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'''Street Fighter''' is the name for a series of fighting games, and may refer to:
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'''Street Fighter''' is the name for a series of fighting games created by [[Capcom]]. Each Game in the Street Fighter library includes a series of updates over time, often leaving no single definitive version of any game although the most recent iteration is often the version most commonly used in tournament play.
  
*[[Street Fighter 2: Hyper Fighting]]
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Street Fighter was a pioneer in the fight Game genre, introducing over time complex joystick movements to create "special attacks", an on screen combo counter, air combos, super meter, and more. 1991's Street Fighter II was especially relevant as its huge commercial success made it Capcom's bestselling console game of all time and sparked a decade worth of fighting games.
*[[Super Street Fighter 2 Turbo]]
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*[[Street Fighter Alpha 2]]
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= Games in the Street Fighter Series =
*[[Street Fighter Alpha 3]]
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== Street Fighter ==
*[[X-Men vs Street Fighter]]
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* Street Fighter - The original 1987 fighting Game.
*[[Street Fighter 3: 3rd Strike]]
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*[[Street Fighter Alpha Anthology]]
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== Street Fighter II ==
*[[Hyper Street Fighter 2]]
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* [[Street Fighter 2: The World Warrior|Street Fighter II: The World Warrior]]
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* [[Street_Fighter_2:_Champion_Edition|Street Fighter II: Championship Edition]]
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* [[Street Fighter 2: Hyper Fighting | Street Fighter II: Hyper Fighting]]
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* Super Street Fighter II
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* [[Super Street Fighter 2 Turbo | Super Street Fighter II Turbo]]
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* [[Hyper Street Fighter 2 | Hyper Street Fighter II]]
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* [[Super Street Fighter II Turbo HD Remix]]
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== Street Fighter III ==
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* [[Street Fighter 3: New Generation | Street Fighter III: New Generation]]
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* [[Street Fighter 3: 2nd Impact | Street Fighter III: 2nd Impact]]
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* [[Street Fighter 3: 3rd Strike | Street Fighter III: 3rd Strike]]
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== Street Fighter IV ==
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* [[Street Fighter IV]]
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* [[Super Street Fighter IV]]
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* [[Super Street Fighter IV AE]]
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* [[Ultra Street Fighter IV]]
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== Alpha series ==
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* [[Street Fighter Alpha]]
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* [[Street Fighter Alpha 2]]
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* [[Street Fighter Alpha 3]]
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* [[Street Fighter Alpha Anthology]]
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== Street Fighter EX==
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* Street Fighter EX
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* Street Fighter EX Plus
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* [[Street Fighter EX Plus Alpha]]
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* Street Fighter 2 EX
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* [[Street Fighter EX2 Plus]]
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* [[Street Fighter EX3]]
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= Disambiguation of characters =
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Between the Japanese and American releases of the various Street Fighter games, three characters have had their names swapped from their original Japanese names. This may have been to avoid legal troubles regarding [[Balrog|a character]] that resembles boxing athlete Mike Tyson in both name and image. For this reason, fans of the series have adopted an alternative set of descriptive names to help disambiguate which character someone is referring to, regardless of country or context.
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{|
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! Japanese name !! American name !! Alias
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|-
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| Vega || [[M. Bison]] || Dictator
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|-
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| M. Bison || [[Balrog]] || Boxer
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|-
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| Balrog || [[Vega]] || Claw
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|}
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Incidentally, all three characters are Shadaloo bosses, making [[Sagat]] the only member of the four to remain unchanged.
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See Also: [[Versus Series]]
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[[Category:Street Fighter]]

Latest revision as of 06:21, 26 February 2019

Street Fighter is the name for a series of fighting games created by Capcom. Each Game in the Street Fighter library includes a series of updates over time, often leaving no single definitive version of any game although the most recent iteration is often the version most commonly used in tournament play.

Street Fighter was a pioneer in the fight Game genre, introducing over time complex joystick movements to create "special attacks", an on screen combo counter, air combos, super meter, and more. 1991's Street Fighter II was especially relevant as its huge commercial success made it Capcom's bestselling console game of all time and sparked a decade worth of fighting games.

Games in the Street Fighter Series

Street Fighter

  • Street Fighter - The original 1987 fighting Game.

Street Fighter II

Street Fighter III

Street Fighter IV

Alpha series

Street Fighter EX

Disambiguation of characters

Between the Japanese and American releases of the various Street Fighter games, three characters have had their names swapped from their original Japanese names. This may have been to avoid legal troubles regarding a character that resembles boxing athlete Mike Tyson in both name and image. For this reason, fans of the series have adopted an alternative set of descriptive names to help disambiguate which character someone is referring to, regardless of country or context.

Japanese name American name Alias
Vega M. Bison Dictator
M. Bison Balrog Boxer
Balrog Vega Claw

Incidentally, all three characters are Shadaloo bosses, making Sagat the only member of the four to remain unchanged.

See Also: Versus Series