THE GOOD: 5 arcade classics perfectly converted for console. Hidden games included. Arcade-perfect graphics, sound, and gameplay.
THE BAD: Occasionally unresponsive conrols.
SUMMARY: The latest retro compilation put out by Capcom, Street Fighter Alpha Anthology focuses on the more advanced SD fighting series from the late 1990s. This version includes the 3 original Alpha titles, an updated version of Alpha 2 not released in US arcades (it did get a PlayStation release), and the arcade version of the console title "Pocket Fighter", among others.
The graphics are arcade-perfect, simple yet solid but not totally spectacular. The characters look like they always have and don't really change from game to game in terms of looks. The backgrounds are generally nice to look at although some clearly show more detail than others. The frame rate is always smooth with no unintentional slowdown. Sounds are also arcade-perfect, which generally is decent overall. Most of the character voices are good and...