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Description

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.

Screenshots

Rival Schools PlayStation Title screen
Rival Schools PlayStation Burning chain hit combo
Rival Schools PlayStation One of good loading screens
Rival Schools PlayStation Evolution disc main menu, there are new modes to play.

Promo Images

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Rival Schools Screenshot
Rival Schools Screenshot

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

Action-packed and feature-loaded PlayStation Zovni (10633)
Classic Fighting Action PlayStation NeoMoose (1259)

Critic Reviews

GamePro (US) PlayStation Nov, 1998 5 out of 5 100
Adrenaline Vault, The (AVault) PlayStation Jan 13, 1999 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
NowGamer PlayStation Jul 30, 1998 8.9 out of 10 89
Absolute Playstation PlayStation Nov, 1998 87 out of 100 87
Video Games PlayStation Jan, 1999 86 out of 100 86
Joystick (French) PlayStation Sep, 1998 85 out of 100 85
Power Unlimited PlayStation Feb, 1999 8.4 out of 10 84
IGN PlayStation Oct 26, 1998 8 out of 10 80
Video Games PlayStation Sep, 1998 3 out of 4 75
All Game Guide Arcade 1998 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70

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Trivia

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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