Neutral Game Episode 17 – Street Fighter Alpha 3

As 2018 prepares to head into a fevered pace of fighting game releases, Six and Miodrag take a moment to look at the past before diving into the future. Neither of them played the Street Fighter Alpha series when it was popular, but it still has lessons to teach, even years removed. What systems and gameplay decisions in the oft-forgotten prequels of the Street Fighter series bear merit today, and what ideas from that golden age of fighting games were lost in the shuffle?

You can contact Six on Twitter at @sixdettmar, and Miodrag at @MDKII. We’ll see you again in a month!