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Street Fighter Street Fighter - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

Street Fighter - Cabinet - Video Game Marquee

Description

Two men face off against each other in martial arts matches held on streets in five different countries. The winner of two out of three rounds moves on to the next stage. Bonus stages enable the player to earn more points.

Street Fighter was produced by Capcom in 1987.

Capcom released 228 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1984. Capcom was based in Japan.

Other machines made by Capcom during the time period Street Fighter was produced include: Legendary Wings, Side Arms - Hyper Dyne, Ares No Tsubasa - The Legendary Soldiers, Speed Rumbler, The, Rush & Crash, Avengers, 1943 Kai - Midway Kaisen, 1943: The Battle Of Midway, Black Dragon, and Bionic Commando

Specs

Name Street Fighter
Developer Capcom (Japan)
Year 1987
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 9803
Class Wide Release
Genre Fighting
Monitor
Conversion Class JAMMA
Dipswitch Settings

Street Fighter Dipswitch Settings (user contributed)

# Simultaneous Players 2
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Competitive
Control Panel Layout Multiple Player
Controls
  • Joystick: 8-way
  • Buttons: 6 - Jab PunchStrong PunchFierce PunchShort KickForward KickRoundhouse Kick
Sound Amplified Stereo (two channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard
Control Panel Street Fighter Control Panel Image
Side Art Street Fighter Side Art Image
PCB Street Fighter PCB Image

Game Introduction

The player controls Ryu blue, player 1, or Ken red, player 2. The countries rotate clockwise: Japan, United States Of America, China, England, and Thailand.

Each country has two different opponents who the player must face in two different fights. As follows:

  • Japan: Retsu and Geki
  • United States Of America: Joe and Mike
  • China: Gen and Lee
  • England: Birdie and Eagle
  • Thailand: Adon and Sagat

The player must defeat Sagat in order to win and finish the game. You can continue in all countries but Thailand. If you lose in Thailand, your game is over.

Game Play

Capcom's first one-on-one fighting game and the original six-buttons-per-player fighting title. Hidden special moves enabled the player, who could use either Ryu player 1 or Ken player 2, to throw Hadou-Ken, execute Tatsumaki Senpuu-Kyaku and Shoryuu-Ken. The players could also perform the standard moves that include jumping, standing and crouching along with strong, medium and weak punches and kicks.

Street Fighter KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 2.77 (4 votes)

Fun Factor: 3.40

Overall Like 3.00
Fun (Social) 4.00
Fun (Solo) 3.00
Collector Desire 4.00

Technical Rating: 2.73

Gameplay 2.75
Graphics 3.67
Originality 3.33
Sound/Music 2.00

Personal Impressions and Technical Impressions each account for half of the total score. Within the Personal Impressions category, Like carries a little more weight than the other factors.

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Cheats, Tricks, Bugs, and Easter Eggs

While fighting Mike, he must have a lower energy than yours. Now, push Down and Left together while you go to the lower left hand corner. Be still while the timer runs out.

You can knock an opponent out with one Shoryuu-Ken jumping uppercut. Each Shoryuu-Ken and fireball takes only 3 hits to knock out an opponent, but if you stand close enough to an opponent, sometimes you can get double or even triple hits. Therefore, if you get a triple hit, it will automatically knock out an enemy with full health with this one move. Against Gen, you can on a rare occasion knock him out in less than 3 seconds, sometime even 2. Since Gen is extremely fast and jumps into you a lot, if you start the fight off with an immediate Shoryuu-Ken, sometimes he will jump right into it and you will get either a triple hit and a knockout or a double hit, and immediately after he will charge back into it as you as you are coming down for the third hit. The triple and double hit also works with the Tatsumaki Senpuu-Kyaku or hurricane kick but not as often.

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Trivia

The birthplace of Street Fighter characters Ryu, Ken and Sagat. Also the birthplace of Adon, Gen, and Birdie from Street Fighter Zero also Street Fighter Alpha: Warriors' Dreams.

This game was designed by Yoshiki Okamoto. Okamoto designed two games while at Konami: Time Pilot and Gyruss. He later went to Capcom where he also designed 1942, 1943 The Battle Of Midway, and Final Fight.

The title screen has several Capcom games listed on the brick wall: Avengers, Commando, Wings Legendary Wings, and Trojan.

Conversion

The PCB board can be swapped to the other Street Fighter series games.

Miscellaneous

The dedicated versions of the game used special pneumatic controls that were connected directly to the game board via air hoses. Depending upon how hard the control was hit, the game would choose the type of hit the player character would perform. These controls wore out or would constantly require adjustment due to abuse.

VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Street Fighter Census

There are 14,896 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,528 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 165,131 machines (6,927 unique titles).

Very Common - There are 109 known instances of this machine owned by Street Fighter collectors who are active members. Of these, 38 of them are original dedicated machines. 10 of them are conversions in which game circuit boards (and possibly cabinet graphics) have been placed in (and on) another game cabinet. 61 of them are only circuit boards which a collector could put into a generic case if desired.

For Sale - There are 2 active VAPS members with a Street Fighter machines for sale. There are 5 active VAPS members with a Street Fighter circuit boards for sale.

Wanted - There are 5 active VAPS members currently looking for Street Fighter. There are 2 active VAPS members looking for Street Fighter boards sets.

This game ranks a 31 on a scale out of 100 (100 = most often seen, 1=least common) in popularity based on census ownership records.

This game ranks a 10 on a scale out of 100 (100 = most often seen, 1=least common) in popularity based on census want list records.

Rarity and Popularity independently are not necessarily indications of value. [More Information]

Flyers

Legacy

  1. Street Fighter
  2. Street Fighter II - The World Warrior
  3. Street Fighter II' - Champion Edition
  4. Street Fighter II' - Hyper Fighting
  5. Super Street Fighter II - The New Challengers
  6. Super Street Fighter II Turbo
  7. Street Fighter - The Movie
  8. Street Fighter Alpha - Warriors' Dreams
  9. Street Fighter EX
  10. Street Fighter EX Plus
  11. Street Fighter Alpha 2
  12. Street Fighter EX2
  13. Street Fighter III - New Generation
  14. Street Fighter III - 2nd Impact
  15. Street Fighter Alpha 3
  16. Street Fighter III - 3rd Strike
  17. Street Fighter IV

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