The King of Fighters: Dream Match 1999

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The King of Fighters: Dream Match 1999
System(s): Sega Dreamcast
Publisher: SNK
Developer:
Original system(s): Neo Geo
Peripherals supported: Dreamcast Arcade Stick, Neo Geo Pocket/Dreamcast Setsuzoku Cable, Visual Memory Unit
Genre: Fighting Action/Kakutou Action (格闘アクション)[1][2], Action[3]

















Number of players: 1-2
Release Date RRP Code
Sega Dreamcast
JP
¥5,800 (6,090)5,800e[2] T-3101M
Sega Rating: All Ages
Sega Dreamcast
JP
(Dorikore)
¥2,800 (2,940)2,800e[4] T-3105M
Sega Dreamcast
US
$49.9549.95[6] T-3101N
ESRB: Teen
Sega Dreamcast
BR
197156
Tectoy: 14+

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The King of Fighters: Dream Match 1999 (ザ・キング・オブ・ファイターズ ドリーム・マッチ 1999) is an entry in the The King of Fighters series that serves as an updated version of The King of Fighters '98, and was released among other systems for the Sega Dreamcast in 1999. It was not released in Europe.

This game is compatible with the Neo Geo Pocket/Dreamcast Setsuzoku Cable, which allows you to transfer stats between it and The King of Fighters R-2.

Gameplay

A weak kick, B strong kick, X weak punch, Y strong punch and L/R provoke (using an Arcade Stick Z and C provoke).

Characters

  • Kyo Kusanagi
  • Benimaru Nikaido
  • Goro Daimon
  • Terry Bogard
  • Andy Bogard
  • Joe Higashi
  • Ryo Sakazaki
  • Robert Garcia
  • Yuri Sakazaki
  • Leona
  • Ralf
  • Clark
  • Athena Asamiya
  • Sie Kensou
  • Chin Gensai
  • Chizuru Kagura
  • Mai Shiranui
  • King
  • Kim Kaphwan
  • Chang Koehan
  • Choi Bounge
  • Ryuji Yamazaki
  • Blue Mary
  • Billy Kane
  • Yashiro Nanakase
  • Shermie
  • Chris
  • Iori Yagami
  • Mature
  • Vice
  • Heidern
  • Takuma Sakazaki
  • Saishu Kusanagi
  • Heavy D!
  • Lucky Glauber
  • Brian Battler
  • Rugal
  • Shingo Yabuki

History

The game was once set to be a launch title for the Dreamcast in the US[7], but was delayed at the last minute, arriving in late October.

Sequels and re-releases

The game was followed by The King of Fighters: Evolution, which is based off the Neo Geo arcade version of "The King of Fighters '99", leading to some name confusion among the entries.

Production credits

Cast
  • Kyo: Masahiro Nonaka
  • Daimon/Ryo: Masaki Usui
  • Benimaru/Ralf/Choi: Monster Maetsuka
  • Terry/Kim: Satoshi Hashimoto
  • Andy: Keiichi Nanba
  • Joe: Nobuyuki Hiyama
  • Robert: Koichi Mantarou
  • Yuri: Kaori Horie
  • Leona/Vice: Masae Yumi
  • Clark: Yoshinori Shima
  • Athena: Haruna Ikezawa
  • Kensou/Brian: Eiji Yano
  • Chin/Heavy D!: Tosikazu Nisimura
  • Chizuru: Akiko Saitou
  • Lucky: Key Inage
  • Mai: Akoya Sogi
  • Chang: Hiroyuki Arita
  • Yashiro: Makoto Awane
  • Shermie: Hazuki Nishikawa
  • Chris: Rio Ogata
  • Yamazaki: Kouji Ishii
  • Billy: Atsushi Yamanishi
  • Rugal/Heidern: Toshimitsu Arai
  • Takuma: Eiji Tsuda
  • Saisyu: Keiichirou Sakaki
  • King/Mary/Announce: Harumi Ikoma
  • Mature: Hiroko Tsuji
  • Shingo: Takehito Koyasu
  • Iori: Kunihiko Yasui
Staff
  • Producer: T.Nishiyama
  • Chief Director: Toyochan, Go-1 Ridingmonkey, Vivide-Vavide-Bu., K.Nagahima, Strass (Woo)
  • Design Director: Akihiro Yamada, Rabbit Maeda, Satoshi Yoshioka, Starfreet
  • 3D Stage Designer: Yuji Wada, Se-Zi, Seri, Katakura, Masaya Kobayashi, A・K・A, Akira Mizuki, Iori, Miyakoda-TK., Atsushi Ota, Nobuyuki Yanai, Kyo_K., Mikiko Nagao, Asa-ko, Ume-Shirou
  • 2D・3D Fix Designer: SP:Kane, R_Mo, Buchi, Nanako
  • Program Director: Yukihiro Deguchi, Ryo Nasu
  • Program: Urz_9th, Mambo, Mue, Maki, Takashi Nakano, Yuji Niida, Yoshiyuki Tanaka, Jeno, Babi
  • Sound: Ackey, Marimo, Yassun, Koujirou, Hori_Hori
  • Animation Staff: Kenichi Kasai, Kohji Watanabe, Hideki Hasimoto, Yosinobu Andoh, Kenji Kuroyanagi, Yosiki Mizuno, Ryohtaroh Akao, Sinya Uchida, Satosi Sisido, Tsutomu Sibuya, Akira Nakamura, Shoichi Sunahara, Buyu, Tokyo Animation Center, Chiho Nakamura, Tokyo Kids, Studio Cats, Sinichi Tanimura, Kuniharu Arai, Hiroaki Satoh, Yuko Yano, Akiko Isigami, Tomokazu Tokoro, Kohjiro Hayasi, Hiroo Yosioka, Mitsuhiro Karato, Naoki Kitamura, Sachiko Sakave "Ooz", Kohji Kajita, Masashi Tsukino, Yaoki Tokashiki, Sigemasa Oda, Animation Production Cooperation Digimation
  • Special Thanks: Dai Yaman, Markey T., Mtaka, J.Kasahara, La'C++
Original Staff
  • Chief Director: Toyohisa Tanabe
  • Sub Director: Haruo Tomita, Honey-Bunny-Kaju, Tak.Yamashita, Hiroto Namada, T.Hosokawa, K."Yanya"Hikida, Tomonori Kamio
  • System Editor: K.Nagashima
  • Front Chief: Blaster-Lu
  • Front Designer:
    • Kyo: Akiko Yukawa
    • Ryo: Mitsuru・Kawasaki, I・no・u・e
    • Benimaru: M・Asakura
    • Robert: Mitsuru・Kawasaki
    • Daimon: S・Yamamoto
    • Yuri: Mina Kawai
    • Terry: S・Yamamoto
    • Leona: Dear Ichi Jerry
    • Andy: C Yamasaki
    • Ralf: Dear Ichi Jerry
    • Joe: Hiroto Kittaka
    • Clark: Dear Ichi Jerry
    • Athena: C Yamasaki
    • Kim: I・no・u・e
    • Kensou: 44Oka
    • Chang: Tahara Ujyu-
    • Chin: 44Oka
    • Choi: 44Oka
    • Chizuru: C Yamasaki
    • Yashiro: Shio Shio Shio
    • Mai: C Yamasaki
    • Shermie: Miho Uematsu
    • King: Miho Uematsu
    • Chris: Hiroto Kittaka
    • Yamazaki: M・Asakura
    • Heavy D!: I・no・u・e
    • Mary: Tahara Ujyu-
    • Lucky: Mitsuru・Kawasaki
    • Billy: Hiroto Kittaka
    • Brian: Mina Kawai
    • Heidern: Dear Ichi Jerry
    • Iori: M・Asakura
    • Takuma: S・Yamamoto
    • Mature/Vice: Shio Shio Shio, Miho Uematsu, Akiko Yukawa
    • Saisyu: Tahara Ujyu-
    • Shingo: Akiko Yukawa
    • Rugal: C Yamasaki
  • Back Chief: Yurika
  • Back Designer:
    • JPN-Street Stage: Manoru
    • USA-Yard Stage: Tohru Nakanishi
    • China Stage: K.W
    • JPN-Temple Stage: Yurika
    • Korea Stage: Tsugumi A
    • USA-Wharf Stage: Tsugumi A
    • Mid-East Stage: Raishi
    • Rugal Stage: Souzi Takamori
    • Spain Stage: M.K
  • Demo Designer: Kalkin, Dandy・Matuisan!, Yokoya・Mamasato
  • Special Effect: Mika Nishida, Aoyama
  • Program: S・Fujinuki, Cyber・Kondo, Souta Ichino
  • Sound: Sha-V, Tate-Norio, Marimo
  • Adjuster: K.Asai, Hataboh de Go!, M-Panic! Plus
  • Bug Checker: Anne, Sanpo, H.Shimmei, R.Tsune, 8097:K.I (Non)
  • Special Thanks: H.Kawano, Y.Inui, Takeshi & Mika, Yanosabi-Ibuki, and All Chupilars, Pe-Pe- Meguron, All SNK Staff
  • Produced by: SNK

Magazine articles

Main article: The King of Fighters: Dream Match 1999/Magazine articles.

Promotional material

KoF99 DC JP Flyer.pdf

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Print advert in Electronic Gaming Monthly (US) #125: "December 1999" (1999-11-09)
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Print advert in Dreamcast Magazine (JP) #1999-13: "1999-13 (1999-04-16)" (1999-04-02)
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Print advert in Dreamcast Magazine (JP) #1999-20: "1999-20 (1999-06-25)" (1999-06-11)
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Print advert in Dreamcast Magazine (JP) #1999-24: "1999-24 (1999-08-06)" (1999-07-23)
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Print advert in Famitsu (JP) #555: "1999-08-06" (1999-07-23)

Physical scans

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
80 [13]
Sega Dreamcast
80
Based on
1 review
Sega Retro Average 
Publication Version Score
Consoles + (FR) NTSC-J
92
[14]
Dreamcast Magazine (JP) NTSC-J
73
[15]
Dreamcast Magazine (UK) NTSC-J
57
[16]
Dorimaga (JP) NTSC-J
85
[17]
Electronic Gaming Monthly (US) NTSC-U
68
[18]
Entsiklopediya igr dlya Dreamcast (RU)
79
[19]
Famitsu (JP) NTSC-J
75
[20]
GameFan (US) NTSC-J
74
[21]
GamePro (US) NTSC-U
53
[22]
MAN!AC (DE) NTSC-J
86
[23]
Official Dreamcast Magazine (US) NTSC-U
70
[6]
Sega Dreamcast
74
Based on
11 reviews

The King of Fighters: Dream Match 1999

Dreamcast, JP
KoF99 DC JP Box Back.jpgKoF99 DC JP Box Front.jpg
Cover
King Of Fighters Dream Match 1999 DC JP Manual.pdf
Manual
Dreamcast, JP (Dorikore)
KoF99 DC JP Box Front Dorikore.jpg
Cover
Dreamcast, US
KoF99 DC US Box Back.jpgKoF99 DC US Box Front.jpg
Cover
KoF99 DC US Manual.pdf
Manual
KOFDream MatchDCUSInlay.jpg
Inlay
Dreamcast, BR
KoF99 DC BR Box Back.jpgKoF99 DC BR Box Front.jpg
Cover
KoF99 DC BR Disc.jpg
Disc
KOF99-DMDCBRManual.pdf
Manual
KOF99-DMDCBRInlay.jpg
Inlay

Technical information

ROM dump status

System Hash Size Build Date Source Comments

External links

External links

References

  1. File:KoF99 DC JP Box Back.jpg
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 http://sega.jp/dc/990006/ (Wayback Machine: 2007-12-10 00:21)
  3. https://sega.jp/history/hard/dreamcast/software_l.html#tab01 (Wayback Machine: 2020-02-01 22:57)
  4. 4.0 4.1 http://sega.jp/dc/001227/ (Wayback Machine: 2014-08-03 11:18)
  5. http://www.sega.com:80/sega/catalog/SegaProduct.jhtml?PRODID=238 (Wayback Machine: 2002-04-06 05:27)
  6. 6.0 6.1 Official Dreamcast Magazine, "January 2000" (US; 1999-12-05), page 113
  7. Official Dreamcast Magazine, "September 1999" (US; 1999-08-24), page 17
  8. Gamers' Republic, "December 1999" (US; 1999-11-15), page 21
  9. Dreamcast Magazine, "1999-15 (1999-05-07)" (JP; 1999-04-23), page 86
  10. Dreamcast Magazine, "1999-16 (1999-05-14,21)" (JP; 1999-04-30), page 70
  11. Dreamcast Magazine, "1999-21 (1999-07-02)" (JP; 1999-06-18), page 74
  12. Dreamcast Magazine, "1999-22 (1999-07-09,16)" (JP; 1999-06-25), page 66
  13. Computer & Video Games, "January 2000" (UK; 1999-12-15), page 34
  14. Consoles +, "Août 1999" (FR; 1999-0x-xx), page 82
  15. Dreamcast Magazine, "1999-21 (1999-07-02)" (JP; 1999-06-18), page 17
  16. Dreamcast Magazine, "No. 2" (UK; 1999-10-21), page 80
  17. Dorimaga, "2002-18 (2002-10-11)" (JP; 2002-09-27), page 34
  18. Electronic Gaming Monthly, "January 2000" (US; 1999-12-07), page 224
  19. Entsiklopediya igr dlya Dreamcast, "Izdaniye chetvertoye, dopolnennoye" (RU; 2002-xx-xx), page 107
  20. Famitsu, "1999-07-02" (JP; 1999-06-18), page 34
  21. GameFan, "Volume 7, Issue 9: September 1999" (US; 1999-xx-xx), page 20
  22. GamePro, "October 1999" (US; 1999-xx-xx), page 149
  23. MAN!AC, "09/99" (DE; 1999-08-04), page 42


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