What if Street Fighter Was A Sega CD Game?

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Posted by Jeff (5572 posts) -
Full-motion fighting finally comes into its own.
Full-motion fighting finally comes into its own.
Giant Bomb super user of the moment, DemonLeo, sent me a link to "YouTube Street Fighter." It's essentially a full-motion video take on Capcom's fighting game, reenacted via stop-motion with action figures.

Like any good full-motion video game, it's kind of dumb, but also completely amazing. You'll click on buttons that are in the video to perform moves, which is handled by loading up different video clips. If you wait too long without hitting anything, you get beat down by the opposition.

You'll play as Guile, and you can fight Zangief, Dhalsim, or Honda. Actually, as of this writing, the first Zangief video is broken. But I worked over Honda pretty easily. Think of it as a big, video-based Choose Your Own Adventure book, with tons of branching videos. This had to take the movie's creator, Patrick Bolvin, kind of a long time to create.

Our hats are off to him! Actually, none of us wear hats. If we did, though, we'd totally take them off. This is awesome in a completely Prize Fighter or Scottie Pippen Slam City kind of way.

Bolvin also made this kick-ass video of Jazz fighting the General Lee. It's also notable for containing the "aaahahahahah... what fun!" Michael Madsen quote from the Yakuza voice sessions.

  

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#1 Posted by Jeff (5572 posts) -
Full-motion fighting finally comes into its own.
Full-motion fighting finally comes into its own.
Giant Bomb super user of the moment, DemonLeo, sent me a link to "YouTube Street Fighter." It's essentially a full-motion video take on Capcom's fighting game, reenacted via stop-motion with action figures.

Like any good full-motion video game, it's kind of dumb, but also completely amazing. You'll click on buttons that are in the video to perform moves, which is handled by loading up different video clips. If you wait too long without hitting anything, you get beat down by the opposition.

You'll play as Guile, and you can fight Zangief, Dhalsim, or Honda. Actually, as of this writing, the first Zangief video is broken. But I worked over Honda pretty easily. Think of it as a big, video-based Choose Your Own Adventure book, with tons of branching videos. This had to take the movie's creator, Patrick Bolvin, kind of a long time to create.

Our hats are off to him! Actually, none of us wear hats. If we did, though, we'd totally take them off. This is awesome in a completely Prize Fighter or Scottie Pippen Slam City kind of way.

Bolvin also made this kick-ass video of Jazz fighting the General Lee. It's also notable for containing the "aaahahahahah... what fun!" Michael Madsen quote from the Yakuza voice sessions.

  

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#2 Posted by JJOR64 (19683 posts) -

I checked that out yesterday on You Tube.  I thought it was badass.

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#3 Edited by REDRUN (1475 posts) -

Streetfighter Youtube is pretty much the prodigy of Clayfighters and the Sega CD if they were to breed. That Jazz vs. the General Lee video is just missing the Micheal Bay the high budget explosions and cubic penetration.

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#4 Posted by MHumphreys89 (784 posts) -

Really creative, must have taken ages to make though.

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#5 Posted by erinfizz (1065 posts) -

Wow, that was even easier and way more successful than my usual mad button mashing approach to fighting games. Fun!

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#6 Posted by super_machine (2007 posts) -

I could see that concept end up on wii. Press button for scripted action, you win.

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#7 Posted by Snail (8882 posts) -

Creative. The essence of it's "programing" is the smae as playing tica tac toe against a computer.

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#8 Posted by Brydello (949 posts) -

That was so cool.

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#9 Posted by roofy (1023 posts) -

saw this on GAF the other day.
pretty amazing

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#10 Posted by musdy (319 posts) -

I still lost  with E-Honda :(

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#11 Posted by citizenkane (10874 posts) -

That's pretty awesome.

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#12 Edited by Cubical (667 posts) -




If  street fighter 2 was a sega cd game it would be exactly like mortal kombat on sega CD/32x but with out the suckyness of it being  a mortal  kombat game and it would have good fighting gameplay that the mortal kombat games did not have and street fighter 2 did.


Better than the sega genesis and it still sucked.
Better than the sega genesis and it still sucked.
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#13 Posted by SleazyP (86 posts) -

WOLF PARADE!

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#14 Posted by DemonLeo (46 posts) -

Glad to point it out. And thanks for the "super user of the moment" bit! You made my day!

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#15 Posted by LiquidPrince (16846 posts) -

That was pretty awesome. Am I the only who laughed when E-Honda's stage was in the bathroom?

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#16 Posted by Sarkhan (1249 posts) -

"Bolvin also made this kick-ass video of Jazz fighting the General Lee"

Fuck me!! That was awsome!!! Huge cred man.

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#17 Posted by NathHaw (2854 posts) -

I'm glad it isn't MK the Sega CD...else there would be nealy 30 second (it seemed) loading times in between "Finish Him!" and the actual move.

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#18 Posted by TheJadeAngel (150 posts) -

Someone make some Jeff . Ryan , Brad , and Vinni Dolls and send them to Patrick .   I'd love to see a Giantbomb version with the guys all going at it in a debate on GOTY .  Totally freaking 0ssum stuff !

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#19 Posted by Media_Master (3259 posts) -

awesome

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