Bloody Roar (PlayStation)

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Unlike other beat 'em ups, Bloody Roar has a unique twist. At a press of a button, your character changes into a beast of unique strength and ability over the characters normal attacks. Each character has his/her own beast to transform into, and most battles come down to how you use this transformation to your advantage.

The same style of Tekken, Street Fighter and Dead or Alive is also re-lived, with over-the-top special moves and combos in a 3D like atmosphere.


Bloody Roar PlayStation Yugo's claws are too sharp to slash and make Bakuryu spill blood
Bloody Roar PlayStation Alice fall out of the ring and she loses
Bloody Roar PlayStation The versus screen
Bloody Roar PlayStation Character select screen (Beastorizer style)

Alternate Titles

  • "血腥咆哮" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "Bloody Roar: Hyper Beast Duel" -- Japanese/European title
  • "Beastorizer" -- Arcade title
  • "ブラッディロア" -- Japanese spelling

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Critic Reviews

Joystick (French) Mar, 1998 86 out of 100 86
Video Games Jan, 1998 86 out of 100 86
PSM Mar, 1998 4 out of 5 80
IGN Mar 05, 1998 8 out of 10 80
Power The PlayStation Mag / Playstation Power 1998 8 out of 10 80
Gamezilla 1998 78 out of 100 78
GameSpot Dec 11, 1997 7.7 out of 10 77
Meristation Mar 20, 1998 7.5 out of 10 75
Official U.S. PlayStation Magazine (OPM) Aug, 1998 70 out of 100 70
HonestGamers Jan 11, 2005 4 out of 10 40


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This game is referenced in the Eiffel 65 song My Console.

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Kartanym (10733) added Bloody Roar (PlayStation) on Mar 21, 2002
Other platforms contributed by 666gonzo666 (53893) and Foxhack (12633)