Street Fighter 2: The World Warrior Dragon Punches the Super Nintendo: Today in History

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."

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PixelGateUk2000d ago

The SF2 theme will never get old

3-4-52000d ago

Street Fighter 2: Special Championship Edition was my first Sega Genesis game I ever owned.

Christmas 1993 was awesome.

stonecold32000d ago

love this game my favourite street fighter series of all time wow times goes fast 25 years and to this day i will treasure the world warrior .

DivineAssault 2000d ago

Finding out how to throw a hodouken for the very first time was magical.. I rented it with no instructions and played with my cousin just learning this games greatness