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When Worlds (and Fists) Collide: How Street Fighter Became A Hit

Join Undisputed Street Fighter author Steve Hendershot and Art of Atari author Tim Lapetino for an inside look at the unique, east-meets-west formula that has made Street Fighter a global sensation for three decades. The series’ gameplay, characters, and aesthetic all reflect a hybrid, Japan-meets-America style that’s proven difficult to replicate—even for series producer Capcom. We’ll look at the elements that have made Street Fighter so special, and examine why thirty years after the series’ debut, the magic of its cross-cultural formula remains both potent and elusive.