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Street Fighter Alpha Anthology
20 March 2007
Excerpt: Back in the early 90’s, Capcom was riding on the still extremely high success of its line of Street Fighter II games. They decided to try a new type of fighting game, one with a more anime look and faster, more varied gameplay.
Summary: Ultimately, Street Fighter Alpha Anthology is a solid package that can be enjoyed by both SF fanatics and SF virgins alike, granted you have the means in which to really enjoy it (read: other people).
Excerpt: Genre: Fighting Publisher: Capcom Developer: Capcom Release Date: June 13, 2006 These are uncertain times we live in, folks: gas prices fluctuate daily (and never in the way consumers want them to), North Korea has missiles that can reach across the ocean and hit our east coast, and from what I’ve...
Excerpt: If Capcom's marketing and release schedule are to be believed, then fighting game fans just can't get enough of buying a game over and over again. They've been the most guilty of this with the classic fighting game series
Excerpt: Capcom's Street Fighter is coming once again to the PlayStation 2, but this time in a package containing five classic Street Fighter titles. Street Fighter Alpha Anthology is an all-in-one 2D fighting history lesson.
Pros: ups: classic fighting, great port, retro street fighter action, great price
Cons: downs: Old games without massive changes (this is also a plus)
Summary: The Street Fighter Alpha series goes back a long way for me. I picked up the first Street Fighter Alpha for the PS1 back in the day when all your fighting game needs were better handled on the doomed Sega Saturn or in arcades.
Conclusion: Indeed, where each title on the disc has its own relative strengths and weaknesses, every one of them is perfectly playable and enjoyable even alongside more recent releases. Your choice of character will also probably influence which game you play most - any Birdie players out there (massive...