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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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Street Fighters doing Jojo poses, In Sprite Form!


Click on it for the real size. At first I only did Ryu, Dan, and Ken, but then I decided Chun Li should be in there…then decided Part 3 and 5 should be represented as well, THEN figured Rose and Guile should be in there because they owe their existence to Jojo. Then finally I decided to add a Dio rep. Since Gill and Urien may or may not have been inspired by the Pillar Men, I chose Gill instead of Bison.


The Background was also inspired by an existing Jojo Wallpaper I saw once. Even though I was working with existing assets, this still took awhile to do. Still had to customize ALOT of stuff. Also I found out that Alex is 195cm, just like the Joestar Men! Dang


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