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Virtua Fighter Remix

MobyRank MobyScore
Arcade
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SEGA Saturn
84
4.2
Windows
81
3.7
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Description

Akira Yuki, the only active master of the powerful Kung Fu technique known as Hakkyoku ken (“The Eight Point Fist") travels the world in search of enlightenment and worthy opponents. He has found them in in the World Fighting Tournament, where the strongest fighters determine who the master of hand-to-hand combat is. All techniques are allowed as long as the contestants use no weapons but their own bodies.

After weeks of trials, only seven other warriors remain: Sarah Bryant and her brother Jacky, Lau Chan and his daughter Pai, Jeffry McWild, Wolf Hawkfield and the ninja Kagemaru.

Virtua Fighter PC (aka - Virtua Fighter PC Remix) is an enhanced port of Sega's arcade hit Virtua Fighter. It features the original characters and stages with higher polygon counts and texture mapping (a la Virtua Fighter 2) and various minor gameplay tweaks.

Screenshots

Virtua Fighter Remix SEGA Saturn I am victorious!
Virtua Fighter Remix Windows Lau Wins (Flat Shaded Model)
Virtua Fighter Remix Windows Title Screen
Virtua Fighter Remix Windows Mirror match

Alternate Titles

  • "Virtua Fighter PC Remix" -- Original PC title
  • "Virtua Fighter PC" -- PC title

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User Reviews

An amazing new version! SEGA Saturn Weston Sharpensteen (32)
A standalone gem Windows jamyskis (323)

The Press Says

Hobby Consolas SEGA Saturn Nov, 1995 93 out of 100 93
GameFan Magazine SEGA Saturn Sep, 1995 91 out of 100 91
Gamesmania Windows 1996 90 out of 100 90
Shin Force SEGA Saturn Nov 10, 2005 9 out of 10 90
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Windows Oct, 1996 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
CD Player SEGA Saturn 1996 8 out of 10 80
All Game Guide SEGA Saturn 1998 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
High Score Windows Oct, 1996 4 out of 5 80
PC Zone Windows Aug 13, 2001 7.9 out of 10 79
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) SEGA Saturn Nov, 1995 7.3 out of 10 73

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Trivia

OEM version

Sega released a version of this game that was included with the Diamond Edge 3D video card. It would only work with that specific video card, and used the proper title Virtua Fighter Remix instead of Virtua Fighter PC. The Diamond Edge 3D had ports on it which allowed use of actual Saturn controllers with Sega PC titles.

Saturn version

The Saturn version of Virtua Fighter Remix was given to all registered Saturn owners in the U.S. free via mail. This is usually considered to be a response to complaints about the quality of the original Saturn port of Virtua Fighter.

Awards

  • Computer Gaming World
    • November 1996 (15th anniversary issue) – #121 in the “150 Best Games of All Time” list
  • GameStar (Germany)
    • Issue 12/1999 - #96 in the "100 Most Important PC Games of the Nineties" ranking
Information also contributed by Ace of Sevens

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