Zangief's Saving Throw

Posted by Ryan (1263 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!


  

#1 Posted by Ryan (1263 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!


  

#2 Posted by REDRUN (1410 posts) -

Zangief can pile drive anything, even Godzilla. LOL

#3 Posted by LiveOrDie1212 (926 posts) -

Zangief is da man. he gets things done

#4 Posted by End_Boss (3220 posts) -

Wow.

#5 Posted by BinaryDragon (638 posts) -

...even Godzilla....Wow.

#6 Posted by BoG (5192 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 (1517 posts) -

Good vid. Zangief rules!!

#8 Posted by coonce (1429 posts) -

oh man - i hate me some gief spammers!

#9 Posted by RobDaFunk (336 posts) -

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

#10 Posted by coonce (1429 posts) -

who is this lil guy?





#11 Posted by coonce (1429 posts) -

....and this is just ridiculous.





#12 Posted by SpecialBuddy (1112 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 (360 posts) -

IF YOU'RE NOT INDIE FUCK YOU!

#15 Posted by Thejugglingbum (134 posts) -

Where was Zangief throwing Zangief?

#16 Posted by SinGulaR (2392 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 (1410 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 (3156 posts) -

And this is why my main is Zangief <3

#19 Posted by Vect (204 posts) -

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

#20 Posted by REDRUN (1410 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 (1228 posts) -

@coonce

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

#22 Posted by Muffin_Hunter (176 posts) -
  

This is the ultimate Zangief match-up as far as I'm concerned.
#23 Posted by FlipperDesert (2106 posts) -
I'm glad I have an excuse to share this with you all now.
#24 Posted by Domstercool (102 posts) -

Zangief, good for doing challenges! :D

#25 Posted by theMcNasty (740 posts) -

@ REDRUN

ROFLMAO

#26 Posted by nukesniper (1312 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 (722 posts) -

Man he just destroyed that dinosaur.

#28 Posted by SuperfluousMoniker (2913 posts) -

Concentrated ownage.

#29 Posted by ComradeCrash (572 posts) -

That...was...epic!!

#30 Posted by DoMakeSayThink (37 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 (580 posts) -

interesting that they included a couple of Mugen games

#32 Posted by RomeoInc (53 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 (445 posts) -

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

#34 Posted by SoulTaker (132 posts) -

That was simply Awesome.

#35 Posted by Artemis_D (817 posts) -

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

#36 Posted by MasturbatingBear (1781 posts) -

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

#37 Posted by Octopus_Prime (22 posts) -

best was the table flipping move
brilliant

#38 Posted by Terrell (417 posts) -

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

#39 Posted by Gregomasta (1541 posts) -

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

#40 Edited by frsty13 (85 posts) -

The table flipping is in Super Gem Fighter.

#41 Posted by Meltbrain (2976 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 (8975 posts) -

Zangief fighting Hulk would be fairly epic...

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#43 Posted by innacces14 (737 posts) -

LMAO at 5:37!

Akuma: "Prepare youself..."

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

*Zangief continues pwnage*

XD

#44 Posted by Media_Master (3283 posts) -

wow

#45 Posted by churrific (485 posts) -

that part with the aerial combo on rogue was the best

#46 Posted by Ivanetc (168 posts) -

I wonder if Zangief can hug someone without throwing them.


Cause I sure want a hug ;

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