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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 Genesis Blanka vs. Dee Jay
Super Street Fighter II Arcade Cammy's legs drill
Super Street Fighter II SNES Fei Long's Shien Kyaku is the newest burning move of the game.
Super Street Fighter II Sharp X68000 Cammy wins on her stage

Promo Images

Super Street Fighter II Magazine Advertisement GamePro (International Data Group, United States), Issue 60 (July 1994)
Super Street Fighter II Magazine Advertisement GamePro (International Data Group, United States), Issue 58 (May 1994)
Super Street Fighter II Screenshot
Super Street Fighter II Screenshot

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 (24)
Presented in "long-screen" for your viewing distortment! DOS Fake Spam (94)

Critic Reviews

Official Nintendo Magazine Wii Jan 25, 2008 94 out of 100 94
Mean Machines Genesis Sep, 1994 92 out of 100 92
GamePro (US) SNES Jul, 1994 4.5 out of 5 90
Mega Fun Genesis Aug, 1994 89 out of 100 89
The Video Game Critic Genesis Aug 11, 2006 B+ 83
High Score Genesis Nov, 1994 4 out of 5 80
Sega Force Genesis Oct 19, 1994 80 out of 100 80
IGN Wii Feb 07, 2008 8 out of 10 80
Nintendo Life Wii Apr 16, 2012 7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars 70
Power Play DOS Jun, 1996 35 out of 100 35


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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.


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 (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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