sharp X68000 Tournament Battle mode

Promo Images

Super Street Fighter II Screenshot
Super Street Fighter II Screenshot
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Alternate Titles

  • "Super Street Fighter II: The New Challengers" -- Title screen title
  • "슈퍼 스트리트 화이터 2" -- Korean spelling
  • "スーパーストリートファイターⅡ" -- Japanese spelling

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User Reviews

Great port! SNES BlueWind SSK (30)
Presented in "long-screen" for your viewing distortment! DOS Fake Spam (94)

Critic Reviews

Ação Games Genesis Jul, 1994 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
Total! (Germany) SNES Aug, 1994 1 out of 6 100
Game Players SNES Jul, 1994 98 out of 100 98
Play Time SNES Sep, 1994 91 out of 100 91
Retro Gamer Wii Mar 27, 2008 90 out of 100 90
Sega-16.com Genesis Dec 13, 2007 9 out of 10 90
Game Players SNES Oct, 1994 90 out of 100 90
All Game Guide Arcade 1998 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Eurogamer.net (UK) Wii Feb 08, 2008 8 out of 10 80
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) SNES Aug, 1994 28 out of 40 70

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Trivia

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.

Sales

According to publisher Capcom, Super Street Fighter II has sold 2 million copies worldwide since its initial release (as of June 30, 2016).

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).

Awards

  • GameFan
    • 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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