Questions tagged [street-fighter]

Street Fighter is a fighting video game series by Capcom. Use for questions related to the story, as related in the video games, TV series and movies. Questions about video game mechanics are off-topic.

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What exactly is a Hadouken?

The Hadouken is an iconic attack in Street Fighter that appears to produce flames. But what exactly is it? I skimmed the Street Fighter Wiki, but it just says that it's "energy" that is "as warm as ...
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In Street Fighter, what does the M stand for in M Bison?

We keep referring to the leader of the international terrorist group called Shadoloo as M Bison. What really does M stand for?
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Is there an official Street Fighter canon?

The announcement of a new Street Fighter TV series got me wondering, what is considered "official" canon in the "Street Fighter Universe"? Is there any such thing? My guess is that every property has ...
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Is Akuma Ryu's father?

A friend of mine said that Street Fighter was "martial arts Star Wars." I asked him his reasoning. He said "Ryu was abandoned to Goken in order to be trained in a noble art, Akuma returned to kill ...
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Who is the old man that brings Ryu to Gouken's dojo in Street Fighter: Assassin's Fist?

In Street Fighter: Assassin's Fist, we learn in a flashback that Ryu was brought to Gouken's dojo by a mysterious old man. I'm assuming he's supernatural in some way as he appears directly in front ...
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How powerful is Cody Travers?

How strong is Cody from the Final Fight and Street Fighter universe within the canon of its lore? Cody is a character who has been shown to perform supernatural feats of strength, such as demolishing ...