Gaming’s most satisfying uppercuts

11 of the most gut-wrenchingly awesome face-punches ever to light up a screen

Balrog is probably right up there with Zangief as a Street Fighter character that nobody but the truly hardcore ever want to play. When the original version of Street Fighter II hit, he was the weakest of the four boss characters, and he couldn’t even kick. But he does have some interesting, devastatingly powerful moves, and while it’s hardly Street Fighter’s most iconic or famous uppercut, the Dash Upper still packs a pretty nasty wallop. Especially when used to smash in an opponent’s jaw from across the screen.




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