>>7849279>The last one is a company trying to capitalise by jumping on the sf band wagon.
People have always done that, tv sitcom is popular? MAKE ONE JUST LIKE IT FOR OUR NETWORK!
mortal kombat is popular? MAKE DOZENS OF MK KILLERS!
song is popular? just copy the style.
Capcom had no right to sue them, just like Data East Vs Epyx ended in being thrown out of court.https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Data_East_USA,_Inc._v._Epyx,_Inc
Capcom just didn't like them having the same kinda gameplay, which at the time was groundbreaking.
if SNK had released Fatal Fury 1 with all characters selectable and no plane hopping they would have been sued by Capcom as well.
Capcom knew that their new approach to fighting games was a hit and they tried to bully people into staying with the broken SF1 style or slower tactical International Karate style.