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Street Fighter 2 An Oral History

February 04, 2014

If you came up on the golden era of gaming throughout the 80’s and 90’s then you already know the significance of Street Fighter 2 without me having to hard-sell it to you. Friendships were ruined by this game. Hell, I even remember raining repeated blows upon my kid brother for having the gall to upstage me on the SNES. Goddamn Blanka with the Electric Thunder. Shit was intense for sure. Anyway, Polygon has spent the past year tracking down more than 20 former Capcom employees and business partners to hear their personal accounts of the birth of Street Fighter, which all began in 1985. You can check out the comprehensive 5-chapter account HERE