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What do you get when you cross Street Fighter with a bunch of school kids? You get another classic Capcom beat 'em up.

Featuring plenty of new faces, and heaps of new moves to work with, this is a full conversion of the arcade game, with the added bonus of a second disk. In this second disk, you get new modes including Lesson (teach yourself new moves), Group (select two to four characters for a group battle), League (choose two to six characters and then fight in a league battle), Tournament (tournament battle with up to eight characters), Cooperate (four-player simultaneous player), one-player game, and a specialized versus mode.


Rival Schools PlayStation Tournament mode: You can play a tournament up to 8 players.
Rival Schools PlayStation Roy shows Batsu his true power
Rival Schools PlayStation In arcade disc, you can watch the character dialogues before the fight begins.
Rival Schools PlayStation Sakura Kasugano from Street Fighter series? Yes! You can choose her without cheats, an unseen character in arcade version

Promo Images

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Alternate Titles

  • "私立ジャスティス学園: Legion of Heroes" -- Japanese spelling
  • "Shiritsu Justice Gakuen: Legion of Heroes" -- Japanese title
  • "Rival Schools: United by Fate - Evolution" -- PlayStation in-game title (Evolution disc)
  • "Rival Schools: United by Fate" -- Ingame title

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User Reviews

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Critic Reviews

Adrenaline Vault, The (AVault) Jan 13, 1999 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
NowGamer Jul 30, 1998 8.9 out of 10 89 / Feb 27, 2006 89 out of 100 89
Joystick (French) Sep, 1998 85 out of 100 85
Power Unlimited Feb, 1999 8.4 out of 10 84
The Video Game Critic Feb 09, 2014 B+ 83
IGN Oct 26, 1998 8 out of 10 80
Mega Fun Dec, 1998 80 out of 100 80
GameSpot Aug 28, 1998 7.8 out of 10 78
Video Games Sep, 1998 3 out of 4 75


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Many people are not aware of it, but Rival Schools has an Arcade-only sequel in Japan as well as a console sequel on the Dreamcast titled Project Justice.

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Kartanym (12758) added Rival Schools (PlayStation) on Apr 14, 2001
Other platforms contributed by Fred VT (25938) and mars_rulez (43904)