Here Comes a New Challenger Round Two

Street Fighter II: The New Challengers (1993)

Fei Long

Country of Origin: China

Fighting Style: Kung Fu

Fei Long is one of many fighting game characters inspired by the late Bruce Lee. Long is a martial arts film star, just like Lee was.

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Here Comes a New Challenger Round One: The Original World Warriors

This series seeks to trace the influences and inspirations behind fighting game characters. To begin with, we will start with Capcom’s Street Fighter, which is the most popular example of a fighting game that works with an international cast of characters as a framework for inspiration.

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The 3rd Birthday: Introduction — What Came Before

Trigger Warning: This article discusses rape.

The 3rd Birthday

Developer: Square Enix/HexaDrive

Publisher: Square Enix

Format: PlayStation Portable

Released (Japan): December 22, 2010

Released (NA): March 29, 2011

Released (EU): April 1, 2011

Knowing plot details about the earlier installments in the Parasite Eve franchise is not necessary for enjoying The 3rd Birthday, but it does help, even though the games are not really direct sequels to the original novel. It’s… complicated.

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