Released in 1995, Street Fighter Alpha features a redrawn look for the cast, and the game takes place in between the original Street Fighter & Street Fighter II. The game reintroduce some of the characters from the original Street Fighter who didn't appear in Street Fighter II - Birdie, Adon, - and also introduces Final Fight characters into the Street Fighter universe. The game also brings Charlie - who is the dead friend of Guile from Street Fighter II - and Dan, a joke character of several SNK characters.
Released in 1996, Street Fighter Alpha 2 features many brand new gameplay elements such as Air-Block, Alpha Counters, Fall Breaks, and custom combos. Also the player can have three levels of supers in a match. The game also introduces Sakura to the Street Fighter series and brings back Zangief, Dhalsim and Akuma from Street Fighter II and Gen from the original Street Fighter.Rolento also joins the cast as the third Final Fight character to to be featured in a Street Fighter game.
The final game in the Alpha series, released in 1998. The game brings back everybody from Street Fighter II and introduce another Final Fight character to the roster, Cody. The gameplay features adds in a whole lot to Street Fighter Alpha 3; such as, "Guard Breaks" it's where the player has a guard meter during a match, if the player blocks too much the player will get stun which will leave him or her for an opening for a attack. The game also features three different fighting style known as "Ism". The fighting styles are based on previous Street Fighter games.
Super Gem Fighter is a fighting game that features the "Super Deformed" characters from Puzzle Fighter. The fighting in the game is very simple. The game also has Gems that the player can pick up in the middle of a fight to power up his or her character.