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Virtua Fighter (SEGA 32X)

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100 point score based on reviews from various critics.
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Description

Virtua Fighter is considered one of the progenitors of one-on-one fighting games with fully 3D environments and characters. The fighters and arenas are rendered in flat-shaded polygons. Unlike many fighting games, Virtua Fighter focuses on gameplay based on actual fighting styles, rather than outrageous special moves and storylines.

There are eight fighters to choose from in Virtua Fighter, and an equal number of fighting backdrops in which to compete. Each fighter has a distinctive fighting style, and their own set of signature moves.

Screenshots

Virtua Fighter SEGA 32X Title Screen
Virtua Fighter SEGA 32X Squaring off against Wolf
Virtua Fighter SEGA 32X Jeffry throws Jacky
Virtua Fighter SEGA 32X Jacky vs Jacky

Alternate Titles

  • "VR战士" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "バーチャファイター" -- Japanese spelling

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User Reviews

Virtually Good ETJB (418) 3.6 Stars3.6 Stars3.6 Stars3.6 Stars3.6 Stars

The Press Says

The Video Game Critic Feb 29, 2004 A 100
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Nov, 1995 95 out of 100 95
All Game Guide 1998 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
GamePro (US) Nov, 1995 4.5 out of 5 90
Mega Fun Oct, 1995 88 out of 100 88
Game Players Nov, 1995 86 out of 100 86
Digital Press - Classic Video Games Jan 30, 2005 8.5 out of 10 85
Defunct Games Jul 29, 2006 80 out of 100 80
IGN Nov 24, 2008 8 out of 10 80
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) Oct, 1995 7.6 out of 10 76

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Trivia

It was named Best 32X Game of the Year in Game Players 1995 Holiday Edition (Vol. 8, No. 13)

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quizzley7 (21221) added Virtua Fighter (SEGA 32X) on Dec 14, 2002
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