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DescriptionOne year after after the first tournament Akira, Wolf, Pai, Jeffry, Kage, Jacky, Sarah and defending champion Lau are invited to the World Fighting Tournament, and are joined by the master of drunken Kung-Fu Shun-di, who wants to prove he's more than an old geezer and Lion Rafale, who's fighting for his freedom. Each fighter has his own style, from the lightning fast attacks of Pai to the powerful slams of Jeffry.
Home port of Sega's popular Model 2A arcade vs. fighter released in 1995. Game modes include classic arcade mode, 2P vs mode, Expert mode (where the computer character progressively learns and counters players' technique), Ranking Mode (similar to Arcade, but at the end, a fighting style analysis is shown based on number of specials and time to knock down an opponent), Team Battle Mode (two teams composed of five fighters go against each other, the first to beat five characters being the winner) and Watch mode (allows choosing two fighters and then see them fighting). Both VF2 and VF2.1 (a tweaked version available only in Japan) modes are included. Gameplay keeps the same style from the first game, adding more moves to each fighters' roll. Using a three-key layout (block, kick and punch, being possible to assign button combinations to the extra keys) the player is able to control their fighter, aiming to knock or push the opponent outside the rink inside the time limit. Combo moves range from the quickest, which require the player to push up to five buttons quickly, to strong moves that require more button presses along d-pad nudges to be successful. As with the previous game, fighting is realistic (except the physics-defying leaps), and each fighter has nothing but their body to harm the opponent.
While in comparison with the arcade version some parts took a hit on graphical quality (such as the texture details and backgrounds), the game uses the Saturn High-Resolution mode and flowing 60-fps to bring the arcade experience home.
- "VR战士2" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
- "バーチャファイター2" -- Japanese spelling
Part of the Following Groups
|Probably the best||SEGA Saturn||Luis Silva (13294)|
|Martial-Arts with superior control.||SEGA Saturn||Hazuki (35)|
|Virtually Perfect||Windows||Zovni (9384)|
|Even better than the arcade version||Windows||Robyrt (51)|
|A decent fighting game||Windows||James1 (240)|
The Press Says
|Game Revolution||SEGA Saturn||Jun 06, 2004||A||100|
|Game Players||SEGA Saturn||Jan, 1996||99 out of 100||99|
|GameFan Magazine||SEGA Saturn||Jan, 1996||98 out of 100||98|
|Hobby Consolas||SEGA Saturn||Jan, 1996||94 out of 100||94|
|Video Games & Computer Entertainment||SEGA Saturn||Feb, 1996||9 out of 10||90|
|Coming Soon Magazine||SEGA Saturn||Feb 14, 1996||90|
|Defunct Games||SEGA Saturn||May 22, 2004||89 out of 100||89|
|Mega Score||Windows||Nov, 1997||86 out of 100||86|
|OK PC Gamer||Windows||Dec, 1997||86 out of 100||86|
|All Game Guide||SEGA Saturn||1998||80|
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TriviaBeating 20 opponents with Kage makes his face mask fall off instead of just his headband when he falls down.
SEGA Saturn Credits
Teruo Nakano (Silly Walk)Recording Director:
Tatsutoshi Narita (Sega Digital Studio)Recording Engineer:
Naoyuki Machida (Sega Digital Studio)Recording Manager:
Fumitaka Shibata (Sega Digital Studio)Publicity: