Where Do Your Favorite Fighting Games Actually Take Place?


Have you ever been playing Street Fighter and thought, “This place looks so familiar”? That’s because a lot of the locations in a lot of fighting games are based off of real life places. On his site, Sebastian Mihai has collected several examples to show what we mean.

Xiangfei Stage (Real Bout Fatal Fury 2) and San Francisco Chinatown Gate

Xiangfei Stage (Real Bout Fatal Fury 2) and San Francisco Chinatown Gate

Sagat Stage (Street Fighter series) and Wat Phra Si Sanphet temple (Thailand)

Sagat Stage (Street Fighter series) and Wat Phra Si Sanphet temple (Thailand)

Osaka Stage (King of Fighters) and Osaka bridge

Osaka Stage (King of Fighters) and Osaka bridge

Italy Stage (King of Fighters 2001) and Rialto Bridge (Venice)

Italy Stage (King of Fighters 2001) and Rialto Bridge (Venice)

Fei Long Stage (Super Street Fighter 2) and Tiger Balm Gardens (Hong Kong)

Fei Long Stage (Super Street Fighter 2) and Tiger Balm Gardens (Hong Kong)

Cheng Sinzan Stage (Fatal Fury Special) and Jumbo Floating Restaurant (Hong Kong)

Cheng Sinzan Stage (Fatal Fury Special) and Jumbo Floating Restaurant (Hong Kong)

Big Bear Stage (Fatal Fury 2e) and Ayers Rock (Australia)

Big Bear Stage (Fatal Fury 2e) and Ayers Rock (Australia)

See more examples at SebastianMihai.com.

(via Kotaku)

Advertisements

3 thoughts on “Where Do Your Favorite Fighting Games Actually Take Place?

  1. Pingback: Tweets of the Week June 22 – June 28 | He Geek She Geek

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s