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Enjoy the arcade classic on your PC

Street Fighter 2 is a PC adaptation of the famous 1991 arcade fighting game from Capcom.

Ryu. If you're a fan of fighting games, then just the name is enough to take you straight back to the nostalgic world of Street Fighter. This successful series - which began way back in the 80s - started in the arcades and is still knocking around today on various platforms.

Street Fighter 2 adapts all the fun of the second installment of the series to the PC. That said, the computer game leaves much to be desired when you compare it to the old arcade game. That, and the fact that you probably won't get a group of guys standing behind you and cheering as you play....

Street fight

The Street Fighter 2 graphics look good, but neither the background nor the sound have been brought up to the PC version. The speed of movement in this adaptation of Street Fighter 2 is also much slower, even on powerful computers.

To compensate, Street Fighter 2 includes all eight characters from the original game. The commands are customizable, and you can choose between playing alone in the arcade mode or challenging a friend to a one-on-one fight.

For old-school arcade fighting games on the PC, you can't beat Street Fighter 2.


  • An awesome dose of nostalgia
  • All 8 original characters
  • Good graphics


  • Pretty slow
  • Sound not up to much
  • Can be difficult to set up

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User reviews about Street Fighter 2

  • Hertzog

    by Hertzog

    Can not download

  • Mbongeni Hadebe

    by Mbongeni Hadebe

    it does not play on the PC there is probably an installation error somewhere on the zip folder

  • Edward van Zyl

    by Edward van Zyl

    Can`t play the game error is all I get.
    I wish I could open the game giving me a error. I cant play it so I don't have anything good to say abou More

  • Malvin Tapera

    by Malvin Tapera

    best there is.
    it is one of gr8 games of all time . still the best in the gaming industry. wouldnt mind a new street fighter edition

  • Javed Khan

    by Javed Khan

    Street Fighter 2 is the game of generations..
    Street Fighter 2 is the game of generations (1980s-> Today).
    Pros: The characters of Ryo More

  • Anonymous

    by Anonymous

    Not compatible with 64bit OS.
    Not compatible with 64bit OS, failed to start the game instead.


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