Originally released as a coin-operated arcade game in 1991, Street Fighter II was the first in a series of sequels to the 1987 competitive fighting game Street Fighter.
Street Fighter II definitely improved upon the first game by offering players a selection of characters from which to choose, each with their own unique fighting style, plus the use of command-based special moves and a six-button configuration.
Some people credit Street Fighter II for kicking off the fight game boom of the 1990s.
Street Fighter II is credited for kicking off the fighting game boom of the 1990s. The success of the video game led to the production of a series of updated versions, each offering players even more features and characters than the one before.
Take a walk down memory lane and play Street Fighter II!