Not an American user?

Description

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.

Screenshots

Rival Schools PlayStation Another Team Up Technique: Tiffany kisses Roy to make him recover health.
Rival Schools PlayStation Lesson mode: In this mode Hayato will teach you the moves and skills to become a master.
Rival Schools PlayStation O God what a bad hit
Rival Schools PlayStation Use Team Up Technique to damage your opponent hard.

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

Part of the Following Groups

User Reviews

Action-packed and feature-loaded PlayStation Zovni (9318)
Classic Fighting Action PlayStation NeoMoose (1101)

Critic Reviews

NowGamer PlayStation Jul 30, 1998 8.9 out of 10 89
Absolute Playstation PlayStation Nov, 1998 87 out of 100 87
Video Games PlayStation Jan, 1999 86 out of 100 86
Power Unlimited PlayStation Feb, 1999 8.4 out of 10 84
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
Freak PlayStation Dec, 1998 60 out of 100 60

Forums

There are currently no topics for this game.


Trivia

The US and European versions cut out several of the sport-related mini-games as well as the "Nekketsu Seishun Nikki" mode, which is a sort of rpg-lite mode in which you created a custom character, select specific schools and clubs for him to join and then set off in a campaign mode which involves dealing with the other characters, fighting with them and generally living in the Rival Schools universe. The reward being increased stats for your custom character that can be later used in the main game and its removal is quite odd considering it was the main reason for the "Evolution" disk to exist in the first place.

Related Web Sites

Contributed to by Fred VT (26028), mars_rulez (515) and Kartanym (10739)