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Street Fighter III: W Impact
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  opened by paleface at 17:59:35 01/27/19  
  last modified by paleface at 21:41:53 06/18/23  
  paleface [sys=DC; cat=Fighting; loc=JPN]
           
The Japanese version of "Street Fighter III: Double Impact" (see entry 1318), a compilation of the first two Street Fighter III games. In Japan, the second is called "Street Fighter III: Giant Attack" (In the States it is "Street Fighter III: 2nd Impact" or sometimes "Street Fighter III: 2nd Impact - Giant Attack."
 
  paleface 00:33:34 01/28/19
           
Hah well I was wrong--on the game case it only refers to the second game as "Giant Attack," but "2nd Impact: Giant Attack" is right there on its title screen. : P
 
  paleface 01:30:20 02/11/19
           
 
  paleface 20:31:54 02/17/19
           

 
 
  paleface 11:03:34 09/02/20
           

^ W Impact's game select screen.
 
  paleface 14:52:27 09/03/20
           
Download added: sfiii_2nd_title.jpg (81536 bytes)
  "2nd Impact title screen."
 
 
  paleface 21:21:07 08/20/22
           
I guess the "W Impact" name for the collection in Japan was a PUN on "Double Impact," whereas in the States they didn't think that pun would fly.
 
  paleface 21:41:53 06/18/23
           

 
~ Frames of light punch input lag on my set-up:
 
Street Fighter III: 2nd Impact - Giant Attack
Dreamcast: 4
Flycast: 2
MAME: 3
 
No Flycast true widescreen mode like the arcade (MAME) version, though.
    
 
references:
· Street Fighter 30th Anniversary Collection (PS4)
· Street Fighter III: 2nd Impact - Giant Attack (PCB)
· Street Fighter III: 3rd Strike (DC)
· Street Fighter III: 3rd Strike (DC)
· Street Fighter III: 3rd Strike (PCB)
· Street Fighter III: Double Impact (DC)

 
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