Media: The Unused Intro for Super Street Fighter II Turbo HD Remix

Issues with crummy d-pads aside, Super Street Fighter II Turbo HD Remix was a great remake of a classic fighting game. However, for all of its redrawn sprites, for all of its remixed music, for all of its remade backgrounds, select screens, and endings, one thing remained missing.

See now for yourself the intro of the game as it should have been, remade by Udon but unused for reasons unknown:

It’s a pity this didn’t make it in– it would have completed the package nicely, especially leading in to the title screen they used. I wonder what caused it to be left on the cutting-room floor. Space? Or perhaps something else?