Less than 150 games needed to reach our MobyGoal of 1,500 documented arcade titles!

Fist of the North Star (NES)

Fist of the North Star NES Title screen

MISSING COVER

Published by
Developed by
Released
Platform
...
MobyRank
100 point score based on reviews from various critics.
2.2
MobyScore
5 point score based on user ratings.
Not an American user?

Description

This is a platform "beat-'em-up" game based on the animé series Hokuto no Ken. According to the story mentioned in the manual, Kenshirou, the main character, has to save the people from the evil Emperor Heaven. The game itself, however, features no story whatsoever, but a lot of platform action instead. You have to run quickly through the levels (there is a time limit), punching and kicking your enemies, causing them to fly away or to explode, occasionally meeting a boss, visiting secret areas behind doors and collecting various power-ups.

This is in fact the second game in the series; the first one was never released outside of Japan.

Screenshots

Fist of the North Star NES This boss fight is tricky
Fist of the North Star NES Bottomless pit! Also note a bright shining star - collectible!
Fist of the North Star NES True post-apocalyptic setting
Fist of the North Star NES New enemy types

Alternate Titles

  • "北斗の拳2" -- Japanese Spelling
  • "Hokuto no Ken 2" -- Japanese Title
  • "Fist of the North Star II" -- Common Incorrect English Title

Part of the Following Groups

User Reviews

There are no reviews for this game.


The Press Says

There are no rankings for this game.


Forums

There are currently no topics for this game.


Trivia

There is no trivia on file for this game.


אולג 小奥 (168675) added Fist of the North Star (NES) on May 23, 2004