I need to pause for a moment to truly appreciate what has just happened. Okay, I think I’m ready now. OH MY GOD! These are the only three words to describe Street Fighter 2. For all of you who enjoyed the arcade version, why bother spending all your 20 (or 50) pence coins down Clacton pier when you can have this at home on your SNES FOREVER. The caps lock key isn’t broken I promise you. Capcom have converted to 16-bit and how.
Where do I begin… The graphics and the overall feel of Street Fighter 2 are amazing. The character select screen is intact with all eight characters, plus the four bosses. For those of you unfamiliar with the franchise, SF2 is a one-
Everything operates with a smoothness I’d associate with a Jaguar XJ220 or a secluded waterfall. Beat all the other characters (and bosses) and you beat the game, every character having to fulfil their own destiny. Their stages are relevant to their country and background, although Hindus will point out that a temple is NOT a place for fighting or any “Yoga Flames”. The collision detection is spot-
The sound effects and music are also top-
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