10 Things You Probably Didn't Know About Street Fighter
Hidden Facts from the godfather of all fighting games.
Street Fighter I wasn't the most popular of games. It was dull, linear and very difficult. Regardless, Capcom decided to go ahead with a sequel anyway and created one of the most important video games of all time. It's rare that a game is so groundbreaking that it creates an entire genre by itself, but Street Fighter II arguably did just that. With its revolutionary combo mechanics, wide roster of characters and perfection of multi-player fighting, Street Fighter II subsequently led to the birth of several other significant fighting series. The thing is, several of the innovations that came about in Street Fighter II weren't down to just genius, but luck, consequence and timing were also relevant factors. Certain events, stories and details of Street Fighter's production process have become common knowledge over the years, yet, there's still a surprising amount that even the most diehard of fans still don't know about the iconic series. Even now, there's more to be learned, primarily due to the advent of social media and the digital age. In celebration of all things Street Fighter, here's 10 things you probably didn't know about Street Fighter.