Fatal Fury 2

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Fatal Fury 2
System(s): Sega Mega Drive
Publisher: Takara
Developer:
Licensor: SNK
Original system(s): Neo Geo
Sound driver: SMPS 68000
Peripherals supported: Six Button Control Pad
Genre: Action[2][3]

















Number of players: 1-2
Release Date RRP Code
Sega Mega Drive
JP
¥9,8009,800 T-146023
Sega Mega Drive
US
$69.9969.99[4] T-103046
Videogame Rating Council: MA-13
Sega Mega Drive
AU
$139.95139.95[5] FFAT03SMC
OFLC: M15
Sega Mega Drive
KR
GM94004JT
Non-Sega versions

Fatal Fury 2, known as Garou Densetsu 2: Aratanaru Tatakai (餓狼伝説2 新たなる闘い) in Japan, is the sequel to Fatal Fury. Originally released by SNK for the Neo Geo MVS/AES in 1992, it was brought to the Sega Mega Drive by Takara in 1994.

Fatal Fury 2 is one of the few Mega Drive games to be released in Australia but not Europe. Although an unreleased European version of the game exists, but its origins are unclear. Three documented copies are known to date.[6]

Gameplay

Basic controls

Move list
Name Command Description
Jump Up-leftUpUp-right
Walk LeftRight
Crouch Down-leftDownDown-right
Block LeftDown-left
Jump forward RightRight
Jump backward LeftLeft
Pause  START 
Light Punch Low punch 3-Button: A / 6-Button: X
Heavy Punch High punch 3-Button: A+C / 6-Button: Y
Light Kick Low kick 3-Button: B / 6-Button: A
Heavy Kick High kick 3-Button: B+C / 6-Button: B
3D movement 3-Button: A+B / 6-Button: Z
3D attacks 3-Button: HOLD CA+B / 6-Button: C Send enemy into opposite plane
Taunt 3-Button: CCCCC / 6-Button:  MODE 

Playable characters

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Terry Bogard
Date of Birth: 1971-03-15 Height: 182cm Weight: 77kg Stage: U.S.A. 1 
 
Move list
Name Command Description
Burning Knuckle (バーンナックル) Down Down-left Left+Punch
Crack Shoot (クラックシュート) Down Down-left Left Up-left+Kick
Power Wave (パワーウェイブ) Down Down-right Right+Punch
Rising Tackle (ライジングタックル) HOLD DownUp+Punch
Power Geyser (パワーゲイザー) Down Down-left Left Down-left Right+High punch Super Special Move

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Andy Bogard
Date of Birth: 1972-08-16 Height: 171cm Weight: 69kg Stage: Italy 
 
Move list
Name Command Description
Dragon Bullet (昇龍弾) Down Down-right Right+Punch
Fireball Attack (飛翔拳) Down Down-left Left+Punch
Shadow Splitter (斬影拳) Down-left Right+Punch
Shotgun Kick (空破弾) Down-left Up-right+Kick
Blazing Kick (超裂破弾) HOLD DownDown-rightRight+High kick Super Special Move

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Joe Higashi
Date of Birth: 1972-03-29 Height: 180cm Weight: 72kg Stage: Thailand 
 
Move list
Name Command Description
Hurricane Uppercut (ハリケーンアッパー) Left Down-left Down Down-right Right+Punch
Machine Gun Punch (爆裂拳) PunchPunchPunchPunchPunch
Slash Kick (スラッシュキック) Down-left Up-right+Kick
Tiger Kick (タイガーキック) Down Down-right Right Up-right+Kick
Tornado Uppercut (スクリューアッパー) Right Left Down-left Down Down-right+Punch Super Special Move

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Big Bear
Date of Birth: 19??-03-03 Height: 202cm Weight: 210kg Stage: Australia 
 
Move list
Name Command Description
Giant Bomb (ジャイアントボム) HOLD Down-leftRight+Punch
Super Drop Kick (スーパードロップキック) ChargeHigh kick 5 or more sec.
Back Drop (バックドロップ) Close, Left+High punch Throw, Not on manual.
Bear Hug (ベアハッグ) Close, Down+High punch Throw
Head Butt (ヘッドバット) Close, Down+High kick Throw, Not on manual.
Lariat Drop (ラリアットドロップ) Close, Down-right+High punch Throw, Not on manual.
Lift Up Throw (リフトアップスルー) Close, Down-right+High kick Throw, Not on manual.
Neck Buster (ネックハング) Close, Right+High kick Throw
Breath of Fire (ファイアー・ブレス) Right Down-right Down Down-left Left+High punch Super Special Move

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Jubei Yamada
Date of Birth: 1922-07-07 Height: 156cm Weight: 50kg Stage: Kumamoto, Japan 
 
Move list
Name Command Description
Back Breaker Dash (ダッシュ二本背負い) HOLD LeftRight+Kick
Rice Cracker Slasher (センベイ手裏剣) HOLD LeftRight+Punch
Super Spine Crunch (大いずな落とし) Close,+HOLD DownUp+Punch Throw
Tawara Nage (俵投げ) Close, Down-right+High punch Throw, Not on manual.
Tomoe Nage (巴投げ) Close, Left+High kick Throw, Not on manual.
Benkei Nakashi (弁慶泣かし) Close, Right+High kick Throw, Not on manual.
Kuma Koroshi (熊殺し) Close, Up-right+High punch Throw, Not on manual.
Izuna Otoshi (いずな落とし) Close in Air, Down+High kick Air throw, Not on manual.
Dynamite Spine Crunch (ダイナマイトいずな落とし) Close,+HOLD Down-leftDownDown-right+High punch Super Special Move, Throw

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Cheng Sin Zan
Date of Birth: 1952-08-10 Height: 160cm Weight: 100kg Stage: Hong Kong 
 
Move list
Name Command Description
Belly Blow (大太鼓腹打ち) HOLD DownUp+Punch
Spinning Rock (破岩激) HOLD Down-leftRight+Kick
Thunderball Bomb (氣雷砲) Down Down-right Right+Punch
Zutsuki Satsu (頭突殺) Close, Right+High kick Throw, Not on manual.
Fireball Blaster (爆雷砲) HOLD Down-leftDownRight+High punch Super Special Move

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Kim Kap Hwan
Date of Birth: 1964-12-21 Height: 176cm Weight: 78kg Stage: Korea 
 
Move list
Name Command Description
Aerial Slam (飛翔脚) During the jump, Down+Kick
Flying Slicer (飛燕斬) HOLD DownUp+Kick
Half-Moon Slash (半月斬) Down Down-left Left+Kick
Mega Attack Kick (鳳凰脚) Down Down-left Left Down-left Right+High kick Super Special Move

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Mai Shiranui
Date of Birth: 1974-01-01 Height: 164cm Weight: 50kg Stage: Aokigahara, Japan 
 
Move list
Name Command Description
Deadly Fan (花蝶扇) Down Down-right Right+Punch
Death Dive (ムササビの舞) HOLD DownUp+Punch
Dragon Fire Dance (龍炎舞) Down Down-left Left+Punch
Ninja Bee Attack (必殺忍蜂) Left Down-left Down Down-right Right+Kick
Super Ninja Bee Attack (超必殺忍蜂) Right Down-left Right+High punch Super Special Move

Boss characters

In the Japanese version, these four characters can be used by entering commands.

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Billy Kane
Date of Birth: 1966-12-25 Height: 179cm Weight: 77kg Stage: Great Britain 
 
Move list
Name Command Description
Cudgel Spin (旋風棍) PunchPunchPunchPunchPunch
Cudgel Stabber (三節棍中段打ち) HOLD LeftRight+Punch
Jumping Cudgel Spin (強襲飛翔棍) HOLD DownUp+Kick
Mega Drop (地獄落とし) Close, Right+High kick Throw
Suzume Otoshi (雀落とし) HOLD Down-leftUp-right+Punch Not on manual.
Flaming Cudgel (デストロイド・スタッド) Down Down-left Left Down-left Right+High punch Super Special Move

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Axel Hawk
Date of Birth: 1954-06-13 Height: 196cm Weight: 125kg Stage: U.S.A. 2 
 
Move list
Name Command Description
Back Dash Smash Bomber (バックダッシュ・スマッシュボンバー) HOLD Down-leftRightLeft+Punch
Flaming Power Punch (真空カッター) Down Down-right Right+Punch
Power Surge Punch (グレート・ガンブロー) Right Down-left Down Down-right+Punch
Smash Bomber (スマッシュボンバー) HOLD Down-leftRight+Punch
Electric Attack (エレキアタック) Close, Down+High kick Throw, Not on manual.
Rolling Buster (ローリングバスター) Close, Left+High kick Throw, Not on manual.
Lightning Dash and Attack (アクセルラッシュ) Left Right Down-right Down Down-left Right+High punch Super Special Move

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Lawrence Blood
Date of Birth: 1960-09-04 Height: 195cm Weight: 95kg Stage: Spain 
 
Move list
Name Command Description
Bloody Cutter (ブラッディカッター) HOLD DownUp+Punch
Bloody Saber (ブラッディサーベル) Left Down-left Down Down-right Right+Punch
Bloody Spin (ブラッディスピン) HOLD LeftRight+Kick
Bloody Uppercut (ブラッディアッパーカッター) Down-left Down Down-right Right Up-right+Punch
Poncho Breaker (マントブリーカー) Close, Right+High kick Throw, Not on manual.
Flying Buster (フライングバスター) Close in Air, Down+High punch Air throw, Not on manual.
Dashing Slash (ブラッディスラッシュ) Left Down-left Down Down-right Right Down-left+High kick Super Special Move

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Wolfgang Krauser
Date of Birth: Unknown Height: 200cm Weight: 145kg Stage: Germany 
 
Move list
Name Command Description
Low Level Blitzer (下段ブリッツボール) Down Down-left Left+Kick
Power Hurl (当て身投げ) Left Down-left Down Down-right Right Up-right+Punch
Tomohawk Kick (激・レッグトマホーク) Right Down-right Down Down-left+Kick
Upper Level Blitzer (上段ブリッツボール) Down Down-left Left+Punch
Knee Smasher (ニースマッシャー) Close, Left+High kick Throw, Not on manual.
Neck Hang Blow (ネックハングブロー) Close, Right+High kick Throw, Not on manual.
Kaiser Wave (カイザーウェイブ) Right Down-right Down Down-left Right+High punch Super Special Move

Note: The names of special moves take precedence over those listed in the manual for the Genesis version[7]. Some may differ from the original Neo-Geo version.

Versions

Localised names

Also known as
Language Localised Name English Translation
English (US) Fatal Fury 2 Fatal Fury 2
Japanese 餓狼伝説2 新たなる闘い Garou Densetsu 2: Aratanaru Tatakai

Production credits

  • Director: T.Ikenoue, T.Ishigai
  • Character Graphics: K.Hodaka, T.Saitou
  • B.G. Graphics: Samaraki.Y, J.Kawaura
  • Effect Graphics: Tsubura.N
  • Programmer: H.Koiso, T.Ishigai
  • Arrangement: T.M.Ninja, Samaraki.Y, H.Koiso
  • Sound: K.Oikawa, K.Mikusa
  • Special Thanks: Oka-P San, Kumiko, Etsuko, Miho-chan, Kaizer-S, Santa in Harumi, Sukechan to Tetokichi, Myuu, David, Shiro, SNK Co., Ltd, All Takara Staffs
  • Fatal Fury 2 Original Game Design by: Neo Geo / SNK
  • Genesis Version Prduced by: Takara

Digital manuals

Magazine articles

Main article: Fatal Fury 2/Magazine articles.

Promotional material

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Print advert in Electronic Gaming Monthly (US) #59: "June 1994" (1994-xx-xx)

Artwork

Photo gallery

European version

Australian version

Physical scans

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
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Sega Retro Average 
Publication Version Score
1700 igr dlya Sega (RU)
50
[8]
Beep! MegaDrive (JP) NTSC-J
63
[9]
Consoles + (FR)
92
[10]
Computer & Video Games (UK)
80
[11]
Electronic Gaming Monthly (US) NTSC-U
76
[12]
Famitsu (JP) NTSC-J
68
[13]
Game Players (US) NTSC-U
81
[4]
GamePro (US) NTSC-U
78
[14]
Gamestar (AU)
54
[15]
Joypad (FR) NTSC-J
76
[16]
Sega Mega Drive Advanced Gaming (UK)
62
[17]
Mega (UK) NTSC-J
75
[18]
Mega Force (FR) NTSC-J
73
[19]
Mega Fun (DE) NTSC-J
75
[20]
Mega Play (US) NTSC-U
85
[21]
MegaTech (UK) NTSC-U
67
[22]
Play Time (DE)
75
[23]
Score (CZ)
63
[24]
Sega Power (UK) NTSC
83
[25]
Sega Zone (UK) NTSC-J
74
[26]
Sega Saturn Magazine (JP) NTSC-J
76
[27]
Tricks 16 bit (RU)
75
[28]
Video Games (DE) NTSC-U
70
[29]
VideoGames (US) NTSC-U
70
[30]
Sega Mega Drive
72
Based on
24 reviews

Fatal Fury 2

Mega Drive, JP
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Mega Drive, US
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Cover
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Manual
Mega Drive, UK (Unreleased?)
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Cart
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PCB
Mega Drive, AU
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Manual
Mega Drive, KR
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Cover
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Cart

Technical information

ROM dump status

System Hash Size Build Date Source Comments
Sega Mega Drive
CRC32 1b1754cb
MD5 e5a4bbe296224c2d6e71079807dfd183
SHA-1 52a269de38ed43ea5c6623906af6b64f01696ffb
3MB 1994 Cartridge (US)
Sega Mega Drive
CRC32 2af4427f
MD5 700616115a3709ac4c9868eb2179d52a
SHA-1 08eadaf6177d884b8e1fb66c5949850f10c5d77c
3MB 1994 Cartridge (JP)

References

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NEC Retro has more information related to Garou Densetsu 2: Aratanaru Tatakai
  1. http://gdri.smspower.org/wiki/index.php/Gai_Brain
  2. File:FatalFury2 MD JP Box.jpg
  3. 3.0 3.1 https://sega.jp/history/hard/megadrive/software_l.html (Wayback Machine: 2020-07-02 23:21)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Game Players, "Vol. 7 No. 8 August 1994" (US; 1994-0x-xx), page 64
  5. Gamestar, "October 1994" (AU; 1994-xx-xx), page 67
  6. http://www.retrocollect.com/Members-Game-Collection-Photos/KaiAnduin/Game-Collection-Photos/2059-FATAL-FURY-2-Sega-Mega-Drive.html (Wayback Machine: 2015-10-26 04:21)
  7. File:Fatalfury2 md us manual.pdf
  8. 1700 igr dlya Sega, "" (RU; 2003-03-10), page 78
  9. Beep! MegaDrive, "July 1994" (JP; 1994-06-08), page 18
  10. Consoles +, "Octobre 1994" (FR; 1994-xx-xx), page 158
  11. Computer & Video Games, "September 1994" (UK; 1994-08-15), page 74
  12. Electronic Gaming Monthly, "August 1994" (US; 1994-xx-xx), page 34
  13. Famitsu, "1994-07-01" (JP; 1994-06-17), page 1
  14. GamePro, "July 1994" (US; 1994-xx-xx), page 54
  15. Gamestar, "October 1994" (AU; 1994-xx-xx), page 66
  16. Joypad, "Septembre 1994" (FR; 1994-0x-xx), page 30
  17. Sega Mega Drive Advanced Gaming, "July 1994" (UK; 1994-xx-xx), page 32
  18. Mega, "August 1994" (UK; 1994-07-21), page 62
  19. Mega Force, "Septembre 1994" (FR; 1994-0x-xx), page 102
  20. Mega Fun, "09/94" (DE; 1994-08-24), page 94
  21. Mega Play, "August 1994" (US; 1994-0x-xx), page 61
  22. MegaTech, "June 1994" (UK; 1994-05-19), page 10
  23. Play Time, "10/94" (DE; 1994-09-07), page 107
  24. Score, "Listopad 1994" (CZ; 1994-11-01), page 60
  25. Sega Power, "August 1994" (UK; 1994-07-07), page 56
  26. Sega Zone, "June 1994" (UK; 1994-05-xx), page 28
  27. Sega Saturn Magazine, "September 1995" (JP; 1995-08-08), page 85
  28. Tricks 16 bit, "Tricks Sega Gold 800 igr" (RU; 1998-03-20), page 71
  29. Video Games, "7/94" (DE; 1994-06-29), page 86
  30. VideoGames, "August 1994" (US; 1994-0x-xx), page 66


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