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Rival Schools

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What do you get when you cross Street Fighter with a bunch of school kids? You get another classic Capcom beat 'em up.

Featuring plenty of new faces, and heaps of new moves to work with, this is a full conversion of the arcade game, with the added bonus of a second disk. In this second disk, you get new modes including Lesson (teach yourself new moves), Group (select two to four characters for a group battle), League (choose two to six characters and then fight in a league battle), Tournament (tournament battle with up to eight characters), Cooperate (four-player simultaneous player), one-player game, and a specialized versus mode.


Rival Schools PlayStation Use Team Up Technique to damage your opponent hard.
Rival Schools PlayStation A burning hit in the air
Rival Schools PlayStation Roy shows Batsu his true power
Rival Schools PlayStation One of good loading screens

Alternate Titles

  • "私立ジャスティス学園: Legion of Heroes" -- Japanese spelling
  • "Shiritsu Justice Gakuen: Legion of Heroes" -- Japanese title
  • "Rival Schools: United by Fate" -- Formal and arcade title

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User Reviews

Action-packed and feature-loaded PlayStation Zovni (9321)
Classic Fighting Action PlayStation NeoMoose (1102)

Critic Reviews

Adrenaline Vault, The (AVault) PlayStation Jan 13, 1999 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
NowGamer PlayStation Jul 30, 1998 8.9 out of 10 89
Absolute Playstation PlayStation Nov, 1998 87 out of 100 87
Joystick (French) PlayStation Sep, 1998 85 out of 100 85
The Video Game Critic PlayStation Feb 09, 2014 B+ 83
Mega Fun PlayStation Dec, 1998 80 out of 100 80
IGN PlayStation Oct 26, 1998 8 out of 10 80
GameSpot PlayStation Aug 28, 1998 7.8 out of 10 78
Video Games PlayStation Sep, 1998 3 out of 4 75
All Game Guide Arcade 1998 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70


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Many people are not aware of it, but Rival Schools has an Arcade-only sequel in Japan as well as a console sequel on the Dreamcast titled Project Justice.

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