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The time-traveling tournament fighters are back! The original eight characters from the previous game return, along with six new characters hand-picked from several different eras and locations all through time. Who or what is behind this new tournament? In order to find that out, the strongest fighter must defeat all the opponents, win the title, and face the one who has all the answers.

The second World Heroes game features new stages and music, as well as improved animation and graphics. Fighters can now reflect projectile moves at their opponents, and reverse normal throws if the player's timing is right. The original game's Death Match mode is also back, but with a new feature - the life bar will increase or decrease as the fighter inflicts or receives damage. If the player manages to get his fighter's life bar to 100%, the enemy will lose.


World Heroes 2 SNES Hit her with your axe
World Heroes 2 SNES Fighter selection.
World Heroes 2 SNES Both crouching
World Heroes 2 SNES Low kick

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World Heroes 2 Screenshot
World Heroes 2 Screenshot
World Heroes 2 Screenshot
World Heroes 2 Screenshot


Alternate Titles

  • "ワールドヒーローズ 2" -- Japanese spelling

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Game Players Aug, 1994 85 out of 100 85
GamePro (US) Sep, 1994 4 out of 5 80
Video Games & Computer Entertainment Sep, 1994 8 out of 10 80
Super Power (Sweden) Dec, 1994 78 out of 100 78
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) Aug, 1994 7.4 out of 10 74
Mega Fun Aug, 1994 60 out of 100 60
Video Games Sep, 1994 60 out of 100 60


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Dragon's country of origin was suddenly changed to Korea in the arcade version of World Heroes 2. He was from China in the first World Heroes. In the SNES conversions Dragon is billed as coming from China in both World Heroes 1 and 2.
Foxhack (17332) added World Heroes 2 (SNES) on Nov 26, 2007
Other platforms contributed by mars_rulez (25313), yenruoj_tsegnol_eht (!!ihsoy) (2630), chirinea (43099) and Foxhack (17332)