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Street Fighter’s HD Remix… Of Terror

Zangief was never particularly good looking...

Zangief was never particularly good looking...

We’re living in an age of HD, and perhaps the biggest HD upgrade of the last month has been Street Fighter II Turbo’s rebirth as Street Fighter II Turbo HD Remix. The response to the completely redrawn sprites has been almost entirely positive – it’s Street Fighter II Turbo, with a new, beautiful coat of paint, and what’s not to like about that?

Well, there are a few things. Just like you now have to see Al Roker’s pores (yechhh), there are some details that you may not have noticed before about the Street Fighter II characters that are more than a little… disturbing. Let me run through what you might spot if you take a closer look at the Street Fighter roster:

ZANGIEF: Hair coming from his boots isn’t growing from his legs. Speculate, if you wish.

RYU: Bizarrely, was born without a tongue.

M. BISON: Can see, briefly, his driver’s license: the “M” stands for “Mabel”.

BLANKA: Is still wearing an ankle bracelet from the Dharma Initiative that created him.

CHUN-LI: While her tree-trunk thighs are real, a careful look proves that she’s gotten calf implants.

CAMMY: Hard-to-miss bulge in her bathing suit parts.

T. HAWK: In HD, it’s even more racist!

GUILE: Shirt creeps up a little on his back during some moves, revealing his “tramp stamp“.

DHALSIM: Victory dance set precisely to the beat of “Single Ladies (Put a Ring On It)“.

E. HONDA: Two words: Wardrobe malfunction. Who decided it would be a good idea for him to fight in a towel?

KEN: In HD, it becomes clear that he’s the exact same fucking character as Ryu.



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  2. Roland says:

    Hehe… tramp stamp. In Dutch they’re called “arse antlers”, but now I’m no longer sure what I prefer to call that kind of tattoo.

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