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Video: The secret history of Street Fighter 2

Welcome to Soapbox, a brand new weekly video series in which the CVG team get passionate about their favourite gaming subjects.

This week we've got fisticuff fan, Guile worshipper and CVG script editor Matt Elliott, who delves into the fascinating hidden history behind Street Fighter 2, digging into newly revealed information about the game's development courtesy of Akira Nishitani, who directed Final Fight and Street Fighter 2 while at Capcom.

In addition to the origin of the combos, the video features interesting tidbits on character design, the origin of the red fireball, insight on the game's many gameplay quirks and more. Watch below and don't forget to subscribe to our YouTube channel by clicking this link.

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