Street Fighter III: 3rd Strike Fight for the Future
The third installment of the Street Fighter III series, released in 1999. A sequel to Street Fighter III: 2nd Impact, it continues the series’ use of the parry system, command grabs, and overhead attacks.
|Akuma (Gouki in Japan)||Appears in 2nd Impact as a secret character and has a non-playable “Shin Akuma” version which can be selected in the Dreamcast version of the game in 2nd Impact. He is a regular character in 3rd Strike while his “Shin” version was removed, though in the arcade game this version is present as a near-complete character, including a recolored stage.|
Voiced by Tomomichi Nishimura in 2nd Impact and 3rd Strike.
|Alex||The lead character of the Street Fighter III games. He fights with close-range wrestling and quick rushing attacks. His goal is to avenge the defeat of his friend Tom at the hands of Gill.|
Voiced by Michael Sommers in New Generation and 2nd Impact, and Patrick Galligan in 3rd Strike.
|Dudley||A dandy British boxer who, having been knighted since making a comeback and winning the championship title, enters the tournament to train for a contest that will be held in the presence of the Royal Family.|
Voiced by Bruce Robertson in New Generation and 2nd Impact, and by Francis Diakowsky in 3rd Strike.
|Elena||An African princess who uses the fighting style of capoeira. She seeks to make new friends.|
Voiced by Kaoru Fujino in New Generation and 2nd Impact, and Mie Midori in 3rd Strike.
|Hugo Andore||A professional wrestler who wants to find a strong tag team partner. He is often accompanied by his manager, Poison. Based on the Andore enemy character from Final Fight, also a direct nod to late professional wrestler André the Giant. Hugo was planned to be in the first game, as evidenced by his mobile character with unfinished sprites, and the presence of his stage in New Generation.|
Voiced by Wataru Takagi in 2nd Impact and Len Carlson in 3rd Strike.
|Ibuki||An aspiring ninja whose fight in the tournament is part of her final exam. She is very quick and agile.|
Voiced by Yuri Amano in all three games.
|Ken Masters||Knowing that Ryu has entered the tournament, Ken enters to test his strength against his old friend.|
Voiced by Koji Tobe in New Generation and 2nd Impact, and Yuji Kishi in 3rd Strike.
|Necro||A Russian man who was kidnapped and experimented on in the Illuminati’s “G-Project”. In 2nd Impact, he finds a companion named Effie who follows him and mimicks his actions.|
Voiced by Michael X. Sommers in New Generation and 2nd Impact, and by Lawrence Bayne in 3rd Strike.
|Oro||A hermit who seeks a fighter worthy to inherit his fighting style. He binds one arm while fighting, to keep from accidentally killing his opponent, except when performing specific special arts.|
Voiced by Kan Tokumaru in New Generation and 2nd Impact, and by Takashi Matsuyama in 3rd Strike.
|Ryu||As usual, Ryu enters the tournament to improve his skills and find worthy opponents.|
Voiced by Wataru Takagi in New Generation and 2nd Impact, and by Toru Okawa in 3rd Strike.
|Sean Matsuda||A young Brazilian fighter who is being trained by Ken, Sean wants to improve his skills and prove his ability.|
Voiced by Isshin Chiba in New Generation and 2nd Impact, and Mitsuo Iwata in 3rd Strike.
|Urien||Gill’s younger, bitter brother who wants to forcibly take the Illuminati from him. He can manipulate electricity and metal.|
Voiced by Yuji Ueda in 2nd Impact and Lawrence Bayne in 3rd Strike.
|Yang Lee||Yang is a Kung Fu expert from Hong Kong, and the twin brother of Yun. In New Generation, Yang is selectable only as a “palette swap” of his brother Yun. In 2nd Impact and 3rd Strike, Yang is a separate character, with his own unique set of Special Moves and Super Arts.|
Voiced by Wataru Takagi in New Generation and 2nd Impact, and by Masakazu Suzuki in 3rd Strike.
|Yun Lee||A cocky fighter who, along with Yang, protects his hometown in Hong Kong. He’s a happy-go-lucky person who likes to do things his own way.|
Voiced by Koji Tobe in New Generation and 2nd Impact, and by Kentaro Ito in 3rd Strike.
|Gill||The leader of the secret organization known as the Illuminati, he wants to restore balance to the world. He can manipulate fire and ice. He is the final opponent for all the characters in New Generation and 3rd Strike, and for most of the characters in 2nd Impact. He is a playable character only in the console versions of the games.|
Voiced by Bruce Robertson in New Generation and 2nd Impact, and Lawrence Bayne in 3rd Strike.
|Chun-Li||Chun-Li once again enters a World Fighting Tournament after the young orphan in her care was kidnapped under mysterious circumstances.|
Voiced by Atsuko Tanaka.
|Makoto||A young Japanese girl, trained in Rindoukan karate. Since her father’s death, Makoto’s dojo has been floundering, so she finds Ryu and challenges him to restore her dojo to a flourishing state. Her fighting style is suggestive of a more traditional style of karate.|
Voiced by Makoto Tsumura.
|Q||A mysterious figure, with a featureless facemask and a concealing overcoat. While he can be chosen as a playable character, he is also a hidden computer-controlled opponent in the single-player mode. His design is based on K, the main character of the tokusatsu show, Robot Detective K.Voiced by Len Carlson.|
|Remy||A long-haired French fighter wearing a leather jacket emblazoned with an omega. He bears a grudge against all fighters since his father disappeared and his sister died. His special moves are similar to those used by preceding Street Fighter characters Guile and Charlie as they are mostly charge based specials.|
Voiced by Eiji Sekiguchi.
|Twelve||One of the first successful soldiers of the Illuminati’s “G-Project” experiment, and can shape his body into weapons. Twelve is ordered to hunt down and kill his prototype, Necro, as his first mission.|
Voiced by Lawrence Bayne.
As Always, Good Luck and Have Fun.
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