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World Heroes 2

MobyRank MobyScore
Neo Geo
65
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TurboGrafx CD
...
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SNES
76
4.0
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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 Ouch... that hurt. Note the changing scrolling view
World Heroes 2 TurboGrafx CD Nice view! Maybe we stop fighting and grab a beer?..
World Heroes 2 Neo Geo Nothing like rampant destruction to rake in the points...
World Heroes 2 Arcade You win.

Alternate Titles

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

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The Press Says

Power Unlimited Neo Geo Dec, 1993 8.5 out of 10 85
Game Players SNES Aug, 1994 85 out of 100 85
GamePro (US) SNES Sep, 1994 4 out of 5 80
The Video Game Critic Neo Geo Apr 22, 2008 B 75
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
Defunct Games Wii Jan 11, 2013 D+ 33
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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