Carl Williams writes, "Street Fighter 2: The World Warrior by Capcom, the game that arguably put the Super Nintendo on the map for many gamers (I lived through it and remember the scene vividly). When Capcom released Street Fighter II into the arcades though, it had a similar effect. Gamers were flocking to this new fighting game and were gladly dropping quarters into it. It seemed that arcades were experiencing another Space Invaders like event where even non gamers were coming in and at least checking things out, if not participating. As the name suggests, there was a previous Street Fighter game but it's popularity was nothing compared to that of the sequel."