STREET FIGHTER II: THE WORLD WARRIOR
Akira Nishitani (design)
Akira Yasuda (design)
Yoko Shimomura (music)
Isao Abe (music)
After four years of beat-em-up dominance, Street Fighter II established the one-on-one fighting game as the most popular genre in arcades. SFII featured a varied and appealing cast of characters and silky smooth controls. SFII also introduced (for better or worse) the trend of fighting games receiving multiple tweaks, updates and re-releases.
Street Fighter II: The World Warrior was inducted on September 9th, 2009.
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