DescriptionSouthtown City plays host to the King of Fighters Tournament. Andy & Terry Bogard take part in the tournament cause winning the tournament is the only way they can defeat Geese Howard. Geese Howard controls Southtown City and killed their father several years ago. Also taking part is Joe Higashi, a Japanese kickboxer. Select either Joe, Andy or Terry, visit several locations in Southtown City and win that tournament!
Fatal Fury is a 2D fighter and is the first game in a series of one-on-one fighting games by SNK. It's a conversion of the original Fatal Fury arcade game. This first game does not yet feature the series' trademark pseudo 3D mode (which allows you to move between the foreground & background while fighting). Includes a two-player vs. mode.
- "餓狼伝説～宿命の闘い～" -- Japanese spelling
- "The Battle of Destiny" -- Japanese title
- "Garō Densetsu: Shukumei no Tatakai" -- Japanese Arcade title
- "Fatal Fury: King of Fighters" -- Neo Geo title
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|SNK jumps on the bandwagon with a mediocre, yet favorably remembered fighter.||DarkBubble (370)||unrated|
|My personal favorite beat-em-up||Multimedia Mike (17464)|
The Press Says
|GamePro (US)||May, 1992||5 out of 5||100|
|Computer and Video Games (CVG)||Mar, 1992||94 out of 100||94|
|1UP!||Dec 28, 2007||82 out of 100||82|
|Pixel-Heroes.de||Mar, 2009||7 out of 10||70|
|Digital Press - Classic Video Games||Sep 14, 2005||5 out of 10||50|
|The Video Game Critic||Aug 17, 2005||C||50|
|Defunct Games||Apr 18, 2004||C-||42|
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EndingThis is not a spoiler, but I can tell you that if you complete the game, you will be introduced to the fact that the Neo Geo hardware maintains an internal real-time clock that knows the date and time.
King of FighterThe original Fatal Fury is the real original King of Fighters game. Want proof? A banner that reads "King of Fighters" is shown at the character select screen.
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