Last Updated on October 20, 2023
Here Comes A New Challenger is a feature-length documentary that explores the iconic 90s arcade game, Street Fighter 2. Co-written and directed by YouTuber and filmmaker Oliver Harper, the film tells the origin story of the Street Fighter series and examines its lasting impact on the gaming industry, players, and wider popular culture.
The film features exclusive guest interviews with Capcom’s Yoshiki Okamoto (Producer, Street Fighter 2), James Goddard (Co-lead Designer, SF2 Turbo), Jeff Walker (Executive VP, Sales & Marketing), and music composer Yoko Shimomura.
Here Comes A New Challenger has been praised by audiences and industry critics alike for its analytical storytelling, stunning production values, and stellar cinematography and VFX.
The film is now available on limited edition, region free Blu-ray for £29.99 and will air on digital streaming services later this year.
If you are a fan of Street Fighter or gaming history in general, Here Comes A New Challenger is a must-see documentary.