Zangief's Saving Throw

Posted by Ryan (2278 posts) -

I'm not much of a Street Fighter guy, and I still hold a minor grudge against Zangief for biting his freshest moves from Metro City Player Mike Haggar, but there's no denying that the red cyclone has a certain knack for tossing dudes around. If you possess even a shred of doubt about Zangief's capacity for grabbing dudes and then throwing dudes, I'd like to direct your attention to this seven-minute video, which was brought to our attention by Capcom's Seth Killian, of 'Gief giving the grief to virtually every character in every game he's appeared in. No one is spared his spine-crushing fury!


  

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#1 Posted by Ryan (2278 posts) -

I'm not much of a Street Fighter guy, and I still hold a minor grudge against Zangief for biting his freshest moves from Metro City Player Mike Haggar, but there's no denying that the red cyclone has a certain knack for tossing dudes around. If you possess even a shred of doubt about Zangief's capacity for grabbing dudes and then throwing dudes, I'd like to direct your attention to this seven-minute video, which was brought to our attention by Capcom's Seth Killian, of 'Gief giving the grief to virtually every character in every game he's appeared in. No one is spared his spine-crushing fury!


  

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#2 Posted by REDRUN (1475 posts) -

Zangief can pile drive anything, even Godzilla. LOL

#3 Posted by LiveOrDie1212 (944 posts) -

Zangief is da man. he gets things done

#4 Posted by End_Boss (3363 posts) -

Wow.

#5 Posted by BinaryDragon (775 posts) -

...even Godzilla....Wow.

#6 Posted by BoG (5390 posts) -

Servbot got SERVED. And did he just piledrive a tyrannosaurus? Wow.

the video also reminds me of how much I hate the fact that his ultra in SFIV can kill Chun Li with full life. probably.
#7 Posted by mubress (1581 posts) -

Good vid. Zangief rules!!

#8 Posted by coonce (1605 posts) -

oh man - i hate me some gief spammers!

#9 Posted by RobDaFunk (426 posts) -

You can never tire of seeing Tha 'Gief wrestle a dinosaur.

#10 Posted by coonce (1605 posts) -

who is this lil guy?





#11 Posted by coonce (1605 posts) -

....and this is just ridiculous.





#12 Posted by SpecialBuddy (1181 posts) -

HAHA the Geif wins again!

#13 Posted by TheFreeMan (2712 posts) -

The timing is this video was crazy. He countered some Hypers with perfect timing.

Oh yeah, Zangief rules! Any man who can take piledriver Hulk, Juggernaut, and fire breathing T-Rexes is a legend.

#14 Posted by WholeFunShow (401 posts) -

IF YOU'RE NOT INDIE FUCK YOU!

#15 Posted by Thejugglingbum (136 posts) -

Where was Zangief throwing Zangief?

#16 Posted by SinGulaR (2489 posts) -

I remember how much of a pain in the ass it was trying to finish SF2 on the SNES with Zangief.

#17 Posted by REDRUN (1475 posts) -
Reason No. 23 to fear Zangief: He wears a banana hammock.



Spam your fireballs or you would get a Gief 360.


#18 Posted by Coltonio7 (3214 posts) -

And this is why my main is Zangief <3

#19 Posted by Vect (210 posts) -

That little dude is Servbot. It's a Megaman Character.

#20 Posted by REDRUN (1475 posts) -
Vect said:
"That little dude is Servbot. It's a Megaman Character."
it doesn't matter, the little dude gets pile drived the same. xD
#21 Posted by Chokobo (1250 posts) -

@coonce

That would be serv-bot.  He's from Mega Man.

#22 Posted by Muffin_Hunter (194 posts) -
  

This is the ultimate Zangief match-up as far as I'm concerned.
#23 Posted by FlipperDesert (2143 posts) -
I'm glad I have an excuse to share this with you all now.
#24 Posted by Domstercool (239 posts) -

Zangief, good for doing challenges! :D

#25 Posted by theMcNasty (758 posts) -

@ REDRUN

ROFLMAO

#26 Posted by nukesniper (1265 posts) -

@Coonce The lil guy is Servbot, he is entertaining and awesome. He was in Marvel vs Capcom 2. I think he is somehow connected to the Mega Man series.


All that matters is he is the best dude that gets crushed in this video, and that he throws little paper airplanes as a taunt =)
#27 Posted by Jimbo7676 (775 posts) -

Man he just destroyed that dinosaur.

#28 Posted by SuperfluousMoniker (2909 posts) -

Concentrated ownage.

#29 Posted by ComradeCrash (585 posts) -

That...was...epic!!

#30 Posted by DoMakeSayThink (38 posts) -

Haha that was pretty flipping awesome, was crazy to see all those street fighter games aswell. I want to play the VS Capcom games now, they look insane.

#31 Posted by WiqidBritt (586 posts) -

interesting that they included a couple of Mugen games

#32 Posted by RomeoInc (83 posts) -

What game is it where Zangief throws the table in a rather uncivil manner, it looks freakin awesome! It starts at 5:47.

Akuma was so perplexed by the Gief's sheer mass that he took a dive!

#33 Posted by DannyJ (449 posts) -

He sure can tear people apart. Highlight was the table flipping special imo

#34 Posted by SoulTaker (146 posts) -

That was simply Awesome.

#35 Posted by Artemis_D (831 posts) -

Wait... did he just fucking piledrive a dinosaur?  Fuck what you heard, Zangief for life, fool.

#36 Posted by MasturbatingBear (1804 posts) -

I laughed like crazy when he slammed the t-rex, and the servbot

#37 Posted by Octopus_Prime (24 posts) -

best was the table flipping move
brilliant

#38 Posted by Terrell (529 posts) -

Zangief is cheap, always has been. Always will be!

#39 Posted by Gregomasta (1599 posts) -

Man, what an abusive asshole flipping that table over and ruining the lunch Morrigan made for him.

#40 Edited by frsty13 (83 posts) -

The table flipping is in Super Gem Fighter.

#41 Posted by FlappyHands (2949 posts) -

I just added this video to my favourites like a few days ago! Totally stoked you guys showed it off. I've been following the Dogface show for a bit now.

#42 Posted by Sweep (9776 posts) -

Zangief fighting Hulk would be fairly epic...

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#43 Posted by innacces14 (742 posts) -

LMAO at 5:37!

Akuma: "Prepare youself..."

Zangief: "...FOR MOTHER RUSSIA!!"

*Zangief continues pwnage*

XD

#44 Posted by Media_Master (3259 posts) -

wow

#45 Posted by churrific (490 posts) -

that part with the aerial combo on rogue was the best

#46 Posted by Ivanetc (174 posts) -

I wonder if Zangief can hug someone without throwing them.


Cause I sure want a hug ;

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