The full horror that is Street Fighter: The Movie, The Game
is hard to describe. Strange gameplay, digitized renderings of Hollywood actors, and blood-curdling voice-acting add up to a console/coin-op disaster. Finally, though, something good has emerged from the game's ashes. Via Kotaku
, a thread on the Shoryuken board (a Street Fighter community) where a game developer is baring his soul
to the players he has wronged. What started as some catharsis for 'anoon', the poster and former co-director of Street Fighter: The Movie, The Game
, has turned into a fascinating discussion of game development. Along with the unique circumstances the game's creators found themselves in, anoon talks about the possibility of introducing new characters to the Street Fighter world, the ugly business end of the game, and a look at the process of digitizing actors ... slowly.