History Franchise / StreetFighter

16th Mar '17 7:51:44 PM BackLash
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* ''VideoGame/StreetFighterOnlineMouseGeneration''
15th Feb '17 9:51:17 AM lexii
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*** Guy -- the no-nonsense, calculating {{ninja}}.

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*** Guy -- the no-nonsense, [[NoSenseOfHumor no-nonsense]], calculating {{ninja}}.



*** Kolin -- the sexy, [[FemmeFatale dangerous]] SensualSlav, complete with Soviet-era military dress.



** UsefulNotes/{{Mexico}}
*** T. Hawk -- the calm, [[MagicalNativeAmerican spiritually-inclined Native American]].
*** El Fuerte -- a PintsizedPowerhouse MaskedLuchador, voiced like a pitched-down WesternAnimzation/SpeedyGonzales.



** UsefulNotes/{{Mexico}}
*** T. Hawk -- the calm, [[MagicalNativeAmerican spiritually-inclined Native American]].
*** El Fuerte -- a PintsizedPowerhouse MaskedLuchador, voiced like a pitched-down WesternAnimzation/SpeedyGonzales.
13th Feb '17 8:48:49 AM PF
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* TheDarkSide: A recurring theme in the series is that there are good reasons and methods for fighting and bad ones.

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* TheDarkSide: A recurring theme in the series is that there are good reasons and methods for fighting and bad ones.ones:



** M. Bison's Psycho Power is stated to gain its strength from the suffering, fear and hatred of others. Bison himself embodies it and has become something no longer human (if he ever was human). Rose, on the other hand, embodies the good form (Soul Power) and is far weaker, but much kinder and more human (at least in appearance and behavior).

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** M. Bison's Psycho Power is stated to gain its strength from the suffering, fear and hatred of others. Bison himself embodies it and has become something no longer human (if he ever was human). Rose, on the other hand, embodies the good form (Soul Power) and is far weaker, but much kinder and more human (at least in appearance and behavior).



* DecompositeCharacter: Akuma and his brother Gouken both started as shout-outs to the fictional character of Sheng Long, who (thanks to UrbanLegendOfZelda) was believed to be Ryu and Ken's master. Akuma appears and defeats M. Bison, just as Sheng Long was rumored to do. Both inherited moves that Sheng Long was rumored to possess, such as air fireballs, red fireballs, and multi-fireballs. The fake design used in ''Electronic Gaming Monthly'' was even used as a basis for Gouken.

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* DecompositeCharacter: Akuma and his brother Gouken both started as shout-outs to the fictional character of Sheng Long, who (thanks to UrbanLegendOfZelda) was believed to be Ryu and Ken's master. Akuma appears and defeats M. Bison, just as Sheng Long was rumored to do. Both inherited moves that Sheng Long was rumored to possess, such as air fireballs, red fireballs, and multi-fireballs. The fake design used in ''Electronic Gaming Monthly'' was even used as a basis for Gouken.



** It is retconned in the ''Alpha'' series that Ryu did not defeat Sagat at the first World Warrior competition. Sagat had Ryu utterly beaten before Ryu unleashed the [[SuperPoweredEvilSide Satsui No Hadou]] and sucker-punched Sagat after the match was technically over. All this serves to do is cast doubt on Ryu's status as Sagat's better, so that Sagat can still be technically undefeated.

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** It is retconned in the ''Alpha'' series that Ryu did not defeat Sagat at the first World Warrior competition. Sagat had Ryu utterly beaten before Ryu unleashed the [[SuperPoweredEvilSide Satsui No no Hadou]] and sucker-punched Sagat after the match was technically over. All this serves to do is cast doubt on Ryu's status as Sagat's better, so that Sagat can still be technically undefeated.



* HandwrapsOfAwesome: Adon, Akuma, Ibuki, and Sagat.
** [[PlayingWithATrope Played with]] by Akuma, as he wraps his ''with rope''.

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* HandwrapsOfAwesome: Adon, Akuma, Ibuki, and Sagat. \n** This is [[PlayingWithATrope Played played with]] by Akuma, as he wraps his ''with rope''.



* NotEvenBotheringWithTheAccent: The English voice work in the games and adaptations have a tendency to play with this. If you are from Europe, or to a lesser extent the Americas, you will probably get an accent. If you are from Asia, you most likely will not outside of CallingYourAttacks (except for Dhalsim and Hakan).

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* NotEvenBotheringWithTheAccent: The English voice work acting in the games and adaptations have a tendency to play with this. If you are from Europe, or to a lesser extent the Americas, you will probably get an accent. If you are from Asia, you most likely will not outside of CallingYourAttacks (except for Dhalsim and Hakan).



* OnlyKnownByInitials: This only applies to western version of the game, in relation to M. Bison. No one knows what the "M" stands for in this case. In the original Japanese version, M. was simply short for "Mike", as Mike Bison was a thinly-veiled {{Expy}} of Mike Tyson. Other characters who use initials all have known first names (Edmond Honda, Thunder Hawk) or codenames (Crimson Viper, Rainbow Mika).

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* OnlyKnownByInitials: This only applies to western version of the game, West, in relation to M. Bison.Bison (Dictator). No one knows what the "M" stands for in this case. In the original Japanese version, M. was is simply short for "Mike", as Mike Bison was (Boxer) is a thinly-veiled {{Expy}} of Mike Tyson. Other characters who use initials all have known first names (Edmond Honda, Thunder Hawk) or Hawk), codenames (Crimson Viper, Rainbow Viper), or ring names (Rainbow Mika).
13th Feb '17 7:03:09 AM lexii
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*** Guy -- the no-nonsense calculating {{ninja}}.
*** Hokuto -- A typical [[LadyOfWar gentle but tough Japanese young lady.]]
*** Hayate -- A heroic, hardened samurai.
*** Makoto -- Somewhere between Ryu and Sakura, a spirited, disciplined young karateka who pours her entire self into fighting.

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*** Guy -- the no-nonsense no-nonsense, calculating {{ninja}}.
*** Hokuto -- A typical [[LadyOfWar gentle but tough Japanese young lady.]]
*** Hayate -- A heroic, hardened samurai.
*** Makoto -- Somewhere between Ryu and Sakura, a spirited, disciplined young karateka who pours her entire self into fighting.
{{ninja}}.



*** Decapre -- Similar to Necro, a tragic victim of experimentation.

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*** Decapre -- Similar similar to Necro, Necro; a tragic victim of experimentation.



*** Vulcano Rosso -- Like Rose, suave and stylish (perhaps ''too'' stylish like Italians sometimes are) as well as being a VigilanteMan.

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*** Vulcano Rosso -- Like like Rose, suave and stylish (perhaps ''too'' stylish like Italians sometimes are) as well as being a VigilanteMan.
18th Jan '17 7:55:56 AM WolfThunder
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17th Jan '17 8:37:44 AM Getta
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* MusclesAreMeaningless: Played straight and subverted at the same time. Larger and more muscular characters (such as Zangief, Alex and Hugo) tend to do more damage in single hits, as well as take more damage or possess SuperArmor. However, smaller characters may deal more damage overall (with combos or more DifficultButAwesome moves). Also, mass and weight do nothing to stop a character from being launched or juggled by smaller characters.

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* MusclesAreMeaningless: Played straight and subverted at the same time. Larger and more muscular characters (such as Zangief, Alex and Hugo) [[MusclesAreMeaningful tend to do more damage in single hits, hits]], as well as take more damage or possess SuperArmor. However, smaller characters may deal more damage overall (with combos or more DifficultButAwesome moves). Also, mass and weight do nothing to stop a character from being launched or juggled by smaller characters.



*** Guy -- the no-nonsense calculating {{ninja}}.
*** Hokuto -- A typical [[LadyOfWar gentle but tough Japanese young lady.]]
*** Hayate -- A heroic, hardened samurai.
*** Makoto -- Somewhere between Ryu and Sakura, a spirited, disciplined young karateka who pours her entire self into fighting.



*** Balrog -- same as Rufus to slightly lesser extent, being a brutish, dirty boxer who cares for little more than money and luxury.



*** Decapre -- Similar to Necro, a tragic victim of experimentation.



*** Vulcano Rosso -- Like Rose, suave and stylish (perhaps ''too'' stylish like Italians sometimes are) as well as being a VigilanteMan.



* NotJustATournament: In ''Street Fighter II'', Bison's holding a tournament to get revenge on the characters who ruined his plans in ''Alpha 3''. In ''Street Fighter IV'', Seth from S.I.N. (Shadaloo Intimidation Network, the weapons division of Shadaloo) holds a tournament to gain data (and Ryu) to complete his BLECE Project, an unknown bioweapon. The tournament in ''Street Fighter III: New Generation''/''2nd Impact'' subverts this, though. The Illuminati is judging people worldwide to see who is fit to live in the new utopian world foretold in their ominous prophecy. Their leader [[MessianicArchetype Gill]] is a WellIntentionedExtremist.

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* NotJustATournament: In ''Street Fighter II'', Bison's holding a tournament to get revenge on the characters who ruined his plans in ''Alpha 3''. In ''Street Fighter IV'', Seth from S.I.N. (Shadaloo Intimidation Network, the weapons division of Shadaloo) holds a tournament to gain data (and Ryu) to complete his BLECE Project, an unknown bioweapon. The For the tournament in ''Street Fighter III: New Generation''/''2nd Impact'' subverts this, though. Impact'', The Illuminati is judging people worldwide to see who is fit to live in the new utopian world foretold in their ominous prophecy. Their leader [[MessianicArchetype Gill]] is a WellIntentionedExtremist.



* PromotedToPlayable: Bison and his lieutenants.

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* PromotedToPlayable: Bison and his lieutenants.lieutenants became playable in the second iteration of ''II''.
16th Jan '17 1:11:17 PM DustSnitch
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* WorldOfBadass: Every playable character is a martial artist to some extent and four of the five main series iterations revolve around worldwide tournaments. Each and every character being a {{Badass}} in their own right is to be expected.

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* WorldOfBadass: Every playable character is a martial artist to some extent and four of the five main series iterations revolve around worldwide tournaments. Each and every character being a {{Badass}} badass in their own right is to be expected.
24th Dec '16 5:00:41 PM MarcoPolo250
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* ''[[WebVideo/StreetFighterAssassinsFist Street Fighter: Assassin's Fist]]'' (Machinima.com live-action miniseries)

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* ''[[WebVideo/StreetFighterAssassinsFist Street Fighter: Assassin's Fist]]'' (Machinima.([[http://Machinima.com Machinima.com]] live-action miniseries)
24th Dec '16 4:57:21 PM MarcoPolo250
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* ''[[WebVideo/StreetFighterAssassinsFist Street Fighter: Assassin's Fist]]'' ({{Machinima}} live action miniseries)

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* ''[[WebVideo/StreetFighterAssassinsFist Street Fighter: Assassin's Fist]]'' ({{Machinima}} live action (Machinima.com live-action miniseries)
12th Dec '16 11:27:31 AM KingZeal
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* OnlyKnownByInitials: M. Bison (unknown), E. Honda (Edmond) and T. Hawk (Thunder). R. Mika is a stage name and C. Viper is a codename.

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* OnlyKnownByInitials: OnlyKnownByInitials: This only applies to western version of the game, in relation to M. Bison. No one knows what the "M" stands for in this case. In the original Japanese version, M. was simply short for "Mike", as Mike Bison (unknown), E. Honda (Edmond) and T. Hawk (Thunder). R. Mika is was a stage name and C. Viper is a codename.thinly-veiled {{Expy}} of Mike Tyson. Other characters who use initials all have known first names (Edmond Honda, Thunder Hawk) or codenames (Crimson Viper, Rainbow Mika).
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