With the possible exception of Tawny Kitaen humping the hood of a Jaguar, nothing says "1980s Americana" like a stirring montage.
Capcom's Street Fighter series was introduced in 1987, which, as you'll recall, was during the 1980s.
And with that, my tenuous link is established. Roll the clip:
Street Fighter IV is currently in arcades nowhere near our fine city (thanks Capcom!), but is also scheduled to appear on the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 in mid-February.
Want more? I've also attached a bonus montage of all the game's Super Moves below the jump.
As my job essentially consists of copying HTML code I may as well add a third, huh? How about Ryu versus Sakura? With the possible exception of Michael J. Fox humping the hood of a DeLorean, nothing says "1980s Americana" like a well-toned Japanese man being horribly pummeled by a similarly-dressed schoolgirl admirer: