I was eleven when the 'Street Fighter' games began hitting the gaming world. I have fond, yet frustrating, memories of hours-long gaming sessions in Jon Swart's basement. He was a master at using Ryu and Blanka (home field advantage). I pretty much stuck to Guile. No matter how much I practiced, though, I could rarely beat Jon. In fact, I still shudder even thinking abot how many times I was electrocuted by Blanka.
Today, however, is the dawn of a new day! Nearly twenty years later, I may finally get my revenge because 'Street Fighter II: Hyper Fighting
' is now available on Xbox Live Arcade. Yes, even though Jon (the last I heard) is somewhere in Florida, I can play against him on Xbox Live. You sir, are toast!
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