Each of these former bad guys has a distinct place in gaming history, let alone a memorable part in their own contained universe. These are the best bad guys turned good.
After countless quarters eaten and far too many re-releases, we're celebrating the release of the original version of Street Fighter II across arcades in North America. That's right, Street Fighter II has officially turned 25—let that sink in for minute. Sure, Street Fighter II Turbo, Championship Edition, Super, and all the other versions of the game have their own subsequent anniversaries to come as well, but this is the anniversary of the one that matters the most. Let's not act surprised at how many times Capcom re-released Street Fighter IV when the company has been doing this from the get-go. More importantly, let's look at the monumental influence Street Fighter II had, as it basically introduced the fighting game genre to the masses when it started spawning crowds around its arcade cabinets in the '90s.
Bigboystoys is gearing up to release this chibi but badass version of Ken from Street Fighter II.
One of the greatest scream queens of all time, Jamie Lee Curtis, attended the Evo 2015 fighting game championships incognito as Vega from the Street Fighter series.
Sound files hidden in Super Smash Bros update 1.06 have uncovered clues to some unannounced fighters, and one of them could be Ryu of Street Fighter fame.
The Dark Hadou is taking over Kinetiquettes' line of Street Fighter products with its newest statue, Oni Akuma.
When you see this Ryu figure and the background set he comes with, you're going to feel all sorts of nostalgia for Street Fighter II
Ryu and the Street Fighter II gang made it look easy when they were destroying cars with their fists and bare feet.
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All you Vega and Oro fans out there are going to be pleased with Pop Culture's upcoming addition to its Street Fighter line of statues. Wait, there are Oro fans out there?