Street Fighter III 2nd Impact was released on September 30, 1997.
The 'Giant Attack' subtitle refers to the 2 huge characters that are added to the Street Fighter III series with this game : Hugo and Urien.
This is the only CPS3 game to feature a widescreen mode.
The character Hugo is based on the late WWF Hall of Famer Andre The Giant. He also made an appearance in "Final Fight
" as a non-boss enemy.
The character Urien is identical in figure and fighting style to the boss character, Gill, except that Urien has much less hair, and his skin is the same color on both sides.
Gill, the boss character, has added a new Super Art to his arsenal, 'Meteor Strike', which is the only one listed as available in the Vs. screen. However, he does still have access to his 'Resurrection' Super Art.
Firstsmile released a limited-edition soundtrack album for this game (Street Fighter III - 2nd Impact : Giant Attack Original Soundtrack - FSCA-10025) on December 17, 1997.