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Capcom vs. SNK 2: Mark of the Millennium

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PlayStation 2
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3.8
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Description

A beat'em'up with characters taken from many Capcom and SNK games. The game system is centered around "grooves" which are selected before any battle. These different grooves alter the character's abilities to resemble different Capcom or SNK games. There are three grooves dedicated for each company, and even the option to define a custom groove.

The "EO" of the GameCube and Xbox titles refers to a new groove: Easy Operation. Instead of the normal inputs needed to do special and super moves, these moves are instead done automatically by tapping the right thumb-stick in specific directions. Only a small part of each character's moveset can be accessed this way, however, and if the player does not select EO then the game will play the same as the arcade and previous releases.

Playable characters come from the following games:

Screenshots

Capcom vs. SNK 2: Mark of the Millennium Dreamcast Title screen
Capcom vs. SNK 2: Mark of the Millennium Dreamcast Choosing a groove.
Capcom vs. SNK 2: Mark of the Millennium Dreamcast Character selection

Alternate Titles

  • "Capcom vs. SNK 2: Millionaire Fighting 2001" -- Japanese Dreamcast Title
  • "Capcom vs. SNK 2: Mark of the Millennium 2001" -- UK Playstation 2 title
  • "Capcom vs. SNK 2: EO - Millionaire Fighting 2001" -- PAL Xbox/GameCube / Japanes GameCube Title
  • "Capcom vs. SNK 2: EO" -- US Xbox/GameCube Title
  • "カプコンバーサスエス・エヌ・ケイ 2 EO" -- Japanese GameCube spelling

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User Reviews

This could've saved Dreamcast from destruction! Dreamcast Fake Spam (94)
Capcom and SNK strike again! Welcome...to the revolution! Dreamcast Satoshi Kunsai (1813)

The Press Says

Defunct Games Dreamcast Nov 06, 2004 90 out of 100 90
Christ Centered Game Reviews Xbox Jun 01, 2005 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
PSX Extreme PlayStation 2 Nov 12, 2001 8.8 out of 10 88
GameSpot Xbox Feb 13, 2003 8.7 out of 10 87
SegaFan.com Dreamcast Dec 16, 2001 8.6 out of 10 86
Jeuxvideo.com Xbox Mar 11, 2003 15 out of 20 75
Game Freaks 365 GameCube 2004 7 out of 10 70
PSM PlayStation 2 Dec, 2001 7 out of 10 70
Eurogamer.net (UK) PlayStation 2 Jan 03, 2002 7 out of 10 70
GameSpot GameCube Sep 24, 2002 5.4 out of 10 54

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Trivia

EO edition

The EO (Extreme Offense) edition of Capcom vs. SNK 2: Mark of the Millennium allows the player instant access to certain special moves using the second analog stick of the controller. Therefore, it's an easier edition for beginners to get into the series (although it can be turned off at any time for experienced players).

Awards

  • GameSpy
    • 2001 – PS2 Fighting Game of the Year

Contributed to by Kate Jones (454), Sciere (253385), Satoshi Kunsai (1813), The cranky hermit (491) and JPaterson (9147)