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SNK's Fatal Fury fighting series reaches its 7th episode bringing a lot of "innovations" and some significant changes, starting from characters: all the 20 fighters from previous games return with new artworks and battle stages completely redrawn, as well as some remodeled (or new) moves.

The traditional fighting system comes with sensible modifications, like the removal of both "Rank System" (SSS, SS, S, AAA etc.) and ground breakable objects. The match system using 2 battle plans (foreground/background) remains semi-intact, because now some battle fields (like Cheng Sinzan's stage) uses a single plane, forcing the players to use only the basic defense to avoid attacks.

But the main addition of this title (and the reason for subtitle "The Newcomers") are 2 new characters entering for Fatal Fury's main cast: Rick Strowd, a mysterious fighter with a particular fighting style and Li Xiangfei, a young female Chinese martial arts fighter.


Real Bout Fatal Fury 2: The Newcomers Neo Geo It's night in Krauser's castle and Rick strikes the "Almighty" of that place with a Cross Slasher.
Real Bout Fatal Fury 2: The Newcomers Neo Geo Bob Wilson's hyper move Mad Spin Wolf: "thousands of kicks" smashing Duck King's remaining energy...
Real Bout Fatal Fury 2: The Newcomers Neo Geo Now, select the first opponent to battle (why didn't write "Enemy Select"?).
Real Bout Fatal Fury 2: The Newcomers Neo Geo Victory screen (only for 2 Player post-matches).

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Alternate Titles

  • "リアルバウト餓狼伝説 THE NEWCOMERS" -- Japanese spelling
  • "Real Bout Garō Densetsu 2: The Newcomers" -- Japanese title
  • "RB2" -- Common abbreviation

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The English translation of the Japanese title is Real Bout Hungry Wolf Legend 2 - The Newcomers.
Evil Ryu (61260) added Real Bout Fatal Fury 2: The Newcomers (Neo Geo) on Oct 09, 2005
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