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Capcom Generations
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Capcom Generations (カプコン ジェネレーション Capcom Generation ?) is a series of five video game compilations released by Capcom in 1998 for the PlayStation and Sega Saturn in Japan. Each volume contains three or four games from a particular series or game genre and were ported directly from their original arcade versions (with the exception of Super Ghouls 'n Ghosts, which was originally an Super NES game). Each disc also contains a "collection mode" featuring history, tips, artwork, character profiles, arranged music (which can be enabled on the game themselves as well) and other unlockable contents for each game. The PlayStation versions of the games also featured support for the Dual Shock controller.

The five Capcom Generations discs were released individually in Japan, while the first four volumes were sold as a bundle in the PAL region. The fifth volume (which focused on the Street Fighter series) was released separately (without any ties to the Capcom Generations series) in Europe and was the only volume in the series released in North America. The 16 games in the series were later collected in the Capcom Classics Collection based on their Capcom Generations versions.

Contents

Wings of Destiny

Capcom Generations: Wings of Destiny (カプコン ジェネレーション -第1集 撃墜王の時代- Capcom Generation Dai-ichi-shū Gekitotsu Ō no Jidai ?) features the first three games in Capcom's "1940s" series of shoot-em-ups.

Chronicles of Arthur

Capcom Generations: Chronicles of Arthur (カプコン ジェネレーション -第2集 魔界と騎士- Capcom Generation Dai-ni-shū Makai to Kishi ?) features the first three titles of the Ghosts 'n Goblins (Makaimura) series.

The First Generation

Capcom Generations: First Generation (カプコン ジェネレーション -第3集 ここに歴史はじまる- Capcom Generation Dai-san-shū Koko ni Rekishi Hajimaru ?) features four of Capcom's first five titles (with 1942 already featured in the first compilation).

Blazing Guns

Capcom Generations: Blazing Guns (カプコン ジェネレーション -第4集 弧高の英雄- Capcom Generation Dai-yon-shū Kokō no Eiyū ?) features three run and gun-style shoot-em-ups

Street Fighter Collection 2

Street Fighter Collection 2 (カプコン ジェネレーション -第5集 格闘家たち- Capcom Generation Dai-go-shū Kakutōka-tachi ?), although it was not marketed as part of the Capcom Generations outside Japan, instead being a "sequel" of sorts to Street Fighter Collection, which packaged Super Street Fighter II, Super Street Fighter II Turbo and Street Fighter Alpha 2 Gold. It contains the first three versions of the original Street Fighter II.

  • Street Fighter II
  • Street Fighter II′: Champion Edition (Street Fighter II Dash)
  • Street Fighter II′ Turbo: Hyper Fighting (Street Fighter II Dash Turbo)
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