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a 1991 fighter/brawler video game by Capcom originally for arcades. Players compete in close-quarters brawling-style combat with a variety of characters each with unique fighting styles. Immensely popular in competitive circles, a variety of ports, rereleases and updated versions have been released, for both the arcade and home consoles.

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How do I execute Guile's 'Shadow Throw'(AKA 'Invisible Throw') move?

In Street Fighter II (arcade version), does anyone remember how to do what was called a 'Shadow Throw' (aka 'Invisible Throw'), with Guile? There was a certain combination of buttons and joystick ...
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How exactly were players meant to figure out special moves in games such as Street Fighter II?

I don't think I ever read the manual to any of those games, but maybe they contained a full list of all attacks per character? And in the arcade, maybe it said them on the machine? So it was all about ...
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Does losing Vega's claw matter?

I was playing Ultra Street Fighter 2 on the Switch yesterday, and my friend knocked my claw off when I was Vega! I was KO'd shortly after, so I couldn't tell if it affected anything. Does losing the ...
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Does the A.I cheat when performing charge attacks?

Allegation: When I was a kid, I swore that the Capcom artificial intelligence opponent cheated on the charge attacks, both vertical and horizontal. Evidence: My evidence for the horizontal charging ...
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What do Ken and Ryu say when they do their special moves?

I know the there's hadōken (波動拳, wave-motion fist) for the ball of fire/plasma. Does anyone know what they say for the jumping uppercut and the helicopter kick? If the words changed over time, I'm ...
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Uncuff someone in Street Fighter II : World Warrior after performing Guile's handcuffs

Does anyone know if you can uncuff someone after performing Guile's handcuffs in Street Fighter II : World Warrior? And if so.. how?
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Can E. Honda move forward in Street Fighter 2 for SNES while doing the Hundred Hand Slap?

My colleague and I are having a debate as to whether or not he could move forward while performing the Hundred Hand Slap in the original Street Fighter II?
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Special moves on iPhone for Street Fighter 2

Can I please get some suggestions on how to perform back,forward special moves for Street Fighter 2 on the iPhone. For example moves like Guile's Sonic Boom with this action <- -> is near ...
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Street Fighter 2 - Guile's Handcuffs?

I vaguely recall reading once, many moons ago, about a bug in SF2 that was referred to as "Guile's Handcuffs" or something similar. I've never been able to dig anything up about it. Does that ring a ...
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