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The King of Fighters 2006 (PlayStation 2)

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Second in the 3D "Maximum Impact" King of Fighters games, MI2 brings you back to the team fighting universe of the KOF with the added spin of using a polygonal engine.

All of the characters from the original MI return, and are joined by 4 newcomers and 14 secret guest stars, totaling a whopping 38 characters, each with a unique story mode and dozens of possible costumes.

The story this time deals with the appearance of the evil Jivatma in South Town, where all the heroes converge for their own personal reasons. Gameplay changes include the ability to sidestep and super cancel several moves; additional backgrounds and bonus features can be unlocked after beating the story mode, as well as completing the mission mode and time attack challenges.


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Alternate Titles

  • "KOF 2: Maximum Impact II" -- European/Japanese title

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The Press Says

Gamebrink Jul 11, 2006 86 out of 100 86
Thunderbolt Games Nov 13, 2006 8 out of 10 80
Gaming Target Aug 14, 2006 8 out of 10 80
Game Captain Jul 17, 2007 72 out of 100 72
Softpedia Jan 08, 2007 7 out of 10 70
The Video Game Critic Jan 05, 2007 B- 67
Nuts Nov 03, 2006 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
G4 TV: X-Play Sep 04, 2006 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Bordersdown Apr 03, 2007 5 out of 10 50 (UK) Jul 17, 2007 4 out of 10 40


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Zovni (9344) added The King of Fighters 2006 (PlayStation 2) on Oct 05, 2006