Street Fighter Series

Year: 1987 (started)

Publisher: Capcom

Developer: Capcom

Designer: Takashia Nishiyama and Hiroshi Matsumoto

Country: Japan

Genre: Fighting

Platform: Various


Characters in Street Fighter 2 Image credit:

The Street Fighter series began in 1987, and includes eight sub-series adding up to a a huge number of total Street Fighter games and cross-over games. There are currently 89 characters in the series, including characters brought in from other series like Final Fight.

LGBTQ  references in this game series:

Street Fighter (1987):  Eagle

Street Fighter II (1991): The World Warrior: Zangief

Street Fighter IV (2008): Poison (originally from Final Fight); Abel; Juri Han


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