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Burning Fight

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The Castella family from the Metro City started ruining the peaceful city of Osaka with the violent Japanese group, "Heiwa-gumi". To stop the fight, Metro police detectives dispatched two dangerous characters, Duke and Billy, to Japan. With the support of the famous Japanese detective Ryu, they decided to rush into the enemy's fortress. Ruthless violence in the neon lights of Osaka. Will there be an end to this war?

Burning Fight is a side-scrolling street-fighting game similar to Final Fight. As Duke, Billy, or Ryu, you must fight your way through the various locations in Osaka. At the start of the game, you can only use your fists to deal with gangs, but by breaking things like phone booths and street signs along the way, you can get new weapons and more health. At the end of each location, you will have to defeat a boss in order to continue the mission.


Burning Fight Neo Geo CD Title Screen
Burning Fight Arcade Man with a gun.
Burning Fight Neo Geo In a bar
Burning Fight Arcade Using a stick.

Alternate Titles

  • "バーニングファイト" -- Japanese Spelling

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The Press Says

Joystick (French) Neo Geo Oct, 1991 92 out of 100 92
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Neo Geo Jan, 1992 92 out of 100 92
neXGam Neo Geo Dec, 2011 6.8 out of 10 68
Digital Press - Classic Video Games Neo Geo Dec 26, 2003 6 out of 10 60
Daddelkingz Neo Geo 1999 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
The Video Game Critic Neo Geo Feb 21, 2004 C 50
Nintendo Life Wii May 31, 2008 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 50
IGN Wii Jul 07, 2008 4.5 out of 10 45 Neo Geo Nov 30, 2008 4 out of 10 40
Random Access Neo Geo Nov 10, 2013 2 out of 10 20


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At the start of stage 1 there is a Beast Busters arcade machine in the background (the yellow cabinet with 3 guns). This was an arcade game also by SNK.
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