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World Heroes 2

MobyRank MobyScore
Neo Geo CD
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4.3
Arcade
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3.0
Wii
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Description

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.

Screenshots

World Heroes 2 TurboGrafx CD ...and I broke it. But the old master got hit in the process...
World Heroes 2 Arcade Another location to fly to.
World Heroes 2 Arcade Defend yourself.
World Heroes 2 TurboGrafx CD Match-up

Alternate Titles

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

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The Press Says

Game Players SNES Aug, 1994 85 out of 100 85
Power Unlimited Neo Geo Dec, 1993 8.5 out of 10 85
Video Games & Computer Entertainment SNES Sep, 1994 8 out of 10 80
GamePro (US) SNES Sep, 1994 4 out of 5 80
Super Power (Sweden) SNES Dec, 1994 78 out of 100 78
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) SNES Aug, 1994 7.4 out of 10 74
All Game Guide Neo Geo 1998 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
Mega Fun SNES Aug, 1994 60 out of 100 60
Nintendo Life Wii Jan 07, 2013 6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars 60
Daddelkingz Neo Geo Oct 17, 2000 1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars 20

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Trivia

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.
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