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So, What’s The Difference Between All Those Street Fighter II Games?


    Street Fighter II, Street Fighter II Turbo: Hyper Fighting and Super Street Fighter II: The New Challengers are all coming to the Wii U Virtual Console this week. So, what exactly is the difference between all three games? Capcom explain in the video below:



    Here’s a summary of what the major differences are:


    Street Fighter II:

    • The first Street Fighter II game
    • 8 playable characters


    Street Fighter II Turbo/Hyper Fighting:

    • 12 characters (Originals + 4 bosses)
    • New character selection screen art
    • New palette swapped versions for characters
    • New special moves: Ryu can hurricane kick in the air etc
    • Can play mirror matches


    Super Street Fighter II: The New Challengers:

    • First version of SFII with a combo counter
    • Four new characters—Cammy, DeeJay, Fei Long, T. Hawk
    • New art for character selection screen again
    • Stages redrawn, background music remastered
    • Adjustments and additions made to special moves
    • Characters rebalanced once again
    • Speed slowed down to make the game more methodical


    All three games will be available this Thursday. For pricing details, check here.

    Ishaan Sahdev
    Ishaan specializes in game design/sales analysis. He's the former managing editor of Siliconera and a contributing writer at GamesIndustry.biz. He also used to moonlight as a professional manga editor. These days, his day job has nothing to do with games, but the two inform each other nonetheless.

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