Street Fighter Week: The evolution of Ken and Ryu

Two of gaming's most iconic fighters are dissected, game by game

Table of Contents
Street Fighter|Street Fighter II|Alpha series|Street Fighter III|EX series|SF: The Movie and Gem Fighter|Marvel vs. Capcom series|SNK vs. Capcom series|Misc. games|Sprite comparison|SSFIITHDR and Street Fighter IV|Comics, films, and more

Via the top secret, highly advanced technique of ripping sprites out of roms, we've created a timeline showing off our heroes' evolution. Using this chart, you can pick apart the tiniest differences, such as that the position of their right hands is about the same in Street Fighter II and SVC Chaos, but nowhere else. Now we're fanboys!


Associate Editor, Digital at PC Gamer
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