Thursday, October 25, 2012

Video Game/Movie Inspiration: Street Fighter Alpha Colosseum Stage

Recently I've been watching alot of kung Fu movies, IP Man, IP Man 2, The Raid Redemption  ....not sure why, maybe because  I'm kinda excited to see The Man with the Iron Fists.
In the original IP man there's a part where a gang comes into the village to challenge the masters of the martial arts schools and in one scene there are a group of students in white Gi's performing what can only be described as the Hadoken move! Very cool! Video Games inspiring Movies. Today I found a clip from The Way of the Dragon where Bruce Lee fights Chuck Norris at the Colosseum and it dawned on me that I had seen this fight before, but not in a movie but  in a video game, Street Fighter Alpha!
Being a fan of Capcom's flagship Fighting Game franchise and fan of Kung Fu films this was a very cool discovery! It's a shame SFA didn't have Fei Long in the roster.
Extra bonus points for even getting the cat in the stage!


  1. Will, what would say was the best video game to film conversion of all time? What movie (based upon a video game) was the best?

  2. Live Action?
    First off let me say Movies based on video games is pointless,much like live action movies based on Cartoons and Anime.
    Seriously with the graphics that this generations consoles are pumping out what's the point in sitting and only watching a movie of say Uncharted when you could "live" the adventure?
    I cringe at the thought of a Live Action movie of Macross ever being made. Movies can't capture the magic of Anime....although the first Matrix came awful close.
    Anywho to answer your question, the best movie based on a Video Game in my opinion is Silent Hill followed closely by the first Mortal Kombat movie.