The Street Fighter series' low point - Street Fighter: The Movie

Posted by SFilp • August 31, 2012 at 6:23 p.m. PDT
Earlier this week, GregaMan on Capcom-Unity made a blog post discussing the Street Fighter series low point. That low point being Street Fighter: The Movie, that was released in 1994 starring none other than Jean-Claude Van Damme himself.

Here's a bit from the article, hit the jump to see more and video showing the super combos for the game.

Street Fighter: The Movie (the game) So back in 1994, American culture was in a pretty weird place. With the '80s well behind us but still a distinct memory, people were more or less open to anything that didn't immediately remind them of the '80s. Dave Matthews took the nation by storm with his unique brand of whatever-rock, Jim Carrey contorted his face all the way to the top of the box office, and The Flintstones came roaring back in the form of a live action movie.

By this point, the Street Fighter series had already proven its mettle to the overseas market, selling a veritable crapload of copies on both the Super Nintendo and Sega Genesis/Mega Drive, not to mention dominating the arcade scene. It was only a matter of time before some cadre of cigar-smoking Hollywood execs took notice and started whipping up plans for a film adaptation.

Sure enough, 1994 saw the release of a Street Fighter feature film, starring Belgian martial artist Jean-Claude Van Damme as all-American military man Guile, and Raul Julia in his final theatrical performance as the diabolical M. Bison. The movie was crammed to the brim with solid gold writing, acting, and setpieces. See for yourself.

Here's a two year old video showing the super combos for the game that Szydlak has put together.
Check out Capcom-Unity for the full post.

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