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Final Fight (Game Boy Advance)

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Description

The streets of Metro City are filled with criminals who are part of a gang called Mad Gear. Former wrestler and newly elected mayor Mike Haggar tries to do something about it, much to the displeasure of the Mad Gear Gang who kidnap his daughter Jessica. Only three people are brave enough to venture into the crime-infested streets and try to bring Jessica back.

Final Fight is a 2D side-scrolling fighting game. Taking on the role of either Cody, Guy, or the mayor Mike Haggar himself, you must advance through six areas of the city clearing out the gang infestation. You will have to cope with a variety of thugs, ranging from firebomb-throwing maniacs to behemoth wrestlers. To defeat these thugs, you have an arsenal of punches, kicks, throws, and jump kicks at your disposal.

SNES port offers only two playable characters: Cody and Haggar. It is also single player only. Later, Final Fight Guy was released in which Cody was replaced with Guy.

Screenshots

Final Fight Game Boy Advance Jumping in barrels is the only way of appreciate Metro City's beauty.
Final Fight Game Boy Advance Modify some game settings in the options screen.
Final Fight Game Boy Advance Continue screen.
Final Fight Game Boy Advance Defeat many enemies with an only punch: this is the Final Fight essence!

Alternate Titles

  • "Street Fighter '89" -- Working Title
  • "Final Fight One" -- GBA title
  • "Final Fight CD" -- SEGA CD title
  • "ファイナルファイト" -- Japanese spelling

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The Press Says

UOL Jogos Oct 10, 2001 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
Consoles Plus Oct, 2001 80 out of 100 80
GamePro (US) Sep 27, 2001 4 out of 5 80
Digital Press - Classic Video Games Sep 25, 2005 8 out of 10 80
Gamezone (Germany) Sep 26, 2001 7.8 out of 10 78
Retroage Jan 12, 2008 7.7 out of 10 77
Game Informer Magazine Oct, 2001 7 out of 10 70
Jeuxvideo.com Sep 25, 2001 14 out of 20 70
Gamereactor (Sweden) Jun 04, 2003 7 out of 10 70
4Players.de Oct 18, 2001 61 out of 100 61

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Trivia

Version differences

In contrast to the SNES version of Final Fight, the U.S. version of Final Fight CD had less differences to the original Japanese version: the girl punks were given slightly longer clothes, blood was taken out, Jessica wears her red dress in the intro (she was stripped to her underwear in the arcade and Japanese versions), DamnD's name was changed to Thrasher, Sodom's name was changed to Katana, the "SEXY" graffiti from the restroom stalls in one level was removed, and the references to beer and whisky were removed.

Information also contributed by Alexander Michel
NeoMoose (1103) added Final Fight (Game Boy Advance) on Oct 04, 2001
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