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Romset and name:
sfa3 Street Fighter Alpha 3 (Euro 980904)
Short name:
Street Fighter Alpha 3
Manufacturer:
Capcom
Year:
Genre:
Fighter
Category:
Fighter / Versus
Serie:
Street Fighter
Driver source:
Language:
English
Similar games:
Input / Controls
Players:
Up to 2 players (solo, 2 concurrents)
Input:
Joystick 8 ways
Buttons / keys:
Coins:
Cabinet:
-
Free-play:
Not supported
Rankings
Avarage user rating:
AntoPISA BestGame:
90 to 100 (Best Games)
MASH All-Time:
-
Video
Display:
384x224@59.637405 Hz, CRT 15kHz
Orientation:
Horizontal
Scrolling:
Unknown
Colors:
-
CPU:
Motorola MC68000, Zilog Z80
Audio
Sound:
2 channels
Audio chips:
QSound (HLE), Speaker
Romset
First release:
Mame 0.37b16 (0.52) released on jul-05 2001
Last release:
Mame 0.225 released on sep-30 2020
Clone of:
-
Clones:
Bios:
Not required
Use rom of:
-
Use sample of:
-
Previous romset:
None
New romset:
None
Files
Dump:
GOOD
Required files:
Status
OVERALL:
GOOD
Emulation:
Good
Graphic:
Good
Color:
Good
Sound:
Good
Cocktail:
-
Protection:
Good
Save state:
Supported
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  • Capcom CPS-II cart. published 22 years ago:

    Street Fighter Alpha 3 © 1998 Capcom.

    North American & European release. Game developed in Japan. For more information about the game itself, see the original Japanese release entry; "Street Fighter Zero 3 [Green Board]".

    TECHNICAL
    Runs on the "CP System II" hardware.
    Blue Board [USA & Europe]

    TRIVIA
    Bam Margera of MTV's 'Jackass' and 'Viva La Bam' has owned this game before in his house. In the episode of 'Viva La Bam' called "Uncivil War", one of the arcade cabinets in Bam's laundry room running "Street Fighter Alpha 3" can be briefly shown for a second.

    In all Export releases:
    • Gouki is named Akuma.
    • M. Bison is named Balrog.
    • Nash is named Charlie.
    • Vega is named M. Bison.
    • Shin Vega is named Final Bison.
    • Balrog is named Vega.

    In Europe and the Western Hemisphere:
    • The Z-ISM is called A-ISM (representing Alpha).

    In the original Japanese version, specific locations were given for each stage (in Japanese) along with the name of the country (in English). Only the country name is given in all Export versions, with the more specific info being removed instead of being translated. Here is the list:
    Adon: Khmer Historic Ruins, Thailand
    Akuma ('Gouki' in Japan): Oni Fang Cave, Japan
    Balrog ('M. Bison' in Japan), M. Bison ('Vega' in Japan), Juni & Juli: Secret Point 48106 (since there was no country given for 'Secret Point 48106', its name is left completely blank in the Export versions)
    Birdie: Train Cemetery, England
    Blanka: Madeira River branch - swampland, Brazil
    Cammy: Mikonos Island, Greece
    Charlie ('Nash' in Japan): Frankfort Hangar, U.S.A.
    Chun-Li: Zhidan Plaza, China
    Cody: Metro City - City Police Detention Center, U.S.A.
    Dan: Hinode Park (translated from Japanese as 'Sunrise Park'), Japan
    Dhalsim: In front of Jaunpur Monument, India
    E. Honda: Higashikomagata - Katomi kontou, Japan
    Gen: Victoria Harbor, Hong Kong
    Guy: Under 22nd Street overhead, U.S.A.
    Karin, Sakura: Flower Shoutengai (translated from Japanese as Flower Shopping Street), Japan (NOTE: In Sakura's version, the sky is daylight; in Karin's version, night has fallen.)
    Ken: Hotel Masters, U.S.A.
    R. Mika: Sardine Beach Special Ring, Japan
    Rolento: New York Camouflaged Subway, U.S.A.
    Rose: Palazzo Mistero (Translated from Italian as Palace of Mystery), Italy
    Ryu: Genbugahara (translated from Japanese as 'Genbu Plain'), Japan
    Sagat: Nagpa Resting Shakyamuni the Buddha Statue, Thailand
    Sodom: Manhattan Building 49 F, U.S.A.
    Vega ('Balrog' in Japan): Requena Spiral Tower, Spain
    Zangief: Akademu Gorodowa blast furnace, U.S.S.R.

    UPDATES
    Blue Board revisions:

    REVISION 1:
    • Build date: 980629
    • US release

    REVISION 2:
    • Build date: 980904
    • US and EUROPE releases

    SERIES
    • Street Fighter (1987)
    • Street Fighter II - The World Warrior [B-Board 90629B] (1991)
    • Street Fighter II' - Champion Edition [B-Board 91634B-2] (1992)
    • Street Fighter II' - Hyper Fighting [B-Board 91635B-2] (1992)
    • Super Street Fighter II - The New Challengers [Green Board] (1993)
    • Super Street Fighter II Turbo [Blue Board] (1994)
    • Street Fighter Alpha - Warriors' Dreams [Blue Board] (1995)
    • Street Fighter Alpha 2 [Blue Board] (1996)
    • Street Fighter III - New Generation (1997)
    • Street Fighter III - 2nd Impact: Giant Attack (1997)
    • Street Fighter Alpha 3 [Blue Board] (1998)
    • Street Fighter III - 3rd Strike: Fight For The Future (1999)
    • Hyper Street Fighter II - The Anniversary Edition [Green Board] (2003)
    • Street Fighter IV (2008)
    • Super Street Fighter IV - Arcade Edition (2010)
    • Ultra Street Fighter IV (2014)
    • Street Fighter V (2016)
    • Ultra Street Fighter II - The Final Challengers (2017, Switch)

    PORTS
    NOTE: These are only ports released in North America, Europe, and Australia.

    • CONSOLES:
    [US] Sony PlayStation (apr.30, 1999) "Street Fighter Alpha 3 [Model SLUS-00821]"
    [EU] Sony PlayStation (2000) "Street Fighter Alpha 3 [Model SLES-01863]"
    [US] Sony PlayStation (2000) "Street Fighter Alpha 3 [Greatest Hits] [Model SLUS-00821GH]"
    [US] Sega Dreamcast (may.31, 2000) "Street Fighter Alpha 3 [Model T-1203N]"
    Sega Dreamcast [EU] (sept.29, 2000) "Street Fighter Alpha 3 [Model T-7005D-50]"
    Sony PlayStation 2 [AU] (2006) "Street Fighter Alpha Anthology"
    [US] Sony PS2 (june.13, 2006) "Street Fighter Alpha Anthology [Model SLUS-21317]"
    [EU] Sony PS2 (jul.7, 2006) "Street Fighter Alpha Anthology [Model SLES-54085]"

    • HANDHELDS:
    [EU] Nintendo GBA (nov.29, 2002) "Street Fighter Alpha 3 [Model AGB-AZUP-EUR]"
    [US] Nintendo GBA (dec.1, 2002) "Street Fighter Alpha 3 [Model AGB-AZUE-USA]"
    [AU] Sony PSP (2006) "Street Fighter Alpha 3 MAX" by THQ
    [US] Sony PSP (feb.7, 2006) "Street Fighter Alpha 3 MAX [Model ULUS-10062]"
    [EU] Sony PSP (mar.10, 2006) "Street Fighter Alpha 3 MAX [Model ULES-00235]"

    For further details, please see the "Street Fighter Zero 3 Upper" entry.

    CONTRIBUTE
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