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Fatal Fury Special (Xbox 360)

Teen
ESRB Rating
Genre
Perspective
Theme
64
MobyRank
100 point score based on reviews from various critics.
2.9
MobyScore
5 point score based on user ratings.
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Description

Fatal Fury Special is an improved version of SNK's 2D one-on-one fighter Fatal Fury 2. The objective is to win the tournament by defeating all other fighters including end boss Wolfgang Krauser. Fatal Fury Special features a fairly large selection of fighters that includes:
  • The eight regular fighters from Fatal Fury 2: Terry Bogard, Andy Bogard, Joe Higashi, Kim Kaphwan, Jubei Yamada, Cheng Sinzan, Mai Shiranui and Big Bear.
  • The four bosses from Fatal Fury 2: Billy Kane, Axel Hawk, Lawrence Blood and Wolfgang Krauser (this time they're all immediately playable).
  • Three characters returning from the first Fatal Fury: Duck King, Tung Fu Rue and Geese Howard (the end boss from Fatal Fury).
Other improvements include:
  • A new Count Down mode (defeat as many opponents as possible in 3 minutes).
  • Extra color schemes for every character.
  • New & improved background graphics.
  • Dolby Surround Sound support.
Fatal Fury Special still features the series' trademark pseudo-3D movement along two planes.

Screenshots

Fatal Fury Special Xbox 360 Emulated arcade title screen.
Fatal Fury Special Xbox 360 Xbox Arcade title screen.
Fatal Fury Special Xbox 360 Character select.
Fatal Fury Special Xbox 360 Primer on the controls, updated for the Xbox controller.

Alternate Titles

  • "餓狼伝説SPECIAL" -- Japanese spelling
  • "Garō Densetsu Special" -- Japanese title

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The Press Says

TeamXbox Sep 05, 2007 9 out of 10 90
Eurogamer.net (UK) Sep 15, 2007 7 out of 10 70
IGN Sep 06, 2007 6.7 out of 10 67
GameSpot Oct 15, 2007 6.5 out of 10 65
Mygamer.com Sep 10, 2007 5.8 out of 10 58
GamingExcellence Nov 20, 2007 3.5 out of 10 35

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Trivia

Backgrounds

On some stages some of the game's other fighters appear in the background. Terry Bogard, Billy Kane and Mai Shiranui can be seen in the background on Andy Bogard's Venice stage, while Joe Higashi is visible on Big Bear's Australia stage.

Ryo Sakazaki

Ryo Sakazaki, from Art of Fighting, is a secret character in the SNES, Genesis, and Sega CD versions of the game. You can unlock him via a code, or if you're good enough, you can fight against him after you beat the game.

The Game Gear version had him as a normal character. You don't need a special code to unlock him.

Information also contributed by Foxhack

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