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‘Street Fighter 2’ brings an old racist trope to Nintendo Switch — brown-skinned villains

  • Street Fighter 2 launches on Friday for Nintendo Switch, bringing the classic fighting franchise to the company’s latest hardware.
  • The release also features the return of couple faces we haven’t seen as playable characters in almost 15 years: Evil Ryu and Violent Ken.
  • But here’s the problem: In the game, Evil Ryu and Violent Ken are just brainwashed versions of Ryu and Ken, yet their evil alter egos have way darker skin.
  • This old stereotype of evil, dark versions of white heroes just feels dated and sad. It’s 2017. When can we retire this trope? Read more (5/26/17)

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Favourite McCree headcanon: Gabriel (or/and Ana) bought that BAMF buckle for Jesse as a joke, but the boy liked it so much it became his favourite buckle.

And of course he started a collection. (allimagesarefromPinterestandGoogleImages)

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