Zangief SFV Street Fighter V Wallpaper Art

Zangief is a character from the Street Fighter Fighting Game Series. He appeared the first time in Street Fighter II: The World Warrior and returned in almost all Street Fighter games.

The only exceptions were the Street Fighter III games and Street Fighter Alpha . Zangief was also playable in the most crossover games with Capcom, like Capcom vs SNK, Marvel vs Capcom and and Street Fighter X Tekken.

Zangief was one of the last characters that were revealed as one of the 16 launch characters in Street Fighter V (2016)

Zangief is from Russia and uses mainly moves seen in the Professional Wrestling Shows as his attacks including Drop Kicks and Body Splashes as well as Suplexes, Bearhugs and the Piledriver.


Zangief from the Street Fighter Games: an Overview

Charactername: Zangief   Developed /Created by Capcom
Gameseries:  Street Fighter & Crossover Games   First seen on: Arcades
First Game:  Street Fighter II   Year first seen in: 1991
Last Game: Street Fighter V (2016)
  Birthplace: Russia
Role(s) and Characteristics: Fighting Game Character   Weapons or Martial Arts Style: Professional Wrestling
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 Official Art and Illustrations of Zangief

Zangief SFV Street Fighter V Wallpaper Art

Street Fighter V (2016)

Ending Art Images of Birdie in the Street Fighter V Arcade Mode Routes

SF Alpha Route

SF II Route

SF IV Route

SF V Route


Super Street Fighter IV Arcade Edition (2010)

Capcom Fighting Evolution (2004)




Capcom Vs SNK 2 (2001)

Street Fighter Alpha 3 (1998)

Zangief Street Fighter II Original Artwork from 1990

Street Fighter II (1991)



Zangief Art in the Street Fighter World Warrior Encyclopedia by UDON Entertainment:

Zangief Street Fighter Encyclopedia Profile Art



Zangief in Game-Art-HQ Art Collaborations and Video Game Tributes



Street Fighter II

We celebrated the Street Fighter Anniversary a second time in 2017, this time we created full body illustrations of each SF character.



Zangief-SF-Tribute-1   Zangief-SF-Tribute-2

Like all Street Fighter Characters, Zangief is a part of our SF 25th Anniversary Art Tribute from 2012



  Selected and featured Zangief Fan Art

Zangief Street Fighter Realistic

Realistic Zangief

by Spinebender

Zangief Parody Fan Art by_tursy

I Piledrive U

by Tursy

Zangief from Street Fighter II


Zangief Street Fighter by Arman Akopian

Zangief Street Fighter Chronicles

by Arman Akopian

Updates and Additions in the Zangief Game Art Gallery and Character Overview:

14.09.2018 – Zangief’s Ending Artworks from Street Fighter V added

20.05.2017 – Added Zangief’s first appearances in our Street Fighter 30th Anniversary